2019 TRAILING OF THE SHEEP FESTIVAL

2019 SCHEDULE

Sponsor a Sheep for the Big Parade!
Donate and receive this "ONE OF THE HERD" button to proudly wear during this year's Festival in support of "your" sheep!

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm - Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

6:00 pm – Farm to Table Dinner with American Lamb and Local Produce
Wood River Sustainability Center, 308 S. River Street, Hailey

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm - Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

Cooking with Lamb Classes - TO BE ANNOUNCED

6:00 pm – Farm to Table Dinner with American Lamb and Local Produce
Wood River Sustainability Center, 308 S. River Street, Hailey

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2019

8:00 am – 5:00 pm – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2019 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Sheep Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

Cooking with Lamb Classes - TO BE ANNOUNCED

Wool Fest Classes - TO BE ANNOUNCED

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm -  SHEEP RANCHING Q & A with Henry Etcheverry & Friends
The Community Library, 415 Spruce - Ketchum.

*** 4:30 pm – "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.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019

8:00 am – 5:00 pm – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2019 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – Sheep Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

Wool Fest Classes - TO BE ANNOUNCED


*** 10:00 am – 4:00 pm – FOLKLIFE FAIR ***
Roberta McKercher Park, Hailey

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

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Fluff for Kids
Craft activities for children sponsored by Blaine County Extension and 4-H.  Activities are free or have a nominal fee for materials. 

11:00 am – 4:00 pm -- LAMB FEST at the Folklife Fair


*** SHEEP JAM! ***
Whiskey Jacques, Main Street, Ketchum

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm - Cocktail Reception

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm - Lamb Dinner Buffet

8:00 pm – 8:30 pm - Intermission

8:30 pm - 11:00 pm - Show - TO BE ANNOUNCED!


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019

8:00 am to 2:00 pm – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2019 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey

9:00 am - 11:30 am - Sheep Photography Outing
Ketchum Post Office, 151 4th Street, Ketchum

9:30 am - 11:00 am - Sheepherding Stories with John Peavey & Jerry Seiffert
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum

***10:00 am - 3:00 pm  - FESTIVAL PARTY***
Vendors, Music, Food & Drink

Town Square, Ketchum

***   12:00 Noon - TRAILING OF THE SHEEP PARADE   ***
Trailing of the Sheep Parade
Sponsored by the City of Ketchum
Main Street, Ketchum

2:00 pm ­- 3:30 pm -  Sheepherder Hike & Stories
John Peavey, Rancher, Flat Top Sheep Co.
Jerry Seiffert, Local Historian
Ketchum Forest Service Park, 1st and Washington, Ketchum

GETTING AROUND

The Trailing of the Sheep Festival is proud to again partner with Mountain Rides public transportation during this year’s Festival.  Mountain Rides will operate their normal Valley Route connecting Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley, which can be found at http://www.mountainrides.org/valley-route.php#route-3.  They will make a special stop into the Folklife Fair at McKercher Park in Hailey on Saturday.  The one-way cash fare is $1.00. 

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