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Events Along The Turquoise Trail

The 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 .

    Hibernation Hike

    Sunday, December 22, 2019
    Wildlife have many adaptations to get through the lean months of winter. On this guided hike, we will learn and discuss strategies different animals follow to conserve energy. Hike starts promptly at 11am. Meet in the main parking lot, ½ mile north of Cerrillos village on County Road 59. $5 exact change cash or check per vehicle or free with a valid New Mexico State Parks pass.

    Cerrillos Hills State Park
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    cerrillosnewmexico.com

    Madrid Christmas and New Year events, Mine Shaft Tavern Music,

    Dec 1-31, 2019

    SUN 1 THE AMAZING HONEYBOYS 3pm blues

    THUR 5 OPEN MIC WITH STEPHEN 7pm

    FRI 6 LORI OTTINO AND ERIK SAWYER 5pm local singer/songwriters

    FRI 6 XOE FITZGERALD: TIME TRAVELING TRANSVESTITE 8pm $10.00 cover

    SAT 7 The BARB WIRES blues at 3pm!

    SAT 7 ANNUAL MADRID CHRISTMAS PARADE (4pm ) "Madrid
    OPEN HOUSE" Begins!

    Madrid's Annual Christmas Parade & "Open House" Festivities! Don't be late for the parade, it is 1 day only at 4pm on Dec 7th! Plenty of parking at the ballpark parking lot on south end of town, get here early and shop! The parade begins on the north end past the tavern.

    The Madrid Open House starts on Dec 7th and is every weekend til Christmas! "Open House" shops and galleries will be offering the holiday visitors free hot chocolate, cider and cookies and open later (7pm ish)
    on weekends til Christmas. The Mine Shaft will be providing great food, live music and a warm fire to enjoy relaxing with friends and families after shopping in Madrid!

    SAT 7 THE JAKES 8pm southern rock

    SUN 8 DEAR DOCTOR 3pm folk singer/songwriters

    FRI 13 CAITI LORD 5pm singer/songwriter

    FRI 13 HIGH HIPPY ASSOCIATES 8pm 60’s and 70’s

    SAT 14 RYAN AND JASPER GUITAR DUO 3pm

    SAT 14 DIRTY BROWN JUG BAND 8pm country

    SUN 15 ODD DOG 3pm jam band

    FRI 20 SUSAN CLARKE 5pm singer/songwriter

    FRI 20 NEXT 2 THE TRACKS 8pm outlaw country

    SAT 21 THE BARB WIRES 3pm soulful blues

    SAT 21 JULIAN DOSSETT TRIO 8pm delta blues

    FRI 27 JIM ALMAND 8pm singer/songwriter

    FRI 27 UNCLE DT AND THE SMOKEHOUSE CREW 8pm americana

    SAT 28 CONNIE LONG AND FAST PATSY 3pm country

    SAT 28 ODD DOG 8pm jam band

    SUN 29 KEY FRANCES 3pm blues

    TUE 31 NEW YEARS EVE!

    Come Rock In The New Year with BETSY & The HOLLYHOCKS ! Mystical and Magical, Madrid is the perfect place to release the year behind us and welcome in the new one!!

    Top the night off by taking in the fantastical display of holiday lighting as you contemplate your intentions for 2020 !!

    $10 Entrance Fee gets you into the best New Years Party around! Includes a Midnight Toast, a roaring fire, great people, great music and a dance floor like no other!

    Mine Shaft Tavern
    2846 Hwy 14
    Madrid, NM 87010
    (505) 473-0743
    http://www.TheMineShaftTavern.com

    Madrid Christmas Parade

    December 7, 2019
    Come early to find parking and a good spot to watch this annual pre-Christmas event. The parade travels along Highway 14 from The Mine Shaft Tavern to Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark north of town. Shops remain open for extended hours with refreshments. Limited parking in town. Parking is also available N of the ballpark.

    Parade starts at 4:00 pm

    Madrid, NM 87010
    http://www.visitmadridNM.com

    Madrid Christmas Open House

    Every weekend between December 7-22, 2019
    Madrid Christmas Open House, activities and refreshments in many shops each weekend through Christmas. Town members give tribute to the historical lighting display of prior years with an annual holiday house lighting throughout town.
    Saturday, December 7, the annual Christmas Parade, 4pm.

    Madrid, NM 87010
    http://www.visitmadridNM.com

    4 Masters Group Show

    December 8, 2019 - January 27, 2020
    You are cordially invited to an exclusive art exhibition opening honoring four distinguished, award-winning New Mexico artists that have been creating art for over 75 years. Their individual accolades, bios, awards, collections are simply too numerous to be listed here; suffice to say, this Opening is a must see. Join us at Hat Ranch Gallery to celebrate their art and legend. Opening show time 2-5pm.

    Rudy Gonzales: bronze sculptures - Figurative
    John Hogan: acrylic on canvas, drawings, prints - Landscapes, pop, figurative
    Harry Leippe: bronze sculptures - Italian, Dinetah and Chaco Canyon influence
    Jerry West: oil on canvas, prints - Dreamscapes, cultural landscapes

    The exhibition will be on view until January 27th. Hat Ranch Gallery is located on the Historic Turquoise Trail, 20 minutes south of Santa Fe.
    http://www.hatranchgallery.org

    Hat Ranch Gallery
    27 San Marcos Road West
    Santa Fe, NM 87508
    (505) 424-3391

    Fred Harvey’s Southwest Couriers

    Saturday, December 14, 2019
    In the late 19th and early 20th century, the railroads and the Fred Harvey Company encouraged unmarried, young women to head west and take jobs in hotels, restaurants and as tour guides.Guest presenter VanAnn Moore will share their story in period costume. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and the New Mexico Humanities Council, this program made possible by the generous support of the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park. Program starts promptly at 2pm.

    Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
    37 Main Street
    Cerrillos, NM. 87010
    cerrilloshills.org

    14th Annual CrawDaddy Blues Fest

    May 16-17, 2020
    The Mine Shaft Tavern's annual Crawdaddy Blues Festival held in Madrid, NM.
    http://www.themineshafttavern.com

    Turquoise Trail Arts Festival

    3rd weekend in May 2020
    Art Fair on the Turquoise Trail
    More information TBA
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org

    Cerrillos Town Wide Yard Sale

    Saturday, August 22, 2020
    Search for treasures in the annual Cerrillos townwide yardsale. 9-4pm
    More information TBA
    http://www.cerrillosnewmexico.com

    Cerrillos, NM 87010

    Cerrillos Fiesta

    Saturday, September 19, 2020
    Annual village fiesta includes food, music, art and crafts, children activities and afternoon donkey races.
    More information TBA
    http://www.cerrillosnewmexico.com

    Cerrillos, NM 87010

    Sandia Crest Marathon

    Saturday, September 26, 2020
    Sandia Mountain Marathon - a timed Boston Marathon qualifier. For more information http://runsandiacrest.com/

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Turquoise Trail Arts Festival

3rd weekend in May 2020
Art Fair on the Turquoise Trail
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