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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 .

    The New Mexico Shrine Show Pilgrimage

    Saturday, June 15-Aug 4, 2019
    June 15, Opening reception at Calliope for “The New Mexico Shrine Show Pilgrimage.” Held in 3 galleries – more than 30 artists will exhibit approximately 50 interpretations of Shrines in numerous mediums for wall, tabletop and outdoors. 4-6pm. Show hangs through Aug 4. Two additional openings – June 14, 5-7PM at Art.i.fact (Santa Fe) and June 16, 2-5PM at Hat Ranch Gallery (Turquoise Trail North). Through August 4. (Check with the other galleries for exhibit duration and hours).

    Calliope
    A Unique Art Experience
    http://Calliopemadrid.com
    2876 Main Street
    Madrid, NM 87010
    505-474-7564

    Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine & Fiber Art July & August Exhibitions

    July 1 through August 31, 2019
    #1 – Flags & Banners: Bringing our Fine and Fiber artists together into one show
    #2 – Extreme Weather: Showing an amazing variety of weather, mostly from the American Southwest.
    #3 – Mel Johnson Solo Show: Featuring pieces from his time as a student, and later professor, at the Art Institute of Chicago, through his most current works.
    #3 – Fiber Artists’ Group Gallery: Showing 50 different fiber artists in many mediums.
    #4 – Entry Gallery: Historic and Regional images: Karl Kernberger's 1963 photos of ghost town Madrid, and images of the 1830's church in Golden
    #5 –CHRISTMAS CITY: Toys are also Art. Featuring a doll Fourth of July Parade.
    Gallery open Tue-Sat, 10 – 5, Sun 12 – 5, Monday by appointment

    Johnsons of Madrid Gallery
    2843 Highway 14
    Madrid, NM 87010
    (505) 471-1054

    Live Music & Events at the Mine Shaft Tavern & Cantina

    July 4-28, 2019
    Madrid's "Ghost Town Museum" open on Friday, Sat, Sun & Monday 10-4:30pm The fee of $5 for Adults, $3

    "WHAT DO WALT DISNEY, TRANS WORLD AIRLINES, THOMAS EDISON, DAVID
    BOWIE, JOHN TRAVOLTA, THE MANHATTAN PROJECT AND A GHOST TOWN ALL HAVE IN
    COMMON?" MADRID, OF COURSE!

    THUR 4TH THE BARB WIRES 3pm soulful blues

    THUR 4TH DJ TRISTAN 8pm

    FRI 5 MAGIC GIRL 5pm singer/songwriter

    FRI 5 ST. RANGE 8pm rock

    SAT 6 HOT HONEY REUNION 3pm

    SAT 6 The Mineshaft Presents Sevilla en MADrid with Carmen Ledesma! In the Historic Engine House Theater.

    A living legend ... Carmen Ledesma. Don't wait! Reserve your spot at the Engine House Theatre today to see this Flamenco superstar and a phenomenal cast for SEVILLA en MADrid, presented by The Mine Shaft in collaboration with JUAN SIDDI Flamenco and CASA FLAMENCA. This is going to be epic. Olé! Show $40 | Tapas Dinner & Show $75 https://tickets.holdmyticket.com/tickets/343653

    Tapas Dinner Menu Includes: Amuse bouche - olive, peppadew peppers, Sweet corn tamal with Tomatilla salsa- wrapped in plaintain leaves, Guatemalan Enchilada- beets,black beans, ground wagyu,queso duro, Gambas Al ajillo with chorizo, Argentinian Steak with chimchurri and roasted Peruvian Purple Potatoes, Coconut custard and Meso American truffles for dessert. Argentinian Steak.

    SAT 6 MARK’S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL SHOW 8pm pop/rock

    SUN 7 NATE HINOJOSA/SPICY LOOPS 1pm flamenco guitar

    SUN 7 ANTHONY LEON 3pm alt./country

    FRI 12TH WHITE HOT JESUS (RACHEL AND TREY ) 5pm singer/songwriters

    FRI 12TH BUSY Y LOS BIG DEALS 8pm pop noir

    SAT 13 JULIAN DOSSETT TRIO 8pm delta blues

    SUN 14 LONE PINON 1pm acoustic conjunto

    SUN 14 LARRY CONGA SHOW 3pm rock/blues

    THUR 18TH THE PEOPLE 5pm raw Americana

    FRI 19 GARY BLACKCHILD 5pm singer/songwriter

    FRI 19TH SWEET NOTHIN AND ALIEN SPACE KITCHEN 8pm rock

    SAT 20 THE IYAH BAND 3pm reggae

    SAT 20 THE HAYMARKET SQUARES 8pm punkgrass

    SUN 21 GENE CORBIN 1pm Americana

    SUN 21 ODD DOG 3pm rock/jam band

    THUR 25TH DEAR DOCTOR 5pm folk singer/songwriters

    FRI 26 -SUN 28 THE 2ND ANNUAL MADRID FILM FESTIVAL! INSIDE THE ENGINE
    HOUSE THEATER 8PM

    JULY 26 DJ TRISTAN 5pm

    SUN 27 HIGH DESERT PLAYBOYS 3pm country western

    JULY 27 JOE WEST 3pm Americana

    JULY 27 LOS NEW MEXICO PLAYBOYS 8pm hippie cowboy country

    SUN 28 KEY FRANCES BAND 3pm blues

    SUN 28 ROSELIT BONE 7pm cinematic country western

    The Mine Shaft Tavern
    http://www.themineshafttavern.com
    (505) 473-0743.
    2846 Hwy 14
    Madrid, NM87010


    Apollo 11 Screening

    Saturday, July 20, 2019
    Come view the Apollo 11 moon landing as it happened. Restored and archival footage from NASA, shows the events leading up to launch, landing and return as never seen before. Join us in the visitor center and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first steps on the moon. Program starts promptly at 4pm.

    Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
    37 Main Street
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 474-0196

    Cerrillos History Hike

    July 27, 2019
    History presentation and easy going hike through the town of Cerrillos. Presented by Cerrillos Historical Society. 10am - noon.
    For more information: 438-3008
    http://www.cerrillosnewmexico.com

    Meet at the corner of First & Main Street
    Cerrillos, NM 87010

    Nature Hike in Spanish

    Saturday, July 27, 2019
    Interpretive volunteer and Cerrillos native, Marissa will guide you through the hills and share the park's natural history enEspanol. 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. CerrillosHills.org

    Cerrillos Hills State Park ~ Cerrillos, NM 87010

    Adventures with Ed

    Saturday, August 3, 2019
    Guest presenter Jack Loeffler will address how Edward Abbey's life experience and perspective of the natural world informed the radical environmental movement. Join us as Jack chronicles adventures he shared with Ed as they traveled the American Southwest. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and the New Mexico Humanities Council, this program is made possible by the generous support of the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park. Program starts promptly at 2pm. CerrillosHills.org

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

    Block Printing Workshop

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019
    HAT RANCH GALLERY offers a block printing workshop from 11am-4pm. We will be using linoleum to carve your image to use as your block for your nontoxic, water-based ink prints. Workshop includes all materials and 4 hours of instruction by Master Artist and Printmaker, John Hogan. Please bring a sack lunch and a simple image that you would like to turn into a print. Hats & sunscreen are recommended as most of the class will be outside where you can gaze at the beautiful views and get inspired! $150 ($50 deposit required to register, balance due at class). Class size limited to 10. REGISTER AND LEARN MORE HERE: https://www.hatranchgallery.org/new-events/2019/8/7/basics-of-linocut-block-printing

    Sara West
    Hat Ranch Gallery
    http://www.hatranchgallery.org
    505-424-3391 or 208-860-9767

    Gypsy Fest

    Saturday, August 10, 2019
    One of the most colorful events of Madrid...the 17th Annual GYPSY FEST. A menagerie of bellydancers, musicians, circus acts, drummers, dancers, vendors, food and drink. Noon - 6:30pm

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park
    Madrid, NM 87010

    Personal Mythology - The art of Barbara Harnack

    August 10, 2019
    Opening reception (6pm) for “Personal Mythology – The art of Barbara Harnack.” The Multilayered artist works her magic in 2-D and 3-D, from mixed media paintings to found object assemblage and ceramic sculpture. Harnack's art is in numerous public and private collections from New Mexico to Korea. Best known for her ceramic sculptures she reveals her paintings for their first solo exhibition in New Mexico. Through September 30.

    Calliope
    A Unique Art Experience
    http://Calliopemadrid.com
    2876 Main Street
    Madrid, NM 87010
    505-474-7564

    Climate Change Panel

    Thursday, August 22, 2019
    Climate Change - how will it impact New Mexico? What can we do about it?

    Build resilience in the East Mountains - Forest Management & Fire Resistance - Soil & Water Conservation. Bring your questions and join our discussion with panelists. Please bring your refillable water bottle to reduce waste. 6-8pm. Tabling by rural resilience experts: 6-6:30pm, panel begins at 6:30pm.

    Los Vacenos Community Center
    478 1/2 NM-333
    Tijeras, NM 87059

    Cerrillos Townwide Yardsale

    August 24, 2019
    Annual Yard Sale from 9-4pm. Enjoy a walk through the town of Cerrillos, stopping at the booths, shops and tables to find gems, treasures, one-of-a-kinds along with food, drinks and Greek Pastries. Sponsored by the towns' non-profit community organization, Las Candelas de Los Cerrillos. The annual yard sale event is fun for residents and visitors. Visit the shops & check the village streets for sale tables in town wide locations. http://www.CerrillosNewMexico.com

    Sandia Crest Marathon

    Saturday, September 14, 2019
    Sandia Crest Marathon is a beautiful course and takes you from the high road of Sandia Crest, down into the low beautiful canyons of Cibola National Forest. Passing Sandia Ski Resort, the race winds through fall foliage, canyon vistas even passing landmark Tinkertown. Eventually historic Route 66 gives way to the final push down central avenue with the best city views Albuquerque has to offer. Runners will follow the majority of the route downhill, with paved roads. Your PR and BQ will be closer as this is now the fastest marathon course in all of New Mexico! This course has limited permits, be sure to sign up as this annual event is sure to sell out fast! This is a USTAF certified course and will be chip timed.

    This will be a one-way, closed course, with chip timing provided by Chronotrack. Aid will be provided by Tailwind Nutrition on the course every 3 miles for the first 15, miles, then every 2 miles until mile 21, then every mile until the finish, Porto-a-Potties will be at most aid stations, and at the finish. The finish line will have Chocolate Milk, Bananas, and proper recovery nutrition. Buses will depart Manzano Mesa Multi Generation Center starting at 4:00 AM. (VIP Departs at 6:00 AM) More info will be posted on our site as race day nears.

    http://runsandiacrest.com/

    Madrid Madfest

    September 21-22, 2019
    September Music Festival at The Mine Shaft Tavern
    http://www.themineshafttavern.com

    Madrid Chile Fiesta

    October 5-13, 2019
    The Mine Shaft Tavern is hosting their annual "Madrid Chile Fiesta" during Balloon Fiesta with a special Chile Menu and live music every day!

    The Mine Shaft Tavern
    2846 Highway 14
    Madrid, NM 87010
    (505) 473-0743

    http://www.themineshafttavern.com

    The Bug Show - Unique and Unusual Collabortive Art of Steven Kutcher

    October 5-Nov 4, 2019
    October 5, 3-6PM, Opening reception for “The Bug Show – The Unique and Unusual Collaborative Art of Steven Kutcher.” From Arachnophobia to Jurassic Park millions have seen the work of Hollywood's most famous bug wrangler, but have you ever seen his other art? Steven collaborates with bugs to make delicate and unusual art works on fine art paper. This exhibition is held in conjunction with the making of the feature film INK, produced by Michael Lancaster in association with Dirt Road Pictures. Through November 4.

    Calliope
    A Unique Art Experience
    http://Calliopemadrid.com
    2876 Main Street
    Madrid, NM 87010
    505-474-7564

    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

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