CALENDAR

Aug
14
Tue
Antique American Indian Art Show @ El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm

THE ANTIQUE AMERICAN INDIAN ART SHOW SANTA FE 2018

Keeping the Tradition Alive!

When the world comes to Santa Fe for the best in American Indian art – Its heritage will be found at The Antique American Indian Art Show, at El Museo in The Railyard.

IN THE RAILYARD: El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM
2018 OPENING: Tues., August 14th (6pm-9pm).
100% of the gala ticket proceeds benefit KNME New Mexico PBS.
2018 SHOW DATES: Weds., Thurs., Fri., August 15th – 17th (11am-5pm)

Aug
16
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Aug 16 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market, a Los Alamos institution for decades welcomes you to enjoy and take part in our market. Our outdoor market operates on Thursday mornings weekly from May through October each year. On peak days we feature more than forty vendors of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pestos, jams, breads, and much more. Average vendor participation in 2009 was 33 vendors. 2009 estimated sales were $485,000 of which more than $400K was by farmer/rancher vendors. On busy days, more than 2000 patrons frequent the market.

Our monthly winter markets are also popular community events.

We are always on the look-out for new and interesting vendors. Contact the market manager for more information.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market is a project of Los Alamos MainStreet.

Produce
Organics
Vegetables
Fruits
Flowers
Meats
Cheeses
Breads
… much more

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is the place to be on Thursday mornings May through October from 7:00 AM until 12:30 PM in the Mesa Public Library Parking lot in downtown Los Alamos. For more information, contact Market Manager Cindy Talamantes. Email or 505-581-4651 H 505-929-6579
… and fun!

Aug
17
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 17 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Aug
18
Sat
SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market @ Sante Fe Plaza
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day

Native Art. Inspired.

Experience the magic of the Market! Join us in celebrating Native arts and culture in the largest and most prestigious intertribal fine art market in the world. Visit Santa Fe Indian Market and enjoy seeing and interacting with over 1,000 of the “best of the best” Native artists, craftspersons, and designers. Celebrate tribal traditions and history. Witness exciting contemporary evolution and growth, as Native fine art is passed on to new generations. Gather with friends old and new and savor the fun, fashion, music, dance, food, film and more. Share the legacy and the joy! See you at the Market!

The Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest and most prestigious juried Native arts show in the world. 

Begun in 1922, Indian Market attracts over 100,000 visitors from all over the world, to buy art directly from roughly 1,000 artists from 200+ federally recognized tribes from the U.S. and Canada. 

Indian Market provides a rare opportunity to meet Native artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures. Quality and authenticity are the hallmarks of the Santa Fe Indian Market, which is produced by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA), a non-profit organization that promotes Native art and artists.

Aug
23
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Aug 23 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market, a Los Alamos institution for decades welcomes you to enjoy and take part in our market. Our outdoor market operates on Thursday mornings weekly from May through October each year. On peak days we feature more than forty vendors of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pestos, jams, breads, and much more. Average vendor participation in 2009 was 33 vendors. 2009 estimated sales were $485,000 of which more than $400K was by farmer/rancher vendors. On busy days, more than 2000 patrons frequent the market.

Our monthly winter markets are also popular community events.

We are always on the look-out for new and interesting vendors. Contact the market manager for more information.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market is a project of Los Alamos MainStreet.

Produce
Organics
Vegetables
Fruits
Flowers
Meats
Cheeses
Breads
… much more

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is the place to be on Thursday mornings May through October from 7:00 AM until 12:30 PM in the Mesa Public Library Parking lot in downtown Los Alamos. For more information, contact Market Manager Cindy Talamantes. Email or 505-581-4651 H 505-929-6579
… and fun!

Aug
24
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 24 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Aug
25
Sat
Chuckwagon BBQ Supper & Shows @ WildLife West Nature Park
Aug 25 all-day
Chuckwagon Supper Shows  June 30, July 14, August 11 & 25, Sept 1  Saturday Nights 6 PM  Featuring The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
crowd_fsOur Saturday night Chuckwagon Supper Shows are a local favorite. Suppers include a traditional barbecue dinner of brisket and chicken (vegetarian option is always available), wildlife presentation, our unique falcon show, and live music–typically western, bluegrass or an acoustic mix. Shows take place rain or shine in our all-weather amphitheater or our enclosed and heated Bean Barn. Sign up for Park updates. New Mexico can get cool after sunset, so make sure to bring a jacket or other warm garments! Call the park for reservations. Local – (505) 281-7655 Toll-Free

Chuck Wagon Suppers

Join us for dinner and music at one of central New Mexico’s most enjoyable attractions, just 20 minutes east of Albuquerque in Edgewood! The park is open to chuckwagon guests at 5:30; the falcon show begins at 6:00; hayrides run from 6:00 to 7:00; and dinner is served at 7:00. The music starts approximately 8:00 and usually runs for about an hour._DSC9754

Just before the show starts, a special free-flight Peregrine Falcon demonstration will be presented by world-renowned falconer Tom Smylie. The audience will experience these magnificent birds close up and learn how the fastest raptor on earth survives in the wild.  A puppet show, created by youth, tells a fun and heart-warming story of other animals in the Park._DSC9746

Reservations are required by 2:00 PM on the day of the show; vegetarian options must be requested at time of reservation. To make reservations, please contact us by phone:

Local – (505) 281-7655
Toll-Free – (877) 981-9453

Aug
28
Tue
Isleta Pueblo Feast Day – St. Augustine
Aug 28 all-day

Isleta means “Little Island” in Spanish, but Isleta Pueblo is hardly “little” having and area of 211,002 acres and a population greater than three thousand.

Isleta has had a troubled history. When the Pueblo Revolt began, many of the members fled to Hopi settlements in Arizona, while a number of Isleta people accompanied the Spanish in their retreat to El Paso del Norte. After the rebellion was brought under control, the Isleta people returned to their former home, some bringing Hopi mates and half-Hopi Children.

When some members of the Laguna Pueblo and the Acoma Pueblo joined the Isleta community in the eighteen hundreds, friction within this heterogeneous society led to internal disagreement over religious and ritual matters.

The solution to this conflict resulted in the creation of the satellite settlement of Oraibi. The Pueblo today is comprised of two small communities. Oraibi and Chicale and the the main Pueblo, Isleta.

The language is generally Tiwa with most people speaking English as well. Agriculture is the principal occupation of the Isleta people. Additional revenue is derived from land leased to local business concerns and to the United States Government.

A high portion of the population works outside the reservation, but a recent revival of pottery making is giving work to a number of artisans.

The Chiwiwi family, which is noted for its high quality work, has created fine products in the traditional style of pottery which are gaining the attention of collectors. Embroidery and jewelry-making are also experiencing a revival.

Isleta is also known for excellent bread baking.

The Isleta Pueblo performs several dances open to the public during June, July and August as well as September Fair and Christmas festivals.

Camping and fishing at Sunrise Lake on the Isleta Reservation are popular vacation attractions.

Aug
30
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Aug 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market, a Los Alamos institution for decades welcomes you to enjoy and take part in our market. Our outdoor market operates on Thursday mornings weekly from May through October each year. On peak days we feature more than forty vendors of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pestos, jams, breads, and much more. Average vendor participation in 2009 was 33 vendors. 2009 estimated sales were $485,000 of which more than $400K was by farmer/rancher vendors. On busy days, more than 2000 patrons frequent the market.

Our monthly winter markets are also popular community events.

We are always on the look-out for new and interesting vendors. Contact the market manager for more information.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market is a project of Los Alamos MainStreet.

Produce
Organics
Vegetables
Fruits
Flowers
Meats
Cheeses
Breads
… much more

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is the place to be on Thursday mornings May through October from 7:00 AM until 12:30 PM in the Mesa Public Library Parking lot in downtown Los Alamos. For more information, contact Market Manager Cindy Talamantes. Email or 505-581-4651 H 505-929-6579
… and fun!

Aug
31
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 31 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Wagon Mound Bean Day Celebration
Aug 31 – Sep 3 all-day

The historic event of Bean Day began in 1909 when Higinio Gonzales and his crew cooked up a pot of beans in wash boilers behind the school house for what was then called the “Mora County Farmers Harvest Jubilee.” The following year, the name “Bean Day” was born to honor the crop that was once a staple of the local farming economy. In those days, Wagon Mound was a major center for the production of pinto beans. Although few pinto beans are grown in the area these days, the tradition continues as an enjoyable family oriented celebration.

The Annual Burning of Zozobra @ Fort Marcy Ballpark and Recreation Complex
Aug 31 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

What Is Zozobra?
Zozobra is a unique cultural event staged each year by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe as a fiery and exciting kick-off to the annual Fiestas de Santa Fe. The ‘Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra’ is presented annually the Friday of Labor Day weekend.
Friday evening at dusk the people of Santa Fe, friends new and old, all make their way to Fort Marcy Park where the Zozobra pageant takes place. Located just a few blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Zozobra, also known as Old Man Gloom (OMG) (pictured left), is the inspiration of artist Will Shuster and was introduced as part of the Fiesta events in 1926.
Shuster’s creation first appeared as a six-foot puppet and has since grown to about 50 feet. Made of muslin and stuffed with shredded paper Zozobra is an eerie, groaning, flailing character who appears to be part ghost and part monster.
Amid fireworks and the ceremonial dances of ghosts and fire a growling Zozobra is set ablaze and it is said as the fire consumes the beast so go the feelings of gloom and doom from the past year. The flames renewing the hope and optimism of the gathered celebrants. The ever increasing desperation of the howling Zozobra can be heard echoing throughout Santa Fe.

The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe became officially involved with Zozobra in 1963 when Zozobra’s creator artist Will Shuster assigned all rights on June 19, 1964 to the Santa Fe Kiwanis Club. To this day they retain all the exclusive copyrights and trademarks to the figure. As the major annual fundraiser Zozobra has become a fun way for the citizens of Santa Fe (and visitors from around the globe) to participate in community service.

Sep
1
Sat
Chuckwagon BBQ Supper & Shows @ WildLife West Nature Park
Sep 1 all-day
Chuckwagon Supper Shows  June 30, July 14, August 11 & 25, Sept 1  Saturday Nights 6 PM  Featuring The Watermelon Mountain Jug Band
crowd_fsOur Saturday night Chuckwagon Supper Shows are a local favorite. Suppers include a traditional barbecue dinner of brisket and chicken (vegetarian option is always available), wildlife presentation, our unique falcon show, and live music–typically western, bluegrass or an acoustic mix. Shows take place rain or shine in our all-weather amphitheater or our enclosed and heated Bean Barn. Sign up for Park updates. New Mexico can get cool after sunset, so make sure to bring a jacket or other warm garments! Call the park for reservations. Local – (505) 281-7655 Toll-Free

Chuck Wagon Suppers

Join us for dinner and music at one of central New Mexico’s most enjoyable attractions, just 20 minutes east of Albuquerque in Edgewood! The park is open to chuckwagon guests at 5:30; the falcon show begins at 6:00; hayrides run from 6:00 to 7:00; and dinner is served at 7:00. The music starts approximately 8:00 and usually runs for about an hour._DSC9754

Just before the show starts, a special free-flight Peregrine Falcon demonstration will be presented by world-renowned falconer Tom Smylie. The audience will experience these magnificent birds close up and learn how the fastest raptor on earth survives in the wild.  A puppet show, created by youth, tells a fun and heart-warming story of other animals in the Park._DSC9746

Reservations are required by 2:00 PM on the day of the show; vegetarian options must be requested at time of reservation. To make reservations, please contact us by phone:

Local – (505) 281-7655
Toll-Free – (877) 981-9453

Cloudcroft Labor Day Hoopla @ Zenith Park
Sep 1 – Sep 2 all-day

Saturday, September 1st and 2nd, 2018
Saturday:
8:00pm – 11:00pm on Saturday on Burro Street: Street Dance with Entertainment TBA

Sunday:
12:00PM on Sunday: Hot dogs for the family, Ice Cream Social to immediately follow.

Sunday, September 2nd: Ice Cream Social and Pie Auction

Pie Auction will begin at 2pm. Entertainment from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, games are available for the whole family to play. Come and enjoy a community gathering at Zenith Park! Fun for the whole family with games, food and music.

Harvest Wine Festival @ BALLOON FIESTA PARK
Sep 1 – Sep 3 all-day

Harvest Wine Festival
ALBUQUERQUE

Labor Day Weekend
September 1-3
Balloon Fiesta Park

A fully tented event for your wine drinking comfort.

2000 BOTTLES. 200 WINES. 20 WINERIES, and…
2 DUELING PIANOS
Electrified fun and entertainment provided by

Admission includes a Viva Vino wine glass, complimentary tastings from all wineries.
All paid wine tasting tickets include $5 off any bottle of wine.

VIP Early Access Hour, 11am (Saturday only)
General Admission, Doors Open at 12pm Daily

EVENT DATES AND TIMES

Saturday, September 1:
VIP Tasting Hour: 11AM – 12PM
General Admission: 12PM – 6PM

Sunday, September 2
General Admission: 12PM – 6PM

Monday, September 3
General Admission: 12PM – 5PM

Must Know FAQs

Must bring a VALID government issued photo ID.

Vertical New Mexico IDs will not be accepted.

All ages allowed. Children under 18 must be with a legal guardian.

NO weapons.

NO open containers.

NO coolers.

NO pets.

NO smoking.

NO outside food or alcohol. (Bottled water permitted)

Parking is FREE.

The festival will be held rain or shine.

Sep
4
Tue
Isleta Pueblo Feast Day – St. Augustinito
Sep 4 all-day

Isleta means “Little Island” in Spanish, but Isleta Pueblo is hardly “little” having and area of 211,002 acres and a population greater than three thousand.

Isleta has had a troubled history. When the Pueblo Revolt began, many of the members fled to Hopi settlements in Arizona, while a number of Isleta people accompanied the Spanish in their retreat to El Paso del Norte. After the rebellion was brought under control, the Isleta people returned to their former home, some bringing Hopi mates and half-Hopi Children.

When some members of the Laguna Pueblo and the Acoma Pueblo joined the Isleta community in the eighteen hundreds, friction within this heterogeneous society led to internal disagreement over religious and ritual matters.

The solution to this conflict resulted in the creation of the satellite settlement of Oraibi. The Pueblo today is comprised of two small communities. Oraibi and Chicale and the the main Pueblo, Isleta.

The language is generally Tiwa with most people speaking English as well. Agriculture is the principal occupation of the Isleta people. Additional revenue is derived from land leased to local business concerns and to the United States Government.

A high portion of the population works outside the reservation, but a recent revival of pottery making is giving work to a number of artisans.

The Chiwiwi family, which is noted for its high quality work, has created fine products in the traditional style of pottery which are gaining the attention of collectors. Embroidery and jewelry-making are also experiencing a revival.

Isleta is also known for excellent bread baking.

The Isleta Pueblo performs several dances open to the public during June, July and August as well as September Fair and Christmas festivals.

Camping and fishing at Sunrise Lake on the Isleta Reservation are popular vacation attractions.

Sep
6
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Sep 6 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market, a Los Alamos institution for decades welcomes you to enjoy and take part in our market. Our outdoor market operates on Thursday mornings weekly from May through October each year. On peak days we feature more than forty vendors of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pestos, jams, breads, and much more. Average vendor participation in 2009 was 33 vendors. 2009 estimated sales were $485,000 of which more than $400K was by farmer/rancher vendors. On busy days, more than 2000 patrons frequent the market.

Our monthly winter markets are also popular community events.

We are always on the look-out for new and interesting vendors. Contact the market manager for more information.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market is a project of Los Alamos MainStreet.

Produce
Organics
Vegetables
Fruits
Flowers
Meats
Cheeses
Breads
… much more

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is the place to be on Thursday mornings May through October from 7:00 AM until 12:30 PM in the Mesa Public Library Parking lot in downtown Los Alamos. For more information, contact Market Manager Cindy Talamantes. Email or 505-581-4651 H 505-929-6579
… and fun!

Sep
7
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Sep 7 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Sep
8
Sat
Pie Town Pie Festival @ Pie Town, New Mexico
Sep 8 all-day

Pie Festival 2017 – September 9

Pie Festival 2017

Pie Festival 2017 is Saturday, September 9!

The 2017 Pie Baking Contest Rules are LIVE–head to the Pie Baking Contest Rules page for the rules and a printable PDF Entry Form!

Information on the Pi-K run is now available–check the menu to the left of the screen, or visit the Run for Pie site at http://jimejoalbin.wixsite.com/runforpie

 

We’re busy planning another great Pie Festival, with live music, games, fun and pie!

Pueblo of Laguna – Encinal Village Feast -Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Feast Day
Sep 8 all-day

Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary’s Feast Day. Harvest and social dances at Village of Encinal, Laguna Pueblo

Laguna is surrounded by enchanting mesas and is situated at the foothills of the beautiful mountains of Mount Taylor.  Laguna is located 45 miles west of Albuquerque on Interstate 40. The reservation consists of approximately 500,000 acres of land situated in Cibola, Valencia, Bernalillo and Sandoval counties.  The residents of Laguna Pueblo live in six villages which are Laguna, Mesita, Paguate, Seama, Paraje, and Encinal.  The Tribal administration building is located in the village of Laguna. You can experience the uniqueness of our Pueblo by visiting in person.