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SANTA FE HOLIDAY AND WINTER EXPERIENCES

This holiday and winter season uncover a new, different, and unexpected part of Santa Fe. Come explore and immerse yourself in the culture of The City Different during this magical season.

Be sure to check back regularly as new experiences will be added.

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    APRES SKI PAINTING & SIP CIDER

    2 HOUR PAINTING: SANTA FE ART CLASSES

    Apres Ski Painting & Sip Cider After shredding chutes or scooting the Santa Fe Ski greens, warm your fanny and heart in my delightful, 1939, turquoise adobe-farmhouse, Art Studio. In 2 hours, you will complete a frame-worthy, lovely painting, distinctly your own. Everyone is an artist! We prove it every day! Book your own, PRIVATE Event and you can bring your choice of delightful aperitifs and libations!

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    Apres Ski Painting & Sip Cider Book your PRIVATE EVENT and bring your choice of wine, delightful aperitifs and libations! After shredding chutes or scooting ski greens, warm your fanny and heart in my cozy 1939, turquoise adobe-farmhouse/ Art Studio. In 2 hours, you complete a frame-worthy painting, distinctly your own. Everyone is am artist! At the heart of the Railyard Arts District and Historic Guadelupe, you can walk to us from the Plaza in 15 minutes. Featured in NY Times, LA Travel, NM Mag, Dallas Daily we're PROUD of our ONLY 5 Star TripAdvisor Reviews since 2015!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Mondays 4-6pm $45/per painter; MUST advance register Private events $250/1-3 painters, +$55/per each added painter YES, we LOVE spontaneous Privates! Complimentary Mulled Cider (not Spiked!) No alcohol at Public Events allowed, however, for your private party, bring whatcha want! 5-105+ Welcome

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    MASSIVE WINTER STUDIO SALE!

    SANTA FE ART CLASSES

    Original Class Acrylic Paintings; Landscapes, Sunflowers, Mesas, Adobe Churches, Painted Ponies, Rio Grande Gorge, Winter Aspens, Starry Night, Day of the Dead, Utah Canyons... Figurative Charcoals, Oil Paintings, drawings of all kinds! Santa Fe Art Classes also offers Gift Certificates; The Perfect Gift & Private Lessons for Beginners to Professional Artists Heart of Railyard Arts district :15 minute walk from Plaza.

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    Enjoy spiced cider & our First EVER Winter Studio Sale @Santa Fe Art Classes & Robbi Firestone Gallery. Art is the PERFECT Holiday Gift: Pop by or call 575-404-1801. We have TONS of original acrylics to complex oil paintings, elegant drawings, stunning figurative charcoals & tons more. Landscapes, Sunflowers, Mesas, Adobe Churches, Painted Ponies, Rio Grande Gorge, Winter Aspens, Cauldron Skies, Day of the Dead, Utah Canyons. Santa Fe Art Classes also offers Gift Certificates; The Perfect Gift & Privates for Beginners to Professional Artists Railyard Arts: 15 minute walk from the Plaza.

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Paintings from $30; acrylic studies to $6000 oil paintings. Charcoal Figures, $50 Drawings $30 and up... Framed & Unframed Paintings of all kinds. This is our first studio sale EVER so come for all the goodies and enjoy spiced cider while browsing through the racks! Class Gift Certificates $45 Call

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    FORGED IN ICE

    PATINA GALLERY

    Internationally renowned artist, Barbara Heinrich reveals a unique 20-piece jewelry collection on exhibit for Patina Gallery in its 20th year. A collection to dazzle and excite, the maker entices the mind with opulent yearnings of the majestic palace of ice.

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    Skillful craftsmanship meets sweet, artistic intoxication. Master jeweler, Barbara Heinrich delightfully apprehends the heart in an exclusive, 20-piece collection. The artist imagines a soul-stirring assemblage of necklaces, earrings and bracelets that capture the glistening peaks and the glowing forms of the growing Viedma Glacier in Patagonia, Argentina. This season, explore a collection of glacial treasures only available at Patina.

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Forged in Ice opens Friday, December 13th 2019.

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    SIP CIDER & PAINT SFE SOUVENIR

    2 HOUR PAINTING: SANTA FE ART CLASSES

    Mull it over: Why have a normal Holiday when you can sip yummy, warm, cider, laugh, and create your own painting? Why BUY a Santa Fe Souvenir when you can Make your Own? Tacky Sweaters Welcome... Idea; Arrange a truly AWESOME, unforgettable family or company outing! For Private Parties, spike your wine, tequila or cider...all joyful spirits welcome for Private Events...

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    Mull it over: Why have a normal Holiday when you can sip yummy, warm, cider, laugh, and create your own painting with Loved Ones and Friends... Why BUY a Santa Fe Souvenir when you can Make your Own? Tacky Sweaters Welcome! Idea; Arrange a truly AWESOME, unforgettable family, or even company outing! For Your Personal Party, spike your wine, tequila or cider...all Joyful Spirits welcome for Private Events ... Featured in the New York Times, Parade Magazine, Worth, LA Travel, New Mexico Magazine, Art Business News, and many more. Proud to have ONLY 5 Star TripAdvisor Ratings since 2015!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    $45/per painter for Public Classes; offered EVERY day 10am-12pm! Interested in a Private Event? $250/ 1-3 painters for Private bookings + $55 each added painter. Enjoy complimentary Mulled Cider. Kidlets get a Neat-o, FREE, "Santa Fe Art Classes" sticker!

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    MESCALERO APACHE MAIDENS

    EDITION ONE GALLERY

    Please join photographer, Jan Butchofsky during her Artist in Residence at Edition ONE Gallery every Friday from 12 pm - 4 pm through March 27.

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    A long-time resident of Southern New Mexico and the homelands of the Mescalero Apache, Jan was an invited guest of the family asked to witness the Coming of Age Ceremony of two maidens during two separate celebrations. She was honored to bear witness with her camera to these sacred and very private preparations and ceremonies. Jan is an award-winning photographer specializing in travel and culture. Her photography embodies a sense of spontaneity and careful attention to detail. Her photographs get to the heart of the matter, transforming events and situations into images that you can feel!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Every Friday, 12 pm - 4 pm, February 21 - March 27

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    JOIN US FOR RESTAURANT WEEK!

    LA FONDA

    Join us at La Plazuela at La Fonda on the Plaza during Santa Fe's Restaurant Week! February 23 - March 1, 2020

    DESCRIPTION

    Enjoy a delicious prix-fixe three course dinner at La Plazuela!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Dinner Menu $45 Each Poblano Corn Chowder La Fonda Caesar Grilled Pear And Baby Spinach Alaskan Sockeye Salmon 1855 Top Sirloin Huitlacoche Tamal Raspberry Enchiladas Signature Flan

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    TEA-TAILS: COCKTAILS WITH TEA

    ARTFULTEA

    ArtfulTea and Santa Fe Spirits bring together the best of both worlds with a class on tea-based cocktails on the eve of Valentines Day! We'll make and sample three "tea-tails" recipes and learn more about the intersection between spirits and tea in this cheerful gathering.

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    ArtfulTea joins with our local distillery, Santa Fe Spirits, to bring together the best of both worlds with an evening of crafting tea-based cocktails! Enjoy a fun hour with your sweetheart on the eve of Valentine's Day! You'll learn how to make three "tea-tails" (sampling all three, of course). You'll receive complete instructions and recipes, and we'll all learn a bit more about the intersection between spirits and tea in this cheerful gathering.

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Thursday Feb 13, 2020 from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Must be 21 years or older. Class size is limited to 10 participants. $25.00 includes class, recipes, and samples of 3 tea-based cocktails.

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    GHOST RANCH & OJO HOT SPRINGS

    OLD SANTA FE TOURS LLC

    Spend the day wandering around in Georgia O’Keeffe’s Southwestern landscapes: -Relaxed small group van tour. Max 6 guests -Remarkable scenic and photographic opportunities -A sampler of unique famous and less-visited locations and history -Visit Ghost Ranch & Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort -Included Lunch with vegetarian options

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    – Experience the scenery Georgia O’Keeffe choose to spend the rest of her life exploring with your visit to Ghost Ranch and Abiquiu, New Mexico. -See various movie locations, including those used in City Slickers, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, etc. – Visit the untouched ruins of a Spanish colonial church and ghost town abandoned in 1747 due to Indian raids. – Bask in the famous healing waters of Ojo Caliente, one of North America’s oldest health resorts. Enjoy this guided full-day, small-group van tour with us!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    JAN 5, 14, 19, 28 & FEB 2, 11, 16, 25 - 2020 $175 set pick-up location near Plaza $185 custom hotel pick-up within 1 KM of Plaza

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    PUYE CLIFF DWELLINGS & CHIMAYO

    OLD SANTA FE TOURS LLC

    Spend the day exploring Cliff Dwellings and visiting the iconic village of Chimayo: -Roundtrip transportation from near Santa Fe Plaza -Local guides will be with you every step -Discover New Mexico cultures affordably -Enjoy carefully selected highlights -Lunch is included

    DESCRIPTION

    First, enjoy a private tour of the Puye Cliff Dwellings, this National Historic Landmark is the ancestral home of the present-day inhabitants of the Santa Clara Pueblo who will lead you through the history. You will also see original Fred Harvey buildings, which helped birth Southwest Tourism in the time of the Santa Fe Railroad. We will then travel to Chimayo, NM and visit the famous church, Santuario de Chimayo, known for its miraculous healing and large pilgrimages by the devoted. You will participate in tours of the church by a local guide. Included lunch at Rancho de Chimayo!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    Jan. 16, 23, 30 & Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 - 2020 $110 pick-up at a set location near Plaza $120 custom pick-up at hotels within 1 KM of Plaza

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    RELAX & RENEW AT GHOST RANCH

    GHOST RANCH EDUCATION & RETREAT CENTER

    Life has many demands and moves fast. Our bodies, minds and spirits often need a chance to slow down, reflect and recharge. Ghost Ranch offers majestic and expansive space and support for such renewal.

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    Want to get away for a few days to relax, meditate, write, hike... or just be? Ghost Ranch offers special packages on three weekends this winter, each with a value-added event.

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    January 10-12 - special value: Cultural Honoring Day ($375 single/$400 double, all inclusive) January 31-February 2 - special value: Poetry and Song ($265 single/$365 double, all inclusive) February 14-16 - Music Under the Stars ($375 single/$450 double, all inclusive)

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    ARGENTINE TANGO MILONGA

    EL MESON RESTAURANT & TAPAS BAR

    Santa Fe’s longest running Tango night!

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    Authentic tapas, sangria, cocktails, fine wine bodega, a festive environment, and tango every Tuesday. Join the the dance, or simply drink, dine, and enjoy the spectacle!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    $5 Minimum Consumption. Every Tuesday.

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    LIVE JAZZ, SOUL & BLUES

    EL MESON RESTAURANT & TAPAS BAR

    Santa Fe’s most devoted live music venue—jazz, soul, and blues every night.

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    Authentic tapas, sangria, cocktails, fine wine bodega, a festive environment, and live music Wednesday–Saturday. A great night out!

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    No cover.

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    FLY FISHING

    ARTFUL ANGLER

    Experienced fly fishing guide service offering both walk and wade trips and float trips from a drift boat. I also offer fully customizable trips for people wanting to experience more than just fishing. A few ideas - Stop by a local winery or brewery Take the High Road to Taos Scenic Byway and learn about the rich cultural history of the area Stop at an authentic, high quality New Mexican food restaurant

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    Artful Angler specializes in environmental education based fly fishing trips. Whether you are a first time angler getting your feet wet in the sport or a hardcore trout bum looking for big fish, Artful Angler can arrange a personalized experience for you. Depending on experience level, some of the day will focus on the fundamentals of tackle, rigging, casting, and presentation of the fly. However, there will always be time to discuss the fascinating riparian (river) or lacustrine (lake) ecosystem we will be immersed in.

    PRICING INFO & RESTRICTIONS

    One Person - $350 Two People - $450 Three People - $550 Please call and ask about arranging a trip for a group of more than three people. No availability December 9-20

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    MAGICAL SNOWSHOE HIKES

    SANTA FE MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES

    Winter in Santa Fe is magical. Join us on a snowshoe adventure in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the southernmost tip of the Rocky Mountains. Let's get outdoors and have some fun!

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    Contact us and book a special winter adventure. Santa Fe Mountain Adventures offers private guided snowshoe excursions as well as cross country skiing tours. Venture along trails surrounded by snow-covered aspens and ponderosa pines. Enjoy our deep blue skies and fresh mountain air. Re-connect with Nature!

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    Let us know you found our listing on www.santafe.org and we'll offer a 10% discount. Call 505-988-4000 to book your winter adventure. Our offer is good until the end of February. Please note that Christmas through the New Year is a busy time - contact us soon!

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