El Pueblo Lodge Blog
The town of Taos is jam packed with history. The best way to understand the history of a town is by of course visiting local museums. Taos has a number of museums, all unique and interesting. Knowing that the history of Taos was so strong, the Museum Association of Taos (MAT) was formed. A non-profit organization promoting 5 museums: Taos Art Museum at Fechin House, the Millicent Rogers Museum, the Harwood Museum of Art, and the Taos Historic Museums, comprising the E.L. Blumenschein Home and La Hacienda de los Martinez.
Situated in northern New Mexico, Taos is one of the prettiest towns in the country. While you can spend your days exploring the history of the town that is displayed both in and outside museums or hitting the nearby ski fields there is still the time in the evenings that you want to enjoy. Luckily for you, we know Taos and have provided 5 of the coolest places to spend your evenings.
1. Taos Mesa Brewing
The explosion of micro breweries across America has been astonishing. What they bring to the table is a unique blend of people that epitomize the surrounding culture. A night at Taos Mesa Brewing is a blast every night of the week with the best mountain-view sunsets in Taos enjoyed by a handcrafted beer while listening to live music.
Spending the winter on the slopes is very different to what it was before technology started having a significant influence in all areas of our lives. Whether the technology is for safety, entertainment, or performance enhancements; there is no doubt that more and more of us embrace technology that suits us. Below we list three items that innovators on the slopes have embraced wholeheartedly as a means of getting more out of their skiing experience. If you happen to be one of them, let us know what you think of these new tech toys and alternatives that you may have tried out.
El Pueblo Lodge is thrilled to announce that the Taos Shortz Film Fest will take place March 20th – 23rd, 2014.
The Taos Shortz Film Fest is dedicated to spreading that inspiring indie spirit by introducing short films and filmmakers to the community with the hope that this experience will enhance and enrich people’s lives. Their vision is to strive towards quality and excellence, selecting technically brilliant short films that are both thought provoking and compelling.
The Taos Shortz Film Fest continues to offer incredible opportunities to filmmakers by providing a venue to showcase their work, and a platform to launch their careers. Filmmakers will get the opportunity to participate in workshops, join in on panels, and network and mingle with fellow filmmakers, media companies, producers and distributors.
You can experience the festival’s variety of original, innovative, and quality juried short films while enjoying the beautiful mountains and mesas of Taos, New Mexico. Come and share your sense of adventure and creative vision to our film fest that will captivate and inspire you.
New Mexico’s town Taos may be small in stature but more than makes up for it with its character and culture. With the towering mountains overlooking the town, spending time in Taos over Christmas and New Years is well worth your while with unique events scheduled bound to leave long lasting memories with you. Below we will list things to do over the festive period.
Christmas Eve Procession
As the sunsets, the whole town comes together to watch the historic Procession. Those involved in staging the Procession take meticulous care to honor the tradition. You will see bonfires lit, rifles fired into the air, Virgin Mary carried, drummers drumming and choirs singing in this mysterious yet magical evening.
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