Fall weather is here and so are the fall festivals. So much to do, so little weekend to do it in!

If food and music fests are your jam then this is the weekend for you. From wine and blues to country music and Indian food, you have your pick of five festive events featuring beats and eats. And if you’re up for a drive, you can even welcome fall in the mountains of New Mexico.

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El Paso Festival of Chariots

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Experience Indian food, culture and tradition Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, downtown. The festival features a traditional Festival of Chariots parade, plus authentic Indian food, music, and entertainment. All activities, food and performances are free. More Details

Fall Harvest Wine Festival

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La Viña Winery in La Union is celebrating its fall grape harvest with the aptly-named Fall Harvest Wine Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3.

Over 20 of the vineyard’s wines will be available for tasting, sipping, swilling and purchasing. Live music daily from El Paso-area bands and musicians, local arts and crafts vendors, and "delicious Southwestern food" will also be part of the weekend mix. More Details

Way Out West Fest

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If country music and two-stepping is your thing this Texas-sized party at the ballpark is where you want to be Saturday. You can party in the park and dance on the diamond to the music of Cody Johnson, The Powell Brothers and others. More Details

Border Town Music Fest

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Ascarate Park will play host to an array of Latin artists and music Saturday evening. Mexican rock band Kinky, DJ duo Tom & Collins, and Nortec: Bostich + Fussible are among the acts you can dance to and sing along with. More Details

Apple Festival

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Families looking to welcome fall with a change of scenery in the mountains of Southern New Mexico can do so with a day trip to the Apple Festival at Nichols Ranch and Orchards in La Luz, about 20 minutes from Alamogordo.

The 2-day celebration of a bountiful apple season will feature all things apple, all kinds of eats, and kid-friendly activities Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2-3. More Details

Check Out the Best-Selling Album From the Year You Graduated High School

Do you remember the top album from the year you graduated high school? Stacker analyzed Billboard data to determine just that, looking at the best-selling album from every year going all the way back to 1956. Sales data is included only from 1992 onward when Nielsen's SoundScan began gathering computerized figures.

Going in chronological order from 1956 to 2020, we present the best-selling album from the year you graduated high school.