Dust off your Lederhosen and Dirndls for Octoberfest celebrations at the Enchanted Vine event barn. Expect a polka band, Lost Hiker beer, contests and prizes, plus an onsite food truck and local artists with work for sale. This is a family-friendly event with a $5.00 entrance fee.
Gear up for this free family event featuring food, entertainment, and raffles as Ski Apache kicks off the 2019-2020 ski season. Enjoy gondola rides, hiking, the Apache Wind Rider ZipTour, mountain biking and discounted rates on gear. Plus, a special one-day-only discounted rate for season passes.
After enjoying the Festival of Lights Parade in Midtown, head over to Wingfield Park for a free Festival of Lights After Party. Beginning at 7:00 PM, there will be food, drinks, an outdoor showing of “It’s A Wonderful Life”, winter activities for the kids, fire pits for roasting marshmallows, and Santa will be on hand for photos. Be sure to join the fun!
Foodies won’t want to miss this evening of gourmet food and cooking demonstrations by Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse! Known for his hit shows on the Food Network, the Amazon original series Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse and as the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America, Emeril is the chef and proprietor of 11 restaurants and the bestselling author of 19 cookbooks. Tickets are $70 and include a delectable dinner. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm.
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.
Help choose the tastiest winner at the 40th annual New Mexico State Open Chili Championship at the Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Public tasting is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. plus live music by the “Catfish Fry” blues band.
Do you love rockin’ blues, hot BBQ and ice-cold beer? Then don’t miss the 4th annual Brews, Blues & BBQ on September 21 from Noon – 6 pm. Enjoy some of the tastiest BBQ around and choose from over 200 beers. $25 gets you 10 4-ounce pours of your favorite brews. Plus, enjoy free live music on the lawn next to the beautiful shores of Lake Mescalero.
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 1, 2019. The free family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons for $10 and concessions starting at 3 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.
Don’t miss the second annual Chile the Kid Beer and Wine Festival Presented by City Bank on August 2-4. Chile Roasting and Wine/Beer Tastings all weekend. Tickets $15. The Long Run (Eagles Tribute Band) performs Fri/Sat at 6 p.m.
Fine art lovers from around the southwest make an annual trip to Ruidoso for this juried fine arts show that features over 100 of the nation’s most talented artists showcasing a broad spectrum of mediums, showcasing collectible art and jewelry.
Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of New Mexico native Mine That Bird winning the Kentucky Derby at Ruidoso Downs Race Track. Take a picture with Mine That Bird, on Saturday, July 13 from 1 – 2:30 p.m., with the purchase of a commemorative poster or hat for $10. Proceeds benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. Mine That Bird will parade on the track between the 5th and 6th race.
Come out to celebrate Independence Day Weekend at the Enchanted Vine Event Barn with food trucks, live music, cornhole tournament, and Lost Hiker Brewery will be there, pouring their awesome beer! Noisy Water wine will be poured, have a glass or a bottle. On July 6th Noisy Water Winery will be releasing their newest Cab Franc and Dolcetto! 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm all 3 days.
Join Sentinel Ranch Winery at The Hurd la Rinconada Gallery in San Patricio for their Grand Opening celebration with live music by Malachi Martin. June 22, 2019, from 10am-5pm.
The “Taste of the Spencer” is the toast of the town as patrons, friends and supporters from near and far indulge their senses, Spencer style. The night’s program includes gourmet food tastings prepared by the Spencer Theater culinary staff, generous pours of wine, and the silent and live auction of fine items from throughout the country. $70
Country Music fans mark your calendars! We are proud to host the 2nd Annual All American Country Music Festival at Wingfield Park in Ruidoso. We guarantee it will bigger and better than the first (which ROCKED!). Backdropped by Sierra Blanca peak and surrounded by pine trees, cool breezes and clear blue skies the music, food, and drinks take a front seat over Memorial Day weekend in Ruidoso.
Join the growing gathering of gospel music lovers at Sacred Grounds Coffee & Teahouse for this unique Memorial Day Weekend celebration in song. You can now purchase advance reservations online for Chef Zach’s tasty buffet brunch. Ticket price: $15.
Kick-off summer at Ski Apache at their Memorial Day Bash on Saturday, May 25 and enjoy FREE, family-friendly entertainment which includes music, hot dogs and on-site Mescalero Art Vendors.
Join the staff of Fort Stanton and the members Fort Stanton, Inc. for their second annual first Mother’s Day Tea fundraiser featuring a Victorian-era tea party, costumed living historians, and a program about Victorian social etiquette. $20 per person, $15 for seniors and students, and free for children under six . Reservations required. 575-354-0341
Don’t miss celebrity chef Robert Irvine this May at Inn of the Mountain Gods! Star of hit Food Network shows such as Dinner: Impossible, Worst Cooks in America and Restaurant: Impossible, Irvine is a world-class chef, fitness authority and philanthropist. During this incredible event, you’ll get to enjoy his acclaimed cooking first-hand with a delicious three-course meal of Tomato and Summer Squash Salad, Gruyère Cheese-Crusted Filet Mignon and Coconut Cream Pie. Tickets include the price of dinner and are on sale now for $69.
Don’t miss this fun, relaxing, and social evening where you get to create your own painting while sipping on some award winning wine. No experience necessary. All materials provided. Take your canvas painting home. $40 per person. Space is limited (10). Sign up now.
Enjoy an Easter Sunday brunch with some delicious food and cocktails to pair! Tickets are on sale now. Buffet menu to come. Adult tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door. Children 12 and under tickets are $10. Book now >
Celebrate National Puppy Day with a good cause [and beer] at The Hidden Tap! The Humane Society of Lincoln County will be onsite with adoptable dogs between 1 - 4 pm. $1 from every pint sold will go toward saving more lives.
Celebrate St. Paddy's Day with Green Trivia, Great Beer, and Irish Classics with Jones and Miles (Cody Jones and Chris Miles) at Lost Hiker Brewing Company. Trivia will start early at 3pm-5pm. Followed by music till 8 🍀🍺🍀🍻🍀🍻
Spring break in the mountains calls for a BBQ-BEER-WINE Festival! Come experience BBQ from around the country. Mountain Smoke Festival will showcase Breweries and Wineries from across New Mexico. Live Music, craft vendors, children activities, and local favorite food at the event.
Treat your beloved to a delicious meal prepared for two at Hunt & Harvest at The Mercantile. Dinner reservations begin at 6 pm and will be taken until 9 pm. $100 tickets include 5 courses and two glasses of wine.
Valentine's is about love, so what better way to share some love than with your favorite gal pals. Kicking off the holiday is Galentine’s at Enchanted Vine. The event begins with a yoga session (bring your own mat), followed by cocktails and brunch, and then a clothing swap! There will also be card making crafts to help you create a Valentine for your loved one. Reserve your space now at Eventbrite.
Dine for a cause at this 10 course gourmet meal with each course prepared by a different White Apron Society Chef and paired with a wine from Noisy Water Winery. All proceeds go to support High Mountain Youth Project to benefit homeless youth. Limited tickets available.