Historic Wilson Theater In Rupert Idaho Renaissance Arts Center

November 10, 11, 12 - Western Music Gathering

The Wilson Theatre welcomes our friends from the Wayne Nelson Memorial Cowboy Poetry and Western Music Gathering back for another inspiring and entertaining weekend of the best western entertainment around.  All the big names in cowboy poetry will be at the Wilson Theatre November 10, 11, and 12.  You'll enjoy great music, stories, poetry, an open mic for you adventurous amateurs out there, a craft fair, and Cowboy Church on Sunday.
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October 26, 27, 28 - The Harry Potter Experience

The 2nd Annual Harry Potter Experience!   The Wilson Theatre proudly presents a magical weekend celebrating our favorite wizard, and yours -- Harry Potter!     $20 presale or $25 at the door will get you the comprehensive Hogwarts experience:    Receive your Hogwarts letter! Let the Sorting Hat sort you (you'll get your house scarf)! Visit Mr. Ollivander's wand shop and see which wand selects you (you'll take home your own unique wand)! Take photos with Harry, Ron, Hermione, Ginny, Dumbledore, McGonagall, Snape, Luna, Fred & George, Umbridge, Malfoy and more!  (snap your own or have professional pics taken) Visit Hogsmeade and enjoy a butterbeer and other favorite treats with your fellow wizards and witches! $5 general admission gets you: Entrance into Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry (The Historic Wilson Theatre ) Access to photos and autographs with the characters Entrance to Hogsmeade where you can purchase butterbeer, chocolate frogs, and other yummy treats Other fun activities: Facepainting (Harry's lightening scar, a golden snitch, and other fun designs) Rides on the Hogwart's Express (an amazing new addition to our event this year!) Professional photos with the characters by Abrey Adams Photography ($15) Shop for awesome and unique HP wearables, toys, and keepsakes in our new shop An absolute MUST for any Harry Potter fan -- this will be a weekend to remember!  Four event options are available - Thursday, October 16 (6-9pm), Friday, October 27 (6-9pm) or Saturday, October 29 (6-9pm) or Saturday, October 29 (1-4pm) (ideal for families with small children).  Tickets will be available at The Book Store (Rupert), Welch Music (Burley), The Wilson Theatre Box Office (208-436-2787) or call 208-358-2454.
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September 22 & 23: 4th Annual Princess Tea Party

4th Annual Princess Tea Party   Rise Up and Sing proudly presents the 4th Annual Princess Tea Party at the Historic Wilson Theatre!  4 party time are available:  Sept 22rd: 6:30pm  or   Sept 23th: 11:00am, 3:00pm, 6:30pm The Princess Tea Party is hosted by the Queen of Hearts and the Mad Hatter with a special guest appearances by Cinderella, Snow White, Belle, Ariel, Aurora, Anna, Elsa, Prince Charming, Flynn Rider, Kristoff, the Fairy Godmother, Tinkerbell, Moana, Maui, and many, many more of your perrenial favorites!  New and exciting surprises are in store for 2017! Receive a keepsake tiara (princesses 12 and under)! Meet and take photos with princesses! Dine at a light luncheon! Learn princess etiquette! Watch a live princess show with singing and dancing! Come dressed in your finest princess gown! Collect autographs from all your favorite princesses and friends! Included in the price of a ticket is the luncheon (served on fancy tea service by cute fairies), an autograph card to gather signatures of favorite princesses, oodles of face time with the princesses to get pictures taken and have a friendly chat, and an entertaining musical show featuring the princesses singing their signature songs and teaching etiquette and manners. You must purchase tickets online at www. riseupsing.
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August 24 - The Long Run - Eagles Tribute Band

** UPDATE ** We've rescheduled the date for August 24!  Mark your calendars! Back by popular demand, our great friends from "The Long Run" (the best Eagles Tribute Band around) will be back on stage at the Wilson August 19 24 at 8pm. Mark your calendars now for an absolutely fantastic night chock full of the best loved music of Don Henley, Glenn Frey and the boys.  These guys are so authentic, so energetic, and so talented, you'll forget they're not the real thing!  $22 presale/ $27 the day of the show (prices include sales tax) (tickets go on sale early August 2017) .
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June 30, July 1 & 3 - Wild West Shootout

Howdy partner! Mosey on over to the Historic Wilson Theatre at 6pm June 30, July 1, and July 3 for a real good time at our 2nd Annual Wild West Shootout LIVE outside the Wilson Theatre!  Complete with cowboys, villains, damsels in distress, horses, gunplay, music, and laughter, this 15 minute show promises to take you back to a simpler time and add some spark to your 4th of July festivities.  Free to the public! .
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June 26 - Mini-Cassia's Got Talent: Season 2

Mark your calendars for June 26 at 7:30pm!  Our 2nd season of the wildly popular Mini-Cassia's Got Talent is coming your way!  This year promises to feature even more unique and fantastic talent from local entertainers and performers.  Tickets are $10 each or $45 for a family of 5.  Bring the whole gang for an evening of unforgettable fun.
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June 22 - Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser

We'll make dinner!  Join us June 22 at 6pm for our annual Fish Fry Fundraiser on the Square.  Held in conjunction with the Idaho Regatta Show and Shine, the Rupert Square will be surrounded by some of the most beautiful boats on the Snake!  Come and enjoy a delicious fish dinner, wander the park, enjoy the boats, the weather, and the friendship that abounds when we gather at the Square.  Dinner is only $10!  No need for an advance ticket, just show up that evening.
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February 28 and March 1 - Michael Martin Murphey

The Historic Wilson Theatre is thrilled to play host to country music legend Michael Martin Murphey!  Next Tuesday, February 28 and Wednesday, March 1, Gem State Entertainment brings the legendary singer/songwriter to our stage for two nights of phenomenal music and storytelling.  Don't miss this rare opportunity to sit at the feet of a great and enduring talent.  Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by calling Cathy at 436-2787 or visiting the Wilson Theatre box office during business hours.
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February 25 - "When the Lights Go Down at the Wilson"

The Wilson Theatre invites you to join us for our 15th Annual Gala Fundraiser "When the Lights Go Down at the Wilson", Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 6pm.  We encourage you to become part of the legacy of this important community project by joining us for a night dining, dancing, and delightful entertainment.  The evening includes:   · Hearty hors d’oeuvres by Henry’s at the Drift · Silent Auction · 7:00 pm Special Entertainment (featuring selections from 2016 Wilson Theatre performances and shows) · Live Auction · Balloon prizes redeemed after the Auctions · Music & Dancing with The Basin Boys!   Tickets are $30.
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