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Events Along The Turquoise TrailThe following list of events are occurring along The Turquoise Trail. Please use the contact information provided for each if you have additional questions.
If you would like to have your Turquoise Trail event included in the list below, please contact Patricia Brown by phone (505) 438-3008 or .
Saturdays at the JohnsonsSaturdays
Check all events for Saturday performances: music, poetry, dance, talks, etc. in the galleries performance space, 1-3 pm. Our First Saturday Gallery Receptions for new exhibitions are 3-5pm.
Johnsons of Madrid Gallery
2843 Hwy 14 N
Madrid, NM 87010
Music at the Greenside CafeEvery Thursday evening
Jimbo plays at the Greenside Cafe on Thursdays. Weekly dinner specials.
The Greenside Cafe
Jay & Barbara Wulf
12165 N. Highway 14 Suite B-1
Cedar Crest, NM 87008
Madrid’s 40th anniversary/ Cinco de MayoMay 1-27, 2013
Celebrating Madrid's resurrection from a ghost town to a thriving unique historic community.
Ongoing Historic Exhibits in May:
Madrid Resurrection Years– Madrid Old Coal Town Museum (next to the Mine Shaft Tavern) - May 1st-31st 11am to 4pm
Images, posters, etc. of Madrid’s History from May 5th 1973 to Present. Artwork, all media, from local area Artist - Johnsons of Madrid Galleries, May 4-June 25 11am to 5pm
30 years of Gems, Crystals, Minerals, Jewelry and Photography - Crystal Dragon (Across from the Mine Shaft Tavern) May 1st-31st 10AM to 5PM
Schedule of Special Events:
Saturday May 4th - 4PM to 8PM Metallo Gallery “Miniatures” Art Opening with music by CW Ayon. 7PM Rebirth Variety Show and Art Exhibit Presented by the East Mountain High School Art, Drama and Music Department
Engine House Theater (next to the Mine Shaft Tavern).
Sunday, May 5th - 2PM Honorarium for JOE HUBER, presented by Jim Mocho with special recognition of the King, Huber and Ochoa Families, Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark. 6 PM Creating a Village Oasis – Presentation by Brad Lancaster. Engine House Theater (next to the Mine Shaft Tavern) - Free Admission
Saturday, May 11th - 1PM Book Signing “The Turquoise Trail” by Laurie Evans Frantz. Madrid Coal Town Museum (next to the Mine Shaft Tavern). 9PM Circus Cabaret Entertainment done the Madrid way Engine House Theater (next to the Mine Shaft Tavern)
Saturday and Sunday, May 18th & 19th
12 to 7 PM The CrawDaddy Blues Festival featuring Jr. Brown and Wayne “the train” Hancock, along with New Mexico talent and Cajun Food - Madrid Old Coal Town Park (next to the Mine Shaft Tavern) $15 kids under 12 free
Memorial Weekend May 25-27th - Gypsy Plaza Rebirth-Day Celebration. Community Music, Children's Art Projects & Gallery Openings - Gypsy Plaza
Monday, May 27th - Noon Memorial Day Annual Rival Ballgame. Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark
Shopping in Madrid for the month of May
20% off select merchandise in participating galleries
Mineshaft Tavern May live music eventsMay 3-27, 2013
FRI 3 LUCY BARNA Americana/originals on the deck 5-7pm
FRI 3 GYPSY NIGHT in the Mine Shaft w/Belly Dancing & Gypsy Band 8-mid
SAT 4 Mike Montiel and Bobby Glen Rockin Classics on the Deck 3-7pm
SAT 4 Anthony Leon and the Chain Headbangin’, Two-Steppin’ Alt Country $5 cover 8pm
SUN 5 THE BARBWIRES soulful blues 3-7pm
FRI 10 LUCY BARNA Americana/originals on the deck 5-7pm
FRI 10 OPEN MIC NIGHT Hosted by Kellie Ann & A Full House, Linda on Violin 7-11pm
SAT 11 “The Turquoise Trail” Book signing with author Laurie Evans Frantz- 1pm at the Madrid Old Coal Town Museum
SAT 11 Jim & Tim Soulful Blues on the Deck 3-7pm
SAT 11 Circus Burlesque & unusual talents at the Engine House Theatre $15 9pm
SAT 11 TV Killers CD Release Party Bill Palmer, Stephanie Hatfield & Special Guests $5 cover 8pm
SUN 12 GENE CORBIN americana 3-7pm
FRI 17 DJ Night & Dancing! Area Co Conspirators: Mesa Punk & Ickymac 8pm Theme “Gerald can dance”
SAT 18 CRAWDADDY BLUES FEST! 2 Days...Live Blues & Cajun Food outside under the Big Tent (adjacent to the Mine Shaft) Gates open at noon $15
Noon - Jim & Tim Blues on the deck
1:00 - DESERT SOUTHWEST BLUES BAND
2:00 - CW AYON ONE MAN BLUES BAND on the deck
3:00 - FELIX Y LOS GATOS
5:00 - LIONEL YOUNG BAND
SAT 18 MISSISSIPPI RAIL COMPANY in the Mine Shaft 8PM ($5 cover included with CrawDaddy ticket)
SUN CRAWDADDY BLUES FEST! Live Blues & Cajun Food outside under the Big Tent (adjacent to the Mine Shaft) Gates open at noon $15
The BARBWIRES soulful blues
1:00PM - CW AYON ONE MAN BLUES BAND
3:00PM - CONNIE LONG WITH FAST PATSY
5:00PM - JUNIOR BROWN
FRI 24 OPEN MIC NIGHT Hosted by Kellie Ann & A Full House, Linda on Violin 7-11pm
SAT 25 Jim & Tim Soulful Blues on the Deck 3-7pm
SUN 26 GENE CORBIN Americana on the deck 3-7pm
SUN 26 Paw and Eric Alt bluegrass 7pm
MON 27 Jim & Tim Soulful Blues on the Deck 2-6pm
FRI 24 OPEN MIC NIGHT with Glenn Neff 7-11pm
The Mine Shaft Tavern
2846 Hwy 14 Madrid, NM
Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine & Fiber ArtMay 4-June 25, 2013
EXHIBITS: May 4-June 25 (in one of NM's largest galleries, changing exhibits each month). "First Saturday" Receptions: May 4, 3-5 pm. Two exhibitions celebrating Madrid's 40th ReBirth-day:
Exhibition One: Collage of images of Madrid’s History from May 5th 1973 to Present day –
Exhibition two: unjuried show of art works by people of the Madrid area, "100 GALLERY ARTISTS' GROUP SHOW" all subjects, all media. "50 Fiber Artist's Group Show" in 2 Galleries. Mel Johnson, acrylic paintings, done during the last several years, in his studio/gallery. "Art of the REGION & HISTORIC MADRID AREA" all media, in the entry gallery.
JOHNSONS OF MADRID GALLERIES OF FINE & FIBER ART
Open Tue-Sat, 10-6, Sun 12-5, Mondays & Jan. by appointment
2843 Highway 14 N.
Madrid NM 87010
Old Schoolhouse Gallery Artist ReceptionMay 10, 2013
Join us for a special showing of the art of Depy Adams and Brianna Rickson for May at the Old Schoolhouse Gallery - Opening Reception Friday May 10th, 5-8 pm
This will be a special show with the oils, pastels, gouache and watercolors by Depy Adams, a prolific painter creating work in a wide variety of media, as well as the stoneware & earthenware pottery by Brianna Rickson, a potter specializing in the Japanese wood-firing technique of Anagama.
Remember to stop in during our regular Gallery Hours:
Wednesdays - Sundays, Noon- 6pm or by appointment
Old Schoolhouse Gallery
12504 North Hwy. 14,
San Antonito, NM
Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve summer scheduleMay 11-September 28, 2013
Visit the Santa Fe Botanical Garden website for times & directions. Reservations in advance required for all Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve events.
Hike to Placer Peak (4 miles) - May 11th, 2013
Hike to Placer Peak (8 miles) - May 12th, 2013
Loop Trail Hike - May 18th, 2013
History Tour of Ortiz Mountains - Jun 16th, 2013
Ortiz Docent Picnic - Jun 22nd, 2013
Skid Trail Hike in Ortiz Mountains - Jul 21st, 2013
Loop Trail Hike in Ortiz Mountains - Aug 3rd, 2013
History Tour of Ortiz Mountains - Aug 4th, 2013
Skid Trail Hike in Ortiz Mountains - Sep 14th, 2013
Hike to Placer Peak (8 miles) - Sep 28th, 2013
Hike to Placer Peak (4 miles) - Oct 26th, 2013
Santa Fe Botanical Garden
Cerrillos Hills State Park June eventsJune 1,8,15 & 21, 2013
June 1st, Saturday, 5PM Cougar Smart Visitor Center, 37 Main Street
Guest presenter Phil Carter will share about America’s lion and give you tips to safely enjoy the great outdoors with the big cats.
June 8th, Saturday, 5PM Landscape Photography
Local photographer Patrick Mohn leads this outdoor workshop. Hone your skills and technique capturing the beauty of the Cerrillos Hills landscape.
June 15th, Saturday, 4PM Snakes of New Mexico
The Española Wildlife Center’s resident snake expert Tom Wyant brings live snakes including rattlers to the park.
June 21st, Friday, 7PM Solstice Moon Hike
Ranger Peter Lipscomb leads this hike into the park. Learn interesting lunar facts and folklore and celebrate the summer solstice.
For events in the park meet at the main parking lot, ½ mile north of Cerrillos village on Santa Fe County Road 59. Just $5 per vehicle or free with a valid New Mexico State Park pass.
For Events at the Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center - 37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM. Approximately 16 miles south of Santa Fe and 3 miles north of Madrid via NM 14. Take County Road 57 west into Cerrillos village. See link for a map
State Parks official webpage for CHSP
The Mineshaft Tavern June eventsJune 1-30, 2013
SAT 1 HOT HONEY Americana/originals on the deck 3-7pm
Paw & THE CLINKERS Alt bluegrass 7pm
SUN 2 THE BARBWIRES soulful blues 3-7pm
FRI 7 GYPSY NIGHT in the Mine Shaft w/Belly Dancing & Gypsy Band 8-mid
SAT 8 Jim & Tim Soulful Blues on the Deck 3-7pm
SAT 8 SEAN HEALENS BAND Epic Western Rock-n-Roll 7-11pm
SUN 9 GENE CORBIN Americana on the deck 3-7pm
FRI 14 OPEN MIC NIGHT with Hosted by Kellie Ann & A Full House 7-11pm
SAT 15 Psychedelic Country with JOE WEST, LORI OTTINO & PETER SINGDAHLSEN $5 8pm
SUN 16 THE BARBWIRES soulful blues 3-7pm
THUR 20 Eric McFadden guitar-playing virtuoso rock and roll post-punk-psych-jazz-awesomeness! 7pm $10
FRI 21 Todd & The Fox with Special Guests "Cali Shaw" 8PM
SAT 22 LUCY BARNA Americana/originals on the deck 3-7pm
SAT 23 THE JAKES Classic Rock 7-11pm
SUN 24 GENE CORBIN Americana on the deck 3-7pm
FRI 28 OPEN MIC NIGHT with Glenn Neff 7-11pm
SAT 29 ASHLEY RAINES Americana / Blues / Roots Country 7-11pm
SUN 30 THE BARBWIRES soulful blues 3-7pm
The Mine Shaft Tavern
2846 Hwy 14
Madrid, NM 87010
Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden - on the Santa Fe Studio TourJune 28, 29 & 30, 2013
About the Santa Fe Studio Tour: Meet well known and emerging Santa Fe painters, sculptors, printmakers, photographers, potters and jewelers- in person, in their studios. In collaboration with Creative Santa Fe, The Santa Fe Studio Tour offers unique opportunity for the public to see the artists' latest work and their working environment. Local artists engaged in creating fine art open their studios annually on the last weekend in June. This tour allows visitors to map out their own route and see as many studios as they wish. Most studios have an artist demonstrating their techniques and all studios have art for sale. All information is on the website: http://www.santafestudiotour.com
Fri. June 28, 5:30-7:30pm
Sat. June 29, 10am-6pm
Sun. June 30, Noon-5pm
Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden & Studio - #37 on the tour
3453 State Highway 14
Cerrillos, NM 87010
(On Highway 14, north of Cerrillos village & south of CR 42 - between mile markers 34 and 35)
July 4th ParadeJuly 4, 2013
July 4th in Madrid begins with a Baseball Game at 10 am in the Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park.The town parade starts at noon at the south end of town and ends at the ball park.
Cerrillos History HikeAugust 17, 2013
Cerrillos Historical Society members Bill Baxter & Todd Brown present Cerrillos history on this quiet walk throught the village of Cerrillos. Bring hat, water and a camera and take in the town that once was considered for the Capitol of New Mexico! Meet on First & Main Street in Cerrillos. Easy walk begins at 10 am - noon. For more information: Todd Brown (505) 438-3008.
Cerrillos Town Wide YardsaleAugust 24-25, 2013
Annual town wide yardsale event. Bargains, treasures and unique finds on all streets + food & Greek Pastry! Saturday & Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Info: Todd Brown (505) 438-3008
Cerrillos, New Mexico 87010
All Town Streets
Fiesta de CerrillosSeptember 21, 2013
Cerrillos, New Mexico Fall Fiesta - Activities for all ages. Food & Beverages, Patriotic Moments, Live Music, Smoky Bear, Children's Activities, Arts & Craft vendors, Classic and Vintage Car Show, Turquoise Trail Volunteer Fire Department, Cerrillos Hills State Park displays. Saturday from 9-3 pm. Sponsored by Cerrillos Community Church, St. Joseph Catholic Church and Las Candelas de los Cerrillos. (505) 660-2348
Christmas in MadridEvery weekend between December 7-22, 2013
Christmas in Madrid - shops open daily. Holiday Celebration continues all weekends before Christmas. Madrid homes & shops sparkle with thousands of twinkling lights during this annual Holiday event. Christmas parade on December 1st at 4:00 pm. Restaurants, refreshments, Santa Claus & live entertainment. Over 40 shops open daily and remain open late Saturday evenings till Christmas.
Santa Fe Century Bike raceMay 18, 2014
The 29th annual Santa Fe Century Ride/Bike/Run takes place along NM 14, the Turquoise Trail. Shorter rides of 25 and 50 miles are available for those who opt out of the 100-miler. For information: call (505) 982-1282 or visit santafecentury.com.
Jimbo plays at the Greenside Cafe on Thursdays.
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National Scenic BywayOn June 15, 2000 the Turquoise Trail received designation as a National Scenic Byway from the The National Scenic Byways Program after completing a comprehensive corridor management plan.
The plan is available for review here »
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