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Idaho Botanical Garden Fall Harvest Festival 12:00 pm
Idaho Botanical Garden Fall Harvest Festival @ Idaho Botanical Gardens
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This family-friendly event celebrates the changing season with live music, beer and wine garden, food vendors, the Scarecrow Stroll, and kids’ activities. Guests may shop in the artist market, which features a variety of art[...]
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Idaho Botanical Garden Fall Harvest Festival 12:00 pm
Idaho Botanical Garden Fall Harvest Festival @ Idaho Botanical Gardens
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This family-friendly event celebrates the changing season with live music, beer and wine garden, food vendors, the Scarecrow Stroll, and kids’ activities. Guests may shop in the artist market, which features a variety of art[...]
Old Time Farm Days 12:00 pm
Old Time Farm Days @ Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Experience Old Time Farm Days from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, October 7, at the Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead at 5006 W. Farm Court in the Hidden Springs subdivision in Boise. Get a glimpse of what Idaho[...]
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Flavorful Fairytales: “Room on the Broom”
Flavorful Fairytales: “Room on the Broom” @ Jack's Urban Meeting Place
Oct 11 all-day
Start Halloween festivities early with Flavorful Fairytales at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 11, at Jack’s Urban Meeting Place in downtown Boise. The program will feature the reading of a short book titled, “Room on the[...]
Treasure Valley Dog Show
Treasure Valley Dog Show @ Expo Idaho
Oct 11 – Oct 14 all-day
The Treasure Valley Dog Show is set for 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. October 11-14 at Expo Idaho. The public is welcome to come view the show, and there is no admission fee. For more[...]
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Zoo Boise Spooktacular
Zoo Boise Spooktacular @ Zoo Boise
Oct 12 all-day
Zoo Boise’s Spooktacular will run the evenings of October 12-14 and October 19-21. Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun time for the whole family and an opportunity to visit the zoo at night. There will be[...]
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Zoo Boise Spooktacular
Zoo Boise Spooktacular @ Zoo Boise
Oct 13 all-day
Zoo Boise’s Spooktacular will run the evenings of October 12-14 and October 19-21. Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun time for the whole family and an opportunity to visit the zoo at night. There will be[...]
“Sarah, Plain and Tall” 10:00 am
“Sarah, Plain and Tall” @ Meridian Library
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am
Treasure Valley Children’s Theater will present a production of “Sarah, Plain and Tall” in the large conference room of the Cherry Lane branch of the Meridian Library District at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 13. The[...]
Dig into Geology! 12:00 pm
Dig into Geology! @ Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Explore Idaho’s fossils and geologic history with activity stations, a lecture, and more from noon to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, October 13, at the Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology, 2455 Old Penitentiary Rd. in Boise.[...]
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Zoo Boise Spooktacular
Zoo Boise Spooktacular @ Zoo Boise
Oct 14 all-day
Zoo Boise’s Spooktacular will run the evenings of October 12-14 and October 19-21. Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun time for the whole family and an opportunity to visit the zoo at night. There will be[...]
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Zoo Boise Spooktacular
Zoo Boise Spooktacular @ Zoo Boise
Oct 19 all-day
Zoo Boise’s Spooktacular will run the evenings of October 12-14 and October 19-21. Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun time for the whole family and an opportunity to visit the zoo at night. There will be[...]
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WaterShed Weekend Fall Festival Program
WaterShed Weekend Fall Festival Program @ Boise WaterShed
Oct 20 all-day
Join the Boise WaterShed every third Saturday of the month for nature and art activities the whole family can enjoy. Activities take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free, and no pre-registration[...]
Zoo Boise Spooktacular
Zoo Boise Spooktacular @ Zoo Boise
Oct 20 all-day
Zoo Boise’s Spooktacular will run the evenings of October 12-14 and October 19-21. Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun time for the whole family and an opportunity to visit the zoo at night. There will be[...]
Boo Bash: Family Yoga Costume Party 10:30 am
Boo Bash: Family Yoga Costume Party @ Jack's Urban Meeting Place
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am
Grab the whole family, get dressed up in “spooktacular” costumes, and enjoy some playful yoga at Jack’s Urban Meeting Place in downtown Boise at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, October 20. All ages are welcome with a[...]
Funtober Fest 1:00 pm
Funtober Fest @ Nampa Rec Center
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come have some harvest fun at the Nampa Rec Center from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, October 20, at Funtober Fest. This outdoor, carnival-style event will include face painting, dancing, storytelling, a costume contest, games[...]
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Zoo Boise Spooktacular
Zoo Boise Spooktacular @ Zoo Boise
Oct 21 all-day
Zoo Boise’s Spooktacular will run the evenings of October 12-14 and October 19-21. Spooktacular is a merry-not-scary fun time for the whole family and an opportunity to visit the zoo at night. There will be[...]
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Foster/adoption meetings 6:30 pm
Foster/adoption meetings @ Caldwell Public Library
Oct 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The first step in finding out more about being a foster or adoptive parent in the State of Idaho is by attending an information or orientation meeting. Meetings are set for  6:30 to 8 p.m.[...]
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“Oliver” at Nampa Civic Center
“Oliver” at Nampa Civic Center @ Nampa Civic Center
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Music Theatre of Idaho will present the renowned musical “Oliver” at the Nampa Civic Center, with evening and matinee performances October 25-27. This family-friendly production is about an English orphan’s adventures. Tickets are available online[...]
Trunk or Treat and Dance to the Beat 6:00 pm
Trunk or Treat and Dance to the Beat @ Downtown Meridian
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Meridian becomes a festival of costumes as more than 100 businesses create “mini-other worlds” and hand out treats to kids from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 25. DJ Gomez spins the tunes, getting[...]
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Frightened Felons (All Ages Night) 7:00 pm
Frightened Felons (All Ages Night) @ Old Idaho Penitentiary
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Old Idaho Penitentiary will host its 10th Annual Frightened Felons event from 7 to 11 p.m. (last admission, 9:30 p.m.) on Friday, October 26. Visitors may tour the site at night and — if[...]
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Boo at the Zoo 10:00 am
Boo at the Zoo @ Zoo Boise
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Join Zoo Boise for one of the best Halloween events in town on Saturday, October 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be costumed characters passing out candy, costume contests for all ages,[...]
Creepy Critter Encounters 3:00 pm
Creepy Critter Encounters @ Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Learn about creatures of the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge on a spooky hike from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, October 27. See live animals, hear stories of creepy critters, and create Halloweeen crafts. Come[...]
YMCA Halloween Run 5:30 pm
YMCA Halloween Run @ Ann Morrison Park
Oct 27 @ 5:30 pm
The Treasure Valley YMCA will host its annual Halloween Run for anyone 5 years of age and older on Saturday, October 27. There will be a Monster Mile starting at 5:30 p.m. and a 5K[...]
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