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Find out about Albuquerque Halloween events and activities. From ghost stories to ghost tours, there is something spooky going on.
Green chile stew is a New Mexico classic. There are many ways to make it, but this recipe is the simple base used by many cooks.
From sugar skulls to ofrendas (altars), find out about the special Day of the Dead, or Dia De Los Muertos celebrations and events happening in Albuquerque.
Find the perfect Halloween pumpkin at an Albuquerque area pumpkin patch.
Find out about Halloween haunted houses in the Albuquerque area.
Find out about October events in the Albuquerque area.
The annual Marigold Parade and festival takes place in Albuquerque's South Valley. The day offers homage to the dead while the living dance, eat and make merry, knowing that life is short.
Whether traveling as a family, or just looking for something to do around town, Albuquerque has attractions that are family fun and sure to please the kids.
Find out about Albuquerque Halloween events and Halloween haunted houses.
Find out where to vote in Bernalillo county for general elections.
Whether looking for something athletic or something a little more game oriented, kids of all ages will find Albuquerque is a great place to have indoor fun.
Your guide to celebrating Thanksgiving dinner in Albuquerque if you don't want to cook. A guide to Thanksgiving dinner options at Albuquerque restaurants or with takeout.
Albuquerque has a great deal of sunshine and low humidity. Find out the monthly averages for high and low temperatures.
Halloween just got better with a family event in Old Town that features costumes, hay rides and live music, all free of charge.
Holiday arts and crafts shows offer unique gifts for the holidays. Find one of a kind and unique items at an arts and crafts fair this season.
Celebrate the bounty of the season by visiting a harvest festival in the Albuquerque area.
Find a place to host a birthday party for the kids in the Albuquerque area.
Halloween costumes in Albuquerque can be found at specialty costume shops, Halloween stores, party stores and thrift shops.
Tingley Beach Station train platform is a stop along the way for the BioPark's RioLine train. Page 2.
The New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra is based in Albuquerque, and brings symphonic music and educational programs to New Mexico.
Don't be surprised that Albuquerque gets snow.
The Maize Maze at the Rio Grande Community Farm in Albuquerque offers families a place to have some fall fun.
Find out about what's happening in Albuquerque this November, to include Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales.
Profiles the Albuquerque downtown neighborhood with a look at shopping, eating, annual events, apartments, high rises, history and other essentials.
Fall brings bright blue skies and crisp weather days, perfect for getting outdoors. Find an apple orchard and take home some fresh, delicious fruits of the season.
Veterans Day is a day of remembrance, and honors both the living and the dead who have served. Find out about events happening in the Albuquerque area for the holiday once known as Armistice Day.
There are some wonderful discoveries to be made in the areas around Albuquerque. Get out for some hiking through natural wonders, or discover scenic drives with unusual culture and history along these trails.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is home to some amazing facts and information.
Find romantic getaways that are within a few hours drive of Albuquerque or within the city itself.
With festivals, parades, hot air balloon rallies and a river of lights, the Albuquerque area offers great ways to spend some time in the holiday spirit.
Several Albuquerque restaurants have been featured on Guy Fieri's Food Network show, "Diners, Dive-ins
Find out how to make sugar skulls for Day of the Dead decorations.
The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration at the South Broadway Cultural Center brings together ghost stories, calavera art and entertainment for the whole family.
The Albuquerque area has a lot of fun festivals and celebrations that mark summer's end. Find out where to pick pumpkins, apples and wander a corn maze.
Find some of the most romantic restaurants in Albuquerque, where good food and the right atmosphere can make for a great meal.
Find out how to make a paper bag luminaria for the holidays in this step by step guide. Find out how to make a luminaria holiday display.
Find out about voting for elections in Albuquerque and Bernalillo county.
Reviews some Albuquerque restaurants with a specific look at their breakfasts.
The Albuquerque December events calendar provides information on what's happening over the month.
Find an Albuquerque party to bring in the New Year, where you can join the midnight countdown and welcome the new year.
Find out where farmers and growers markets are in the Albuquerque area, and when to visit them.
Despite an economic downturn, there are plenty of activities to keep thrifty folks busy in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque is sometimes called the Duke City.
Provides information on sports bar and grills in the Albuquerque area.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque features exhibits, a planetarium a Dynatheater and many educational and outreach programs.
Every year, pumpkins fly in the Estancia Pumpkin Chunkin contest. Using trebouchets and catapults, the pumpkins fly through the sky to determine which pumpkin goes the farthest.
Several performances of the Nutcracker Ballet take place in New Mexico. Find dates, times and performances for this holiday classic, which ranges from Nuevo Nutcracker to the classic version with classical orchestra.
Introduces the Rattlesnake Museum where snakes abound. The Rattlesnake Museum is part of the Albuquerque Old Town Walking Tour. Page 3.
Labor Day weekend in the Albuquerque area is packed with concerts, festivals, and celebrations. Take it easy and choose an event that's right for you.
A wall of license plates at the Rattlesnake Museum displays snake names and words. Page 7.
Sometimes there just isn't enough time to cook a big Thanksgiving dinner. Consider the possible help you can get with the many take out option Albuquerque has to offer.
Lists Albuquerque area restaurants where kids eat free or nearly free.
The New Mexico State Fair takes place every September in Albuquerque. Find out about State Fair, from admission price to parking.
The holiday season brings with it great cheer and joy, as well as lots of free things to do.
Find the best places in New Mexico to discover fall color, and how to get there.
Find Albuquerque turkey trot events, which provide the perfect activity for running off the extra calories associated with Thanksgiving day.
The Albuquerque area has many chile roasting spots that appear during the August through September chile harvest, and this article overviews the harvest and roasting.
A tuba player creates music for the dance macabre. Page 11.
Friends pose for a picture dressed in calavera costutmes. Page 10.
The emperor leads the dance macabre. Page 8.
Albuquerque day trips are a short drive away and provide a great way to get away from it all. Here are some top destinations.
A calavera faced child is a puppet on string. Page 5.
Find more seasonal events for the Albuquerque area from late November through early December. Page 2.
The dead and the living dance in the dance macabre. Page 9.
Old Town in Albuquerque blends the old with the new in a way that is truly distinctive. Find out more about this cultural hub of the city.
Visit the places where beer is made in Albuquerque, and sample some pints.
Aztec dancers performed at the Marigold Parade festival. Page 4.
Describes fun activities and attractions to see and do with kids in the Albuquerque, area all of which are free of charge.
The annual Marigold Parade and festival takes place in Albuquerque's South Valley. The day offers homage to the dead while the living dance, eat and make merry, knowing that life is short. Page 6.
The Marigold Parade ended at the festival, where many danced the danse macabre. Page 12.
The Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque features animals, gift shops, amenities and more.
A somber white faced cat attends the festivities at the Marigold Parade celebration. Page 7.
Find the best of family friendly weekend activities in Albuquerque.
The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is home to the annual Festival of Cranes, held every November as the cranes fly south for winter.
Parade goers also wear white face at the Marigold parade. Page 2.
The Emperor and his Queen lead the Dance Macabre. Page 14.
The Dance Macabre musicians play unearthly tunes. Page 13.
Bowling is a popular sport and a fun way to spend time with the family. Find a lane for fun, or join a league.
The tour guides visitors through the Open Space Visitor Center in Albuquerque.
A calavera wolf stands guard at the marigold parade. Page 15.
A calavera couple pose in skull attire. Page 17.
The River of Lights at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens provides several weeks of holiday light displays, as well as a variety of entertainment.
Black Friday is a huge shopping day in Albuquerque, with shoppers lining up at stores early in the morning. Take advantage of the after Thanksgiving sales on Black Friday in Albuquerque.
Calavera art is popular at the festivals for Dia de los Muertos. Page 16.
Artists create calavera pictures using flowers of different colors. Page 18.
Three musicians provide an impromptu sound for festival goers. Page 3.
Even motorcycles and cars are decorated for Day of the Dead. Page 19.
Art at the Marigold Parade festival sometimes includes calavera figures depicting baseball teams. Page 21.
Ofrendas display homage to loved ones who have died. Page 22.
The senior centers in Albuquerque offer classes, a place to meet friends old and new, and opportunities for many social activities. Find out about one near you.
Dancers in colorful costumes entertain from onstage. Page 24.
Enjoy an Albuquerque Thanksgiving, from the Twinkle Lights parade to the Thanksgiving Day feast to Black Friday shopping.
The Uptown area of Albuquerque has an array of shops, restaurants and hotels, making it a favorite area for residents and visitors.
Day of the dead art is for sale at the Marigold Parade festival. Page 20.
Provides a listing of the restaurants found in Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
New Mexico has several Oktoberfests that feature beers, food, and great entertainment.
Albuquerque has enough water parks to keep the kids slippery and wet this summer. There are even a few year round parks to extend the fun.
The Nob Hill neighborhood in Albuquerque has a lot to offer with shops, restaurants and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.
The Albuquerque Twinkle Light Parade arrives every holiday season, with floats, bands and a visit from Santa Claus. Find out where it is, how to get there and where to park.
The Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque has a Scandinavian festival every year. Find out more about what's happening at this event.
Young folk dancers take a break from festivities. Page 23.
Every fall, the Sandhill Crane Festival at the Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center welcomes visitors to learn about the annual visiting birds.
Albuquerque. Page 25.
The article notes the special theme days taking place each day at the New Mexico State Fair.
Find seasonal events for early December in the Albuquerque area. Page 3.
Find out a fitness race with a Halloween theme, Albuquerque's Day of the Tread.
Images depict the Explora Science Center in Albuquerque, where visitors learn through discovery.
Reviews bars along Central Avenue in Nob Hill in Albuquerque
A smiling skull calavera watches passersby.
Find places in the Albuquerque area to satisfy the craving for chocolate or for holidays like Valentines or Easter.
The Marigold Parade in Albuquerque's South Valley celebrates Dia de los Muertos on the first Sunday of every November, bringing together floats, artists, musicians and more.
The age old tradition of putting up luminarias during Christmas Eve has become a seasonal decoration, and Albuquerque luminarias are a much anticipated event. Find the best spots in town to take your luminaria tour, and find out about guided tours of this southwestern holiday tradition.
The toadstools at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens are large enough to be seats. Page 2.
The annual FETCHapalooza animal adoption event is the largest in New Mexico, and happens every spring.
Find out how to register for a marriage license in Albuquerque.
Find Las Posadas and other seasonal events in the Albuquerque area. Page 4.
Find affordable housing in Albuquerque, for both rental and purchase.
Ice skating is a great winter activity, but did you know Albuquerque rinks are open year round?
The city of Rio Rancho is close to Albuquerque and offers a small town feel with big city amenities.
Wine tasting in Albuquerque can be an afternoon's excursion to one spot where you relax and stroll the grounds, or a series of hops to try different houses and flavors. Either way, you've never been closer to a European tradition.
Find out where to go in the Albuquerque area to cut down your own Christmas tree.
Find out what the drive times are to popular destinations close to Albuquerque.
Teens can volunteer for positions at the cultural institutions of Albuquerque, or apply for paid positions such as lifeguard.
Albuquerque provides perfect viewing for the annular eclipse on May 20, 2012, and there will be a good number of places to view it.
Ristras are a traditional New Mexican decoration and food.
Finding a good place for coffee is not difficult in Albuquerque, which has many great coffee shops.
The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival happens three times a year in Albuquerque, with one event during the International Balloon Fiesta.
Albuquerque has tea rooms where you can sip a quick cup of tea, purchase loose tea, or spend an elegant afternoon. Find out where to enjoy the kind of hospitality that goes so well with a good cup of tea.
Pat Ward conducts a history tour of Old Town. Page 2.
Albuquerque has several options when it comes to 24 hour restaurants. Dining out late night can mean a national chain, but there are local options as well.
Whether you are looking for a new physician or need immediate medical attention, this list provides the top hospitals in the Albuquerque area.
Find where to get the many pies Albuquerque has to offer, from hand made artisanal slices to more commercial fare.
The International District in Albuquerque features an array of ethnic shops as well as the New Mexico State Fair fairgrounds.
The Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum in Albuquerque is a one of a kind experience, with hands-on activities and a history of ballooning.
Find out about free admission and discounts to museums in the Albuquerque area.
Every year on Good Friday, pilgrims from the Albuquerque area make the pilgrimage to Tome Hill in Tomé, New Mexico.
The historic village of Corrales, New Mexico has farms, homes, and a thriving small town center.
The High Desert community sits on the eastern edge of Albuquerque beneath the Sandia mountains.
The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta offers nine days of spectacular fun. Find out about this great seasonal event.
Find out where to get a special dinner on Christmas day or Christmas eve in Albuquerque.
Introduces some of the restaurants in the Albuquerque Nob Hill neighborhood, an area known for its dining.
Find fun ways to spend the winter season with this guide to what's available in the Albuquerque area.
The Sandia ski area near Albuquerque offers four chairlifts for skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports.
For some shoppers, Black Friday is a must. Find out which stores open early and develop a game plan.
Overviews Albuquerque Nob Hill shopping and shops found in the Albuquerque Nob Hill district.
Summit Park is a family-friendly neighborhood popular for its proximity to the University of New Mexico and its tree-lined streets.
The Taylor Ranch neighborhood is on Albuquerque's near west side
The Albuquerque December events calendar provides information on what's happening over the month. Page 2.
Find a sightseeing tour in Albuquerque and learn a bit of history while enjoying the sights.
The fall cider and harvest festival at the Botanic Gardens Heritage Farm happens every October.