The tour bus picks up at 710 Highway 195 in Elephant Butte and at the Holiday Inn Express (2201 F.G. Amin Street) in Truth or Consequences. Tickets are $59 for adults 18 and over, $49 for age 13-17 and $29 for age 12 and under. Reservations are required. More info: bit.ly/TourSpaceport.
Caller Joey Solis and the Sierra Twirlers welcome guys, gals, singles or couples to join in this healthy and fun social activity. $3 per person to dance, no charge to watch, visit, and enjoy a snack or non-alcoholic beverage. Call 575-894-0083 or 575-313-9971 or email email@example.com to confirm the venue hasn’t been temporarily changed.
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.
Enjoy a tasty buffet during Superbowl 2015. On the menu: Guinness Beer Brats, barbecue pulled pork, chips and queso, southwest egg rolls, shishito peppers, chicken taquitos and more! Watch the game on big screens and enjoy beer specials all afternoon. The regular menu is also available; the buffet is $10.95 per person. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996, email@example.com.
This fun water workout burns mega calories, works almost all the muscle groups, and is ideal for people with knee or other joint problems. A 30-day pool pass is required; passes may be purchased at the Resort for $40-$70. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Selena Kareena introduces an all-ages, all-levels introductory belly dance course, “The Danse Orientale,” weekly on Tuesdays. Suggested donation is $7-14 per class; bring a small rug, blanket or yoga mat to use for floorwork. A long scarf to tie around the hips is also useful during the learning stage. Drop-ins are welcome. Contact: Selena Kareena, 575-743-2048,email@example.com.
Three classes in a row, one hour each, choose one, two, or stay for all three. Instructor and Mario diGesu, physical therapist for over 20 years, presentsWalk Yourself Well from 8:45-9:45, designed to improve the way you move and boost health and well-being.The Healthy Back Class follows from 9:45-10:45, increasing postural awareness, flexibility and strength. The third program, Tai Chi (10:45-11:45), addresses balance and range of motion, among other things. Drop in any time, pay a $5 donation per session. Proceeds benefit charities local and abroad. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nichole Trushell breathes new life into salvaged steel and other materials, creating gorgeous sculptures and whimsical garden art, designing butterflies, dragonflies, hummingbirds and much more. Meet the artist, see the work, and enjoy a day in Hillsboro. Refreshments will be served. The Historical Society Gift Shop is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am-4pm. Contact: Barbara Lovell, 575-895-5501, email@example.com.
Reservations are recommended for this romantic event featuring a four-course dinner, champagne, dessert, spa packages, and more. The restaurant’s regular menu will be available as well. For more information contact Liz Foster, 575-744-5996, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
Join RioBravoFineArt for the opening reception of "Ornamental Abstraction," a show of works on paper by Noël Hudson that runs through March 19, 2015. According to the artist "I am engaged in creating an unlimited, universal totality of patterned surface through the combination of color, line, shape, space and texture with guidance from my inner self.” Contact: Eduardo Alicea, 575-894-0572, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rich melodies, lilting rhythms and heavenly harmonies are the signature ofBébé La La, the musical duo of Alicia Ultan and Maryse Lapierre. Originally from Quebec, Canada, singer-accordionist Maryse brings French pop tunes and ballads to their eclectic repertoire, while singer-songwriter Alicia, on guitar and viola, contributes original folk/Americana songs. The result is a musical mélange that, according to Albuquerque Magazine, “slips easily into the ear.” The duo formed in 2010, has performed throughout the Albuquerque area, and is currently completing their debut CD at Wall of Sound Studio. Refreshments will be served and CDs will be available for sale. The non-profit Hillsboro Community Center (HCC) is located on Elenora Street, next to the Union Church on the south hill overlooking the town. The HCC schedules a concert monthly. For more information on the area and its upcoming events visitwww.blackrange.org. Cost: $5 donation at the door. Contact: Catherine Wanek, 575-895-5652, email@example.com.
All kinds of quilts made by locals from a variety of fabrics and designs are displayed at this colorful annual event. Sewing and quilting vendors offer demos, appraisals are available by appointment, and be sure to get in on the quilt raffle. Contact: Connie Siffring, 575-894-2959, firstname.lastname@example.org.