There are many activities and events planned for Council in the upcoming summer months. The community is getting creative and working together to help the town bounce back.
Here are a few events planned for this summer in Council, Idaho:
Grand re-opening "All About Wood"
May 21, 2011
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Event will feature many local art, and craft vendors, along with wood sculptures custom made by Virgil Butler.
Location: 1902 Highway 95, Council, Idaho
"Walk for Hope, Health, & Healing"
June 4, 2011
10:30 a.m. at Council High School
Proceeds go to the Adams County Health Center Patient Assistance Foundation
1st Annual Council Motorcycle Rally and Biker's Rodeo
June 10 and 11, 2011
Event features food, fun, live music, and "good old competition"
50 percent of proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Fund
For more information, contact Greg Hulin at (208) 253-4469 or The Ace Saloon at (208) 253-4469.
27th Council Quilt Show
June 22 through July 7, 2011
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. every day at Council Elementary School
Admission: $4 for adults, $3 for students/seniors
Snake River Shootout, Cow Dog Trial
June 25 & 26, 2011
This event is designed to show the team work between a handler, horse, and dog. Entries are due by June 11, 2011. Late entries accepted with a late fee.
For more information, visit the web site, or contact Judi Mault at (208) 256-4409.
41st Annual World Championship Porcupine Races
July 4, 2011 at 12 p.m.
See YouTube video of the races by clicking here.
10th Annual Council Mountain Music Festival
August 19 & 20, 2011
Location: Veteran's Memorial Peace Park near the Fairgrounds
Bands from across the region will be playing Friday through Sunday!