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Thursday, September 4 through Sunday, September 7, 2014 – Wassa Wassa African dance and drum festival – The Railyard Performance Center, 1611 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe. FIND OUT MORE on the Culture page of the Eldorado Daily.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.
Friday, 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
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, September 20, 2014.
The rest of the Flea calendar through October, 2014 is:
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!
Kitchen 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.
NEW 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.
August 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.
Thursday, August 26, 2014 – REEL New Mexico announces return to The Performance Space at La Tienda in Eldorado. On 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.
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.
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.
Friday, 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!
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.
Thursday, 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.
Tuesday, 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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for any information on how to volunteer, become a member, or donate to the organization.
noon – 5 weekends, April through October; otherwise by appointment.
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