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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Oct. 1-Oct. 9

September 26, 2011 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYnPiMxJcxg[/youtube]Grab your breakfast burrito and camera, it’s the 40th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Oct. 1 through Oct. 9. The largest ballooning event in the world sees 750 balloonist from around the globe gather in the Duke City for...

After the balloons: Life after the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

After the balloons: Life after the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta September 16, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Albuquerque BioPark © stevelarese.com You’ve been up for hours, gorged on breakfast burritos and hot chocolate, seen the sun flow from behind the Sandía Mountains and watched hundreds of balloons paint the Albuquerque sky and touch back down to earth to be packed away for another day, all before...

Albuquerque’s Petroglyph National Monument

Albuquerque’s Petroglyph National Monument April 26, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Standing amid a jumble of basalt boulders, I pause after pulling myself up a slick climb of coffee-colored rock. I’m hiking appropriately named Boca Negra Canyon of the Petroglyph National Monument in Albuquerque, and so far the rock art hasn’t exactly been jumping out at me like in a Santa...

Earth Day at the ABQ BioPark

Earth Day at the ABQ BioPark April 20, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Celebrate Earth Day with sharks, sea lions, sea turtles, elephants, apes and a host of other creatures at the ABQ BioPark, Saturday, April 23. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Interact and learn about our fellow Earth citizens with trainer and keeper Q&A sessions on the half hour, a tour of the Aquatic Conservation...

Gathering of Nations PowWow in April

Gathering of Nations PowWow in April April 20, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
More than 3,000 dancers and singers representing more than 500 North American tribes turn the UNM Pit into a kaleidoscope of color during the 28th annual Gathering of Nations PowWow, April 28-30. North America’s largest powwow brings indigenous tribes from the continent to the University of New Mexico...

Pine Needle Basket Class at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque

Pine Needle Basket Class at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque April 19, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Learn the art of pine needle basket weaving April 30 and May 1 with Mary Lou Olivas at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Olivas, of Ysleta del Sur Pueblo near El Paso, Texas, will teach the fabrication of pine needle baskets using natural materials. She will provide pine needles from...

Earth Day at Coronado State Monument April 16

Earth Day at Coronado State Monument April 16 April 13, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Celebrate Earth Day at Coronado State Monument this Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at its annual spring clean and demonstrations. Help spruce up these ancient ruins by clearing tumbleweeds and other brush. After, check out flint knapping, fire starting, adobe plastering and other demonstrations...

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest this weekend

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest this weekend April 11, 2011 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
Bring your sweet tooth to the Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest, April 16-17 at the Albuquerque Convention Center. The festival brings chocolatiers, candy makers, coffee roasters, bakeries, cafés and restaurants from across New Mexico to celebrate these dark beans that wake us up and make the day...

April Fool’s Myth Day at the ABQ Zoo

March 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Animals rely on fake eyes, feigning death and camouflage to fool their predators and prey. But is it foolish to believe everything you hear about animals? Learn the truth about elephants’ fear of mice, why hyenas laugh, and other famous animal myths by visiting discovery stations around the Zoo. ...

Albuquerque Founders’ Day April 9

Albuquerque Founders’ Day April 9 March 31, 2011 | What's New | Read More
Celebrate Albuquerque’s 305th birthday at the Founders’ Day Fiesta, Sat. April 9 on the Old Town Plaza. The event honors Albuquerque’s cultures and first families. Festivities begins at noon with dancing and drumming by the United Native Council, followed by flamenco dancing, mariachis, and Spanish...
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