Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Jemez Springs,NM,Holiday,Light Among the Ruins,Casa Escondida B&B

Jemez Springs, NM is a delightful daytrip destination while a guest at Casa Escondida Bed & Breakfast. Casa Escondida B&B is located in historic Chimayo, NM (just 35 minutes north of Santa Fe, on the High Road). This holiday season, be sure to mark your calendar for Saturday, December 8th, 2012.  Experience the New Mexico event, “Holidays in the Jemez” during your New Mexico winter vacation. This is a full day of fun and holiday activities.  Enjoy the annual Christmas concert at 3 PM at the Catholic Church. Tickets are available at the door. Also at 3 PM, adults and kids can visit with Santa at the American Legion Post. Then at 4:30 PM, Santa is scheduled to visit the Jemez Village Plaza. There, you can partake in the Christmas caroling. You can also stay for the tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 PM. From the Village Plaza area, you can take a FREE horse-drawn wagon ride to the Jemez State Monument.  This is one of New Mexico’s most interesting tourist attractions. The Jemez State Monument is a beautiful prehistoric site. It includes the stone ruins of a 500 year old Indian village and the San José de los Jemez church dating to 1610. Here, you can experience “Light Among the Ruins” from 5 PM – 8 PM. Admission is FREE! Be sure to bring your camera! This is when the ruins are decorated with HUNDREDES of traditional farolitos. While at the Jemez Monument ruins, you can warm yourself by the bonfires while you experience Jemez Pueblo dancers and Native American flute music.  So bring the entire family! Casa Escondida Bed & Breakfast has rooms available throughout the holiday season and year round.

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