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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 .

    Ski Santa Fe

    November 26, 2015 - April 2016
    “Godzilla” El Nino is here and has already brought 58 inches of snowfall this season. The most recent storm dumped an amazing 36 inches of snow. We are excited for one of the best openings in decades.

    Ski Santa Fe will be opening on Thanksgiving Day with 90% of the mountain and 76 of 79 trails open offering great skiing and snowboarding on powder and packed powder. All lifts will be open including the Millennium Triple Chair, Tesuque Peak Triple Chair, Super Chief Quad Chair, Sierra Double Chair, Easy Street Double Chair, Pine Flats Conveyor and Chipmunk Corner Conveyor.

    All facilities will be open including La Casa Lodge, La Casa Café, Ski Santa Fe Sports Shop, Ski & Snowboard Rental Shop and the Coffee Bar. Totemoff’s Bar & Grill will be open to service our guests at mid mountain. Join us at the Snow Sports School and Chipmunk Corner Children’s Center for a ski or snowboard lesson.

    Normal rates will apply.
    Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM, for more information log on to http://www.skisantafe.com.


    The MIne Shaft Tavern February events

    February 2-28, 2016
    TUE 2 CACTUS SLIM &the GoatHeads rock/blues 7pm

    FRI 5 SECRET CIRCUS folkadelic rock 7:30PM

    SAT 6 HARVEST THIEVES root rocking americana 7PM

    SUN 7 SUPERBOWL PARTY Bigscreen & specials! 3PM

    TUE 9 FAT TUESDAY! Cajun food & drink Specials! Great live music all day! GREGORY BUTERA & THE GUNSELS 3PM SHINERS CLUB JAZZ BAND 7pm

    FRI 12 CALI SHAW BAND new folk 7pm

    SAT 13 E. CHRISTINA HERR & THE WILD FRONTIER american 7pm

    SUN 14 VALENTINES DAY
    Great food & drink Specials! Live music all day with LONE PINON mexican son hausteco on the Deck from 3PM & BROOMDUST CARAVAN Cosmic Country and Blue 7pm

    TUE 16 CACTUS SLIM & the GoatHeads rock/blues 7pm

    FRI 19 SHANE WALLIN 5PM
    FRI 19 HARLISS SWEETWATER BAND blues/soul/rock 7PM

    SAT 20 LILLIE LEMON indie/electro pop 3PM
    SAT 20 SEAN HEALEN BAND rock-n-folk-n-roll 7PM

    SUN 21 KEY FRANCES rocking/blues 3pm

    TUE 23 CACTUS SLIM & the GoatHeads rock/blues 7pm

    FRI 26 PAW & ERIK bluegrass 5PM
    FRI 26 SHINERS CLUB JAZZ BAND 7pm

    SAT 27 JIM &TIM soulful blues 2pm

    SUN 28 CW AYON one man blues band! 3pm

    The Mine Shaft Tavern
    2846 Hwy 14
    Madrid NM 87010
    (505) 474-0344

    Valentine’s Hike

    February 13, 2016
    Join this guided hike and learn about the courtship behaviors of animals common to the area. A different take on the ol' Birds and Bees!

    Program starts promptly at 11 am.

    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
    (505) 474-0196
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org

    Star Party

    March 11, 2016
    We'll have telescopes set up in the park and volunteer astronomers to help you explore and learn about the starry night sky above the park. Dress warmly!

    Program starts promptly at 7pm.

    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
    (505) 474-0196
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org

    Geology Hike

    March 13, 2016
    Decode the ancient past through the eyes of a geologist. Local rock hound Scott Renbarger will be your guide.

    Program starts promptly at 11 am.

    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
    (505) 474-1096
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org

    Crawdaddy Blues Festival

    May 14-15, 2016
    The music is fantastic and the food will match the music. The Mine Shaft Tavern has the freshest crawfish driven up from SE Texas and cooks it right in front of guests. If you love crawfish, do not miss this event. In addition, shrimp, hamburgers, brisket, gumbo and many other foods will be available. There will be a full bar and plenty of shade. Kids under 12 are free, no coolers, outside beverages or food allowed. Cajun Food & Live Music under the Big Tent. Next to the Madrid Old Coal Town Museum.
    Noon to Dusk

    The Mine Shaft Tavern
    Madrid, NM 87010
    (505) 473-0743

    Santa Fe Studio Tour

    June 18-19 & 25-26, 2016
    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

    June 18th & 19th, 25th & 26th

    Turquoise Trail Sculpture Garden & Studio's location on the tour
    (On Highway 14, north of Cerrillos village & south of CR 42 - between mile markers 34 and 35)
    3453 State Highway 14
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 471-4688

    July 4th Baseball Game & Parade

    Monday, July 4, 2016
    The annual 4th of July baseball game between Madrid Miners & the East Mtn Riffraff starts at 10am at Oscar Huber Memorial Baseball Park followed by the July 4th parade at high noon.
    Madrid, NM. 87010
    http://www.visitmadridnm.com

    Cerrillos History Hike

    Saturday, August 6, 2016
    The Cerrillos Historical Society keeps the village history alive with this docent led tour through Cerrillos. Meet on First & Main Street, program starts promptly at 10am. Wear walking shoes and bring a hat & water. 10am-noon.

    For more information call Todd Brown (505) 438-3008
    http://www.CerrillosNewMexico.com

    Cerrillos Town Wide Yardsale

    Saturday, August 20, 2016
    Annual town wide community yard sale. Tables set up throughout town with unique finds, art & function, baked goods, fun for the whole family. From 9-4.

    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    For more information (505) 438-3008

    Fiesta de Cerrillos

    Saturday, September 17, 2016
    Activities for all ages. Food & Beverages, Patriotic Moments, Live Music, Children's Activities, Arts & Crafts Booths, Donkey Races, Turquoise Trail Volunteer Fire Department, Cerrillos Hills State Park displays. Saturday from 9-4pm. Sponsored by Cerrillos Community Church, St. Joseph Catholic Church and Las Candelas de los Cerrillos. Interested art & craft venders, please email . Donations happily accepted.

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National Scenic Byway

On 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.

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