Sept. 4, 2-4 p.m.:Harvest Cooking Class
Enjoy cooking with red chile, bell peppers and plums. Chef Carol Koenig from Celebrations will teach us some creative recipes. Pre-registration is required. $20.
Sept. 9, Noon to 5 p.m.: Harvest Festival
This major event features a farmers’ market where Museum visitors can meet area farmers and buy fresh produce. We also will have crafts, music and children’s activities such as cornhusk doll making, scarecrow making, apple bobbing from a string, and turkey in the straw. Regular Museum admission applies.
Sept. 13, 7 p.m.: Fall Lecture Series
Join us for an exciting Chautauqua by Paulette Atencio a traditional storyteller, poet and writer from northern New Mexico. Atencio delights audiences with cuentos (stories) learned growing up in Penasco, N.M. and a lifetime traveling northern and central New Mexico. Stories can be told in English or Spanish, to adults or children. Free admission.
Sept. 15, 1-3 p.m.: Dowsing Workshop
Learn the basics of dowsing (questing, divining, witching), how to use the four basic dowsing tools, and the benefits associated with dowsing. Tools are included with the registration fee. Pre-registration required. $20.
Sept. 18, 6-8 p.m.: Cooking With Class
Our chef for this class is Kimberly Ming, owner of the Lemongrass, an authentic Thai cuisine restaurant. Learn unique and creative ways of preparing delicious and elegant cuisine. Pre-registration is required. $30.
Sept. 22, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Dutch Oven Workshop
Learn the basics of Dutch oven cooking, find out how to bring a rusted Dutch oven back to life, and then enjoy a great meal in this hands-on workshop with Robert Murphy. Pre-registration is required. $30.
Sept. 29, 9 a.m. to noon: Wood Carving Workshop
Learn basic woodcarving techniques in this workshop led by the Dona Ana Woodcarvers. Take home your own woodcarving. Bring a utility knife with a sharp blade or ask to reserve one when you sign up. You must be over 16 to participate or accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required. $20.
To register for a class or workshop, or for more information, please call (505) 522-4100.