Oct. 3, 3–6 pm
Lean Startup Bootcamp
35˚ North Coffee, 60 E. San Francisco St.
Workshop for people interested in starting a business. Sponsored by Regional Development Corp. Facilitated by ABQid. Abqid.com
Site SF Grand Re-Opening Events
1606 Paseo de Peralta
10/6: Opening. Tickets: $25 and up; Community Open House Days: 10/7, 10 am–6:30 pm and 10/8, 10:30 am–5 pm. Free. 505.989-1199, sitesf.org
Oct. 6, 6:30 pm
SF Farmers’ Market Pavilion
WildEarth Guardians benefit dinner. 505.988.9126, ext. 0, www.wildearthguardians.org
Oct. 7, 10 am–1 pm
Ampersand Sustainable Learning Center Tour
Oct. 7, 5:30 pm
Golden Ticket Gala
Buffalo Thunder Resort
Music, dinner by local chefs, silent and live auctions to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. $150. 505.395.2809, bbbsmountainregion.org/gala
Oct. 7, 5:30–7 pm
Guns to Gardens
CCA, 1050 Old Pecos Tr.
Mayor Javier Gonzales, author Valerie Plame, poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, sculptor Jeremy Thomas and gun violence survivors. Presented by New Mexican to Prevent Gun Violence. Free. http://rawtools.org
Oct. 7, 7:30–9 pm
Yes Men Live
“The True Story of Fake News” performance by the cultural activists/pranksters. A benefit for the NM Environmental Law Center. $35/$25/$12 students w/ID. 6pm private VIP reception: $100. 505.988.1234, ticketssantafe.org
Oct. 7, 8 am–5 pm; Oct. 8, 9 am–4 pm
Flea Market Fundraiser
Women’s Club and Library Association, 1616 Old Pecos Trl.
Supports scholarships for women, the public library and other nonprofits. 505.983.9455
Oct. 9, 8 am–5 pm
Indigenous Peoples Day
Santa Fe Plaza
Dances, singing, drumming, culture-sharing. Nonprofit arts, education and culture organization will have tables and booths. Presented by the City of SF in collaboration with the 23 tribes, nations and pueblos in NM.
Oct. 10, 5–8 pm
Piñón Awards Dinner
La Fonda on the Plaza
The SF Community Foundation celebrates the work of outstanding nonprofit organizations and dedicated philanthropists. $50. 505.988.9715,
Oct. 11, 6–8 pm
Unitarian Church, 107 W. Barcelona Rd.
Shane Woolbright and Sandrine Gaillard, Ph.D., address global warming, utility regulation, energy conservation and solar energy’s great potential in NM. Presented by the Río Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club. 505.466.8964
Oct. 11, 18, 25
10/11: Moxibustion demo. 10/18, 25: Class on Medicinal barks in the field and the lab. Milagro Herbs. 505.820.6321
Oct. 12, 6 pm
SF Farmers’ Market
Local foods supper and music to support a tool library for beginning farmers to grow their business. $40. Northern NM Young Farmers Alliance meeting at 4:30 pm. Register: https://farmerfundraiser.eventbrite.com
Oct. 12, 7 pm
The Last Shepherds
Violent Crown Cinema
Film about northern NM sheepherders Antonio and Molly Manzanares, who, with director Scott Andrews, will be part of a Q&A, thewisdomarchive.com
Oct. 12, morning–afternoon
Española Basin Technical Advisory Group
SF Convention Center
“SF Watershed from Top to Bottom.” Technical presentations and posters on history, dam and water resource engineering, fire impacts, acequia deliveries, “living river,” water quality, reuse strategies, storm management, etc. $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. 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, 9 am–1 pm
Natural Building with Earth and Straw
SF Community College
Oct. 14, 5:30–9 pm
Hungry Mouth Festival
Some of SF’s top chefs compete for votes. Benefits St. Elizabeth’s Shelters & Supportive Housing. $150. Tickets: 505.982.6611, ext. 104 or www.steshelter.org
SF Independent Film Festival
Screenings, panels and parties. Santafeindependentfilmfestival.com
Oct. 21, 9 am–12 pm
Harvest the Sun: Solar Design for Everyday Life
SF Community College
Oct. 21, 4:30–6:30 pm
Standing Fierce for Five!
SITE Santa Fe
Women at the Heart of Gender Justice in NM with Maria Hinojosa, host of NPR’s Latino USA. Celebrating the 5th anniversary of NewMexicoWomen.org
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
Oct. 28, 9 am–4:45 pm
Climate Solutions Symposium
Monte del Sol Charter School
“Getting Beyond the Climate Argument: Plugging into Solutions.” Conference in SF, ABQ and Las Cruces presented by Citizens’ Climate Education–NM. Speakers from climate action and environmental justice organizations will present their local and national work. Breakout sessions to build a statewide coalition. $18 adv/$25 after 10/21. Includes lunch. Info: 505.577.3917, http://tinyurl.com/2017NMCCL
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, Community Gallery show June 9–27. santafestudiotour.com
Nov. 1, 7–9 pm
SF Community College
Learn about water-wise landscaping for your yard or garden with Bob Pennington. $25. 505.428.1676, www.sfcc.edu/ce
Mayor’s Sustainability Awards
Nominations are open. Visit www.santafenm.gov/sustainable_santa_fe_awards to see categories and nomination process. 11/2: Presentation to congratulate 2017 winners.
Nov. 4, 8 am–4 pm
18th Annual Congreso de las Acequias
Santa Maria de la Paz Parish Hall
11 College Ave.
Annual NM Acequia Assn. meeting. Stories of Enduring Acequias, Testimonies in Defense of Water. Registration $25/$20. before Oct. 27. 505.995.9644, www.lasaceequias.org
Nov. 6, 2–6 pm
Campus Open House
Institute of American Indian Arts
83 A Van Nu Po Rd.
Open studios and classrooms, campus tours. Dedication of new Performing Arts and Fitness Center at 3:30 pm. 505..424.2325, https://iaia.edu
Indigenous Connectivity Summit
Hotel Santa Fe
Free event focused on connecting Indigenous communities to the Internet. Success stories of Indigenous community networks. Panels, presentations, discussions. email@example.com, www.internetsociety.org/events/indigenous-connectivity- summit
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, 11 am
Journey Santa Fe Conversations
Collected Works Books, 202 Galisteo St.
10/1: NM Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver; 10/8: Nate Downey of SF Permaculture and Ann Filemyr, dean of Southwestern College, will preview the Economics of Happiness Conference; 10/15: Joel Aaberts, new executive director of the Lensic Theater; 10/22: Denise Fort, emerita at UNM Law School and environmental activist; 10/29: Peter De Benedittis, Ph.D., progressive candidate for governor. 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 Cam. 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 tomatoes, greens, root veggies, cheese, teas, herbs, spices, honey, baked goods, body-care products and much more. santafefarmersmarket.com
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