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An old-fashioned Parade, Celebration, and hometown Rodeo during White Bird Days on Father’s Day weekend in mid-June is always wildly popular. Other fun, family events range from a Sausage Feed in March, to Art Shows & Sales, Chili Cook-Offs, and more.  Check this page for contact information about our events and family festivals occurring throughout the year in White Bird, Idaho.

Community events and festivals occur frequently in White Bird, Idaho and in addition to the annual Festival & Parade in mid June, range from trap shoots, to  Easter Egg Hunts, bike rides, a Halloween youth party, the Rebekah Turkey Dinner, and Christmas programs….there’s a lot going on in this small town in north central Idaho.

 

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JANUARY – 2016

8th

White Bird Area Recreation District

•  Jahttp://www.newcastleunitedchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/GameNight.pngnuary 8th Friday Game Night (the First One)
•  At the school from 6-9 PM.  (WBARD)
•  Card and board games.  Call Brenda Heckman, 839.2303 for more information.
•  Water provided.  Bring your own snacks and/or some to share.
•  A wonderful opportunity for some good, wholesome, family fun.
•  Continue with all the fun on these January Fridays: 15th, 22nd, and 29th.

10th                          

White Bird Gun Club – 10 WEEK WINTER SHOOT

Sunday January 10th.  Camas Prairie telephonic Shoot.  Shooting begins at approximately 9:30 AM.
PraRelated imagectice times at the gun club are every Saturday, about 9:30 AM.
Junior shooters are most welcome!
Call President, Stan Wilson, for more information: 208.839.2841

31st

January 31st, Community Breakfast Potluck, 7:30-9:30 AM

Bring a dish to share and join your friends and neighbors for a delicious breakfast at the school.  If you can’t bring a dish, you are still more than welcome, but a donation would be much appreciated.  (White Bird Area Recreation District).  Be sure to check out the WBARD’s new website, whitebirdrecdistrict.org.


FEBRUARY – 2016

4th

Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, February 4th, 12:30 PM, at the school.

5th

•  February http://www.newcastleunitedchurch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/GameNight.png 5th Friday Game Night
•  At the school from 6-9 PM.  (White Bird Area Recreation District)
•  Card and board games.  Call Brenda Heckman, 839.2303 for more information.
•  Water provided.  Bring your own snacks and/or some to share.
•  A wonderful opportunity for some good, wholesome, family fun.
•  Continue with all the fun on these February Fridays: 12th, 19th, and 26th.

13th

Volunteer Fireman’s Ball & Auction

Saturday, February 13th

Fundraiser for regional volunteer fire departments: White Bird City, Riggins City, Salmon River Rural Fire Dept., and, Grangeville Fire Dept.

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Location: Hoots Café, Hwy 95, White Bird
Special Valentines’ Dinner from 5 to 7 PM: Baby Back Ribs, Prime Rib, NY Steak
Door Prizes
Dance & Auctions begin at 7 pm (Pacific Time)
Music provided by Dave Dixon, Joaquin and Verna Lowe
Cost:  $10/couple or $5/individual; Dinner is a separate cost
Roses Available for Purchase and Complimentary Cupcakes
Sweetheart Basket Drawings by Rebekah Lodge 13

 

Live & Silent Auction (funds raised to be split between the 4 volunteer fire departments).  Auction item donations very much appreciated (839.2444).Image result for clip art auction

Due to the generosity of the patrons of last year’s event,  $1,500.00 went to each of the volunteer firImage result for clip art auctione departments listed above.  Thank you all for your attendance and support.

 

21st

Idaho Pathfinders ATV Ride, February 21st, to Pittsburg Landing

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This ride is open to the public. Riders leave from the old mill site across the river at their own time. Hamburgers will be cooked from around noon until 1 PM at the Landing. The cost is usually about $5.00/person for a hamburger and treats. You are asked to bring your own drinks. Some of the riders go over and come right back. Others go on up to Big Canyon. The choice is up to the rider.  More information about the Pathfinders is available on their website, idahopathfinders.org.  Interested in joining the Pathfinders?  Contact Brenda Heckman, 839.2303.

28th

February 28th, Community Breakfast Potluck, 7:30-9:30 AM

Bring a dish to share and join your friends and neighbors for a delicious breakfast at the school.  If you can’t bring a dish, you are still more than welcome, but a donation would be much appreciated.  (White Bird Area Recreation District).  Be sure to check out the WBARD’s new website, whitebirdrecdistrict.org.

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MARCH 2016

2nd

Movie “The War Room” presented by Pleasant View Baptist Church, Wednesday the 2nd at 7 PM.

film reelCome on over to the Church and enjoy this movie about which Netflix said, “From the creators of Fireproof and Courageous comes WAR ROOM, a compelling drama with humor and heart that explores the power that prayer can have on every area of our lives”.  Call 839.2220 with any questions.

3rd

Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, March 3rd, 12:30 PM, at the school.

12th

Art Show & Sale “March Miniature Madness”

Saturday, March 12th
The Salmon River Art Guild is presenting a collection of miniature (nothing larger than 11 x 14) art pieces; all are priced at $50 or less.
Held at Hoot’s Café from 8 AM to 3 PM (PST).  Come out for lunch, meet the artists, and enjoy the spectacular art work.
(Art Guild Flyer for this event.)

White Bird Community Library Bake Sale, also on March 12th

The library volunteers will have delicious baked goods for sale just inside Hoot’s from 8-12. The volunteers would like to thank the SRAG for “sharing” their time with us—and also thank Hootie for providing a spot in her restaurant!  The library needs your support to continue being your local resource center.  Stop by to see the great selection of books.  Wi-Fi, 24/7.  There is a computer for public use.  Printing, fax, and copy services are also available.

13th

 celtic shamrockJoe Wilson St. Paddy’s Day White Bird Sausage Feed (9th Annual)

  • Sunday, March 13th at the IOOF Hall, downtown White Bird, 7:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • $8/plate; youngsters, $4 (toddlers to age 7)
  • A portion of the proceeds to the White Bird Area Recreation District in memory of Joe and Ada Wilson
  • Entertainment:  Old Time Fiddlers
  • Delicious sausage prepared by Mt. View Meats in Riggins
  • A Community Event sponsored by the White Bird Chamber of Commerce

19th/20th

White Bird Rodeo Queen Tryouts

Saturday, March 19th at 1 PM (PST) – visit the White Bird Rodeo website to learn more details
The White BirdImage result for rodeo queen clipart Rodeo is celebrating their 27th Anniversary this year!  Young women, 14-18 years of age living in Idaho, Lewis, Adams, Nezperce, Clearwater, or Valley Counties are eligible for the tryouts to be held at the White Bird Rodeo Arena south of town on Hwy 95.    The 2016 Queen Announcement will be held at the IOOF Hall following the tryouts.  To sign up, call Kami Fogleman (208) 983-1726 or (208) 983-8779.

 

Canyon House 13th Anniversary Sale, March 19th and 20th; a “Fun Store in a Small Town”       

Stop by and help celebrate with Joaquin, Verna, and Nicole.  Enjoy a free cup of their “in-house” coffee and homemade cookies.  For this special sale, all gift items will be 10-75% off; all jewelry and scares will be 35% off.  You might be a lucky door prize winner.

26th

 #Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, March 26th, 10 AM  at the School

#    Fun for toddlers through 6th grade.  The Easter Bunny will be there!!!
#    Our thanks to organizers Cody and Renee Farmer!  Donations accepted; volunteers needed.  Call the Farmers, 839.2395 for more information–or to volunteer.
#  Donation cans at Canyon House, Silver Dollar, and Red’s River Café; help support this wonderful activity.  (You can also mail checks to the Farmers at P.O. Box 90.)

On your way to the Easter Egg Hunt, stop by the IOOF Hall where the Rebekahs will offer pies, cakes, cookies, and more at their annual Bake Sale.

27th

 Easter “Sonrise” Service at the Battlefield Overlook, March 27th at 7 AM

Join this very special, Easter service at the Overlook.  Breakfast follows at Pleasant View Baptist Church at 8 AM, followed by Worship at 9 AM.


April 2016

7th

Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, April 7th, 12:30 PM, at the school.

23rd

Priscilla Shirer Simulcast at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Saturday, April 23rd; 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM.  Call 839.2220 for further information.

23rd/24th

Gun Show, Saturday and Sunday, April 23rd and 24th; Hoot’s Café!

Lots to see at this fine gun show.  Hoot’s Café.  Small admission charge.  Starts about 9 AM.  Call 839.2265 for details.

 

28th, 29th, 30th

Old Time Fiddlers!!! Three whole days…Thursday the 28th, Friday the 29th, and Saturday the 30th.  Hoot’s Café.  Image result for free clipart of fiddles

Enjoy this annual event.  Come on over to Hoot’s Café and listen and toe tap, or bring along an instrument and join in!!!  Music is played all day long on the three days, and on into the evening.