This weekend is for all the mothers out there. So take mom out to celebrate with one of these events. And maybe pick up your socks for once.
Head out to Los Poblanos Fields Open Space, 1701 Montaño Road NW, for an evening of music and more. From 6-8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, the free event will host a performance from Chill House featuring Hillary Smith, along with a rocking climbing wall, face painting, hands-on nature activities and more.
Stop on by
The 26th annual Placitas Studio Tour kicks-off this weekend. From 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, artists of all mediums will open their studios and eventgoers will be able to purchase works directly from the artists. The event is free. Visit placitasstudiotour.com
for studio locations and more information.
For all those soccer moms, the New Mexico United is taking on the Monterey Bay FC Union in a family night match. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 13. Tickets start at $19, plus fees, at newmexicoutd.com
. Rio Grande Credit Union Field at Isotopes Park is located at 1601 Avenida Cesar Chavez SE.
Ex Novo Brewing Company is hosting United in Beer, a statewide collaborative beer festival that benefits the Somos Unidos Foundation.
The 26 participating breweries were paired up and each duo collaborated on a beer. The 21-and-over festival runs from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at Ex Novo, 4895 Corrales Road in Corrales.
Tickets are $40, plus fees, at eventbrite.com
, and includes admission, eight drink tokens, and a United In Beer glass and pouch.
Mothers of the Animal Kingdom
The ABQ BioPark Zoo is hosting a tribute to mothers of all kinds with “Mother’s Day at the Zoo.” Eventgoers can learn about moms of all species, enjoy music and even order a special Mother’s Day Brunch. Admission prices start at $1 with children 2 and under free. Visit cabq.gov/artsculture/biopark/events/mothers-day-at-the-zoo-1
‘Over hill, over dale’
Duke City Repertory Theatre is bringing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” to High and Dry Brewing with its “Bard Crawl” on Saturday, May 13. The play is described as “serious actors, no directors, one rehearsal, performed in a bar.”
The event is pay-what-you-will. The venue is 21 and over but children are permitted with a guardian (recommended for ages 13+). High and Dry is located at 529 Adams St. NE. Visit dukecityrep.com
for more information.
An equine event
Saddle up and head to Corrales to learn about the history of horses in the village. The Heritage Day Roundup! event runs from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, May 13, and is free. The roundup, part of the village’s Heritage Day celebration, features a photo exhibition and children’s activities, and at 1 p.m. Doug Casteel will speak on horses, and from noon-3 p.m. Corrales’ inaugural pet mayor Aspen will be on site. The Historic Old San Ysidro Church is located at 966 Old Church Road in Corrales.