October 2017

What’s Going On? – Albuquerque – October 2017


Oct. 7–8

ABQ American Indian Arts Festival

IPCC, 2401 12th NW

50 traditional and contemporary Native artists and dance groups. Admission $8.40/$6.40/$5.40/Children under 5 free. 505.843.7270, www.indianpueblo.org


Oct. 21, 9 am–4 pm

Solar Fiesta/Community Fair

Sawmill Community Land Trust

997 18th St. NW

Free family event. nmsolar.org/solar-fiesta-2017, See page 37.


Oct. 22, 8:30 am

Acequia Celebration/Fun Run

Sánchez Farms, 1180 Arenal SW

8:30 am: registration. 9:15 am: 5K/1K begins. Activities for kids, raffle. Honoring of acequia after fun run. Presented by Center for Social Sustainable Systems. $25/$15 suggested donation supports CESOSS Leadership Institute. 505.300.8357, info@cesoss.org, www.cesoss.org


Oct. 24, 10 am

Value-Added Producer Grant

USDS Rural Dev. State Office, 100 Sun Ave. NE

Workshop to learn about planning and working capital grants for farmers, ranchers, co-ops and associations. 505.761.4952, jesse.bopp@nm.usda.gov


Oct. 28, 6–9 pm

Awards Gala & Auction

IPCC, 2401 12th NW

A celebration to support the Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women. Reserve tickets by 10/15. $75. 505.243.9199, www.csvan.org


Nov. 4, 12:30–2:30 pm

Healthy Writing, Healthy You

New Life Presbyterian Church, 5540 Eubank NE

Integrating mind, body and soul through writing, yoga and Ayurveda. All levels welcome. $20/$30. www.southwestwriters.com/events/workshops/


Through Nov. 5

Outstanding in His Field: San Ysidro

NHCC Art Museum, 1701 4th St. SW

Contemporary and traditional depictions of the patron saint of farmers & gardeners. More than 65 artists. $6/$5/16 & under free. Nationalhispaniccenter.org


Nov. 10–12

Indigenous Comic Con

Isleta Resort

Native and indigenous creators, illustrators, writers, designers, actors and producers of comic books, graphic novels, games, sci-fi, fantasy, film & television. Indigenouscomiccon.com


Through Nov. 11


516 Arts, 516 Central SW

Exhibition at the intersection of art and science, featuring 21 artists from around the world, emphasizing the importance of bees and other pollinators. 505.247.1445, 516arts.org


Through Nov. 11

Long Environmentalism in the Near North

UNM Art Museum, 1 University of New Mexico

A collection of photos and writings by UNM professor Subhankar Banerjee. Closed Sundays and Mondays. Unmartmuseum.org


Nov. 15–17

Quivira Coalition Conference

Embassy Suites Hotel

“Ranching and Farming at the Radical Center.” Conference will bring together thought leaders, agrarian innovators and land stewards. Plenary presentations, roundtable discussions and networking. Post-conference activities and workshops. Discounted rates to beginning ranchers, farmers and students. https://quiviracoalition.org


Nov. 17–19

4th Annual Pueblo Film Fest

IPCC, 2401 12th NW

The only film fest in the country devoted to the work of Pueblo filmmakers. Screenings, presentations and discussions. 505.843-7270, www.indianpueblo.org/centerevent/4th-annual-pueblo-film-fest/


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


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, nhccnm.org


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: albuquerque@2030districts.org


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