This week in Albuquerque run a marathon, cheer on New Mexico United, and enjoy some performances!

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!  

Big 5 Duke City Marathon

The Duke City Marathon is New Mexico's longest running and premier fitness event! It features seven races (Marathon, Marathon Relay, Half Marathon, 10K Run, 10K Walk, 5K Run and 5K Walk) and is open to all ages. The course begins and ends in downtown Albuquerque, and is also a Boston Marathon qualifier.

New Mexico United V. Las Vegas Lights FC

New Mexico United, the state’s professional soccer franchise, brings the most popular sport in the world home to the Land of Enchantment. Fueled by a passion for community, New Mexico United’s promise is to provide a platform that brings New Mexicans together for a unique sporting experience, celebrating the unity and excitement inherent in world-class soccer.

Performance:  Mama Mia

Music & Lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus; Some songs by Stig Anderson; Book by Catherine Johnson.  Directed by Henry Avery.  ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman's search for her birth father. This sunny and funny tale unfolds on a Greek island paradise. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother's past back to the island they last visited 20 years ago. Pure, unadulterated joy that will have you dancing in the aisles.

Boo ‘N Brew

It's time to have skele-TONS of fun!  This spook-tacular fall fest, Boo 'n Brew will have something for everyone...even the dogs!  Kids can enjoy balloon twisters, face painting, bounce houses, a kid's DJ with games, craft stations, a petting zoo, and much more!  Adults can check out 4 different beer gardens from local breweries (Tractor Brewing Co., Toltec Brewing, Brew Lab 101, and Rio Bravo Brewing Co). Whether you prefer stouts, pale ales, or something in between, there will be something to suit your taste. Not a beer drinker? We've got you covered! We will have cocktails and cider as well.  Dress to impress in your Halloween best. There will be costume contests for kids, adults, and dogs!  Don't forget to drop in and say "hi" to Carlos & Kiki (of 93.3 KOBFM Carlos & Kiki in the morning) from 4:00pm-6:00pm.2019 To Life Gala

Fundraiser benefits our educational programs teaching students and adults how to be upstanders:  an Upstander is an individual who sees wrong and acts, standing up against acts of injustice or intolerance.

Popejoy Presents:  Jesus Christ Superstar

An album that inspired a REVOLUTION.  A REVELATION that changed the world.  A REINVENTION for this millennium.  Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award winning choreographer  Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.  With music and lyrics by Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winners Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, Jesus Christ Superstar is set against the backdrop of an extraordinary series of events during the final weeks in the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of Judas. Reflecting the rock roots that defined a generation, the legendary score includes “I Don’t Know How to Love Him,” “Gethsemane” and “Superstar.”

New Mexico Watercolor Society 2019 Fall Show

View more than 120 watercolor and acrylic paintings by New Mexico artists in the historic Fine Arts Building at Expo New Mexico. Although parking fees may apply, show admission is free. Come visit us and talk to the artists, maybe plan a picnic in the beautiful Expo grounds, and enjoy a great day out!