Thursday, September 29, 2022, 5:00 pm social followed by 6:00 pm talk
Acequia Madre House,
614 Acequia Madre
$15 members/$25 nonmembers

Join Global Santa Fe in the garden of historic Acequia Madre House for an autumn evening social gathering followed by a captivating night of behind-the-scenes tales told by our own Benedicte Valentiner in conversation with Ambassador Vicki Huddleston.

From 1988 to 2001 Benedicte Valentiner was the General Manager of Blair House, the official guest house of the President of the United States, which provides accommodation for the world’s chiefs of state and heads of government, and serves as a meeting place for the President’s cabinet secretaries. She worked for four U.S. Presidents, five administrations and six Secretaries of State.

Join us for a pre-talk evening social at 5:00pm, followed by the inteview beginning at 6:00pm.

Please note we are currently requiring proof of COVID vaccination for all in-person events. If we do not already have your vaccination record on file, email or text a photo of your vaccination card to: or be prepared to show it at the door upon arrival.