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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
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
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
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
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
location: Weippe Mini Park, 220 E. Second St., Weippe, ID
JUNE 2018
Sat, June 2 2018 at 6:00 PM
"Them Were the Days", by the Oldest Man in Idaho
speaker: Clark Heglar
sponsor: Owyhee County Historical Museum
contact: Amy Johnson
phone: (208) 495-2319
location: Owyhee County Museum, 17085 Basey St., Murphy, ID
Thu, June 7 2018 at 7:00 PM
American Folkmusic Revival
sponsor: Touchmark Meadow Lake Village
contact: James Johnston
phone: (208) 319-5336
location: Touchmark Meadow Lake Village, Grand Lodge, 4037 E. Clocktower Ln., Meridian, ID
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
location: The Club at Spurwing, 6800 N. Spurwing Way, Meridian, ID
Thu, June 14 2018 at 3:00 PM
Mining in Idaho: Today and Yesterday
speaker: Tom Blanchard
sponsor: Bridgeview Estates Independent Living
contact: Shauna Vollmer
phone: (208) 736-3933
location: Bridgeview Estates Independent Living, 1828 Bridgeview Blvd., Twin Falls, ID
JULY 2018
Tue, July 10 2018 at 6:00 PM
All the News That's Fit to Sing: Scandals, Sensations and Slanders in Song
sponsor: Friends of the West Bonner Library District
contact: Alice Booth
phone: (208) 448-1087
location: Priest River Library, 118 Main St., Conference Room, Priest River, ID
Wed, July 11 2018 at 6:30 PM
Songs for Your Supper
sponsor: Community Library Network @ Athol
contact: Twylla Rehder
phone: (208) 772-7405
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
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
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
location: Spirit Lake Public Library, 32575 N. 5th Ave., Spirit Lake, ID
Sun, July 15 2018 – Fri, July 20 2018
Idaho Teachers Selected 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
location: Memorial Community Center, 415 Wellington Place, Hope, ID
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