Sun Valley Powder Festival – The Ultimate Snow Dance Weekend

Sun Valley Powder Festival – The Ultimate Snow Dance Weekend

Sun Valley Story Tour

The Ketchum/Sun Valley Historical Society, Sun Valley Magazine and Mountain Rides present ‘Sun Valley Story Tour’: a free bus tour highlighting the area’s rich heritage.

Jump on for a one hour guided tour past:

Old Union Pacific Railroad Terminal
Cemetary where Ernest Hemingway is buried
The last place Hemingway dined with his wife
Comstock-Clark Mercantile building
Horace Lewis home and the mining history
Site of the original Sun Valley rodeo
Historic Brass Ranch Barn and the Union Pacific Railroad purchase and more!!

Guided by members of the Historical Society.

Departing every Friday at 3:45pm from the Visitor Center, 491 Sun Valley Road.

Ernest Hemingway Symposium

Ernest Hemingway Symposium

Thursday, October 18–21, 2012

The 4th annual Ernest Hemingway Symposium theme is “Hemingway and Politics,” focusing on Ernest Hemingway’s life and writing were influenced by the world in which he lived, and how he may have used his writing to change that world.

The Symposium consists of lectures and discussions by esteemed scholars and speakers, film screenings, a tour of local Hemingway “haunts,” and museum and photo displays. All of the Symposium events are free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Boise State University and the Community Library.

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree

23rd Annual  October 17 – 21, 2012

The Jazz Jamboree is an event not to be missed!

The Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree produces hundreds of live performances on multiple stages over five days from October 17th – 21st.   Enjoy many styles of music including traditional and Contemporary Jazz, Swing, Big Band, Zydeco, Blues and more.

The event will host over 40 musical groups and over 200 talented musicians from around the nation, Canada, and Europe.   There are several sites for dancing and free dance classes too!  Complementary shuttle buses operate frequently between the venues, and food and beverages will be available at most locations.

Tickets are available at jazz festival tickets, or by phone 877-478-5277.

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