Neighborhood Nature Festival
featuring Dos Gatos (at 10:30 am)
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Come celebrate nature right in your neighborhood with free pop-up events! We'll have live music, bilingual nature storytelling and puppet show, nature-themed carnivale performers, bosque ecosystem traveling exhibit truck, hands-on science activities, nature-based games, show and tell with urban wild animals, Esperanza bike repair clinic, food trucks, on-site language interpreters, and more!
This week we'll be sharing the park with Route 66 West Fest. We run 9 am to noon and they run 10 am to 6 pm. So come and make a day of it! Not only can you enjoy our Neighborhood Nature Fest, but you can also enjoy their car show, vendors and bands. Two FREE fests for the cost of one! Hah!
Vendors include Esperanza Bicycle Safety & Education Center | Transit Department | Keep Albuquerque Beautiful | Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central New Mexico | Ciudad Soil and Water Conservation District | Friends of Valle de Oro- ABQ Backyard Refuge Program | Hawks Aloft | Michelle Adam - Bilingual Storyteller | Conservation Carnivale | We Grow Eco | Naomi Todd-Reyes LLC: On-site Language Interpretation | PopFizz Paletas Food Truck
This event will feature an Interactive Music Performance with Recycleman!
The event is free, but please register to get updated info on the day's activities and the rest of the festivals (running monthly through September). You can also make reservations by phone through Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251.
Additional information is available on the City of Albuquerque's website.
Albuquerque-based duo Dos Gatos incorporate multiple musical genres, including zydeco, Tex-Mex, blues, gypsy jazz, swing, and a dash of outlaw country. Dos Gatos features Felix "Gato" Peralta, the front man for Felix y Los Gatos, and David Barclay Gomez on accordion.