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Lots of ways to stay warm

published3 months ago
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In partnership with LED

Boise's performing arts sensation LED is back with premiere of KID LIGHTNING on November 19 & 20 at the Morrison Center. On the heels of a sold-out PNW summer tour, LED is bringing its jaw-dropping brand of physicality, original music, and theatrics to create a world of immersive storytelling and intrigue. Get your tix asap!

More soup

Tuesday's story was all about where to find good soup in the Treasure Valley! You guys had some more recs:

  • Atavola in downtown Boise has made from scratch soups + lots of other things! Can't believe I forgot that one.
  • French Onion soup at Bacquet's Restaurant in Eagle. All of their food looks amazing!
  • Off Broadway Deli on Federal Way in Boise has made from scratch soups
  • Ramen House in Meridian - go for the Tonkatsu and their Tantanmen (thanks Markus!)

Holiday prep

Sat-Sun Nov 12-13: Treasure Valley Flea Market is happening all weekend at Expo Idaho! It's $3, $2 for seniors & kids under 12 free.

Sat Nov 12: Buy Idaho Holiday Market is happening from 10am-2pm on The Grove Plaza. It's free!

Sat Nov 12: Holiday Maker’s Market is happening from 10am-3pm at Franz Witte. It's free!

Next weekend: Wintry Market & Handmade Idaho

Tunes & shows

Treefort Music Fest announced the first part of the Treefort 11 (March 22-26, 2023) lineup this morning.

Some hot shows happening this weekend + next week:

Comedy & storytelling

  • Fri Nov 11: The Riff improv comedy show is at Mad Swede Brew Hall downtown from 7-9pm. Tix are $15 online or $20 at the door.
  • Sat Nov 12: Boise Zine Fest is happening at Karuna Kava from 1-4pm. It's free!
  • Sun Nov 13: Catch The First Annual Jake Off at Watson's. Show starts at 6pm and tix are $20.
  • Tue Nov 15: Couch Surfer Artist Series is happening at Ochos from 7-9pm event. Hear from writer Tomas Baiza & local musician Dan Costello. It's free! 21+
  • Tue Nov 15: Story Story Night's i'M SUPPOSED TO BE GRATEFUL FOR THiS? is happening at VAC. 8-10pm. Tix are $17. 21+

Food finds & things to drink

  • Fri Nov 11: Bear Island Brewing is giving free beer to veterans & active duty military from 4-7pm.
  • Fri Nov 11: Ansots basque deli is doing a pop-up at Western Collective.
  • Tue Nov 15: Join the Wildlife Science Pub at Lost Grove Brewing. It's free and all ages!
  • New STIL ice cream flavor alert
  • Lost Grove is starting pizza AND beer delivery!!

Things to do

  • Fri Nov 11: Go watch Napoleon Dynamite & hear a convo with Jon Heder (Napoleon), Efren Ramirez (Pedro) & Jon Gries (Uncle Rico). It's been almost 20 years since the movie was released!
  • Fri Nov 11 + 18: November Night Tours at the Old Pen is happening this Friday & next Friday from 8-10pm.
  • Sat Nov 12: The Kids Discovery Expo is happening at Expo Idaho from 10am-4pm. Kids activities, superheroes, princesses, food trucks & more. Tix are $5 each or $20 for the fam.
  • Sat Nov 12: It's Family Second Saturday at Idaho State Museum & this month's focus is Native American Heritage Month. Storytelling at 1pm & 2pm, and events from 12-3pm.
  • Sat Nov 12: Join the Terrarium Hanging Class at Dawson Taylor Coffee Roasters downtown.
  • Sat Nov 12: Join Sweat for a Cause at Payette Brewing. It's $20 for a 45min Pure Barre workout, beer & benefits Family Advocates. Class is at 5pm.
  • Sat Nov 12: Join the Family Glow Dance Party at Harward Rec Center in Nampa. 7:30-9pm, $9-$11.
  • Sun Nov 13: Go on a Bird Walk on the Bethine Church River Trail. It's free!
  • Wed Nov 16: Check out Midweek Magic at Warehouse Food Hall.
  • City Cast Boise recommends helping Interfaith Sanctuary with donations of winter wear, including winter books, heavy socks, base layers, coats, hand warmers, and more. As always, you can make a financial donation to Interfaith, or you can drop off some of their most requested items.

Just trust me...

...honestly this is the kind of homeowner I want to be

Thanks for reading!

With love from Boise,


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