Various Locations
Jul 16 – Sep 1 all-day
Sun Valley Opera Summerfest @ Various Locations
12:00 am
 
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 20 – Jul 23 all-day
Sun Valley Writers' Conference @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
For four days, SVWC writers and readers laugh and learn, hike and talk, and stretch the limits of their imagination. The days are filled with books, ideas, stimulation and fun. Extraordinary writers and thinkers talk with an engaged audience about their work, the world, and discuss why literature matters.
The Community Library
Jul 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
How Birds Can Save the World @ The Community Library | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
4:00 pm
Director of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, John W. Fitzpatrick, will emphasize the role of birds and citizen science in understanding how humans and natural systems can begin coexisting more stably than we do today. He will show some very new and remarkable data about bird populations, gleaned from some unexpected sources. This talk is geared toward very general audiences of all ages, and is accessible even to individuals with only passing interest in nature.
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day
Sun Valley Forum @ Argyros Performing Arts Center
12:00 am
The Sun Valley Institute announces the fifth annual Sun Valley Forum, “The Future We Want: Transforming Leadership, Accelerating Innovation, Unlocking Imagination,” to take place at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum, Idaho on July 23– 26, 2019. The Forum will gather several hundred leaders and luminaries, trailblazers and change-makers from across the globe for three days together to build the future we want. Attendees engage in a participative experience, hearing from experts in government, business, philanthropy, investment, advocacy, the arts and entertainment from the main stage and participating together in breakout “Innovation Laboratory” working sessions. Topics include: the transformation of our energy and food systems, impact investment, building resilient cities and rural communities, protecting our oceans from plastic waste and islands as innovation laboratories, the Political Climate podcast will be back again to be taped live on stage, now hosted by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Registration is open now at https://www.sunvalleyforum.com. “Accelerating environmental harm is a threat multiplier to our economically interdependent world and calls for urgent, proactive leadership to build resilience. Our task is informed by the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Global Risks report, Out of Control, which named the top two risks facing humanity: extreme weather events and ...
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day
Sun Valley Youth Forum @ Argyros Performing Arts Center | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
The Sun Valley Institute’s inaugural Youth Forum will parallel the annual Forum; a conference that gathers approximately 200-250 national and international leaders and innovators from investment, policy, business, nonprofits, sports, entertainment, and academia to share strategies, broaden thinking, and ignite new partnerships with a goal of building greater resilience. We will bring together like-minded students from around the nation who will investigate complex problems over a three-day intensive retreat. The goal of the Youth Forum is twofold: first, to inspire the next generation of leaders to discuss radical new ideas around sustainability and second, to create a network of the next generation of empowered change makers unafraid to use their voices in the face of an uncertain future.
River Run Lodge
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wood River Farmers' Market @ River Run Lodge
2:00 pm
The Wood River Farmers Markets offer seasonally available and locally grown fruits, vegetables, eggs, goat cheese and yogurts, organic cuts of beef, chicken and lamb, fresh herbs and plant starts for your garden. There are prepared foods including street tacos, grass fed burgers, ready-made pasta dinners, wines, pasta sauces, iced teas, jams and jellies, honey, fermented goods, pies and other baked goods including gluten free treats. We have skin care products, jewelry, wood products, photography, pottery, hanging baskets, cut flower arrangements, handmade clothing, napkins and tablecloths and so much more. Come join in on the fun, meet the hardworking farmers and artists who sell their homemade and home-grown products and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the open-air markets. Support local and keep your dollars in the Wood River Valley! The Ketchum Farmers’ Market has a new location this year, at River Run Plaza!. Look for the tents, you can’t miss us. The Hailey market is located on the grassy lot north of Sturtevant’s on Main Street.
Various Locations
Jul 23 @ 6:15 pm
Group Mountain Bike Rides @ Various Locations
6:15 pm
Join us every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday for our shop ride at 6:15 We have teamed up with Warfield Brewery an Distillery to bring you après bike ride discounts!
Forest Service Park
Jul 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ketch'em Alive @ Forest Service Park
7:00 pm
Celebrating 20 years of free music in Forest Service Park featuring food and beverage vendors on Washington Ave. June 18-  Pandas and People – Americana, folk, alternative rock June 25-   Tumbling Dice – Rolling Stones tribute July 2-   Swagger – Irish rock July 9-   Scott Pemberton Band – electric guitar virtuoso July 16-   Kuinka – modern Americana / electronic July 23-    Pixie and the Partygrass Boys – joyous folk pop July 30-    Gene Avaro Band – soul, funk, electronic August 6-   Lukewarm – Lost River Disco August 13-   The Heaters – classic rock dance paarty
Sawtooth Brewery Public House
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm
Trivia at the Sawtooth Brewery @ Sawtooth Brewery Public House | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
7:30 pm
Game Night Live Team Trivia Not a super trivia know it all?  No problem. Our games are free to play and are for everyone who likes to play games and win stuff.  Each night we play 2 games consisting of 3 rounds each. Each round is based off of a popular game show.  No basic question and answers here either…we have word jumbles, picture rounds, and point wagering.  So come on out and play the most popular trivia game in town! All ages welcome, 2 games per night start at 7:30pm each week and are about 1 hour each.  Play one or both games! Bar Tabs to the to 3 teams with some prizes throughout the game! Trivia twice a week! Tuesdays at the Ketchum Public House Wednesdays at the Hailey Tap Room
Adam's Gulch Trailhead
Jul 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Hikin' Buddies @ Adam's Gulch Trailhead
9:30 am
At Hikin’ Buddies, you can take a shelter dog for a hike, or hang out and socialize some of the smaller dogs. It is a great opportunity to meet some of Mountain Humane’s adoptable dogs as well as to learn more about the organization. All are welcome to join in throughout the summer, weather permitting. Meet at Adam’s Gulch trailhead from 9:30-1:00 on Wednesdays. No appointment is necessary; just bring your family and friends to have a good time with some dogs that would love to meet you! *Dogs go out on hikes on a first come first serve basis.* Also, Mountain Humane will now be doing adoptions at Adam’s Gulch during Hikin’ Buddies!  Come and meet the dogs, take them for a walk, and if you fall in love – an Adoption Counselor will be onsite to help you complete the adoption! Directions to Adam’s Gulch: Take Hwy 75 north through the city of Ketchum. As you drive next to the Bigwood Golf course you will see a left-hand turn for Adam’s Gulch. Follow this road as it winds towards the hill. At the T in the road go left, and you will soon see Adam’s Gulch parking lot and the Mountain Humane tent and van.
Redfish Lake Lodge
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Redfish LIVE @ Redfish Lake Lodge
6:00 pm
There is plenty of evening music at Redfish Lake Lodge in the summer.  Come enjoy an eclectic mix of some of Idaho’s best musicians Sundays from 5-7, Wednesdays from 6-8, and Fridays from 6-8 on the front lawn brought to you by Music from Stanley. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy this free concert series. Please do not bring any outside food and beverage to the free music on the lawn concert series.
The Community Library
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm
Resolving Wildlife Conflicts in the Sawtooth Valley @ The Community Library | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
Kit Fischer is the Senior Program Manager for National Wildlife Federation’s Wildlife Conflict Resolution Program, based in Missoula, MT, will discuss human/wildlife conflicts that are affecting herds of wild bighorn sheep in the Sawtooth Valley and across the western U.S. He will give an overview of the National Wildlife Federation’s Adopt-A-Wildlife Acre program which provides a future to the wildlife in the West by addressing the conflicts between livestock and wildlife with a voluntary, market-based approach.
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats with special guest Lucius @ River Run Lodge
7:00 pm
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats are an Americana, R&B and soul inspired band that are known for their sold-out, raucous performances and their hit songs “Hey Mama”, “S.O.B.” and “You Worry Me”. With two Red Rocks performances already sold out for August 2019, this is an incredible opportunity to see this acclaimed band in an intimate setting. Opening the evening is Lucius, a four piece band fronted by the enchanting Jess Wolfe and Holly Laessig, Lucius has drawn acclaim for powerful songs showcasing taut hooks, along with their mesmerizing stage presence and bold visual aesthetics. The New York Times described Wolfe and Laessig’s vocals as being “especially gorgeous,” while Rolling Stone says Lucius is “powerful enough to knock you over.” Performance starts at 7pm Early Entry and VIP access: 6pm General Admission gates open: 6:15pm General Admission: $35 / $45 nonmember, Early Entry: $65 / $75 nonmember, VIP seating area: $115 / $125 nonmember, Kids 18 & under: $20 Prices do not include taxes and fees
Sawtooth Brewery Public House
Jul 24 @ 7:30 pm
Trivia at the Sawtooth Brewery @ Sawtooth Brewery Public House | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
7:30 pm
Game Night Live Team Trivia Not a super trivia know it all?  No problem. Our games are free to play and are for everyone who likes to play games and win stuff.  Each night we play 2 games consisting of 3 rounds each. Each round is based off of a popular game show.  No basic question and answers here either…we have word jumbles, picture rounds, and point wagering.  So come on out and play the most popular trivia game in town! All ages welcome, 2 games per night start at 7:30pm each week and are about 1 hour each.  Play one or both games! Bar Tabs to the to 3 teams with some prizes throughout the game! Trivia twice a week! Tuesdays at the Ketchum Public House Wednesdays at the Hailey Tap Room
Various Locations
Jul 25 – Jul 27 all-day
Sun Valley Tour de Force @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Sun Valley Tour de Force is a weekend of epic proportions! At the Friday evening Sun Valley Tour de Force Car Show up to 200 cars gather on the closed streets surrounding Ketchum Town Square. Exotics, vintage as well as cars participating in Saturday’s high-speed event will be on display, offering an excellent preview and photo opportunity for guests. The event is FREE for all spectators. Saturday’s unique high-speed event takes place on a closed public road just minutes from the world-famous Sun Valley resort. Spectators will enjoy the thrill of watching the cars barrel down Highway 75 at Phantom Hill, surrounded by the statuesque Sawtooth Mountains. Photo: Jim Peterson
Various
Jul 25 @ 9:30 am
Wildflower Walks @ Various
9:30 am
Join the Sawtooth Botanical Garden (SBG) and friends for this popular spring summer wildflower walk series to some of our local area’s most diverse and spectacular habitats.  Walks happen rain or shine. Bring appropriate outerwear, sturdy walking shoes, water, sunscreen, hat and lunch. Some walks are appropriate for children age 7 years and older accompanied by an adult, but please leave your dog at home. Call if you have questions: 208-726-9358. All trips start at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, 4 miles south of Ketchum.  We will carpool from SBG which helps reduce the group’s environmental footprint. Wildflower Walks are led by local experts and are free; donations to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden are very much appreciated. Wildflower Walk destinations are to be determined by what is blooming where and when (Have a hot tip? Let us know!). Locations will be posted here when they are known. Participants are encouraged to always meet at the Garden and carpool to the site. Daily Timeline 9:00 – Meet at SBG: sign waivers, review logistics, carpooling 9:00-9:30 – Trip overview and highlights 9:30 – Leave from Sawtooth Botanical Garden Wildflower Walk; often concludes with lunch on site Return times to SBG is typically around 2:00; check individual ...
River Run Lodge
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wood River Farmers' Market @ River Run Lodge
2:00 pm
The Wood River Farmers Markets offer seasonally available and locally grown fruits, vegetables, eggs, goat cheese and yogurts, organic cuts of beef, chicken and lamb, fresh herbs and plant starts for your garden. There are prepared foods including street tacos, grass fed burgers, ready-made pasta dinners, wines, pasta sauces, iced teas, jams and jellies, honey, fermented goods, pies and other baked goods including gluten free treats. We have skin care products, jewelry, wood products, photography, pottery, hanging baskets, cut flower arrangements, handmade clothing, napkins and tablecloths and so much more. Come join in on the fun, meet the hardworking farmers and artists who sell their homemade and home-grown products and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the open-air markets. Support local and keep your dollars in the Wood River Valley! The Ketchum Farmers’ Market has a new location this year, at River Run Plaza!. Look for the tents, you can’t miss us. The Hailey market is located on the grassy lot north of Sturtevant’s on Main Street.
Sawtooth Brewery - Hailey Tap Room
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Summer Music Series at Sawtooth Brewery Taproom @ Sawtooth Brewery - Hailey Tap Room
5:00 pm
Every Thursday this summer we will be hosting a variety of bands at the Sawtooth Brewery Tap Room! June 27 – Andrew Kasab July 11 – Moses Guest July 18 – Old Death Whisper July 25 – Pixie & the Partygrass Boys August 1 – Boot Juice August 8 – Casey Jack Kristopherson Band August 15 – Secuestrado August 22 – Aaron Goulay August 29 – Hurdy Gurdy Girls  
Galena Lodge
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wagon Ride & BBQ @ Galena Lodge | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
5:00 pm
Gather up the family for dinner at our weekly barbecue buffet and wagon ride offered July thru August. Enjoy a scenic and historic wagon ride out into Senate Meadows stopping to take pictures, learn history and get a true sense of Galena’s past. The cowboys will then bring you back to the lawn at Galena where a traditional Western bbq will be waiting for you. The grill menu features Idaho trout, beef tri-tip, Idaho beef burgers, pulled pork, smoked and bbq’d chicken, corn on the cob, baked beans, coleslaw, Idaho potato salad, mixed berry cobbler and more! Reservations are requested, as seating on the wagon is limited. You can also just join us for the bbq dinner. Wagons depart at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm. Please call 726-4010 for reservations. Cost is $50 for adults and $25 for kids not including alcohol, tax or gratuity. Just the BBQ can be enjoyed for $27 for adults.
Whiskey Jacques
Jul 25 @ 5:30 pm
Davey and The Midnights @ Whiskey Jacques
5:30 pm
We have Davey & The Midnights (country, blues/L.A.) performing live at Whiskey Jacques! Doors at 9p.m. FREE ENTRY! For more info on Davey & The Midnights go to: https://www.daveyandthemidnights.com/ Enjoy $5.00 Tito drink specials and dancing.
American Cipher: Bowe Bergdahl and the American Tragedy in Afghanistan with Author and Journalist Michael Ames @ The Community Library | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
Investigative journalist and former Idaho Mountain Express reporter Michael Ames will visit the library to discuss the book he co-authored with Matt Farwell, a former Army infantryman and combat veteran who fought in the same Afghan province where Bergdahl disappeared. Ames will discuss the book’s most shocking revelations, why military and government sources decided to speak out, and why Bowe Bergdahl’s story still matters in the Wood River Valley and beyond.
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuscany on Tenth @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
6:00 pm
TUSCANY ON TENTH – Annual fundraising event for this popular clay arts studio in Ketchum, Idaho. The parking lot in front of the studio is transformed into an outdoor Tuscan garden where guests are treated to delicious food, drinks, great company and all things ceramic (including your own personal wine cup). Activities include a Raffle, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Build & Bid and throwing demonstrations on the potters wheel. Also in attendance this summer will be our Guest Artist for July & Nationally renown potter, Jim Romberg. It’s a really fun event and all for the price of a $60 ticket. The money raised goes a long way in supporting and maintaining a thriving non-profit Clay Art Studio in our valley…..celebrating 22 years this summer (2019). We hope to see you here.
Various Locations
Jul 25 @ 6:15 pm
Group Mountain Bike Rides @ Various Locations
6:15 pm
Join us every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday for our shop ride at 6:15 We have teamed up with Warfield Brewery an Distillery to bring you après bike ride discounts!
Mahoney's Bar and Grill
Jul 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dustin Schaefer LIVE at Mahoney's @ Mahoney's Bar and Grill
6:30 pm
So pleased to welcome back Dustin Schaefer and his band to Mahoney’s on July 25th! This not to miss show is of course free and family friendly! Starts about 6:30 but get here early for a good seat! Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist and Rock N Roller, Dustin is the former Lead Guitarist for Micky and the Motorcars, and the Black Lillies, and has toured recently with Reckless Kelly. He is touring this summer with his own band and promoting is new album Disconnected…Check out his music at www.dustinschaefer.com
Sun Valley Opera Signature Salon Concert starring Ashley Faatoalia @ Private Home
6:30 pm
Ashley Faataolia is a versatile and inspirational singer born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. Faatoalia studied voice at Chapman University with Dr. Peter Atherton and since then he has been performing around the world. Opera News calls Faatoalia’s singing “hauntingly beautiful” and credits him with “a voice of winning purity and variety of expression” and The San Francisco Chronicle labels him “sweet-toned.” In these formative years of his professional career Ashley has become a sought-after vocalist for new works and experimental projects working closely with composers from across the country. Noted for his “soaring tenor” voice and warm stage presence, Ashley’s past engagements include: his debut as Marco Polo in the premiere of the Emmy Award-winning, Invisible Cities with The Industry. He has performed in operas at the San Francisco Opera, Seattle Opera, Los Angeles Opera and as Charles Edward in Candide with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He has also performed with symphony orchestras and had the honor of singing the Star Spangled Banner to sold-out audiences at both Dodger Stadium and The Staples Center. Faataolia has given command performances at prestigious venues in the Southern California area. Ashley currently works with The Education and Community Engagement Dept. at ...
Hotel Ketchum
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday Nights at The Hangout @ Hotel Ketchum | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
7:00 pm
Your summer just got that much better… Get ready for The Backyard @ The Hangout every Thursday. All summer long. Join us for free music, yard games, fire pits and food specials. Bring your friends, bring your family, and bring your pups, because it’s going to be a weekly party that you won’t want to miss.
Various Locations
Jul 26 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Sun Valley Story Tour @ Various Locations
10:15 am
Free Historic Tour with a guide for one hour aboard the Mountain Rides Blue Route. Bus leaves Fridays at 10:15am from the Visitor Center in Ketchum.  
Stanley Museum
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
Sawtooth Forum & Lecture Series @ Stanley Museum | Stanley | Idaho | United States
5:00 pm
This summer the Sawtooth Interpretive & Historical Association [SIHA] will present the free Sawtooth Forum and Lecture Series themed, The Adventure Starts Here, starting Friday, July 5, through Friday, Aug. 30, at 5 p.m. at the Stanley Museum in Stanley. “This year’s Sawtooth Forum Lecture Series has been curated to present attendees with informative and exciting topics about Sawtooth Valley natural life as well as issues concerning environmental interests,” said Executive Director Sarah Cawley. “We are very thrilled for this year’s list of speakers who are a rare combination of experts and adventurers in their fields of interests. They all will offer first-hand knowledge and experience, and add some incredible stories to travel to Stanley.”
Silver Creek Hotel
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bellevue Artist Alliance Open Studios @ Silver Creek Hotel | Bellevue | Idaho | United States
6:00 pm
Reception for the Bellevue Alliance Artists Open Studios. Come meet and share food, wine and conversation with the artists that will be opening their studios up to the public on Saturday and Sunday.
Redfish Lake Lodge
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Redfish LIVE @ Redfish Lake Lodge
6:00 pm
There is plenty of evening music at Redfish Lake Lodge in the summer.  Come enjoy an eclectic mix of some of Idaho’s best musicians Sundays from 5-7, Wednesdays from 6-8, and Fridays from 6-8 on the front lawn brought to you by Music from Stanley. Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket and enjoy this free concert series. Please do not bring any outside food and beverage to the free music on the lawn concert series.