September 2019

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 2019

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


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Bi-Annual Quilt Walk, Grangeville

Quilts, quilts, and more quilts!!!  See over 200 quilts displayed along Main Street in downtown Grangeville.  The event is sponsored by Home Grown Quilts.  83 additional quilts to be auctioned off to benefit local animal shelters.  9-4, Saturday, September 7.  The CIAA (Central Idaho Art Association) has their “Art Walk” at the The Gallery. Lots of other quilt related activities.  See Facebook for more information. NO ADMISSION CHARGE.

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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 8, at 1:30 p.m.  (They will also provide music for the 10:30 AM Mass that day.)  Directed by Timothy Westerhaus.  FREE!  The concert is part of the Spirituality and the Arts Program.  The Monastery Chapel acoustics provide a beautiful arena for musical presentations.  For more details about this concert (an annual event), click here.  A short distance to drive for a wonderful, inspiring, musical event!

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72nd Annual Orofino Lumberjack Days, September 12-15

Theme this year is “Boots, Jeans, and Clearwater Dreams.”

(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
For more information, call 208.476.3412 or visit the Orofino Facebook page

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The 5th Annual Salmon River Run in Riggins, “A foot race along the beautiful Salmon River.”

This is a family-friendly event offering multiple distances including a Kids’ Fun Run.   Visit the Salmon River Chamber website for more details.  This event is held on the second Saturday in September.  So, this year’s date is September 14.  Event begins at 9 a.m. MDT.  The Salmon River Chamber sponsors this event.

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Gun Show at Hoot’s Café

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

Calendar clipart day 21 of monthIdaho County Orchestra at St. Gertrude’s Monastery in Cottonwood

Enjoy an afternoon of eclectic music on Saturday, September 21, 2 p.m. This concert is free. Reception will follow. Pop, classical, sacred, blues, movie themes, dance tunes…and more. For more information call, 208.962.3224, or check the monastery’s website.

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Grangeville 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!  To sign up for this event, call Peggy Wright, 208.983.0826.  Vendors call Melinda Hall, 208.983.5832.

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The Old Time Fiddlers Will Perform at Hoot’s Café

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

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Fall PowWow Vintage Trailer Campout

The Campout begins on Thursday, September 26, and continues through Sunday, September 29. There is a sell-out crowd with 31 trailers reserved. The public is welcome on Friday, September 27, from 9 a.m. until noon to enjoy the traditional flea market. During these hours, the community is also invited to tour the trailers. They are something to see!!! The theme this year is “Art in the Park.”

Calendar clipart day 28 of monthCanyon House “New Moon” Sale

Don’t miss this one! Saturday, September 28. All gift items (storewide) will be 10-50% off. Remember the Canyon House is open 7 days a week, featuring Espresso, Gifts and Lodging. Liquor Store. Call 208.839.2777.