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Calendar of Hidalgo County Events

Below is a list of events sponsored by the College in Hidalgo County. The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

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Events in counties surrounding Hidalgo County

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.

This list is filtered to show only events in the areas surrounding Hidalgo County.

September 2015

Sep 23-26

Silver City
Grant County Fair

Statewide Calendar

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.

May 2015

May 18Jun 26

Clovis
US Dairy Education & Training Consortium
The U.S. Dairy Education & Training Consortium (USDETC) formerly known as the Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium is a multi-university organization established in 2008 to meet the educational and training needs of the rapidly expanding dairy industry in the U.S.

The program is a unique partnership in collaboration and a pillar of U.S. dairy sustainability between academia, allied industries and dairy producers. More info...

For more information, contact Dr. Robert Hagevoort at (575) 985-2292.
May 26

Tucumcari
Rodeo and Horse Show Board Meeting
The Regularly scheduled Rodeo and Horse Show Board Meeting will be held at 5:30 pm at the Extension Office. Please plan to attend. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
May 27

Tucumcari
"Become the Best Babysitter" Workshop
Time of workshop is 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $10.00. Lunch will be provided. Class size limited to 24 youth, grades 6th-9th. During the Workshop you will receive: babysitter bag, handbook, toys for bag, first aid kit and recipe book. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded.

Send registration form (found on our website) and payment to the quay Extension Service at P.O. Drawer B, Tucumcari, NM 88401. Make checks payable to Quay County Extension Service prior to April 5, 2015. More info...

For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
May 27-30

Las Cruces
Windmill Technology Workshop
Join us for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Conducted by several of the industry’s leading experts, with classroom, shop laboratory, and field demonstration instructional settings.

Workshop registration $200 before May 22, 2015. Late or ‘at‐door’ registration is $225. More info...

For more information, contact Carlos Rosencrans at 575-649-7946.
May 27

Abiquiu
Organic certification workshop set for Abiquiu
New Mexico State University's Cooperative Extension Service in Rio Arriba County will host a workshop to introduce area farmers on the process of becoming organic certified. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at the Rio Arriba County Rural Event Center in Abiquiu, located on State Highway 554.

Lunch will be served at the workshop, so participants are asked to register by May 22 at the Rio Arriba County Extension office at 505-685-4523; or with Sam Baca at 505-983-7726. The event is co-sponsored by NMSU, NMDA and the Santa Fe Farmers' Market Institute. More info...

May 29

Tucumcari
4-H | Quay County Tag In Day
Tag In Day for goats, sheep and pigs will be held at the Quay County Fairgrounds beginning at 8 a.m. All 4-H/FFA goat, sheep and pig showers must attend with livestock. More info...
For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562 .
May 30

Albuquerque, NM
Composting Comprehensive Workshop

Workshop Schedule

  • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm - Home Composting Basics and Soil Amending
  • 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm - Composting With Worms (Vermicomposting)
  • 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm - Bucket Composting With the Bokashi Method

The workshop will be held at the Bernalillo County Extension Office, 1510 Menaul Ext Blvd. NW, Albuquerque. The entrance is on Indian School (The Extension Service property is surrounded by a chain link fence ). Parking is free.

Register for one, two, or all three classes by emailing register@nmcomposters.org or call 505-929-0414. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org at 505-255-5226.
May 30

Tucumcari
4-H | Quay County Contest
Quay County Fairgrounds. Details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
May 31Jun 5

Jemez Springs
NM Youth Ranch Management Camp
NM Youth Ranch Management Camp is designed for 15-19 year old New Mexico youth and is limited in the number of youth selected to participate in this prestigious camp.

Applications are evaluated by a select panel consisting of committee members, industry professionals and allied partners.

Thirty of the top applicants are invited to attend this unique, learning experience at the Valles Caldera.

May 1st deadline to apply online. More info...

For more information, contact Jack Blandford, Committee Chairman at 575-546-8806.

June 2015

Jun 1

Tucumcari
Quay County Fair Board Meeting
June Quay County Fair Board Meeting at the Quay County Extension Service at 7:00 pm More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 2

Tucumcari
4-H | County Council Meeting
Regular 4-H County Council Meeting at 6:30 pm at the Quay County Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 2-5

Los Lunas
Valencia County CES Summer Day Camp
This summer day camp focuses on building knowledge, self-esteem and creativity through hands on activities and interactions.

The Free day camp is designed for children and youth ages 8 through 14 and will be held at the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service office, 404 Courthouse Rd, Los Lunas, NM, from 9-11 a.m. each day. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 3

Las Cruces
AES Field Day | Onion Field Day
This year's Onion Field Day will be held from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Fabian Garcia Science Center - west of the main campus - in Las Cruces, NM.

Research presentations focusing on NMSU's Onion Breeding Program, as well as pest management and production updates, will be provided.

For more information, contact Stephanie Walker at (575) 646-4398.
Jun 3

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics Class
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro NE, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. To register call 505-888-8102 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Jun 3-4

Fort Sumner NM
De Baca County Contest
For more information, contact Extension Office at 575-355-2381.
Jun 5-6

Tucumcari
4-H | Steer and Heifer Clinic (Re-scheduled from April 24 & 25)
The Steer and Heifer Clinic to be held June 5th and 6th at the Quay County Fairgrounds. The clinic will start at 6:00 pm on June 5th, with feeding, management, and clipping of your project. Livestock will stay overnight at the Fairgrounds and we will start at 8:00 am on Saturday with showmanship practice followed by a steer and heifer jackpot.

Prizes will be presented following the clinic. All Quay County steer and heifer showers are highly encouraged to attend. Please bring your clippers, trimming chute and other equipment. We should finish around noon on Saturday.

Please pre-register by calling 575-461-0562. More info...

For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 5-7

Valles Caldera
4-H | County Camp
For enrolled Sandoval County 4-H members.
For more information, contact Nicole Lujan at 505-867-2582.
Jun 5-7

Quay County
Youth Hunter Education Challenge - YHEC
The Youth hunter education challenge will be held June 5-7. For more information call the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service at 575-461-0562. The event, which is open to all youth, sponsored by New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 6

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting. The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Taylor Ranch Library, 5700 Bogart NW from 2-4 pm.

Registration is required. Please call 505-897-8818 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org to register. More info...

Jun 8

Tucumcari
4-H | Truckload Coke Fundraising Deadline
Order forms are due June 8 for the Quay County 4-H Truckload Coke Fundraising event. Order forms were passed out to the clubs in April.
  • Each family is asked to try to sell 2 cases
  • Cases cannot be mixed
  • Any family who sells 15 cases will receive a free case of coke product of their choice
  • Coke products will be delivered June 29
More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 8-11

Meadowlake
Free Meadowlake Summer Day Camp
This summer day camp focuses on building knowledge, self-esteem and creativity through hands on activities and interactions.

The Free day camp is designed for children and youth ages 4 through 17 and will be held at the Meadowlake Community Center, 10 Cuerro Lane, Meadowlake, NM, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. each day.

Pre-registration is encouraged. Please call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension service office at (505) 565-3002 to register. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 9

Albuquerque
Canning Jam and Jelly Class
This hands on lab canning class will be held from9a .m. to noon at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio Dr. NE, Albuquerque

The fee for the class is $20 Please call 505-243-1386 today to reserve your spot!

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Jun 10

Los Lunas
4-H | Valencia County 4-H Livestock Tag-In
Tag-in is at Daniel Fernandez Elementary School in Los Luna from 5-8 p.m.

4-H'ers enrolled in a 4-H Livestock Project, who plan on showing a 4-H Swine, Lamb, Goat, or Dairy Heifer Livestock Project at any Expo/Fair in New Mexico under the Valencia County 4-H name, MUST have their 4-H Livestock Project tagged for 4-H exhibition.

All livestock are required to have a Form 1 Inspection on their 4-H Livestock Projects. Livestock Inspectors will be available to complete a Form 1 for your projects. The fee is $10.00 per family/per species and a small fee per animal (goats/lambs $2.16/animal, pigs $3.00/animal, dairy heifers $2.50/animal). Please bring CASH ONLY to pay the Livestock Inspector at tagging.

For more information, contact Vera Gibson at 505-565-3002.
Jun 12-13

Fort Sumner
Fort Sumner WRCA Ranch Rodeo
The 10th Annual WRCA Fort Sumner Ranch Rodeo is put on by the De Baca County 4-H. All proceeds benefit the De Baca County 4-H. The Friday night performance starts at 7p.p. and Saturday night performance is at 8 p.m. More info...
For more information, contact Extension Office at 575-799-8527.
Jun 12-14

Albuquerque
4-H | NM State Dog School
The New Mexico State 4-H Dog School was designed to help youth and leaders become familiar with the 4- H Dog Project, the different events youth may participate in with their dogs and to promote Responsible Dog Ownership.

State 4-H Dog School is two and a half days of workshops and presentations to help develop leadership, selfreliance, sportsmanship, a greater understanding of their dog and citizenship responsibilities by working together to support community dog projects and activities. 4-H members between the ages of 9-19 may attend Dog School, along with leaders, agents and parents. More info...

Jun 12

Lovington
Upcycle Denim Workshop
Use old jeans or denim to create some great projects for your home or as gifts. Pre-registration is required. A supply list is available the time of sign up. More info...
For more information, contact Robin C. Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
Jun 12

Fort Sumner NM
4-H | De Baca County 4-H Pet Show
The 4-H Pets Show will be held in the Goat Roping Arena on Friday June 12th at 9:00 .a.m. More info...
For more information, contact Extension Office at 575-355-2381.
Jun 12

Fort Sumner
4-H | Goat Roping
The Annual Goat Roping is put on by the De Baca County 4-H. All proceeds from the goat roping benefit the Summer 4-H Horse Playdays More info...
For more information, contact Extension Office at 575-355-2381.
Jun 13

Tucumcari
4-H | District Shooting Contest
District Shooting Contest-Roswell More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 13

Belen
Sub-Surface Turf Irrigation Workshop
Join us for this hands-on workshop for residential sub-surface turf Irrigation. The workshop will be held from 8:30 - 3:00 p.m. at 575 Jarales Rd, Belen.

The event is a free event with lunch provided. Attendees are encouraged to bring a hat, gloves, and sunscreen. More info...

For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.
Jun 13

Fort Sumner
Powderhorn CattleWomen BBQ Lunch
The local 4-H kids help the Powderhorn CattleWomen with there annual BBQ during Old Fort Days. The BBQ will be from 11 a.m. to noon. More info...
For more information, contact Extension Office at 575-355-2381.
Jun 15

Tucumcari
4-H | Otero County State Record Books deadline
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 15-17

Bernalillo
4-H | NW District Contest
"4-H Gold Rush" for novice and junior 4-H members in the Northwest District to compete in a variety of contests.
For more information, contact Nicole Lujan at 505-867-2582.
Jun 17

Belen
Understanding Social Media
Tweeting, posting, blogging...what do all these mean? Curious as to how you can use social media to connect with your family and friends both locally and miles away?

Join us for a free presentation by NMSU IT Senior Media Specialist, Sonja Jo Serna, from 9:30 - 12:00 at the Belen Masonic Hall, 607 Goebel Ave, Belen. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 17-18

Tucumcari
4-H | Southeastern District Contest
The 4-H Southeastern District Contest will be held in Clovis June 17 and 18. See details and schedule in May 4-H Newsletter. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jun 20

Albuquerque
Composting With Worms
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting with worms.

The class is free and open to all. It will be held at the Open Space Visitor Center, 6500 Coors Blvd NW, 1:30 to 3:00 pm. To register call 505-897-8831 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

For more information, contact info@nmcomposters.org.
Jun 21

Santa Fe
"A Rose Is Not Just a Rose" workshop
The Santa Fe Master Gardeners Association will present A Rose Is Not Just a Rose workshop from 2-3 p.m. at the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds Rose Garden, 3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe, NM

The workshop is part of their monthly home gardener workshop series. More info...

For more information, contact Jacqueline Baca at 505-471-4711.
Jun 23

Peralta
Healthy Cuisine Cooking Class - Fresh from the Garden
This hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Drive, Peralta, NM

Pre-registration is required by June 18. Please call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension service office at (505) 565-3002 to register. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at (505) 565-3002.
Jun 23

Albuquerque
Water Bath Canning Salsa
This hands on lab canning class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio Dr. NE, Albuquerque

Class fee is $20. Please call 505-234-1386 today reserve your spot!

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Jun 25

Meadowlake
Healthy Simple Salads
This FREE hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Meadowlake Community Center, 10 Curreo Lane, Meadowlake, NM.

Pre-registration is required by June 18. Please call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension service office at 505-565-3002 to register. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jun 25

Albuquerque
Water bath Canning Tomatoes and Fruit
Learn about water bath canning in this hands on lab class. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio Dr. NE, Albuquerque

There is a $20 fee for the class. Please call 505-243-1386 to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Jun 26-27

Tucumcari
4-H | Livestock Showmanship Clinic
This clinic will be for 4-H'ers showing pigs, goats and sheep. Clinic will begin at 6:00 pm on Friday, the 26th, at the Quay County Fairgrounds.

The clinic will include instruction in feeding, management and clipping your project. Livestock will stay overnight and we will start at 8 am on Saturday the 27th, with showmanship practice followed by jackpots. Prizes will be presented following the program.

All Quay County pig, goat and sheep showers are highly encouraged to attend. Please bring your clippers, trimming chute and other equipment. The Clinic to schedule to be complete at approximately noon on Saturday. More info...

For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
Jun 30

Albuquerque
Pressure Canning Vegetables
This hands on pressure canning class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio Dr. NE, Albuquerque

Class fee is $20. Please call 505-243-1386to reserve your spot. There is a $20 fee for this canning class.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.

July 2015

Jul 6

Tucumcari
Fair Board Meeting
Regular Fair Board Meeting 7:00 pm at the Quay County Extension Office. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 7-16

Los Lunas
Cooking With Kids Summer Program
Do you have a future chef in your house between the ages of 8 - 15? If so, have them join us for Cooking With Kids!

This 4 session hands-on program covers food and kitchen safety, reading recipes, nutrition, teamwork & creativity. Classes will be July 7, 9, 14 & 16 from 9 - 11 a.m. and will be held at the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service, 404 Courthouse Rd.

A $10 participation fee covers all materials.

RSVP REQUIRED by July 2nd by calling 505-565-3002.

More info...
For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 7

Tucumcari
4-H | Summer Fun Party
Details to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 10

Tucucmari
4-H | Science Time
Science Time will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service Office, Tucumcari. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
Jul 10

Tucucmari
4-H | State 4-H Horse Show and Rodeo Entry Deadline
July 10 is the entry deadline for the State 4-H Horse Show and Rodeo to be held on July 24 & 25, 2015. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 11

Tucumcari
4-H | 3D Shoot
The Quay County 4-H 3D Shoot Fundraiser will be held July 11 in Tucumcari. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 12

Tucumcari
4-H | Science Time
Science Time at Quay County will be held July 12 in Tucumcari. Location and time to follow. More info...
For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
Jul 13-16

Tucucmari
4-H | State 4-H Conference
State 4-H Conference in Las Cruces for Senior 4-Hers will be held July 13. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 15

Belen
Prescription Drug Education
According to the New Mexico Attorney General's office, NM has the highest drug overdose rate in the US. 40% of those drug overdoses were caused primarily by prescription drugs.

Think you or your loved ones are not at risk? Think again.

Join us for the Sunshine/Mid-Valley Extension Association monthly meeting from 9:30 - noon at the Belen Masonic Hall, 607 Goebel Ave, Belen, to learn more. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 20-23

Los Lunas
Meadowlake Kids Club Summer Day Camp
This summer day camp focuses on building knowledge, self-esteem and creativity through hands on activities and interactions.

The Free day camp is designed for children and youth ages 4 through 17 and will be held at the Meadowlake Community Center, 10 Cuerro Lane, Meadowlake, NM, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. each day. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 21

Albuquerque
Freezing and Drying Foods
Learn to freeze and dry foods in this hands on food preservation class.The class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at Grace Church, 6901 San Antonio Dr. NE, Albuquerque.

The class fee is $20. Please call 505-243-1386 to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Jul 24

Santa Fe
Historic Garden Restoration presented by the Santa Fe Master Gardeners Association
Historic Garden Restoration will be the topic of the July workshop lead by the Santa Fe Master Gardeners Association.

The Santa Fe Master Gardeners began working with the Historic Santa Fe Foundation in late 2012 on restoration of this garden in a manner that reflects locally responsible gardening practices. After an initial assessment (existing plantings, soil characteristics, availability of water, etc). They developed a garden design and a work plan to address the needs and enhancements of this established garden.

Now in its third year, project activities will focus on pruning, drip irrigation, relocating plants to eliminate crowding, adding new plants, maintenance of compost bins and recommending other improvements to the garden.

The workshop will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Garden at El Zaguan , 545 Canyon Rd Santa Fe. More info...

For more information, contact Jacqueline Baca at 505-471-4711.
Jul 24-25

Tucucmari
4-H | State 4-H Horse Show and Rodeo
Save the Date! Join us at the Quay County Fairgrounds for the State 4-H Horse Show and Rodeo on July 24. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 25

Albuquerque
Home Composting Basics
The class, sponsored by Bernalillo County Extension Master Composters, will cover the art, science, materials, methods and benefits of home composting. The class is free and open to all. It will be held at Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.

To register call 505-256-2000 or send email to register@nmcomposters.org. Registration is required. More info...

Jul 27

Tucucmari
4-H | Livestock Entry Deadine
July 27 is the deadline for Livestock entries (with entry fee) to participate in the Quay County Fair. Must have entry in the Quay County Extension Office by 5 pm. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Jul 28

Peralta
Healthy Cooking with Seafood
This hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Drive, Peralta, NM

Pre-registration is required by July 21. A $15 fee covers recipe book and materials. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
Jul 29Aug 2

Cuba
Sandoval County Fair
For more information, contact Nicole Lujan at 505-867-2582.
Jul 30

Los Lunas
Healthy Snacks for Kids
This FREE hands-on program will provide ideas for healthy and delicious snacks kids (and adults!) of all ages will love.

Join us from 4 - 5 p.m. at the San Clemente Catholic Church, 224 Luna Ave, Los Lunas, NM. More info...

For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

August 2015

Aug 1

Santa Fe
Fall Garden Preparation workshop
The August "Let's Grow" workshop, presented by the Santa Fe Master Gardeners Association, will feature timely information on how to prepare for the fall gardening season.

The workshop will be from 10 - 11 a.m. at the Santa Fe County Fairground Xeric Garden, 3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe More info...

For more information, contact Jacqueline Baca at 505-471-4711.
Aug 3

Tucumcari
Quay County Fair Board Meeting
The Quay County Fair Board meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Quay County Fairgrounds. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Aug 4

Albuquerque
Jam and Jelly Canning Class
The Bernalillo Cooperative Extension service will conduct this hands on canning class from 9 a.m. to noon at El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church, 700 Granite Ave. NW, Albuquerque.

Class fee is $20. Please call 505-243-1386 to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Aug 6

Tucumcari
AES Field Day | Tucumcari
The Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari will hold its annual field day on the evening of August 6th.

Dean Catlett will make a presentation immediately before the catered dinner. After dinner a hay wagon tour will take place during which presentations will be made about ongoing research programs and other topics of interest. More info...

Aug 7

Clovis
AES Field Day | Clovis Science Center
Aug 8

Tucumcari
4-H | Fair Set Up Day
Fair Set Up Day at the Quay County Fairgrounds will begin at 9 am. - Fair Board and volunteers. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
Aug 12-15

Tucumcari
Quay County Fair
This event has something for everyone. Animal to view and crafts to see. More info...
For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575 461-0562.
Aug 12

Los Lunas
AES Field Day | Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas
For more information, contact Mark Marsales at 505-865-7340.
Aug 18

Albuquerque
Water Bath Canning Class - Pickles
Learn the water bath technique for canning pickles at this hands on class presented by the Bernalillo County Cooperative Extension Serice. The class will be held from 9 am. to noon at El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church, 700 Granite Ave. NW, Albuquerque.

Class fee is $20. Please call 505-243-1386 to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Aug 20

Albuquerque
Water Bath Canning Class - Salsa
This hands on lab canning class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church, 700 Granite Ave. NW, Albuquerque.

The fee for the class is $20. Please call 505-243-1386 to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Aug 25

Albuquerque
Water Bath Canning Class - Tomatoes and Fruit
Learn water bath canning techniques for tomatoes and fruit in this hands on lab class. The class will be held from 9 a.m to noon at El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church, 700 Granite Ave. NW, Albuquerque.

Class fee is $20. Please call 505-243-1386 to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Aug 27

Albuquerque
Pressure Canning Vegetables Class
This hands on lab canning class will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at El Buen Samaritano Methodist Church, 700 Granite Ave. NW, Albuquerque.

The fee for the class is $20. Please 505-243-1386 call to reserve your spot.

For more information, contact Cindy Davies at 505-243-1386.
Aug 29-30

Albuquerque
2015 Ride for the 4-H Clover
SAVE THE DATE!
  • Friday, August 28, pre-tour party
  • Saturday, August 29, ride begins
  • Sunday, August 30, ride concludes
  • Call 505-983-4615 for more information. More info...

    Aug 29

    Santa Fe
    Herb Harvesting and Propagation workshop
    A Herb Harvesting and Propagation workshop will be held from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Santa Fe County Fairgrounds Herb Garden, 3229 Rodeo Rd, Santa Fe.

    The workshop is part of the Santa Fe Master Gardeners Association's "Let's Grow" workshop series. More info...

    For more information, contact Jacqueline Baca at 505-471-4711.
    Aug 31

    Tucucmari
    Quay County Fair Board Meeting
    Quay County Fair Board Meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Extension Office in Tucumcari. Wrap-Up Meeting of the Fair. (tentative) More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.

    September 2015

    Sep 1

    Tucumcari
    4-H | County 4-H Council Meeting
    The regularly scheduled 4-H Council Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service Office. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Sep 3-6

    Socorro
    Socorro County Fair
    For more information, contact Jessica Smith at 575-835-0610.
    Sep 10-20

    Tucumcari
    New Mexico State Fair
    For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
    Sep 11

    Lovington
    Knitted and Crochet Dish Cloths and Scrubbies class
    Learn how to knit and crochet a dish cloth and matching scrubby.

    Pre-registration is required. A supply list will be available when you sign up for the workshop. More info...

    For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
    Sep 11

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Science Time
    Science Time will be he from 10 a.m. to noon at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service Office. More info...
    For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
    Sep 19

    Lovington
    Christmas Craft Program
    The Extension Homemakers host their annual Christmas Program. The clubs will be demonstrating various Holiday Crafts and the extension office will show off some great holiday foods. Everyone will have a chance to work on one or more craft. Please call into the extension office for a supply list. More info...
    For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
    Sep 21

    Santa Fe
    Native Bee Houses and Their Gardens
    As part of the "Let's Grow" monthly education series for the home gardener, the Santa Fe Master Gardeners present the Native Bee Houses and Their Gardens workshop.

    The workshop will be held from 10 -11 a.m. at the Audubon Pollinator Garden, Randall Davey Audubon Center, 1800 Upper Canyon Road, Santa Fe More info...

    For more information, contact Jacqueline Baca at 505-471-4711.
    Sep 23-26

    Silver City
    Grant County Fair
    Sep 27

    Tucumcari
    Quay County Fair Livestock Buyers Appreciation Dinnner.
    Save the Date!. Details to follow. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Sep 28

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Deadline for Eastern New Mexico State Fair
    Sept 28 is the deadline for registration for the Eastern New Mexico State Fair. Registration must be made on line at enmsf.com More info...
    For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
    Sep 29

    Peralta
    Healthy Cooking with Grains
    Join us for this hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Drive, Peralta, NM.

    Pre-registration is required by September 23. A $10 class fee covers recipe book and materials. More info...

    For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

    October 2015

    Oct 4-10

    Tucumcari
    Eastern New Mexico State Fair
    For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.
    Oct 4-10

    Tucumcari
    National 4-H Week
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Oct 6

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Quay County 4-H County Council Meeting
    The regular 4-H County Council meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service Office. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Oct 9

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Quay County 4-H Science Time
    4-H Science Time will begin at 10.a.m. at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service office. More info...
    For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
    Oct 17

    Los Lunas
    10th Annual Fall Farm Festival
    Bring your family to the 10th Annual Fall Farm Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Los Lunas Agriculture Science Center, 1036 Miller Street, Los Lunas. The Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service is hosting this event as a fundraiser for the Valencia County 4-H Program.

    Admission is $5.00 for everyone 4 years old and older. Kids 3 years old and under are free. Price includes face painting, petting zoo, corn maze, and wagon ride, a pumpkin to pick and take home, and many other fun games and educational booths.

    Come out and visit the Southwest Dairy Farmers, the Valencia County Master Gardeners, NM Game & Fish, information for the New Mexico Beef Council and so much more.

    For more information, contact Vera Gibson at 505-565-3002.
    Oct 22-23

    Hobbs
    Lea County Progressive Agriculture Safety Day
    Local safety experts provide safety programs for the youth, teachers and parents to learn from. In two days, nearly 1400 youth, teachers and parents attend the event and learn safety topics like, gun safety, stranger danger, calling 9-1-1, chemical safety, pipeline safety, gas safety, food safety, water safety, bully prevention, first aid and drug awareness. More info...
    For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes or Wayne Cox at 575-396-2819.
    Oct 23

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Quay County Record Book Deadline
    For more information, contact Joyce Runyan at 575-461-0562.
    Oct 24

    Lovington
    Lea County Extension Homemakers Annual Meeting
    The Lea County Extension Homemakers will gather for their annual meeting and membership drive. Anyone is welcome to attend. Call into the extension office for more information. More info...
    For more information, contact Robin Mack Haynes at 575-396-2819.
    Oct 27

    Peralta
    Healthy Cuisine Cooking Class | Healthy Soups & Cold Weather Foods
    This hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Drive, Peralta, NM

    Pre-registration is required by Oct. 22. A $10 class fee covers recipe book and materials. More info...

    For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.

    November 2015

    Nov 1

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Quay County Record Book Reward Party
    The Quay County Record Book Reward Party will be held at 2 p.m. at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service office, Tucumcari. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Nov 2

    Tucumcari
    Fair Board Meeting
    Regular Fair Board Meeting will be held at 6 p.m. at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service Office, Tucumcari. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Nov 3

    Los Lunas
    Easy Candy Making
    Need a quick gift for a neighbor or friend? Join us for a hands-on easy candy making class guaranteed to provide recipes that will save you money and time.

    Class will held at the Valencia County Cooperative Extension Service office, 404 Courthouse Rd, Los Lunas.

    $10 fee covers recipe book and materials.

    RSVP REQUIRED by Oct. 28th. Call 565-3002. More info...

    For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
    Nov 3

    Tucumcari
    4-H County Council Meeting
    Regular 4-H County Council Meeting 6:30 pm at the Quay County Cooperative Extension Service Office, Tucumcari. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Nov 17

    Peralta
    Healthy Cuisine - Gluten Free Foods
    This hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Drive, Peralta, NM.

    $10 fee covers recipe books and supplies Pre-registration is required by Nov. 10. Please call the Valencia County Cooperative Extension service office at 505-565-3002 to register. More info...

    For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
    Nov 22

    Tucumcari
    4-H| Quay County 4-H Achievement Night
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.

    December 2015

    Dec 1

    Los Lunas
    6th Annual Forage Workshop
    This workshop will be held from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the UNM Valencia Campus, 280 La Entrada Rd, Los Lunas.

    The Forage Workshop focuses on the small to medium sized hay and pasture farms in the Middle Rio Grande Valley as well as forage producers of all sizes of operations in New Mexico.

    $20 registration covers program materials and lunch. More info...

    For more information, contact Newt McCarty at (505)565-3002.
    Dec 2

    Peralta
    Holiday Extravaganza - Make & Take Gift Event
    Need ideas for creative, cost-effective holiday gifts? Join us for our annual make and take holiday gift event held at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Rd, Peralta. A $10 fee covers the costs of supplies, refreshments, and an instruction/recipe book.

    RSVP required by Nov. 25th by calling 565-3002.

    More info...
    For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
    Dec 8

    Peralta
    Healthy Cuisine Cooking Class - Healthy Holiday Foods
    Join us for this hands on cooking class focusing on recipes lower in sugar, salt & fat will be held from 9 a.m. to noon at the Peralta Methodist Church, 25 Wesley Drive, Peralta, NM.

    Pre-registration is required by December 2. $10 fee covers recipe book and materials. More info...

    For more information, contact Laura Bittner at 505-565-3002.
    Dec 10

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Deadline to register for Senior Leadership Event
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Dec 15

    Tucumcari
    4-H | Deadline Quay County 4-H RE-enrollment
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Dec 16

    Los Lunas
    New Mexico Sustainable Ag Conference
    This FREE event will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.at the UNM Valencia Campus, 280 La Entrada Rd, Los Lunas. Lunch provided. More info...
    For more information, contact Newt McCarty at 505-565-3002.

    Featured Events

    Below is a list of events sponsored by the College which are of interest to people across the state.

    The maps next to each event indicate where the event is taking place.

    May 2015

    May 18Jun 26

    Clovis
    US Dairy Education & Training Consortium
    The U.S. Dairy Education & Training Consortium (USDETC) formerly known as the Southern Great Plains Dairy Consortium is a multi-university organization established in 2008 to meet the educational and training needs of the rapidly expanding dairy industry in the U.S.

    The program is a unique partnership in collaboration and a pillar of U.S. dairy sustainability between academia, allied industries and dairy producers. More info...

    For more information, contact Dr. Robert Hagevoort at (575) 985-2292.
    May 27-30

    Las Cruces
    Windmill Technology Workshop
    Join us for a comprehensive training workshop in traditional windmill water lifting applications. Conducted by several of the industry’s leading experts, with classroom, shop laboratory, and field demonstration instructional settings.

    Workshop registration $200 before May 22, 2015. Late or ‘at‐door’ registration is $225. More info...

    For more information, contact Carlos Rosencrans at 575-649-7946.
    May 31Jun 5

    Jemez Springs
    NM Youth Ranch Management Camp
    NM Youth Ranch Management Camp is designed for 15-19 year old New Mexico youth and is limited in the number of youth selected to participate in this prestigious camp.

    Applications are evaluated by a select panel consisting of committee members, industry professionals and allied partners.

    Thirty of the top applicants are invited to attend this unique, learning experience at the Valles Caldera.

    May 1st deadline to apply online. More info...

    For more information, contact Jack Blandford, Committee Chairman at 575-546-8806.

    June 2015

    Jun 12-14

    Albuquerque
    4-H | NM State Dog School
    The New Mexico State 4-H Dog School was designed to help youth and leaders become familiar with the 4- H Dog Project, the different events youth may participate in with their dogs and to promote Responsible Dog Ownership.

    State 4-H Dog School is two and a half days of workshops and presentations to help develop leadership, selfreliance, sportsmanship, a greater understanding of their dog and citizenship responsibilities by working together to support community dog projects and activities. 4-H members between the ages of 9-19 may attend Dog School, along with leaders, agents and parents. More info...

    July 2015

    Jul 13-16

    Tucucmari
    4-H | State 4-H Conference
    State 4-H Conference in Las Cruces for Senior 4-Hers will be held July 13. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.
    Jul 24-25

    Tucucmari
    4-H | State 4-H Horse Show and Rodeo
    Save the Date! Join us at the Quay County Fairgrounds for the State 4-H Horse Show and Rodeo on July 24. More info...
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.

    August 2015

    Aug 6

    Tucumcari
    AES Field Day | Tucumcari
    The Agricultural Science Center at Tucumcari will hold its annual field day on the evening of August 6th.

    Dean Catlett will make a presentation immediately before the catered dinner. After dinner a hay wagon tour will take place during which presentations will be made about ongoing research programs and other topics of interest. More info...

    Aug 7

    Clovis
    AES Field Day | Clovis Science Center
    Aug 12

    Los Lunas
    AES Field Day | Agricultural Science Center at Los Lunas
    For more information, contact Mark Marsales at 505-865-7340.
    Aug 29-30

    Albuquerque
    2015 Ride for the 4-H Clover
    SAVE THE DATE!
  • Friday, August 28, pre-tour party
  • Saturday, August 29, ride begins
  • Sunday, August 30, ride concludes
  • Call 505-983-4615 for more information. More info...

    September 2015

    Sep 10-20

    Tucumcari
    New Mexico State Fair
    For more information, contact Jason Lamb at 575-461-0562.

    October 2015

    Oct 4-10

    Tucumcari
    National 4-H Week
    For more information, contact Brenda Bishop at 575-461-0562.