SPECIAL EVENTS

August 17th-20th 2017
Otero County Fair & Rodeo

The Annual Otero County Fair and Rodeo kicks off on Thursday, August 17th! Tons of food, fun and and of course, rides! Make your plans to attend this Southern NM staple! Thursday through Sunday, Gate charge is $4  for 13 & up, $3 for kids 6 to 12, and no charge for 5 and under & 62 and older!

08/12 ~ Rodeo Queen Horsemanship Contest at 8:00 am
08/12 ~ Fair Queen Demonstration Contest at 1:00 pm
08/12 ~ Fair Parade (Tenth Street between Oregon and New York) at 6:00 pm
08/14 ~ Exhibit Building Open for Set Up 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
08/15 ~  Exhibit Building Open for Set Up 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
08/15 ~ Unloading of Junior Livestove 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
08/15 ~ Junior Livestock Exhibitors’ Meeting at 6:00 pm
08/15 ~ Animal Weigh-In at 6:00 pm
08/16 ~ Goat Show at 9:00 am
08/16 ~ Youth 4-H/FFA Rabbit Show 12:00 pm
08/16 ~ Rabbit Pee Wee Showman Sign Up and Contest 11:30 am
08/16 ~ Speech & Modeling Fair & Rodeo Queen & Dusty Diamonds at 3:30 pm
08/16 ~ Exhibit Building Open 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
08/16 ~ Frontier Village and Amusement Rides open 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
08/16 ~ Swine Show at 6:00 pm
08/16 ~ Ranch Rodeo at 7:00 pm
08/17 ~ Lamb Show at 9:00 am
08/17 ~ Exhibit Building Open 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
08/17 ~ Frontier Village and Amusement Rides open 5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
08/17 ~ Breeding and Dairy Cattle Show at 5:30 pm
08/17 ~ Steer Show at 6:00 pm
08/17 ~ Ranch Rodeo at 7:00 pm
08/18 ~ 4-H/FFA Broiler Pen of 3 Show at 9:00 am
08/18 ~ Exhibit Building, Frontier Village, & Amusement Rides Open 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
08/18 ~ Showmanship Round Robin at 1:00 pm
08/18 ~ 4-H/FFA Water Fight 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
08/18 ~ Fair & Rodeo Queens’ Coronation at 7:00 pm
08/18 ~ Rodeo at 8:00 pm
08/19 ~ Livestock Judging Contest at 8:00 am
08/19 ~ Exhibit Building, Frontier Village, & Amusement Rides Open 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
08/19 ~ Horseshoe Tournament at 9:00 am
08/19 ~ Livestock Pee Wee Showmanship Contest at 11:00 am
08/19 ~ Awards Presentation at 1:00 pm
08/19 ~ Junior Livestock Sale at 6:00 pm
08/19 ~ Rodeo at 8:00 pm
08/20 ~ Amusement Rides Open at Noon to ???

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Tailgate

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017
TAILGATE SERIES: BIG BAND ON THE RIO GRANDE

Enjoy live music with Big Band on the Rio Grande with the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at the NM Museum of Space History parking lot! Bring your cars and lawn chairs, it’s a tailgate party, after all! Music begins at 8 pm! For tickets or more information, contact the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts at 575-437-2202 or click here!

September 2-3, 2017 27th Annual Cottonwood Festival

The 27th Annual Cottonwood Festival is happening at Alameda Park and will include food vendors, art & craft vendors, live music and entertainment! The festival is from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am until 2:00 pm on Sunday. For more information, contact the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce at 575-437-6120.

Monday, September 11, 2017 United We Stand

United We Stand will be a 9/11 Remembrance event held from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm. There will be a parade and the 9/11 Memorial Fire Truck. Save the date, more details to come.

Saturday, October 7, 2017 Trinity Breakfast & Tour

The Alamogordo Breakfast Lions will be hosting a low cost breakfast at the Tularosa High School from 6:30 am until 8:00 am so that you can eat before leaving for the Trinity Site. The caravan out to the site will leave promptly at 8:00 am and should return around 2:00 pm. It is free to join the caravan out to the Trinity Site! If you would like more information, contact the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce at 575-437-6120.

STANDING EVENTS

GRIEF SHARE
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Christ Community Fellowship Hall, 2960 N. Scenic Dr., at 6:30 pm, and are non-denominational. For more information, please call  702-682-2556.

NEW DAY AL-ANON
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Education Wing, 1212 Washington Ave., at 12 noon. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.

ALAMOGORDO AL-ANON
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Bethel Baptist Church, 1316 Scenic Drive, at 7 pm. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.