Calendar - Aug. 28


August 28, 2019

Sept. 6, 8 — Labor Day Bingo from 7 to 10 p.m. Win up to $750, and multiple winners will divide the prize. $20 a pack, with extra packs for $2 each or three for $5. Tucumcari Columbus Club, 202 E. Main St., Tucumcari.

Sept. 14 — Gracie Whitson Benefit Roping. Books open at 9 a.m., close at 10 a.m., and roping begins at 10:30 a.m. Fee is $50 a roper, cash only, with prizes of saddles, buckles, breast collars and saddle blankets. All proceeds will go to Whitson, who was seriously injured in July in a horse-riding accident. Call Jaree Elliott at (575) 760-5462 for more information. Quay County Fairgrounds rodeo arena, Tucumcari.

Sept. 16 — Quay County Democratic Party meeting. The organization meets the third Monday of each month at noon at the Pow Wow Restaurant meeting room. Meetings are open to the public, and it encourages anyone who is interested to join. Pow Wow Restaurant, 801 W. Route 66, Tucumcari.

Sept. 17 — Republican Party of Quay County meeting. Meetings fall on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Quality Inn in Tucumcari. 3716 E. Tucumcari Blvd., Tucumcari.

Sept. 20-22 — Nara Visa Cowboy Gathering. Enjoy live music, horseshoe pitching, roping and a Saturday night chuckwagon dinner at the Nara Visa Community Center in Nara Visa. For more, go to

Sept. 28 — Wheels on Fire 100. An endurance bicycle event hosted in Tucumcari will go through San Jon, Grady and Ragland. Join in whether you’re competitive or just out for adventure. Cost is $45 to $65. Riding begins at 8 a.m. Register at . Tucumcari Convention Center.

Sept. 28 — Fired Up 2019. An all-day festival by Tucumcari MainStreet features live music, artisans, car show, children’s activities, glass blowing, Prince Tocum and Princess Kari, food booths and a fireworks display to close the night. Schedule is at Tucumcari downtown railroad park.

Oct. 11-12 — 12th annual Mesalands Community College Grand Canyon Region Intercollegiate Fall Rodeo. The first day of the rodeo begins at 6 p.m. Friday. Slack performances will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday with the championship performances later that day at 6 p.m. Quay County Fairgrounds, Tucumcari.

Oct. 19 — Boo-Bash Cash Party. Get ready for a scary good time at Altrusa International of Tucumcari’s annual event at 6 p.m., with the Halloween dance and costume contest will follow at 8 p.m. Tickets are $100 for the chance to win $15,000. Proceeds of this event will be used to fund a variety of Altrusa community service projects throughout the year. Tucumcari Convention Center.

Oct. 19-20 — Shootout at Six Shooter Siding. This 54-hole Professional Disc Golf Tournament will be Robert Lumpkin Memorial Disc Golf Course. It includes $300 added cash to the professional purse, and the first 50 amateur players will receive an event-stamped Prodigy disc. Five Mile Park, Tucumcari.

Nov. 23 — Christmas Raffle Dinner and Dance. Christmas might come a little early if you win the Christmas raffle by the Tucumcari Columbus Club. Tickets are $50 per person for dinner and dancing; they are available from any Knights of Columbus member. The grand prize is $5,000 in cash, with eight other cash-prize drawings. The event runs from 6 p.m. to midnight. Tucumcari Convention Center.

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