What’s Happening in December

By November 30, 2017Blog, Community

FRIDAY, DEC. 1

Nana’s Launch Party
Join Nana’s and The Moveable Boutique at The Garden City Projects to celebrate Nana’s grand opening. Food, drinks, music, and more!
5-9:30pm

Support a.l.p.h.a. on World AIDS Day at Flying M Coffeehouse
Purchase a large mocha and proceeds will go to a.l.p.h.a.
6:30am-11pm

Seussed Invitational Artshow
Seuss-inspired art show at Visual Arts Collective, featuring work from Erin Ruiz, Julia Green, Cody Rutty, Noble Hardesty, Kelly Knopp, Adam Rosenlund, and several more
5:30pm-2am

Winter Garden aGlow
Don’t miss this annual event running until Dec. 7 at The Idaho Botanical Garden
6-9pm, $8-$12 (buy tickets)

Elf the Musical
At the Morrison Center, one night only!
7:30-10:30pm, SOLD OUT


SATURDAY, DEC. 2

Stubborn Son / Marshall Poole / Fort Harrison
At The Olympic Venue
7pm, $8 (buy tickets)

Night Heron with PG-13 and Aphorist
At Neurolux
7pm, $5 (buy tickets)

The 12 Bars of Christmas Crawl
Registration is at Whiskey Bar from 12-4pm, crawl is from 12-8pm at Whiskey Bar, Cactus Bar, Silly Birch, and more
Learn more

WOH Discovery Show
At Woodland Empire Ale Craft, featuring Coleman, Equinox, Melacrusin, and more
7-11pm

Concert For Cause feat. Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Knitting Factory, 8pm, SOLD OUT


MONDAY, DEC. 4

December Open Drag Night
At The Balcony
8-11pm

Kegs4Kause
At Payette Brewing
5-10pm, buy tickets


TUESDAY, DEC. 5

Story Story Studio
“Participants will walk through choosing a story, building a story line, and creating scenes that are both compelling and well timed. This introduction to live story telling will provide all you need to begin transforming your personal story into a captivating chronicle.”
At JUMP, 5:30-7:30pm, $30 (buy tickets)

Free Drop-In Writing Workshop with Heidi Kraay
At The Cabin, 6:30-8pm

Big Gigantic
With Brasstracks and Auzomatik at Knitting Factory
8pm, $60 (buy tickets)


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 6

Open Mic with Lady Bizness and Karaoke
At Liquid, 7pm-2am


THURSDAY, DEC. 7

Full Tilt Pinball Tourney with Payette Brewing
Dress up as a Christmas character and win prizes!
7-10pm

Free Photos With Santa & First Thursday at Old Boise
Partnered with Go Out Local and St Luke’s CARES and Go Out Local to help gather supplies for the Faces of Hope Victim Center Supply Drives. Looking for donations of: blankets, personal care items (toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, etc.), binkies, bottles, sippy cups, books, toys , journals, clothing (all must be new)
5-8pm

First Thursday Mini Pop-Up Market
At Barbarian Brewing, featuring Form and Function Coffee and vendors Artikel Studio, Quick Finley, Fluff Hardware, and more
5-10pm

Handmade for the Holidays
At Idaho Made, featuring Kate of The Dapper Jackalope and Sawtooth Glass
5-9pm

First Thursday: Bodies are Being(s)
Photography by Matthew Wordell at Sage Yoga
5:30-9pm

First Thursday: Ida Ho Ho Live at the RX
At Record Exchange, 6-7pm

Lime and a Coconut: Popup Dinner!
At Guru Donuts, 6-9pm, SOLD OUT

First Thursday: Make Your Own Ornament
At Boise Art Glass, 2-9pm, $40

First Thursday Boise Rockeoke at Tom Grainey’s
9pm-12:30am


FRIDAY, DEC. 8

Renee Ross at District Coffee House
6pm

The (6th Annual!) Horrific Puppet Affair; A Very Horrific Holiday Special
At Homegrown Theatre until Dec. 23, multiple showings.
Pay what you want on Dec. 8, then $5-$10 for future showings (buy tickets)

Ophidia Studio Presents 2017 Winter Showcase
Dec. 8 and 9, 7pm, $13-$15 (buy tickets)


SATURDAY, DEC. 9

Sick Wish / Panda & Rabbit / Pop Overkill
B-AMP presents at The District Coffee House
7pm, $5

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party
At The Balcony, 9pm-2am

Winter Themed Cake Decorating Class
At Amaru Confections, 1-3pm, SOLD OUT


SUNDAY, DEC. 10

Sundressed / Nominee / Urban Outfielders
At The Olympic Venue, 7-11:30pm, $8-$10 (buy tickets)


TUESDAY, DEC. 12

Verse and Vino: a Night of Poetry and Wine
Brought to you by Big Tree Arts and Ming Studios
7-9:30pm, $12-$15 (buy tickets)


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 13

Ekali with Medasin and Judge
At Reef, 9pm-1am, $12-$15 (buy tickets)

Jonny Fritz with Charlie Sutton
At The Olympic Venue, 7-11:30pm, $13-$15 (buy tickets)


THURSDAY, DEC. 14

2nd Annual Let’s Get Together Event
Brought to you by Payette Brewing and Meriwether Cider
5-8pm

Colter Wall
At Neurolux, 7pm, $10-$12 (buy tickets)

Esmé Patterson / SUSTO / With Child
At The Olympic Venue, 7-11pm, $13-$15 (buy tickets)

It’s A Wonderful Life
Playing at The Egyptian, 7-10pm, buy tickets


FRIDAY, DEC. 15

The Spill: Wearing Layers
At Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa, 7:30-9pm

Silent Night Silent Disco
“JUMP Boise and Kaleidisco are ready to give you a full evening of music, dancing, crafts and more!”
7pm-12am, $15-$18 (buy tickets)

Ballet Idaho The Nutcracker
7:30pm, $46+


SATURDAY, DEC. 16

DJ IGA’s A Funky Spacebar Christmas 5
10pm-1am

Fa La La La La La La Lost Grove – Holiday Party & Pop Up Market
At Lost Grove Brewing, 12-5pm

Christmas Kids Bike Giveaway
At Boise Bicycle Project, 9am-2pm

A Creative’s Holiday – Meet & Mingle
At Studio Boise Photography Center, 7-9pm

Christmas Vacation
Playing at The Egyptian, 4:30-6:30pm, $6-$9 (buy tickets)

Get Crafty at JUMP!
12-2pm


WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

Slow Hollows with Raener and Dan Had It
At Neurolux, 7pm-12am, $7 (buy tickets)

Look and Listen: Stories and Music for Everyone!
At Form and Function Coffee featuring blogger and author Jessie Horney and band The Slow
5:45-7:45pm


THURSDAY, DEC. 21

Boise Brewing Christmas Party
5-9pm


FRIDAY, DEC. 22

Finn Riggins / Dark Swallows / With Child
At Neurolux, 7-11:30pm, $7 (buy tickets)


SATURDAY, DEC. 23

Rolled Into One / OK OK / Lyonsdale
At The Olympic Venue, 7pm, $5 (buy tickets)


TUESDAY, DEC. 26

Story Story Night: !
At JUMP, 6-9:30pm, $12+ (buy tickets)


SUNDAY, DEC. 31

5th Annual Idaho® Potato Drop
At Capitol Park

NYE Party feat. The Dirty Moogs, The Max Beefwater Band, DJ Izze
At Neurolux, 8pm-2am, $8-$10 (buy tickets)

HOP DROP! New Year’s Eve Party
At Mad Swede Brewing, 4pm-1am