Two worlds collide in what The New York Times calls a “breathtaking and exquisite” musical, based on the 2015 Tony Award-winning Lincoln Center Theater production. The musical will be in Boise Jan. 25-27 with various showtimes.
During Carnival, enjoy McCall’s famous snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras parades, live music, daily events spanning everything from comedy shows to art auctions, snowbike races to the Monster Dog Pull and much more. The festival will go through Feb. 3.
Join Idaho’s oldest all-volunteer community theater for The Baker’s Dozen, a dramedy centering around Terry, a food critic for a local newsletter who has been assigned to write a doughnut shop review. What follows is a turn of events reminding us all that age should not be mistaken for vulnerability. And sweetness does not always come with cream and sugar.
Enjoy free admission Feb. 2 for Wild at Heart at Zoo Boise. This family-friendly event will be full of fun things to do, including face painting, photo-ops and special Valentine's Day-themed enrichment for all the Zoo Boise animals. Plus, you’ll be able to make a Valentine’s Day card for your favorite animal.
Feeling stagnant in your creative writing practice? Looking for inspiration? Reconnect with your curiosity and creativity this new year by returning to the simple truth: writing is a physical act. In Writing for Performance, Heidi Kraay will provide active writing practices during a six-week workshop beginning Feb. 6 using a performer’s vocabulary that engages the full body/mind.
In an evening that spans classical and contemporary work from internationally acclaimed choreographers, Ballet Idaho’s winter series will explore the range and depth of the company's dancers as they push the limits of dance. This series includes choreography by George Balanchine, Alejandro Cerrudo, Craig Davidson, Penny Saunders and a world premiere by Danielle Rowe. The show runs Feb. 8-9.
Get a leg up on the upcoming golf season with more than 80 exhibitors at the Boise Golf Show. The event will feature a free round of golf for every paid admission, a free club for every child 12 and under, interactive games, swag and prizes. For information, go to BoiseGolfShow.com.
Join the Boise State University Symphony Orchestra for one of its four major orchestral concerts of the year. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors. Children, non-BSU students of any age (with ID) and BSU faculty, staff and students with ID are admitted for free. All concert proceeds fund BSU Music Scholarships.
Educated: A Memoir author Tara Westover will speak at an event hosted by The Cabin. Westover is a New York Times best-selling author in the U.K. Born in Idaho to a father opposed to public education, she never attended school. She spent her days working in her father’s junkyard or stewing herbs for her mother, a self-taught herbalist and midwife.
The Old Idaho Penitentiary is offering a unique alternative to roses or chocolates this Valentine’s Day. Snuggle up or find the true meaning of “ball and chain.” Visitors can read ‘Love’ Stories from the Penitentiary; play games like Match-In’ Mates, Honey Bee Heist and Pin the Rose on the Gardener; and enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and tea.
Join the Boise Philharmonic for an evening of Viennese masters, led by Music Director Eric Garcia and joined by soloist Natasha Paremski. Celebrate the musical city of Vienna with Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven. Don't miss the pre-concert event with Jamey Lamar at 6:30 p.m., or the post-concert event with Garcia. For tickets, call 208.344.7849 or visit BoisePhil.org.
A Historic Boise Train Depot tour guide will highlight the history of the iconic landmark and take guests through the progression of local rail service, from the railroad’s arrival in Boise, to its years of operation and renovation. See the building inside and out, and finish with an up-close look at the bells in the 96-foot tower.