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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 .

    Sandia Peak Ski Area

    2017 Season - open Fridays through Sundays
    Sandia Peak will open the beginners area and the Cubby Corner Children’s area on an 18 inch base. Skiing and boarding will be accessed from Chair #4 and the Mitey Mite.

    At this time the ski area can ONLY be accessed via Highway 536. We will open additional terrain and Tram access as snowfall permits.

    All facilities will be open including the Double Eagle II Cafeteria, Snow Sports School, Cubby Corner Children’s Facility, Rental Shop and Sandia Peak Sports Shop.

    We will be open Friday through Sundays and Holidays.

    Special Lift Ticket Rates:
    Beginner Lift: $35
    Beginner Lift with Peak Plus Card: $10
    Ticket prices subject to change.

    Ski Area Hours 9:00 am to 4:00pm
    am half day - 9:00am to 12:30pm, pm half day -12:30pm to 4:00pm

    For more information visit us at http://www.sandiapeak.com


    The Mine Shaft Tavern January music events

    January 3-29, 2017
    TUE 3 CACTUS SLIM & the GoatHeads rock/blues 7pm

    THUR 5 OPEN MIC 7pm

    FRI 6 JIM ALMAND soulful blues on the heated deck 5pm

    FRI 6 GYPSY PLAYBOYS western swing/gypsy jazz in the tavern 7pm

    SAT 7 SHANE WALLIN on the heated deck 3pm

    SUN 8 BARNYARD STOMPERS on the heated deck 3pm

    WED 11 FORMER FRIENDS OF YOUNG AMERICANS American/gothic 5pm

    FRI 13 WILLIAM STEWART acoustic/country on the heated deck 5pm

    FRI 13 DIRTY BROWN JUG BAND in the tavern 8pm

    SAT 14 RICHARD MITTELSTET on the heated deck 3pm

    SAT 14 THE ATTITUDES BLUES in the tavern 7pm

    SUN 15 THE BARBWIRES soulful blues on the heated deck 2pm

    FRI 20 RYAN HUTCHENS Americana/folk on the deck 5pm

    FRI 20 KARAOKE in the tavern 8pm

    SAT 21 SHANE WALLIN on the heated deck 3pm

    SAT 21 SECOND ANNUAL MADRID PROM with DJ FEATHERICCI 8pm

    Stylish outfits, smooth dance moves and frolicking fun!


    SUN 22 Live music 2pm

    FRI 27 ERYN BENT folk on the heated deck 5pm

    FRI 27 JESSE DELUXE rocknroll in the tavern 8pm

    SAT 28 JIM & TIM soulful blues on the heated deck 5pm

    SAT 28 URBAN PIONEERS Americana/bluegrass in the tavern 7pm

    SUN 29 LONE PINON Mexican hausteca on the heated deck 2pm

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

    Skies of our Ancestors

    Saturday - January 21, 2017
    Our ancestors shared an intimate connection with the night sky. By carefully observing patterns of celestial movement they developed techniques to ensure survival. Learn about their skills and how you can protect and enjoy the nighttime environment.

    Program starts promptly at 2pm

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


    Cabin Fever Hike

    Saturday - February 04, 2017
    Suffering from cabin fever? This hike will cure what ails you. Stretch your legs and learn the natural and cultural history of the Cerrillos Hills on this guided hike.

    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

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

    Estevan The Black

    Saturday - February 18, 2017
    Estevan, a Moor and Spanish slave is given credit for being the first European to set foot in what is now the states of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. How he accomplished that feat is an all most unbelievable tale, filled with danger, adventure, and a date with fate. Co-sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council & the Department of Cultural Affairs, this program is 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
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org
    (505) 474-0196

    Approximately 16 miles south of Santa Fe and 3 miles north of Madrid via NM 14. Take County Road 57 west into Cerrillos village. Donations welcome

    Geology Hike

    Sunday, March 5, 2017
    Decode the ancient past through the eyes of a geologist. Local rockhound 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
    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    http://www.cerrilloshills.org
    (505) 474-0196

    Star Party

    Friday - March 10, 2017
    Explore the night sky above the park. Catch the green laser guided tour of bright stars and constellations followed by close-up views of star clusters, nebulae and distant galaxies through telescopes.

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



    Madrid Crawdady Blues Festival

    Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21, 2017
    The 10th Annual CrawDaddy Blues Fest! Great Live Blues, Fresh Boiled Crawfish, BBQ & more with Cajun Specialties. Outside under the Big Tent overlooking the hills of MADRID. Next to the Mine Shaft Tavern Gates open at noon.

    The Mine Shaft Tavern
    2846 State Highway 14
    Madrid, New Mexico 87010
    http://www.themineshafttavern.com
    (505) 473-0743

    Memorial Day Madrid Annual Baseball Challenge

    Monday, May 29, 2017
    Memorial Day Baseball Game
    Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark
    Madrid, NM 87010
    http://www.visitmadridNM.com

    Cerrillos Art in the Park

    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    An annual outdoor market featuring local artists and an Ice Cream Social hosted by the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park on the grounds of the park Visitor Center. Bring cash or check, 10-4pm

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

    Santa Fe Studio Tour

    June 17-18 & 24-25, 2017
    Friday June 16 5pm-7:30pm: Artists Reception at Santa Fe University of Art & Design

    Saturday & Sunday June 17-18 10am-5pm: Art Studios & Preview Gallery Open

    Saturday & Sunday June 24-25 10am-5pm: Art Studios Open Only

    Featuring Turquoise Trail Artist Kevin Box
    Studio #63
    3453 State Hwy 14 N
    Cerrillos, NM 87010

    Studio 63 on Highway 14, south of County Road 42 between mile markers 34 & 35
    http://santafestudiotour.com

    Madrid 4th of July Ball Game & Parade

    Tuesday, July 4, 2017
    Annual Madrid baseball game at 10am and town parade at noon.

    Oscar Huber Memorial Ballpark
    Madrid, NM 87010
    http://www.visitmadridNM.com

    Cerrillos History Hike

    Saturday, August 5, 2017
    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 Yard Sale

    Saturday, August 19, 2017
    The town of Cerrillos hosts an annual town wide yard sale event. There are booths and tables of treasures scattered through the town streets. Special sales tables benefit the Cerrillos Hills State Park Amigos and Las Candelas community organization.
    From 9-4 on Saturday. For more info (505) 438-3008.

    Town of Cerrillos, NM 87010
    http://www.cerrillosnewmexico.com

    Turquoise Trail Arts Festival

    Saturday & Sunday, August 26-17
    A collaboration of local artists will display their work along the Turquoise Trail.

    For more information

    Fiesta de Cerrillos

    Saturday, September 16, 2017
    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 9am-4pm. Sponsored by Cerrillos Community Church, St. Joseph Catholic Church and Las Candelas de los Cerrillos. Artists, if you are interested in a booth at Fiesta de Cerrillos, please call Sandy Young (505) 438-2885.

    Cerrillos, NM 87010
    https://www.facebook.com/Fiesta-de-Cerrillos-739423516070308/?fref=ts

    Madrid Christmas Open House

    Weekends before Christmas 2017
    Open House activities and refreshments in many shops each weekend through Christmas.
    Saturday, December 2 - Stay for the 4pm Christmas Parade

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

Upcoming Event

Santa Fe Studio Tour

June 17-18 & 24-25, 2017
Santa Fe Studio Tour last two weekends in June.
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