Time for hay rides, corn mazes, and dressing in layers. It’s also time for FallFests, Civil War Reenactments, Wii with friends at the Library, bowling in costumes, and Greenbelt Anniversary celebrations all week long.
Want more? Visit the Appetite for Idaho Facebook page for new Treasure Valley things to do every weekday. Have a FUN week!

~Amy

Video Game Time
Fri., Oct. 3, 4:30 p.m.
Ada Community Library, Lake Hazel Branch 10489 Lake Hazel Road, Boise
Play Wii and Xbox games with your friends at the Library!
For kids ages 8+. FREE
208-297-6700

Great Intermountain Model Train Sale
Sat., Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Nampa Civic Center 311 Third St. S., Nampa
Look around at all types of model trains while surrounded by them at the Civic Center. Various engines, model train accessories, different lay-outs, and rolling stock, available for purchase. FREE.
208-468-5555

Aloha Annual FALLFest & Food Drive
Sat., Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Aloha Landscape & Nursery 4291 S. Cloverdale Road, Boise
Bring a canned food item to share for those in need during the upcoming holidays, and check out local vendors selling handmade items. Christmas gift ideas and items you’ll want to bring home with you. FREE
208-362-2062

A River through Time
Sat., Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 5, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gem Island Sports Complex, Canal Street, Emmett
A celebration of the settling of the Payette River area. If you like Civil War stuff, there’ll be a civil war encampment where President Abe Lincoln is rumored to be currently visiting. Or at least a very strong likeness of Abraham Lincoln. The soldiers in uniform are going to skirmish and drill during the day, and I bet a cannon or two will get set off. Admission to this event is FREE.

Fallapalooza
Sat., Oct. 4, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Mean Jean's Chic Boutique 209 S. Eagle Road, Eagle
Crafters, shopping, kids’ games, pumpkin decorating, food trucks, and live music. There’ll also be a pie-eating contest, a raffle, and a bake sale that benefits the Women’s and Children’s Alliance and the Boise Rescue Mission. Admission to this is also FREE.
208-697-7267

Greenbelt 45th Anniversary Celebration
Mon., Oct. 6, 11 a.m.
Shoreline Park 1375 W. Shoreline Drive, Boise
Former City Council member and advocate of Boise’s Greenbelt, the late William Onweiler will be honored. For a complete list of activities, visit parks.cityofboise.org/parks-locations/parks/greenbelt. FREE
208-608-7600

Greenbelt 45th Anniversary Celebration
Tue., Oct. 7, 12 p.m.
Julia Davis Park 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise
How much do you know about your Greenbelt? Meet up at Friendship Bridge to prove your mad skills during lunch time by taking a walking scavenger hunt, with prizes! For a complete list of activities, visit parks.cityofboise.org/parks-locations/parks/greenbelt. FREE

Greenbelt 45th Anniversary Celebration
Tue., Oct. 7, 6 p.m.
Arts and History Sesqui-Shop 1008 Main St., Boise
Director of the Boise State Dept. of Community and Regional Planning, Jaap Vos, presents, “On Foot and Bike: Who Uses the Greenbelt?” A full list of activities at parks.cityofboise.org/parks-locations/parks/greenbelt. FREE
208-384-8509

Boo Bowling Halloween Party
Tue., Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.
20th Century Lanes 4712 W. State St., Boise
Costumes, scares, bowling, and fun! Costume contest starts at 8pm. FREE admission
208-342-8695

Greenbelt 45th Anniversary Celebration
Wed., Oct. 8, 12 p.m.
Ann Morrison Park 1000 N Americana Boulevard, Boise
Meet at the Old Timer’s Shelter for a “Tree Walk”, presented by the experts from Boise Community Forestry. For a full list of activities, visit parks.cityofboise.org/parks-locations/parks/greenbelt. FREE

Treasure Valley Dog Shows
Thu., Oct. 9, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Expo Idaho (Fairgrounds) 5610 Glenwood St., Garden City
Over 1,000 dogs from all over the U.S. (some of them ranking in the Top Ten) will jump, strut, race, and participate in obedience and agility competitions. Hosted by Idaho Capital City Kennel Club and Lizard Butte Kennel Club, and sanctioned by the American Kennel Club. For more info, visit ICCKC.org FREE
208-287-5650

Lonnie Hutson Artist Reception
Thu., Oct. 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Boise State Student Union Gallery 1910 University Drive, Boise
38 Minus: The Idaho Fish Project’s artist, Lonnie Hutson, joins us for an exhibition and Q & A session. Handmade paper relief sculptures of different species, including the Redfish Lake sockeye salmon, bull trout, chinook salmon, steelhead, and white sturgeon. FREE
208-426-3049

Oregon Trail Memorial Bridge Dedication
Thu., Oct. 9, 5:30 p.m.
Julia Davis Park 700 S. Capitol Blvd., Boise
Capital Boulevard’s Oregon Trail Memorial Bridge’s renovation celebration! Live music, a dedication ceremony, refreshments, good times! FREE