The Sandoval Signpost has an Arts and Entertainment section to their calendar - in print and on their website. Focus is on art and entertainment events in Sandoval County and those that are directly linked to the residents of Sandoval County. If you are an artist or musician or organizer in the area and would like your news published, go to the Signpost website and click on Arts & Entertainment Calendar on the Home Page. Deadline is the 20th of each month. Most of the following activities are provided to KUPR by the Signpost. Should you miss the deadline, you can submit directly to KUPR at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sandoval County Senior Center Programs are open again. There are restrictions for the unvaccinated but most of you can again enjoy the fellowship and activities they provide. More information at: Placitas - 867-1396 Bernalillo - 867-9448 Rio Rancho - 891-5818 Corrales - 897-3818 Jemez - 575-834-7630 Cuba - 575-289-3510 Cochiti - 505-465-3162
As of May 24, the New Mexico Rail Runner Express resumed its full pre-covid schedule. Schedule at riometro.org/fullschedule
The Placitas Community Library resumed a full operating schedule on August 1.
Week of September 13:
Friday and Saturday, September 17-18: Globalquerque World Music Festival is back at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Information atglobalquerque.org.
Sunday, September 19, 9-4pm: Placitas Garden Tour. For more information on tickets can be found at PlacitasGardenTour.com
Sunday, September 19, 2 pm: The Corrales Historical Society presents Revising New Deal Art in New Mexico with speaker Kathy Flynn of the National New Deal Preservation Association. Held at the old San Ysidro Church in Corrales. Information at corraleshistory.org.
Sunday, September 19, 2:00pm: The Placitas Artist Series hosts a reception for visual artists Karl Hofmann, John Meister, Rebecca Nolda, Constance Falk and jewelry by Creative Spirit. The reception is followed at 3:00 pm by Kim Fredenburgh & the Altura Ensemble Music for Strings and Flute - live at Las Placitas Presbyterian Church and online. More information can be found at www.PlacitasArtistSeries.org
Week of September 20:
Saturday, September 25, Grand Opening and ribbon cutting for the new Nancy P. Kellum - Rose and Scott W. Deuel wing of the Placitas Community Library. Information at placitaslibrary.com.
Saturday, September 25, 7 am: Placitas 2nd & 4th Saturday Market. Antiques, collectibles, art, clothing, jewelry, garage sale treasures, etc. Free and open to the public. Booth fees donated to charities. At Homestead Village, in Placitas. No food, beverages, or firearms can be sold. Leashed dogs welcome.
Sunday, September 26, 1-4pm: A fundraiser for KUPR LPFM presents Bone Orchard and Desert Mountain String Band at the Placitas Winery 26 Camino De Los Pueblitos Great Music, Food, Wine and craft brews from Bow and Arrow Brewery. Mask mandates will be in effect and conditions at the time may require proof of vaccination. Artist information be be found at BoneOrchardMusic.com. Tickets are available at the Merc in Placitas and online at kupr.org.
Week of September 27:
Saturday, October 2, 8 am: 1st Annual Balloon Fiesta Artsi-Fartsi Soiree & Mini Flea Market. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Come one, come all. Bernalillo Arts & Salvage Co-Op, 243 W. Calle Don Andres, Bernalillo. 3 blks west of Abueliitas. BernaArts@gmail.com.
Sunday, October 3, 5 pm: Canyon Blues and Jazz final concert of the season featuring Jackie Zamora and Baracutanga present South American Rhythms. Tickets $20 per person; available at www.canyonbluesandjazz.org. NOTE: this is an hour later than the time advertised. Those of us at the Blues Festival found it was still much too hot at 4pm.
First Sundays at 5pm: Drumming Circle at the Placitas Community Library.
Second and fourth Mondays at 6:30 pm: Bernalillo Town Council Meeting. Held at Bernalillo Town Hall. 867-3311.
Second Mondays at 4 pm: ES-CA Board Meeting (Eastern Sandoval Citizens Association). Currently held via Zoom. Attendance by invitation; Visitors welcome. Please email the President of ES-CA for an invitation. email@example.com
Third Tuesdays at 6:00 pm: Eastern Sandoval County Arroyo Flood Control Authority (ESCAFCA) meeting. Held in the Town of Bernalillo Council Chambers. 771-7100.
Fourth Tuesdays at 6:30 pm:Pathways: Wildlife Corridors of New Mexico monthly meeting. Held at the Placitas Community Center and open to the public. pathwayswc.wordpress.com.
Third Wednesdays at 6:00 pm: Las Placitas Association Board meeting. Visitors welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for invitation.
First and third Thursdays at 6:00 pm(except November and December): Sandoval County Commission. Held at 1500 Idalia Road, Building D, Bernalillo. sandovalcounty.com or 867-7500.
Third Thursdays at 6:30 pm (except December): Placitas Library Board Meeting. Held at the Placitas Library Collin Meeting Room, 453 Highway 165. Everyone welcome. 771-0253.
Third Thursday at 9:00 am: Coronado Soil and Water Conservation District's Board of Supervisors meeting. Held at the District Office, Transit Building (Building C), Sandoval County Administration Complex, 1500 Idalia Rd. NE, Bernalillo, NM.
Fourth Thursdays at 6:00 pm: Sandoval County Development Planning & Zoning Commission. Held at the Sandoval County Administration Building, 1500 Idalia Road, Building D in Bernalillo.
Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm: Watermelon Mountain Ranch Spay-Neuter Clinics. Price depends on the weight of your pet. wmranch.org.
Every Saturday, 9:00-11:00 am. Casa Rosa Food Bank held in the pink house east of Las Placitas Presbyterian Church in the Village of Placitas.
Mondays through Fridays: Mothers' Day Out Preschool, 9am to 2:30pm, Las Placitas Presbyterian Church. Call Debbie at 867-3371.
First Tuesday: Greater Sandoval County Chamber of Commerce—Board of Directors meeting. 11:30 a.m., at the GSCCC offices at 282 South Camino del Pueblo, Suite 2 D in Bernalillo, NM. For member networking events, visit www.sandovalchamber.com or call 404-8492.
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