Make sure that green shirt is clean and ironed! You’re going to need it for St. Patrick’s Day on Monday. Don’t have any green clothing? Well, you’d better get on it. After all, you have all weekend to find your pinch-preventer. While you’re out there shopping for green gear, make sure to stop by some of these can’t miss weekend events:
If you still have nothing planned for tonight and need to scrub some grime off your hands, well, why not kill two birds with one stone?
Check out the Simple Soap Making Workshop at Appaloosa Art Space (2820 Richmond Drive NE) tonight from 6 p.m to 7:30 p.m. Learn how to spawn your own suds from simple kitchen supplies and ingredients. People of all ages are welcome. Just don’t forget to bring your favorite-smelling spice.
Happy New Year!
No, we’re not late on this. Maybe we should say, “Happy Mesoamerican Solar New Year” instead. Tomorrow, March 15, from noon to 3 p.m., the National Hispanic Cultural Center will be hosting an Aztec New Year celebration ceremony.
Many indigenous nations of Mexico honor the Mesoamerican Solar New Year, which is seen as a time of renewal. The groups Kalpulli Ehecatl and Kalpulli Izcalli, who ensure Mesoamerica traditions live on and flourish, will bring the ceremony to the Plaza Mayor at NHCC for the very first time.
Admission is free, and this ceremony is sure to be a feast for the eyes.
Eat Your Art Out
Tomorrow, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History is hosting Family Fun Day: All that Glitters. The world of Spanish colonial life in Mexico, Central America, and South America will be brought to life through performances, art projects and family activities.
Performances by “Encuentro” members will take place at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.. There will also be a scavenger hunt in the Behind Closed Doors: Art in the Spanish American Home, 1492-1898 exhibition. Learn about the intense objects wealthy residents kept in their homes.
This event is open to all ages and free of charge.
What are you doing this weekend?