EVENT DATE : 26-Feb 4

The McCall Winter Carnival is a celebration of all things winter, including the infamous snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras parades, live music, daily events, food and craft vendors, snowbike races and more. The events run all day throughout downtown McCall. Go to McCallChamber.org/Winter-Carnival for information and schedules.



EVENT DATE : 27

Celebrate invention and innovation with this free community event! Come see amazing student inventions with Invent Idaho and jump into fun innovation-related activities. All ages. The event begins at 2 p.m.
 



EVENT DATE : 27

Join the Boise Philharmonic for its Classic Series featuring Stephen Waarts, violin; Adam Schoenberg, Finding Rothko; Max Bruch, Concerto for Violin No. 1 and Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony No. 7. Musically Speaking begins at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call 208.344.7849.
 



EVENT DATE : January 27 & 28
Boise Centre

Tour 100 exhibits to discover what's hot in decorating, kitchen and bath renovations, landscaping and more. Explore the top quality, extensive variety and the newest products on the market. With the finest professionals all in one location, be prepared to turn your concepts into completions. $6 cash only. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. 



EVENT DATE : 28

Bill Engvall, known for his first comedic album "Here's Your Sign," is a Grammy-nominated, multiplatinum-selling artist and one of the top comedians in the country. His comedy show will begin at 6 p.m. 



EVENT DATE : 27 & 28

"The Book of Mormon" is a nine-time Tony Award-winning best musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the good word. Showtimes vary.



EVENT DATE : 1-4

The McCall Winter Carnival is a celebration of all things winter, including the infamous snow sculptures, Torchlight and Mardi Gras parades, live music, daily events, food and craft vendors, snowbike races and more. The events run all day throughout downtown McCall. Go to McCallChamber.org/Winter-Carnival for information and schedules.



EVENT DATE : February 2, 6:00PM - February 2, 10:00PM

Zee's Rooftop, dubbed the best lunchtime view in Boise, is celebrating its fifth birthday with a party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event will feature games, food and cake, as well as raffle prizes supporting Corks 4 a Cure.



EVENT DATE : 3

Enjoy free admission for Wild at Heart at Zoo Boise, This family-friendly Valentine’s themed event will feature face painting, photo ops and special Valentine-themed enrichment for all the Zoo Boise animal residents. Plus, you’ll be able to make a Valentine’s Day card for your favorite animal! The zoo is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; last admission is at 4:30 p.m. ZooBoise.org



EVENT DATE : 9 & 10

Join Ballet Idaho for an extraordinary repertory of three ballets, including one ballet featuring the music of Fleetwood Mac, representing the classical to contemporary. BalletIdaho.org



EVENT DATE : 13

Colson Whitehead, a New York-based novelist who wrote No. 1 New York Times best-seller The Underground Railroad, will speak at 7:30 p.m. A reception for Whitehead will also take place before his speech at 5 p.m. at Beside Bardenay. TheCabinIdaho.org



EVENT DATE : 14

The Old Idaho Penitentiary is offering a unique alternative to the day devoted to love. Stroll through the site with your Valentine or find the true meaning of “ball and chain.” Visitors can read through a special exhibit, “Romancing the Pen: ‘Love’ Stories from the Penitentiary.”



EVENT DATE : February 15, 6:30PM - February 15, 8:00PM

Starting in February, on the third Thursday of each month, Words in Action will pair local activists and a Cabin teaching-writer to write, think and talk about social justice issues. Francisco Salinas, Boise State University director for student diversity and inclusion, and Cabin teaching-writer Danny Stewart begin the new program from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free. TheCabinIdaho.org



EVENT DATE : 16-18

One of the most popular operas of all time, Giacomo Puccini’s "Madama Butterfly" is near the top of the list of operas performed by Opera Idaho in its 44-year history with five productions. Tickets: $25.50 to $76.50. 1718.OperaIdaho.org



EVENT DATE : February 18, 1:00PM - February 18, 3:00PM

Join local artists and experts for afternoon demonstrations and special hands-on experiences related to the exhibitions at the Boise Art Museum. The event takes place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. the third Sunday each month. Free with the price of admission.



EVENT DATE : 24

The Boise Philharmonic will present Serge Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite No. 2, Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet Overture-fantasy and Leonard Bernstein during its Classic Series. Musically Speaking preconcert conversation begins at 6:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $23-$65. BoisePhil.org