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Through September 4

8 p.m.
La Emi Showcase
The Lodge at Santa Fe
New Mexico’s very own star of flamenco returns with a brand new production of artists, costumes, choreography, set design and special guest appearances from incredible musicians and dancers.
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Thursday, September 1

6 p.m.
Nuestra Musica: Mariachi Sonidos del Monte
Santa Fe Plaza
The free Santa Fe Summer Scene concludes with a musical group boasting over 100 years of combined musical experience, and a truly unique sound, while maintaining the traditional rhythms and rich style of Mariachi Music.
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Friday, September 2

4 – 9 p.m.
Burning of Zozobra
Fort Marcy Recreation Complex
For almost a century, the towering 50-foot-high marionette – part ghost, part monster, and full enemy of all that is good – has drawn families and friends from near and far, to watch as evil is vanquished for another year during this one of a kind Labor Day pageant.
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7:30 p.m.
Fucked Up
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
One of the most prolific hardcore punk bands of our generation, challenging listeners with thoughtful artful chaos, and a seemingly limitless drive for musical experimentation.
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Saturday, September 3

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
End Of Summer Fiesta
Wicked West Harley Davidson
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region transforms Wicked West Harley Davidson into a community block party, with games, music, raffles, food vendors and more.
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September 3 – 11

5 – 6 p.m.
Fiesta de Santa Fe
Santa Fe PlazaFor more than 300 years, the Santa Fe Fiesta Council has invited people from all backgrounds to celebrate historic Santa Fe culture with events that highlight the talents of Northern New Mexico cultura!
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September 7 & 8

8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
44th Annual New Mexico Conference on Aging
Virtual
The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department presents a hybrid event – including plenary sessions, workshops, and presenter discussions – offering older adults, caregivers, and professionals who work with them a chance to learn and have fun, in an environment that supports independence and dignity.
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Thursday, September 8

7 p.m.
Next Generation Native Film Festival
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The annual festival invites Native artists ages 23 and under to submit films, bringing their stories and work to a wider audience, then presents a 70-minute program featuring the best of the eclectic and diverse set of short films received.
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12 – 1 p.m.
Online Aalpana-Making
Zoom
Santa Fe Community College presents an online course on Aalpana-making, a form of circular ground art rooted in ceremonial art traditions from south Asia, in which the art-making process offers a collective experience to the individual viewers and participants gathering around it through the duration of the artform.
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September 8 – 18

10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
New Mexico State Fair
Expo New Mexico
From livestock competitions and agricultural displays, to live entertainment, arts & crafts, and midway booths, the Fair is good ol’ fashioned, family fun and the biggest show in New Mexico.
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Friday, September 9

5 – 7 p.m.
Artist Reception for Eric G. Thompson
Meyer Gallery
In his first solo exhibition, the artist presents a series of nostalgic American landscapes and peaceful rural scenes, offering feelings of quiet contentment in a fast-paced world.
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5 – 7:30 p.m.
Cool Summer Nights Concert
Angel Fire Resort
Celebrate the end of summer with the final Cool Summer Nights Concert in Frontier Park, featuring rock n roll indie trio Mark’s Midnight Carnival, playing high energy original alongside carefully curated covers.
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Saturday, September 10

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Second Annual Monte Verde Lake Regatta
Angel Fire Resort
Enjoy a free day of kayak races, stand-up paddleboards, a pedal boat sprint, and an overall race with winners from every category, while snacking on hot dogs, burgers and more.
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5 p.m.
Stand Up For Nature
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust celebrates 29 years of conservation and trails work, community programs, and protection of our starry skies, with a journey through mind-bending cinematic theater by Santa Fe’s newest, innovative, immersive theater company, Exodus Ensemble.
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Sunday, September 11

4 p.m.
A Thousand Nights
Lensic Center for the Performing Arts
The Santa Fe Symphony presents music from Lili Boulanger, Ernest Chausson, Maurice Ravel and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, under the direction of guest conductor JoAnn Falletta.
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Monday, September 12

8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Banking on Birdies Annual Golf Tournament
Santa Fe Country Club
Enterprise Band & Trust presents its annual tournament, drawing in business and community leaders from all over northern New Mexico to play for prizes, including a trip to the Super Bowl 2023, a six night cruise for two, $1000 cash, and more.
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6 p.m.
Virtual Vivace Book Group
Zoom
The group discusses The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera by composer and rising star in the opera world Matthew Aucoin, in which he describes the creation of his groundbreaking work, Eurydice, and shares his reflections on the past, present, and future of opera.
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7:30 p.m.
Emerson Quartet
Lensic Center for the Performing Arts
Performance Santa Fe presents the one of the foremost chamber music ensembles in the world for their farewell tour, performing selections from Mozart, Ravel, Webern and Shostakovich.
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Tuesday, September 13

7:30 p.m.
Béla Fleck: My Bluegrass Heart
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The multiple Grammy Award-winner returns with his first bluegrass tour in 24 years, with a multi-generational gamut of the best bluegrass players, including fiddler Billy Contreras, mandolinist Sierra Hull, guitarist Shaun Richardson and more.
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Wednesday, September 14

7:30 p.m.
Buddy Guy | John Hiatt & The Goners
Santa Fe Opera
Legendary blues artist Buddy Guy and respected singer/songwriter John Hiatt are both back and better than ever, gaining new fans across the globe.
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Thursday, September 15

9 a.m.
Aalpana-Making Demonstration
SFCC Courtyard
Santa Fe Community College presents a free live demonstration of Aalpana-making, a form of circular ground art rooted in ceremonial art traditions from south Asia, in which the art-making process offers a collective experience to the individual viewers and participants gathering around it through the duration of the artform.
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7 p.m.
Rotations: Meet The Artists
SITE Santa Fe
House of Eternal Return, Meow Wolf’s first permanent exhibition, will unveil three new permanent installations this fall. Meet the artists Virgil Ortiz, Jacob Fisher, and Lauren YS (Squidlicker).
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7 p.m.
Wilco & Kamikaze Palm Tree
Santa Fe Opera
Alternative rock/country band Wilco hit the road in support of their new album Cruel Country, with theatrical San Francisco noise rock band, Kamikaze Palm Tree in tow.
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7:30 p.m.
The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The 16th annual New Mexico Jazz Festival kicks off with the recipient of 18 Grammy Awards, under the direction of trumpeter Scotty Bernhardt, as it continues its illustrious history of delivering world-renowned big-band jazz to the masses.
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7:30 p.m.
Prince Diabaté and Friends
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Prince Diabaté and Edouard Chaize Diabaté, two prodigious talents from different continents weave together strands of their diverse musical experience to create a complex dynamic dialogue on stage.
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September 15 – 17

5 – 11 p.m.
CloudTop Comedy Festival
Santa Fe Railyards Arts District
Northern New Mexico’s premiere comedy festival returns this Fall with a full slate of world-class headliners and up-and-coming local comics giving their all in a three-day celebration of mirth.
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Friday, September 16

7:30 p.m.
Ravi Coltrane Cosmic Music Project with Brandee Younger
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The 16th annual New Mexico Jazz Festival continues with the Grammy-nominated post-bop saxophonist, bandleader and composer, who will be joined by the Grammy-nominated harpist who plays in the avant-garde tradition of Alice Coltrane.
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7:30 p.m.
Gabriel Kahane
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
The composer/singer/songwriter hits the road in support of his fifth solo album, Magnificent Bird, which chronicles the final month of a year spent in the tension between quiet, domestic concerns, and the roiling chaos of a nation and planet in crisis.
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September 16 – 25

 

5 – 11 p.m.
Shorts 5
Theater Grottesco
An edited, multi-camera stream of five original plays created by company members, using a remarkable range of theatrical styles, will be available free of charge on Theater Grottesco’s website for ten days.
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Saturday, September 17

6 p.m.
Opera In The Park: Carmen
Swan Park
Discover the joy of opera with this live-recorded production of Bizet’s poignant masterpiece, presented on a large-scale, professional projection system and audio, with on-screen translations in English and Spanish.
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7 p.m.
Daniel Rossen
ReUnity Farm
Noise For Now and AMP Concerts present an evening of music with the singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known for his work in Grizzly Bear, the proceeds from which will benefit New Mexico Abortion Funds: Indigenous Women Rising, Mariposa Fund and NMRCRC.
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7:30 p.m.
Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science
Lensic Performing Arts Center
The 16th annual New Mexico Jazz Festival continues with the Grammy-winning drummer, producer, and educator, who is joined by the all-star ensemble to perform music from her latest release, Waiting Game.
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September 17 – 18

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Santa Fe Renaissance Faire
El Rancho de las Golondrinas
Experience all the fun and excitement of ages past, in a safe and family-friendly environment where you can eat delicious foods, dance to medieval music, and buy unique arts and crafts.
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Sunday, September 18

7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
GFNY Santa Fe
Basically, a personal cycling endurance challenge, GFNY is all about doing your best, whether you are competing against the other riders, the clock or just pushing your personal best.
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10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Community Day
Museum Hill
Join the Museum Hill partners for a free all day celebration of Indigenous and Hispanic arts and culture, featuring family-friendly activities, panel discussions, music and performances.
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6 p.m.
Opera In The Park: The Barber of Seville
Swan Park
Discover the joy of opera with this live-recorded production of Rossini’s most popular production, presented on a large-scale, professional projection system and audio, with on-screen translations in English and Spanish.
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Monday, September 19

6 – 8 p.m.
Music Mondays: Zero Hour Tango
Bourbon Grill
Bringing improvisational jazz and modern classical sensibilities to Argentine tango music, Zero Hour Tango is a dynamic trio that will bring you to your feet for an evening of dance and fun.
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Tuesday, September 20

7:30 p.m.
Bob Mould Solo Electric
The legendary musician is on the road promoting Distortion and Blue Hearts, with a live show that spans his entire 40+ year career, including songs from the Distortion collection and from his landmark band Hüsker Dü.
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Wednesday, September 21

11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
SFCC Open House
Santa Fe Community College
Tour art studios and see demonstrations, at the planetarium and the Science on Sphere Theater, the Greenhouse and Algae/Biofuels lab, the Automotive Technology Center, the Culinary Arts Garden, and more.
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1 – 3 p.m.

Storytime

SFCC Library

SFCC Library – in partnership with Santa Fe Children’s Museum and SFCC’s Kids Campus – presents this free event, which is concurrent with the SFCC Open House and gives parents the opportunity to see their new family study room, which opened this fall semester.

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11:30 a.m. – 2: 30 p.m.

Drive-Up Flu Vaccine Clinic

Santa Fe Community College

A free event sponsored by the Santa Fe Community College for those who need to get their flu vaccine. First come, first served, at the SFCC West Wing Building.

Visit the website – https://www.sfcc.edu/events/

 

1 – 5 p.m.
IAIA Open House
Institute for American Indian Arts
Attend demonstrations of IAIA’s one-of-a-kind, fully articulating Digital Dome, take part in acting class, listen to readings from Creative Writing students and alums, tour the Land Grand vegetable and flower gardens, and visit the on-campus café, Bon Appetit.
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7:30 p.m.
Eighth Blackbird: Phoenix
St. Francis Auditorium at the New Mexico Museum of Art
Performance Santa Fe presents a celebration of contemporary music’s most exciting works, by one of the most dynamic ensembles working today.
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7:30 p.m.
Albert Cummings
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
The electric blues powerhouse guitar player hits the road in support of his latest release, Ten, from his own indie label ivy Music, proving once again that over two decades of accolades and excitement have been greatly deserved.
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September 21 – 25

 

11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta
An annual collection of events, at various venues throughout the city, this epicurean extravaganza brings 90 wineries to Santa Fe to partner with 35 of the city’s best restaurants in a weeklong celebration of food and wine events, featuring cooking demos, seminars, winery luncheons, and dinners.
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Thursday, September 22

8 p.m.
Melissa Etheridge & Keb’ Mo’
Santa Fe Opera Crosby Theater
The Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter teams up with the Grammy Award-winning blues artist for a night of unparalleled musical performances in the exceptional artists series.
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September 22 – October 9

La Emi Fall Flamenco Series
Lodge of Santa Fe
New Mexico’s own Flamenco artist returns to the Benitez Cabaret stage, following a successful summer series which introduced audiences to traditional Flamenco at a grander scale, incorporated with modern elements.
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Friday, September 23

7:30 p.m.
Emmylou Harris
Santa Fe Opera
The 14-time Grammy Award-winner and Billboard Century Award recipient brings her eloquent songwriting and incomparably expressive voice to the Opera, as a benefit for Kitchen Angels 30th Anniversary.
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Saturday, September 24

1 – 4:30 p.m.
Theatre Walk Santa Fe
Theatre Santa Fe
So popular in the spring that it’s back in the fall! Fifteen local theatre companies perform works in the storefronts of the Fashion Outlets Santa Fe, allowing for visitors to see a total of nine shows for a small donation.
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2 p.m.
Starry Illusions
Wise Fool New Mexico
A family-friendly cabaret showcase, featuring aerialists, acrobats, clowns, and more in a delightfully surreal exploration of sci-fi through dreams and nightmares
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7:30 p.m.
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Santa Fe Opera
Having established themselves as a hugely in-demand live act, the electrifying duo combine the passionate flourishes of Flamenco with the engine room rhythms of Metal.
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September 24 & 25

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
30th Annual Eldorado Studio Tour
Eldorado Community Center
The Eldorado Arts and Crafts Association hosts tours of working artists studios, in genres encompassing painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewelry., paper and printmaking, photography, digital art, fiber, wearable art woodworking, mixed media and metal.
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Sunday, September 25

7:30 p.m.
Tropa Magica
Reunity Resources
The charismatic East L.A. duo, who made a name for themselves by combining alternative, grunge, and psychedelic rock with cumbia, close out the Reunity Farms Fall Fest.
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September 25 – October 16, 2022

7:30 p.m.
The Mountaintop
Santa Fe Playhouse
The night before his 1968 assassination, Martin Luther King, Jr. retires to the Lorraine Hotel, where a conversation with a maid reveals more than expected.
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Monday, September 26

6 – 8 p.m.
Music Mondays: D’Santi Nava
Bourbon Grill
Santa Fe native D’Santiago “El Brujo” Nava brings an interesting blend of rhythmic sounds from his indigenous culture, his childhood love of classic rock, classical guitar training, and all eras of blues to his compositions.
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Friday, September 30

3 – 5 p.m.
Lloyd Kiva New Fashion
Bishop’s Lodge
Be there for the debut on the Bishop’s Lodge runway of the patriarch of Native American fashion Lloyd Kiva New’s fashion collection, from the vintage collections of Robert Black and Doreen Picerne, with a percentage of the proceeds going to SWAIA.
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4 – 6 p.m.
IFAM Grand Re-Opening
International Folk Art Market
The International Folk Art Market hosts a free community event to celebrate the purchase of their building, with demonstrations from local artists, light fare and cake for adults, cupcake decorating kits for children, food trucks and more. Reservations required.
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7:30 p.m.
Mapache
Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
AMP Concerts presents the formidable cosmic-folk act made up of Clay Finch and Sam Blasucci, who are known to trade solos, and occasionally switch from English to Spanish in both their originals and covers.
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7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Stargazing
Angel Fire Resort
Join amateur astronomer and astrophotographer Mike Hawkins for an inspiring evening under the stars, with telescope viewings, discussions and answers to any questions you may have.
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Please be aware that proof of vaccination or negative test may be required for entrance to many of these events. Check with the venue if you are uncertain.

 

Last Friday Art Walk
Santa Fe Railyard Plaza
Last Friday of Every Month, 5 – 7 p.m.
For an exciting world-class contemporary art experience, visit Santa Fe’s hip Railyard Arts District for the Last Friday Art Walk. 

Meow Wolf
10 a.m – 8 p.m., Sunday – Thursday; 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday
An arts production company that creates immersive, multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms.
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Santa Fe Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Voted one of the Top Ten Farmers’ Markets by Sunset Magazine, this is one of the oldest, largest, and most successful growers’ markets in the country.
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Santa Fe Farmers’ Del Sur Market
Tuesdays, 3 – 6 p.m.
Bringing the freshest produce and local food to the community every week through the end of September, in the main parking lot at Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center
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Sky Railway
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Climb aboard and expect the unexpected as you travel the historic rail between Santa Fe and Lamy.
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Vamanos Santa Fe Walks
The Santa Fe Conservation Trust offers free walks through some of Northern New Mexico’s most scenic preserves, led by experts who can answer all your burning questions. There are 30 free walks and hikes from May through October.
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90s Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Monday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to remember your youth on 90s Night, every Monday.
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LGBT “Plus Plus” Night
Social Kitchen + Bar
Every Thursday, 4 – 10 p.m.
Located within the Sage Hotel, The Social Kitchen + Bar invites you to their weekly LGBT “Plus Plus” Night, every Thursday.
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La Emi dancing

September 22 – October 9
La Emi Fall Flamenco Series
Lodge of Santa Fe
New Mexico’s own Flamenco artist returns to the Benitez Cabaret stage, following a successful summer series which introduced audiences to traditional Flamenco at a grander scale, incorporated with modern elements.
Visit the website

The Bridge at Santa Fe Brewing Company
New Mexico’s oldest and most award-winning microbrewery, with concerts happening weekly. https://santafebrewing.com/taproom/the-bridge/

La Fiesta Lounge
Enjoy casual New Mexican cuisine, enticing cocktails and eclectic live music by talented locals every night of the week.
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Meow Wolf
Named one of the best small music venues in the country by Yelp, catch eclectic performers from around the world, every week.
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Social Kitchen + Bar
Located inside the Sage Hotel in the heart of Santa Fe, this fun little bar dishes up south by southwest comfort cuisine, alongside themed nights, and music by regional favorites.
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Tesuque Casino
Northern New Mexico’s newest casino offers up a limited menu and live music seven days a week, from popular bands and musicians.
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Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Grab a bite and an award-winning brew, or a signature drink, and listen to the best music Santa Fe has to offer, from local legends to national touring acts.
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Through September 17
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
A Pursuit of Excellence
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
Five decades in business will be recognized with an exhibition featuring a mix of living and historic artists connected to one of Santa Fe’s oldest galleries.
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September 9 – 22, 2022
Eric G. Thompson: Rural Bliss
Meyer Gallery
In his first solo exhibition, the artist presents a series of nostalgic American landscapes and peaceful rural scenes, offering feelings of quiet contentment in a fast-paced world.
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September 23 – October 6, 2022
Robert Laduke: Imagined Memories
Meyer Gallery
The artist presents childhood memories of cross-country family road trips, from 1940s-era transportation and roadside views, to residential dwellings and retro diners.
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