Burque Bee City Pollination Celebration

3rd Annual Burque Bee City celebration of all things pollination! Check back soon for more details.


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Jun 15, 2019
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM


Open Space Visitor Center
6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120


Kick off National Pollinator Week with this event for all ages. Join the Open Space Visitor Center, the Open Space Alliance, and Bee City USA for the Pollination Celebration. This year we’re featuring live music with Lone Piñon and Long Drink of Water, a performance by Valley High School Baile Folklorico, workshops, art exhibits, vendors, pollinator-themed arts and craft activities and more!

Scheduled Activities*:

  • 4:00pm-5:00pm: Music with Long Drink of Water
  • 5:30pm-6pm: Valley High School Ballet Folklorico Performance
  • 4:30pm-5:00pm Environmental Justice in New Mexico: Counting Coup book signing and presentation with author Valerie Rangel (Kiva Room)
  • 5:30pm - 6:00pm: Pollination Strategies of Plants (George Miller from the Native Plan Society (Kiva Room)
  • 6:15pm-7:45pm: A musical performance with Lone Pinon


Dave Melius presents: "The Insects of Open Space," a Photography Exhibit (in the lobby)

Activities for all ages:

  • Native Pollinator Habitat display with Lulu Sage
  • Make your own pollinator habitat activity!
  • Pollinator Scavenger hunt for kids. Win a prize for finding the most pollinator-friendly plants!

Information and hands-on activities with:

  • Explora
  • ABQ BioPark
  • New Mexico Beekeepers
  • Open Space Alliance gift shop sale
  • Albuquerque Beekeepers
  • Native Plant Society
  • Albuquerque Garden Center
  • Albuquerque Solid Waste
  • Bear Whimsy Crafts
  • and more!

Enjoy Food with a fabulous local food truck! 

Call 897-8831 for details.





Kent Swanson