2017 TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL

2017 SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

Visit us for festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance.
For more information click
here.

6:00 p.m. – Farm to Table Dinner with American Lamb and Local Produce
Wood River Sustainability Center, 308 S. River Street, Hailey $85
For more information or reservations, click
here.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. - Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

Visit us for festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance.
 For more information click
here.

9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – A Day With the Nomads – Tibetan Spindle Class
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, Ketchum, $50

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11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Cooking with Lamb/Chef Chris Kastner, CK’s Real Food
CK’s Real Food, 320 Main Street South, Hailey, $75
For more information or to register, click here.

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – A Day with the Nomads – Cooking Demonstration
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, Ketchum, $40

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1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Cooking with Lamb/Chef Sean Temple, Warfield Distillery & Brewery
Warfield Distillery & Brewery, 280 North Main Street, Ketchum, $75

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2:00 pm – 4:00 pm – A Day With The Nomads – Presentation
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, Ketchum, $20

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3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Cooking with Lamb/Chef Brent Rasmussen
Location To Be Announced, $75
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here.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Loopy Fringe Scarf
Instructor:  Sun Valley Needle Arts
Sun Valley Needle Arts, Ketchum,  $100
For more information or to register, click here.

6:00 p.m. – Farm to Table Dinner with American Lamb and Local Produce
Wood River Sustainability Center, 308 S. River Street, Hailey $85
For more information or reservations, click
here.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Sheep Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum
Visit us for Festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance.
For more information click
here.

Dawn to Dusk – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2017 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey, $3, (children under 12 free)
For more information click
here.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Tapestry Beaded Weaving
Instructor:  Joan Contraman
Grange Hall, Hailey,  $115
For more information or to register, click here.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Shibori Dyeing Techniques
Instructor:  Lonna Alexander-Steele
Community Campus, Hailey,  $70
For more information or to register, click here.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Festival Inspired Hat
Instructor:  Maryly Matthewman
Community Campus Hall, Hailey,  $85
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10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Truck Sheep Pillow
Instructor:  Sun Valley Fabric Granary
Sun Valley Fabric Granary, Hailey, $145

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11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Cooking with Lamb/Chef Laurent Loubot, Michel’s Christiania
Michele’s Christiania, 303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum, $75

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12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Cooking with Lamb/Chef Jim Roberts
Location To Be Announced, $75
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1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Felted Sheep Pouch
Instructor:  Joan Contraman
Grange Hall, Hailey, $75

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1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Hand-Dyeing Yarns
Instructor:  Lonna Alexander-Steele
Community Campus, Hailey,  $70
For more information or to register, click here.

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Cooking with Lamb/Chef Al McCord
Wood River Sustainability Center, 308 S. River Street, Hailey, $75
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2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SHEEP RANCHING Q & A with Henry Etcheverry & Laird Noh
The Community Library, 415 Spruce - Ketchum, FREE
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here.

** 4:30 p.m. – "FOR THE LOVE OF LAMB" **

Downtown Ketchum (Each venue within walking distance.) Experience the best in American Lamb bites from some of the top restaurants in Ketchum. (Restaurants to be announced. $5/ticket.)
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here.


** 7:00 p.m. - SHEEP TALES GATHERING:  "The Shepherdess of the Glaciers" **

Sun Valley Opera House, 1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, $20
Stanzin Dorjai-Gya and Christiane Mordelet created a documentary film centered on a shepherdess (Stanzin’s sister) of sheep and endangered Pashmina goats in the Himalayas titled “Shepherdess of the Glaciers.”  The film will be screened and then a Q&A with Stanzin and his friend Konchok Stobgais – both nomads from the High Himalayas in India.
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2017

Dawn to Dusk – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2017 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey, $3, (children under 12 free)

For more information click here.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum
Visit us for festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance.
For more information click
here.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Nuno Felting
Instructor:  Deb Gelet
Community Campus, Hailey,  $95
For more information or to register, click here.

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Designer Wooly Scarf
Instructor:  Joan Contraman
Grange Hall, Hailey,  $95

For more information or to register, click here.

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Make It With Wool
Hailey

Judging of semi-finalist contestants.  Contestants on the Folklife Fair stage with results at 1:00 p.m.


***** 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – FOLKLIFE FAIR *****
Roberta McKercher Park, Hailey, FREE

Spend your Saturday at the Sheep Folklife Fair experiencing a unique event with artists, music, dance, food, sheep-shearing and family fun.
For more information, click here.

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. -- LAMB FEST at the Folklife Fair
Enjoy various lamb plates from favorite local restarants.  (Restaurants to be announced.)
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here. 

1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Felted Soap
Instructor:  Brandy Vernay Henson
Grange Hall, Hailey,  $50

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1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Turkish Drop Spindle
Instructor:  Jennifer Green
Community Campus Hall, Hailey,  $55
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1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – From Field to Studio – How to Clean Wool Fleece
Instructor:  Elizabeth “Liz” McCabe
Community Campus, Hailey,  $75
For more information or to register, click here.


*** Sheepherders’ Ball ***
Whiskey Jacques, Main Street, Ketchum

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.  Cocktail Reception with music by Cindy & Gary Braun

6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Lamb Dinner Buffet
$125/ticket for Cocktail Reception, Dinner & Show

8:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Intermission

8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Show Featuring Micky and the Motorcars
$25/ticket for Show Only

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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2017

Dawn to 2:00 p.m. – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2017 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey, $3, (children under 12 free)

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9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Sheep Photography Outing
Ketchum Post Office, 151 4th Street, Ketchum, FREE (Donations welcome!)
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here.

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Sheepherding Stories at Starbuck's
Sun Valley Visitor Center/Starbucks, Sun Valley Road, Ketchum, FREE
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here.

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  - Trailing of the Sheep Parade Picnic at Irving's Hill
Irving’s Hill, Corner of Main Street & 4th, Ketchum
Catered by the Wood River Sustainability Center/Music by Cindy & Gary Braun
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here.

***   12:00 Noon - TRAILING OF THE SHEEP PARADE   ***
Trailing of the Sheep Parade
with Faulkner Land and Livestock Sheep
Main Street, Ketchum
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here.

2:00 p.m. ­- 3:30 p.m. -  Sheepherder Hike & Stories
John Peavey, Rancher, Flat Top Sheep Co.
Jerry Seiffert, Local Historian
Ketchum Forest Service Park, 1st and Washington, Ketchum, $10 bus ride
For more information click
here.

Post-Parade – 4:30 p.m. – Happy Days Hat
Instructor:  Sun Valley Needle Arts
Sun Valley Needle Arts, Ketchum, $75

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1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Sheep Ditty Bag
Instructor:  Sun Valley Fabric Granary
Sun Valley Fabric Granary, Hailey, $75

For more information or to register, click here.

 

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