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The 52nd annual Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival has been canceled this year, the Altitude Events Group announced last week. The multiday event was initially scheduled for Aug. 7-9 in Ketchum’s Atkinson Park.

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In April, the Sun Valley Museum of Art announced the cancellation of its annual Wine Auction, the organization’s flagship fundraiser. This week, the museum announced a revised strategy: Instead of outright cancellation, the Wine Auction will be presented virtually this year.

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Amateur ornithologists take note: the annual Summer Birding Series hosted by the Environmental Resource Center are is to begin. Registration has opened for the first bird-watching event, which will take place in Ketchum on June 25, from 5:50-7:30 p.m.

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The Sawtooth Valley Gathering has been postponed slightly, event organizer James Fowler announced on Monday via Facebook and the Gathering's website. The sixth annual festival, initially scheduled for late July, has been pushed back to the second weekend of September.

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The sixth annual Riverfest will look very different this year, but the Wood River Land Trust is nonetheless encouraging people to consider the beauty and importance of the Big Wood River.

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The Hailey Tree Committee announced that this year’s ArborFest will go forward this Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The traditional activities typically associated with ArborFest will be absent this year due to public health concerns, but the Tree Committee will celebrate by giving…

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With the warm weather and relaxed lockdown restrictions, the Sawtooth Botanical Garden has added additional events and programs for this summer, though the nonprofit’s popular annual Bug Zoo has been postponed until September.

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With restrictions relaxing little by little, some groups in Blaine County are able to organize in-person events for the first time in months. The Wood River chapter of the Idaho Native Plant Society is preparing to do just that, resuming its spring and summer wildflower walks with new social…

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Restrictions and health concerns continue to shorten the events calendar, but more and more organizations are pursuing alternative solutions to provide programming. At The Community Library, many cancelled programs have been rescheduled in an online format.

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The Limelight Hotel reopened its doors yesterday, Thursday, May 21. To mark the occasion, the hotel—with the support of the Limelight Ketchum Community Fund and the Aspen Skiing Company Family Fund—donated $15,000 to local organizations. The sum was split among four nonprofits, with $5,000 g…

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The 2020 Summer’s End-Draper Rendezvous Music Festival has been postponed to August 2021 over COVID-19 concerns, founder Luke Henry announced Tuesday.

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In mid-April, the Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference announced that it would be postponing its 2020 edition—originally scheduled to span from Friday, June 26, through Monday, June 29—until August 21-24.

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With restrictions placed on public gatherings, COVID-19 has taken its toll on the events calendar. Previously scheduled concerts, workshops, plays, parties, lectures, screenings and more have been canceled in the interest of public safety.

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The Sun Valley Museum of Art is a cornerstone nonprofit of the Blaine County arts community, bringing year-round programming in every artistic field, often for free.

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For an organization like the Sun Valley Museum of Art, which typically dominates the events calendar with any number of lectures, screenings, concerts, workshops and Company of Fools plays, the extended isolation order has put a damper on regular programming.

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Almost a month has passed since the Sun Valley Film Festival was supposed to kick off on March 18. Just six days before that date, on March 12, the festival organizers announced the event’s cancellation due to the mounting threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it the first major local happ…

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April 1 in the Wood River Valley has traditionally been the day the Sun Valley Museum of Art sets aside to make some big announcements, typically in what is dubbed the Fools Day celebration at The Liberty Theatre in Hailey.

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On Friday, Jan. 31, The Community Library kicked off its 2020 Winter Read program series. The library unified lectures, film screenings, book groups and museum exhibitions all on the central theme of the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II, paying particular focus to Idah…

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Since kicking off its 2020 Winter Read at the end of January, The Community Library has organized a plethora of programs, including lectures, film screenings and book discussion groups, all revolving around the central theme of Japanese-American internment at Minidoka during World War II and…

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Only one week remains before the ninth annual Sun Valley Film Festival begins. The feature films, celebrities, parties and awards are all covered in the festival’s official program, published as part of today’s Mountain Express.