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Social Events

DaySocial Event
Tuesday, June 13 Registration and Reception at the Hilton Hotel
Wednesday, June 14 Morning Breakfast/Reception for accompanying persons in the Ortiz room, Hilton Hotel;
 Evening Welcome Reception in the Mesa Ballroom, Hilton Hotel
Friday, June 16 Family Excursion and picnic at Spanish Colonial Living History Museum
Saturday, June 17 Conference Banquet at Bishops Lodge and Historic Poster Sessions
Sunday, June 18 Concert by Santa Fe Opera Apprentices at the Lensic Theater

There are several wonderful social events planned for the conference beginning with the Tuesday night reception at the Hilton Hotel as part of the registration. Tickets for non-participants are available (See registration on this web site.)

On Wednesday evening the Welcome Reception will be held at the Hilton Hotel. Tickets for non-participants are available (see Registration on this web site.)

On Friday, conference members and companions will bused south of Santa Fe to Rancho de Las Golondrinas , a spanish colonial living history museum. Visitors will experience demonstrations of work on the ranch and have leisure time to explore the many aspects of life in New Mexico during the 18th and 19th century. Snacks will be available for purchase; the included lunch will have several options including vegetarian. You will hear traditional Spanish folksongs and enjoy a flamenco dance performance.

Friday night both the El Dorado Hotel and the Hilton Hotel will host the poster session.

Saturday evening conference members and companions who choose to attend will be bused five miles north of Santa Fe to Bishops Lodge for a gala evening at the Conference Banquet on the Lodge grounds. A superb banquet will be served by Bishops Lodge; the Historic poster session will be on view in the Turquoise Room; dancers fromTaos Pueblo will provide entertainment. Children will be given a special treat with their own picnic and entertainment by the Bishops Lodge staff.

Sunday evening the conference members and companions are invited to the Lensic to hear the wonderful voices of the Santa Fe Opera Apprentices, who will sing excerpts from different operas.

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