Category: Entertainment

The Mandala Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

The 20th Anniversary Celebration at The Mandala Center is Sat., Aug. 26th 11AM Dedication of the Chapel & Potluck Lunch, 2PM Opening Address & a Mandala Walk, 6PM BBQ Dinner, Live Music with The Outriders.

For room reservations, RSVP by August 15th 575-278-3002

Shuler Melodrama: DK Molar

The Shuler Summer continues with DK Molar – The Devious Dentist, an old-fashioned melodrama/vaudeville, Saturday, August 26th, 7PM & Sunday, August 27th, 2PM. Performances begin at 7 pm both nights. Sponsored by Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts.


dk molarGeneral Admission tickets: Adults $10; Senior Citizens $8; Students $5.

First Street Farmer’s Market – Raton

First Street Farmer’s Market on Historic First Street in Raton is each Saturday, 1-4PM.

Capulin Volcano Star Party


Capulin Volcano National Monument announces its next Star Party for the summer, weather permitting, on Friday, August 25th . New Mexico’s night sky is a cultural treasure that many have viewed in awe and appreciation. Due to minimal light pollution, Capulin Volcano has one of the best, and well preserved night skies in the nation.


Over time, observing the night sky has unlocked a plethora of scientific discoveries, helping us to understand our own planet and those beyond. Come and explore the “park after dark” at Capulin Volcano National Monument as we discuss some of the many mysteries the dark sky holds. Join us from 8:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m. at the base of Capulin Volcano to use telescopes and star-gazing binoculars to observe this beautiful resource. We encourage visitors to bring blankets, warm clothes, and folding chairs.  The park bookstore will be open until 7:30 p.m. that evening.


Photo courtesy of NPS

Photo courtesy of NPS

Capulin Volcano National Monument, a unit of the National Park System, preserves “…a striking example of a recent extinct volcano.”  The park is located on Highway 325, 3 miles north of the town of Capulin, NM, 30 miles east of Raton, NM, and 56 miles west of Clayton, NM.  For more about Capulin Volcano and the National Park Service, check out our website www.nps.gov/cavo or find us on Facebook at CapulinVolcanoNPS.


Come Walk with Us…

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Accidental Writers Guild

Accidental Writers Guild meets every Friday at 10 am in the upstairs room of the Arthur Johnson Memorial Library at 244 Park Ave. in Raton. All those interested in writing are invited to attend.


writer vintageNew writers  – regardless of your preferred type of writing – are encouraged and welcomed. Share your knowledge and learn at the same time.