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Events Calendar
Southern Colorado and Northern New Mexico

Las Animas County

11/28/14: Hometown Holidays annual event The City Hall Tree Lighting will take place on Friday, November 28th at 5:15 p.m. with St. Nicholas.
11/29/14: Hometown Holidays annual Parade of Lights in downtown Trinidad will take place on Saturday, November 29th beginning at 6:00 p.m.
11/29/14: Mt. Carmel Community Center will have their 2nd Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Any interested vendors, call (719)845-4894.
12/03/14: The annual Holiday Cookie Exchange and open house will be held at Mt. Carmel Health, Wellness and Community Center on Wednesday, December 3rd. The event begins in the morning with cookie deliveries to residents at the Trinidad Inn and Legacy Assisted Living Center with special guests including soldiers from Ft. Carson. In the afternoon, the community is invited to the Holiday Cookie Exchange and Open House at Mt. Carmel Community Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with performances by area preschool children, a visit from Santa Claus, Ft. Carson soldiers and veteran Bronco football player, Randy Gradishar. For more information, call (719) 846-4894.
12/05/14: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre presents a Melodrama at the Famous Performing Arts Center, 131 W. Main Street, Trinidad - show details to be announced. Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m., and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14. Adults $15, children up to age 17 $10. Call (719) 846-4765, or visit
12/09/14: The Trinidad Community Center Boys and Girls Basketball registration for grades 5th and 6th will be December 9th through 21st. Late registration will be December 28th through 30th. Fee is $40. Call (719) 846-4454 for more information.
12/09/14: AgeWise Advisors, LLC invites all caregivers to attend a Caregiver Support Group at LaQuinta Inn and Suites Wellness Hotel in Trinidad on December 9, and the second Tuesday of every month, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This support group is for family members, friends, and loved ones involved in providing care for someone who is frail or ill. Exchange practical information on caregiving problems and possible solutions, talk through challenges and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, and learn about resources available to you. A caregiver deserves care too, so please join us. For more information, call AgeWise Advisors at 347-852-0752 or visit
12/20/14: Southern Colorado Repertory Theatre presents a Holiday Show in collaboration with Trinidad High School at the Famous Performing Arts Center, 131 W. Main Street, Trinidad. Showtimes to be announced. Call (719) 846-4765, or visit for more information.

Huerfano County

11/28/14: The City of Walsenburg is sponsoring the Parade of Lights on Friday, November 28th at 6:00 p.m. For more information call (719) 738-1415.

Colfax County

11/29/14: Santa Comes To Town at Ripley Park in Raton on Saturday, November 29th at 3:00 p.m. Goody bags will be given out, and a girls' and a boys' bike will be given away. The Lighting of the Christmas Tree will take place at 5:00 p.m. in Ripley Park. The City of Bethlehem lighting at Climax Canyon will take place at dusk. The Festival of Lights on Historic First Street in Raton, line up between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m., street lights out and Festival begins at 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Businesses will stay open late, and shoppers get triple value for "receipt saver" during festival hours. Food vendors will also be on hand.
11/29/14: "Calling All Flakes!" Snow Celebration will be held at the Angel Fire Resort at the base of the ski area on Saturday, November 29th. Enjoy a fun-filled evening of food, drinks, music, fireworks and more. Admission is free! For more information, call (575) 377-4260 or visit
12/01/14: Old Pass Christmas presented by the Raton Arts and Humanities Council, Inc. will be on display at the Old Pass Gallery in the months of November, December and January. Reception will be held on December 5th beginning at 5:00 p.m. For more information, call (575) 445-2052 or visit
12/05/14: Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale comes back to the Schuler stage by popular demand. "A Christmas Carol" produced by the Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts will be performed at the Shuler Theater beginning on Friday and Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday at 2:00 p.m. on December 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 and 14. For tickets or more information, call Bill Fegan at (575)445-4746 or visit
12/06/14: Reindeer Dash will be held in Raton at the Raton Regional Aquatic Center on December 6. Registration begins October 1st at the Raton Regional Aquatic Center. For more information, call (575)445-4271 or visit
12/12/14: Opening Day of the Winter Season at Angel Fire Resort - the first official day of skiing and snowboarding will be Saturday, December 12th. For more information visit
12/13/14: Christmas on the Chicorica at Sugarite Canyon State Park will take place on December 13th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Come stroll along the banks of Chicorica Creek by the light of 1,500 luminarias during this holiday tradition. Enjoy listening to holiday music, munching on cookies and peeking through the park telescope. Bring the kids to visit with Santa! Be sure to dress warmly. Regular entrance fee to the park will be charged. For more information, call (575) 445-5607 or visit
12/23/14: Ski and Snowboard with Santa at the Angel Fire Resort from December 23rd through the 25th. For more information, visit

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