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  • May 13, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

    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 10, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

    Farmington Grower's Market

    Locally grown food and handmade crafts; free event. Open Saturdays 8am-noon.

    Location: Farmington Museum

    Jun 11, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

    Questa Farmers Market

    Every Sunday noon to 4pm, shop for local produce, honey, baked goods, chicos, jellies - and more.

    Location: Questa (Hwy 522 & Hwy 38)

    Jun 23, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017

    Scenic Chairlift Rides

    Enjoy the views of the highest peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, with wildflowers and picnic tables at the top of the lift. 10am-4pm daily.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley, Lift #4

    Sep 22, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

    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 29, 2017 - Sep 30, 2017

    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

    Sep 30, 2017

    Michael Franti & Spearhead in Concert

    Socially conscious, global peace roots rocker Michael Franti and Spearhead, live in concert in Kit Carson Park, 5pm.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    Sep 30, 2017

    Animas Valley BBQ Showdown

    1st Annual BBQ Cookoff featuring professional and amateur BBQ competitions. Green chile chefs will be showing off their best in this three division cookoff. 10am-6pm.

    Location: Farmington, McGee Park

    Sep 30, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents "All American"

    The 25th season opens with the American String Quartet in an all-American program. Works by Zhou Tian, Robert Sirota, Samuel Barber, and Dvorak. 5:30pm.

    Location: Harwood Museum, Arthur Bell Auditorium

    Sep 30, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

    Angel Fire Studio Tour

    Visit the studios of artists in Moreno Valley and Valley Escondido, and buy right from the source!

    Location: Angel Fire

    Sep 30, 2017 - Oct 1, 2017

    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

    Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

    Pumpkin Festival

    Enjoy Fall at the pumpkin farm on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pm. Kids tractor rides, hay rides to the pumpkin patch, corn maze, face painting and great food.

    Location: Sutherland Farm, Aztec

    Oct 6, 2017 - Oct 7, 2017

    Oktoberfest in Red River

    Join us for microbrews, German food, "Oompa" Music, dancing, yodeling, and lots of fun!

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

    Oct 7, 2017 - Oct 9, 2017

    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 7, 2017 - Oct 8, 2017

    Taos Wool Festival

    This 34th 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 7, 2017

    Chile in October

    Local chile and salsa experts compete to be the best in Farmington! 11am-3pm.

    Location: Berg Park, Farmington

    Oct 7, 2017

    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. 7am-noon.

    Location: Lions Wilderness Park, Farmington

    Oct 8, 2017

    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 13, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017

    18th Annual Taos Storytelling Festival

    The two-day event offers tellers spinning their tales in concerts, workshops and in visits to local schools. 2017 headliners: Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer and Andy Offut Irwin.

    Location: Multiple venues around Taos

    Oct 13, 2017

    Boat & Float Fest

    Kids of all ages can kayak, canoe and paddle board at the pool 4:30-7:30pm.

    Location: Farmington Aquatic Center

    Oct 14, 2017

    Fall Navajo Song & Dance

    Fun social event of American Indian song and dance closes up this season's Navajo Nation fair season. 10am-2pm.

    Location: Farmington Indian Center

    Oct 14, 2017

    Stars and Stories Moonlight Walk

    Learn autumn stars, constellations, and the myths which help remember them on a stroll through Animas Park. Free; 7:30-8:30pm.

    Location: Riverside Nature Center, Farmington

    Oct 27, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

    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

    Oct 31, 2017

    Boo-Palooza

    Family friendly Halloween Party. Games, dancing, live DJ, costume contests and of course trick or treating. 4-6pm.

    Location: Historic Downtown Farmington

    Oct 31, 2017

    Halloween at the John Dunn Shops

    Celebrate Halloween with all witches, fairies, pirates and goblins in Taos. A special event for families and the young at heart. Parade in your fave costume, live music, face painting, music, treats, and more! 3-6pm.

    Location: John Dunn Shops

    Nov 4, 2017 - Nov 5, 2017

    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 11, 2017

    Ski Season Begins!

    New Mexico's ski season begins with the opening of Sipapu on November 11th!

    Location: Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort

    Nov 11, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Living Legacy

    An evening of works by women composers performed by women, including Clara Schumann, a trio sonata by Anna Bon, Jennifer Higdon, Ingrid Stölzel, Missy Mazzoli, Shulamit Ran, and Stacy Garrop. 5:30 pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Nov 18, 2017

    Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble

    Run the 5K Turkey Trot, 2 Mile Gobble Wobble or just come for the food and fun. 9am-1pm.

    Location: Farmington, Orchard Plaza

    Nov 23, 2017

    Taos Ski Valley Opening Day

    Opening Day for the 2017-18 season! Lifts open 9am.

    Location: Taos Ski Valley

  • Nov 24, 2017

    Switch on the Holidays

    Thanksgiving kicks off the Christmas holiday! Tree lighting & caroling, Santa, hot cocoa and cider - a great family tradition! 7-9pm.

    Location: Brandenberg Park, Red River

    Nov 24, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

    TaosFolk Pop-up Holiday Craft Show

    Affordable gifts made by a wide variety of Taos artists. Open daily 11-5 till Christmas Eve.

    Location: Stables Gallery at TCA

    Dec 1, 2017

    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 2, 2017

    Lighting Ledoux

    Museums, galleries, studios and merchants of Ledoux Street usher in the holiday season. Luminarias, farolitos, music and refreshments. 5-7pm.

    Location: Ledoux Street, Taos

    Dec 2, 2017

    Christmas Festival in the Mountains

    A Christmas celebration with arts & crafts, a visit from Santa, caroling, food, and fun for all ages.

    Location: Chama

    Dec 9, 2017

    Santa Paws at John Dunn Shops

    Santa will find out what your pet wants for Christmas, and pose for a photo with your pet. Pets available for adoption will also be present. Hot beverages and snacks. This is a benefit for Stray Hearts Animal Shelter & Four Corners Animal League. 10-7pm

    Location: John Dunn Shops

    Dec 9, 2017

    Bonfires on Bent Street

    Enjoy shopping, bonfires, farolitos, music and entertainment while strolling along Bent Street and The John Dunn Shops. Shops will be open from 10am to 7pm, offering winter foods and cheer, and holiday specials. Bonfires and night festivities 4-7pm.

    Location: Bent Street, Taos

    Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Joyeux Noel

    Celebrating the holidays with the music of France. Virtuoso pianist Gleb Ivanov plays in Ravel’s Mirrors, flutist Nancy Laupheimer in Gaubert’s Third Flute Sonata, and violinist LP How and cellist Sally Guenther in Saint-Saens' Second Piano Trio. 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 24, 2017

    Las Posadas

    Enjoy the Spanish tradition of re-enacting Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging, which some say took nine nights. On the final night they, along with their followers who carry candles and sing Christmas songs, are given a room, amid rejoicing.

    Location: Ranchos Church in Ranchos de Taos

    Dec 16, 2017

    Audobon Christmas Bird Count

    Enjoy an afternoon along the Animas River Trails as you take part in the Audubon bird census counting birds - common or rare, abundant or scarce - in their wintering grounds in the Farmington area. 8am-3pm.

    Location: Riverside Nature CenterPark, Farmington

    Dec 23, 2017

    Navajo Live Nativity

    Since 1985, Navajo Ministries has presented this annual live nativity, a must-see Christmas tradition at Four Corners Home for Children. Free; canned food donations accepted. 6-9:00pm.

    Location: Farmington

    Dec 24, 2017

    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 24, 2017

    Fireworks and Torchlight Parade

    Celebrate Christmas Eve at the Lift House with the magical play of lights from the Torchlight Parade and Fireworks! 7pm. Rail Jam at 5:30pm

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Dec 25, 2017

    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, 2017

    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, 2017

    New Years Eve Torchlight Parade and Fireworks

    Ring in 2018 in style! Enjoy a magical torchlight parade down the slopes, plus fireworks over the ski area in the clear winter sky! Festivities continue throughout the village.

    Location: On Slope at Taos Ski Valley

    Dec 31, 2017

    New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade

    Celebrate New Year's on the slopes at the traditional Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Display.

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Jan 1, 2018

    Turtle Dance

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jan 6, 2018

    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, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018

    Winter Carnival

    Celebrating the magic of winter with snowmobile races, Skijoring competition, snowman building, kid-friendly games and events, live music, torchlight parades, fireworks, and more!

    Location: Throughout Red River

    Jan 20, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Claire Chase

    Flute phenomenon, MacArthur “genius” recipient, and musical innovator, educator and performance artist Claire Chase in a mind-blowing show, including works recently written for her. 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Jan 31, 2018 - Feb 4, 2018

    Winter Wine Festival

    Enjoy the best of both worlds - snow and wine! 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 8, 2018 - Feb 13, 2018

    Mardi Gras in the Mountains

    Red River celebrates Mardi Gras with costume balls, bead tossing, singing and dancing, Cajun and Creole gourmet delights, parades, kids costume contest, cajun cook-off, burning of the Loup-garu, crawfish boils, downhill gator race, and more!

    Location: Red River

    Feb 17, 2018 - Feb 18, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Storm and Stillness

    A program exploring the power of music to depict the natural world, from storm to stillness and mountains to mesas. Works by Katherine Hoover, Jennifer Higdon, Beethoven, Ernest Bloch, and Alex Shapiro. 5:30pm

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Feb 24, 2018

    Just Desserts Eat & Ski

    Cross-country ski or snowshoe on five kilometers of groomed trails with desserts all along the way! Children welcome. Noon-2pm.

    Location: Enchanted Forest X-Country Ski Area

    Mar 3, 2018

    Red River Comedy Club

    The second annual competition of a diverse collection of comedians  in an open-mike competition.

    Location: Red River Conference Center

    Mar 3, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018

    Spring Break Beach Weeks

    SPRING BREAK! Tank tops and hula skirts zip down the slopes - grab your coconut oil and get ready for the snow!

    Location: Red River Ski & Summer Area

    Apr 14, 2018 - Apr 15, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Play It Forward

    Experience the astounding abilities of 17-year-old violinist Phoenix Avalon in works by Johannes Brahms, Astor Piazzolla, and the young Russian composer, Alexey Kurbatov. 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    May 3, 2018

    Santa Cruz Feast Day and Dances

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

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    May 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018

    Northern NM Mother's Day Concert

    Free community-concert celebrates three days of festivities honoring our mothers. Live entertainment from traditional New Mexico-style music, Tejano, classic rock, and country.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

  • May 17, 2018

    Dennis Hopper Day

    2018 festivities include the 4th Annual Easy Rider Ride & Rally, live music and screenings of Hopper’s most famous films. Festivites begin at 5pm.

    Location: Taos Community Auditorium

    May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018

    Taos Lilac Festival

    Lilacs everywhere! Weekend events include crafts fair, pet parade and costume contest, children's carousel, lilac walking tour, live entertainment, beer and wine garden, and the Lilac 5K.

    Location: Kit Carson Park, Taos

    May 24, 2018 - May 28, 2018

    Memorial Day Motorcycle Rally/Run

    Get ready for the rumble... of 20,000 motorcycles, live music, and Harley Davidson Busted Knuckles Stunt Tour. Monday morning, join in the Memorial Day 25-mile parade to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

    Location: Red River

    May 26, 2018 - May 27, 2018

    Taos Chamber Music Group presents Cello Chicks

    Four female cellists perform a variety of works spanning Bach and the classics to jazz, pop and beyond! 5:30pm.

    Location: Arthur Bell Auditorium, Harwood Museum

    Jun 2, 2018

    Red River Classic Car Show

    Annual car show features all years, makes and models of restored antique cars, muscle cars. low riders, hot rods and much more. Night car parades, sock hop, raffles & live music. 9am-4pm.

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River

    Jun 13, 2018

    San Antonio Feast Day

    Feast day traditional corn dance at Taos Pueblo plaza. (No cameras.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jun 15, 2018 - Jun 16, 2018

    Art & Wine Festival

    This annual Father's Day event features wine tastings, fine art, pottery, photography, silent auction, and live music. 11am-7pm.

    Location: Brandenberg Park, Red River

    Jun 24, 2018

    San Juan Feast Day

    Sunrise mass at San Geronimo church, traditional Corn Dance. No cameras.

    Location: Taos Pueblo

    Jul 4, 2018

    4th of July Celebration and Parade

    Celebrate The Great American Holiday in Red River. Festivities begin at 10am.

    Location: Downtown Red River

    Jul 25, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018

    Feast Days of Santiago and Santa Ana

    Taos Pueblo patron saints are celebrated with traditional Corn Dances. Experience this ancient American Indian ceremonial dance representing fertility and summer abundance. (Cameras not allowed.)

    Location: Taos Pueblo Plaza

    Aug 4, 2018

    High Mountain Half Marathon & 5K

    Challenge yourself at this high-altitude event with a race or fun-run. The 13 mile race begins in town at 8,750 feet and climbs over 700 feet with a turnaround point at just above 9,400 feet elevation. Runners take in amazing views including Wheeler Peak.

    Location: Red River

    Aug 16, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018

    Hot Chili Days, Cool Mountain Nights

    4-day Music Festival at venues throughout town and multiple chili cook-offs (including New Mexico State Green Chili Championship) on Saturday in the park.

    Location: Brandenburg Park, Red River