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COMMUNITY EVENT: Dia de los Muertos

For the 4th year, SVMoA is hosting a free community celebration for Día de los Muertos. Celebrated throughout the Americas and Mexico, altars are built to honor and remember loved ones who have died. The Museum has invited local non-profits and community members to build altars in the Community Room of the Hunger Coalition. The event will also feature Mariachi Tleyotltzin from Nampa will play in the greenhouse, the Museum’s Folkloric Dancers will perform and there will be pan de muerto and Mexican hot chocolate, too!

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Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff!

The Hailey Public Library will host the 4th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff on Friday, September 15, 4:00-7:00 PM at Town Center West. Celebrate our community’s rich Hispanic traditions with these family-friendly offerings: music by Quinta Generaćion; food from Taqueria Al Pastor (first 25 meals free!); face painting, tissue paper flowers, games and piñatas for the kids; and bilingual Lotería and prizes with callers Herbert Romero & friends. A bilingual StoryWalk© about a girl of Peruvian and American heritage will be installed at Town Center West, 9/14-10/12.

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Post Symphony Thai Dinner with Chef Pranee Halvorsen

Chef Halvorsen has curated a menu that will take your taste buds on a delightful journey through the vibrant and aromatic cuisine of Thailand with Goong Pao (chili-Thai basil prawns on skewers), Gai Phad Kratiem Prik Thai (garlic pepper chicken served with steamed sticky rice), Yum Makrua Yao (grilled eggplant salad with lime dressing with beef and mint), Khanom Jean Gaeng Keow Wan Pla, (green curry Idaho trout with rice vermicelli and cucumber salad) and a dessert of grilled pineapple with rum sauce accompanied by coconut ice cream and coconut sticky rice.

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Post Symphony Gala Dinner

Join us for a spectacular evening of culinary delights after the Sun Valley Summer Symphony Gala. The Menu includes a starter of Chilled Roasted Tomato Soup, and entrée of Surf and Turf Idaho Style, Roasted Local Rack of Lamb with Riverence Trout, Whipped Garlic, and Parsley Potatoes and Asparagus, and a dessert of Crème Brulée with Fresh Local Berries.

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Dungeness Crab Feed!

Join us for an evening of Dungeness Crab, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, and Dessert at SVCI. We will be rolling out the butcher paper and providing the bibs and all the tools you need to enjoy the sweetest crab in the sea. Dinner Includes Chilled Dungeness crab, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, and Dessert.

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24hrs with a Local, Wellness

24 Hours With Local Amy Mattias

Practically everything that Amy Mattias does, from her job to her hobbies, revolves around locally grown food. The newly appointed Executive Director for the non-profit Sun Valley Institute for Resilience has been with the organization for five years and before that worked for Nourish Me, Lava Lake Lamb, Idaho’s Bounty, the Wood River Sustainability Center, and Kray’s Market. As the ED of the Sun Valley Institute for Resilience, Mattias manages three programs that the institute is the overarching body of: the Impact Idaho Fund, which invests in locally rooted ideas and entrepreneurs; the Local Food Alliance, which raises awareness of the local food system and puts out the Wood River Valley Locally Grown Guide, which lists all the farms, ranchers, restaurants, retail stores, and farmers’ markets that source local food; and 5B Resilient, a program about empowering everyday climate action at the individual and household level. Amy Mattias has lived in the Valley for almost ten years, the last two of which have been spent in her new home in the Bellevue Triangle, where she lives with her husband and born-and-raised local Chris Mattias, their dogs Susie B and Ripper, and eight hens and one rooster. Their property has lots …

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FoodFest

Come join us for an afternoon of fun at Bloom Community Food Center. The Hunger Coalition is hosting our second annual FoodFest! This year’s theme is tacos! Local chef teams will compete to win “best taco” as determined by a panel of judges. Enjoy a flight of tacos and vote for your favorite. The team with the most votes wins the Community Favorite Award. Stay for other fun free activities including: music from DJ Luis, a live art installation, activities from Sun Valley Museum of Art, face painting and more! Buy your tickets online or at the event. Please have your e-receipt available to show at the ticket table. Parking is limited. Please try to carpool, take the bus, or ride your bike. Street parking is limited in the Southern Belle Business Park area. Únase a nosotros para una tarde de diversión en Bloom Community Food Center. ¡The Hunger Coalition está organizando nuestro segundo FoodFest anual! ¡El tema de este año son los tacos! Los equipos de chefs locales competirán para premiar el “mejor taco” según lo determine un panel de jueces. Disfruta de diferentes tipos de tacos y vota por tu favorito; el equipo con más votos gana el …

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Wood River Valley Climate Action Coalition’s Earth Fest

We celebrate national Earth Day with a fun-filled day of events focused on solutions we all can take to slow global warming. Inside and outside at Hailey Town Center West, we have individuals and groups bringing in games, the Boise State Dark Sky Planetarium, food, raffles, composting, tool sharpening, landscaping tips, electric bikes and a riding etiquette and safety challenge for all electric alternatives and much, much more. ​At 10:00AM, we will also be hosting an Earth Day 5K Road Race/ Fun Run starting and ending at Town Center West. The whole course will be on neighborhood streets this year due to expected river flooding and wet trails. Adults $20. Students $10. Bring a friend! Bring the whole family! Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd, women’s and men’s awarded at 10:45! Dogs are welcome (on leash only).

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Dining

Late Night Eats in Sun Valley

While the Sun Valley area is synonymous with restaurant options that close early, there are a surprising number of spot do stay open until 10pm or later (especially in the summer) and are happy to take in the late-night foodies. We’ve has compiled a list of places to go for a late night eats for those not accustomed to the early