Ruidoso Visitor Center Newsletter
Weekly Events for November 22 - 28, 2017
Featured Events
Ruidoso Winter Park Opening Day!
Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Two chutes will be open along with the Zip Line.  For more information, call 575-336-7079

Grindstone Stables Sleigh Rides - Opening Day!
Thursday, November 23, 2017.  Call 575-257-2241 to make a reservation.
 
After Turkey - Turkey Trot 5K at The Links Walking Trail
Saturday, November 25, 2017, 10 am.  Registration starts at 8:30 am and registration fee is one or more cans of food to support the Lincoln County Food Bank.  Call 575-257-5030 for more information. 

Christmas Tree Lighting at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 2 to 6 pm.  Free pictures with Santa.  Tickets are $10 per person for the Polar Express Event and must be purchased in advance.
Events
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at Inn of the Mountain Gods - Every Wednesday at 7 pm.    CLICK HERE for more information.   
Thursday Night Karaoke at Club 49 at Inn of the Mountain Gods -  Every Thursday, 6:30 to 9 pm. Open Mic. 
Open Mic Night at Sacred Grounds Friday, November 24, 2017, 6 pm.  Open Mic with Jay Castleberry followed by Jay and Mark Kashmar performing.  Call 575-257-2273 for more information. 
Art Jam Art Party with John Terrell at Art Ruidoso Gallery Saturday, November 25, 2017, 6 to 8 pm.  Call 575-808-1133 for more information.
Free Movie Night at Sacred Grounds Saturday, November 25, 2017, 6:30 pm.  Tonight's movie is Mr. Turner with Timothy Spall.  Call 575-257-2273 for more information.
Karaoke at Sacred Grounds - Sunday, November 26, 2017, 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  Karaoke with Pete Davis.  Call 575-257-2273 for more information. 
Kids Art Classes at Art Ruidoso Gallery Monday and Tuesday, November 20 & 21.  Ages 10 to 14 on Monday at 4:30 pm and Ages 6 to 10 on Tuesday at 3:30 pm.  Call 575-808-1133 for more information. 
Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving

Nightly entertainment in and around Lincoln County

The Quarters - Nightly - DJ 

Win, Place, Show - Nightly - Live Country Music 

Club 49, Inn of the Mountain Gods - Friday & Saturday - Live Music 

Cree Meadows Country Club - Friday Night - All You Can Eat Catfish & Live Music  

Billy's Sports Bar, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack and Casino - Friday - DJ 

Sacred Grounds Coffee & Tea House - Fridays - Open Mic 

Wendell's Restaurant, Inn of the Mountain Gods - Friday & Saturday - Classic Guitar 

Wendell's Lounge, Inn of the Mountain Gods - Friday & Saturday - Live Music

Comedy Club @ Club 49, Inn of the Mountain Gods - Wednesday Nights 

 

Don't drive after drinking! Call Dollar Cab 575-937-6803.

Area Museums
Capitan Train Depot Museum - www.capitandepot.com  575-336-2862
Hubbard Museum of the American West - 575-378-4142
Ft. Stanton Museum & Visitor's Center - www.fortstanton.org   575-354-0341 
"Old Lincoln State Monument" - www.nmmonuments.org/lincoln 575-653-4372   
Carrizozo Heritage Museum - 575-648-2102 
Corona Museum - 575-849-3277
White Oaks Schoolhouse Museum - 575-648-2521
Miner's Home & Tool Shed Museum - 575-648-2521  
Art Galleries
Art Ruidoso Gallery:  127 Rio Street, Ruidoso; 575-808-1133
Hondo Iris Farm and Gallery:  101 El Ojito, Hondo, NM; 575-653-4062
Hurd-La Rinconada Gallery:  105 La Rinconada Ln, San Patricio, NM 575-653-4331
Josie's Framery:  2917 Sudderth Drive; 575-257-4156
Kenneth Wyatt Galleries of Ruidoso:  2205 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso; 575-257-1529
Malkerson Gallery 408408 Twelfth Street, Carrizozo; 612-963-1499
Mountain Arts Gallery:  2530 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso; 575-257-9748
Pinon Pottery Studio & Gallery:  3 mi E of Walmart, Ruidoso Downs; 575-378-4270
Naturally Inspired Gallery200 Mechem Drive, Ste. 2, Ruidoso; 806-566-5255
Tanner Tradition:  624 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso; 575-257-8675
The Adobe Fine Art:  2905 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso; 575-257-5795
Thunder Horse Gallery200 Mechem Drive, Ste. 1, Ruidoso;  575-257-3989
Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography401 12th Street, Carrizozo; 612-963-1499 
Three Area Casinos
Golf
The Cree Meadows Golf Course:
301 Country Club Drive, (575)257-5815.   www.playcreemeadows.com/golf/proto/playcreemeadows/  
The Links at Sierra Blanca in Ruidoso: 105 Sierra Blanca Drive, (800)854-6571www.thelinksatsierrablanca.com/
Inn of the Mountain Gods Championship Golf Course:
Mescalero, (575)464-7941 or (575)464-7945. 

Rainmakers Golf Course:  230 Pueblo Loop, Alto.  (575)336-4653.  Rainmakers is a private course.    www.rainmakersusa.com   

 

Things to do for Families and Kids

APACHE WIND RIDER ZIP TOUR at Ski Apache
.  Call for days and hours at 575-464-3633.
APACHE EAGLE ZIPRIDER at Inn of the Mountain Gods:  Call for days and hours at 575-464-3633.

FUNTRACKERS
: Family entertainment complex.  Open daily during the summer starting May 27, 2017.  575-257-3275 www.funtrackers-ruidoso.net/
DISC GOLF:  Call 575-257-5030 for more info. 
KID'S KONNECTION PLAYGROUND:  Call  575-257-5030 for more info.
HORSEBACK RIDING:  Grindstone Stables, 575-257-2241, www.grindstonestables.com;  Inn of the Mountain Gods, 575-464-5141;  Runnels Bonito Riding Stables, 575-354-2778
MIDTOWN CARRIAGE RIDES by Grindstone Stables:  Call 575-973-3533 for more information.   
RUIDOSO BOWLING CENTER:  Call for more info 575-258-3557
RUIDOSO PUBLIC LIBRARY: Call for more information 258-3704
TENNIS COURTS:  Free public courts behind the MCM Elegante and at Schoolhouse Park on Sudderth Dr. 
SIERRA CINEMA:  Call for more information 575-257-9444. http://www.allentheatresinc.com/city/ruidoso/ 
SKATEBOARD PARK:  Call for information 575-257-5030
VALLEY OF FIRES BLM RECREATION AREA: https://www.newmexico.org/listing/valley-of-fires-recreation-area-(blm)/1148/ 
FORT STANTON-SNOWY RIVER CAVE NATIONAL CONSERVATION AREA:  https://www.blm.gov/nlcs_web/sites/nm/st/en/prog/NLCS/FSSRC_NCA.html
FORT STANTON NCA HORSE, HIKE AND MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAIL SYSTEM AND BACK COUNTRY ROADS:  www.blm.gov/style/medialib/blm/nm/programs/nlcs/fort_stanton-snowy/maps.Par.43081.File.dat/NM_FortStantonSnowyRiverCave_NCA.pdf 
BOATING AND FISHING:  Grindstone and Alto Lakes - April 1 to October 31 575-257-5030   
RUIDOSO WINTER PARK:  Closed for the season. Tubing and Family Fun!  www.ruidosowinterpark.com.  
SKI APACHE SKI AREA:  Zip Tour, skiing, gondola and mountain bike rentals daily during the summer.  Call for availability.  575-464-3600. www.skiapache.com.   
SEEPING SPRINGS TROUT LAKES AND RV PARK:  Private fishing pond.  Call for hours and information.  4 miles east of Racetrack on Hwy 70.  575-378-4216http://www.seepingspringsfishing.com/   
Upcoming Events
Now that you have experienced Ruidoso, you must plan another trip soon.  For a list of upcoming events to to www.ruidosonow.com. 
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720 Sudderth Dr
Ruidoso, NM 88345

Visitor Center Hours:
Monday through Friday8 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday9 am to 3 pm

575-257-7395
1-877-RUIDOSO