Learn of Bonneville County’s past with the Heritage Association.
“Historic People of Bonneville County” presented by the Bonneville County Heritage Association starts at 10 a.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery. This free community event starts with a brief overview of the cemetery’s history on the east side. A program with orientation map will be available. Speakers will talk about 10 influential citizens buried in the cemetery: Barzilla and Chase Clark, BM Rogers, Fred Ochi, Mae Neuber, William E. Wheeler, G.G. Wright, Charles Tautphaus, Heber C. Austin and Rebecca Mitchell. After oral presentations, short biographies on Civil War veterans buried in the cemetery will be read at the Civil War Monument. Self-guided activities continue until 2 p.m. Visit bonnevilleheritage.org.
Liz Salisbury hosts Mud Club, a clay art class for ages 4-9, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, 300 S. Capital Ave. Children 4-6 are required to be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; the class is $15 for nonmembers of the museum and $10 for members. Visit theartmuseum.org or call 208-524-7777.
Dustin Thompson hosts Clay Studio, a pottery wheel class, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, 300 S. Capital Ave. This class is open to all skill levels and covers use of the pottery wheel, hand-building techniques, glazes and firing. Class size is limited and registration is requested. The class is $20 for nonmembers of the museum and $15 for members. Visit theartmuseum.org or call 208-524-7777.
Hart/Benas author signing
Michele Hart and Nick Benas will be at Barnes and Noble, 2300 E. 17th St., starting at 1 p.m. They co-authored the book “Mental Health Emergencies,” a guide to common mental health crises, discussing a variety of topics including suicide, psychosis and depression. Visit tinyurl.com/HartBenas.
Eastern Idaho State Fair
The Eastern Idaho State Fair starts at 10 a.m. at 97 Park St., in Blackfoot. It’s the largest community event in eastern Idaho, bringing in more than 200,000 people. The fair includes animals, food and numerous entertainment acts. Gate admission is $6 for adults, $2 for children (6-11) and $4 for seniors. Admission is free for children under 5. The fair ends at 10 tonight. For a full fair schedule, visit funatthefair.com.