December 2013

Tasting NM

Feliz Navidad, NM Style

Celebrating Christmas with the Delgados of Santa Fe: a festival of family, history, and wrapping gifts—including 480 tamales. (more)


The Pilgrimage

Each December, far flung and local devotees of the Virgin of Guadalupe come together in Tortugas Pueblo to scale Tortugas Mountain, an exercise of faith and gratitude. (more)

Going Places Gift Shopping

Under the Tree

All we want for Christmas? Hint: It’s all made in New Mexico. (more)

Going Places Lodging

Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Bing Crosby may have crooned about the delights of being home for Christmas, but New Mexico’s inns and hotels offer cozy alternatives for special occasions—or perhaps just the right perch for a festive cocktail. (more)

Legacy Treasures from Our Archives

The Christmas Different

Dancing to the beat of our own Little Drummer Boy in this adaptation from the December 1958 issue of New Mexico Magazine. (more)

New Mexico Ski Adventures

Taos Forecast: Steep Upgrades

The most ambitious development project in the history of New Mexico’s most famous ski mountain is about to get under way. But can it grow the business without losing its soul? (more)


Drawing on Discovery

Francisco de Goya and the untold story of the graphic arts in Spain come to the New Mexico Museum of Art. (more)

Going Places

Points of Light

The New Mexico Community Foundation celebrates 30 years of creative statewide philanthropy; plus, six fun ways to share the holiday love this December. (more)