ENTERTAINMENT

New Covenant Baptist Church in Nampa is hosting a free quilt show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Come enjoy the artistry and craftsmanship of over 50 quilted items. Watch a quilting demo, enter a drawing to win a free quilt and enjoy cookies and refreshments. The church is located at 624 Lake Lowell Ave., Nampa.

The Homegrown Country Music Festival is coming to the Kuna Greenbelt on Sept. 28. The festival will feature Idaho artists Buddy DeVore and the Faded Cowboys, Gary Tackett Band, Sweetbriar, Johnny Boy Kunk, Jensen Buck, Dave Nudo and special guest American Idol Artist Maddie Zahm. Tickets: $15 / Family Packages (4) $35.00 / Military and Senior Discounts / Kids under 10 are free. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Kuna Kids Ranger Program. Gates open at 11 a.m. To buy tickets, visit the Homegrown Country Music Festival Facebook page.

Karcher Church of the Nazarene in Nampa is hosting a Harvest Festival, Trunk-or-Treat from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27. There will be games, food, bounce houses, hay rides, train rides, candy and a performance by illusionist Kex Lang. Fun for the whole family and it is absolutely free. The church is located at 2515 W. Karcher Road, Nampa.

OUT & ABOUT

Every Saturday, the Willows Edge Farm hosts a morning farm walk starting at 8:30 a.m. The farm walk is an educational tour where guests can visit animals in person. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.

Book and a Bite takes place every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Reed Elementary School. The program has STEM activity stations, free books, craft projects, read-aloud stations, free lunch and raffle prizes. Reed Elementary School is located at 1670 N Linder Road, Kuna.

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Now in its third year the K-Town Flea Market hosts nearly 30 vendors selling local homemade items like honey and jewelry, popular houseware products, hair care, and other sought-after finds like antiques. The K-Town Flea Market now pops up 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on the southwest corner of Deer Flat and Linder roads. The next opening is Saturday, Oct. 5.

Melba Valley Museum has turned 100 this year, has added a few new exhibits and is now open for the season. It is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday now through October. Find it at 314 Carrie Rex Road.

The Market at Linder Farms is open for business and takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. It is located at 7165 S. Linder Road and hosts a multitude of vendors, including food, home goods, self-care products, hand-made products and more. The Market is free and open to the public, and the next opening will be Saturday, Sept. 21.

Duck Unlimited Kuna/Melba Chapter is hosting its Fall Banquet at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Lucky Run Ranch. There will be two levels of table packages to choose from. Each table has a different gun and raffle ticket package. If you bring someone who has not attended the event in the past, you and the new attendee will be entered into a special gun drawing. Register for the banquet at www.ducks.org/idaho.

The Kuna Firefighters IAFF local 4165 is hosting a golf tournament this fall to support Kuna’s firefighter union. The Kuna Firefighters Great Balls of Fire Golf Tournament will take place Oct. 19 at Boise Ranch Golf Course. Registration begins at 10 a.m., and a shotgun start is set for 11 p.m. Sponsorships, ranging from $100 to $500, are available. The price for a golf team is $320, and for an individual, it’s $80. To register or sponsor, email Andrea Bradshaw at Andrea.bradshaw@us.belfor.com or call 208-484-7272.

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

The Community Resource Center is open on Thursdays from 9 a.m until 1 p.m. It is located at Ross Elementary School, 610 N. School Ave., Kuna. There are clothing items, food, school supplies and more.

 

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