This week in Albuquerque, gear up for dog adoption events, succulent shows, and growers’ markets.
Here is a list of some of the big events happening in the Duke City this week.
2019 Downtown Growers’ Market Opening Day
Expect to find fresh, local produce, prepared food and beverage, and handmade arts and crafts. Visit the market to support the local economy and local community. There will be live music at 10 a.m. by Lasotras and a free yoga class for all skill levels at 9 a.m.
All customers are encouraged to bring their own reusable bags, produce bags, cups, coffee mugs, utensils, straws, plates, etc.
Cactus & Succulent Society of New Mexico Show
The show will display several hundred plants, including some of the finest specimens from many different private collections in our region.
The sale brings in vendors, from various places, providing a wide variety of cacti and other succulent plants available for purchase; they range from bargain starter plants to spectacular specimens.
New Mexico United vs. Real Monarchs SLC
New Mexico United takes on the Real Monarchs from Salt Lake City, Utah. 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.
Ales & Tails
Bernalillo County Animal Care and Resource Center is partnering with their 2nd Street neighbor, Rio Bravo Brewery to celebrate the opening of the newest animal care and sheltering facility in Albuquerque.
A variety of adoptable dogs who are ready to go home will be there in the hopes of finding their new family. If you’re not ready to adopt, come by and meet the shelter staff, enjoy the company of some friendly dogs, and lounge on the dog-friendly patio where you can enjoy some of Rio Bravo’s delicious food and savor a pint of El Lobo Rojo (or any of their other craft beer options).
If you’re interested in meeting your new best friend, make sure to take some time out of your weekend to come meet some of the Bernalillo County dogs and support one of our amazing local breweries.
Cirque du Soleil: Corteo
Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown.
The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth.
The concept and disposition of the stage bring the audience in a theatrical atmosphere like never seen before in Cirque du Soleil arena shows. The set curtains, inspired by the Eiffel Tower, and the central curtains, which were hand-painted, give a grandiose feel to the stage.
The cast of Corteo includes 51 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors from all around the world.
5th Annual Tart at Heart
Calling all New Mexico beer heads. Sister is proud to host the 5th annual installment of one of the state’s premier beer events, Tart at Heart.
Taste sour and barrel aged beer curated from some of the best breweries in the world including some rare and exclusive kegs. General admission tickets get you a custom beer glass and unlimited tastings from 2-5pm.
VIP guests get a special private tasting starting at 1 p.m. plus some extra swag for posterity.
Lecture: Symphony of Sleep
Your brain works hard when you sleep and you’re invited to join this special presentation about the importance of sleep to your brain health.
Join for this special presentation about the importance of sleep to your brain’s function and your overall health. Dr. Morton researches how the cells in our brains communicate with one another and how external factors can alter that communication.
She is board certified in Family Practice and Sleep Medicine and emphasizes the importance of addressing mental and physical health issues in her practice.
Dr. Diaz seeks to improve quality of life through the treatment of sleep disorders and is board certified in General Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Sleep Medicine.