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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
SCHUBERT, RAVEL & BRAHMS Description This gorgeous program—performed by six longtime Festival musicians—begins with violinist Jennifer Frautschi and pianist Benjamin Hochman playing Schubert’s delightful Sonatina in G Minor and also includes Ravel’s hypnotic Piano Trio in A Minor and Brahms’s dramatic String Quinte , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
GILLES VONSATTEL PIANO RECITAL Description Gilles Vonsattel plays solo piano works by Ravel and the Swiss composer Heinz Holliger as well as several pieces by Debussy, including his Images suite, which Debussy (rightfully) predicted would “find [its] place in the literature of the piano…to the left of Schumann or to th , ...
Summer Tuesday – The Blues Revue
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Los Alamos Creative District has announced the schedule for the Tuesdays at the Pond summer performance series 2022. The Tuesdays at the Pond 2022 season is sponsored by Zia Credit Union. Performances will be held at Ashley Pond Park Stage from 6-8 p.m., with opening acts starting at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday from Ma , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
FLEUR BARRON & JULIUS DRAKE RECITAL Description In their Festival debuts, mezzo-soprano Fleur Barron and pianist Julius Drake perform several powerhouse miniatures, including Brahms’s atmospheric “Nachtwandler” and Ives’s distinctive arrangement of “At the River” as well as the Chinese folk song “Northeast Lullaby” , ...
CoderDojo Los Alamos
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CoderDojo is a coding club for kids that meets every Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm at Los Alamos Makers (3540 Orange St. behind the high school). Our weekly session is designed for students to work on whatever they want and we provide them with makerspace resources and mentors to assist them. Whether it’s video game develo , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BEACH & BEETHOVEN Description The rhapsodic Piano Quintet of late-Romantic American master Amy Beach is at the center of this exciting program, which includes Three Romances by the German-born piano virtuoso Clara Schumann and Beethoven’s Storm Quintet, whose nickname comes from its evocative final movement. CLARA , ...
The Sounding Sea
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
We reflect on our relationship with this most essential element of life through this program, in collaboration with pianist Nathan Salazar. An exciting new generation of American composers is featured: Jake Runestad (Waves), Mason Bates (Sirens), and Matthew Lyon Hazzard (The Prow, When We are Gone). Also featured is C , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
MENDELSSOHN & RAN Description Flutist Tara Helen O’Connor, violist Max Mandel, and harpist June Han give the world premiere of a Festival-commissioned work by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Shulamit Ran on a program that also includes Mendelssohn’s fiery Piano Trio in C Minor. SHULAMIT RAN All Roads Leading for Fl , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
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Los Alamos Concert Series – Wildflowers
6:00 pm
A celebration of professional associations, employee federations, and labor unions sponsored by the Los Alamos Federation of School Educators and the New Mexico Federation of Labor. The Wildflowers sound just like Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers in their prime and have the energy and musicianship to bring down the hous , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
NEW MUSIC WITH FLUX QUARTET Description The FLUX Quartet premieres Festival-commissioned works by the acclaimed German composer Detlev Glanert, who’s well known for his operas, and this year’s participants in the Festival’s internationally renowned Young Composers String Quartet Project, Marco-Adrián Ramos, and Benjami , ...
Sunset Stroll
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Sunset Stroll is a ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting ove , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
5:00 pm
BACH BRANDENBURG CONCERTO NO. 5 Description This delightful program features three gems of the Baroque repertoire, including Handel’s Harp Concerto, with soloist June Han, and Bach’s perennially popular Brandenburg Concerto No. 5. HANDEL Harp Concerto in B-flat Major, Op. 4, No. 6 BACH Orchestral Suite in B Minor, BWV , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Sunset Stroll
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Sunset Stroll is a ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting ove , ...
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Dawn ’til Dusk Day
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Los Luceros Historic Site will extend its hours from sunrise to sunset on the first Sunday of each month. During this time, entrance into Los Luceros will be Free for New Mexico residents and includes access to the site’s visitor center, historic buildings, trails, and picnic areas. The early morning and late evening a , ...
Los Alamos Sheriff’s Posse Breakfast
7:00 am - 11:00 am
The Sheriff’s Posse organizes a monthly cowboy breakfast. Six of the yearly breakfasts benefit the Sheriff’s posse organization, while the proceeds from the other six benefit local non-profit organizations. The breakfasts take place on the 1st Sunday of every month. , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS 1 Description Over the course of three programs, the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio performs a cycle of the Beethoven Piano Trios, beginning here with the composer’s Op. 1, No. 1, followed by his popular Ghost Trio, whose nickname comes from its eerie second movement. BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in E-flat Major, , ...
Sunset Stroll
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Sunset Stroll is a ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting ove , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS 1 Description Over the course of three programs, the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio performs a cycle of the Beethoven Piano Trios, beginning here with the composer’s Op. 1, No. 1, followed by his popular Ghost Trio, whose nickname comes from its eerie second movement. BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in E-flat Major, , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
DEBUSSY SONATAS Description This all-Debussy program features all three of the composer’s chamber music sonatas, which he wrote for a diverse set of instruments and displays his signature elegance and spirit of innovation. DEBUSSY Sonata in D Minor for Cello and Piano, L. 144 DEBUSSY Sonata for Flute, Viola, and Harp, , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
SUSANNA PHILLIPS & CRAIG TERRY RECITAL Description Acclaimed soprano Susanna Phillips—known for her standout performances with the world’s leading opera houses and orchestras—makes her highly anticipated return to the Festival with an intimate recital with pianist Craig Terry. Program to be announced. Susanna Phill , ...
CoderDojo Los Alamos
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CoderDojo is a coding club for kids that meets every Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm at Los Alamos Makers (3540 Orange St. behind the high school). Our weekly session is designed for students to work on whatever they want and we provide them with makerspace resources and mentors to assist them. Whether it’s video game develo , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS 2 Description For the second of three programs presenting the Festival’s cycle of the Beethoven Piano Trios, the Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio plays three works, including the Piano Trio in C Minor, which reveals the awakening of Beethoven’s revolutionary spirit. BEETHOVEN Variations on an Original Theme , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
LEILA JOSEFOWICZ VIOLIN RECITAL Description In this solo recital, violinist Leila Josefowicz—winner of a prestigious MacArthur Fellowship and one of today’s foremost champions of contemporary classical music—plays German composer Matthias Pintscher’s La Linea Evocativa: A Drawing for Violin Solo (which she premiered in , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
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Fair and Rodeo Parade
Crowds gather along Central Avenue to watch this hometown parade, a highlight of Los Alamos County’s Fair and Rodeo weekend. The parade, led by the Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District programs, brings locals and visitors to downtown Los Alamos to celebrate the western roots of the community. ​ Register for the , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Los Alamos Concert Series – Sim Balkey
6:00 pm
Sim Balkey, New Mexico’s rising star, is a musical genius when it comes to telling stories through melody and lyrics. Drawing vocal inspiration from the likes of Justin Moore and Gary Allen, he’s created his own sound, putting a modern twist on traditional country music. Sim is back by popular demand and kicks off the , ...
Sunset Stroll
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Sunset Stroll is a ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting ove , ...
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Fair and Rodeo Parade
Crowds gather along Central Avenue to watch this hometown parade, a highlight of Los Alamos County’s Fair and Rodeo weekend. The parade, led by the Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District programs, brings locals and visitors to downtown Los Alamos to celebrate the western roots of the community. ​ Register for the , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
5:00 pm
BAROQUE CONCERTOS Description Concertos by the two best-known Baroque masters—Bach and Vivaldi—showcase the virtuosic talents of pianist Kirill Gerstein, violinist Martin Beaver, and cellist Peter Wiley. VIVALDI Cello Concerto in G Minor, RV 417 TELEMANN Concerto in E Major for Flute, Oboe d’Amore, and Viola, TWV53:E1 , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Sunset Stroll
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Sunset Stroll is a ranger-guided stroll through the gypsum sand dunes. It is a splendid opportunity to experience the dunes first-hand while learning about the uniqueness of our geology, plants, and animals. As an added bonus, the stroll is timed to end at sunset, providing a panoramic view of the sun setting ove , ...
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Fair and Rodeo Parade
Crowds gather along Central Avenue to watch this hometown parade, a highlight of Los Alamos County’s Fair and Rodeo weekend. The parade, led by the Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District programs, brings locals and visitors to downtown Los Alamos to celebrate the western roots of the community. ​ Register for the , ...
The Comedy of Errors – Santa Fe Summer Shakespeare Festival
5:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for Season V of Shakespeare in the Garden at the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s Ojos y Manos Amphitheater as we continue to spread the joy with Shakespeare’s raucous farce, The Comedy of Errors. Hilarious mayhem ensues when two sets of identical twins collide in the streets of Ancient Ephesus dur , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BEETHOVEN PIANO TRIOS 3 Description The Chien-Kim-Watkins Trio brings the Festival’s Beethoven Piano Trios series to a close with a program that includes one of the composer’s most extraordinary works: the groundbreaking Archduke Trio. BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in B-flat Major, Op. 11 BEETHOVEN Piano Trio in G Major, Op. 12 , ...
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Fair and Rodeo Parade
Crowds gather along Central Avenue to watch this hometown parade, a highlight of Los Alamos County’s Fair and Rodeo weekend. The parade, led by the Los Alamos MainStreet and Creative District programs, brings locals and visitors to downtown Los Alamos to celebrate the western roots of the community. ​ Register for the , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
QUARTET FOR THE END OF TIME Description Pianist Kirill Gerstein, violinist Leila Josefowicz, cellist Paul Watkins, and clarinetist Carol McGonnell perform Messiaen’s transcendent Quartet for the End of Time—which the composer wrote during World War II while being held in captivity—and Ms. McGonnell performs another sta , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
KIRILL GERSTEIN PIANO RECITAL Description Kirill Gerstein plays two stunning works: Schubert’s Beethoven-influenced Sonata in C Minor, which the composer wrote during the last months of his short life, and Liszt’s trailblazing Sonata in B Minor, which, despite being shunned by Liszt’s peers, is widely considered his gr , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
HAOCHEN ZHANG PIANO RECITAL Description For this single-work program, Haochen Zhang, who won the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition at the age of 19, plays the stunningly difficult Transcendental Études by Liszt—one of history’s greatest piano virtuosos. In a testament to the rarefied talent this work demands, , ...
CoderDojo Los Alamos
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CoderDojo is a coding club for kids that meets every Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm at Los Alamos Makers (3540 Orange St. behind the high school). Our weekly session is designed for students to work on whatever they want and we provide them with makerspace resources and mentors to assist them. Whether it’s video game develo , ...
Indigenous Ways Festival
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join us to celebrate Indigenous arts, culture, music, and food. Every 3rd Wednesday of the month (May – September), events will take place at a different Santa Fe Park and feature notable Native American performers, weavers, drummers, and wisdom keepers. Imagine food trucks, face painting, native weavers, artisan , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
SCHUBERT Description Nicknamed the Arpeggione Sonata after the six-stringed, bowed guitar that was (briefly) popular in the early 19th century, Schubert’s Sonata in A Minor is often performed today in its cello-and-piano transcription, as it is here. This program also features two other works by Schubert, written withi , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
12:00 pm
DOVER QUARTET Description The Dover Quartet—dubbed “the young American string quartet of the moment” by The New Yorker—plays two affecting works: Mozart’s Dissonance String Quartet, whose unusual introduction yields the work’s nickname, and Shostakovich’s String Quartet No. 4 in D Major, Op. 83, filled with complexitie , ...
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Los Alamos Concert Series – Rumours
6:00 pm
Rumours has meticulously put together a show that spares no detail. Recreating the band’s legendary persona, in all its youthful glory from 1975 to 1987. From period-accurate equipment and costumes to spot-on characterizations and musical performances, Rumours takes you back to a time when music was still an unbridled , ...
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Santa Fe Indian Market
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Santa Fe Indian Market is the world’s most prestigious Native American art show with more than 1,000 Native American artists, food and demonstration booths, a youth market, entertainment, and more! This celebration gathers Native artists of all types and in all media. The Market is on the Plaza on Saturday from 7:0 , ...
Los Alamos County Horse Exhibition
9:00 am
Come and strut your horsemanship at the County Horse Show! This event is for all riders to showcase their horse and equestrian talents in Western and English styles. Winners receive prizes such as: t-shirts, buckles, and ribbons. Age groups: – Youth: 9 & under, 10 – 13, 14 – 18 – Adult: 19 & , ...
Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BENJAMIN HOCHMAN BAROQUE RECITAL Description Following appearances earlier in the season, pianist Benjamin Hochman returns with a rich recital program featuring works by two 16th-century Renaissance composers—the French-born Josquin des Prez and the English-born John Bull—two of Bach’s lively English Suites, and Oliver , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
BERNSTEIN CLARINET SONATA Description Pianist Haochen Zhang and the Dover Quartet give the New Mexico premiere of Festival Artistic Director Marc Neikrug’s Piano Quintet No. 2—a work all five musicians premiered at The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, in 2021—and the Dover also plays one of Ravel’s early masterpieces: , ...
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Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
6:00 pm
HAYDN & SCHUMANN Description On the season-finale program, the Dover Quartet plays two exquisite works—Haydn’s lyrical Lark Quartet and Schumann’s exuberant Piano Quintet, featuring pianist Haochen Zhang—and Robert Ingliss, principal oboe of the New Jersey Symphony and The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, solos in Lavista , ...
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CoderDojo Los Alamos
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CoderDojo is a coding club for kids that meets every Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm at Los Alamos Makers (3540 Orange St. behind the high school). Our weekly session is designed for students to work on whatever they want and we provide them with makerspace resources and mentors to assist them. Whether it’s video game develo , ...
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Y Annual Golf Classic
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Family YMCA’s Annual Golf Classic raises funds to support youth programs and scholarships. One critical mission area is providing support to The Española YMCA Teen Center whose trained adult staffers, while providing fun and engaging skill-building programs and tutoring, mentor youth to positive and healthy c , ...
Los Alamos Concert Series – The Jauntee
6:00 pm
With almost a decade’s worth of touring experience; appearances at major festivals such as Peach Fest, Catskill Chill, and Resonance; and 36 states toured with stops at national touring staples such as Brooklyn Bowl, Georgia Theatre, and the Paradise Rock Club.  The Jauntee makes each night an exciting prospect of a ne , ...
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Bear Festival
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mark your calendars for PEEC’s annual Bear Festival! This event will happen on Saturday, August 27th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Enjoy a fun day full of booths, games, and resources on living with black bears and other wildlife in northern New Mexico. Thanks to Century Bank for sponsor , ...
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CoderDojo Los Alamos
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CoderDojo is a coding club for kids that meets every Tuesday 3:30-5:00pm at Los Alamos Makers (3540 Orange St. behind the high school). Our weekly session is designed for students to work on whatever they want and we provide them with makerspace resources and mentors to assist them. Whether it’s video game develo , ...
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