It's week fifty-two and the one year anniversary of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week head out to the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden for the early signs of spring at the March Madness Flower Show, taste the red wines of Italy at Slate Street Cafe and honor Cesar Chavez at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, March 23
March Madness Flower Show
Bright yellow daffodils and calla lillies in yellow, white and bronze herald spring's approach. Visit the Botanic Garden's Mediterranean Conservatory to see flowering bulbs and the first splashes of spring colors. At the Zoo, swing by Tropical America to enjoy bromeliads and blooming orchids.
Tuesday, March 24
UNM Lobo Softball vs New Mexico State
Come cheer on the University of New Mexico Lobo Softball team as they take on in state rivals the New Mexico State Aggies.
Wednesday, March 25
On the Map Exhibition: Michael Norviel Interiors and Landscapes
This exhibit features two masters of color in complimentary media. Colorist Michael Norviel, known for his impressionistic interior table tops and landscapes, is a wizard of color. This event is part of On the Map: Unfolding Albuquerque Art + Design.
Thursday, March 26
Italian Reds Wine Tasting
Join us in the Wine Loft as we sample a variety of Italian Reds. Each guest receives 3 generous tastes and an appetizer prepared especially for this tasting.
Friday, March 27
Performance: Flamenco Cuatro
Flamenco Cuatro is an evening of extraordinary flamenco music and dance featuring four companies from the National Institute of Flamenco and the University of New Mexico: Alma Flamenca, Niños Flamencos, Teeños Flamencos, and the UNM Flamenco Dance Ensemble.
Saturday, March 28
César Chávez Day
The 22nd annual César Chávez Day celebration includes a march beginning and ending on the NHCC's Plaza Mayor, followed by a family fiesta with children's activities, community awards and exhibits, food, and live performances.
Movie Musicals: Easter Parade
Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but she decides to start a career on her own. So he takes the next dancer he meets, Hannah Brown, as a new partner. After a while this new team is so successful, that Florenz Ziegfeld is interested in them, but due to the fact, that Nadine Hale dances also in the Ziegfeld Follies Don says no. Stars Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Peter Lawford.