Harvest Cooking Class
March 4, 2-4 p.m.
Chef Carol Koenig will teach us some new ways to prepare spinach, carrots, and garlic. Pre-registration is required. $30
March 7, 7 p.m.
You are invited to an exciting evening of wine, food, music, and fun. Lorraine Rawls, curator of the exhibit, “Gardians of the Camargue: The French Buckaroo Tradition,” will lead special tours of the exhibit and provide a sneak peek of a documentary about this centuries-old cowboy culture in France. There will be a silent auction as well. We invite you to join us for this fund-raising event to support our educational programs. Call (575) 522-4100 for ticket information. $25 per person.
Ninth-Annual Cowboy Days
March 8 – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
March 9 – 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Come enjoy two days of cowboy fun as we pay tribute to New Mexico’s ranching traditions. The festival includes the Dutch Oven Lovn’ Cook-off on Saturday, along with music, demonstrations, arts and crafts vendors, book-signings, pony rides, stagecoach rides, gunfight re-enactments, Indian dancers, children’s crafts and rodeo activities and plenty of food. Admission is only $1.
Spring Lecture Series
March 13, 7 p.m.
“Alternative Fuels: Hype or Solution”
Dr. Terry Crawford from NMSU will discuss the production, use, and future of alternative fuels in the United States. Audience participation is encouraged. Free.
Rag Rug Festival
March 15-16, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
This is a spectacular event featuring women artisans from across New Mexico. The weekend is sponsored by the New Mexico Women’s Foundation. Rag rugs, hand-woven items, jewelry, fabrics and handmade crafts will be available for purchase. Free admission.
Rag Rug Festival Workshops
March 15: Kids Knitting class for ages 8-12, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., $20. Weaving a purse for adults, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., $25. Needle Tatting for adults, 1:30- 4:00 p.m., $25. Beginning Knitting for adults, 1:30- 4:30 p.m., $25.
March 16: Inkle Belt Weaving for adults, 1- 2:30 p.m. $25.
Pre-registration is required for all classes. Please call for more details.
Cooking With Class Dinner
March 18, 6-8 p.m.
Kurt Depner is the chef this month for our gourmet cooking class. You don’t want to miss his enthusiastic presentation and his unique way of preparing delicious cuisine. Pre-registration is required.$30
March 22, 1-3 p.m.
Learn basic dowsing techniques from an expert! Tools are included. Pre-registration is required. $20.
For more information, please call (575) 522-4100.