Friday, October 09, 2009

Free Concert on the Plaza

October 10
in Celebration of
National Hispanic Heritage Month

The City of Santa Fe is pleased to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of events and activities in keeping with City Resolution No. 2008-59, acknowledging National Hispanic Heritage Month and encouraging our community to recognize the great contributions of Hispanics to our City. National Hispanic Heritage Month was enacted into law by Federal Public Law 100-402 and has been observed across the nation since 1988.

This Saturday, the Plaza Bandstand will play host to a free Hispanic Heritage day-long concert featuring a variety of music and dance performances. City Councilor Miguel Chavez will open the day with the reading of a Proclamation at 10:00 a.m. followed by live entertainment on the bandstand:

10:00 a.m. – Baile Español
12:00 noon – Chicano Groove
1:30 p.m. – Sol Fire
3:00 p.m. – Grupo Herencia
4:30 p.m. – Lumbre del Sol
6:00 p.m. – Night Shift
7:30 p.m. - Sorela
9:00 p.m. - Soulz of the Sun
The Santa Fe Public Libraries celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with The Carlos Trio, Local Music with a Salsa Flavor, on October 13, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at La Farge Branch Library, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Southside Library and October 14, 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Main Library.

The Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery will host artist Victor Archuleta in a workshop and demonstration of furniture making October 10, 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. Also, the Community Gallery has a limited number of signed La Cofradia Presenta Cultura 1979 posters for sale for $35.00 each. The image on the poster is by famed Hispanic artist and Cofradia member Eliseo Rodriguez (dec.).

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