Humanities Events In and Around Idaho

Times, dates and locations are subject to change. 
Please call the listed contact to verify the program information.
All programs are open to the general public.

indicates an IHC Speaker's Bureau event.

MAY 2018
Tue, May 15 2018 at 3:00 PM
Trolley Time - The Streetcar in Idaho
sponsor: Good Samaritan Society Boise Village
contact: Sherri Ellis
phone: (208) 333-2168
email: sellis1@good-sam.com
location: Good Samaritan Society Boise Village, 3115 Sycamore Dr., Boise, ID
Thu, May 24 2018 at 7:00 PM
Early Railroad Songs of Idaho
speaker: P. Gary Eller
sponsor: Cambridge Community Library
contact: Nina Hawkins
phone: (208) 257-3268
email: nhawkins@ctcweb.net
location: Cambridge Community Library, 120 S. Superior St., Cambridge, ID
Fri, May 25 2018 at 7:00 PM
Country Ballads and Early Blues
sponsor: Idaho Power Company
contact: Molly Lowe
phone: (541) 785-7270
email: mlowe@idahopower.com
location: Copperfield Park, 55203 Hwy. 86, Oxbow, OR
Sat, May 26 2018 at 12:00 PM
Bad Asses and Disasters of Early Idaho - Songs That Should Have Been Written But Weren't
speaker: P. Gary Eller
sponsor: Weippe Community Club
contact: Marge Kuchynka
phone: (208) 435-4362
email: edandmarge@frontier.com
location: Weippe Community Hall, 218 1st Street East, Weippe, ID
Sat, May 26 2018 at 1:00 PM
American Folkmusic Revival
sponsor: Weippe Community Club
contact: Marge Kuchynka
phone: (208) 435-4362
email: edandmarge@frontier.com
location: Weippe Mini Park, 220 E. Second St., Weippe, ID
JUNE 2018
Mon, June 11 2018 at 12:00 PM
Historical Idaho Women Stories and Folksongs
sponsor: Welcome Club of Treasure Calley
contact: Karen Weathersbee
phone: (601) 918-2338
email: karen.weathersbee51@gmail.com
location: The Club at Spurwing, 6800 N. Spurwing Way, Meridian, ID
JULY 2018
Wed, July 11 2018 at 6:30 PM
Songs for Your Supper
sponsor: Community Library Network @ Athol
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Athol Library, 30399 N. 3rd St., Athol, ID
Thu, July 12 2018 at 6:30 PM
Magic Carpet Made of Steel: Railroad Songs and Lies
sponsor: Community Library Network at Rathdrum
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Rathdrum Library, 16320 Hwy. 41, Rathdrum, ID
Fri, July 13 2018 at 3:00 PM
Going Out West to See the Elephant: How the West was Sung!
sponsor: Community Library Network at Hayden
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID
Sat, July 14 2018 at 2:00 PM
All the News That's Fit to Sing: Scandals, Sensations and Slanders in Song
sponsor: Community Library Network at Spirit Lake
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Spirit Lake Public Library, 32575 N. 5th Ave., Spirit Lake, ID
Sun, July 15 2018 – Fri, July 20 2018
Idaho Teachers Invited to Attend Summer Institute on Idaho’s History
AUGUST 2018
Thu, August 2 2018 at 8:00 PM
Historical Songs of Idaho
speaker: P. Gary Eller
sponsor: Idaho Power Company
contact: Molly Lowe
phone: (541) 785-7270
email: mlowe@idahopower.com
location: Copperfield Park, Hwy. 86, Oxbow, OR
Fri, August 3 2018 at 6:30 PM
Country Ballads and Early Blues
sponsor: Community Library Network at inehurst
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Pinehurst Public Library, 107 Main St., Pinehurst, ID
Mon, August 6 2018 at 6:30 PM
Country Ballads and Early Blues
sponsor: Community Library Network at Post Falls
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Post Falls Public Library, 821 N. Spokane St., Post Falls, ID
Tue, August 7 2018 at 6:00 PM
American Folkmusic Revival
sponsor: Community Library Network at Hayden
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Hayden Public Library, 8385 N. Government Way, Hayden, ID
Wed, August 8 2018 at 6:30 PM
American Folkmusic Revival
sponsor: Community Library Network at Athol
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
email: twyllar@communitylibrary.net
location: Athol Public Library, 30399 3rd St., Athol, ID
OCTOBER 2018
Fri, October 12 2018 at 7:00 PM
2018 Sheep Tales Gathering - Herders and Their Stories
sponsor: Trailing of the Sheep Cultural Heritage Center, Inc.
contact: Laura Drake
phone: (208) 720-0585
email: laura@trailingofthesheep.org
location: TBD; Ketchum, ID
NOVEMBER 2018
Fri, November 30 2018 at 6:00 PM
Classical Piano Favorites
speaker: Del Parkinson
sponsor: Memorial Community Center
contact: Carolyn Speelmon
phone: (208) 264-5481
email: mccmail@frontier.com
location: Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Place, Hope, ID