This Week in Albuquerque: Hit Broadway musical, Car Shows, Baseball


This week in Albuquerque is filled with fermentation, car shows, and baseball!

1. New Mexico Fermentation Festival

For the third year in a row the Edible publications will be partnering with the Hubbell House Alliance for this unique food festival, which aims to educate the public on the growing trend of creating and enjoying fermented foods. This all-day event will feature twenty different fermentation workshops – ranging from hands-on activities to lectures and tutorials. A few topics that will be covered in these workshops include: hot sauces, kimchi, and kombucha. In addition to the workshops there will also be live music and delicious fare from local food trucks.

Date and Time: Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Location: Gutierrez-Hubbell House Museum

Price: Prices Vary

For more information, click here. 


2. 2018 Season – Albuquerque Isotopes vs Sacramento River Cats

Nothing says summer like a baseball game, and the Isotopes season is in full swing! Starting Monday, ABQ’s hometown team will be taking on the Sacramento River Cats in a 4-game series. Last year the team had a special night where they became the Albuquerque Green Chile Cheeseburgers. This year don’t miss out as the team transforms into the Mariachis de Nuevo Mexico for a few nights this season. Tuesday will be the second time they have made this transformation – which includes special jerseys for the team, limited-edition merchandise for fans to purchase and $5 taco specials throughout the park.

Date and Time: Entire season: April 5th – October 31st

Location: Isotopes Park

Price: Prices vary

For more information, click here. 


3. Live Music: Charlie Daniels

Details: Perhaps best known for his hit song, “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”, Charlie Daniels will be making a stop here in the Duke City. At 79 years old, Daniels is still touring the country performing a variety of his songs which range in genre from Southern Rock to Bluegrass.

Date and Time: Sunday, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. 

Location: Sandia Resort &Casino

Price: $35 – $75

For more information, click here.


4. 2018 Under the Stars Summer Concert Series

Details: Presented by the NM Jazz Workshop, the 2018 Under the Stars Summer Concert Series features live music from a variety of bands in the beautiful open-air Albuquerque Museum amphitheater on a weekly basis. This Friday, catch Calle 66, a local contemporary salsa band. On Saturday, Men’s Voices, 12 Bars of Groove, will perform – featuring performances in the styles of jazz, funk, and blues.

Date and Time: Recurring weekly on Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 pm

Location: Albuquerque Museum d. Price: $12 – $18 

For more information, click here. 


5. 34th Annual Car Show

The New Mexico Council of Car Clubs will be hosting its 34th Annual Car show this week at the Albuquerque Museum. This year’s theme is Vintage Imported Vehicles, although the show will welcome vehicles of all makes and models. Trophies will be awarded in over 20 classes of vehicles. Hundreds of classic cars, sports cars and motorcycles will be on display in the museum parking lot, with special model vehicles and automobile art being displayed inside of the museum.

Date and Time: Thursday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. 

Location: Albuquerque Museum

Price: Free spectator admission, $10 vehicle registration fee 

For more information, click here. 


6. Performance: The King and I 

Details: A Rodgers & Hammerstein classic, The King and I, is a beloved musical for many theatre fans. Set in Bangkok in the 1860s, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and a British schoolteacher whom he has brought to Siam to teach his many wives and children. As the winner of the 2015 Tony Award for “Best Musical Revival”, this is not a show to miss!

Date and Time: Wednesday – Sunday, times vary

Location: Popejoy Hall d. Price: Prices Vary 

For more information, click here. 


7. Magic FX the Show 

Details: Grand illusionist Michael St. Lyon and Comedy Magician Jake Wickid have teamed up to bring a magical performance that audiences of all ages will enjoy. The performance features classic illusions that have been updated with fresh, surprise twists that give this show a modern feel.

Date and Time: Sunday and Monday, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Location: South Broadway Cultural Center

Price: $15

For more information, click here. 

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