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Friday’s Weekend Events – December 13, 2019

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TREASURES GALORE Jubilee Saturday, December 14th,

from 1 pm to 7 pm at 613 Sudderth Dr Suite E in Ruidoso –

the BIGGEST little store with something for everyone!   

Call 575-937-6445 or come by the shop Monday - Saturday 9:30 to 5:30 


***Carrizozo AIR, OPEN STUDIOS***

Friday, December 13th, 406 12th Street, Carrizozo, NM

5 pm onward

 Robin L. Przybysz from San Diego, CA

Refreshments will be served.

Robin L. Przybysz from San Diego, CA


“Why do we play?  We play because it is fun and brings us pleasure.  Play is proven to be useful. It teaches us how to survive.  It helps us to socialize successfully and to make sound judgments.  Play stimulates brain development, stimulates nerve growth, and helps us to process our emotions.  Play activity helps sculpt the brain. The genius of our play is that it creates imaginative cognitive combinations.  Play is a profound organic process of life.  It promotes survival, fosters empathy, and lies in the core of the creative development.  Our play is pure and true expression of humanity. We feel most alive and have the best memories when we are at play.”

Carrizozo Artist-in-Residence (#CarrizozoAIR) is a collaboration between Warren & Joan Malkerson and Paula Wilson & Mike Lagg (MoMAZoZo)  established in 2015.  The mission of the Carrizozo AIR is to provide artists space and time to focus on chosen projects in the arts. With a broad definition of ‘artist,’ the Carrizozo AIR is open to a wide range of artistic mediums and creative ventures.  The residency promises solitude as well as interaction with the Carrizozo public and organizations. The distinctive topography, varied life zones, and multicultural archaeology of South Central New Mexico provides a unique interaction with the land.


WANTED: Up and Coming DJ  wanted for the Friday night Adobe Palace Dance Club in Carrizozo. Call Rose for Interview (575) 648-8200


The Carrizozo Class of 2023 is selling unbreakable Grizzly tree ornaments.  They are nicely boxed and ready for gift giving.  The price for

each is $6.50 each.  For more information or to place an order, see any freshman class member of call JoAnn Goodwin at 505-359-5135.


The Carrizozo Junior Class is selling embroidered Grizzly caps.  There are four different styles from which to choose.  The caps are selling for the low price of $25, and proceeds will be used to fund the 2020 prom.  Contact a junior class member or Lisa Shivers at to get your cap today.


Merry Christmas, Community, If you or your church have old candle stubs, I will be happy to come collect them.  I am looking for wax for upcoming artwork sometime after New Year's.  Thank you  Amy 928 892 9380


I deliver Colorado peaches, pears, and apricots in the summer, produce boxes and organic produce during the winter, strawberries and veggies from Poteet, TX, in late March, apricots and cherries in June.  If you are interested in having fresh fruits and veggies, I can arrange to stop at the ZZQ BBQ in the morning or evening on Tuesdays.  My deadline to order items is by 11 am Monday for Tuesday delivery.    To reserve your produce, check out my

Email  and/or   website
Kara Lanctot   (970) 261-7450 or you can reply on my email 

 I can also drop off turkeys and hams for those who would like from the following locations: 

·      People enjoy Keller Meats,

·      Green Valley

·      Whole Foods

·      Honey-Baked hams


Adobe Palace -- NEW WINTER HOURS -- Friday & Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm 

Regular hours will resume in March.


SE New Mexico Spring Fiber Art Festival' information:


To be held at the Adobe Palace Performance Center in Carrizozo on Hwy 380.  The Festival will consist of Classes, Lectures, make it - take it, Demonstrations, Vendors with handmade creations and supplies & tools, Ranchers with Alpaca and Sheep in outdoor corrals.


To be held in May and opening with a 'ticketed' Friday night reception to meet the Fiber Artists and purchase their goods, all day Saturday and Sunday (with shorter hours).


Please contact David Kish with your interest at  We would appreciate your 'feedback' to judge how many people are interested in attending and how many would like to be a vendor.  We have over 3,600 sq ft of interior space, a full stage and outdoor space along the front entrance of building. We have not worked out inside and outside vendor pricing yet, but will keep those interested informed with updated information as the planning progresses. Please let us know any ideas you have and feel free to leave comments. All will help.


Thank You in Advance', David Kish, A Fiber Craftsperson 


Tuesday, December 17th  Tour Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) with Lincoln County Bird Club (LCBC). Carpools leave at 6:15 AM from the gravel parking area along Ski Run Road (NM 532) just west of Brewer's Shell on Hwy 48 in Alto.  A NWR Ranger will lead the tour that begins at 8:30 AM and includes entry into areas closed to the general public.  Among the expected sightings are raptors including bald eagles, many species of waterfowl, sandhill cranes, javelina, mule deer, wild turkey and others. At the conclusion of the tour at approximately 11:30 AM., members will eat lunch in an area restaurant before returning to Alto. Guests welcome. No admission charge. For information, contact LCBC President Jim Edwards, or 575-937-5416 and leave voicemail.


FRIDAYS in Carrizozo


MVD/Driver’s License renewal can be done in Corona, Ruidoso and Alamogordo by DnA Title Services in Carrizozo, but Carrizozo can only do vehicle related transactions like registration renewals and/or replacements, temporary tags, Title transfers, vin inspections and Notary Services at DnA’s office at 6470 Hwy 380 inside Ortiz Motors(575) 921-4009    Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am to 1 pm. 

NM MVD regulations for renewing or getting a new license and the items required as proof of your identity are attached.

10 am - 12 noon -- The Chamber of Commerce Visitors' Center The CABOOSE will be CLOSED from November, 2019 – February, 2020. However, the phone will be monitored weekly (575-648-2732) in case you wish to request a relocation packet or information regarding various natural attractions in or near Carrizozo, NM.  Please include your mailing address to receive the requested information.  Also, there are circular pipes below the Kiosk, outside of the Caboose, which will provide travelers with information regarding some of the most popular travel spots. They are also monitored weekly and are free for the taking.

10 am - 2 pmThe Carrizozo Heritage Museum exhibits include mining, a chuck wagon, railroading with a working railroad setup, an old bar scene, horse and branding exhibits, items for use in domestic life as well as a Gift Shop!   The museum is closed now until March.

10 am to 3 pmCarrizozo Community Public Library and Archive  

406 Central Avenue Carrizozo  

12-1 pm   MoMAZoZo TodayCome quick! We are a spectacle, come be a spectacle.  Filming and smashing abound!  Talent needed. 

1:30 pm  Yoga with Ginger at the Lutz Building 2nd floor $5 (upstairs of the Photography Gallery) at the corner of 12th and Court Street in Zozo 


SATURDAYS in Carrizozo


THE THIRD SATURDAYfrom 8 am till noon – The McBride Solid Waste Transfer Station and Tire & Metal Recycling Center, 1705 E Avenue.  All solid waste, tires, scrap metal and yard waste is welcome (no construction waste).  The next free drop off is Saturday, December 21st

10 am - 2 pmThe Carrizozo Heritage Museum exhibits include a mining exhibit, a chuck wagon with dinner set up, a full railroading system, horse paraphernalia, brands, a video about the Museum, Milady’s Milinary Exhibit and a Gift Shop!  But we’re closed for the winter now; check back the first of March.

10 am - 12 noon -- The Chamber of Commerce Visitors' Center The CABOOSE will be CLOSED from November, 2019 – February, 2020. However, the phone will be monitored weekly (575-648-2732) in case you wish to request a relocation packet or information regarding various natural attractions in or near Carrizozo, NM.  Please include your mailing address to receive the requested information.  Also, there are circular pipes below the Kiosk, outside of the Caboose, which will provide travelers with information regarding some of the most popular travel spots. They are also monitored weekly and are free for the taking.

10 am – 3 pm -- Carrizozo Community Public Library and Archive  

406 Central Avenue Carrizozo, NM  

10 AM to around 3 PM -- Every third Saturday at Fort Stanton is living history Garrison Day where several soldiers and officers/NCO wives are in period clothing from around 1858. Garrison Day is from 10:00 am, when we raise the Colors, to about 3:00 pm, which is Retreat, and the Colors are lowered (during the Colors ceremonies, we ask that visitors stand to attention, hands over their hearts.  Any Veterans present may render the hand salute).  During the day, there are uniformed soldiers of Co. K, 8th Regiment, U.S. Infantry, circa 1858, on the grounds and in the barracks.  There is a small womens' contingent that usually meets in the Commanding Officers Quarters all day, working on various mid-19th Century womens' projects, and wearing period day dresses and more formal hoop dresses.  If visitors and residents are interested in joining our Garrison, we're more than happy to have them, and will help them get outfitted and develop their authentic living history impression.

12 noon to 4 pm -- Artisan Flea Market Every Saturday out front of The Adobe Palace Ballroom 6479 Hwy 380 West, Carrizozo.  For more info call 575-648-8200



Not Too Shabby Shop -- A GREAT resale shop that supports the library with funds from sales and is run by volunteers.  Donations are welcome Thursdays 10 - 5:30; Fridays 10 - 4; Saturdays 10 – 4.

Genealogy Help -- Like to unearth your family roots? Research family lineage for free with library volunteer Kris Shearer.  By appointment only. Call 575-354-0677.

Capitan Library Book Club -- The book club meets the first Thursday of the month at 10 am.  For more information, contact the library 575-354-3035

Writer's Group -- Join other writers in a monthly workshop on the second Monday of every month at 9:45 am at the library

Fridays 10 am Methodist Church Bible Study at Smokey Bear Restaurant (do not meet during the summer – mid-May to September or on holidays.

Fridays at 4:30 there are Yoga Classes


Capitan Public Library Board Meeting is the second Thursday

at 9 am at the library.  We’d love to have you join us!


For more information call Capitan Public Library at 575-354-3035.  The library is located at 101 E. 2nd Street, Capitan, NM.  Library hours:  Tuesday - Thursday: 10 AM - 6:00 PM; Friday & Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM; Sunday & Monday: closed. Visit us online at:  OR or on Facebook at Friends of the Capitan Library.  The Not 2 Shabby Shop is located at 217 Lincoln Ave. (practically next door to the library). N2SS hours: Thursdays 10 AM - 6 PM; Fridays 10 AM - 4 PM; Saturdays 10 AM - 2 PM.




H.O.M.E. ("House of Memories Echoes") historic house furnished with turn-of-the-century items replicating family home life in the gold mining heydays.  Copies of old photographs and information about White Oaks from circa 1887-1930 adorn the walls.  A tool shed museum is located in the back and contains various mining and ranching tools as well as equipment of the day.  This self-guided museum is open daily from dawn to dusk year 'round, closing only in the presence of snow and ice.  Susan Gerke, Curator, 575-648-2995.  [a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) public charity]



ISLE OF SKY NURSERY in White Oaks has a large selection of native and locally adapted fruit trees, berry varieties, hardy roses, and herbs.  I specialize in dwarf heirloom apple trees.


Isle of Sky Nursery is the only nursery in New Mexico to offer the new state-of-the-art organic fertilizer Sigma BiosphereI have a number of formulas specifically targeted for maximum production for all plant types.  Let me custom mix or help you select the appropriate formula for your needs. 


Fall is the best time to plant fruit trees and berry bushes. Prep by digging in plenty of good fertilizer and soil amendments to ensure success.  I have seeds for planting your winter greens.  Many of the plants and seeds I offer thrive in large plastic containers, and I have a selection of several sizes in the Nursery.  I also carry Cocoloco potting soil by Fox Farm, my recommended choice for container growing.

Also, check out White Oaks’ Woodworking’s display of plant container stands and their top bar beehive (bees not included).

Come visit the Isle of Sky Nursery gardens for great plants. 

My Nursery Gift Shop is now stocked with hand-made

Christmas ornaments, freshly dried culinary herbs,

herbed teas and a fresh batch of lip and skin repair salve.

If you can’t decide what to buy, gift certificates are the answer.


2020 Grafting Workshops

Saturday, February 15th

Saturday, February 29th

$135 Per Person – limited to 6 people per class



Isle of Sky is now closed for the season,

but will open by appointment for

plant pick up and gardening supplies

if you call to make an appointment at 575-648-4015.


Follow the signs through White Oaks to 174 White Oaks Canyon Road.

Check out for news and special events.



White Oaks No Scum Updates –

The Brown Store is open by appointment and when the flags are flying

call Karen at 575-648-3294 or email her at

Webpage is


WEEKENDS  The Bar is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at noon;

Friday and Saturday closing is 2 am, and Sunday closing is at 6 pm.  It’s best to

call about 11:30 as I usually don’t serve new customers at or after that time. 


Wednesday Movie night is 6 to 9 pm.

Thursday evening game night is 4 to 7 pm.


We love hosting weddings, receptions, birthdays, and school and family reunions. We have an Airbnb

White Oaks retreat, and a small off grid cabin. We also have dry camping.  RV hookups are limited but available for $25.


10 am - 5 pm open by appointment. 

Well marked purple signs about 3 miles out of White Oaks on Jicarilla Road will get you there easily.  

Go check out Ivy’s works while you’re in the neighborhood! 




SUNDAYS in Carrizozo and Surrounding Areas

10 am THIRD SUNDAY  services in Fort Stanton in the historic stone chapel at the southwest’s most intact frontier fort. We don’t meet in July (Fort Stanton Live) or December (Christmas). 

11 am SECOND SUNDAY  – Trinity United Methodist Church invites everyone to attend the Praise and Worship service with guitar music. We are located on the corner of D Avenue and 10th Street in Carrizozo. See you there!

11 am -- The White Oaks Community Church holds services for all denominations as well as those still searching.  Services are followed by a pot luck lunch; visitors are not expected to bring anything other than their appetites. All are welcome to this non-denominational service followed by a community lunch at noon.


Rosey’s Pizza  Holiday hours

Christmas Eve day – closed               Christmas – closed                   Day after Christmas - closed

Tue - New Years Eve - 4 to 8              Wed - New Years Day - 11 to 7

As of Sunday, Dec 1, we will not be open on Sundays  -- Regular hours are  Wed thru Sat - 11 to 7


The Corona and Carrizozo Community Choirs

                                                                                Contact:  Scott Shafer  Phone:     (575) 648-2142  OR   Sherrill Bradford   Phone:     (575) 849-1633


The Lincoln County Community choir is gearing up for the 2019 holiday season! On center stage this year will be concert performances of John Purifoy’s “Touched by a Child, Touched by a King” by the combined Corona, Ancho and Carrizozo community choirs, the regional choral performance group that draws members from across Lincoln County. “Touched by a Child, Touched by a King,” will be performed by the Corona, Ancho and Carrizozo Community Choirs  at  No Charge. It’s Free!  The group’s  final performance is scheduled for Sunday, December 15, at 3 pm at the Carrizozo Trinity United Methodist Church, at 1000 D Ave. 

The performance time is approximately 35 minutes, and the general public from across Lincoln and Torrance Counties and tourist visitors to the region are invited. Refreshments will be served following the concert at each location.

The musical score focuses on the experiences of Mary and Joseph and the other members of the Christmas story, using large choral works, a vocal solo by Chelsea Wilson, and the narration of the timeless Christmas story. Accompanists include Cheryl Smith of Carrizozo and Becky Kohl of Corona, with Bob Curtiss of Carrizozo, Cole Kalisch of Capitan, and Jason Gibbs of Corona providing the narration. Being touched in a life-changing way is the theme of this exciting cantata.   


4 pm -- If you are seeking help to stop drinking, we have a way...Sunday Sunshine AA at 1205 A Avenue (575) 420-4404 or (575) 648-2231.  See also Tuesday evening’s and Thursday morning’s listings in Monday’s edition.

6 - 8 pm -- The new ONE CHURCH CARRIZOZO CAMPUS service is Sunday evening, and all are welcome to come and join in.  The Ruidoso Campus phone number is 575-257-2324 for more information (Monday-Thursday from 9-5).


Soul of the West Bootique at 407 Central Avenue in Carrizozo is open 10 to 5 Tuesdays through Saturdays.  Have Gwendolyn help you find the right pair of boots for you!  And then take a look at the other neat items available.  Sales are frequently going on as well as new and interesting items you’ll find as you peruse the store.   (575) 648-3243. 

AND NOW you can enjoy fresh Star Boots Coffee and munchies from 8:30 till 5…. 


The next Event at The Adobe Palace Performance Center in Carrizozo is the New Year's Eve Ball.  $40 per couple and $25 per single.  La Ultima Band, refreshments and Tularosa Winery.  Call for reservations and/or more information at 575-648-8200.  The theme of ball is Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves.


Join Mayoral Candidate Ray Dean at

Star Boots Coffee’s Boardroom Wednesdays at 10 am

to continue his Wednesday listening sessions.

Coffee furnished by Star Boots.


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