July 2019

Lower Salmon Fishing near White Bird, ID
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 – 2019

Calendar clipart day 5 of monthNote date change because of July 4 holiday…Mobile Food Bank, July 5, noon, at the school. Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.


Calendar clipart day 4 of monthCalendar clipart day 5 of monthCalendar clipart day 6 of monthGrangeville Border Days

Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Rodeos at 6 p.m.
Parades at 2 p.m.
Idaho’s Oldest Rodeo since 1912 (108 years!).  For details and updates, click here.

  • Theme: “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams
  • Grand Marshal:  Janet Klement (bio coming soon).
  • Royalty:  Queen Colby Canaday and Princess Molly DeFord.
  • Cowboy Breakfast; Street Sports; Toy Scramble; Chicken Scramble; Wild Stick Horse Race.
  • Camas Prairie Cruisers Car Show on Thursday, across from City Park, from at 10-3.
  • Old Time Fiddlers at Pioneer Park on July 4.
  • Walking tacos; strawberry shortcake in the Park.
  • Art in the Park, Thursday and Friday.
  • Live Music (after the rodeo on July 5) featuring “The Hankers.”  Free Admission.
  • Great Fireworks by the Grangeville Volunteer Fire Department; 10 PM, GHS Football Field
  • Syringa Hospital Foundation 5K Fun Run (TBA)

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World Famous Winchester Open Rodeo, July 6 and 7

July 6 and July 7 at the Floyd Welborn Arena in the Pines (Western States Ranch Rodeo Association).  Visit nearby Winchester for some good, family fun.  In addition to the rodeo there will be a Cowboy breakfast and Cowboy Church.  For more information or for updates, phone Diana Humphrey, 208.924.5840 or email her, dianahumphrey3@hotmail.com.  Visit the Winchester website.

Calendar clipart day 12 of monthCalendar clipart day 13 of monthNezperce Prairie Days

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

  • 3 on 3 Basketball tournament; Mud Volleyball tournament
  • Ice Cream Social; Pulled pork dinner
  • Friday night dinner and dancing with Aaron Cerruti
  • Saturday, Kids Races and Games; Bingo, Parade and Kiddie Parade
  • Coed Softball Tournament
  • 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

Stites Days, Friday and Saturday, July 12 and 13

Theme:  “Small Town, Big Deal.”  Featuring Bingo, horseshoes, duck races, raft races, ATV poker run, 3-point basketball, parade, and vendor booths.  Lots of good food.  Entertainment by the Grant Webb Band from Emmett at the Silver Dollar patio area.  Stites Days is hosted by the City of Stites, area businesses, churches, the Stites Volunteer Fire Department, and community volunteers.

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McCall Music Society Summerfest 2019

A tradition since 2012…Series begins on July 14 and ends July 20.  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.

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Clearwater-Elk City Wagon Road Celebration

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 displays, a 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!)  Grand Marshals this year are Tim and Bernadette Shaw, residents of Clearwater.  Parade is on Saturday at 10:30 a.m.

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HSN!, Annual Hot Summer Nights,  Riggins, Idaho;
Friday, July 26, 4-11 pm and Saturday, July 27, 12 pm-12 am.
“The rockin’ most time of the year.”

  • Theme this year “Blame It All on Our Roots.”
  • A talent show with contestants competing for $1,500!  Three talent categories:  Youth, Theme, Non-themed.
  • Bands to dance and listen to on the newly dedicated stage!
  •  Car show with classic cars from far and wide.
  • Gates open Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at noon.  Riggins City Park.Note:  Times are MDT.
    Sponsored by the Salmon River Chamber of Commerce.  For complete details, visit this web page.

Kooskia Days, July 25, 26, and 27 (66th annual!)

Theme:  “Celebrate the Past, Embrace the Future.”  Days of fun for the entire family.  Events include yoga in the park, farmers’ market, family movie night, basketball tournament for youth and adults, teen dance, parade, and ping pong ball drop.  Vendor booths are free this year.  Grand Marshals are Wayne and Barbara Weathers.  See Kooskia’s Facebook page for more detailed information.

18-Hole Golf Tournament, Grangeville Golf Course (July 27)

Saturday, July 27, tee off at 9 a.m.  Proceeds to benefit American Legion Posts #152 and #37.  Many great prizes.  More information available here.

Cottonwood Summer Fest, July 26, 27, and 28

Good times in neighboring Cottonwood.  Join these activities:  kids’ dance, parade, kids dog show, egg toss, ping pong ball drop, watermelon eating contest, hay bale throw, barbecue contest, street dancing…and more.  The weekend closes out with an ATV Poker run on Sunday, July 28.

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

Begins July 11 at 6 p.m., Pioneer Park.  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.  The schedule:

July 11, Hillfolk Noir from Boise
July 18, Vintage Youth from Grangeville
July 25, Cherry Sisters Revival from Moscow/Pullman
August 1, Big Newtons from Lewiston

Grangeville Farmers’ (GFM) Market

Saturdays from 9-1, starts June 22 and goes through September 28.
Local, fresh, produce at Pioneer Park on Main Street.

They have a website and Facebook page!  They will also participate on Thursday evenings with the Summer Concert Series beginning July 11 (also July 18 and 25 and August 1) from 5-8 p.m.
Homemade baked goods, lots of craft items.