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Old 04-23-2010, 11:31 AM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival Highland and Irish Games celebrates its 22nd anniversary in 2010. A celebration of the seven Celtic nations: Scottish, Irish, Welsh, Cornish, Manx, Breton & Galician culture. Join us May 15 and 16, 2010 at Balloon Fiesta Park, Albuquerque, NM, from 9am to 5pm for Celtic music, entertainment, piping, dancing, heavy athletics, rugby, Irish hurling, Gaelic football, Celtic dogs, Strongman competition, Tug of War and so much more. Admission is $10 day $15 weekend for adults, $6 day $8 weekend for children, under 5 free. This is a rain or shine event.


Solo Bagpiping and Drumming Competitions
Highland Dance Competition
Irish Hurling Competition
Pipe Band Competiton
Heavy Athletics
Gaelic Football
strongman competition
Celtic Rugby Sevens Tournament
tug of war
CLAN GATHERINGS
CELTIC ponies
Celtic Dog Trials
WAULKING OF THE CLOTH

8,000 attendees expected.

22nd Annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games

MySpace - Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival - ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico


I've been the last two years and we have enjoyed, my short video from last year:


YouTube - Celtic_Parade_3 Mbps.wmv




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Old 04-23-2010, 12:23 PM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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Founders Day Fiesta in Albuquerque's Old Town

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Founders Day Fiesta --- Saturday, April 24th, 2010
Albuquerque's 304th Birthday Celebration!

Website:
Fiestas de Albuquerque - Cultural Services Department - City of Albuquerque (http://www.cabq.gov/crs/fiestas-de-albuquerque.html - broken link)

Great event, lots of activities, my video from last year:

YouTube - Founders.wmv



Rich
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Old 04-23-2010, 12:58 PM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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"Mud Day" at the Old San Ysidro Church: Corrales. Saturday, April 24, 2010, 9am-4pm




Mud Day - 1991


The Preservation and Maintenance Committee sponsors an event which has come to be called Mudders’ Day Weekend. Friends and neighbors come together to help mix and apply adobe mud to the walls of the Old Church and attend to any other details of restoration that need doing. Anywhere from 30 to 50 people have come to volunteer and there are jobs for everyone of whatever age. A great lunch is provided by the Historical Society Docents and everyone seems to enjoy this shared experience of caring for the Old Church.

Web site:
Mud Day



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Old 04-23-2010, 02:12 PM
 
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There is also a rodeo at the Sheriff's Posse place in Bernalillo this weekend.

And, a horse show at Top Form Arena in Corrales. Points show for Appaloosas. I am definitely going to that. Am also going to Founders Day Fiesta in Old Town, if I can get the family away from the Park 'n The Park early.

Looks like a busy weekend all around.
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:01 PM
 
Location: New Mexico U.S.A.
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AlisonL;

Hope our weather holds up.

Not sure what I'm going to try and do...

Rich
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:53 PM
 
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Rich,

I hope its nice too. Don't mind chilly, but can do without the wind. So much to do and not enough time.
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:14 PM
 
Location: Ruidoso, NM
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Today thru Sunday was "supposed" to be the annual Kite Festival in Ruidoso. With blowing snow as of this typing, not many kite fliers are likely to be out and about today. No shortage of gusting winds though!
Kite festival was canceled for this weekend and no word on whether or not it will be rescheduled. A tent that had already been erected blew over today in gusting winds, with minor injuries to some people who were there.

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Old 04-23-2010, 06:34 PM
 
Location: Home, Home on the Front Range
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Default 2010 Blues and Jazz Festival April 24-25

South of Las Cruces.


La Vina Winery;New Mexico Winery:wine tour, wine tasting, El Paso, wine country travel, wine online, food and wine, wine club and New Mexico wines
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Old 04-28-2010, 03:10 PM
 
Location: Keonsha, Wisconsin
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Default Truth or Consequences Fiesta

This Saturday folks.
Another event for folks who aren't into fiesta, is the crawlin' and boggin' over by Elephant Butte.
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Old 04-28-2010, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Exit 242
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The Placitas Studio Tour is always on Mother's Day weekend. This year it's May 8-9.
http://www.placitasstudiotour.com/
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