Friday, July 30, 2010

Faces of the Snake Valley Festival

We had a great Snake Valley Festival on July 23 & 24, with lots of fun. Some photos are posted on the festival page, but here are some more of people at different events.

A huge thanks to everyone who came and participated!

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Snake Valley Festival Just Days Away

We're only a few days away from the Snake Valley Festival! Things are shaping up to be a great weekend, with lots of neat events. We hope you can come!

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FRIDAY, JULY 23 2010 (All times PDT)
12 - 2 pm Brown Bag Lunch and Workshop with Linda Hussa Linda will tell us about Surprise Valley's long battle to defeat the Washoe County water grab. It involved a dedicated coalition of people from the inside and the outside to win. At the Baker community center
2 - 4:30 pm Water Tour Visit some of the places in Snake Valley that could be impacted by the Las Vegas water grab
2 - 4 pm Film Festival See news clips that cover the water issue at the Baker community center
4 - 5 pm Friday Frenzy Silent Auction Bid for your favorite items quickly--this silent auction will only last one hour! At the Baker community center.
5 pm Pioneer Day Potluck Dinner Don't miss the Dutch oven fried chicken and potatoes at the Garrison LDS Church to celebrate Utah's Pioneer Day! Bring a side dish or a dessert.
TBD Special National Park Programs Join a park ranger at Great Basin National Park for a special program. Check at a park visitor center for times and locations.

SATURDAY, JULY 24 (All times PDT)
7:30 - 9:30 am Pancake Breakfast Get a great start to your day with this delicious breakfast on the main street in Baker
8 am - 12 pm Community Yard Sale Find treasures to take home with you
8 am - 2 pm Booths Browse the wide selection of booths for books, yummy treats, arts and crafts, and much more.
9 am - 2:30 pm Silent Auction Bid on your favorite items and help raise money
10 am Pioneer Day Parade Come see or join in an unforgettable, fun parade
10 am - 2 pm Food Court Recharge with some tasty lunch
11 am - 2 pm Kids Games Fun for the young and young-at-heart outside of Baker Hall
11 am - 5 pm Film Festival Watch clips about the water grab and other Snake Valley related videos at the Baker Community Center
1 pm - 4 pm Entertainment Enjoy author Linda Hussa's reading, listen to cowboy poetry, clap along with musical acts at Baker Hall
6 pm Barbeque at the Border Inn Savor freshly barbequed food and good company
8 pm Auction and Dance Bid on fantastic items during a live auction and then dance the night away at the Border Inn
8:30 pm-midnight Night Sky Program Check out the extra-clear night skies in the Great Basin through powerful telescopes until late in the night at the Lehman Caves Visitor Center

Tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100, available at many local businesses like T&Ds, the Border Inn, Sportsworld
or call Delaine Spilsbury at 866-212-7774
* 2 guided cow elk hunts (value $1000 each)
* silver and gemstone necklace, bracelet, earring set (value $2000)
* reversible hunting jacket (value $200)
* 2 Patagonia jackets (value $125 each)
* Mongoose mountain bike (value $300 each)
and much more

Friday, July 9, 2010

July Events

Hi there!
There's so much going on this summer that it's hard finding time to post!

Some upcoming events:
**Car Wash at the Border Inn on July 11 from 8:00-12:00AM PDT. $10 for the inside or outside of the car, $20 for both. All proceeds go to the junior high/high school choir trip to Washington, DC.

**Snake Valley Festival July 23-24 (

**Tuesdays at the Baker community center 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

**August 6-8--Astronomy Festival, Great Basin National Park

**Saturday - August 7 Car wash at Border Inn; proceeds to choir trip

**Friday, August 13, 2010 @ 8:00 MDT EskDale Summer Concert- Variety and Favorites-$5 suggested donation; proceeds to choir trip

**August 13-Roping tournament in Garrison; proceeds to the choir trip

**Sunday - August 15 Car wash at Border Inn; proceeds to choir trip

If you know of anything else, please leave a comment!