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Days of 1895 Celebration Takes Place This Weekend in Red River, October 1-3


Red River, New Mexico

This weekend (October 1 - 4) is Red River’s 4th annual Days of 1895 celebration of the town’s founding in 1895. This is a free, town-wide event for the whole family, sponsored by the Red River Chamber of Commerce. Experience the tastes, sights, and sounds of the old west. Red River’s scenic atmosphere captures the authenticity of this historical event. Please see the website for the complete schedule and more information:

Events include:
* food vendors
* kids sculpture painting
* cowboy poetry performances
* gold panning demonstrations
* a historical tour
* Madame Fifi and her “Soiled Doves” (dancing girls) performing around town
* a free Spaghetti Western movie and dinner sponsored by the Red River Chamber of Commerce
* an old fashioned barn dance complete with costume contest
* lots of live music including a special performance by the Jimmy Stadler Band
* NM Humanities Council Chautauqua Speakers performing throughout the weekend
* a raffle
* and many more activities

A new event this year is the Red River “GOLD RUSH”. For $5 visitors can participate in an exciting scavenger hunt throughout town. The prize for this is a Winter Package Giveaway that includes: A two night stay for four people at the Lazy Miner Lodge, Red River Ski Area lift tickets for four, Red River Sled Shed snowmobile tour for two hours on a single machine for two, a $40 gift certificate to Timbers Restaurant, and a 30 minute massage from Darcy’s Massage & Spa Therapy.

Events are centered around the Red River Conference Center. Event times are:
Friday: 10:00 am until 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am until 9:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am until 4:00 pm

This special historical celebration is taking place during the peak of the fall colors in the mountains around Red River. It’s a perfect weekend to drive the Enchanted Circle and play in Red River.

Company History:
The Red River Chamber of Commerce promotes business and tourism in the town of Red River. Red River is one of the best kept secrets of New Mexico. We have high mountain majesty, down-home friendly people, and the chance to let go, relax and enjoy your family. Visiting here is almost like stepping back in time to small town values and great customer service from people who are genuinely glad to see you. We have loads of activities available throughout all four of our distinct seasons. Escape the city, traffic and hassle, and experience the magic of a Red River vacation.


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