Elephant Butte Inn and Spa

What's Happenin' in Sierra County:

It's that time of year when things start happenin' in Sierra County...here's just a few of events for the next week:

4/6/2013 - 4/7/2013

Sailboat Regatta11am-4pm, Elephant Butte Lake State ParkSailboat regatta on the water at the lake! Cost: park entrance fee.Contact: Rio Grande Yacht Club, Richard Alexander, 970-946-9118, rlalex@aol.com.

4/6/2013Senior Olympic Fun Day8am to 12 noon, Louis Armijo Park, Williamsburg

Are you a Senior Olympian? or just want to have fun like one? The FUN begins on Saturday April 6th from 8am to noon at the Louis Armijo Park in Williamsburg. Activities include Washers, Horseshoes, Frisbee Distance, Frisbee Accuracy, Soccer Accuracy Kick, Softball Distance Throw, & Basketball Free Throw. Registration is available on site, pay a $5 fee and play all the games you want! Bring your competitive spirit and try for the local Blue Ribbon! Open to all seniors 50 and up!Contact: Senior Olympic, Gigi Callahan, 5758946641, gg_sjoa@fastwave.biz.

4/6/2013 Dinner and Dancing Fund Raiser 5-8pm, Moose Lodge, 202 W. Smith Street, Truth or Consequences Do you like BBQ and Dancing? This is where you can get your dance on, get a great BBQ Dinner from BBQ on Broadway with all the trimmings all for just $8 a person! Enjoy performances from the T or C Line Dancers, Country Music and Karaoke! Tickets available at the door or in advance from the Senior Center at 360 W 4th or call 894-6641. All proceeds from this event support Sierra County Senior Olympians for the 2013 Local and State Games! Contact: Senior Olympic, Gigi Callahan, 5758946641, gg_sjoa@fastwave.biz.

4/7/2013 Joe West and the Santa Fe Revue 3-5pm, Hillsboro Community Center, Elenora Street, Hillsboro

Joe West is an award winning songwriter and performer based in the international art community of Santa Fe, chosen as "Santa Fe Reporter's Best" in 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009 - and as "Top Male Vocalist in the Austin Chronicle Reader's Poll 2000. Joe has toured throughout the United States and Europe, sharing the stage with the likes of Peter Rowan, Arlo Guthrie, and the Violent Femmes. Over the last two years, Joe has produced an all original children's CD, and has written and produced a full length opera. Cost: $5 donation at the door. Contact: Hillsboro Community Center, Laurie McKray, 575-895-5686, lmckray@me.com.

4/7/2013 Three time Minnesota Book Award winner, Barton Sutter booksigning 1pm, Black Cat Books and Coffee, 128 Broadway, Truth or Consequences

Poet, Barton Sutter, will be reading from and signing copies of his books at Black Cat Books on Sunday, April 7 at 1pm. Named the first Poet Laureate of Duluth, Sutter has won numerous awards, including the Minnesota Book Award in three different categories: poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. He has written for public radio, and has collaborated on some musical projects, and many other things. He lives in Duluth, but visits the Southwest every year. Don't miss him! Cost: free. Contact: Black Cat Books & Coffee, Rhonda Brittan, 575-894-7070.


4/7/2013 Weekly mainstream square dance 2 pm - 4:30 pm, Moose Lodge Dining Room, 202 W. Smith Street, Truth or Consequences Weekly mainstream square dance open to the public. Come solo or as a couple. Need not be a member of the Moose to come and dance or just watch the fun. Call ahead to be sure the venue hasn't been temporarily changed. No charge to watch. There is a $3.00 per person charge to dance. We would be pleased to have you visit. Contact: Sierra Twirlers of Truth or Consequences, Carole Wheeler, 575-313-9971, randcintennessee@msn.com.

4/8/2013 Sneak Preview with a Culpepper & Merriweather Clown 9am, R & C Sumthins, 902 North Date Street, Truth or Consequences

Bring the little ones to meet a cute clown up close and enter to win tickets to the main event on Monday, April 15th! Free. Contact: R & C Sumthins, 575-894-1040.

4/12/2013 The Cosmic Talent Expo N Concerto of TorC 2pm-8pm, Lee Belle Johnson Senior Rec Center, 301 S. Foch, Truth or Consequences Art Hop Day!

Support Talent in Sierra County! The Cosmic Talent Expo N Challenges is a day packed of talent. The Expo features exhibit, vendor and community tables from 2pm until 8pm. In addition, we have local artist,Steve Haynes who will be offering Caricature drawings for $5 each and an artist from Las Cruces, who will be selling her pottery. Check out the photo-op area to get a free photo. The stage will be set for Open-Mic from 2pm until 5pm. The Talent Challenge will start at 5pm. Cost: free. Contact: Cosmic Talent World, Cindy Bellelli, 5757402016, cindy@cosmictalent.com. http://www.cosmictalent.com/USA_Launch_Pads.html#Truth_or_Consequences_LPs

4/13/2013 Second Saturday Art Hop - April 6-9pm, Downtown Truth or Consequences

Galleries, studios, shops and restaurants are open late on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Check the MainStreet Truth or Consequences website for info on opening exhibits and special events. Cost: free. Contact: MainStreet Truth or Consequences, promotions@torcmainstreet.org. http://www.torcmainstreet.org/events/art-hop

4/13/2013 Ralph Edwards Tribute Dinner 5:30pm cocktails, 6pm din, Moose Lodge, Smith Street off N. Date, Truth or Consequences

Come celebrate Ralph and the Fiesta 2013 theme, "How The West Was Fun!" Dinner: chili con carne, ranch style beans, baked potato bar, cornbread and cobbler. Live music from On Call. Buy tickets at Happy Belly Deli, The Herald, and R&C Sumthins Ice Cream Shop. Cost: $12 singles, $20 couples. Contact: Fiesta Board, Destiny Mitchell, info@torcfiesta.com. http://www.torcfiesta.com

4/13/2013 Arts and Crafts Fair 9am-4pm, Ken James Senior Center, 360 W 4th Ave, Truth or Consequences

Come and see all of the fantastic hand-crafted items at the Arts and Crafts Fair to benefit the Sierra County Senior Olympics program! Tables and booth space is available for $10.00. Artists, Crafters, resale vendors and Food booths are welcome, please call to ensure your space today! Contact: Senior Olympics, Gigi Callahan Barb Vestal, 575-894-6641, gg_sjoa@fastwave.biz.

4/13/2013 Senior Olympic Field Day 5 pm to 8 pm, Hot Springs High School, Truth or Consequences

Come and enjoy the thrill of victory by supporting and competing in the Senior Olympic Field Events! Qualify for the State Games or just bring some friendly competition to the following events: Discus/Shot Put/Standing Long Jump/Pole Vault/Javelin/High Jump/Long Jump/Track 50M,100M, 200M, 400M. Registration is available on-site, $5 entry fee for all the local events you would like to participate in.... call or come by the Senior Center at 360 W 4th - 894-6641. Open to anyone 50 or up! Contact: Senior Olympic, Gigi Callahan, 575-894-6641, gg_sjoa@fastwave.biz.


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