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San Inazio starts tomorrow

Boise's annual Basque festival, San Inazio, starts tomorrow! Schedule below. It's so fun, you should definitely check it out.

Fri July 29: Friends & Family Night on the Basque Block

Sat July 30: Entertainment on the Basque Block, San Inazio Mass at St. Mark’s Church, Street Dance on the Basque Block

Sun July 31: Euzkaldunak Members Picnic at Municipal Park, Street Dance on the Basque Block

Mon Aug 1: Free performance by two groups from the Basque Country, Udaberri Dantza Taldea and Korrontzi, at Gene Harris Band Shell

I talked about the fest in detail (plus four other festivals!) on City Cast Boise podcast. Also if you missed it, last week we had a story all about Boise's Basque community.

Tunes & shows

Sawtooth Valley Gathering is happening up in Stanley this weekend. Good tunes & mountain views - what more could you ask for. See more upcoming shows at

More upcoming shows:

Comedy & storytelling

  • Th-Sat July 28-30: 50 Shades of Gay, an adult variety show, is at Lounge at the End of the Universe. Comedy, music, drag & more! Tix are $20. Starts at 8pm.
  • Sat July 30: Aaron Woodall is doing a set at The Olympic at 7pm. Tix are $15.
  • Sat Jul 30: Femme Fatale Comedy Show with Katie Lotz, Eartha Quake, Norelle Bond, Breana Kali, and Krystal Moore is at Mad Swede Brew Hall. Show starts at 9 and tix are $15.
  • Sat Jul 30: Bring Comedy Backyard BIRTHDAY BASH Showcase has comedians Eric Cole, Tilly the Comic and LJ Sullivan. Show goes 9:30-11pm, tix are $15 and it's limited to 40 people.
  • Sun July 31: Truth in Comedy, a storytelling, stand-up comedy, and art show where humanity is the muse, is at Mad Swede Brew Hall at 4pm. Tix are $20adv/$25 door.

Food finds & things to drink

  • Fri Jul 29: Lost Grove is hosting a Boise Goathead Fest beer release party from 4-9pm. Live DJ, games, freak bikes & more.
  • Fri Jul 29: Potter Wines is hosting Lola Le for a Vietnamese Banh Xeo Bar, which is a Vietnamese sizzling crepe. Tix are $18 which includes a Bahn Xeo, 4 egg rolls & wine of your choice.
  • Sat July 30: Get your bbq fix during Big K Dayz in Garden City. Live music, drinks, a dunk tank, and a one-day bbq buffet. 11am-4pm.

Things to do

  • Fri Jul 29: Check out Global Groove Drum & Dance at the Commons. It's a chance to explore rhythm making & cultural dance movements. Tix are $15 and it goes 6-8pm.
  • Fri Jul 29: Go watch Space Jam: A New Legacy at Settlers Park in Meridian. Starts at 7pm. It's free!
  • Sat July 30: There's a Block Party at Settlers Park in Meridian. Food trucks, cornhole, music, kid stuff & local businesses. 11am-6pm, all ages.
  • Sat July 30: Take theatrical ride to heaven at C. S. Lewis' The Great Divorce at The Morrison Center. Starts at 4pm, tix are $49-$75. Recommended for ages 13+.
  • Sat July 30: Watch Dirty Harry (1971) at The Egyptian. Tix are $5 and starts at 7:30pm.
  • Sun July 31: Go to Disney Trivia at White Dog Brewing Co. Starts at 3pm.
  • City Cast Boise recommends participating in the Valley Regional Transit public input period and giving your two cents about bus route changes, added routes, and more. Public input closes on Sun July 31 at midnight.

Just trust me...

the end is so cute.

Thanks for reading!

With love from Boise,


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