Rugged Trade, Carlsbad, Artesia, Roswell, and Hobbs

Is your father a rugged type, always trying to get you into the great outdoors? Look for his perfect gift at Rugged Trade, with four store locations in Carlsbad, Artesia, Roswell, and Hobbs. While you check out their trademark gear, grab a deal with a BOGO 50-percent-off Father’s Day sale that ends Sunday, June 18. From golf fashion that looks great on the range to soft-toe safety and non-safety boots, you’re sure to find a prized present. Various locations

Get a T-shirt made on-site by Organ Mountain Outfitters at the Las Cruces Farmers and Crafts Market. Photograph courtesy of Organ Mountain Outfitters.

Organ Mountain Outfitters, Las Cruces

Maybe he’s into classic Southwest style. At Organ Mountain Outfitters in Las Cruces, create a unique, color-customized Organ Mountains T-shirt that any dad will love. Visit during the Las Cruces Farmers and Craft Market, held Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., where you can watch them screen-print your shirt just outside the store. Shop inside for hoodies, workwear, and hiking gear that will get your dad out on the trails in style.

Gift dad the New Mexico Magazine Centennial Cookbook and he might just make you this carne adovada. Photograph by Douglas Merriam.

The New Mexico Magazine Centennial Cookbook: A Century of Flavors

For foodie dads who love to cook, why not draw on New Mexico Magazine’s 100-year archive of recipes to bring Land of Enchantment flavors to your table? Contemporary recipes include the Castañeda Hotel’s Harvey Smash Burger and Cafe Pasqual’s Smoked Trout Hash. Traditional dads will love the New Mexico classics, like green chile from the Original Owl Bar & Cafe, in San Antonio, and flour tortillas from Charlie’s Bakery and Café, in Las Vegas. Four essays from award-winning writers introduce each season of cooking, along with fun facts about New Mexico’s unique culinary history.

Red River Mercantile has an array of gifts for any guy. Photograph courtesy of Red River Mercantile.

Red River Mercantile, Santa Fe 

Looking for more of an upscale outdoorsman vibe for your dad? Red River Mercantile in Santa Fe carries a variety of perfect Father’s Day gifts, like any of Pendleton or Filson’s classic pieces, including Filson’s Tin Cloth Short-Lined Cruiser Jacket. Red River Mercantile also carries a beard oil made by Dryland Wilds to smooth out dad’s unruly whiskers.

Spend a little quality time with dad at El Monte Sagrado, in Taos. Photograph courtesy of El Monte Sagrado.

El Monte Sagrado, Taos

Maybe it’s just about time to spend a quality evening taking in some great music together. At El Monte Sagrado through July, Friday and Saturday evenings offer the stylings of solo jazz, classical, and flamenco guitarist Omar Rane, a Taos local. Enjoy a meal at De La Tierra Restaurant and a nice stay at the luxury hotel, which provides guests of all ages with a rich cultural experience in Taos. Check the website for a performance schedule.