NMSU: ACES Calendar of Events
NMSU branding

Calendar of Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College or of interest to our clientele. Events are tracked all over the state; the maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place. If you would like to filter your results to a particular county, visit the county calendar listing.

2014 County Fair Schedule.

July 2014

Jul 19Aug 9

Estancia
Fairground Clean Up
Please come out for Fairgound Clean Up 3 Saturdays to choose from:
  • July 19th
  • August 2nd
  • August 9th
More info...
Jul 30

Valles Caldera National Preserve
NMSU to host workshop at Valles Caldera on cow reproduction management
The fourth session of New Mexico State University’s educational series at Valles Caldera National Preserve will be Wednesday, July 30.

The free workshops, cohosted by NMSU Cooperative Extension Service and the Valles Caldera National Preserve, will focus on livestock, wildlife and range monitoring. More info...

For more information, contact Doug Cram.
Jul 31

Acoma Pueblo
Fifth Annual Acoma Resource Day

NMSU Cooperative Extension Service specialists and U.S. Department of Agriculture agents will make presentations on livestock and horse health issues, as well as USDA Farm Service Agency and Natural Resource Conservation Service resources and the Animal Identification Program.

The free event is hosted by RAIPAP and Pueblo of Acoma's Natural Resource Department. The pueblo will provide a free lunch for participants.

Time: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: At the tribal auditorium, 33A Pinsbarri St. in the pueblo. More info...

For more information, contact Joseph Garcia at 505-852-0480.

August 2014

Aug 4

Las Cruces
Crimson Creations By ACES soft opening
Gerald Thomas Hall Room 150

11 a.m to 4 p.m. More info...

For more information, contact Whiteny Biel.
Aug 4-6

Las Cruces
Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods Only
This 3-day certification course will be presented at New Mexico State University, Gerald Thomas Hall, Rm. 303, Las Cruces, NM. This school satisfies the training requirements specified in both the FDA and USDA regulations for Acidified Foods Only. This course is intended for managers and supervisors of food processing operations. For more information, see web site. More info...
For more information, contact Gloria Hernandez at 575 646-2198.
Aug 4-7

Estancia
4-H Day Camp-Baking
We will be discovering 4-H baking projects, pies, New Mexico Culture projects, and cake decorating! More info...
Aug 7-8

Las Cruces
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) for New Mexico Food Processors
New Mexico State University is presenting a 2-day workshop hands-on training to implement a HACCP program in food processing facilities. Food processors including restaurant operators, dairy, juice and any suppliers, regulators wishing to understand the HACCP system in food processing facilities.Limited seating available. For more information, see web site. More info...
For more information, contact Nancy Flores at 575 646-2198.
Aug 7

Tucumcari
ASC-Tucumcari Annual Field Day
Annual Field Day

Registration begins at 5:00 pm. A catered dinner will be served at 5:30 pm. Our dinner program will feature a guest speaker. After dinner a hay ride is scheduled to show our ongoing research. Refreshments will be served following the hay ride.

Hope to see you there More info...

For more information, contact Leonard Lauriault at 575-461-1620.
Aug 13

Alcalde
ASC-Alcalde Annual Field Day
For more information, contact Steven Guldan at 505-852-4241.
Aug 16

Estancia
4-H Fair BBQ
Come join us for BBQ! At the fairgrounds to be held from noon to 2 p.m. More info...
Aug 20

Las Cruces
Crimson Creations by ACES GRAND OPENING!
Gerald Thomas Hall Roon 150

11a.m. to 4 p.m. More info...

For more information, contact Whitney Biel.
Aug 23-24

La Cruces
2014 Ride for the 4-H Clover
The second annual New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service Ride for the 4-H Clover motorcycle tour will cover more than 600 miles over the two days, Aug. 23-24.

A kick-off breakfast where riders will be welcomed and given an overview will be from 7-8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at the Dona Ana County Extension office in Las Cruces. They’ll roll out of Las Cruces at 8 a.m., headed to Silver City through Hatch, New Mexico, via Highway 185 and historic Hillsboro, New Mexico, via Highway 152.

Cost is just $75 per person, which includes lunches along the route, dinner in Socorro, and prizes. NMSU students can join the ride at a reduced cost of $50. Riders will also receive a pin commemorating this unique ride. Proceeds will benefit Extension 4-H youth programs. Need not drive or own a motorcycle to join.

For more information or to register, visit ridefortheclover.nmsu.edu or call 575-646-3015.

More info...
For more information, contact Bea Garrett at 575-646-3015.

September 2014

Sep 11

Artesia
ASC-Artesia Science Center Annual Field Day
For more information, contact Robert Flynn at 575-748-1228.
Sep 19

Las Cruces
Project Discovery to feature music, dance and hot chile
Save the date:

Everyone is invited to "Project Discovery: An evening of music, dance and the science behind the world's hottest chile pepper," at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19, in the Atkinson Recital Hall.

Come take part in an exciting night of dancing, musical entertainment and a conversation with Paul Bosland, the world's foremost authority on chile peppers and director of NMSU's Chile Pepper Institute.

Also featuring the world's greatest salsa bar and an after-party on the Horseshoe. All proceeds will go toward student scholarships. More info...

October 2014

Oct 15Nov 8

Albuquerque
Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters Fall 2014 Training
The next Master Composter Training is scheduled for Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, October 15 to November 8, 2014, at the Bernalillo County Extension Office in Albuquerque. The purpose of the training is to educate people to be expert composters who will then teach others how to compost. It is not necessary to be a resident of Bernalillo County to take the training. More info...
For more information, contact webmaster@nmcomposters.org.