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Summer Calendar

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Wood River Farmers' Market: Ketchum Town Square, 4th St. Tuesdays, 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Wood River Farmers' Market: Main Street, Hailey. Thursdays, 2:30-6:30 p.m.

Idaho Conservation League Summer Hike Series:

Sun Valley Summer Ice Shows: Saturday night, July 4 through Labor Day, featuring Olympic medalists and world-class figure skaters. Sun Valley Ice Rink. Tickets, 622.2135 or at the gate.

Gallery Walks: July 6, Aug. 3, Aug. 31. Artist chats, free wine, 5-8 p.m., around Ketchum.

Saturday, June 30

Hailey's Antique Market: Through July 2 in Roberta McKercher Park, Main St., Hailey.

Hailey's Main Street Antique Show: Through July 2, north end of Main Street, Hailey.

Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival: Through Sunday, July 8. Featuring USA Cycling National Championships as well as plenty of single track-type activities for all.

Sun Valley Summer Spectacular: A patriotic evening of pop and arias. Featuring Alyson Cambridge directed by Craig Jessop, with the American Festival Chorus and Orchestra. Sun Valley Pavilion.

Monday, July 2

Days of the Old West Rodeo: Through July 4 at the Hailey Rodeo Grounds, Main St., Hailey.

Wednesday, July 4

'Cherry Bomb Special' Black Label play Stanley Street Dance: Ace of Diamonds Avenue, Stanley. 7-11 p.m.

Das Barbecu by Company of Fools: Through July 28. Lightning-paced musical for Texas and opera lovers. Liberty Theatre, Hailey. 578.9122.

Fourth of July Parade: Noon, Main Street, Hailey. For more details on the day's festivities pick up the July 4th issue of Idaho Mountain Express newspaper or visit

Saturday, July 7

Singer/Author Carole King presents A Natural Woman: Iconoclast Books, Ketchum. 4-6 p.m. Sun Valley Shakedown: DJ Logic, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band and JJ Grey and Mofro. Festival Meadows, Sun Valley. 6 p.m. $34.

Sunday, July 8

San Francisco Ballet performs: Sun Valley Pavilion. 7:30 p.m. $25 to $500. 721.3362/

Wednesday, July 11

12 Hours of Om: Complimentary yoga classes every hour led by a variety of the valley's top local teachers. Music, healthy food and drink, prizes. Ketchum Town Sq., 7 a.m. 720.3965

Friday, July 13

Ketchum Arts Festival: Through July 15. Festival Meadow, Sun Valley Rd.

MASSV—A Music & Arts Showcase: through July 14. Featuring Ghostland Observatory, Beats Antique, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears and more. 2 p.m. - 2 a.m., at Simplot Park and downtown Ketchum. $39 and $49. 208.867.0055/

Saturday, July 14

Nez Perce, Promises with Caritas Chorale: Through July 15. A new cantata with libretto by Diane Josephy Peavey and David Alan Earnest. Community School Theatre, Dollar Rd., Sun Valley. 3 p.m.

Wednesday, July 18

Author Deborah Baker, The Convert A Tale of Exile and Extremism: Book signing and talk. Community Library, Spruce Ave., Ketchum. 6-7 p.m. Free.

Friday, July 20

Wine Auction Gala: One of the most successful charity wine auctions in the country. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 5th St., Ketchum. 726.9491.

Saturday, July 21

Hailey Garden Tour: Presented by Friends of the Hailey Public Library. $20. 720.9714 Wine Auction Picnic and Concert: Featuring the MarchFourth Marching Band. Tickets available July 19. Dollar Mountain, Sun Valley. 6-9 p.m. $70. 726.9491/

Mountain Mamas' Arts and Crafts Show: Through July 22. Community Center on Hwy 21, Stanley. Sunday, July 22 Edgar M. Bronfman In Focus series: And July 23, 25 & 27 at 6:30 p.m. Lecture and concert. Led by Sun Valley Summer Symphony Conductor Alisdair Neale.

Friday, July 27

Sawtooth Music Festival: Through July 28. Stanley Park. Sun Valley Road Rally: Through July 28.

Sunday, July 29

Chris Botti: A benefit concert for the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. $500, $250, $100 and $50.

Monday, July 30

Sun Valley Summer Symphony: Opening night with soprano Deborah Voigt and the music of Wagner and R. Strauss. 6:30 p.m., Sun Valley Pavilion. Continues Aug. 1-5, 7, 9-12 and 14. Free.


Friday, August 3

Northern Rockies Folk Festival: Steph Sloan & Elephant Parade, Olin & the Moon and Rosie Ledet and The Zydeco Playboys. Hop Porter Park, Hailey. 5-10 p.m. $15, $25 and $35.

Saturday, August 4

Northern Rockies Folk Festival: The Penny Hens, Izzy Taylor, Gypsy River Haunts, Dewey Pickette & Howe, Random Canyon Growlers, Carrie Rodriguez and more. 12 p.m. $25 and $35.

Kiwanis Car Show: Roberta McKercher Park, Main St., Hailey.

Northern Rockies Arts & Crafts Fair: Through Aug. 5., Hailey.

Monday, August 6

Johnny Clegg and Ladysmith Black Mambazo: River Run Lodge Ketchum. 7 p.m. $30 to $95. 726.9491/

Wednesday, August 8

Bellevue author Brandon Jones All Woman and Springtime: Book signing. Community Library, Ketchum. 6 p.m.

Friday, August 10

Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Arts & Crafts Festival: Through Aug. 12. Nationally recognized arts festival. Free artist demonstrations, kids crafts and live entertainment. Atkinson Park, 8th St., Ketchum.

Saturday, August 11

Sawtooth Century Ride: 50- and 100- mile fundraising bike ride. Monday, August 13 Pink Martini: Brazilian samba, French jazz, '60s-era music. River Run Lodge, Ketchum. 7 p.m., $30-$95. 726.9491/

Thursday, August 16

Sun Valley Shakespeare Festival: Through Aug. 26. Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost Forest Service Park. Also The Bible, The Complete Word of God (abridged) at the nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. 726.9124/

Friday, August 17

Sun Valley Writers' Conference: Through Aug. 20. Annual celebration of readers and writers. Sun Valley Resort. 726.5454/

Saturday, August 18

Bruce Innes Sunset Concert: Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch, Stanley. Friday, August 24 Stanley Arts Festival: Through Aug. 26. Stanley. 208.879.6941/

Saturday, August 25

Sawtooth Salmon Festival: Entertainment for the whole family, crafts, and a salmon dinner Stanley Museum. 208.774.351/

Tuesday, August 28

Creedence Clearwater Revisited: 7 p.m., Sun Valley Pavilion, Sun Valley Resort. 622.2135/

Wednesday, August 29

Bellevue Labor Day Celebration: Through Aug. 30. City Park.

Thursday, August 30

Bonnie Rait: Special guest Mavis Staples, Sun Valley Pavilion, 7 p.m. $30-$95. 726.9491/

FrIday, August 31

Wagon Days Celebrations: Grand Marshal Reception at Memory Park, Main St., 5:30 p.m. Blackjack Ketchum Shoot-out Gang, Main St., Ketchum, 7 p.m.

Saturday, September 1

Wagon Days: Labor Day celebrations all weekend in Ketchum, including Blackjack Ketchum Shoot-Out Gang, 12:15 p.m., Main St., and the historic Big Hitch Parade at 1 p.m. A Flapjack Breakfast starts at 8 a.m. to noon, also on Sunday. Great Wagon Days Duck Race: Begins after the parade at Rotary Park, Warm Springs Rd., Ketchum.

ImPra Finals Rodeo: Through Sept. 2. Hailey Rodeo Grounds.

Silver Car Auction: Through Sept. 2, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sun Valley Resort.

Monday, September 3

Summer Music Workshops Student Concerts: Symphony students perform. Sun Valley Pavilion. 3 p.m.