NMSU: ACES Calendar of Events
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Calendar of Events, Santa Fe 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.

2014 County Fair Schedule.

This list is filtered to show only events in Santa Fe County.

October 2014

Oct 11Nov 8

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.
Oct 27

NMSU to host 2014 Turfgrass conference and expo in Albuquerque
New Mexico State University is hosting the 2014 Southwest Turfgrass Association conference where participants will learn how to keep their landscape and turf areas healthy in the dry Southwest climate. The event will be held Oct. 27-29 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Albuquerque. More info...
For more information, contact Mary Curtis at 575-646-1715.

November 2014

Nov 1

Family Fall Horse Event
Where: Rio Arriba Rural Event Center, State Road 554, House 122A, Abiquiu.
When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m
What: There will be workshops each hour, including information on:
  • Hay selection, presented by Mark Marsalis, NMSU forage specialist
  • Nutrition, presented by Marcy Ward, NMSU Extension livestock specialist
  • Horse Judging 101, presented by Jason Turner, NMSU Extension equine specialist
  • Reining demonstration, presented by Liz Banks
More info...
For more information, contact Donald Martinez at 505-685-4523.
Nov 2

Top of the River Prospective Beef Emporium
Where: Rio Arriba County Fairgrounds, State Road 554, House 122A, Abiquiu
When: The emporium will begin with calf weigh-in at 8 a.m. Bids for purchasing calves will close at 2 p.m.

The sales are private treaty and are between the cattle producer and the exhibitor. There will be a workshop on beef quality assurance and calf selection during the event, encouraging best herdsmanship practices. More info...

For more information, contact Marcella Talamante at 505-685-4523.