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Things to do in Albuquerque in October, (besides the International Balloon Fiesta) – Part 2

Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Indian Bread at the Maxwell Museum!
Come watch, learn and eat! Oven bread, baked fresh in the Maxwell’s horno. Indian tacos & more by the Edaakies of Isleta Pueblo. Cost $3-$5
Time: 11am to 3pm
Location: UNM Maxwell Museum of Anthropology On the UNM Campus off University Blvd and MLK Jr Ave.
Don’t stop with the bread and tacos…come inside to journey through 4 million years of human origins, and explore 11,000 years of the cultural heritage of the Southwest at the University of New Mexico’s Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
Museum admission is free. For more events please visit the Museum’s web site.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Come to New Mexico – See Alaska – such a deal! The Alaskan Rainforest Roadshow comes to Albuquerque with the Alaska Wilderness League presenting a virtual tour of the famed “Inside Passage” with Davey Lubin, boat captain and avid outdoorsman from southeast Alaska.
Time: 6:30 PM – 07:30 PM
REI Albuquerque, 1550 Mercantile Ave. NE (right off I-25 at Montaño)

Thursday, October 8, 2009
On Thursday, trek on Down to the Village of Los Lunas, just south of Albuquerque. See “Historic Route 66 Then and Now: From lives of depression era dust to modern day development” at Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts
Hours: 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Location: 251 Main St SE, Los Lunas

Friday, Oct 9 through Thursday, Oct 15, 2009
Southwest Gay And Lesbian Film Festival, Albuquerque is one of the New Mexico’s largest film festivals.  SWGLFF is celebrating this its seventh annual event this week. There is a lot to see, so please visit their web site for more info, and to download a complete, up to date schedule and list of venues around town.

Friday and Saturday, Oct 9 & 10, 2009
N4th Theater (North Fourth Art Center)
Film Premiere Indios Primeros, a part of Two Worlds, a program of Contemporary Native American Theater, Film, Visual Arts & Dance, that deals with duality of living as a Native American in modern and traditional worlds. For more info visit their website.
Starts:  8:00 PM
Location: N4th Theater, 4904 Fourth St. NW

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct 9,10 & 11
Amazing Monarch Corn Maze
This year’s feature – a maze in the shape of a Monarch butterfly is cut in a 24-acre corn field, providing hours of family and dating fun. Find where you are on the maze by discovering a series of checkpoints that show you your progress.
Times: Fri. 6-9 pm; Sat. 10 am-6pm; Sun. 11 am-6pm.
Location: Rio Grande Community Farm, 1701 Montano Rd. NW (east of the river and west of 4th St.) Also open every weekend –  Labor Day through Halloween)

All Week Long – Native American Dance and Art Demonstrations
This is not to be missed when you visit Albuquerque. The only venue offering Authentic Native American Dancing and Art Demonstrations year-round is The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Traditional Native American dance performances and art demonstrations will be happening every day during Balloon Fiesta, so check their website for the most up to date schedules.
Location: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

I know the best things to do in Albuquerque!
Sarah Dolk, Adobe Nido Bed & Breakfast
Expert on Destination Albuquerque and Central New Mexico!

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