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Boise Beer Buddies' Newest Buddy Hub!
All Upcycled, Shipping Container - Beer, Wine and Beach Bar! 
 With a Food Truck at the River Wave
314 E 35th St., Garden City
Show your  Boise Beer Buddies  card for 
$1 Off the First Pint!
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Post Falls Brewing Company:

We're excited to introduce Growler Fill Thursdays at  Meriwether Cider Company !
Come in every Thursday and get $5 off any growler fill of your choice!

Saturday, October 1st
Individual Tickets and Group Discount Tickets Here
Register to Volunteer Here


First Thursday
Thursday, September 1st
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
237 N 9th St
We're excited to have EDGE Brewing Co, who will be pairing their BEER with 
Guru Donuts! Also with us will be Dapper and Dame, Inc with their artisan grooming, cosmetics and nail care for the discerning gentlemen and dames. And...the Genki Takoyaki food cart will be here to help you get your dumpling fix on!


* All Week Long: Live Music and Food Trucks! Just follow your favorite  Buddy Hubs

* All Week Long: Game Night Live Trivia & Bingo BoomboxBody  and  Paint Nite Boise

* Thursdays: Great Garden Escape - Live Music  @ Idaho Botanical Garden!


* Hoppy Birthday Paul Carew! 

* 11:00 am - 10:00 pm:  Join Our Beer Club  @ SOCKEYE BREWING

* 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: First Thursday  @ Waffle Me Up:  2 for 1 local BEERS from Boise Fry Co. and $5 dessert waffles
* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm:  First Thursday  in Downtown Boise: Art, Entertainment, Food, Wine & BEER Tastings:
~ ~ Boise Art Glass  1124 W FRONT ST 
Watch FREE GLASSBLOWING demos! Take an art class while enjoying pizza and beer. CLASSES Make Your Own Pumpkin $40. SPECIAL GUESTS: il Segreto Wood-Fired Pizza & Boise Brewing  345-1825
~ ~ Boise Creative Center  1204 W FRONT ST 
Join us for a Hop Valley Brewing tasting and live art in the parking lot!  371-9697
~ ~ Downtown Boise Association  101 S CAPITOL BLVD 203 
First Thursday Scavenger Hunt in DowntownBoise! Participate and ENTER TO WIN A DOWNTOWN BOISE GIFT CARD! How to participate: Each month, visit 6 of the listed scavenger hunt locations. Look for the logo card on display at each location: each card will feature a fun fact about downtown! At each location you visit, take a photo or write down the 'fun fact' from the logo card Send in your 6 locations & facts to info@downtownboise.org and be entered in to win a $30.00 Downtown Boise Gift Card! BONUS: Participate in the UrBandanna Hunt from 6pm-7pm by checking in at Bandanna Running & Walking on 5th & Main before heading out on the scavenger hunt for a chance to win additional prizes! Find us on social media to see this month's scavenger hunt locations, stop by Bandanna Running & Walking, or pick up a Boise Weekly! #FirstThursdayBoise Spot our roaming entertainment? Snag a photo or video and share on social media! #firstthursdayboise #downtownboiserocks   385-7300
~ ~ Evermore Prints LLC  780 W MAIN ST 
Please join us for Shelley Jund's Exhibition - States of Being: Dreaming, Mindful, Enlightened. In this series Shelley brilliantly portrays vibrant living elements, reminders of mortality and an abiding spirituality. Refreshments by The Mode Lounge 5-9PM
~ ~ FireFusion Studio  1124 W FRONT ST 
This first Thursday we will be demonstrating an enameling technique involving transparent colors and silver foil. Call to sign up for a class or come down and watch! We will be having a pizza and beer vendor!   208-345-1825
~ ~ Grove Hotel  245 S CAPITOL BLVD 
Featuring appetizers from Emilio's, Sockeye Brewing samples, complimentary chair massage, singing by Nichole Christensen and Idaho art on display from Gallery 601. All located in the hotel's lobby.  333-8000
~ ~ Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts  237 N 9TH ST 
Beer: Edge Brewing pairing their beer with Guru Donuts. Ummm Yummm. Maker: Dapper and Dame with their artisan grooming, cosmetics and nail care products Food: Genki Takoyaki food cart, can you say awesome octopus dumplings? Support your locals!  344-1605
~ ~ Swell Artist Collective  404 S 8TH ST STE L-105 
The first opening at the Old Idaho Penitentiary was a huge success! Over 800 people showed up to support local art and history. Join us at the Swell gallery this First Thursday as we reopen the 32 Cells group show. This show is open to all ages. Brew samples from Woodland Empire and the Cake Ballers will be here as well.  863-0623
~ ~ west elm  824 W Idaho St 
Join us for an exciting evening featuring numerous local artists who will be showcasing their unique work! Johnny Caldwell of Native Good, Amy Granger Designs, Josie Newton, Melissa Wilson of Zen Fire Studio, along with Author Mark Asher who is releasing a new book! Payette Brewing will be in the House, and light refreshments will be served!  342-0163
~ ~ Zee's Rooftop Cafe  250 S 5TH ST 900 
Live Music with Doug Cameron. Local art by Luciana and metal art by Tim Kohn. Free parking and appetizers. Beer and Wine for Sale, dinner menu available. Best view in town!   381-0034
~ ~ Angells Bar & Grill Renato  999 W MAIN ST 
Penny Exchange! Bring in a penny and exchange it for your first Glass of Wine or Well Drink! Live Music on the Best Patio in Boise. Oysters Rockefeller, on the 1/2 Shell, Ceviche, Personal Pizzas and more from $4.99!   342-4900
~ ~ City of Boise Department of Arts & History  150 N CAPITOL BLVD 
Stronger Shines the Light Inside exhibition opening reception Linen Building, 1402 W. Grove St, Boise, ID, from 7 to 10 pm A suggested $20 donation comes with food, music and performances, proceeds going toward the cost associated with producing the work. Food from local restaurants Kibrom's Ethiopian and The Goodness Land will be served, with wine from local Idaho winery Zhoo Zhoo and beer provided by Bittercreek. It will also include performances from the local refugee community: - Poetry by Patrick Wangoi - Dance performance by the Wawakali Group - Music By Gloria Butinda - More performances will be announced.   433-5670
~ ~ Two Zero Eight Salon and Spa  808 W BANNOCK ST 
Two Zero Eight will be celebrating there 1 Year Anniversary! With 20% off all product, Payette Brewing and Live music from Lane Lowery  287-3787
~ ~ Bittercreek Alehouse  246 N. 8th St 
We have a different DJ form Radio Boise every First Thursday with a dollar per beer sold during the set returned to Radio Boise! We're doing some work in the basement that prevents us from hosting worm tours this month, so just plan to stop by for some great local food & drink! We invite you to join us from 3-5:30pm as we unplug & turn down the lights to reduce our energy footprint, drink by candlelight and know you are saving the planet while doing it.
~ ~ Fresh Off The Hook Seafood  401 S 8TH ST 
Voted "Best of Boise" 10 years in a row! We will be offering $2 off all beer on tap, wine, and appetizers! Enjoy a great selection of beer, wine, appetizers such as Calamari Strips, Seared Ahi, Crab Cakes and more!  343-0220
~ ~ JUMP (Jack's Urban Meeting Place)  1000 Myrtle St 
Try something new at JUMP - Enter the "Inspire Kindness Dinner for Four" contest; dance, mingle, and enjoy the views from the Garden Terrace and Inspire Studio of Jack's Urban Meeting Place all visiting some vendors, such as Meriwether Cider.   639-6610
~ ~ The Front Door  105 S 6TH ST 
Join the Front Door and Odell Brewing for some tasty treats and great beer starting at 6 pm.  287-9201
~ ~ Even Stevens  815 W BANNOCK ST 
We welcome Crooked Fence Brewing to the shop for a fun 1st Thursday! They will be there with some flavors of the brewery for you to try as you listen to live music from 7-9pm. Come on down!   343-4018
~ ~ The North Face  802 W IDAHO ST 
Stop in for September First Thursday to shop our new fall arrivals, while tasting some of Idaho's award winning beer from Sockeye Brewing!! Winter is coming, so gear up!
~ ~ Trader Joe's  300 S CAPITOL BLVD 
What are you doing this Labor Day? Planning one last hurrah camping trip, or even a BBQ? Come to Trader Joe's where you will find everything you need. We will have one of a kind samples plus beer and wine!  336-7282
~ ~  City Peanut Shop 803 W BANNOCK ST
Nut & Beer Pairings with Highlands Hollow Brewhouse
~ ~ Proof 314 S 9TH ST
BBQ, Art, plus BEER samples by Payette Brewing
~ ~  View the Complete First Thursday Event Guide and Map Here

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Come Meet Woody - Brewer's Haven Parking Lot Party  @ BREWER'S HAVEN: Food Truck, Music Bingo, 10 BEERS on Tap!

* 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Homestead Bar and Grill PInt Night  with SLANTED ROCK BREWING COMPANY

* 6:00 pm: Oktoberfest Marzen  Tapping @ EDGE Brewing: Coming in at about 6%ABV, brewed with imported German malts, hopped with German Hallertau Mittelfrüher, and lagered with a German Märzen strain.

* 6:00 pm: Moules Frites  @ BOISE BREWING 

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  Alaskan Brewing Co  Trivia Night @  Eagle Triple Tap : Show your Boise Beer Buddies card for $1 off your first pint

* 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Sushi, Oysters, Wine & BEER @ Reel Foods Fish Market

* 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm: 6X6: PRETEND Release Party  @ El Korah Shriners

* 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Special When Lit Pinball Tournament w/Boise Brewing  @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

* 7:30 pm: Karaoke Every Thursday @  Crescent Brewery


* Hoppy Birthday Donn English! 

* Hoppy Birthday Mike Proctor! 

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Pistolero Can Release Party  @ PAYETTE BREWING CO:  $2 Pistolero cans for on-premise consumption, Food Truck Fare, and we are having our first ever movie showing in the Beer Garden! Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy a Classic Gene Wilder Western Comedy on our large wall (perfect for films), $2 Pistolero cans and B-Town Bistro. Come celebrate Pistolero's release with us!


* Hoppy Birthday Nelda Hubler! 

* 10:00 am: BSU Broncos Game - Streaming at  The Refuge Restaurant and Lounge : Broncos opening game!  Kickoff at 10am! We are opening the doors at 9:30 for all of our customers.  We will have our brunch menu available, and have FOUR TVs to stream the game on! Go Broncos!

* 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Final  Music on the Mountain  of the Season at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area with 10 Barrel Brewing: With cooler mountain temperatures, inspiring views, great music, food, bar, biking, hiking, chairlift rides, disc golf, and many more activities... this will be an incredible mountain festival you will not want to miss!

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm: The League of Outlaws - Initiation Party @ PAYETTE BREWING CO: Party is FREE for League of Outlaw Members (If you would like to bring a guest, it will be $20 for them at the door)
5:00 // League of Outlaw party starts at Payette Brewing: 733 South Pioneer Street.
Please see League of Outlaw check-in station in the Beer Garden where you will receive: your membership card, stainless steel pint, 3 beer tokens and a food ticket. Note: You can use your drink tokens at the indoor bar or outdoor bar, but we will be tapping specialty beers just for you in the Beer Garden!
5:30 // Toast! Complimentary dinner will be ready  [ Urban Smoke BBQ ]
6:00 - 9:00 // Live music!  [ J Grubb Band - Country/Folk/Rock ] 
We have some outdoor picnic tables but feel free to bring your own blankets and chairs!
7:00 - 9:00 // Behind the scenes brewery tours!  [ Groups of 30 every hour ]
Please RSVP by THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st to:  Zach@PayetteBrewing.com

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Boise Beer Wars IPA Fest  @ 10 Barrel Brewing: 30 Different IPAs from 5 Different States  

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: New BEER Tasting  with Jeremy at HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop and Taproom: Autumn is creeping up and the last of the Summer releases are mixing with the fall offerings. New breweries started canning and peviously unavailable beers appeared in the Boise market. Stop by our tap room and bottle shop for a free taste of what's new in craft beer.


* Hoppy Birthday Scott Heaverlo!

* Hoppy Birthday Sue Balluff! 


* Hoppy Birthday Allison Abshire! 

* Hoppy Birthday Jade Jesser! 

* 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Unplugged Happy Hour  @ BOISE BREWING: Stop by anytime Monday to unplug and drink out of our special 20oz glasses for the same price as a regular pint!

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs 4 Kause @  Payette Brewing Co

* 9:15 pm: Movie Monday @  Saint Lawrence Gridiron


* 7:00 pm: Free  BEER Tasting @ Brewer's Haven - Nampa

* 7:30 pm: Comedy Night @ Crescent Brewery


* Hoppy Birthday Kainoa Lopez!

* Hoppy Birthday Sean Andreas! 

* 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm:  RAMEN by Manfred's & Snake River Farms  @ WOODLAND EMPIRE *** SOLD OUT ***

* 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Free BEER Tasting @ Brewer's Haven - Vista

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  Idaho Film Social Hour & Trivia  @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

* September 8:  Seven Brides Brewing - Tap Takeover  @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE

* September 9:  Horror on the Lawn: Night of the Living Dead  @ ANGELL'S:  Ticket price includes a horrifically beautiful buffet by Angell's and screening of Night of the Living Dead! Ticket Info  Here

* September 9: SquawkyFest  @ Old Idaho Penitentiary

* September 10: Trout Festival  in Buhl

* September 16: Oktoberfest  @ PAYETTE BREWING CO: City of Boise Mayor, David Bieter, will be tapping the first keg to follow similar Oktoberfest traditions in Munich. So raise a glass with us and give a hearty, "Prost!" as this is going to be a party you don't want to miss!

* September 17: 2 Year Anniversary Party  @ PREFUNK Nampa

* September 17: 2016 Rock N Brews and BBQ  @ Ford Idaho Center

* September 28: 1st Anniversary Party  @ WARFIELD DISTILLERY AND BREWERY

* September 29: BJCP Style Class  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop and Taproom

* October 1:  Hoptober Freshtival Downtown Boise

* October 8:  Inaugural Boise Bacon & Beer Benefit @ SOCKEYE BREWING

* October 8:  Race For Steaks with Tri Tip Steak and SOCKEYE BREWING BEER

* October 15:  Barbarian Brewing  1 Year Anniversary Party 



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Thank you for your support and Cheers!

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