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Local Business & Community
Local Business & Community
Vacation rental, beautiful adobe overlooking Ghost Ranch & Abiquiu Lake. 214-679-4188. By reservation. ∙
El Rito Studio Tour: See events. El Rito. First weekend in October. Hours: 10-5.
Frank Shelton: Painting & mixed media. 139B CR 155. 505-685-9468. By appointment. ∙
Coyote Senior Center: For 60+; activities such as bingo, ceramics; join us for lunch, $1 donation; transportation & eld trips. NM 96 & Forest Service Rd 309 #70. 575-638-9112. Hours: M-F 8-2.
Raven in the Sun Chapel: Jaye Buros helps create your weddings, vow renewals & ceremonies in this intimate setting. 1150 CR 142. 505-685- 4415. By appointment.
Food and Beverages
Casablanca Guest Rooms: Two rooms available, 1 with queen-size bed & 1 with 2 singles; shared bath. O CR 155. 505-685-4505. By reservation. gira
Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center: NM’s destination for ber arts: Local yarn, gallery, workshops; walk in & weave. 325 Paseo de Oñate, Española. 505-747-3577. Hours: M-F 10-4, Sa 9-5. www.evfac.org.
Robert Snow: Author of Abigail Romero mysteries, taking place in or near Abiquiú. ∙
Dancing in the Desert: Dance, yoga, tai chi & movement classes; “studio with a view;” the nest sprung-wood oor in the area. 20 La Luz Trail. 505-685-0035.
Rio Arriba Concerned Citizens: Working to protect land, air & water of Rio Chama watershed; promoting sustainable development through collaborative planning, community action, policy advocacy.
Artesian Restaurant at Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa. Casual dining experience & charming atmosphere; local avors blended with global cuisine. NM 414/50 Los Banos Dr, Ojo Caliente. 800-222-9162. Hours: 7:30-2:30, Su-Th 5pm-9.
Casita de Chuparosa: B & B-style vacation home; organic provisions; 3600 views; bring your horses! 300+ guest reviews; llamas & mini- donkeys. 505-685-0823. By reservation.
Beth Ferguson: Vibrant watercolors & acrylics; limited-edition prints; notecards. Overlooking Abiquiu Lake near Youngsville. 505-929-0192. By appointment. ∙
Some Enchanted Weavings: Handwoven rugs, shawls, scarves & linens. 505-685-4503. By appointment.
Desert Dharma: Private yoga lessons & yoga philosophy tutorials. 301-395-3302. Hours: June–Sept. ∙
Black Mesa Winery: All wines produced from NM grapes, two from Abiquiú grapes. 1502 NM 68, Velarde. 575-852-2820. Hours: M-Sa 10-6, Su Noon-6. ∙
Gallina Canyon Ranch: Remote casitas & family vacation retreat. Unique wilderness experiences. Chama River Wilderness. By reservation. ∙
Bill Flusche & Leslie Green: A creative couple focusing on relation & process to produce ne furniture, architectural woodwork & colorist paint- ings. 505-685-4770, 352-371-9801. By appointment. ∙
Stoe Photography: Unique in-camera multiple exposures result in contemplative images. O NM 554. 505-685-0978. By appointment. photography.com ∙ corinna@stoe photography.com
El Rito Public Library: Full library services, media center, events for all ages, programs for children. 182 Placitas Rd., CR 215, El Rito. 575-581- 4608. Hours: Tu-Sa, Noon-5.
Rio Arriba Cooperative Extension Service: Provides good agricultural practices for farmers, ranchers, urban horticulturists; classes on nutrition, parenting & physical tness; large 4H youth development program supported by NM State University. Rural Events Center NM 554. 505-685- 4523. Hours: M-F 8-5. rioarribaextension.nmsu.edu
Bodes Kitchen: Groceries, deli, kitchen-fresh food, famous green chile burgers, beers, wine. 21196 US 84. 505-685-4422. Hours: 6:30-3.
nn & Mercantile at Ojo: B & B next to famous hot springs. Ojo Caliente. 505-582-9131. Hours: 10-5. By reservation.
Debra Fritts: Figurative ceramic sculpture & mixed media. 139B CR 155. 505-685-9468. By appointment.
Stoneware Artifacts, Barbara Campbell: Thrown & sculptural ceramics; functional & whimsical designs. El Rito. 575-581-4430. By appointment. ∙
Farside Farm & Vineyard: Certi ed organic; guest casita; solar-powered irrigation; focus on water & energy conservation. Medanales, on the Chama River. 505-692-0692. By appointment.
Rio Arriba County Rural Events Center: Meeting rooms, commercial kitchen, animal facilities, Cooperative Extension Service o ces; com- munity meetings, nonpro t events, county fair & rodeo. 112A NM 554. 505-685-4523; 505-753-2992. Hours: M-F 8-5.
Café Abiquiú, Abiquiú Inn: Local beers, wines & nouveau Northern NM dishes. 21120 US 84. 505-685-4378. Hours: 7am-9.
Las Parras de Abiquiú: Vineyard & guesthouse; two bedrooms, each with replaces, king-size beds & handpressed sheets. 21341 US 84. 505-685- 4200, 800-817-5955. By reservation. ∙
Galeria de Don Cacahuate: Carvings & retablos, hand-dyed wool, natural-dye weavings; Leopoldo Garcia. House 8. 505-685-0568. Hours: Tu-Su 10-5.
Tanglewood West: Abiquiú’s own online arts & crafts gallery. 505-407- 5280. Hours: 24/7.
El Farolito: Excellent northern NM lunch, dinner & carry out; family- owned & run; no credit cards; checks accepted. 1212 Main, El Rito. 575-581-9509. Hours: Tu-F 11:30-2:30, 4:30-7, Sa-Su Noon-7.
Napoleon Garcia Sr, Tri-Gallery: Woodworking gallery, tourist informa- tion, local historian & storyteller. Abiquiú Plaza. 505-685-4613. Hours: Vary-when sign is displayed.
Melodie Usher, Hand Weaver: Hand woven items for sale; private weaving & dyeing classes taught at studio. Overlooking Abiquiú Lake near Youngsville. 505-692-3453. By appointment.
Floral Expressions: Love is the heart of our business. 1711 N Riverside, Española. 505-747-0067, 888-260-7498. Hours: M-F 9-5, Sa 9:30-4. www. oralexpressionshallmark.com
Rio Arriba Farms: Community supported agriculture; buy weekly share of local, freshly harvested vegetables & fruits; pickups in Abiquiú & sur- rounding areas. 505-990-5607. Hours: May-Oct pickups, Th 4:30-6.
Frosty Cow: Ice cream, cones, shakes, malts, sundaes, smoothies in favorite avors; espresso & cappuccino. Bodes parking lot. Hours: Summer, Noon-6.
Ojo Caliente Mineral Springs Resort & Spa: Full-service spa, lodging, restaurant & wine bar. NM 414/50 Los Banos Dr, Ojo Caliente. 800-222- 9162. Hot spring hours: Daily 8am-10pm.
Vanderbrook Studios: Prints, photography, pottery & mixed media by two artists. 2 CR 246, El Rito. 575-581-4597. Hours: By chance or by ap- pointment. ∙
Gatt Realty & Tax Service: Over 26 years serving the community. 505- 685-4677. By appointment.
Rio Arriba Title & Escrow: Providing fast & friendly service with results. 412 Paseo de Oñate, Ste A, Española. 505-753-0017.
Kountry Kwik Stop: Enjoy the ride, don’t drink & drive; snacks, gas, alcohol, tobacco, slush puppies, shing licenses. 1794 NM 96, Gallina. Hours: 10-8.
Old Abiquiú B & B: Adobe on sheltered cove on the Rio Chama; Great Divide bike route; camping. 21032 US 84. 505-685-4784. By reservation. ∙
John Graham, Viola: Soloist; chamber music ensemble artist and teacher in North America, Europe & Far East. CDs available on website.
VJ of Abiquiú: Beaded/woven neckware & fabric-enhanced wall hang- ings; studio, meditation & yoga classes. 505-310-4491. By appointment. ∙
Good Water Company: Improving the quality of water in your life. Prob- lem well-water specialists. 933 Baca, Santa Fe. 505-471-9036. Hours: M-F 8-5. ∙
SG Plumbing: Licensed, full-service contractor serving the community for over 35 years. 505-685-4511. By appointment.
Los Caminos Bar & Package: Coldest beer in town, good friends are found, air-conditioned, pool table & juke box. US 84 & NM 554. 505- 685-4635. Hours: F-Sa 10am-Midnight, M-Th 10-10, Su Noon-8.
River Farm Casita: One-bedroom guest house on lovely organic farm, private hot tub. Medanales. 505-692-0692. By reservation. www.vrbo. com/197804 ∙
Valerie Gray Studio: Enjoy free sweets & excellent art every weekend. 3-mile marker on NM 554. 505-685-4917. Hours: Sa-Su 11-4.
Julie Wagner Studio: Located in 100-year-old adobe; drawings, paint- ings, sculpture & handmade books. 21 CR 231, El Rito. 575-581-4780. By appointment. ∙
Healing Through Horses: Empowering entrepreneurial women to live out their visions of prosperity; rejuvenative & restorative retreats. 21074A US 84. 505-685-0596. By appointment.
Silverback Sages Publishers: 505-929-1702. ∙
Mamacita’s Pizzeria: Award-winning NY-style pizza, huge Angus burgers, fresh salads, hot subs & more. US 84 & NM 554. 505-685-4111. Hours: Tu-Su Noon-8.
Viento del Rio: Charming casita, 2-bedroom, 2-bath with common area, overlooking Pedernal & Rio Chama. 211 CR 155. 505-685-4900.
By reservation. ∙
Tom Quinn Kumpf Photography: Fine art photography; silver gelatin, inkjet prints, encaustic nished images; book, cards, teaching. 72A PD 1685, El Rito. 303-859-5347. By appointment.
World Drums: Handmade drums by master drum maker, specializing in wood drums known as cajons. 15 NM 531, Tierra Amarilla. 575-588-9086. Hours: M-F 7-4, Sa 9-5.
Healing Touch: Healing body work: craniosacral & lymphatic therapies, acupressure & massage; glass studio at river’s edge. 505-685-4353. By appointment. firstname.lastname@example.org.
SnoYoga Dance: Hatha yoga & dance instruction; ballet. La Luz Drive. 505-685-0705. Hours: M 5:30-6:30, Tu 10:00-11:30, F 9-10:30. ∙
Purple Adobe Lavender Farm Tea House: Tea & co ee, lavender gelato & chocolates, gluten-free lavender scones. US 84, PD 1622. 505-685- 0082. Hours: Tu-Sa.
Arts and Culture
Annette Mor n: Micaceous pottery; winner of Spanish Market awards. NM 96 CR 423, Arroyo de Agua. 575-638-9143. By appointment.
Abiquiú AA: Contact Alec at 505-901-7701. Hours: W 5:30-6:30 Abiquiú Clinic; Sa 10am Abiquiú Library.
It’s About Time–John Welby Master Clockmaker: Repair & restoration of antique clocks. 505-423-0550. By appointment.
Terra Stone: Custom stone-worked design; also delivering agstone & character rock. Coyote. 505-269-2015. By appointment.
Ragtime Kettle Korn: Hand-popped kettle korn for your event or fundraiser. 505-685-4503.
Abiquiú Chamber Music Festival: See events. Summer only. By ticket purchase. 505-685-0076.
Walter Nelson: Multi-disciplined artist: photography, painting & sculpture. Behind Bodes. 505-685-0921. Hours: Anytime.
Abiquiú Volunteer Fire Department: re.org Abiquiú Computers: Will service & repair computers, can consult on
Jemez Mountains Electric Cooperative: Rural electric utility providing service to Rio Arriba County. Española. 505-753-2105. Hours: M-F 8-4:30.
Top LA Nails: Nail care, pedicures, manicures, nail tips & design. 460 N Riverside Dr, Española. 505-747-7222. Hours: M-Sa 9-7.
Regina Store: Convenience store, gas, post o ce, tire repair, propane, feed. 864 NM 96, Regina. 575-289-3458. Hours: M-F 7-5, Sa 8-4.
Abiquiú Studio Tour: See events. Columbus Day Weekend. ∙
Cathleen Palumbo: Oil paintings encompassing a broad spectrum from gurative to abstract. El Rito. 575-581-0155. By appointment.
your computer needs; computer recycling. By appointment. ∙
Kreger Design Build: O ering sustainable custom residential design/ build. Santa Fe. 505-660-9391.
U Lock It Self Storage, Residential & Commercial Properties: 704 S Riverside Dr, Española. 505-753-4413, properties; 505-753-4400, storage.
Sky High Sweets: Enjoy free sweets & excellent art every weekend; order homemade sweets by phone. 3-mile marker, NM 554. 505-685-4917. Hours: Sa-Su 11-4. ∙
Armando Adrian-Lopez Studio: Paintings & 3D mixed-media. 505- 685-4585. By appointment.
Abiquiú News: Weekly online news & information for Abiquiú & sur- rounding areas; newsletter & website. 505-407-5280. Hours: 24/7.
Llama Deara Ranch: Casita rentals for retreats, holistic counseling with HL Bull, marriage, family therapist. 305B CR 142, Medanales. 505-685- 9416. By appointment. ∙
Urban Eagle Herb Company: Handmade herbal teas, bodycare products. 575-638-0306. ∙
Three Ravens Co ee House: Specialty co ees, food, drinks & art work. 15 NM 531, Tierra Amarilla. 575-588-9086. Hours: M-F 7-4, Sa 9-5. www. threeravensco eehouse.com ∙ threeravensco
Amber Archer, Expressions in Clay: Non-traditional raku pottery. NM 84, PD 1636. 505-685-4691. By appointment. ∙
Raven in the Sun Studio & Gallery: Jaye Buros & Bill Page display oil, acrylic & mixed media paintings; classes. 1150 CR 142. 505-685-4415. By appointment.
Abiquiú Realty: Brokers Ann McDaniel & Miles Fairris; specializing in northern New Mexico. US 84 at the Abiquiú Inn. 505-685-4646. Hours: M-F 10-5. ∙
Netzeitgeist Design: Providing websites that are easy to navigate & artistically pleasing. 575-638-0417. ∙
US Postal Service Window Service: Abiquiú 505-685-4460. M-F 7-12, 1-4 ; El Rito 575-581-4482. M-F 8-12, 1-5; Medanales 505-685-4099. M-F 1-5, Sa 8-11; Youngsville 575-638-9141. M-F 8-12, Sa 10-12; Coyote 575- 638-9182. M-F 10-2, Sa 9-11; Gallina 575-638-5616. M-F 8-1, 2-5, Sa 9-1.
Artisan: The art supply source of the Southwest. 2601 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe. 505-954-4179, 800-331-6375. Hours: M-Sa 9-6, Su 12-5.
Red Rock Studio Tours: See art work where it’s created; personalized tours; you choose artists or media, we take you there! 505-685-0682. Hours: March-Nov. By appointment.
Allstate Dennis Rivera Agency: All your insurance needs: life, home, auto, business, workplace, CDs, long-term care. 416 N Riverside, Ste B, Española. 505-753-3133. Hours: M-F 8:30-5:30.
NM Tai Chi: Teaching Yang style short form via the Changman Ching method. Dancing in the Desert. 505-685-0999. By appointment.
Wimett Realty: A local real estate company to help you nd your dream property. NM 414, Ojo Caliente. 505-583-2016. By appointment. ∙
Abiquiú House: Beautiful adobe & stone round casita; rent by day, week, month; hot tub, hiking out front door; pet friendly. 505-679-6782. By reservation. ∙
Lori Faye Bock: Contemporary, colorful & whimsical paintings, prints, cards & clay. 21557 US 84. Hours: Look for the “open” sign.
Renata Z: Extraordinary knitwear: Coats, jackets, vests, covers, shrugs, scarves, glovettes. Medanales. By appt.
Anthony’s at the Delta: Flower shop, art, food, wine, events. 233 N Paseo de Oñate, Española. 505-753-5411. Hours: M-Sa 9-5.
Windstream Communications: Provider of voice & data network com- munications.
Abiquiú Inn, Café Abiquiú, Azul Gift Store: Beautiful guest rooms & ca- sitas, Azul gift store, Galeria & Café Abiquiú. 21120 US 84. 505-685-4378. Hours: 7am-9pm. ∙
Bosshard Gallery: Art, artifacts, furniture from around the world. Across from O’Kee e house. 505-685-0061. Hours: T- Su 10-5.
The Ringworks Studio: Wide-ranging, custom & ne art jewelry. Worth the trip! 59 CR 159. 505-685-0504. By appt.
Arroyo Seco Animal Hospital: Full-service veterinary clinic. Arroyo Seco. 505-753-1920. Hours: M-F 8-5:30; Sa 8:30-Noon.
North Central Solid Waste/ El Prado Collection Center: El Prado collec- tion center accepts household trash, recyclables with permit card. 142 NM 554. 505-685-4112. Hours: Tu-Sa 8-4.
Zenitram Ranch: NM beef & lamb, USDA-certi ed meat-processing facil- ity; auctioneering services. 1138 NM 554, El Rito. 575-581-4576. By appt.
Abiquiú Lake Casita: Vacation rental overlooking Abiquiú Lake & red cli s of Ghost Ranch. PD 1727, Youngsville. 505-795-3953. By reservation. ∙
Emmy Cheney: Fine micaceous pottery. El Rito. 575-581-4752. By appointment.
Rising Moon Gallery & Art Center: Featuring work of 25 artists, most local; nonpro t art center sponsors classes, concerts, poetry, performance art, open studio time; may be rented for events, workshops. Behind the post o ce. 505-685-4271. Hours: Tu-Sa 10-5.
Bodes General Store: Fuel, sporting goods, groceries, wine, spirits & beer, fresh vegetables, feed, cards, books, kitchen. 21196 US 84. 505-685-4422. Hours: 6:30am-7, 7 days.
Northern Youth Project Heritage Garden: Rural heritage-inspired youth & community gardens. 3 CR 165. 505-685-9474. Hours: W & F 10-2. ∙
Abiquiú River Front Casita: Delightful adobe on the Rio Chama, sleeps six; 3 1/2 miles from Bodes. 831-345-5542. By reservation. away.com/p387073 ∙ ∙
Conseulo’s Gallery: Local, traditional & contemporary art. 3395 NM 96, Coyote. 575-638-5692. Hours: Summer 10-6.
Sacred Structures: Reclaimed & repurposed vintage Bibles & handmade crosses. 82 PD 1614A, Medanales. 505-685-4851. By appointment.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Fe/Del Norte: After-school & summer programs for elementary school children in Abiquiú & Chimayo. 505-983- 6632. Hours: After school 3-6, summer 8-5.
Purple Adobe Lavender Farm: Tours; lavender store, tea house, labyrinth, lavender elds. US 84, PR 1622. 505-685-0082. Hours: T-Sa.
Rancho Rojo Out tters: We provide fully guided hunting trips for elk, mule deer & antelope. Coyote. 575-638-5004. Hours: Sept-Nov.
Andaluz Rentals: Casa Granada & the Yurt, vacation & short-term rentals; prices vary by season & length of stay. CR 155. 505-685-4500, 505-819- 7136. By reservation. ∙
Dana Chodzko Art, Dana Chodzko Studio: International contemporary artist. 2 Bu alo Trail. 505-685-0068. By appointment.
The Sacred Within: Visual art for the spiritual journey. 82 PD 1614A, Medanales. 505-685-4851. By appointment.
Certi ed Service Specialist: Specializing in Sub Zero refrigeration & Wolf cooking products since 1977; 7-day phone hotline. 505-423-0550. Hours: 7 days. edservicespecialist.com
Quinstar Satellite: New Mexico’s only full-service Dish Network retailer. Española. 505-747-2828. Hours: M-F 9-6:30, Sa 10-3:30.
Santa Fe National Forest, Carson National Forest, Abiquiu Lake & Dam, Ghost Ranch: You can take advantage of great hiking, camping, shing & other outdoor activities in these nearby areas.
Maps are available through their o ces or contact telephone numbers. See Attractions.
Casa Ambrosia: Comfortable, serene adobe home with great views, hiking, hot tub, replace. El Rito. 505-986-0147. By reservation. ∙
Dome at Los Silvestres: Byzantine-era wonder converting a square adobe into a semi-circular dome. 21557 US 84. Hours: Look for the “open” sign. ∙
Susan Schuler Artist: Abstract, mixed-media painter; workshops with Viento del Rio guesthouse. 211 CR 155. 505-685-4900. By appointment. ∙
RainVessels USA: Custom rain capture, up to 10,000 gallons. Santa Fe. 505-660-9391. ∙
El Vado Lake, Heron Lake, Fenton Lake: Three NM state parks are near our area.