? Thanksgiving at Arcosanti is a day of happy preparation in every kitchen. The traditional afternoon meal is a pot-luck, where many of the residents, volunteers and workshop participants cook and bring their favorite Thanksgiving dishes. On this beautiful warm fall day the cafe dining-room is prepared for a big family meal.? Thanksgiving at Arcosanti is a day of happy preparation in every kitchen. The traditional afternoon meal is a pot-luck, where many of the residents, volunteers and workshop participants cook and bring their favorite Thanksgiving dishes. On this beautiful warm fall day the cafe dining-room is prepared for a big family meal. The delicious aroma of four slow-cooking turkeys wafts through the Cafe building. Sue Anaya stirs stuffing and cafe manager Carrie Krueger whips cream.


? [from upper left] Workshop participant Curtis Sanchez and AIS crew Murray Natkie. In the background workshop participants Andrea Paneghetti and Sayer Broughton. Quite a few alumni came for the occasion, as well as lots of family members and friends. Director Tomiaki Tamura carves the turkeys.


? The Arcosanti site is closed to tourism for this day and it is quiet and peaceful. People from all over the world are gathering for the traditional American meal, for some the first Thanksgiving dinner. Dr. Sparks dresses the THREE FRIENDS sculpture [see report from October 27. 2006] for the occasion. Workshop participant, artist Erin Turner, arranges the center-piece for the dessert table. This report will continue.

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