September 2017 Top Picks

friday 1–saturday 9 | various times Kid yoga

Kid Goat Yoga at Wildlife West. Experience a yoga class unlike any other as you complete your practice surrounded by playful kid goats. All ages welcome. Info: Wildlife West Nature Park, 87 N. Frontage Road, Edgewood, Tickets $15 per person







friday 1 | 7:30–9:30 pm
Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn. This Grammy winning duo, the “king and queen of the banjo,” have taken the instrument across multiple genres. Info: KiMo Theatre, 423 Central Ave. NW, 886-1251, Tickets: $35-$45.





saturday 2 | 6–8 pm 3 ABQ Museum Photo credit N. Vanesky
Full Moon Concert with Le Chat Lunatique. This band’s music displays clever lyrics, humor, intensity, and skill. Bring blankets, chairs, flashlights, your friends, family, neighbors and yourself. A food truck and dessert truck will be on hand. Info: Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd. NW, 897-8831, Free.










saturday 9 | 10 am–12 pm 4 Expose Dance

Family/Children’s Insect Workshop: Kelly Eckel will teach about insects and their role in nature. Children can look at pollinator insects close up and magnified with a variety of tools to learn how insects function in their world. Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd. NW, 897-8831, Free.






sunday 10 | 3–4:30 pmMusic in Corrales
Music in Corrales. M5 Mexican Brass, Latin America’s most successful brass quintet, will provide exciting, virtuosic brass arrangements from Bach to Bernstein at this Music in Corrales opener. Info: Old San Ysidro Church, 966 Old Church Road, Corrales. or Advance tickets $22; $25 at door, if available.




monday 11 | 10–11 am 6 2d01a5d7bc904fa97b1670751e380577--old-town-news-mexico
A Habitat Garden: Shelter In Winter. Janet Ganhem will speak about how the change of seasons from fall and winter to spring impacts not just the garden but also wildlife. Presentation in the Xeric Garden Club’s certified wildlife habitat garden. Info: The Albuquerque Garden Center, 10120 Lomas Blvd. NE, Free.




friday 15| 6:30–10 pm7 Quartet w_Micah

Adult Night at Explora, for ages 18+. Want a fun, affordable night out? Enjoy this month’s theme, “Inventive Art,” live music, refreshments, and hands-on exhibit activities. Next 2017 Adult Night date is November 17. Info: Explora, 1701 Mountain Road NW, 224-8323, Admission: $8 at door, $5 for ages 65+, students, military with ID.




friday 22 and saturday 23 | 6–10:30 pm 8 2016 Bubonicon Troopers
¡Globalquerque!. New Mexico’s Celebration of World Music and Culture. Performers from far reaches of the planet perform alongside artists representing New Mexico’s regional cultures on three stages. Info: National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 4th Street SW, 724-4771, Tickets: $37; day of show, $42.



saturday 23 | 10 am–4 pm 9 CarShow_Photo3Mama’s Minerals 12th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. Featuring NM artists’ handmade jewelry, fabric art, sculpture, stone carving, woodwork, paintings, and ceramics. Enjoy live music, food, and check out the Community Rocks Booths showcasing local nonprofit organizations. Info: Mama’s Minerals, 800 20th Street NW, I-40 and Rio Grande at Bellamah, 266-8443, Free.





saturday 30 | 12–4 pm Indigenahora
¡IndigenAHORA! A family-friendly celebration of Indigenous cultures as interpreted by contemporary hip-hop artists. Performers are Luanko (Mapuche, Chile), N8V ACE (Navajo, New Mexico), and local Albuquerque youth band Sonyk Vortex. Event is benefiting the Menaul School’s Native American Scholarship. Minimum requested donation $22 adults, $11 students. Info:




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