Trailing of the Sheep October 11-13, 2013

Basque tree carvings The Western Folklife Center will be in Ketchum, Idaho, for the annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival,  presenting Trailing the Year: The Human Landscape of Sheep Ranching in the American West, as a part of the events at  the Ketchum Sun Valley Heritage and Ski Museum.

There will be a reception on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 3:00-4:30pm. The Museum is located at 180 1st Avenue East in Ketchum, Idaho. Hours of operation are Thursday and Friday 12 pm - 4 pm;  Saturday 1pm-4pm and Sunday 1pm-3pm.

Fo the reception,the Western Folklife Center's artistic director, Meg Glaser, and Idaho rancher Ken Wixom join up to share stories, images and expressive materials reflecting the cultures, perspectives, hopes and challenges of contemporary sheep ranchers. 

The Trailing of the Sheep Festival is from October 10 through 13, 2013 in Ketchum and Hailey, Idaho. Western Folklife Center staff will also be recording stories in a sheep camp at the Folklife Festival in Hailey on Saturday, October 12. Please stop by and visit!