#365DaysOfEvents: New Mexico State Fair, Latin Film Festival, Legends Cup Edition
It's week twenty-seven of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week enjoy the 76th Annual State Fair at EXPO New Mexico, tour the Christo & Jeanne-Claude-The Tom Golden Collection exhibit at the Albuquerque Muesum before it closes and see international soccer superstars play at the International Legends Cup. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
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76th Annual New Mexico State Fair
Located in the heart of Albuquerque, the New Mexico State Fair is one of the largest fairs in the nation with PRCA rodeo and nationally known country recording stars, plus and Indian and Spanish villages. Visitors can explore art, agriculture, animals, entertainment, food, carnival rides, exhibits and shopping all in one place. The fair runs through September 21.
Monday, September 8
Moonlight Ghost Tour
The Ghost's of wild Saloons, roaring dance halls, illicit opium dens and private gambling tables (and the lynching's, hangings and gunfights which often accompanied the activity of these establishments) are detailed during our 90 minute adventures.
Tuesday, September 9
Dance Class: Casino/Cuban-Style Salsa and Rueda de Casino
This rich form of salsa dance is influenced by Cuban son, rumba, swing dance, mambo, chacha, and more. No experience needed for the beginning class. Taught by Sarita Streng and Nick Babic.
Wednesday, September 10
Exhibition: Christo & Jeanne-Claude-The Tom Golden Collection
This unique collection of works of art by renowned artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude includes original drawings, sculptures, collages and photographs capturing the versatility, longevity and international scope of the duo's extensive career. It is one of the largest collections of art by Christo and Jeanne-Claude in the United States.
Thursday, September 11
Nob Hill Grower's Market
Head out to Morningside Park on Thursday for the Nob Hill Grower's Market. Enjoy farm fresh produce, artisan breads, local honey, eggs, oils, arts and crafts.
Friday, September 12
¡Cine Magnífico! Latino Film Festival
¡Cine Magnífico! is New Mexico's only film festival presenting the voice and vision of Latino cinema. The festival features contemporary documentaries, short films, and feature films about Spain, Portugal, Latin America, and Latinos in the US.
Saturday, September 13
International Legends Cup
The International Legends Cup is a one of a kind event that is an "All-Star" game of sorts of World Cup Legends. Carlos Valderrama, the world-renowned Columbian soccer superstar headlines this cast of extremely popular and well known soccer players. What is unique about this event is that it's not just a soccer game. There's a concert and much more.
Sunday, September 14
7th Annual Urban Farm & Harvest Festival
Join this celebration of the rich agricultural history of Open Space lands. Enjoy hay bale rides, a kids art table, magic and juggling, food carts and self guided tours of our Traditions Garden and Land Art sculptures.