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

Featured Events

Saturday, August 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, director@torcmainstreet.org.

August Hop Highlights Include:

Saturday, August 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, director@torcmainstreet.org.

Drive up to the mountains for a concert under the stars. Award-winning singer / songwriter Wil Maring and national guitar and fiddle champ Robert Bowlin will be joined by mandolin virtuoso Steve Smith and singer Chris Sanders to play a mix of folk, country classics and bluegrass originals. A pot luck starts at 6. Beverages by Black Range Vineyards. The show starts at 7. $10 at the door, or $5 for SCAC members.

Contact: Catherine Wanek, Sierra County Arts Council, 575-895-5652, cat@blackrangelodge.com.

Sunday, August 28

Pop-up Apothecary

3-7pm, Studio de la Luz, 308 S. Pershing,

Pop in to peruse herbal and medicinal oils, salves, elixirs, and tinctures by area artisans. Teas, soaps, lotions, cosmetics, and health foods will also be available, indoors and outdoors. Interested vendors may call 503-997-5147.

Contact: Studio de la Luz, 503-997-5147, delaluz.studio@gmail.com.

Sunday, September 4

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, Black Cat Poets, 575-202-8642, carbor1405@gmail.com.

Friday, Saturday & Sunday, September 9-11

Pickamania

Black Range Lodge, 50 Kingston Main Street,

Head up to Kingston for three days of live bluegrass, country and folk music at the Black Range Lodge’s outdoor pavilion. Performances begin Friday at 6pm, Saturday at 4pm, and Sunday at noon. Tickets are $15 for Friday or Sunday, $30 for Saturday, or $50 for the weekend. Beverages will be available from Black Range Vineyards. Tickets are available in advance online, or at the door.

Contact: Catherine Wanek, 575-895-5652, cat@blackrangelodge.com. schedule

Thursday through Sunday, October 5-9

2022 Sierra County Fair

Exhibits open at 9am, Sierra County Fairgrounds, 2953 S. Broadway,

Each year, the Sierra County Fair provides a family-and-community-oriented experience promoting agriculture and entertainment. It showcases livestock, produce, crafts and community groups. Fair exhibits are open to the general public from Thursday through Sunday afternoon. The 2021 Fair will feature a beer garden sponsored by TorC Brewing Co. A dance on Saturday night follows the junior livestock sale.

Contact: Diane Ham, Sierra County Extension Service, 575-894-2375, sierra@nmsu.edu. full schedule

Saturday, October 29

T or C Desert Ultra

7am, Rotary Park and south of the Rio, 450 W. Riverside,

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.

Contact: John Masterson, Run T or C, 575-297-9797, magnafix@gmail.com. register

Weekly Events

Tuesdays, Thursdays

Heart Light Yoga

8:45am, Elephant Butte Community Center, 313 Rio Grande Circle,

Gentle-to-moderate level yoga. $20 per month. Non-residents who are visiting: text Susie for info on dropping in.

Contact: Sherry Veglia, 228-671-9667, .

Tuesdays

Community Wellness Clinic

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

Call for reflexology by Shelby Schue (575-740-2435) and massage by Roger Swanson (505-459-5607). Suggested donation: $25+ per half hour.

Contact: 575-740-2435, delaluz.studio@gmail.com.

Tuesdays, Thursdays

Free Chair Yoga

11am, T or C Civic Center, 400 W. Fourth Street,

The class is held inside the roomy Civic Center or — when weather allows — outside on the lawn under shade trees.

Contact: Sherry Veglia, 228-671-9667, .

Wednesdays

Slow and Steady Flow

Create space in your body and mind through a gentle flow. Tons of cues and variations make the class accessible to all levels.

Contact: Marlena, 845-807-2265, omnflowyoga@gmail.com.

Thursdays

Align and Shine Yoga

Functional movement plus breath work to create balance in body and mind, ending with a 15-20 minute yoga nidra.

Contact: Marlena, 845-807-2265, omnflowyoga@gmail.com.

Fridays

Community Wellness Clinic

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

Silvia Villanueva is a Reiki master practitioner who combines a variety of Reiki techniques alongside shamanism, angelology, and Buddhist healing mantras for wellbeing. Call her to schedule a session.

Contact: Sylvia Villanueva, 915-274-6495, .

Saturdays

Hillsboro’s Farm Market

9am-12pm, Old Miners Garage, Corner of Highway 152 & NM 27,

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

Contact: Zephyr Anders, rioabajorio.nm@gmail.com.

Saturdays

Saturday Farmers Market

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

The market happens every Saturday, bringing fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods, and handmade items to Ralph Edwards Park. Pay with EBT, DUFB, debit, or cash. Vendor spots available.

Contact: sierracountyfarmersmarket5@gmail.com.

Saturdays

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, .

Sierra County Recreation and Tourism
301 S. Foch, Truth or Consequences NM
Director@SierraCountyNewMexico.info
575-894-1968

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