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NM ShamRock Fest

Saturday, 11:00am, March 17th, 2018

Albuquerque International Balloon Museum 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE New Mexico Albuquerque 87113

Join us as we paint Albuquerque green, with our Celtic community, in celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day and help support High Desert Pipes and Drums and the Albuquerque Balloon Museum Foundation. Revel in the excitement with themed activities throughout the day. A jam-packed stage of Celtic music and dance featuring The Ansolver Family Band, Moonshine Blind, Los Metamorfos, with special guest Rory Kirwan, and many more. Engaging activities for the little ones, including circus performers, arts & crafts projects, face painting, rock wall, bike rodeo, bounce houses, and more. Tasty food selections, artisan vendors, hands on demonstrations, and interactive displays will deliver all day fun and entertainment for everyone. Beer, Wine & Spirits will be available for purchase. The All Fun, No Run Zero K (0.0 Mi) will allow attendees to experience the shortest race of their life while supporting a good cause. The ShamRock N Roll will offer a 5k run and fitness walk and a 1 k kid’s fun run. Use your imagination to dress creatively in your most outrageous costume or wacky race outfit to run, walk, or crawl. New This Year! Poetry Readings: Poets Nathan Brown, former Oklahoma Poet Laureate, Jules Nyquist, Bill Nevins, John Roche, and Don McIver will be reading from works by Irish, Scottish and Welsh poets and bards. Film Screening/Q&A: The screening of "Fanatic Heart the Story So Far of Black 47" a documentary about the great Irish American rock band Black 47 and their singer/songwriters Larry Kirwan and Chris Byrne. The film features an onscreen appearance by Rory Kirwan, who will appear for Q & A after the screening. Get your “Green” on at the Balloon Museum as we celebrate our Celtic community and Saint Patrick’s Day. Rain or shine event. Buy Tickets early and save! Kids 12 and under FREE $6 in advance or $10 at the gate (ages 13 ) Zero K: $15 in advance or $20 at the gate ages 13 only (Includes admission to NM ShamRock Fest, t-shirt and race packet goodies.) Tickets: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ef10rqfd85384df0&llr=ggi69jmab

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