What's Happenin' in Sierra County
The Automatics7-10pm, Grapes Gallery, 407 Main St., Downtown Truth or ConsequencesThe Automatics - a dynamic three-piece from Las Cruces play a show and a dance. Their sound is dominated by '70s rock and soul with occasional forays into '90s pop and originals. A good time is guaranteed.Cost: donations accepted.Contact: Sierra County Arts Council, James Durham, 575-894-7008, firstname.lastname@example.org://www.sierracountyart.org
Second Saturday Art Hop - June6-9pm, Downtown Truth or ConsequencesGalleries, studios, shops and restaurants are open late on the 2nd Saturday of every month. See the DGDA website for info on opening exhibits and other special events.Cost: free.Contact: MainStreet Truth or Consequences, email@example.com://www.torcmainstreet.org/events/monthly-events/art-hop
WCC&D 30th Annual Fiestagrounds open at 9am, Winston Community Center, Winston, NM, just 35 miles west of Truth or Consequences via Hwy 52Parade, BBQ Dinner, Craft Fair/Flea Market, Cow Chip Poker, Theme Raffle, games for kids of all ages, entertainment on the patio, and a Western Dance from 8pm-midnight.Cost: dance is $5, no admission otherwise.Contact: WCC&D Community Association, Renee or Jerry Large, 575-743-2081,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elephant Butte Chili Challenge Cook Off11am-2pm; awards at 3pm, Elephant Butte State ParkRed or Green is the question of the day at the Elephant Butte Chili Challenge Cook Off, a charity event.Cost: $2 per cup.Contact: Elephant Butte Chili Challenge Cook Off, Brenda Nelson, 575-495-1311,email@example.com.
Healing Waters Trail Dedication Event2pm, Geronimo Springs Museum, 211 Main Street, Truth or ConsequencesGrand Opening Dedication Ceremony of the Healing Waters Trail!Cost: free.Contact: Jornada Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc, Merry Jo Fahl, 575-894-2212, firstname.lastname@example.org://www.sierracountyevents.com/flyer/HWT_InvitationToDedication.pdf
The Cosmic Talent Expo N Concerto of TorC2pm-8pm, Lee Belle Johnson Senior Rec Center, 301 S. Foch, Truth or ConsequencesArt 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, 575-740-2016, email@example.com://www.cosmictalent.com/USA_Launch_Pads.html#Truth_or_Consequences_LPs
SW Drag Boat Assoc. Races8:30am-1pm, Hot Springs Landing approx. 3 miles north of main entrance to Elephant Butte Lake State ParkDrag boats will compete for fastest times in a 1/4 mile.Cost: day use fee or annual required.Contact: SW Drag Boat Assoc, Rick Lindgren, 505-259-3876, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hot Springs Festival4-9pm, Downtown Truth or ConsequencesIn 1914 the town of Palomas Hot Springs formally changed its name to Hot Springs. To celebrate its history as a hot springs destination for almost 100 years, the City of Truth or Consequences holds a street fair-style block party featuring live music, vendors, historical displays, spa tours ($3), and an opportunity to dangle your toes in our famous hot mineral springs. Vendor forms are on the website.Cost: free.Contact: Truth or Consequences MainStreet, Adriana Wolf, email@example.com://www.torcmainstreet.org
Sierra County Farmers Market8:30 - 11:30 am, Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside Dr between Cedar and BirchFresh fruits & vegetables in season. Eggs, when chickens are feeling generous, baked goods, & crafts - all grown or handmade in Sierra County. EBT and WIC accepted and use by all is encouraged. Live music most Saturdays. If interested in becoming a vendor or guest musician call Colleen @ 575-894-9375 for more information.Contact: Sierra County Farmers Market, Colleen Davis, 575-894-9375,firstname.lastname@example.org://www.sierracountyfarmersmarket.org
Welcome to the Water on National Marina Day8am-8pm, All three marinas on Elephant Butte Lake - SierraCounty.info/marinas/At Marina del Sur - booths/vendors, boating demonstrations, games & prizes; at Rock Canyon Marina - paddleboard demonstrations; at Damsite Marina - fishing tournament.Cost: day use fee.Contact: Lago Rico, Inc., Kandace Dalrymple, 575-744-5567, Kandace@lagorico.com.http://www.nationalmarinaday.org
Socorro Bass Club Fishing Tournament6am-3pm, Marina del Sur, Elephant Butte Lake State ParkOne-day bass fishing tournamentCost: park entrance fee.Contact: Socorro Bass Club, 575-835-1200.http://www.sierracountynewmexico.info/elephantbuttelake/
Weekly mainstream square dance2 pm - 4:30 pm, Moose Lodge Dining Room, 202 W. Smith Street, Truth or ConsequencesWeekly 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,email@example.com.