Nov. 2, 5-10 pm

Day of the Dead

Lucky Bean, Sanbusco Center

Procession, gathering (5 pm), shrine to women, music, vendors and more until 10 pm. 505.988.9244


Nov. 2-4

Recycle Santa Fe Art Festival

SF Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy

14th annual event includes Trash Fashion & Costume Contest (Fri., 7 pm – tickets $15-$20: 505.988.1234,, juried adult & kids art exhibit, kids make & take recycled art activities, and art market for eco-gifts (Fri. 5 pm-9 pm – $5.), Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5: free).


Nov. 3

TEDx AcequiaMadre

The Screen, SFUAD

Highlighting innovation in technology, entertainment and design, featuring local speakers. Intended to engage northern New Mexicans in a dynamic dialogue to serve as a catalyst for community mobilizing around ideas worth sharing and building upon. This event is sold-out!


Nov. 3, 2 pm

Thomas E. Chavez Booksigning

History Museum Auditorium

Historian Chavez signs copies of his new book A Moment in Time: The Odyssey of NM’s Segesser Hide Paintings, an anthology that includes 14 articles by prominent scholars. Free with museum admission. 505.476.5200


Nov. 4, 1 pm, 3:30 pm; Nov. 7, 11 am

Canes of Power

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

Film narrated by Wes Studi tells the story of President Lincoln’s gift of engraved canes to each of NM’s Pueblos, symbolizing the recognition of tribal sovereignty. 11/4 1 pm screening followed by panel discussion. Free. Info: 505.476.1250


Nov. 5, 6 pm

Native Americans & Forests

Hotel Santa Fe

Dr. Richard I. Ford, ethnobotanist, archeologist, professor emeritus Ford will lecture on Indigenous Management of Trees in northern NM. $12. Presented by SW Seminars. 505.466.2777,,


Nov. 7, 4-6 pm; Nov. 30, 8:30-10:30 am

Steps to Starting a Small Business

SF Community College

Overview of necessary steps to take in planning your business. $15. 505.428.1343,


Nov. 7, 5-7 pm

Santa Fe Water Awareness Group

Lucky Bean Café, Sanbusco Center

Meeting to discuss manifesting a vision of clean water for all. Info: 575.770.1228,


Nov. 7

David Suzuki with Clayton Thomas-Muller

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Lannan Literary Event. Scientist Suzuki speaks on climate change with indigenous rights activist Thomas-Muller. $3., $6. Tickets: 505.988.1234,


Nov. 8-10

Wordharvest: 2012 Tony Hillerman Writers Conference

Hotel Santa Fe

Annual event. Faculty members include historian Thomas E. Chavez, Western Writers of America award-winner John D. Boggs, NM author Steve Brewer, film director Chris Eyre. For schedule and registration, visit


Nov. 9, 7-9 pm

How to Create a Local Food System

SF Comm. College Jemez Room

Lecture by renowned farmer/author Joel Salatin and Tom Delehanty of Pollo Real. $10. Info: 505.819.3828,


Nov. 10, 9 am-3 pm

Needlework Art Market

El Museo Cultural

Colcha, embroidery, quilting, crochet, knitting, rug hooking, cross stitch and needlepoint. 505.471.0575


Nov. 10, 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Joel Salatin Workshop

SF Comm. College Jemez Room

Ballet in the Pasture” Salatin will explain how his family is regenerating soil with natural system-based agriculture, feeding 5,000 families while generating over $2 million of revenue. Registration $200: 505.819.3828,


Nov. 11, 9:30 am-4:30 pm

Pasture Poultry Workshop

SF Comm. College Jemez Room

Tom Delehanty of Pollo Real will discuss raising pasture-fed animals in the SW, and how to create aggregate value and become more resilient as a small business. $100. 505.819.3828,


Nov. 11, 11 am

The Future of Occupy

Collected Works Bookstore

A panel of 5 from OccupySantaFe talks with KSFR radio host David Bacon.


Nov. 13

Evening of Exploration

Academy for the Love of Learning

Seton Village

Inviting new insight with Patty Lee and Lisa Faithorn. What can we discover anew when we remember the teachers who enlivened us? RSVP: or 505.995.1860,


Nov. 14

Business Recycling Recognition Celebration

Location: TBA

Presented by the SF Green Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the NM Recycling Coalition and the Partnership for Responsible Business


Nov. 15, 9 am-3 pm

America Recycles Day Resource Fair

Santa Fe Community College

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Environmentally- and socially-minded organizations will be on hand. 505.428.1884


Nov. 15, 6-8 pm

Future SF November MIX

SF Community Foundation Hub, 501 Halona St.

Future Santa Fe networking event. Info: 505.988.9715, ext. 7005


Nov. 15, 6:30 pm

Embracing Autumn: A SF Harvest Celebration

Il Piatto, 95 W. Marcy

Dinner and Holiday Auction. $35. Benefits Slow Food Santa Fe. 505.984.1091, Reservations:


Nov. 16, 5-9 pm

Dumpster Warriors Trash Bash and Fashion Show

IAIA Campus, LSC Auditorium

Redefining Hunter Gatherers” 5 pm: Recycled Art Show, 7 pm: Recycled Fashion Show; $3 suggested donation. See story, page XXX


Nov. 19, 6 pm

Ancient Astronomy of the Southwest

Hotel Santa Fe

Southwest Seminars lecture by archeoastronomer Dr. John L. Ninneman. $12. 505.466.2777,,


Nov. 23-25

Circus Luminous

Lensic Performing Arts Center

Circus-arts troupe Wise Fool NM’s 10th annual Thanksgiving show. 7 pm Fri., 2 and 7 pm Sat., 4 pm Sun. $10.-$30. Discounts available. 505.988.1234,


Nov. 25, 11 am

A Conversation with Faren Dancer

Collected Works Bookstore

Unicopia Radio host Dancer is Chair of the Santa Fe Green Building Council and past president of the SF Area Home Builders Assn.


Nov. 26, 6 pm

Grand Canyon: How Glen Canyon Dam Changed Habitat

Hotel Santa Fe

Southwest Seminars lecture by researcher, river guide Dr. Bryan Brown. $12, 505.466.2777,,


Dec. 1, 10 am- 2 pm

St. Nicholas Bazaar

Parish hall of Holy Faith Episcopal Church, 311 E. Palace

Handmade gift items, ornaments, kitchen décor, homemade food. Free. (Sale preview 11/30, 4:30-6:30 pm. $10.) Faithway St. entrance. Info: 914.471.2297


Dec. 3, 6 pm

Fire in the Jemez Province

Hotel Santa Fe

Southwest Seminars lecture by Mike Bremer, forest archeologist. $12. 505.466.2777,,


Dec. 6-7, 8 am-4:30 pm

Neighborhood Law & Policy Conference

SF Community Convention Center

Featured presenters: Sen. Peter Wirth and SFPC Superintendent Joel Boyd. Tuition: $300 by 11/16, $325 after. Breakfast and lunch included. Co-sponsored by the city of SF and the SF Neighborhood Law Center.


Dec. 10, 6 pm

Evolution of Life and Land in 365 Days: A Geologic Year

SW Seminars lecture by vulcanologist, field geologist, expedition leader Dr. Kirt Kempter. $12. 505.466.2777,,


Dec. 15, 7 pm

Sacred Music, Sacred Dance

James A. Little Theater, NM School for the Deaf

Performance by the Drepung Loseling Monks of Tibet. $20. Adv. tickets: Ark Books (133 Romero St., 988.3699), Project Tibet (403 Canyon Rd., 982.3002) and at the door.


Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 am-1 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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