Spring & Fiber Fest: Women of the West

All Roads Lead to Santa Fe! Join in the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails Systems & learn what life was like for the women who traveled the trails & called the western frontier home! Learn about the goods & livestock that came & went on the arteries of the Southwest; El Camino Real, Santa Fe Trail & Spanish Trail.
Also, experience traditional ranch activities like sheep shearing, wool dyeing, spinning and weaving. Plus a fiber arts marketplace, bread baking, crafts for children & more!

2018
Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3

Time: 10am to 4pm
Adults: $8
Seniors (62+), teens (13–18): $6
12 and under: FREE!

Visit our marketplace and shop great treasures from our vendors!

Barela’s Wood Creations

Uglie Ruglies

Humming Desert Alpacas

Mora Valley Spinning Mill

The Wool Shed

Button Box Aprons

Mystic Earth

Le Paris French Bakery

Puerta del sol Alpacas

Aguja y Clavo Jewelry Designs

Feathered Moon Farms

Susan Suazo-Martinez

Westfarthing Farm

Disheveled Edge

Essentials by Monique

m-g designs

Art You Can Wear

Grandma Joan’s Choke Cherry Jelly

Wild Earth Remedies (Sunday only)

Nambe Tin

Mountain Man Gourmet

Barrio Tin Work

Rio Fernando Farms

Hyer Wools

Intergalactic Bread Company

Las Golondrinas Weavers

Madeline Stark

Sandra Quintana (Saturday only)

&

Enjoy some tasty delights from our In-House Event Caterer, Two Sprout Farm!

2018 Schedule of Events

(Subject to Change)

Saturday, June 2
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

10:00 ~ 12:00 Traditional San Isidro Mass & Procession with Los Caballeros DeVargas and Fathers Preto & Herrera
10:00 – 3:00 Las Golondrinas Weavers color churro wool naturally in our Dye Shed
11:00 – 2:00 Learn how women washed clothing the old fashioned way
~12:00 Taste fresh baked horno bread
11:30 – 12:30 Mujeres Viajeras y Tejedoras: The Tlaxcaltecan Women in the Colonial Times with Curandera, Veronica Ramos
12:00 – 2:00 Weave with paper at our Cultural Craft Corner
12:00, 1:00 & 2:00 See our Churro Sheep get sheared the old fashioned way
12:30 – 1:30 Traditional Spanish dance performance by La Sociedad Colonial Española de Santa Fe
1:00 – 3:00 Stamp your own tin medallion to take home
1:00 – 3:00 Dress up like a Spanish Settler
1:30 – 2:30 Learn about the Early Women of New Mexico
2:30 – 3:30 Traditional Flamenco dance performance by Emiarte Flamenco Academy Youth Dancers

Sunday, June 3
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

10:00 – 3:00 Las Golondrinas Weavers color churro wool naturally in our Dye Shed
11:00 – 2:00 Learn how women washed clothing the old fashioned way
11:00 – 12:00 Mujeres Viajeras y Tejedoras: The Tlaxcaltecan Women in the Colonial Times with Curandera, Veronica Ramos
11:00 – 1:00 Weave with paper at our Cultural Craft Corner
~12:00 Taste fresh baked horno bread
12:00 – 4:00 Make your own adobe brick
12:00, 1:00 & 2:00 See our Churro Sheep get sheared the old fashioned way
12:00 – 1:00 Traditional Spanish dance performance by Bailé Español
1:00 – 2:00 Learn about some Amazing Women of the West with Chautauqua Presenter, VanAnn Moore
1:00 – 3:00 Stamp your own tin medallion to take home
1:00 – 3:00 Dress up like a Spanish Settler
2:00 – 3:00 Learn about the Early Women of New Mexico
3:00 – 4:00 Traditional Flamenco dance performance by Emiarte Flamenco Academy Youth Dancers

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Ongoing activities from 10:00am—4:00pm include:

(Subject to Change)

  • Listen to the traditional hymns of New Mexico, Los Alabados! by Dexter Trujillo
  • Make your own rope
  • Visit “Humming Desert Alpacas”
  • Make your own delicious tortilla!
  • Visit with Curandera, Veronica Ramos
  • Attend the hide tanning and blacksmithing demonstrations
  • Experience a running traditional mill
  • Enjoy fresh lemonade & biscochitos
  • Visit with the National Trails System as we celebrate their 50th Anniversary!
  • Experience traditional Canoa Carving
  • Camp life demonstrations with the Artillery Company of New Mexico!

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Ongoing activities from 10:00am—4:00pm include:

(Subject to Change)

  • Listen to the traditional hymns of New Mexico, Los Alabados! by Dexter Trujillo
  • Make your own rope
  • Visit “Humming Desert Alpacas”
  • Make your own delicious tortilla!
  • Visit with Curandera, Veronica Ramos
  • Attend the hide tanning and blacksmithing demonstrations
  • Experience a running traditional mill
  • Enjoy fresh lemonade & biscochitos
  • Visit with the National Historic System as we celebrate their 50th Anniversary!
  • Learn about The Rio Grande Mule & Donkey Association
  • Meet Theresa & her trusty steed, Zeema!
  • Experience traditional Canoa Carving
  • Camp life demonstrations with the Artillery Company of New Mexico!