Announcements

Below we have listed the major Extension-related activities scheduled for our county in the near future. If you have more questions about any of these events, please call or e-mail the contact person. If you have an event you want to add to our page, please call or e-mail our office. You’ll find that contact information by backing up to the Extension office home page.

Kitchen Creations Classes

A cooking school for people with diabetes. Free series of 4 cooking classes. Learn to plan and prepare meals that help manage diabetes.

Master Gardener Classes

2021 Taos County Master Gardener Program March 15 - June 28 (every Monday evening) Registration fee - $150/person Registration deadline - February 25, 2021 If you would like to register for the 2021 Taos County Master Gardener Program, the registration form is located on the Horticulture page. Once you have registered further information will be sent to you. Contact the Taos County Cooperative Extension Office at (575) 758-3982 for further information on the Master Gardener Class, .

Annual Taos County Fair

The Annual Taos County Fair is held at the "Juan I. Gonzales Memorial" Taos County Agricultural Center located at 202 Chamisa Road, Taos, NM.

2021 Taos County Fair Tentative Schedule of Events:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19th
8am - 7pm Entry of Arts & Crafts, Wood Crafts, Canned & Baked Goods, Quilts, Clothing, Sewing & Needlecrafts, Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables

8am - 7pm Entry of All 4-H Indoor Exhibits

5pm - 8pm Entry of All Poultry and Rabbits - Indoor Arena (Open Division & 4-H Division)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20th 7am - 9:30am Entry of 4-H Baked Goods

7am - 10am Entry of Quilts, Clothing, Sewing & Needlecraft

7am - 12pm Baked Goods and Non-Perishable Items

7am - 12pm Entry of Arts and Crafts

7am - 6pm Entry of Flowers, Fruits and Vegetables

3pm - 6pm Registration and Weigh-In of All Large Livestock - Indoor Arena

JUDGING: 10am Judging of All 4-H and Open Division Poultry - Indoor Arena (Open to the Public)

1pm Judging of All 4-H and Open Division Rabbits - Indoor Arena (Open to the Public)

NOTE: ALL INDOOR JUDGING ON FRIDAY IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

1pm Judging of All 4-H Exhibits - Exhibit Hall (Closed to the public)

1pm Judging of All Indoor Exhibits - Exhibit Hall (Closed to the public)

7pm Judging of Flowers, Fruits & Vegetables - Exhibit Hall (Closed to the public)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21st (Open to the Public) 9am - 12pm Jr. Livestock Show (Goat/Sheep Dressing Contest after Jr. Livestock Show) - Indoor Arena

12pm 4:00pm Live Entertainment - Under the Canopy

2:45pm Jr. Livestock Show - Awards Presentation - Indoor Arena

3pm Jr. Livestock Auction - Indoor Arena

5pm Buyers Barbeque Dinner - Indoor Arena (Tickets are available for sale to the public)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 22nd (Open to the Public) 9am Elk & Turkey Calling Contest - Indoor Arena

12pm 4:00pm - Live Entertainment - Under the Canopy

1:30pm Pet Parade (Pet Owner/Handler Must be 8 yrs. of age & younger) - Indoor Arena

3pm RELEASE OF ALL LIVESTOCK

4pm RELEASE OF INDOOR EXHIBITS

A schedule of events can be obtained by calling the Taos County Extension Office at (575)758-3982 or clicking on the Taos County Fair link below.