Sunday October 7 It’s Fire Prevention Week.

Monday October 8 Third Quarter ends. The Moon is waning. Columbus Day. It’s Canada’s Thanksgiving Day.

Tuesday October 9 Idaho Botanical Garden in Boise presents the 2012 Scarecrow Stroll through the 31st. Visitors to the garden will find unique scarecrows lurking around every corner.

Wednesday October 10 Eastern Traditions; Western Expressions at the Boise Art Museum illustrates ties between ancient Asian art and contemporary works. Through January 6.

Thursday October 11 AKC Dog Show at the Boise Fairgrounds today through Sunday. Fans of sheep, natural fiber weaving and Western Americana will enjoy the Trailing of the Sheep Festival this weekend in Hailey and Ketchum, Idaho. Fiber weaving workshop begins Thursday.

Friday October 12 The Moon is in its last quarter. It is waning. 40th Annual Quilt Show begins today in Aurora, Oregon and continues through Sunday the 21st. Fans of sheep, natural fiber weaving and Western Americana will enjoy the Trailing of the Sheep Festival this weekend in Hailey and Ketchum, Idaho. Local chefs will offer free samples of their best lamb recipes Friday evening.AKC Dog Show at the Boise Fairgrounds through Sunday. Portland Area Rock and Gem Show at the county fairgrounds in Hillsboro today through Sunday.

Saturday October 13 Folklife fair 10 AM to 4 PM in Hailey, sheepdog trials all day. Fall Kite Festival in Lincoln City today. It’s the Birdfest Migratory Bird Festival today and Sunday at the Carey Unit of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge west of Ridgefield, Washington. Take I-5 north from Vancouver, then west on Hwy 501. The Pumpkin Liner of the Thunder Mountain Line at Horseshoe Bend, Idaho is chugging to the pumpkin patch on weekends this month. Call (208) 793-4425 for tickets.

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