July 2018

Hammer Down Photo One

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.

July – 2018

July 05

Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, July 5th, noon, at the school. Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

July 04July 06107th Grangeville Border Days


Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
Rodeos at 6 PM
Parades at 2 PM

Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo since 1912.  For details and updates, click here.

  • Theme: “It’s A Country Bling Thing”
  • Royalty:  Queen Micaela Farris and Princess Bella Klapprich
  • Grand Marshal, Ernie Robinson
  • Cowboy breakfast
  • Street sports
  • Toy scramble
  • Chicken Scramble
  • Wild Stick Horse Race
  • Camas Prairie Cruisers Car Show on Thursday, July 5th, from at 10-3
  • Firecracker Fun Run
  • Walking tacos; strawberry shortcake in the Park
  • Art in the Park
  • Hole in the Wall Art Show sponsored by Central Idaho Art Association
  • Live Music (after the rodeo). Free Admission
  • Great Fireworks by the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department; 10 PM, GHS Football Field
  • July 4th Syringa Hospital Foundation 5K Fun Run; preregister by June 22nd to be guaranteed a shirt; forms are available here; for more information contact kbrooks@syringahospital.org


Calendar clipart July 14Stites Days, Friday and Saturday, July 13th and 14th

  • Theme “Stites America-Small Town USA”
  • Featuring horseshoe doubles, parade, basketball, kids’ games, benefit raffle
  • Duck race, raft race, ATV poker run
  • Live music and jam session
  • Breakfast on Saturday at City Park, 7-9 AM

Calendar clipart July 14Nezperce “Fiesta” Prairie Days, Saturday, July 14

Nezperce’s annual celebration has something for everyone.  With a “Fiesta” theme, enjoy some of these activities:

  • The popular Softball Tournament
  • Two new events:  3 on 3 Basketball tournament; Mud Volleyball tournament
  • Friday night dinner and dancing with Aaron Cerruti
  • Saturday, Kids Races and Games; Bingo, Parade and Kiddie Parade
  • Library Tours; Historical Museum open for touring
  • Saturday, Dinner and Live Music by “The Fabulous King Pins”
  • Their Facebook page has lots more information and great photos from last year’s event

 July 21Annual Orofino Show & Shine, “Hottest Little Show in Idaho”

Free admission.  Automotive displays, food and artist vendors, prize raffles, t-shirt sales.  At the Orofino City Park, 9 AM to 10 PM.  Contact Tim McTevia, 208.476.7569.
Visit the Orofino website for further details.


July 21

Clearwater-Elk City Wagon Road Celebration, Saturday, July 21st, and Sunday, July 22nd

The Clearwater to Elk City Wagon Road Celebration is a historical trip down the wagon road where supplies were hauled to the gold fields in the Elk City area beginning in 1895.   Activities include a parade, museum, quilt show, vendors, lunch, raffles, historical presentation, old-time gospel hour.   Sunday features the 53-mile trip on the old wagon road to Elk City.  (The Wagon Road Museum is located in Clearwater in the Grange Hall.  It tells the story of the early pioneers in this area and how the supplies were hauled to the Elk City area gold mines.  The museum will be open all weekend!)  Have questions?  Contact Susanne Smith, 208.926.4278.

McCall Music Society Summerfest 2018

Series begins on July 22 and ends July 29.  Join us for a week-long festival of classical and pops orchestra concerts held in McCall, Idaho, presented by McCall Music Society. Visit here to learn more and purchase tickets

 July 27July 28HSN!, Annual Hot Summer Nights,  Riggins, Idaho;  Friday, July 27, 4-11 pm and Saturday, July 28, 12 pm-12 am.
“The rockin’ most time of the year.”

A talent show, car show, live music. Canyon Camillions and Local Talent Show on the 27th; Mojo the Party Band  on Saturday night, the 28th, 9-12 PM.
Gates open Friday at 4 PM.  Riggins City Park.
Food booth, beer garden, water slide, ASK sno-cones, face painting, photo ops, games; fun for the entire family.
Enjoy the music of Joaquin, Verna, and Dave on Friday, 4-6:30 PM; Saturday, 4-8:30 PM.
Note:  Times are MDT.
Sponsored by the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce.  For complete details, visit this web page.

Also on July 27th and 28th, Kooskia Days

Friday and Saturday, July 27-28.  Theme: “Explore the Joy of Kooskia” with kid events, parade, food vendors, class reunions, arts & craft vendors, and Street Dance with live music.

Summer Concert Series, Grangeville Pioneer Park (10th year)

Begins July 12 at 6 PM, Pioneer Park, featuring Grangeville’s own Vintage Youth.  Concerts continue throughout the summer on Thursday evenings.

Bring your chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and enjoy the evening.
Sponsored by the Grangeville Chamber and Grangeville Arts, Inc.
Concerts are FREE, but a donation will help with entertainment costs.  This summer’s line-up of artists;
The Hankers, July 19th; Muzzy Braun, July 26th; and in August, Dodgy Mountain Men.

Grangeville Farmers’ (GFM) Market

Saturdays from 9-1, starts June 16th and goes through September 29th.
Local, fresh, produce at Pioneer Park on Main Street.

They have a new website and Facebook page!  They will also participate on Thursday evenings with the Summer Concert Series beginning July 12 from 5-8 pm.
Homemade baked goods, lots of craft items.