April 2019

There’s lots to do in White Bird…year-round.

Photo provided by Salmon River Photos

Photo courtesy of Salmon River Photos

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 website 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.


APRIL – 2019

day 04Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, noon, at the school. Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.


Congratulations to Anna Ousley!!!  April 4th marks 15 years as owner and operator of Swiftwater RV Park.  Winner:  Voted Best Camping Area in Idaho County 2019.


Calendar clipart day 6 of month

The Kamiah Chamber presents BREWFEST & AUCTION

At the Legion Hall on Saturday, April 6, 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Tickets available at the door or at Clearwater Brewing, The Kamiah Flower Shoppe, Higher Ground Coffee, or Idajo Coffee.  Advance Tickets are $25; tickets at the door are $30.


Rifle and Pistol ShootCalendar clipart day 13 of month

Everyone is welcome at the White Bird Gun Club at 8 a.m. (Pacific Time).  There will be 12 different events with 4 prizes awarded in each event.  Cost is $1 per relay.  Hamburgers and soft drinks will be available.  Rifles and pistols only, no shotguns.  Call Dave Cook, 628.3759, for more details.


Easter Egg Huntday 20

10 a.m. at the WBARD (old school building).   This very popular event is for toddlers thru 6th grade.  See the Easter Bunny (take a photo) and find those eggs!    Hot dogs and drinks will be available for $1.00 each (this helps with next year’s costs).   Donations and Volunteers are needed.  Our thanks to Renee and Cody Farmer for leading this event!  If you would like to donate, mail checks (payable to Renee Farmer) at P.O. Box 89, White Bird.  Donations cans will be at Canyon House, Silver Dollar, and Red’s River Café.  Call Renee for more information or to donate or to volunteer, 839.2395.

Rebekah Bake Sale

Also on April 20 at 9 a.m.  Pies, cakes, cookies, and much more.  Annual fundraiser.   On your way to the Easter Egg Hunt, stop by the IOOF Hall!  Shop early; this sale is usually a sellout.


Calendar clipart day 21 of monthEaster “Sonrise” Service at the Battlefield Overlook, April 21, at 7 a.m.

Join this very special, Easter service at the Overlook.  A free breakfast for all attendees follows at Pleasant View Baptist Church at 8 a.m., followed by Worship at 9 a.m.  All are most welcome!!!


day 19day 20Calendar clipart day 21 of month35th Annual Salmon River Jet Boat Races in Riggins, Idaho

Enjoy the jet boat races on Saturday and Sunday.  Racing begins at 10 a.m. (MT).  The Welcome BBQ and “Show & Shine” Boat Show are on Friday.  The most exciting and longest running river Jet Boat Race in the U.S.A.!  Thrill to the speed of the jet boats as they thunder along the River of No Return.  Race teams from the United States and Canada will compete for cash prizes.  Show & Shine “Boat Show”, BBQ, Fireworks, and more!!!  Detailed information is available on the Salmon River website.


Calendar clipart day 27 of monthWBARD Plant Exchange Party

Are you looking for new, spring landscaping seeds and plants?  Indoor and outdoor plants, ground cover, plant starts, garden starts, herbs, and trees will be available.  Come to the old school for a fun afternoon of trading.  Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. (PDT).  Vendors and craft folks are welcome to set up a table for a $5 charge.

Calendar clipart day 27 of monthday 28

Gun Show at Hoot’s!

Lots to see at this fine gun show.  Hoot’s Café.  Small admission charge.  Saturday,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Sunday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Tables are $30 each.  Call 839.2265 for details.