Mixed Me­dia Span­ish Mar­ket week­end

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His­panic artists show their work this week­end at the 65th an­nual Tra­di­tional Span­ish Mar­ket and Con­tem­po­rary Span­ish Mar­ket, two in­de­pen­dent events held in down­town Santa Fe. Tra­di­tional Span­ish Mar­ket be­gins with a Col­lec­tors’ Hour at 5 p.m. at the El­do­rado Ho­tel and Spa (309 W. San Fran­cisco St.) on Fri­day, July 29, fol­lowed by a pub­lic pre­view at 6 p.m. (Ad­mis­sion to the Col­lec­tors’ Hour is $80; the pre­view is $20. For tick­ets, call 505-982-2226.)

The of­fi­cial fes­tiv­i­ties be­gin on the Plaza at 8 a.m. on Satur­day, July 30, and fea­ture ap­prox­i­mately 250 artists and crafts­peo­ple from New Mex­ico and south­ern Colorado sell­ing wood-carv­ing, tin­work, colcha, hide paint­ings, retab­los, straw ap­pliqué, fur­ni­ture, fiber arts, jewelry, pot­tery, and more. There is live mu­sic un­til 4:45 p.m. both days on the Plaza Band­stand. On Sun­day morn­ing, an artist pro­ces­sion from the Cathe­dral Basil­ica of St. Fran­cis of As­sisi to the Santa Fe Plaza fol­lows a spe­cial 8 a.m. mass for Span­ish Mar­ket. Ad­mis­sion to Span­ish Mar­ket is free.

For a full sched­ule of mu­sic, book sign­ings with Univer­sity of New Mex­ico Press au­thors, and other pre­sen­ta­tions, visit www.span­ish­colo­nial.org. Con­tem­po­rary His­panic Mar­ket, which is also free, is held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Satur­day and Sun­day on Lin­coln Ave., ad­ja­cent to the Santa Fe Plaza. There is a free pre­view night for Con­tem­po­rary Span­ish Mar­ket on Fri­day, July 29, at 5:30 p.m. at the Santa Fe Com­mu­nity Con­ven­tion Cen­ter (201 W. Marcy St.). For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www. con­tem­po­rary­his­pan­ic­mar­ket­inc.com. — Jen­nifer Levin

Mar­ket booth of Char­lie Car­rillo, 2014; photo Daniel Quat

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