2018-2019 Special Events

 Past Events

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27th Annual 4th of July Celebration

July 4, 2019 - 11:00 a.m.

Free outdoor festival featuring family entertainment--Backstage at the Circus with Wise Fool NM & Lightning Foundation Hoop Dancers--a lineup of some of New Mexico’s favorite bands--Doug Figgs Trio, Power Drive, Al Hurricane Jr. Band, Suavecito--water slide and jump balloons, BBQ and food for sale, and NM Tech’s Famous Fireworks Display at Dark...




Missoula Children's Theatre: Aladdin 

Performance: June 15, 2019 - 1:00 p.m.

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

Join Aladdin as he ventures into a swirling sandstorm of famous Arabian Tales from Ali Baba to Scheherazade and even Sinbad the Sailor when the Missoula Children's Theatre professional actors and more than 50 local students perform an original musical adaptation, ALADDIN.



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Santa Fe Opera Apprentices on Tour

May 9, 2019 - 7:30 p.m.

The Santa Fe Opera Apprentices on Tour will perform the one-act opera Unshakeable, written by conductor James Illick with a libretto by Andrea Fellows Walters, the Opera’s Director of Community Engagement. Set in an abandoned theater in New Mexico 25 years in the future, UnShakeable is the story of Wyatt and Meridian...



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Presidential Chamber Music Series IV: La Catrina String Quartet

March 23, 2019 - 7:30 p.m.

Joined by Willy Sucre on viola, the La Catrina String Quartet will perform the music of  Heitor Villa-Lobos, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Paquito D'Rivera and Julian Plaza. Since its founding in 2007, La Catrina String Quartet is recognized as the new vanguard for contemporary Latin American string quartet repertoire. 




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23rd Annual Community Arts Party

Feb 9, 2019 - 10:00 a.m.

Hands-on Arts Workshops for all ages!  Workshops include: Center-piece project Panda Masks by Founding Artist Rebecca Taylor Titus, aka Rodaki Deiner, Mr. Squiggly Coloring Me Pages, 3D Animals & Painting, Mardi Gras Masks, Beading, Binary Bracelets, Bucky Balls, Buttons, Clay Creations, Cornstarch Mush, Cornhusk Dolls, Decoupage Jars, Dream Catchers, Flower Fairies, Graffiti Wall, Heart Critters and many more...



Presidential Chamber Music Series III: French Horn and Strings

Jan 28, 2019 - 7:30 p.m.

Join Willy Sucre, viola, Peter Erb, French Horn, Krzysztof Zimowski, violin, Justin Pollack, violin and viola, and Joan Zucker, cello, performing music by Mozart, Messiaen, Wilson and Sinigaglia...





Presidential Chamber Music Series II: Piano & Strings

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

Willy Sucre on viola will be joined by Kryzstof Zimowsky, violin, Julianne Lee, violin, Joan Zucker, cello, and Sandra Rivers, piano, to perform Piano and String Quartets by Dohnányi and Dvořák.





NDI-NM "A Math-Magical Journey"

Oct 11, 2018 - 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, theatre, dance and music, physical fitness, healthy eating, and more than anything, to always Do Your Best! This is NDI's 22nd year in Socorro, one of their longest running residencies in NM...




16th Annual SocorroFest

Oct 5-6, 2018 - 12:00 p.m.

Pure pleasure is on the horizon for the 16th Annual Socorrofest, featuring Friday evening, Oct. 5, 6-10pm with Tuesdays at Two (6pm) and Tori Murillo Band (8pm); and Saturday, Oct. 6, Noon to 10pm with headliner band HOTEL CALIFORNIA: A Salute to the Eagles (8pm), Blue Monday (6pm), Gonzalo (3:30pm), Jeez Laweez (2pm)...





Presidential Chamber Music Series I: String Quartets

Sep 24, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.

Willy Sucre on viola will be joined by Kevin Connolly, violin, Justin Pollack, violin, and James Holland, cello, to perform String Quartets by Beethoven and Turina...