events in Truth or Consequences, Elephant Butte, Hillsboro, Caballo, Chloride

Featured Events

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, October 22-24

T or C Film Fiesta

El Cortez Theater, 415 N. Main,

Highlights will include special appearances by actor Anthony Michael Hall (Halloween Kills, The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles), actor/director/filmmaker Jerry Angelo, baker Queneesha from Q’s Cakes in Albuquerque and the Food Network’s “The Great Food Truck Race,” and producer/director Steve Maez (“Caffeine and Gasoline”). The event will include film screenings, panels, a movie set item sale, karaoke after-party, and more. Tickets are available online.

Contact: NaNi Rivera, Friends of NM Film, more info

Starting from TorC’s Rotary Park, cross the Rio Grande on foot to run a combination of jeep roads and trails; meander up and down scenic arroyos featuring unique flora and pass by old mining sites, all while winding through the foothills of the Caballo Mountains. Meanwhile at Rotary Park, enjoy live music, vendors, a beer garden, and delicious food provided by local restaurants. Soaks in Truth or Consequences’s famous healing hot springs are available a few blocks from the park. Registration closes October 27.

Contact: John Masterson, Run T or C, 575-297-9797, register

Sunday, November 7

Black Cat Poetry Reading

1-2:15pm, Ingo’s Art Cafe, 422 N. Broadway,

The Black Cat Poets have been meeting since 1991. Anyone can join the monthly gathering and enjoy a noncritical, appreciative atmosphere and either listen or read poetry or prose to the group (5 minutes-worth, or about 3 poems). Coffee and pastries are available for purchase. Repeats every 1st Sunday of the month. Admission is free.

Contact: Carol Borsello, 575-202-8642,

Saturday, November 13

Second Saturday Art Hop

6-9pm, downtown commercial / hot springs district,

Participating businesses include galleries, studios, shops and restaurants on Broadway, Main, and points in between. Check the Second Saturday Art Hop page on Facebook for late-breaking information.

Contact: MainStreet Truth or Consequences,

’Round Town

Weekly Events


Community Wellness Clinic

10am-1pm, Studio de la Luz, 308 S. Pershing,

Call to reserve a slot for a half hour massage with Teina. Suggested donation: $25+ per half hour.

Contact: Teina, 760-336-9189,


Square Dancing

This alcohol-free social activity is great for staying in shape. The only requirements are the ability to walk, and knowing your right from your left. No partner is needed; experienced dancers will “angel” any new dancers. Singles, couples, and families (9 yrs+ minimum age) welcome.

Contact: Carole Wheeler, Sierra Twirlers, 575-313-9971,


Karoake at Sierra del Rio

5-8pm, Sierra del Rio, 101 Clubhouse Drive,

Sing all your faves and cheer the others on from 5-8pm weekly! Dinner is served from the restaurant until 8pm; bar is open until 9pm. No cover.

Contact: Janine Sjostrom, 505-463-2274,


Community Wellness Clinic

4-7pm, Studio de la Luz, 308 S. Pershing,

The Hands-on Community Wellness Clinic offers massage and reflexology at affordable rates to the community. Sessions are 30 minutes for $25/up donation. Call to schedule in advance.

Contact: Abigail Nace, 503-997-5147,


Saturday Farmers Market

8:30-11:30am, Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside at Cedar,

The market happens Saturdays from June through October. The 2021 Farmers Market is back at Ralph Edwards Park! Find fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods, and handmade items. Pay with EBT, DUFB, debit, or cash. Vendor spots available.

Contact: Colleen Davis, The Bountiful Alliance, 575-894-9375,


Hillsboro’s Farm Market

10am-3pm, Farmers Market Corner, Highway 152,

The Hillsboro Farm Market happens Saturdays in season, across from the Black Range Museum on Highway 152.

Contact: Cindy Yarmal,


Old Time Fiddlers Saturday Dance

Live music provided by NMOTFA Fiddlers and Friends. Toe-tapping fun, refreshments and a door prize weekly at this family friendly event. No alcohol or smoking are allowed in the building. All are invited to come and dance or just listen to the music. $4 at the door. Proceeds support the New Mexico Old Time Fiddler’s Association. Repeats weekly on Saturdays.

Contact: Manion Long, New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association, 575-744-9137, .

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301 S. Foch, Truth or Consequences NM

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