After the craziness of Halloween and the elections, this weekend is setting up to be kind of quiet in the Treasure Valley. But if you are looking to get out and about, here are our picks for things to do:
Backcountry Film Festival
Friday, Nov. 9th. 6 pm. Egyptian Theater. Put on by Winter Wildlands, this festival is a great way to celebrate winter and get ready for some snow. Tickets are $10. For more information logon to winterwildlands.org.
The Veteran’s Day Parade
Saturday. 10 am. Downtown. Boise’s annual Veteran’s Day Parade will take place this Saturday in the streets of downtown Boise. Come see your Big Red Marching Band!
Girls Basketball vs. Caldwell
Saturday. 7:30 pm. Boise High. The girls open their 2012 – 2013 season at home against Caldwell. Come cheer on your Braves!
The Pink Panther
Friday & Saturday. 7 pm. Black Box Theater, Boise High School. The Washington Street Players presents this comedy this weekend and next. It’s a family friendly event that everyone will love.
Dia de los Muertos
Tuesdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 10. Idaho State Historical Society celebrates the traditional Mexican holiday by having local artists and school children create elaborate traditional and contemporary altars and art that transform the building. $3 – $5.
Dine Out Downtown Boise Restaurant Week
Through Nov. 11. Indulge your palate during downtown Boise’s restaurant week. Fourteen downtown restaurants will provide delightful pairings and exceptional values from special prix fixe menus. For more info, log onto downtownboise.org. $10-$30
Saturday Nov. 10. 10a.m. – 4p.m.Turkey Day is an event with two objectives: provide a fun, family friendly venue for shopping local and to raise funds and awareness for childhood cancer by benefiting the Trevor’s Trek organization. Support Eagle and other local businesses by purchasing food, clothing and more while enjoying the festive atmosphere.
Trey McIntyre Project
Saturday, Nove. 10. 2p.m. & 8p.m. Trey McIntyre Project performs with Korea National Contemporary Dance Company. For more info visit treymcintyre.com. $20-$63
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