Ruidoso Visitor Center Newsletter
Weekly Events for January 17 - 23, 2018
Featured Events
La Original Banda El Limon at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Friday, January 19, 8 pm.  One of the oldest and most revered groups in Mexican banda is bringing their classic sound to the Inn!  CLICK HERE for ticket information. 

Warrant and Winger at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Saturday, January 20, 8 pm.  Warrant and Winger will be rocking out at the Inn of the Mountain Gods!  CLICK HERE for ticket information. 

Ruidoso Gospel Brunch with Jamie Estes & the Brunch Bunch at Sacred Grounds
Sunday, January 21, 12 to 2:30 pm.  Jamie Estes and the Brunch Bunch are back and the guys are ready to kick off the 2018 season with some great new/old gospel music!  Call 575-257-2273 for more information. 
Events
Preschool Story Time at the Ruidoso Public Library - Wednesday, January 17 at 10:30 am.  Call 575-257-3704 for more information.   
Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at Inn of the Mountain Gods - Every Wednesday at 7 pm.    CLICK HERE for more information.   
Flu Shot Clinic at the Public Health Department - Thursday, January 18, 9 am to 3 pm.  The Public Health Department will be offering influenza vaccinations to adults and children per availability.  Please bring a valid ID and an insurance card if you have one.  Call 575-258-3252 for more information.
Mom and Tots Playgroup at the Ruidoso Community Center -  Every Thursday, 10:30 am.  Call 575-640-7076 for more information.   
Thursday Night Karaoke at Club 49 at Inn of the Mountain Gods -  Every Thursday, 6:30 to 9 pm. Open Mic. 
Master's Path to Creation Workshop with Richard Powell at High Mesa Healing Center - Friday - Sunday, January 19 - 21.  This workshop focuses on creating the things you want in your life from the inside out.  Call 575-336-7777 for more information. 
Lunch and Learn - Business Taxes at the Michael Nivison Library in Cloudcroft Tuesday, January 23, 11 am to 2 pm.  The Small Business Development Center will be giving a free seminar on gross receipts reporting and tax rates for business owners.  Bring your own lunch to enjoy.  Call 575-439-3660 for more information.   
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 Gallery615 Sudderth Drive, 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 408:  408 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 Hwy 70, Ruidoso Downs; 575-378-4270
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