What occurs in New Mexico from September 24th to September 30th?
NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Check out the community events taking place in New Mexico September 24-30.
September 24th – La Familia Growers Market South Valley – Visit La Familia Growers Market every Friday at Dolores Huerta Gateway Park from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. There are local farmers, artisans, food trucks and music here. They will be giving away backpacks and school supplies for students.
September 24th – Friday Night Market – The Friday Night Market features local growers, artisans and musicians in the courtyard of El Vado. Located in the courtyard of El Vado Eats, the event features the best of restaurants, taprooms, and retail outlets, as well as artisans and musicians.
25th of September – Downtown Growers’ Market – As Albuquerque’s oldest farmers market featuring locally grown produce, locally grown meat, eggs and honey. A wide range of locally made food and drink (packaged and prepared on site) is offered each week. Lots of local artists and personal care providers. The market accepts EBT / SNAP and doubles your spending with the Double Up Food Bucks Program. They also accept FreshRX prescriptions, WIC, and senior checks.
25th of September – Huge Flea Market Sale by the Albuquerque Concert Band – The Albuquerque Concert Band is holding a huge flea market event at Eldorado High on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Clothing, toys, collectibles, and more are available for purchase. The flea market takes place in the parking lot of the Eldorado Nord. The event is accessible through the Montgomery entrance in Eldorado. At the entrance, the flea market is on the west car park on your right. The parking lot for the flea market is on the east parking lot on your left.
25th of September – Rail Yards Market – The Rail Yards Market brings together several local farms from the Albuquerque area and the central Rio Grande Valley to offer you a rich selection of seasonal vegetables and fruits from the region. Each week is a little different and includes a variety of products from participating farms. Most weeks there are 5-8 different types of fruit and vegetables available depending on the season.
25th of September – Lobo Cancer Challenge – The Lobo Cancer Challenge is a fundraising bike ride and 3 miles to support the University of New Mexico’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. When you support the Lobo Cancer Challenge, all donations will remain in New Mexico to serve the people in this community. Thanks to their sponsors, 100% of the funds raised by Challengers go directly to supporting cancer patient care, research, public relations, or education and training at the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center in Albuquerque.
25th of September – Company’s Comin ‘- The Parks and Recreation & Waste Departments will host the annual clean up on Saturday, September 25th from 9am to 12pm.
25th of September – Mile Hi Sunday Market – It’s a collaborative effort in Alvarado Park between the neighborhoods of Mile Hi, Mark Twain, and Alvarado. The market offers neighbors a safe space to network and promote health and wellbeing at the same time. It offers a mix of vendors offering fresh local produce and handicrafts.
25th of September – Route 66 West Fest – The Route 66 West Fest powered by Think Big is a community festival.
Enjoy a day of fun, food, entertainment, prizes, auto show, food trucks, Arte Escondido art show, vendors, community champion awards and take their community poll to win multiple prizes.
25-26 September – Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest – This year, the biggest, tastiest food festival in the Southwest hits Main Street with a delicious outdoor block party. Let yourself be pampered by over 100 of the best chocolatiers, coffee roasters, confectionery manufacturers, bakers, breweries, wineries and gourmet companies. While an indoor marketplace presents regional chocolates to try and buy, guests are invited to enjoy the outdoor music stage and dining areas for world-class coffee, beer, wine and cocktails.
25-26 September – 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.
25-26 September – New Mexico Artisan Market in the Bazaar – New Mexico Artisan Market is a showcase of New Mexico’s finest artisans and manufacturers. Visit on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is now located in The Bazaar in Albuquerque, on 1904 Bellamah Ave.
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Around New Mexico
1.-30. September – Monuments to Main Street – Monuments to Main Street is back this September. The month-long celebration highlights nature and history tours, concerts and film festivals, local flavors and agriculture, the great outdoors of southern New Mexico, and more. September is packed with a variety of special events and activities offered by the Las Cruces community to showcase the vibrant culture of the area.
23-26 September – Red River Folk Festival – Browse stalls selling handcrafted items, jewelry, home furnishings, food, art, ceramics, and specialties as you enjoy delicious food, live entertainment, and the fresh air and changing colors of Red River’s fall. Talented folk artists from across the United States gather at Red River to entertain guests.
25th of September – 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.
25th of September – 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.
25th of September – 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 9:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. as a passage in front of Smith’s. They will only sell edible goods for now. They also don’t sell items as individual providers, but rather by item type. If you have a specific vendor to shop with, let the market know at the time of purchase.
25th of September – Valencia Shelter Services Re-Open Open House – A free family-friendly fundraiser for community engagement with artists, vendors, food, a silent auction, cosplayers, music, site tours, and more. The proceeds will benefit survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. This year’s theme is Fiesta for Life and starts at noon with five hours of live music, dancing, shopping, food and more. The district requires the wearing of masks indoors, in crowds outdoors and in shuttle buses. Parking is available at the A. Montoya Elementary and Roosevelt Middle School with park and ride services in the village house of Tijeras.
September 26th – East Mountain Celebration – A long-running East Mountain event returns after being canceled last year. The East Mountain Celebration will take place this Sunday at the Los Vecinos Community Center in Tijeras.
30. September – Downtown Maker’s Market – Farmingtons Downtown Maker’s Market takes place every Thursday evening from June to October. Located in the “heart” of 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. The sellers are local and whether it’s hand made, homemade, or home grown.
30. September Historic Tome Farmer’s Market – The Town of Tome Land Grant began sponsoring a Farmer’s Market four years ago to give local families and heirs to the grant the opportunity to sell their vegetables and homemade products, including but not limited to bread , Baked goods, jellies, jams, works of art and handicrafts. The market takes place every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
🔶 New Mexico Arts Scholarship Applications Now Open – Tax-exempt nonprofits, government units, schools, colleges, universities, and Indian tribal agencies in New Mexico are eligible to apply. All new and returning New Mexico Arts applicants – with the exception of folk arts apprenticeships – will use the FoundantGLM system to prepare and submit their applications for FY2023. For a full list of applicants and evaluation criteria, please visit the website for more information. The deadline for entries is December 3rd at 5 p.m.
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🔶 SFPS Offers Tuition for Quarantined Elementary School Students – Santa Fe Public Schools will be offering tuition for quarantined elementary school students during the school day starting Monday, September 27th. Through the program, coordinated by the SFPS Volunteer Program and staffed by an SFPS employee, an SFPS volunteer will help quarantine elementary school students online so they can stay up to date with their studies. Each student who is in quarantine is given a special code to access the tutoring services.
🔶 Free E-Waste Disposal in Santa Fe – The Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency is holding a free drive-through electronic (e-waste) collection event for residents of Santa Fe City and beyond at Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station (BuRRT) on Saturday County. October 2nd, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In the drive-through format, you can stay in your vehicle while trained staff unload the electronic waste from the trunk or the loading area. E-waste is an electronic device that is about to reach the end of its useful life. Certain components of electronic waste contain toxic substances such as lead, mercury and cadmium. Electronic waste should not be disposed of with normal household waste.
🔶 Recall and Do Not Drive Notice for Some Subaru Vehicles – Subaru has issued a recall and do not drive notice on over 800 vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 802 2021 Impreza vehicles are affected.
🔶 Over 235,000 defective hoverboards sold at Walmart, Amazon called back due to battery problems – Razor is recalling more than 235,000 self-balancing scooter / hoverboards due to defective batteries. The recall concerns the detachable GLW battery packs installed in self-balancing Hovertrax 2.0 scooters / hoverboards manufactured between September 2016 and August 2017. The recall shows a total of around 237,300 Hovertrax 2.0 hoverboards with GLW battery packs.
🔶 San Juan Health Partners Pediatrics Offers COVID-19 Vaccinations – There are now regular COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children in the Four Corners area. San Juan Health Partners Pediatrics hosts a dedicated COVID clinic every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. You lead the Pfizer vaccine, which is approved for children ages 12 and older. You need an appointment. The San Juan Regional Medical Center says to make an appointment call 505-609-6700.
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