8 DAYS OUT SATURDAY OCT. 2 Festivals & Events FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL—Live music, hay rides, pumpkin bowling and painting and more at this celebration of all things fall. See Picks, Page 49. Noon-6 p.m. $2-$4. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise, 208-343-8649, www.idahobotanicalgarden.org. OKTOBERFEST—Sixth Street will be closed at Main Street for a full-on street party with beer, music and all the hottest lederhosen fresh off the runways of Europe. 2 p.m. FREE. Old Boise, Sixth and Main Streets, Boise. SCARECROW STROLL—See Wednesday. $2-$4, IBG members and ages 5 and younger FREE. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise, 208-343-8649, www.idahobotanicalgarden.org.
On Stage BYE BYE BIRDIE—See Thursday. 6:15 p.m. Price varies. Knock ‘Em Dead Dinner Theatre, 415 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Boise, 208-3850021, www.kedproductions.org. THE NOT TOO LATE SHOW—Live late-nightstyle talk show hosted by local comedian Sherry Japhet. See Picks, Page 49. 8 p.m. $3. Liquid, 405 S. Eighth St., Boise, 208-287-5379, www.liquidboise. com.
Concerts AUTUMN ROMANCE— Boise Philharmonic opening night features pianist William Wolfram and music by Strauss, Liszt and Tchaikovsky. See Picks, Page 48. 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. $24-$75. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane, Boise, 208-426-1609, mc.boisestate. edu.
VINTAGE SWING DANCE—Instructions on classic Lindy Hop moves. All ages. No partner required. 8 p.m. $5. Heirloom Dance Studio, 765 Idaho St., Boise, 208-871-6352, www. heirloomdancestudio.com.
Sports & Fitness NAMI WALK—Annual Walk (1K, 3K or 5K) to beneﬁt the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Breakfast, music and entertainment for the whole family are provided by local sponsors. Register in advance at www.nami.org or call 376-4304. Check in at 9 a.m., walk begins at 10 a.m. FREE. The Atrium at Albertsons/Supervalu Headquarters, 250 Parkcenter Blvd., Boise.
Citizen PERSONAL PONIES BENEFIT CONCERT—Fundraiser for Personal Ponies, a nonproﬁt organization that loans ponies to disabled people, featuring music from Andy Griggs and Beau Bonds and kids’ activities, ponies and vendors. 2 p.m. $10. Meridian Speedway, 335 E. Main St., Meridian, 208-888-2813, www. meridianspeedway.com.
Odds & Ends DANCING WITH THE HEROES— Live music from Primetime Swingers, Heartfelt Country and Elvie Thomas Band, as well as a silent auction, door prizes, complimentary dessert bar, no host bar and concessions to beneﬁt Canyon County Meals On Wheels. 6 p.m. $5. O’Connor Field House/ Caldwell Events Center, 2207 Blaine St., Caldwell, 208-4553004.
then get together with other dogs and owners and play. For more information, e-mail tandb26@ yahoo.com. 5 p.m. FREE. Morris Hill Park, corner of N. Roosevelt and Alpine streets., Boise.
Animals & Pets IDAHO HUMANE SOCIETY SEE SPOT WALK 2010—One-milelong dog walk through Downtown Boise. Food, contests and fun for the whole family. Registration fee includes a T-shirt for you and a scarf for your pup. 10 a.m. $15-$20. Julia Davis Park, 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise. MIGRATORY BIRD VIEWING FIELD TRIP—The Boise State Idaho Bird Observatory will lead an informational hike to observe migratory birds in the areas around Lucky Peak. Contact 208-426-4354 for more info or to register. 8 a.m. FREE.
SUNDAY OCT. 3 Festivals & Events FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL—See Saturday. Noon-6 p.m. $2-$4. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise, 208-343-8649, www.idahobotanicalgarden.org. SCARECROW STROLL—See Wednesday. $2-$4, IBG members and ages 5 and younger FREE. Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise, 208-343-8649, www.idahobotanicalgarden.org.
GOT NEWF?—Newf is short for Newfoundland, one of the giant breeds of dogs. If you have one,
RICHTER AND UZUE, GUITAR AND CELLO—Concert featuring guitar and cello. 7:30 p.m. $5$12. Jewett Auditorium, The College of Idaho, 2112 E. Cleveland Blvd., Caldwell, 208-459-3405 or 208-454-1376, www.caldwellﬁnearts.org.
Workshops & Classes 37TH IDAHO ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING—Idaho and regional archaeologists present results of recent investigations. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. FREE. Engineering and Technology Building, Room 110, Boise State University, Boise. USA DANCE BALLROOM DANCE—Smoke-free, familyfriendly ballroom dancing. 7 p.m. $10 nonmembers, $5 for members and students with ID, Boise Valley Square and Round Dance Center, 6534 Diamond St., Boise. 208-249-1715, www. usadanceboise.org. Dude Howdy by Steve Klamm was the 1st place winner in the 8th Annual Boise Weekly Bad Cartoon Contest.
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