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  • May 12, 2018 - Nov 17, 2018

    Farmers Market Every Saturday

    Fresh local vegetables and fruits, cheeses and dairy products, delicious baked goods, honey, grassfed meats, eggs, jams, flowers and plants. Live music and entertainment. 8:00am-12:30pm.

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Jun 3, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

    Questa Farmers Market

    Shop for local produce, baked goods, and traditional NM foods - and enjoy live music and puppet shows. Accepting double buck food program, EBT/SNAP, and WIC. Every Sunday, 10am-2pm.

    Location: Questa Visitors Center (Hwy 38)

    Jun 8, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

    Summer Chairlift Rides

    Enjoy stunning views on your ride to the summit. At the top there's an 18-hole disc golf course, hiking trails, and live music most Saturdays. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Red River Ski Area

    Jun 9, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018

    Farmington Grower's Market

    Locally grown food and handmade crafts. Saturdays 8am-noon. Free.

    Location: Farmington Museum

    Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    43rd Taos Fall Arts Festival

    Featuring Taos' most comprehensive art shows of the year - Taos Select and Taos Open. This is the largest and oldest arts festival in northern New Mexico with gallery receptions, openings, special events, and workshops.

    Location: Throughout Taos Historic District

    Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

    Aspencade Arts and Crafts Fair and Red River Folk Festival

    The air is crisp and golden aspens are glowing. Browse along booths of hand-crafted items while you enjoy delicious food and live entertainment. This year features the third annual Red River Folk Festival with talented musicians from all over the US delighting guests at Aspencade.

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

    Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    High Road to Taos Art Tour

    New Mexican traditional and modern contemporary artists alike open their studios to share their process, inspiration, and art with visitors. Travel along the High Road surrounded by gorgeous fall colors through the Sangre de Cristo Mountains between Santa Fe and Taos. Studio tour happens the last two weekends of September.

    Location: Villages from Taos to Santa Fe

    Sep 22, 2018

    Gran Fondo

    Choose your distance - 105 miles, 65 miles, or 46 mile cycling race beginning in Taos and passing through scenic parts of Northern New Mexico including Mora and Angel Fire.

    Location: Taos, Angel Fire, Sipapu & Mora

    Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents "Common Ground"

    Opening the 26th season with violinist Vijay Gupta with works by Bach, Reena Esmail (fellow Indian-American) and Handel-Halvorsen. 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Sep 22, 2018

    Voodoo Threauxdown

    Featuring Trompone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band, and special guests Cyril Neville & Walter Wolfman Washington. Opens at 5pm; start at 6pm.

    Location: Kit Carson Park

    Sep 24, 2018

    Full Moon Hike to Williams Lake

    Guided 4-mile hike under the light of the full moon to Williams Lake. (Wear hiking boots & a warm layer of clothing.) 8:15pm; free.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley, Hiker Parking Lot

    Sep 29, 2018

    Chama Jog, Walk & Wag

    Hosted by Chama Valley Humane Society; check back for more details.

    Location: Chama

    Sep 29, 2018

    Angel Fire Studio Tour

    Visit the studios of artists in Moreno Valley and Valley Escondido, and buy right from the source! 9am-4pm.

    Location: Angel Fire

    Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    El Rito Studio Tour

    El Rito Artists open their studios to show their art in their creative space. Buy art directly at the artist's studio. 10-5.

    Location: El Rito

    Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    Harvest Wine Festival

    Celebrate the harvest season with music, art show, food and the great grape stomp at the Wines of the San Juan in Blanco, NM. Noon to 7pm.

    Location: Wines of the San Juan, Blanco, NM

  • Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018

    Taos Pueblo San Geronimo Day

    Experience this centuries-old trading event and shop for authentic American Indian arts and crafts. Ceremonial pole climbing. (No cameras.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

    Oct 4, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

    107th Annual Shiprock Northern Navajo Nation Fair

    The oldest and most traditional of the Navajo Fairs where the Navajo people celebrate the year’s harvest with a community celebration. Parade, fair, rodeo, arts & crafts, Pow Wow and traditional song and dance.

    Location: Shiprock, NM Fairgrounds

    Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

    Oktoberfest in Red River

    Microbreweries compete, German food and beer, "Oompa" music, dancing, yodeling, and lots of fun!

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

    Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 8, 2018

    Abiquiu Studio Tour

    Visit more than 30 artist's studios on a self-guided, driving tour through Georgia O'Keeffe country.

    Location: Abiquiu & Chama River Valley

    Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

    Taos Wool Festival

    This 35th annual celebration of traditional and contemporary fiber artistry is an opportunity to shop for hand-dyed, hand-spun yarns and textile art, get up close to sheep, goats, and llamas, and an invitation for kids to try their hand at a fiber project. Free.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Oct 6, 2018

    Chile in October

    Enjoy a beautiful day along the Animas River tasting chile and salsa from local experts competing to be the best in Farmington! 11am-3pm.

    Location: Berg Park, Farmington

    Oct 6, 2018

    Road Apple Rally

    Annual mountain bike race and tour offers pro/experts, veterans and beginners a test of skill on 15-mile and 30-mile single and double loop course through desert canyons and arroyos. 7-11am.

    Location: Lions Wilderness Park, Farmington

    Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018

    Aztec Highland Games & Celtic Music Festival

    Celebrate the culture of the Scottish Highlands with an American Southwest twist. Scottish and Irish dance exhibitions, bagpipe band exhibitions, clan tents, ruby exhibitions, traditional food and more! 9am-5pm.

    Location: Riverside Park, Aztec

    Oct 7, 2018

    Sabor, a Taste of Taos

    Celebrating flavors from kitchens in Northern New Mexico with small tastes from Taos' best chefs. Live music. Noon-4pm.

    Location: Taos Plaza

    Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

    19th Annual Taos Storytelling Festival

    The two-day event offers tellers spinning their tales in concerts, workshops and in visits to local schools. 2018 headliner: Minton Sparks.

    Location: Multiple venues around Taos

    Oct 12, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018

    Four Corners Storytelling Festival

    National and local storytellers of all ages will be featured in this two-day celebration of an almost lost art - storytelling. 9:30am-8:30pm; free.

    Location: Totah Theatre and Berg Park, Farmington

    Oct 13, 2018

    Gravity Games

    A day celebrating mountain bikeing with fun competitions, great prizes,food, fun and even bike-jousting!

    Location: Angel Fire ReBike Park

    Oct 13, 2018

    Museum EdVenture: Monument Valley

    Take a guided tour of the famous red towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley. Transportation provided.

    Location: from Farmington Museum

    Oct 24, 2018

    Full Moon Hike

    Guided 4-mile hike under the light of the full moon to Williams Lake. (Wear hiking boots & a warm layer of clothing.) 8pm; free.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

    Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018

    Taos Mountain Balloon Rally

    Bask in the glow of balloons rising in the dawn, tether rides, parade, and live entertainment. The Taos skies fill with dozens of brightly colored hot air balloons lifting into the clear mountain sunrise.

    Location: Taos

  • Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018

    Dixon Studio Tour

    Come to the little village of Dixon and visit the 30+ open studios featuring a full spectrum of contemporary and traditional fine art and crafts.

    Location: Dixon, NM

    Nov 10, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Shadow and Light

    An evening of music informed by the natural world with pieces by Tina Davidson, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Katherine Hoover, Melissa Hui, Johannes Brahms, and Bohuslav Martinu. 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Nov 17, 2018

    Sipapu Opening Day

    The first ski area to open in New Mexico! Sierra Nevada Brewery helps celebrate the season opening with giveaway merchandise, all day long. Lifts open 9am-4pm. (Weather permitting.)

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Nov 17, 2018

    Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble

    Run the 5K Turkey Trot, 2 Mile Gobble Wobble or just come for the food and fun. 9-11am.

    Location: Farmington, Orchard Plaza

    Nov 22, 2018

    Switch on the Holidays

    Thanksgiving kicks off the Christmas holiday! Tree lighting & caroling, Santa, hot cocoa and cider - a great family tradition! 7pm.

    Location: Brandenberg Park, Red River

    Nov 23, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018

    Yuletide Arts & Crafts Fair

    Unique and hand-made arts and crafts, made by local artists. Great holiday gifts abound! Santa will be there each day! Friday & Saturday 10-6; Sunday 11-4.

    Location: To be announced

    Nov 29, 2018

    Christmas Parade

    Jump start the holiday season with Farmington’s annual Christmas parade, bundle up for this evening parade of lights through Historic Downtown Farmington along Main Street. at 5:45, free.

    Location: Main Street, Farmington

    Nov 30, 2018

    Riverglo

    Luminarias light up the river and evening sky while carolers and bell choirs ring in the holiday. Hot chocolate and food. Free; 6-8pm

    Location: Berg Park, Farmington

    Dec 1, 2018 - Dec 2, 2018

    Angel Fire Holiday Market

    Get ready for the holiday by shopping local. You'll find all sorts of food and crafts items. Presented by ArtUP and the AF Chamber of Commerce.

    Location: Angel Fire Community Center

    Dec 1, 2018

    San Juan College Luminarias

    Display illuminates the campus with 40,000 candlelit bags. This is the largest luminaria display of a non-profit entity in New Mexico. Holiday music, hot cocoa, star gazing. Starts at 5pm; free.

    Location: San Juan College, Farmington

    Dec 2, 2018

    Miracle on Main Street

    Celebrate the magic of Christmas at this holiday event complete with Santa, tree lighting, ice skating, holiday movies, and a giant snow globe. 2-6:30pm.

    Location: Farmington Civic Center

    Dec 7, 2018 - Dec 8, 2018

    Christmas Festival in the Mountains

    A Christmas celebration with arts & crafts, a visit from Santa, luminarias, electric light parade, caroling, food, and fun for all ages; pancake breakfast on Sun a.m.

    Location: Chama Community Center

    Dec 14, 2018 - Dec 16, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Beyond Borders

    Russian virtuoso pianist Gleb Ivanov will be featured in this holiday program that traverses borders with works by Armenian, Czech, and American composers. Nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Dec 15, 2018

    Reindeer Romp & North Pole Stroll

    Join in the fun for the 5K Reindeer Romp and 2-mile North Pole Stroll. Event includes live holiday music, a visit from St. Nick, hot chocolate, cider and cookies, and children's winter carnival games. 4-6pm.

    Location: Orchard Plaza, Historic Downtown Farmington

    Dec 15, 2018

    Navajo Live Nativity

    Navajo Ministries has presented this drive-through live nativity since 1985, using traditional Navajo clothing, live animals, and presented entirely by children. A must-see Christmas tradition. Free; canned food donations accepted. 6-8pm.

    Location: Farmington

  • Dec 24, 2018

    Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Ski with Santa and Mrs. Claus, then head to Angel Fire Resort base area for Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks (6-7pm).

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Dec 24, 2018

    Christmas Eve Procession

    No where else on Earth can you experience this magical event. A stunning contrast between bonfires and the Procession of the Virgin is a pageant of beauty, heritage and awe inspiring imagery. Sundown.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Dec 25, 2018

    Luminaria Ski & Snowshoe Tour

    After a festive day of opening presents, enjoy an evening of cross-country skiing (or snowshoeing) along a 3K luminaria-lined forest trail with bonfires along the way. Complimentary food and drink in the warming hut.

    Location: Enchanted Forest X-Country Ski Area

    Dec 25, 2018

    Taos Pueblo Deer or Matachines Dance

    Traditional Christmas Day dances. Dances begin at 2pm. No cameras or cell phones allowed.

    Location: Taos Pueblo plaza

    Dec 31, 2018

    New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Dress warm and join us at the base of the ski mountain for our annual New Year’s Eve Torchlight Parade.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Dec 31, 2018

    Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Ring in the New Year with a torchlight parade and fireworks display over Angel Fire Ski Resort. Parties abound to celebrate the passing of the old year and the beginning of a new one.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Dec 31, 2018

    Old Fashioned New Years Eve Party

    Take the kids to celebrate New Year's with pizza, music and games; at 10pm the countdown ball begins!

    Location: Red River Community House

    Jan 1, 2019

    Polar Bear Plunge

    Join in on this New Year Day tradition! What a way to bring in the New Year! We remove the ice long enough for all you adventurous jumpers to christen yourselves in our beautiful waters!

    Location: Eagle Nest Lake

    Jan 1, 2019

    Turtle Dance

    Traditional Taos Pueblo Turtle Dance marks the beginning of a new year. 8am-1pm.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jan 6, 2019

    Deer or Buffalo Dance

    A symbol of abundance during the winter months, traditional Buffalo Dances begin about 1pm. No photography allowed.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jan 12, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Good Company with Chatter

    Music combined with poetry and precious silence performing adventuresome compositions by Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, and Gabriela Lena Frank. Performances at 10:30am and 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 21, 2019

    46th Annual Chama Chile Ski Classic & Winter Fiesta

    Join us for our winter festival - 6K and 18K freestyle XC ski races, 6K and 12K classic XC races, 6K snowshoe race, fat tire sno-bike race, ski clinics, XC/yurt tours, costume contest, live music, and beer tastings!

    Location: Chama

    Jan 31, 2019 - Feb 3, 2019

    Winter Wine Festival

    Wine seminars, wine dinners, Reserve Tasting, Taste of Taos, on-mountain apres-ski tastings, and the Grand Tasting featuring fine wines from 40 national wineries and delectables from Taos and Taos Ski Valley restaurants.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley & Taos

    Feb 21, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019

    Military WinterFest

    4 days of snow-filled fun, live entertainment, savory food & exclusive military discounts for vets and their families. Skiing, snowboarding, sledding, snowshoeing, s’mores parties, KidsFest, Military Family Expo & more.

    Location: Angel Fire Resort

    Mar 2, 2019 - Mar 3, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Blank Canvas

    An evening of musical performances that are inspired by art with pieces by Jennifer Higdon, Bruce Wolosoff, Glen Roven, and Claude Debussy. Nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

  • Apr 6, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Celebrating Chilton

    Pianist Robert McDonald joins the Group for an evening of music dedicated to Chilton Anderson, founder of The Taos School of Music. Performances nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    May 3, 2019

    Santa Cruz Feast Day and Dances

    Traditional foot races open to the public at 8:00am. Traditional Corn Dances from 1-5pm (approx).  Info: (575) 758-1028.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Play It Forward

    Highlighting younger musicians and newer music featuring 24-year-old violist Allie Norris. Nightly at 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum of Art

    Jun 13, 2019

    San Antonio Feast Day

    Feast day traditional corn dance at Taos Pueblo plaza. (No cameras.) 8am-4:30pm

    Location: Taos Pueblo