It's week twenty-three of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week be sure to visit the Nuclear Museum and see the Sacrifice & Service-The American Military Family exhibit, head downtown for morning yoga, or take in a performance during the Ballet Pro Musica Festival. Over the weekend, enjoy the outdoors for the New Mexico Outdoor Expo and the Wildlife West Harvest Festival. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, August 11
Exhibition: Sacrifice & Service-The American Military Family
This special exhibition celebrates America's rich military history through the voices of its military families past and present. Through written word and interactive activities, visitors will experience the joy, the sorrow and the sacrifice of America's steadfast and unsung heroes, the military family.
Tuesday, August 12
Concert: Mala Maña
Enjoy a free concert at the Cherry Hills Library from Mala Maña, Albuquerque's own all-female voice and percussion ensemble. Mala Maña fuses contemporary and traditional rhythyms of the African diaspora. Harmoniously fusing traditional rhythms and songs with a modern flair, Mala Maña uses music as a medium for healing, empowerment, and entertainment.
Wednesday, August 12
The STEMulus Center: Morning Yoga
Bring your yoga mat or towel and join us for gentle yoga before you start your work day at the PNM Pop-Up Pavilion CNM STEMulus Center in Downtown.
Thursday, August 14
Curator's Coffee: Looking at Earth from Space with NASA
Join the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science and guest speaker Jeannette Allen for Curator's Coffee: Looking at Earth from Space with NASA. This presentation will feature some of the best visuals of Earth from space from NASA's vast library. Participants will be able to explore their areas of interest in Earth observations and receive handouts that guide them to additional resources.
Friday, August 15
Ballet Pro Musica Festival Performance: Jalisco Ballet of Mexico
Don't miss the classical ballet dancers from the renowned Jalisco Ballet of Mexico perform premier works by acclaimed choreographers, with live music by La Catrina Quartet and pianist Jacquelyn Helin. The Ballet Pro Musica Festival combines classical ballet, contemporary choreography, and live chamber music.
Saturday, August 16
New Mexico Outdoor Expo
The New Mexico Outdoor Expo is fun for the whole family. Children and adults will enjoy firearm and archery target shooting, casting, fly tying, fishing for huge catfish, free exhibits, kayak instructions, a climbing wall and much more.
Wildlife West Harvest Festival
Harvest Festival at Wildlife West Nature Park celebrates the area's culture, traditions and agricultural heritage. Visitors can sample and purchase locally grown products, local wines, a tractor parade, music and fun for the entire family.