Saturday, the music starts at 6 p.m. in Hamilton for the 8th Annual Selway-Bitterroot Frank Church Foundation winter gathering and fundraiser.

The event will at Hamilton City Hall at 223 South Second Street and includes music by Opus II, along with a silent auction and a raffle for a river or fly fishing trip on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River.

New Executive Director Sally Ferguson will present some comments, along with featured field staff and interns stories about working in the wilderness.

Wine, beer and hors d'oeuvres will be available.

It was another productive year for the Foundation, with volunteers putting in over 8,300 hours of manual labor in the Selway-Bitterroot and Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness areas. Over 5,600 trees were removed from trails, 283 pounds of trash were removed and volunteers maintained over 540 miles of trails. A foundation news release reported over $800,000 worth of stewardship work was done in 2013.