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Celebrate the end of summer with Westside Summerfest, Bosque Chile Festival, and “Next to Normal” musical

Say farewell to the end of summer with the Westside Summerfest, the Bosque Chile Festival, or an award-winning musical.

Westside Summerfest: Take part in the final installment of Albuquerque Summerfest at Ventana Ranch Community Park. Grab a bite from several local food trucks, unwind in the Microbrew Garden, browse through a variety of handcrafted goods, and get the entire family’s faces painted at the kids’ area. The event takes place on August 17, 2019, at 5 p.m. Click here for more information.

Desert Rose Playhouse presents “Next to Normal”: A powerhouse of a musical, “Next to Normal” is a work of fiction that tackles hard issues such as trauma, loss, the meaning of family, and the treatment of mental illness. The play kicks off Friday, August 16 at 7:30 p.m. with performances running on the weekends through September 1. Click here for more information.

Bosque Chile Festival: Enjoy food, art, and culture on the Rio Grande during this celebration of the chile harvest at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. This event offers entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, food, kids activities, chef demonstrations and more. Click here for more information.

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