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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 .

    Live Music Events at the Mine Shaft Tavern

    April 1-29, 2018
    SUN 1 GENE CORBIN Americana 1pm

    SUN 1 SEAN ASHBY singer/songwriter 3pm

    THUR 5 OPEN MIC with Stephen 7pm

    FRI 6 STEVE HILL singer/songwriter 5pm

    FRI 6 SEAN HEALEN Rock’n’folk’roll 8pm

    SAT 7 LORI & ERIK alt country 3pm

    SAT 7 THE JAKES classic rock 7pm

    SUN 8 THE BARBWIRES soulful blues 3pm

    FRI 13 ANTHONY TORRES & THE REGULATORS

    outlaw country7pm

    SAT 14 SHANE WALLIN singer/songwriter 3pm

    SAT 14 THE PALM IN THE CYPRESS americana 8pm

    SUN 15 JOE WEST alt country 3pm

    THUR 19 THE GOATHEADS rockinblues 7pm

    FRI 20 LOCAL AND LAZY rock alt 5pm

    FRI 20 LOS NEW MEXICO PLAYBOYS honkeytonk 7pm

    SAT 21 KITTY JO CREEK bluegrass 3pm

    SAT 21 MARK’S MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL SHOW rocknroll 8pm

    SUN 22 SEAN HEALEN singer songwriter 3pm

    FRI 27 STRING DINNER 8pm

    SAT 28 CW AYON blues 3pm

    SAT 28 SKERRICK AND THE IMPERIAL ROOSTER

    rock/gonzo roots 8pm

    SUN 29 KEY FRANCES blues 3pm

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

    http://www.themineshafttavern.com/

    The Glitter Girls

    Friday - Sunday, April 20 through April 29, 2018
    The East Mountain Centre for Theatre proudly presents the New Mexico premiere of the southern comedy, "The Glitter Girls" by Mark Dunn and directed by Nancy Sellin. Performance dates are, Fridays and Saturdays, April 20, 21, 27 & 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays, April 22 and 29th. Show starts promptly at 2 p.m.

    For tickets, go to emct.org or e-mail or call the hotline at 286.1950 or 681.8376.

    East Mountain Centre for Theatre
    Vista Grande Community Center
    15 La Madera Rd
    Sandia Park, NM 87047

    Plaza Landscaping Project

    Saturday, April 28, 2018
    Join us for the kick-off of the plaza landscaping project. We will plant two varieties of elm trees and celebrate with a baked goods fundraiser to benefit the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park, 10am.

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

    Amigos Hike

    Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Want to stretch your legs and get moving? Amigos hikes are a great way to meet new people and start each month with a hike. Come join this volunteer-led hike! Hike starts promptly at 10am 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.

    http://www.cerrilloshills.org
    Cerrillos Hills State Park
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 474-0196

    Madrid Flea Market

    Saturday, May 5, 2018
    Join us at the Madrid Flea Market in the big tent behind the Mineshaft Cantina - 9am.

    Mine Shaft Tavern
    Madrid, NM 87010

    New Mexico Raptors

    Satuday, May 12, 2018
    Scientists study raptors to get important clues about environmental health. Guest presenter, Laura McCann will bring a Great Horned Owl, a Red-tailed Hawk and a Turkey Vulture and help you learn all about them. Program 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.

    http://www.cerrilloshills.org
    Cerrillos Hills State Park
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 474-0196

    CrawDaddy Blues Fest

    Saturday, May 19 & Sunday, May 20, 2018
    The Mine Shaft Tavern brings in fresh crawfish from the Coast region. If you love crawfish, you need to come out to this event. In addition to crawfish, green chile blue crab cakes, crawfish etoufee, gumbo, and Texas BBQ Ribs, brisket and smoked pork are available. Fresh squeezed Hurricanes served here! There will be a full bar and plenty of shade. Rain or shine. Kids under 12 are free, no coolers or outside beverages or food allowed. Held at the Madrid Railyard next to The Mine Shaft Tavern. There are three stages during the festival—inside the historic Mine Shaft Tavern, the Deck at the Mine Shaft Tavern and our tented amphitheater. Held at the Madrid Railyard next to The Mine Shaft Tavern. Open 12 pm - 7 pm daily. Advance Tickets $15 Per Day / $25 Both Days ($20 at Gate per day) and available at The Mine Shaft Tavern and will be on http://tickets.ticketssantafe.org/ April 1, 2018.

    Parking & a shuttle will be available on the north end of town.
    http://www.CrawDaddyBluesFest.com

    The Mine Shaft Tavern
    2846 Hwy 14
    Madrid, New Mexico 87010
    (505) 473-0743

    Scat: what is that?

    Saturday, May 19, 2018
    Scat: what is that?
    Guest presenter David Weaver, volunteer at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, will share everything you wanted to know about scat but were afraid to ask. Scat contains a wealth of information, from simple identification to details of behavior. We will spend some time looking at various scat, talking about what we can learn, and learning how to find and identify scat. Program starts promptly at 2pm

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

    Memorial Day Baseball Game

    Monday.May 28, 2018
    Memorial Day baseball challenge ~ Madrid Miners vs East Mountain Riff Raff.

    Game starts at 12:00 noon.

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark
    Madrid, NM 87010

    Volkswagen Car Show

    June 1-3, 2018
    Route 66 Aircooled Alliance VW Club Presents:
    New Mexico VW Fiesta
    Please come and join The Route 66 Aircooled VW Club for the first of hopefully many Spring time Vintage Volkswagen gatherings here in New Mexico.

    We will be gathering In Madrid, New Mexico on the scenic Turquoise Trail. The village of Madrid is nestled in a narrow canyon in the Ortiz Mountains. Once a historic coal mining town and ghost town, Madrid is now a creative community with over 40 shops and galleries, several restaurants, a spa and museum. A couple miles north is the quaint village Cerrillos that includes a state park with hiking paths and horseback riding. A little further north about 30 minutes is historic Santa Fe New Mexico.
    http://www.visitmadridnm.com

    This event will take place from June 1-3 2018 in the historic Oscar Huber Miners Ball Field.

    The Miners were started by the Madrid Employees Club and won many pennants. The Oscar Huber Ballpark was the first lighted ballpark west of the Mississippi in the 1920s.

    Camping will be available in this historic old ball park

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    DETAILS:

    Camping is $30 for the full weekend starting Friday June 1 thru Sunday June 3.

    If you wish to Camp Saturday June 2nd only Camping fee is $25.

    The event officially ends Sunday June 3rd at 4pm

    Participation fee for the Car Show only on Sunday June 3rd is 10.00 or free with a Camping Admission.

    General Admission (walk-in's ) to the Car Show is $2 per person.

    Swap space is free with camping and can be done from your campsite.

    If you chose to participate as a vendor or in the swap only, you can do so Sunday June 3 starting at 9 am in a designated space.

    We will be offering pre-registration. We will need to collect general info on the number of people and vehicles in your party and your level of participation ie.. (3 buses 8 people and 2 nights of camping plus vendor space)

    We will accept payments via PayPal to reserve you a spot. You will receive a confirmation email and a spot number. The earlier you register the better spot you will get.

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park
    2895a NM14
    Madrid, NM 87010

    Plants & Wildflowers

    Saturday, June 2, 2018
    Saturday - June 02, 2018

    Plants & Wildflowers
    Join the park’s herbarium curator Pete Peterson for this look at plants & wildflowers. We will begin by exploring the area around the main parking lot before moving on to look at flora along one or more trails. Hike 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.

    http://www.cerrilloshills.org
    Cerrillos Hills State Park
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 474-0196

    Softball Tournament

    June 9-10, 2018
    Softball Tournament in the Madrid ballpark. More info TBA

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park
    Madrid, NM 87010

    Art in the Park

    Saturday, June 16, 2018
    Featuring local artists & their artwork. Artists work includes Art Cards, Book Signings, Cerrillos Turquoise, Handmade Jewelry, Ocarinas, Marbles, Paintings, Photography, Silk Scarves and Wood Work. Ice Cream and Edibles by donation. From 10am - 3pm

    Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
    37 Main St., Cerrillos, NM 87010
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org/events (505) 474-0196

    Gypsy Fest

    Saturday, June 23, 2018
    Annual Gypsy Festival held in the Madrid ballpark. More info TBA.

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ball Park
    Madrid, NM 87010

    Santa Fe Studio Tour

    Saturday and Sunday, June 16 & 17 and 23 & 24, 2018
    The Santa Fe Studio Tour is self-guided and free to the public.
    Studio Tour hours are 10 am - 5 pm
    Saturday and Sunday - June 16 & 17 and 23 & 24
    https://santafestudiotour.com/the-tour/

    The Turquoise Trail artists:

    #57-PAUL BIAGI* acrylic, watercolor, pen and ink and charcoal17 A BISBEE CT • (505) 424-1745 • studiobiagisf.com

    #58-BONNIE BERGET* pastel, oil, watercolor, acrylic, pen and pencil82 CIELO DE ORO • (505) 204-4529 • bonniebergetfinearts.com

    #59-KEVIN BOX origami sculpture in museum quality metals3453 STATE HWY 14 N • (505) 471-4688 • outsidetheboxstudio.com

    The Galisteo Basin & Cerrillos Hills

    Saturday, June 30, 2018
    Paul Secord will share images from the new book he co-authored with Homer Milford; The Galisteo Basin & Cerrillos Hills. Get a peek at life during the Territorial mining period as Paul reveals the stories, people and history depicted in these old photos. Program starts promptly at 2pm.

    http://www.cerrilloshills.org
    Cerrillos Hills State Park Visitor Center
    37 Main Street
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 474-0196

    Softball Tournament

    July 14-15, 2018
    Co-ed softball tournament

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark
    Madrid, NM 87010

    Cerrillos History Hike

    Saturday, July 28, 2018
    History presentation by Cerrillos Historical Society member Todd Brown through the town of Cerrillos.

    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    CerrillosNewMexico.com

    Cerrillos Community Yardsale

    Saturday, August 25, 2018
    Cerrillos town wide community yard sale. Tables filled with collectibles to treasurers set up throughout town. Fun for all. Open 9-4pm

    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    (505) 438-3008

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Softball Tournament

July 14-15, 2018
Co-ed softball tournament at the Madrid ballpark.
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