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Aileen O'Catherine

Best Weekend Bets

By December 28, 2012

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The holidays continue with shows and light displays. Take in a movie or two with the kids. Have a safe and wonderful weekend!

River of Lights
The River of Lights continues, so if you haven't seen this year's display, you've still got a few chances. See it December 28 through 30 at the Rio Grande Botanic Gardens.

Flight of the Navigator
The film will be shown tonight at the Balloon Museum at 5:30. Cozy up with the movie and interact with the museum's exhibits. Pre-registration is required; call (505) 768-6020.

Mom's Matinee: Sita Sings the Blues
The Mom's Matinee at the Guild Cinema runs December 29 and 30 at 11 a.m. In the animated Sita, two tales come together for tragedy, comedy and music.

Harry Potter Film Series
Take in a movie at the KiMo Theatre, where the series of Harry Potter movies continues with Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix on Friday, December 28. The film series continues Saturday with The Half Blood Prince, and finishes with a double header on Sunday, December 30 with parts 1 and 2 of The Deathly Hallows. Take in a bargain at $2 per show.

Holiday Cabaret
Wise Fool New Mexico performs its circus artistry on Sunday, December 30 in Santa Fe. Enjoy breakdancing, puppetry, acrobatics, trapeze skills and plenty of clowns.

Santaland Diaries
The one man play is based on David Sedaris' stint as a working elf at Macy's. See it at the Box Performance Space Friday, December 28 or Saturday, December 29.

Me and My Girl
It's the last weekend to see the musical put on by Musical Theater Southwest. The comedy about manners and money is at the African American Performing Arts Center at the New Mexico Expo.

The Truth About Santa
It's also the last weekend for this comic play put on by the Southwest Rural Theatre Project. about Santa and his real wishes, desires and antics. Find out why Santa is tired of the lies, but what will happen when he brings his mistress back to the North Pole?

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