SANTA FE, N.M. — The Christmas season swings into high gear this week with an assortment of activities around northern New Mexico.
BAROQUE CHRISTMAS: The Santa Fe Pro Musica Baroque Ensemble presents a series of holiday concerts in a festively decorated Loretto Chapel, 207 Old Santa Fe Trail, starting Thursday, Dec. 19, and continuing every night through Christmas Eve. The performances, at 6 and 8 p.m. nightly, provide an opportunity to hear chamber music in an intimate and resonant space. Guest soloists are Clara Rottsolk and Dominique Labelle. Tickets start at $40 at lensic.org.
FAROLITO WALK AND LAS POSADAS: On Monday, Dec. 16, the Pecos National Historical Park will host a farolito walk from 5 to 8 p.m. Other sponsors are the Friends of Pecos NHP, St. Anthony’s Parish and the Western National Parks Association.
Start your visit at the event tent outside the E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center, where you’ll find refreshments, warming stations and the trailhead. A one-mile trail lined with more than 3,500 farolitos will lead visitors to the Spanish Mission Church and pueblo.