One Halloween down, one Holiday Season to go. Which means a flurry of Holiday Bazaars and such…ready for that?

If you’re looking for even more to explore, check out the Appetite for Idaho page on Facebook and the blog of the same name, and Appetite for Idaho books are still for sale in various Treasure Valley locations like Flying M Boise/ Nampa, the Orchard House, Ashley Inn, Flatbread Pizza/ Downtown Boise, Candy World, Cascade Lake Inn, Twin Springs Resort and others.

Have a FUN week!

Holiday Craft Fair
Fri., Nov. 7, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Whitney United Methodist Church 3315 W. Overland Road, Boise Bench
Shop OUT. It’ll all be there at the Craft Fair: holiday décor, quilts, baked goods and preserves, woodcrafts, needlecrafts and othercrafts! Chili and potato bar, plus homemade soup and dessert at lunch time both days. (And we all know that those church people…they can seriously cook). Admission is FREE.

The Chocolate Affaire
Fri., Nov. 7, 5 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 8, 10 a.m.
Nampa Civic Center 311 Third St. S., Nampa
The 23rd Annual Chocolate Affaire at the Nampa Civic Center. The ad says to “indulge in your passions of shopping and chocolate”, and since I have a big thing for chocolate, the wonderdrug, I think I’ll just camp out there. They’ll have over 90 booths of fine crafted items and a VAST ARRAY of chocolate to enjoy. And enjoy it, we will. Admission to this event is also totally FREE.

BVAD Holiday Bazaar
Sat., Nov. 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sawtooth Middle School 3730 N. Linder Road, Meridian
Everyone’s welcome to attend the Boise Valley Association for the Deaf hosted holiday bazaar. Everyone Admission is FREE

Family Fun Saturday: Star Lab
Sat., Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Nampa Public Library 101 11th Ave. S., Nampa
Star-studded fun under the College of Idaho StarLab Dome. You’ll get to learn about the many different constellations and do some star-themed crafts. All ages are welcome. FREE

The Neighborhood Game
Sat., Nov. 8, 1-4 p.m.
Do you know your neighbors? Players will go into their neighborhoods with a list of activities they’ll have three hours to complete. It’s a fun, and maybe even hilarious way to connect with new people. Prizes awarded. Sponsored by Boise nonprofit the Social Planetarium of Boise/Treasure Valley. Get more info at FREE

Kids' Skating and Hockey Clinics
Sat., Nov. 8, 3-3:30 p.m.
Idaho IceWorld 7072 S. Eisenman Road, Boise
Hey, kids! Want to learn to ice skate or play hockey for FREE? Saturday’s your day, then.

Veterans Day Ceremony and Reception
Tue., Nov. 11, 11 a.m.
Stueckle Sky Center Boise State football stadium, Boise
Public welcome to this event. Want a full list of Boise Veterans Week activities? Call Veterans Services at 208-426-3744. FREE

Kids & Tweens Movie Night
Thu., Nov. 13, 4:30 p.m.
Nampa Public Library 101 11th Ave. S., Nampa
It’s here. “Muppets Most Wanted”, rated PG, and it’s FREE. Hang out with your friends at the Library and watch the show.