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Sustainable Sockeye Salmon

Sun Valley purveyor Matt Luck, founder of Pride of Bristol Bay, is offering wild, sustainable sockeye salmon from this summer’s catch to seafood lovers in Boise and the greater Treasure Valley area. Sourced from the pristine Bristol Bay of Alaska and produced by a dedicated group of fisherman who are held to rigorous quality standards, Pride of Bristol Bay sockeye salmon is prized for its flavor, firmness and price point. Visit to reserve a share for fall pickup in Boise.

Call to Artists

Boise Art Museum invites Idaho artists to apply for the 2017 Idaho Triennial exhibition. Accepted artists will have their artwork presented in an exhibition at BAM from February 18 – July 16, 2017. In conjunction with the 2017 Idaho Triennial, BAM will host an Artist Lab throughout the duration of the exhibition. Four artists whose work is selected to be in the Triennial exhibition will also be invited to participate in the program. The Artist Lab is intended to provide a physical and conceptual space in one of BAM’s galleries for artists to explore new ideas and experiment with new methods in their work.

The juror for the 2017 Idaho Triennial is John D. Spiak, who is the Director and Chief Curator of California State University Fullerton’s Grand Central Art Center (GCAC) in Santa Ana. His curatorial emphasis is on contemporary art and society, with a focus on works in social practice and video. Application Deadline: Monday, August 1, 2016. Visit for more information.

The MAX: Free Mobile Kid Bike Repair

Join local nonprofit Boise Bicycle Project for an evening of free bicycle repair Thursday, July 14 from 5-7pm. Kids can come on down to the Boys and Girls Club of Meridian (accompanied by an adult) to work hands on with an amazing volunteer mechanic to repair/maintain their bicycle for free. Event takes place at 911 N Meridian Rd, Meridian, ID 83642. Visit for more information.

Boise Farmers Market

Stock up on great local produce and say hi to your favorite farmer every Saturday from 9am-1pm at 10th and Grove in downtown Boise. Fill your shopping bags with fresh herbs, veggies, fruits, and more and get specialized recipes or cooking ideas from the knowledgeable and friendly vendors. Enjoy live music as you shop and get to know the people who grow your food. Vendors include True Roots Organics, Purple Sage Farms, Peaceful Belly Farm, Fiddler’s Green Farm, and many more. Visit for more information.

Boise Rock School Summer Camps

Spend your summer learning to be a rockstar! Get better on your instrument, form a band with other students, choose a band name, learn cover songs and write original tunes. The camp ends with one a legendary gig. Camps are open to students age 6-18 of all skill levels and Boise Rock School also offers multi-camp and sibling discounts. July camp sessions run July 11-15, 10 AM-12:30 PM; July 11-15, 1-3:30 PM (teen only); July 18-22, 1-3:30 PM; and July 25-July 29, 10 AM-12:30 PM. All camps are at Boise Rock School’s studio at 1404 West Idaho unless otherwise noted. Unless otherwise noted, all camps are $150. Sign up at or email

Capital City Public Market

Help strengthen Boise’s local economy and visit the Capital City Public Market Saturdays from 9:30am-1:30pm on 8th street from Main Street to State Street. Hand-crafted art, local food, and value-added products are staples of the Market. Vendors include Boise Art Glass, Calle 75 Street Tacos, Meriwether Cider Company, Potter Wines, and many more. Visit for more information.

Eagle Saturday Market

The Eagle Saturday Market is a community market  in the heart of downtown Eagle in Heritage Park. One will find an array of arts and crafts along with local produce, herbs and flowers, woodwork, specialty food items and freshly prepared food.  For more information contact the City of Eagle Parks & Rec Dept at

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