This week in Albuquerque: Holiday market and fun festivals


This week in Albuquerque is filled with film festivals, spectacular concerts and delicious food.

Here is a list of some of the big events happening in the metro.

5th Annual Pueblo Film Fest

Experience the only film festival in the country devoted to the work of Pueblo filmmakers and actors, as well as films that explore the Pueblo experience.

This weekend-long event includes film screenings, presentations and discussions with renowned Pueblo filmmakers.

The continuing objective of the Pueblo Film Festival is to shine a light on an age-old culture’s contemporary expression, while encouraging Native filmmakers to continue their creative work for an ever-growing audience. 

For more information, click here. 

New Mexico Philharmonic Presents: A World of Dance & Song

The New Mexico Philharmonic is teaming up with the New Mexico Ballet Company, the Enchantment Award singers and many others for a truly magical performance.

Conductor and composer Grant Cooper returns to lead an evening of flamenco, tango, Irish dance and beloved tunes from classics like the Phantom of the Opera to Lord of the Dance. This variety show has something for everyone. 

For more information, click here. 

Annual Holiday Marble Market

Shop, Drink and be Merry! Marble Brewery’s annual market is back just in time to kick-off your holiday gift shopping.

Peruse offerings from local artisans while drinking delicious craft beer, fresh from the source.

For the beer lovers in your life, be sure to check out Marble’s awesome merch or unique Pale Ale and Stout beer soaps from Enchanting Soap Collections.

For more information, click here. 

Concert: David Crosby & Friends 

David Crosby, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of two bands: The Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash is headed to the Duke City.

Crosby has worked with Bob Dylan and performed at Woodstock with his previous bands, but is now focusing on his solo career and touring with the band Lighthouse. 

For more information, click here. 

Festival of the Cranes 

Every winter, Sandhill cranes migrate to the Bosque del apache National Wildlife Refuge.

Take a short day-trip to see this spectacular event, with peak viewing happening 30 minutes before sunrise as the birds leave to forage for the day and 30 minutes after sunset as they return to the refuge.

 In the meantime, participate in over 100 different tours, workshops and socials or, venture off on your own through the refuge’s many trails and driving paths. 

For more information, click here.  

Autumn Harvest Afternoon Tea
Celebrate the changing of the seasons with a special afternoon tea.

This three-course experience showcases fall flavors – from Roasted Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Cornbread, Sweet Potato Crostini with Blue Cheese & Pear to sweeter offerings like Autumn Spice Cakes with Lemon Cream and Pumpkin Mousse.

Space is limited, so be sure to call to reserve a spot. 

For more information, click here. 

¡ Salud y Sabor! Mundo Latino – Chef Showdown 

Once a month community members gather for cooking demonstrations using fresh, local ingredient.

 An emphasis is placed on exploring traditional Hispanic dishes while creating a vibrant atmosphere with live entertainment.

For more information, click here. 


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