Weekend festival touts bluegrass specials

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Chelle Delaney Music lovers have the opportunity to hear some fine bluegrass performers and bands this weekend in Tucumcari at the inaugural Bluegrass Festival, event organizers say. One example is the Alan Munde Gazette with band leader Munde, who reviewers say is one of the foremost 5-string banjo players. Munde played with the Country Gazette […]

Entries sought for Pecan Show on Dec. 6 at Festival of Trees

By QCS Staff The Quay County Pecan Show sponsored by the Quay County Extension office is part of the Festival of Trees

Events outlined for 2nd Six Shooter Siding Festival

By QCS Staff By QCS StaffTucumcari’s second annual Six Shooter Siding Festival will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The day’s activities will include: l 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Talent Contestl Noon – Local area bands entertainl 8 p.m. – Fireworksl Street Dancing all dayl Childrens face painting – Connie […]

Ute Lake State Park to host first Prairie Days Festival

Dubbed the short grass and tall tales festival, the inaugural Ute Lake Prairie Days Festival will be on July 19-20 at Ute Lake State park.“This event will highlight the rich cultural and natural history of the eastern plains of New Mexico,” said Park Superintendent Rodney Paris in a press release.The festival was launched to foster […]

Tucumcari Arts Festival opens today

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Special to the QCS The Sixth Annual Tucumcari Arts Festival is open today and Sunday at theTucumcari Convention Center The arts festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday. Besides art there will be a couple of collections; a hat collection owned by […]

11-3-07 Letter to the editor

Festival committee extends thanks The Six Shooter Siding Festival Committee would like to thank our community for all of its help in producing our recent festival here in Tucumcari. We have had help from businesses, civic organizations, the National Guard, VFW, local clubs, extension, our community college, city of Tucumcari and many individuals. Our goal […]

Six Shooter Siding Festival, marriages, birthdays

Ready: Six Shooter Fest… The first Six Shooter Siding Festival hosted by Tucumcari’s Main Street will begin on Saturday at 10 a.m. The National Guard will open the festival with a color guard and a prayer for servicemen and women. The local VFW and VFW chaplain will have a short prayer service. Then look for […]

MainStreet activities, plans for visioning sessin

Six Shooter Siding Festival The Six-Shooter Siding Festival Committee still has some space available at our festival on October 13th. “The festival is starting to take shape and it looks like we will have a number of groups participating,” said David Buchen, executive director of Main Street, in a news release. “We are working with […]

Roped in at Heritage Dayze

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Reluctant at first, to step from the crowd, nine-year-old Eliana Andrade of Tucumcari quickly fell under the spell of trick roper, �Wild Bill Cathey� at the Heritage Dayze festival at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. Cathey of Dora says the trick to trick roping is all in the practice. Cathey will perform again today at the […]

Route 66 Festival starts off with watermelon feed

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Alvin Cawthon and Dallas Kelly help kick start the Route 66 Festival at Friday night’s watermelon feed sponsored by the Tucumcari/Quay County Chamber of Commerce. More festivities begin today. Click on the related link for scheule.