August 2014

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – August 2014


Through Aug. 3

2014 ExtraOrdinary Technology Conference

Embassy Suites Albuquerque

Tesla Technology, magnetic motors, zero-point energy, energy-saving devices, more. Speakers, demonstrations. 520.563.1994,


Aug. 5-7

Native American Fish & Wildlife Society Southwest Regional Conference

Isleta Resort & Casino

The Challenge of the Future: Working Smarter with Less & Embracing Our Traditional Values” 28th annual conference hosted by the Pueblo of Isleta. $175. On-site registration only. 505.753.1451 or 505.563.3408,


Aug. 6, 6 pm

Pueblo Revolt Lecture

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

Dr. Matthew J. Martínez will present an overview of the events leading up to the Revolt of 1680 and discuss how Pueblos continue to honor and remember legacies. More >

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – August 2014


Aug. 2-3, 9 am-5 pm

Girls, Inc. Arts & Crafts Show

Santa Fe Plaza

160+ artists, kid’s pavilion. 505.982.2042,


Aug. 3, 1 pm

John Stephenson’s 100th Birthday Party

SF Community Farm, Agua Fría and San Ysidro Crossing

Stephenson is the nonprofit Community Farm’s founder. The farm supplies area food agencies.


Aug. 3, 1-5 pm Opening

Footprints/The Inspiration and Influence of Allan Houser

Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Museum Hill

Honoring the 100th birth year of the world-renowned artist. Exhibit features Houser and 13 Native American sculptors he influenced. 505.476.1250,


Aug. 8, 5-8 pm; Aug. 9-10, 10 am-4 pm

Rag Rug & Art Marketplace

Museum of Intl. Folk Art, 706 Cam. Lejo

Handcrafted rugs, More >

What’s Going On? – Española – August 2014


Aug. 8, 8:30-5:30 pm

3rd Bi-Annual Fatherhood Forum

Northern NM College Fine Arts Center, 921 N. Paseo de Oñate, Española, NM

Being There from the Start – Dads/Granddads and Earliest Childhood” Registration: $25 includes lunch. Limited scholarships available. Presented by the NM Alliance for Fathers & Families. Registration coordinated by the NM Community Foundation:


Aug. 12

Santa Clara Feast Day

Santa Clara Pueblo, NM



Veterans Green Jobs Academy

Northern NM College, Española, NM

Workforce training and specific degree programs to support military veterans in fully accredited academic certificate and degree programs in areas of environmental science related to renewable energy, hazardous materials response, forestry, sustainable agriculture, wildland fire science, More >

What’s Going On? – Taos – August 2014


August 2

Los Jardineros Garden & Home Tour

Taos, NM

See beautiful, unique and refreshing concepts for your home and garden. Emphasis on native plantings, xeriscaping and food production. $20 in advance; $25 day of tour. 575.751.0191, Schedule and venue info:


August 5-8

Sustainability Institute: Humanitarian Design

UNM Taos, Taos, NM

Innovative seminar, workshops, demonstrations and field trips with local & international experts on sustainable, resilient design for a changing world. Open to sustainability professionals, architects, designers, advocates and the general public. Class credits and CEUs available. Lectures, films, informal social gatherings. Full pass: $300. Other rates available. 575.737.3737,,


Aug. 20-Feb. 28, 2015

Art through the More >

What’s Going On? – Here & There – August 2014


Aug. 2

Nuestra Señora Corn Dance

Jémez Pueblo, NM



Aug. 6-10

93rd Intertribal Ceremonial

Red Rock State Park, Gallup, NM



Aug. 10, 7 am-3 pm

Pueblo Independence Day

Jémez Historic Site, NM

Commemorating the successful rebellion against Spanish colonization. Pilgrimage run from Jémez Pueblo to Jémez Historic Site (13 miles) begins at 7 am. Festivities begin at 10 am: traditional dances, music, Native arts & crafts, food vendors. Free. 575.829.3530.


Aug. 10

San Lorenzo Feast Day

Acoma and Picurís pueblos, NM



Aug. 11 Application Deadline

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

Join a nonprofit organization working on conservation projects in northern New Mexico as a paid AmeriCorps volunteer. Earn a college scholarship. Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is hiring More >