November 2016

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – November 2016


Nov. 3, 6–8:30 pm

Launch Party

BODY of SF, 333 W. Cordova Rd.

Patrick’s Probiotic Soda Waters.


Nov. 4–5

Quantum Agriculture Workshop

Pueblo of Tesuque Intergenerational Center

Presented by Hugh Lovel. Learn how agriculture works in harmony with nature and how to improve yields, reduce cultivation, eliminate weeds, pests and diseases while building humus. (See ad, page 17) Info: 518.332.3156, 505.699.6408 or Sliding-scale fee. Registration:


Nov. 5, 10 am–2 pm

BAG Flea Market

Palace of the Governors, 110 Washington Ave.

SF Book Arts Group/Palace Press annual multi-vendor arts market. Supplies for mixed-media, assemblage and collage, handmade books and journals, specialty papers, antique books and prints, ephemera, gifts. 505.660.9942,


Nov. 6–9

Indigenous Peoples’ Gathering for Healthy Communities, Culture and Climate

Buffalo Thunder Resort, Pojoaque

The Colorado Plateau Intertribal Conversations Gathering group has invited tribal presenters from North and South America to share ideas about farming, sacred site mandates, community-building strategies, water, language, etc. Registration: $300. 928.774.7488,


Nov. 7, 6 pm

Ancient Co. Plateau Agriculture

Hotel SF

SW Seminars presentation by Sydney and Marie Davis. $12. 505.466.2775,,


Nov. 9, 2–6 pm

IAIA Open House

Institute of American Indian Arts guided tours, exhibition, digital dome screening. Open studios and classrooms. 2–4 pm: Disc golf demo, 3 pm: Bronze pour, 3:30: performing arts showcase, 4 pm: groundbreaking for performing arts/fitness building.


Nov. 9, 3:45–5:15 pm

NM Fresh Fruit & Vegetables for School Meals

NM State Capitol, Rm. 322

Presentation to the NM Economic Development Legislative Interim Committee. NM Food & Agri Policy Council meeting is 1:30–3:30 pm in room 324. Info: 505.660.8403,


Nov. 9–17

Our Land 2: Tracing the Acequia Commons

SF and ABQ

A series of talks, exhibits, films and an acequia walk to advance discourse on land commons and farmland futures. Most events are free. Presented by the Agrarian Trust with support from the Río Grande Young Farmers’ Alliance, Northern NM Young Farmers Coalition, Food First, Bioneers, SF Farmers’ Market Institute, Slow Money Institute and others.


Nov. 10, 10 am 12 pm

SF Citizens’ Climate Lobby

Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.

Meets monthly. Learn about climate change solutions that bridge the partisan divide such as the carbon fee dividend, which gives revenue back to households.,


Nov. 10, 3–4;30 pm

Canyon Gardens: The NM Historic Landscape

SF Botanical Garden, 715 Cam. Lejo

Lecture by Baker Morrow will illustrate characteristics of New Mexican landscape architecture. $10/$5.


Nov. 12, 11 am registration

Bicycle Charity Event

Back Road Pizza, 1807 2nd St. #1

Bike ride, food drive, scavenger hunt. 1:30–3 pm: Finish/after-party. Non-perishable contributions accepted through 11/10.


Nov. 13, 2–5 pm

Super Foods for Best Health

Unity SF, 1212 Unity Way

“Feeding the Crystalline Body.” A workshop with Szuson Wong, RN, Ph.D. $25. 505.989.4433,,


Nov. 14–17

Reservation Economic Summit

Buffalo Thunder Resort

Regional summit hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development brings together tribal leaders, elected officials and Native American business representatives. Topics: Energy, procurement, marketing and social media, telecommunications, healthcare, taxation. Gala, trade show, art market. 480.545.1298


Nov. 15, 10 am–2 pm

America Recycles Day

SF Community College

Exhibits and workshops from SFCC and local organizations in main hallway. 505.428.1665


Nov. 15, 5:30–8 pm

Craft Entrepreneurship

WESST, SF Business Incubator, 3900 Paseo del Sol

Optimizing an online store Etsy model interactive workshop. $29. 505.474.6556,


Nov. 16–20

2016 Biodynamic Conference

SF Convention Center

Tierra Viva: Farming the Living Earth. Over 50 workshops, 10 keynote speakers, more than 100 presenters, field trips, food, exhibits. An approach to agriculture that collaborates with the planet to create healthy, vibrant landscapes and nourishing food. 262.649.9212, ext. 2,


Nov. 17, 6 pm

Photographic Journey Down the Old Río Grande

Collected Works Books

Presented by Melissa Savage, introduced by William deBuys.


Nov. 18–20

Fall Fiber Fiesta

Scottish Rite Temple, 463 Paseo de Peralta

Handmade, local, hands-on demos, kids activities. 11/18, 5–7 pm: Artist Reception. Music by Cipriano Vigil. Silent auction. $10; 11/19–20: Show & sale. Free admission.,


Nov. 19–20

Contemporary Clay Fair

SF Women’s Club

More than 30 NM potters and clay artists. 505.913.1235,


Nov. 19–25

SEED: The Untold Story – SF Premiere

CCA Cinemateque

New award-winning film about protecting our 12,000-year legacy features Vandana Shiva, Dr. Jane Goodall, Winona Laduke and others. Director Taggart Siegel will present a Q&A with Tesuque Pueblo farm director/seed saver Emigdio Ballon following the 11/16 screening.


Nov. 21, 6 pm

Hopi Traditions and Water

Hotel SF

SW Seminars presentation by Lyle Balenquah, M.A. Where does the river go? $12. 505.466.2775,,


Nov. 22, 6–7:30

Hablando de Nosotros

Higher Education Center, 1950 Siringo Rd.

Talking about Ourselves. Free community conversation series. “What does “Hispanic” mean to you and in Santa Fe?” 505.428.1467


Nov. 25 Application Deadline

Recycle SF Art Festival

Applications sought for trash fashion show and youth juried art exhibit. The festival at the SF Convention Center, from Dec. 2–4, showcases art created from discarded materials.


Nov. 28, 6 pm

Historic NM River Crossings

Hotel SF

SW Seminars presentation by ecologist Dr. Bryan Brown and photographer Gary Casio. $12. 505.466.2775,,


Dec. 4–7

Nuclear Summit 2016

SF Convention Center

National symposium about nuclear weapons presented by Creative SF. 20–30 interdisciplinary leaders will be immersed in the history of nuclear weapons, discuss present-day nuclear threats and explore “what if” scenarios. Keynote speakers include former Secretary of Defense William Perry. 12/4: Public discussion at the Lensic.


Dec. 5, 6 pm

Native American Scouts at the SF Presidio in the 1700s

Hotel SF

SW Seminars presentation by author Steve Post. $12. 505.466.2775,,


Dec. 8, 6 pm

Presentation on the Arctic

REI in the Railyard

Teacher Karina Vanderbilt, Grosvenor Teacher Fellow on her Natl. Geographic summer sojourn to Norway and the Arctic.


Dec. 17, 1 pm: Doors Open

Celtic Christmas/Cowboy Christman

Scottish Rite Temple, 463 Paseo de Peralta

Celtic: 2–4 pm; Cowboy: 5–9 pm. $30/$20/$15. Benefit in support of securing the temple as a continuing resource for northern NM. Tickets: 505.988.1234,, Donations: 505.982.4414,


Through March 5, 2017

Lowriders, Hoppers and Hot Rods

NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.

Car Culture of Northern NM. 505.476.5019,


Sundays, 10 am-4 pm

Railyard Artisan Market

Farmers’ Market Pavilion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta

Local artists, textiles, jewelry, ceramics, live music. 505.983.4098,,


Tues. & Sats., 8 am-1 pm

SF 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, 11 am

Journey Santa Fe Conversations

Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.

11/6: Political blogger Joe Monahan, 11/13: St. John’s College President Mark Roosevelt, 11/20: NM Voices for Children Exec. Dir. James Jimenez, 11/27: Passport to NM’s Wilderness with author Bob Julyan. 12/5: Lois Rudnick on Mabel Dodge Luhan. Moderators: Alan Webber, Bill and Ellen Dupuy. Free.


Mon.–Sat., 8 am–4 pm

Randall Davey Audubon Center

1800 Upper Canyon Rd.

Striking landscapes and wildlife. Bird walks, hikes, tours of the Randall Davey home. 505.983.4609,


Through Dec. 30

A New Century: The Life and Legacy of Lloyd Kiva New

Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, 710 Cam. Lejo

Fashion designs, art, photos and archival documents. 505.476.1269,


Santa Fe Recycling

Reduce, reuse and recycle. City residential curbside customers can recycle at no additional cost and drop by 1142 Siler Road, Building A to pick up free recycling bins. 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 $70, 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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