This week in Albuquerque you can try some of the spiciest food in the world, take a crash course on turquoise basics and leap down the rabbit hole with a captivating ballet performance!
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!
National Fiery Foods & Barbeque Show
"The largest and most visited show about spicy foods and barbecue in the world." The 32nd National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show, February 28, 29, and March 1, 2020. There’s no better place to satisfy your craving for flavor and fire. You can sample everything from blazing BBQ to super-hot salsa to mild and savory marinades and rubs, even sweet heat desserts! Wander from booth to booth tasting, enjoying the fun energy, talking with exhibitors, and hobnobbing with fellow chileheads.
Spring Ballet: Alice in Wonderland
The New Mexico Philharmonic and the New Mexico Ballet Company invite you to leap down the rabbit hole with Alice for a fully staged, thrilling night of fantastical music and dance! It’s the Alice in Wonderland Ballet! David Felberg conducts this magical and dazzling night. Inventive and powerful. An exquisite evening of high entertainment.
Did you grow up in the 90s? You should totally know your Clueless trivia! Even if you didn't this cult classic has probably made its way to your television. Do you have what it takes to win? Ugh, as if! Don't be a bonehead and get your team together and let's celebrate this blast from the past! Seating is LIMITED so get snag your space early! Must be 21+ to play.
Turquoise is a huge and fascinating subject. Learn the basics and especially how to shop with confidence in this fun and engaging 30-minute class presented by the Turquoise Museum.
Mountain West Indoor Championship
Watch top collegiate athletes run, jump and throw their way to the podium in Albuquerque's indoor track arena at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
Saturday, February 29 - Vanilla Pop is the most awesome-est dance band you will ever see in a club...just ask them! Part Vegas style lounge act, part satire, ALL fun. This is a 21 and over event.
Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra “Art and Music” 10th Anniversary Concert
Bring your whole family to enjoy student artwork visualizing the orchestral music of Johannes Brahms, John Williams and Modest Moussorgsky. It’s the 10th annual “Art and Music” concert presented by the Albuquerque Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of music director Byron Herrington. Art from 100’s of students throughout Albuquerque and Rio Rancho will be projected above the orchestra as they play Academic Festival Overture, Star Wars Suite, and Pictures at an Exhibition.