Posts By: Jenny Kimball

A Gingerbread La Fonda

The construction and decoration of our Gingerbread La Fonda is complete!  It’s a holiday tradition  that delights all the senses and signals the start to a joyous season of good food, good friends and good cheer in our favorite gathering place – the lobby of La Fonda on the Plaza. What does it take to… Read more »

Ski and Celebrate the Holidays in Santa Fe

Skiers have their fingers crossed for a heavy snowpack, with resorts scheduled to open from Thanksgiving (Santa Fe and Taos) through Dec. 13 (Angel Fire). Downhill fans already know about Taos and Angel Fire, but less-crowded, economical options include not just Ski Santa Fe but also Pajarito, Red River, Sandia (in Albuquerque), Sipapu, and Ski… Read more »

Celebrating the Women Who Welcomed Travelers West

Twin sisters Bernette Jarvis and Beverly Ireland are joined by Gloria Jimenez. All three women were Harvey Girls at La Fonda in Santa Fe in the 1950s.

This past weekend the New Mexico History Museum hosted An Evening with the Harvey Girls - a fundraiser featuring the new documentary film, The Harvey Girls: Opportunity Bound and a reception here at La Fonda. There were over 200 people in attendance, buzzing with a handful of former Harvey Girls. As many of you already know,… Read more »

Spend Your Holiday in Santa Fe

Thanksgiving weekend Book your family feast at La Fonda to enjoy a gourmet buffet featuring the best of old and new traditions, from Roasted Turkey and Prime Rib au Jus to Baked Ham and Pan-seared Salmon, with zesty sides like Shredded Jicama Salad with Chile Poblano/Orange Vinaigrette, Caesar Salad with Cotijo Cheese dressing, and all… Read more »

So Much to See in Santa Fe in October

Look The Center for Contemporary Arts opens Atomic Surplus (Oct. 11-Jan. 5), a multifaceted project that examines what it means to live in the birthplace of the atomic bomb, with exhibitions, films, lectures, and field trips. Also certain to raise eyebrows is an art exhibition by Dread Scott (Oct. 14-Nov. 22) and accompanying lecture (Oct…. Read more »

Inter “View” from the Plaza with Darren Vigil Gray

Darren Vigil Gray is an acclaimed contemporary artist who has called Santa Fe home since he was a boy.   He attended IAIA at age 15 through their high school program and was once described as the “Golden boy of the third generation of Native American modernists”.  He is a golden boy with staying power. His… Read more »