Our most popular event! Bring in the harvest with the villagers of El Rancho de las Golondrinas,crushing grapes for wine by foot; grinding sorghum with burros, stringing colorful chile ristras, and much, much more. Enjoy bizcochitos fresh from the horno and tortillas hot off the comal. You may also participate in an outdoor Mass and procession for San Isidro, led by the Archbishop of Santa Fe, enjoy music and dancing on our entertainment platform and buy arts and crafts directly from the artisans. You will never look at history the same way again!
TEAM Hydrocephalus 2nd Annual FREE FAMILY Walk for a Cause Saturday, October 20th @ 9:30AM @ the Village of Los Ranchos Park, 6718 Rio Grande Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Grab your family (even the four-legged members!) and join us for some beautiful New Mexico fall weather, refreshments and amazing door prizes, while helping thousands of individuals affected by Hydrocephalus!
You don't need to leave town to visit a farm this harvest weekend. Come to the Rio Grande Botanic Garden's Heritage Farm to sample the fruits, vegetables, smells, tastes and sounds of the fall harvest. Find out how cider is made and sample our fresh cider pressed on-site. Docents will be stationed at kitchen garden, orchard, vineyard and house with demonstrations and interpretive activites, crafts and games; and old-time bands will provide music. The full harvest moon will rise over the Sandias just after 6:00 pm Saturday night.
On Saturday, October 6th, 11:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00 to 2:00pm, Bluegrass Odyssey will perform their 'high-energy bluegrass' music at the farmhouse. From 12:00 to 1:00pm. the Bruce and Friends Band will be playing a variety of traditional tunes, including Celtic, gospel and bluegrass.
The apple harvest at Dixon's Mountain Apple Farm (in the Jemez Valley) occurs in September and October; but, you must contact them for the specific dates because the weather affects the apple harvest dates.
October 27 & 28, 2007 HOLLOMAN AIR and SPACE EXPO 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m., gates open 8 a.m. Free Admission and Parking Holloman AFB, Alamogordo, NM
Experience the thrill of Space & Aviation with non-stop "fire/fly" activities and more than 25 acres of ground displays.
Lunar Lander Challenge, Rocket Racing League, rocket launches, military aircraft demos (F-117; F-16; F-22; F-4; F-15); Air and Space Expo with more than 100 exhibit booths; robots and rovers, NASA exhibits and MORE
With support from New Mexico Trout and the BioPark's Fishing Guide volunteers, this FREE fishing Clinic will be offered at Tingley Beach every month on the second Saturday. Iinstruction may include basic fly-tying methods, fly-rod casting techniques, fishing etiquette, effective 'catch and release' practices and enhancement of advanced skills. Equipment and supplies are available for use during the clinic on a first come, first served basis and are free of charge.
Participants are welcome, however, to bring their own gear. In addition, Tingley Outfitters provides basic equipment for purchase inside the train station.
Overview: Schools or educational organizations interested in participating in the Wirefly X PRIZE Cup Education Day program (October 26th) must complete this form and return it to the Las Cruces X PRIZE office via email to Joshua@xprize.org. The Wirefly X PRIZE Cup Education Day is free to any group of 3 or more students. This includes Public, Private and Home schools, as well as student organizations and clubs such as the Boy Scouts, CAP., Astronomy club, etc.
By participating in this Education Day program you will:
· Allow your students to take part in our unique onsite rocket activities for grades 5-8,
· Receive free Exploration Guides for each student and teacher that contains activities designed to connect your classroom with your X PRIZE Cup experience,
· Be able to listen to special astronaut presentations at the X PRIZE Cup,
· Be able to explore numerous ground exhibits and activities designed to excite your students in all STEM area,
· Be able to watch as our Lunar Lander Challenge teams practice for their competition,
· Be able to see numerous Air Force assets practicing their live flights for the next two days,
· Receive information packets with details about all aspects of your Education Day experience,
The Albuquerque Coin Club Fall coin show is going to be on the first full weekend of October 2007.
DATES: October 6-7, 2007 LOCATION: MCM Elegante Hotel, 2020 Menaul Blvd., NE, Albuquerque, NM HOURS: Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ADMISSION: kids under 18 are FREE & $1/adults (which includes a raffle ticket for a door prize)
Saturday, October 6, 2007 10am-4pm FREE @ Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in Santa Fe, NM
6th Annual Sun Mountain Gathering
This free, family-friendly event is held outdoors at Milner Plaza on Museum Hill and sponsored by the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. With activities for every age and interest, the festival provides visitors with many opportunities to learn about archaeology and the ancient technology and traditional arts of Native peoples in the southwest.
Activities include exhibits on native foods and Indian music and dancing on spectacular Milner Plaza. Demonstrations of Native crafts are also scheduled to take place, which include flint-knapping, arrow making, stone axe use, sandal making, hot rock cooking, heirloom gardening, and a mock archaeology dig, to name just a few. Visitors will also have an opportunity to learn about traditional arts by trying their hand at forming a coiled pot or making a replica of a stamped silver bracelet.
Another main attraction is the Atlatl Range. The atlatl and dart were the first true and natural weapons system of the human race, invented thousands of years before the bow and arrow and used longer by humans than any other weapon system yet developed. Spear throwing using replicas of prehistoric atlatls will go on continuously throughout the day.
Every year the fourth weekend in October is Make a Difference Day. This year it is October 26-28 and Albuquerque has a wide variety of offerings for individuals and families to help out and volunteer. Things like donating, painting, lawncare, thrift store organization and more.
Gourd Art Classes for adults and children Free Demonstrations - Gourd Supply Vendors Exhibits on the history, variety and use of gourds Dried Gourds for sale - Gourd Art for sale Gourd musicians and the New Mexico Marimba Band!! Featured Artist Drawing - Door Prizes - Silent Auction Food and Refreshments Free Admission and Parking
Join us for the Fun and Fellowship of the New Mexico Gourd Society and Explore the Wonderful World of Gourds
Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd., NE, Albuquerque, NM (just west of Eubank in Los Altos Park)
Saturday, October 13, 2007 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
FREE Car Seat Clinic
4 out of 5 Child Safety Seats are Used Incorrectly!! Could Yours be One of Them?
Have your child safety seat inspected for recalls, broken parts, improper installation, and appropiateness for your child. Learn the child restraint laws in New Mexico. There is no charge for this service and no appointment is needed.
Albuquerque Fire Department 10400 Cibola Loop NW (One Block West of Coors Bypass and Ellison)
For more information please call Nancy at 856-6138
FREE Folk Music Concert featuring CHARMED @ Rio Rancho Public Library (in the Loma Colorado Main Library auditorium) 755 Loma Colorado Dr. NE, Rio Rancho, NM
There is no admission fee for the performance, however free tickets are required and available at the adult information desk at the Library.
The Charmed duo is Alicia Ultan and Bambi Jackson. They call their music, twisted folk, and it features violin, keyboard and haunting vocals. Charmed has played at many area venues, including the Corrales Growers Market and they have a new CD available titled, Beautifully Twisted.
For more information, and free tickets, please contact the adult reference desk. Call 891-5013, ext. 3030 Or, e-mail questions to email@example.com
Directions: From Rainbow and King (next to the school and parking lot, which 1 mile south of Progress and Rainbow), go 2.6 miles west on King. Turn right on Serenade (there is a street sign), and go 1.1 miles north. Turn right on Progress (there will be a sign posted), and go 1.5 miles east to the launchsite.
Saturday, October 20, 2007, 10am–12pm • free! 516 ARTS together with Basement Films are delighted to present PIXEL THIS! — a video art making workshop for young people ages 10 to 18, led by Bryan Konefsky of Basement Films. Participants will be creating live video mixes that will be projected on the walls of the gallery. The workshop is one of several educational programs offered in conjunction with Ghosts in the Machine, an exhibition of international video art presented by SITE Santa Fe at 516 ARTS. The workshop will take place at 516 ARTS in Downtown Albuquerque.
You must register in advance to participate! To register, contact Bryan Kaiser, Education Coordinator, 242-1445, firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASEMENT FILMS is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support all forms of underrepresented film and video, provide alternative cinematic experiences for the public and facilitate community awareness, dialogue and education about moving image art. For information about Basement films, visit http://www.basementfilms.org.