It's week thirty-eight of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week kick off the holiday season at the River of Lights, see a performance of The Nutcracker Ballet and take the kids to the Balloon Museum for Holidays Take Flight. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
Monday, December 1
River of Lights
Experience millions of glowing, sparkling lights and over 150 dazzling light displays, animated sculptures and synchronized music light show at New Mexico's largest walk-through holiday production. Closed December 24 and 25.
Tuesday, December 2
Wine Tasting: Syrah
Come in to the Wine Loft and enjoy our monthly wine tasting featuring Syrah. Each guest receives 3 generous tastes as well as an appetizer prepared especially for this event.
Wednesday, December 3
Gallery Talk: Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Join us for a talk in the exhibition, Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris with Dr. Susanne Anderson-Reidel.
Thursday, December 4
Film: Nothing Like the Holidays
As our holiday offering for the month of December, the National Hispanic Cultural Center is screening director Alfredo de Villa's 2008 comedy-drama Nothing Like the Holidays, focusing on the importance of family relationships in times of personal crisis as members of a far-flung Puerto Rican family come together for Christmas for the first time in several years.
Friday, December 5
New Mexico Philharmonic Neighborhood Concert Series: Handel's Messiah
The holiday season would not be complete without Handel's masterful Messiah, conducted by David Felberg and sung by the CUMC Chancel Choir. A great way to kick off the holiday season!
Saturday, December 6
Performance: The Nutcracker Ballet
This holiday tradition features the American Ballet Theatre & New York City Ballet dancers. New Mexico Ballet Company will be joined by David Felberg and the New Mexico Philharmonic to present this classic with a full, live orchestra, professional dancers and beautiful sets and costumes.
Holidays Take Flight
Don't miss this annual all-ages event, featuring music, crafts, cookies, and Santa himself! There will be live holiday music, arts and crafts, and food trucks!