Santa Fe Arts & Smarts

October in Santa Fe
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If you are planning your next big move to Santa Fe, consider partnering your home search with some activities that only October in Santa Fe can offer. From attending a musical, enjoying a concert or perusing the best from our Santa Fe artists, there just isn't enough time in the day. Santa Fe in October is exploding with arts and cultural options.

The team here at Fitzgerald Real Estate Associates would like to share with you our Santa Fe in October bucket list.


Harvest Festival

October 3 - 4, 2015
El Rancho de Las Golandrin

Bring in the harvest with villagers as they crush grapes for wine by foot, string chile ristras, make tortillas, bake fresh bread and much moreǃ Our most popular community celebrationǃ


October 3 - 11, 2015
Albuquerque, NM

Hundreds of balloons fill the sky at dawn and dusk for nine days, with races, night flights, and more. Balloon Fiesta Park, 5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway, Albuquerque.

October 10 - 12, 2015
Abiquiú, US HWY 84/285, 18 miles NW of Espanola

More than 70 artists welcome visitors to their studios in this annual tour. You'll see paintings, weavings, furniture, traditional Spanish Colonial art and much more as you explore the gorgeous place where Georgia O'Keeffe once lived and worked.



October 14 - 18, 2015
Various Venues

The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival invests in the advancement of independent, innovative, and cutting edge cinema bringing 5 days of excellence in filmmaking to the inclusive and diverse community of Santa Fe.
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October 17, 2015
Canyon Road

The Annual Paint Out continues a tradition of painting "en plein air" that began a century ago, on fabled Canyon Road, when artists first arrived with early settlers.




October 18 - 19, 2015
Galisteo, 25 miles south of Santa Fe off Highway 285

Visit this once a year event where over 30 local artists open their private studios to the public. A free event, much of it walkable through our historic adobe village. All disciplines and media.




Has the City of the Monkey God been Revealed? Highlights from a Honduran Rainforest Expedition with Douglas Preston
October 20 - 6:30pm
Lensic Performing Arts Center

The School for Advanced Research presents a this lecture with Douglas Preston. Preston covered this Honduran Rainforest Expedition for National GeographicIn February 2015, an expedition to Honduras emerged from the jungle with dramatic news of the discovery of a mysterious culture’s lost city, never before explored. The team was led to the remote, uninhabited region by long-standing rumors that it was the site of a storied “White City,” also referred to in legend as the “City of the Monkey God.” Ticket Info



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