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37th annual Taos Fall Arts Festival through Oct. 2

37th annual Taos Fall Arts Festival through Oct. 2 September 23, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Take the High Road to Taos this weekend for the 37th annual Taos Fall Arts Festival. The best artists in this world-famous art town share their work and explore ideas, and the public has the opportunity to make purchases at excellent prices. Held at the Taos Convention Center (120 Civic Plaza Drive)...

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair this weekend

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair this weekend September 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Grab your chain mail, adjust your codpiece and make haste to El Rancho de las Golondrinas this weekend, Sept. 17-18, for the Santa Fe Renaissance Fair. It’s a historical mash-up of all things sharp, showy and cool in a broadsword kind of way. Engage in sword fights, pirate battles, damsels in not-so-distress,...

New Area 51 book reveals details about Roswell UFO crash in 1947 at NPR.org

New Area 51 book reveals details about Roswell UFO crash in 1947 at NPR.org May 17, 2011 | What's New | Read More
“The Horton brothers were involved in the flying disc crash in New Mexico. And that is from a single source. … There was an unusual moment where that source became very upset and told me things that were stunning that’s almost impossible to believe at first read… .” Click...

Pine Needle Basket Class at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque

Pine Needle Basket Class at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque April 19, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Learn the art of pine needle basket weaving April 30 and May 1 with Mary Lou Olivas at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Olivas, of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo near El Paso, Texas, will teach the fabrication of pine needle baskets using natural materials. She will provide pine needles from...

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest this weekend

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest this weekend April 11, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bring your sweet tooth to the Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest, April 16-17 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The festival brings chocolatiers, candy makers, coffee roasters, bakeries, cafés and restaurants from across New Mexico to celebrate these dark beans that wake us up and make the day...

Albuquerque Founders’ Day April 9

Albuquerque Founders’ Day April 9 March 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Celebrate Albuquerque’s 305th birthday at the Founders’ Day Fiesta, Sat. April 9 on the Old Town Plaza. The event honors Albuquerque’s cultures and first families. Festivities begins at noon with dancing and drumming by the United Native Council, followed by flamenco dancing, mariachis, and Spanish...

Taste of Rio Rancho March 19

March 18, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Basketball and beer? Attend the Taste of Rio Rancho Saturday, March 19th at 4:30 p.m. at the Santa Ana Star Complex, then catch the New Mexico Thunderbirds take on the Tulsa 66ers. Rio Rancho’s best restaurants provide samples of their fare, including Fat Squirrel, Pizza 9, O’Hare’s...

Family Day at the Balloon Museum, Wed. 16.

March 16, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Give Spring Break a lift at the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloom Museum’s Spring Break Family Day, Wed., March 16. Activities included with regular Museum admission. ($4 adults; $1 kids 4-12) include: • See the inflated hot-air balloon Cutie Dink* and remote controlled balloons • Climb in...

Artfeast 2011 this weekend

Artfeast 2011 this weekend February 24, 2011 | Events, Food, Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Courtesy Artfeast Take one-part art, food and charity, mix well, and you have the perfect recipe for Santa Fe’s 14th annual ARTfeast, Feb. 25-27. ARTfeast is a weekend of culinary events that benefits the nonprofit ARTsmart, a program that purchases art materials, provides art programs and mentors,...

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Zoom into Engineering Feb. 12

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History Zoom into Engineering Feb. 12 February 11, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Engineers and scientists from across the city will be on hand to help children with hands-on engineering activities at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History annual Zoom into Engineering Day, Sat. Feb. 12. This year’s focus is on nano-scale science. There will be robots, solar energy...