March 2015

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – March 2015

March 1-31

Women & Creativity

Multiple Locations

Collaborations, performances, workshops and events across disciplines that showcase innovation and leadership of visionary community women.,


March 1-31

DIY Santa Fe: A Creative Tourism Journey

An immersive cultural arts experience; month-long celebration of workshops and events offered through Santa Fe Creative Tourism, a program of the SF Arts Commission. An opportunity for visitors to learn from experienced artists and artisans while enjoying world-class restaurants, sites and accommodations. 505.792.5746,,


March 4, 2-4 pm

Home Kitchen Certification

WESST-Santa Fe, 3900 Paseo del Sol

An overview of the steps required to be able to legally create food products to sell. Free. 505.474.6556,


March 5, 4-5:30 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles Open House

Vista Grande Library, Eldorado

Displays and presentations on recycling and composting, including Adam Schlachter of the SF Solid Waste Management Agency on city and county recycling projects and policies.


March 5, 6 pm

Stanley Crawford

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo

The author reads from and signs copies of The Canyon: A Novel


March 7, 14, 1-3 pm

Fruit Tree Pruning

Railyard Park Community Room

Horticulturalist/arborist Tracy Neal teaches this 2-part workshop presented by Railyard Stewards. The second day is hands-on.


March 8, 11 am

NM Legislative Water Issues

Collected Works Bookstore, 202 Galisteo

Presentation by river conservationist Steve Harris on the proposed Gila River diversion, watershed restoration and more. 505.988.4226,


March 9-10

Banff Mtn. Film Festival

The Lensic

The world’s best mountain films. Presented by the SF Conservation Trust. $16/night; $28/two nights. 505.988.1234,


March 10, 4-6pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

ECIA Conference Room, Eldorado, NM

Eldorado area recycling advocacy group monthly meeting.All welcome. 505.466.9797,


March 10-May 12, Tues., 5:30-8 pm

Climate Masters Class

1413 Second St., Ste. 3

Ten sessions. Learn how to reduce your carbon and water footprint from experts in transportation, energy, conservation, consumption and waste, food and water. $65. 505.820.1696,


March 12-13

SW Jemez Mtn. Collaborative Forest Restoration Project Workshop

SFCC Jemez Rooms

3/12, 8:30 am-5 pm: All-hands monitoring presentations. 3/13, 8:30-2:30: Discussion of 2016 project implementation. Presentations on fire thinning, fire and riparian restoration. Presenters include Valles Caldera Natl. Preserve, Nature Conservancy, SF Natl. Forest, many others. 505.946.2038,


March 13, 5-7 pm

SITE 20/20 Opening

SITE Santa Fe

Anniversary exhibition and public programs continue through May 31. 505.989.1199,


March 13, 7 pm

Round Mountain

The Lensic

The folk duo, SF Youth Philharmonia, Turquoise Trail Charter School Chorus and SFUAD Chorus present “Beginnings Where the Endings Be.” A benefit for the SF Youth Symphony. $20/$5 students. 505.988.1234,


March 14, 10 am-5 pm; March 15, 10 am-4 pm

Santa Fe Home Show

SF Convention Center

Northern NM’s only home-improvement consumer show. $5. Sponsored by the SF Area Home Builders Association. 505.982.1774,


March 14, 4-9 pm

Benefit Art Auction/show

Warehouse 21, 1614 Paseo de Peralta

Benefits Michael Soto’s family. Michael was killed by a drunk driver earlier this year. Donations and art contributions welcome.


March 14-15, 7 pm

The Vagina Monologues

SF Women’s Club, 1616 Old Pecos Trail; IAIA, 83 Avan Nu Po Rd.

Eve Ensler’s play. Benefits SF Mtn. Center. Saturday: $35 adv; Sunday: $25 adv. Tickets: Info:


March 16, 6 pm

Living the Ancient Southwest

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminars lecture by David Grant Noble. $12. Benefits Archaeological Conservancy.,


March 18, 7 pm

Noam Chomsky with David Barsamian

The Lensic

Lannan Foundation Reading and Conversation. 505.988.1234,


March 19-22

Bead Fest Santa Fe

SF Convention Center

Artists, workshops, expo


March 21, 25

Movies That Matter

Jean Cocteau Cinema, 418 Montezuma Ave.

Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds ( 3/21, 2pm: screening only; 3/25, 6:45 pm: Screening with panel discussion and Q&A. Presented by the SF Farmers’ Market Institute. Weds: $10/$8/$6; Sat: $7/$5/$6. Tickets: 505.466.5528,


March 22, 4-9 pm

World Water Day

El Museo Cultural

Presentations, performances and displays about water. Film screening of Last Call at the Oasis, about the global water crisis. Art exhibit, info and product tables. To have a table or to volunteer, call 505.231.0221, to display art, call 505.795.4365, general info: 575.770.1228,


March 23 Application Deadline

FANTASE Fest 2015

NM Arts grant up to $5,000 will support art light/video/media installations of NM residents for the festival presented by Creative Santa Fe on June 20. Artworks should expand the definition of SF’s unique identity and foster a sense of place. 505.989.9934,,


March 24, 7-9

The Art of Food

SF Art Institute

Lois Ellen Frank of Red Mesa Cuisine and Kai Harper of Sugar Nymph’s Bistro will prepare a multi-course menu featuring ancestral New Mexican food with a contemporary twist. View SFAI’s work and hear why food justice is such a critical issue today.


March 27, 10 am

NM Acequia Commission Meeting

Bataan Memorial Bldg., Rm. 238

Info: 505.603.2879, Agendas: 505.827.4983,


March 27, 7-9 pm; March 28, 9 am-5 pm

Local Energy Technology Transfer

SF Community College

Learn from experts about local, low-cost decentralized energy production. 3/27: lecture ($10); 3/28: workshop ($99), scholarships available. Info: 505.819.3828, Registration:


March 28, 9:30 am-5 pm

Matsuri 2015

SF Convention Center

Annual Japanese cultural festival presented by Santa Fe Jin. $5/12 & under free.


March 30, 6 pm

New Perspectives on Colonialism and Disease

Hotel Santa Fe

SW Seminars lecture by Dr. John A. Ware. $12. Benefits Archaeological Conservancy.,


March 31, 7 pm

Arlo Guthrie

The Lensic

Folk-music icon. $55/$25. 505.988.1234,


Through March 31

City of SF Economic Development Survey

The city’s Economic Development Division is looking for input from businesses. Results will target needs and opportunities.


April 1, 7 pm

Mary Chapin Carpenter

The Lensic

Singer/songwriter. Benefits the Española Valley Humane Society. $55/$25. 505.988.1234,


April 2

Business Expo & Job Fair

SF Place Mall

12th annual event. One of the largest of its kind in NM. Presented by the SF Chamber of Commerce. 505.988.3279,


Through April 26, Th.-Sun., 11 am-3 pm

Morphing Nature

SF Botanical Garden, 715 Cam. Lejo

Students from IAIA and SFUAD have created site-specific sculptures made from recovered plant materials from the garden and found objects. Free. 505.471.9103,


First Saturday of Each Month, 10 am-12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Various Locations

Creating political will for a livable world”


Tuesdays and Saturdays, 8 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.


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

New Mexico Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion


Through April

Virgin of Guadalupe Exhibition

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, 750 Cam. Lejo, Museum Hill

Retablos, bultos and three-dimensional nichos. Admission: $5./under 16 free/NM residents free on Sunday. 505.982.2226


Become a Site Steward

Santa Fe National Forest

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


Santa Fe Creative Tourism Workshops, Classes and Experiences
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.


Santa Fe Recycling

Make 2015 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 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 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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