Programs & Services

Events Calendar

 

Ongoing

DAILY 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. VISITORS CENTER,
9:00 a.m.–4 PM. TRAIL ENTRY

Cliff Dweller Canyon Trail & Cliff Dwellings

Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument

Rare inside views of 700-year-old Cliff Dwellings nestled in their hidden canyon oasis above the West Fork of the Gila River. Spectacular vistas in the unspoiled Gila Wilderness along the Trail of the Mountain Spirits National Scenic Byway, nps.gov/gicl

DAILY 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Centinela Traditional Arts

946 State Road 76, Chimayo

Traditional tapestry gallery featuring the work of award-winning weavers: blankets, rugs, vests, coats, wraps, purses, pillows, prints and books. (505) 351-2180, chimayoweavers.com

DAILY (through September 24) 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Bridles and Bits: Treasures from the Southwest

Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe

Masterpieces of early Navajo blacksmithing and silversmithing, and Moorish and Mexican prototypes made between the 13th century & 1860. (505) 982-4636, wheelwright.org

DAILY (THROUGH SEPTEMBER 25) 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque

History of the world’s most famous highway, stories, artifacts, music, images, and interactive components tell the story of iconic Route 66. (505) 245-2137,

nuclearmuseum.org

DAILY (through October 15) 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Critical Assembly, Super Secrets of Los Alamos 1944: by American Sculptor Jim Sanborn

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque

Explore and study recreations of the super secrets from the Manhattan Project’s atomic bomb in this mesmerizing exhibit. (505) 245-2137, nuclearmuseum.org

DAILY (THROUGH OCTOBER 29) 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Mirror Mirror: Photographs of Frida Kahlo

Museum of Spanish Colonial Art, Santa Fe

Photographs of the artist from a self-possessed adolescent to a passionate wife, fashion icon and object of cult-like reverence. (505) 982-2226, spanishcolonial.org

Courtesy Throckmorton Fine Arts.

DAILY (THROUGH APRIL 15, 2018) 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Beads: A Universe of Meaning

Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe

Beads: A Universe of Meaning traces the history of glass beads as a medium of exchange, expression, and identity for indigenous peoples. (505) 982-4636, wheelwright.org

Mondays through Fridays (weekly through august 11) 8:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

“Science is Everywhere” Summer Camp

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque

Themed week-long education/fun camps for ages 6 –15. Registration required, $275 per camp, (505) 245-2137, ext.103, nuclearmuseum.org

TUESDAYS–SATURDAYS 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

History Exhibits

City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection, Las Vegas

Learn about Las Vegas’s ties to Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders and its role as a major commercial and cultural stop along the AT&SF railway and the Santa Fe Trail. (505) 426-3205.

WEDNESDAYS 10:15 a.m.–3:45 p.m.

Wednesdays with O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Guided tour of O’Keeffe’s Home & Studio in Abiquiú and the O’Keeffe Landscape Tour at Ghost Ranch. Transportation & lunch included, $119, reservations required. ghostranch.org/visit/tours

WEDNESDAYS (THROUGH OCTOBER 5) 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Flamenco Guitar

Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe

Enjoy live flamenco guitar music with the exhibition Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico, with museum admission. (505) 476-1200, internationalfolkart.org

THURSDAYS 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

¡HAH! Happy Arte Hour

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque

First Thursday of the month, adults’ night of artistic fun with snacks, refreshments. Opportunity for friends to hang out, a date-night option, or come solo & connect with art enthusiasts. A different artist leads each session, art-making techniques vary. Free. nhccnm.org

THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS, & SATURDAYS 6:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m.

Party on the Patio

Pueblo Harvest Café, Albuquerque

Live music on the patio, dancing, taco bar, all-you-can-eat horno-baked pizza, handcrafted signature cocktails, craft beer, & a creative menu of appetizers. $10 cover.

FRIDAYS (WEEKLY THROUGH 25 AUGUST) 10:00 A.M

Art Walking Tours

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Guided by the museum’s docents, tours highlight rich art & architectural history of downtown Santa Fe. $10 per person. (505) 476-5072, nmartmuseum.org

FRIDAYS (JUNE- AUGUST) 2:00 p.m.
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS (YEAR-ROUND) 11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.

Traditional Native Dances

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque

Free with museum admission. indianpueblo.org/events/native-dance

SATURDAYS (JUNE 3-AUGUST 26) AT DUSK, WEATHER PERMITTING

Movies in the Park

Bernalillo County Community Centers

Movies in the Park

6/10, Paradise Hills Community Center: Secret Life of Pets

6/16 Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center: Finding Dory

6/24 Vista Grande Community Center: Batman Lego Movie

7/22 Los Vecinos Community Center: Sing

8/12, Los Padillas Community Center: Angry Bird Movie

Sundays (THROUGH OCTOBER 29) 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Plein Air Painting

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Gather your paints, pencils, and friends and enjoy the central garden patio for a personal adventure in art making. Free use of patio. (505) 476-5041, nmartmuseum.org

SUNDAYS 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

Family Fun Days

Bachechi Open Space, Albuquerque

Weekly crafts, outdoor activities, & experiments to deepen your discovery of the natural world. (505) 314-0420, bernco.gov/openspace

JUNE

10 SATURDAY 2:00 p.m.

Frida Kahlo Lecture: What She Wore: Frida’s Attire, Barbara Cleaver

Udall Center for Museum Resources, Santa Fe

Summer lecture series on iconic Mexican artist in conjunction Mirror Mirror: Photographs of Frida Kahlo at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art on Museum Hill. $20, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

12 MONDAY –16 FRIDAY 9:00 a.m.– 4.00 a.m.

Traditional Teachings Camp: A Journey Through Pueblo History

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque

Annual Traditional Teachings Camp (ages 6 to 12) for the budding artist, storyteller, nature lover, or adventurer. Workshops in printmaking, pottery, painting, cooking Pueblo-inspired cuisine. $250. Register at indianpueblo.org

12 MONDAY –16 FRIDAY (WEEKLY THROUGH AUGUST 11)

Summer Camps for Pre-K to 6th Grade

Explora, Albuquerque

Rich hands-on activities of discovery and investigation. Mornings, afternoons or all day with day care options. 30 different camp listed online. Pre-registration & fee required. (505) 224-8341, explora.us

12 MONDAY 8:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.

Lunar Mondays

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, Albuquerque

Discuss how lunar features formed while looking for planets and interesting objects in the sky with members of the Albuquerque Astronomical Society. Admission by donation. (505) 841-2800, nmnaturalhistory.org

14 WEDNESDAY 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Community Day

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Free admission for New Mexico residents and students with ID. (505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

14 WEDNESDAY 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Summer Wine Pairing Dinner

Pueblo Harvest Café, Albuquerque

Enjoy six courses of fresh farm-to-table fare, each complemented by the perfect wine. Reservations: 505-724-3510. $75 per person.

15 THURSDAY 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Salud y Sabor: España

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque

Free family evening of food, art, and culture, cooking demonstrations using locally grown ingredients, fun art activities, health screenings, live entertainment. (505) 246-2261, nhccnm.org

16 FRIDAY 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

Aaron Brokeshoulder & Lorenzo B. Coriz: A Father-Son Artist Open House

Shumakolowa Native Arts, IPCC, Albuquerque

Award-winning Santo Domingo silversmith Aaron Brokeshoulder crafts cutting-edge jewelry after learning the craft from his father Lorenzo B. Coriz. Both discuss tradition & innovation. Free.

16 FRIDAY 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

IPCC Has the Blues: Summer Solstice Celebration

Shumakolowa Native Arts, & Pueblo Harvest Café, IPCC, Albuquerque

The blues of Memphis P. Tails, Felix Y Los Gatos, and Levi Platero. Shumakolowa Native Arts & museum galleries open late. $20 per ticket, children under 4 free. indianpueblo.org

17 SATURDAYS (THROUGH May 15, 2018) 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

New Art Exhibition: Conception, Abstraction, Reduction: The Art of Dan, Arlo, and Michael Namingha

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Sixteen-piece exhibit throughout garden featuring internationally known artwork of Dan, Arlo, and Michael Namingha. Regular garden admission. (505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

17 SATURDAY 10:00 a.m.–3: 00 p.m.

Amigos Art Show & Ice Cream Social

Cerrillos Hills State Park

A variety of media and styles, meet artists of the Cerrillos/Madrid corridor and learn their creative process with ceramincs, painting, cement sculpture, cards, photography, jewelry & more. Free ice cream. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

17 SATURDAY 2:00 p.m.

Conversation: Artists’ Historic Homes

Drury Plaza Hotel, Santa Fe

Discussion of the famous homes of Georgia O’Keeffe, Charles and Ray Eames, and Frank Lloyd Wright, $15, reservations recommended, 828 Paseo de Peralta, okeeffemuseum.org/event

17 Saturday 6:30 p.m.

Summer Solstice Spectacular

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Entertainment, performances, gourmet food, and theme-based specialty cocktails amid the flowering grounds, $150. (505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

18 SUNDAY ALL DAY

Endless Riders Commemorative Ride

Fort Sumner Historic Site/Bosque Redondo

Endless Riders of Gallup ride to Fort Sumner commemorating June 18, 1868 departure of the Navajo from Bosque Redondo Reservation. Speakers, a barbecue after 5 p.m., free admission. nmhistoricsites.org/bosque-redondo

18 SUNDAY 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Father’s Day Special

Pueblo Harvest Café, Albuquerque

Father’s Day lunch at the Pueblo Harvest Café offering the Tewa Taco, new seasonal entrees, and an added suite of barbecue-themed specials. Reservations (505) 724-3510, indianpueblo.org

18 SUNDAY 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. (& SEPTEMBER 17)

A View into the Collection

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, Albuquerque

Art & artifacts rarely seen by the public, offered quarterly, led by collections specialist. Space limited to 15 participants; reservations (505) 843-7270,

indianpueblo.org

18 SUNDAY 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Families Make History Workshop

New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

Father’s Day visit Out of the Box — The Art of the Cigar exhibition, plus family workshop & upcycle your own cigar box. Seating & materials limited. Free.

nmhistorymuseum.org

20 TUESDAY 10:00 AM. –5:00 p.m.

Rio Arriba Courthouse Raid Revisited

New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

50th anniversary of the Rio Arriba County Courthouse raid over land grant injustices. Bus trip to Tierra Amarilla Courthouse, led by state historian and Rio Arriba native Robert Torrez and discussion with area residents. After lunch tour Tierra Wools hand-dyeing & hand-weaving shop. nmhistorymuseum.org

22 THURSDAY 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Family Program: Summertime Fun

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

A gallery scavenger hunt and creativity in the courtyard. It’s time to play at the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum! Free.

okeeffemuseum.org/event

24 SATURDAY 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

San Juan Day Celebration and Cultural Festival

Lincoln Historic Site, Lincoln

Arts, crafts, local food vendors, farmer’s market, historic games & great New Mexican music: Cipriano Vigil and Family concert at noon, The Flying “J” Wranglers concert at 1:30 p.m. in collaboration with New Mexico Culture Squared. nmhistoricsites.org/lincoln

24 SATURDAY–25 SUNDAY 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Bodacious Butterfly and Bird Festival

Sugarite Canyon State Park

Various events, annual butterfly festival includes birds. Come learn the art of stalking butterflies on two-hour walks, a morning bird walk or live birds of prey program by New Mexico Raptors. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

25 SUNDAY 2:00 p.m.

Frida Kahlo Lecture: Frida and Warhol: the Self Image, Kate Ware

Udall Center for Museum Resources, Santa Fe

Summer lecture series on iconic Mexican artist in conjunction with Mirror Mirror: Photographs of Frida Kahlo at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art on Museum Hill. $20, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

30 FRIDAY 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m.

Teen Science Café

Explora, Albuquerque

Teens meet teens, have a snack, enjoy a talk or demonstration or activity with a local scientist who discusses choosing science as a career. No registration fee. (505) 224-8323, explora.us

30 FRIDAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Childhood Classics: 100 Years of Children’s Book Illustration from the Art Kandy Collection

Carlsbad Museum & Art Center

New Childhood Classics exhibition runs June 30 through September 30. 418 W Fox St. (575) 887-0276, cityofcarlsbadnm.com

JULY

1 SATURDAY (through August)

STEaM Photography Competition

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, Albuquerque

Community photography contest for science, technology, engineering, art & mathematics (STEaM). Chosen photos displayed in Nov./Dec. 2017. Online $15 per entry, unlimited entries allowed. (505) 245-2137. nuclearmuseum.org

4 TUESDAY 9:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

Fireworks Extravaganzas

NM State Parks

Sumner Lake State Park, sponsored by Lake Sumner Fire Department, Eagle Nest Lake State Park, organized by Village of Eagle Nest. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

6 THURSDAY 5:00 p.m.– SUNSET (3 AUGUST, 7 SEPTEMBER, 5 OCTOBER)

Sunset: After Hours in the Garden

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Pack a picnic., BYOB, enjoy Ground Bluegrass Band at dusk. $10 (non-members); $7 (members) (505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

7 FRIDAY 5:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. (4 AUGUST)

First Friday Art Activity

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Curious about color? Drawn to drawing? Create your own art at this all-ages First Friday event! 217 Johnson Street, okeeffemuseum.org/event

7 FRIDAY–9 SUNDAY

Archery Shoot at Heron Lake

Heron Lake State Park

3-D Archery shooting tournament for all ages. Entry Fee Based — call Bert Montoya (505-310-2961) or Dominic Sauer (505) 920-4321, emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

8 SATURDAY 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Fort Stanton Live!

Fort Stanton

Costumed Civil War and Indian War reenactors, demonstrations, presentations, food vendors, concert & military ball. Authors, historians, photographers, artists & historical vendors. nmhistoricsites.org/fort-stanton

8 SATURDAY 11:00 a.m.–4:00 PM.

80th Birthday Party

Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe

80th anniversary of the oldest museum on Museum Hill! Free admission, docent tours, Native artist demonstrations & dance performances, food truck, Case Trading Post sale. (505) -982-4636, wheelwright.org

9 SUNDAY 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

(13 AUGUST, 10 SEPTEMBER)

Seasons of Growth Gardening Class

IPCC Resilience Garden, Albuquerque

Experience hands-on learning guided by IPCC Cultural Education staff & expert guests. Suggested donation: $5. Space limited! Reserve your spot at bsandoval@indianpueblo.org

9 SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. DAILY (THROUGH JAN. 21, 2018)

Quilts of Southwest China

Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe

Embodying layers of history, identity, and expertise, quilts in this exhibition reveal new insights into the contemporary lives of China’s minority people adapting to a period of profound change. internationalfolkart.org

10–14 (& 17–21) MONDAY-FRIDAY 8:15 a.m.–NOON

Zoo Camp

Living Desert State Park

Children ages 7–12 have fun while they learn! This year’s theme is Native Americans of the Chihuahuan Desert. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

16 SUNDAY 12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Ice Cream Sunday

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces

Make & eat ice cream, ice cream sandwich eating contest & living history. $5 adults, $4 Senior citizens $3 children 4 to 17. Children 3 and under free. (575) 522- 4100. nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

18 TUESDAY 9:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

Community Day

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Free admission for New Mexico residents and students with ID. (505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

19 WEDNESDAY 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Grillmaster Cooking Class

Pueblo Harvest Café

Learn summer cooking skills from the Pueblo Harvest Cafe’s award-winning culinary team out on the restaurant’s scenic patio, (505) 724-3510. $20 per person.

20 THURSDAY 6:00 p.m.

20th Anniversary Celebration

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Museum’s 20th anniversary party at the Plaza bandstand. Free, Santa Fe Plaza, okeeffemuseum.org/event

21 FRIDAY (15 SEPTEMBER) 6:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

Adult Night

Explora, Albuquerque

Fun, affordable adult night out! Special theme-based activities: July is “Fired Up;” September is “Inventive Art;” hands-on exhibit activities, light refreshments. $8 at door, $5 for ages 65+, students/military with ID. (505) 224-8323, explora.us

22 SATURDAY 7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

27th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

Bottomless Lake State Park/Lea Lake Recreation Area

Compete against other park visitors while building the best and most original/creative sand sculptures. Regular park entry fees apply. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

22 SATURDAY 9:30 a.m.–11:30 p.m.

Family Program: Shades of Green

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Georgia O’Keeffe used so many shades of green in her artwork — discover green in the galleries, and create art using many shades of green! Free. okeeffemuseum.org/event

22–23 & 29-30 Saturday & Sunday (5–6 & 12–13 AUGUST) 7:00 p.m.

Here Comes the Storyteller!

Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe

Storyteller Joe Hayes with stirring tales of the Southwest. Free event. Bring a chair or blanket for seating on the museum grounds. (505) 982-4636, wheelwright.org

23 SUNDAY 1:00 p.m.

Gallery Talk

New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe

Meggan Gould and Andy Mattern discuss their work in Light Tight, and their interest in critically reexamining the medium of photography. 505-476-5072, nmartmuseum.org

28 & 29 THURSDAY & FRIDAY 9:00 a.m.–DUSK

March on Rome, WWII Reenactment

Fort Stanton

7th Annual March on Rome World War II reenactment and Living History display. Authentic camps for both Allied and Axis forces open to the public 4–6 p.m., battle show at 5:30 p.m. Free event, donations welcome. nmhistoricsites.org/fort-stanton

28 & 29 Thursday & Friday 5:15 p.m.– Sunset

Upstart Crows Perform William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy Shakespeare at the Gardens with Santa Fe’s youth Shakespeare troupe. Tickets $10 upstartcrowsofsantafe.org (505) 466-3533 , spanishcolonial.org

AUGUST

4 & 5 FRIDAY & SATURDAY SUNSET

Upstart Crows Perform William Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy Shakespeare at the Gardens with Santa Fe’s youth Shakespeare troupe. (505) 466-3533, Tickets $10 at upstartcrowsofsantafe.org

4–6 FRIDAY–SUNDAY 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Old Lincoln Days

Lincoln Historic Site, Lincoln

Living History demonstrations throughout town, shops & Museums, Historical Center and Courthouse open, food concessions, arts and crafts. Performance of Last Escape of Billy the Kid on pageant grounds at 8:30 a.m. & 8:30 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 3:00 p.m. Sunday. Parade 11:00 a.m. Sunday. nmhistoricsites.org/lincoln

5 SATURDAY 1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

31st Annual Paddle Board Races

Bottomless Lake State Park/Lea Lake Recreation Area

Compete to see who is fastest on paddle boards

against other park visitors. Regular park entry fees. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

8 TUESDAY 2:00 –4:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.

Pueblo Book Club — Po’Pay: Leader of the First American Revolution

IPCC Pueblo House, Albuquerque

Join fellow booklovers for a discussion of literature related to the Pueblo experience at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s monthly book club. Free, indianpueblo.org

13 SUNDAY 7:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Pueblo Independence Day

Jemez Historic Site, Jemez Springs

14th annual commemorations of 1680 successful rebellion against Spanish colonization. 7:00 AM: run from Jemez Pueblo to Historic Site (appx. 13 miles, water stations at one-mile intervals, shuttle service provided). 10:00 a.m. opening remarks; 10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. — traditional dances, flute music, arts & crafts & food. Free. (575) 829-3530, nmhistoricsites.org/jemez

16 WEDNESDAY 6:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

Garden-Wine Pairing Dinner

Pueblo Harvest Café, Albuquerque

$65 per person. For reservations call 505-724-3510, IPCC, indianpueblo.org

17 THURSDAY 6:00 p.m.

Frida Kahlo Lecture: Frida and Feminism, Tey Marianna Nunn

Udall Center for Museum Resources, Santa Fe

Summer lecture series on iconic Mexican artist in conjunction with Mirror: Photographs of Frida Kahlo at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art on Museum Hill. $20, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

17–18 THURSDAY & FRIDAY 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Old Friends, New Faces

Wheelwright Museum, Santa Fe

The Case Trading Post annual, multi-day event to coincide with the Museum’s annual benefit auction, showcasing Native American jewelry, pottery, textiles, baskets, katsinam, folk art and more. New this year — online silent auction from August 1–11. (505) 982-4636, wheelwright.org

19 SATURDAY 9:30 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.

Family Program: Sunprints

Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe

Get creative and experience the fun of making your own original sunprint! Free. okeeffemuseum.org/event

19 SATURDAY 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Bosque Chile Festival

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque

Celebrate the chile harvest, food, art, with kids’ activities, arts & crafts, salsa & green chile stew competitions, chef demonstrations, agricultural workshops, inaugural 10K & 5K Ristra Run co-sponsored by Bernalillo County. $5; 12 & under free. (505) 468-1418, bosquechilefestival@bernco.gov

21 Monday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Community Day

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

Free admission to the Garden for New Mexico residents and students (please provide NM and school identification. (505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

23 Wednesday 5:30 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Garden Opening Night Gala Dinner & Performance — The Tempest

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

(505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

24–27 Thursday–SUNDAY (29–30 Tuesday–Wednesday) 5:30 p.m.

Shakespeare in the Garden Performance — The Tempest

Santa Fe Botanical Garden

(505) 471-9103, santafebotanicalgarden.org

SEPTEMBER

2 SATURDAY 7:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Bottomless Bubble Fest

Bottomless Lake State Park/Lea Lake Recreation Area

Scuba divers compete in dive poker game, collecting best cards in Lea Lake — winning hand gets the grand prize! Regular park entry fees apply. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

2 SATURDAY 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

9th Annual Catfish Derby

Oasis State Park

Open to all ages, “Biggest Catfish Challenge” registration 3:30–7:00 p.m.; Derby runs 5:00–9:00 p.m. Park entrance $5 per person. Door prizes, and prizes in two categories: Adult 16 & older; Junior 15 and younger. Catfish limit 2 per person per day. Age 12+ must have valid NM Fishing License. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

6 WEDNESDAY (HOURS PENDING)

Santa Fe Fiesta History Forum

New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

Diverse group of historians offer their perspectives on early Spanish settlement in New Mexico and conflict, cooperation, and changing ways of life that resulted from this collision of peoples and cultures. nmhistorymuseum.org

16 SATURDAY 2:00 p.m.

Frida Kahlo Lecture: Frida’s Intimate Friends, Iconic Artists, Carolyn Kastner

Udall Center for Museum Resources, Santa Fe

Summer lecture series on iconic Mexican artist in conjunction with Mirror Mirror: Photographs of Frida Kahlo at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Art on Museum Hill. $20, 725 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

16 SATURDAY 6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

Mariachi Program

Rockhound State Park

Friends at First New Mexico Bank and Deming Lions Club sponsor showcase of talented Deming High School Mariachi musicians, led by instructor Gerald Flores. Regular park entry fees apply. emnrd.state.nm.us/spd/

17 SUNDAY 1:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Families Make History Workshop

New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe

Colorful tiles are popular in New Mexican kitchens and inlaid in adobe architecture. This month we will make some custom tiles of our own using stencils and acrylic paint to mimic traditional designs. nmhistorymuseum.org

22–24 FRIDAY–SUNDAY, 6:00 p.m.

FRIDAY, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Globalquerque

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque

New Mexico’s Annual Celebration of World Music and Culture, 13th annual show features a brand new line up of artists from around the world. Performers on indoor & two outdoor stages. Saturday is free Global Fiesta with artists’ workshops, dance classes, hands-on crafts, and music. globalquerque.org

24 SUNDAY 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Community Day

Museum Hill, Santa Fe

Museum Hill institutions offer a variety of activities throughout the day for the whole family. Free.

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John P. Stapp Air & Space Park

Named after International Space Hall of Fame Inductee and aeromedical pioneer Dr. John P. Stapp, the Air and Space Park
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