Maybe it’s just us, but after this week we are looking forward to a chilled out weekend. Here are our top picks for mellow vibes, fresh food, and low-key happenings. 

Friday, August 10

Eye Contact: Portraits in the Global Age
Santa Fe, Art House Santa Fe, August 10, 5-7 pm

The exhibit, Eye Contact: Portraits in the Global Age, opens this Friday and features a collection of Spanish colonial paintings as well as digital art works from the Thoma Foundation. The exhibit's portraits explores the relationships between personhood and globalism. Free. (505) 995-0231;

Hippie Fest
Santa Fe, Camel Rock Casino, August 10, 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Break out the tie-dye for an all-out love fest of flower power at Camel Rock Casino with live music from Vanilla Fudge, Rick Derringer, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, and Badfinger featuring Joey Mollano. $30-40 Gen. (800) 462-2635;

Saturday, August 11

Downtown Growers Market
Albuquerque, Downtown ABQ Robinson Park, August 11, 8 am to 12 pm 

Get fresh produce, jam, pasta, and even homemade tortillas, every Saturday. (505) 252-2959;

Outdoors on Tap
Albuquerque, Tractor Brewing Wells Park, August 11, 2 pm

Share your love for the outdoors with an evening filled with stories, films, and delicious beer. Get ready for an afternoon of woodsy inspiration and adventure. Free. (505) 243-6752.

Sunday, August 12

Second Sundays
Santa Fe, Meow Wolf, August 12, 9 am

Tickets to the House of Eternal Return are half off for locals every second Sunday of the month.  $12 Gen. / $8.50 Kids. (505) 395-6369;

Railyards Market
Albuquerque, Downtown ABQ, August 12, 10 am-2 pm

Come for the honey, baked goods, and crafts, stay for the ice cream, every Sunday. Free. (505) 600-1109;

Gallup Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial,
Gallup, Red Rock Park, August 12, 10 am

Catch the last day of one of the biggest cultural experiences the state has to offer. Enjoy live music, exhibits, a rodeo, and even a frybread pan throwing competition. Price Varies. (505) 863-3896;