In this masterclass, you’ll learn the art of preparing a memorable Thanksgiving dinner. Chef Melissa Mauselle will guide you through each step—from brining the turkey to creating delectable appetizers and show-stopping sides that explore twists on traditional holiday trimmings. Get ready to impress your guests with a feast they won’t forget. Topics include: Planning Strategies, Turkey Brining 101, Mastering Soup Making, Crafting Delicious Appetizers, and Rejuvenating Classic Side Dishes. Recipes include: Turkey Brining & Preparation, Fig, Brie & Hazelnut Tartlets, Pumpkin Soup with Pepita, Croutons and Crème Fraîche, Sausage, Leek & Mushroom Bread Pudding, and Pumpkin Roll with Mascarpone Filling.
Join the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center for a 2-hour presentation based on the Know Before You Go platform, introducing basic concepts about snow, avalanches, and traveling safely in and near avalanche terrain. Learn from the Friends of SAC instructor team of snow experts, mountain guides, and experienced avalanche educators. We invite everyone to join if you’re learning about avalanches for the first time or are a seasoned backcountry user ready for a yearly refresher. There is a $15 suggested donation, no preregistration required. You must attend the entire talk to register for the optional field session. You can register for an optional field session ($50 suggested donation) HERE
FARE Idaho invites you to learn a new cooking skill or two at our Holiday Meal Planning Class being held at the Sun Valley Culinary Institute! Join us and our friends from the Sun Valley Institute for Resilience, the Idaho Wine Commission and the Trailing of the Sheep Festival for an evening with SVCI Chef Joe Tocci focused on how to utilize local produce and wines. At the end, you’ll enjoy the delicious results, featuring locally sourced lamb, potatoes, and assorted seasonal vegetables. Space is limited and will sell out, so order your tickets today!
To celebrate Trailing of the Sheep Festival, the Hailey Public Library is delighted to offer “Learn to Knit” a 5-part class taught by master knitter and Sun Valley Needle Arts owner Patricia Lirk. The free series will focus on the basics and conclude with a personal project. Classes will be held at the Library located at 7 West Croy on Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00 PM, starting October 3. Participants will provide their own yarn and needles. The class is free but space is limited so participants should email [email protected] or call 208-788-2036 to register for the series.
Learn how to create stunning images under some of the darkest skies in the lower 48 states with astrophotographer Nate Liles! This class will cover pre-trip planning, camera settings and ideal equipment, composition, panorama creation, and post-processing techniques. Participants will meet at the Sun Valley Museum of Art’s Hailey Classroom on Fri, Sep 15 at 4:30pm to make a pre-trip plan and review camera basics. Carpools will depart for the shooting location at Craters of the Moon by 6pm. Students will photograph the sunset (7:50pm), discuss camera settings and composition, and shoot a bit during blue hour (twilight) before astronomical twilight (fully dark sky). Once the sky fully darkens (9pm), participants will practice creating long-exposure night sky compositions before heading back to Hailey around 10:30pm. If the sky is cloudy at the chosen site, arrangements will be made to find an alternate site with clear skies. On Saturday, students will discuss post-processing techniques, including light noise reduction, panorama stitching, lens corrections, and image retouching. Age and ability: 17+ years old and basic knowledge of how to operate your camera in manual mode; advanced photography skills not required.
Go Figure! Elevate your Tuesday evening and join SVMoA for a creative studio session that will explore the human figure in variations of lighting, pose, and setting. SVMoA provides a clothed or unclothed model, refreshments, and an open, self-guided studio setting for participants of all abilities. Open to anyone interested in working from the model, regardless of experience level. Familiarity with basic drawing fundamentals recommended. $25 adults / $15 for students Bring your own supplies; drawing boards will be provided. Age & ability: 16+, all skill levels welcome!
FREE! Join SVMoA staff and docents for fifteen minutes of conversation about a single artwork in the fall exhibition Sightings every Thursday. Drop by, get your art fix, and check out our recently renovated galleries!
Aspiring young chefs can embark on a delightful culinary adventure. Come to SVCI for an exciting and interactive cooking experience, where you will learn to create delicious Thai dumplings that will impress your family and friends.
Discover the essence of Thai cuisine and indulge in a delightful culinary experience where you will learn to master some of Thailand’s most beloved dishes, which include Tom Kha Gai (chicken in Thai ginger and coconut-lime broth with lemongrass), Som Tum (green papaya salad with lime-peanut Dressing), Phanang Gai (chicken Phanang curry), Phad Thai and Kleuy Bud Chee (banana in sweet coconut milk).
Discover the rich and flavorful world of Wild Alaska Salmon in our demonstration cooking class! Join us as we embark on a gastronomic journey, exploring various techniques and preparations to elevate this exquisite seafood to new heights.