Through Oct. 18

Sustainable Land Development Code Public Review Meetings

Various Locations

For info or to obtain a copy of the SLDC, visit or call 505.955.2717.

Oct. 3, 4-5:30 pm

Rally at the Roundhouse

Join Physicians for Social Responsibility-NM, NM Interfaith Power & Light and others to show support for a transition to clean energy. People from across NM will deliver a petition with thousands of signatures to the governor. Info: 330.304.2074,


Oct. 4-Nov. 8, Th. Evenings, 5-7:30 pm

Mystery and Magic of Soil Preparation for Vegetables

Dandelion Ranch, 1212 Don Gaspar

With biodynamic teacher/master gardener Juaquin Lawrence Hershman. $20/class; $90 series. 505.660.3171,,


Oct. 5-6, 13-14, 10 am-5 pm

Madrid & Cerrillos Studio Tour

21 stops feature the work of 29 artists. Painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics, wearable fiber arts, gourd art, encaustic and more. Auction and preview party at the Engine House Theater at the Mineshaft Tavern on Oct. 5. Info: 505.470.1346,


Oct. 6, 2-4 pm

Intro to Mindfulness Exercises

Eldorado (SF)

Increase awareness, flexibility with changing conditions, and boost your immune system by triggering natural mechanisms in the body through simple posture and breathing exercises. Free. 505.424.9211


Oct. 6, 6-10 pm

Havana Nights Dance Contest

Inn at Loretto, 211 Old SF Tr.

CCA’s annual fundraiser. Silent auction, dinner, open dancing. $100/ticket.,


Oct. 6-7

Watershed Restoration: The Cutting Edge

Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center, Cerrillos

Workshop on catching, sinking, storing and using water where it falls. Sponsored by the Watershed Forum and the NM Environment Dept. $35. Registration: or 505.780.0535


Oct. 6-7

Harvest Festival

El Rancho de las Golandrinas

334 Los Pinos Rd., La Cienega

Living history museum dedicated to Spanish Colonial NM. Local artisans and musicians. 505.471.2261


Oct. 7, 11 am

Conversation with Jerry Ortiz y Pino

Collected Works Bookstore

Q&A with the state senator/community activist.


Oct. 8-13

Help Build a Habitat for Humanity House, 505.982.1774


Oct. 9

2012 Pinon Awards & Community Forum

9am-12 pm: Forum at the SF Community Fndn. office will offer discussion with SF journalists and community leaders on immigration, veterans’ affairs and community philanthropy. $25. 5:30-8 pm: Awards ceremony & dinner at La Fonda Hotel. $35. Info: 505.988.9715,,


Oct. 10, 8:30 am-4 pm

2012 SW Trails Conference

SF Convention Center

What our trails need beyond dirt: cooperation, collaboration and leadership” Hosted by the SF Conservation Trust and the Trails Alliance of SF. Presenters, exhibitors. Free. ($5 suggested donation) 505.989.7019,,


Oct. 10-13

Intl. Mtn. Biking Assn. World Summit

SF Convention Center

Educational forum to share ideas about sustainable trail design, conservation, bicycle tourism & economic development, trail advocacy and public lands policy. Opening reception, group rides, co-hosted events. $432/$480.


Oct. 11-12

Building Science Fundamentals Workshop

SF Community College

CRN 21438. Building scientists Dr. Joe Lstiburek and Dr. John Straube teach basic knowledge needed to design and build durable, energy efficient, affordable and healthy buildings. Info: 505.428.1270. Also, optional casual get-together in the Green Building Lab Oct. 11, 5-7:30 pm. $15.


Oct. 12, 6 pm

NM Land Conservancy Conservation Awards

Bishop’s Lodge Resort

Gala reception, dinner, silent auction, music. Honoring William deBuys. Tickets: $125. 505.988.1234, Lensic box office, Info: 505.986.3801,


Oct. 13

Institute of American Indian Art’s 50th Anniversary Celebration


Oct. 14, 10:30 am-3:30 pm

Climate Action Bike Ride & Luncheon

Tesuque Village Market

Sponsored by the Climate Change Leadership Institute. Learn about the CCLI’s clean energy and conservation endeavors. Info:, 505.603.1976


Oct. 14, 28, 8:30 pm

Full Signal Screening

BODY of Santa Fe

Award-winning film on potential cell phone and cell tower radiation dangers. Presented by Doctors W.A.R.N. Info: 505.451.4194,


Oct. 15, 6 pm

Mother Earth, Father Sky Series

Hotel Santa Fe

Lecture by Dr. Barbara Mills: The Archeology of Persistent Place: A Social Network Analysis. $12,


Oct. 16, 6-7 pm

Business Development Assistance for Artists

SF Community Gallery, Convention Center

Presented by Bette Bradbury, Regional Dir. for WESST-Santa Fe. Info/RSVP:


Oct. 17

Move to Amend Tour

Abolish corporate personhood. Vehicle, public art, information center.


Oct. 18, 10 am

ElderGrace PV/Electric Vehicle Project

3466 Cerrillos Rd., #C-2 (behind Holiday Inn Express)

Ribbon cutting for senior housing community electric car-share project.


Oct. 18, 6:30-9:30 pm

Mayor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts

SF Convention Center

Ceremony and dinner. Tickets: $65. Reservations: 505.955.6710,


Oct. 20, 9 am-4 pm

Community Design Workshop

The Hub, 1636 St. Michael’s Dr.

UNM School of Architecture & Design students are working on ideas for revitalization of St. Michael’s Dr.


Oct. 20, Begins 5:30 pm

Mayor’s Ball

SF Convention Center

Dinner & dancing with the Jimmy Stadler Band. MC Steve Thomas. $150/person ($100 tax-deductible) benefits SF Habitat for Humanity. Info/tickets: 505.986.5880,


Oct. 20-21, 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Learn Aboriginal Living Skills

SF Community College

Weekend workshop with 7 pm lecture on 10/19. Info: 505.819.3828,


Oct. 21, 10 am-12 pm

Harvest Swap: A Celebration of Community & Local Food

Railyard Park Community Room

Share the abundance of our gardens, orchards and backyard barnyards. Bring extra harvest you don’t need and barter your way to a dream pantry. $5 entry fee will be donated to local food sustainability organizations. Preregistration required: or call 505.474.7998.


Oct. 22, 6 pm

Mother Earth, Father Sky Series

Hotel Santa Fe

Lecture by Craig Childs: Apocalyptic Planet – Field Guide to the End of the World. $12,


Oct. 23

Santa Fe SpeakEasy

Live storytelling night. True stories, no longer than 10 minutes.,,


Oct. 23, 11:30 am

Luncheon Presentation with Michael Berman

La Fonda Hotel

Guggenheim photographer and author of the new book Gila: Radical Visions/The Enduring Silence. Benefits the NM Wilderness Alliance. Tickets: $50.


Oct. 23, 7 pm

Wild Harmonies

The Lensic

A performance by world-renowned pianist Hélène Grimaud to benefit the NM Wilderness Alliance and Wolf Conservation Center. Tickets: $20-$70. 505.988.1234, VIP packages:


Oct. 26, 5-7 pm opening

Fine Folk of New Mexico

SF Community Gallery, Convention Center

Art exhibition by many acclaimed artists of people, places and culture of NM. Curated by Arthur Lopez. Through Jan. 26, 2013.


Oct. 27

La Montanita Co-op’s Membership Gathering

Warehouse 21, 1614 Paseo de Peralta

Celebrate cooperation and the Intl. Year of the Cooperative. RSVP: 505.217.2027 or toll-free 877.775.2667.


Oct. 29, 6 pm

Mother Earth, Father Sky Series

Hotel Santa Fe

Lecture by Dr. Richard I. Ford: Native Americans and Forests – Indigenous Management of Trees in Northern NM. $12,


Tuesdays and Saturdays, 7 am-12 pm

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Northern NM farmers & ranchers bring you fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, Southwestern body care and much more.


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

Railyard Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta

Live music, food and over 30 artists.


Saturdays, Approx. 2 pm

Meet Your Farmer

Joe’s Dining, Rodeo & Zia

A lunch experience. An opportunity to ask questions about farming, enjoy a local meal and meet farmers who grow NM foods. Vendors from the farmers’ market have an after-market lunch and meet the community. Info:

Saturdays, 4 pm

Unicopia Green Radio

KTRC – 1260 am

A weekly show with Faren Dancer. Our culture is requiring a major shift in how we relate to the Earth. Our fossil fuel-based economy is poised for transition to a renewable future. Each show explores the issues, politics, science, and the evolution of consciousness impacting the balancing of life on our planet.


Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences


Designing Your Well-Lived Future Workshops

Are you a single, working parent or retiring Boomer looking for community and a simpler, walkable lifestyle? Join a series of planning/design sessions aimed at developing floor plans, shared amenities and cluster possibilities where residents get more from sustainable designs. Tour a cohousing community and develop ideas of alternatives to current suburban choices. For more info, contact Brian Skeele: 505.310.1797, or visit

7th Edition of “Day Hikes in the Santa Fe Area”

Features 56 destinations, new reconfigured hikes with maps and photos, safety tips, resource guide. Available in local bookstores.

Unwanted Mail and Phone Books

Opt-out of unwanted phone books, catalogs, credit card solicitations. Free service will help SF shed thousands of pounds of waste and dollars in costs. http://santafe/


Borrow a Kill-A-Watt Device

Main Library and Southside Branch

Electricity Measuring Devices may be checked out for 28 days or call any reference desk.

Save A Ton Recycling Campaign

The city of Santa Fe and the SF New Mexican have launched a campaign to double recycling in Santa Fe in one year. Santa Feans score way below state and national averages. For a city with its own recycling facility that envisions becoming a Zero Waste community, we can do better! Find info on the Save A Ton campaign at and click on Green Line or on Facebook. 505.955.2209


Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

Hard copies $20, CDs $2. Contact Melissa Holmes, 505.995.2717 or The SGMP is also available on the county website: and can be reviewed at SF Public libraries and the County Administrative Building, 102 Grant Ave.



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