It's week seventeen of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week take the ABQ Trolley's Best of the City Tour, view beautiful native jewelry at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center's Mosaic Patterns of the Thunderbird exhibit and head to Balloon Fiesta Park to celebrate Independence Day with a concert from Wynonna Judd and a fireworks show. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Enjoy the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet's Folklórico, as they perform as part of the Asociación Nacional de Grupos Folklóricos (ANGF) annual conference. This award-winning ensemble is made up of children grades K-12 from schools in Basalt, Carbondale and Santa Fe.
Tuesday, July 1
ABQ Trolley Best of the City Tour
This tour isn't just for visitors! Come test your knowledge about Albuquerque. Locations include Old Town, Museum Row, Albuquerque Country Club Neighborhood, Route 66, Downtown, EDo, University of New Mexico, Nob Hill, Albuquerque sports stadiums, the historic Barelas neighborhood, Albuquerque BioPark and more.
Wednesday, July 2
Summer Movie Series: The Lorax
Spend Wednesday afternoon at the South Broadway Cultural Center and watch The Lorax. Based on the classic Dr. Seuss book, a 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world. This screening is free!
Thursday, July 3
Exhibition: Mosaic Patterns of the Thunderbird
Don't miss this beautiful exhibit before it closes on July 11. Mosaic Patterns of the Thunderbird features 70-pieces of depression era Thunderbird necklaces, earrings, and pendants and beautiful contemprary mosaic pieces created by Santo Domingo Pueblo (Kewa) jewelers.
Friday, July 4
Freedom 4th Celebration
Join us on July 4th to Celebrate our Nation's Independence. Enjoy live music, family entertainment, food vendors, and much more. The main stage will feature local musicians throughout the day, with a performance from one of the biggest names in country music, Wynonna Judd and her band, the Big Noise. Following the concert enjoy one of the state's largest fireworks displays.
Saturday, July 5
Lecture: Cultural Life of the Zuni Nation
Kenneth Seowtewa presents Cultural Life of the Zuni Nation. Explore the world of the A:Shiwi(Zuni), the most studied group of Native Americans, through the eyes of a man whose paternal and maternal ancestors held positions of authority through the centuries. Hear the true story of the fabled "Seven Cities of Gold" that Coronado was searching for in 1540.
Sunday, July 6
Ballroom Dancing Class
Join the USA NM Dance Club for a fun evening of ballroom, latin, and swing dancing in a friendly environment. A free beginner class starts at 5:30pm and open dancing starts at 6pm. No partner is needed and all levels of dancers are welcome! We hope to see you on the dance floor!