• The Union Taproom, inside the Yellowstone Hotel at 230 W. Bonneville St. in Pocatello, hosts DJ Trivia every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Wednesday & Thursday

POCTELLO — There will be a Dickens Festival from noon to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in the ballroom of Idaho State University’s Pond Student Union. Tickets are $5. The ballroom will be turned into the streets of Dickens. A vendor fair will also have community singers, d…

POCATELLO — You are invited to the Bannock County Historical Museum’s 2019 holiday open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 3000 Avenue of the Chiefs in Pocatello. This celebration is free and open to the public, so bring along family and friends. There will be finger foods and punch in…

POCATELLO — The annual holiday show at the Pocatello Art Center, 444 N Main. will be open throughout December. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

LAVA HOT SPRINGS — It’s that time of year when the weather goes cold and thoughts turn to one of the most popular of this area’s day trips: visiting some hot springs.

Though the Christmas traditions Victorian England may date back a few centuries, they are being brought to Pocatello in a whole new way by the directors of Pocatello’s Assemblé Events Center, Char Tovey and Tiffin Bennett. The annual Dickens Festival opens Dec 6 from noon to 8 p.m. at the Id…