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, 575-744-9137.
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: Manion Long, 575-744-9137, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Water Aerobics, Total Motion & Tai Chi at the Elephant Butte RV Resort. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996, email@example.com.
Improve your strength, flexibility, and resilience while learning a practice you can easily do at home. Contact: Liz Foster, 575-744-5996.
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.
The Hillsboro Historical Society is sponsoring an Antiques Festival at the Community Center on Eleanora Street. The Festival will include wine and microbrew tastings and food vendors each day. A tour of Historic Hillsboro Homes is planned for Saturday and Sunday from 11am-2pm. Monday is the last day to submit bids for the HHS sealed bid auction of Native American art. The festival is free. Price of tastings varies. Home tours are $10 per person. For more information call Sonja Rutledge at 575-895-5326, email Barb Lovell firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website.
Sherry Fletcher and Cindy Carpenter will discuss two brand new books, "Hatch Valley" and "Elephant Butte Dam." Both books were published in 2015 by Arcadia as part of their “Images of America” series. Carpenter and Fletcher collaborated on another book in the series, "Truth or Consequences," in 2010. Contact: Sherry Fletcher, email@example.com.
This fishing tournament began in 1991 and unites volunteers who love to fish with disabled and disadvantaged children for a day of fishing in the outdoors. Spectators must show park passes or pay a day use fee. Forms to enter or volunteer are on the C.A.S.T. for Kids website. Volunteers interested in assisting (skippers and fishing guides are needed) may also contact Will Dooley, 575-744-5567, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Author of the new "Guardian Series," the elusive and mysterious T.L. Raysor will be making a first public appearance here in Truth or Consequences, NM at R & C Sumthins. Copies of Raysor’s first publication, "Unlikely Alliances," and of the second book "Unknown Truths" will be on hand, but supplies are limited. If you would like a copy before the signing, they are available on Amazon.com. Contact: Lauretta Towne, 575-894-1040,email@example.com.
Participating downtown businesses include galleries, studios, shops and restaurants. Special events for September include a "Rock the Vote" event with deejay, food & beverage atSeba Gallery. Check the Second Saturday Art Hop page on Facebook for any late-breaking information. Contact:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sherry Fletcher and Cindy Carpenter will discuss and sign copies of "Hatch Valley" and "Elephant Butte Dam," 2 new books from the “Images of America” series by Arcadia Publishing, during Art Hop. Contact: Sherry Fletcher, email@example.com.
Virtuoso jazz group Le Chat Lunatique (The Crazy Cat) blends a repertoire of classic Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli compositions with western swing, classical, reggae, doo-wop, and original songs. Featuring Muni Kulasinghe’s theatrical vocals and violin, guitarist John Sandlin’s ferocious dexterity, the slap-happy bass and sly vocals of Jared Putnam, and the grooves of drummer Fernando Garavito, Le Chat Lunatique was voted Albuquerque’s Best Jazz Band 2007 through 2014. $5 donation at the door—refreshments and CDs will be available. Contact: Catherine Wanek, 575-895-5652, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Mexico State Library Bookmobile puts books and other library resources (such as DVDs, audio books, and magazines) in the hands of New Mexico’s rural citizens. In addition to entertainment items, the bookmobile has a selection of resources that may benefit farmers, ranchers, craftsmen, and outdoorsmen in their daily work, as well as items on alternative medicine, sustainable building, the Field-to-Table Movement and southwest gardening. Each bookmobile carries up to 4,000 volumes, and there are over 4,100 registered customers with the Bookmobile Program. Contact: Mary Kaminski, 505-476-9723, email@example.com.
1:30-2:30pm, Monticello Post Office
3:45-4:30pm, Winston Community Center
5:15-5:45, Mo Bechtel Property, Cuchillo
9:45-11am, Southwest Tiny Home & RV Park, Caballo
1-2pm, Hillsboro General Store
2:30-3:30pm, Kingston Fire Station
Pharrwest Galleries ushers in its new season with an offering of continuing NW-RT works by mmpharr. Join the artist in celebrating this new show along with the permanent collection that is available to the public throughout the year. Contact: mmPharr, 575-743-0868,firstname.lastname@example.org.
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