It's week twenty of our #365DaysOfEvents campaign. This week offers a wide variety of events. Our event to watch this week is the Youth Arabians & Half Arabian Championship Horse Show at EXPO New Mexico. Other fun events happening this week include: the Albuquerque Isotopes vs the Fresno Grizzlies with a special tribute to the All American Girls Baseball League, Stories in the Night Sky at the Balloon Museum, a lavender tea tasting and the 12th Annual Wildlife West Music Festival. For more fun, be sure to check out our events calendar.
One to Watch this Week
Youth Nationals Arabian & Half Arabian Championship Horse Show
Join the Arabian Horse Association in a celebration of their 14th year at Expo New Mexico, with fun and games, fabulous shopping and so much more! With Arabian Native costume classes, dog races, and many other fun events happening throughout the show, there's plenty to do for the whole family. The show runs July 19-29, 2014.
Monday, July 21
Albuquerque Isotopes vs Fresno Grizzlies
Come cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes as they take on the Fresno Grizzlies at Isotopes Park. Meet the All American Girls Professional Baseball League players and get their autographs at the game. Enjoy a special on-field tribute to the women prior to the Isotopes-Fresno game. Stick around after the game for a screening of "A League of Their Own" on the videoboard.
Tuesday, July 22
Exhibition: New Inspirations
The Gallery ABQ presents New Inspirations, featuring two new gallery artists: Travis Cochran, who combines various metals with paint, polish, and patina to one-of-a-kind pieces of art; and Jo Schuman, who uses vibrant colors in watercolor and acrylic to get richness, playfulness and variety in her paintings.
Wednesday, July 23
Stories in the Night Sky & Albuquerque Concert Band
Enjoy a special story time and live arts and crafts for families followed by a concert by the Albuquerque Concert Band.
Thursday, July 24
Summer Nights Concert Series: Todo Mundo
of the ABQ BioPark Summer Nights Concert Series, Todo Mundo blends the musical flavors of Rumba,Reggae, Samba and Gypsy styles into an irresistible groove that has been moving dance floors and connecting with audiences throughout North America, South America, and Europe since 2009. During the
concert, stroll the grounds, enjoy a magic show, and check out the
Garden's model train.
Friday, July 25
Tasting: Lavender Tea
Join us for a tea tasting in the Ventana Room at the Inn with local experts from Villa Myriam. Stimulate your senses as they teach you how to identify a culinary lavender, pair with appropriate teas and preparation techniques. Attendees will receive a $5 gift certificate for the Farm Shop.
Saturday, July 26
Lecture: Journey into the Mist of Time-New Mexico's Colorful Past
We'll journey back to the pre-Columbian New Mexico cultures, the coming of Spain, Indian-Spanish relations, and the Mexican and American takeovers. New Mexico is maligned, if mentioned, in American history books and this presentation will correct some of the cultural stereotypes and misinformation common outside the Southwest.
Sunday, July 27
12th Annual Wildlife Music Festival
Wildlife West's music festival, brings you the best of bluegrass, Western Swing, Irish, Singer/Songwriter and other acoustic genres. Wildlife West's covered amphitheater and indoor "bean barn" venues provide shade and shelter, and plenty of seating. Our music festival includes workshops, contests, open jams, and other events, providing entertainment and fun for musicians and visitors alike!