August 2022 Event Calendar

Curious what’s going on in your neck of the woods? Check out this calendar of events throughout the state!

The following was published in the Idaho Magazine.

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Posted on May 1, 2022 by Les Tanner

By Les Tanner

Double-checking with event coordinators about the following locations, dates, and times is recommended.

Northern Idaho

2                 Family Art Night:. Come to the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center and bring the whole family. Cost: $8.00.  We supply all the materials.
5:30 PM – 7 PM, 405 N William St., Post Falls

4-28           Kooskia Farmer’s Market: THURSDAYS. Kooskia

5-7             54th Annual Art on the Green: North Idaho College, Garden Ave, Coeur d’Alene

5-7             North Idaho Open Horse Show:  Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

5-7             Street Fair: Downtown Coeur d’Alene

5-7             1860 Days: Pierce

6-27           Long Camp Saturday Farmer’s Market: SATURDAYS.  Kamiah

6                 Moscow Farmers Market:  8 AM – 1 PM, Moscow

7                 St. Gertrude Historical Museum Raspberry Festival: Cottonwood

7                 Spokane Symphony: 2 PM – 7:30 PM, Festival
at Sandpoint, Sandpoint

12-13         Elk City Days: Elk City

13              Moscow Mountain Music Fest: Noon – 11 PM, Latah County Fairgrounds, Moscow

17-20         Idaho County Fair: Cottonwood

19-20         Wallace Huckleberry Festival: Wallace

19-21         Chief Lookingglass Pow Wow: Kamiah

19-28         North Idaho State Fair:  Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Coeur d’Alene

20-21         Wild Weippe Rodeo: Weippe

 Southwest Idaho

1-31           Meet Our Birds!: Live bird presentations.  Species you may encounter include: American Kestrel, Aplomado Falcon, Harris’s Hawk, Peregrine Falcon, Swainson’s Hawk, Verreaux’s Eagle-owl, or Western Screech-owl. 10 AM – 5 PM daily. World Center for Birds of Prey, Boise

1-31           Special Exhibits: “Slime: Stretch your imagination” (10 AM – 5 PM) , and “Sue: The T-Rex Experience” (10 AM – 4:30 PM),  Discovery Center of Idaho, Boise

2,9             Preschool Storytime Online with Ms. Barbra: 9:30 AM – 10:15 AM, Meridian Library District, 1326 W Cherry Ln., Meridian

2-30           Farm-to-Fork Framers Market: TUESDAYS.
 5 PM – 8 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

3                 Alive After 5—Joshy Soul: 5 PM – 8 PM,
The Grove Plaza, Boise

4                 Field Trip–Intro to Insects for Birders: $15 (Group limit:20). 3 PM, Kathryn Albertson Park, Boise

4-7             Yellow Pine Music & Harmonica Festival: A family-friendly, harmonica-focused festival held outdoors in the Idaho backwoods.  Yellow Pine

4-25           Walking Tour of Boise: THURSDAYS.  “A Macabre History of Boise” (subject may change),
6:30 PM, Downtown Boise

5-6             Kuna Days: Bernie Fisher Park, Kuna

6-27           Capital City Public Market: SATURDAYS.
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM, The Grove Plaza, Boise

10              Duke Days: Old style western rodeo. Garden Valley

10-13         Payette County Fair: Payette County Fairgrounds, New Plymouth

11              Thursday Read Book Club: We will be reading and discussing Erin Morgenstern’s “The Starless Sea.”  Ages 18+.  2 PM – 3 PM, Public Library, Caldwell

12-14         Idaho Halloween & Horror Convention 2022: Red Lion Hotel Downtowner, Boise

13              Boise Soul Food Festival: The Festival’s purpose is to celebrate and educate the greater Treasure Valley region about African-American culture. 11 AM – 8 PM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

13-14         Nampa Festival Of The Arts: Lakeview Water Park, Nampa

15              Terry Reilly Mobile Clinic.:  Exceptional Care, Close To You!  All insurance accepted, all ages.  No appointment necessary.  Just show up.  
9 AM – 1 PM.  This clinic will appear at the Caldwell YMCA the third Monday of each month throughout the year.   Caldwell YMCA,  3720 S Indiana Ave, Caldwell

15-20         Caldwell Night Rodeo: Fair Grounds, Caldwell

19-28         Western Idaho Fair: Expo Idaho, Garden City

20              Don’s Supreme 3rd Annual Show & Shine:
10 AM, Westside Drive In, Boise

20              Public Art Walking Tour: a two-hour walking tour to explore the public art collection located in downtown Boise. The tour will begin and end on the Capitol Blvd. plaza at City Hall. 
10 AM to Noon. Pre-registration required (  Boise

20              Marvelous Meridian Playdate:

26              Kid’s Night Out: Here kids can enjoy a night of games, swimming (depending on pool availability), rock climbing, and hanging out with friends. It’s a great way for kids to be active and meet new people. And parents get a chance to go out, too.  Tonight’s theme: Beach Party. $15 members, $30 non-members. 
6 PM – 8:30 PM, YMCA, Caldwell

26-27         Street Outlaws: Firebird Raceway, Eagle

27              Boise Water Lantern Festival: 5:30 PM – 10 PM, Julia Davis Park, Boise

Eastern Idaho

1                 Fishing Trailer: Idaho Dept. Of Fish & Game provides all the equipment, bait and instruction to help new anglers get into the sport. 5 PM to 8 PM, Becker Pond, Ryder Park Road (Ryder Park), Idaho Falls

3-31           Revive @ 5 Summer Concert Series: WEDNESDAYS. 5 PM – 8 PM, Historic
Downtown Pocatello, Pocatello

4-6             Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo – The War Bonnet Round Up: Sandy Downs Arena, Idaho Falls

5-7             10th Annual Kyle Curry Memorial Softball Tournament: Willow Bay Resort, American Falls

5-26           Movie Nights in the Park: FRIDAYS.
7 PM – 11 PM, Bll Park, McCammon

6                 4th Annual Rocket Rally: Have a fantastic time building and launching—and just not kids. 
9 AM, Rigby High School, Rigby

6-13           Bonneville County Fair: Idaho Falls

6-27           Oldies Rod & Custom Car Show:  9 AM – 3 PM, 200 S Main St, Pocatello

6-27           Farmers’ Market: SATURDAYS.  9 AM – 1 PM, Farmers market, 501 W Broadway St., Idaho Falls

6-27           Portneuf Valley Farmers Market: SATURDAYS. 
9 AM – 1 PM, Oldtown Pocatello

11              Roaring Youth Jam: 10 AM – 4 PM, Idaho Falls Arts Council, 498 A St, Idaho Falls

11-14         Shoshone Bannock Indian Festival: Fort Hall

11-14         Idaho Mountain Festival 2022: Castle Rocks State Park, 748 E Castle Rock Rd., Almo

13              Back 2 School Backpack Program: Open to all students K-12 and family members and dozens of services are provided to help those in need.
10 AM – 1 PM, Mountain View Event Center, Pocatello

13              Fun Shoot: For all members and public who would like to shoot at one of the best sporting clays course in the area. 10 AM – 3 PM, Cedar Hills Gun Club, Blackfoot

13              Atomic Motor Raceway Races: 7 PM – 9 PM, Pocatello Raceway, Pocatello

15-20         Jefferson County Fair: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Rigby

18              11th annual Mutt Strut 5K: Be A Hero and walk or run for the homeless animals at the Snake River Animal Shelter.  9 AM, Snake River Landing, Idaho Falls

20              Back to School Horse Show: 8 AM, Clockwork Farms, 11095 S 15th E, Idaho Falls

24              Motorbike Safety Class: Free. Registration is required (  6 PM – 8:30 PM, Blackrock Canyon Recreation Site, Pocatello

25              Part-Time Job & Internship Fair: 3 PM – 7 PM, Graveley Hall, ISU Campus, Pocatello

Southern Idaho

1-6             Minidoka County Fair & Rodeo: Minidoka County Fairgrounds, Rupert

8-13           Jerome County Fair And Rodeo: Jerome County Fairgrounds, 205 N Fir St., Jerome

8-13           Jerome H.S. Rodeo: Jerome County Fairgrounds, Jerome

11-13         Pickleball Tournament: Middlekauff Magic Valley Mustang Rally Pickleball Tournament. Frontier Park, Falls Ave., Twin Falls

15              Knock Out Mud Drags: Jerome County Fairgrounds, Jerome

27              Relay For Life of Hazelton: Valley School District, 882 Valley Rd South, Hazelton,

Central Idaho

2-30           Ketch’Em Alive: TUESDAYS.  7 PM – 9 PM,
Forest Service Park, Ketchum

3                 A Jewish History of the Wood River Valley: 
6 PM – 7 PM, The Community Library, 415 Spruce Ave., Ketchum

7                 Jazz in the Park: Free.  6 PM – 8 PM, Rotary Park, 1177 Warm Springs Rd, Ketchum

13              University of Idaho Night at the Sun Valley Symphony: 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM, Sun Valley Pavilion, Sun Valley

20-21         Wood River Valley Studio Tour: Free. Ketchum

27              Ore Wagon Museum and Bonning Cabin Tour: Take a tour of the City of Ketchum’s Iconic Ore Wagons and explore a historical collection from Ketchum’s mining era, the town’s founding, and the historic Wagon Days Big Hitch Parade.  Free.  10 AM – 5 PM, Ore Wagon Museum, 500 East Ave. Ketchum

Northern Idaho

1,8             Kooskia Farmer’s Market: Kooskia

2-4             Kamiah Chamber of Commerce Annual BBQ Days: Kamiah

3,10           Long Camp Saturday Farmer’s Market: Kamiah

7-10           Lewiston Roundup: Roundup Grounds,
2100 Tammany Creek Rd, Lewiston

Southwestern Idaho

4                 Open Air Sunday Summer Concert: 1 PM, Ste. Chapelle Winery, Caldwell

10              Breakfast & Boomsticks: 8 AM – 9:30 AM, Chick-fil-A, Meridian

10              Cruizin 55 Car Show:  3 PM – 8 PM,
Horseshoe Bend

10              Taste of Caldwell Harvest Festival: 5 PM – 8 PM, Indian Creek Plaza, Caldwell

10              Air Force Appreciation’s 2022 Parade: 6:30 PM, Mountain Home

Southern Idaho

2-3             Magic Valley Stampede: PRCA Rodeo.
Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, Filer

Central Idaho

3,10           Lemhi County Farmer’s Market: Veterans Memorial Park, Salmon

Eastern Idaho

2-10           Eastern Idaho State Fair: Fairgrounds, Blackfoot

10              Stroller Derby: 8 AM – 10 AM, Russ Freeman Park, Idaho Falls