This week in Albuquerque – a studio tour of Placitas, cultural festival, and several chances to celebrate mom.
Watch our weekly segment on KRQE / Fox New Mexico (Channel 13-2) on Wednesday mornings at 7:35 to stay up to date with events in Albuquerque. Then check out our ABQ365 calendar to find all the event details and use the hashtags #ABQevents and #ThingsToDoABQ to join the conversation on social media!
NOMADIC is a festival created to share a space where fitness, art, design, and local merchants can share their craft. Nomadic means to embrace a lifestyle of exploring. The day will be filled with yoga, fitness classes, local businesses, breweries, coffee shops, food trucks and so much more sharing what they love and are passionate about with YOU.
CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, is now on tour across North America! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—”Memory”. Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn. The original score by Andrew Lloyd Webber (Phantom, School of Rock, Sunset Boulevard), original scenic and costume design by John Napier (Les Misérables), all-new lighting design by Natasha Katz (Aladdin), all-new sound design by Mick Potter, new choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) based on the original choreography by Gillian Lynne (Phantom) and direction by Trevor Nunn (Les Misérables) make this production a new CATS for a new generation!
The El Paso Chihuahuas will be in Albuquerque to take on the isotopes for 5 days!
The ABQ BioPark will be celebrating National Bike to Work Day with breakfast for bikers, animal ambassadors, special prizes and conservation talk. The BioPark invites cyclists, joggers, walkers, anglers and anyone else who enjoys the Bosque to take a break and join the festivities at the Tingley Beach Train Station. The ABQ BioPark will give visitors a chance to win some amazing prizes. A behind-the- scenes tour of the ABQ BioPark Aquarium for up to four people is up for grabs. Attendees will also get the opportunity to win a Pace Perk Pass, which includes a pack of 10 30-minute Zagster ride passes that never expire. Each Bike to Work Day station will have a winner.
We’re going back to the 80s! Plus, the 70s and 90s! 3 rooms to decade hop to help celebrate 10 years of “Back to the 80s Prom” series in Santa Fe! This year we will be celebrating on May, 16, 18, and 19th with all the nostalgia you can handle. And back the third time around is Santa Fe’ own Bella Gigante to not only award the winners of best dressed, but belt out the first dance song. A highlight of the night not to be missed.
The 5th Annual South American Folk Fair seeks to unite Albuquerque’s South American community in a day of cultural experience and connection through music, dance, and food. In addition to food vendors from participating countries, the festival will feature traditional dancers representing Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, and/or Ecuador. The band Panchangara will be featured, along with local musicians. Added attractions for the entire family include children’s art workshops and opportunities for souvenir photos featuring the festival banner.
You are invited to a 75th Birthday Party for the AT&SF 2926 Steam Locomotive.
Enjoy Birthday Cake, Ice Cream and soft drinks with the crew of the New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society.