Ruidoso Visitor Center Newsletter Monthly Events For December 2013 Leave a reply ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ruidoso Live Web Cam and Weather ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ski Apache Mountain Cam ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Events in the Ruidoso Area Events Calendar Concerts, Performing Arts & Exhibit Schedules Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino Festival of Lights Hubbard Museum of the American West Visit our website Lincoln County Santa’s Helpers 2013 Schedule of Events ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ November 10, 2013 – “Joy for Kids” Toy Run with Parade at noon and Party at Quarters December 2, 2013 – Workshop Opens at First Christian Church, 1211 Hull Road December 11, 2013 – Application Deadline December 19, 2013 – Family Delivery Date Applications will be available November 25, 2013. To donate, volunteer or for more information please contact Lincoln County Santa’s Helpers before December 2, 2013. 575-336-4629 or 575-258-2446 The Hubbard Museum of the American West ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Opening September 14th, 2013 The People and Places of Lincoln County – Mid-20th Century Photographs by Carmon Philips. Don’t miss this one. The Hubbard Museum of the American West ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Opened April 15 and will run through at least December 31, 2013. TIME Exposures: Picturing a History of Isleta Pueblo in the 19th Century An exhibition that focuses on one of the oldest Native American communities who have lived along the banks of the Rio Grande river in New Mexico for more than 1,000 years. The exhibit was organized by the Pueblo of Isleta. Christmas in the Park ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 5, 2013 6 pm. Tree lighting, pictures with Santa, sleigh rides, caroling and hot chocolate. “The Plight Before Christmas” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 6 & 8, 2013 Performed by the Lincoln County Community Theater at the ENMU Annex on White Mountain Drive. Don’t miss this holiday spoof! Festival of Lights Parade ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 7, 2013 This years parade theme is “A Winter Wonderland”. Always a fun and beautiful time in the mountains of Ruidoso, NM. Country Christmas Bazaar ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 7, 2013 Handmade crafts and unique gifts, entertainment and children’s activities. Gingerbread House Decorating Contest! Altrusa Christmas Home Tour ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 8, 2013 The Altrusa Club of Ruidoso will conduct a Christmas Tour of Homes. Buy your tickets now at the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center or from any Altrusa member. Lonestar & Diamond Rio ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 8, 2013 Together the bands will perform a powerhouse of country music’s greatest hits and even some Holiday classics at Inn of the Mountain Gods! Three Redneck Tenors Christmas Spec-tac-yule-ar ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 13, 2013 Grab the family and saddle up the ol’ sleigh for an unforgettable night of music and laughs with the boys. Yes, those singing angels in the trailer park are primping their festive mullets and will be dashing through the snow just in time for some down-home Christmas cheer! “The Plight Before Christmas” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 13, 14, 15, 2013 Performed by the Lincoln County Community Theater at the ENMU Annex on White Mountain Drive. Don’t miss this holiday spoof! Annual Cowboy Christmas Ball ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 14, 2013 Come and have dinner and dance the night away with The Yarborough Band at the Ruidoso Convention Center from 8-11 p.m. Sponsored by The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Posse. The Nutcracker ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 21 & 22, 2013 Ruidoso Dance Ensemble’s original adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s Christmas classic, featuring outstanding student and guest dancers, is always a delightful trip into a magical world of dancing nutcrackers, soldiers, sugar plum fairies, candy canes, mice and little girls and boys! Dummy Gelunde Competition ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 21, 2013 Dummy Gelunde is a sport of sorts, where teams of one to three people construct snow-riding dummies attached to a pair of skis or a snowboard and launch the handmade contraptions over a giant on-snow jump. Dummies are then judged on distance, air, creativity, takeoff, landing and crowd response. Torch Light Parade ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 21, 2013 Come up and witness the beauty of Ski Apache’s annual torchlight parade. Skiers with torches glide down the mountain, with fireworks overhead. Listen to Native American drum groups and enjoy hot food and beverages in the Eagle Cafe. Jib & Jab Terrain Park Competition #1 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 28, 2013 Come out and display your skills in the season’s second terrain park competition or witness the daring and athletic ability of the intrepid competitors. American Pie New Year’s Eve ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 31, 2013 Do you believe in rock and roll? If so, then this New Years Eve, kick off your shoes and dig those rhythm and blues with American Pie, a tribute to Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, and Ritchie Valens. “An Evening In Paris” ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 31, 2013 2013 NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA @ The Lodge Resort and Spa Pavilion. Dance is from 9 pm to 1 am. Enjoy an international cheese and fruit display, gift and party favors, champagne toast and breakfast buffet at midnight. Cree Meadows New Year’s Eve Party 2013 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 31, 2013 Bring in the New Year at Cree Meadows with the Terry Bullard Band, food, fun, favors and friends. Call in advance for tickets and reservations @ 575-257-2733 ext. 4. $25 for singles and $40 for couples. 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