Franciscan Arts Festival This Weekend

This Labor Day weekend join the Friars at Holy Cross Retreat Center in Mesilla Park, New Mexico for the Franciscan Festival of Fine Arts. A record number of 100 artists will be offering their work in painting, pottery, jewelry, photography, art glass, woodworking, textiles, and more. More than 20 of the artists are new to the Festival.

Santero Margarito Mondragon (here with his wife Gloria at the 2014 Festival) will be one of the artists at this year's festival.
Santero Margarito Mondragon (here with his wife Gloria at the 2014 Festival) will be one of the artists at this year's festival.

Booths will be open:
Saturday, September 5: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, September 6: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On Saturday, libations and enchiladas will be served during extended hours in the Festival's wine and beer gardens from 5 to 7 p.m. Paella and other food treats will also be offered.

Listen to an interview with Fr. Tom Smith, OFM Conv., Director of Holy Cross Retreat Center on Fresh Air at KRWG npr.