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Friday, October 17, 2014 – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm – Eldorado Farmers Market at La Tienda in Eldorado at Santa Fe, New Mexico.EFM Banner no dates The very last week of the Eldorado Farmers’ Market is this Friday, October 17th from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. We encourage you to attend this season-ending event to get the last of your favorite goodies and find out how you can keep in touch with your favorite vendors after the market has ended. Be sure to visit the Eldorado Farmers’ Market website throughout the off-season to keep up with your favorite vendors and to get ready for next June when it all starts again.

There are still three Artists Studio Tours coming up as the long tour season winds down this year. 2014 Galisteo Studio Tour_720x480The Galisteo Studio Tour will be held this Saturday, October 18 and Sunday, October 19 in the beautiful Galisteo basin just south of Eldorado and Santa Fe. It’s easy to find – just head South on US 285 to the Galisteo exit (just south of the exit to Lamy) and head West. Be sure to slow down as you approach the dip and head toward the Galisteo creek bridge. Look for the signs and enjoy the tour. FIND OUT MORE on the Galisteo Studio Tour page of the Eldorado Daily and visit the official website to learn even more about the artists and the 2014 tour, now in its 27th year.

Saturday, October 25 and Sunday, October 26, 2014 – 10 am to 5 pm both days – Historic Las Vegas Art Studio Tour.JFT_EstellasCafe2_wm.jpg The 2014 Historic Las Vegas Art Studio Tour, sponsored by the Las Vegas Arts Council (LVAC), is the rebirth of a significant event highlighting the artistic talent in one of New Mexico’s most historic towns. The 2014 Historic Las Vegas Art Studio Tour includes 40 tour stops featuring individual artist/artisan studios (painting, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, photography, mixed media and more); traditional Spanish Colonial art, street art, quilters exhibits, and local galleries.
FIND OUT MORE about the Las Vegas Art Studio Tour.

Friday, October 24, 3 – 7 pm and Saturday, October 25, 2014 – 9 am – 5 pm – Eldorado Fall Show at St. John’s Methodist Church, 1200 Old Pecos Trail at Cordova Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico.fall_logoThe Eldorado Arts and Crafts Fall Show is an opportunity to see the work of many member artists at one venue. In 2014, once again, we’ll be packing up our art and taking it to Santa Fe.

Saturday, November 1st and Sunday, November 2nd – 10 am to 5 pm both days – the 33rd Annual Dixon Studio Tour 2014 in Dixon, New Mexico.dixon 2014 header The 33rd annual DIXON STUDIO TOUR takes place on Saturday Nov. 1st and Sunday Nov 2nd from 9AM to 5PM each day. There will be a “meet the artist” event on Friday Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 – the “Collected Works Show”. Info and download maps at The Dixon Studio Tour is one of the oldest continuously running studio tours in the state. FIND OUT MORE about the Dixon Studio Tour.


gloaming square logoWednesday, September 24, 2014 – New business added to the Eldorado Daily Business Directory A new business in Eldorado, The Gloaming at Santa Fe, LLC announces their location at 3 Caliente Road, Suite 6 at La Tienda in Eldorado and invites individuals in Eldorado and the surrounding communities to learn more about their professional holistic counseling and life coaching services. According to owners Elaine Casquarelli, LMHC and Dr. Kitty Fallon, Life Coach, “Arriving around sunset, the gloaming is that transitional and mystical time of day overflowing with possibility. In the hopes of tapping into this transformative moment, the mission of The Gloaming at Santa Fe is to cultivate a space that nurtures self-reflection, growth, and generativity in people’s relationships with themselves, others, and the world. Our vision for pursuing this mission includes offering counseling, life coaching, personal and relational development workshops, and consultation services.” FIND OUT MORE in the Eldorado Daily Business Directory or visit their website to learn more about The Gloaming at Santa Fe.

Menla Center LrgNEW YOGA CENTER AT THE AGORA – Tuesday, September 2, 2014 The Menla Center For Yoga and the Healing Arts has opened it’s doors in the Agora Center in Eldorado (between QuikSend and Chez Dre). The Menla Center offers professional instruction from experienced local teachers, including multiple yoga styles, tai chi, qigong, meditation and other healing disciplines. Classes are offered from beginning to advanced, and morning, mid-day and evening classes are available. The Menla Center will be celebrating their Grand Opening on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 10 am to 4 pm. FIND OUT MORE in the Eldorado Daily Business Directory or visit their website to learn more about The Menla Center.

August 29, 2014 – Two local bicycle retailers named America’s Best Bike Shops for 2014SpinDoc Bike Shop and The Broken Spoke, both of Santa Fe, NM have been named two of America’s Best Bike Shops for 2014 by the National Bicycle Dealers Association. There are approximately 4,000 bike shops in the United States, and less than 300 were chosen to be named “America’s Best.” FIND OUT MORE on the EldoradoDaily News page.


workers 011August 27, 2014 – Photos submitted by J. Browne – “They’ve started work at the corner of Eldorado and Torreon….building a new pump station for Eldorado. Several of the workers posed for a photo!” FIND OUT MORE on the EldoradoDaily News page.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 – Letter to the Editor from local resident Diane Senior of Madrid, New Mexico: 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.


reel_new_mexico_logo_2On Thursday, October 9, at 7 pm, REEL NEW MEXICO returns under the auspices of Jeff Berg, a Santa Fe based New Mexico film historian and freelance writer.

Due to other commitments, REEL NEW MEXICO founders Bill Osher and Diane Thomas had to put aside their involvement in the series that they lovingly founded and curated starting in 2012, although Bill has promised to be around to assist in bringing the series back to El Dorado (and hopefully) Santa Fe residents.

The first program in the series will be presented by Berg, who will present MADE IN SANTA FE, a compilation of 15 film clips of movies made in and around Santa Fe from 1936 on. Titles include ‘The Texas Rangers’, ‘Fancy Pants’, ‘Red Sky at Morning’, and ‘Lust in the Dust’. Some of the performers featured in the screening include Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Divine, Warren Beatty, Johnny Cash, and Rosalind Russell. FIND OUT MOREon the REEL New Mexico page on the Eldorado Daily.

Truchas, New Mexico on the High Road Artisan's Studio Tour 9.27.2014  Eldorado Daily Staff Photo

Truchas, New Mexico on the High Road Artisan's Studio Tour 9.27.2014 Eldorado Daily Staff Photo

Saturday, September 27, 2014 – Truchas, New Mexico, part of the High Road Artisans New Mexico Art TourHigh Road Artisans New Mexico Art Tour concludes on Sunday, September 27, 2014 (open 10 am to 5 pm). This will be the 4th day of the tour which was held this year on Saturday, September 20 and Sunday, September 21, September 27 and Sunday, September 28, 2014. Beautiful skies, breathtaking views and winding roads and byways greeted visitors this year as they toured the studios and homes of 80 artists living along the scenic High Road to Taos. To learn about the High Road Artisans New Mexico Art Tour and rest of the Artists Studio Tours yet to be held this year in North Central New Mexico, visit our complete online guide. You may also wish to visit the official website of the High Road Artisans New Mexico Art Tour

veggies crop_2Friday, September 25, 2014 – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm – The Eldorado Farmers’ Market at La Tienda. The Eldorado Farmers’ Market is counting down – the last market this year is Friday, October 10 ! Don’t miss the opportunity to get the best in great local produce, dairy, meats, baked goods, crafts and services. From market director Susan Tarver “Last week’s winner of the Market Basket was Nina Wells. Congrats, Nina. We hope you enjoyed your basket of goodies! The winner of the email $5.00 coupon was Belinda Munro. Congrats, Belinda, and enjoy spending your coupon at any of our vendors’ stalls.” FIND OUT MORE by visiting the Eldorado Farmers’ Market website.

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.

Willow Bader, CABARET ONE, Encaustic, 12 by 14 inches

Willow Bader, CABARET ONE, Encaustic, 12 by 14 inches

Sunday, September 14 – 2 pm to 6 pm – Encaustic Art Institute celebrates their 6th annual fund raiser event.This is a rare opportunity to purchase encaustic artwork and a variety of items at very reasonable prices. On Sunday September 14th from 2-6 pm The Encaustic Art Institute (EAI) will host it’s annual fun-filled gala event. FIND OUT MORE

There will be a silent auction, live auction, assortment of raffle items, encaustic demonstrations, wonderful eats and cash bar.

Saturday, September 6, 2014 – 10 am – Presentation “What Do You Carry On a Hike in the Woods?” by the Santa Fe Search and Rescue Group – in The Performance Space at La Tienda in Eldorado.Wondering how to travel light and stay safe in the wilderness? Come to La Tienda on 6 September to talk with the experts on staying safe in the wilderness. There will also be a show and tell with various size day packs and fanny packs to show you it doesn’t take a lot of gear or weight to stay safe in the wilderness.

The Santa Fe Search and Rescue Group, wilderness search and rescue volunteers for over 20 years, will tell you how to stay safe, have fun, and explore the wilderness that lies at our door step.

Bears? Snow storms? Lightning? They’ve seen it all and have always come back to search again for missing or injured hikers, piñon pickers, picnickers, etc. Come learn what they know about traveling light and staying safe in the wilderness.

EFM_Magnet_1Friday, September 5, 2014 – Eldorado Farmers’ MarketMarket director Susan Tarver tells us “Hello Neighbors: Last week was the best market of the season. Perfect weather, record crowds, and a great assortment of products available. Melons, pears, apples, chile, potatoes, tomatoes, corn and other items we have been waiting for at the market arrived and every seemed happy. Last week’s winner of the Market Basket was long-time customer Wendy Comellas. Oh, what a beautiful basket she received! Congrats, Wendy! Winner of the email coupon was another long-time customer, Krista Wester. Congrats, Krista! 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!

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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 Greenhouse Grocery on their official website.
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
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


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 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.


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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