#365DaysOfEvents: New Year's Eve, Kadomatsu, UNM Men's Basketball Edition
It's week forty-two of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week have be sure to check out the River of Lights before the new year, spend New Year's Eve with Foul Play Cafe for a special murder mystery performance and cheer on the UNM Men's Basketball team as they take on Colordao State. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, December 29
Rockin' Nights at River of Lights
Don't miss out on the special evening holiday dining at the Shark Reef Cafe. Enjoy a holiday buffet or order from a unique menu after your visit to River of Lights.
Tuesday, December 30
Vernon's Black Diamond Lounge: Solo Piano with Bob Tate
Enjoy live music at Vernon's Black Diamond Lounge. Bob Tate is one of New Mexico's finest solo pianists. Enjoy jazz piano in a true speak easy style.
Wednesday, December 31
New Year's Eve with Foul Play Café
Join Foul Play Cafe on New Year's Eve for dinner, and Noir Point Blank. An American detective looking for a murderess but stumbling across a gangster on the lam, a beautiful French historian and a British lawyer with a desire to go night diving. When the murderess ends up dead and the cop is implicated in the murder, it's Rick who helps him out of the jam by helping him find the real killer.
Friday, January 2
Kadomatsu in the Japanese Garden
Kadomatsu are a Japanese New Year's tradition of pine and bamboo arrangements. These arrangements flank the gates of the BioPark's Japanese Garden. Kadomatsu are said to attract beneficial spirits and are full of symbolism, representing virtues such as strength, flexibility, vitality and purity. Visit the Botanic Garden to join in this 600-year-old Shinto tradition.
Saturday, January 3
UNM Men's Basketball vs Colorado State
Come cheer on the University of New Mexico Lobo Men's basketball team as they take on the Colorado State Rams at The Pit.
Exhibition: AfroBrasil-Art and Identities
The largest Portuguese-speaking country in the world, Brazil is home to the second largest population of African origin outside the African continent. AfroBrasil: Art and Identities shows the multiple important ways in which Afro-Brazilian artists address the complexities of Brazil's African heritage and its impact across frontiers and oceans.