Friday, October 23rd
Harvest Party. West YMCA. Free to the community. 6-8 pm. Includes swimming, games, crafts, costume parade and more. #377-9622.
Boise Little Theater presents “The Mousetrap”. Based on a book by Agatha Christie. 8 pm.
Starlight Mt Theater presents “Little Shop of Horrors.” 7:30 in Eagle.
Fifth annual Creatures of the Night. MK Nature Center. Fri and Sat 6:30-8:30. $3 per person over age 2. Bring the whole family in costume and learn about nocturnal critters like beavers, owls, spiders, wolves and crayfish. Create your own mask and enjoy fireside story telling.
Nampa Civic Center. Beauty and the Beast. 7:30 Fri. 1:30 and 7:30 Sat. Runs through October.
Boise Fall Home Show. Expo Idaho. Fri-Sun. $5 adults. Kids 12 and under free.
Gift of Warmth coat drive. Sierra Trading Post in Meridian. From Oct 15-Nov 21st. They will be collecting new and used coats, hats and gloves to benefit The Boise Rescue Mission. Customers will receive a 20% discount on all outerwear in appreciation for their donation.
Friends Fall Book sale. 9 am-7 pm. Boise Public Library. Hayes Auditorium.
Opera Idaho. Free performance. Ada Community Library. 7 pm
Saturday, Oct 24th
Boo at the Zoo. 10 am-5 pm. Zoo Boise. Costume contest for all ages, face painting, bat toss astrojump, pumpkin patch photos, costume characters passing out free candy and of course the zoo.
Annual Holiday Bazaar. First Christian Church in Nampa. 9am-3 pm. 619 12th Ave South, Nampa. Halloween items, fall decor, Chistmas gifts and much more. Homemade noodles will be sold by the bag until they are gone. So come early.
Fall Fire: Fall for Boise Finale. 7-9 pm. Grove plaza. Dance, music, song and fire! Bundle up and join the festivities.
Idaho Country Western Dance Association. 7:30-11 pm. At Boise Valley square and round dance center. County music with some latin and swing! Come for a Halloween dance party. Costumes welcome. Learn 2 dances at 7:30-8:30 and then open dance till 11.
Halloween Costume party. at Ballet Idaho. 4-7. At the Ester Simplot preforming arts academy annex. Grab your little ghouls and goblins and bring them to the Ballet Idaho Academy Costume Party Fundraiser. Walk through the graveyard, create a creepy craft, march in the monster parade and more! Tickets $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Free for accompanying parents.
Creepy Critters Encounter. 6-8 pm. Deer flat national wildlife refuge. Howl for coyotes, hoot for owls! Meet critters on a scary hike and create Halloween crafts. Free fun for all! Come in costume for a special treat! Bring a flashlight just in case. Be spooked at the refuge Visitor Center.
Meridian Symphony Orchestra. 7:30. Meridian Middle School.