First Thursday - October 2, 2014 Events

First Thursday - October 2, 2014

Boise Public Library 715 S CAPITOL BLVD

Join our special guests from the Idaho Horror Film Festival for this family-friendly event! Learn about the exciting new film festival; watch a “scary” short film featuring some of your favorite toys; and make a pumpkin craft to take home. Costumes are encouraged. Starts at 6:30 p.m.

more info · 384-4076
Hairlines 409 S 8TH ST 100

Ready for a new hair style? Stop in or call Lui "The Hair Whisperer" for an appointment. Trim? Highlights? Perm? Color? New Style? Lui can do it! 208-383-9009

383-9009

ART

a.l.p.h.a 1009 W Bannock St

Please join us for a film night and discussion reflection on HIV. Refreshments will be served! We look forward to seeing you.

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

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

Allan R. Ansell Photography, LLC

Allan R. Ansell Photography, LLC is demonstrating studio lighting techniques and the opportunity to receive a free digital portrait.

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Kay Coughran colors “outside the lines” in a showing of her new works in oils. Using an impressionistic styling, her paintings range in subject matter from seascapes to pigs. Artist’s reception is October 2nd at Art Source Gallery, 1015 Main Street from 5 to 9pm. Musical guest artist will be Wayne White. Indian Creek will have wine available.

331-3374
Arts & History Sesqui-Shop 1008 W MAIN ST

The Department of Arts & History awarded Eric Mullis and Kelly Cox a two-month artists-in-residency in the Sesqui-Shop where they will examine water and Boise’s local environment. Over the course of the residency, they will construct a large tableau to visually plot the course of the Boise River from its headwaters at Spangle Lakes, down through historic Atlanta, Arrowrock Reservoir, the foothills and into the City of Boise. Visitors are invited to share memories and stories with the artists, which will be incorporated into the installation.

more info · 433-5670
Bittercreek Alehouse/Red Feather Lounge 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.

345-1813
Bodo Chiropratic 405 S 8TH ST 290

"The Art of Birthing" Please come, bring a friend, learn, share, and explore the World of Birthing. Several birth professionals (Chiropractors, Midwives, Doulas, Birth Coaches, Aroma Therapy specialists, Lactation Consultants, Pre-natal yoga and Accupuncturists to name a few) will be offering amazing information about optimal natural birthing preparation and experiences for FREE at Bodo Chiropractic. =. Panel discussion 6-6:30, then visit with and ask questions to individual providers! We will also have raffles and refreshments.

more info · 342-1736
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Come enjoy an elevated wine experience: First Thursday. Peruse works from our featured artist, Tuck, the painted horse. Make sure to get here early for our complimentary wine tasting starting at 5PM.

more info · 336-8466
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE Demonstrations while enjoying food and beer from our special guests! Tonight's Classes: Make your Own Pumpkin -30 minute class, $40 Make your Own Pendant or Key Chain -1 Hour class, $20 -Call to sign up! Special Guests: Payette Brewing -Serving Tasty Local Brews, Celler 616 -Serving unique & locally made Wine, Burgerlicious Food Truck- Serving best locally sourced grass fed beef

345-1825
Boise Art Museum 670 S JULIA DAVIS DR

BAM offers extended hours on First Thursday (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.). Admission by donation. From 4 – 7 p.m. visit with local artists and watch demonstrations as part of a special Preview Night for BOSCO’s Open Studio Weekend. Then, visit BAM’s education studios and create your own artwork inspired by BAM’s exhibitions.

more info · 345-8330
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

The Boise Creative Center, a private studio and gallery opens its doors to the public one day each month. 1st Thursday. There are new gallery displays, interactive activities and live art performance paintings by Alex Vega and Michael Sheehan. Bring the kids, let them paint on one of our huge canvases. We will be raffling off some large scale paintings to benefit art therapy. Delicious beer provided by the Pre-Funk! Come get creative at the BCC!

371-9697
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

All of the brico girls (Jeni McCullough, Lisa Arnold, Chelsea Snow and Hailey Wilson) are featured artists and makers for the month of October, for a spooky Day-of-the-dead themed installation, up for the month of October. Join us for the opening reception from 5-9. There will be tricks and/or treats.

more info · 345-3718
Chandi Design 1110 W JEFFERSON ST

First Thursday goers will get a sneak peak into the brand new, Chandi-inspired beadwork collection by Bronwyn Leslie. Bronwyn will also perform a new collection of songs from the soul. St(r)eam will be parked serving cider and hot cocoa, and a free Boise Brewing tasting. Come celebrate Autumn with us!

331-8332
Chi E Shenam Westin

Plein Air and Abstract oil paintings.

DL Evans Bank 213 N 9TH ST

CELEBRATING 110 YEARS OF COMMUNITY BANKING IN IDAHO. Join us for our annual open house & 110th Birthday celebration! Enjoy fabulous food from Roosters, wine tasting courtesy of BRJ. Local art & more.

331-1399
Echelon Fine Home 1404 W MAIN ST

We have an exciting night planned for you! Start your early Christmas shopping with Silpada and echelon designer Jewelry at not-so-designer prices. Featuring a decadent display with a plethora of choices! LIVE MUSIC by Anna Sali and Company. Listen to your favorite covers and heartfelt originals. In usual fashion, refreshing appetizers and beverages will be served! We look forward to seeing you!

761-0711
Fettuccine Forum 718 W IDAHO ST, Rose Room

The Fettuccine Forum kicks off its 11th season with a presentation featuring a panel discussion among local experts about Boise’s love affair with brewing. Panelists will address the history of brewing in Boise, the resurgence of local commercial brewing, and the significance of the home brewing trend.

more info · 433-5676
Flying M Coffeehouse 500 W IDAHO ST

Join us this First Thursday for "Spooky Brew," a group show featuring a delectable stew of local mixed media artists including Danielle Demaray, Noble Hardesty, Nels Jensen, Kelly Knopp, Ryan Morrison, Mandy Riley, Tony Rios, Erin Ruiz and April VanDeGrift... Plus kombucha tasting with Idaho Kombucha Co.! Check out IKC's awesome new coffee kombucha, featuring Flying M Coffee!

345-4320
Gallery 601 211 N 10TH ST

The "Crush" is on! Take a stroll through the California and Italian wine country with the artwork of June Carey. Enjoy scenes from some of your favorite vineyards, coastal and country drives. To preview visit our website at www.gallery.com

more info · 336-5899
Gallery Five18 518 AMERICANA BLVD

Showcasing new work by our collective of 20 of the regions finest artists. April Howland, Matt Grover, Kay Seurat, Karen Bubb, Sue Latta, Mary Meyer, Pat Kilby, Connie Sales, Rachel Teannalach, Mark Lisk, Melissa Osgood, Jerry Hendershot, Carl Rowe, D’arcy Bellamy, Anne Peterson Klahr, Erin Pietsch, Swede Lisk MD, Karen Klinefelter, Jerri Lisk, Randy Van Dyck. Please join us this first Thursday from 5-9.

342-3773
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have it all on Thursday nights! Come and enjoy Happy Hour 50% off all Beer,Wine, and Mimosas. Satisfied your art craving with our featured artist Leon Collins and many more NEW arist to the shop.

433-3934
Happy Fish Sushi / MartiniBar 855 W BROAD ST 111

Local artists hanging their work on the walls, come and check it out. We are also giving a 10% discount to all Bodo workers and anyone attending 1st Thursday. Let the Wait Staff know that you either work or visiting the area and you will get your discount. This is on Food and Drinks. We have a 34 Martini Menu.

more info · 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
Indie Made 106 N 6TH ST

Amber Day and Kevin Flynn (Flynn Day Pottery) will have new work just in time for Halloween. Jack-o-lantern and skull candle holders, and owl cups and banks will be on display along with many other new pieces. Homemade decadent desserts will be given to all who stop in.

342-0804
Lit & Co. Candles 755 W BROAD ST

FEATURED ARTIST: Derren Davidavich Crosby. Beautiful surrealist paintings. Refreshments. New Holiday Scents will be available! Peruse some fantastic art and make a candle!

994-1041
Ming Studios 420 S 6TH ST

Local artist Ryan Hadden will be exhibiting illustrative and poet- ic works from his newly completed series of children’s books. Sammy and the Moon, Fountains and Vaccumes, and The Walk. In the spirit of Shel Silverstein, these are children’s books that will also appeal to adults with their layered meaning and beautiful, spirited drawings. PLEASE JOIN US in supporting a local Dad in his dream of publishing these original and thoughtful books. The show and Kickstarter launch party is from 5-9 pm, with music, hors d’oeuvres, interactive art and meet and greet with the artist.

Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Join us for our version of Oktoberfest! We will have Woodland Empire pouring tastes of their awesome beer. Also on hand will be Angela Stewart AKA Ladybug Press, a local letterpress artist who makes (among other things) really cool beer cards and coaster sets. But wait there's more...Roundabout Boise will be here with their sweet little 6 person conference bike to shuttle people back and forth between the store and the Woodland Empire tasting room. We will also have Boise Beer Buddies here with their Beer cards for sale, which include discounts to all your favorite local breweries (including Woodland Empire). Don't miss it!

344-1605
NfiniT Gallery 405 S 8TH ST 131

NfiniT Gallery welcomes Featured Artist Pat O'Hara (watercolor/ink). Come view works by new artists Toby Davis (oils), Michelle Larsen (mixed media), Marcus Mashburn (oils), plus work from over two dozen local artists. Delicious cuisine courtesy of Umpa Lumpia and ice cold beer by local brewmeisters.

more info · 371-0586
R. Grey Jewelry Gallery 415 S 8TH ST

October 2, 3 & 4, 2014 Opening Reception: First Thursday, October 2, 2014 Join us for three days only to view the collection of jewelry designer Alex Sepkus. The show will begin on First Thursday, October 2nd, and continue on Friday, October 3th, and Saturday, October 4th. An opening reception with light refreshments will take place on Thursday evening. Mark your calendar to view a large selection of Alex Sepkus designs in 18k gold and platinum at R. Grey Gallery.

more info · 385-9337
Sage Yoga and Wellness 242 N 8TH ST 200

Sage Yoga & Wellness is honored to host “Universus,” an exhibit featuring New York City artist Michael Robinson. These sacred geometry pictographs use forms as letters to draw the viewer into the search for meaning through decoding and personal interpretation. Wine by Indian Creek Winery. Live music by DJ Chakra Khan. Fig & Honey pop-up shop. Vinyasa Yoga with Corrine Hathaway.

more info · 338-5430
Salon 162 404 S 8TH ST 162

We are excited to show the work of Brian Morris- I live in my art. Frequently eating, drinking, and breathing it can only be the unveiling of my spirit. Creativity and art is all around us because it comes from our souls, enjoy it.

386-9908
The Art of Ward Hooper Gallery & Custom Framing 745 W IDAHO ST

Take a walk to the “Wild” Side – join Ward Hooper, The Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation, and Sockeye Brewing in celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness. Ward Hooper and the SBFC will be showcasing Ward’s artistry on the Idaho Wilderness License Plate. Sockeye Brewery will be serving up their new release of “Idaho Wild 50” beer; fermented with 100% wild yeast and aged in oak barrels. This Pale Ale is slightly sweet and hoppy with a tart, crisp and refreshing finish. Be one of the first 200 to pick up your free Ward Hooper “Wilderness” sticker.

866-4627
The Studio an Elite Salon and Spa 702 W IDAHO ST

Paintings by Dee Miller- "Impressions of Idaho"- explore the concept of landscape in a contemporary way. Open House Oct. 2, 5-9. Miller links reality with time and place. "I am investigating the dynamics of light in landscape, still life and figurative images.

577-6252
Woodland Empire Ale Craft 1114 W FRONT ST

This coming First Thursday, September 4, at 6 pm we will be hosting the amazing art of local artist Grant Olsen (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mr-Olsen/109268559105623)! Grant Olsen is a Boise artist with a Fellowship in Visual Arts from the State of Idaho, whose art has been shown all over the northwest. We are excited to have Grant's art grace our space! We will have $4 pints (20 oz)! Come down and join the First Thursday fun!

more info · 602-9318

MUSIC

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

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

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Enjoy Master French Chef Franck Bacquet's Three Course Dinner with Unlimited House Wines. Free Wine Tastings. 2 for 1 Hand Crafted Cocktails. Live Music. Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell or Baked Rockefeller.

342-4900
Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Kay Coughran colors “outside the lines” in a showing of her new works in oils. Using an impressionistic styling, her paintings range in subject matter from seascapes to pigs. Artist’s reception is October 2nd at Art Source Gallery, 1015 Main Street from 5 to 9pm. Musical guest artist will be Wayne White. Indian Creek will have wine available.

331-3374
Basque Museum & Cultural Center 611 W GROVE ST

Come see our new exhibits about Basque boarding houses and frontons. Explore the lifestyle of the Basques in the boarding house setting and the sports associated with frontons, or ball courts. Free admission and guided tours. Guided tours available from 6:30 – 8:30pm of the Jacobs/Uberuaga House every half hour. Live Basque music by local musicians. Museum & Store opens 5:30 – 8:30pm. We look forward to seeing you! Call 343.2671 for more information. Basque Museum & Cultural Center 611 Grove St, Boise, ID

343-2671
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

The Boise Creative Center, a private studio and gallery opens its doors to the public one day each month. 1st Thursday. There are new gallery displays, interactive activities and live art performance paintings by Alex Vega and Michael Sheehan. Bring the kids, let them paint on one of our huge canvases. We will be raffling off some large scale paintings to benefit art therapy. Delicious beer provided by the Pre-Funk! Come get creative at the BCC!

371-9697
Chandi Design 1110 W JEFFERSON ST

First Thursday goers will get a sneak peak into the brand new, Chandi-inspired beadwork collection by Bronwyn Leslie. Bronwyn will also perform a new collection of songs from the soul. St(r)eam will be parked serving cider and hot cocoa, and a free Boise Brewing tasting. Come celebrate Autumn with us!

331-8332
Echelon Fine Home 1404 W MAIN ST

We have an exciting night planned for you! Start your early Christmas shopping with Silpada and echelon designer Jewelry at not-so-designer prices. Featuring a decadent display with a plethora of choices! LIVE MUSIC by Anna Sali and Company. Listen to your favorite covers and heartfelt originals. In usual fashion, refreshing appetizers and beverages will be served! We look forward to seeing you!

761-0711
Ha Penny Bridge Irish Pub 855 W BROAD ST 5-250

We are giving a 10% discount to all Bodo workers and anyone attending 1st Thursday. All they have to do is let the Wait Staff know that you either work or visiting the area and you will get your discount. This is on Food and Drinks. We have a 34 Martini Menu.

343-5568
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

10% off bulk tea purchase of seasonal teas including - Pumpkin Spice, Karma Apple Cinnamon, and new Trick or Treat holiday blend! Sample our teas and enjoy live, local music in the Leaf Loft with DRY BUCK BLUEGRASS BAND - 6-8pm.

336-5323
Ming Studios 420 S 6TH ST

Local artist Ryan Hadden will be exhibiting illustrative and poet- ic works from his newly completed series of children’s books. Sammy and the Moon, Fountains and Vaccumes, and The Walk. In the spirit of Shel Silverstein, these are children’s books that will also appeal to adults with their layered meaning and beautiful, spirited drawings. PLEASE JOIN US in supporting a local Dad in his dream of publishing these original and thoughtful books. The show and Kickstarter launch party is from 5-9 pm, with music, hors d’oeuvres, interactive art and meet and greet with the artist.

Sage Yoga and Wellness 242 N 8TH ST 200

Sage Yoga & Wellness is honored to host “Universus,” an exhibit featuring New York City artist Michael Robinson. These sacred geometry pictographs use forms as letters to draw the viewer into the search for meaning through decoding and personal interpretation. Wine by Indian Creek Winery. Live music by DJ Chakra Khan. Fig & Honey pop-up shop. Vinyasa Yoga with Corrine Hathaway.

more info · 338-5430
The Record Exchange 1105 W IDAHO ST

Audra Connolly Album Release Party Preview In-store and free Payette Brewing Co. beer at 6, plus buy-2-get-1-free savings all over the store!

344-8010

DINE

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Enjoy Master French Chef Franck Bacquet's Three Course Dinner with Unlimited House Wines. Free Wine Tastings. 2 for 1 Hand Crafted Cocktails. Live Music. Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell or Baked Rockefeller.

342-4900
Basque Market 608 W GROVE ST

Join us for an evening of tempting Tempranillo wine. We will be serving 4 great Tempranillos and offering 10% off all Tempranillo retail bottles to go. Don't forget to visit our pintxos bar, it will be stocked full of tasty treats beginning at 5 and paella served at 6. Come early to make sure you get a seat! No reservations required. Prices vary.

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

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

342-1992
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Come enjoy an elevated wine experience: First Thursday. Peruse works from our featured artist, Tuck, the painted horse. Make sure to get here early for our complimentary wine tasting starting at 5PM.

more info · 336-8466
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE Demonstrations while enjoying food and beer from our special guests! Tonight's Classes: Make your Own Pumpkin -30 minute class, $40 Make your Own Pendant or Key Chain -1 Hour class, $20 -Call to sign up! Special Guests: Payette Brewing -Serving Tasty Local Brews, Celler 616 -Serving unique & locally made Wine, Burgerlicious Food Truck- Serving best locally sourced grass fed beef

345-1825
Brickyard Steakhouse 601 W MAIN ST

Dungeness crab filled cold water Lobster tail presented with saffron rice and charred asparagus spears. Comes with tableside salad service, fresh baked rolls and whipped butter. Featuring Idaho's Huston Vineyards Chicken Dinner red and white wines.

287-2121
Chandler's Steakhouse 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 · 383-4300
City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST

Tired of drinking beer all summer?? Join us with Proletariat Wine Co. and try some of our nuts paired with some northwest wine!

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
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 it all on Thursday nights! Come and enjoy Happy Hour 50% off all Beer,Wine, and Mimosas. Satisfied your art craving with our featured artist Leon Collins and many more NEW arist to the shop.

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 $20 plus tax! Dine in only.

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

We are giving a 10% discount to all Bodo workers and anyone attending 1st Thursday. All they have to do is let the Wait Staff know that you either work or visiting the area and you will get your discount. This is on Food and Drinks. We have a 34 Martini Menu.

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

Local artists hanging their work on the walls, come and check it out. We are also giving a 10% discount to all Bodo workers and anyone attending 1st Thursday. Let the Wait Staff know that you either work or visiting the area and you will get your discount. This is on Food and Drinks. We have a 34 Martini Menu.

more info · 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
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
Mai Thai 750 W IDAHO ST

Come check out the expansion of Mai Thai's wine program as our beverage director, Mike, will guide you through a free tasting of French wines. In addition, Mai Thai will offer a special French-Asian fusion menu along with artfully crafted cocktails using wine as an ingredient. Tastings run from 5 - 8 pm.

344-8424
Reef 105 S 6TH ST

Oktoberfest menu featuring Wiener Schnitzel with lemon and caper, German potato salad, Spaetzle and a nice green salad. Paired with Spaten Oktoberfest bier!

287-9200
Superb Sushi 280 N 8TH ST 104

First Thurday at Superb Sushi Come in tonight and with the purchase of any 2 rolls receive a FREE sake flight! (Limit one per table.) Also for happy hour we have dollar nigiri!

385-0123
The Chocolat Bar 805 W BANNOCK ST

With the crisp cool nights and the beautiful warm days what a better time to have delicious chocolate and wine! Join us with Williamson's Winery for wonderful wine and chocolate pairing and check out our new flavors!

338-7771
The Front Door 105 S 6TH ST

Come Celebrate Oktoberfest with us! Traditional beers on tap with a tasty selection of Bavarian style food. Festivities start at 6 pm!

287-9201
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

SHOP

Alaska Center 1020 W MAIN ST

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

Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Kay Coughran colors “outside the lines” in a showing of her new works in oils. Using an impressionistic styling, her paintings range in subject matter from seascapes to pigs. Artist’s reception is October 2nd at Art Source Gallery, 1015 Main Street from 5 to 9pm. Musical guest artist will be Wayne White. Indian Creek will have wine available.

331-3374
Atomic Treasures 409 S 8TH ST

Atomic Treasures is celebrating reuse! Your vintage, retro ,and treasure one stop. Celebrating reuse with an eclectic mix of vintage, retro, art and found objects. Decorative and unique treasures for home, jewelry, accessories, clothing, books and collectibles.

more info · 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
Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Come enjoy an elevated wine experience: First Thursday. Peruse works from our featured artist, Tuck, the painted horse. Make sure to get here early for our complimentary wine tasting starting at 5PM.

more info · 336-8466
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

The Boise Creative Center, a private studio and gallery opens its doors to the public one day each month. 1st Thursday. There are new gallery displays, interactive activities and live art performance paintings by Alex Vega and Michael Sheehan. Bring the kids, let them paint on one of our huge canvases. We will be raffling off some large scale paintings to benefit art therapy. Delicious beer provided by the Pre-Funk! Come get creative at the BCC!

371-9697
Bricolage 418 S 6TH ST

All of the brico girls (Jeni McCullough, Lisa Arnold, Chelsea Snow and Hailey Wilson) are featured artists and makers for the month of October, for a spooky Day-of-the-dead themed installation, up for the month of October. Join us for the opening reception from 5-9. There will be tricks and/or treats.

more info · 345-3718
Chandi Design 1110 W JEFFERSON ST

First Thursday goers will get a sneak peak into the brand new, Chandi-inspired beadwork collection by Bronwyn Leslie. Bronwyn will also perform a new collection of songs from the soul. St(r)eam will be parked serving cider and hot cocoa, and a free Boise Brewing tasting. Come celebrate Autumn with us!

331-8332
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
Echelon Fine Home 1404 W MAIN ST

We have an exciting night planned for you! Start your early Christmas shopping with Silpada and echelon designer Jewelry at not-so-designer prices. Featuring a decadent display with a plethora of choices! LIVE MUSIC by Anna Sali and Company. Listen to your favorite covers and heartfelt originals. In usual fashion, refreshing appetizers and beverages will be served! We look forward to seeing you!

761-0711
Goldy's Corner 625 W MAIN ST

We have it all on Thursday nights! Come and enjoy Happy Hour 50% off all Beer,Wine, and Mimosas. Satisfied your art craving with our featured artist Leon Collins and many more NEW arist to the shop.

433-3934
Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

10% off bulk tea purchase of seasonal teas including - Pumpkin Spice, Karma Apple Cinnamon, and new Trick or Treat holiday blend! Sample our teas and enjoy live, local music in the Leaf Loft with DRY BUCK BLUEGRASS BAND - 6-8pm.

336-5323
Lit & Co. Candles 755 W BROAD ST

FEATURED ARTIST: Derren Davidavich Crosby. Beautiful surrealist paintings. Refreshments. New Holiday Scents will be available! Peruse some fantastic art and make a candle!

994-1041
Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Join us for our version of Oktoberfest! We will have Woodland Empire pouring tastes of their awesome beer. Also on hand will be Angela Stewart AKA Ladybug Press, a local letterpress artist who makes (among other things) really cool beer cards and coaster sets. But wait there's more...Roundabout Boise will be here with their sweet little 6 person conference bike to shuttle people back and forth between the store and the Woodland Empire tasting room. We will also have Boise Beer Buddies here with their Beer cards for sale, which include discounts to all your favorite local breweries (including Woodland Empire). Don't miss it!

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

Fall is in the air and so is are fall into frame sale! Take $75 of any frame in stock! Been wanting a new look? We can help! We take most insurance plans. Ask a sales associate for more information.

344-1390
Portsches Jewelry Boutique 224 N 9TH ST

Portsche's Jewelry Boutique is happy to have 10 Barrel Brewing in the store for tasting of their own special brews. Join us for a sip and ask for a special Portsche's discount card. See our very own design and creation - "Boise City Charms" - Boise Foothills and Boise River.

343-4443
Que Pasa 409 S 8TH ST 99

Arts and crafts from Mexico. Manny unique items. Pottery,mirrors, wall art, jewelry, day of the dead and more.

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

October 2, 3 & 4, 2014 Opening Reception: First Thursday, October 2, 2014 Join us for three days only to view the collection of jewelry designer Alex Sepkus. The show will begin on First Thursday, October 2nd, and continue on Friday, October 3th, and Saturday, October 4th. An opening reception with light refreshments will take place on Thursday evening. Mark your calendar to view a large selection of Alex Sepkus designs in 18k gold and platinum at R. Grey Gallery.

more info · 385-9337
Sage Yoga and Wellness 242 N 8TH ST 200

Sage Yoga & Wellness is honored to host “Universus,” an exhibit featuring New York City artist Michael Robinson. These sacred geometry pictographs use forms as letters to draw the viewer into the search for meaning through decoding and personal interpretation. Wine by Indian Creek Winery. Live music by DJ Chakra Khan. Fig & Honey pop-up shop. Vinyasa Yoga with Corrine Hathaway.

more info · 338-5430
The Record Exchange 1105 W IDAHO ST

Audra Connolly Album Release Party Preview In-store and free Payette Brewing Co. beer at 6, plus buy-2-get-1-free savings all over the store!

344-8010

TASTING

Angells Bar & Grill Renato 999 W MAIN ST

Enjoy Master French Chef Franck Bacquet's Three Course Dinner with Unlimited House Wines. Free Wine Tastings. 2 for 1 Hand Crafted Cocktails. Live Music. Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell or Baked Rockefeller.

342-4900
Art Source Gallery 1015 W MAIN ST

Kay Coughran colors “outside the lines” in a showing of her new works in oils. Using an impressionistic styling, her paintings range in subject matter from seascapes to pigs. Artist’s reception is October 2nd at Art Source Gallery, 1015 Main Street from 5 to 9pm. Musical guest artist will be Wayne White. Indian Creek will have wine available.

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 an evening of tempting Tempranillo wine. We will be serving 4 great Tempranillos and offering 10% off all Tempranillo retail bottles to go. Don't forget to visit our pintxos bar, it will be stocked full of tasty treats beginning at 5 and paella served at 6. Come early to make sure you get a seat! No reservations required. Prices vary.

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Bodovino 404 S 8TH ST 150A

Come enjoy an elevated wine experience: First Thursday. Peruse works from our featured artist, Tuck, the painted horse. Make sure to get here early for our complimentary wine tasting starting at 5PM.

more info · 336-8466
Boise Art Glass and FireFusion Studio 1124 W FRONT ST

Watch FREE Demonstrations while enjoying food and beer from our special guests! Tonight's Classes: Make your Own Pumpkin -30 minute class, $40 Make your Own Pendant or Key Chain -1 Hour class, $20 -Call to sign up! Special Guests: Payette Brewing -Serving Tasty Local Brews, Celler 616 -Serving unique & locally made Wine, Burgerlicious Food Truck- Serving best locally sourced grass fed beef

345-1825
Boise Creative Center 1204 W FRONT ST

The Boise Creative Center, a private studio and gallery opens its doors to the public one day each month. 1st Thursday. There are new gallery displays, interactive activities and live art performance paintings by Alex Vega and Michael Sheehan. Bring the kids, let them paint on one of our huge canvases. We will be raffling off some large scale paintings to benefit art therapy. Delicious beer provided by the Pre-Funk! Come get creative at the BCC!

371-9697
Chandi Design 1110 W JEFFERSON ST

First Thursday goers will get a sneak peak into the brand new, Chandi-inspired beadwork collection by Bronwyn Leslie. Bronwyn will also perform a new collection of songs from the soul. St(r)eam will be parked serving cider and hot cocoa, and a free Boise Brewing tasting. Come celebrate Autumn with us!

331-8332
DL Evans Bank 213 N 9TH ST

CELEBRATING 110 YEARS OF COMMUNITY BANKING IN IDAHO. Join us for our annual open house & 110th Birthday celebration! Enjoy fabulous food from Roosters, wine tasting courtesy of BRJ. Local art & more.

331-1399
Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria 800 W MAIN ST 230

Happy hour from 4-6. Half off all drafts, glasses of wine, and cocktails!

287-4757
Flying M Coffeehouse 500 W IDAHO ST

Join us this First Thursday for "Spooky Brew," a group show featuring a delectable stew of local mixed media artists including Danielle Demaray, Noble Hardesty, Nels Jensen, Kelly Knopp, Ryan Morrison, Mandy Riley, Tony Rios, Erin Ruiz and April VanDeGrift... Plus kombucha tasting with Idaho Kombucha Co.! Check out IKC's awesome new coffee kombucha, featuring Flying M Coffee!

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Leaf Teahouse 212 N 9TH ST

10% off bulk tea purchase of seasonal teas including - Pumpkin Spice, Karma Apple Cinnamon, and new Trick or Treat holiday blend! Sample our teas and enjoy live, local music in the Leaf Loft with DRY BUCK BLUEGRASS BAND - 6-8pm.

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
Mai Thai 750 W IDAHO ST

Come check out the expansion of Mai Thai's wine program as our beverage director, Mike, will guide you through a free tasting of French wines. In addition, Mai Thai will offer a special French-Asian fusion menu along with artfully crafted cocktails using wine as an ingredient. Tastings run from 5 - 8 pm.

344-8424
Mixed Greens 237 N 9TH ST

Join us for our version of Oktoberfest! We will have Woodland Empire pouring tastes of their awesome beer. Also on hand will be Angela Stewart AKA Ladybug Press, a local letterpress artist who makes (among other things) really cool beer cards and coaster sets. But wait there's more...Roundabout Boise will be here with their sweet little 6 person conference bike to shuttle people back and forth between the store and the Woodland Empire tasting room. We will also have Boise Beer Buddies here with their Beer cards for sale, which include discounts to all your favorite local breweries (including Woodland Empire). Don't miss it!

344-1605
NfiniT Gallery 405 S 8TH ST 131

NfiniT Gallery welcomes Featured Artist Pat O'Hara (watercolor/ink). Come view works by new artists Toby Davis (oils), Michelle Larsen (mixed media), Marcus Mashburn (oils), plus work from over two dozen local artists. Delicious cuisine courtesy of Umpa Lumpia and ice cold beer by local brewmeisters.

more info · 371-0586
Olivin 218 N 9TH ST

Free Tasting of High Quality Balsamic Vinegars, Ultra-Premium, Fused, Infused Olive Oils.. Purchases over $30 of prepared bottles received a 10% discount. Olivin closes at 8:45 pm..

344-0306
Portsches Jewelry Boutique 224 N 9TH ST

Portsche's Jewelry Boutique is happy to have 10 Barrel Brewing in the store for tasting of their own special brews. Join us for a sip and ask for a special Portsche's discount card. See our very own design and creation - "Boise City Charms" - Boise Foothills and Boise River.

343-4443
Sage Yoga and Wellness 242 N 8TH ST 200

Sage Yoga & Wellness is honored to host “Universus,” an exhibit featuring New York City artist Michael Robinson. These sacred geometry pictographs use forms as letters to draw the viewer into the search for meaning through decoding and personal interpretation. Wine by Indian Creek Winery. Live music by DJ Chakra Khan. Fig & Honey pop-up shop. Vinyasa Yoga with Corrine Hathaway.

more info · 338-5430
Saint Lawrence Gridiron 705 W BANNOCK ST

We’re teaming up with Crooked Fence, and Idaho Horror Film Festival for First Thursday. We will be tasting Crooked Fence Grim Reaper IPA, and Evil Harvest We will be showing Beetlejuice on the patio around 8 oclock.

433-5598
Snake River Winery 786 W BROAD ST

October is harvest time, so join us in the Tasting Room for freshly picked grapes and just pressed juice from our Arena Valley Vineyard. See for yourself how the 2014 vintage is coming along. Complimentary tasting, 20% off cases (full priced wines), and lots of new merchandise too!

345-9463
Superb Sushi 280 N 8TH ST 104

First Thurday at Superb Sushi Come in tonight and with the purchase of any 2 rolls receive a FREE sake flight! (Limit one per table.) Also for happy hour we have dollar nigiri!

385-0123
The Art of Ward Hooper Gallery & Custom Framing 745 W IDAHO ST

Take a walk to the “Wild” Side – join Ward Hooper, The Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation, and Sockeye Brewing in celebrating 50 Years of Wilderness. Ward Hooper and the SBFC will be showcasing Ward’s artistry on the Idaho Wilderness License Plate. Sockeye Brewery will be serving up their new release of “Idaho Wild 50” beer; fermented with 100% wild yeast and aged in oak barrels. This Pale Ale is slightly sweet and hoppy with a tart, crisp and refreshing finish. Be one of the first 200 to pick up your free Ward Hooper “Wilderness” sticker.

866-4627
The Chocolat Bar 805 W BANNOCK ST

With the crisp cool nights and the beautiful warm days what a better time to have delicious chocolate and wine! Join us with Williamson's Winery for wonderful wine and chocolate pairing and check out our new flavors!

338-7771
The Record Exchange 1105 W IDAHO ST

Audra Connolly Album Release Party Preview In-store and free Payette Brewing Co. beer at 6, plus buy-2-get-1-free savings all over the store!

344-8010
Trader Joe's 300 S CAPITOL BLVD

Join Trader Joe's for our PUMPKIN-PALOOZA! It's the time of year we add pumpkin to everything - ice cream, toaster pastries, oatmeal, Joe-Joes, biscotti, pie (of course) and the list goes on and on. This first Thursday, we'll have a smorgasbord of pumpkin treats to sample and an extended wine and beer tasting which might just include a pumpkin ale. Include us on your October First Thursday tour and celebrate fall!

336-7282
Zenergy 800 W MAIN ST 210

Join Zenergy for First Thursday from 5-8pm. We will have wine and chocolate pairings, spa specials and fitness demos. Stop by to receive a complimentary day pass!

789-0477