Billy The Kid Pickleball ShootOut
Aug
21
to Aug 23

Billy The Kid Pickleball ShootOut

  • White Mountain Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Ruidoso Pickleball Club will be hosting a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) Tournament on August 21-23, 2017 at the White Mountain Tennis Courts starting at 8:00 am each day. Anyone that is 60+ years of age is welcome to enter. Everyone is welcome to watch. Learn more>

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Ruidoso Antique Show
Aug
25
to Aug 27

Ruidoso Antique Show

  • Ruidoso Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Arizona Antique Shows LLC and The Noon Lions Club August 25, 26, 27, 2017 at the Ruidoso Convention Center – 111 Sierra Blanca Drive.

Hours are Friday 5pm-9pm, Saturday 10am-6pm & Sunday 11am-4pm.

Admission is $3.00 advance tickets, $4.00 day of show and $5.00 for all 3 days General Admission.
For advance ticket sales call Don W. Fowler, 512-413-0260.
For more information call 602-717-7337 

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The Everly Brothers Experience at Spencer Theater
Sep
2
8:00pm 8:00pm

The Everly Brothers Experience at Spencer Theater

  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Zmed Brothers and their band have been paying a reverential, spot-on, educational tribute to the very aesthetics of The Everly Brothers at concert halls throughout the land to rave reviews. They now bring that iconic vibe to the acoustically supreme Spencer for a night of dreamy melodies and rockin’ love songs.

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End of Summer Bash
Sep
3
3:00pm 3:00pm

End of Summer Bash

  • Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort & Casino (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Inn of the Mountain Gods in saying farewell to summer with food, music and fireworks at the End of Summer Bash on Sunday, September 3. The family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons and concessions and at 5 p.m. guests can enjoy live music on the lawn. Once dusk settles in, fireworks will light the sky over Lake Mescalero as live music continues to play. Attendance to the End of Summer Bash is free, however jumping balloon tickets are $10 per person.

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Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally
Sep
13
to Sep 17

Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

  • Inn Of The Mountain Gods Resort & Casino (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Held in the beautiful mountains surrounding Ruidoso, the Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally attracts thousands of biking enthusiasts. 2015 AMA Road Riding Convention with a 86,000 square-foot trade show, 7 different poker runs, bike judging, and a new bike giveaway sponsored by Barnet Harley-Davidson in El Paso.

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Ruidoso Kite Festival
Sep
23
9:00am 9:00am

Ruidoso Kite Festival

Build & fly your own kite, food & drinks, and kite demonstrations at the White Mountain Sports Complex. Spend a Sunday with family and friends. See the kites fly, see them swirl and see them do acrobatics in the sky. A perfect way to kick off fall with outdoor fun in a park setting. For more information call Parks & Recreation at:  575-257-5030

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Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium
Oct
13
to Oct 15

Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium

  • Ruidoso Downs Race Track (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Each year at the Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium there is ALWAYS stellar entertainment, ALWAYS a chuckwagon cook-off, ALWAYS great family fun, and ALWAYS a great exhibition of western wares with over 100 vendors and their unique products for you to buy. Plus mounted shooting competition and equestrian demonstrations. 

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Ruidoso Oktoberfest
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Ruidoso Oktoberfest

  • Ruidoso Convention Center (map)
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Great food, great beer, great music, arts & crafts - and "dressing for the occasion" is encouraged! Don't miss our very own Kinderhall featuring all kinds of fun and games for the kids! Food booths feature delicious German staples such as Bratwurst, schnitzels and sauerkraut.

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Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee
Nov
10
to Nov 12

Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee

  • Ruidoso Convention Center (map)
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Embrace the season and join the Ruidoso Greeters for a timeless and treasured tradition, the Christmas Jubilee at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Friday, November 10th noon till 6 PM, Saturday November 11th 10 AM - 6 PM and Sunday, November 12th 11 AM - 4 PM. Admission is only $1.00 and active military are free. Over 80 local merchants and a food court. There will be a Santa Room and Storytelling on Saturday and Sunday. Get a great start on your holiday shopping by visiting the Jubilee.

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New Mexico Flavor Festival
Aug
19
to Aug 20

New Mexico Flavor Festival

  • Eagle Creek Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

NM Flavor Fest features Beers, Wines, and Foods of New Mexico! + Live Art Exhibits, Auctions, Live Music, a Kids Fashion Contest, NM Fashion Show (featuring NM artists), Live Art Creations, Sculptors, Painters, Performers, Indian Tacos, Authentic Mexican and New Mexican Foods + other COOL Contests, and CASH Prizes! Also, enjoy overnight camping in a convenient location near the event center, you can also check out our lodging partners and enjoy our comfortable VIP lounge.

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Shining A New Light On The Arts at Spencer Theater
Jul
29
8:00pm 8:00pm

Shining A New Light On The Arts at Spencer Theater

  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

More than 44 musicians with the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra join a cast of 10 professional singers and dancers from the United States and Europe in Shining A New Light on the Arts. This original blend of cutting-edge classical & contemporary performing arts takes center stage at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 29, 2017.

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Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs
Jul
29
7:30am 7:30am

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs

A great family event starting & finishing at Wingfield Park using 2 different running trails at Grindstone Lake in midtown Ruidoso. It is sanctioned by USA Track & Field and the American Trail Running Association. Great Ruidoso carved bears as awards. It is a benefit for the Ski Apache Adaptive Sports & Ecoservants.

This is an opportunity for runners to train in the high altitude and cooler temperatures of the Sacramento Mountains. There are three runs: a 4-mile course, an 8.5-mile course & a half marathon.  Each run will begin and end in Wingfield Park in mid-town Ruidoso.

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World War II Reenactment at Fort Stanton
Jul
28
4:30pm 4:30pm

World War II Reenactment at Fort Stanton

Fort Stanton will be hosting its fifth annual March on Rome World War II reenactment and Living History display on Saturday, July 28, 2017, on the grounds of the fort. Authentic camps for both Allied and Axis forces will be open to the public between 4 and 6 p.m. with a public show battle beginning at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is free to the public, although donations to Fort Stanton are welcome.

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International Piano Competition Gold Medalist at the Spencer Theater
Jul
22
8:00pm 8:00pm

International Piano Competition Gold Medalist at the Spencer Theater

  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
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Distinguished as the best among the best, the winner of this summer’s quadrennial Van Cliburn International Piano Competition will shine in the Spencer spotlights just a month after winning the most grueling piano contest in the world.

For information and tickets, visit http://www.spencertheater.com/Sum17/VanCliburn/index.html

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Fort Stanton LIVE
Jul
8
9:00am 9:00am

Fort Stanton LIVE

This annual event brings costumed re-enactors from the Civil War and Indian Wars era to the Fort for demonstrations, presentations, live music and a military ball which will have visitors dancing into the night!  Additionally, the event brings authors, historians, photographers, artists and a variety of historical vendors to site to share their crafts and other handiwork. Local food vendors are on hand to provide sustenance for your day at the Fort.

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Lincoln County Art Loop
Jul
7
to Jul 9

Lincoln County Art Loop

Art Loop began as a creative venture amongst artists 18 years ago and continues to be one of the most successful studio tours in New Mexico. Throughout Lincoln County artists will open their studios, demonstrate their craft and discuss their creative process creating much more than simply a vibrant art market.

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Smokey Bear Stampede
Jul
1
to Jul 4

Smokey Bear Stampede

  • Lincoln County Fairgrounds Capitan, NM USA (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Eight rodeos in four days! The nation’s largest open rodeo weekend includes four nightly rodeos, two-day ranch rodeo, youth ranch rodeo, kid’s rough stock rodeo, cook-off, kids events, and nightly dances. On July 4th, enjoy a full day of Independence celebration with a campfire dutch oven competition, mutton bustin’, steer riding, evening rodeo, fireworks, and a dance. You don’t want to miss this 4th of July celebration!

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Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Jul
1
to Jul 4

Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo

  • Mescalero Apache Reservation (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Visitors will be offered a rare opportunity to witness the coming of age ceremony of Mescalero Apache maidens during this annual event. Ceremonial dances, rodeo, arts and crafts, food vendors are all part of the annual Mescalero Ceremonial and Rodeo held at the Mescalero Apache reservation over the July 4th holiday.

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Ruidoso Marathon & Half Marathon
Jun
25
6:00am 6:00am

Ruidoso Marathon & Half Marathon

Run a beautiful marathon or half-marathon in the mountain town of Ruidoso. The course is mainly on paved roads, some sections of the marathon course are gravel. The courses for both distances are a challenge not only because of hills, but also because of the altitude which is up to 7500 ft. The day before the event, Saturday June 25, will be packet pick up and a kids 1 mile fun run with a 5 K run. New This year:  10K. 

 

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San Juan Day Celebration and Cultural Festival
Jun
24
10:00am10:00am

San Juan Day Celebration and Cultural Festival

Join us at Lincoln Historic Site for a San Juan Day celebration and cultural festival. This family friendly event will feature local arts and food vendors, a local farmer's market, historic games, and some truly great New Mexican music.

10:00 a.m.- Vendors open
12:00 p.m.- Cipriano Vigil and Family concert
1:30 p.m.- The Flying "J" Wranglers concert
3:00 p.m.- Event ends

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Taste Of The Spencer
Jun
17
6:00pm 6:00pm

Taste Of The Spencer

  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Now in its seventh year, this festive event is the major annual fundraiser for the theater, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) public charitable organization that perseveres in its mission to help expand the cultural horizons of residents and visitors in New Mexico.  The tradition continues with gourmet food tastings, generous pours of wine, and the auction of fine items from far and wide.

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Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament
Jun
16
to Jun 18

Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament

  • White Mountain Sports Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the nation. A combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton, the sport is designed for all ages & skill levels. Play in the USAPA SANCTIONED "Ruidoso Pickelball Championships" sponsored by Maxtime Fitness of Ruidoso, NM. This is a skill level event open to all ages. Friday: Men's & Women's Singles Tournaments Saturday: Men's & Women's Doubles Tournament Sunday: Mixed Doubles Tournament.

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