Powder Magazine 40th Anniv. Party!

Powder Magazine 40th Anniversary Party!

December 9-11 Powder and guests will be in Sun Valley, Idaho

Come one, come all to celebrate 40 years of “The Other Ski Experience” with Powder magazine and ski-industry figureheads instrumental in making skiing the greatest thing in the world.

Keep checking back for a schedule of events!

Start off winter 2011-12 by ringing in the spirit of skiing with Powder magazine all the personalities that have shaped the sport and magazine from pro skiers, to photographers, filmers, and many more.
  • $79/Person, double occupancy, per night.  Includes a night of lodging and a day of skiing
  • $123/person, single occupancy, per night.  Includes a night of lodging and a day of skiing
To reserve your package go to www.sunvalley.com or please call 800-786-8259 and refer to code PMAG1

Sun Valley Nordic Festival

2nd Annual Sun Valley Nordic Festival

Jan 28-Feb 5, 2012

The 2nd annual Sun Valley Nordic Festival will feature nine days of activities, races, clinics and fun events, discounts on nordic ski passes, discounts on demos/rentals, lodging and dining, which showcase and celebrate Sun Valley’s well-deserved reputation as "Nordic Town USA.”

The creation of the Sun Valley Nordic Festival was a collaborative efforts from a wide variety of groups, individuals, and businesses, now known as the Sun Valley Nordic Ski Alliance, who are all interested in further promoting Sun Valley as a major Nordic ski destination. The idea to create a weeklong event that capitalized on the renowned Boulder Mountain Tour ski race and built in new activities that might encourage racers to come a few days earlier, but also to have activities that non-race skiers and families could enjoy.

Halloween Eve at Sun Valley!

Halloween Eve Party at Sun Valley

Sunday, October 30

Halloween Eve, Sunday, October 30, the Sun Valley Skating Center will host a Halloween On Ice party for all ages.

The fun begins at 4 pm and continues until 8 pm with refreshments, broomball, pumpkin bowling on ice, kids’ cookie decorating, face painting and much more.

Ice skating and skate rental will be reduced to $5 per person.

Costumes will be judged at 6 pm with prizes going to first, second and third places for adults and children.

The Sun Valley Village retail shops will  provide an opportunity for early trick or treating and  a scavenger hunt from 3-8 pm.

Please call the Sun Valley Skating Center for more information,

208 622-2194.

Sun Valley Snowsports FreeRide Program

FreeRide Team program begins December 3rd, 2011

The Sun Valley Snowsports FreeRide Team provides non-competitive training for skiers and snowboarders.

Designed for kids from 6 years through high school, this high quality, high-energy team, under the guidance of top free ride instructors, focuses on all-mountain, all-conditions development.

The program includes Saturdays on Baldy and new this season, ‘Sundays in the Park’ - terrain park and half pipe training along with non-competitive gate training.  Open to skiers and riders intermediate and above.  The Blaine County Student Pass is available for out-of-county students enrolled in FreeRide program.

Saturday & Sunday mornings starting December 3rd 2011 and running through March 18th 2012 (Excludes Dec 24, 25 & 31, Jan 1 and Feb 18 & 19)

  • PRICING- (Pre-season pricing ends on November 23rd)
  • One Day Saturday or Sunday Pre-season      $549.00
  • Two Day Pre-season                                            $849.00
  • One Day Saturday or Sunday Full Season      $580.00
  • Two Day Full Season                                           $895.00

Call the Sun Valley Snowsports School at 622-2289 to reserve your place!

Jazz For Peace

Rick DellaRatta & Jazz For Peace

Sun Valley Inn

Friday, December 16, 2011;  6:30pm

Tickets $75; includes complimentary wine, beer and food, along with a silent auction.


Jazz up your holidays by attending the Holiday Jazz For Peace concert at the beautiful Sun Valley Inn benefiting Special Olympics Idaho.

Jazz performer is Rick DellaRatta, having performed with everyone from Dizzy Gillespie to Paquite D’Rivera, Rick is now considered by many to be one of the finest singer/pianists performing today.


Visit www.idso.org and www.jazzforpeace.org for more information


Sun Valley Center for the Arts – Performing Arts Series


Moira Smiley+Voco – Friday, November 11, 6:30pm

$20 / $30 nonmembers / $10 student


Ben Sollee – Friday, December 9, 6:30pm

$20 / $30 nonmembers / $10 student


H’SAO – Saturday, January 21, 6:30pm

$20 / $30 nonmembers / $10 student


Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana – Saturday, February 25, 6:30pm

$30 / $40 nonmembers / $10 student


Dervish –  Thursday, March 15, 6:30pm

$20 / $30 nonmembers / $10 student


Tickets can be purchased by calling The Center at 208.726.9491 or online at www.sunvalleycenter.org.

Sun Valley Center for the Arts – Lecture Series

2011-2012 Lecture Series

Lois Lowry – Thursday, November 3, 6:30pm

$15/ $25 nonmembers / $5 student


Gretel Ehrlich – Thursday, January 5, 6:30pm

$15/ $25 nonmembers / $10 student


James Balog – Thursday, January 19, 6:30pm

$15/ $25 nonmembers / $10 student


Reza Aslan – Thursday, February 23, 6:30pm

$25/ $35 nonmembers / $15 student


Garrison Keillor – Monday, March 5, 6:30pm

$30/ $40 nonmembers / $20 student


Tickets can be purchased by calling The Center at 208.726.9491 or online at www.sunvalleycenter.org.

Warren Miller’s “…Like There’s No Tomorrow” at Sun Valley Opera House

Sun Valley Opera House presents:

Warren Miller’s “…Like There’s No Tomorrow”

The world’s largest action sports film announces its 62nd annual U.S. tour



  • Friday, October 28; 7pm
  • Saturday, October 29; 5pm
  • Saturday, October 29; 8pm
…Like There’s No Tomorrow is your annual reminder that winter is on its way and, with it, an adrenaline-fueled dance with gravity.

“Attack of La Niña” at Sun Valley Opera House

Matchstick Productions Presents:

Attack of La Nia

Sun Valley Opera House

October 19th, 7pm & 9pm



“Attack of La Nia” is a recap of one of the longest and deepest North American winters on record, served up courtesy of the worldwide weather phenomenon known as la nia.

“Attack of La Nia” was filmed on location everywhere storms were served up in North America, including Alyeska AK, Terrace BC, Aspen CO, Whistler BC, Breckenridge CO, Mammoth Mountain CA, Stevens Pass WA, and many other world-class destinations.

The Family of Woman Film Festival

Sun Valley Opera House

The Family of Woman Film Festival

March 2 – 4, 2012

The Family of Woman Film Festival will present five feature length films, both documentaries and dramas, highlighting the condition of women in the countries UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund) serves in developing nations and Eastern Europe.

  • Friday, March 2, 7pm
  • Saturday, March 3, 3pm & 7pm
  • Sunday, March 4, 3pm & 7pm
Filmmakers will be present to answer questions after each film.
Tickets are $15 per film, and $60 for all five films.
Tickets may be purchased at Chapter One Bookstore and Iconoclast Books two weeks prior to the festival and will also be available at the box office on performance days.
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is an international development agency that promotes the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.  UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.
UNFPA – because everyone counts