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Calendar of Events, Sierra 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 Sierra County.

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 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 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 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 20-22

Las Cruces
Pecan Growers Short Course

Are you planting or buying your first pecan orchard? Or do you want to increase the yields, quality and profitability of the pecan orchards you already have? Come, let experts from NMSU and University of Arizona teach you all about pecan production in the West!

Registration for the three day course is $300 per participant.

See Schedule and Register Now

More info...
For more information, contact Mary Curtis at 646-1715.