Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm
Bug Zoo! (cancelled) @ Sawtooth Botanical Garden
11:00 am
The Sawtooth Botanical Garden (SBG) announces its plans for fall of 2020. Smaller fundraising events will replace the Gimlets in the Garden gala fundraiser. The Bug Zoo, which was previously postponed, will be cancelled. The Bug Zoo, SBG’s annual display of creatures and critters from near and far, was postponed following closure of area schools in the spring. The Bug Zoo is typically held in late April/early May. Tentative plans to postpone the event, a two-week affair of classroom visits to the five-acre public botanical garden south of Ketchum to learn about aspect of ecology and effects of climate change, are now cancelled due to the still existing concern surrounding the global pandemic. “Because of the uncertainty regarding in-school activities this fall, we felt it best to hold the Bug Zoo again when safety protocols have been lifted or drastically adjusted,” said Executive Director Jen Smith. ++++++++++++++ The 16th annual Bug Zoo kicks off with the Bug Zoo Festival on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11 a.m.–3 p.m.  This year Bug Zoo features the ever-fascinating concept of Survival! Get up close and personal with some of Bug Zoo’s famous creatures, make critter crafts, do a bug scavenger hunt, play buggy games and more! Bring ...
Sawtooth National Recreation Area End-of-Season Clean Up @ Various Locations
12:00 am
National Public Lands Day is September 26th – Help us celebrate by giving back to Idaho’s public lands! Join the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and our partners in an end-of-season cleanup effort. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) needs your help to recover from the impacts of this busy summer season. The COVID-19 pandemic drew record numbers of visitors to the SNRA, impacting both natural resources and recreational experiences. But you can help! Grab your family, friends, neighbors or co-workers and join your community in a COVID friendly cleanup. Choose a project in the front-country or backcountry (whichever suits your group) and join us in making a difference in one of Idaho’s most iconic landscapes. This will be a socially-distant clean-up effort with precautions. When: Anytime, September 19-October 4 Where: Various locations in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Sign up HERE!
Sawtooth National Recreation Area End-of-Season Clean Up @ Various Locations
12:00 am
National Public Lands Day is September 26th – Help us celebrate by giving back to Idaho’s public lands! Join the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and our partners in an end-of-season cleanup effort. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) needs your help to recover from the impacts of this busy summer season. The COVID-19 pandemic drew record numbers of visitors to the SNRA, impacting both natural resources and recreational experiences. But you can help! Grab your family, friends, neighbors or co-workers and join your community in a COVID friendly cleanup. Choose a project in the front-country or backcountry (whichever suits your group) and join us in making a difference in one of Idaho’s most iconic landscapes. This will be a socially-distant clean-up effort with precautions. When: Anytime, September 19-October 4 Where: Various locations in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Sign up HERE!
Sawtooth National Recreation Area End-of-Season Clean Up @ Various Locations
12:00 am
National Public Lands Day is September 26th – Help us celebrate by giving back to Idaho’s public lands! Join the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and our partners in an end-of-season cleanup effort. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) needs your help to recover from the impacts of this busy summer season. The COVID-19 pandemic drew record numbers of visitors to the SNRA, impacting both natural resources and recreational experiences. But you can help! Grab your family, friends, neighbors or co-workers and join your community in a COVID friendly cleanup. Choose a project in the front-country or backcountry (whichever suits your group) and join us in making a difference in one of Idaho’s most iconic landscapes. This will be a socially-distant clean-up effort with precautions. When: Anytime, September 19-October 4 Where: Various locations in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Sign up HERE!
Redfish Lake Lodge
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am
Redfish Lake Lodge Memorial Run @ Redfish Lake Lodge
10:00 am
Redfish Lake Lodge is excited to host the 10th annual (rescheduled!) Redfish Lake Lodge Memorial Run, a U.S.F.S. permitted event.  Thank you to all of last year’s participants. All races will begin and end at the Lodge The Half Marathon and 10K course will be on paved, gravel, and trail surfaces Kid’s race will begin at 9:30 AM – 1 Mile Run ages 3 – 10 Bluefish event will take place at high Noon When registering, look for the pre-race meal on Friday evening from 6 – 8 P.M. The post-race meal is included in the registration for all athletes. Family and friends can enjoy the post-race meal for $7.00 for 10 and older or $4.00 for 9 and under. The outdoor food & beverage gazebo is also open selling fish tacos, pork tacos, hamburgers, hot dogs, beer, wine, and our famous “Living the Dream Ice-Cream” Half Marathon begins at 10:00 AM at the Lodge 10K begins at 10:30 5K begins at 10:45 Cost & Registration Half Marathon – $55.00 10K – $40.00 5K – $30.00  
Sawtooth National Recreation Area End-of-Season Clean Up @ Various Locations
12:00 am
National Public Lands Day is September 26th – Help us celebrate by giving back to Idaho’s public lands! Join the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and our partners in an end-of-season cleanup effort. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area (SNRA) needs your help to recover from the impacts of this busy summer season. The COVID-19 pandemic drew record numbers of visitors to the SNRA, impacting both natural resources and recreational experiences. But you can help! Grab your family, friends, neighbors or co-workers and join your community in a COVID friendly cleanup. Choose a project in the front-country or backcountry (whichever suits your group) and join us in making a difference in one of Idaho’s most iconic landscapes. This will be a socially-distant clean-up effort with precautions. When: Anytime, September 19-October 4 Where: Various locations in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Sign up HERE!
Various Locations
Oct 7 – Oct 11 all-day
Trailing of the Sheep (canceled) @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival was started in 1996 in response to the rapid loss of farms and ranches and the rapid growth in the Wood River Valley. The Festival preserves the stories and colorful history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrates the rich cultures of the past and present and entertains and educates children, adults and families about the production of local food and fiber that sustain local economies and generations of hard-working families. Our mission is: To gather, present and preserve the history and culture of the families and individual men and women involved in Idaho sheep ranching and to honor their contributions to the development of Idaho and the West. Trailing of the Sheep has been named in the Top Ten Fall Festivals in the World, Top 200 Best U.S. Festivals and the Top 100 Festivals in N. America. In 2013, USA Today named it One of the Top Ten Fall Festivals in America.  It is also the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Cultural Heritage. Click here for the full schedule!
Sturtevants in Hailey
Oct 17 all-day
Ski Swap @ Sturtevants in Hailey | Hailey | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
ADMISSION IS FREE | 25% of sales benefit Rotarun operations and programs SAVE TIME AND PREREGISTER YOUR ITEMS ONLINE!!! WE’LL HAVE YOUR TAGS PRINTED FOR YOU AND EMAIL YOU A RECEIPT. Preregister your items online! OCTOBER 16th – CHECK IN; 2-6PM Bring your gear Friday, October 16TH ONLY and we will help you with the process. Preregister your items online! OCTOBER 17th – SKI SWAP; 9AM-5PM Fire Sale for one hour at 4pm; all remaining items will be 50% off if approved by seller. OCTOBER 18 – CHECK OUT; 9AM-11AM No late pick-ups! Check to see if your gear has sold HERE
Kraay's Market & Garden
Oct 18 all-day
3rd Annual Kraay's Days - Fall Festival @ Kraay's Market & Garden | Bellevue | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
We have set the date of our Kraay’s Days – Fall Festival! Mark your calendar for October 18 and be sure to join us. Pass the word, it will be a great outdoor family event.
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Children's Clay Daze @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
3:30 pm
Tuition $135 **Registration Required** Open to 1st through 5th graders. A wonderful way to encourage creative thinking. Taught by Bob Dix. Session 2 Mondays: October 19, 26, Nov 2, 9• 3:30-5:00
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Oct 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Children's Clay Daze @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
3:30 pm
Tuition $135 **Registration Required** Open to 1st through 5th graders. A wonderful way to encourage creative thinking. Taught by Bob Dix. Session 2 Mondays: October 19, 26, Nov 2, 9• 3:30-5:00
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Nov 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Children's Clay Daze @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
3:30 pm
Tuition $135 **Registration Required** Open to 1st through 5th graders. A wonderful way to encourage creative thinking. Taught by Bob Dix. Session 2 Mondays: October 19, 26, Nov 2, 9• 3:30-5:00
Boulder Mountain Clayworks
Nov 9 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Children's Clay Daze @ Boulder Mountain Clayworks
3:30 pm
Tuition $135 **Registration Required** Open to 1st through 5th graders. A wonderful way to encourage creative thinking. Taught by Bob Dix. Session 2 Mondays: October 19, 26, Nov 2, 9• 3:30-5:00
Various Locations
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Holidays in Sun Valley @ Various Locations
12:00 am
*Due to COVID these events are currently TBD. Imagine yourself enjoying a savory cup of hot cocoa under the stars after an evening of night skiing on Sun Valley’s Dollar Mountain, or strolling the snow-covered streets of Ketchum and Sun Valley, underneath the twinkle of holiday lights, as the sound of carolers filters through the air. The holidays in Sun Valley are magical, and these are just a few of the festive moments that await this holiday season. Don’t know where to start? We’ve compiled your 2020 guide of must-see events and happenings from Christmas festivities to rock-the-house New Year’s shenanigans! Hailey Holiday Tree Lighting Join with family, friends and neighbors to flip the switch and start the holiday season. Gather at the Old County Courthouse at the corner of Croy and 1st Street in Hailey on Saturday, December TBD from 4:30pm to 6:30pm to see the Hailey holiday tree aglow for the first time this winter. Ketchum Tree Lighting Ceremony Pull on your winter boots and down coat for the Ketchum Tree Lighting Ceremony in Town Square. Santa will be on hand for pictures and to spread the holiday cheer, and hot chocolate, cookies, and candy canes will be ...
Galena Lodge
Dec 23 @ 6:30 pm
Holiday Dinners at Galena Lodge @ Galena Lodge
6:30 pm
Join us at Galena Lodge for one of our incredible Holiday dinners. A night of food, fun and maybe skiing or snowshoeing if you can muster the energy. Dinner is one seating at 6:30pm. Seating is communal style so be prepared to make some new friends. We ask that you arrive by 6-6:15pm (or earlier if you want) so that we can sit down for dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is a set 4-course menu with your choice of entrees. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary issues. Cost for dinner is $50/person not including drinks, tax or gratuity. Galena has a fantastic wine list, beers on tap and a full liquor bar. Reservations are recommended for this dinner.
Galena Lodge
Dec 24 @ 6:30 pm
Christmas Eve Dinner at Galena Lodge @ Galena Lodge
6:30 pm
Join us at Galena Lodge for one of our incredible Holiday dinners. A night of food, fun and maybe skiing or snowshoeing if you can muster the energy. Dinner is one seating at 6:30pm. Seating is communal style so be prepared to make some new friends. We ask that you arrive by 6-6:15pm (or earlier if you want) so that we can sit down for dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is a set 4-course menu with your choice of entrees. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary issues. Cost for dinner is $60/person not including drinks, tax or gratuity. Galena has a fantastic wine list, beers on tap and a full liquor bar. Reservations are recommended for this dinner.
Galena Lodge
Dec 25 @ 6:30 pm
Christmas Dinner at Galena Lodge @ Galena Lodge
6:30 pm
Join us at Galena Lodge for one of our incredible Holiday dinners. A night of food, fun and maybe skiing or snowshoeing if you can muster the energy. Dinner is one seating at 6:30pm. Seating is communal style so be prepared to make some new friends. We ask that you arrive by 6-6:15pm (or earlier if you want) so that we can sit down for dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is a set 4-course menu with your choice of entrees. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary issues. Cost for dinner is $60/person not including drinks, tax or gratuity. Galena has a fantastic wine list, beers on tap and a full liquor bar. Reservations are recommended for this dinner.
Galena Lodge
Dec 26 @ 6:30 pm
Holiday Dinners at Galena Lodge @ Galena Lodge
6:30 pm
Join us at Galena Lodge for one of our incredible Holiday dinners. A night of food, fun and maybe skiing or snowshoeing if you can muster the energy. Dinner is one seating at 6:30pm. Seating is communal style so be prepared to make some new friends. We ask that you arrive by 6-6:15pm (or earlier if you want) so that we can sit down for dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is a set 4-course menu with your choice of entrees. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary issues. Cost for dinner is $50/person not including drinks, tax or gratuity. Galena has a fantastic wine list, beers on tap and a full liquor bar. Reservations are recommended for this dinner.
Galena Lodge
Dec 29 @ 6:30 pm
Holiday Dinners at Galena Lodge @ Galena Lodge
6:30 pm
Join us at Galena Lodge for one of our incredible Holiday dinners. A night of food, fun and maybe skiing or snowshoeing if you can muster the energy. Dinner is one seating at 6:30pm. Seating is communal style so be prepared to make some new friends. We ask that you arrive by 6-6:15pm (or earlier if you want) so that we can sit down for dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is a set 4-course menu with your choice of entrees. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary issues. Cost for dinner is $50/person not including drinks, tax or gratuity. Galena has a fantastic wine list, beers on tap and a full liquor bar. Reservations are recommended for this dinner.
Galena Lodge
Dec 30 @ 6:30 pm
Holiday Dinners at Galena Lodge @ Galena Lodge
6:30 pm
Join us at Galena Lodge for one of our incredible Holiday dinners. A night of food, fun and maybe skiing or snowshoeing if you can muster the energy. Dinner is one seating at 6:30pm. Seating is communal style so be prepared to make some new friends. We ask that you arrive by 6-6:15pm (or earlier if you want) so that we can sit down for dinner at 6:30pm. Dinner is a set 4-course menu with your choice of entrees. Please let us know in advance if you have any dietary issues. Cost for dinner is $50/person not including drinks, tax or gratuity. Galena has a fantastic wine list, beers on tap and a full liquor bar. Reservations are recommended for this dinner.
Sun Valley Nordic Festival, featuring the Boulder Mountain Tour @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour and Sun Valley Nordic Festival welcome you to NordicTown USA in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho. Independent groups, organizations and individuals such as the Blaine County Recreation District, Galena Lodge, Sun Valley Nordic Center, Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation, Vamps, local businesses and a host of generous dedicated individuals have come together to give you the best cross country experience on the planet. Come to Sun Valley, Idaho and enjoy everything NordicTownUSA has to offer. SV Nordic Festival and Boulder Mountain Tour Schedule of Events Saturday, January 30 Galena & the Trails Winter Benefit 5:30 p.m. Limelight Room, Sun Valley Inn The Galena and Trails Winter Benefit brings friends together to celebrate the importance of our local treasure. This year marks the 26th anniversary of the community’s efforts to “Save Galena Lodge” from being torn down. This year’s benefit includes dinner, drinks, dancing, silent and live auctions, and paddle raise. A great time for a good cause! Details, Jenna Vagias (208) 578-5455. Wednesday, February 3 NordicTown USA Sprints Simplot Lot, 2nd Avenue & Fourth Street, Ketchum The NordicTown USA Sprints pit teams of two in a head-to-head freestyle relay format on a 400-meter oval. The ...
Color Me Fearless 5K for Girls on the Run (cancelled) @ Hailey | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
The Color Me Fearless 5k will benefit the Girls on the Run program in the Wood River Valley. Miles will be marked with paint stations to add some good ol’ fun to run running a 5k. Come enjoy a beautiful course and get colored with us while supporting the Girls on the Run organization. Other activities include: Live music food vendors, health related vendors, and bubble ball fun! Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle and Join Our ‘Corporate Team Challenge’ What a great way to kick off the spring season by getting outdoors with your friends, family and community. We are bringing back for the 4th time the Corporate Team Challenge! You can either join us as a Runner Sponsor which will include a corporate team entry, or simply register your team of 5 for a cost of $300. In a addition to creating a fun & inspiring athletic and give back opportunity for your staff, the members of the team with the most spirit will each a fabulous prize. So check with your workplace, or gather a team of your own, and come support Girls on the Run. There will be nearly 70 girls girls in the spring program that will ...
Various Locations
Jul 22 – Jul 24 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.
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 25 – Aug 19 all-day
Sun Valley Music Festival @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
Extraordinary, admission-free performances, world-class musicians—and truly something for everyone.
Atkinson Park
Aug 13 – Aug 15 all-day
Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival @ Atkinson Park
12:00 am
This summer we celebrate the 53rd edition of the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival. Join us in beautiful Atkinson Park in downtown Ketchum as we welcome 130 professional artists and craftspeople to the Wood River Valley. This festival is a juried, outdoor, fine arts and crafts show that is completely free and open to the public. This event typically has food trucks, artist demonstrations, music and a kids’ activity area. The rigourous jury process used to select artists and craftspeople to exhibit their work ensures the residents and visitors to the show will see truly exceptional work in all different categories. According to the Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook, the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival in 2018 ranked #4 in the country for Fine Crafts sales and #20 in the country for Fine Arts sales. Plan your visit to Ketchum, Sun Valley, Hailey and the Wood River Valley to coincide with the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Fesitval to see for yourself what makes this such a special event!  
Various Locations
Oct 6 – Oct 10 all-day
Trailing of the Sheep - 25th Anniversary! @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival was started in 1996 in response to the rapid loss of farms and ranches and the rapid growth in the Wood River Valley. The Festival preserves the stories and colorful history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrates the rich cultures of the past and present and entertains and educates children, adults and families about the production of local food and fiber that sustain local economies and generations of hard-working families. Our mission is: To gather, present and preserve the history and culture of the families and individual men and women involved in Idaho sheep ranching and to honor their contributions to the development of Idaho and the West. Trailing of the Sheep has been named in the Top Ten Fall Festivals in the World, Top 200 Best U.S. Festivals and the Top 100 Festivals in N. America. In 2013, USA Today named it One of the Top Ten Fall Festivals in America.  It is also the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Cultural Heritage.
Color Me Fearless 5K for Girls on the Run (cancelled) @ Hailey | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
The Color Me Fearless 5k will benefit the Girls on the Run program in the Wood River Valley. Miles will be marked with paint stations to add some good ol’ fun to run running a 5k. Come enjoy a beautiful course and get colored with us while supporting the Girls on the Run organization. Other activities include: Live music food vendors, health related vendors, and bubble ball fun! Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle and Join Our ‘Corporate Team Challenge’ What a great way to kick off the spring season by getting outdoors with your friends, family and community. We are bringing back for the 4th time the Corporate Team Challenge! You can either join us as a Runner Sponsor which will include a corporate team entry, or simply register your team of 5 for a cost of $300. In a addition to creating a fun & inspiring athletic and give back opportunity for your staff, the members of the team with the most spirit will each a fabulous prize. So check with your workplace, or gather a team of your own, and come support Girls on the Run. There will be nearly 70 girls girls in the spring program that will ...
Color Me Fearless 5K for Girls on the Run (cancelled) @ Hailey | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
The Color Me Fearless 5k will benefit the Girls on the Run program in the Wood River Valley. Miles will be marked with paint stations to add some good ol’ fun to run running a 5k. Come enjoy a beautiful course and get colored with us while supporting the Girls on the Run organization. Other activities include: Live music food vendors, health related vendors, and bubble ball fun! Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle and Join Our ‘Corporate Team Challenge’ What a great way to kick off the spring season by getting outdoors with your friends, family and community. We are bringing back for the 4th time the Corporate Team Challenge! You can either join us as a Runner Sponsor which will include a corporate team entry, or simply register your team of 5 for a cost of $300. In a addition to creating a fun & inspiring athletic and give back opportunity for your staff, the members of the team with the most spirit will each a fabulous prize. So check with your workplace, or gather a team of your own, and come support Girls on the Run. There will be nearly 70 girls girls in the spring program that will ...
Color Me Fearless 5K for Girls on the Run (cancelled) @ Hailey | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
The Color Me Fearless 5k will benefit the Girls on the Run program in the Wood River Valley. Miles will be marked with paint stations to add some good ol’ fun to run running a 5k. Come enjoy a beautiful course and get colored with us while supporting the Girls on the Run organization. Other activities include: Live music food vendors, health related vendors, and bubble ball fun! Encourage a Healthy Lifestyle and Join Our ‘Corporate Team Challenge’ What a great way to kick off the spring season by getting outdoors with your friends, family and community. We are bringing back for the 4th time the Corporate Team Challenge! You can either join us as a Runner Sponsor which will include a corporate team entry, or simply register your team of 5 for a cost of $300. In a addition to creating a fun & inspiring athletic and give back opportunity for your staff, the members of the team with the most spirit will each a fabulous prize. So check with your workplace, or gather a team of your own, and come support Girls on the Run. There will be nearly 70 girls girls in the spring program that will ...

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