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!
Albuquerque’s premier beer week returns with an 11-day celebration for its 9th anniversary. Albuquerque Beer Week kicks off May 23 and runs through June 2. Albuquerque Beer Week is a barley-filled celebration with something for everyone: local microbrew tastings, exciting tours, incredible food events, and some of the best bands that Albuquerque has to offer.
Try and buy over 100 wines from award winning New Mexico wineries, enjoy electrifying live music, delicious local cuisine, and fine art and collectables. Tickets include $5 off any bottle of wine.
Come Join us for one of the largest beer celebrations in the state. Enjoy unlimited samples from your favorite local and regional breweries, and maybe find a new favorite while you are at it. 60 breweries will be on hand to sample their delicious brews. There is something about craft beer and blues music that really pairs well. ABQ Blues & Brews has some of the best local blues musicians around.
Tamaya Summer Family Rodeo
A fun filled evening of roping, barrel racing and games all beginning with a hay wagon ride to the Stables. Hay wagon departs at 6:40 from the Equestrian Circle at Hyatt Regency Tamaya. Once at the Stables, the event provides several family-friendly activities for attendees including photo opportunities with the animals, prize giveaways, and a stick horse race for children. Throughout the rodeo, local cowboys and cowgirls will participate in traditional competitions seen on the national rodeo circuit including barrel racing, team roping, breakaway roping, riding, and more.
Native American artisans, from many different nations, will display their amazing art to the visiting public, which will be available for purchase during this 3-day event. There will also be Authentic Native foods sold at nearby roadside booths. Local dance groups and performers will entertain while you enjoy the beautiful art, people, and scenery.
The Spinners were the greatest soul group of the early ’70s, creating a body of work that defined the lush, seductive sound of Philly soul. They have sold millions of records and topped both the Pop and R&B charts with smash hits like “I’ll Be Around” and “Then Came You.”
Singin’ in the Rain has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline – the starlet, the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers! In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item but, behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina’s squeaky voice might be the end of her career in “talking pictures” without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her.