Boise Events in October And November

Posted by Mike and Erica Carr on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 3:11pm.

Things To Do In Boise Through November!

First Thursday

Every first Thursday of the month from 5 to 9 pm. Stroll the safe and scenic downtown Boise walkways and get ready for a sensory overload. Enjoy art, dining, roving entertainment and more! Each establishment sets up its own specials and tasting to compliment the art. The people watching is pretty good too!

Farmers Markets!

Boise’s two Saturday morning markets supply local wares from food and flowers to art and whizbangs! July brings fresh potatoes, corn, tomatoes, peas, apricots, and cherries. The first Boise Farmers Market for July is on Saturday the 7th.  The Boise Farmers Market runs from 9-1pm every Saturday through October. You can visit the Capital City Public Market on the same days from 9:30-1:30. The original Saturday market originally opened in 1994. Located at 8th and Idaho.

Steelheads Hockey

October in Boise brings Steelheads Hockey season, with our ECHL team taking on the Utah Grizzlies for their first home game on October 19th. Games are held at the CenturyLink Arena located in downtown Boise, and are always high energy. Locals love the lively atmosphere and classic stadium food and entertainment. The Steelheads will be playing their second game against the Grizzlies at home on the 20th, as well. The fun continues through the winter.

Fall Flights at the World Center for Birds of Prey

The 2018 Version of fall flights lets you see and feel the majestic aura of these spectacular birds of prey in free flight. Hosted by The Peregrine Fund At The World Center For Birds of Prey. Watch first hand has an array of raptors display their acrobatic skills before your very eyes. The show begins promptly at 3 pm and lasts about 45 minutes. Seating is limited so get your tickets early and arrive a head of time. When: every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday November 2-4th. The interpretive center is open until 5 pm and raptors will join guests in our courtyard after the show. World Center for Birds of Prey, 5668 W Flying Hawk Ln, Boise, ID 83709

Disney's The Lion King

Little old Boise is not so little any more. We get all the traveling musicals, Cats, Les Mis, Phantom, Mormon Boys and many others have performed to a packed house at the Morrison Center. Now it is The Lion King’s turn. Winner of six Tony Awards, this critically acclaimed explosion of song and dance will have you humming all the way home. Thu., Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 3, 2 & 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 4, 1 & 6:30 p.m. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise.

BLM Artists-in-Residence: Flight Path

Smashing art exhibit inspired by the beauty that is the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds Of Prey National Conservation area. Hosted at Celebration Park. The Canyon Crossroads Museum will be full of highlighted works by a host of BLM artists in residence. Sponsored in part by the Bureau of Land Management, Birds of Prey NCA Partnership, and Canyon County Parks, Cultural and Natural Resources Department for Flight Path. Celebration Park 5000 Victory Lane, Melba Southwestern Idaho Through Jan. 31, 2019, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 208-384-3485

Downtown Boise First Thursday

Part art show, part culinary fest, part party. You will find art, food, pop ups, in store events. Basically a great reason to comingle with old friends and new alike in the downtown Boise’s clean safe core. First Thursday of every month, 5-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 6

Moscow Ballet presents the Great Russian Nutcracker

An international twist of an American favorite.  Experience the Dove of Peace Tour, spreading goodwill in over 100 cities across North America. With Russian artists, snow maidens and Jolly nesting dolls, you won’t want to miss this “get in the Christmas spirt” show. 11/5/18 7:00 PM Nampa Civic Center

Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

Boise’s Thanksgiving family tradition. 5k Turkey Trot starts at 9 am. This fun run/walk brings benefits the Boise Rescue Mission, Make-A-Wish Boise, The Boise Special Olympics and so much more. Live Music, fun post run celebration that gets you ready for the Thanksgiving feast ahead.

Boise State Bronco Football

It is a hopping month for football fans this November as our Broncos Host BYU on November 3, Fresno State on November 9 and Utah State on November 24. Many fun activities and tailgates can be found around the stadium on game day. This is a great chance to get the flavor of what the people of Boise are like and what living in Boise has to offer 

Festival of Trees

Hosted by The Saint Alphonsus Foundation, the 35th annual iteration is part celebration, part fundraiser. It is a Boise tradition to give back and what better way than to donate a decorated tree for the competition or go and bid on one of these beauties to grace your family room this Christmas. So yes it is a festival of trees, but also so much more. The Festival will run from November 21-25. Enjoy checking out all the trees and wreaths, visit Santa’s village or catch one of the many live performances by Boise’s finest. If that is not enough you can attend the opening ceremonies at the black tie gala or check out the fashion show. The 21st is Seniors day, Admission just $3 dollars.

North Pole Village 
Nothing like crying kids afraid of Santa to get you in the holiday spirit!

Raffle Tree 
One ticket is all it takes, but why not buy 10, its for a good cause!

Children's Scavenger Hunt 
Win the hunt and slide for free all summer at Roaring Springs

Main Entry
Tree-mendous trees abound.

Art Contest
Showing off the works of kids from the Boise School District.

Gift Shop
A great place to start your holiday shopping.

Live Performances 
Nearly continuous song and dance is provided by local dance groups, choirs and musicians.

 

 

 

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