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Destination: BEER!
Saturday, February 25, 2017
in McCall, Idaho
We're going to have some super awesome beers there! Never released, special barrel-blends, the works! Brewers and/or owners will be present to chat about the beers (perfect for beer geeks!) We will have great food, generous pours and a fantastic atmosphere. We really tried to make this an experiential event so you won't expect huge crowds or lines. It's meant to be special! Plus a weekend in McCall? BONUS! 

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First Thursday
Thursday, December 1st
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
213 N 9th St
Join us at the Mixed Greens HOLIDAY SHOP at 9th & Idaho
Right Next to the Store! 
Payette Brewing Pouring Tastes of Their Delicious Beers!
Genki Takoyaki Food Cart with Exotic Dumplings!
Jamison Rae Jewelry With Locally Made Jewelry!
C.A.T.C.H. Assistance to Community's Homeless!


* 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


* 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm:  SNIP IPA Release Party  @ EDGE BREWING

* 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm:  Beer Tasting  @ Boise Co-op - North End Store

* 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm:  First Thursday  in Downtown Boise: Art, Entertainment, Food, Wine, Cider & BEER Tastings
~ ~ Boise Art Glass  1124 W FRONT ST 
Watch FREE Glassblowing Demos! CLASSES: Make Your Own Ornaments (2 - 3) $40. Join us for FREE BEER by MAD SWEDE BREWING and wine! LIVE MUSIC by Wayne White. Special Guests: EVEN STEVENS. All items in the gallery will be 10% OFF! 
~ ~ Mixed Greens | Modern Gifts  237 N 9TH ST 
Our third annual  December 1st Thursday  with this  lineup, which always has a huge turnout and is lots o' fun. Our featured artist is Jamison Rae Jewelry. Her stylish yet affordable designs make the perfect gifts. Our pals at PAYETTE BREWING CO. will be here to serve up some of their great BEERS. The Genki Takoyaki food cart will be here with their awesome octopus dumplings and more. And this year we welcome CATCH (Charitable Assistance To Community's Homeless). They will be here to let you know how you can help our homeless citizens get back on their feet. There will also be a raffle featuring items from our guests and ourselves to benefit CATCH. Hope to see you!  344-1605
~ ~ The Owyhee  1109 W MAIN ST 
First Thursday at The Owyhee features painter Bonnie Peacher and live music from Mike Cramer and The Baldy Mountain Band. We'll also have Crossings Winery and SOCKEYE BREWING on hand for guests to enjoy local wine and BEER tastings.   343-4611
~ ~ Wildflower Florals & Events  1009 W BANNOCK ST 
Wildflower is celebrating December with a Christmas Themed first Thursday event! We will be raising donations for the Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho & Camp Hodia Idaho Diabetes Youth Programs. Event Includes: *Pours of Hot cocoa, SOCKEYE Winterfest + local wines. *doTERRA Essential oil make & take "Holiday Spray" & wood round ornaments. *Hand crafted Bee Butter with essential oils for $5 made by Catie Eyer. *Local Jewlery by Catherine Strack. *Sprout Design table scape design + inspiration. *"Wildflower Styled" Winter wreaths  384-9985
~ ~ Angells Bar & Grill Renato  999 W MAIN ST 
Toys for Tots Night. Bring in a Toy and receive Free Appetizers! This is the time of the year to share and be thankful. Live Music and Great $4 drink specials! Let's make a child's Christmas magical this year.  342-4900
~ ~ Two Zero Eight Salon and Spa  808 W BANNOCK ST 
Join us for our holiday first Thursday! Sweet treats, ODELL BREWING, live music, 20% off all Bumble and bumble product and more  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.
~ ~ Bittercreek Taco Pop Up  222 N 8TH ST 
Free Coloring Contest  - Coloring contest sheets and limited coloring supplies will be provided. Please bring some coloring supplies of your own if you are not willing to share hahaha. Coloring sheets will be collected and judged at 9pm. Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and worst will be awarded! Other taco themed artwork by local artists will be on displayed and available for purchase.
~ ~ Wear Boise  828 W IDAHO ST 
Join us on 12/1 between 4:30-8:00p for First Thursday! We'll be pouring delicious Idaho BEER and wines, and everything in the shop will be 15% off!  680-6017
~ ~ BANANA ink  214 N 9TH ST 
We will be doing 15% off storewide and a rack of $10 apparel items! LONG DROP CIDER will be here with refreshments and artist, John Warfel with Half Basque Job will be showing some of his new work!  345-1288
~ ~ Buy Idaho  350 N 9th St 
Make it an Idaho Christmas at the  Buy Idaho "Pop-up Shop".  It's the 5th Annual Buy Idaho Holiday Market. Bring your shopping list and visit over 20 vendors featuring Idaho products and services, including BEER by MAD SWEDE BREWING! 350 N. 9th (corner of 9th and Jefferson)  343-2582
~ ~ Idaho Mountain Touring  1310 W MAIN ST 
Join us on December 1st to celebrate Idaho Mountain Touring's 32nd Anniversary! On the same night we will host a release party for Idaho the Movie 2. Come by for BEER, snacks and In-store specials.   336-3854
~ ~ Even Stevens Sandwiches  815 W BANNOCK ST 
We welcome in our newest craft partner SLANTED ROCK with a First Thursday  Beer Tasting  from 6-8pm. Join us and warm your belly with awesome beer and great craft sandwiches!   343-4018
~ ~ One Ninteen Boise  117 S 10TH ST 
Local brews, local loft living. One Nineteen offers the finest in urban living in the heart of historic Boise and the business and shopping district. POWDERHAUS BREWING offers local craft brews. Nice way to start your conversation about living downtown.  343-4606
~ ~ Payette Brewing Company  733 S Pioneer Street 
Beer & Cheese Pairing  We got together with Ballard Family Dairy & Cheese to pair a variety of their award winning handmade specialty cheeses with our beer. Meet the cheese maker and experience free samples in the Tap Room of PAYETTE beer & Ballard Cheese.  
~ ~ Ruth's Chris Steak House  800 W MAIN ST 110 
Ruth's Chris Steak House will be hosting SPLIT RAIL WINERY. Thursday, December 1st from 4:30-6:30pm.  426-8000
~ ~ Trader Joe's  300 S CAPITOL BLVD 
Trader Joe's will get you in gear for holiday cheer! Come see what's festive, nibble on something yummy, and try our BEER and wine tastings from 5pm-8pm.  336-7282
~ ~ Zee's Rooftop Cafe  250 S 5TH ST 900 
Live music with Doug Cameron and friends, free wine sampling, sushi made to order by chef Gee, holiday gifts for sale. BEER and wine for sale.   381-0034
~ ~ The North Face 802 W IDAHO
Avalanche Awareness Clinic  with Sawtooth Mountain Guides and BEER Samples by POWDERHAUS BREWING
~ ~ City Peanut Shop 803 W Bannock
BEER & Nut Pairings with 10 Barrel Brewing
~ ~ Boise Brewing 521 W  BROAD ST
~ ~ View the Complete First Thursday Event Guide and Map  HERE

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Payette Twelve Gauge Vertical  @ PREFUNK - Boise:  Featuring four years of Twelve Gauge & one variant side by side:
2013 // 2014 // 2015 // 2016 // 2016 Mexican Chocolate

* 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm: Wax & Beer  @ SOCKEYE BREWING - Cole & Ustick

* 7:00 pm: PaintBox  @ The BIRD STOP

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Super Smash Bros Tournament  @ SPACEBAR ARCADE

* 7:30 pm: Karaoke at Crescent Brewery


* Hoppy Birthday Shane Gibbs! 

* 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Bown Crossing Holiday Mix & Mingle  @ Bown Crossing with BEER by BIER:THIRTY


* 10:00 am - 11:30 pm: Free Brew Class w/Rich  @ BREWER'S HAVEN - Boise

* 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Garden City Bootleggers Repeal Day Celebration  in Garden City!  The Garden City Bootleggers are at it again! Join us in celebrating the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition!  All participating establishments will be open and celebrating with food trucks, holiday shopping deals, drink specials and more! 
The shuttles will run from 12pm - 6pm with stops every 15-20 minutes at the following locations. 
1. Payette Brewing Company (33rd Street Brewery)
2. Cinder, Split Rail, Strange Folk, Bella Brewing, Syringa, Laissez Faire
3. Barbarian Brewing and Meriwether Cider
4. County Line Brewing
5. Powderhaus Brewing
You will be able to park and shuttle from any location with the ability to use the FREE shuttle to visit all stops as well as get back to your original location after.
Followed by a FREE concert at Powderhaus Brewing featuring Hokum Hi-Flyers at 7pm! 

* 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm: BJCP Beer Off-Flavor Class  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop & Taproom:   Detecting off-flavors is an essential part of both home brewing and accurately judging and evaluating beer. This class well help familiarize attendees with the most common off-flavors, their causes and how to prevent them. Our off-flavor class costs $10 per person. Spaces are limited so swing by HomeBrewStuff to sign up.

* 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: New Beer Tasting  @ HOMEBREWSTUFF - Craft Bottle Shop & Taproom: ' Tis the Season for special releases, seasonal offerings and big, dark, malty beers that beg to be sipped by the fire.  For our weekly tasting we will be breaking into a few newcomers to the Boise market and a couple special offerings from old friends.


* 10:00 am - 6:00 pm:  1st Sunday Brunch  with B-Town Bistro at MERIWETHER CIDER COMPANY

* 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm: MOvember Trivia Night w/Woodland Empire & A Barber Story  @ SPACEBAR ARCADE


* Hoppy Birthday Ryan Collings! 

* 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm: Kegs4Kause @  Payette Brewing

* 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm:  Repeal and Rejoice - Prohibition Party  @ RED FEATHER LOUNGE


* Hoppy Birthday Juan Salas!

* Hoppy Birthday Steve Jalbert!

* 7:30 pm: Comedy Night @ Crescent Brewery


* 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm:  Beer Tasting  @ Boise Co-op - North End Store with Iron Horse Brewing

* 4:30 pm: Mayor's Holiday Lighting Ceremony  @ Ketchum Town Square with BEER & More by SAWTOOTH BREWERY and WARFIELD DISTILLERY

* 6:00 pm: Paint Night  @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE

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


* December 9: Boise Girls Pint Out Bowling and Bottle Exchange  @ Emerald Lanes

* December 16: Ugly Sweater Party  & New Beer Release with Iron Horse Brewery @ BERTS GROWLER GARAGE



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