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    Bosque Chile Festival – A celebration of food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande

    This event is presented by Bernalillo County and the National Hispanic Cultural Center.

    Join in the celebration of the chile harvest on Saturday, Aug. 15 and Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 at www.facebook.com/bosquechilefestival.

    Chile Casas Decorating Contest

    This year the Bosque Chile Festival announces a home decorating contest, Chile Casas. Businesses are welcome to participate too.

    Break out the ristras, piñatas, flags, banners, sidewalk chalk, chile lights, and green and red balloons to show your chile pride! Red, green, or Christmas, you decide!

    The contest winner will receive a Bosque Chile Festival Disc-It!

    No cost to participate.

    Contest Rules:

    • Must be a New Mexico resident.
    • Adorn your home with New Mexico chile-themed decorations. Be creative!
    • To enter the contest, complete the online registration form with an accompanying photo by midnight on Aug. 13, 2020.
    • All entry photos will be displayed in the ‘Chile Casas’ album beginning Aug. 14, 2020.
    • Be sure to share your entry photo via social media during the weekend of the Bosque Chile Festival using the hashtags:
      • #BCF2020ChileCasas
      • #BCF2020
    • Winner will be determined by the most "likes" on the Bosque Chile Festival ‘Chile Casas’ album Facebook page.
    • Winner to be announced on Monday Aug. 17.
    • Winner is responsible for picking up the Disc-It! prize in Albuquerque, NM.
    • For privacy, BernCo will not include home addresses.

    Need Ideas for Decorating? Feeling Crafty?

    Like and follow the Bosque Chile Festival Facebook page for lots of decorating ideas leading up to the Bosque Chile Festival, www.facebook.com/bosquechilefestival

    Mini Piñatas:

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    Recycled Fabric Chile Flag:

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    • Join us Fridays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. for Youth Open Gym Baskeball at Los Vecinos Community Center.
      Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, NM-333, Tijeras
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    • Join us Fridays from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. for Youth Open Gym Baskeball at Los Vecinos Community Center.
      Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 and a half, NM-333, Tijeras
      8/21/2020 6:15 AM - 8/21/2020 8:15 AM

    • Join us for this virtual field trip to look for the tracks and signs of wildlife typically found in the bosque in and around Bachechi Open Space. See the flyer for more information!
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