EQUUS Film Fest
35 movies, trailers and shorts about human-equine interaction, tribal traditions and the romance of the horse. 9/2: kids’ movie block. Tickets: $10/block or $75/weekend. Benefits the Horse Shelter. www.thehorseshelter.org
Chi Center, Galisteo, NM
Renesan Classes Begin
St. John’s United Methodist Church
1200 Old Pecos Tr.
Institute for Lifelong Learning. 60+ daytime classes, lectures and trips in the arts, culture, current events, film, history, literature, music, science & technology and social sciences. 505.982.9274, www.renesan.org
Sept. 6, 6–8 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
107 W. Barcelona Rd.
Virginia Seamster, Ph.D., and Melissa Savage, Ph.D., on protecting and restoring NM’s native wildlife and wildlands, and vital aquatic life such as the otter. Presented by the Río Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club.
Milagro Herbs, 1500 5th St.
9/6–10/4: Foundations of Western Herbalism: Comprehensive class on local medicinal plants and how to make medicine from them. Includes two days in the field. $245. 9/10: Herbal First Aid in the Field: Explore first aid medicines and learn to identify plants in the mountains around SF with Stefan Link. $45. 9/30, 10 am–3 pm. Herbal Medicine Day and Product Expo: See what the current class is cooking up. 505.820.6321, www.milagroherbs.com
Sept. 7, 5:30 pm
Sol Not Coal Award
Fundraiser for New Energy Economy’s work for 100% renewables. $100. 505.989.7262, www.newenergyeconomy.org/
Sept. 8, 8 am–4 pm
NM Coalition for Literacy Conference
La Posada de Santa Fe, 330 E. Palace Ave.
30th anniversary. Keynote speaker: author Jodi Thomas. Lunchtime storyteller: Mary Ellen Gonzales. Break-out workshops. Public invited. $20 includes lunch. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/
Sept. 9, 5:30–10 pm
SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion
Celebrating local food, culture & community. 5:30–8 pm: Plated dinner: $150. 8–10 pm: Community Celebration: $35. 505.983.7726, ext. 5, email@example.com, www.farmersmarketeinstitute.org
Sept. 9, 6 pm
R. Carlos Nakai Quartet
SF Botanical Garden Amphitheater,
715 Cam. Lejo
Jazz fusion. $60./$100. Benefits KSFR Radio. 505.471.9103
Sept. 16, 12–4 pm
American Indian Community Day
This event, organized by the SF Indian Center, brings the SF community together to celebrate Native culture with music, dances and fun activities including art projects, food and nonprofit tables. Free. 505.660.4210, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 17, 3–6 pm
Bark in the Park
Alto/Bicentennial Park, 1043 Alto St.
Fundraiser to benefit Street Homeless Animal Project. Meet Smith Vet staff, techs and doctors. Live jazz, food truck, raffle. $25. entry. 505.501.4933, email@example.com, www.nmshap.org
Sept. 23, 1 pm
“Media Literacy in a Fake News World”
SF Public Library Southside, 6599 Jaguar Drive
Panel discussion with ABQ Journal North editor Mark Oswald, Taos News editor Stacy Matlock, PBS Newshour correspondent Kathleen McCleery and author James McGrath Morris. Free. Sponsored by the SF Public Library, NM Press Women, the Society of Professional Journalists (Río Grande Chapter), SF chapter of the League of Women Voters, the Foundation for Open Government and It’s the People’s Data. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sept. 23, 5:30–8:30 pm
Reaching for the Stars Reception
Stieren Hall, SF Opera
SF Great Big Jazz Band, food, auctions. $35. Supports Local Teens Dreams to Careers Program. 505.216.6049, email@example.com
Stuart Udall Legacy Dinner
NPS Building, Old Santa Fe Trail
“Preserving the Spirit of Place.” Honoring Galisteo Basin conservationist Ted Harrison. $175. Benefits the SF Conservation Trust. 505.989.7019, www.sfct.org
Oct. 6, 6:30 pm
SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion
WildEarth Guardians benefit dinner. 505.988.9126, ext. 0, www.wildearthguardians.org
SF Yoga Festival
Tickets: $299/$199 or for individual speakers and events. www.santafeyogafestival.org
Oct. 7, 7:30–9 pm
Yes Men Live
The True Story of Fake News. A benefit for the NM Environmental Law Center. $35/$25/$12 students w/ID. 6 pm private VIP reception: $100. 505.988.1234
Oct. 11, 6–8 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church
107 W. Barcelona Rd.
Shane Woolbright and Sandrine Gaillard, Ph.D., will address the complexities of utility regulation, energy conservation and solar energy’s great potential in NM. Presented by the Río Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club.
Oct. 12, morning–afternoon
Española Basin Technical Advisory Group
SF Convention Center
Technical presentations and posters about geology, hydrogeology, geochemistry, geophysics, hydrology, water quality, etc., of the Española Basin and surrounding watersheds. $20. at the door (cash only) Registration: https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/ebtag/workshop/registration/home.cfml
Economics of Happiness Conference
James A. Little Theater, 1060 Cerrillos Rd.
Reconnecting to Our Local Future – Celebrating Diversity and Community. Conference will explain how humans can shift from a globalized system of exploitation towards local cultures and economies that support renewal, resilience and planetary well-being. Presenters: Helena Norberg-Hodge, Winona LaDuke, Arvol Looking Horse, Larry Dossey, Judy Wicks, Craig Childs, Charles Eisenstein, many others. $150/adv. Some discounts available. www.localfutures.org/
Oct. 14, 5:30–9 pm
Hungry Mouth Festival
Some of SF’s top chefs compete for your votes. Benefits St. Elizabeth’s Shelters & Supportive Housing. $150. Tickets: 505.982.6611, ext. 104 or www.steshelter.org
SF Independent Film Festival
Oct. 21, 5:30 pm
SF Mayor’s Ball
SF Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St.
Live auction, music by Michael Hearne & South by Southwest and Nosotros. Food by some of SF’s top chefs. Benefits Communities in Schools and the Food Depot. $150. Santafemayorsball2017.org
Climate Solutions Symposium
Monte del Sol Charter School
“Getting Beyond the Climate Argument: Plugging into Solutions.” Statewide conference in SF and remote locations presented by Citizens’ Climate Education–NM. 10/26, 7–9 pm: Screening of the film Tomorrow to kick-off the conference. 10/28, 9 am–4:45 pm: Renowned speakers and breakout sessions. 10/29, time and place TBD: 3-hour advocate training. firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct. 31 Artists’ Application Deadline
2018 SF Studio Tour
Self-guided free studio tour with artist demonstrations takes place June 16–17 and 23–24. Reception June 8 and Community Gallery show June 9–27. Details and application: santafestudiotour.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
Sundays, 11 am
Journey Santa Fe Conversations
Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.
9/3: Ken Baumann on the Democratic Socialist Alliance; 9/10: Tony Anella on the Aldo Leopold Writing Program; 9/17: Doug Meiklejohn, director of the NM Environmental Law Center; 9/14: Matthew Brown, SF’s new director of Economic Development; 10/1: NM Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver; 10/8: Nate Downey and Ann Filemyr will speak about the Economics of Happiness Conference. Hosts: Alan Webber, Bill Dupuy and James Burbank. 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 Camino de la Familia
Rotating exhibits, community programs and performances designed to preserve Hispanic culture. Elmuseocultural.org
Tues., Sat., 7 am-1 pm; Weds., 3–7 pm
SF Farmers’ Market
1607 Paseo de Peralta (& Guadalupe)
Tues., 3–6 pm: Plaza Contenta, 6009 Jaguar Dr.
Northern NM farmers & ranchers offer fresh greenhouse tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, body care products and much more. santafefarmersmarket.com
Tuesdays, 12 pm
Office of Archaeological Studies Brown Bag Talks
Center for NM Archaeology, 7 Old Cochiti Rd.
9/5: Early Pueblo Occupation of the Dinetah Region by Eric Blinman. 9/19: Cooking Jar Technology in the Ancient Southwest by Eric Blinman. 505.476.4404, email@example.com, nmarchaeology.org
Santa Fe Children’s Museum
1050 Old Pecos Tr.
Interactive exhibits and activities. 505.989.8359, Santafechildrensmuseum.org
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.