This week in Albuquerque gear up for museum openings, a birthday party for the Duke City and many Spring festivities.
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!
- Grand Opening of the Turquoise Museum - Downtown
The much-anticipated re-opening of one of Albuquerque’s most unique museums is finally here. The Turquoise Museum will be opening the doors of its iconic downtown castle to the public. View some of the world’s rarest and most collectible pieces of turquoise and turquoise jewelry. Learn all about mining, turquoise grading, lapidary techniques and more. Of course, tour the custom castle designed around European antiquities. Grand halls, a spiral staircase, and 127 chandeliers await you.
- 2019 Fiestas de Albuquerque
Celebrate Albuquerque’s birthday and enjoy the history and traditions of our city with free children’s activities, live artist demonstrations, local food, shopping and fun for the whole family. A variety of local talent will be performing throughout the day including headliner; Gonzalo.
- 2019 Home & Garden Show
In its 26th year, this annual event is Albuquerque’s largest and longest running Home & Garden Show. Browse products and services to spruce up your home. Over 300 vendors will showcase their cabinetry, closets, windows, doors, landscaping services, hot tub spas and more. Get inspired and make your home the talk of the neighborhood.
- The Art of Faith in Historic New Mexico - New Mexico Philharmonic Music & Arts Festival
Enjoy the gorgeous Spring weather with an afternoon of music, art and wine! Performances by the New Mexico Philharmonic String Quartet, talks by local artists and wine growers. Casa Rondeña will provide tastings of their delicious wines to pair with a meal from the many food trucks on site. Stop by the open-air vendor market to take something special home.
Many Burqueños turned out to watch the Isotopes in their exhibition game against the Colorado Rockies last week, but this week, the ‘Topes are kicking off their regular season with a five-game series against the Salt Lake City Bees. Head out to cheer on the home team, and don’t forget to try some of the new concession items that were just announced for this season!
- Performance: Beauty and the Beast
Elite Dance & Theatre presents original shows performed by members their youth program and their professional company. Beauty & the Beast is re-told through beautiful dance movements, focusing on other, darker aspects of this tale that audiences may have not seen before. Although this will be different than the original telling, there will still be the same amazing fairytale elements that fans have come to love.
Martini, anyone? Take a step back in time and immerse yourself in the magical setting of Hotel Andaluz’s intimate casbahs. On the first Friday of every month, enjoy jazz performances that will help transport you to a time long ago. This month, enjoy the classic stylings of Entourage Jazz, a local band known for their engaging performances.