2017-2018 Special Events

Past Events

fireworks and flag

26th Annual 4th of July Celebration

July 4, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.

Free outdoor festival featuring family entertainment, a lineup of some of New Mexico’s favorite bands, water slide and jump balloons, BBQ and food for sale, and NM Tech’s Famous Fireworks Display at Dark. 




peter and wendy

Missoula Children's Theatre: Peter and Wendy

Performance: June 23, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.

Audition: June 18, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

Missoula Children's Theatre, in their 28th visit to Socorro, will audition students for Peter and Wendy, an adaptation of Peter Pan, on Monday, June 18, 10am, at Finley Gym. Complete with sets and costumes, local youth cast in the show will perform with professional actors, and experience of a lifetime...



santa fe opera

Santa Fe Opera Apprentices on Tour

April 27, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.

The Santa Fe Opera Apprentices are rising-star opera singers that will perform an original operetta and excerpts from operas, musicals and popular songs...




robert ingliss

Presidential Chamber Music Series IV: Oboe Quartets

March 26, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.

Willy Sucre on viola will be joined by Robert Ingliss on oboe, Krzysztof Zimowski on violin, and Ian Jones on cello to perform "Oboe Quartet in F major KV 370" by Mozart, "Phantasy Quartet Op. 2. (1932)" by Britten, "Duo for violin and oboe No 1 in D major" by Telemann, and "Quartet No.6 Op.4 in D Major" by Stamitz. 



arts party

22nd Annual Community Arts Party

February 3, 2018 - 10:00 a.m.

Hands-on Arts Workshops for all ages!  Workshops include: Center-piece project Loop-De-Loops by Founding Artist Rebecca Taylor Titus, aka Rodaki Deiner, Mr. Squiggly Coloring Me Pages, 3D Animals & Painting, Gigantic & Animal Masks, Balloon Stress Balls, Beading, Bracelets, Bucky Balls, Buttons, Clay Creations, Cornstarch Mush, Cornhusk Dolls and more...




Presidential Chamber Music Series III: QTango

March 26, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.

Willy Sucre on viola will be joined by QTango dance band on a journey through the history of tango...





west shore piano trio

Presidential Chamber Music Series II: West Shore Piano Trio

November 13, 2017 - 7:30 p.m.

Willy Sucre on violin will be joined by Heather Haughn on violin, James DeWire on piano and Diana Flesner on cello to perform works by Brahms and Dvorak...





NDI-NM "Roots Revival"

October 13, 2017 - 7:00 p.m.

Socorro County youth dance in a gala culmination performance of three weeks of intense dance instruction. NDI-NM teaches excellence, discipline, team work, self-esteem, theater, dance and music, physical fitness, healthy eating, and more than anything, to always Do Your Best! This is NDI's 21st year in Socorro, one of their longest running residencies in NM...




15th Annual SocorroFest

October 13, 2017 - 6:00 p.m.

Pure pleasure is on the horizon for the 15th Annual SocorroFest! Let your heart sing and toes tap to great New Mexico music at the Historic Plaza and Capitol Bar stages - with bands at most Socorro restaurants on Friday eve, and a venue shuttle, culminating on the Plaza... 




justin pollack and willy sucre

Presidential Chamber Music Series I: String Quartets

September 25, 2017 - 7:30 p.m.

Willy Sucre on viola will be joined by L.P. How and Justin Pollak on violins, and Felix Fan on cello to perform works by Beethoven and Schubert...