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Halloween in Sierra County

Halloween Parties, More Halloween Parties, and Final Harvest

Halloween is happening in Sierra County!

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Sidekixx Restaurant and Bar

So Much Sierra County News

A little update about some of the new developments — all good! — in Sierra County.

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Geronimo Trail National Scenic Byway

Geronimo Trail Visitor Center Breaks Visitation Records

The Visitor Center is located inside the amazing Lee Belle Johnson Building, which also serves as a departure point for tours to the Spaceport.

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Hoosier Baths, Truth or Consequences

Visit Southern New Mexico, enter to win a Photo Contest!

Do you love taking photos? Do you live in Southern New Mexico or are you visiting before November 8? This post is for you!

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Santa Claus at the Arrey Cafe

Restaurant Holiday Hours – Christmas Week

We’re keeping a list, not necessarily checking it twice, and will add more info as details reach us.

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beautiful tom turkeys with splayed feathers

Thanksgiving Feasts 2021

Thanksgiving is upon us – here’s where to find traditional and not-so traditional turkey feasts.

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Halloween weekend activities

Halloween Weekend in Spooky Sierra County

Wondering what to do if you’re in Sierra County for the Halloween weekend? Here are some ideas.

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illustration of the new species of dinosaur found in Sierra County NM

New dinosaur species & genus found in Sierra County

The species name turneri is for Ted Turner, who owns the land where the fossil was found, and who granted access for the study.

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Sierra County is Tier Turquoise

Current Tier: Turquoise

New Mexico is currently operating under the “Red to Green Framework.” For the past several weeks Sierra County has been in the safest tier, aka “Turquoise.”

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yellow tier 2021 April

Red to Green Framework – Yellow Level

New Mexico is currently operating under the “Red to Green Framework.”  (source: After a few relaxing weeks in the Turquoise tier, Sierra County was demoted two tiers, to Yellow, on April 21. Counties at the Yellow Level have either a new COVID-19 case incidence rate of no greater than 8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants […]

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Polar Bear Plunge Party, Damsite Marina, Elephant Butte

Things Are Were (Will Be?) Looking Up!

March in Sierra County New Mexico: Spaceport Tours reopen, State Parks are open to all, a couple of events and planned, and we are cautiously optimistic!

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Events are Streaming & Restaurants are “Opener”

Pickamania weekend is September 11-13 and will be streamed on Facebook. And local restaurants are open-er.

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2020: The Long Strange Trip

One day we will gather, walk around freely (unmasked!), and maybe even hug again, and we’ll probably appreciate those activities so much more, having lived through this very strange 2020.

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second saturday art hop in downtown truth or consequences

Upcoming Events in Sierra County

A list of events in Sierra County New Mexico – live music, performance, annual events, weekly events (Spaceport America, yoga classes, etc).

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Rose, a new film made in Truth or Consequences

Film in Sierra County: Rod McCall‘s “Being Rose”

“Being Rose” was filmed in Truth or Consequences and the surrounding county. It stars Cybill Shepherd, Pam Grier, and James Brolin.

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hike Sierra County

39ish Things To Do While You’re Here

Consult our list of attractions and activities if you never want to run out of things to do in Truth or Consequences and Sierra County!

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Monticello Holiday Store, Monticello New Mexico

One-of-a-Kind Gifts Available at Sierra County’s Shops & Holiday Events

Save some holiday shopping for these special events sponsored by Sierra County’s artists, crafters, business owners and organizations.

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Sierra County Advocate 1907

A Glimpse into History: The Sierra County Advocate, 1907

News from another century: we enjoyed seeing a few pages from the Sierra County Advocate’s April 19, 1907 issue.

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tortoise at Turner Ranch

Video: Armendaris & Ladder Ranch Tours

Ted Turner Enterprises’ ecotours in Sierra County take guests to areas of unspoiled beauty. This video offers a preview.

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November 19, 1983: “Stephen King Day” in T or C

Stephen King in Truth or Consequences? Yes, that happened, on November 19, 1983.

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Sierra County Press - periodicals

State Does Creative Mine Reclamation

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Topless Pool & New BMX Bike Track in T or C

The City Pool uncovers in the hot springs district while a BMX bike track debuts on south Broadway.

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Sierra County Press - periodicals

America’s Ten Coolest Small Towns: Cafes and Galleries Galore!

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