Calendar of Events

 
 
 
 
 


JANUARY 2011
 
24
 Annual Legislative Luncheon
Barbeque in January held in Santa Fe, NM from 11am-1:30pm. This luncheon is a great opportunity to discuss important issues regarding our rural area and hearing views on these topics from our legislators.

 


FEBRUARY 2011
 
05
 Broom Corn History at Museum
The Herzstein Memorial Museum and the Union County Historical Society will present a program on the history of broom corn and brooms by Jack Boggs at 1:30pm at the museum, corner of Second and Walnut streets in Clayton. Refreshments will be served following the program, and there is no charge to visit the museum or to attend its programs.


 
10 - Feb 11
 Valentine's Dinner at Crossroads Coffee
Serving at 6pm. Enjoy prime rib, baked potato, salad, rolls, vegetable, and a drink. $25 per person, call (575) 374-5282 for reservations, limited seating.


 
12
 Valentine's Dinner at Kokopelli Dreamcatcher Dining Room
Seating times: 6:00, 6:50, 7:40, and 8:30pm. Menu: Cornish game hen, green beans, wild rice, tossed salad, rolls, dessert, and tea/coffee. $15 per person. For tickets, please call (575) 207-6007 or (575) 207-6333. Fundraiser for Federated Women and Art Center.

 


MARCH 2011
 
04 - Mar 06
 Winter Escape: Weekend Retreat
Fri. 3pm-Sun. 3pm. Meals served Fri-Dinner, Sat-Lunch, Sun-Breakfast. All other meals will be "on your own". Private room and bath. Only 12 spaces. Special Sliding scale $90-$125 all inclusive (normally $175).

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
11
 Jam Night at Crossroads Coffee Shop
Starts at 6pm.


 
15
 Where in the World is Clayton, USA?
A FREE motivational and educational workshop for all industry promoters of Clayton, NM. 2 sessions will be held at 8am and 5:30pm at the Golden Spread Meeting Room, 110 Walnut St. Please RSVP to (575) 447-2855 or (575) 207-8222 by March 11, 2011. This course is sponsored by the UCCDC & Clayton-Union County COC. Refreshments will be provided.


 
20
 Bingo
1:30pm-3:00pm at St. Francis Xavier Parish Hall. $1,500 in cash prizes. $30.00 entry fee to play all 10 games. Concession stand opens at 1pm. To benefit St. Francis Xavier Capital Campaign Building Fund.

Held the FOURTH Tuesday of every month @ Noon. Location varies, call (575)374-9253 for more info.

 


APRIL 2011
 
02
 'Black Jack' Putting the Pieces Together
Presented by the Herzstein Museum and Jerry Phillips at 1:30pm at the museum, corner of Second and Walnut Street. Refreshments will be served following the program. There is no charge to visit the museum or attend its programs.

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
14
 Annual Chamber Banquet
59th Annual Chamber banquet to be held at the Clayton Civic Center at 6pm. Contact the Chamber office for tickets or more information at (575) 374-9253 or (800) 390-7858.


 
15
 Old Western Dance
Children K-6 compete in this western dance competition held at the Clayton Civic Center. Prizes given for best costumes and dancers. Public dance held after the competition. Call (575)374-3393 for more information.


 
15 - Apr 17
 Labyrinth: Pilgrimage of Prayer with Lisa Gidlow Moriarty
Trough storytelling and image we will explore the labyrinth as a pathway of prayer, a journey to our center and the meaning of pilgrimage for both soul and sole. This retreat will include journaling, creative exercises, sharing and silence as we create a weekend of pilgrimage using the labyrinth as a foundation. Friday night Lecture only $25. Full workshop fee $225, Lodging and meals. $170 double, $210 private.


 
16
 ENMR•Plateau Annual Membership Meeting
Scheduled for Clovis High School Lecture Hall. The 2011 Annual Membership Meeting of ENMR•Plateau is scheduled for Saturday, April 16 in the Lecture Hall at Clovis High School, with remote two-way Interactive Television (ITV) locations in Clayton, Santa Rosa and Logan. Member registration begins at 8 a.m. MDT and promptly ends at 10 a.m. MDT. Regular agenda items during the meeting include reports of officers and committees, election of Board of Directors, voting on proposed bylaw amendments, presentation of 2011 Education Foundation Scholarship winners and any other business presented before the Cooperative membership. Each registered member will receive a valuable gift bag, be eligible for door prizes and treated to lunch after the meeting. (Lunch at the Clovis location only.) Questions or comments concerning the ENMR•Plateau Annual Membership Meeting should be directed to ENMR•Plateau, P.O. Box 1947, Clovis, NM 88102, 1.800.432.2369 or 1.575.389.5100.


 
16
 Nite at the Races
Held at Herzstein Memorial Museum at 6:30pm. $20/person includes hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks and $20 of betting money. Own a race horse for only $25, or own a horse in every race for $250. Buy your tickets at the museum or call (575) 374-2977.


 
21
 "NM TV News" Meeting
Held at the Golden Spread Meeting Room at 6:30pm. The purpose of this informative meeting is to explore the possibility of getting NM news back on the Eastern side of NM. Participants will include TV stations from Albuquerque and Amarillo, Senator Harden, Representative Dennis Roch, a representative from the Lt. Governor's office and one from Senator Udall's office.


 
26 - May 01
 Sacred Chaos: A Retreat of Renewal for Religious Leaders in Transtion
Seeks to help religious leaders through some of their most difficult life passages, ie. retirement, divorce, midlife, etc.


 
26
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.


 
26
 CHS Band Sight-Reading Concert
Both the High School and Junior High bands will perform their upcoming contest pieces. Performance begins at 6:30pm.


 
27
 Union County Health Fair
Discounts on lab tests, various exhibits with FREE health screenings, blood drive,concession stand. It is held at the National Guard Armory from 8am-4pm. Call (575)374-9361 for more information.


 
29
 Rabbit Ear Volunteer Fire Department 21st Annual Fish Fry
Held at the Clayton Municipal Airpark. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. For more information call Willi Goolsbey at (575) 207-9455.


 
30
 "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" The Musical
Clayton High School Drama Department presents this musical at the Wood Auditorium. There will be two shows, 2pm and 7pm. General admission is $5.00.

 

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
10
 Windows Excel Training
Hosted by Clayton-Union County Chamber of Commerce at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Parish Hall from 6-7:30pm. Instructor: Father Glenn Jones. Bring your laptops or share with a friend. Contact the Chamber office at (575) 374-9253 to enroll. This class is free of charge, donations accepted.


 
14
 6th Annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest
Registration from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. $6.00 registration fee. Contact Jeannie Montoya at (575) 447-5557 or Shirley Carter at (575) 207-9761 for more information.


 
17
 Windows Excel Training
Hosted by Clayton-Union County Chamber of Commerce at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church Parish Hall from 6-7:30pm. Instructor: Father Glenn Jones. Bring your laptops or share with a friend. Contact the Chamber office at (575) 374-9253 to enroll. This class is free of charge, donations accepted.


 
19
 UCGH Public Health Awareness Program Event: Osteoporosis - Detection and Treatment
Held at the Union County General Hospital from 2-5pm.


 
19
 CHS Band Spring Concert
Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. with Guest Conductor Taylor Stephenson, legendary CHS Band Director and former Superintendent. Reception will follow.


 
20
 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening Celebration
At C&H Liquor, 623 South 1st St., Clayton, NM 88415 from 3pm-6pm. Refreshments will be provided.


 
21
 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
At CDL Tire and Auto Repair, 22 North 1st St., Clayton, NM 88415. Refreshments will be provided.


 
24
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.


 
26 - 31
 Gladstone Flea Market
8am-8pm in Gladstone, New Mexico. Anyone is welcome to set up. There will be BBQ and burgers. Contact Shelly Wilson at Gladstone Mercantile (575) 485-2467 for more information.

 


JUNE 2011
 
04
 5th Annual Clayton Little League Horseshoe Pitching Tourney
Held during the 11th Annual Clayton Lake Trout Derby at Clayton Lake State Park. Sign-up begins at 1:00pm. Pitching starts at 2:00pm. $15.00 per person entry fee. For more information, contact Todd Gonzales at (575) 207-8633. Tournament is sponosored by "Clayton Lake Trout Derby Committee" benefiting Clayton's Youth.


 
04 - Jun 05
 11th Annual Clayton Lake Trout Derby
2 days of fun with adults and children prize categories given for trout. Prizes given for biggest channel cat, bass and walleye. Kids sand dig, door prizes awarded throughout the derby, grand prize of a boat and $1,000. Held at Clayton Lake State Park. Call (800) 390-7858 or (575) 374-9253 to enter. You can also visit the Clayton Lake page on this website and print out a registration form to send in.

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
16 - Jun 19
 The Sacred Geometry of Mandalas with Charles Gillchrist
open-hearted approach to exploring mandalas as a manifestation of the underlying sacred geometry of our universe. Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.


 
18
 Cookbook tasting at Clayton Arts
$5.00 per person from 6pm-8pm.


 
24 - Jun 25
 53rd Annual Clayton High School Reunion & Car Show
Fri.-Registration at Huff Gym 5-7pm. Sat.- Buffet Lunch at Huff Gym 11am-1pm. Hamburger Fry at Huff Gym 5-7pm. Dance at Clayton Air Park 8pm. CHS Reunion Now and Then t-shirts are available. Clayton MainStreet will also be having their annual car show with food and drink booths available behind Isaacs in the parking lot. Call (575) 374-9221 for reunion info.


 
27
 Mobile Vet Center visit in Clayton
In front of Ranch Market, open to all veterans, their families, and the general public. Sponsored by the Amarillo Vet Center. Contact William Donaldson, MSW, MVC Counselor & Shawn White, MVC Technician-Driver at (806) 354-9779.


 
28
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.

 


JULY 2011
 
01 - Jul 04
 Gladstone Flea Market
8am-5pm in Gladstone, New Mexico. Anyone is welcome to set up. There will be BBQ and burgers. Contact Shelly Wilson at Gladstone Mercantile (575) 485-2467 for more information.


 
02
 Annual 4th of July Street Dance
Free 4th of July Street Dance. 8pm-12am. Live band, food booths, vendors welcome. Held on Main Street in downtown Clayton. Call (800)390-7858 or (575) 374-9253 for more information.


 
02 - Jul 05
 Photography-Live! with Steve Larese
Discover what you and your camera can do photographing rodeos, fireworks, parades and other events. Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.


 
02 - Jul 04
 8th Annual Lawrence Montoya Memorial Softball Tournament
Homerun Derby, horseshoe tournament, and raffles. Call Lori Valdez at (505) 382-9247 or Jeremy Montoya at (575) 207-7319 for more information.


 
03 - Jul 04
 69th Annual Rabbit Ears Roundup Rodeo
Annual Rabbit Ears Roundup Rodeo & Celebration. Rodeo performances both days at 6pm. Pokey the Clown's Junior & Senior Ranch Rodeos, prizes awarded. Held at Union County Fairgrounds. Call (575)374-9323 for more information.


 
04
 4th of July Parade and BBQ
Parade route through downtown Clayton begins at 10am. Barbeque from 12-2pm. Public fireworks display held after dark at the Union County Fairgrounds. Call (800)390-7858 or (575) 374-9253 to enter parade or for more information.


 
04
 1st Annual Turtle Race
Sponsored by The First National Bank of New Mexico, held at the Union County Fairgrounds at 2:00pm. Prizes awarded for ages 0-17 years and adults.


 
11
 Mobile Vet Center visit in Clayton
In front of Ranch Market, open to all veterans, their families, and the general public. Sponsored by the Amarillo Vet Center. Contact William Donaldson, MSW, MVC Counselor & Shawn White, MVC Technician-Driver at (806) 354-9779.

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
21 - Jul 24
 Exploring Your Spiritual Journey: A Contemplative Art Retreat with Suzanne Frasier
Explore ways to access your creativity and discover the freedom in finding a non-verbal expression of your spiritual path from a meditative and heart-centered perspective. Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.


 
23
 2nd Annual Viva New Mexico Music Festival
Concert and dance featuring Tobias Rene, Al Hurricane, Al Hurricane Jr., Roberto Griego, and Darren Lee Cordova. Held in downtown Clayton from 7:30pm-12 Midnight. Contact the Clayton-Union County Chamber of Commerce to purchase tickets at (800) 390-7858 or (575) 374-9253.


 
28
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. The meeting this month has been rescheduled. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.


 
30
 Top Gun Golf Tournament
Clayton Golf Club annual event. Contact Lewis DeHerrera at (575) 374-9643 for more info.

 


AUGUST 2011
 
04 - Aug 07
 Yoga for Self Discovery with Monique Parker
This workshop will give you the inspiration and practical tools to develop a "Yoga habit". Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
10 - Aug 13
 Union County Fair
4-H, FFA livestock judging, various booths and exhibitors including photography, quilting, leather crafts, baking, etc. Held at Union County Fairgrounds. (575)374-9361


 
11 - Aug 14
 Beauty Muse: Creating in Communion with Nature with Lisa Lipsett
Invites participants to awaken to Nature and self through their own creativity. Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.


 
13
 Union County Fair - Buyers Chuckwagon Dinner
Starts at 4:30pm, $10 per ticket (limited 200 tickets) 5 Chuck Wagons to pick one meal from. Meals include rib steak, potatoes, beans, biscuits, cobbler. Buy tickets from Wanette Davis (303) 718-2306 or Tommy Jantz (575) 207-7915.


 
20
 Old West Days
1pm-Midnight sponsored by the Herzstein Memorial Museum located at 22 South Second St. Lots of booths, drinks, food, music, and games. Horseshoe Tournament, cowboy gunfights throughout the day. Steak and Bake from 6-8pm. Free Street Dance featuring Sweetwater from 8pm-Midnight.


 
23
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.


 
26 - Aug 27
 Rabbit Ear Run
Poker Run to benefit NENMDF scholarship fund. Call Mike Martin at (575) 374-4005 for more info. $20 for the first hand and $15 for unlimited additional hands.

 


SEPTEMBER 2011
 
01 - Sept 05
 Gladstone Flea Market
8am-8pm in Gladstone, New Mexico. Anyone is welcome to set up. There will be BBQ and burgers. Contact Shelly Wilson at Gladstone Mercantile (575) 485-2467 for more information.


 
06
 Labor Day Open House at Capulin Volcano National Monument
Held at the visitor center from 1pm-4:30pm. Refreshments will be provided.


 
09
 Jam Session at Crossroads Coffee
Bring your poetry, music, instruments, etc. and join the fun.

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
17
 Herringbone Bracelet Class
From 1:30 to 4:30pm at Clayton Arts, 5 Main St. Register early, class fee $20. Call (575) 207-6333 or (575) 374-6333. Hours: 11am to 5pm, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.


 
23 - Sept 25
 Autumn Rest & Renew Retreat
Come relax with your own agenda but allow our staff to prepare your meals. 2 nights and five meals. Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.


 
24
 Chinese Cooking Class and Dining Party
From 1pm to ?? at the Kokopelli Lodge Dreamcatcher Dining Room. Sign up early. Class fee $25, Dinner Guests $15. Call (575) 207-6333 or (575) 374-6333. Hours: 11am to 5pm, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.


 
24
 Jam Session at Crossroads Coffee
Bring your poetry, music, instruments, etc. and join the fun.


 
25
 Capulin Volcano Run
Half Marathon & 10 K or 5K & Fun Run. All proceeds benefit the Folsom Museum.


 
27
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.


 
27
 Business After Hours at Southwestern Electric Cooperative
Join us for Business After Hours at 5pm. A great way to stay connected to the community and a good networking opportunity, sponsored by the Clayton-Union County Chamber of Commerce. Bring $1 for a chance to win the 50/50 raffle drawing. Refreshments will be provided.

 


OCTOBER 2011
 
01 - Oct 02
 Annual Clayton Arts Festival
It’s time to mark your calendar for the 38th Annual Clayton Arts Festival; a juried festival of 40 booths of handcrafted items and hundreds of original art pieces from exceptional artists, both local and out of state. Admission and parking is FREE. You’ll enjoy good hot food, snacks, fun entertainment and door prizes. We’re one block off Hwy 87 on East Broadway, behind St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, at the Clayton Civic Center. For more information, call 575-374-9810 or visit www.claytonnewmexico.org. Dates are Saturday, October 1st, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday Noon – 5 p.m.


 
07 - Oct 09
 Walking the Wisdom Trail: Shamanism,Peace Making, and Healing with Myron Eshowsky
Tools for healing and peacemaking within Shamanism and similar spiritual tradions. Held at The Mandala Center, call (575) 278-3002 for more information.

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
13
 Union County Community Branding Workshop
Sponsored by the Union County Health and Wellness Network to attract and retain professionals and businesses to Union County, NM. Held at the Herzstein Memorial Museum from 1pm-5pm with facilitator Robyne Beaubien. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.


 
15
 Nite at the Races
Held at Herzstein Memorial Museum at 6:30pm. $20/person includes hors d'oeuvres, soft drinks and $20 of betting money. Own a race horse for only $25, or own a horse in every race for $250. Buy your tickets at the museum or call (575) 374-2977.


 
25
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.

 

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
19 - Nov 20
 Annual Christmas Bazaar
Held at the Clayton Civic Center. Arts & crafts, Christmas items, door prizes, baked goods, and food concession. Free admission and parking, sponsored by the Clayton Federated Women's Club. Call (575)374-1090 for more info.


 
22
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.

 

Held the SECOND Tuesday of each month @ Noon, location varies. Call the Chamber of Commerce for details, (575) 374-9253.


 
17
 Annual Christmas Light Parade
Date is subject to change. Parade route along First St., Main St. and downtown Clayton. Everyone is welcome to be a part of the event. Call (800) 390-7858 or (575)374-9253 for more info.


 
27
 Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting
Held the FOURTH Tuesday of each month, location varies. Call the Chamber office for details (575) 374-9253.

 
 
 

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