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  18. Winter (10)

May Day Growers Market
The first annual May Day Growers Market takes place May 1 at the South Valley Economic Development Center.

Albuquerque Comic Con
Albuquerque has several large comic conventions that happen annually, to the delight of fans.

Casa Flamenca Dance
Casa Flamenca features flamenco dance and Jesuz Munoz Flamenco.

Butterflies at Albuquerque Botanic Gardens
The PNM Butterfly Pavilion at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens opens seasonally each summer.

Orchid Magic at Albuquerque Botanic Gardens
Every spring, the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens celebrate the orchid with a special flower show.

Albuquerque Movie Theaters

Find Albuquerque movie theaters, where you can purchase a ticket and see the latest films. The list includes first run theaters.

Albuquerque Pictures on Aileen's Albuquerque Blog
Presents two varieties of pictures every Wednesday on Aileen's Albuquerque Blog, both Wordless Wednesdays, which presents an intriguing picture, and Where in Albuquerque, in which viewers can guess where the picture was taken.

Photo Galleries of Albuquerque - Albuquerque Photo Galleries
Albuquerque is a unique city, with a great mix of the history of the Old West right beside the modern. Enjoy photos of Albuquerque that highlight our city's attractions, festivals, events, neighborhoods and more.

Top Ways To Act Green in Albuquerque
Earth Day comes but once a year, but the mindset stays on. There are many ways to keep Earth Day going throughout the year. Here are some ideas and places to get you started, beginning with Earth Day 2009 in Albuquerque.

She is an Astronomer Event Picture Gallery
The gallery contains images taken at the She is an Astronomer event in Albuquerque.

Gorgeous Vengeance League Takes on 48 Hour Film Project
The gallery contains pictures taken during an Albuquerque 48 Hour Film Project.

Albuquerque Train Tour Stop for Disney Film A Christmas Carol
Takes viewers on a picture tour of the Disney train that was on a 40 city tour, and which stopped in Albuquerque at the Alvarado Station on June 5 through 7, 2009. The train promoted a film called A Christmas Carol.

Animals, Shows and More
The gallery contains a photo tour of the Albuquerque Zoo, where visitors can enjoy animals, shows and other activities.

Meet a Wolf at Albuquerque Libraries
Provides information on schedule and presentations about wolves at Rio Grande branch libraries in conjunction with Wild Spirit Wolf Sanctuary.

Albuquerque Top Ten Best of Decade List
It's hard to imagine that ten years have passed in the new century. As we move into the New Year, I've compiled a list of some of the biggest changes I've seen in Albuquerque, a kind of top ten list. Please let me know if there is something you'd like to see included, contacting me at albuquerque@aboutguide.com

Casa Flamenca Dance
Casa Flamenca features flamenco dance and Jesuz Munoz Flamenco.

Earth Day Events and Action
When it comes to Earth Day, Albuquerque has events and ways to help by taking action.

25 Great Places to Host a Kids Birthday Party in the Albuquerque Area
There's a great place to host a birthday party in the Albuquerque area, for every kind of kid. Find a special place to celebrate that special day.

Albuquerque Isotopes Stadium Tour
Tour the Albuquerque Isotopes stadium and an Isotopes baseball game in pictures.

Albuquerque Fourth of July
Find articles on the Fourth of July in the Albuquerque area, where parades, fireworks and special events take place all weekend long.

Oscars in Albuquerque
See Oscar nominated films and the Oscars simulcast at these special Albuquerque shows.

Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games
The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games take place in Albuquerque each May.

Tennessee Williams Festival in Albuquerque
The Tennessee Williams Festival contains a lineup of shows from January through October, and several of Albuquerque's theater companies.

Easter Activities in Albuquerque - Find Albuquerque Easter Ce…
Easter wouldn't be Easter without an egg hunt. Find one here, or look for other ways to celebrate the arrival of spring with a special Easter brunch or a picture or train ride with the Easter Bunny. Here is your Easter planner for the greater Albuquerque area.

Wicked the Musical Comes to Albuquerque
Two young girls who are friends grow up to become the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch in the land of Oz. The show Wicked comes to Albuquerque to take the Popejoy Hall stage.

Best Neighorhoods for Luminaria Viewing
Find the Albuquerque neighborhoods that are best suited for luminaria viewing, such as Ridgecrest, the North Valley, Lee Acres, Dietz Farms, North Albuquerque Acres, Sunset Park, Nor Este, Barelas, the South Valley, the Country Club and Old Town.

Ten Things to Love About Albuquerque
There are many reasons to love Albuquerque, so whether you're a potential transplant, sightseer or just planning on stopping by, here are some of the reasons why you might want to stay or live in the Q.

Gathering of Nations Pow Wow
The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow is the world's largest pow wow, bringing together tribes and indigenous people from around the world every year for three days.

Albuquerque Rail Yards Market
The Rail Yards Market in Albuquerque runs on Sundays May through November.

Flamenco in Albuquerque
Albuquerque is a central location for the art of flamenco. The city is home to the National Institute of Flamenco, Yjastros, Casa Flamenca and the Festival Flamenco Internacional.

Albuquerque Things to Do - Things to Do in Albuquerque

Zoo Music Summer Concerts
The Zoo Music concert series in Albuquerque brings a variety of live musical genres to the stage at the zoo every Friday evening in summer.

Best Weekend Bets
Best Weekend Bets provides a listing of family friendly events and performances in Albuquerque.

Casinos near Albuquerque
Casinos around Albuquerque include Indian casinos in three directions, as well as a casino in the heart of the city.

Albuquerque Aquarium
The Albuquerque Aquarium features exhibits on coral reefs, sharks, seahorses and more, along with interpretive exhibits about the Gulf of Mexico and Rio Grande.

Albuquerque Botanic Gardens
The Albuquerque Botanic Garden has indoor and outdoor exhibits as well as a children's garden and a working heritage farm.

Rio Grande Nature Center
The Rio Grande Nature Center in Albuquerque features indoor and outdoor exhibits that explore the natural area. It is a state park in the heart of the city.

Albuquerque Open Space
Albuquerque's Open Spaces provide recreational opportunities in and around the city.

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