1. GO TO THE CIRCUS
Feel like a kid again and go to the circus. The El Korah Shrine Circus is in town. It’s one of the best and oldest around — traveling and performing around the country since 1906. It even will do an old-fashioned circus parade through Downtown at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 22.
2. PARTY AT THE CO-OP
It’s hard to believe the Boise Consumer Co-op has been around for 40 years, but it’s true. You don’t have to be a member to enjoy the celebration of music, food, beer and wine from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Co-op, 888 W. Fort St.
Check out Andy Byron and the Lost River Band and Marcus Eaton — with his dad Steve Eaton — on stage. Free.
You also can hear Marcus at the Idaho Songwriters Association showcase 8 p.m. June 22 at the Riverside Hotel.
3. MEET A WORLD CLASS ARTIST
The Boise Art Museum, 610 Julia Davis Drive, will host an artist reception Saturday for Kehinde Wiley to open his show “The World Stage: Israel,” a selection of large-scale paintings of contemporary urban black men living in Israel, as part of the global black Diaspora. Wiley, who makes his home in New York, will be there. 5:30 p.m.-8p.m. $15 for non-members at the door. Free for members.
4. SEE TWO PLAYS
If you’re up for it, the Idaho Shakespeare Festival is just warming up it’s run with two plays this weekend. On Friday night, it’s Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit” and on Saturday and Sunday you can see The Bard’s “Much Ado About Nothing.”
5. GO GLOBAL
Discover the rich culture Boise’s refugee community has to offer at World Refugee Day Saturday at The Grove. See performances, buy wares and sample food. Boise’s Global Lounge will perform at 9:30 a.m. Free.