October 2014

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


Oct. 2, 7 pm

Los Masis: The Andean Experience

The Lensic

Extraordinary music & dance from Bolivia. Tickets: $25/$15. 505.988.1234, www.TicketsSantaFe.org.

Also appearing Oct. 3-4 at the Traditional Agriculture & Sustainable Living Conference at NNMC in Española (see listing below).


Oct. 3, 5-8 pm

Garb Ware

Radicle, 1703 Lena St.

Fashion show and sewing how-to with scrap materials. 505.474.8000, Christie@beradicle.com, upcycledfashion.com


Oct. 4, 10 am-12 pm

Citizens Climate Lobby Meeting

La Montañita Co-op Community Room, 913 W. Alameda



Oct. 4

St. Frances of Assisi Feast Day

Nambé Pueblo, NM

Ceremonial dances


Oct. 4, 3-8 pm

3rd Petchesky Conservation Award

Petchesky Conservation Center, 5430 S. Richards Ave.

NM Land Conservancy’s celebration of land conservation. Tickets: 505.986.3801, ladkins@nmlandconservancy.org


Oct. 4-5

Bicentennial Celebration

The Village of Galisteo, NM

Parade, music, dance, food, exhibits, La Sala de San Jose building restoration. Event times and locations: www.lasaladegalisteo.org


Oct. 4-5, 10 am-4 pm

Harvest Festival

El Rancho de las Golondrinas, La Ciénega

Harvest activities and entertainment at living history museum. $8/$6/children 12 & under free. 505.471.2261, Golondrinas.org


Oct. 6, 2-3 pm

Lecture: Eating, Loving and Learning in the SF Garden

SF Women’s Club

SF gardeners will give tips, answer questions and discuss the highs and lows of growing plants in our arid environment. $10/members free. http://www.santafebotanicalgarden.org


Oct. 7, 8 am-12 pm

Gen Y Economic Summit

The Lodge at Santa Fe, 750 St. Francis Drive

Speakers including SF Mayor Javier Gonzales will explore new ideas to build more effective public/private partnerships. $30/$15 student. Hosted by Our Western Horizons. 505.216.5385, jyl@ourwesternhorizons.com, www.ourwesternhorizons.com


Oct. 7, 1-2:30 pm

SF Canyon Preserve Hike

Guided hike with Robert Martin, The Nature Conservancy’s stewardship ecologist. Reservations required. 505.946.2029, Robert_martin@tnc.org, nature.org/NewMexico


Oct. 8-9 am-12 pm

Fund Raising Basics

SF Business Incubator, 3900 Paseo del Sol

Seminar presented by Alex Shapiro will provide an overview of fund raising fundamentals and techniques for small nonprofits. Registration: 505.424.1140, option 1, scoreseminars@hotmail.com, www.santafescore.org


Oct. 9, 6-8 pm

Myths, Facts and Competing in Creative World of the Arts

SF Business Incubator, 3900 Paseo del Sol

Panelists include Rod Lambert, SF Community Gallery director; Talia Kosh, NM Lawyers for the Arts; Carol Cooper, overall arts & museum expertise; Stephanie West and Kendra Arnold, social media and web development experts. Free. 505.474.6556, rperea@wesst.org


Oct. 11, 9:30 am-12 pm

Community SF River Cleanup

Meet at DeVargas Park off W. Alameda

Residents of all ages are invited to help remove litter. Organized by the SF Watershed Assn. 505.820.1696, stewards@santafewatershed.org, www.santafewatershed.org


Oct. 11

Fall Fiesta Farmers’ Market Institute

SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion

Live auction, dinner celebrating local food, farmers, culture & community. $135. 505.983.7726, www.farmersmarketinstitute.org


Oct. 11: Public Conversation; Oct. 13-16: Retreat

Leading by Being: Exploring a New Vision of Leadership

Conversation: The Lensic; Retreat: Ghost Ranch, Abiquiú, NM

Gloria Steinem, Alice Walker, Chung Hyun Kyung will explore ways to support the growth and development of the feminine voice and balanced leadership. Lensic tickets ($35): 505.988.1234; Retreat ($455-$900): 877.804.4678, ext. 4152 or Registrar@GhostRanch.org


Oct. 12, 12:30 pm

The Great Invisible”

Center for Contemporary Arts

Film screening on about the hidden/growing costs of the Gulf oil spill. Guest former Sen. Jeff Bingaman will discuss a recently concluded study on ways states are reducing carbon emissions from power generation. Sponsored by the Citizens’ Climate Lobby. Suggested donation: $5 or more.


Oct. 12, 5 pm

Upon the Fragile Shore

Teatro Paraguas, 3205 Calle Marie

Reading of new play that explores human rights and environmental issues. Organizations worldwide are presenting readings of these intertwining monologues. 505.577.2679, http://www.nopassport.org/upon-fragile-shore-nopassport-human-rights-reading-scheme, http://teatroparaguas.org


Oct. 13, 6 pm

Dr. Andrew Weil Lecture

The Lensic

Weil, an international bestselling author, is program director for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. $20. 505.988.1234, ticketssantafe.org


Oct. 15-19

SF Independent Film Fest

Downtown Santa Fe

A young Sundance.” More than 33 feature films at four venues. Cutting-edge programming, preview screenings, independent films and directors. 10/19: Award ceremony honoring George RR Martin. Tickets: 505.988.1234, The Lensic. info@santafeindependent.com, www.santafeindependent.com


Oct. 16, 6-8:30 pm

Business Plans and Money Management

Seminar presented by Bob Lantis. Developing and executing a successful business plan. Registration: 505.424.1140, option 1, scoreseminars@hotmail.com, www.santafescore.org


Oct. 17, 6:30 pm

The Future of Cooperatives

Unitarian Church, 107 W. Barcelona

Gar Alperovitz will lead a discussion. Sponsored by La Montañita Co-op and We Are People Here! 505.217.2027, robins@lamontanita.coop


Oct. 18, 2-6 pm

Women’s Health Event

NEA Event Room, 2007 Botulph Rd.

Natural beauty and healthy lifestyle products and practitioners. $3 entry fee benefits Many Mothers. 505.660.1777, Facebook.com/Women’sHealthEventSantaFe


Oct. 18-19, 10 am-5 pm

Galisteo Studio Tour

Galisteo, NM, 20 miles So. of SF

27th Annual. Over 30 artists and craftsmen open their private studios to the public. For details, directions and artists’ pages, visit galisteostudiotour.org. Maps and info will also be available at the La Sala Welcome Center.


Oct. 20, 6 pm

Juan Estévan Arellano

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminar Series lecture on NM’s Lifeblood: Acequias and their Origins. Arellano is a noted author, historian and mayordomo. $12. 505.466.2775, southwestseminar@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


Oct. 21 Registration deadline

NM Finance Infrastructure Finance Conference, Oct. 28-30

Buffalo Thunder Resort

Funding agency contacts, designers, architects and engineers will answer questions regarding bringing capital projects to reality. Participants include planners, legislators, federal agencies, special districts, school districts, tribes, private organizations and NM businesses. www.ifc.state.nm.us


Oct. 22, 10 am-6:30 pm

El Agua es Vida Festival

SF Community College

Water-related festival with Mayor Gonzales, local organizations, hands-on demos, exhibits and workshops. 505.428.1467


Oct. 25, 10 am-12 pm

Green Writers Circle

Writers engaged in sustainability, ecology and environmental issues meet for training, discussion and information resources. RSVP: 505.670.2577, sguyette@nets.com


Oct. 27, 6 pm

Steve Fadden

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminar Series lecture on Mohawk Stories of Our Natural World. Fadden, a storyteller, musician and author, is on the faculty of the Institute of American Indian Arts. $12. 505.466.2775, southwestseminar@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


Nov. 1

NM Community Foundation Luminaria Awards

Pays tribute to outstanding individuals from throughout the state who make a profound difference in their communities. 505.820.6860, www.nmcf.org


Nov. 8, 4:30-8 pm

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

505.989.9022, ext. 18, elee@nmelc.org


Nov. 10, 6 pm

Lessons of the Ancient Hohokam

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminars lecture on Water Control in an Uncontrolled Environment by geoarchaeologist, geomorphologist, former Washington State University professor Dr. Gary Huckleberry. $12. 505.466.2775, southwestseminar@aol.com, SouthwestSeminars.org


Nov. 12-14

Building Creative Communities Conference

La Fonda Hotel

A training, educational and networking event for community builders throughout NM. Presented by NM Arts, NM Mainstreet, NM Historic Preservation Division and NM Tourism Dept. $180. www.buildingcreativecommunities.org


Dec. 5 Entry Deadline

City of SF Water Conservation Poster Contest

This year’s theme: How Water Connects Us. Public, private, charter and home-schooled students in grades 1-6 invited. The winning poster will be displayed on the back of a city bus and on a calendar cover. Other winners will be included in the calendar. 505.955.4225, www.savewatersantafe.com/conservation-classroom


Through Dec. 15

Safety Training Classes

SF Community College

Certified Renovator, Certified Renovator Refresher, OSHA Construction Standards. 505.428.1866, www.sfcc.edu/environmental_health_and_safety_training



First Saturday of Each Month, 10 am-12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Various Locations

Creating political will for a livable world” santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org


Tuesdays and Saturdays, 7 am-1 pm

Santa Fe Farmers’ Market

1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)

Northern NM farmers & ranchers offer fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, body care products and much more. www.santafefarmersmarket.com


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

New Mexico Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion



Sunday Afternoons

Informal Kite Flying Meet-up

MRC Park, Caja del Río Rd.

All welcome, beginners to experts. Fun family outing, picnic. Follow entrance road all the way to the end. Kites_over_cactus@yahoo.com


Become a Site Steward

Santa Fe National Forest

Monitor archeological and historical sites on a regular basis for evidence of natural deterioration or vandalism. www.sfnfsitestewards.org


Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences



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/catalogchoice.org


Borrow a Kill-A-Watt Device

Main Library and Southside Branch

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


Santa Fe Recycling

Make 2014 the year to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as you can. City residential curbside customers can recycle at no additional cost and drop by 1142 Siler Road, Building A to pick up free recycling bins. At least 50 percent of curbside residential customers recycle now. Let’s take that number to 100 percent. For more information, visit http://www.santafenm.gov/trash_and_recycling or call 505.955.2200 (city); 505.992.3010 (county); 505.424.1850 (SF Solid Waste Management Agency).


Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

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



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