Rockin' Rollers Event Arena: Musicians and event organizers of all kinds have rediscovered Santa Fe's alien-themed roller skating arena for all ages. We recommend dancing on eight wheels in the fabulous chaos of this intimate space at any chance. Call for public skate schedules.
2915 Agua Fría St., 473-7755
Bridge over Santa Fe River: Siler Road used to end at Agua Fría, so just walking here is not something everyone has done. Hop on the paved path that's separate from driving lanes for a great view of meandering riverbed beneath the Sangre de Cristos.
Wise Fool New Mexico: Drop-in studio classes in the circus arts include aerial hoops and silks, tumbling and trapeze. Plus, longer intensives and workshops lead to community performances so much fun, you'll forget it's fitness.
1131 Siler Road, 992-2588
5. Gallery: Philosopher and curator Max Baseman runs a legit art gallery from this space in a corrugated steel warehouse. Expect a focus on works on paper, but also the unexpected.
2351 Fox Road, Ste. 700
Ghost: The city's quintessential DIY venue and home of Matron Records has demonstrated longevity for its ilk. Find local and touring musical acts.
2889 Trades West Road
Teatro Paraguas: Catch live, often bilingual theater from one of the hardest-working and most authentic companies in the city.
3205 Calle Marie, 424-1601
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Meow Wolf: A bowling alley that has been transformed into an immersive funhouse has captivated Santa Feans and visitors from across the globe. It's impossible to soak it all in during just one visit, plus the House of Eternal Return exhibition is constantly evolving.
1352 Rufina Circle, 395-6369
Big Jo True Value Hardware: Skip Home Depot and the other big-boxes for a personalized shopping experience in a store that's a consistent reader favorite for its hometown service philosophy.
1311 Siler Road, 473-2255
Second Street Brewery's Rufina Taproom: The third Second Street location is spacious and includes menu items that aren't available at the others, plus a great performance space and integration with an outdoor seating area.
2920 Rufina St., 954-1068