Events & Activities

~ courtesy of the Local Arrangements Committee

map of Boise with marked locations
  • Opening Reception:
    • Jack's Urban Meeting Place (JUMP)
      We will be in their lobby and SHARE studio
      •  See pictures of the room
        • Tour of JUMP
        • Ride the 5-story "totally tubular" slide (you'll need to sign a waiver and Ladies should ideally wear leggings, or tights if you prefer to wear a dress)
        • Play a fun ice breaker (you will be asked to share 2 truths and 1 falsehood about yourself when you arrive)
        • Read silly state laws (displayed throughout the facility)
        • Get your "JUMP" picture taken
        • Buffet dinner
        • Celebrate WestPac's "milestone birthday" with cake and champagne
    • Optional Activites:
      • Library Tours on Thursday
        • Legislative Law Library & The State Capital — 1:30
        • Concordia University School of Law, George R. White Law Library — 2:30
        • University of Idaho Boise Campus Law Library & State Law Library — 3:30
      • Indulge Boise Foodie Tour
        • Historic Downtown Boise Food & Cultural Tour - $55 per person pre-tax.
        • Boise Booze + Bites Happy Hour Tour - $69 per person pre-tax.
      • Pedals and Pints 
        Boise's original bike bar
      • To-Dos for Saturday
        •  WalkAbout Boise - $10 per person
          Details below. The tour will last about 1.5 hours and can accommodate up to 30 people. Please pre-register.
        • Winery Tour or Brewery Tour
        • Farmer's Market

    • Dining

      Check out Alison's list of Restaurants in Boise.


      WalkAbout Boise: A Historic Downtown Walking Tour

      Saturday, October 21st at 1:30 PM

      Join us for WalkAbout Boise – an approximately 1.5-hour guided walking tour through 150 years of history and architecture. Let us introduce you to the built environment that makes downtown Boise like no other place. This tour is great for visitors and for Idaho residents who want to learn more about how Boise's vibrant downtown developed and the people who made it happen.

      Walking Tour highlights include:

      • Downtown's evolution from gold rush boomtown, through urban renewal decline, and 21st century revitalization.
      • The oldest and newest buildings downtown, spanning 150 years of construction
      • Buildings associated with Boise's historic Basque, German, Jewish, and Chinese communities
      • The Idaho State Capitol and Boise City Hall
      • Buildings designed by early pioneers and nationally known master architects
      • The Egyptian Theater

      Where To Meet:

      At the bench in front of the Basque Museum

      611 W Grove St
      Boise, ID 83702

      Where To Park:

      There is meter parking available on the street, as well as a pay-to-use parking lot on the south corner of 6th and Grove.

Local Arrangements Committee: Ning Han (Chair), Alison Perry, Michael Greenlee, Emily Seiss Donnellan, Stacy Etheredge

 

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