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Event Calendar

​OCTOBER

Currently Showing:  
September 29 – October 25
Artcycle: Art made from recycled materials; Artists' Reception: Friday October 10, 5:00 pm
Old Pass Gallery, 145 S. 1st Street; Gallery open Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm &
Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm; For Information: 575-445-2052; www.ratonarts.org

This Week In Raton:  Columbus Day, Monday October 13 - October 19

MONDAY 10/13                     Monday Oct. 13 is Columbus Day. The Raton Visitor’s Center and the Raton Chamber will be closed.
 
TUESDAY 10/14

10:00 am - 4:00 pm                “Artcycle” at the Old Pass Gallery~ Showing art made from recycled materials, 145 S 1st St. (on display during the month of October) Gallery Hours: Tuesdays –Fridays, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm,                 Saturdays, 10:00 am -2:00pm; 575-445-2052; www.ratonarts.org
10:00 am - 4:00 pm                "Phil Hayward," an exhibit of Hayward’s works between 1917 -1997 at The Raton Museum,
108 S. 2nd Street; Through October 25; Museum Hours: Wednesday - Saturday 10:00 - 4:00;
575-445-8979; www.the ratonmuseum.org
5:00 pm                                     Actor & Crew Call for A Christmas Carol: Historic Shuler Theater, 131 N 2nd Street; All ages and “types” are needed for this holiday classic; 575-445-4746; www.shulertheater.com
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm                  Ladies’ Night Out at Patchwork Phoenix. Bring your own quilt/needlework or participate in a group project. Mary Davis provides insight into the construction of her religious art quilts. No charge.
575-445-8000; www.patchworkphoenix.com
 
WEDNESDAY 10/15

12:30 pm                                  Wednesday Afternoon Quilt Group at Patchwork Phoenix. Demo on Plum Easy pin cushion technique. Free; 575-445-8000; www.patchworkphoenix.com
 
THURSDAY 10/16

5:00 pm                                     Actor & Crew Call for A Christmas Carol: The Isabel Castillo Performing Arts Center, right next to the Shuler Theater; All ages and “types” are needed for this holiday classic; 575-445-4746; www.shulertheater.com
7:00 pm                                     Left Behind~ El Raton Theatre; 111 North 2nd Street; 575-445-7008; www.elratontheatre.com
 
FRIDAY 10/17

7:00 pm                                     Gone Girl ~ El Raton Theatre; 111 North 2nd Street; 575-445-7008; www.elratontheatre.com
 
SATURDAY 10/18                
9:00 am -12:00 pm            Collage Workshop at Patchwork Phoenix, 228 South First Street; $50.00; Instructor: Dante Jericho;   For more information call 575-445-8000.
6:00 pm                                   33rd Annual Country Showdown Regional Finals: The Shuler Theater; Regional winners of the Country Showdown compete right here in Raton for the Southwest Finalist spot. Doors open at 6:00 pm; Colfax Reunion opening, showtime is at 6:30 pm. Contest starts at 7:00; Winning contestant will compete in the National finals in January. Free! Info: 800-791-8028
7:00 pm                                   Gone Girl ~ El Raton Theatre; 111 North 2nd Street; 575-445-7008; www.elratontheatre.com
 
Sunday 10/19

3:00 pm                      Giving Thanks to God: Sunday service at The Mandala Center, Des Moines, sponsored by the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and followed by a pot luck social; Bring your favorite dish to share. Future dates: November 16 & December 7; Contact: 575-445-9884, htec@gmail.com
4:00 pm Matinee         Gone Girl ~ El Raton Theatre; 111 North 2nd Street; 575-445-7008; www.elratontheatre.com
7:00 pm                            Gone Girl ~ El Raton Theatre; 111 North 2nd Street; 575-445-7008; www.elratontheatre.com
                                                   
UPCOMING:
 
Donations Needed for Our Goat Hill Flag Fund  
           It takes all of us to keep the flag flying on Goat Hill. Donations go directly to pay for the cost of the flags which must be replaced frequently as weather and winds damage the flag in short order. Donations can be made at the Chamber office or First National Bank of New Mexico, 1104 South 2nd St.
For information call our office: 575-445-3689


UPCOMING: 
Saturday, October 25
Raton, Sugarite Canyon State Park
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Sugarite Halloween Trail
Come meet the not-so-scary creatures of the forest on this fun Sugarite Halloween Trail walk. Registered participants will meet characters such as "Black Bear," "Mountain Lion" and others, who will explain how to be safe around wildlife and how to help them. Kids get little take-home activities and end the evening with light refreshments. The event is designed for children 4-10 years of age but all are welcome. Advance registration is required as space is limited; Regular Entrance Fee  575-445-5607575-445-5607; More information at www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/sugaritecanyonstatepark.html

Saturday, October 25     Local Event
Raton, Annual Candlelight Vigil for Alternatives to Violence Featuring Guest Speaker Brianne Abeyta
6:00 pm; at the Historic Shuler Theater; A deeply moving evening; Ms. Abeyta will share her story of survival and life after domestic violence. The evening will include entertainment by Jerry Trujillo, Larry Gallegos & John Ward (Friends of ATV); Free but donations will be gratefully accepted.
 
Sunday, October 26
Raton, The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra in concert RAHC Performing Arts Series Concert
3:00 pm Historic Shuler Theater, 131 N 2nd Street
The Raton Arts & Humanities Council presents " The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra " in concert!  Contact The Old Pass Gallery 575-445-2052 for ticket information; www.ratonarts.org
 
October 28 – November 15
Dia De Los Muertos Celebration; Artists' Reception on Saturday, November 1, 3:00 - 6:00 pm
Old Pass Gallery, 145 S. 1st Street; Gallery open Tuesday – Friday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm & Saturday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm; For Information: 575-445-2052; www.ratonarts.org
 
Wednesday, October 29
Raton, Classic Night at the Movies: The Bride of Frankenstein. Free at El Raton Theatre; 111 North 2nd Street; 575-445-7008; Sponsored by KRTN, Raton Natural Gas and El Raton Theatre; Donations will be collected for Raton Professional Business Women for their scholarship fund. Halloween Costume Contest! Fun & prizes too!
 
Friday, October 31
Raton, MainStreet Safe Trick or Treat - Zombie Walk / Parade
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm starting at Savage to Rio Grande on Historic 1st Street. Then the Elks will have hot dogs and pop. Sandy @ 575-445-2632 or Christine @ 575-445-9551.
575-445-2052; www.ratonmainstreet.org

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Upcoming Events

Raton Chamber Fall/Winter Quarterly Meeting

Date & Time TBA 

Monthly Meetings:

Raton Ambassadors Meeting

Local restaurants - tba - Every Second Tuesday at 12:00 pm

Raton Ministerial Alliance Meeting
MCMC Cafeteria - Every Second  Wednesday at 12:00 pm

Colfax County Commission Meeting
Colfax County Courthouse - Every second and fourth Tuesday at 9:00 am

Raton Chamber Board of Directors Meeting
Third Thursdays 5:30 pm at Best Western Plus Raton Hotel in the conference room.

Raton Chamber of Commerce is seeking board members. Please send a letter of interest to 100 Clayton Road, Raton, NM 87740

Raton City Commission Meeting

Raton City Hall - Every second and fourth Tuesday at 6:00 pm in the Raton City Commission Room

Raton Rotary Club Meeting
K-Bob's Restaurant - Every Tuesday at 12:00 pm

Lion's Club Meeting
K-Bob's Restaurant - Every Monday at 6:30 pm

Raton Kiwanis Club Meeting
K-Bob's Restaurant - Every Wednesday at 12:00 pm

Have a meeting you'd like to see listed here? Send us an email: ratonchamber@ratonnm.us