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2 More Things to do in Albuquerque during the Balloon Fiesta…Greek Festival and an Amazing Maize Maze

Guests at our Albuquerque bed and breakfast are always looking for things to do during the International Balloon Fiesta, so here are two more events held during Balloon Fiesta that are sure to be of interest to many.

2012 Greek Festival
The St. George Greek Orthodox Church is once again gearing up for the 2012 Grecian Festival in Albuquerque. This is a favorite of Burqueños, so why not join us all for a fabulous time of music, food, cooking lessons, arts and crafts, Greek souvenirs, displays of Greek icons, artifacts and religious art, and of course…there WILL be dancing. Don’t miss out on this colorful, tasty and exciting event! Opa!

When
Fri: Oct 5, 2012 11AM to 10PM
Sat: Oct 6, 2012 11AM to 10PM
Sun: Oct 7, 2012 Noon to 5PM
Where

St. George Greek Orthodox Church
308 High St. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102 – Free Park and Ride in the University Parking Lot on the south side of Lomas Blvd between University Blvd and I-25

For a full schedule of events, food menus and everything else you ever needed to know about the Greek Festival please visit the Grecian Festival’s easy to navigate website.

Amazing Maize Maze
Once again the Rio Grande Community Farms is hosting their annual Albuquerque Maize Maze, and this year it’s a “LEAPnMAZE”, and it is open and walkable right now through Halloween. The Farms has many partners this year to bring you even more fun for kids of all ages, so hop on down and join on in! Find your way through the corn field maze, visit the farm animals, pick out your Halloween pumpkin at their Pumpkin Patch and visit the Haystack City. There will be a Moonlight Maze, A Haunted Maze and a special Wildlife day. For all the skinny and a list of specific events at the Maze, visit the RGCF website.

When
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Now through Oct 31, 2012
Where
Los Poblanos Fields Open Space
1701 Montano NW, Albuquerque NM 87107

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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