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Events Calendar
Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico

Las Animas County

08/31/14: Trinidad's 104th Annual Round-Up weekend continues on Sunday, August 31 with the rodeo at 1:30 p.m. and "Tough Enough to Wear Pink Day," featuring the Westernairs at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds. For more information, call (719) 680-0424, visit or email
09/01/14: Trinidad's 104th Annual Round-Up weekend wraps up on Monday, September 1 with the Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at Sebastiani Gym at 7 a.m. followed by the "Keep It Rollin" parade downtown beginning at 9 a.m. Rodeo begins at 1:30 p.m., featuring the Westernairs at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds. For more information, call (719) 680-0424, visit or email
09/13/14: Fishers Peak Horse Association (FPHA) offers affordable equine events to the Las Animas County community, which include all breed horse shows, trail rides, clinics, fun days, barrel races and good ole family fun. The All Breed Horse Shows offer events for children under 5 years of age, 8 and under, 9 to 13, 14 to 18, and 19 and over, and will be held at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds in Trinidad on September 13th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free to spectators. Additional information is available at or by calling (719) 680-0666.
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.

Huerfano County

09/08/14: La Veta School of the Arts presents Experimental Drawing/Painting Workshop with Peggy Zehring, September 8th through 12th. Call (719) 742-3421, visit, or email
09/15/14: La Veta School of the Arts presents Experimental Drawing/Painting Workshop with Peggy Zehring, September 15th through 19th. Call (719) 742-3421, visit, or email
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.

Colfax County

09/06/14: New Mexico Enduro Cup will be held at the Angel Fire Resort on September 6th. Enjoy this mountain bike fesitval featuring fun contests, great music and tons of gravity. This will be the final mountain bike race of the New Mexico Enduro series, presented by Mountain Top Cycling. For more information, call (800) 633-7463 or visit
09/09/14: 38th Annual International Art Show presented by the Raton Arts and Humanities Council will be held at International Bank on September 9th through 12th. Awards reception will be held on Friday, September 12th from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. For more information, call (575)445-2052 or visit
09/12/14: Master of the Mountains Adventure Relay will be held at the Sugarite Canyon State Park in Raton on September 12th, registration begins at 5:00 p.m. Challenge yourself and your teammates in this four-part event by competing on a 10-K trail, paddling a lake course, bicycling 20 miles and finishing with a shooting competition. Sponsored by New Mexico State Parks, the City of Raton, and the NRA Whittington Center. For more information, call (575) 445-5607 or visit
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

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