Oct 1 - 7, 2009 
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Wednesday, Oct. 7

* 5:45 to 6:45 a.m. Dawn Patrol Show presented by Rt. 66 Hotel Casino
* 7 to 10 a.m. Flight of the Nations Mass Ascension & Flying Competition presented by Continental Airlines

Have a Barbecue
Hump day is a perfect day to head to the park for a barbecue. Visit cabq.gov/gis/park.php for a list of the city's park locations. In addition to the grocery stores we already told you about, you can load up on goodies at these Best Of winners:

Sunflower Farmers Market
Best Produce Selection
Multiple locations, sfmarkets.com

Keller's Farm Stores
Best Butcher or Meat Counter
Eastside: 2912 Eubank NE, 294-1427
Westside: 6200 Coors NW, # H, 898-6121

ABC Cake Shop
Best Bakery
1830 San Pedro NE, 255-5080, abccakeshop.com

Jubilation Wine & Spirits
Best Local Wine Selection
3512 Lomas NE, 255-4404, jubilationwines.com

Or if you can't cook, just order food from Garcia's Kitchen, voted Best Catering. If you haven't had green or red chile yet, you'll be glad you got it here. (Multiple locations, garciaskitchen.com)

9 p.m. After a refreshing day in the park, keep your mental dexterity sharp at the Geeks Who Drink pub quiz at O'Niell's Pub (Best Weekly or Monthly Bar Event). (21+, 4310 Central SE, 255-6782, oniells.com, geekswhodrink.com)

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