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8 DAYS OUT Concerts JEANNE BELFY-OBOE, AND DAVID SAUNDERS-HORN—The program features two trios for oboe, horn and piano performed with guest artist Svetlana Nagachevskaya Maddox. 7:30 p.m. $3-$5. Morrison Center Recital Hall, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise State campus, Boise, 208-426-1609.

Odds & Ends BOISE CAFE LATIN NIGHTS— Get a basic Latin dance lesson at 9 p.m. and then commence salsa-ing it up to music from a live DJ until 2 a.m. while enjoying drinks and snacks. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. $5. Boise Cafe, 219 N. 10th St., Boise, 208-343-3397. STAMP AND SCRAP FEST— Rubber-stamping and scrapbooking event where amateurs can learn from the pros. 10 a.m. $3. Expo Idaho (Fairgrounds), 5610 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208287-5650, www.expoidaho.com.

SATURDAY SEPT. 25 Festivals & Events AFRICAN HARVEST CELEBRATION—Featuring farm-fresh African cuisine prepared with recipes from the recent “Making West Home” cookbook project. Program live music by Mosqui, a Somali Bantu performer from Salt Lake City. 6:30 p.m. $20-$30. King of Glory Lutheran Church, 3430 N. Maple Grove Road, Boise, 208-377-0220, www.koglutheran.org. SUN VALLEY HARVEST FESTIVAL—See Friday. $125-$195. Sun Valley, Idaho. www.sunvalleyharvestfestival.com.

and when you need pressure canners. Fee covers basic supplies for the class. Register by e-mailing info@northendnursery. com 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $10. North End Organic Nursery, 2350 Hill Road, Boise, 208-389-4769, northendnursery.com.

Talks & Lectures IRA GLASS—See Picks, Page 43. 6:30 p.m. $25-$35. Community Campus, 1050 Fox Acres Road, Hailey, 208-788-3481.

Sports & Fitness BOISE STATE VS. OREGON STATE—1 p.m. $99-$471. Bronco Stadium, 1910 University Dr., 208-426-1900, www.boisestate.edu. BOISE STATE HOMECOMING TAILGATING PARTY—Special beer and barbecue menu provided by Life’s Kitchen and Brewforia. Starts three hours before game time. $50. US Bank, 1000 Broadway Ave., 208-383-7868. MERIDIAN LIONS RODEO— Bareback riding, saddle bronc riding, team roping, barrel racing, break-away roping, bull riding, tiedown roping and steer wrestling. 1 p.m. $7-$10. Meridian Lions Rodeo Park, Corner of McDermott Road and Cherry Lane, Meridian, www.meridianlions.org.

Green LITTER’S NOT FOR CRITTERS— Volunteer to do cleanup and improve wildlife habitat. Bring water and gloves. Preregister by calling 208-467-9278. 2 p.m. FREE. Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitors Center, 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa, 208-467-9278, www. fws.gov/deerflat.

Odds & Ends CANYON COUNTY OREGON TRAIL AUTO TOUR—Jim McGill, local researcher and historian, and author of Rediscovered Frontiersman: Timothy Goodale will lead a car caravan of “21st Century Explorers” across new-found remnants of the Oregon Trail in Canyon County. 8:30 a.m. $15. Nampa Train Depot Museum, 1200 Front St., Nampa, 208-467-7611, www. canyoncountyhistory.com. ISGCI PRESENTS PRETTY IN PINK—Cancer awareness drag show. 9 p.m. $5. Neurolux, 111 N. 11th, Boise, 208-343-0886, www.neurolux.com. PARADE OF UNIQUE HOMES—Travel by trolley to tour five unique Boise homes inside and out and receive information about the thinking behind their design and the process of their construction. See Picks, Page 18. Tickets at boiseuniquehomes.eventbrite. com. Noon, $25. Boise Weekly, 523 Broad St., Boise, 208-344-2055, www.boiseweekly.com. STAMP AND SCRAP FEST—See Friday. 10 a.m. $3. Expo Idaho (Fairgrounds), 5610 Glenwood St., Garden City, 208-287-5650, www.expoidaho.com.

Animals & Pets MODEL HORSE SHOW—There will be four halter divisions and a smattering of performance classes. Open show is a North American Nationals qualifying event. Spectators welcome. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. $10-$30. Cloverdale Church of God, 3755 S. Cloverdale Road, Boise, 208-3621700, www.cloverdalechurch.org.

SUN VALLEY MUSIC FESTIVAL—Blues and gospel music festival featuring The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bill Sims Jr., Lew Soloff and The Paul Tillotson Love Trio. 5 p.m. $45. Sun Valley Pavilion, Sun Valley Resort, Sun Valley, www.sunvalley.com.

On Stage BYE BYE BIRDIE—See Thursday. Doors at 6:15 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Price varies. Knock ’Em Dead Dinner Theatre, 415 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Boise, 208-385-0021, www.kedproductions.org. THE COLOR PURPLE—Stage adaptation of the acclaimed film and novel about an abused black woman in the 1930s. 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. $28-$48. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise, 208-426-1609, mc.boisestate. edu.

Workshops & Classes INTRO TO CANNING AND FOOD PRESERVING—Learn the basics of canning, pickling and dehydrating, including what foods you can safely can with a water-bath

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