June 2017

What’s Going On? – Santa Fe – June 2017


June 4–6

Next Generation Water Summit/Green Expo

SF Convention Center

Learn about new tools and models for building to become radically more water-efficient. An event for policymakers, building designers, builders/developers, water conservation professionals, water system designers, landscape designers, land use planners, etc. Educational sessions. Keynote speakers: Ed Mazria, Mary Ann Dickinson. Registration: $299/$50 students. 6/4: Green Expo and Green Home Show. Hosted by the City of SF, SF Green Chamber, Green Builder Coalition, Santa Fe Area Homebuilders Association. www.NextGenerationWaterSummit.com


June 5–30

Art of Academics through Native Connections

Gonzales School

Free, full-day program for rising 1st through 8th grade Native American students. Students work on literacy, math and science skills while also celebrating Native cultures. 505.467.2644, ndavis@sfps.k12.nm.us


June 8, 7–9 pm

Finding Joy in Troubled Times

SF Center for Spiritual Living

505 Camino de los Marquez

A talk geared towards anyone by Tibetan Buddhist teacher Khentrul Lodro Thaye. $10 suggested donation. 505.660.1822, eric@ericswanson.com


June 9–10, 5–8 pm

2017 Edible Art Tour

Santa Fe Art Galleries

Join ARTsmart and eat your way through SF galleries for two nights. 6/9: downtown; 6/10: Canyon Rd. Food provided by top restaurants, chefs and caterers. Benefits ARTsmart youth programs. Tickets: $35. Available at the Lensic or http://artfeast.org/artfeast-events/summer-edible-art-tour/


June 9–25

Currents International
New Media Festival

Local Venues

Annual festival featuring interactive installations, film screenings, live music and presentations. 6/9 opening from 6 pm to midnight at El Museo Cultural in the Railyard. Event schedule: currentsnewmedia.org/festivals/currents-2017


June 13, 5:30–7 pm

Bridging Communities: Local Voices for Local Impact

NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.

Scott Kratz, director of the 11th St. Bridge Project, will review methods to engage community members in developing equitable communities and how projects can create inclusive economic opportunities. $5. Reservations: 505.288.3531. Presented by Creative SF. www.creativesantafe.org


June 16, 9 am

Creative Mornings Presents Ray Rivera

NM History Museum, 113 Lincoln Ave.

The SF New Mexican’s editor will discuss The Attack on Real News. Free. Register online: creativemornings.com/talks/ray-rivera


June 17, 9:30–11:30 am

Take a Kid Hiking Day

Dale Ball Trails at Sierra del Norte Trailhead

Self-guided hike for local trail lovers. SF Conservation Trust’s program manager Tim Rogers and SFCT staff and volunteers will provide water, snacks and maps for 4th and 5th graders working on their “Passport to Trails.” www.sfct.org


June 17, 6–9 pm

Garden of Earthly Delights

SF Botanical Garden

Summer solstice garden party fundraiser supports the SFBG’s education, community outreach, horticulture and conservation programs. Entertainment, gourmet food, auction. $175–$500. 505.471.9103, https://santafebotanicalgarden.org/events/summer-solstice-spectacular/


June 18, July 4

SF Concert Band

Marches, show tunes and classical favorites. Free/donations accepted. 6/18, 2 pm at Federal Park; 7/4, 8 am on the Plaza Bandstand during the pancake breakfast.



June 19–July 24

Hands-on Heritage

El Camino Real Academy and Aspen Community School

Full-day program for rising 4th to 8th graders. The program’s themes are environment, history and cultures of Northern NM. $100–$200 for the five weeks with scholarships available. Contact Ed Gorman for El Camino at 505.690.8509 or Alma Rodríguez for Aspen at alrodriguez@sfps.k12.nm.us


June 21–24

Rodeo de Santa Fe

SF Rodeo Grounds

Parade, competitions for barrel racing, riding and roping. 505.471.4300, rodeosantafe.org


June 24, 10 am–12 pm

Community River Cleanup

Alto Park (meet behind tennis courts)

Bring gloves, water shoes, water bottles. www.santafewatershed.org


June 24, 4–8 pm

Fire & Water Festival

The Bridge at SF Brewing Co.

Family-friendly event with music, activities for kids and adults, food trucks. Fundraiser to promote community education, advocacy and stewardship presented by the SF Watershed Association. $10 includes raffle ticket, kids 12 & under free. 505.820.1696, Raquel@santafewatershed.org, www.santafewatershed.org


June 24, 5–8 pm

Water Is Life Festival

SF Botanical Garden

Global Water Dance event (http://globalwaterdances.org) featuring choreographers Rulan Tangen, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Elise Gent, Diedre Morris, Bobbie Besold and Emily Weiderholt. Performance, interactive and educational activities. Procession from the SF River creating a Water Medicine Wheel. Abcdartistsmakeart@gmail.com


Through Feb. 11, 2018

Voices of Counterculture
in the Southwest

NM History Museum, SF Plaza

Exhibit spans the 1960s and 70s exploring the influx of young people to NM and the collision of cultures. Archival footage, oral histories, photography, ephemera and artifacts. Curated by Jack Loeffler and Meredith Davidson. http://nmhistorymuseum.org/calendar.php?


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, Francesca@santafefarmersmarket.com, artmarketsantafe.com


Sundays, 11 am

Journey Santa Fe Conversations

Collected Works Books

202 Galisteo St.

6/4: Jennifer Ramo, exec. dir. of the anti-hunger group NM Appleseed, on the No Food Shaming Bill; 6/11: Red Mountain Press’s 10th anniversary celebration with editor/author Susan Gardner and writers Lisa Bickmore, Keith Emmons, Ann Filemyr, Robyn Hunt, Anne Valley Fox and others; 6/18: “Dealing with Doctors, Denial and Death.” Dr. Aroop Mangalik will provide information and resources for end-of-life decision making; 6/25: A conversation with Julie Ann Grimm, editor/publisher of the SF Reporter. Hosts: Alan Webber and Bill Dupuy. Free. www.journeysantafe.com



Poeh Cultural Center & Museum

78 Cities of Gold Rd.

Pueblo of Pojoaque

In T’owa Vi Sae’we: The People’s Pottery. Tewa Pottery from the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. Nah Poeh Meng: 1,600-sq.-ft. core installation highlighting the works of Pueblo artists and Pueblo history. Poehcenter.org



El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe

555 Cam. de la Familia

Rotating exhibits, community programs and performances designed to preserve Hispanic culture. Elmuseocultural.org



Santa Fe Children’s Museum

1050 Old Pecos Trail

Interactive exhibits and activities. 505.989.8359, Santafechildrensmuseum.org


Sat., 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


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, http://nm.audubon.org/landingcenter-chapters/visiting-randall-davey-audubon-center-sanctuary



Santa Fe Botanical Garden

715 Cam. Lejo, Museum Hill

Living museum on 14 acres. Ojos y Manos, Orchard Gardens, The Courtyard Gardens and the Arroyo Trails. Santafebotanicalgarden.org


Sustainable Growth Management Plan for SF County

Hard copies $70, 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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