This Father’s Day weekend is all about Dad, music, rafting, and even a good-ol’-fashioned crab boil, done the New Mexico way (with lots of craft beer).

Friday, June 15

Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo
Silver City,  Southwest Horseman’s Park, June 13-16, 6:30 pm

This PRCA Rodeo features high-flying bull riding, fast riding, barrel racing, roping and much more, all under the cool New Mexico evening skies. $18 for general admission.

Fiesta Flamenco
Albuquerque, National Hispanic Cultural Center, June 15-16

It's that special time of year, with star-studded evenings filled with music and dance. We’re talking about the Fiesta Flamenco, of course. Witness tradition and innovation melded together in a  vibrant display of artistry, featuring Vanesa Coloma, Pedro Cordoba, Guadalupe Torres, Alfonso Losa, Sara Calero, Isabel Bayon, and Familia de los Reyes as they share the stage for an unforgettable evening of world class flamenco 505-242-7600;

Leftover Soul
Albuquerque, Sister Bar, June 15, 9 pm

Dj Leftovers is bringing the soul, and the funk, for an all-vinyl soul night in Albuquerque, with "Soul Train" episodes being projected for your viewing pleasure. 505-242-4900;

Saturday, June 16

Herb and Lavender Festival
Santa Fe, El Rancho de las Golondrinas, June 16

Learn all about local lavender and herbs and enjoy lectures, activities and wares by local vendors, all while browsing soaps, lotions, oils featuring these fragrant plants. 505-471-2261;

Movie in the Park: Jumanji (2017)
Las Cruces, Young Park, June 16, 7 pm (or Dusk)

Bring the family and enjoy an evening of fun watching Jumanji under the stars. Free. 575-541-2550;

Raft The Rio
Las Cruces, La Llrona Park, June 16,  8 am-3
Float down the Rio Grande on your homemade raft or decorated canoe/kayak. But, this is not just any river float, enter to win prizes and gorge on delicious fare from local food trucks. (Tip: There is no shuttle so plan to have your own way back to your vehicle.  All crew members must have and wear a life jacket.) $30 General Registration (which is for two people and an additional $5 for each additional crew member) (575) 541-2444;

Festival Eclectica
Angel Fire, Colfax County Airport, June 16,  4-5pm

Enjoy weekend of fun, food, and the music of Dwayne Dopsie and The Zydeco Hellraisers, Max Gomez, and Baracutanga, with hot air balloons overhead. $40.00 general admission./ $15 for kids 12 and under/Free for kids 5 and under. 575-377-6755;

Crab and Pilsner Festival
Santa Fe, Second Street Brewery Rufina Taproom, June 16-17

Join 16 breweries at Second Street Brewery’s Rufina Taproom for a proper crab boil. Get a mess of dungeness or snow crabs, with full or half size portions and all the crab boil fixings (andouille sausage, boiled corn, and potatoes), or class it up with some gumbo. The band Comby joins in on the fun with a live concert at 7:30. 505-954-1068;

Sunday, June 17

Dad Day at the Zoo
Albuquerque, Albuquerque BioPark Zoo, June 17, 10 am-2 pm

Bring your Dad out for a special Father’s Day at the Zoo. Learn about all of the Dads of the Animal Kingdom and how other species raise their kids. 505-768-2000;

Othello: The Remix
Las Cruces, Scaffolding Theatre Company, June 17, 3 pm

Come through for a rap adaptation of 'Othello,' one of Shakespeare's most popular tragedies, at Lavish Ultra Lounge. $15 Gen. /$10 Stu. (575) 644-7136;

Father’s Day at Meow Wolf
Santa Fe, Meow Wolf, June 17, 10 am-4 pm

It’s all about Dad at Meow Wolf. Learn to screenprint with David Sloan, dance your shoes off with ManLove Master of Loving Kindness, and DJ Leonard Marion, and make Father’s Day themed crafts in the Learning Center. Part of the proceeds from the House of Eternal Return admissions will be donated to Fathers New Mexico, a non-profit that develops and teaches New Mexico fathers strategies for supporting healthy fatherhood. (505) 395-6369;