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
Visit us for Festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance. And, if you have yet to sponsor “your” sheep in the Big Sheep Parade on Sunday, donate and receive your "ONE OF THE HERD" buttons here!

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
Visit us for Festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance. And, if you have yet to sponsor “your” sheep in the Big Sheep Parade on Sunday, donate and receive your "ONE OF THE HERD" buttons here!

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Cheese Making Class
Chef Kendall Russell, Larks Meadow Farms
Red Star, 618 S. Main Street, Hailey 

10:30 am - 12:00 pm - Cooking with Lamb
Chef Chris Kastner of CKs Real Food
CK’s Real Food, 320 Main Street South, Hailey

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Cooking with Lamb
Chef Chris Koetke, Dean of the Sun Valley Culinary Institute
97 Badeyana Drive, (Formerly Elkhorn Springs Restaurant), Sun Valley

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Cooking with Lamb
Chef Spring Bullard of Good Scents (Private Chef)
Red Star, 618 S. Main Street, Hailey

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

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2019 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey

9:00 am – 5:00 pm - Festival Headquarters Open
Limelight Hotel, 151 South Main Street, Ketchum
Visit us for Festival merchandise, questions and registration assistance. And, if you have yet to sponsor “your” sheep in the Big Sheep Parade on Sunday, donate and receive your "ONE OF THE HERD" buttons here!

9:00 am – 12:00 pm - Stained Glass Felted Scarf Class
Instructor: Anna Anderson
Sun Valley Center, 314 2nd Avenue South, Hailey

9:00 am – 12:00 pm - Needle-Felted Sheepdog Class
Instructor: Michele Bowman
The Grange Hall, 609 S. 3rd Street, Hailey

10:30 am - 12:00 pm - Cooking with Lamb
Chef Laurent Loubot of Michel’s Christiania
Michele’s Christiania, 303 Walnut Avenue, Ketchum

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm - Cooking with Lamb
Chef Sean Temple
TBD, Ketchum

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm - Modern Skinnfelling Class
Instructor: Amika Ryan
Sun Valley Center, 314 2nd Avenue South, Hailey

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm - Botanical Dyeing Class
Instructor: Elena Gonzalez
The Grange Hall, 609 S. 3rd Street, Hailey 

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Cooking with Lamb
Chef Brent Rasmussen, Private Chef
Ketchum Grill, 520 East Avenue, Ketchum

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" ***

Experience the best in American Lamb bites from some of the Valley’s top chefs and restaurants
Downtown Ketchum

7:00 pm - SHEEP TALES GATHERING: FOOD AS CULTURE with MARK KURLANSKY
The Argyros, 120 Main Street South, Ketchum 
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2019 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey

9:00 am – 12:00 pm - Cobweb Felting Class
Instructor: Deb Gelet
The Grange Hall, 609 S. 3rd Street, Hailey

9:00 am – 12:00 pm - Fleece Weaving in the Rya Style Class
Instructor: Doris Florig
Sun Valley Center, 314 2nd Avenue South, Hailey

*** 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 (demos every 30 minutes) and family fun.

10:00 am – 4:00 pm – Fluff for Kids at the Folklife Fair
Craft activities for children sponsored by 4-H and other local groups.  Activities are free or have a nominal fee for materials.   

11:00 am – 4:00 pm -- LAMB FEST at the Folklife Fair
Enjoy various lamb plates from favorite local restaurants. 

1:30 am – 4:30 pm - Needle-Felted Sheep Class
Instructor: Michele Bowman
The Grange Hall, 609 S. 3rd Street, Hailey

1:30 pm – 4:30 pm - Card (Tablet) Weaving Class
Instructor: Doris Florig
Sun Valley Center, 314 2nd Avenue South, Hailey

 

*** TASTE & CRAFT EVENT ***
To Benefit The Festival

4:30 pm – 8:00 pm – VIP, The Argyros, 120 Main Street South, Ketchum
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm - General Admission, The Argyros, 120 Main Street South, Ketchum
10:00 pm – 12:00 am - Taste Takeover at The Boho Lounge, 131 Washington Avenue, Ketchum 


*** SHEEP JAM! ***
Whiskey Jacques, 251 N. 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 Featuring The Dusty 45s

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm – SHEEP DOG TRIALS
2019 National Point Qualifying Sheepdog Trials
Quigley Canyon Field, Hailey

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

9:30 am - 11:00 am - Sheepherding Stories with John Peavey & Jerry Seiffert
The Argyros, 120 Main Street South, Ketchum

***10:00 am - 3:00 pm  - HAPPY TRAILS FESTIVAL CLOSING PARTY***
Ketchum Town Square

Craft Vendors/Food by the Wood River Sustainability Center/Drinks courtesy of Warfield Distillery & Brewery and Road Bars/Music by Cindy & Gary Braun from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm/Music, in partnership with Sun Valley Jazz & Music Festival, by the Carolyn Martin Swing Band from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

***   12:00 Noon - BIG SHEEP PARADE   ***
Trailing of the Sheep Parade
Faulkner Land and Livestock Sheep
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. and Jerry Seiffert, Local Historian
Meet at 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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