October 2017

An old-fashioned Parade, Celebration, and hometown Rodeo during White Bird Days on Father’s Day weekend in mid-June is always wildly popular. Other fun, family events range from a Sausage Feed in March, to Art Shows & Sales, Chili Cook-Offs, and more. Check this website for contact information about our events and family festivals occurring throughout the year in White Bird, Idaho.

Community events and festivals occur frequently in White Bird, Idaho and in addition to the annual Festival & Parade in mid June, range from trap shoots, to Easter Egg Hunts, bike rides, a Halloween youth party, the Rebekah Turkey Dinner, and Christmas programs….there’s a lot going on in this small town in north central Idaho.

October – 2017


Mobile Food Bank, First Thursday, October 5th , 12:00 PM, at the school.  Call Leah Harvey, 839.2285, if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.


Salmon River Art Guild – Fall Art Show/Sale/Silent Auction October 7th and 8th

Join the Guild at the Community Center in Riggins on Saturday, October 7th , from 9-5 PM ( MDT ) and on Sunday, October 8th , from 9-3 PM ( MDT ).  This is always a great show!  The event judge this year is Sharon Herther of Donnelly, ID.   The very popular Gift Shop (where smaller items may be purchased) is back!  More information is available by calling Nancy, 208.839.2493, Kathryn, 208.839.2808, or Joyce, 208.628.3765 or access the Guild’s webpage .


The Old Time Fiddlers Will Perform at Hoot’s Café, October 13th and 14th

The fiddlers are back!!!   Are you musical?  Or do you enjoy listening to good music?  Or both? Come on over and join the fun.


Halloween Party at IOOF Hall, Saturday, October 28th , 6 PM-8PM

The IOOF Hall is the place to be on October 28th for lots of fun activities.  There will be a Costume Contest (by age groups), the popular Cake Walk (donations gratefully accepted), and lots of games and prizes, and refreshments.  The time is 6 PM .  Contact Darla for information or to help with the proceedings, 839.2205.

18th Annual Fall Lecture Series, Historical Museum at St. Gertrude’s

Each Thursday during October a lecture is presented on the history of our region and/or topics of interest to the local public. Lectures begin at 7 PM in the Johanna Room at the Spirit Center, Monastery of St. Gertrude, Cottonwood.   (A more detailed description of each lecture can be found here .)  These lectures are free and light refreshments are provided. Contact:  208.962.2054.  These lectures are supported by the Idaho Humanities Council.

Octob er 5 Richard Storch:  “Photography of the Nez Perce and Plateau Indians”
October 12 Alex McGregor:  “Merchants, Mule Packers, A Rugged Path to Success:  The Mullan Road 1860-1883”
Octob er 19 Jim and Jolly Akenson:  “7,003 Days”
October 26 OPEN HOUSE :  Tour the New Exhibit Featuring a Replica of Sister Alfreda’s Attic Museum