santa fe site seeing: santa fe site seeing, Santa Fe Opera - 05/01/09 10:40 AM
Don't miss the Gala festivities as we celebrate Charles MacKay and his first season as General Director. The weekend begins with the Gala Ball's "Singapore Nights" where you'll be taken away to an exotic film-noir setting while you enjoy a special performance by soprano Patricia Racette. Racette stars in this season's world premiere of Paul Moravec's The Letter.
Expect great fun during this four-day celebration! It's a time to renew old friendships and forge new ones; a chance to dine and dance far into the night at the Gala Ball and discover historic hidden areas of Santa Fe over dinner in … (2 comments)

santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - Indian Pueblos - 05/01/09 10:34 AM
Indian Pueblos
American Indians inhabited New Mexico long before Spanish contact in the 1500s, and their timeless cultures, traditions, arts and beliefs continue to enrich the state today. There are 19 pueblos located around the state, including the Eight Northern Indian Pueblos north of Santa Fe. In addition three other Native American groups reside in New Mexico. With our Indian Pueblo guide, you'll learn about Native America's heritage as well as contemporary cultures in New Mexico. Plan your visit with information about each pueblo, nation and tribe, as well as annual events, directions and contact info.

santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - Music on the Plaza - 05/01/09 10:23 AM
Santa Fe Bandstand 2009 - July 6th to August 20th
Beginning Monday, July 6th there will be free live music on the Community Stage at the Santa Fe Plaza.It happens every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6 - 8:30 p.m. and every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from noon - 1:30 p.m.
This seven week long free music festival will run through August 20th featuring some of the finest, Blues, Latin, Country, Rock, Reggae, R&B, Jazz, Bluegrass, Folk, Americana, Alternative, Native and World Beat Music that New Mexico has to offer as well as national touring acts. Stay tuned for … (0 comments)

santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - Rancho de las Golondrinas - 05/01/09 10:18 AM
The Ranch of the Swallows
El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a living history museum located on 200 acres in a rural farming valley just south of Santa Fe, New Mexico. The museum, dedicated to the heritage and culture of Spanish Colonial New Mexico, opened in 1972. Original colonial buildings on the site date from the early 18th century. In addition, historic buildings from other parts of northern New Mexico have been reconstructed at Las Golondrinas. Villagers clothed in the styles of the times show how life was lived in early New Mexico. Special festivals and theme weekends offer visitors an … (0 comments)

santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe, New Mexico - 05/01/09 10:07 AM
Benefits of Living in Santa Fe
Crisp and temperate winters Cool and breezy summers Clear, dry air Spectacular scenic beauty A friendly community that's brimming with bright, creative, and energetic residents A vibrant and growing economy The nation's second largest arts market with a $1.6 billion annual arts economy A growing center of clean industries, such as renewable energies  These are just a few of the reasons to come visit and live in my beautiful city.


santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - Palace of the Governors - 05/01/09 03:50 AM
Welcome to the Palace of the Governors!
Originally constructed in the early 17th century as Spain's seat of government for what is today the American Southwest, the Palace of the Governors chronicles the history of Santa Fe, as well as New Mexico and the region. This adobe structure, now the state's history museum, was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark in 1960 and an American Treasure in 1999.


santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - Mission Cafe - 04/02/09 10:46 AM
Located on a hidden street - East DeVargas is a wonderful little cafe called the Mission Cafe located in the beautifully restored Manuel Valdes home.  The cafe is located behind the San Miguel Mission and the Oldest Home both considered to be the oldest missions and home in the United States. 
The Manuel Valdes was the secon Mayor of Santa Fe and friend of Archbishop Lamy who built the Cathedral off the Santa Fe Plaza.  The house eventually passed to his grandson, Joseph Valdes, who himself served as Mayor of Santa Fe from 1972-1976. 
The original building dates back to the earliest days of … (1 comments)

santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - O'Keeffe Musuem - 04/01/09 03:01 AM
 The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, opened to the public in July 1997, eleven years after the death of the artist from whom it takes its name. Welcoming more than 2,225,000 visitors from all over the world and being the most visited art museum in the state of New Mexico, it is the only museum in the world dedicated to an internationally-known woman artist. One of the most significant artists of the 20th century, Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) was devoted to creating imagery that expressed what she called "the wideness and wonder of the world as I live … (0 comments)

santa fe site seeing: Santa Fe Site Seeing - The Loretto Chapel - 03/31/09 10:22 AM
When the Loretto Chapel was completed in 1878, there was no way to access the choir loft twenty-two feet above. Carpenters were called in to address the problem, but they all concluded access to the loft would have to be via ladder as a staircase would interfere with the interior space of the small Chapel.Legend says that to find a solution to the seating problem, the Sisters of the Chapel made a novena to St. Joseph, the patron saint of carpenters. On the ninth and final day of prayer, a man appeared at the Chapel with a donkey and a toolbox … (2 comments)

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