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From Boise is a weekly newsletter and podcast about life in Boise. Every Tuesday we share a story about a person, place, piece of Boise history, or current local happening. Every Thursday we curate a list of fun things to do over the weekend. Subscribe to our free newsletter at fromboise.com ( http://fromboise.com./ )

From Boise Marissa Lovell

    • Society & Culture
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From Boise is a weekly newsletter and podcast about life in Boise. Every Tuesday we share a story about a person, place, piece of Boise history, or current local happening. Every Thursday we curate a list of fun things to do over the weekend. Subscribe to our free newsletter at fromboise.com ( http://fromboise.com./ )

    Things To Do In Boise April 11-17

    Things To Do In Boise April 11-17

    Market season is kicking off, Boise Depot 99th bday, early Earth Day celebrations, comedy shows, bike tune up party and more!
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    Out of town tip: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise
    Get your tickets for Shade City Brewfest happening next weekend! 

    MARKETS
    Fri Apr 12: ​The Disco Tits​ are doing a pop up market at Bert's Brewing
    Sat Apr 13: ​No New Vintage Market​ is happening at the Linen Building from 10am-4pm
    Sat Apr 13: ​Boise Farmers Market​ is happening from 9am-1pm at 1500 Shoreline Drive 
    Sat Apr 13: ​Capital City Public Market​ is happening from 9:30am-1:30pm on the Grove Plaza 
    Sat Apr 13: ​Meridian Main Street Market​ is happening from 9am-2pm at City Hall Plaza & next to Meridian City Hall
    Sat Apr 13: ​Nampa Farmers Market​ is doing a soft opening from 9am-1:30pm in Lloyd Square Park in Nampa
    Sun Apr 14: ​36th Street Sunday Market​ is happening at Sockeye Alehouse
    Sun Apr 14: The first ​Boise Flea​ of the season is happening from 10am-4pm at the East Stadium Lot at BSU

    BOISE DEPOT BDAY
    Sun Apr 14: The ​Boise Depot 99th Birthday Celebration​ at the Boise Depot (duh!) 

    EARLY EARTH DAY 
    Th Apr 11: ​Earth Day Family Night Out​ is happening at Zoo Boise from 6-8pm
    Sat Apr 13: ​City of Boise's Earth Day Celebration​ is happening at Kristin Armstrong Park from 12-4pm

    COMEDY & STORIES
    Fri Apr 12: Making of a true crime narrative ​with local author Kim Cross at The Lit Room
    Fri Apr 12: ​Bottom's Up! An Improvised Drinking Show​ at Lounge at the End of the Universe
    Fri Apr 12: ​The Riff​ improv show is happening at Mad Swede Downtown. 
    Sat Apr 13: ​Lectures by Lushes: A Drunken Lecture Series (Special Brunch Show)​ is happening at Shrine Social Club
    Sat Apr 13: Almost Scary​, a Saturday the 13th Show at The Creative Space in Garden City
    Sun Apr 14: Comedian ​Louis Cervantez​ is doing a free stand up show at Mad Swede Brewing (Cole Road)

    FOOD & DRINK THINGS
    Fri Apr 12: National Grilled Cheese Day​ with Meltz Boise
    Fri-Sat Apr 12-13: World Malbec Weekend​ with Huston Vineyards
    Sat Apr 13: J​One Year of Beer​ at Sockeye Alehouse
    Sat Apr 13: ​Cinco de Mayo Pre-Party: Cheladas and Micheladas​ at BUGS
    Sat Apr 13: ​Gelande Quaffing​ with Lost Grove is happening at Cactus Bar
    Sat Apr 13: ​Classic Kentucky Whiskey & Dinner Pairing​ at The Riverside Hotel
    Sun Apr 14: Second Sunday Slay Brunch​ at The Balcony
    Get your tix for ​Taste Your Way Through France​ at Parcero on April 22

    STARGAZING
    Fri Apr 12: ​Astronomy Lecture and Stargazing event​ at Boise State

    BIKE TUNE UP PARTY
    Sun Apr 14: ​Bike Tune-Up Patio Party​ at Lost Grove Brewing

    • 16 min
    Market Season

    Market Season

    Get the scoop on all the local farmers markets, flea markets & craft markets happening in the Treasure Valley this spring and summer

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    Get your tix for LED’s Kid Lightning
    Boise Farmers Market - Saturdays 9am-1pm 
    Capital City Public Market - Saturdays 9:30am - 1:30pm
    36th Street Sunday Market - Sundays 10am-3pm
    Meridian Main Street Market - Saturdays 9am-2pm
    Nampa Farmers Market - Saturdays 9am-1:30pm 
    Eagle Saturday Market - Saturdays 9am-2pm
    Caldwell Farm to Fork Market - Tuesdays 5-8pm 
    No New Vintage Market - Once a month on Saturdays, 10am-4pm  
    Boise Flea - Second Sundays (plus a few others) 10am-4pm
    Children’s Entrepreneur Market - multiple dates + locations
    Super Summer Craft Market - June 8 9am-4pm 
    Summery Market - June 14-15
    Art in the Park - September 6-8

    • 15 min
    Things To Do In Boise On A Rainy Spring Weekend

    Things To Do In Boise On A Rainy Spring Weekend

    Movies to watch, Gem State Comic Con, Farmers Market opening dates, beer festival, new bakeries in Garden City and more! 

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    Out of town tip: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise
    Sat-Sun Apr 6-7: ​Gem State Comic Con 2024​ at Expo Idaho
    Movies to watch:
    TONIGHT: ​Whiplash​ is showing at 7pm at Idaho Film Society (1212 W Bannock Street). It's free!
    Fri Apr 5: ​The Omen​ is showing at 7pm at Idaho Film Society. It's free!
    Sat Apr 6: ​Trail Running Film Festival​ is happening at Idaho Film Society. Doors open at 6pm, food & drinks will be available for purchase, tix are $25. The venue is kinda small, so spaces are limited. Get your ticket now before they sell out!
    Sun Apr 7: ​American Movie​ is showing at 12pm and ​On A Clear Day You Can See Forever​ is showing at Idaho Film Society. Both are free!
    Also new ​lineup​ of films at The Flicks starting today.

    Farmers Markets opening: 
    Sat Apr 6: Boise Farmers Market opening weekend 
    Sat Apr 6: Nampa Farmers Market soft opening (grand opening April 20) 

    Fun food & drink things: 
    Sat Apr 6: Idaho Brewers United is hosting ​Beer & Friends​ at the historic Boise Train Depot on the Boise bench. It’s featuring all collab beers between Boise breweries and businesses - fun! This event goes from 12-8pm but its broken up into two sessions: 12-3pm or 5-8pm. Tix are $40 for 10 tokens, $21.50 for 5 tokens or $10 for DDs. 21+
    Sun Apr 7: Join ​Sunday Board Games & Brunch​ at Meriwether Cider in Garden City! Taqueria Güeros will be serving brunch, Phoenix Fire will bring a bunch of games to play for free, and Meriwether will be pouring the good stuff. Goes 10am-1pm.
    Go visit a Garden City bakery! ​Black Moon​ does amazing pastries & pizza, ​Flourish Bakery​ recently opened & has tons of macarons, jar cakes and naked cakes, and ​Wildflour Bakery​ has lots of cookies, breads & more - they also have GF stuff.  

    • 14 min
    The Other Boises

    The Other Boises

    Did you know there are 3 other places called Boise? There’s a ghost town called Boise, Texas; a tiny “populated place” called Boise, Washington; and a Boise City, Oklahoma that accidentally got bombed by the US Air Force during WWII. Spoiler alert, we live in the best Bosie. But listen in to learn about the other Boises. 

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    Get your ticket for Shade City Brewfest 

    • 10 min
    March 29, 2024: Things To Do In Boise On A Springy Weekend

    March 29, 2024: Things To Do In Boise On A Springy Weekend

    Easter celebrations, Seven Arrows Powwow, lots of comedy shows, two fun food events, movies & backpacking prep.
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    Out of town tip: visitsouthwestidaho.org/fromboise
    Easter Events in the newsletter! 
    Sat-Sun Mar 30-31: Seven Arrows Powwow at ExtraMile Arena
    Fri Mar 29: Insert Foot Theater at Watson's Cafe
    Fri-Sat Mar 29-30: Steve Gillespie at Lounge at the End of the Universe 
    Sat Mar 30: Jasmine Ellis at Mad Swede Downtown
    Sun Mar 31: Comedy Church at Mad Swede Downtown 
    Mon Apr 1: April Fools' Comedy Show at Mad Swede Downtown 
    Wed Apr 3: So Ready for Laughter: The Live Show at The Idaho State Museum
    Wed Apr 3: Brad Williams The Egyptian Theatre 
    Sat Mar 30: Spring food truck rally and beer garden at Jordan's Garden Center
    Wed Apr 3: Dutch Oven & River Food Cook-off happening at Cascade River Gear
    Fri Mar 29: Go watch Superman at The Egyptian Theatre. It's at 7:30pm and tix are $10.
    Sat Mar 30: Go see a movie at The Egyptian Theatre! Rio Bravo is at 11am; The Mask is at 3:30pm; Enter The Dragon is at 7pm and this one is 17+. Tix for each movie are $10
    Wed Apr 3: Want to go backpacking this summer? Join Backpacking 101 at Lost Grove Brewing!

    • 19 min
    Indulge Boise

    Indulge Boise

    Have you heard of Indulge Boise? If you are looking for a way to explore Boise’s food scene and get a little bit of culture on the side, you need to go on an Indulge Boise tour. Learn more in today’s episode! 

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    Indulge Boise: www.indulgeboise.com 
    LED’s Kid Lightening: ledboise.com/kid-lightning 

    • 10 min

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