In-Person Cultural Arts Trip - Santa Fe: Opera, Art & More!

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In-Person Cultural Arts Trip - Santa Fe: Opera, Art & More!

Join us in a desert oasis for a stunning and delicious mix of opera, art, architecture, cuisine & more.

By OMJCC / National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance

When and where

Date and time

July 18 · 8pm - July 23 · 10am MDT


La Fonda on the Plaza 100 East San Francisco Street Santa Fe, NM 87501

About this event

Spend 6-days/5-nights in a desert oasis where the earth climbs to the skies by way of adobe buildings and the Sangre de Cristo mountains – Santa Fe!

The National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance invites all to join us for our Cultural Arts Trip:

Santa Fe: Opera, Art & More!

July 18-(23), 2023

Understand why New Mexico is called “The Land of Enchantment” by experiencing its stunning Landscapes, fascinating History, traditional and innovative Cuisine, diverse collection of Art & Art Galleries, unique Architecture and, of course, the renowned Santa Fe Opera.

Two wonderful performances await! Puccini's thrilling Tosca and Dvorak's lush and lovely Rusalka (the operatic version of "The Little Mermaid" legend).

Register soon for this annual sell-out!

This trip is SOLD OUT!

Enrich the opera-going experience with James Sokol's Exploring Opera Pre-Show Lectures.

Take a Private Guided Daytrip to Taos & Chimayo to visit interesting, historic sites and enjoy a stunning journey via both the high and low roads between Santa Fe and Taos.

Get a lay-of-the-land in and just beyond Santa Fe's historic district on a lovely City Tour by Open-Air Tram.

Use Free Time to explore the city's many offerings, countless shops, museums & galleries or join in one or more of our Optional Activities, such as an interesting & delicious Southwestern Demonstration Cooking Class & Lunch - perfect for everyone regardless of whether or not you cook!

...and more!

Led by opera instructor and arts maven, James Sokol, the trip promises to be a magical mixture of art, architecture, opera, history, food & fun!

These trips are an annual sell-out. Spaces are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your space(s) soon!

For trip details & paperwork, please register through this Eventbrite page or contact James at

To see highlights of a past Santa Fe trips, click here or click here.

The Cultural Arts Trips offered by the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance & the Osher Marin JCC are open to all.

JCC Members and non-members; people of all backgrounds and faiths are invited to join in these enriching & delicious cultural programs!

About the organizer

The Osher Marin JCC has created the National JCC Adult & Senior Alliance to offer an array of interesting, engaging, educational, sometimes delicious, and often, just plain fun programs for continued growth and learning; educational and entertaining classes, workshops, activities, and cultural arts trips to enrich life. Guests may explore a new topic, connect with others, even discover a new passion. JCC members, non-members, those who live close or far, people of all background, faiths, ethnicities, hair colors, fashion choices, chocolate preferences, etc. - All are welcome to join in our activities!

Currently, the following organizations are active partners in the Alliance: 

USA: AZ - the East Valley JCC (Chandler); AZ - JFCS of Arizona (Phoenix/Scottsdale); AZ - the Martin Pear JCC (Scottsdale); CA - the JCC of the East Bay (Berkeley); CA - the Peninsula JCC (Foster City); CA - the Valley JCC (Granada Hills); CA - the Merage JCC of Orange County (Irvine); CA - the Addison-Penzak JCC of Silicon Valley (Los Gatos); CA - the Oshman Family JCC (Palo Alto); CA - the Lawrence Family JCC (San Diego); CA - the Fromm Institute at USF (San Francisco); CO - the Boulder JCC; CT - the Mandell JCC (Hartford); CT - the Stamford JCC; DE - the Siegel JCC (Wilmington); FL - the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee; FL - the Tampa JCCs & Federation; GA - the Marcus JCC of Atlanta; GA - Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah); LA - the New Orleans JCC; MA - the JCC of the North Shore (Marblehead); MA - the Springfield JCC; MA - the Worcester JCC; MD - the JCC of Greater Baltimore; ME - the JCA of Southern Maine (Portland); MN - the Minnesota JCC (Minneapolis/St. Paul); NC - the JCC Asheville; NC - the Levine JCC (Charlotte); NC - the Levin JCC (Durham-Chapel Hill); NC - the Raleigh-Cary JCC; NJ - the Katz JCC (Cherry Hill); NJ - the Katz JCC (Margate); NJ - the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades (Tenafly); NY - the Sidney Albert Albany JCC; NY - the Gural JCC (Cedarhurst); NY - the JCC of Mid-Westchester (Scarsdale); NY - the Schenectady JCC; NY - the Bernikow JCC of Staten Island; NY - the JCC Rockland (West Nyack); OH - the Mayerson JCC of Cincinnati; OH - the JCC of Greater Columbus; OH - the JCC of Greater Dayton; OH - Jewish Living Center of Greater Toledo; OR - the Mittleman JCC (Portland); PA - the Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg; PA - the Jewish Community Alliance of NEPA (Kingston); PA - the Kaiserman JCC (Wynnewood); PA - the York JCC; SC - the Kahn JCC of Columbia; TN - the Gordon JCC of Nashville; TX - Shalom Austin; TX - the Aaron Family JCC (Dallas); TX - the Rubenstein JCC of Houston; VA - the Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia (Fairfax); and IMLI.

CANADA: the Calgary JCC.

NB: Though the organizations above choose different events on which to partner, members of all centers (partners or not) and all non-members are welcome to join in any and all programs of interest.

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