What is going to occur in New Mexico November 12-18?

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Check out community events taking place in New Mexico November 12-18.



Oct 22 – Nov 13 – Ofrendas Comunitarias: Muertos y Marigolds – The exhibition brings together over a dozen artists, parishioners, local organizations and schools to commemorate our deceased and to participate in the mourning and celebration of our community and their loved ones through the creation of altars, a central part of the Celebration of the Day of the Dead. The exhibition runs from Friday, October 8th. – until Saturday, November 13th, 2021. The museum and altars are open Thursday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and are free and accessible to the public.

12-13 November – Yjastros By Design – Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company presents its new fall season, Yjastros By Design, on Friday, November 12th at 8pm and Saturday, November 13th at 2pm and 8pm at the Journal Theater of the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This season’s performances show the ensemble’s resurgence from a challenging time that has deepened the members’ determination to further refine their flamenco expression in new ways. Yjastros By Design offers intricate reinterpretations of choreographic masterpieces set on Yjastros: The American Flamenco Repertory Company by Artistic Director Joaquín Encinias, guest artist Lidón Patiño and other choreographers. This season highlights tradition and innovation in the world of flamenco and features choreographies from artists at the global top of the art form.

November 13th – Celebration of Indigenous Life – The event celebrates Native American Heritage Month with a day of interactive workshops promoting leadership development, Native American language and culture, and learning about topics most important to Indigenous youth. The celebration begins at 8 a.m. and also includes door prizes, community resource stands, a vendor marketplace, and lunch.

November 13th – Hazardous Household Waste Collection Event – Residents of Albuquerque and Bernalillo Counties are encouraged to bring their hazardous household waste with them, or irritate (corrosive) or poison people and animals (toxic), from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on this drop-off date.

November 13th – Book Drive & Wrapping – Bring a new or previously loved book and / or join us for some fun wrapping the holidays. FEFABQ is running a book campaign in collaboration with the Rio Grande Food Project and Libros for Kids to offer Christmas reading gifts in conjunction with a grocery box promotion.

November 13th – Los Ranchos Art Market Season Finale – As the weather cools, it’s time for the season to end. This means that November 13th is the last weekly market of the year. Brave the chilly mornings and join your weekend for one last early Saturday morning kick-off.

November 13th – OffCenter’s 20th Birthday Party – Celebrate OffCenter’s 20th birthday with art, food, and the community. The birthday party will take place on Saturday, November 13th from 3pm to 6pm. If you want to enter the building, you will need masks and vaccination cards. Or you can attend all of our outdoor festivities.

November 13th – Winter Celebration – They have a special ReStore sale, volunteer registrations, meetings with Habitat partners, the latest information on their home construction and repairs, food trucks, raffles and more.

13-14 November – Expo New Mexico Flea Market – New Mexico’s largest open air market is located in Albuquerque on the Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard. The flea market is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. when the weather is nice.

November 13th – December 22 – Stories and Music in Heaven – Visit the Balloon Museum for Stories in Heaven and Music in Heaven, a showcase of award-winning early childhood education programs featuring stories, music, movement, and art. Each session is followed by craft activities based on the weekly theme. Participation in the Stories in the Sky and Music in the Sky programs is free.

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November 13th – Glenwood Street Market – The vendors sell handmade items, groceries, jewelry, metal art, cutting boards, pumpkin art, plants, canned foods, organic vegetables, and a variety of common to unusual. The market takes place every Saturday at Mile Marker 51 on Highway 180 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

November 13th Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market – Local food, crafts, and entertainment every Wednesday and Saturday in downtown Las Cruces. Market opening times are Wednesday and Saturday from 8.30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

November 13th – Socorro Farmers ‘Market – Visit the Socorro Farmer’s Market, which is part of the New Mexico Farmers’ Market Association. Due to COVID-19, they are currently in operation Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. as a passage in front of Smith’s. They will only sell edible goods for now. You won’t be selling items as a single vendor either, but by item type. If you have a specific vendor to shop with, let the market know at the time of purchase.

November 13th – November ArtWalk – The 7th ArtWalk Santa Fe features over 35 artists, food from the CHOMP Food Hall and live music with Billy and Bella. Buy your Christmas gifts and support the local up and coming arts scene.

November 14, 21, 28 – Shiprock Community Vaccination Event – Northern Navajo Medical Center will offer both flu and COVID-19 vaccines every Sunday in November from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Shiprock High School. The dates include November 7, 2021, November 14, 2021, November 21, 2021 and November 28, 2021.

  • Children 3 or 4 years of age can get the flu shot.
  • Children aged 5 to 17 can get flu shots and first or second COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Adults aged 18 and over can get flu shots and a first or second COVID-19 shot.
  • Booster shots are now approved for all three vaccines – Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson:
    • People who received the Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine two or more months ago can get a booster shot with any of the three vaccines.
    • People who received their second vaccination with the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine six or more months ago can get a booster vaccination with one of the three vaccines if they:
      • Age 65 and older, or
      • Are 18 years of age or older and have a health condition that puts them at risk of COVID infection
      • Are over 18 years old and have a job that puts them at increased risk, such as B. Have medical staff, first responders, or have frequent contact with the public.

14th November – The Railyard Artisan Market in Santa Fe – The Railyard Artisan Market, which started in 2009, represents a wide variety of New Mexico’s artists and artisans. The Sunday market offers a unique opportunity to enjoy local art and music in the farmers market pavilion. From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., find ceramics, painting, jewelry, sculpture, fiber art, photography, blown glass, handcrafted teas, and handcrafted herbal body products. Location: 1607 Paseo de Peralta in Santa Fe, 87501.

November 15-16 – Annual Meeting of the Four Corners Air Quality Group – The Four Corners Air Quality Group is hosting its annual meeting on November 15th and 16th in a virtual online format. The meeting takes place daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and provides up-to-date information on climate and air quality issues that affect the region. Citizens are invited and encouraged to take part. The agenda for the meeting and information on how to attend are available online. The first day focuses on climate action and the second day focuses on various air quality issues, including criteria for pollutants, monitoring of data trends and regional haze plans.

November 16 – Carlsbad Fall Job Fair – Carlsbad Dept. of Development, Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, New Mexico Workforce Connection is hosting a Fall 2021, NM job fair on Tuesday, November 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Pecos Village River Conference Center 711 Muscatel Carlsbad. Employers from all industries and surrounding communities are registered for this event. The event is free of charge for job seekers and employers. Employers are asked to register, tables and chairs are provided. Call 575.887.6562 or 575.887.6516 for more information or visit www.developcarlsbad.org.

November 18 – Downtown Maker’s Market – Farmingtons Downtown Maker’s Market takes place every Thursday evening from June to October. Downtown Maker’s Market features local manufacturers and growers selling fresh produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, handcrafted leather goods, art, reused items, and more. Providers are local.

Albuquerque notices

🔶 Water Authority Offers Free “Ask An Expert” Advice To Citizens – The Water Authority is now offering free personalized advice via email on topics related to sustainable and desert-friendly landscaping. For more information, send an email to: [email protected]

🔶 Animal Welfare Department Needs Blankets and Towel Donations – The Animal Welfare Department urgently needs blankets and towels to keep the animals in the shelter warm when the temperatures drop. If you have towels and blankets that you no longer need, please think about donating them and helping the animals in the shelter.

🔶 Autumn green waste collection runs from November 29th to December 10th – The waste department starts its autumn green waste collection from Monday, November 29th to Friday, December 10th. Solid waste customers should have their green waste on the curb by 7am the day of their regular garbage collection day. All green waste must be disposed of 1.5 m from automated garbage and recycling bins, as well as all large items that are intended for collection. Solid waste customers must pack their green waste (leaves, grass and scrub) in garbage bags. Each garbage bag should weigh no more than 40 pounds. Customers who have branches must cut them to a length of 1.2 meters and bundle them securely. The following items will not be picked up: dirt, rubble, gravel, building material or tree stumps.

Notes on New Mexico

🔶 Christmas Tree Permit Sales Begin – Christmas tree cutting permits for Magdalena, Mountainair, and Mt. Taylor Ranger districts will be on sale at county offices Monday, November 8th through Thursday, December 30th. Each permit is for one Christmas tree, two trees per household can be purchased. The cost is $ 10 for a tree up to 10 feet, $ 12 for a tree up to 12 feet, and $ 15 for a tree up to 15 feet. The maximum height allowed is 15 feet. The cut period for permits will be Thanksgiving Day, November 25th through December 31st.

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