EVENT DATE : October 22, 7:00PM
Morrison Center for the Performing Arts

You can jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago during Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. Erth shows, for ages 5 and older, use actors, technology, puppets, science and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology. MorrisonCenter.com/Events/Detail/Prehistoric-Aquarium

EVENT DATE : October 26, 12:30PM
Cecil D. Andrus Park

Love grilled cheese? Love beer? Older than 21? Try the Boise Grilled Cheese and Beer Festival. Taking place in two sessions (12:30-3:30 p.m. and 4:30-7:30 p.m.), the festival will feature tasty bites from local chefs and restaurants. Admission includes unlimited melty, cheesy goodness, along with beer, games and live entertainment. For tickets, visit Eventbrite.com.

EVENT DATE : October 27, 7:30PM
Boise State Student Union, 1700 W. University Drive

Join the Boise State University Symphony Orchestra and Jazz Orchestra for a family-friendly "Spook-tacular" Concert Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Dance the night away with Latin American music and dances! Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. Entry for children, students of any age with ID and Boise State faculty is free. Come in costume!

311 Third St. S., Nampa

Start your holiday shopping early and find that special gift from one of our many vendors. We cater specifically to chocolate lovers and those who love bazaars, with more than 100 artisans. Santa will be on-site to visit with the good children on Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Event times are 5-9 p.m. Nov. 1 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2.

EVENT DATE : November 2, 9:00AM
ABU Games, 7211 W. Colonial St.

If you love gaming and helping kids at the same time, the Extra Life Fundraiser gives you 24 hours to do both. Head to ABU Games, starting at 9 a.m., Nov. 2, to begin dealing damage to your foes as you raise money for St. Luke's Children's Hospital. For more event details, visit Extra-Life.org.

EVENT DATE : November 9, 7:30AM
312 E. State St., Eagle

As a big thank-you to veterans, active military and their families, the Eagle Senior Center will hold its second annual Veterans Day Breakfast at 9 a.m., Nov. 9. Free pancakes, eggs, hash browns and orange juice await all at the celebration. Kids can create a custom card for their loved ones during their meal.

EVENT DATE : November 9, 8:00AM
312 E. State St. Eagle, ID 83616

As a big thank you to our Veteran’s, Active Military, & their families we want to invite you to our second annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast at the Eagle Senior Center. Free pancakes, eggs, hash browns, and orange juice will await you at our Veteran’s celebration. Kids can create a custom card for their loved ones during their meal.

EVENT DATE : November 9, 7:30PM
Gem Center for the Arts, 2417 W. Bank Drive

Are you a fan of good puns—or do you think that phrase is an oxymoron? Head to the Idaho Pun Slam at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 9, at the Gem Center for the Arts. Ten contestants will compete to make both prepared and on-the-spot puns based on prompts. Who will be the "punniest?" Your groans or laughter may decide.

EVENT DATE : November 14, 4:00PM
Old Towne, Eagle

Start the holiday shopping season off early by joining local retail shops in Eagle for a festive Holiday Open House from 4-8 PM. Enjoy refreshments while strolling and visiting your favorite stores celebrating the season. In addition to downtown Eagle shopping, don't miss the participating businesses located in the North Channel Center and Riverside Drive area. Visit eaglechamber.com for participating retail shops and map.

EVENT DATE : November 21, 7:30PM
Taco Bell Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra will bring its Winter Tour to Boise at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 21. The show will feature all-new staging and effects of Christmas Eve and Other Stories. The multi-platinum, critically-acclaimed progressive rock group's show is set on Christmas Eve when a young angel is sent to Earth to bring back what is the best representative of humanity.

EVENT DATE : November 22, 8:00PM
Velma V. Morrison Center

A Christmas Story, The Musical brings the classic 1983 movie to hilarious life on stage. Set in the 1940s in Indiana, a young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. Visit MorrisonCenter.com for tickets and showtimes.

EVENT DATE : November 23, 10:00AM

The Wintry Market will return for its ninth year from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 23-24, at JUMP. The free event features upscale and inventive indie art and crafts. The market's wares come from 70 regional artists and crafters. Come shop handmade for the holidays!

EVENT DATE : November 26, 7:30PM
CenturyLink Arena

Cirque Musica: Holiday Wishes brings a holiday story to life in a full theatrical cirque event for the entire family. Starting at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 26, at CenturyLink Arena, acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer will abound, all backed by holiday hits from a full symphony orchestra. For tickets, visit CenturyLinkArenaBoise.com.

EVENT DATE : November 28, 9:00AM
Capitol Boulevard and Main Street

Gather your family and friends and join in for this Thanksgiving morning tradition! The race starts at 9 a.m., Nov. 28, on Main Street between Capitol and Sixth Street. Visit TurkeyDay5KBoise.com to register.

EVENT DATE : November 29, 8:00PM
Boise Little Theater

Directed by Cheryl Blauer, Annie, the story of a plucky orphan in 1930s New York City, will hit the Boise Little Theater stage starting Nov. 29. Dealing with the "hard knock life" at her orphanage, Annie's fortunes change when she's taken in by industrialist Oliver Warbucks. Visit BoiseLittleTheater.org for tickets and additional showtimes.