Articles Tagged ‘tour’

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...

“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,...

Balloon Fiesta Week tours at Las Golondrinas

Balloon Fiesta Week tours at Las Golondrinas October 5, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
You’ve woken up at 4 a.m., braved the crowds, gorged on breakfast burritos and hot chocolate, marveled at hundreds of balloons painting the sky at Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta–and now it’s only 10 a.m. What to do? How Cheap Is Cheap? For $5 dollars, El Rancho de las Golondrinas,...

El Rito Studio Arts Tour Oct. 2-3

September 27, 2010 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Enjoy art and glorious fall weather at the El Rito Studio Arts Tour this weekend, Oct. 2-3. Located an hour north of Santa Fe, this tiny community showcases its huge pool of talent. Traditional New Mexico art, such as retablos, santos and weaving will be showcased next to contemporary jewelry, painting...