There's at least one thing that can still bring us all together—the need for fun-based distractions that come in the form of things to do, places to go and people to see. Throw in the encroaching terror of winter (and the way the town kind of goes to sleep at 8:30) and there's your catalyst for getting to the good times while the getting's good. Oh, and they're also lighting up the Plaza for Christmas, and that's always pretty.

 Lucy Barna Americana songstress Lucy Barna (of the band Hot Honey) returns to New Mexico for a solo set on the heated deck of the Mine Shaft Tavern. More Info>>
Lucy Barna Americana songstress Lucy Barna (of the band Hot Honey) returns to New Mexico for a solo set on the heated deck of the Mine Shaft Tavern. More Info >>

Americana songstress Lucy Barna (of the band Hot Honey) returns to New Mexico for a solo set on the heated deck of the Mine Shaft Tavern.

 Gary Paul Grab a slice and listen to a story-song with charming local singer-songwriter Gary Paul. More Info>>
Gary Paul Grab a slice and listen to a story-song with charming local singer-songwriter Gary Paul. More Info >>

Grab a slice and listen to a story-song with charming local singer-songwriter Gary Paul.

 Stand and Rock Local musicians put on a benefit for Standing Rock protesters (because that showdown sure ain't over). Featuring Felecia Ford, Brian Hardgroove, Jono Manson and more. More Info>>
Stand and Rock Local musicians put on a benefit for Standing Rock protesters (because that showdown sure ain't over). Featuring Felecia Ford, Brian Hardgroove, Jono Manson and more. More Info >>

Local musicians put on a benefit for Standing Rock protesters (because that showdown sure ain't over). Featuring Felecia Ford, Brian Hardgroove, Jono Manson and more.


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Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol In this reimagining of "A Christmas Carol," learn the story from Marley's perspective. This is a special gala, with a party at 3 pm and the performance at 4 pm, so get dolled up! More Info >>

In this reimagining of "A Christmas Carol," learn the story from Marley's perspective. This is a special gala, with a party at 3 pm and the performance at 4 pm, so get dolled up!

 A Baroque Christmas The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque ensemble celebrates the joy of the season with a performance of selections by Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann and traditional carols featuring Deborah Domanski and Avery Amereau in the festively decorated chapel. More Info>>
A Baroque Christmas The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque ensemble celebrates the joy of the season with a performance of selections by Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann and traditional carols featuring Deborah Domanski and Avery Amereau in the festively decorated chapel. More Info >>

The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque ensemble celebrates the joy of the season with a performance of selections by Vivaldi, Handel, Telemann and traditional carols featuring Deborah Domanski and Avery Amereau in the festively decorated chapel.

 Katy P and the Business Funk, soul and rock 'n' roll imported from Taos. More Info>>
Katy P and the Business Funk, soul and rock 'n' roll imported from Taos. More Info >>

Funk, soul and rock 'n' roll imported from Taos.


 Flix & Chopstix The Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival presents screenings of two Nora Ephron films, and moviegoers can also attend a Chinese dinner at Temple Beth Shalom. Get a schedule and more info at santafejff.org. More Info>>
Flix & Chopstix The Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival presents screenings of two Nora Ephron films, and moviegoers can also attend a Chinese dinner at Temple Beth Shalom. Get a schedule and more info at santafejff.org. More Info >>

The Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival presents screenings of two Nora Ephron films, and moviegoers can also attend a Chinese dinner at Temple Beth Shalom. Get a schedule and more info at santafejff.org.

 Chanukah with Mayor Gonzales Jewish rave and dance with acrobats, a live DJ and giant Menorah lighting. Fresh hot latkes, sufganiyot and cocoa served. More Info>>
Chanukah with Mayor Gonzales Jewish rave and dance with acrobats, a live DJ and giant Menorah lighting. Fresh hot latkes, sufganiyot and cocoa served. More Info >>

Jewish rave and dance with acrobats, a live DJ and giant Menorah lighting. Fresh hot latkes, sufganiyot and cocoa served.

 An Evening with the Local Tibetan Community Homesick for Tibet? Khenpo Pema Wangdak hosts this get-together in the Tibetan language. More Info>>
An Evening with the Local Tibetan Community Homesick for Tibet? Khenpo Pema Wangdak hosts this get-together in the Tibetan language. More Info >>

Homesick for Tibet? Khenpo Pema Wangdak hosts this get-together in the Tibetan language.

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