But the festival is, of course, about the food. Soul food is a term that was popularized in the 1960s and is described as a distinctive and traditional Southern style of cooking, which means you can stuff your face with smoked turkey legs, collard greens, baked beans, seafood gumbo, Cajun chicken wings and oh-so-much more.
Don't expect to sit back and wait for the murderer to be revealed—be ready to interact with the characters during the train ride, which lasts approximately three hours and winds along the picturesque Payette River.
Take your pick: iced coffee and hot crafts or hot coffee and cool crafts. Regardless of how you take your coffee or what you call your crafts, you can find what you seek Saturday, July 21, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Flying M Coffeegarage in Nampa.
Wayne and Ellen Crans, the owners of Dead Bird Local Art and Framing, are the brains behind the Art in the Bar events held at the Knitting Factory. Now they've switched it up, making for a sort of Art in the Bar in the park.