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Nov 29

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Nov 30

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 1

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 2

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 3

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 4

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 5

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 5

Mapping New Mexico A Free First Friday Gallery Talk

6 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

As New Mexico morphed into the state we know today, its paper outlines changed the lives of those who called it home. Gather in the exhibition Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now, where Librarian Tomas Jaehn will speak on "Mapping New Mexico," using three maps that demonstrate those changes—along with a cartographic error that determined who was American and who was Mexican.

Free museum admission to everyone from 5 to 8 pm.

Dec 6

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 7

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 7

Opening event for Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and its Legacy Exhibit opening

2 to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Be among the first to see this Mezzanine-area addition to the museum's main exhibit, Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now. Curated by Meredith Davidson, Setting the Standard: The Fred Harvey Company and its Legacy focuses on the rise of the Fred Harvey Company as a family business and events that transpired specifically in the Land of Enchantment, including the invention of the Harvey Girls in Raton.

Opening events:

10 am–5 pm, on the hour, see The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound, a 57-minute documentary, in the museum auditorium

2 pm, gather in the auditorium for a conversation with curator Meredith Davidson, documentary producer Katrina Parks, and Stephen Fried, author of the acclaimed biography Appetite for America

3–4 pm, refreshments in the lobby

Free with admission; Sundays free to NM residents; children 16 and under free daily

Dec 8

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 9

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 10

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 11

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 12

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 12

Christmas at the Palace

5:30 to 8 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Santa Fe's beloved Christmas at the Palace brings the community together for a 30th-anniversary evening of hot cider, cookies, live music, piñatas, craft-making activities, a chance to operate an antique printing press and the visit of Mr. and Mrs. Claus -- all in the legendary magic of the Palace of the Governors. A free, family event. (Donations of non-perishable food welcomed.)

The History Museum and Palace will close at 3 p.m. to prepare for this event. Enter through the Palace at 105 W. Palace Ave. The History Museum will remain closed during the event.

Dec 13

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 13

Young Native Artists Holiday Show and Sale A free family event

10 AM to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Children and grandchildren of the Palace Portal artisans will display their own creations at the Young Native Artists Holiday Show and Sale in the Meem Community Room and History Museum classroom. Pick up some nifty Christmas presents and support the next generation of Native American artisans. Enter for free through the museum’s Washington Avenue doors, 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday; 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday.

Dec 14

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 14

Young Native Artists Holiday Show and Sale A free family event

10 AM to 4 PM / New Mexico History Museum

Children and grandchildren of the Palace Portal artisans will display their own creations at the Young Native Artists Holiday Show and Sale in the Meem Community Room and History Museum classroom. Pick up some nifty Christmas presents and support the next generation of Native American artisans. Enter for free through the museum’s Washington Avenue doors, 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday; 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday.

Dec 14

Las Posadas

5:30 to 7 PM / New Mexico History Museum

The annual candle-lit procession of Las Posadas travels around the Santa Fe Plaza and concludes in the Palace Courtyard. This version of an old Hispanic tradition with Holy Cross Church members and Coro de Agua Fria recreates Mary and Joseph's search for a place to give birth to the Baby Jesus – and throws in a few devils for good measure. Stay for carols in the Palace Courtyard, along with cookies and refreshments. Free and open to the public.

The History Museum and Palace will close at 3 pm to prepare for this event.

Dec 15

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 16

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.

Dec 17

New winter hours

12 / New Mexico History Museum

Starting November 1, the New Mexico History Museum switches to its winter hours, meaning we will be closed on Mondays and observe Free Friday Evenings only on the first Friday of each month (rather than every week).

Winter hours, November through April: 10 am to 5 pm Tuesday through Sunday; Free Friday Evening, 5-8 pm, the first Friday of each month. Closed Thanksgiving day, Christmas, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday.