Thursday, June 10

4-6 p.m. | Tenney Sings her songs for the first time in awhile! Tenney Whedon Walsh sings her original story-songs and maybe a broadway show tune or two. Lun+Ojo Gallery, 111 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call 801-755-7447.

5-7 p.m. | Cantos de Taos. Taos Opera Institute Festival presents the Cantos de Taos singing arias from the world's most beloved operas plus some Broadway favorites. Quail Ridge Tennis Center, 88 Ski Valley Road, El Prado. Free. Call 575-740-6431.

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Brent Berry Live at The Taos Inn! Local legend Brent Berry is coming back to the Taos Inn! Catch Brent playing music out back in the patio garden he cultivates. Adobe Bar at the Taos Inn, 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call 855-963-2180.

5:30-8:30 p.m. | Charley's Blues - Thursday Nights at Sagebrush Cantina. Collected songs in French, Spanish and English from decades of travel, unraveled for you on Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 PM at Sagebrush Cantina Sagebrush Inn & Suites, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos. Free. Call 575-758-2254.

Friday, June 11

3-6 p.m. Farm Fridays at Black Mesa Winery, 1502 State Road 68 in Velarde. Shop and support local farmers; enjoy some wine and cider too! Limited vendor space, for application contact LisaAnn Bear, 575-779-0417.

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Taos Inn Music Returns! Michael Henry Collins. Catch Michael playing out back in the beautiful garden patio of the Historic Taos Inn, 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call 855-963-2180.

6-9 p.m. | Traveling Music with Charley. Enchanting evenings of music from elsewhere and other times with Charley Bensusen. Sabroso Restaurant & Bar, 470 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco. Free. Call 575-776-3333.

7:30 p.m. | The Kid Charlie Chaplin's film is the first of in-theater screenings starting back at TCA tonite, and will include a range classics and indie selections. Taos Community Auditorium, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Call 575-758-2052.

Saturday, June 12

8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Taos Farmers Market. One of New Mexico's most diverse and visited farmers markets! Taos Plaza, Taos. Free. Call 313-327-9934.

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. | The New Questa Crafts & Collectibles Market is every Saturday through Oct. 2 in the Questa Visitor Center parking lot. Original art, handmade crafts, attic treasures, garage-sale sellables, collectibles, even edible delectables. At 1 State Road 38 (at the Questa traffic light), Questa. For more information call Questa Visitor Center, 575-613-2852. Vendors welcome, call 575-586-2149.

Noon-3 p.m. | Saturdays with Jess Wayne at Sol Food. Live Music at Sol Food Market & Cafe, 591 Hondo-Seco Road, Arroyo Seco. Call 575-776-5765.

1-3 p.m. | Questa Public Library Grand Opening and Dedication of the new Carlos R. Cisneros Wing. Refreshments courtesy of KCEC and Taos Bakes. Questa Public Library, 6 1/2 Municipal Park Road, Questa. Free. Call 575-586-2023.

1-5 p.m. | Opening Reception "Michelle Cooke: White Light" exhibition at Bareiss Gallery offers a mini-overview of this artist's restless pursuit to exploit the potential of light. On view through July 4, at Philip Bareiss Gallery, 15 State Road 150, Taos. Free. Call 575-776-2284.

5-7 p.m. | Taos Opera Institute Festival - TOI Singers. TOI Festival presents a free TOI Singers concert featuring arias from some of the world's favorite operas. Reservations required. Taos Ski Valley Tent, Thunderbird Road, Taos Ski Valley. Free. Call 575-740-6431.

5-8 p.m. | Opening Reception 'Michio Takayama: Three Decades in Taos,' an exhibition of works by Taos Modern Michio Takayama at 203 Fine Art, 1335 Gusdorf Road, Suite i, Taos. Free. Call 575-751-1262.

5-8 p.m. | J. Michael Combs, AKA Busker Joe, Live at the Chili Line Depot, is a treasure chest of traditional music from the heart! Longtime friend and regular performer at CLD, he is a virtuoso on several instruments including guitar, banjo, fiddle, accordion and harmonica. As always, the music is free, generous tips are appreciated, and don't forget half-price adult beverages, and free chips 'n' salsa on Saturday nights! Located at 38429 State Road 285, Tres Piedras. Call 575-758-1701.

5:30-7:30 p.m. | Brent Berry Live at The Taos Inn! Local legend Brent Berry is coming back to the Taos Inn. Catch Brent playing music out back in the patio garden he cultivates. Adobe Bar at the Taos Inn, 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call 855-963-2180.

7:30 p.m. | Duck Soup Marx Brother's 1933 film is the next of in-theater screenings starting back at TCA this week, and includes a range classics and indie selections. Taos Community Auditorium, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. Call 575-758-2052.

Sunday, June 13

10-11:30 a.m. Musician Michael Mandrell speaks on "Returning & Returned." Music by Jenny Bird. Masks optional. Unity of Taos Sunday Service Zoom and in-person. Go to zoom.com, click "join a meeting," type 82969056513; Passcode is 460184. For all other info, call 575-751-1452 or 751-3170 .

10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Questa Farmers Market. Open next to Questa Visitor Center, with live music and artisanal food/crafts Sundays through Oct. 3, Questa. Free. Call 575-649-0831.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Angel Fire Farmers & Artisan Market. Showcasing diverse local/regional artists, live music, food, fresh produce, artisanal bread, baked goods, raw honey and more, all in Frontier Park; Sundays through Sept. 5. Free. Call 800-633-7463.

11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 'Play' Unitarian Sharing Circle. "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing" (George Bernard Shaw). See uutaos.org/contact, Taos. Free. Call 877-214-8754.

2 p.m. | Crip Camp screening and Q&A. The Paseo Project and TCA present an in-house screening followed by a live Q&A at 4 p.m. with Jessica Blinkhorn. Discussion will be moderated by Taos Chamber Music Group Director Nancy Laupheimer. Crip Camp tells the story of teenagers with disabilities in the early '70s at Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp "for the handicapped" (a term no longer used) in the Catskills and the Disability Rights Movement. Blinkhorn is The Paseo Project's 2021 Artist in Residence (see story page 9). Encore Gallery, Taos Center for the Arts, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call 575-758-2052.

5-6 p.m. | Cantos de Taos. Taos Opera Institute Festival presents the Cantos de Taos singing arias from opera plus some Broadway favorites. Bring your own chair. Taos Art Museum Garden, 227 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call 575-758-2690.

6:30-9 p.m. | Sabroso Sunday Nights with Michael Henry Collins. Photo credit: Pattie Traynor Sabroso Restaurant & Bar, 470 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco. 575-776-3333.

Monday, June 14

10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Española Farmers Market. Every Market Monday is a special event! Open through Oct. 25, 2021, at 1105 N. Railroad Avenue. Free.

Tuesday, June 15

4-6 p.m. | Abiquiu Farmers Market. Open through Oct. 26, 2021, at 4 County Road 187, next to the Abiquiu Post Office. Free. Contact andrewlongfurse@gmail.com.

5:30-8:30 p.m. | Michael Henry Collins, Tuesdays Live music is back at The Sagebrush! A regular around Taos, Michael has been featured on NPR's World Cafe, The Bluegrass Situation and American Songwriter Magazine. Sagebrush Inn & Suites, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos. Free. Call 575-758-2254.

Wednesday, June 16

3:30-6:30 p.m. Dixon Farmers Market New location at Vivác Winery, 275 County Road 75, Dixon, through Oct. 15, 2021. Contact mulchman@cybermesa.com.

5:30-8:30 p.m. | Jess Wayne Live for Hump Day at Sagebrush Inn. Electric Bourbon Folk with love. Sagebrush Inn & Suites, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur, Taos. Free. Call 575-999-5406.

6 p.m. | Cinderella Ballet Taos (ages 4 on up) presents the film release of their first full-length ballet on the Big Screen at the TCA. Doors open 5:15 p.m. Tickets, $20 each, cash only at the door or at ballettaos.com until 4 p.m. or call 575-779-9128.

KIDS

Thursday, June 10

Stories Near the Mountain: Millicent Rogers Museum Summer Reading Program. Join up Thursday mornings 10-11 a.m. through July 29.

This summer, the MRM is sponsoring an in-person reading program for children aged 4-8 (accompanied by an adult), and welcomes a total of eight children each Thursday beginning June 10. The program is free and thanks to the generosity of MRM volunteer, Martha Tallant Sogol, each child will receive a copy of the book read aloud that week. There will be some related activities for the children. Call the museum, 575-758-2462, or email karen@millicentrogers.org to register your child. Each week is limited to six registrations and two walk-ins.

Program dates and featured books are:

June 10 Everybody Needs a Rock, by Byrd Baylor

June 17 When Clay Sings, by Byrd Baylor

June 24 Georgia, A Portrait, by Jeannette Winter

July 1 Arrow to the Sun by Gerald McDermott

July 8 The Desert is Theirs, by Byrd Baylor

July 15 The Goat in the Rug, by Charles L. Blood and Martin Link

July 22 Borreguita and the Coyote, by Verna Aardema

July 29 Luna, The Mare with the Sky Blue Eyes, by Dora Dillistone

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