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Holiday Craft Shows in Albuquerque in November
Updated for 2012.
Oso Canyon Art Fest
4645 Pitt NE, Bear Canyon Senior Center.
Hours are 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Find unique, hand crafted creations at the 22nd Oso Canyon Fest. Admission is free.
Holly Days Craft Fair
6901 San Antonio NE, Grace Church, email@example.com
Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the 17th annual holiday shopping fair, with over 80 crafters and handmade goods. There will be a bake sale, raffle and food for purchase. Admission is free.
Del Norte HS Arts & Crafts Fiesta
5323 Montgomery NE at Del Norte HS Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The annual arts and crafts fair returns with arts and crafts to make holiday shopping easier. Stroll, snack and shop while you support the school. Admission: Free.
Bandelier Elementary Holiday Bazaar
3309 Pershing SE
Hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will be local artists, food, entertainment, face painting and more. The Bandelier Jump Rope Team will perform throughout the day. Admission is free.
Magdalena Arts and Crafts Show
Community Building, 109 North Roosevelt Avenue, Magdalena
Hours are 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Find the arts and crafts of local artists at this show, and make a day trip of it. Or stop by on your way to see the cranes at the Bosque del Apache. Call (575) 847-0973 for information. Admission is free.
Zia Arts and Crafts Show
Taking a break for 2012.
Expo New Mexico, San Pedro and Copper
Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival and Santa’s Workshop
Sabana Grande Recreation Center, 4110 Sabana Grande Ave., Rio Rancho
Hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Find gifts for everyone on your shopping list at the holiday festival. While adults are shopping, children can purchase gifts at Santa's Workshop, where items are priced at $5 or less. Admission is free.
Cibola High School Craft Fair
1510 Ellison NW
Hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The craft fair features over 80 vendors with hand crafted items. Admission is free. (505) 331-6469.
Sandia High School Band Annual Craft Fair
7801 Candelaria NE, in commons area.
Hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will be over 100 booths with handcrafted items, as well as concessions. Call (505) 294-1511 for information. Free admission.
Holly Berry Arts and Crafts Fair
November 17 & 18
431 Richmond NE
Local artists will sell their crafts and arts at St. Mark's on the Mesa Episcopal Church. Call 262-2484.
Bosque Farms Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair
November 17 & 18
950 North Bosque Loop, Bosque Farms
Artists and crafters will have handmade gifts for sale. Hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Sunday. Call (505) 869-5133 for details.
Placitas Holiday Fine Arts and Crafts Sale
November 17 - 18
Three locations: Anasazi Winery, 26 Camino de los Pueblitos; by Presbyterian Church at 636 NM 165; and Placitas Elementary, 5 Calle de Carbon, Placitas
Hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The 30th annual Placitas holiday arts and crafts sale features over 80 artists at three locations. Admission is free.
800 Rio Grande NW
The Junior League of Albuquerque hosts a holiday shopping fair at Hotel Albuquerque. Have brunch, photos with Santa, and shop. $10 per person, children under 2 are free. Sunday, Hours are 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call 366-3838 for information.
Rescue the Holidays Craft Show
The craft show takes place at Cottonwood Mall and benefits Four Corners Equine Rescue. Find the fair on the second floor near Macy's. Friday and Saturday, hours are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more info, contact Karri at (505) 401-1633.
Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival
November 23 - 25
Expo New Mexico, San Pedro and Copper Hours are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. November 23 and 24; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. November 25.
The annual holiday show features over 200 artists, entertainment, food and holiday music. There will be a Holiday Creation Station for kids, where they can craft their own gifts. Admission is $6 adults, 3 day pass $8, children under 12 free. $5 parking fee.
Corrales Holiday Art Fest
November 23 - 25
Rec Center on Corrales Road in Corrales (look for the big tent).
Hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. Find a variety of local artists showing their work, from jewelry to paintings to ceramics, and more. Find affordable gifts for Christmas that are one of a kind. Admission is free and parking is free as well.