Idaho Day

With the theme "Idaho the Beautiful," residents, legislators and schoolchildren celebrated Idaho Day with special programs and music March 3 at the Idaho Statehouse in Boise. Idaho Day commemorates the day in 1863 when President Abraham Lincoln made Idaho a territory.

Toys Donated by the Idaho Artistry in Wood Association

Hundreds of toys made by members of the Idaho Artistry in Wood Association were donated to the El Korah Shrine in Boise for distribution to hospitalized children in the intermountain region. The presentation took place at the Wyndham Garden Boise Airport Hotel.

Junior Achievement’s Inspire To Hire

Junior Achievement's Inspire to Hire is a day that introduces ninth through twelfth grade students to career opportunities. Students interact with business representatives and see displays from hundreds of Idaho companies. The event was held at Boise State University, as well as Idaho State University and the College of Southern Idaho.

Good Times

Junior Achievement of Idaho honored community members at its annual Spirit of Achievement Awards. The Silver Awards were presented to AT&T, US Bank and Washington Federal. Bronze Awards were presented to Intermountain Gas, Pioneer Federal Credit Union, Idaho Power, Icon Credit Union, St. Luke's, Todd Christensen and DeanCristomo.

FarWest’s Harvest Festival

FarWest's Harvest Festival in October featured hayrides, a scavenger hunt, games, pumpkin painting, craft booths and a guess-the-weight-of-the-great-pumpkin contest. This year's festival entry fee served as a donation to the Ada County Boys & Girls Club that serves kids around the Treasure Valley.

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic

One of the most anticipated Treasure Valley events of the year, the Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic, draws hundreds of people each day to Ann Morrison Park. With 25-30 hot air balloons each day, the Classic celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2016.

Idaho Botanical Garden

On August 20, the Idaho Botanical Garden hosted a fun Bug Day for celebrating and teaching kids about bugs. The garden offered ladybug releases, bug races, Insect Olympics, edible insects, and a bug safari. At the end of the day, participants earned a Certificate in Bugology as new bug experts.


WineFest is the primary fundraiser for the Basque Museum's exhibits, educational programs, Ikastola (preschool), and other efforts. The 19th annual celebration gathered 800 people, with 15 wine distributors, 121 wines, auctions, pintxos (Basque tapas), and dancing. The celebration is usually the third Friday of August on the Basque Block. Photography Larry Ridenhour, Eneko Tuduri and Basque Museum & Cultural Center

Foothills Med Spa One Year Anniversary

Foothills Med Spa just celebrated their one year anniversary with an open house! Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres by Three Girls Catering, Cinder Wines and sweets from Nothing Bundt Cakes. They are looking forward to another great year helping Boise look beautiful!

Boise Farmers Market

Every Saturday from 9-1, the Boise Farmers Market takes over 10th and Grove in downtown Boise and offers up the best and freshest local produce around.

Betting on a Cure

Indepth Solutions, Inc. presented their annual Betting on a Cure gala featuring A Night in Monte Carlo. All proceeds after event were donated to research to cure cancer through the Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS).

Wine, Women & Shoes

The Boise Centre hosted Vintage Glam, Wine, Women & Shoes' night of designer shopping with sales benefitting the Idaho Youth Ranch. The evening included wine tasting and a fashion show.

Sun Valley Film Festival – 2016

The Sun Valley Film Festival is on the map and has serious street cred. Ketchum was packed with filmmakers, producers, screenwriters and fans from March 2-6…not to mention A-List names such as Trevor Groth, director of programming at Sundance, Bruce Dern and Oliver Stone.

Gallery Five18 – First Thursday

Gallery Five18 featured the artwork of Swede Lisk and Karen Eastman, among others, at a recent First Thursday in downtown Boise. Enjoy the downtown experience of art, dining, music, shopping and tasting, the First Thursday of each month from 5-9pm.

Boise Firefighters and Piper’s Pub Join Forces to Benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

An extension and additional fund raising effort of the 25th Annual Regional Fire Fighter’s Stair Climb Event in Seattle.

Cupid’s Undie Run 2016 – Raising Funds for Cupid’s Charities, the Children’s Tumor Foundation

Hayley Brown and enthusiastic participants once again bare the cold to increase awareness and raise funds for this worthy cause!

Metamorphosis: An Art Experience to Benefit the WCA

Art Source Gallery recently hosted "Metamorphosis," an art show depicting transformation via various art platforms. Proceeds from this annual event support The Women’s and Children’s Alliance of Boise.

The Buy Idaho Capitol Trade Show

Buy Idaho's annual signature trade show event took place at The Idaho State Capitol Rotunda.

St. Al’s Festival of Trees Fashion Show

St Al's Festival of the Trees Fashion Show in Boise, Idaho on Nov 30, 2015.

Boise Lifestyle Holiday Social and Networking Event

Celebrating the Holidays and the 1st Anniversary of Boise Lifestyle Magazine. Thanks to The Olympic Venue and Good Times Karaoke & DJ for making it a true occasion.

Style in the Aisle – Black Halo Fashion Show

Hosted by Piece Unique and Jesse Taylor, benefiting the Boise Rescue Mission.

Bishop Kelly H.S. Gala Fundraiser

Since 1976, the Bishop Kelly Foundation has held an annual gala. Proceeds from The Winner’s Choice Dinner and Auction benefit Bishop Kelly High School, and comprise a portion of the operating scholarship grants from the Foundation to the school.

Le Coq d’Or Within Chateau des Fleurs – Eagle

Chef Franck Bacquet prepared dinner for his first guests during a soft opening in early October. The fine dining restaurant is located within the new Idaho destination, Chateau des Fleurs.

The North Channel Center First Wednesday

Party goers enjoyed the final North Channel Center First Wednesday for 2015. Be sure to stop by next year and visit your friends at The Porterhouse, Olive and Vyne, Lilly Jane's Cupcakes and Quiznos.

Amherst Madison Legacy’s Grand Opening – Boise Office Location

Amherst Madison Legacy and Boise Lifestyle magazine host the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting of their 3,000-square-foot office near downtown Boise.

Foothills Med Spa Grand Opening

Foothills Med Spa recently hosted the Grand Opening of their new, beautiful location in downtown Boise.

A Great Garden Escape with The Big Wow Band

A beautiful night in a gorgeous setting with food, libations and dancing at the Idaho Botanical Garden.

14th Annual Tour de Fat Parade

The Tour de Fat is a fundraiser organized yearly by New Belgium Brewery for three Boise cycling advocacy groups: SWIMBA, Treasure Valley Cycling Alliance and Boise Bicycle Project.

Clean Critters

The Broadway Veterinary Hospital recently hosted a Dog Wash Fundraiser. The furry critters were soaped and scrubbed until they shined. Proceeds from the event were donated to Fuzzy Pawz Rescue and the Idaho Food Bank.

Animal Lovers Unite

We sent out the call to our Facebook friends to send us their best pictures of having fun with their favorite animals, and our fans delivered. So many wonderful photos were submitted. We wish we had room for them all.

Local LLS Hosts The Gala of Hope and Betting on a Cure

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society hosts several yearly events supporting research for the cure of blood cancer. Large strides have been made thanks to the generosity of many in the Boise Valley.

Boise Lifestyle’s Summer Social

Guests enjoyed mingling at Franz Witte's nursery. Delectable hors d'oeuvres provided by Kindness and drinks provided by Payette Brewing Company kept guests well supplied, while Esteban Anastasio set just the right tone with his classical guitar.

Wine, Women and Shoes

Women recently gathered at the Boise Centre to raise money for the Idaho Youth Ranch while enjoying designer shopping, savory food bites and, of course, wine tasting.

Cinco De Mayo Barbacoa Style

Barbacoa Grill welcomed guests to celebrate the grand opening of The Luna Rooftop bar with a Cinco de Mayo fiesta to remember. Special guests Mariachi De Mi Tierra contributed to the festive atmosphere.

Boise Lifestyle Launch Party

Supporters gathered at Chandlers Prime Steak and Fine Seafood for the official launch party of Boise Lifestyle magazine. Well-wishers enjoyed visiting with friends both old and new while savoring delectable Hor d'oeuvres and drinks.

Show Off! Fine Art Show

Smith & Coelho The Real Estate Company sponsored and hosted a free fine art show in Eagle. Guests dined on delicious food amidst spectacular art created by local artists.

Planting the Future 5th Annual Celebration

Idaho-based charity Semilla Nueva helps rural Guatemalan farmers learn sustainable agricultural practices. Local supporters and Rotarians bid on silent auction items while enjoying hearing about the past year's successes. Proceeds help fund an upcoming Rotary Global Grant.

New Tutoring Center Opens in Meridian

Mathnasium, a new neighborhood math-only learning center, recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the newest tutoring center in the Boise area. Specially trained math tutors are excited to teach math in an individual setting.