Printed on: September 07, 2013


Get your last tiger ears of the year as the Eastern Idaho State Fair comes to a close, or enjoy a lively evening with the Idaho Falls Symphony in Freeman Park.

By Liz Guinn

Eastern Idaho State Fair

The Eastern Idaho State Fair wraps up today in Blackfoot. Highlights include the 1 p.m. Farm Bureau talent contest and Pari-Mutuel and Indian Relay Racing beginning at noon. The final grandstand event is the 7:30 p.m. demolition derby. Tickets are $20 for adults and $16 for children. Fair admission is $6 for adults, $2 for children ages 6 to 11 and free for children 5 and younger. Visit

Free admission day

The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho hosts its monthly free admission day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 300 S. Capital Ave. Visitors can see the eighth biennial ART Idaho competition, which showcases the works of artists throughout Idaho. The exhibit runs through Nov. 2. Call 524-7777 or visit www.theartmuse

Summer POPS!

The Idaho Falls Symphony presents a free Summer POPS! concert at 5:30 p.m. in Freeman Park. The symphony will perform well-known, family-friendly works such as marches, cartoon music, movie music and more. Call 529-1080 or visit

Watercolor Society exhibit

The Idaho Watercolor Society exhibit is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carr Gallery, 450 A St. The show features artwork by Idaho Watercolor Society members selected at their annual juried exhibition. Admission is free. Call 522-0471 or visit www.ida

Farmers Market

The Idaho Falls Farmers Market is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 501 W. Broadway. There will be fresh produce, meat, pastries and crafts for sale, as well as live music. Visit www.idahofalls

Saturday market

The Idaho Falls Saturday Market runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the greenbelt. It features handmade items such as jewelry and clothing, baked goods, food vendors and live entertainment. Call 589-7130.

Guitar exhibit

The Museum of Idaho's exhibit, "Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World," is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 200 N. Eastern Ave. It features the world's largest guitar, oldest electric guitar and guitars used by notable musicians. Admission is $8 for adults and $6 for youths. Call 522-1400 or visit