Articles Tagged ‘history’

Taos Trade Fair Sept. 24-25

Taos Trade Fair Sept. 24-25 September 22, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Martinez Hacienda © SteveLarese.comTravel to Taos and travel back in time this weekend to the 24th annual Taos Trade Fair at La Hacienda de los Martinez, Sept. 24 10 a.m.-5 p.m, and Sept. 25 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Demonstrations depicting life in the mid-1800s, historic re-enactments, mountain men encampments,...

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,...

90th annual Indian Market Aug. 20-21

90th annual Indian Market Aug. 20-21 July 27, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Weaving through a sea of humanity at the Santa Fe Indian Market, I can’t help but think of a line from the Navajo Beauty Way prayer: “With beauty around me I walk… .” I’m one of about 100,000 people who have descended upon City Different for the annual buying frenzy that is...

Day Trip – Cerrillos along the Turquoise Trail

Day Trip – Cerrillos along the Turquoise Trail July 16, 2011 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Main Street Cerrillos © Steve Larese By Steve Larese Ninety-five-year-old Mary Tappero Mora pops another Bud, plops it down in front of me and hops back up on her stool behind the bar. Suddenly, the darkness of room is cut by a slash of daylight, and a couple dressed more appropriately for a safari...

El Rancho de las Golondrinas July Events

El Rancho de las Golondrinas July Events July 15, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
El Rancho de las Golondrinas celebrates the culture of Mexico and the beauty of lavender this month. ¡Viva Mexico! brings the music, art, dance, cuisine and more of Mexico to the living history museum the weekend of July 16 and 17. Marvel at the Flying Men from Veracruz, who soar by their feet from...

History Museum begins Santa Fe Downtown Walking Tours on April 18

April 8, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Ever wonder why there’s an obelisk in the middle of the Santa Fe Plaza? Have you noticed the gargoyles on top of the Catron Building? Where was the gambling hall? Which tucked-away building held a Manhattan Project secret? Find out by taking a Downtown Walking Tour led by New Mexico History Museum/Palace...

Trinity Site open to the public Saturday, April 2.

Trinity Site open to the public Saturday, April 2. March 23, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
White Sands Missile Range opens its gates to the public Saturday, April 2, for its annual tour of Trinity Site, ground zero for the world’s first atomic bomb test on July 16, 1945. The top secret test exploded a 19-kiloton plutonium-based bomb. The next month, two bomb were dropped on Hiroshima and...

Buffalo Soldiers honored at NM History Museum Feb. 27

Buffalo Soldiers honored at NM History Museum Feb. 27 February 22, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Sunday, Feb. 27, from 2 to 3:30 pm, join Fred Hampton and other members of the Buffalo Soldiers Society of New Mexico for a Chautauqua performance, “Buffalo Soldiers: Military Heroes of the Southwest,” in the History Museum auditorium. The event is free with admission; Sundays are free to NM residents...

No Pardon for Billy the Kid

January 3, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Sorry, Billy, you’re still an outlaw… No Pardon for Billy the Kid

“Kissin’ Cousins: Spanish Vihuela Meets Classical Guitar” Jan. 2

December 27, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Composer, performer and educator Greg Alan Schneider will explore the influence of a Spanish stringed instrument, the vihuela, on the modern classical guitar in “Kissin’ Cousins: Spanish Vihuela Meets Classical Guitar” at 2 pm, Sunday, Jan. 2, in the New Mexico History Museum Auditorium. The event,...