This week in Albuquerque, events include spring flowers, Zuni art markets and spicy hot sauce! 

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!  

There’s no better place to satisfy your craving for flavor and fire. You can sample everything from blazing BBQ to superhot 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. Featuring more than 1,000 different products from the U.S. and around the world for tasting and purchase.

Welcome the coming of spring with colorful blooms at the Botanic Garden. Visit the Botanic Garden's Mediterranean Conservatory, which will be blooming, regardless of the mad weather outside, with colorful Asiatic and Oriental lilies and white cyclamen.

Come out for a colorful and fantastic evening of top notch ballroom dancing! TV’s biggest dance show returns on tour this winter with “Dancing with the Stars: Live!” featuring fan favorite professional and troupe dancers in a brand-new production showcasing every type of dance style as seen on ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars, ranging from ballroom and jazz to modern and hip-hop.

The Dust City Opera is Albuquerque’s freshest indie folk rock band led by singer/songwriter Paul Hunton. An unusual combination of sounds, including the expected rock band instruments, as well as trombone, accordion, and clarinet, bring the band’s dramatic and frivolous musical whimsies to life. Le Chat Lunatique and Bill Palmer’s TV Killers will also be performing!

Shop Small, Shop Local, Shop Shiwi. Take a drive on an ArtWalk and visit artist studies and support the talented artists & crafters of the Zuni Pueblo.

Join in for the March edition of Walking with Poets! Walking with Poets is a series of walks hosted by local poets highlighting the work of poets we love.  This March's' walk we will join the US Fish and Wildlife Service for a Bosque Planting Day. We will plant trees and plant poems in the style of haiku.  Please be prepared with clothes layers, hat, gloves, water bottle, boots for walking where it might be muddy, and a notebook/pen/pencil for writing.

Join in every Friday for live music, freshly prepared paella from Malaguena's Latin Tapas and Vara's signature Sangria prepared in-house with Vara wines. Fall evenings should be spent with friends, good food and great wine. Choose to sit on a heated patio, around a firepit or cozy up in the tasting room. Bring your friends and your appetite.

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