A Week in October

A Week in October

A Week in October

A Week in October

Fun and fiber in the City Different.

September 30 - October 6, 2019


Join us in Santa Fe, New Mexico for workshops, great food, interesting tours and a visit to the Taos Wool Festival.



Monday, September 30th
The week begins with a welcome reception at 4:00 PM, followed by dinner at the hotel’s
Amaya Restaurant, known for fresh seasonal ingredients and local Pueblo traditions. Over dessert, enjoy a visit with Tom Leech, curator and director of the Palace Press. Tom is a marbleized paper artist, writer, and printer extraordinaire.


Tuesday, October 1st
After breakfast, join us for a motorized and guided tour of Santa Fe aboard the
Loretto Line. The afternoon is yours to explore Santa Fe. We’ll have dinner this evening at one of our favorite restaurants, Andiamo.

Wednesday, October 2nd
Following breakfast, we will have a 4-hour workshop covering a beautiful Marianne Isager project. All materials except needles and notions are provided, including the yarn for this project in your chosen colorway. Workshop lunch is in the
Amaya Restaurant. Dinner is on your own tonight.


Thursday, October 3rd
After breakfast, we will travel to the
Museum of International Folk Art for a docent-guided tour of their world-famous collections. More time for exploring Santa Fe this afternoon. We’ll have dinner tonight at The Shed, a Santa Fe go-to for creative Northern New Mexico food.


Friday, October 4th
Following breakfast, we will have a 3-hour
Colcha Embroidery workshop with Beatriz Maestas, one of the foremost experts in this traditional New Mexico craft. All materials provided. Workshop lunch is in the Amaya Restaurant. Dinner is on your own tonight.



Saturday, October 5th
After breakfast, we will board our private coach and travel the low road along the Rio Grande up to Taos with a stop in the village of Pilar to visit noted painter and potter,
Stephen Kilborn. Once we reach Taos, the day is yours to enjoy the Taos Wool Festival. Lunch will be your own in Taos. Be careful to keep an appetite for our farewell dinner at historic Rancho de Chimayo before we return to Santa Fe on the high road.


Sunday, October 6th
After breakfast, it's time to say goodbyes to friends and farewells to the City Different.


The Hotel Santa Fe Hacienda and Spa

Meals included as specified.

Standard Room — 2 double beds
 —$1,545 per person/double occupancy

Suite — king or 2 double beds + sitting room
— $1,695 per person/double occupancy

Those not participating in workshops may deduct $100 from the above prices.

Booking Information and To Request Booking Form           (505) 603-5107