Alibi V.27 No.39 • Sept 27-Oct 3, 2018
Day Tripper State of Travel Day Tripper 2018 We asked our well-informed readers to share their favorite destinations outside of Albuquerque. Here, then, is the “Day Tripper” guide to New Mexico, featuring our readers’ picks for great places to eat, stay and visit all over the Land of Enchantment.
Courtesy Alamogordo CVB Day Tripper Alamogordo Nestled in the Tularosa Basin, at the top end of Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert, Alamogordo has its most prominent link to our country's military history as home to Holloman Air Base and gateway to White Sands Missile Range.
NM True Day Tripper Carlsbad While most travelers are familiar with Carlsbad's famous caverns, some have yet to discover the city's other exciting sights.
Courtesy Three Rivers Brewery Day Tripper Farmington Located on the edge of the Colorado Plateau, the conifer-ringed hilltop town of Farmington sits at the junction of the San Juan, the Animas and the La Plata rivers.
El Rancho Hotel & Motel Day Tripper Gallup Gallup is filled with timeless landscapes, vibrant cultures, historic buildings and locations and one-of-a-kind eateries—as well as an old-west stage-stop feel that persists to this day.
Day Tripper Grants For residents of Albuquerque, one of the quickest getaways lies just 78 miles due West in good 'ol Grants.
Day Tripper Hatch This tiny Southern New Mexico town is so known for its green chiles that the name of the town is synonymous with the spicy stuff itself.
Day Tripper Las Vegas Only an hour and a half drive from Albuquerque (or an easy three and a half hour ride on Amtrak), Las Vegas offers a pleasant blend of natural vistas and small-town charm.
Day Tripper Santa Fe Santa Fe has always been the symbol of everything that is authentic about New Mexico.
Visit Taos Day Tripper Taos Bounded by national forest with mountains on practically every horizon, Taos has been a destination for outdoors enthusiasts, art buffs, history nerds, and many travelers just seeking out chill vibes in the northern New Mexico enclave. Learn Impact and Coffee Tuesday, Oct 16: 9-10am Albuquerque Community Foundation
Nonprofit leaders, volunteers, funders and people finding their place in the community have a cup of coffee, hear about new social profit ventures and innovation in a six-minute presentation format.
Comm BBB Coin Night Tuesday, Oct 16: 3pm-midnight Tractor Brewing Wells Park
Drinking for a better cause with Beer for a Better Burque.
Wellness The Hidden Gift in Disorientation Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-9pm Academy for the Love of Learning
Through interactive dialogue discover how learning can lead not merely to the accumulation of knowledge and skill, but also to transformation and expression of innate gifts and unique qualities.
Arts Enchanted Coloring and Crafts Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-8:30pm Empire Board Game Library
Create distinctive and personal greeting cards and enjoy sandwiches, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase.
Film Wild Nights with Emily Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
Long considered a reclusive spinster in the annals of literary history, Madeleine Olnek’s film provides a refreshing take on the life of author and poet Emily Dickinson.
Film Riot Tuesday, Oct 16: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
An eye-opening and thrilling dramatization of historic events based largely on the true-life experiences of political provocateur Lance Gowland.
Image via Pixabay Comm Dragon Lights Albuquerque Wednesday, Oct 17: 11am Expo New Mexico
Formerly known as the Chinese Lantern Festival, see the all new larger-than-life, fully-illuminated lanterns, Chinese cultural performances and special handicrafts.
Courtesy of the artist Art 64 Hexagrams Wednesday, Oct 17: 6-9pm Tortuga Gallery
Inspired by the 64 hexagrams from the 2,000-year-old Chinese I Ching, they combine trigrams related to heaven, earth, thunder, water, mountain, wind and fire. Runs through 10/27.
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