African American Outreach Initiative Program Focusing on Health Care Professions Ceremony of Elder James L’Keith Jones becoming Bishop of the NM Churches of God In Christ Casting Auditions for Roots Revival, Albuq Center for Spiritual Living, 2801 Louisiana NE; 505-407-6784
Date & Time
November 4

Election Day!

Bernallio County Bureau of Elections

NM Secretary of State Website


November 8 (Sat)


Black Veteran's Day - Salute To World War

Come participate in the UNM Africana Studies Program inaugural Veterans Day program and help honor African American veterans in the city of Albuquerque:

  • Presentation of Colors by the Buffalo Soldiers Society of New Mexico
  • Viewing: Men of Bronze (short version)
  • Presentation & Awards Ceremony by Dr. Robert Jefferson, Director of Africana Studies, UNM and Author of Fighting for Hope: African American Troops of the 93rd Infantry Division in WWII and Postwar America
For more information contact Dr. Charles E. Becknell, Jr. at

New Mexico Veteran's Memorial

1100 Louisiana Blvd.
Albuquerque, NM

November 8 (Sat)


Youth Jam
Talent Showcase - Community Resources - Food - Prizes

Youth Jam began in 2008 after a high school senior in Albuquerque completed suicide.  Young people in the area came together to think about prevention and decided to form a group, Youth POWER, and host a yearly event, Youth Jam. For five years Youth Jam has consistently provided a safe, family friendly event that includes a youth talent showcase and a youth and family focused health and wellness resource fair. Youth Jam is attended by 300-500 community members annually with more than 30 community agencies present to provide information and resources to young people and the adults who support them. Join us this year for a fun, positive event focusing on the health and wellness of young people in our community.



Warehouse 505

508 First Street NW
Albuquerque NM



November 11 (Mon)

Veterans Day

Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11. This holiday was originally called Armistice Day and established to honor Americans who had served in World War I. It now honors veterans of all wars in which the U.S. has fought. Veterans' organizations hold parades, and the president places a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Federal Holiday
November 17-23

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, connect participants to potential collaborators. The initiative launched in 2008 and has since grown to 125 countries-with 24,008 partner organizations planning 33,846 activities that directly engage millions of participants every year.



Various Venues

November 22


Mount Olive Appreciation Meal

This appreciation meal is for veterans, active duty military, and their families, first respondents, homeless, as well as college students!

For more information call: Gloria Waddles-Perry @ 505.688.5079.

Mount Olive Baptist Church

2401 University
Blvd. SE
Albuquerque, NM
November 27


Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a special meal. The meal often includes a turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, pumpkin pie, and vegetables. Thanksgiving Day is a time for many people to give thanks for what they have.

Thanksgiving Day parades are held in some cities and towns on or around Thanksgiving Day. Some parades or festivities also mark the opening of the Christmas shopping season. Some people have a four-day weekend so it is a popular time for trips and to visit family and friends.

Federal Holiday
November 30 - January 3

River of Lights

Enjoy the magic of millions of twinkling lights and dazzling holiday displays at New Mexico's largest walk-through light show!


ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden

2601 Central Ave. NW

December 20


9th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl

The 9th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will once again be played on the first day of the college football’s bowl season. The game will feature a team from the Mountain West Conference against a team from the Conference USA. Visit the New Mexico Bowl page for hotel rates and coupons as well as information on things to do, holiday events and shopping during your visit.


University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM
December 25


A Christian holiday honoring the birth of Jesus Christ, Christmas evolved over two millennia into a worldwide religious and secular celebration, incorporating many pre-Christian, pagan traditions into the festivities along the way. Today, Christmas is a time for family and friends to get together and exchange gifts.

Federal Holiday