November 2016

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – November 2016



Nov. 5, 9 am–12 pm

Backyard Farming Series

Gutiérrez-Hubbell House, 6029 Isleta SW

Seed Saving and Seed Exchange workshop includes discussion on heirloom, hybrid and genetically modified seeds. 505.314.0420,


Nov. 5, 9 am–4 pm

Annual Pueblo Fiber Arts Show & Sale

IPCC, 2401 12th St. NW

Also, 12–2 pm: Pueblo Food Experience Cookbook discussion/book signing.


Nov. 5, 7:30 pm

Interactive Art Projects on the Land

Outpost Performance Space, 210 Yale SE

Climate Change Speaker Series. Public Forum: Lisa Nevada, Chip Thomas, Andrea Polli & collaboration. Free.


Nov. 6

Día de los Muertos Marigold Parade

Isleta Blvd., So. Valley

Celebrates Day of the Dead. Live music, art show, craft demos and traditional Mexican food at the West Side Community Center. 505.433.5829,


Nov. 9–11; Online Registration Deadline: Nov. 3

Quivira Coalition Conference

Embassy Suites Hotel, 1000 Woodward Pl. NE

“Lights, Soil, Action!” The 15th conference will tackle the urgent question: How can we transform our world by getting regenerative solutions implemented widely and quickly? Featured speakers: Wes Jackson, Dr. Jonathan Lundgren, Lucy Waruingi. Exhibitors from companies and organizations. 11/9, 7 pm fundraiser: An Evening with Temple Grandin: $25. (Open to the public.) 11/10–11: All day plenary sessions. 7 pm: Awards reception and social. Registration:


Nov. 9–17

Our Land 2: Tracing the Acequia Commons

ABQ and SF

A series of talks, exhibits, films and an acequia walk to advance discourse on land commons and farmland futures. Most events are free. Presented by the Agrarian Trust with support from the Río Grande Young Farmers’ Alliance, Northern NM Young Farmers Coalition, Food First, Bioneers, SF Farmers’ Market Institute, Slow Money Institute and others.


Nov. 11–12

NM Film & Media Industry Conference

Isleta Resort/Casino

4th annual conference to spread the word about the film and emergent media industry in NM. 505.266.3451, Registration:,


Nov. 12, 8:30 am–5 pm

Composting and Soil Fertility Workshop

Bernalillo County Extension Service, 1510 Menaul NW

The science, art, materials methods, choices and benefits of high desert home composting techniques. $25. Registration deadline: 11/5. 505.929.0414,,


Nov. 18–20

Indigenous Comiccon

Natl. Hispanic Cultural Center

Indigenous illustrators, writers, designers, actors and producers from worlds of comic books, games, sci-fi, fantasy, film and TV. Opening night reception: $25. 1491’s show: $15. Day passes: $15–$25.,

Nov. 19–20, 10 am–5 pm

Pueblo Film Fest

IPCC, 2401 12th St. NW

3rd annual festival devoted to the work of Pueblo filmmakers and actors, as well as to films that explore the Pueblo experience. Discussions with filmmakers. $10 suggested donation. 505.843.7270,,


Nov. 25–26

Winter Spanish Market

Hotel Albuquerque

Discover the culture and living traditions of the region’s Spanish colonial villages through arts and crafts. 505.982.2226,


Saturdays, open 8 am

Downtown Growers’ Market

Robinson Park, Eighth and Central

Local produce, live music, artisan creations, food and community. 505.252.2959,


Saturdays, 1 pm

Weekly Docent-led Tours

National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th St. SW

Tours of different exhibits and themes in the Art Museum. $2-$3, free with museum admission. 505.246.2261,


Daily, 10 am–6 pm

Wildlife West

87 N. Frontage Rd., Edgewood (just east of ABQ)

122-acre park/attraction with educational programs dedicated to native wildlife and ecology. $7/$6/$4/children under 5 free.



Our Land, Our Culture, Our Story

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2401 12th St. NW

Historical overview of the Pueblo world and contemporary artwork and craftsmanship of each of the 19 pueblos; Weekend Native dances. 866.855.7902,


First Sundays

NM Museum of Natural History

1801 Mountain Road

Museum admission is free to NM residents on the first Sunday of every month. 505.841.2800


Through 2016

Las Huertas Farming Training Courses

Bernalillo County Ext. Office, 1510 Menaul NW

Intro to Horticulture in Aridlands covers basics of farming in NM’s varied climate and seasons. Growing Techniques, Business management and planning.,


ABQ 2030 District

A voluntary collaboration of commercial property tenants, building managers, property owners and developers; real estate, energy, and building sector professionals, lenders, utility companies; and public stakeholders such as government agencies, nonprofits, community groups and grassroots organizers. Property partners share anonymous utility data and best practices. Professional partners provide expertise and services. Public partners support the initiative as it overlaps with their own missions. Info:


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