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Feliz Ano Nuevo

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Happy New Year!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Journeysantafe: Paul Gibson of Retake Our Democracy, takes a look at the upcoming legislative session. Retake Our Democracy is a volunteer-based organization committed to making personal and collective activism easier. Collected Works Bookstore and Coffeehouse, 202 Galisteo St.  Sun, Dec 30 at 11am
  • Kwanzaa Family Gathering – Celebrate the week-long Afro-centric celebration. Each day honors one of seven principles: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith. Join the community for food, music, drumming, dancing and stories, plus activities for children and and a candle-lighting ceremony. Sponsored by the Santa Fe NAACP.
    Genoveva Chavez Community Center, 3221 W Rodeo Road, Sun, Dec 30 time 2- 4pm
  • GLOW: Cosmic Nights – Light up your holiday season with thousands of twinkle lights and beautiful large-scale light installations all aglow throughout the garden. Enjoy live music, festive beverages, and meet Santa. Opens at 5 pm last entry 7:30 pm. Kids 12 and under get in free! Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, 4 thru 31st.
  • Public Swearing In of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Lt. Governor Howie Morales – The doors open at 9 am, followed by a meet-and-greet until 2 p.  Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Tue, Jan 1, 2019 at noon, 201 W Marcy St.
  • Career Talks for Teens – Monthly gatherings bring in professionals to share about their careers to expose high school students to interesting, in-demand careers and give them the opportunity to network with professionals. The professionals give a brief talk about what they do and how they got started, then allow time for questions, discussion, and/or a hands-on demonstration of their work. Santa Fe Public Library LaFarge Branch, 1730 Llano St. Wed, Jan 2, time 4:30 – 5:30pm
  • From the Santa Fe Animal Shelter – If you have lost your pet, please do this immediately:
    • File a lost report with the Shelter. You may do this by calling 505.983.4309 x1606 or visiting the Shelter in person.
    • Post a photo and description of your pet on the Santa Fe Lost Pet website or on their Facebook page.
    • Canvas your neighborhood. Visit your neighbors and put up posters. Use this link to create a poster.
    • Put a “Lost Pet” ad in the Santa Fe ScoopCraigslist, and the Reporter. (Online sites are usually free.)
    • Call the Shelter often to see if your animal is there.  Realize, though, that we make no guarantee that we can identify your pet from the description given.  It is best to visit in person.
    • View lost/found pets on our website by following these links. The website is updated several times each day.  Again, do not rely on these postings alone.  Please continue to call and visit the shelter regularly.

Cool Event

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New Year’s Eve on the Plaza – Hot chocolate and biscochitos, piñon bonfires, fireworks and favorite musical groups on the bandstand make for a festive end to 2018. Al Hurricane, Jr. headlines with his classic New Mexico sound. Mayor Alan Webber and other city officials welcome in the new year, and a Zia symbol goes up the flagpole at midnight. Dress the kids warmly and bring the whole family downtown. Mon, Dec 31
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Dreaming of a White Christmas

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Happy Holidays!

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Winter Solstice Labyrinth – Join friends and neighbors for a sunrise gathering to mark the age old tradition of welcoming the winter solstice at the Eldorado labyrinth located close to the cactus garden at the community center. Eldorado Community Center, 1 Hacienda Loop,Fri, Dec 21 from 6:30am to 7:30am
  • Santa Fe Homeless Persons’ Memorial Vigil – In conjunction with the National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day, join the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness for a memorial ceremony to honor and celebrate the lives of homeless friends and neighbors who passed away in 2018. It’s in the courtyard, so dress warmly. Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 417 Agua Fría St., Fri, Dec 21 at 3pm
  • Museum Hill Holiday Stroll – Free admission to the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art. The Tewa Women’s Choir performs at 5 pm at the MIAC Theater; Renate Yazzie (Diné) performs a mix of classical and holiday music on piano at 5:30 pm in the MIAC lobby; at MOIFA, make your own farolito and check out a mercado with holiday gifts; also featuring an outdoor tree lighting, ornament workshop for adults and families, plus holiday refreshments and traditional Western holiday music sung in Diné piped outdoors.
    Museum Hill, 710 Camino Lejo, Fri, Dec 21 from 4pm – 7pm
  • A Baroque Christmas from Santa Fe Pro Musica– Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, Tickets $20 – $90, Fri. Dec. 21 – Mon. Dec. 24
  • GLOW: Cosmic Nights – Light up your holiday season with thousands of twinkle lights and beautiful large-scale light installations all aglow throughout the garden. Enjoy live music, festive beverages, and meet Santa. Opens at 5 pm last entry 7:30 pm. Kids 12 and under get in free! Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, Dec. 14 thru 31, 2018 (closed Dec 24 & 25).

Cool Events

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Farolito Walk on Canyon Road, Mon, Dec 24 starts 5pm


More Holiday Cheer

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Christmas Countdown

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Happy Holidays!

Christmas

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Cool Picks for the Week

  • Holiday Market: Recycled and Reimagined – The International Folk Art Market and four artists in the IFAM family have partnered with clothier Eileen Fisher’s  recycling program to revitalize and create new garments. The artists have transformed recycled garments into original clothing, and each one is a one-of-a-kind treasure. International Folk Art Alliance, 620 Cerrillos Road, Fri & Sat, Dec 14 & 15

  • Canyon Road Holiday Block Party – Galleries up and down our artsiest street open with refreshments, farolitos, bonfires, music and plenty of Santa Fe magic. Fri, Dec 14 from 4-7 pm

  • Aspen Santa Fe Ballet: The Nutcracker – Lensic Performing Arts Center, Sat & Sun Dec 15 & 16 – click here for tickets
  • Mandala Construction Closing Ceremony – The monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery construct a sand mandala by pouring colored sand into place over a period of nine days. They are creating a Green Tara, who is called upon for protection, health, happiness, wisdom, abundance and success, and is the female manifestation of enlightenment. After finishing the mandala between 10 am and noon, attend a closing ceremony and destruction of the mandala at 1 pm.
    Institute of American Indian Arts83 Avan Nu Po Road,  $10, Sun, Dec 16
  • Schola Christmas Concert – Schola Cantorum of Santa Fe performs an a cappella Christmas concert, including “Auld Lang Syne,” “Ave Maria,” “O Holy Night” and all your favorite holiday songs. Santuario de Guadalupe, 100 N Guadalupe St, Sun, Dec 16 at 3pm

  • Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble: Songs of Hope and Light – Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, 50 Mt. Carmel Road, $10 – $25, Sun, Dec 16 at 3pm
  • GLOW: Cosmic Nights – Light up your holiday season with thousands of twinkle lights and beautiful large-scale light installations all aglow throughout the garden. Enjoy live music, festive beverages, and meet Santa. Opens at 5 pm last entry 7:30 pm. Kids 12 and under get in free! Santa Fe Botanical Garden, 715 Camino Lejo, Dec. 14 thru 31, 2018 (closed Dec 24 & 25).

Cool Events

Janet-ONeal-ArtMeet Santa Fe artist Janet O’Neal the featured artist in residence this weekend. She’ll being doing demonstrations & showing her work at Four Seasons Rancho Encantado, Fri – Sun 12/14 – 12/16. Call 505-946-5700 for more info


Kahn_ClaireRenaissance artist, Claire Kahn, returns to Patina Gallery for her eighth solo exhibition, Winter in Jacona She weaves a mosaic of color amongst the intertwined Japanese, cylindrical glass beads that comprise her collection of necklaces and bracelets. 131 W. Palace Ave. Opening Fri. Dec. 14. Show runs thru Jan. 14


More Holiday Cheer

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Feliz Navidad

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Provecho!

Cool Art

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San Miguel by Cheri O’Brien
48” x 30” Oil on Canvas
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Cool Pick of the Week

Farolito Walk
One of Santa Fe’s most beloved holiday traditions, the Canyon Road Farolito Walk – 5pm on Christmas Eve.

Small, sand-filled, paper bags illuminated with votive candles line the historic neighborhood streets and adobe walls. Carolers gather around the farolitos (Spanish for paper lantern; diminutive of farol,lantern; from faro, lighthouse, lantern; from Latin pharus, from Pharus, Pharos) and sing for joy as they warm themselves, and our hearts, from the cold night.


Cool Posts You’ve Shared

  • Greyhound Meet & Greet: The Greyhound Adoption League of TX/NM brings its adoptable long dogs for you to love on. Come meet the hounds and learn about this wonderful breed and how to adopt or foster.
    Sat, Dec. 23, Teca Tu DeVargas Center, 165 Paseo de Peralta11:00am – 1:00pm For more info check galtx.org.
  • Santa Fe Desert Chorale: Home for the Holidays Winter Concert Festival, Fri. Dec. 22 & Sat. Dec 23, Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi 131 Cathedral Place Santa Fe 8 pm – click here for ticket information
  • GLOW: A Winter Lights Event at the Santa Fe Botanical Gardens thru Dec. 31 (closed Dec. 24 – 25), 5- 8 pm Bring a non-perishable (unfrozen) item to GLOW for The Food Depot and receive a free day admission pass to the Botanical Garden.

Happy Holidays!

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