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Albuquerque October Events Contd.

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Something Borrowed, Something New
Musica Antigua brings medieval, renaissance and baroque music to audiences with the use of period instruments. Hear music from the middle ages and Renaissance.
For 2013: October 12

The 10th annual grassroots arts and music festival is held in a south valley backyard. Find live music, stand up comedy, art vendors, theater and lots of fun. A silent auction will benefit New Mexico Dogs Deserve Better.
For 2013: October 12

Hops and Harvest Festival and Fundraiser
The annual fundraiser for the Downtown Growers Market takes place at Marble Brewery. Features musicians Zoltan Orkestar, Temporary Tattoos, and Let it Grow, a Grateful Dead tribute band. There will be a raffle, prizes, food trucks, live painting and more. A portion of proceeds from beer purchases benefit the market. Contests, raffles, prizes and more.
For 2013: October 12

Heritage Farm Harvest Festival
The Rio Grande Botanic Garden's Heritage Farm recreates what life was like on the farm in Albuquerque many years ago. The barn opens up for cider pressing on site, and if you've never had fresh cider, here's your chance. The Farm's kitchen garden, orchard, vineyard and house will feature samples of the fall harvest.
For 2013: October 12 and 13

Alameda Studio Tour
See the work of 33 different artists in 17 different locations, in the Alameda area. You'll find stained glass, jewelry, recycled art, prints, mixed media, pottery and more. Visit an alpaca farm and a chocolatier along the way.
For 2013: October 12 and 13

Pinto Bean Fiesta
Just east of Albuquerque, Moriarty grows lots and lots of pinto beans. We couldn't have New Mexican cuisine without them! Join the festivities to celebrate this small culinary wonder, where there will be food, arts and crafts, fun jumpers, sack races, games for the kids, vintage tractors, corn, pumpkins, honey, and a fresh crop of pinto beans at the Farmer's Market. Live entertainment will be on hand. Enjoy a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. and a parade at 10 a.m. Festivities happen at the park.
For 2102: October 12

Olga Kern Returns
The New Mexico Philharmonic presents an evening of music featuring Olga Kern. Grant Cooper conducts. See it at Popejoy Hall.
For 2013: October 12

Local Food Festival and Field Day
Sample foods created by local chefs; taste local foods, shop for produce, hear gardening experts and enjoy live entertainment. There will be fun activities for the kids and tours of the historic Hubbell House. The event kicks off Local Foods Week. There will also be bike rides through the south valley, film screenings, poetry, storytelling and draught horses. The event is free. For 2013, bakers might want to enter the new pie contest.
For 2013: October 13

Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco with special guest Toshi Reagon will perform at the KiMo Theatre at 8 p.m.
For 2013: October 15

Third Thursday: Let's Collaborate
Take part in an art and music event and participate in a group project at the Albuquerque Art Museum.
For 2013: October 18

Wolf Awareness Days
The endangered Mexican gray wolf will be featured, with hands-on activities and information.
For 2013: October 18 - 19


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