First Fridays at the Heard - "Locavore Fest" | Heard Museum

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First Fridays at the Heard – “Locavore Fest”

Celebrate local Valley foods and other local offerings at our Locavore Fest! Experience great food and purchase from these businesses:

  • Wrap it Up – locally made jewelry
  • Raul’s Cocina – salsas and hot sauces
  • B-Naked Chocolates – vegan and sugar free confections
  • Hunny Sweet Treats – confections
  • Garden Goddess – raw fermented veggies
  • Nutwhats – toffees
  • Peanut Americano – gourmet peanut and almond butters
  • Gourmet Blends olive oils and spice mixes – two vendors
  • No Glutes About It – gluten-free local bakery
  • Quarter Circle — spice blends
  • Del Rio Springs — wine
  • Crows Dairy — goat cheese
  • Food 4 U — salsa, chili, sauce
  • LJ’s Gourmet Popcorn — caramel corn
  • Carranza Honey Farm — honey
  • Kelpie — seaweed snacks
  • Claudine’s Kitchen — Mediterranean food

From 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., the co-founders of the native ecology organization DesertArtLABApril Bojorquez and Matt Garcia – will conduct hands-on workshop in the Pritzlaff Courtyard about how to plant, grow and eat local desert flora.

Southwest World musical artist Randy Granger

Randy Granger

Also, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., enjoy music in our Central Courtyard by “Southwest World” musician Randy Granger, right. His multi-instrument array includes Native flutes and world flutes, handpans, world percussion, guitar and voice.

See the Heard’s exhibits – admission to our galleries is free each First Friday evening except March – and starting at 8 p.m., shop for art from future master Native artists at the public opening of the American Indian Student Art Show and Sale!

The Café and Cantina are open for dining, drinks or snacks, and a cash bar is also available for both adult and family-friendly beverages. And, until 8 p.m., don’t forget to visit the Heard Museum Shop, Bruce McGee’s Collector’s Room and Books & More!

Warren Montoya (Santa Ana Pueblo/Santa Clara Pueblo), “Hard Courage,” 2013, acrylic. Collection of the artist

Warren Montoya (Santa Ana Pueblo/Santa Clara Pueblo), “Hard Courage,” 2013, acrylic. Collection of the artist

As on each First Friday evening, enjoy free admission to the Heard’s galleries, including the Lincoln Gallery, where you’ll find the Confluence: Inter-generational Collaborations exhibit. The exhibit, which features co-created art by young artists ages 16-20 and their mentors, closes April 17.

This First Friday evening, save gas: Take Valley Metro Light Rail and the First Friday trolleys to and from the Heard!

Event Details

Friday, April 1
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Cost: Free

Heard Museum Campus

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