A month of fun
From families to opera fans, we’ve got great events for you.
Young Native Artists Show & Sale
Saturday–Sunday, July 4–5, 9 am–4 pm
Come to the Palace Courtyard and begin collecting art, jewelry, pottery and more from children and grandchildren of the Palace Portal Artisans. A free family event.
Sunday, July 19 10 am–noon and 1:30–3:30 pm
Bring the kids and learn about a child’s life in the Civil War era. Try on period clothes and take a souvenir snap in our photo booth. Make a horsehair memory bracelet. Free admission for NM residents and children 16 and under. Donations welcome. Reserve a spot: 505-476-5087.
Brainpower & Brownbags Lecture
Monday, July 20, noon
Los Angeles–based writer and editor Paul Seydor speaks on “Writing about Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, and Peckinpah.” Free; enter through the museum’s Washington Ave. doors.
Earthen Architecture—Past, Present and Future
Saturday, July 25, 1–3 pm
Panel discussion on how communities preserve adobe structures, with Jake Barrow of Cornerstones Community Partnerships; Tomasita Duran of the Ohkay Owingeh Housing Authority; and Villanueva artist Nicasio Romero. Part of Santa Fe’s Summer of Color. Free.
Cold Mountain performance
Sunday, July 26, 4 pm
The Chatter chamber music group performs works by Jennifer Higdon, composer of the Santa Fe Opera’s world-premiere score. Tickets, $15 in advance (call 505-986-5900 or 800-280-4654), $20 at the door.
Santa Fe Opera Civil War Symposium
Friday–Sunday, July 31–August 2
Enjoy presentations by authors and scholars, including Harold Holzer, Hampton Sides, Kirk Ellis and Paul Hutton, plus music by Mark Gardner and Rex Rideout. Tickets $85 (at www.santafeopera.org).