A regular on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Brian Regan made history with the first-ever live broadcast of a stand-up special in Comedy Central’s history. Regan visits close to 100 cities each year and sells out some of the most beautiful venues on the continent. The show starts at 8 p.m. at the Morrison Center.
First Thursday takes place on the first Thursday of each month throughout downtown Boise. The event takes place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and provides downtown visitors the chance to stroll through the unique shops and galleries in downtown while enjoying in-store entertainment and special events. Art shows, live music, wine and beer tastings, performances, sales and great food!
Snooze at the Zoo guides will provide evening and early morning treks through the zoo to investigate animals as well as their habitats, behavior and care. Activities, games, art projects, and up-close animal encounters are also part of the adventure. For more information, go to ZooBoise.org.
Join Opera Idaho for Jules Massenet’s Werther, a tender love story of a poet who would rather die than be without the woman he loves. With hauntingly beautiful melodies throughout, one act alone contains two of the greatest arias in the repertoire: Charlotte’s aria "Va! Laisse couler mes larmes" and Werther’s "Pourquoi me rèveiller." OperaIdaho.org.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The Sound of Music and South Pacific that's delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush production features an orchestra, transformations and all the moments you love. Shows are 8 p.m. May 5 and 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. May 6 at the Morrison Center.
The sixth annual Boise's Got Faith is a community-wide event that allows runners, walkers and the community to come together to support two local children who are in the fight for their lives against cancer. There will be a 5K walk/run, a kids "crazy sock" fun run, a silent auction, live entertainment, great food, bounce houses, kids activities and more. RobiesGotFaith.org.
The Boise Depot is offering tours of the facility to highlight the history of the iconic building and to take guests through the progression of local rail service including the railroad's arrival in Boise and the construction of the depot. The tour will also discuss the depot's years of operation and renovation. Tours take place at noon and 1:30 p.m.
The Idaho Botanical Garden continues its tradition of participating in National Public Gardens Day by offering free admission all day. The event is a national day of celebration to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and the role they play in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservation and education. Plants will be available for purchase in the garden store. IdahoBotanicalGarden.org.
Join the International Paranormal Reporting Group from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. May 19 as they use their unique equipment and knowledge to attempt to connect with inmates and guards of the past. Participants are welcome to bring their cameras. Tickets are $35 and must be purchased in advance at BrownPaperTickets.com.
The Woodshed Group and Devotion Tattoo will host the first Treasure Valley Tattoo Convention at CenturyLink Arena. The convention will feature 75 booths of tattoo artists, vendors and entertainment for all ages. The TVTC is family friendly; all ages are welcome when accompanied by an adult. TreasureValleyTattooConvention.com.
The event is not only just for our volunteer painters to pick up their painting supplies, but it is also an event open to the Boise community to join NeighborWorks Boise's program Paint the Town in celebrating 35 years of beautifying homes and neighborhoods. There will be food, entertainment and activities for the whole family. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Outspoken, precocious, lovable Junie B. Jones stars in a funny, fast-paced musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies, the annual kickball tournament, and other various first-grade angst-ridden situations. Follow her adventures as she writes down the story of her life. Show starts at 2 p.m. at the Morrison Center.
Join Tim McGraw and Faith Hill at 7:30 p.m. at the Taco Bell arena for Soul2Soul The World Tour 2017. The country music stars have been dominating the music charts since the early '90s. They began touring together in 2000 with their record-breaking Soul2Soul tour, becoming that year’s top grossing and most successful U.S. tour.
A 1960s Greenwich Village apartment is the scene for a deadly game of cat and mouse when a group of conmen manipulate and terrorize an unsuspecting blind woman to reclaim a mysterious doll. When the doll can’t be found the situation spirals out of control. IdahoShakespeare.org.