EVENT DATE : September 21

Join local roaster Colin Seeley, owner of Ironside Roasting Co., on a journey into the world of specialty coffee. Seeley will discuss coffee growing regions, processing methods, roast profiles and how that all translates to the flavors in your cup. The event will finish with a brewing method demo and a coffee/dessert pairing featuring Emmeli’s Cake. Ages 16 and up. 5 p.m.  

EVENT DATE : September 22-23

Boise Basin Quilters invites you to Idaho’s largest professionally judged show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a Quilts of Valor display and presentation, Boise Peace Quilt Project and Vintage Quilts display. Pocatello’s Portneuf Valley Quilters’ Guild will be the guest exhibitors. Entry forms and tickets are available at BoiseBasinQuilters.org or Facebook.com/BoiseBasinQuilters.

EVENT DATE : September 23

Join Zoo Boise for its premier event of the year. At Zoobilee, guests will be treated to an evening featuring extraordinary cuisine and drinks from local restaurants, live music, live and silent auctions, and special zoo experiences. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age. For information, go to ZooBoise.org.

EVENT DATE : September 24, 2:00PM - September 24, 9:00PM

The Idaho State Historical Museum will celebrate the 42nd year of Museum Comes to Life, our annual living history event. The event will take place in Julia Davis Park and the Gene Harris Bandshell while the museum is under renovation. Featuring music and dance performances at the Bandshell and food vendors on-site. Free for everyone! History.Idaho.gov

EVENT DATE : September 27 & 28

Women and Leadership is designed to empower the leaders of tomorrow by sharing the knowledge, insights and motivating forces driving today’s most successful women. Creating equal opportunity for all is a goal that requires the commitment of both men and women. All genders are welcome. SPS.BoiseState.edu

EVENT DATE : September 29

The all vocal country sensation Home Free is bringing Nashville country standards and country-dipped pop hits to town. The five-man band has become known for its showstopping performances that mix no-instrument, all-vocal music with quick-witted humor. The event starts at 8 p.m.  

EVENT DATE : September 30

Join the Boise Philharmonic for its Classic Series featuring works from Maurice Ravel and Carl Orff featuring the Boise Philharmonic Master Chorale and soloists Heather Phillips, soprano; Derrek Stark, tenor and Johnathan McCullough, baritone. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

EVENT DATE : October 1, 3:00PM - October 1, 9:00PM

Tour private homes in the Randolph Robertson neighborhood and learn about the history and development of the neighborhood. Preservation Idaho will have information on historic surveys, why they are crucial to city planning and how to research your own home. The event will include a children's architectural learning activity.

EVENT DATE : October 1-31

Representing almost 40 years of work, "Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain" features nearly 100 sculptures, paintings, drawings and prints that affirm this artist’s international impact. His work was influenced by his Native American heritage, international travels and fine art training.

EVENT DATE : October 3, 11:00PM - October 4, 1:00AM

Drop-in Workshop is The Cabin’s free and open writing workshop, held from 6:30-8 p.m. on the first Tuesday of each month. Drop-in will be hosted by Heidi Kraay, who creates unique prompts designed to inspire a supportive community of local writers.

EVENT DATE : October 6 & 8

"L’elisir d’amore" is one of the most loved of all Donizetti’s operas. Sung in Italian, it combines touching romance and hilarious comedy with beautiful music. Opera Idaho will perform the opera at 7:30 p.m. October 6 and 2:30 p.m. October 8.

EVENT DATE : October 14

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" in Concert will feature the Boise Philharmonic performing every note from the movie. Audiences will relive the magic of the film in high-definition on a giant screen while hearing the orchestra perform. The performances will take place at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

EVENT DATE : October 15

Alison Krauss, who has topped the country and bluegrass charts, will tour this fall with English singer-songwriter David Gray, the Grammy-nominated performer who is most well-known for his hit single, "Babylon." Doors open at 5 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m.  

EVENT DATE : October 19

"Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live" guides audiences through prehistoric Australia. The show features a collection of amazingly lifelike dinosaurs and other creatures brought to life by a team of skilled performers and puppeteers, which are designed with the help of professional paleontologists. The show is at 7 p.m.

EVENT DATE : October 22

Join the Department of Music at Boise State University for its fall choral concert. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for seniors. Children, BSU faculty, staff and students with ID are admitted for free. All proceeds fund BSU music scholarships. Tickets will be available at the door. 

EVENT DATE : October 29

The theme of this year's "Spook-Tacular" concert is "Brush Up Your Shakespeare," featuring music from and inspired by the famous playwright. Members of the audience and orchestra are encouraged to come in costume. Program suitable for all ages. The performance is at 7:30 p.m.