Thursday, December 31, 2009

Grammy Nominated Pine Leaf Boys perform in Farmington, NM

Casa Blanca Inn guests will enjoy the Two-time Grammy-nominated Pine Leaf Boys, known for their energetic Cajun musical performances and thoughtful musical arrangements, who will be performing at the San Juan College Performance Hall on January 15, 2010. Natives of Louisiana, The Pine Leaf Boys, have breathed new life into Cajun music, reviving ancient songs and bringing them to the modern bandstand. The Pine Leaf Boys play old fashioned dance hall standards while bringing more obscure songs of past masters into their repertoire. The performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. For more information call 505-566-3465 or reference

The Don Gaspar Inn (, Blue Lake Ranch (, and The Casa Blanca Inn ( are members of the Inns of the Southwest.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Crownpoint Rug Auction

Guests of the Casa Blanca Inn gather regularly to attend the Crownpoint Rug Auction.

Rug traders and collectors will assemble at the Crownpoint Rug Auction on January 8, 2010 where 300-400 hand woven Navajo rugs will be auctioned off. The monthly auction is sponsored by the Crownpoint Rug Weavers Association. Rug viewing takes place from 4 p.m. to 6 PM and the auction begins at 7 PM. The auction is held at the Crownpoint Elementary School (on on Hwy. 371). For more information call 505-786-5302 or reference

The Don Gaspar Inn (, Blue Lake Ranch (, and The Casa Blanca Inn ( are members of the Inns of the Southwest.

Sunday, December 6, 2009

Farmington Holiday Art Walk

Casa Blanca Inn guests celebrate FINE ART IN FARMINGTON this holiday season! Just a short walk from the Inn - an array of lights and events await this Christmas. The city of Farmington will be featuring a festive Holiday Art Walk on December 11th from 5pm to 9pm. The Art Walk will include open houses and art receptions for more than 30 artists at over 20 Historic Downtown establishments. Art Walk maps can be picked up at any of the participating downtown locations, including:
Always a Lady - 213 W. Main
Andrea Kristina's Bookstore & Kafe - 218 W. Main
Art Bead & Soul - 115 N. Locke
Artifacts - 302 E. Main
Babycakes - 117 W. Main
Bedrooms Plus - 225 W. Main
Boons Family Thai BBQ - 321 W. Main
Breathing Room - 228 W. Main
Brown's Shoe Fit Co. - 124 W. Main
Downtown Centre - 100 W. Broadway
Dusty Attic - 111 W. Main
Emerson Gallery - 121 W. Main
Homeworks Interiors - 115 W. Main
Jillian Maddie - 112 W. Main
Old Faithful, Inc. - 108 W. Main
Painted Lady - 123 W. Main
Patchwork Pig - 309 W. Main
Tees Nos Pos Pawn - 307 W. Main
Totah - 315 W. Main
Tuxedo Junction - 217 W. Main
Wal Art Gallery - 322 W. Main
For more information, call (505) 599-1419.