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Discovery Center of Idaho - The Discovery Center of Idaho is an interactive science center providing exhibits and educational programs that offer authentic, sensory experiences making the sciences, math and technology tangible. Try out the High & Low Pressure-Spin this exhibit, or create your own 7 foot tall tornado as it swirls up from the ground. There is so much waiting for you here at Discovery Center of Idaho!

Boise River Greenbelt - The Boise Greenbelt links over 850 acres of parks and natural areas along the Boise River, including a 25-mile long bicycle and pedestrian path. Year-round visitors can see songbirds, ducks, Canada geese, great blue heron and bald eagles in the winter. There are several developed sites and overlooks adjacent to the Greenbelt for wildlife viewing.

Fast Lanes Indoor Karting - Come rain or shine wild and crazy fun is awaiting you at Fast Lanes Indoor Carting. Ladies and Gentlemen start your engines at Idaho’s largest and the Treasure Valley’s only indoor kart racing facility. Fun for all ages, 8 to 108. Experience the thrill of driving our racing karts at speeds reaching nearly 40 mph.

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Art in the Park - The Annual Art in the Park presented by the Boise Art Museum, showcasing the work of Idaho, Pacific Northwest, and artists from around the world. You will love the latest and best art around at the annual Art in the Park!

Idaho Shakespeare Festival - Come and enjoy Shakespeare in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater. Illuminate human nature and our rich cultural heritage through a repertory that includes the plays of William Shakespeare, the richest and most complex in the English language, together with other works from a variety of dramatic periods and genres.

Treasure Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games - Celtic Music, games and lots more fun. We promote concerts featuring Scottish, Irish and other Celtic Performers, Ceilidhs ("kay-lees") - traditional gatherings with live bands, singing and dancing for people of all ages and abilities, the Treasure Valley Celtic Festival & Highland Games. Held annually, the third weekend of September.

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Lock Stock & Barrel - One of the oldest steakhouses in the valley carrying on a long tradition of quality meats and service. The Lock Stock & Barrel has established itself as a premier destination for true meat lovers. The Lock prides itself in a dedication to food quality by keeping our standards at a level that exceeds those of our competition.

Mazzah Mediterranean Grill‎ - Mazzah's top priority is you, our customer. Our mission is to present you with impeccably prepared dishes from the Mediterranean region of the world at a comfortable price point. Our chefs have meticulously fine-tuned every recipe on our menu to capture the savory and sophisticated flavors of the Mediterranean.

Shige Japanese Cuisine - Shige can create amazing dishes to satisfy any palette. With new and tasty rolls to traditional authentic Japanese dishes that only a true Japanese chef can prepare. Voted Best Sushi year after year by newspapers and the public for more than 16 years strong and counting, Shige's is a laid back and fun atmosphere with reasonable prices and great food.

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