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Stephanie Palagi

Welcome, Pocatello Flooring

Welcome, Pocatello Flooring, now open at 123 N. Main St. Their brand new showroom is absolutely beautiful. We invite our community to stop in for all of your flooring needs. In celebration of their opening, you can save 15 percent on your choice of flooring during the month of October. Stop in or call 208-23-FLOOR. Open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Happy 12th anniversary, Pocatello Pet Lodge

Pocatello Pet Lodge, 145 S. Third Ave., is celebrating 12 “PAWsome” years of providing excellent pet care to our community. Congratulations! To celebrate, Stephanie and Jason Adams and their wonderful staff invite you to visit Pocatello Pet Lodge on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter or call 208-237-7387 to learn more about their lodging and grooming services, along with all of the specials they are running to celebrate.

Downtown this week

Fall has definitely arrived downtown. The leaves are beautiful. Coffee is on, along with sweet treats, muffins and breads. Restaurants are open for lunch and dinner. Brunch is served on Saturdays and Sundays. Shopping is open and our shops are full of inventory for the fall and upcoming holiday and gift-giving season. Come downtown this week and take a walk. Do some shopping. Enjoy a delicious meal. Catch some live jazz.

The 12th Annual Haunted History Walking Tours are underway. The tours will continue every Friday and Saturday through Oct. 24. Hosted by SPIRO Paranormal and Historic Downtown Pocatello, the tours will visit four haunted buildings, not just walk by them, but go inside to learn more about the history of the building and experience for yourself the charm and haunts inside. Tickets are on sale at www.historicdowntownpocatello.com. Some tours dates and times have already sold out. If you want to enjoy the tours this year, get your tickets today.

Maag Prescription & Medical Supply, 333 W. Center St., has flu shots available. It is very important to get your flu shot. Walk-ins are welcome, or they will come to your business and take care of your entire staff. Give them a call today for more information: 208-233-2063.

Jazz is back at The Yellowstone restaurant. On Thursday, starting at 7 p.m., enjoy The Dewdroppers live with special guest Keith Ward.

The Crafter’s Market at Station Square will be open on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Station Square at 200 S. Main St. Discover unique and exciting treasures at this weekly indoor market featuring handmade and handcrafted items: jewelry, art, artisanal cookies and more.

The Portneuf Valley Farmers Market will be open on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pumpkins, squash, potatoes, apples, apple cider — fall produce is ready for you to take home and enjoy. The crafters and artists also have a variety of items for fall as well as the upcoming holidays. The market will close for the season on Oct. 31, so don’t wait to get to the market and stock up.

Upcoming events

The Elwen Cottage, 334 N. Main, is hosting two upcoming workshops. On Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., you can create your own gnome. And on Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. there will be an advanced Halloween Craft Night. For more information and to reserve your spot visit their Facebook page.

Trick-or-Treat Downtown will take place Oct. 30 from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Plan to bring your children down for a safe Halloween Trick-or-Treat event. This year our signature Trick-or-Treat event will be hosted drive-thru style in the parking lots on the 300 and 400 blocks of North Union Pacific Avenue. There will be bags of candy for the kids, free T-shirts for adults (while supplies last), music and entertainment. For the health and safety of our community, we are asking all families to please remain in your vehicles and follow the orange cones.

The November First Friday Art Walk will be held in locations throughout Historic Downtown Pocatello on Nov. 6. The festivities will begin at 5 p.m. and will include local and regional art, live music, food, fashion and more. Plan now to come stroll through downtown and enjoy the charm of our monthly art walk.

Stephanie Palagi is the executive director of Historic Downtown Pocatello.