Local Area EventsListing Calendar
May 4-5 Battlefield New Mexico: The Civil War and More.
Military drills, camp life, lectures, and reenactments of Civil War battles fought in New Mexico. 10am-4pm, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 505-471-2261, http://www.golondrinas.org .
Native Treasures Indian Arts Festival.
More than 200 Native American artists sell their museum-quality work in this weekend festival. Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 W. Marcy St., 505-476-1250.
Spring Festival and Children’s Fair.
Costumed villagers shearing sheep, baking bread and more, plus animals, games, and hands-on activities for kids. 10am-4pm, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 505-471-2261,
July 4th Pancakes on the Plaza.
Every 4th of July volunteers serve up griddle-hot pancakes to benefit children and families through programs of the Rotary Club of Santa Fe and the Santa Fe New Mexican’s Community Fund. Breakfast 7am-12noon, vintage car show 7am-1pm, entertainment 7am-3pm, arts and crafts show 7am-5pm, Santa Fe Plaza, 505-984-0022,
July 4th Fireworks
Sponsored by the Boys & Girls Club. 6-10pm. Santa Fe High School on Siringo Road. 505-983-6632
Herb and Lavender Fair.
Tour the museum’s herb gardens, make your own lavender wand, hear expert presentations on cultivating lavender, buy lavender/herb products, enjoy live music, and sample foods made with lavender. 10am-4pm, El Rancho de las Golodrinas, 505-471-2261,