WHEN: September 5, 2013 The 88th annual torching of 50-foot-tall Old Man Gloom, a puppet stuffed with thousands of scraps of paper bearing the citizenry's sad thoughts, is a highlight of Fiesta time. $5-$10, Fort Marcy Park.
WHEN: September 15, 2013 Dropping a net 1,000 feet into the Rio Grande Valley, the USATF certified point-to-point course is as fast as it is scenic! Come share the culture, history, flavor and vistas that make Santa Fe unique. ¡Vamanos!
WHEN: September 25 - 29, 2013 Chefs from Santa Fe's most celebrated restaurants pair dishes, from appetizers to desserts, with wines from this region and beyond. Santa Fe Opera, exit 168, Highway 84/285.
WHEN: Through December 2013 Saturdays, 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the RAILYARD next to the Farmer's Market. Enjoy fine art and crafts from local, juried artists. Find pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, sculpture, furniture, textiles and more! $1.00 underground parking next to REI. 505-310-1555
Pecos, about 20 minutes southeast of Santa Fe off I-25
September 28 - 29, 2013 Drive just 20 minutes from Santa Fe to the peaceful, picturesque village of Pecos, where you can visit with about 20 artists in their open studios. You'll see paintings, ceramics, tinwork, jewelry, wearable art and more.