WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN
Noon-2 p.m. The National Day of Prayer. Sponsored by Pray for America. Taos Plaza, Taos. Free. Call (602) 349-6718.
2:30-4:30 p.m. Santa Fe Opera Season Preview. Presented by Andrea Fellows Walters, the opera’s director of education and community programs will discuss the five operas that will be performed this summer. Valverde Common House, 405 Valverde Commons Dr., Taos. Free. Call (575) 224-6335.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Book Club. Discuss “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See, potluck at 5:30 and discussion follows. Bring a dish to share or come only for discussion. Back building of the First Presbyterian Church next to Kit Carson Park, 215 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call (575) 758-3124.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Brother Coyote. Sabroso Restaurant and Bar, 470 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco. Free. Call (575) 776-3333.
7-10 p.m. Bill Smith. Jam, funk. Taos Mesa Brewing, 20 ABC Mesa Road, off U.S. 64 west. Cover $5. Call (575) 779-7977.
6:30-9:30 p.m. Sol Connection. Rock, Latin, funk, soul. Adobe Bar at the Taos Inn, 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call (575) 758-2233. 7-11:30 p.m. Ecstatic Dance.
Join DJ Julia Daye for an evening of dance meditations. No alcohol. High Frequency Loft, 1335 Gusdorf Road, Suite Q, Taos. Cover $10-$15. Call (575) 425-0709.
9-11:30 p.m. Ladies Night with Katy P & the Business. Rock and funk. KTAOS Solar Center, 9 State Road 150, north of El Prado. Women free. Men $5. Call (575) 758-5826.
9:30 p.m.-midnight. Ry Taylor and The Side Trips. Acoustic groove, Americana, Latin jazz, alternative rock and more. The Alley Cantina, 121 Teresina Lane, Taos. Call (474) 758-2233.
is celebrating Cinco de Mayo with a full weekend of live music starting off with the Dwayne Ortega Band playing Spanish, rock, country and more Friday (May 4) at 7 P.M. Then get down for hard rock by The UZ Band Saturday (May 5) starting at 6 p.m. Both shows have a $10 cover charge each.
1- 4 p.m. Afternoon Dance. Dance to live music. Fraternal Order of Eagles. Eagles Club, 1016 Dea Lane, Taos. Call (575) 758-3756
2-4 p.m. Opening Reception. Artist Nikesha Breeze opens her exhibit, “Within This Skin.” Harwood Museum of Art, 238 Ledoux St., Taos. Free. Call (575) 758-9826.
4-9:30 p.m. Big Swing Theory. First Friday cocktails and swing music. Adobe Bar at the Taos Inn, 125 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Free. Call (575) 758-2233.
5-7 p.m. Funky Friday. Tracks and horns by Miles Bonny. Taos Mesa Brewing, 20 ABC Road, off U.S. 64 west. Call (575) 779-7977.
5-7 p.m. KTAOS Solar Volleyball League. No teams necessary. Doors open at 3 p.m. KTAOS Solar Center, 9 State Road 150, north of El Prado. All ages. Free. Call (575) 758-5826.
5-7 p.m. Opening Reception. “Natural Wool Sarapes: Historic Weaving Exhibition,” displays Hispanic wool sarapes woven between 1890 and 1930. Tres Estrellas Design Gallery, 208 Ranchitos Road, Taos. Free. Call (575) 770-3262. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Laura Bulkin. Piano classics and more. Sabroso Restaurant and Bar, 470 State Road 150, Arroyo Seco. Free. Call (575) 776-3333.
6:30-7:30 p.m. The Lorax Ballet. Taos Youth Ballet will present a
Dr. Seuss-inspired ballet. Taos Community Auditorium, 145 Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos. Tickets $12, $8 children and seniors. Call (575) 770-0189.
7-10 p.m. Cinco de Mayo Weekend Kickoff Party. The Dwayne Ortega Band plays Spanish, country and rock music. KTAOS Solar Center, 9 State Road 150, Taos. $10.
Call (575) 758-5826.
7-10 p.m. KRZA Benefest ‘18. Performances by Randall Rahn, Teknicolor—Band and Maggie Rains and the Crooked Keys. Taos Mesa Brewing, 20 ABC Mesa Road, Taos. Call (575) 779-7977.
8-11:30 p.m. Tony Mason. Blues, soul and jazz. Sagebrush Inn Cantina, 1508 Paseo del Pueblo Sur. Free. Call (575) 758-2254.
9 p.m.-midnight. First Friday Dance Party. DJ Scoobie plays all your favorites. LGBTQ and friends. Midtown Market& Midtown Lounge, 680 State Road 522 and Hondo-Seco Road. $5. Call (575) 776-1680.
10 p.m.-1 a.m. Iriebellion. Reggae. The Alley Cantina, 121 Teresina Lane, Taos. Call (575) 7582121.
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Taos Pueblo 2018
Health& Wellness Fair. Fun Run or Walk. Priest land next to the Senior Center, 190 Río Lucero Road, Taos Pueblo. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. Free. Call (575) 758-7824. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Introduction to 3D Printing. Learn how to create your own model and how to print them. Taos Public Library, 402 Camino de La Placita, Taos. Free. Call (575) 737-2596.
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Spring Plant Swap, Plant Sale & Seed Swap. Trade or sell your plants. Plus we have starts of herbs, tomatoes, greens and perennials. Earthgoods, 120 Bertha St., Taos. Free. Call (575) 770-3055. Noon-5 p.m. Family Photo Day. Taos High School photography students will take your portrait for an affordable price. Twirl Playspace, 225 Camino de la Placita, Taos. $10. Call (575) 751-1402.
Noon-2 p.m. Taos Veterans
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