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Christmas Countdown

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Happy Holidays!

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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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Plaza Tree Lighting – Fri, Nov 23: Starting at 3 pm, Girl Scouts are on hand to provide cookies and hot chocolate. At 4 pm, Santa and Mrs. Claus show up on a vintage fire truck, and at 4:30 pm, volunteers start lighting 1,000 farolitos. At 6 pm, they flip the switch and light up the trees on the Plaza for the holidays.


Cool Picks for the Week

  • If you were unable to attend the November meeting of  100 Women Who Care please make your checks payable to LIFE CIRCLE NEW MEXICO (which advocates for senior services and elder care in Santa Fe) and mail them to Katie Rountree. Click here if you need Katie’s mailing address.
  • Community Day at the Garden – Get free admission to the garden for New Mexico residents and students (please provide ID, naturally). Santa Fe Botanical Garden
    715 Camino Lejo Fri, Nov 23 from 11am – 3pm
  • Santa Fe Woman’s Club Gift Fair – Shop locally. Find jewelry, ceramics, textiles, recycled accessories, basketry and much more. Fri – Sun Nov 23 – 25 from 10am – 5pm, 1616 Old Pecos Trail
  • Grief and the Holidays, presented by The Transition Network.  Eileen Joyce, a Certified Professional Coach & Grief Recovery Specialist, leads conversation on how to help ourselves& those around us who may be grieving, especially during the holidays. Mon. Nov 26 from 5:45-7:30 pm Montezuma Lodge, 431 Paseo de Peralta, women 50 & forward welcome. $5.00 suggested donation. For more info: santafechapter@thetransitionnetwork.com
  • Readings in the Library – The college library and its creative writing program host a series of readings featuring faculty and students. Santa Fe Community College
    6401 Richards Ave Thurs, Nov 29 at 5pm

Cool Art Event

Giving Thanks – Smoke Fired & Glazed Platters by Heidi Loewen – Gallery Opening & Reception, 315 Johnson St,  Fri, Nov 23 from 5-8 pm & Sat, Nov 24 from 11-6 pm

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Smoked & Carved Porcelain  D: 30”


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Pumpkin Spice Days Are Here

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New art series by Angel Wynn
Opening Reception Oct. 5 from 5-7pm
7 Arts Gallery – 1/2 block from the Plaza at 125 Lincoln Avenue


Cool Picks for the Week

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women to Women Luncheon Wed. Oct. 10 at noon at Cowgirl with Guest Speaker Debra Ehrhardt talking about “From the Jamaican Page to the Hollywood Stage”.  Debra is in town for her one-woman show on Thurs. Oct. 11. (see more info below). $25 cash at the door. Click here to RSVP.
  • Here From Hollywood for One Night OnlyCock Tales: Shame on Me! Ticket includes Dinner & One Woman Show with Actress/Playwright, Debra Ehrhardt Thurs. Oct. 11 at Cowgirl. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited
  • At Joe’s Dining: “Of Rocks and Trees” watercolor paintings by Santa Fe artist Roberta Parry through October, 2801 Rodeo Rd
  • Global Big Day is an international birding event to collect data on migrating birds. Bandelier National Monument, Sat, Oct 6. Meet at the visitor center at 8 am for a bird walk down the Falls Trail to kick off this important bird day; bring water, wear comfortable shoes or boots and tote some binoculars if you have them.
  • SFWC Flea Market – Find bargains, food ‘n’ fun at the annual market to benefit the Woman’s Club, young women’s scholarships and local nonprofits. Santa Fe Woman’s Club, Sat, Oct 6 from 1616 Old Pecos Trail , 8am – 4pm
  • Close-Up Magic Workshop with Francis Menotti – Known as the magician that fooled Penn and Teller, Menotti  teaches some tricks focusing on coins, cards and borrowed items. Bring a fresh deck of cards; they’re also available for purchase at the cinema. Jean Cocteau Cinema. Sat, Oct 6, 12 – 1pm – $10
  • Golondrinas Harvest Festival – Autumn is a vibrant time to visit Santa Fe’s living history museum. Taste syrup from the burro-driven sorghum mill, help make cider by cranking a traditional apple press, pick a pumpkin from the scarecrow-guarded patch; children can stomp grapes by foot, make a cornhusk dolls or roll their own tortilla by hand. El Rancho de las Golondrinas, Sun, Oct 7 from 10am – 4pm, $6 – $8
  • Santa Fe Farmers Market New Hours: Wednesday Afternoon Market and El Mercado del Sur are now closed for the season. Saturday & Tuesday Markets are open 8am – 1pm
  • Pet Supply Drive for Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Espanola Valley Humane Society.
    Donations will be accepted:
    Mon. Oct. 8 thru Fri. Oct. 12
    at 2000 Old Pecos Trail
    8:00am- 5:00pmSuggested Donations Include:
    Kitty Litter (non-clumping)
    Cat Toys
    Pet Carriers/Kennel-Aires
    Large/Small Stainless Steel Food Bowls
    Non-Plush Dog Toys Suitable for Sanitizing (such as Kongs)
    Collapsible Dog Kennels
    Blankets & Towels
    Purina Brand Dry & Canned Food for Puppies, Adult Dogs, Kittens & Adult Cats
    Friskies & Fancy Feast Canned Cat Foods

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  • Ticket includes Dinner (vegetarian options) & One Woman Show with Actress/Playwright, Debra Ehrhardt Thurs. Oct. 11 at Cowgirl. Click here for tickets. Seating Limited

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Summer Sizzle

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Cool Picks for the Week

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  • You’re Invited: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. Sponsored by Art Showcase
  • 7 Arts Gallery at 125 Lincoln Avenue will be hosting hosting Cheesemongers of Santa Fe
  • RSVP Now for Women2Women Luncheon, Wed. June 20 at noon with Margo Covington, a Lymphatic Decongestive Therapist. Her talk is titled,“Self-Empowerment thru the Lens of Lymph” Email Jody to save your space at Cowgirl.
  • Art Feast Benefit Gallery Opening: Sat., June 9th, 5 – 8 p.m. Heidi Loewen Fine Art, 315 Johnson St. – 20% sale proceeds donated to giving art scholarships, classes & art supplies to Santa Fe Public Schools.
  • Food Depot Benefit: Rock CAN Roll, Santa Fe Place Mall Food Court. Building life-size sculpture from non-perishable food. Wed. June 13 – Sun. June 17. Attendees may vote for their favorite.
  • Pre-registration is required: Wells Petroglyph Preserve Public Tour, Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project, Sat, Jun 16, 9:30am – 11:30am. Docents lead visitors through an insightful two-hour tour representing Archaic, Ancestral Puebloan & Historic Period rock art.
  • Save the Date: Santa Fe River Clean + Green, a community arroyo & river clean up event organized by Santa Fe Watershed Assoc., Sat. June 16. Meet at Alto Park to clean litter from the river. Meet at Montano Park to help trim willows & elms
  • Save the Dates: Santa Fe Studio Tour, June 16-17 & 23-24
  • Get Tickets Now to Celebrate the Summer Solstice with Sangria and Song with the Santa Fe Community Foundation, Thurs., June 21, 6:30 PM – 9 PM at the Club at Las Campanas. Featuring performances by Luis Reyes–D.M.A. Collaborative Piano Performance USC and Connor McCreary–M.M. Voice Performance Northwestern.

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Happy Holiday Weekend

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El Bosque at Sunset by Roberta Parry, Transparent Watercolor
Plan to see a collection of Roberta Parry’s work on the Santa Fe Studio Tour at Studio #47
June 16-17, 23-24


Cool Pick of the Week

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Memorial Day Ceremony

Santa Fe National Cemetery Mon, May 28, 10am
The Memorial Day ceremony includes patriotic music and speakers. The cemetery is expecting a large crowd for the event, so staff will assist with traffic control. Attendees are permitted to bring in lawn chairs and blankets to sit on the grassy areas surrounding the rostrum, but no alcoholic beverages are allowed, so leave that cooler at home for later.


Cool Posts

  • Railyard Park Conservancy‘s Sand Play Saturdays opens today and will take place every Saturday, 10-12  from May 26th to August 11th.
  • Journey Santa Fe presents “Utility Policy, Politics, and a Prosperous, Healthy Future for our State” w/ Merrie Lee Soules, intro by Don Kurtz, hosted by Alan Webber, Bill Dupuy & Susan Tarman. Sun. May 27, 11 am at Collected Works Bookstore
  • Zia Singers 25th Anniversary Concert, Sun. May 27 at 3pm at the Santa Fe Women’s Club
  • Santa Fe Opera Backstage Tours, behind-the-scenes tours backstage at the opera start Mon. May 28 at 9am and continue thru Aug. 24. $10 at the box office.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline June 1. Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • Last reminder to send your checks! If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree.Click here to get her address
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  • Mark Your Calendar: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
  • Communities in Schools in New Mexico needs volunteers to help w/ food distribution, math tutoring & literacy support. email volunteer@cisnm.org

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Cool Art

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Make Janet O’Neal’s Studio your last stop on the Eldorado Studio Tour on Sat. May 19 from 5-8pm and join her for a wine & cheese reception. Janet is an award-winning photographer & mixed media artist. Plan to tour her studio & see her stunning, new works. RSVP Space Limited
Sponsored by Art Showcase, promoting artists in Santa Fe for Film, Interior Design & Collectors


Cool Pick of the Week

Japanese Cultural Festival

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This local tradition features stage performances and activities reminiscent of the festivals of Japan. Visit many specialty vendors and taste festival street food and bento for sale. Admission is $5 for adults, and free for children under 12.

May 19th, 9:30AM- 5PM, Santa Fe Community Convention Center


Cool Posts

  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon w/ guest speaker, Dede Feldman, former State Senator, consultant & author. Wed. May 23, noon at Cowgirl $25 at the door. Space limited.
  • One Year Anniversary Celebration at Cheri O’Brien Fine Art Gallery, 618 Canyon Road. “If Life is a Circus Then I Must Be a Clown”, Fri. May 18th 5-7pm
  • Mugs for CASA, Help Fill a Foster Child’s Cup at Cafe Opuntia, Sun. May 20 from 2 – 5 pm. Mugs created by artists, students & friends will be sold for advocacy for local foster care children. Music by Lisa Carman.
  • Santa Fe Chapter of the Awesome Foundation is accepting grant applications.You could win a $1,000 grant to turn your awesome community project into an awesome reality! Open to Individuals or groups. Deadline June 1. Apply here:http://www.awesomefoundation.org/en/chapters/santafe Questions? Email santafe@awesomefoundation.org
  • If you are a member but were unable to attend the last 100 Women Who Care Meeting please mail your checks, payable to Feed Santa Fe, to Katie Roundtree. Click here to get her address
  • Mark Your Calendar: Fri. June 8, Open Studio “Make Believe” a Mixed Media Photography exhibit from Santa Fe artist Sean Mary Helen Johnson, 4 – 7 pm at 829 Don Cubero St. in South Capitol. Sponsored by Art Showcase
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Summer Time Cooking!

Here are 5 recipes for Bruschetta. Buen Provecho!


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Happy Spring!

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Sunrise Gondola by Patti Bose, Archival Prints, click here for purchase info

Cool Pick of the Week

MarchforourlivesMarch for Our Lives: Peacefully protest mass shootings and gun violence and demand that the lives of children, students, parents and teachers be made a priority. Meet at the Roundhouse, State Capitol Building, 490 Old Santa Fe Trail & march to the Plaza, and end with a rally at the Plaza. Sat, Mar. 24, noon. T-shirts available at Jean Cocteau Cinema.


Cool Posts

  • Screen Shot 2018-03-01 at 12.18.36 PMGirls Inc has a new sewing machine! Thank you Christine Remy for your donation and kind heart. We had many people respond and lots of people who would be grateful for a sewing machine. If there are others out there collecting dust and you’d like to gift it, let me know!
  • The Zia Singers, the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus and the Rio Rancho Youth Chorus join together to perform Sun. Mar. 25 at 3pm at V. Sue Cleveland High School Concert Hall, 4800 Laban Rd NE, Rio Rancho
  • RSVP for Santa Fe Women2Women Luncheon, Wed. Mar. 28, noon at Cowgirl. Guest Speaker is Julie Rivers, talking about Everything but the Trust and Will:  All about the Importance of the Powers of Attorney. $25 cash at the door. Click here for more information about our monthly luncheons & let me know if you have a speaker you’d like to recommend for future luncheons.
  • Ongoing project by a coalition of equestrians, hikers, runners and search and rescue groups to map New Mexico’s San Pedro Parks Wilderness, a beautiful area two hours northwest of Santa Fe. Meeting is at Pecos Trail Cafe,2239 Old Pecos Trai, Wed, Mar. 28 at 7:00pm
  • 100 Kids Who Care in Santa Fe is looking student liaisons at each of the high schools in Santa Fe to help build the group by announcing the meetings, putting up flyers and encouraging fellow students to attend. There are only 2 meetings left for this school year: Sat. Mar. 31 and Sat. Apr. 21. If you know of a student who would be interested in being a part of the founding board and representing their school, please contact Coco Randolph. FYI  For the meetings kids bring $5 to $20 ($5 = 1 vote) and support local non-profits. Together kids can make a difference too!


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