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.
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.
Grab a slice and listen to a story-song with charming local singer-songwriter Gary Paul.
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.
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!
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.
Funk, soul and rock 'n' roll imported from Taos.
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.
Jewish rave and dance with acrobats, a live DJ and giant Menorah lighting. Fresh hot latkes, sufganiyot and cocoa served.
Homesick for Tibet? Khenpo Pema Wangdak hosts this get-together in the Tibetan language.
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