First Thursday - April 2, 2015 Events

First Thursday - April 2, 2015

Boise Public Library 715 S CAPITOL BLVD

Join us for a POETRY SLAM brought to you by Big Tree Arts and Boise Public Library! We're taking care of the price of admission so you can attend and participate for FREE. All ages.

more info x 384-4076

ART

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

Lilly Janes Cupcakes. Laneige Bridal. Radio Boise Open House. Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services. Allen Ansel Photography. Chi E Shenam Oil Painting.

Allan R. Ansell Photography, LLC

Allan Ansell; Celebration of Gay Marriage and the Constitution, a photography exhibit of Gay couples Married by Council Woman, Mary Ann Jorden on Oct. 15.

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

April at Art Source Gallery features new works by Kevin Flynn and Amber Day of Flynn Day Pottery Thrown altered and hand built stoneware and raku pieces Functional whimsical and altogether enchanting Artists reception is April 2nd 5 to 9 Live music by Wayne White and wine by Indian Creek Winery

more info x 331-3374
Bittercreek Alehouse 246 N. 8th St

Art of the Worm: Get to know the underground worms that Bittercreek Alehouse employs in their quest to eliminate organic waste. Tours start inside Bittercreek Alehouse on 246 N. 8th Street from 6-8:30pm.

Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE Demonstrations while enjoying light refreshments. SPECIAL GUEST: Cinder wines will be sampling and selling wine. CLASSES: Make Your Own Glass Egg Paperweight $40 per session, Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345-1825.

345-1825
Boise Art Museum 670 S JULIA DAVIS DR

BAM offers extended hours on First Thursday (10am - 8pm). Admission by donation. From 4-7 pm in BAM's galleries hear about dragon legends related to artist Liu Bolin's "Nine-Dragon Screen". Then draw your own dragon in BAM's Education Studios.

more info x 345-8330
Boise Brewing 521 W BROAD ST

Art from Fire Fusion Studio and chocolate and beer pairing with The Chocolat Bar. See the original art for April's beer of the month up in our gallery/mezzanine. Try your hand at the perfect chocolate and beer combination.

342-7655
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

This month we are featuring one of our studio artists Myra Hage! She is an amazing artist and will be displaying through the month of April. We will also have live music, live performance painting by Alex Vega and an interactive painting area for the kids!

371-9697
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

Featured artist for the month of April: new paintings by April VanDeGrift. Featured maker: paper art by Tom Bennick. Free wine tasting by Williamson Orchards.

more info x 345-3718
Chi E Shenam Westin

Art in the Alaska Center. Photography by Allen Ansell, complementary Portraits. Landscapes of the west by Chi E Shenam Westin, Pen and ink by Joseph Pacheco.

Cole Marr Photography Workshops and Coffeehouse 404 S 8TH ST L-100

“Landscapes Of The Kootenai Valley of Idaho" works by David Marr in B&W & color of Northern Idaho's Kootenai Valley. Using The Inn at Whitetail Hollow as a base, David Marr explores the rich Kootenai Valley, the Selkirk and the Purcell Mountains in search of wild Idaho. Artist will be present during opening reception 6-9 p.m. Comfort Foods will be served. All are welcome

336-7630
District Coffee House 219 N 10TH ST

Stop by the District Coffee House for new works by a local artist and a free pour over tasting!

343-1089
Echelon Fine Home 1404 W MAIN ST

Join us Tonight! See a SNEAK PEEK of the Parade of Homes furniture!! Enjoy tasty appetizers and quenching drinks.SPIN THE WHEEL for a chance to win special discounts and prizes!

906-0500
Evermore Prints LLC 780 W MAIN ST

Cecilia Richardson - Fine Art Photographer - Inner Impressions This body of work is an ongoing process based on our intuitive relationship with the natural. Cecilia has been taking photographs for over a decade with a cognitive practice into introspection. Join us for beautiful photographs and Boise Brewing.

991-3837
Fettuccine Forum 718 W IDAHO ST, Rose Room

Fettuccine Forum: "Why Is It Called Atlanta?: Migration to Idaho & the West after the Civil War" presented by John Bieter, Ph.D. The Forum is a free public lecture series. Location: Council Chambers, Boise City Hall. Doors open at 5:00 PM presentation begins at 5:30 PM.

433-5676
Flicks 646 FULTON ST

Playing With Fire-a film event sponsored by the Agency for New Americans. Open to the public, $12 tickets on sale at The Flicks in advance and at the door. 7:00-doors open at 6:30

more info x 342-4222
Flying M Coffeehouse 500 W IDAHO ST

Saratops McDonald is a sculptor by trade, but dabbles on occasion in the two dimensional world. Her new series "Shadow Play" explores the imagination and wonderment in the use of shadow puppets. Join us this First Thursday to experience the delightful work of Boise's own Saratops!

345-4320
Foster Building 409 S 8th St

Come Celebrate Spring with the Foster Building Merchants. This FREE event will be on First Thursday for all to enjoy, from 5-8 We will have treats, giveaways and great Sales. So Hop on over. We hope to see you there! ATOMIC TREASURES, MR PEABODY’S OPTICAL SHOPPE, QUE PASA, HAIRLINES, OFF THE WALL, THE VINTAGE TRUNK, GONE ROGUE

Gallery 601 211 N 10TH ST

Celebrating the Family is what Steve Hanks does best. Whether Hanks is capturing a tender moment between mother and child or the sunlight reflecting off the water during a family stroll, stop by and see why he is considered one of the best watercolor artists of his time.

more info x 336-5899
Gallery Five18 518 AMERICANA BLVD

Mixed media artwork by Connie K Sales and Sue Latta. How are perceptions formed? What questions can we ask that build and strengthen our senses? This show is about the questions, the experiment, the success and maybe even the failures. Wine sampling and pouring provided by Potter Wines.

342-3773
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have Annie Huntley in the shop with 10 other local arist. If the art doesn't pull you in the food and happy hour should! Happy hours starts at 5:00pm-close! Come and entertain yourself with art,drinks and food!

433-3934
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Delicious food made all from scratch in our open kitchen, $2 specialty mimosas made with seasonal local fruit and berries! Local art always rotating on our community gallery walls! 6 taps of local brews and a lovely local wine list. All ages all the time for our always free live music. Check out our complete menu at thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Idaho Blueprint & Supply Co. 619 W MAIN ST

Tonight and through all of April we are presenting TVAA & BOSCO artist Dennis Hayzlett along with store specials of 10% off easels, 2 for 1 IronLak, and 2pak canvas up to 60% off. C2F Art rep will be on hand with samples and answers to all your questions.

344-7878
Indie Made 108 N 6TH ST

Stop in to see what's new at Indie Made, Boise's best place for gifts! Over 60 local makers of unique clothing, jewelry, pottery, baby gifts, and other specialty items. In the Pioneer Tent Building @ 108 N 6th. Refreshments.

342-0804
Liquid Lounge 405 S 8TH ST 121

LIQUID LAUGHS DOES BUY 1 GET 1 FREE COMEDY TICKETS ON FIRST THURSDAY! THERE ARE SPECIALS ON LOCAL BREWS DURING THE SHOW! THE FOOD IS FANTASTIC IT COMES FROM SOLID! LIQUID DOES FOOD SPECIALS FOR FIRST THURSDAY SHOWS! NATIONAL TOURING COMEDIANS! GREAT COMEDY 5 NIGHTS A WEEK...

287-5379
LUX Fashion Lounge 785 W IDAHO ST 126B

We have new and resale mens and womens clothing for a fraction of retail price! Come check out our unique selection of Jewelry, hats and purses. Different local art in store each month. Thanks Boise for over a decade! Luv, Your Lux!

344-4589
Ming Studios 420 S 6TH ST

MING Studios resident artist Marijn van Kreij presents international films and local music. First screening at 6 30PM with films from Dutch artist Jereon Eisinga. At 7pm Boise s own 208 ensemble will play. At 8pm a film from British artist Rory Pilgrim. One night only, don't miss it

Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Lots of locally made stuff to come check out! Nystrom Goods (concrete planters), Slanted Rock Brewery (beer), and the Cake Ballers (cake balls) will all be here showing off what they do to make the Treasure Valley a cooler place!

344-1605
Que Pasa 409 S 8TH ST 99

! Come and enjoy the best in Mexican expression! Thousands of items from Mexican master craftsmen. Sterling silver, pottery, blown glass, Talavera, Dragons , Fairies , Mermaids, and Day of The Dead.

more info x 385-9018
R. Grey Jewelry Gallery 415 S 8TH ST

Join us for the annual silent auction to support the Boise State University Art Metals Program. All artwork is made by students and alumni. It kicks off April 2nd and will continue to the end of the month. Wine tasting will be from Williamson Winery.

385-9337
Salon 162 404 S 8TH ST 162

"The artwork of Brian Halverson" NW based artists, with roots in comics and pop influences, i try to represent the beautiful struggle of life in my work, i work in acrylics, and the ugliness of pink has become my favorite color.

386-9908
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
The Crux 1022 W MAIN ST

#WHATIDIDMYTWENYS : An obsession with drawing at age 5 has resulted in hundreds of paintings and as I leave my twenties behind I invite you to see what I did with them. Plus there's music and beer, so that's cool. - Ben Gin (Born April 3, '85)

503-784-1182
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

We will have art work from Maria Essig, Mark Hardy, and Mike Shipman. A Cork Board Fundraising display, Beer and Wine for purchase. Snack and a small plates menu to order from as well as Tarot Readings.

more info x 381-0034

MUSIC

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

Lilly Janes Cupcakes. Laneige Bridal. Radio Boise Open House. Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services. Allen Ansel Photography. Chi E Shenam Oil Painting.

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

April at Art Source Gallery features new works by Kevin Flynn and Amber Day of Flynn Day Pottery Thrown altered and hand built stoneware and raku pieces Functional whimsical and altogether enchanting Artists reception is April 2nd 5 to 9 Live music by Wayne White and wine by Indian Creek Winery

more info x 331-3374
Artisan Optics 190 N 8TH ST

THEO is modern frame technology pushing the envelope between amazing and amusing. Ideal for those who seek the unique. The entire collection will be in-store 12noon to 8pm. Stop by for a complimentary eyewear makeover and discover your perfect THEO. In-network with insurance.

more info x 338-0500
Basque Museum & Cultural Center 611 W GROVE ST

Explore the lifestyle of the Basques in the boarding house setting and the sports associated with frontons or ball courts Free admission Guided tours available from 6 30 8 30pm of the Jacobs Uberuaga House every half hour Live Basque music by local musicians.Store opens 5 30 8 30pm

343-2671
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

This month we are featuring one of our studio artists Myra Hage! She is an amazing artist and will be displaying through the month of April. We will also have live music, live performance painting by Alex Vega and an interactive painting area for the kids!

371-9697
Design Center of Boise 1185 W GROVE ST

Join us at the Showroom for live music, snacks, popcorn machine, sodas & Drinks and a food truck out front! We are extending our Spring Home special offers, so come check it out in the store

658-8888
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Delicious food made all from scratch in our open kitchen, $2 specialty mimosas made with seasonal local fruit and berries! Local art always rotating on our community gallery walls! 6 taps of local brews and a lovely local wine list. All ages all the time for our always free live music. Check out our complete menu at thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Piper Pub & Grill 150 N 8TH ST 214

Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm LIVE MUSIC playing from 530pm to 730pm Geeks who Drink at 8:00pm

343-2444
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
Zenergy 800 W MAIN ST 210

Join Zenergy for First Thursday in April. We will have live African drumming, spa specials, appetizers and drinks. Join us for a vibrant evening.

789-0477

DINE

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Buy one Appetizer and Receive one Free!! Our new $7.00 Appetizer menu features Swiss Fondue, Rack of Lamb Lollipops, Escargot, Frog Legs and many more. Unlimited House Wines with our very popular Three Course Dinner $29. Menu on our website. From 5:00 pm to close.

more info x 342-4900
Basque Market 608 W GROVE ST

Join us for our annual April Fools Day celebration where nothing is as it should be. Our Paella served at 6pm will become Thai-Ella and all of our tapas will be anything and everything but typical. Come down and see the crazy ideas we've come up with!

more info x 433-1208
Ben & Jerry's 103 N 10TH ST

As always $1.00 per scoop all day on First Thursday!

342-1992
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

This month we are featuring one of our studio artists Myra Hage! She is an amazing artist and will be displaying through the month of April. We will also have live music, live performance painting by Alex Vega and an interactive painting area for the kids!

371-9697
Bonefish Grill 855 W BROAD ST 5-225

Join us at Bonefish Grill in BODO for $6 Bang Bang Shrimp Appetizer from 4pm to close, with purchase.

433-1234
Brickyard Steakhouse 601 W MAIN ST

First Thursday features...Debuting our Summer drink menu with a Jalapeno Blackberry Margarita, Cucumber Melon Martini, Dragon berry Mojito, Summer Sangria and our Honey Bourbon cocktails! Check out Boise's hottest happy from 3-6 weekdays with half off beer, glass wine and cocktails!

287-2121
Chandlers 981 W GROVE ST

Chandlers celebrates the New Social Hour from 4 to 6 pm, offering a menu of delicious small plates and creative cocktails all priced between $5 and $7. This menu is exclusive to these hours ONLY! Join us for some special new bites.

more info x 383-4300
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

It doesn't get much better then Payette Brewing Co. beer and City Peanut Shop nuts. Join us for a nutty time!

433-3931
Costa Vida 801 W MAIN ST 101

The coast is calling at Costa Vida downtown. Surf in for the best beach-inspired fresh Mexican food now downtown, on the Grove!

429-4109
Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria 800 W MAIN ST 230

Happy Hour from 4-6 with 50% off ALL cocktails, beer and wine. After 5pm, 20% off all bottles of wine until its gone! Kids under 12 eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. Limit two per table.

287-4757
Foster Building 409 S 8th St

Come Celebrate Spring with the Foster Building Merchants. This FREE event will be on First Thursday for all to enjoy, from 5-8 We will have treats, giveaways and great Sales. So Hop on over. We hope to see you there! ATOMIC TREASURES, MR PEABODY’S OPTICAL SHOPPE, QUE PASA, HAIRLINES, OFF THE WALL, THE VINTAGE TRUNK, GONE ROGUE

Fresh Off The Hook Seafood 401 S 8TH ST

We will be offering half priced Domestic Bottle Beers, House Cabernet, Chardonnay, Merlot and Twisted Moscato Wine by the glass. Our featured half price Appetizers are Calamari Strips, Coconut Shrimp and Green Bean Fries.

343-0220
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have Annie Huntley in the shop with 10 other local arist. If the art doesn't pull you in the food and happy hour should! Happy hours starts at 5:00pm-close! Come and entertain yourself with art,drinks and food!

433-3934
Guido's New York Style Pizzeria 235 N 5TH ST

Pizza with an attitude! Large one topping pizza and 1 bottle of select white wine or red, or 2 bottles of beer, or 4 fountain sodas - for $22 plus tax! Dine in only.

345-9011
Ha Penny Bridge Irish Pub 855 W BROAD ST 5-250

Come enjoy our Special Irish menu or one of the 26 beers we have on tap -10% off for first Thursday. Happy hour from 4-6:30 daily and live music starts at 8:30pm.

343-5568
Happy Fish Sushi / MartiniBar 855 W BROAD ST 111

Special 10% discount for any purchases made at the Ha'Penny Irish Pub or Happy Fish Sushi/Martini Bar. We have a full selection of Liquor..24 Beers on Tap and 34 Martini's. Taking care of our customers is our first priority. We have excellent Food and Drinks. Check us out.

343-4810
High Note Cafe 225 N 5TH ST

Delicious food made all from scratch in our open kitchen, $2 specialty mimosas made with seasonal local fruit and berries! Local art always rotating on our community gallery walls! 6 taps of local brews and a lovely local wine list. All ages all the time for our always free live music. Check out our complete menu at thehighnotecafe.com

429-1911
Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

New Spring menu items sample night! Taste samples of healthy food at Boise's only all plant-based dining spot. Free tea tastings too!

336-5323
Lilly Jane's Cupcakes 1020 W MAIN ST 111

Come check out our NEW downtown location and get a FREE cupcake! First Thursday Special Pricing $2.00 large cupcakes and $1.00 baby cakes will be offered from 5pm-9pm! Plus Olive and Vyne will be doing a free taste testing of their balsamic vinegars that we use in our cupcakes and sell at our shop so come treat yourself, your family or get some treats for a friend!

938-3408
Liquid Lounge 405 S 8TH ST 121

LIQUID LAUGHS DOES BUY 1 GET 1 FREE COMEDY TICKETS ON FIRST THURSDAY! THERE ARE SPECIALS ON LOCAL BREWS DURING THE SHOW! THE FOOD IS FANTASTIC IT COMES FROM SOLID! LIQUID DOES FOOD SPECIALS FOR FIRST THURSDAY SHOWS! NATIONAL TOURING COMEDIANS! GREAT COMEDY 5 NIGHTS A WEEK...

287-5379
Old Chicago 730 W IDAHO ST

Kids eat free with the purchase of an adult entree. Two kid meals per paying adult.

363-0037
Piper Pub & Grill 150 N 8TH ST 214

Happy Hour 3pm to 6pm LIVE MUSIC playing from 530pm to 730pm Geeks who Drink at 8:00pm

343-2444
Reef 105 S 6TH ST

First Thursday feature... Steak Oscar, our half pound rib eye steak char broiled and crowned with Dungeness crab meat, wild Mexican prawns and silky béarnaise. Accompanied by white truffle mashed potatoes and char grilled asparagus spears.

287-9200
Ruth's Chris Steak House 800 W MAIN ST 110

Come and enjoy our " Sizzle, Swizzle and Swirl " Happy Hour from 4:30-6:30. We have appetizers and specialty cocktails for $7. So, come in for our Bacon Blue Cheese Burger and a Beer or enjoy our Ahi Tuna and a Blueberry Mojito.

426-8000
Saint Lawrence Gridiron 705 W BANNOCK ST

Appetizer 3-Way special, with wine and beer pairings, full menu available for regular hours.

more info x 433-5598
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Happy Hours 8am-10am and 4pm-6pm $0.50 off tea drinks. $5 Tea Tasting: choose any 3 teas for tasting and receive a free 12oz cup of your favorite of the 3. Tasting from 5pm-8pm

336-7948
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
Superb Sushi 280 N 8TH ST 104

We are sampling some fabulous wines tonight, and also will offer our in house sushi grade Smoked Salmon samples! Unlimited dollar nigiri with the purchase of any sushi roll all night long! Swing on down!

385-0123
The Melting Pot 200 N 6TH ST 100

Join us for our First Thursday 2 for $22 special. You receive a cheese fondue for 2 and 2 glasses of house wine.

343-8800
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

We will have art work from Maria Essig, Mark Hardy, and Mike Shipman. A Cork Board Fundraising display, Beer and Wine for purchase. Snack and a small plates menu to order from as well as Tarot Readings.

more info x 381-0034

SHOP

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

Lilly Janes Cupcakes. Laneige Bridal. Radio Boise Open House. Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services. Allen Ansel Photography. Chi E Shenam Oil Painting.

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

April at Art Source Gallery features new works by Kevin Flynn and Amber Day of Flynn Day Pottery Thrown altered and hand built stoneware and raku pieces Functional whimsical and altogether enchanting Artists reception is April 2nd 5 to 9 Live music by Wayne White and wine by Indian Creek Winery

more info x 331-3374
Atomic Treasures 409 S 8TH ST

Vintage Easter Gifts and Decor! Stop in check our collection of vintage, retro, art and found objects. Decorative and unique treasures for home, jewelry, books, collectibles, vintage ephemera. Weird Stuff, Cool Junk! Unusual and unforgettable Gifts!

344-0811
Barbara Barbara & Co. 807 W BANNOCK ST

Come check out our special surprise happening first Thursday ONLY! 6:00 until 9:00!

342-2002
Basque Museum & Cultural Center 611 W GROVE ST

Explore the lifestyle of the Basques in the boarding house setting and the sports associated with frontons or ball courts Free admission Guided tours available from 6 30 8 30pm of the Jacobs Uberuaga House every half hour Live Basque music by local musicians.Store opens 5 30 8 30pm

343-2671
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE Demonstrations while enjoying light refreshments. SPECIAL GUEST: Cinder wines will be sampling and selling wine. CLASSES: Make Your Own Glass Egg Paperweight $40 per session, Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345-1825.

345-1825
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

This month we are featuring one of our studio artists Myra Hage! She is an amazing artist and will be displaying through the month of April. We will also have live music, live performance painting by Alex Vega and an interactive painting area for the kids!

371-9697
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

Featured artist for the month of April: new paintings by April VanDeGrift. Featured maker: paper art by Tom Bennick. Free wine tasting by Williamson Orchards.

more info x 345-3718
Christian Science Reading Room 222 N 10 ST

First Thursday event includes specials on products as well as audio/visual presentations on spiritual healing based on the Bible.

344-5301
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

It doesn't get much better then Payette Brewing Co. beer and City Peanut Shop nuts. Join us for a nutty time!

433-3931
Crazy Neighbor 1415 W GROVE ST

Please join us from 5-8pm as we offer our support for Boise Philharmonic with a delightful evening promoting their upcoming Gala fundraiser "James Bond 007 Licensed to Kill". 10% Off all rhinestone jewelry all day. Refreshments served.

957-6480
Design Center of Boise 1185 W GROVE ST

Join us at the Showroom for live music, snacks, popcorn machine, sodas & Drinks and a food truck out front! We are extending our Spring Home special offers, so come check it out in the store

658-8888
Dragonfly 414 W MAIN ST

Enjoy free wine tasting while shopping receive 20% off all clothing (including clearance items) on First Thursday. The sale continues through Saturday, April 4th

338-9234
Echelon Fine Home 1404 W MAIN ST

Join us Tonight! See a SNEAK PEEK of the Parade of Homes furniture!! Enjoy tasty appetizers and quenching drinks.SPIN THE WHEEL for a chance to win special discounts and prizes!

906-0500
Foot Dynamics 1021 W MAIN ST

Save an additional 10% off all items already on sale!

386-3338
Foster Building 409 S 8th St

Come Celebrate Spring with the Foster Building Merchants. This FREE event will be on First Thursday for all to enjoy, from 5-8 We will have treats, giveaways and great Sales. So Hop on over. We hope to see you there! ATOMIC TREASURES, MR PEABODY’S OPTICAL SHOPPE, QUE PASA, HAIRLINES, OFF THE WALL, THE VINTAGE TRUNK, GONE ROGUE

Hairlines 409 S 8TH ST 100

Ready for something new for Spring? call " Lui The Hair Whisperer" for a appointment. Trim? Highlights? New Style? call now 383-9009

383-9009
Idaho Blueprint & Supply Co. 619 W MAIN ST

Tonight and through all of April we are presenting TVAA & BOSCO artist Dennis Hayzlett along with store specials of 10% off easels, 2 for 1 IronLak, and 2pak canvas up to 60% off. C2F Art rep will be on hand with samples and answers to all your questions.

344-7878
Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services 1020 W MAIN ST 100

Interfaith Sanctuary Housing Services will host an informational evening at our administrative office. Nights of Shelter will be available for pre-sale through the Idaho Gives campaign. Come learn about our commitment to alleviating homelessness in our community and share the roots of your passion for those less fortunate.

LUX Fashion Lounge 785 W IDAHO ST 126B

We have new and resale mens and womens clothing for a fraction of retail price! Come check out our unique selection of Jewelry, hats and purses. Different local art in store each month. Thanks Boise for over a decade! Luv, Your Lux!

344-4589
McU Sports 822 W JEFFERSON ST

Come in and visit -see what’s new for bikes this spring. New Swim wear from Carve has just arrived and Parana workout gear is cute as can be. See ya here!

more info x 342-7734
Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Lots of locally made stuff to come check out! Nystrom Goods (concrete planters), Slanted Rock Brewery (beer), and the Cake Ballers (cake balls) will all be here showing off what they do to make the Treasure Valley a cooler place!

344-1605
Mr. Peabody's Optical Shoppe 409 S 8TH ST 101

This is going to be a FUN FIRST THURSDAY!! Spring has Sprung and we are celebrating with all EYESHOP sunglasses for only $54.00. We will have giveaways and treats for all. All merchants in the FOSTER Building will be celebrating SPRING. Hop on OVER!! 5-8pm

344-1390
Off The Wall 409 S 8TH ST

Enjoy a treat, sign up for an upcoming craft class and enter to win a great gift basket from the Foster Building merchants. Crack an egg for a chance at 1st Thursday discounts. Talk to me about great custom wedding gift ideas for those upcoming spring and summer weddings!

989-2933
Que Pasa 409 S 8TH ST 99

! Come and enjoy the best in Mexican expression! Thousands of items from Mexican master craftsmen. Sterling silver, pottery, blown glass, Talavera, Dragons , Fairies , Mermaids, and Day of The Dead.

more info x 385-9018
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Happy Hours 8am-10am and 4pm-6pm $0.50 off tea drinks. $5 Tea Tasting: choose any 3 teas for tasting and receive a free 12oz cup of your favorite of the 3. Tasting from 5pm-8pm

336-7948
Snake River Winery 786 W BROAD ST

Join us as we ring in Spring with our friends from The Boise Farmer's Market. Meet the farmers-including ours-ask questions and enjoy a few samples. Our wine flight is complimentary and will feature wines to pair with your Easter dinner. Meet our winemaker Scott.

345-9463
The Mixing Bowl 216 N 9TH ST

Spring our way for $3 OFF of your very own BEER STIXS! Picnic in style with these beverage picnic stakes for the outdoors! Take 20% OFF all Cuisinart coffee makers or add to your collection and swoop up the Shun Premier Santoku knife for $130! (Reg $164)

345-6025
The Vintage Trunk 409 S 8TH ST 35B

Stop by and check out our unique new and vintage home décor.

841-2371

TASTING

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

April at Art Source Gallery features new works by Kevin Flynn and Amber Day of Flynn Day Pottery Thrown altered and hand built stoneware and raku pieces Functional whimsical and altogether enchanting Artists reception is April 2nd 5 to 9 Live music by Wayne White and wine by Indian Creek Winery

more info x 331-3374
Bardenay 610 W GROVE ST

Tour the Distillery! Every 1st Thursday you can always catch the Distillers & find out all you want to know about our Nation's first Small Batch Distillery Pub. A Boise Original indeed!

426-0538
Basque Market 608 W GROVE ST

Join us for our annual April Fools Day celebration where nothing is as it should be. Our Paella served at 6pm will become Thai-Ella and all of our tapas will be anything and everything but typical. Come down and see the crazy ideas we've come up with!

more info x 433-1208
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE Demonstrations while enjoying light refreshments. SPECIAL GUEST: Cinder wines will be sampling and selling wine. CLASSES: Make Your Own Glass Egg Paperweight $40 per session, Make Your Own Glass Enamel Art $25 per session. Please Call to sign up 345-1825.

345-1825
Boise Brewing 521 W BROAD ST

Art from Fire Fusion Studio and chocolate and beer pairing with The Chocolat Bar. See the original art for April's beer of the month up in our gallery/mezzanine. Try your hand at the perfect chocolate and beer combination.

342-7655
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

Featured artist for the month of April: new paintings by April VanDeGrift. Featured maker: paper art by Tom Bennick. Free wine tasting by Williamson Orchards.

more info x 345-3718
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

It doesn't get much better then Payette Brewing Co. beer and City Peanut Shop nuts. Join us for a nutty time!

433-3931
District Coffee House 219 N 10TH ST

Stop by the District Coffee House for new works by a local artist and a free pour over tasting!

343-1089
Dragonfly 414 W MAIN ST

Enjoy free wine tasting while shopping receive 20% off all clothing (including clearance items) on First Thursday. The sale continues through Saturday, April 4th

338-9234
Evermore Prints LLC 780 W MAIN ST

Cecilia Richardson - Fine Art Photographer - Inner Impressions This body of work is an ongoing process based on our intuitive relationship with the natural. Cecilia has been taking photographs for over a decade with a cognitive practice into introspection. Join us for beautiful photographs and Boise Brewing.

991-3837
Gallery Five18 518 AMERICANA BLVD

Mixed media artwork by Connie K Sales and Sue Latta. How are perceptions formed? What questions can we ask that build and strengthen our senses? This show is about the questions, the experiment, the success and maybe even the failures. Wine sampling and pouring provided by Potter Wines.

342-3773
Lilly Jane's Cupcakes 1020 W MAIN ST 111

Come check out our NEW downtown location and get a FREE cupcake! First Thursday Special Pricing $2.00 large cupcakes and $1.00 baby cakes will be offered from 5pm-9pm! Plus Olive and Vyne will be doing a free taste testing of their balsamic vinegars that we use in our cupcakes and sell at our shop so come treat yourself, your family or get some treats for a friend!

938-3408
Liquid Lounge 405 S 8TH ST 121

LIQUID LAUGHS DOES BUY 1 GET 1 FREE COMEDY TICKETS ON FIRST THURSDAY! THERE ARE SPECIALS ON LOCAL BREWS DURING THE SHOW! THE FOOD IS FANTASTIC IT COMES FROM SOLID! LIQUID DOES FOOD SPECIALS FOR FIRST THURSDAY SHOWS! NATIONAL TOURING COMEDIANS! GREAT COMEDY 5 NIGHTS A WEEK...

287-5379
Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Lots of locally made stuff to come check out! Nystrom Goods (concrete planters), Slanted Rock Brewery (beer), and the Cake Ballers (cake balls) will all be here showing off what they do to make the Treasure Valley a cooler place!

344-1605
Olivin Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom 218 N 9TH ST

Free Tastings of high quality Extra Virgin Olive and Balsamic Vinegar. Purchases $40 and over will receive a 10% discount.

344-0306
Saint Lawrence Gridiron 705 W BANNOCK ST

Appetizer 3-Way special, with wine and beer pairings, full menu available for regular hours.

more info x 433-5598
Snake River Tea 801 W MAIN ST 103

Happy Hours 8am-10am and 4pm-6pm $0.50 off tea drinks. $5 Tea Tasting: choose any 3 teas for tasting and receive a free 12oz cup of your favorite of the 3. Tasting from 5pm-8pm

336-7948
Snake River Winery 786 W BROAD ST

Join us as we ring in Spring with our friends from The Boise Farmer's Market. Meet the farmers-including ours-ask questions and enjoy a few samples. Our wine flight is complimentary and will feature wines to pair with your Easter dinner. Meet our winemaker Scott.

345-9463
Solid Grill & Bar 405 S 8TH ST 100

FREE TASTING! FREE ART SHOW! FREE APPETIZERS! SOLID HAS 2 FOR 1 DRINKS! HAPPY HOUR APPETIZERS! LIVE MUSIC! SOLID IS THE PLACE TO BE FOR FIRST THURSDAY!

345-6620
Superb Sushi 280 N 8TH ST 104

We are sampling some fabulous wines tonight, and also will offer our in house sushi grade Smoked Salmon samples! Unlimited dollar nigiri with the purchase of any sushi roll all night long! Swing on down!

385-0123
Trader Joe's 300 S CAPITOL BLVD

Hop on down to First Thursday at Trader Joe's, Easter week! Plan your holiday meals and enjoy our delicious food samples. Be sure to indulge in our Wine and Cheese pairings too!

336-7282
Zee's Rooftop Cafe 250 S 5TH ST 900

We will have art work from Maria Essig, Mark Hardy, and Mike Shipman. A Cork Board Fundraising display, Beer and Wine for purchase. Snack and a small plates menu to order from as well as Tarot Readings.

more info x 381-0034
Zenergy 800 W MAIN ST 210

Join Zenergy for First Thursday in April. We will have live African drumming, spa specials, appetizers and drinks. Join us for a vibrant evening.

789-0477