Spring Festival and Children’s Fair at El Rancho de Las Golondrinas

"Sheep shearing, archery, wagon rides, food, crafts and more..."

Date May 17, 2012 at 2:58 PM

Author Editor

Publication SantaFe.com

Categories Community Culture Family Festivals Outdoors & Recreation

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From an El Rancho de Las Golondrinas press release...

Celebrate la primavera with the costumed villagers of El Rancho de las Golondrinas living history museum.

Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Sheep shearing, weaving demonstrations, blacksmithing, milling and much more
  • Archery, arts & crafts, face painting, tin stamping, and lots of hands-on activities for children!
  • Friendly animals: Meet mini horses, a wolf and a rare white buffalo on Saturday
  • Wagon rides, music and dance!
  • Fresh bread and bizcochitos fresh from the horno
  • Traditional New Mexican crafts for sale directly from some of the best artists in northern New Mexico
  • Outdoor procession and Mass on Sunday

Adults: $8, seniors (62+) and teens (13-18): $5, children 12 & under are always free.

For More Information: visit www.golondrinas.org or call 505-471-2261.

El Rancho de las Golondrinas is the premier living history museum of the Southwest, whose purpose is to preserve the typical northern New Mexico landscape with farms and villages and their inhabitants’ lifestyle from the early Spanish colonial period to the beginning of the 20th century.

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