CALENDAR

Aug
14
Tue
Antique American Indian Art Show @ El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM
Aug 14 @ 11:00 am – Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm

THE ANTIQUE AMERICAN INDIAN ART SHOW SANTA FE 2018

Keeping the Tradition Alive!

When the world comes to Santa Fe for the best in American Indian art – Its heritage will be found at The Antique American Indian Art Show, at El Museo in The Railyard.

IN THE RAILYARD: El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM
2018 OPENING: Tues., August 14th (6pm-9pm).
100% of the gala ticket proceeds benefit KNME New Mexico PBS.
2018 SHOW DATES: Weds., Thurs., Fri., August 15th – 17th (11am-5pm)

Aug
16
Thu
Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Aug 16 @ 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!

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Aug 16 @ 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.

Party on the Patio
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.

Aug
17
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 17 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Movies on the Plaza: @ Civic Plaza
Aug 17 all-day

Movies on the Plaza is an open-air series of family-friendly movies on Civic Plaza also starting on Friday, May 18 and continuing every week through the end of September. All the movies are free and open to all residents of the city. Movies on the Plaza will use the newly installed, state-of-the-art video wall on the plaza stage. On Fridays, movies start at 8:00 PM, following the conclusion of the live music from ABQ Foods Fridays where moviegoers can have dinner prior to show time. Some seating is available but moviegoers can bring their own portable seats, blankets, and lawn chairs. Movies on the Plaza kicks-off the season on May 18 with Disney’s The Little Mermaid, the beloved animated classic. Movies on the Plaza takes place on Fridays but moves to and on some Wednesdays. The entire schedule for the season is listed below.

Civic Plaza Presents the MOVIES ON THE PLAZA Summer Series:

  • May 18 (Fri)  –  The Little Mermaid (8:00 PM)
  • May 25 (Fri)  –  The Sandlot (8:00 PM)
  • May 30 (Wed)  –  Ferdinand (7:00 PM)
  • June 6 (Wed)  –  Avengers (special presentation with Albuquerque Film & Music Experience – 7:00 PM)
  • June 13 (Wed)  –  Fantastic Mr. Fox (7:00 PM)
  • June 20 (Wed)  –  Willow (7:00 PM)
  • June 27 (Wed)  –  Lilo & Stitch (7:00 PM)
  • July 6 (Fri)  –  Grease (8:00 PM)
  • July 11 (Wed)  –  Toy Story (7:00 PM)
  • July 20 (Fri)  –  Goal (special presentation with ABQ Futsal Tournament – 8:00 PM)
  • July 27 (Fri)  –  Coco (8:00 PM)
  • August 3 (Fri)  –  The Wizard of Oz (8:00 PM)
  • August 10 (Fri)  –  Lion King (8:00 PM)
  • August 17 (Fri)  –  The Greatest Showman (8:00 PM)
  • August 24 (Fri)  –  Book of Life (8:00 PM)
  • August 31 (Fri)  –  Beetlejuice (8:00 PM)
  • September 7 (Fri)  –  Howl’s Moving Castle (8:00 PM)
  • September 14 (Fri)  –  Hidden Figures (8:00 PM)
  • September 21 (Fri)  –  Labyrinth (8:00 PM)
  • September 28 (Fri)  –  The Outsiders (8:00 PM)

All Civic Plaza Presents events are family friendly / dog friendly / bike friendly. Civic Plaza is in close proximity to the Downtown Rail Runner station and a BICI bike share station is located across the street at the Convention Center front doors. In case of inclement weather, the events may be cancelled.

ABQ Food Fridays @ Civic Plaza
Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

ABQ Food Fridays is a weekly, open-air food and craft beer event on Fridays. It is a pop-up happy hour event where people can enjoy fine food, drinks and live music in a fun and unique atmosphere followed by a screening of a free movie.

Each week will have dinner from a different restaurant and music from a different live band. All dinner entrees will have a fixed price point of $10 or less. Restaurants that have signed on for ABQ Food Fridays include Slate Street Café, M’Tucci’s Italian Kitchen, Pueblo Harvest Café, Delish among several others. Chefs will serve out of the Silver Spoon – a top of the line mobile kitchen in a beautifully renovated classic Airstream trailer! Upcoming bands include the Red Light Cameras, Cali Shaw Band, Le Chat Lunatique, and others. There is no cover charge and it is family-friendly so all are welcome to come and enjoy the music and fun atmosphere on Civic Plaza.

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Aug 17 @ 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.

Party on the Patio
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.

Aquarium Overnighters @ ABQ BioPark @ ABQ BioPark
Aug 17 @ 6:30 pm – 6:45 pm

Aquarium Overnight – August

Join us at the ABQ BioPark Aquarium!

When

Aug 17, 2018 06:30 PM – Aug 18, 2018 08:00 AM

Where

ABQ BioPark Aquarium
2601 Central Avenue NW
AlbuquerqueNM 87104

Description

Pack your pajamas and pillow for the ultimate sleepover! This month’s theme is Sleeping with the Sharks.

Explore the Aquarium at night and learn in depth about ocean animals. Meet marine animals up close at the touchpools, play a game, get crafty (we provide ideas and supplies) and take in a marine movie at the Aquarium theater.

Check in is from 6:30-7 p.m. on Friday. Overnights last until 8 a.m. on Saturday morning. Children under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Find more Aquarium Overnight events.

FAQs

Learn more about Aquarium Overnights on our Aquarium Overnight FAQs page.

Registration

Pre-registration is required and participation is reserved only after payment is received. No refunds for Aquarium Overnight ticket purchases. Group size is limited.

For more information, please call our Education Clerk at (505) 848-7180.

Price

$30, reservations required.
Aug
18
Sat
Las Cruces Salsa Fest @ Downtown Plaza de Las Cruces
Aug 18 all-day

August 18th join DLCP and the rest of downtown for the annual SalsaFest!

For a decade now SalsaFest has been a hallmark of Downtown Las Cruces. From Salsa competitions to Salsa Dancing, we have had it all! This year join the Downtown Las Cruces Partnership Saturday, August 18th, from 6 pm to 11 pm for our 10th annual SalsaFest!

SalsaFest 2018 will be in conjunction with the Las Cruces Summer Beer Festival this year! That’s right. Two great events, one big party! The night will feature over 200 beers to sample from, plenty of Salsas to sample from, Salsa dancing, Salsa music, and much more. Pre-sale tickets are available online at lcbeerfest.com for $20, and under 12 years of age get in for free. On the night of tickets will be $25 at the gate so be sure to pre-purchase your tickets!

SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market @ Sante Fe Plaza
Aug 18 – Aug 19 all-day

Native Art. Inspired.

Experience the magic of the Market! Join us in celebrating Native arts and culture in the largest and most prestigious intertribal fine art market in the world. Visit Santa Fe Indian Market and enjoy seeing and interacting with over 1,000 of the “best of the best” Native artists, craftspersons, and designers. Celebrate tribal traditions and history. Witness exciting contemporary evolution and growth, as Native fine art is passed on to new generations. Gather with friends old and new and savor the fun, fashion, music, dance, food, film and more. Share the legacy and the joy! See you at the Market!

The Santa Fe Indian Market is the largest and most prestigious juried Native arts show in the world. 

Begun in 1922, Indian Market attracts over 100,000 visitors from all over the world, to buy art directly from roughly 1,000 artists from 200+ federally recognized tribes from the U.S. and Canada. 

Indian Market provides a rare opportunity to meet Native artists and learn about contemporary Indian arts and cultures. Quality and authenticity are the hallmarks of the Santa Fe Indian Market, which is produced by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts (SWAIA), a non-profit organization that promotes Native art and artists.

Downtown Albuquerque Growers’ Market @ Robinson Park
Aug 18 @ 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.

Westside Summerfest @ Cottonwood Corners
Aug 18 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Westside Summerfest

Free, family, fun, concert-series.

2018 Westside Headliner Ozomatli on Wood and Tin

Saturday, August 18, 2018 | 4-10 p.m.

This free family-friendly event features fun for the whole family including an artisan market, microbrew garden, food trucks and live entertainment from local and national acts.

Performers

National Headliner – Ozomatli

Ozomatli has been defined by innovation and creativity since its inception in 1995. Hailing from Los Angeles, the group found a way to represent the city’s eclectic culture through music that appeals to the local community and the world beyond. This band’s success has exemplified in an impressive variety of genres from classic to modern Latino, urban, hop-hop and other world styles. They are proud recipients of a Grammy Award for “Best Latin Rock/Alternative Album” and a Latin GRAMMY Award for “Best Alternative Music Album” in 2005. They strive to make music to be shared through the generations and have even recorded music specifically targeted towards children and families. Audiences of all ages will enjoy the energy and style of this six-piece band as they take the stage at Westside Summerfest.

Entertainment Schedule coming soon.

Food & Drink

Grab a bite to eat from your choice of many local food trucks. Adults can unwind from the week in the Microbrew Garden with the best local brews, spirits and wines from local establishments.

Artisan Market

Shop local! Browse through a variety of local handcrafted artisans ranging from pottery, housewares, and baked goods to clothing, body products and jewelry. There will be plenty to choose from and these local artisans have what you’re looking for.

Children’s Activities

The kids’ area is full of fun activities including free face painting, an inflatable bounce house, slides and games and a 25-foot rock climbing wall presented by the City of Albuquerque Parks & Recreation Department.

Getting There

Parking

Free parking is available at the Cibola High School (parking map), with free shuttles taking event goers from Cibola parking lots to the event.

Bike Valet

Take advantage of the free Bike Valet provided by Esperanza Bicycle Safety Education Center.

Westside Summerfest is free to the public. Pets are welcome on leashes. This is a rain or shine event.

Albuquerque ARTScrawl – Old Town Artful Saturday
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Albuquerque ARTScrawl – Old Town Artful Saturday

—ARTFUL SATURDAY
An Artful Saturday event takes place on the third Saturday of every month. The event rotates between Old Town, Route 66, and The Heights so check our listings for each month’s location!

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Aug 18 @ 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.

Party on the Patio
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.

Aug
19
Sun
Rail Yards Market @ Albuquerque Rail Yards - Blacksmith Shop
Aug 19 @ 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

Aug
23
Thu
The Annual Great American Duck Race, Deming @ Courthouse Park
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day

August 23rd – 26th, 2018
McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming, New Mexico

Thursday, August 23
Evening Luna County Skate Competition Deming Skate Park (Matt Robinson 575-546-0494)
6:30pm  Duck Royalty Pageants Voier’s “Pit” Park Amphitheater

Friday, August 24
4 pm Carnival Courthouse Park
All Day (some open) Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park
4-8 pm Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park
6:30pm Sponsor Party/Dinner Deming Elks Lodge #2750 (3401 Raymond Reed Blvd)

Saturday, August 25
All Day Carnival Courthouse Park
All Day Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park
All Day Slow Pitch Tournament Hooten Complex
7am Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension Deming Soccer Field
9am-2pm Desert Classics Car Show District Court Parking Lot on Poplar & Platinum (Robert Welch 575-543-5120)
10am Tournament of Ducks Parade Downtown Deming
10am Great American Horseshoe Tournament Courthouse Park (Tommy Esquivel 575-494-1890)
11am-2 pm 1st United Methodist Church Barbecue Granite & Buckeye – delivery available- 546-2791
12N-8p Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park
12N-4 pm ($5 entry) Live Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs
2pm Great American Tortilla Toss Poplar Street
5:30pm Great American Outhouse Race Silver Street
5:30-7pm ($5 entry) Evening Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs
8:00pm Duck Dance Adobe Deli ($10 Admission, Free Admission for sponsors wearing sponsor shirt)
**Pets, with the exception of service animals with paperwork, are not allowed at the Park. 

Sunday, August 26
All Day Carnival Courthouse Park
All Day Duck Mart/Vendors Courthouse Park
All Day Slow Pitch Tournament Hooten Complex
7am Hot Air Balloon Mass Ascension Deming Soccer Field
10 am Great American Washers Tournament Courthouse Park (Tommy Esquivel 575-494-1890)
12N-6p Entertainment/Stage Area Courthouse Park
12N ($5 entry) Live Duck Race/Water Race McKinley Duck Downs
3pm Duck Race eliminations/finals McKinley Duck Downs
**Pets, with the exception of service animals with paperwork, are not allow at the Park. Pets can be left at the kennel. Donations appreciated. 

Los Alamos Farmers Market @ Mesa Public Library parking lot
Aug 23 @ 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!

Pueblo Harvest Party on the Patio @ Pueblo Harvest
Aug 23 @ 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.

Party on the Patio
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.

Aug
24
Fri
Los Alamos Summer Concert Series
Aug 24 all-day

The Torch has been Passed! Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson have booked a full summer of Friday concerts at Ashley Pond.

The FREE Summer Concert Series begins May 25th,
with Dre Z Melodi—on the Pond, 7 to 10pm.

The Summer Concert Series is presented FREE to the public by the County of
Los Alamos and the businesses, professionals, and neighbors in our community.

The Series, has been coordinated and managed for 28 years by Russ Gordon of Gordons’ Concerts. The torch has been passed, and the Concert Series will be managed by Russ’ son and future daughter-in-law, Abe Gordon and Kara Robertson. This series of Friday evening concerts-in-the-park spans the summer from late May through August and is held at Ashley Pond, the centerpiece of Los Alamos.

Each year thousands of residents and visitors take advantage of our beautiful Ashley Pond Park. Pull up a lawn chair and enjoy an eclectic variety of talent from rock to blues, jazz, country, Latin, Americana, African & World rhythms and more, including Russian Rokenroll. At the Pond each week you’ll find a variety of hot and cold food and drinks provided by our many vendors.

Don’t miss it!

Movies on the Plaza: @ Civic Plaza
Aug 24 all-day

Movies on the Plaza is an open-air series of family-friendly movies on Civic Plaza also starting on Friday, May 18 and continuing every week through the end of September. All the movies are free and open to all residents of the city. Movies on the Plaza will use the newly installed, state-of-the-art video wall on the plaza stage. On Fridays, movies start at 8:00 PM, following the conclusion of the live music from ABQ Foods Fridays where moviegoers can have dinner prior to show time. Some seating is available but moviegoers can bring their own portable seats, blankets, and lawn chairs. Movies on the Plaza kicks-off the season on May 18 with Disney’s The Little Mermaid, the beloved animated classic. Movies on the Plaza takes place on Fridays but moves to and on some Wednesdays. The entire schedule for the season is listed below.

Civic Plaza Presents the MOVIES ON THE PLAZA Summer Series:

  • May 18 (Fri)  –  The Little Mermaid (8:00 PM)
  • May 25 (Fri)  –  The Sandlot (8:00 PM)
  • May 30 (Wed)  –  Ferdinand (7:00 PM)
  • June 6 (Wed)  –  Avengers (special presentation with Albuquerque Film & Music Experience – 7:00 PM)
  • June 13 (Wed)  –  Fantastic Mr. Fox (7:00 PM)
  • June 20 (Wed)  –  Willow (7:00 PM)
  • June 27 (Wed)  –  Lilo & Stitch (7:00 PM)
  • July 6 (Fri)  –  Grease (8:00 PM)
  • July 11 (Wed)  –  Toy Story (7:00 PM)
  • July 20 (Fri)  –  Goal (special presentation with ABQ Futsal Tournament – 8:00 PM)
  • July 27 (Fri)  –  Coco (8:00 PM)
  • August 3 (Fri)  –  The Wizard of Oz (8:00 PM)
  • August 10 (Fri)  –  Lion King (8:00 PM)
  • August 17 (Fri)  –  The Greatest Showman (8:00 PM)
  • August 24 (Fri)  –  Book of Life (8:00 PM)
  • August 31 (Fri)  –  Beetlejuice (8:00 PM)
  • September 7 (Fri)  –  Howl’s Moving Castle (8:00 PM)
  • September 14 (Fri)  –  Hidden Figures (8:00 PM)
  • September 21 (Fri)  –  Labyrinth (8:00 PM)
  • September 28 (Fri)  –  The Outsiders (8:00 PM)

All Civic Plaza Presents events are family friendly / dog friendly / bike friendly. Civic Plaza is in close proximity to the Downtown Rail Runner station and a BICI bike share station is located across the street at the Convention Center front doors. In case of inclement weather, the events may be cancelled.