In the Albuquerque 365, there are plenty of lively events for you and family.
22nd Annual Placitas Studio Tour
More than 60 Placitas artists will open their doors and welcome guests to the fascinating spaces where the artwork takes shape. Come and explore the many unique artist studios in the rolling foothills of the northern Sandias. It is presented by the Placitas Studio Tour and takes place at the Placitas Mountain Craft and Soiree Society this mother’s day weekend.
Go to the 22nd Annual Placitas Studio Tour for more information.
Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Festival
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History and Sandia National Laboratories Asian Leadership & Outreach committee will be hosting the 23rd Annual Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Festival, celebrating the cultural traditions, ancestry, native languages and unique experiences represented among ethnic groups from Asia and the Pacific.It is presented by Sandia National Laboratories Asian Leadership and Outreach Committee and takes place at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History on Saturday, May 11 from 1o a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Go to the 23rd Annual Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Festival for more information.
Summertime In Old Town – Live Music
Every weekend from May to August, Historic Old Town is the best place to be! With beautiful plazas, great food, unique local shops, and live music on the gazebo, it is the perfect way to spend a day with local friends, family, and out-of-towners. Check the Summertime In Old Town – Live Music lineup, on its website for the variety of new performances every weekend.
Rail Yards Market
Come see all things local at the heart of New Mexican culture at the Rail Yards Market now through the end of October. This is more than a typical farmer’s or grower’s market. Every Sunday, there are hundreds of the state’s finest food, farm, artisan, and healing vendors. There is also live music and much more. Go to Rail Yards Market for more information.
New Mexico Philharmonic Zoo Concerts, Music For Every Mom
The NMPhil celebrates every New Mexico mom on May 12, with a FREE Mother’s Day concert at the BioPark Zoo, included in the price of zoo admission. Bring the whole family as Maestro Roger Melone conducts an afternoon filled with musical gems, especially for mom. Food and drinks will be available for purchase or attendees may bring their own picnic lunch, blankets, and chairs. Go to New Mexico Philharmonic Zoo Concerts: Music For Every Mom for more information.
Mother’s Day Flamenco Showcase
People can support youth and adult students as they perform choreographies they have been working hard on all semester. This is also a chance to learn about classes, meet the instructors, and see for yourself, the magic that is happening at Flamenco Works. It happens Saturday, May 11. Go to Mother’s Day Flamenco Showcase for more information.
Kimo theatre, Fact, and Folklore Book Launch
People can celebrate the publication of KiMo Theatre, Fact and Folklore. Several groups will be performing at this free event. This fun-filled evening is sponsored by the City of Albuquerque and SouthWest Writers. Books will be available for sale at the event which takes place at the Kimo, Wednesday, May 8, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Go to KiMo Theatre, Fact & Folklore Book Launch for more information.