Upcoming Events for August 21, 2023
Free and public access to this post is sponsored by the Manzano Mountain Art Council, which is hosting the 2023 Sunflower Festival on August 26, 2023, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Readers interested in learning more about the Sunflower Festival can click here to see the Manzano Mountain Art Council's info for the event.
US District Court for the District of New Mexico
Springer v. 7th Judicial District, et al., 1:23-cv-00499-MIS-JMR, August 28, 2023, 10:00 AM, Status Conference (telephonic).
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
Ranger Choice Program, every Friday at 11:00 AM, no registration required, Abó, Quarai, and Gran Quivira unit visitors centers.
Pueblo and Mission Program, Every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 AM, Abó, Quarai, and Gran Quivira unit visitors centers.
Board of County Commissioners, Wednesday, August 23, 2023, at 9:00 AM, Torrance County Government Offices, 205 S 9th Ave, Estancia, NM 87016, and via Zoom, Meeting ID: 846 9810 1561, Passcode: 5chqHV. A note of caution: Zoom access to the Board of County Commissioners meetings is frequently interrupted and should not be considered reliable.
Estancia Valley Youth & Family Council, August 28, 2023, at 4:00 PM, Torrance County Government Offices, 205 S 9th Ave, Estancia, NM 87016, and via Zoom, Meeting ID: 831 1025 0624, Passcode: 406459.
2023 Regular Local Election Candidate Filing Day, August 29, 2023, until 5:00 PM, candidates for positions to be filled via a regular local election need to file a declaration of candidacy with the Torrance County Clerk’s Office, Torrance County Government Offices, 205 S 9th Ave, Estancia, NM 87016.
Estancia Municipal Government
Board of Trustees, August 21, 2023, 6:15 PM, Estancia Town Hall, 513 Williams Ave, Estancia, NM 87016.
Last Swim Day, August 27, 2023, Estancia Aquatic Center, 600 10th Street, Estancia, NM 87016
Estancia Municipal School District
PSAT/SAT Testing, August 22, 2023, Estancia High School, 709 NW Hopewell St, Estancia, NM 87016
Mountainair Municipal Government
Mountainair Public Schools
Board of Education Meeting, August 22, 2023, at 6:00 PM, Mountainair Public Schools Administrative Building, 512 N Ross Ave St, Mountainair, NM 87036.
Mountainair Rotary Club, 12:00 PM, every Thursday at the Claunch-Pinto SWCD Conservation Center, 1206 NM-55, Mountainair, NM 87036 - visitors should bring their own lunch.
2023 Mountainair Sunflower Festival, August 26, 2023, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Volunteers are still needed for the festival. Click on this link to sign up as a volunteer.
Monte Alto Plaza Music Pavilion
- 10:00 AM -10:45 AM - Rye Creek Irish Music
- 11:00 AM -12:30 PM - Ryan Painter Country & Western
- 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM - Felix y Los Gatos Rock & Roll
- 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM - Hat & Costume Contest; Sign-up at the info booth in front of the Salinas Pueblo National Monument Visitors Center from 10:00 AM to 1:45 PM
- 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM - De Luz New Mexican Favorites
- 4:00 PM - Raffle Drawing (Tickets are $2.00 each or six for $10.00; tickets can be purchased at the MMAC, Sunflower Info Booth, and online. You need not be present to win.)
Sunflower Festival Events around the Town of Mountainair
- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Arts and Crafts Vendors and Food Vendors
- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Exhibitions and Art Sales at La Galeria at the Shaffer
- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Sunflower Photo-Op Selfie Station, Monte Alto Plaza
- All Day - Student Sunflower Art in shop windows throughout Mountainair's downtown
- 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Wine and Beer Garden, MMAC Back Patio
- 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Special Sunflower Show and Art Sales, Cibola Arts
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