Zoo Music: Verve Pipe - With a reputation for spectacular live performances, the genesis of multi-platinum artist The Verve Pipe can be traced back to the early 90s when the principal members of two rival Michigan bands joined forces. After releasing two independent albums, I’ve Suffered A Head Injury and Pop Smear, the group quickly garnered a regional following for its textured rock songs distinguished by innovative arrangements, soul- searching lyrics and layered vocals.
Birds and Breakfast - Eat a free breakfast and then go birding at the Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. Non birders welcome.
Lavender in the Village Festival - The 11th annual Lavender Festival returns with live music, free yoga classes, a Kids Camp, wellness seminars, cooking demonstrations, and 70 artisans offering everything from lavender bouquets to lavender paintings, pies, spices, lotions, beer, and wine. A perfect day for lavender lovers of all ages. Free parking. Located across the street from Los Poblanos Inn & Farm.
Jazz Under the Stars: Dexter Gordon Tribute - The New Mexico Jazz Festival in partnership with the New Mexico Jazz Workshop presents a special concert tribute to legendary saxophonist, Dexter Gordon on the 30th anniversary of the Oscar nominated film, Round Midnight, in which Gordon starred. The concert, which will be introduced by Gordon’s widow, Maxine, also commemorates Dexter Gordon’s Jazz Workshop-sponsored appearance at the KiMo Theater in 1980.
Sunday, July 16
Inpost Outpost Reception:The Music and the Muse: Prints by Reginald... - Reginald Gammon (1921-2005), originally from Philadelphia, moved to New York City in 1951. He taught in the New York public schools and for 21 years at Western Michigan University. When he retired to New Mexico in 1992 he became active in the arts scene here. Gammon’s paintings and prints often explore aspects of African American life and history. He was a member of the black artists’ collective, Spiral, with Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, Hale Woodruff and Emma Amos, among others.
Hike in Mesa Prieta Canyon - Sunday Hikes and Activities will explore Open Space properties and showcase knowledgeable guides and members of our community leading explorations and offering demonstrations in an assortment of fields and specialties. Meet at 8:30 am. Mesa Prieta Canyon, Petroglyph National Monument. A strenuous hike in a little traveled area of the Petroglyph National Monument led by Dr. Matt Schmader. Pre-registration required 452-5222