Fall 07 Calendar
What We Keep: An Exhibition on Books and Memory—multidisciplinary project sponsored by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, through Sept. 28. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Silver Lining: Pass Mine Artists’ Books—exhibit sponsored by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey through Oct. 11. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
The 31st Annual Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament—Fundraiser for leukemia and cancer research at the Sun Valley Resort and Elkhorn Golf Club, Aug. 22-25. Details: 726-1049
Much Ado About Nothing—The 8th Annual Sun Valley Shakespeare Festival, Sun Valley Festival Meadows, 6 p.m. nightly, Aug. 23 through Sept. 2. Details: 726-9124/nexstage.org
Sun Valley Shakespeare Festival’s Renaissance Faire—This family friendly Renaissance Faire features jousting, archery, games, feasting, medieval vendors, music, dance and skits at the Sun Valley Festival Meadow on Sun Valley Road. $8 for adults, $5 for seniors, students and children under 14 free. Special family price: $10 for two adults and accompanying children. Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details: 726-9124/nexstage.org
Sawtooth Salmon Festival—Sponsored by Idaho Rivers United, at Pioneer Park in Stanley with field trips to spawning beds, Native American performances and kids educational activities. Aug. 25&26. Details: (800) 878-7950/idahorivers.org
4th Annual Plein-Air Painters of Idaho Redfish Lake Paint-Out—At the Redfish Lake area, Aug. 27-30. There will be over 20 artists in attendance and a reception and sale will be held Aug. 30 at Redfish Lake Lodge. Details: (208) 726-3656
Plein Air Watercolor with Susan Perin—The Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Aug. 27-29. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
The Sun Valley Ballet School—Classes for 3-year-olds to adults, Sept. 4 through the school year. Pre-registration is Aug. 29 in Hailey and Aug. 30 in Ketchum. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bill Summers’ Antique Show—Features dealers from all over the northwest with a wonderful selection of high quality antiques and collectibles at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum. Aug. 30&31 and Sept. 1&2. Details: 726-9124
Hailey’s Antique Market—Roberta McKercher Park in Hailey Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Details: 788-9292
Ketchum Art and Antique Show—Ketchum’s Forest Service Park Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Details: (303) 570-6763
ERC Peak of the Month—Hike to Silver Lake from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 31. Details: 726-4333
Ketchum Crit and Coors Light Basecamp Music Experience—Ketchum Plaza and 100 East Avenue block, Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Aug. 31 Michael Franti & Spearhead, Sept. 1 Matisyahu, Sept. 2 Chris Isaak. Tickets at Atkinsons’ Markets, (866) 468-7624/Ticketweb.com. Details: www.theskitour.com
Atkinsons’ Market Ketchum Crit—Presented by The Ski Tour & Sawtooth Velo Cycling Club, featuring World Class Cycling Stars with Category 1, 2 and Pros from across the Northwest with a purse of $10,000. The race is Sunday, Sept. 2, from noon to 1 p.m. The 0.6 mile circuit will start/finish on Sun Valley Road between East Avenue and Walnut Avenue with a counterclockwise course Aug. 31-Sept. 2. Details: theskitour.com
Wagon Days Celebration—Annual Labor Day celebration honoring the area’s mining heritage, featuring the largest non-motorized parade in the Northwest, at various locations in Ketchum. Aug. 31-Sept. 3. Details: (866) 305-9899/wagondays.com
The Sawtooth Botanical Garden Master Gardener—Registration Aug. 31 for ten-week series held Sept. 13 through Nov. 15 every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. $150. Details: 324-7578
Wagon Days Papoose Club Flapjack Breakfast—Across
from Giacobbi Square, 4th St & East Ave. Sept. 1&2 from 8 a.m.-noon, $8
adults, $7 seniors 65+, $7 youth 13-18, $5 kids 4-12, children under 3
free. Details: (866) 305-9899/wagondays.com
Wagon Days Big Hitch Parade—Sept.1 at 1 p.m. begins on Sun Valley Road. Details: (866) 305-9899/wagondays.com
Wagon Days Blackjack Shoot-Out—Sept.1 at 7 p.m. in front of Casino on Main Street, Ketchum. Details: (866) 305-9899/wagondays.com
Wagon Days Duck Race— Rotary Park, Warm Springs Rd. party from 1-4p.m. and race 3 p.m. 208-Details: 720-8618/rotaryduckrace.org
Sun Valley Ice Shows—Sasha Cohen, 2006 World Bronze Medalist and 2006 Olympic Silver Medalist, performs Sept. 1. at dusk, Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink. Tickets from $29 to $55, buffet from $67 to $92. Details: 622-2135/sunvalley.com.
Annuak Sun Valley Collector Car Auction—Sun Valley Resort Sept.1&2. Details: (800)-255-4485 or (509) 326-4485
Bellevue Labor Day Parade and Jazz Festival—Sept. 2&3.
Salmon Symposium—The film Smoke Signals presented by College of Southern Idaho, Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at the Community Library in Ketchum. Free to the public, donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Fall Garden Workshop—Sept. 8 from 3-5 p.m. $7 for members and $10 for non-members. Details: 324-7578
Howard Preserve Picnic—Wood River Land Trust celebrates community members Sept. 8 from 4-7 p.m. at the Howard Preserve, Bellevue. Details: 788-3947
Sun Valley Ice Shows—At dusk at Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink. Tickets from $29 to $55, buffet from $67 to $92, Sept. 8. Details: 622-2135/sunvalley.com.
2007 Sawtooth Bike Trek—Through central Idaho, Sept. 8-10. Details: (208) 345-5864/lungidaho.org
Spudapalooza—Live music with Farmdog, 812 band and Red Headed Fiddler as well as raffle, games and more all day long. At the Wicked Spud, Main St., Hailey, Sept. 8. Details: figgleafproductions.com
Cowboy Poetry Event—A Sense of Place with world renowned cowboy poets, Wally McRae and Paul Zarzyski at the nexStage Theatre in Ketchum, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
ACT II—Acting classes for ages 62 and up presented by Company of Fools at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey from 1-3 p.m. Sept. 11, 18, 25 and Oct. 2, 9 and 16. Details: 788-6250
David Edwards Slide Show and Photographs—the Community Library in Ketchum, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. Free, donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
The Sawtooth Botanical Garden Master Gardener—Sept. 13 to Nov. 15 every Thursday from 1-4 p.m. $150. Details: 324-7578
Business After Hours—Sept. 13 from 5-7 p.m. at Hawley Graphics in Hailey. Details: 725-2105
23rd Sawtooth Quilt Festival—Stanley Community Center Sept. 14-16. $3 general admission, children under 12 free. Details: (208) 774-2165
Third Annual Sun Valley Spiritual Film Festival—A rich and diverse collection of films from around the world will celebrate and explore different spiritual traditions through the universal language of film. Sept. 14-16, Sun Valley Opera House, Sun Valley Resort and Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Details: svspiritualfilmfestival.org.
Sun Valley Ice Shows—Anita Hartshorn and Frank Sweiding, Professional World Champions and U.S. Open Champions, Sept. 15. Dusk at Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink. Tickets range from $29 to $55, buffet from $67 to $92. Tickets: 622-2135/sunvalley.com.
Travel Sketching in Watercolor with Susan Perin—one-day workshop at The Sun Valley Center for the Arts ,Hailey from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 15. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Fly Girls Fly-Fishing School—Learn about flies and entomology, how to read water, tie knots, proper equipment and set-up, and how to cast a fly rod on the river Sept. 15-16. Details: 726-4501
Caritas Chorale Concerts—It’s a Grand Night for Singing fundraising dinner Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. Details: caritaschorale.org
The Art of Mixing It All Up—Mixed Media/Collage with Inez Storer. Workshop explores the collage process using mixed media at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts in Hailey from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept.18-20. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
The Boy Who Would Be Tsar: The Art of Prince Andrew Romanoff—Andrew Romanoff discusses work at the Community Library in Ketchum on Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. Free, donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
Ernest Hemingway Festival—The theme of the third annual Ernst Hemingway Festival is Hemingway in Paris. Organized by the Sun Valley Ketchum Chamber & Visitors Bureau, the event celebrates the life of the world-renowned writer, who died in Ketchum. Activities include lectures, a book fair, guided tours of Hemingway hangouts and the opportunity to have dinner in Hemingway’s last home. Sept. 20-23, Ketchum, various locations. Featured events include: a Hemingway Festival Presentation, University of Idaho student readings, 4 p.m., Sept. 21 at the Community Library, Ketchum. Hemingway Festival Presentation, book reading and signing with Ben Fountain, winner of the Pen/Hemingway Award and author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara, 7 p.m., Sept. 22, Community Library, Ketchum. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org. Festival details: 866-549-5783/ernesthemingwayfestival.org
Stanley Firefighters’ Ball—Redfish Lake Lodge, Sept. 22. Details: (208) 774-3512
Favorite Family Photos Family Day—Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey from 3-5 p.m. Sept. 23. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Gregg Olsen—Book discussion on The Deep Dark explores the human toll of Idaho’s worst disaster. On May 2, 1972, fire broke out in Kellogg, Idaho’s, Sunshine Mine, killing 91. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey, 7 p.m., Sept. 27. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Founder of Arion Press Andrew Hoyem—Hoyem discusses Arion Press’ aims to match the finest contemporary art with the finest literature past and present, 6 p.m., Sept. 27 at the Community Library, Ketchum. Free, donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
Business After Hours—Sponsored by SVKCVB, Sept.27 from 5-7 p.m. at High Country Resorts, Ketchum. Details: 725-2105
Crosstoberfest 2007—River Run Plaza, near Ketchum, featuring 2007 Idaho State Championships for Cyclocross. Live music, Bavarian food and drink, ski and clothing sales and bike demos, Sept. 29-30.
Encaustic Painting with Eve-Marie Bergren—Two-day comprehensive workshop at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 29-30. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
On the Spot Improv Class—Presented by Company of Fools at the Liberty Theater in Hailey, Oct. 1,8, 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for ages 16 and up. Details: 788-6520
ACT II—Acting classes for ages 62 and up presented by Company of Fools at the Liberty Theatre, Hailey from 1-3 p.m. Oct. 2, 9 and 16. Details: 788-6250
Lines in the Earth—multidisciplinary project at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Oct. 5 through Dec. 7. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Lampwork Glass Beads with Mike Ausman—Teen workshop at Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey, 3-5 p.m., Oct. 5. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Fall Bulb Sale—Featuring unique and hardy bulbs that are not usually available at garden centers and grow well in the Wood River Valley, Oct. 6. Details: 324-7578
Community School Garage Sale—Sagewillow Barn, Elkhorn, Oct. 6.
Lampwork Glass with Mike Ausman—At the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey from 4-7 p.m., Oct. 9&11. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Rob Satloff—Lecture with executive director of The Washington Institute for Near East Policy, nexStage Theatre, Ketchum, 7 p.m., Oct. 11. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Tri Business After Hours—Sponsored by SVKCVB, Hailey Chamber and Bellevue Chamber, Oct. 11 from 5-7 p.m. at Friedman Memorial Airport, Hailey. Details: 725-2105
Trailing of the Sheep Festival—Honoring the century-old tradition of sheepherders moving their flocks from summer pastures in the mountains to winter desert grazing areas, the festival features a Folk-life Fair, with sheep shearing and herding demonstrations, as well as music, dancing, food and games. The Grand Finale is a sheep parade down Main Street in Ketchum. Residents and visitors come to watch and "trail" (walk) behind the sheep, herding them through the fall afternoon and reliving the slower pace of a bygone era. A highlight of this year’s event is an authentic sheep camp, which will be set up at the Heritage & Ski Museum in conjunction with the Western Folk Life Center of Elko, Nevada. Events take place in Ketchum, Oct. 12 through 14. Details: trailingofthesheep.org
St. Luke’s Medical Center Autumn Gala—Dining, dancing, entertainment by Five Guys Named Moe silent auction, grab bags and a raffle. Proceeds from this event will be donated to the hospital to assist in the purchase of new defibrillators. Limelight Room at the Sun Valley Inn, Oct. 13. Details: 727-8406
Zum—Eastern European gypsy fiddle music with the hot-blooded passion of Argentinian Tango at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, Ketchum, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Oil Painting with Connie Borup—A week-long studio workshop offers students a chance to explore the varied qualities of the oil painting medium, Oct. 15-19 at the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
18th Annual Swing and Dixie Jazz Jamboree—This annual event is now in its 18th year of providing a particular brand of jazz to both visitors and residents alike. The music flows at venues throughout Sun Valley and Ketchum, featuring more than 40 acclaimed musicians from across the United States and Canada. Oct. 17 through 21. Free community concert, 7 p.m., Oct. 16 at the Sun Valley Ice Rink. Details: (877) 478-5277/sunvalleyjazz.com
Doubt—2005 Pulitzer Prize Winner presented by the Company of Fools, Oct. 17 through Nov. 4 at The Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Details: 788-6520/companyoffools.org
Duncan Hill on Uganda—Presents a film and talk on Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. at the Community Library, Ketchum. Free, donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Fall Harvest Festival—Oct. 21 from 2-6 p.m. Details: 726-9358/sbgarden.org
Folding Memories—One night workshop with Gay Weake, the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Oct. 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Business After Hours—Sponsored by SVKCVB, Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m. at Sun Valley Shutters & Shades, Ketchum. Details: 725-2105
Hemingway Halloween Kids Party—Oct. 28 from 1-3 p.m., sponsored by the Ketchum Police Department and YMCA.
YMCA Grand Opening—Nov. 3, Details: 726-6260/woodriverymca.org
Business Showcase—Sponsored by SVKCVB, Nov. 8, 5-7 p.m. Details: 725-2105
Card-Making—One night workshop, 5:30-7:30 p.m., the Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Nov. 13. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Mary Oliver—Award-wining poet reads at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Ketchum, 7 p.m., Nov. 15. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Heart of the Valley Contest Submission Deadline—Nov. 16. Share your photographs and short writings about the Wood River Valley in Wood River Land Trust’s Fourth Annual Heart of the Valley Contest. Details: 788-3947/woodriverlandtrust.org.
Ensemble Galilei with Neal Conan—First Person: Stories from the Edge of the World, a remarkable collaboration between National Geographic, National Public Radio’s Neal Conan and Ensemble Galilei, they will talk at Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, Ketchum, Nov. 17. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Galena Lodge opening day—The winter season and ski school opening Nov. 17, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weather depending). Details: 788-2117.
Galena Lodge Thanksgiving Dinner— Nov. 23, 7 p.m., limited to 80 people. Details: 788-2117
Dinners at Galena—Nov. 23-25, 7 p.m., limited to 60 people. Details: 788-2117.
Galena Lodge—Full Moon dinners, Nov. 30 through Dec. 3, 7 p.m., limited to 60 people. Details: 788-2117.
Galena Lodge Nordic Demo Days—Dec. 1, 10 a.m. Details: 788-2117
Papoose Club Holiday Bazaar—Shop for gifts Dec. 1&2 at Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. Details: 726-6642.
Galena Lodge Wednesday Workouts—Dec. 5, 3:30-5 p.m. Ski clinics are $15 per person and offer a different focus each week. This is an ongoing program offered each week. Details: 788-2117
Austrian Ski Legacy Ian Scully film—Dec. 6, 6 p.m., the Community Library, Ketchum. Free, donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
The Little Mermaid—Presented by the Sun Valley Ballet School, Dec. 7-9 at nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Details: email@example.com
Judith Freeman—Book reading and signing atThe Community Library in Ketchum Dec. 13 at 6.p.m. Free to the public. Donations accepted. Details: 726-3493/thecommunitylibrary.org
Business After Hours—Sponsored SVKCVB, Dec. 13, 5-7 p.m., The Answering Service, Ketchum. Details: 725-2105
Wine Dinners—Galena Lodge, Dec. 14&15, 7 p.m. Details: 788-2117
Lear to ski clinic—Free learn to ski clinic for both skate and classic skiing. Participants must have a trail pass. Galena Lodge, Dec. 15, 1 p.m. Details: 788-2117
Ski Free Day—North Valley Trails, Saturday, Dec. 15. Details: 788-2117
Perla Batalla in concert—Grammy nominated vocalist, composer, and arranger performs at Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, Ketchum, Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m. Details: 726-9491/sunvalleycenter.org
Snowflake—By and starring Gale LaJoyce, Dec. 19 through 30, Liberty Theatre, Hailey. Details: 578-9122/companyoffools.org
Holiday Dinners at Galena—Dec. 23 through 31, 7 p.m. Details: 788-2117
Christmas Eve in Sun Valley—Sun Valley Resort celebrates Christmas Eve with a mini ice skating exhibition, torchlight skiing parade, visit from Santa and fireworks Dec. 24. Details: 622-2097.
Gallery Walk—Ketchum, Dec. 28, 6-8 p.m. Details: svgalleries.org
Paul Tillotson Trio—Traditional jazz music with the Paul Tillotson Trio, Dec. 26 through Jan. 5, 4-7 p.m., at the Duchin Room, Sun Valley Lodge. Details: sunvalley.com
Winter Holidays Antique Show—Dec. 28 through 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Details: 720-5547
Summer Lift Rides—River Run Lodge in Ketchum from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. through Sept. 3. Passes are $15 for adults and $7 for ages 3-12 and an all day pass is $20 for adults and $10 for children. Details: 622-6136/sunvalley.com.
Wood River Farmers’ Market—Locally grown produce and goodies galore in Ketchum’s Giacobbi Square. Tuesdays, 2:30-6 p.m. through Oct. 10.
Wood River Farmers’ Market/Artists Market—Locally grown produce and handcrafted art work by local artists on Main Street in Hailey, Thursdays through Sept. 27 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. between Sturtevant’s and Bank of America. Details: 788-7052
Third Thursday Tour of the Library at Three—Stop by the Library at 3 p.m. for a tour of the facilities with Executive Director Colleen Daly. Story Time at the Children’s Library, Saturdays at 10 a.m. Science Time at the Children’s Library Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Details: 726.3493 ex. 116
To submit your event to the Sun Valley Guide calendar e-mail details to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-8060. The deadline for inclusion in the winter edition (published early December) is Oct. 12.