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Events Calendar
Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico
 

Las Animas County

07/10/15: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre presents "A Flea in Her Ear" at the Famous Performing Arts Center on July 5, 10, 11, 25, August 2, 7, 15, 23, 28, 30. Friday and Saturday showtimes 7:30 p.m., with two shows on Saturday, July 11 and 25, and August 15 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Contact the SCRT Box Office, 131 W. Main Street, Trinidad, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., buy tickets on-line at www.scrtheatre.com, or call (719) 846-4765.
07/18/15: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre presents "Proof" at the Famous Performing Arts Center on July 18, 19, 26, 31, and August 8, 16, 21, 29, and September 4. Friday and Saturday showtimes 7:30 p.m., with two shows on Saturday, July 18, August 8 and 29 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Contact the SCRT Box Office, 131 W. Main Street, Trinidad, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., buy tickets on-line at www.scrtheatre.com, or call (719) 846-4765.
07/18/15: Mt. Carmel Festival will be held Saturday, July 18 from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Health, Wellness & Community Center. Fun for the entire family with music, food, beverages, arts and crafts, games and more. The Mt. Carmel spaghetti dinner will be held on Sunday, July 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with a concert from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit www.mtcarmelcenter.org or call (719) 845-4894.
08/01/15: Saturday, August 1st is FREE Admission Day at the Trinidad History Museum for all visitors with free self-guided tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Santa Fe Trail Museum, and guided tours of the Baca House and Bloom Mansion. Donations are appreciated. The museum is always free for children ages five and younger. For more information, call (719) 846-7217.
08/01/15: Registration for the Trinidad Community Center Flag Football Program for grades K through 2 will take place in August. Registration fee is $30. Call (719) 846-4454 for more information.
08/01/15: The Trinidad Community Farmers Market runs through October 10th, every Saturday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Cimino Park. For general information and vendor applications, call Joyce Cuccia at (719) 680-0184.
08/01/15: It's not too late to enter to win a 2004 Porsche Cayenne S, among other prizes from Trinidad Community Foundation, $10 per ticket or 3 for $25. Drawing to be held on September 12 at 9 a.m. at the ArtoCade-CarDango event. Purchase tickets at the Trinidad Community Foundation office in the Bell Block between noon and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, email info@trinidadcf.org.
08/01/15: Registration for the Trinidad Community Center Girl's Volleyball for grades 4 through 6 will take place in August. Registration fee is $40. Call (719) 846-4454 for more information.
08/01/15: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre Summer Camp performances at the T.S.J.C. Massari Theater, Saturday, August 1st at 2 p.m., and Sunday, August 2nd at 7 p.m. Contact the SCRT Box Office, 131 W. Main Street, Trinidad, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., buy tickets on-line at www.scrtheatre.com, or call (719) 846-4765.
08/01/15: Registration for the Trinidad Community Center Contact Football Program for grades 3-4 and 5-6 will take place in August; deadline is August 28th. Registration fee is $50. Call (719) 846-4454 for more information.

Huerfano County

07/04/15: Spanish Peaks Arts Council will sponsor Art in the Park in La Veta Town Park on July 4th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and July 5th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. No admission charged. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit www.spanishpeaksarts.org.
07/04/15: Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta will have an Open House in conjuction with Art in the Park on Saturday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This museum event is free and open to the public - donations are welcome. Visit www.franciscofort.org for a complete list of other summer season events, or call (719) 742-5501.
07/06/15: Spanish Peaks Arts Council SPACe Gallery will host a Children's Art Workshop July 6th through 10th from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit www.spanishpeaksarts.org.
07/10/15: La Veta School of the Arts presents Experimental Drawing/Painting Weekend with Peggy Zehring on July 10-12. Call (719) 742-3421, visit www.theLVSA.org, or email LVArtSchool@yahoo.com.
07/11/15: Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta presents a Native American Celebration on Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy music, dance, and artisans. This museum event is free and open to the public - donations are welcome. Visit www.franciscofort.org for a complete list of other summer season events, or call (719) 742-5501.
07/12/15: Spanish Peaks Arts Council SPACe Gallery presents a Photography and Clay Show. Opening reception July 18th from 5 to 7 p.m. Show runs from July 12th through August 18th, Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. No admission charged. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit www.spanishpeaksarts.org.
07/18/15: The 12th Annual Stonewall Century Ride will take place on Saturday, July 18. Ride along the "Highway of Legends," one of Colorado’s most beautiful scenic highways, from La Veta to Segundo and back. For registration and information, please visit www.spcycling.org.
07/18/15: La Veta School of the Arts presents Landscapes in Metal Clay classes with Mary Sewell Cooper on July 18-19. Call (719) 742-3421, visit www.theLVSA.org, or email LVArtSchool@yahoo.com.
07/18/15: Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta presents Old West Movie Night on Saturday, July 18. This museum event is free and open to the public - donations are welcome. Visit www.franciscofort.org for a complete list of other summer season events, or call (719) 742-5501 for more details.
07/23/15: The Francisco Center for the Performing Arts, located at 127 W. Francisco in La Veta, presents "Sylvia" by A.R. Gurney, opening on Thursday, July 23rd with additional performances on July 24, 25, 31, and August 1 at 7 p.m., and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, August 2nd. Strong language warning. To purchase tickets or to find out more visit www.lavetatheaterweb.org.
07/24/15: Spanish Peaks Arts Council SPACe Gallery presents the Fourth Friday Art Walk on July 24th from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit www.spanishpeaksarts.org.
07/24/15: La Veta School of the Arts presents Traditional Watercolor classes with Kathy Hill on July 24, 25 and 26. Call (719) 742-3421, visit www.theLVSA.org, or email LVArtSchool@yahoo.com.
07/25/15: Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta presents Francisco Fort Day - Celebrating the Cowboy on Saturday, July 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy music, dance, artisans, lectures, and demonstrations. This museum event is free and open to the public - donations are welcome. Visit www.franciscofort.org for a complete list of other summer season events, or call (719) 742-5501.
07/31/15: Spanish Peaks Arts Council SPACe Gallery presents the La Veta Art and Garden Tour on July 31st and August 1st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit www.spanishpeaksarts.org.
07/31/15: The Chapter BZ of the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) is holding a fundraiser for furthering women's education, The Orphan Art, or Huerfano Arte, on July 31, August 1 and 2 at the Parkside Gallery in La Veta. Donations and/or consignment of art accepted. Call (719) 742-3319 for more information.
08/01/15: Walsenburg Farmers Market is open every Saturday now through September from 9 a.m. to noon at Heritage Park, 400 Main Street in Walsenburg. Purchase locally grown organic produce, artisan breads, goat cheese, handmade soaps, lotions, and crafts. Look for chile roasting in late summer! For more information, call (719) 429-6848 or email walsenburgfarmersmarket@gmail.com.
08/01/15: The Francisco Center for the Performing Arts will be hosting events this season. To find out more, call (719) 695-0687 or visit www.lavetatheaterweb.org.
08/01/15: Francisco Fort Museum in La Veta presents Fiber Fiesta in conjuction with the Garden Tour and SPACE Studio Tour on Saturday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy music, dance, artisans, lectures, and demonstrations. This museum event is free and open to the public - donations are welcome. Visit www.franciscofort.org for a complete list of other summer season events, or call (719) 742-5501.
08/01/15: La Veta School of the Arts presents Life Drawing classes with Sheigla Hartman on August 1st and 2nd. Call (719) 742-3421, visit www.theLVSA.org, or email LVArtSchool@yahoo.com.
08/01/15: The 73rd annual Gardner Chuckwagon Dinner will be held on August 1st from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Gardner Methodist Church.

Colfax County

07/04/15: 4th of July Fun in the Park, sponsored by Raton MainStreet, takes place at Ripley Park in Raton on July 4th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Come celebrate our nation's independence with vendors, music, and entertainment. Enjoy DJ and live music from 1 to 6 p.m., food and craft vendors, and kids entertainment like hula hoop and watermelon eating contest, gunny sack races, tug-o-war, and much more. Register for watermelon eating contest at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call (575) 445-4760 or visit www.ratonmainstreet.org.
07/04/15: The 4th of July Parade and Maverick Rodeo, the longest running open rodeo in the West, will take place in Cimarron on July 4th, featuring roping, barrel racing, bull riding, wild cow milking, wild horse racing and more! The Maverick Club Rodeo is a great time for young and old, experienced cowboys, and those who have never attended a rodeo event before. Town parade before the rodeo along Highway 64 starting at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Barney at (575) 447-0506, or the Chamber of Commerce at (575) 376-2417.
07/09/15: "William Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream," presented by the Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts' Two Pigs Productions, will be performed at the Shuler Theater. Shakespeare’s classic comedy about young lovers, quarreling fairies, and mistaken identities will come to the Shuler stage with a small cast of actors playing multiple roles in a clever reimagining of the Bard’s classic. This whimsical production will be directed by Two Pigs ensemble member Dan Lendzian. July 9th through 19th, Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances beginning at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays beginning at 2:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12 and children $10. For more information, call (575)445-4746 or visit www.shulertheater.com.
07/18/15: Wild West Days will take place in the Village Park in Cimarron, New Mexico, Saturday, July 18th, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, July 19th, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fun for the whole family, including a variety of food vendors, artists, craftsmen, games, prizes, raffle, live music and entertainment. For more information, contact the Chamber of Commerce at (575) 376-2417.
07/23/15: "Boeing Boeing!," presented by the Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts' Two Pigs Productions, will be performed at the Shuler Theater. A rollicking French farce set in the swinging sixties, will close the 2015 summer theatre season at the Shuler. Bernard has three fiancées, stewardesses from Italy, Germany, and the U.S.A. He keeps up with their schedules and makes sure they never meet. But with the introduction of the new Boeing jet, their schedules start to collide! Don’t forget Bernard’s nosey maid and milquetoast friend from Wisconsin are also in town! Everything comes crashing together at a breakneck pace, and the audience is sure to roll in the aisles with riotous laughter. Directed by Two Pigs ensemble member Blake White. July 23rd through August 2nd, Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances beginning at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays beginning at 2:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12 and children $10. For more information, call (575) 445-4746 or visit www.shulertheater.com.
07/25/15: New Mexico State Parks Marathon Series at Sugarite Canyon State Park on July 25th, and at Eagle Nest Lake State Park on July 26th. Come run with us! You can choose from a marathon, half-marathon or 5-K run. To register, or for more information, visit www.mainlymarathons.com.
07/31/15: St. Patrick's - St. Joseph's Annual Parish Fiesta in Raton. The fun begins Friday, July 31st with a barbecue and Karaoke night. On Saturday, August 1st, games, food and entertainment begin at 10 a.m. followed by a free dance that evening. On Sunday, August 2nd, beginning at noon, games, food and entertainment continue with a raffle drawing for cash prizes at 4 p.m. For more information, call (575) 445-9763.
08/01/15: Western Art of the Great Southwest presented by the Raton Arts & Humanities Council will be shown at the Old Pass Gallery in Raton during the entire month of August. For more information, call (575) 445-2052 or visit www.ratarts.org.
08/01/15: The 6th Annual Maverick Ranch Rodeo will be held on August 1st at the Maverick Rodeo Arena in Cimarron, New Mexico. This event is WRCA sanctioned. For more information, call (575) 376-2417 or (688) 376-2417.

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