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HUERFANO

Enroll your kids in Headstart

WALSENBURG— Enrollment is open for South Central Colorado Head Start in Walsenburg.  Pre-school children aged 3-5 years old are eligible.  The program offers education services, parent education and activities, nutritious meals, serves for children with disabilities, and health and dental services.  Call now to apply: 719-420-0125 or apply online at http://bit.ly/SCCOHSApplication

Bicycle repair clinic

LA VETA — Thursday, June 9, 2-5 p.m. Spanish Peaks Cycling Association fixes your bikes and trikes – for free! Donations are always welcome. The clinic will be in front of the La Veta Public Library. For questions or more information, email info@spcycling.org.

First time homebuyers class

WALSENBURG— Why rent when you can buy? Join Code of the West and Spanish Peaks Library for this CHFA approved and HUD certified information class on Thursday, June 9 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Everyone is welcome to join and all materials and lunch will be provided. For more information and to register please go to WWW.NWSOCO.ORG.

Weekend movie

WALSENBURG—The historic Fox Theatre’s  weekend movie is “Top Gun: Maverick,” rated PG-13 with a run time of 2 hours and 11 minutes. After more than 30 years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him. Training a detachment of graduates for a special assignment, Maverick must confront the ghosts of his past and his deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who choose to fly it. Our weekend schedule is: Friday · 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 3 p.m. There will not be a Saturday showing this week.

Bingo for FBLA

WALSENBURG—FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) at JMHS is putting on another Bingo Night fundraiser at the Eagles Hall Friday, June 10 at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. Help JMHS and the Walsenburg Eagles get the hard working FBLA to the national championship in Chicago. Shout out to Samuel Romero, Malachi Aguirre, Mario La Rocca, and Mariah Vigil for working so hard and putting Walsenburg on the map!

Colorado native bees talk

WALSENBURG—Join us Friday, June 10 at 8 p.m. in the amphitheater at Lathrop State Park for Ryan Bartlett, founder of Colorado Native Bee. Ryan will give a solid, basic background on the almost 1000 species of Colorado native bees. We’ll learn how to differentiate between different types of bees and bumblebees and how to encourage bees to inhabit gardens and other outdoor spaces. As a naturalist, Ryan works to educate adults and youth about the importance of native plants and native pollinator conservation. For more info, contact Lathrop Park at 719-738-2376. The program is free. Park passes are required on vehicles.

Hike on native bee identification

WALSENBURG— Join us Saturday, June 11 at 9 a.m. at the amphitheater at Lathrop State Park to meet up with hike leader Ryan Bartlett, founder of Colorado Native Bee. Ryan will talk about bees and critical habitat for bees and their native flower associations. For questions or more information, please contact Lathrop State Park at 719.738.2376. The park is located at 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg. The program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park.

Final free colcha embroidery class for

LA VETA— Many of you had wished for a Saturday class, so in honoring those needs Sandy Dolak will be offering a Colcha Embroidery Class on Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Francisco Fort Museum Capps Building (115 W.Francisco). We will break from noon to 1 for lunch and/or enjoying a free tour of our wonderful museum. In the morning, it will be mostly a repeat of our introduction to Colcha Embroidery Class and beginning stitchery. In the afternoon, we will have show and tell and explore the many options for your ongoing work. We will be joined by one of my favorite Colcheras from San Luis, Donna Hernandez. She is inspirational! Contact Sandy Dolak at sdolak@hhfoundation.org or text 719-251- 1271. This is made possible through collaboration with Think Art 360, Huajatolla Heritage Foundation and Francisco Fort Museum.

Junior Rangers- safety program

WALSENBURG—Junior Rangers (youth of all ages) come on over to the swim beach at Lathrop State Park this Saturday, June 11 at 10 a.m. for State Trooper Brandon Kuretich’s Bicycle, Vehicle and Pedestrian Safety program. Earn your Junior Ranger badge while becoming even wiser walkers, passengers in cars and bike riders in natural, outdoor settings like state parks and in areas where you live. This program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park. For questions or more information, please contact Lathrop State Park at 719.738.2376. The park is located at 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg.

Firebreak Community Kickoff

CUCHARA— Join us on Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for the SPAWP Highway 12 Firebreak Community Kickoff. Join us at the Cuchara Community Event Center as the Spanish Peaks Alliance for Wildfire Protection joins forces with the Colorado State Forest Service to inform the community and invite everyone to participate in the mitigation projection along Highway 12. The goal is to mitigate 150 feet on either side of the highway to create a shaded fuel brake. There is a grant associated and funds are available to help.

Gardner Development Project

GARDNER—There are so many things developing in Gardner these days!  This Saturday, June 11 from 12 – 5 p.m., there will be an event featuring Architect Electra Johnson at the Raymond Aguirre Community Center in Gardner.  The Gardner Main St. Board hosts the event and they need our help getting the word out to friends and family, neighbors, and all our cousins.

Eagles celebrating 38th anniversary

WALSENBURG — The Walsenburg Fraternal Order of Eagles #1187 will be celebrating their 38th anniversary on Saturday, June 11, 2022, at the Eagles Hall 614 Main St in Walsenburg.  The meeting starts at 2 p.m, with a dinner and dance to follow.  The dinner will be an old fashioned barbeque, prepared by the aerie’s men.

Jon Shain  

LA VETA- Singer-songwriter Jon Shain will be playing Saturday, June 11, 7 p.m., at La Veta Mercantile, 300 S Main St, La Veta. Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who’s been turning heads for years with his words and his fiery acoustic guitar work, and his evolved musical style – combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime. For more information on his music please visit www.jonshain.com
Tickets are $18 advance. $20 day of show  and can be found at https://www.simpletix.com/e/jon-shain-tickets-102252

Snakes! A fun and educational program

WALSENBURG—Come learn about Snakes, especially rattlesnakes and bull snakes, at Lathrop State Park. Join us Saturday, June 11 at 7 p.m. in the amphitheater. Colorado is home to a variety of snakes, and two of them look a lot alike. Bull snakes are often confused with rattlesnakes, but bull snakes can’t hurt you as they are non venomous. Both play an important part in nature. Join local naturalist, Bob Kennemer, as he teaches you how to tell the difference between these two reptiles. Bob will also share precautions you take to avoid getting bit by a rattler and what to do if you get bit. More importantly, he will teach you what not to do, should you or someone you know gets bitten. Snake legends, lore, and plain old “bull” will also be covered. This program ranges from wildly funny to seriously educational, with an opportunity to handle live non venomous snakes. For questions or more information, please contact Lathrop State Park at 719.738.2376. The park is located at 70 County Road 502, Walsenburg. The program is free. Park passes are required on all vehicles in the park.

Outdoor movie: A League of Their Own

WALSENBURG— The outdoor movie on Saturday, June 11, is hosted by our historic Fox Theatre Walsenburg at the Walsenburg Golf Course. Admission is free and popcorn, snacks, or a drink from the bar will also be available for purchase. Please arrive at 7 p.m. to pick a seat. The movie start time is roughly 8 p.m.. You access the golf course via Lathrop State Park entrance but no park pass is required. Stay to the right and follow the signs to the golf course. Or take Second Street out from Walsenburg and follow the dirt road to the clubhouse.
This weekend’s movie is “ A League of Their Own” As America’s stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie Hinson (Geena Davis) and Kit Keller (Lori Petty) spar with each other, scout Ernie Capadino (Jon Lovitz) and grumpy has-been coach Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks) on their way to fame. Madonna and Rosie O’Donnell co-star as two of the sisters’ teammates.

Susan Gibson

LA VETA—Singer-songwriter Susan Gibson will take the stage at Deerprint Wine bar in La Veta on Sunday, June 12, 4-6 p.m. Susan Gibson was born in Fridley, Minnesota, and is a Wimberley, Texas-based singer and songwriter who has released six solo albums and tours the nation. Gibson was the lead singer for the alternative country band, The Groobees, and is the writer of the Dixie Chicks hit “Wide Open Spaces”. Gibson continues to affirm her place on the list of troubadour songwriters who have an innate need to affect the lives of their fellow humans through song. Tickets are $18 advance tickets, $20 day of show. https://www.simpletix.com/e/susan-gibson-tickets-102533

Arte de Nuestras Abuelos — Art of our Grandparents

WALSENBURG— Please come to our second painting event of spring on Monday, June 13 from 1 -3 p.m. We supply canvas, paints, refreshments, fun and free to participate. This months requested subject can be simple or more in advanced in detail if desired. Instruction by Jenn Dunn at the Walsenburg Housing Authority in the Activities room, 220 Russell St. Please call 719-989-8438 to RSVP or for more information.

Francisco Fort Closed Week of June 13th    

LA VETA— The Plaza at Francisco Fort Museum, 306 South Main Street, La Veta, CO 81055 will be graded this week and dry wells will be placed so that the adobe walls and structure of the Fort will continue to be preserved. This was to be done last fall but with Covid and supply chain issues the work could not be scheduled until this summer. The Fort will open as soon as possible after the work is completed. Check our website   https://www.franciscofort.org/events-calendar and our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/FranciscoFortMuseum for more information.

Western Rendezvous Art Show

LA VETA— Artists working in all media are invited to enter the Western Rendezvous Art Exhibit sponsored by the Spanish Peaks Arts Council in La Veta. This is a juried and judged show with cash awards for winners in 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places. Entries must be hand delivered to SPACe the week of June 14. Complete details are available on the SPACe website, https://spanishpeaksarts.org as well as at the
SPACe Gallery, 132 W. Ryus, La Veta. Call 719 742-3074 or email spanishpeaksarts@gmail.com to have an entry form sent to you.

Community blood drive

WALSENBURG—Tuesday, June 14, from 9 a.m. – 2  p.m. at the Huerfano County Community Center, 928 Russell St in Walsenburg. This blood drive is hosted by the American Legion Post 16.

Call for singers!

LA VETA—The Sangre De Cristo Vocal Arts Ensemble, southern Colorado’s premier community choir is calling all singers, young and old. Experienced, or willing to become experienced; Sopranos, Altos, Tenors, and Basses – will take all-comers! Did I mention Tenors? We love to make music and we’d love to have you join us. Did I mention Sopranos? We will start preparing for our end of summer concert on Tuesday June 14, at 6:15 p.m. sharp at the La Veta United Methodist Church in La Veta, and we’ll meet every Tuesday evening henceforth, same time, same place. Did I mention Altos? Will have sheet music for you and a CD if you don’t read music. Did I mention Basses? No matter what you range, come sing with us. Be ready to have fun making a joyful noise. Call Kalima @ 719-742-5333 with any questions you might have. Email me at amuse@RMI.net. Please put “Call to Singers” in the subject line.

LVPL Summer kids program

LA VETA—Wednesday, June, 15, 10 a.m. , our theme will be Dr Seuss fun and we will be doing fun fiber projects, sewing fish toys, making yarn turtles, and creating fabric collages. Storytime starts at 10 a.m., activities afterward. Meet outside on the La Veta Public Library lawn. For more info visit our website www.lvpl.org or call 719-742-3572.

Expressionist Pastels at LVSA

LA VETA—The La Veta School of the Arts(LVSA) is proud to host artist and professor, Tony Ortega of Regis University, Denver on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 when he will teach EXPRESSIONIST PASTELS. He will help you open new ways of thinking about your art as he introduces students to his expressionist subjects and drawing techniques. The two-day workshop will explore composition, color theory, organizing a pastel palette, mark making, and understanding value through application of vivid and dynamic color. Learn to merge abstraction, simplification, and realism into your drawings. No experience is necessary. A supply list will be sent upon registration. All classes take place at LVSA across from Town Park on Ryus Ave in La Veta. For more information and to register, please visit www.the LVSA.org or call class administrator Lana Thomas at 719.746.2252. See Tony’s work and extensive bio at www.tonyortega.net

Sonic Bloom Festival

HUERFANO— The Hummingbird Ranch in northern Huerfano County, is home to the Sonic Bloom Festival, one of the longest-running music festivals in Colorado and a mecca for electronic and jam band fans alike. Each June, Spanish Peaks Country lights up with high-profile musical acts and much more! This fun weekend will be held Thursday, June 16 through Sunday, June 19 at 732 Co Rd 653 Hummingbird Ranch. For more information please visit www.SonicBloomFestival.com

Small acreage workshop

HUERFANO—The Huerfano County Assessor’s Office will be holding a small acreage workshop to answer any questions you might have on agricultural status in a subdivision. Please join us on Friday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Community Center Conference room at 928 Russell Street.

Fridays for fun at LVSA

LA VETA—All children from ages 6- 13 are invited to participate in La Veta School of the Arts’ summer art program.  Friday, June 17, 1 – 3 p.m. we will design and create sand paintings just like the Native Americans created.  Sharona Nova-Whitley will explain the unique process and teach about how native Americans approached their art. Classes are $10 if you register early by calling:  719-742-3421 or $15 if you just come.  Scholarships are available.

Spanish Peaks Country Fest 2022

LA VETA— Spanish Peaks Country Fest 2022, Colorado’s premier country music festival, will be held on Friday, June 17 and Saturday June 18, at the La Veta airport at base of the gorgeous Spanish Peaks. Providing the biggest names in country music, with a one of a kind backdrop.
The 2022 lineup: includes Koe Wetzel, Tracy Byrd, Jon Wolfe, Josh Ward, Charlie Jenkins, Cappton Reid, and Cody Cozz.  More info and tickets available at www.spanishpeakscf.com.  Tickets range from $60 general admission to to $500 for VIPs.

Experimental  Drawing & Painting at the La Veta School of the Arts

LA VETA— La Veta School of the Arts presents Peggy Zehring’s fun, abstract, experimental drawing and painting one week or two week class which will be happening at The La Veta School of the Arts in La Veta, CO from Monday, June 20 through Friday, July 1, 2022.  Draw with charcoal and then use the images you created spontaneously to unfold abstract paintings. You’ll learn to make your work personal and original.  You’ll also learn color mixing, recognizing and capitalizing on your own marks, compositional excellence and much more.  All levels of experience are welcome.  Cost is $375.00 a week.  For more information or to register call 719-742-3421, or e-mail LVArtSchool@yahoo.com or register online at www.theLVSA.org.

Landscapes in Fabric art workshop

LA VETA— Learn how to use fabric and adhesive to create colorful landscapes under the guidance of textile artist Marika Guthrie. Marika will share her techniques and help students discover their own personal style. $35 includes all materials. The workshop is June 24, 1 – 3 p.m. at the SPACe Gallery in La Veta.
Register by contacting SPACe, 719 742-3074, email–spanishpeaksarts@gmail.com, or online at www.spanishpeaksarts.org.

Vendors needed

LA VETA— LaVeta’s premiere summer event “Art in the Park” sponsored by the SPAcE Gallery is coming up this July 2nd and 3rd. It is a wonderful festival with food, music and fun and this year should be bigger and better than ever!  Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your wares and have some fun!  If you are interested in a booth it is not too late.  Contact Peggy Hoobler (719-742-5496) or Mitzi Keairns (719-742-5278) and we would be delighted to get you registered.  It is going to be a great event.We hope that you can join us!

LAS ANIMAS  

Hometown Holidays Dance

TRINIDAD—Hometown Holidays presents the annual Father-Daughter and Mother-Son Dance- a Summer Luau at Flo-Jo’s at 125 N. Chestnut, from 6 – 9 p.m. Mother-Son Dance is Friday, June 10 and Father-Daughter Dance is Saturday, June 11. Light refreshments will be served.  Admission is $10 in Advance, $12 at the Door. For tickets please call 719-846-0562. Www.HometownHolidaysTrinidad.Com and on Facebook. Sponsored By Bar NI.

Friday night live

TRINIDAD— This Friday, June 10 and every Friday night throughout the summer join us at the at 8 p.m. at the Amphitheater for Friday Night Live at Trinidad Lake State Park . Our Park Rangers inform and entertain with everything going on in around the Park. For information call 719-846-6951.

Life Along the Santa Fe Trail

TRINIDAD— This Saturday, June 11 at 7 p. m. Join us at the Ampitheater in Trinidad Lake State Park for the presentation on Life Along the Santa Fe Trail. Trinidad was founded on the Santa Fe Trail, a wagon road used by merchants traveling between New Mexico and Missouri in 1821-1880.  Al Melton, the Museum Director of History Colorado’s Trinidad History Museum, will talk about the Trail and Trinidad using a trunk filled with touchable objects for a hands-on experience. During this program, we will learn about the challenges of traveling the trail, what daily life was like on the trail, who used the trail, and why they risked so much to do so.

Trail Work Saturdays

TRINIDAD— Saturday, June 11, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., join Trinidad Trails Alliance to help maintain and expand our favorite local trails at the Wormhole! We’re meeting every Second Saturday throughout the summer.  If you have a favorite tool, bring it along. We will also supply additional tools. Bring your own water, sunscreen, and work gloves. This Saturday is also Bob Holder Day! Come celebrate local hero District Wildlife Manager Bob Holder’s birthday! Cake and beverages provided. For questions and more info, contact (719) 859-0379.

Hot yoga in the park

TRINIDAD— Hot yoga in the park will be held from 9-10 a.m., in the Sister Blandina Wellness Gardens, 225 N. Commercial St., Join Lisa Camarillo for an hour of Hot Yoga, starting Saturday, June 11 and running til Aug 27. Please call 719-845-4894 for more information.

Flea market

BONCARBO— Join us at the Boncarbo Fire Station at
14589 CR 57.7 on Saturday, June 11 from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.
for a multi vendor flea market. Sponsored by BonCarbo VFD Auxiliary, vendors $10.00 per table. Please call 719-846-8538 for more information.

Purgatory River Car and Bike show

TRINIDAD—Get ready for the Annual Purgatory River Car & Bike Show on June 11th, located on Main Street in Trinidad, Co! Come on down & check out the cool rides! Pre registration is $25, day of show registration is $30. Registration is from 8 – 11 a.m. Show time is at 11 a.m., awards to be announced at 4 p.m.
All trophies are custom made again this year, with new designs! Proceeds to be donated to TSC Automotive Department & War Dog Memorial Colorado. The War Dogs organization will also be present again this year, just as they were last! Make sure to come by & meet them. Show up & let’s have a good time! For more information, please email purgatoryrivercarbikeshow@outlook.com

Tarantula Cycles Grand Opening & Pack the Patio Party

TRINIDAD— Join us at the old Elm St train depot on Saturday, June 11 from 2 – 5 p.m. as we pack the patio with your favorite local businesses popping up, an Art Car appearance (of course), and great deals from Sexy Grandma’s.  At 5  p.m. we’ll gather for a relaxed gravel ride, 15 miles or less, no-drop, party pace. We’ll share the route ahead of time, but likely cruising out to South Shore at the Lake Park or maybe heading up to Engleville. After the ride, we’ll return to the depot for an outdoor concert from Trinidad’s own Robbie & the
Reckless!

Second Saturdays – Open Mic for all Literary Souls

TRINIDAD—The Corazón de Trinidad Creative District is pleased to announce its upcoming event; the Second Saturday Series will continue this Saturday, June 11 at 7 p.m. An open mic for poets and all literary souls, the Series is hosted by the Creative District on the Second Saturday of the month at Mutiny Information Café, 135 East Main St. The evening begins with a featured writer; the microphone then opens to all who would like to share their creative literary efforts. This event is free and open to the public. the featured poet is Michele Battiste, of Lafayette, Colorado.

Guided hike

TRINIDAD—Join Volunteer Park Interpreter, Sydnee Waller on the Levsa Trail on Sunday, June 12 at 9 a.m .This leisurely hike will explore the wonders of the pinion-juniper woodland ecosystem, some local history, and the beginnings of Trinidad Lake. All ages are welcome, but children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Wear properly fitting hiking shoes. Meet at the Visitor Center.

Philosophy Café

TRINIDAD— Philosophy Café will meet again on Monday evening, June 13th, at 5 p.m.. The topic is Fear, or The Philosophy of Fear. This will be a remote Zoom Meeting and you must register to join at https://bit.ly/39ELYRK . I hope you can join us. If you have any questions, feel free to reply or call the library at 719-846-6841 and ask for Tom.

Engaging Nature

TRINIDAD— De-stress, improve mood, relieve anxiety  and reconnect with this free class at the Trinidad Community Garden, corner of Linden Ave and White St. This class is hosted by Desiree Moreno of Health Solutions every Tuesday this summer. Ages 7-15 are from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. and ages 16+ from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Chalk the walk

TRINIDAD— Join us at the Trinidad Carnegie Public  library on Tuesday, June 14 at 1 p.m. for Chalk the Walk. Learn different art techniques while creating a sidewalk mural in front of the library. The theme will be based on Oceans of Possibilities and is for grades K-5. This program will be taught by Julie McDaniel. Space is limited so please call the library at 719-846-6841 to reserve your spot. Please come prepared to our outdoor events with sunscreen, bug spray, water, and a towel, chair, or blanket to sit on.

Finding your chill zone

TRINIDAD— Kids ages 8-12 join us at the Carnegie Public Library in Trinidad in building skills of emotional intelligence, anger management, calming techniques and anti- bullying concepts. Health Solutions is hosting this free group with curriculum following “Seeing Red” by Jennifer Simmonds. Beginning Wednesday, June 8 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and held every Wednesday over the summer. A virtual group will be held for ages 13-17 on Tuesdays from 3 – 4 p.m. via Zoom. For more information please contact Michael Vecellio at 719-846-4416 ext 409 or Desiree Moreno 719-846-4416 ext 441.

Father’s Day basket fundraiser

TRINIDAD—Get the special father in your life  one of these amazing gift baskets for Father’s day. We have done the hard work getting the goodies gathered for you, all you have to do is get your name in for a chance to win it. Each ticket is $ 5 for $20 for 5 tickets. The drawing will be held on Friday, June 15. You can see the baskets and purchase tickets at Corradino in Trinidad. In Walsenburg you can get tickets at Farm  Bureau. For more information please call Kendra at  (719) 946-5510 or (719) 680-0693. All proceeds go to Roar for Relay for Life.

Business Showcase

TRINIDAD—On the third Wednesday of each month, The Trinidad – Las Animas County Chamber of Commerce gathers for a monthly Business Showcase. Join us on Wednesday, June 15 at 12 p.m. for this months showcase with guest speaker, Department of Human Resources.  Our Business Showcases are hosted at the Trinidad State College, Pioneer Room and a tasty meal is prepared by a local caterer that is a TLAC Member.  A Business Showcase features a special speaker and/or presentation, important community announcements, and great opportunities to forge valuable connections in the Trinidad – Las Animas County business community.

Pickup Roller Hockey

TRINIDAD— Join us at Skateland on Thursday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. for the next round of adult  pickup roller hockey. We’re gonna make it a monthly thing and then see if we can’t make a league out of it. Please invite your buddies. Bring whatever gear you’ve got plus a donation ($10 or so is awesome) to help cover the rental fee.

Santa Fe Trail Days

TRINIDAD— Once again, the Santa Fe Trail Days Festival is returning to Trinidad and will be held at the Los Niño’s field (soccer field). There will be food, crafts, music, plus much more and fun for all ages. Vendors with food and non-food items are welcome to apply at the Trinidad and Las Animas County Chamber office at 127 N. Commercial Street, Suite 204 Trinidad CO 81082, or call Amy Navarette @ 719-846-9285, or email chamber@tlacchamber.org for an application or information. Spaces are limited. Application deadline is June 3, 2022, there is a fee for non-members of the TLAC Chamber of Commerce. Sponsors are needed, if you are interested contact the Chamber office. Join the fun on Friday, June 17, 4-10 p.m. and Saturday, June 18 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

COLFAX

Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous

COLFAX— The annual Santa Fe Trail Rendezvous is being held Saturday, June 11 through Sunday, June 19  at the Whittington Center in Coal Canyon. Hundreds of re-enactors participate in a living-history rendezvous of pre-1840’s clad mountain men with a black-powder shoot, hatchet throw, and teepee village. A Santa Fe Trail reenactment with Native Americans, Spaniards and mountain men is held on Saturday. It’s the largest gathering of its kind in New Mexico.
The eight-day event stretches from the 2nd to 3rd Sunday every June, since 1975. There is also a one day-tour of the Santa Fe Trail ruts on NRA property leading to the Clifton House.
For more information please contact Thomas Lewis at theshootist44@yahoo.com or call 719-204-6464.

Faces of the moon

RATON— Saturday, June 11 at 8 p.m. join Sugarite Canyon State Park for this fun Faces of the Moon program. From the rabbit on the moon tp the maiden of rainbow, discover our moons many incredible faces. Dress warmly and meet us at the Soda Pocket Amphitheater. Deep-sky telescope viewing to follow the presentation.

Moonlight Hike

CAPULIN— Take a ranger guided hike at Capulin Volcano under the full, or nearly full, moon on Saturday, June 11 at 8:30 p.m. Subjects include night time biology, lunar geography, astronomy, and the park after dark. Come and experience the top of Capulin Volcano in a new light! Wear warm clothing and layers as the weather may be chilly. Meet at the visitor center before heading up the volcano. Reservations required; call 575-278-2201 to reserve a spot.

Colfax County Health Council

COLFAX— The Colfax County Health Council’s June Zoom Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 15, 12 p.m. Meeting ID: 893 3108 5811
Passcode: 483932