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EFM_Magnet_1Friday, August 22, 2014 – Eldorado Farmers’ MarketMarket director Susan Tarver tells us “Hello Neighbors:
Tomatoes are back! Yes, you read that right. Slowly but surely, we will start to see more and more tomatoes each week. This week, newcomer to our market, Andy’s Tomatoes, will be bringing Chocolate Cherry (large 1 ¼” dark brown) and Sun Golds (small ¾” super sweet orange color) tomatoes to our market. He will also be bringing Padron, small Japanese frying peppers, Santa Fe Grandes and Ghost peppers. Welcome to the market Andy!. Last week’s winner of the weekly basket was Barbara Castleman, a long-time supporter of our market. Congrats, Barbara and we hope you enjoyed your basket full of goodies. The winner of the $5.00 Eldorado Farmers’ Market coupon was Phil Taccetta, a new raffle player who just signed up to our email list. Congrats to you, too, Phil! FIND OUT MORE on the Farmers’ Market website. Be sure to visit the market this week to get your FREE Eldorado Farmers’ Market refrigerator magnet. Quantities are limited so get yours before they are all gone!


Letter to the Editor from a concerned local citizen. Diane Senior of Madrid, New Mexico writes in to voice her views about the proposed re-zoning of land on La Bajada Butte that would allow massive gravel strip mining. FIND OUT MORE on the DailySpin.

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Friday, August 22, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Performance Space at La Tienda in Eldorado
Friday, August 22, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join soon to buy homegrown and locally sourced food at a centrally located, every-day, member-owned and operated grocery!

FIND OUT MORE about the Greehouse Grocery on their official website.


DepotDancers_2Friday, September 19 and Friday September 26, 2014 – RR Depot Building at the Eldorado Community Center – The Eldorado Depot Dancers will be sponsoring an OPEN HOUSE called “Modern Square Dancing”. FIND OUT MORE

KA-LogoKitchen Angels of Santa Fe announces their “Adventures a la Carte” fundraising activities for the late summer and Fall, 2014 Every year during this time, Kitchen Angels hosts their Adventures à la Carte event series. Adventures à la Carte are one-of-a-kind outings featuring secret sights and surprises from around Northern New Mexico, paired with delicious cuisine.

FIND OUT MORE on the Eldorado Daily Kitchen Angels page or visit the Kitchen Angels website or call them at (505) 471-7780.

SFSR_logoThursday, July 30, 2014 – The Santa Fe Southern Railway has asked the Eldorado Daily to post this announcement for Eldorado and community residents. “Please stay off of the tracks at all times. At road and path crossing, please look both ways and always expect a train. Remember, stop, look listen and live. For more railroad safety information please visit Operation Lifesaver at http://oli.org/.
The Santa Fe Southern Railway.

CyberNetworkNM_logoTuesday, August 12, 2014 – New page added to “The Worthy Cause” on the Eldorado Daily for Santa Fe non-profit computer recycler CyberNetworkNM.A 501c3 organization, CyberNetworkNM’s mission is to transfer donated surplus computers and related equipment to other 501c3 organizations, senior citizens, senior centers, college and high school students and immigrants. CybernetworkNM then coordinates computer and Internet instruction for said groups and individuals. FIND OUT MORE


THFJ_comp_1Friday, July 24, 2014 – Week 8 of the Eldorado Farmers’ Market at La Tienda in EldoradoNews from this week’s Market newsletter “Great news! The market now has more variety when it comes to produce. As of last week, customers can now buy beets, green/purple/yellow beans, squash, carrots, peas, onions, garlic, chile, dry beans, greens and more. We are pleased to welcome back Espanola Valley Farm, The Big Tomato, Mendez Produce and a brand-new vendor, Silva’s to the market. They join our other produce vendors, Gourmet Gardens, Dandy Lion Produce/Ani Rocks, Anna’s Organics, Revolution Farm, Zagreus Growers, and A Bee Honey/Costanza Farm in bringing us the best local and fresh produce available. And don’t forget the great selections of beef, lamb, cheese, salsas, jams, breads and pastries available!” Visit the Eldorado Farmers’ Market website to FIND OUT MORE.

Friday, July 18, 2014 – Eldorado Daily adds 2 new pages to “The Worthy Cause”

The Worthy Cause is our category on the Eldorado Daily for area non-profit organizations. This week we added 2 new pages – one for The Academy for the Love of Learning, the other for The Encaustic Institute.

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The Academy for the Love of Learning is located in Seton Village on the grounds of the old Seton Castle, originally built by the famous author, activist and artist Earnest Thompson Seton, East of Santa Fe, New Mexico and west of Eldorado.

FIND OUT MORE about the Academy for the Love of Learning by visiting their official website.

The mission of the Academy for the Love of Learning is to awaken, enliven, nurture and sustain the natural love of learning in people of all ages. To achieve our mission, the Academy has developed transformative curricula and methodologies–our learning field inquiry approach–offered through our integrated set of programs, conferences, organizational practices and research. The intent of our work is to help stimulate and support the rebirth and renewal of learning and education in America.

On Saturday, July 26, 2014 The Academy sponsors a Lifesongs Pop-up Concert from 12 noon to ? starting behind Warehouse 21 in Santa FE.

On Wednesday, August 6, 2014 the Academy features “Drawing from Experience” – an evening of exploration with Chrissie Orr and Aly Kreikemeier.

FIND OUT MORE about the Academy for the Love of Learning.


The Encaustic Institute is located off NM 14 South of Santa Fe. Visit the Encaustic Institute website for more information.

The Purposes of the Encaustic Institute are:

•To exhibit the work of member encaustic artists.
•To promote public awareness and understanding of the encaustic medium.
• To offer space and programs for professional encaustic artists to exchange information about encaustic and techniques for working with wax.
• To offer educational workshops for people of all ages interested in learning how to create art with encaustic.

You can e-mail Douglas Mehrens at mehrens@eainm.com for any information on how to volunteer, become a member, or donate to the organization.

Gallery Hours
noon – 5 weekends, April through October; otherwise by appointment.

FIND OUT MORE about upcoming events at the Encaustic Institute.


The Flea at La Tienda is a monthly event that runs from May through October. It’s always on the 3rd Saturday from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. The next Flea is Saturday, July 19.

The rest of the Flea calendar through October, 2014 is:

Saturday, August 16, 2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014

Want to have a yard sale, but don’t want strangers at your house? The Flea is your solution. Only $15/space with advance registration
Want to sell your car? Car spaces are just $10.
Love shopping for that unique treasure? Come to The Flea!

FIND OUT MORE about the La Tienda Flea…

Week 7 of the Eldorado Farmers market is this Friday, July 18 from 4 to 7 pm. Here’s an update from Susan Tarver, director of the Market ”

“Hello Neighbors:
Last week’s winner of the market basket was Gloria Dirle. Gloria received a wonderful basket with produce from Gonzales Farm, Gourmet Gardens, Revolution Farm, Zagreus Growers, cheese from The Old Windmill Dairy, Bakery goods from Natalie Chavez and St. Francis Bakery and a wonderful jam assortment from Triple Heart Farm. So far this season, every vendor who has been at the market has placed something in the weekly basket. Thanks, vendors!
The email winner of the $5.00 Eldorado Farmers’ Market Coupon was Carol Karps. Congratulations to both Gloria and Carol!
Check out our new website at www.eldoradonmfarmersmarket.com.
See you at the market,

Friday, July 4, 2014 – Each year Eldorado and our neighbors in Madrid and Lamy find fun ways to celebrate our nation’s Independence Day. Here is what’s planned for this Independence Day weekend, 2014.

SERA Pancake breakfast July 4, 2014

SERA Pancake breakfast July 4, 2014

8 AM-10 AM – Pancake Breakfast at La Tienda Friday, July 4, 2014 – JULY 4th PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT LA TIENDA. You can almost smell the pancakes, syrup, and coffee already! Come on out and enjoy a festive, delicious, community breakfast on the LaPlancha patio at La Tienda before the parade on July 4th. Cost: $5.00 pp (includes, pancakes, sausage, watermelon, juice, coffee) If you are interested in volunteering for this event – please call Sandy 455-6702.

July 4, 2012 in Eldorado

July 4, 2012 in Eldorado

9:30 AM – 1 PM – Parade, food, entertainment in Eldorado. Join the Parade! Line up is at Avenida Vista Grande and Avenida Del Monte Alto at 9:30. Floats, decorated bikes, clowns, all welcome to march! Parade starts at 10AM and goes to the Community Center. Starting at 11 AM there will be hotdogs and entertainment on the patio.

Madrid Show and Tell Day Friday, July 4, 2014 – 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Softball, parade, museum event – Madrid, New Mexico. 10:00 am - Softball game between two Madrid teams at historic Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Field, the first lighted ball field in New Mexico. 12 noon- FOURTH OF JULY PARADE, a tradition based on parades dating back to the 1920s and 30s. 2 PM – The Madrid Old Coal Town Museum – is hosting an event for the “Madrid Old Timers” for a Show & Tell on July 4th at 2pm. It will follow the annual ball game and parade. FIND OUT MORE

July 4 and 5, 2014 12 pm to 4 pm

July 4 and 5, 2014
12 pm to 4 pm

Independence Day Celebration with Burgers, Dogs & Beer on the Patio on July 4th and 5th from 12 pm to 4 pm!

The Museum Volunteers will be serving off the grill on the patio on Friday July 4th and Saturday July 5th from 12 to 4. Santa Fe Brewery is bringing the beer. Come out and enjoy the sunshine, music, and celebrate Independence Day with the Lamy Railroad and History Museum!

Alpaca_1Friday, July 4, 2014 – 4 pm to 7 pm (3 pm for Early Bird Shoppers) – Eldorado Farmers’ Market – La Tienda in Eldorado. A note from Susan Tarver, director of the Eldorado Farmers’ Market “A short message today. We are open for business this Friday and hope to see you at the market. As we will be missing some vendors, any raffle tickets collected tomorrow will be entered into next week’s drawing.

Last week’s basket was won by Margaret O’Brien. Our email winner is Jane Wilken. Congrats to Margaret and Jane!”

Community Garden Banner The El Dorado School Community Garden Education Committee is pleased to announce 2 lectures, both to be held at the garden, for the 2014 season. The first lecture will be Monday, June 9, 2014 at 6 pm, presented by Dr. Dave Dubois. Dr. Dave Dubois is the NM State Climatologist and CoCoRaHS Coordinator. The second lecture will be on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 also at 6 pm at the garden, by Tess Grasswitz. FIND OUT MORE

Market Basket 6.20.2014 - Winner Patrick McGee-Russell

Market Basket 6.20.2014 – Winner Patrick McGee-Russell

Friday, June 27, 2014 – Eldorado Farmers’ Market – 4 pm to 7 pm – La Tienda in Eldorado Market director Susan Tarver tells us “A beautiful day last Friday and the forecast sounds great for tomorrow, too! I enjoyed speaking with many of our customers and getting feedback on the market. Last week’s winner of the weekly basket was Patrick McGee-Russell who received some very special gifts from our vendors. The weekly email winner was Krista Wester, who received a $5.00 Eldorado Farmers’ Market coupon. Congrats, Patrick and Krista! FIND OUT MORE at the new Eldorado Farmers’ Market website.

SF Studio Tour LogoFriday, June 27, 2014 – 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Preview Party for the Santa Fe Studio Tour – Santa Fe University of Art & DesignThe 2014 Santa Fe Studio Tour begins it’s tour weekend with a preview party at the Santa Fe University of Art & Design, 1600 St. Michaels Drive in Santa Fe, NM. FIND OUT MORE

Saturday, June 28, 2014 – 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, June 29, 2014 – 10 am to 5 pm – Santa Fe Studio Tour Open StudiosMeet and have the opportunity to talk to well known and emerging Santa Fe painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, potters and jewelers- in person, in their studios. In collaboration with Creative Santa Fe, The Santa Fe Studio Tour offers unique opportunity for the public to see the artists’ latest work and their working environment. Local artists engaged in creating fine art open their studios annually on the last weekend in June. This tour allows visitors to map out their own route and see as many studios as they wish. Most studios have an artist demonstrating their techniques and all studios have art for sale. FIND OUT MORE



Friday, June 20, 2014 – Eldorado Farmers’ Market – 4-7 PM – La Tienda in Eldorado Here’s the latest from Susan Tarver, director of the Eldoardo Farmers’ Market. “Hello Neighbors: Thanks to all the customers who braved the elements last week to support the market! Some of our vendors had to leave (they were drenched!) but will be back this week. If you want to see if your favorite vendor is at the market before you come, please call me at 920-5660. I check every half hour to see if I missed any calls, so remember to leave your number for me if you get voice mail. I’m working on a way to make sure if a vendor needs to leave early that their product is available to you. More on this new idea to follow! Be sure to visit the new Eldorado Farmers’ Market website.

Gus - nno longer missing -  100 pound African tortoise

Gus – no longer missing – 100 pound African tortoise

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - Missing Pet found in part thanks to reader of the Eldorado Daily. From pet owner Kim Bannerman – “I wanted to let you know that Gus has been found, in large part due to our posting on the Eldorado Daily. She was located at the school by a maintenance crew who located some people to come rescue her. They were happy to come get her but didn’t know who she belonged to, but when they called someone else, that person had seen her on the Daily and knew she was missing. They called us and she found her way home.”

Gus - missing 100 pound African tortoise

Gus – missing 100 pound African tortoise

Monday, June 16, 2014 – Reader request to post a Missing Pet notification from Kimberly and Ian Bannerman of Eldorado Eldorado residents Kimberly and Ian Bannerman are looking for their lost pet. Now of course this happens a lot in Eldorado, Fluffy or Rex get away from home and hit the high road. Only this time it’s a 100 pound African Tortoise – not dangerous, by the way, who has gone on an adventure. The tortoise was last seen between Chapala and Herrada in Open Space in Eldorado. Anyone seeing “Gus” please call Animal Services at 428-3720 and Ian at 306-6911.

Motorado 6.15.14_28 HD Best of Show_medSunday, June 15, 2014 – Winner – Best of Show – Motorado Classic Motorcycle Show – La Tienda in Eldorado The 3rd annual Motorado Classic Motorcycle Show is now in the history books (so to speak), and once again it was an event to experience and was enjoyed by all. The culmination of judging the different classes of bikes is the Best of Show award. This year’s Best of Show winner is Michael Breeding, for his Class R4 (USA Road Bikes) 1928 Harley Davidson JH 74 cu.in. Big Twin. Michael is the proud recipient of the title as well as the original sculpture created by local resident and internationally acclaimed artist Pascal Pierme. FIND OUT MORE and see the highlights of this year’s event. COMING UP . . .

Show EmblemSunday, June 15, 2014 – 10 am to 3 pm – La Tienda in Eldorado – The 3rd Annual Motorado Classic Motorcycle Show Whether you are a motorcyclist or just looking for a fun afternoon, this is the place to be on Father’s Day. From 10am to 3pm, classic motorcycles will be on display. The bikes will be judged and awards presented to the best in their categories. Bring your camera to photograph rare and beautiful motorcycles and chat with their owners to learn all about each bike. Many sponsors will display their products and services. This year the Eldorado Daily has teamed up with the organizers of this fun fundraising event to publish a newspaper commemorating their 3rd Annual Motorado Classic Motorcycle Show at La Tienda in Eldorado. FIND OUT MORE EFM_6.7_Susan and goat_CUFriday, June 12, 2014 – 4 pm to 7 pm – Eldorado Farmers’ Market – La Tienda in EldoradoThe first week of the 2014 Eldorado Farmers’ Market had a great turnout, and the day was sunny and pleasant. Winners of The Old Windmill Dairy “NAME THAT GOAT” contest are Eve Neel and Michaela Boyle. Eve chose the name “Sparkle” and Michaela chose “Finn”. the winners of the “Name the Goat” contest receive a $5.00 Eldorado Farmers’ Market Coupon and $5.00 cash. Winner of the weekly market basket is Rebecca Jeffs, a regular of the market ever since the market started. FIND OUT MORE on the Eldorado Daily Farmers Market page . Also – be sure to visit the new official website of the Eldorado Farmers Market. Tuesday, June 9, 2014 – Eldorado Daily completes the Motorado Show News for publication before the Motorado Motorcycle Show on Sunday, June 15 at La Tienda.The Motorado Show News is a 16 page newsprint publication that will be available at local businesses, including Cafe Fina, QuikSend, LLC, the Eldorado Supermart, La Plancha at La Tienda and other local businesses beginning this Thursday afternoon (June 12, 2014). This is the official publication for the Motorado Classic Motorycle Show, presented by the Motorado Motorcycle Club (see related story below). You can view the entire publication online on the Eldorado Daily NOW – even before the paper is printed!

Friday, May 1, 2014, 2014 – The Eldorado Daily (EldoradoDaily.com) publishes the first annual Artists Studio Tour Guide of New Mexico. The Guide is a 24-page full color print publication, available at QuikSend, the Eldorado Supermart and dozens of other businesses between Bernallilo and Taos and beyond. FIND OUT MORE

The Legal Tender at the Lamy Railroad & History Museum

The Legal Tender at the Lamy Railroad & History Museum

May 23, 2014 – Re-opening of the Historic Legal Tender in Lamy, New Mexico The Lamy Railroad & History Museum is proud to announce the opening of The Historic Legal Tender on Friday May 23, 2014 FIND OUT MORE Sunday, May 25, 2014 – La Plancha Brunch Buffet “Sunday Jazz Brunch” featuring Guitar and Organ Duo David Yard and Doug Franz – 11 am to 1 pm both days – Admission includes Brunch $19.95 adults, $17.95 seniors and children – in the Performance Space at La Tienda. FIND OUT MORE BUT WAIT . . . WHERE’S THE REST OF THE NEWS??? Beginning in May of 2014 we decided to move older or recent stories to an archive page in order to speed up downloads and do a little Spring Cleaning. You can find stories going back to December 2012 Here – DAILY FRONT PAGE ARCHIVES

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