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4th of July Weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track
Jul
4
12:00 PM12:00

4th of July Weekend at Ruidoso Downs Race Track

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

Celebrate July 4th at Ruidoso Downs! Racing on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Special July 4th racing with flag ceremony on the track and Billy's July 4th Jeep Giveaway in the Casino! Rainbow Futurity Trials on Friday and Saturday and Ruidoso Derby Trials on Sunday. Yarbrough Band at Billy the Kid Casino on Friday and Saturday! FREE parking and FREE general admission.

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Fourth of July Bash at Enchanted Vine Event Barn
Jul
4
to Jul 6

Fourth of July Bash at Enchanted Vine Event Barn

  • Enchanted Vine Events Barn (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Jul
4
to Jul 6

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, and ceremonial parade 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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Smokey Bear Stampede
Jul
4
to Jul 7

Smokey Bear Stampede

  • Lincoln County Fairgrounds (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’, goat roping, evening rodeo, fireworks, and a dance. You don’t want to miss this 4th of July celebration!

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Star Spangled Celebration - Inn Of The Mountain Gods
Jul
4
3:00 PM15:00

Star Spangled Celebration - Inn Of The Mountain Gods

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

Come out and enjoy ALL the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort Casino has to offer as we celebrate Independence Day! The Star Spangled Celebration is FREE and begins at 3 p.m. with concessions, jumping balloons, live music, and the LARGEST fireworks show in New Mexico. Cost: Free.

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Dia de Muertos Celebration in Historic Lincoln
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Dia de Muertos Celebration in Historic Lincoln

  • Old Lincoln Gallery & Annie's Little Sure Shot Espresso House (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Don't miss this lively annual community Day of the Dead celebration in Lincoln, NM, honoring the stories, lives, and legacies of those who passed away. Come and join the fun with music, dance, family activities, face painting, altar-offerings, arts and crafts, plus food and drink. This community event is free to the public.

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Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cedar Creek Campground
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Cedar Creek Campground

  • Cedar Creek Trails & Recreation Area (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Families and children of all ages are invited to join our community Easter Egg Hunt to search for Easter Eggs at Cedar Creek Campground while enjoying fire engine rides and a visit with the Easter Bunny and Smokey Bear.Please be on time. The Egg Hunt starts 10:00am sharp!

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First Annual Bunny Run/Walk at Cedar Creek
Apr
20
7:00 AM07:00

First Annual Bunny Run/Walk at Cedar Creek

Come out and join Ruidoso Parks and Rec for the First Annual Bunny Run at Cedar Creek. You are welcome to run / walk with an Easter Costume. We'll have Medals for the "Top 3" Finishers in each division. The Village of Ruidoso, Parks & Recreation Easter Egg Hunt will be right after the Run at 10:00AM. Hope to see you there. Registration fee: $15. For more information call Parks and Recreation at 575-257-5030.

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Galentine's at Enchanted Vine by Noisy Water Winery
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

Galentine's at Enchanted Vine by Noisy Water Winery

  • Enchanted Vine by Noisy Water Winery (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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.

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Eat, Drink, and Be Mine: Valentine Dinner Fundraiser
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Eat, Drink, and Be Mine: Valentine Dinner Fundraiser

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.

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Ski Apache Annual Torchlight Parade with Fireworks
Dec
27
1:00 PM13:00

Ski Apache Annual Torchlight Parade with Fireworks

This much-anticipated annual event begins with the Dummy Gelunde competition at 3 PM and live music all day, with the Torchlight Parade beginning at sundown when, torch-bearing skiers glide down the mountain to the sounds of traditional Native American music and a dazzling fireworks display. FREE Family Event.

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The Nutcracker at Spencer Theater
Dec
23
2:00 PM14:00

The Nutcracker at Spencer Theater

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

This original adaptation of Tchaikovsky's Christmas classic is true eye-candy with outstanding dancers, lavish sets, special effects and gorgeous costumes. Performance proceeds benefit the nonprofit Dalí Ballet. Saturday, December 22, 2 pm & 7 pm. Sunday, December 23, 2 pm. $30

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WINTER BALL at the No Scum Allowed Saloon in White Oaks
Dec
22
to Dec 23

WINTER BALL at the No Scum Allowed Saloon in White Oaks

  • No Scum Allowed Saloon (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Returning by popular demand Bobby Luster returns to White Oaks with classic western music at the No Scum Allowed Saloon.  Join the fun with their Ugly Christmas Sweater contest and, with a little luck, Santa may arrive early.  Call (575) 648-5583 for information and reservations.

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Festival of Lights After Party
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Festival of Lights After Party

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!

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Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade
Dec
1
5:30 PM17:30

Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade

Beautifully lit and fantastically festive, the Festival of Lights–Parade of Lights starts at 5:30 pm from the corner of Sudderth/Mechem, through Midtown. The Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Toys for Tots and encourage everyone to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Parade of Lights. During the parade Toys for Tots will have a float and will be collecting toys. Marines will be walking along the float picking up the toys that are brought to the parade. 

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Christmas Tree Lighting at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Nov
25
1:30 PM13:30

Christmas Tree Lighting at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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

Bring the kids for this FREE event filled with sweet treats, family-friendly entertainment and spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting. While you’re there, you can try your luck at the casino, schedule a spa treatment, or enjoy a meal at one of the resort’s many restaurant venues.

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Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Nov
24
10:00 AM10:00

Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

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

Put down that fork and put on your running shoes for the After Turkey–Turkey Trot in Ruidoso, a 5K Run-Walk around The Links at Sierra Blanca. Registration begins at 8:30 AM with entry fee of one or more cans of food to support the Lincoln County Food Bank. T-Shirts will be handed out to the first 30 who register as sizes and supplies last.

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End of Summer Bash at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Sep
2
3:00 PM15:00

End of Summer Bash at Inn of the Mountain Gods

  • 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 2, 2018. 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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New Year's Eve Celebration At The Hidden Tap
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Celebration At The Hidden Tap

Celebrate the New Year at The Hidden Tap! Doors open at 9 pm and tickets are $15.00 at the door. If you would like to purchase tickets ahead of time they are $10.00 and are available now at The Hidden Tap. You can also call or message on Facebook for tickets or additional information. Tickets will include a champagne toast at midnight. There will also be amazing drink specials and Prime Rib and Shrimp Diabla on special. Reserve your tickets now!

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