Featured Events Spotlight

December 1-4, 2016
Finish up your holiday shopping at one of the Holiday Shop & Strolls throughout Albuquerque.
December 17, 2016
The 11th Annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl will once again be played on the first day of the college football bowl season.
Through December 30, 2016
Experience millions of glowing, sparkling lights and over 150 dazzling light displays, animated sculptures and synchronized music light show at New Mexico’s largest walk-through holiday production. Closed December 24 and 25.
Through December 31, 2016
New Mexico's largest city observes the holiday season with notable style and festivities. Take part in the holiday celebration with coupons, centuries-old traditions and numerous events that offer something for everyone.
Through January 7, 2017
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.
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Event Details
  • Time: 10:30am
  • Admission: Free

  • Location: Cathedral of St. John

  • 318 Silver Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Phone: 505-821-1956
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Concert: Handel's Children's Messiah

Perfect for kids of all ages, an introduction to one of the most famous pieces in the repertoire – Handel’s Messiah. This 45-minute concert will include select movements from the Christmas portion of Handel’s beloved oratorio, interspersed with popular sing-a-long carols. Performed by professional instrumentalists and singers from Polyphony: Voices of New Mexico, this is sure to be a wonderful way to kick start the Holiday season. Wearing festive clothing, bringing comfy pillows to sit on and sporting Handelian wigs are all encouraged.

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