Magdalena Old Timers Reunion

Saturday, July 7th – Sunday, July 8th 2007

July 6-8 – This annual event takes you back to the glory days of a livestock and mining own. With a Rodeo, Barbecue, parade, Kelly Walk/Run, pancake breakfast, dances, Indian Village, entertainment, and crowning of the Old Timers’ Queen.

Cost: Free
Location & Directions: Magdalena Village is 24 miles west of Socorro on Hwy. 60.
(505) 854-2261 or (505) 854-3365
Socorro, NM 87801
www.socorronm.gov

New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair

Thursday, June 21st – Sunday, June 24th 2007
Thursday 6 to 9pm Friday and Saturday 10am to 8pm Sunday 10am to 5pm

The 46th Annual New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair is The New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair will kick off with a reception and “sneak peak” Preview Night on Thursday, June 21st and opens to the public Friday, June 22, Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24 at the Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds in Albuquerque. The New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair, chosen by Sunshine Artist for their 2006 “Best of Show List”, is the only art show open exclusively to artists and craftspeople from New Mexico. 220 chosen artists vie for prizes totaling more than $4,500 in this juried show. The Fair presents established artists as well as emerging artists. All artwork displayed is original. The Fair is held indoors and outdoors at the EXPO New Mexico State Fairgrounds on the corner of San Pedro and Central in Albuquerque. The main street of the Fairgrounds provides a shady tree-lined backdrop for buyers and art lovers to enjoy while viewing the artwork. Musicians play throughout the Fair, adding to the special ambiance that only this show provides. The Youth Exhibit, a fantastic and inspiring example of young, artistic talent, is held in the Manuel Lujan building and allows visitors to admire the next generation of New Mexico arts and crafts.

Cost: Adult is $5, Senior is $4 and children 12 and younger are free
General Information: Handicap Accessable, Parking Available, Artists Exhibits, Silent Auction, Food, Craft Activities for adults and youth, Music and Live Entertainment
Location & Directions: EXPO New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE Albuquerque, NM 87108 on the corner of Central and San Pedro in Albuquerque.

505/884-9043
New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair
5500 San Mateo Blvd. NE, suite 106
Albuquerque, NM 87109
www.nmartsandcraftsfair.org

Mountainair Arts Tour

Saturday, June 9th 2007

Exhibits, studios, galleries displaying and selling fine, decorative, functional and folk art. Featuring raffle (24 original art tees); demos; workshops; fiber art; ceramics; glassware; pottery, photography; jewelry, paintings; wood art; metalwork; Artists Trading Cards (ATC) demos & swap; vendors; food; music and more. Join us for a day touring studios, galleries, exhibits, historic ruins, and folk art architecture.

Cost: no charge
General Information: Additional attractions: Pueblo Art Deco and folk art architecture and decor at historic Shaffer Hotel and Rancho Bonito; Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument, ruins of four mission churches, at Quarai, Abó, and Gran Quivira and the partially excavated pueblo of Las Humanas at Gran Quivira.
Location & Directions: South from Albuquerque on I-25 to Bernardo/ Mountainair exit. Exit east (left) on US60 to Mountainair. Or take Hwy NM 14 south (337 south of I-40) to NM 55W to Mountainair.

505-847-0105
Manzano Mountain Arts Council
PO Box 534
Mountainair, NM 87036
www.geocities.com/vcrary/mountainair/2007tour.htm

Albuquerque Century & Downtown Criterium

Saturday, June 2nd 2007

The Rides The 100 mile route has everything a strong touring rider wants in a day with 2 big climbs, miles of rollers, and of course views of the beautiful Sandia Mountains and city. A total of 5 feed zones with food, water and great staff are along the way. There are also 25-50-65 mile routes available to satisfy all levels of cycling abilities.

Location & Directions:
1st PLaza Galeria (2nd Street and Tijeras Avenue in Albuquerque)
Albuquerque Century LLC
NM
www.abqcentury.com

Opening Reception for “Blankets and Rugs of the Southwest”

Thursday, May 10th 2007
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The opening reception for “Blankets and Rugs of the Southwest: an Exhibition and Celebration of Early Navajo and Rio Grande Textiles” includes traditional Spanish and Native American dances, food, and an exhibit preview. There will also be an opportunity to meet the owners of the collection and to register for weekend textile seminars. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Exhibition closes May 13.
Cost: $10 adults, children under 16 free
General Information: Location: Hacienda de los Martinez May – October: 9 – 5 daily Winter hours: Thursday – Sunday, noon – 4 pm
Location & Directions: The Hacienda de los Martinez is located 2 miles southwest of Taos Plaza on Lower Ranchitos Road in Taos, NM.

505-758-0505
Hacienda de los Martinez, Taos Historic Museums
Taos Historic Museums P.O. Box CCC
Taos, NM 87571
www.taoshistoricmuseums.com

New Mexico Outdoor Expo

Saturday, May 5th – Sunday, May 6th 2007
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM each day

The EXPO is free to the public and no registration is required. All ranges will be overseen by Certified Hunter Education Instructors using Department firearms and bows. Safety will have top priority.

Cost: Free
Location & Directions: Drive west on I-40 to the top of nine-mile hill and exit on Paseo Del Vulcan. Go north on Paseo Del Vulcan 4.2 miles to the park sign, then west at park sign 2.6 miles to the range.

(505) 222-4731
New Mexico Department of Game & Fish
3841 Midway Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/expo/NewMexicoOutdoorExpo.htm

Bride of the Honkeyfest Art Show

Weekly, every Saturday from Saturday, May 5th – Tuesday, May 29th, 2007
10 am to 6 pm

Michelle Cook and Marjie Bassler, two Albuquerque artists poised on the brink of hysteria, plunge into the abyss with BRIDE OF HONKYFEST!, the sequel to last year’s highly-entertaining HONKYFEST! art exhibit. Cats and dogs provide endless inspiration for Cook’s and Bassler’s fun and lively ceramics and paintings, with horses and other animals appearing for good measure. Add lots of bright colors and you have humorous artwork at its finest to bring cheer to your environment. AND it has no greenhouse gas emissions! Michelle’s and Marjie’s work has the Companion Animal Seal of Approval. Dogs smile and even the most critical cats nod with appreciation. You will experience a lifetime of pleasure when you bring home a piece of artwork from the BRIDE OF HONKYFEST! A must-see exhibit for people who love animals and love to laugh
Cost: Free
General Information: Art Gallery 66 is located on historic Route 66 in Bernalillo, NM. It is the home to over 35 artists from all over the world including many local artists
Location & Directions: Take Exit 242 from I-25 turn north at the 550/313 intersection on Historic Route 66, in the direction of Algodones

505-867-8666 or 866-699-8666
Art Gallery 66
373 N Camino del Pueblo
Bernalillo, NM 87004
www.artgallery66.net

Native Worlds Native Warriors

Thursday, March 1st – Friday, May 11th 2007
9 am – 5 pm daily

Native Words, Native Warriors developed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian celebrates and honors this important but little-reported aspect of American history through oral histories taken by the veterans themselves. Educational programming will be included throughout the life of the exhibition.

Cost: Adults -$6 $Seniors -$5.50 NM Residents – $4 Students – $1
General Information & Fees: March 1, 2007: Opening day of Native Words, Native Warriors free to the public.
Location & Directions:
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center – located between I-40 (heading west) and Menaul St. in Albuquerque, NM
505-843-7270 or 866-855-7902
www.indianpueblo.org

Pie in the Sky Star Gazing Festival

June 15 – 17, 2007, Pie Town

Pie in the Sky Star Festival,an Astronomical Event will be held at Jackson Park, south end of Pie Town. Friday June 15 Arrival and set up in ball field. Sat. June 16 yard sale bake sale BBQ Sat night karaoke. Sun. Father’s Day Craft sale Bake sale BBQ Star Gazing Equipment sale

Directions:
Pie Town is located on Hwy. 60 approximately 85 miles West of Socorro New Mexico. Pie Town is located about 80 miles East of Springerville AZ on Hwy 60. Festival will be held in Jackson Park, South side of Pie Town.

Cost:
nothing this year
Information:
Pie Town Community Council
PO BOX 791
Pie Town, NM 87827
1-505-772-2526 or 1-505-772-2525
camphanrahan@gilanet.com