To register kids age 3-5 call Diane Terrazas at 575-894-1056 or email@example.com.
Water Aerobics, Total Motion & Tai Chi at the Elephant Butte RV Resort. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Sierra Twirlers hold their weekly mainstream/plus dance, including special session time for inexperienced dancers looking to improve their skills. Everyone is welcome—guys, gals, singles, couples, and families with children over 8 years. There is a $3 per person cost to dance and join in this healthy and fun social activity. There is no cost to come and watch. Our dances are a non-alcoholic, family oriented activity. Call Jean or Jim at 575-894-0083 or Carole at 575-313-9971 for additional info.
Tickets may be purchased / tours depart from the Spaceport America Visitor Center in Truth or Consequences. Tickets are $44.99 for age 18 and over, $29.99 for age 17 and under, and $24.99 for Sierra County and Doña Ana County residents. Reservations are required. more info
The New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association keeps fiddle music alive nearly every Saturday night at the Playhouse. Live performers and all-ages fun including dancing, a door prize, and refreshments. Wheelchair accessible; alcohol and smoking not allowed on the premises. $4 at the door. Contact: Manion Long, 575-297-4125, email@example.com.
The New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association keeps fiddle music alive nearly every Saturday night at the Playhouse. Live performers and all-ages fun including dancing, a door prize, and refreshments. Wheelchair accessible; alcohol and smoking not allowed on the premises. Donations are appreciated. Contact: Zelma Iorio, 575-297-4125, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The interim Spaceport America Visitor Center has opened in downtown Truth or Consequences, at 301 S. Foch in the Lee Belle Johnson Building. Exhibits and a ticket counter with shop are open daily. Tours to the Spaceport (35 miles southeast of Truth or Consequences) leave from the Visitor Center at 9 am five days per week, Thursday through Monday. Tours may be booked at the Visitor Center or online. The Geronimo Trail National Scenic Byway Visitor Center is also open daily, just inside the entrance of the Lee Belle Johnson.
Through the generous support of the local Moose Lodge Chapter 2050, youth ages 7-17 have the opportunity to take part in an awesome summer golf experience that’s sponsored by Sierra del Rio. A $25 registration fee covers all sessions, equipment and supplies. Scholarships are also available. The program is being coordinated by PGA Professionals Howie Tucker and Guy Wimberly, with assistance from Ty Ried. To register, or for more information, call 575–744–4653 (GOLF) or email email@example.com.
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Boat, RV, sports, craft, and food vendors will be on hand at the Elephant Butte Event Grounds for this inaugural event put together by Elephant Butte Adventures. Proceeds help fund future Fireworks Shows at Elephant Butte Lake. Sandcastle judging is July 4 at 4pm; to participate follow the signs from the main gate and begin building as early as July 3.
A FREE shuttle service will run between the Boat & RV Show in Elephant Butte and the Spaceport America Visitor Center in Truth or Consequences (conveniently located right downtown, near restaurants, the El Cortez movie theater and other businesses).
Other stops on the route will include Ridge Road, Lions Beach, Quail Run/Desert Cove, Hodges Corner Restaurant and Hot Springs Landing (all in Elephant Butte) and the Walmart Superstore in T or C.
The fireworks show is launched from Dirt Dam and is visible throughout the park (and beyond). Rain date Sunday is July 5th. Park fees are waived for visitors to the fireworks display only.
Join the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association for an all-out fun musical fest! Civic Center doors open at 8am Saturday and 9am Sunday. Jam sessions continue until 4pm. The main stage of the auditorium will be organized to present a variety of musical styles, while the courtyard will be available for small jams and general conversation. Pot luck both days at noon, Country Dance with live fiddlin’ Saturday night from 7-9pm. Contact: Manion Long, 575-297-4125.
Participating downtown businesses include galleries, studios, shops and restaurants. Truth or Consequences MainStreet sponsors the Art Hop; check their Second Saturday Art Hop page on Facebook for any late-breaking information. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
A fixture on the Albuquerque music scene since they formed in 2003, the group has performed at over 300 events across the Southwest. They opened for Michael Martin Murphy at the Albuquerque Convention Center and for Arlo Guthrie at the Kimo Theater. In 2011 their third CD, “Miners, Outlaws, and Other Relatives” was nominated for five New Mexico Music Awards, and won first place in 2 categories. Admission to the show is a $5 donation. The Hillsboro Community Center (HCC) is located on Elenora Street, on the south hill overlooking the town of Hillsboro. Concerts, co-sponsored by the Sierra County Arts Council, are scheduled monthly. More HCC and Hillsboro events may be found on the Black Range Rag website, or at SierraCountyEvents.com. Contact: Catherine Wanek, 575-895-5652,email@example.com.
Sherry Fletcher and Cindy Carpenter will discuss their recently-released book on the Hatch Valley as well as an Elephant Butte Dam book due out on July 20. Both books are published by the largest and most comprehensive publisher of local and regional content in the USA, Arcadia Press, which in 2010 also published Fletcher & Carpenter’s book on Truth or Consequences. All three books will be available for purchase at the Museum after July 20. Contacts: Sherry Fletcher,firstname.lastname@example.org or Marilyn Pope, 575-894-6600,email@example.com.
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