July 2015

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


July 1, 6:30-8:30

Solarize Santa Fe

Frenchy’s Field Barn

Campaign to inform homeowners and businesses about cost-effective solar energy options. Speakers from the state, county, city, public schools, Sierra Club and others. 505.992-3044, cohare@santafecountynm.gov, www.facebook.com/events/471853056309514/


July 4, 25, 26

SF Concert Band

Free concerts. 7/4, 8 am on the SF Plaza. 7/25, 4 pm at the Southside Library, corner of Jaguar Dr. and Country Club Rd. 7/26, 2pm at the Federal Building lawn downtown.


July 4-5, 9 am-4 pm

Young Native Artists Show & Sale

NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.

Children and grandchildren of artists with the Palace of the Governors’ Portal Program. Free. 505.476.5200


July 7- Aug. 28

Santa Fe Bandstand

SF Plaza and San Isidro Plaza

Free nightly outdoor performances. 75 concerts include jazz, mariachi, folk, bluegrass, funk, salsa, country & western/swing, reggae, world, Americana, hip hop, Latin, urban, indie, blues, pop, spoken word, rock and more. www.santafebandstand.org


July 7, 3-6:30 pm

Southside Farmers’ Market

SF Place Mall (across from JC Penney)

Runs every Tuesday through Sept. 29. 505.550.3728, lani@santafefarmersmarket.com


July 7, 5:30-7:30 pm

The Fine Art of Maya King-Making

School of Advanced Research, 660 Garcia St.

Lecture by archaeologist and National Geographic explorer Bill Saturno, SAR Scholar. Free. Space is limited. RSVP: dhbracey@comcast.net


July 8, 5:30-7 pm

Green Drinks

Network with people interested in doing business locally, clean-energy alternatives and creating sustainable opportunities in our communities. Speakers have included innovative leaders and business people. Presented the second Wednesday of each month by the SF Green Chamber. glenn@nmgreenchamber.com


July 8, 6 pm

Indian Feast Benefit

SF Residence

Local celebrity chef Shibana Singh will create a gourmet meal to benefit the SF Animal Shelter. $65. 505.983.4309, ext. 232, gamster@sfhumanesociety.org, www.sfhumanesociety.org under Events.


July 9, 5:30 pm

YouthWorks Graduation

Railyard Park (behind W21)

Dinner and refreshments. RSVP: 505.989.1855, ash@santafeyouthworks.org


July 9, 8:30 pm

A Fierce Green Fire” Screening

Railyard Park, Guadalupe & Paseo de Peralta

The battle for a living planet. Free screening of a documentary on the environmental movement. 505.989.7262, www.afiercegreenfire.com


July 10-12

International Folk Art Market

Museum Hill

More than 150 artists from over 50 countries. One-of-a-kind treasures. 7/10, 6:30-9 pm opening party: $225; 7/11, 7:30-9 am: Early Bird Market includes Sat. admission: $75; Sat. and Sun. market 9 am-5 pm. Sat: $20, Sun: $15, 16 & under no charge. 505. 886.1251, Online tickets: www.folkartalliance.org


July 10-12, 11 am-6 pm

Art Santa Fe

SF Convention Center

15th annual contemporary arts fair. National and international artists. 7/9, 5-8 pm: gala, tickets $100. One-day ticket: $10. 505.988.1234, 7/11, 6:30 pm: Keynote lecture by Don Bacigalupi. ticketssantafe.org, www.artsantafe.com


July 11, 10 am-12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

La Montañita Co-op Community Room

Creating political will for a livable world.” Usually meets the first Saturday of each Month, santafe@citizensclimatelobby.org


July 12, 1-4 pm

SF Tennis and Swim Club, 1755 Cam. Corrales

Photos and other artwork for sale. Food. Puppies. Benefits Heart and Soul Animal Sanctuary. www.animal-sanctuary.org


July 11, 5-11 pm

NM Women in Film

Jean Cocteau Cinema

Film Fiesta. Narrative, documentary, music video, commercial, experimental, animation. $15. Nmwif.com


July 14, 4-6 pm

Eldorado/285 Recycles

Eldorado area recycling advocacy group monthly meeting. All welcome. 505.466.9797, eldorado285recycles@gmail.com


July 15, 6-7:30 pm

NM Solar Energy Association Chapter Meeting

Whole Foods Community Room, 753 Cerrillos Road

SF Sustainable Everything Advocates’ mission is to make living sustainably the accepted norm and to establish SF and NM as leaders in this effort through outreach, education, participation and volunteerism in organizations and events. SFSEA meets the 3rd Wed. each month. Claudia@solarlogicllc.com, www.nmsolar.org


July 21, 28

Behind Adobe Walls Home & Garden Tours

Local Residences

Bus departs from Hotel SF, 1501 Paseo de Peralta, at 12:10 pm and returns at 4:45 pm. $75. 800.283.0122, terry@westwindtravel.net


July 23, 4-7 pm

Open House

SF Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.

Discover opportunities including earning a BA degree from IAIA, NMSU, NMSU and UNM without leaving SF.


July 23-26

Wilderness Skills Intensive

Pecos Wilderness, SF National Forest

Renew and grow resilience through your love of nature. Four day backpack including peak climb and overnight solo. All skill levels welcome. Permitted with SFNF since 1989. www.wildresiliency.com


July 24, 10 am

NM Acequia Commission Meeting

Bataan Memorial Bldg., Rm. 201 (corner Don Gaspar & S. Capitol)

Info: 505.603.2879, molinodelaisia@gmail.com. Agendas: 505.827.4983, www.nmacequiacommission.com


July 24 Application Deadline

Innovation and Discovery in Energy and Water

Discovery Day, organized by High Desert Discovery District, will take place at SFCC, Aug. 11-12. Chosen applicants will present ideas to entrepreneurs and investors. Applications are being sought from engineers, computer scientists, students and garage inventors on projects related to energy development and water. Energy innovations can focus on fossil fuel, renewable energy, battery storage, conservation and other topics. Water projects can focus on desalination, irrigation, water treatment, etc. www.hdd.org


July 25, 1-3 pm

Earthen Architecture-Past, Present and Future

NM History Museum, SF Plaza

A discussion with Cornerstones Community Project program director Jake Barrow, Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority Director Tomacita Duran and artist Nicasio Romero. Nmhistorymuseum.org


July 25-26, 8 am-5 pm

Traditional Spanish Market

SF Plaza

More than 200 adult and youth artists. Live entertainment, food court. Free. 505.982.2226, ext. 109


July 25-26, 8 am-5 pm

Contemporary Hispanic Market

Lincoln Ave.

More than 130 booths. Free. 7/24, 5:30-8 pm preview at the SF Convention Center. www.contemporaryhispanicmarketinc.com


Through July 26

Fire Season”

NM Museum of Art, 107 W. Palace

Photography exhibition $9/$6/under 16 and NM residents on Sunday free. 505.476.5072, nmartmuseum.org


July 28, 6-7:30 pm

Wireless Technology and Health Issues

La Montañita Co-op, 913 W. Alameda

Is your cell phone making you sick? Free solutions and mitigating products to combat electronic pollution. Free. 505.780.8283


Aug. 6-9

SF Yoga Festival

Well-known instructors and local yogis lead more than 108 classes and workshops. Daily meditations, dharma talks, hikes, farm to table dinners, musical performances, pool parties. www.santafeyogafestival.org


Aug. 7, 6 pm

Wars, Revolts and Defining Collective Memory re: Pueblo Revolt”

NM History Museum, SF Plaza

Presentation by archaeologist/author Jason Shapiro. Nmhistorymuseum.org


Aug. 8, 10 am-4 pm

Kindred Spirits Art Show

3749A Hwy. 14

Fundraiser for animal sanctuary/hospice for dogs, horses and poultry. Visit with the animals, meet the artists. Free. 505.471.5366, kindredspiritsnm@earthlink.net, www.kindredspiritsnm.org


Aug. 18, 6 pm


Clubhouse at Las Campanas

Some of SF’s executive chefs collaborate to create a 4-course dinner. Live auction of vacations, art, jewelry. Benefits Pete’s Place Interfaith Shelter for the homeless. $150. 505.795.7494, www.interfaithsheltersf.org


Aug. 18-20

Antique American Indian Art Show

El Museo Cultural

40 top national dealers in historic American Indian art. www.antiqueindianartshow.com


Aug. 20-22

Indigenous Fine Art Market

SF Railyard Arts District

More the 400 traditional and contemporary artists. Live entertainment. Indigefam.org


Aug. 22-23

Indian Market

SF Plaza

94th annual gathering of Native artists including many events leading up to and occurring during the market. swaia.org


Aug. 29, 12-4 pm

Neighboring Faiths Fiesta

St. John’s United Methodist Church parking lot, Old Pecos Tr. at Cordova Road

Booths from SF congregations of all faiths. Meet your “neighbors in faith.” Celebrate diverse traditions. Food, music, entertainment, clothing drive for school uniforms for kids and adult winter clothes for Interfaith Shelter. SF Interfaith Alliance. 505.699.6049, www.ilasantafe.org


Aug. 31, 7:30 pm

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell

SF Opera

The singer/songwriters perform in support of the SF Animal Humane Society. Tickets begin at $31. 505.885.1251, ampconcerts.org


Sept. 13, 4:30 pm

Annual Stewart Udall Legacy Dinner

Natl. Park Service Building

Celebrate SF Conservation Trust’s conservation legacy. $175. Sponsor or purchase tickets: 505.989.7019, www.sfct.org


September 17-20

Soul Renewal Wilderness Retreat

SF National Forest

Renew your soul and spirit for an evolving world. Base camp with customized 24-hr. solo options. All skill levels welcome. Permitted with SFNF since 1989

Co-hosted by www.leadfeather.org and www.wildresiliency.com


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



Become a Site Steward

Santa Fe National Forest

Monitor archaeological 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



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 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 Rd., 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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