Boise, Treasure Valley events: Shrine Circus, Juneteenth

Get unlimited access to waterpark attractions as the sun sets during Friday and Saturday Night Slides at Roaring Springs, which starts this Friday.

Get unlimited access to waterpark attractions as the sun sets during Friday and Saturday Night Slides at Roaring Springs, which starts this Friday.

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The Cadillac Three: 6 p.m. June 17, Stoney’s Road House, 1050 Cascade Road, Emmett. $17.50 and $27.50.

Hot Tuna: 8 p.m. June 17, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $35-$55.

The Cadillac Three: 6:30 p.m. June 18, Sun Valley Pavilion, 300 Dollar Road. $25-$110. Special guest: The Powell Brothers.

Rhodes Hull Live: 8 p.m. June 18, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $15. Opening: Moon Owl’s Mages.

Open Air Sunday Summer Concert Series: Music, food trucks, local vendors and plenty of wine. Gates at 11 a.m. and music from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Sundays, through Sept. 18, Ste. Chapelle Winery, 19348 Lowell Road, Caldwell. $25 general, $20 Ste Chapelle and Sawtooth wine club members. 208-453-7843, ext. 3;

Upcoming bands: High Street Party Band (June 19); Nate Bosford (June 26)

Eilen Jewell: 7 p.m. June 19, Kin, 999 W. Main St., Boise. $25 advance, $30 at the door. Opening: Steve Fulton Music.

Neko Case: 8 p.m. June 19, Egyptian Theatre, 700 W. Main St., Boise. $45. Opening: Gaby Moreno.

JUMP Jam & Jive Summer Concert Series: Music by Low Fi w/Boise Rock School. 6 to 8 p.m. June 21, JUMP, 1000 W. Myrtle St., Boise. Series continues every other Tuesday, through Sept. 13. Full band lineup at Free.

Tuesdays on the Creek: Music by Dragondeer, with locally produced beer and wine. Held in conjunction with Farm to Fork Farmers’ Market. 6 to 9 p.m. June 21, Indian Creek Plaza, 120 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell. Series continues Tuesdays, through Sept. 27. Full band schedule at Free.

Tuesdays on the Terrace: Music by Blaze & Kelly; on-site food truck. 7 to 9 p.m. June 21, The Ludwig Terrace, 1117 E. Lake St., McCall. Series continues Tuesdays, through Sept. 6. Full band lineup at Free.

Gordy’s Hwy 30 Music Fest: Headlining acts Granger Smith feat. Earl Dibbles Jr., Aaron Lewis, Koe Wetzel, Turnpike Troubadours, more. 12:15 to 11:30 p.m. June 22-25, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Ave., Filer. $299 for four-day pass. Individual day passes available.

Alive After Five: Music by Mr. Grant Olsen (opening With Child), food, beer garden and vendors. 5 to 8 p.m. June 22, Grove Plaza, N. 8th and W. Main streets, Boise. Series continues Wednesdays, through Aug. 10. Full band schedule at Free.

Great Garden Escape Concert Series: Music by Amuma Says No. 6 to 8 p.m. June 23, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. $18 general, $15 AARP members, $14 IBG members and children 4-12, in advance. All tickets $20 at the gate. Free for ages 3 and younger. Series continues Thursdays, through Aug. 25. Full band lineup at

Thursday Thunder: Music by Pilot Error. 6 to 9 p.m. June 23, Boise Spectrum Center, 7609 W. Overland Road, Boise. Series continues Thursdays, through Sept. 1. Free.

Hailey Alive Summer Music Series: Music by Cary Morin and Ghost Dog. 7 to 9:30 p.m. June 23, Hop Porter Park, W. Bullion St., Hailey. Series continue Thursdays, through Aug. 11. Full band lineup at Free.

Ned LeDoux: 8 p.m. June 23, Knitting Factory, 416 S. 9th St., Boise. $25. Ticketmaster. Opening: Dave Nudo Band.

Jacksons Country Stomp w/Russell Dickerson: 6 p.m. June 24, Ford Idaho Center Amphitheater, 16200 N. Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $35 early bird, $40 general. Special guests: Lauren Alaina, Elvie Shane and Jackson Dean.

Boise Music Festival: Main stage lineup includes Lady A; Walker Hayes; Tik Tok star Tate McRae; and the nostalgic 2000’s Pop Tour featuring Chris Kirkpatrick (NSYNC), Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray), O-Town, Ryan Cabrera, and LFO; Eve 6; and Tag Team. Also, 40+ local bands playing throughout the day on five local stages, a carnival, arts and crafts vendors, food courts, beer and wine gardens, and an air-conditioned play area and Kids Zone. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 25, Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $20 general, $50 pit pass, $75 VIP Cool Zone. Carnival wristbands available.

Riley Green: 6 p.m. June 25, Stoney’s Road House, 1050 Cascade Road, Emmett. $32.50-$52.50.

Club Guide

The Barrelhouse: Fri: Blues Addicts, 7:30-10:30 p.m. 5181 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. 208-376-4200.

Big Al’s: Fri: RJ McGinnis, 7-10 p.m. Sat: Katie G. & The Half Maccs, 7-10 p.m. 1900 N. Eagle Road, Meridian. 208-780-6118.

Chandlers Steakhouse: Fri: Garrett Mayer, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Mike Rosenthal, Emily Stanton, Jon Hyneman and Wade Short, 8-11 p.m. Sat: Mike Rosenthal, 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Mike Rosenthal, Kenneth Simmerly, Jon Hyneman and Mike Seifrit, 8-11 p.m. Sun: Chuck Smith, 5-6:45 p.m.; Ben Burdick and Wade Short, 7-10 p.m. Mon: Ben Burdick, 5-6:45 p.m.; Ben Burdick and Wade Short, 7-10 p.m. Tue: Chuck Smith, 5-7 p.m.; Jimmy Lawrence, David Gluck and Jared Sene, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Wed: Chuck Smith, 5-7 p.m.; Jimmy Lawrence, Greg Belzeski and Mike Seifrit, 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thu: Garrett Mayer, 5-7 p.m.; Mike Rosenthal, Jenna Logemann, Greg Belzeski and Wade Short, 7:30-10:30 p.m. 981 W. Grove St., Boise. 208-383-4300.

McCleary’s Pub: Sat: Chronology, 8-11 p.m. 9155 W. State St., Garden City. 208-853-9910.

Neurolux: Fri: Hand Trembler, The Rose Shades, 9 p.m., $5. Tue: Kamikaze Nurse, Shadowhouse, xox, 8 p.m., $10/$12. Thu: Lo Moon, Casey Dubie, 8 p.m., $12/$14. 111 N. 11th St., Boise. 208-343-0886.

The Olympic: Fri: Kendall Street Company, Town of Trees, 8 p.m., $12/$15. Sun: Fall Of Fathom, I Sank Atlantis, Ashes of Adonis, Artificial Aliens, 8 p.m., $10. 1009 W. Main St., Boise. 208-342-0176.


Improv Comedy Show: 9 p.m. Fridays, Lounge at the End of the Universe, 2417 Bank Drive, Boise. $10. patreon/

Theater: Opening

Idaho Shakespeare Festival’s “Ain’t Misbehavin’”: 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (6:30 p.m. mini-concert series) and 7 p.m. Sunday (no mini-concert), June 17 (preview), 18 (opening night), 19 (family night), 21-26, 28-July 3 and 5-9, ISF Amphitheater, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise. $40-$61 Fridays-Saturdays, $34-$49 Sundays and Tuesdays-Thursdays. Preview (June 17): $28-$39. Family night (June 19): $14-$49. Any night, $25 students with valid ID. 208-336-9221,

“Dear Evan Hansen”: 7:30 p.m. June 21-23; 8 p.m. June 24; 2 and 8 p.m. June 25; and 1 and 6:30 p.m. June 26, Morrison Center, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise. $50.50-$139.50. Ticketmaster.

Dance: Performance

Ballet Sun Valley: Presents the debut of internationally acclaimed Boston Ballet led by artistic director Mikko Nissinen. 7 p.m. June 24-25, Sun Valley Pavilion, 300 Dollar Road. $35-$500. 208-622-2135,

Dance: Social

Hot Salsa Wednesdays: Beginner lesson starts at 8 p.m., dancing from 8:45 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays, Solid Bar and Grill, 405 S. 8th St., Boise. $5 cover. 208-345-2269,


Emmett Cherry Festival: Daily entertainment, nightly concerts, parade and children’s parade, contests, more. Continues June 17-18, Emmett City Park, 400 E. Main St., and throughout community. Free.

Shrine Circus: 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. June 17; 3 and 7 p.m. June 18; 1 and 5 p.m. June 19, Ford Idaho Center, 16200 N. Idaho Center Blvd., Nampa. $19 general, $10 children 4-10, free for ages 3 and younger.

World Refugee Day event: Specialty meals from Amina’s Sambusas, Darjeeling MoMo and Tarbush Kitchen; dance and musical performances; artisan goods; a citizenship ceremony (11 a.m.). 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 18, The Grove Plaza, alongside the Capital City Public Market, Boise. Free.

Juneteenth Family Function: Performers, car raffle, bounce house, food, vendors, music, more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 18, Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. Free.

Father’s Day Car Show: Classic and electric cars, DJs, raffles, more. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 19, Downtown Boise. Free.

Meridian Dairy Days: Princess pageant, dairy cattle and goat shows, carnival, food vendors, music, Old MacDonald Farm, golf tournament, parade (Saturday), fireworks (Saturday), more. June 22-25, Meridian. Free.

Farmers Markets

Boise Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, 1500 Shoreline Drive, Boise.

Drive-thru option: Shop the online store from 7 a.m. Tuesday to 11 p.m. Wednesday, then pick up the order on Saturday during a chosen pickup time window (between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.) at 1500 Shoreline Drive.

Mobile market: Monday through Thursday, through Sept. 29. Bringing the same fresh local produce found at the BFM to Boise neighborhood locations. Full schedule of stops available at

Capital City Public Market: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 17, The Grove Plaza at 8th and Main streets, Boise.

Meridian Main Street Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 15, Meridian City Hall Plaza, 33 E. Broadway Ave. 208-918-3480,

Eagle Saturday Market: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 1 (no market July 9), Heritage Park, 185 E. State St., Eagle. 208-489-8763,

Emmett Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays, through Oct. 29, Blaser Park, N. Washington Avenue and W. Park Street, Emmett. 208-550-4459,

Nampa Farmers Market: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29, Lloyd Square Park, 13th and Front streets. 208-412-3814,

Farm to Fork Farmers’ Market: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, through Sept. 27, Indian Creek Plaza, 120 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell.


Silver Screen on the Green: Movies in the park on a large inflatable screen. Bring blanket or lawn chair. 8:30 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 5, Optimist Park, 16680 11th Ave. N., Nampa. 208-468-5858, Free.

June 17: “The Addams Family 2”

June 24: “Luca”

Sparklight Movie Night: Families are invited to come early to enjoy a variety of activities presented by rotating nightly sponsors before the movie begins each night. Blankets and low-backed chairs are encouraged for front row seating, but regular chairs are permitted on the sides and rear seating areas. Movies start at dusk Fridays, through Aug. 19, Settlers Park, 3245 N. Meridian Road, Meridian. To view the movie schedule, go to Free.

Food and Drink

Idaho’s Wild West Brewfest: Western-themed beer festival with 50-plus brews, live country music, beard and mustache contest, more. 5 to 10 p.m. June 18, Indian Creek Plaza, 120 S. Kimball Ave., Caldwell. Free to enter. $35 for mug and 12 taste tickets.

Spectator Sports

Boise Hawks baseball vs. Rocky Mountain Vibes: 7 p.m. June 17-18 and 2 p.m. June 19 (fireworks June 17), Memorial Stadium, 5600 N. Glenwood St., Garden City. $9-$15. 208-322-5000,


Capitol Contemporary Gallery: Artwork by Jerri Lisk and Mark Lisk featuring jewelry by Karen Klinefelter. Through June 30. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. 451 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. 208-384-9159,

Initial Point Gallery: “Seasons,” featuring four local landscape painters, Rachel Teannalach, Dave English, Ryan Wise, and Lisa Bower and a mixed media artist, Leslie Jay Bosch. Through June 30. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Meridian City Hall, third floor, 33 E. Broadway Ave. 208-489-0422,


Boise Art Museum:

“Re-Framed: American Life, Legacy, and Ideals.” Ongoing.

BAM Unpacked for kids: Mixed-Media Masterpieces. Ongoing.

“Stephen Towns: Declaration & Resistance.” Through Sept. 18.

“Everyday Objects: The Enduring Appeal of Still Life.” Through Sept. 25.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 670 S. Julia Davis Drive. $6 general, $4 seniors and military, $3 grades 1-12 and full-time college. Free for ages 5 and younger and members. Donations on First Thursday. 208-345-8330,

Idaho State Museum: “Facing the Inferno: The Wildfire Photography of Kari Greer.” Through Aug. 7. Greer, a former firefighter who specializes in editorial photojournalism and wildland fire photography, provides a look into the increased fire activity across Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 610 N. Julia Davis Drive, Boise. $10 general, $8 seniors, military and college students with ID, $5 ages 6-17. Free for members and children 5 and younger. 208-334-2120,

Sun Valley Museum of Art: BIG IDEA project, “Gardens: Collaborations with Nature,” June 17 trough Aug. 20. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 191 5th St. E., Ketchum. 208-726-9491, ext. 10;


Discovery Center of Idaho:

”Tinker the T-Rex.” A cast of the most complete juvenile T. rex skeleton found to date is part of the Discovery Center’s permanent collection. Individual STEM based exhibits will also be featured.

“Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission.” Through July. The 400-square-foot poster exhibition from the Smithsonian celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission and explores the birth and development of the American space program and the space race.

“SUE: The T. rex Experience.” Features an exact cast of SUE’s skeleton, as well as casts of real dinosaur fossils, interactives and more. Through Sept. 4.

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. 131 Myrtle St., Boise. Timed entry ticket purchases: $20 general, $19 seniors, $13 youth 2-17. Free for members and ages younger than 2. $1 discounts for active military and veterans. 208-343-9895,

Roaring Springs Waterpark: Open seven days a week. 400 W. Overland Road, Meridian. 208-884-8842,

Friday & Saturday Night Slides, 6 to 10 p.m. June 17 through Aug. 27. Unlimited access to waterpark attractions as the sun sets. $22.99 plus tax per person. Save $5 off when you bring any flavor Coke or Sprite can or save at with promo code ENJOYACOKE.

Wahooz Family Fun Zone/Pinz Bowling: Indoor adventure park with indoor amusement rides, ropes course, climbing walls and soft play structure, plus go-karts, mini golf, laser tag, arcade, bowling, more. 10 a.m. to midnight Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday. 1385 S. Blue Marlin Lane, Meridian (next to Roaring Springs). 208-898-0900,,

Free round of mini golf for dads on Father’s Day, 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. June 19. Take a shot at the newly remodeled Hillbilly Hollow golf course.

Zoo Boise: Home to more than 200 animals from 100 species. African Plains exhibit features giraffes, lions, zebras and more. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. 355 Julia Davis Drive. $11 general, $8 seniors and children 3-11. Free for ages 2 and younger and annual passholders. Discount admission on Thursdays. 208-608-7760,

Michelle Jenkins compiles event calendars, archives and writes a Helping Works column for the Idaho Statesman. She attended Boise State University and grew up in New Plymouth, Idaho.

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