September 2018

White Bird Chamber Magnet

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.


September 2018

September 01September 02September 03ATV/UTV Ride, Scenic Gospel Hump Wilderness with Killgore Adventures

  • This Labor Day Weekend become part of an exciting, guided ride into the Gospel Hump Wilderness.
  • Saturday, September 1; Sunday, September 2; Monday, September 3.
  • Cost is $137/person, includes rides, BBQ dinner Saturday night, and a T-shirt.
  • Lodging is available as well as RV and tent spaces.
  • Book your ride by calling 800.469.8757 or 208.839.2227.

September 05

Brown Bag Program continues at the Bicentennial Historical Museum in Grangeville

This session:  Arnold Family History with Jinny Cash. Basement meeting room, 305 North College Street, noon to 1 p.m.  Phone 208.983.2573 for details.


September 06
Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, September 6, noon, at the school.  Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.



The Riggins Salmon Run, “A foot race along the beautiful Salmon River”, Saturday, September 8th.

September 8, 9-2 (MDT).  This is a family-friendly event offering multiple distances including a Kids Fun Run.   Visit the Salmon River Chamber website for more details.

Gun Show, Saturday and Sunday, September 8th and 9th, Hoot’s Café!

Saturday, 9-5, and Sunday, 9-3.  Small admission at the door.  Call 208.839.2265 for details.

Gonzaga Choir Performs at St. Gertrude’s in Cottonwood

The Gonzaga University Concert Choir will perform at the Monastery of St. Gertrude on Sunday, September 9, at 1:30 PM.  (They will also provide music for the 10:30 AM Mass that day.)   FREE!  The Monastery Chapel acoustics provide a beautiful arena for musical presentations.  For more details about this concert (and future concerts), click here.  A short distance to drive for a wonderful, inspiring, musical event!


September 12
Brown Bag Program continues at the Bicentennial Historical Museum in Grangeville

This session:  Nez Perce History with James Lawyer.  Basement meeting room, 305 North College Street, noon to 1 p.m.  Phone 208.983.2573 for details.


September 13September 14September 15September 16Orofino Lumberjack Days, September 13 through September 16

(Taken from the Orofino Facebook page…)  1947-2017. For 70 years, Orofino Celebrations Inc, has brought you Orofino Lumberjack Days. Featuring a professional logging show with competitors from around the world, it was first created to enhance the county fair & promote the logging industry.
Time: All Day Thursday-Sunday Location: Orofino City Park & Logging Arena 101
Featuring:  kiddie parade, carnival, auction, skidding and truck driving contest, horse pull contest, tag relay and tug-of-war
CELEBRATE THE TIMBER INDUSTRY!!!
For more information, call 208.476.3412 or visit the Orofino Facebook page


Brown Bag Program continues at the Bicentennial Historical Museum in Grangeville

This session:  100 Years of Farming History with Don and Charlotte DeArmond.  Basement meeting room, 305 North College Street, noon to 1 p.m.  Phone 208.983.2573 for details.


Calendar clipart September 22American Legion Post 152 Golf Tournament

American Legion Post 152 will hold a golf tournament at the Grangeville Golf Course on Saturday, September 22.  Action begins at 9 AM.  Chipping context, 50/50 putting contest, and a barbecue are just part of the day’s events.  Registration and payment in advance is recommended.  There will be a $55 greens fee per person and this includes the barbecue and a souvenir hat!  Lots of great prizes including a half-day fishing adventure for 4 generously provided by Hammer Down Excursions of White Bird.  Call O.C. Abbott for additional information, 208.839.2382.


September 26

Brown Bag Program continues at the Bicentennial Historical Museum in Grangeville

This session:  Dram, Scotland with Floyd Whitley.  Basement meeting room, 305 North College Street, noon to 1 p.m.  Phone 208.983.2573 for details.


Calendar clipart September 27Calendar clipart September 28Calendar clipart September 29Grangeville Oktoberfest Celebration

Lots of activities including the Flamingo Fun Run, Scavenger Hunt, Carnival, Wellness Fair, Quilt Show, Car Show, Franken-cart race, Wiener Dog race, Beer Garden, Bands.  Fall fun for the entire family!

The Old Time Fiddlers Will Perform at Hoot’s Café

Time for some toe tappin’.  The fiddlers are back!!!   Are you musical?  Do you enjoy listening to good music?  Or both? Come on over and join the fun.


September 29
White Bird Medical & Relief Chili Cook-Off, Saturday,
September 29th

 

  • Chili Cook-off and Raffle in Downtown White Bird
  • Chili and corn bread
  • Keg beer available on-site for donation; bottled water available
  • $5 for adults; $2 for kids under 10; kids 5 and under free
  • Judging and serving begins at 2 PM
  • Attention contestants:  no entry fee, but register upon arrival.  Make at least 2 gallons of chili.  On-site cooking.  Bring your own canopy.  Chili must be completed by the 2 PM serving/judging time.
  • 1st prize of $50, 2nd place $25, 3rd place $10
  • 50/50 raffle tickets, $1 per ticket
  • Bring lawn chairs and Enjoy the Day!!!

September 29September 30


11th Biennial Quilt Show, Grangeville

The Sew-Ciety Quilt Guild presents “Remembering the Blue & Grey”, September 29th and 30th.  Join the quilters at Grangeville Elementary – Middle School, 400 South Idaho Street. Admission is $3, children under 12 free.  Vendors, Jar Raffles, Books, Magazines, Patterns, Kits, and much more.