Serving the High Plains

Calendar - Aug. 31

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

• Friday — Logan Labor Day Weekend Street Dance. Gate opens at 7:30 p.m., with music by Ryan Culwell and The Damn Quails at 8. The event also will include a food truck, concession stand and cornhole tournament. Admission at the gate is $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for children 8 and younger. 1003 Martinez St., Logan.

• Sept. 10 — Paws and Claws Animal Rescue is offering a six-week obedience class starting Sept. 10. Weekly classes meet at 9 and 10 a.m. Fee for the full six-week class is $30, payable before Sept. 10. Enrollment is capped at 10 dog/handler teams per class. All proceeds go to Paws and Claws. Sign up at

• 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 — Cornhole Tournament at Tucumcari Historical Museum. This event from noon to 6 p.m. is open to all skill levels and offers cash prizes. Entry fee is $15 per person. 416 S. Adams St.

• 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

• 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.

• Oct. 15 — Altrusa International of Tucumcari’s Holiday Party. This event at the Elks Lodge will include dinner, a dance and the chance to win $15,000 in cash and other prizes. The dinner begins at 6 p.m., with the dance at 8:30 p.m. featuring Limited Edition. Tickets are $100 for two people; contact an Altrusa member to buy one. Sales go to support Altrusa community projects.

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