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Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Great Theater in the Great Outdoors

The curtain rises on the Idaho Shakespeare Festival as arts lovers come out in force to enjoy world-class shows, gourmet food and gorgeous views of the Boise Foothills. Bring a picnic or purchase food at Café Shakespeare, which offers a variety of upscale deli items, picnic dinners, desserts, and an assortment of beverages, beers and wines by the glass or bottle. The menu focuses on local producers and fresh ingredients with and proceeds benefiting the larger Boise community through City of Good. Presale ordering for the Café is highly encouraged. Buy your performance tickets and food/beverage items at the ISF website

The 2023 season is sure to have something for everyone. Plays include: 

  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • As You Like It
  • Sense and Sensibility
  • Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812
  • Dracula: The Bloody Truth

Celebrate Idaho Wine & Cider Month

Two friends drinking wine enjoying the view

June is Idaho Wine & Cider Month, celebrating Idaho’s success as a rapidly growing and nationally recognized wine and cider region. Throughout June, wineries and cideries across the state will host special events and offer discounts and promotions. Here are some ways to kick off patio season and salute Idaho’s award-winning wine.

  • Get your tickets now for Savor Idaho, where you can taste wine from over 30 Idaho wineries all in one place. 
  • Head up to Bogus Basin for Music on the Patio, June 25 from 2-4 p.m. Sample and purchase Idaho wine and cider while you enjoy great music and Idaho’s fabulous outdoor scenery.
  • Walk, bike or drive Boise’s Urban Wine Trail. Try old favorites or discover something new as you choose from popular varieties including Riesling, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Syrah and Tempranillo. 
  • Take a taste of Idaho home with you on Alaska Airlines. Mileage Plus members can check a case of wine at no cost as part of the Wine Flies Free program. 

Visit to learn more about events and activities happening during Idaho Wine & Cider Month.

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