Calendar - July 27

 

July 27, 2022



Note: Events subject to change due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

• Friday-Saturday — Quay County 4-H Rodeo. Events start each day at 5 p.m. at the Quay County Fairgrounds arena in Tucumcari. Concessions will be available.

• Saturday — Down at the Depot. This event will feature live music, food trucks and arts and crafts booths in the Tucumcari Historic Railroad Depot near Second and Main streets. Festivities begin at 4 p.m.

• Aug. 4-7 — Tucumcari Rattler Reunion. This annual event for all Rattler alumni primarily will take place at the Tucumcari Convention Center. More details will be announced later at rattlerreunion.com. Those with questions should email [email protected]

• Aug. 5 — Tucumcari Historical Museum field trip to Billy the Kid Days in Lincoln. The carpool will leave from the museum at 6 a.m. to Melrose School, where a bus will take participants to Lincoln. Return to Tucumcari will be about 8 p.m. The fee is $10 for nonmembers and free to Tucumcari Historical Research Institute members, with snacks and drinks provided on the bus. Visits include the visitor center, Lincoln County Courthouse, Tunstall Store Museum, Dr. Woods House, Torreon, McSween House, Wortley Hotel, speakers at San Juan Mission Church, live music, shootouts and possible trips to Fort Stanton or Roswell. Reservations must be made at the museum by Aug. 3.


• Aug. 6 — Meet Your First Responders. This event from 8 a.m. to noon will be held at the Logan Senior Citizens Center parking lot. Meet responders from the Logan Police Department, Logan Fire, Logan EMS, Quay County Sheriff’s Department and Rico Aviation to learn more about those serving you.


• Aug. 10-13 — Quay County Fair. Livestock shows will run daily, and home-arts entries will be accepted from 8 a.m. to noon on Aug. 10. Children’s events on Saturday include the Itty Bitty Rodeo, pet parade and quarter toss. Area clubs will cook hamburgers, hot dogs and baked potatoes at the concession stand. Quay County Fairgrounds, Tucumcari.

• Aug. 27 — Down at the Depot. This event will feature live music, food trucks and arts and crafts booths in the Tucumcari Historic Railroad Depot near Second and Main streets. Festivities begin at 4 p.m.

• Sept. 17 — Free Museum Day. Take part in free admission at the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, Tucumcari Railroad Museum, Tucumcari Historical Museum and New Mexico Route 66 Museum, all in Tucumcari, from 1 to 4 p.m.

• Sept. 17 — Tucumcari Rotary Club Golf Tournament. Proceeds from this event at Tucumcari Municipal Golf Course will fund Rotary scholarships for local high-school students. Sponsorship slots are available, and ball-drop tickets will go on sale soon. Registration will be set up soon. First tee time is scheduled for 10 a.m. For more information, go to https://rotary5520.org/clubinfo/tucumcari.


• Sept. 24 — Fired Up festival. The free annual event will feature art and food booths, fiery entertainment by Odd Lab, car show, fireworks, Prince Tocum and Princess Kari contest and more at the Tucumcari Historic Railroad Plaza near Second and Main streets from 4 to 9 p.m.

• Oct. 1 — Free Fun Run. Participate in a 5-kilometer run or walk from Kvols Park in Tucumcari. Registration begins at the park at 7:30 a.m., with the starting gun at 8 a.m.

To submit items for the calendar, call 575-461-1952 or email [email protected]

 
 

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