The Inn of the Five Graces. Far East and Old West mingle in the B&B's vibrant silks, dark wood, and vintage tiles. 22 suites from $360. 150 E. De Vargas St.; www.fivegraces.com or 505/992-0957.
Where to eat
The Compound Restaurant. Splurge on dinner, or make a meal out of the delish appetizers. $$$$; 653 Canyon Rd.; 505/982-4353.
La Plazuela. Gourmet twists on New Mexican standards. $$$. In La Fonda hotel, 100 E. San Francisco St.; 505/982-5511.
Arts & culture
For exhibits, openings, and other events, check Pasatiempo, the arts and culture magazine in Friday's New Mexican newspaper.
The Awakening Museum. Carved-and-painted figures leap off the walls and ceiling of this one-room museum. 10-5; $3 donation requested. 125 N. Guadalupe St.; www.theawakeningmuseum.org or 505/954-4025.