Featured Events Spotlight

Opens October 15, 2016
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, 516 ARTS presents DECADE, a group exhibition and series of off-site projects that draw from the diverse local, national and international artists we have worked with since we opened. This exhibition explores a wide variety of themes and practices that 516 ARTS has explored since its inception.
October 4-30, 2016
Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. The Lion King also features some of Broadway's most recogni...
October 23, 2016
Join us for a family-oriented, Halloween-themed charitable 12-100 mile bike ride, full or half marathon, and 5k/10k walk/run. Whether you ride, run or walk, the 2016 Day of the Tread has a treat for everyone!
Through October 30, 2016
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque's Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians.
Through November 5, 2016
Día de los Muertos is a folk tradition reflecting the folkways and folklore of Mexico and the identity of its people. At the core Día de los Muertos traditions and rituals retain the primary mission of honoring, remembering and celebrating the life of all those who have come before us.
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Event Details
  • Time: 10am-5pm
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Admission: Free

  • Location: Capilla Peak

  • End of Forest Road 245, Mountainair Ranger District, NM 87036
  • Phone: 505-255-7622
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Annual Raptor Migration Project at Capilla Peak

HawkWatch International (HWI) monitors the migration of raptors flying over the Manzano Mountains as they head south for the winter. A crew of observers, banders, and an interpreter are on duty daily. Visitors are welcome, and the interpreter will be available to answer visitors’ questions. Some of the birds will be banded and may be brought to the observation area where visitors will learn about that particular species and be able to view birds up close. Eighteen different species of diurnal raptors have been observed at this site. There is less than a mile hike from the parking area to the observation area. Dress in layers and be prepared for weather changes later during the season if you plan to spend a few days at Capilla Peak Campground, which is just beyond the parking area at the trail head of the Gavilan Trail. Bring water, food, sunscreen, camera, and binoculars.

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