Archive for October, 2011

After a wonderfully extended summer throughout September, Teton Valley is now enjoying crisp mornings and fall colors. Almost all of the potatoes have been harvested and the last crop of hay has been cut and baled. In the next few weeks, there are plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the lovely autumn weather.


On Tuesday, October 18, 2011, Passafire and Tatanka will be playing reggae rock at the Knotty Pine. Before the concert at 8:00 p.m. Hd Teton and Mark Fisher will be premiering short films. The advance tickets are only $10.00. Yes TEN BUCKS for two bands and a film premier of the short films of two highly talented local filmmakers. There really is no excuse to miss this event. Advance tickets are available at Big Hole Music and Dark Horse Books.


On Thursday, October 20, 2011 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00, support the Family Safety Network by attending the Salsa with Calle Mambo at Warbirds Café in Driggs. There will be a 10 piece latin jazz band, a salsa dance instructor and a dance contest. Also enjoy tapas and a cash bar. The advance tickets are $15.00 and are available at Corner Drug, Big Hole Music, Victor Emporium, and Trailside General Store. Thank you to Isabell Waddell Allstate Agency for sponsoring this event for the valley.



On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at 6:00 p.m., the Dark Horse Books writing group is meeting. If you want to write, this group is a great way to get motivated.


On Friday, October 28, 2011 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., get dressed in your best costume and dance at the Monster Mash Halloween Party at the Teton Arts Council Studios. Advance tickets are $15.00 in advance, there are available at MerLo, Miso Hungry, Guchiebird’s, Teton Thai, or the Brakeman American Grill.


On Saturday, October 29, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., bring your little ones to Dark Horse Books for some scary Halloween stories, games, and activities.


On Monday, October 31, 2011 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., bring your kids to downtown Driggs for trick or treating.  It is a fun event.


November is National Novel Writing Month. During the month of November, people make the commitment to write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. Starting in 1999 with 21 San Francisco friends, it has expanded into a worldwide event. And yes, some nanowrimo novels are eventually published. Once again Dark Horse Books will be participating in the Write In. Every week, local authors can come spend a few quiet hours writing at Dark Horse Books. There will be refreshments and coffee. The details will be provided at a later date. In the meanwhile, consider your plot and characters.  Sign up at National Novel Writing Month site at http://www.nanowrimo.org/


On Monday, November 7, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Dark Horse Books, the Teton Valley Women’s Book Group will be discussing The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan. This is an open book group and copies of the book are available at Dark Horse Books.



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