The Weekend: A quick guide to fun in the North

July 28, 2018

The Weekend

A quick guide to fun in the North



Larry Palmer, organist

First Presbyterian Church, 208 Grant Ave., 505-982-8544

Organ recital; music of Sumsion, Bach, Couperin and Howells; 5:30 p.m.; donations accepted.

Tom Petty tribute & singalong

Railyard Plaza, South Guadalupe and Alcaldesa streets

Songs by the late songwriter performed by local bands; 7 p.m.; part of the Levitt AMP Santa Fe music series; ampconcerts.org, no charge.

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Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino, 20 Buffalo Thunder Trail, 877-848-6337

Interactive show of artists, musicians, singers and dancers culminating in finished paintings; 8 p.m.; $25, hiltonbuffalothunder.com.

Just for Fun

HIPICO Santa Fe Hunter Derby

HIPICO Santa Fe, 100 S. Polo Drive, 505-474-0999

Competition begins at 8 a.m., no charge, visit hipicosantafe.com for summer series events.

Santa Fe Opera Ranch Tour

301 Opera Drive, 800-280-4654

Extended tour of the grounds; meet at the box office at 10 a.m.; $10, no reservations required, 505-946-2407, operatours@santafeopera.org.

SAR Indian Arts Research Center tour

Indian Arts Research Center, 660 Garcia St., 505-954-7205

View the center’s collection of Southwestern Native American pottery, textiles, basketry, jewelry and paintings; 2 p.m.; $15; reservations required.


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Pop Gallery

125 Lincoln Ave., 505-820-0788

Brandon Maldonado: Neo-Picassoism, new paintings; through August; #enchanted505; group show (a portion of proceeds benefit Santa Fe’s homeless); through Tuesday; reception 6 p.m.


Dallas Harp Quartet

San Miguel Chapel, 401 Old Santa Fe Trail, 505-983-3974

Emily Levin, Grace Browning, Cheryl Losey Feder and Karen Abrahamson Thomas; music of Bach, Debussy and Salzedo; 4 p.m.; part of the Chamber Music at San Miguel Chapel series; adults $20, students $10. Proceeds benefit preservation efforts on the building.

Santa Fe Bandstand Southside

Swan Park, Contenta Ridge Court, off Jaguar Drive

Outside In Productions’ free summer concert series: Luna Llena band playing Cuban music; 6 p.m.; L.A.-based Afro-Cuban band Changüí Majadero; 7-9 p.m.; no charge; santafebandstand.org/events.

Just for Fun

Cerrillos history hike

Meet at First and Main Streets, south on N.M. 14

Stroll through the historic mining town with members of the Cerrillos Historical Society; 10 a.m.-noon; cerrillosnewmexico.com, 505-438-3008.

Kingston Woofstock

Kingston Residence, 2400 Legacy Court, 505-471-2400

Dog parade, contests and games benefitting the Santa Fe Animal Shelter; vendors and veterinarian services on site; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; kingstonwoofstock.com.

Social dance

Dance Station, Solana Center, 947-B W. Alameda St.

Free event; ballroom, salsa, Argentine tango and more; 2-5 p.m., usadancenm.org,505-660-9957.

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67th Annual Traditional Spanish Market

Downtown Plaza

Outdoor market featuring colcha embroidery, straw appliqué, jewelry, pottery and furniture handcrafted by artists from New Mexico and southern Colorado; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; spanishcolonial.org.

Contemporary Hispanic Market

Lincoln Avenue

130-plus local artists’ booths line the street from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; contemporaryhispanicmarketinc.com.


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An Evening Honoring the Work of Sam Shepard

El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, 555 Camino de la Familia, 505-992-0591

Ironweed Productions presents staged readings of the plays Fool for Love, True West and Buried Child; 7 p.m.; reception follows; no charge.

Storytelling with Joe Hayes

Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, 704 Camino Lejo, Museum Hill, 505-982-4636

Annual outdoor summer series regaling tales of the Southwest; 7-8 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 12; no charge.

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