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Events Calendar
Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico

Las Animas County

04/24/15: Mt. Carmel Health, Wellness and Community Center presents an Acoustic Eidolon concert, Friday, April 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets $30 each, or two for $50, includes reception with appetizers and cash bar after the concert from 9 to 10 p.m. Call (719) 845-4894, or visit, for tickets or more information.
04/25/15: Trinidad Community Food Co-op's Earth Day on Elm Street Fair will take place on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the corner of Elm and Maple Streets. Enjoy a community bike ride beginning at 10 a.m. followed by live music, vendors, education and food. For more information, visit, call (719) 680-0215 or email
04/25/15: The 3rd Annual Run for the Fallen Coal Miners will start at Mt. Carmel Health, Wellness and Community Center on April 25th. For more information, visit or call (719) 845-4880.
05/01/15: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre presents "A Hotel on Marvin Gardens" at the Famous Performing Arts Center on May 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10. Friday and Saturday showtimes 7 p.m., Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Contact the SCRT Box Office, 131 W. Main Street, Trinidad, Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., buy tickets on-line at, or call (719) 846-4765.
05/01/15: Noah's Ark Animal Welfare Association presents Night Out for Noah, a monthly fundraiser to help support your local animal shelter. Dine out all day on the third Thursday of every month at the following restaurants: Brix, Nana & Nano's, Wendy's, or Bob & Earl's, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to Noah's Ark. Enjoy a great meal while giving back to our furry friends. Call (719) 846-8578 for more information.
05/02/15: The Trinidad/Las Animas County Chamber will host the annual Chenoweth Award Banquet on Saturday, May 2 at Mt. Carmel Health, Wellness & Community Center. Please visit or call (719) 846-9285 for tickets or more information.
05/02/15: The Trinidad Round-Up Association will sponsor the 2nd annual Mud Races on Saturday, May 2 at the Las Animas County Fairgrounds arena in Trinidad. Gates open at 8 a.m., race starts at 11:30 a.m. General admission $10, kids 7-13 $5, kids 6 and under FREE. Concessions and beer garden, no outside food or coolers, no pets. Proceeds benefit the Labor Day Rodeo and festivities. Call Kristy Burr-Bennett at (719) 859-0048 or Phillips Mud Racing at (719) 248-7490 for more information.
05/02/15: The Trinidad Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site is sponsoring a Habitat Improvement Project on May 2nd and 3rd. The project will include removing abandoned barbed wire fence from around Range 9. This will be a unique opportunity for hunters, conservationists and interested parties to come visit and become more familiar with other opportunities available. Camping is available beginning Friday, May 1st at 3 p.m. if you'd like to come stay for the weekend. Porta-potties will be provided and pets are allowed on leashes. Pot luck supper on Saturday evening. For more information, details and pre-registration, please call Rick at 719-846-3862 or Tim at 719-846-8653.
05/16/15: The Armed Forces Day Parade will be held May 16th in downtown Trinidad, beginning tentatively at 10 a.m. Please come out and support our armed forces. Visit for additional information.

Huerfano County

05/01/15: The first and third Friday of every month nonperishable food will be collected by the Sangre de Cristo Volunteers for Change from 1 to 5 p.m. at First Choice grocery store in Walsenburg. Food collected benefit the Dorcas Circle pantry. Call (719) 250-6097, email, or visit for more information.
05/02/15: The Sangre de Cristo Volunteers for Change are sponsoring a Highway Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 2. Meet at Huerfano Butte at 8 a.m. weather permitting. Orange safety vests will be provided. Call (719) 250-6097, email, or visit for more information.
05/11/15: La Veta School of the Arts presents Experimental Drawing/Painting Workshop with Peggy Zehring, May 11th through 15th. Call (719) 742-3421, visit, or email
05/12/15: Spanish Peaks Arts Council SPACe Gallery presents two special shows by Inner Idea Artists and Artist's Choice. Opening reception will be held on May 23rd from 5 to 7 p.m., refreshments will be provided. Show runs from May 12th through June 6th, open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. through May 22nd. Beginning May 23rd, open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. No admission charged. For more information, call (719) 742-3074 or visit
05/18/15: La Veta School of the Arts presents Experimental Drawing/Painting Workshop with Peggy Zehring, May 18th through 22nd. Call (719) 742-3421, visit, or email

Colfax County

05/01/15: May Flowers presented by the Raton Arts and Humanities Council, Inc. will be on exhibit at the Old Pass Gallery from May 1st through May 31st. For more information, call (575) 445-2052 or visit
05/02/15: Cinco de Mayo Celebration will be held at Ripley Park in Raton on Saturday, May 2nd beginning from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. DJ and live music from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Enjoy a day of fun in the park with Chihuahua races, food and craft vendors, and kid entertainment like pinata and hula hoop contests, gunny sack races, tug-o-war and much more. For more information, call Sandy at (575)445-2632 or Christine at (575)445-9551 or visit
05/04/15: "Church Basement Ladies: The Last (Potluck) Supper," presented by The Shuler Theater and Art Fegan Entertainment, will be performed at The Shuler Theater on May 4th. The final installment on the day of the church's Centennial Celebration, past and present parishioners have gathered to share hot-dish, bars and stories from the last 100 years. Adults $20, seniors $15 and children $10. For more information, call (575) 445-4746 or visit
05/12/15: "Close to You - The Music of The Carpenters - Centennial Celebration," presented as part of the 2014-2015 concert series by the Raton Arts & Humanities Council, will be held at the Shuler Theater on May 12th at 7 p.m. The Music of The Carpenters brings these classics back to the stage with spot-on renditions performed by singer, Lisa Rock, and her six-piece band. Adults $20, seniors $15 and children $10. For ticket information, call The Old Pass Gallery, or visit
05/15/15: Bike Park and Mountain Opening Day at the Angel Fire Resort will be May 15th, weather permitting. Enjoy mountain biking, the zip-line and summer mountain activities all day, and throughout the summer season. For more information, call (575) 377-4320 or visit
05/21/15: Opening day of the 2015 Golf Season at Angel Fire Resort Golf Course will be May 21st, weather permitting. Enjoy a round of golf on the PGA championship course in a beautiful mountain setting. For tee times or more information, call (575) 377-4488, or visit

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