The Rural Vernacular, through Aug. 8. Multidisciplinary art exhibition on how life in small towns hasn’t changed in the last half century. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 191 5th St E, Ketchum. Details: 726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org
Idaho Fences, through Aug. 31. Exhibition of work by local artists. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 314 2nd Ave., S, Hailey. Details: 726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org.
St. Thomas Playhouse Suburbia, June 17-21, The Community School, Sun Valley. 3-4 p.m. Details: 726-5349.
St. Thomas Playhouse Pirates of Penzance, June 18 & 20 The Community School, Sun Valley. 2 p.m. Details: 726-5349.
Lisa Brady Don’t Fence Me In, Talk, June 18, Community Library, Ketchum 6 p.m. Details: 726-3493.
St. Thomas Playhouse Fiddler on the Roof, June 19 & 21, The Community School, Sun Valley. 2 p.m. Details: 726-5349.
Sun Valley Pavilion concert, June 19, Sara Evans performs. Details: 622-2135.
Royal Larkspur Play Troupe Fences, now through June 21, nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. Details: 726-9124.
Sun Valley Center for the Arts presents Alex Cuba, June 19, 7 p.m. The Center, Hailey. $10 adults, $5 kids. Details: 726-9491.
Boiler Room, June 20, Dubious Rangers perform. Doors 8
p.m. Sun Valley.
2009 Redfish Lake Triathlon/Duathlon, June 20, Official USA Triathlon sanctioned event. Stanley. Details: (208) 644-9096, redfishtri.com.
Galena Lodge Father’s Day Brunch Buffet, June 21, live music from Bruce Innes. Galena Lodge. 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Details: 726-4010.
Summit Hill Climb ride/race, June 21, 12 miles, Ketchum
to Trail Creek summit.
Fly Fishing Film Festival, June 26, nexStage Theatre,
Hailey Public Library Garden Tour, June 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: 788-2036.
Local Wild Film Festival, June 27, nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. 6 -10 p.m. $12. Details: 928-6208.
Tenors and Strings Extravaganza, June 28, Dennis McNeil,
Jorge Lopez-Yanez, Jose Medina with the Hutchins Consort. Sun Valley
Opera, Sun Valley Pavilion. $25-$2,000.
The Rural Vernacular, now through Aug. 8. Details: 726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org
Idaho Fences, through Aug. 31. Details: 726-9491,
12th annual Advocates Gala, July 2, Sun Valley. Details: 788-4191.
Gallery Walks, July 3. Enjoy a walk about town as galleries open their doors, host artists and serve wine. Ketchum, 5-8p.m. Details: 726-4950, svgalleries.org.
Sun Valley Pavilion concert, July 3, Maureen McGovern.
Fourth on Fourth, July 3, Tony Furtado performs in downtown Ketchum. 7-10 p.m.
Ketchum Fourth of July Weekend Antique Show, July 3-6, nexStage Theatre, 9-5 p.m.
Days of the Old West 4th of July parade and Carnival, July 4, Hailey. Details: 788-3484.
4th of July Bike Criterium, July 4, Hailey. Details: 788-2117, bcrd.org.
4th on Fourth Celebration, July 4, Dallas Alice in concert, children’s carnival. Ketchum Town Plaza, 3-10 p.m. Details: 726-3423.
Company of Fools 110 in the Shade, July 4-Aug.1, Liberty Theatre, 110 N Main St., Hailey 7 p.m. Details: 788-6520, companyof fools.org.
Company of Fools Welcome Home Jenny Sutter, July 4-Aug. 2 , Liberty Theatre, Hailey 7 p.m. Details: 788-6520, companyoffools.org.
Company of Fools Steel Magnolias, July 4-Aug. 2,
Liberty Theatre, Hailey 7 p.m. Details: 788-6520,
9th annual Harriman Tea, July 6, 3 p.m. Details: 788-2117, bcrd.org.
Soloist James Martin, July 6, Gospel music benefit. St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Ketchum. 7:30 p.m. $20.
SETCH Cowboy Ball, July 9, benefit for Sagebrush Equine Training Center and the therapeutic riding program. Sagebrush Arena, Hailey. 5:30 p.m. Details: 578-9111, sagebrushequine.org.
10th annual Ketchum Arts Festival, July 10-12, Festival Meadows, Sun Valley. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Details: 725-4090.
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Tour, July 11, Mid-Valley. 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Details: 726-9358, sbgarden.org.
Lee Pesky Learning Center Scavenger Hunt, July 11,
Atkinson Park, 4 p.m.
Hailey Night of Music, July 13, Live music in restaurants, bars and businesses, 4-10 p.m. Featuring Cosmic Beans, Kim Stocking Band, FourStroke Bus, Damphools and more. Details: 788-0903
Killer Summer book reading & signing with Ridley Pearson, July 16, Community Library, Ketchum. 6 p.m. Details: 726-3493.
Sun Valley Summer Figure Skating Championship, July 16-17, Sun Valley Indoor Ice Rink, Details: 622-8020.
Animal Shelter Dog Days of Summer Benefit, July 17, Featuring Westminster Kennel Club’s Dave Frei hosting Shelter’s Best in Show. Trail Creek Pavilion, Sun Valley. 5:30 p.m. Details: 788-4351.
Sun Valley Pavilion concert, July 17, Barrage. Details: 622-2135.
Hailey Art Walk, July 17.
Mountain Mamas Arts & Crafts Show, July 18-19, Stanley. Details: stanleycc.org
Salsa Celtica, July 18, 7 p.m., Hop Porter Park, Hailey. $20 adults, $5 kids 12 and under Details: 726-9491.
Gimlets in the Garden, July 18, fund-raising event for
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, Hwy 75 & Gimlet Rd.
Citizens for Smarth Growth
Jill Johnson on first six months of Obama
administration, July 23,
Sun Valley Center Wine Auction,
Galena Grinder Whit Henry
The Hollywood rating system,
4th annual Sawtooth Music
Edgar Bronfman Chamber Music Series, July 27, 29 & 31, 5:30 p.m. free lawn seating. Part of the 2009 Sun Valley Summer Symphony season, Sun Valley Music Pavilion. Details: 622-5607, svsummersymphony.com
Community Library’s 30th annual Tour of Homes Opening
Party, July 30. The Community Library, Ketchum. 5:30 p.m.
Northern Rockies Folk Festival, July 31-Aug. 1, Hop Porter Park, Hailey. Music begins at 5 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, runs until 10 p.m. $12 Friday, $18 Saturday, $25 both days. Details: nrff.net.
Northern Rockies Folk Festival, continues Aug. 1, Hop
Porter Park, Hailey. 12:30-10 p.m., $18 Saturday, $25 both days.
The Rural Vernacular, now through Aug. 8. Sun Valley
Idaho Fences, through Aug. 31. Exhibition of work by local artists. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey. Details: 726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org.
Company of Fools 110 in the Shade, Aug. 1 , Liberty Theatre, Hailey 7 p.m. Details: 788-6520, companyoffools.org.
Company of Fools Welcome Home Jenny Sutter, Aug. 1-2 , Liberty Theatre, Hailey 7 p.m. Details: 788-6520, companyoffools.org.
Company of Fools Steel
Community Library’s 30th annual Tour of Homes, Aug. 1, The Community Library, Ketchum. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Details: 726-3493, the communitylibrary.org.
Smart Moves Party, Aug. 1. Details: 788-2117, bcrd.org.
Ride the Rails, Aug. 1, cruise the 20-mile Wood River Trails. Details: 788-2117, bcrd.org.
YMCA Celebrity Golf Classic
Sun Valley Summer Symphony Benefit Some Enchanted
Evening, Aug. 2, Starring Victoria Clark and Paulo Szot, guest
conductor Ted Sperling. 6 p.m. show. Sun Valley Pavilion 4 p.m.
Sun Valley Summer Symphony Orchestra Festival, Aug. 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 18. Concerts are free, begin at 6:30 p.m. and last 1 hour. Sun Valley Pavilion opens at 5:30 p.m. Picnics welcome outside the Pavilion. Details: 622-5607, svsummersymphony.com
2009 Blaine County Fair, Aug. 3–8. Details: blainecounty.org.
2009 Fashion Show on Ice, Aug. 6, Sun Valley Indoor Ice Rink, Details: 622-8020.
Braun Brothers Reunion, Aug. 6-8., Challis, Idaho. Three
Gallery Walk, Aug. 7. Enjoy a walk about town as
galleries open their doors, host artists and serve wine. Ketchum 5-8
p.m. Details: 726-4950,
Silver Creek Outfitters Boots & Buckles Trunk Show, Aug.
7-8, Main St. Ketchum.
Sun Valley Arts & Crafts
Modern Parallels: The Paintings of Mary Henry & Helen
Lundeberg, Aug. 14-Oct. 2. Sun Valley Center for the Arts, 191 5th
St E, Ketchum. Details: 726-9491,
Blaine County Relay For Life, Aug. 14, Wood River High School, Hailey. Details: 208-422-0175, relayforlife.org/blainecountyid.
Sawtooth Century, Aug. 15. Register at
SportsBaseOnline.com. Details: 788-2117,
Sun Valley Center for the Arts presents Donavon Frankenreiter and Mishka, Aug. 15, Hop Porter Park, Hailey. $30 adults, $10 kids. Details: 726-9491, sunvalleycenter.org.
Danny Thompson Memorial Golf Tournament, Aug. 19-22. Celebrity golfers hit the links for this 32nd annual event raising money for leukemia and cancer research. Details: 726-1049, dannythompsonmemorial.com.
Sun Valley Pavilion concert, Aug. 19, Don Felder: An Evening at the Hotel California. Benefit for Danny Thompson Memorial Leukemia Fund. Sun Valley. Details: 622-2135, sunvalleypavilion.com.
Sun Valley Writers’
Sawtooth Salmon Festival,
Plein Air Painters of
Sun Valley Pavilion concert,
Quigley Run & Fun, Aug. 29.
Forget Me Not book reading & signing with
Jennifer Anker-Lowe, Sept. 3, Community Library, Ketchum 6 p.m.
Labor Day Antiques Show, Sept. 4-7, nexStage Theatre, Ketchum. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gallery Walk, Sept. 4. Enjoy a walk about town as
galleries open their doors, host artists and serve wine. Ketchum, 5-8
p.m. Details: 726-4950,
Wagon Days, Sept 5-7, 51st annual Labor Day Celebration honoring the area’s mining heritage, featuring the largest non-motorized parade in the Northwest. Ketchum. Details: 726-2777, visitsunvalley.com
Friends of Silver Creek BBQ, Sept. 12, Silver Creek
Preserve Visitor’s Center.
Boulder Mountain Bike Tour and Closing Day, Sept. 13, 50
mile ride along Harriman Trail, Ketchum to Galena Lodge. Live music at
Sun Valley Spiritual Film
Mountain Mamas’ Quilt
Stanley Firemen’s Ball, Sept. 26. Redfish Lake Lodge,
Ketchum Farmers’ & Artists’ Market, June 9-Sept. 9, 4th Street & Ketchum Town Plaza, 12-6 p.m. Details: 788-8614
Road biking Tuesday Night Ride, 5:30 p.m., 30 miles, Sun Summit, Ketchum to Prairie Creek, Expert level. Details: 726-0707.
Lost River Outfitters Free fly casting clinic, 6 p.m.
June 15 through Sept. 16.
Road biking Wednesday Night Ride, 6:15 p.m., Varied distance, Elephant’s Perch store, Ketchum north. All levels. Details: 726-3497.
Hailey Farmers’ & Artists’ Market, June 4-Oct. 1, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 788-8614.
Galena Lodge Thursday Night Wagon Ride BBQs, through
Aug. 27, Galena Lodge, 6 p.m. $37.50.
Sturtevants Thursday Night Mountain Bike Rides, through August, Lambs Gulch. Meet at trailhead. Details: 726-4501
Summer in the Courtyard, Fridays through Aug. 31, Artists presentations, refreshments provided. 3-5 p.m., behind Ketchum Flower Company. 3-5 p.m. $10. July 17: Designer Forum. July 24: Company of Fools. July 31: Jorunn "ue" Coe, painter. Aug. 7: Lisa Holley, artist. Aug. 14: JoEllen Collins, applique. Aug. 21. The Magic of Woodworking. Aug. 28: Gay Odmark, artist. Details: 720-7166.
Sun Valley Summer Show Ice Shows, June 27 through Sept. 5, at dusk. Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink. Tickets: $32-$62. Line-up: June 27: Jozef Sabovcik. July 4: Meryl Davis & Charlie White & Ryan Bradley. July 11: Brian Boitano, Alissa Czisny. July 18: Johnny Weir. July 25: Marie-France Dubreuil & Patrice Lauzon s. Aug. 1: Jeremy Abbott. Aug. 8: Evan Lysacek. Aug. 15: Kimberly Navarro & Brent Bommentre. Aug. 22, 29 & Sept. 5: TBA. Details: 622-2135, sunvalley.com.
Silver Creek Natural History Walks, Silver Creek Preserve Visitor’s Center 9:30-11:30 a.m. Details: 788-7910.
Lost River Outfitters Kids Fishing Camp, June 1 through Sept. 17. 2 day fishing camp all summer long. Mon. & Wed. and Tue. & Thu. 8 a.m.- noon. $150 per child for 2 days, includes all gear and flies. Details: 726-1706.
Ketch’em Alive Concerts, June 30-Aug. 25, 7-9 p.m. Free concerts in Ketchum’s Forest Service Park, 1st & Washington Ave., Picnics welcome. Line-up: June 30: Culver City Dub. July 7: Afro Beat. July 14: Farheed Haque. July 21: The Heaters. July 28: Chanman Roots. Aug. 4: The Cosmic Beans. Aug. 11: Dikki Du and Zydeco Crew. Aug. 18: The Matsiko Childrens’ Choir. Aug. 25: The Bobos. Details: 726-9059.
Back Alley Parties, June 24-Aug. 26, 6-9:30 p.m. Free live music benefits at the Wicked Spud Main St., Hailey. Line-up: June 24: Finn Riggins. July 1: Up a Creek. July 8: Kim Stocking Band. July 15: Cosmic Beans. July 22: Hat Trick. July 29: 812 band. Aug. 5: The Damphools. Aug. 12: Whiskey’s Burnin’. Aug 19: Slow Children Playing. Aug. 26: FourStroke Bus. Special Back to School event, Friday, Aug. 21: Disciples of Rock and Hoodwink. Details: figgleafproductions.com.
Papa Hemi’s Hideaway, 6 p.m., Art Wallace Flamenco Spanish guitar, Ketchum.
Ketchum Plaza Nights, July 2–Sep. 17, 6-8 p.m. Live music at Ketchum Town Plaza.
Voici Ingenium (talented voices), through Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m. Free. Acoustic Open Mic, Wicked Spud, Hailey. Details: 788-2496.
Music from Stanley, June through Sept. Redfish Lake Lodge. Details: (208) 774-3536, musicfromstanley.com. Line-up: June 21: TBA, June 28: Blind Driver, July 5: James Dean Kindle and the East Oregon Playboys. July 12: Carrie Rodriguez. July 19: Ben Bedford. July 26: Gizzard Stone. Aug. 2: Charley Jenkins. Aug. 9: Belle of Les Bois. Aug. 16: Poke. Aug. 23: Seasonal Disguise. Aug. 30: Johnny Shoes and Kayleigh Jack.
Jazz in the Park, June 21 through July 26, Rotary Park, Ketchum. 6-8 p.m. Free. Picnics welcome. Details: 726-3423.
Galena Lodge, June 28-Aug. 28. Bruce Innes. 11-2 p.m. Details: 726-4010.
2009 Sun Valley Summer Symphony, Aug. 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
11, 13, 14, 15, 16 & 18. Free, 6:30 p.m. at Sun Valley Pavilion. Picnics
Sun Valley Brewery live music, Main St., Hailey. 7-10
p.m. Line-up: July 11: Craig Meyers. June 13: Matt Hopper and the Roman
Candles. June 18: The Damphools. June 25: The Damphools. July 2: New
York City’s Sister Monk. July 9: Four Stroke Bus. July 16, Kim Stocking
Band. July 17 & 18: Finn Riggins, Jared Mees and the Grown Children.
July 23: The Damphools. July 30, Kim Stocking.