Las Campanas University May Events

Here are LCU’s offerings for May. Space for many events is limited so please don’t delay – sign up today by contacting Member Services at 505-995-3500.

Hope to see you there! & by the way:
LCU is here to serve YOU. We welcome any suggestions for programs, activities and speakers you would like to include in the ‘curriculum’ going forward.

Waitlist !!
Margarita Trail & Tapas
“Ghosts Among Us”
Tuesday, May 17th  3:30 pm – 6:30pm

Please join us on our first Margarita Trail Tour for a visit to Staab House with the infamous ghost Julia Staab and then off to Drury Kitchen+Bar which is the original site of St. Vincent’s Hospital with a seasoned past all on its own! Babies crying and the sounds of someone running down the halls are claimed to be the major hauntings that occur at this Drury Plaza Hotel. The tour will include Tapas & Signature Margarita from each venue as part of your experience in visiting two of the most popular watering holes with a haunted history in Santa Fe. The Benz Sprinter van will pick the tour up at the Clubhouse & return you.

Includes your Margarita Trail Passport, Tapas & Margaritas, Shuttle to & from. This tour will sell out quickly!! Please call Member Services to make your reservations 505.995.3500 & please no cancellations for off-site events!

Habitat & Hydrology
Wednesday, May 18th 9 AM $35+pp

On this 2-hour easy hike, we explore the habitat and hydrology around Two Mile Pond, Santa Fe’s former reservoir, to learn about deforestation and overgrazing, habitat restoration, and where we get our water. Along the way we see beaver ponds, two historic dams, a hydroelectric diversion canal, and an 1895 hydroelectric power station – oh, and beautiful scenery on this nature walk. Please wear comfortable shoes, hat & sunscreen & don’t forget to bring along some hydration! We will meet at the Cerro Gordo trailhead parking.

Please call member services 505.995.3500 to reserve your spot.

We Have Two Tickets Available !!!
Please call Member Services to Reserve

Take A Step Back In Time Thursday, May 19th 7:15 pm – 9 pm

All aboard !!!
Enjoy sunset along the original Santa Fe Railway historic route out to Lamy, NM. Ride in Style on our private Acoma, the one and only original lounge car from the 1937 Super Chief ! Enjoy the same luxury as some of its previous passengers – Judy Garland, Clark Gable and Jack Benny!

This Acoma with its curved couches and original art deco furnishings has limited spaces available. Includes complimentary champagne while boarding & charcuterie on board.
Live String Music & Cocktail Bar available.

Please NO cancellations as this is a private reservation for our members. Maximum 20 seats
$150 pp ++ RESERVE BY APRIL 7th! Please call member services for reservations 505-995-3500

Introduction to Fly Fishing Class
Tuesday, May 24th & Wednesday, May 25th 9am – 1pm
$275++pp Two Day Class (2-day offsite Trip)

The Reel Life Fly Shop is your premier class to learn how to fly fish in New Mexico !

The class is taught by their experienced guides who are immensely passionate for the sport. They care about teaching each and every student the necessary skills to be self-sufficient on the water.

This class will be composed of 2 sessions: a 4 hour morning class on Tuesday May 24th at the Clubhouse and followed up with a half day off-site, on the water class Wednesday May 25th.

The first session will introduce the student to basic fly fishing terminology, rigging up a rod, knots and casting lessons. The second session on the water will be focused on developing techniques of trout behavior, basic entomology, reading the water, wading safety and hopefully playing, landing and releasing fish !

All of the necessary gear to participate in this class is provided for the students. This includes rod, reel, waders, boots, flies and all other terminal tackle. Students will need to stop by The Reel Life Shop to get sized for waders and boots prior to the class.

You will need a valid New Mexico Fishing License to participate in this class. This can be purchased online or at the fly shop and is NOT included in the price of the class. A day license costs $27.

Included in your class is coffee & continental breakfast on Tuesday & a boxed lunch to go on Wednesday.

Please call member services 505.995.3500 to reserve your spot by May 15th!!

Thursday, May 26th Club Room 5 pm $20++PP

Get your game on along with pizza buffet! Bar available.
Bring your team & your team name!
RSVP to or call 505.995.3500

Bingo Night a fun way to make new friends!
Friday, May 27th Club Room 5pm $10++ PP

An evening of everyone’s favorite game of chance.
Light snacks included and cocktails from the bar will be available.
Reservations required, please call 505-995-3500

Dermatology & Skin Care Presentation
Wednesday, June 1st Club Room 2 pm $25++pp

Monica Lawry, MD will be presenting an educational seminar on skin care, risk factors for sun damage & how to treat and protect your most valuable asset.

Please call member services to reserve your space 505.995.3500