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May
4
Sat
Los Ranchos Growers’ and Art Markets @ Los Ranchos Growers' Market & Art Market
May 4 – Nov 9 all-day

Los Ranchos Growers’ and Art Markets

Regular Season, May 4 – November 9, 2019

Winter Markets: 2nd Saturday of the month, Dec – April, 10 am – noon 

Market Tables Note:  Lots of fresh local produce and products!

Carrots, leeks, apples, beets, Jerusalem artichokes, radishes, turnips, assorted greens, onions, garlic, seasonal plants, eggs, jams/jellies, various pastries (regular and gluten free), honey, local products, burritos, popcorn, hot coffee, and more!

Artists

The Los Ranchos Art Market is a wonderful place to find creative and unique products handcrafted by New Mexico artists.  Available products include jewelry in various styles and materials, pottery, glass mosaics, wooden home accessories, crocheted hats, toys, and other goodies, wind chimes, soap and other personal care products, quilts and other fabric creations, leather products, batik t-shirts, photographs, wall art in various styles and mediums, metal products, tie dyed wearables, upcycled furniture, pet products, knives, and candles.  There is always something new to discover!

Jun
14
Fri
National Senior Games @ Albuquerque Convention Center
Jun 14 – Jun 25 all-day

Jun
15
Sat
Festival Flamenco Internacional de Alburquerque @ National Hispanic Cultural Center
Jun 15 – Jun 22 all-day

The National Institute of Flamenco is proud to present Festival Flamenco International de Alburquerque. Distinguished as the most important and longest standing flamenco event outside of Spain, Festival Flamenco is a true celebration of cultural exchange and of course, flamenco.

Festival Flamenco Alburquerque returns for a 32nd year of incredible artistry, culture, and inspiration! Our 2019 edition features 6 amazing companies and 5 U.S. Premieres!

 

Jun
20
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Jun 20 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market, a Los Alamos institution for decades welcomes you to enjoy and take part in our market. Our outdoor market operates on Thursday mornings weekly from May through October each year. On peak days we feature more than forty vendors of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pestos, jams, breads, and much more. Average vendor participation in 2009 was 33 vendors. 2009 estimated sales were $485,000 of which more than $400K was by farmer/rancher vendors. On busy days, more than 2000 patrons frequent the market.

Our monthly winter markets are also popular community events.

We are always on the look-out for new and interesting vendors. Contact the market manager for more information.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market is a project of Los Alamos MainStreet.

Produce
Organics
Vegetables
Fruits
Flowers
Meats
Cheeses
Breads
… much more

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is the place to be on Thursday mornings May through October from 7:00 AM until 12:30 PM in the Mesa Public Library Parking lot in downtown Los Alamos. For more information, contact Market Manager Cindy Talamantes. Email or 505-581-4651 H 505-929-6579
… and fun!

ABQ BioPark Summer Nights Concert Series @ Zoo - ABQ Bio Park
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoo Music Concert Series

Zoo Music Concert Series

ABQ BioPark Summer Music

Summer Nights musical concerts highlight local and regional talent in the beautiful ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, highlighting folk and Americana sounds.

The 2019 dates for Summer Nights are Thursdays, June 13-July 25.

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

Pueblo Harvest hosts live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening year-round. While you listen (and dance!), enjoy a festive taco bar, all-you-can-eat horno-baked pizza, handcrafted signature cocktails, craft beer from award-winning local breweries, and a creative menu of appetizers from our acclaimed culinary team.

May through October
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 6-9:30 pm
$12 cover
Live music and horno-baked pizza on Pueblo Harvest’s beautiful outdoor patio.

Jun
21
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series @ Ashley Pond
Jun 21 all-day
Sancre Productions, producer of the 2019 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series at AshleyPond, announces Big Head Todd And The Monsters, Chevel Shepherd and the return of Igor & The Red Elvises in this year’s concert series happening 7-10 p.m. each Friday, May 24 to Aug 30.
Starting at 6 p.m., each concert will have a  food truck court, concert opening music and dance performances from area youth and a Nonprofit Row.
“We are thrilled to announce some early shows and highlights of the 2019 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series,” said Monica Griego, spokesperson for Sancre Productions. “In the last month, we have secured some of the best and most talented local musical performers and nationally touring musicians to participate in the community’s free concert series at Ashley Pond this summer.”
  • May 24: Baracutanga, with its seven-piece band representing four different countries–Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru and USA–kicks off the first concert of the Los Alamos Summer Concert Series. To find out more, visit: WWW.BARACUTANGA.ORG
  • May 31: Big Head Todd And The Monsters, platinum record power trio, with roots from Colorado. Concert sponsored by Zia Credit Union, Del Norte Credit Union and Los Alamos Schools Credit Union. To find out more, visit: WWW.BIGHEADTODD.COM
  • June 7:  Liver Down the River, the six-piece funk-adelic grass band favorite from the high mountain river valley of Durango, celebrates ChamberFest sponsored by the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce. To find out more, visit: WWW.LIVERDOWNTHERIVER.COM
  • July 12:  Chevel Shepherd, nationally acclaimed teen country singer and winner of ‘The Voice,’ celebrates ScienceFest. Concert sponsored by Los Alamos MainStreet. To find out more, visit: WWW.CHEVELSHEPHERD.COM
  • Aug. 2: Igor & The Red Elvises, Rock N’ Roll band  and local hometown fan favorite return to Ashley Pond, by popular demand. To find out more, visit: WWW.REDELVISES.COM
“This incredible lineup would not be possible without the support of local Los Alamos businesses and Los Alamos County,” Griego said. “There are many wonderful bands and concert sponsorship opportunities available for businesses wanting to support thissummer’s concert series.”
The full 2019 Los Alamos Summer Concert Series lineup will be announced by May 5.
Check the website launched this week at: www.secretcitysummerconcerts.com and social media channels: Facebook: @SecretCitySummerConcertSeries and Instagram:
@secretcitysummerconcertseries
Concert Sponsorships are available now. Businesses interested in sponsoring individual concerts or the Series Presenter opportunity, can request the official 2019 Sponsor Packet at: Sponsors@secretcitysummerconcerts.com.
ABQ Bio Park Zoo Music @ Zoo - ABQ Bio Park
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoo Music Concert Series

Zoo Music Concert Series

ABQ BioPark Summer Music

Summer Concert Series

General lawn seating for both venues. Blankets, lawn chairs and picnics are welcome, but please do not bring glass containers, sharp knives or alcoholic beverages. Food, beer and wine are available for purchase. Animal exhibits are open until 8 p.m. Events are rain or shine and tickets are available online or at the gate.

Zoo Music

The Zoo Music concert series showcases regional, national and international talent playing a variety of music, including country, Latin rock, Afro-Cuban, Celtic, bluegrass, Cajun and pop-rock.

The 2019 dates for Zoo Music are Fridays, June 14-July 19.

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Jun 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

Pueblo Harvest hosts live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening year-round. While you listen (and dance!), enjoy a festive taco bar, all-you-can-eat horno-baked pizza, handcrafted signature cocktails, craft beer from award-winning local breweries, and a creative menu of appetizers from our acclaimed culinary team.

May through October
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 6-9:30 pm
$12 cover
Live music and horno-baked pizza on Pueblo Harvest’s beautiful outdoor patio.

Jun
22
Sat
Clovis’ Draggin’ Main Music Festival @ Curry County Events Center
Jun 22 – Jun 29 all-day

  • Schedule of Events

     June 23 – 27 @ 4pm Tour of Clovis’ Classic Drive-Ins

    • Sun June 23 Sonic Drive-In (7th & Mitchell)

    • Mon June 24 Foxy Drive-In

    • Tue June 25 Taco Box

    • Wed June 26 Twin Cronnie Drive-In

    • Thur June 27  Wienerschnitzel

     June 26 – 28 Live Music at Marshall Auditorium

    • Wed June 26 Faith and Family Night

      • Josh Wilson with special guest Aundrea Dawson (Christian Concert)

    • Thur June 27 Lance Lipinsky and the Lovers (1950’s-’60’s Concert)

    • Fri June 28 Loverboy with special guests Liliac (Rock Concert)

     June 27-29 10am-5pm Tours of Norman Petty Studio

    • Tour the legendary studio where Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Buddy Knox, Waylon Jennings, Sonny West, The Fireballs, Charlie Phillips and many, many other ground breaking artists recorded their music–an amazing step back in time!

     June 29 Cars, Food, and Fun at Hillcrest Park

    • 9am – 3pm Gearhead Gathering at Hillcrest Park with food, fun, & shopping

    • 10am – American Legion 100th Anniversary Parade on Main Street

    • 10am – Crank It Up Car Stereo Contest

    • 11am, 1pm, and 9pm- Nitro Fire Up!

    • 1 pm – Outhouse Races!

    • 4pm – Great American Defense Community Patriotic Parade on Main Street, followed immediately by the Hot Rods Parade

    • 4pm- Food Court at CMS Admin Offices parking lot, 1009 Main St.

    • 5pm – Draggin’ Main Cruise

    • 9pm- Top Fuel Dragsters at Clovis Municipal Schools Admin Building Parking Lot

    Friday Night, June 28th  7pm at Marshall Auditorium

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    Thursday Night, June 27th  7pm at Marshall Auditorium

    Wednesday Night, June 26th  7pm at Marshall Auditorium

Downtown Albuquerque Growers’ Market @ Robinson Park
Jun 22 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

About Us

Mission Statement 
The Downtown Growers’ Market’s mission is to support and promote local agriculture, small business development and community engagement in order to better the economics, health, wellbeing and education of New Mexico residents and visitors.We’re located in historic Robinson ParkThe Downtown Growers’ Market is run by the DowntownABQ Main Street Initiative. The Market began in 1996, and continues to grow exponentially thanks to our vibrant community. The market is home to over 60 New Mexican growers offering the highest quality produce available in Albuquerque, along with a wide array of talented local artists and a delicious mix of prepared food artisans.Every week we feature a live band, yoga at 8:45am, community nonprofits, a bike valet service, and lots of community spirit! All are welcome! We accept EBT/SNAP funds {which we’ll double for you!}, that can be processed at our Information Booth, as well as WIC and Senior checks. Also, if you forgot cash- we got you covered! Visit the Info Booth on the east end of the park to learn how you can use your debit card to acquire market tokens.

Green Initiatives


We’re SOLAR POWERED. Positive Energy Solar provides electricity for our band and Java Joe’s espresso machine.

​BIKE to the market! Our neighbors at the Raynold’s Neighborhood Association provide a Bike Valet Service every Saturday starting May 5th. Bike to the market, leave your bike with them, and enjoy a stroll!

We have compost and recycling at Market in an effort to produce no waste. We are looking for volunteers to help with this program. If you are interested, please contact us below.

Expo New Mexico Flea Market @ EXPO New Mexico
Jun 22 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BUYING? SELLING? Join the fun at New Mexico’s largest open air market! We are located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard.
Thousands of people come every Saturday and Sunday. People are buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine–old, new, unique, tried and true.
If you have any questions regarding the Flea Market please call
505-319-2849
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting
Corrales Growers Market
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our Mission

The Corrales Growers’ Market operates to support the traditional agricultural economics of the Village of Corrales and to provide community access to sustainable sources of locally grown food. We support the preservation of farmland, the sustainability of small farms and local agricultural production by providing agricultural producers a marketing facility for the sale of their products directly to consumers.

Upcoming Music and Events

Sunday, April 7th: Final Winter Market, 11AM-1PM

Sunday, April 28: Season Opener and Master Gardener Plant Sale! Music by Rob Roman, 9AM-12PM

Sunday, May 5: Zoltan & the Fortune Tellers, 9AM-12PM

Sunday, May 12: Shelley Morningsong & Fabian Fontanelle, 9AM-12PM

Sunday, May 19: 80 Jackson Street, 9AM-12PM

Sunday, May 26: Lara Manzanares, 9AM-12PM

See our Facebook page notes for the complete season schedule.

Visit us in Corrales

500 Jones Rd. Corrales, NM 87048

We are located on Corrales Road, just south of the Post Office. Parking is available on either side of the market, both in the Post Office parking lot and attached gravel lot.

  • Traveling from Albuquerque: Travel north on Coors Road, past Alameda Blvd. Continue north on Corrales Road approximately 2 miles. The Market is located on the left, just before the Post Office.
  • Traveling from Rio Rancho: Travel east on Southern Blvd/Meadowlark Lane, past NM-528 into Corrales. Turn north on Corrales Road, and drive approximately half a mile. The Market is located on the left, just before the Post Office.
  • Traveling from Bernalillo: Travel south on NM-528. Turn left on Corrales Road/NM-488 and follow for approximately 4.5 miles. The Market will be located on the right, immediately after the Post Office.
Leasburg Dam State Park Music & the Stars @ Leasburg Dam State Park
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Music & the Stars
Sat. June 22, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
Join us for our Monthly Night Sky Program, with two hours of music – Tom Foster Morris ( Folk, Rock, Country), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to answer questions. Regular $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee or paid camping permit are required.
Sat. July 20, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – John Hyndman (Bluegrass), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors.  Regular $5 per vehicle Day Use Fee or paid camping permit are required.
Sat. August 24, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – “The Deming Fusiliers” ( Dennis Daily/ Rus Bradburd ), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors. Event is free with paid Day Use or Camping permit.
Sat. September 21, 2019
6pm – 8pm (music)  8pm – 9pm (telescope viewing)
 Join us for two hours of music – Nichole Martinez, followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors. Event is free with paid Day Use or Camping permit.
Sat. October 19,2019
 5pm-7pm (music)  7pm – 8pm (telescope viewing)
Join us for two hours of music – Tom Foster Morris (Folk, Country, Western, Rock ), followed by an hour of telescope observation of night sky objects. Volunteers from the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors.

Go to www.nmparks.com for map and directions. For directions, including a map, visit http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/leasburgdamstatepark.html

12712 State Park Road
Radium Springs, NM 88054
575-524-4068

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

 

Pueblo Harvest hosts live music every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening year-round. While you listen (and dance!), enjoy a festive taco bar, all-you-can-eat horno-baked pizza, handcrafted signature cocktails, craft beer from award-winning local breweries, and a creative menu of appetizers from our acclaimed culinary team.

May through October
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, 6-9:30 pm
$12 cover
Live music and horno-baked pizza on Pueblo Harvest’s beautiful outdoor patio.

Jun
23
Sun
Expo New Mexico Flea Market @ EXPO New Mexico
Jun 23 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
BUYING? SELLING? Join the fun at New Mexico’s largest open air market! We are located in Albuquerque at Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds on Central Avenue west of Louisiana Boulevard.
Thousands of people come every Saturday and Sunday. People are buying and selling just about anything and everything you can imagine–old, new, unique, tried and true.
If you have any questions regarding the Flea Market please call
505-319-2849
Hours: Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
weather permitting
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

RAIL YARDS MARKET
Come to the Rail Yards Market every Sunday for food, art, music and community. Set in Downtown Albuquerque’s Rail Yards enjoy local artisans, growers and musicians. For an inside look at the market, check out this blog post.

The Rail Yards Market’s mission is to celebrate the cuisine, culture, and art of Albuquerque and the State of New Mexico. Our commitment is to:
• Preserve the legacy of an historic downtown neighborhood.
• Gather the city’s many communities around a shared space.
• Nurture the next generation of local entrepreneurs.
• Create a dynamic hub for Albuquerque’s agricultural and artisanal
communities.
• Promote tourism by providing Albuquerque with a must-see
destination in the heart of downtown.
• Demonstrate one of many potential uses for the Rail Yards site.
• Promote the knowledge and preservation of New Mexico’s heirloom
crop varieties

Event Details

Time: 10am-2pm
Recurrence: Every Sunday
Admission: Free

Location: Blacksmith Shop at the Albuquerque Rail Yard in Barelas

777 1st Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-600-1109

Jun
24
Mon
San Juan Feast Day – Taos Pueblo @ Taos Pueblo
Jun 24 all-day

San Juan Feast Day – Taos Pueblo. Dances, races, pole climb, arts and crafts fair at the Taos Pueblo. Per vehicle admission fee. Free bus is provided between parking area and the Pueblo for those who don’t want to walk. For information: www.taospueblo.com or (575) 758-1028.

Jun
27
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Jun 27 @ 7:00 am – 12:30 pm


The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market, a Los Alamos institution for decades welcomes you to enjoy and take part in our market. Our outdoor market operates on Thursday mornings weekly from May through October each year. On peak days we feature more than forty vendors of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, pestos, jams, breads, and much more. Average vendor participation in 2009 was 33 vendors. 2009 estimated sales were $485,000 of which more than $400K was by farmer/rancher vendors. On busy days, more than 2000 patrons frequent the market.

Our monthly winter markets are also popular community events.

We are always on the look-out for new and interesting vendors. Contact the market manager for more information.

The Los Alamos Farmers’ Market is a project of Los Alamos MainStreet.

Produce
Organics
Vegetables
Fruits
Flowers
Meats
Cheeses
Breads
… much more

The Los Alamos Farmer’s Market is the place to be on Thursday mornings May through October from 7:00 AM until 12:30 PM in the Mesa Public Library Parking lot in downtown Los Alamos. For more information, contact Market Manager Cindy Talamantes. Email or 505-581-4651 H 505-929-6579
… and fun!

ABQ BioPark Summer Nights Concert Series @ Zoo - ABQ Bio Park
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Zoo Music Concert Series

Zoo Music Concert Series

ABQ BioPark Summer Music

Summer Nights musical concerts highlight local and regional talent in the beautiful ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden, highlighting folk and Americana sounds.

The 2019 dates for Summer Nights are Thursdays, June 13-July 25.