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Events Calendar
Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico

Las Animas County

09/18/14: The 3rd Annual TrindieFest Film Festival is a 4-day event which runs September 18th through 21st. Purchase tickets for a single event, or in 1-day to 4-day packages at
09/24/14: Southeast Rural Philanthropy Days will come to Trinidad September 24th through 26th. This three-day conference is for non-profit professionals, public agencies, elected officials, business leaders and funders to learn from one another and collaborate on projects and funding opportunities. Residents from Baca, Bent, Crowley, Huerfano, Kiowa, Las Animas, Otero and Prowers counties are invited to participate. Mark your calendar, and get ready for the non-profit event of the year! For more information, please visit
09/26/14: Be sure to check out ARTrek in downtown Trinidad on Friday, September 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Stroll through galleries, shops and boutiques and enjoy street music and refreshments.
09/27/14: The annual Fall Classic Golf Tournament will be held at the Trinidad Municipal Golf Course on September 27 & 28. For more information, call (719) 846-4015.
10/07/14: The 3rd annual Scarecrow Contest takes place at the Trinidad History Museum. Get entry forms and guidelines starting October 7 at the Museum Gift Shop, 312 E. Main Street, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Entry deadline is October 28 - free to enter. Scarecrows, pumpkins and cornstalks will line the "Hysterical Historical Harvest Trail" in the Baca-Bloom Heritage Gardens from October 29 through November 7, Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The trail will also feature fun facts about Hispanic and Victorian harvest traditions. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (719) 846-7217.

Huerfano County

09/25/14: The Spanish Peaks Celtic Festival will be held September 25 through 28 in Huerfano County. This three-day event features concerts, workshops, classes, sessions, music, song, dance and plenty of Scottish and Irish tales. Fun lovers of all ages and levels of curiosity welcome! Visit for all the details.
10/04/14: Oktoberfest takes place in the La Veta Town Park on October 4! Enjoy music, food, beer, and festivities - fun for all! Visit for more info.
10/07/14: Spanish Peaks Arts Council SPACe Gallery presents Night Skies from October 7th through November 8th, with an artists' reception on Saturday, October 11th from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit

Colfax County

09/19/14: The 10th Annual Short Grass Festival in Cimarron, New Mexico, is three days of music and fun, September 19th through 21st. The event is held at three unique venues throughout the scenic and beautiful Cimarron region. For ticket and venue information call (575) 376-2417 or 1-866-376-2417.
09/21/14: Eagle Nest Fish Fest at Eagle Nest Lake is sponsored and hosted by the Eagle Nest Marina on September 21st through 29th. Loads of prizes! On the 28th, the Laguna Vista Saloon hosts a Worm Eating Contest! It's a fun event for families and everyone! For more information, call (575) 377-2420 or visit
10/01/14: "Artcycle" presented by the Raton Arts and Humanities Council will be shown at the Old Pass Gallery during the month of October. All art made from recycled materials. For more information, call (575) 445-2052 or visit
10/02/14: The Raton Arts Council presents Teresa Walters, known as "The International First Lady of the Piano," earning the world's highest praise for her solo recitals and performances as guest artist with orchestra, on Thursday, October 2nd at the Shuler Theater at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call (575) 445-4746 or visit

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