Commonweal’s 10th Anniversary Star Party Gala




Ticket Info

Purchase Tickets by phone at (505) 982-0071 ext. 106

Adult: $35

Child (under 15): $15

Event Description

Please join Commonweal Conservancy, the Santa Fe Conservation Trust and the Capital City Astronomy Club to celebrate Commonweal's 10th Anniversary.

• Feast on a delicious New Mexican buffet supper provided by the award-winning Cowgirl Hall of Fame.

• As the sun sets over the ridgeline of the Preserve, dance to the live bluegrass music of Kitty Jo Creek Band.

• As twilight gathers (around 6:45 pm) astronomer Peter Lipscomb will guide us on a tour of the night sky. Members of the Capital City Astronomy Club will be on hand with their telescopes to share the wonders of the visible cosmos.


Location: Galisteo Basin Preserve | Cowboy Shack Trailhead.

Food: A New Mexican buffet supper of chicken and vegetarian enchiladas, mixed green salad, jalapeno cornbread, dessert and drinks will be provided.

Terrain: The dinner, music and star gazing will take place in a grassy meadow on uneven ground.

Bring: Sturdy shoes, appropriate layers of clothing to take you into a chilly evening, flashlight, picnic blanket and/or camp chairs.

RSVP: Please RSVP by Friday, October 4th by calling Gretchen Grogan at 505.982.0071, ext 106 or emailing her at Please title your email message: RSVP to Star Gazing Party.

Tickets: Tickets are $35 per adult and $15 per child (under age 16). A web link for ticket purchases will be sent concurrently with your reservation's confirmation.

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