Las Cruces, NM – On this edition of PUENTES a la comunidad, bridges to the community, host Emily Guerra met with MainStreet Truth or Consequences Executive Director, Linda DeMarino, to talk about Shopping Events for the Holidays in Sierra County:
Elephant Butte Fine Arts & Crafts Show, Saturday, November 30th from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort, 402 Butte Blvd. with a variety of items for gift-giving or collecting; part of the proceeds benefits Sierra County Cancer Assistance. Hillsboro’s annual holiday festival, Christmas in the Foothills, takes place on Saturday, December 7th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Hillsboro Community Center, featuring their famous $49.99 art sale, raffles, food and vendors. The 10th Annual Monticello Holiday Store, up the hill from the Plaza in Old Monticello, will take place for two weekends only - Saturday, December 7th/Sunday December 8th; and Saturday, December 14th/Sunday December 15th from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day with unique local crafts, food and produce; chemical-free lavender and Organic Balsamic of Monticello. Downtown Truth or Consequences will hold An Old-Fashioned Christmas on Friday, December 13th from 5 p.m. 9 p.m. with a Parade of Lights in downtown T or C; the annual Christmas tree lighting in Evelyn Renfro Park, bonfires, carolers, and Santa Claus – sponsored by MainStreet Truth or Consequences – torcmainstreet.org. The Elephant Butte Luminaria Beachwalk will be held o Saturday, December 14th from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. at Elephant Butte State Park, Hwy. 195; featuring 3,000 luminarias lining paths on the beach leading to community-sponsored campsites with posole, chili, hot cocoa and more; sponsored by Elephant Butte State Park and Friends of Elephant Butte Lake. The New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Association provide live music every Saturday evening at 7 p.m. the Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm Street, Truth or Consequences.
Follow MainStreet Truth or Consequences on Facebook or sign up for the list of monthly events in Sierra County at www.gosierracounty.com.