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WHAT TO DO: Weekend happenings for 3/10-3/12

Posted at 3:48 AM, Mar 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 11:35:48-05

For Everyone:

 

Give Back and Shift Into Spring with Route Networking Group and Laurel’s Legacy at Shift Boutique

 

Give your wardrobe a spring makeover while you sip on wine and support an incredible cause! Route Networking Group and Shift Boutique have partnered up to bring you Give Back and Shift Into Spring benefiting Laurel’s Legacy. From 5:30 - 8 PM on Thursday March 9th shop, sip on wine, and save up to 30% on your purchase at Shift Boutique for donating to Laurel's Legacy- an organization founded to help provide critical, financial, and non-financial resources to individuals and families affected by cancer and other life-threatening illnesses in the Treasure Valley!

 

Julian Sands in Celebration of Harold Pinter at the Morrison Center

 

Looking for something fun and FREE to do this weekend? Friday night the Morrison Center is hosting an evening with Julian Sands in a Celebration of Harold Pinter (seen in features such as Arachnophobia, Oceans 13, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). In 2005 Julian Sands worked closely with playwright and poet Harold Pinter to prepare a selection of his poems for a presentation in London. Twelve years later, experience this same brilliant, rich, and humorous show in our nick of the woods. Pick your FREE ticket up at the Morrison Center box office (seating is limited, so act quick to reserve yours)!

 

Balboa Tea Party at Snake River Tea

 

Warm up this Sunday and get your “boogie” on at Snake River Tea. Boogie Forward will be hosting a Balboa Tea Party from 5-8 PM where they’ll be teaching this fun and fast-paced form of swing dancing. Grab a cup of hot tea and enjoy 2 free half-hour dance lessons and plenty of time to practice your new moves!

 

For the Fam:

 

Spring Bike Sale at Boise Bicycle Project

 

The weather is warming up, and it is the perfect time to get yourself “in gear” for spring! Boise Bicycle Project wants to make sure you’re ready to enjoy the sunshine and hit the streets with your tuned up bike. Be sure to check out their Spring Bike Sale (going on ALL weekend, Friday night- members only), all used bikes & parts will be 25% off!

 

Taste of Nations at the Rose Room

 

This Friday night everyone is invited to Boise State University’s “Taste of Nations” at the Rose Room downtown! Brought to you by the the Boise State Afro-Black Student Alliance, this event is intended to be a fun gathering of multiple cultures and serve as a learning experience. From 6-9 PM, sample foods from Mexico, Nigeria, Bosnia, Germany and Japan while listening to student speakers share on the topics of culture and community. Tickets are $7 at the door, BSU students get in for free!

 

For the Nightowl:

 

Payette Gelande Quaffing at Silly Birch

 

This Sunday be sure you make your way over to Silly Birch for Payette Brewing’s Gelande Quaffing Tournament! In case you’re not familiar with this drinking game, it supposedly began “when skiers, bending an elbow, watched as a mug of beer sent sliding down the bar fell off the edge - where it was plucked out of mid-air and chugged by a drinking game pioneer.” Sound like your kind of sport? Round up a group of friends and come participate or just watch this beer drinking competition Sunday from 1:30-6 PM. Get more deets here!

 

Minus the Bear at the Knitting Factory

 

Just last week, Minus the Bear released their 6th studio album, “VOIDS”, and this week Boise gets to be one of the first locations to see them perform their new songs live! Catch this show Friday night at 8 PM at the Knitting Factory. Save on your tickets and buy them in advance here, or purchase them the day-of at the Knitting Factory for $20!

 

Jeff Dunham at the Taco Bell Arena

 

Comedian and ventriloquist, Jeff Dunham, will be performing at the Taco Bell Arena this Saturday evening. Seen on The Tonight Show, Comedy Central, and stages across the world- Dunham and his characters are bound to have you laughing! Ticket prices range from $33-$58, reserve yours here!

 

None of these events sound like “you”? No worries- we have plenty more where they came from. For other ideas of how to spend your weekend, check out our events calendar!