2016 March, REVERED SANTA FE INSTITUTIONS CELEBRATE MAJOR 2016 ANNIVERSARIESMarch 2, 2016: Santa Fe, known as The City Different for over a century, presents travelers with a range of 2016 anniversaries that provide a choice of special opportunities and offers:
Santa Fe Opera
The world-renowned Santa Fe Opera observes its 60th anniversary by staging five new productions, including two operas that have not been performed here before.
The Opera’s Crosby Theatre, which in 2015 was named the #2 Best Outdoor Venue in the country by Fodor’s and a Top Ten Outdoor Venue in the country by USA Today 10Best Readers Awards, is famous both for its “opera tailgating” and as a stunning home to the vanguard of new opera works, having presented 14 world premieres and 44 U.S. premieres on its stage.
The 2016 season offers 37 performances of five different operas, running from July 1 through August 27, and is filled with some of the world’s most powerful love stories. See www.santafeopera.org for details.
The Compound Restaurant has been known for its distinctive style and elegance since the 1960’s and now celebrates 50 years. James Beard Award winning Chef and Owner Mark Kiffin maintains a heritage rich in history and regional influences at the gorgeous setting on world renowned Canyon Road. The Compound is a 2015 OpenTable Diner’s Choice winner that serves lunch Monday through Saturday and dinner nightly. Bar seating is available for lighter fare or a full menu. Menus feature fresh, seasonal ingredients complemented by timeless Compound Classic dishes. Visit www.compoundrestaurant.com for all the details.
The Eldorado Hotel debuted extensive renovations in 2015 that included new ballroom, lobby lounge and wedding chapel. 2016 brings a 30th anniversary celebration that includes stay three or more nights and get 30 percent off, enjoy “30” related discounts in the Old House restaurant, and receive a 30 percent discount on the signature Spun Gold Treatment in the award-winning Nidah spa. Also, book a wedding for 2016 or 2017 and you’ll get 30 percent off the ceremony rental fee. Stay tuned to the web site for more details: www.eldoradohotel.com/eldorado-30th-anniversary-package.
Hotel Santa Fe The Hacienda & Spa
Hotel Santa Fe The Hacienda & Spa celebrates the Silver Anniversary of its pioneering venture with the Picuris Pueblo, twenty-five years after opening the doors on the country’s first Native American/private hotel collaboration located off Native land. From the beginning, the property’s architecture, décor, staff and cuisine honored the cultural, artistic and spiritual traditions of the Picuris whose New Mexico history goes back to the 13th Century.
In 2008 The Spa at Hotel Santa Fe was established in The Hacienda building offering treatments inspired by Native traditions and using locally indigenous ingredients. The gift shop that was in place on opening day features the work of Picuris Pueblo artisans and remains the only tribally owned shop of its kind in the city. During this anniversary year guests can join in the celebration as special savings will be offered starting with complimentary continental breakfast through March. Other anniversary specials can be found throughout the year on the hotel’s website www.hotelsantafe.com.
Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi will be hosting a 25th Anniversary party on May 19th. The celebration will include a spiritual blessing by a local shaman or priest, the creation of a new time capsule and a charity auction in which guests can take home limited edition items from some of the most famous businesses in Santa Fe.
The Anasazi will also be celebrating the introduction of new executive chef Edgar Beas. Guests will have the chance to experience Chef Beas’ brand new menus. The new dishes will be paired with new signature cocktails featuring silver tequila in honor of the Inn’s silver anniversary.
Guests can take advantage of the Rosewood Escapes Plus package with a special daily room rate for a getaway for two, daily gourmet breakfast for two, complementary overnight valet parking, and ＄25 food and beverage credit to use at the Anasazi Restaurant, Bar and Lounge or Patio. www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/inn-of-the-anasazi-santa-fe
Turner Carroll Gallery
Turner Carroll Gallery + Art Advisors celebrates 25 years of representing important international contemporary art. The vision of the gallery since its inception is to source significant artwork of our era from diverse areas of the world. The gallery is constantly considering the new international art movements/developments which presuppose historical significance, and the gallery owners travel extensively to curate exhibitions for the gallery from other parts of the world.
Turner Carroll actively pursues museum acquisitions, exhibitions, publishing and other opportunities on an international level for their artists. www.turnercarrollgallery.com
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