The much anticipated three day weekend is almost here and there is much to do in the Sun City and nearby New Mexico. Here's a list of favorites:
St. Anthony’s Bazaar — The 51st annual Labor Day weekend festival is noon to 11 p.m. Saturday through Monday, September 5-7, at the St. Anthony’s Seminary, 4501 Hastings (at Crescent). The event offers food, games and live entertainment hosted on the grounds of a Franciscan seminary. \Admission is free. Information: 566-2261.
Sun City Music Festival — The 5th annual electronic music festival is 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, September 5-6 at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Details to be announced. Information: suncitymusicfestival.com or discodonniepresents.com.
Fiesta de las Flores — The Hispanic Cultural Center presents the annual festival is Labor Day weekend, with food, vendors, music, dances and more. Information: 533-3730 or fiestadelasflores.org.
Harvest Wine Fest— The New Mexico Wine Growers Association presents its Labor Day Weekend festival noon to 6 p.m. Saturday through Monday, September 5-7, at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. Admission: $15 in advance (go the website); $20 at the gate, includes souvenir wine glass; under 21 free accompanied by parent of legal guardian. Monday is Military Day, with $3 discount for active duty military with ID. All adults must have valid ID, regardless of age; designated drivers encouraged. No pets, coolers or open containers allowed. Information: (575) 522-1232 or wineharvestfestival.com.
The festival features wines produced by New Mexico’s leading wineries, available for tasting and for sale by the glass, bottle or case, plus live entertainment each day, specialty foods, arts and crafts, grape stomp contests at the top of every hour and more. Live entertainment: Saturday — Derrick Haris (noon) and Radio La Chusma (3 p.m.) Sunday — Vince Alten (noon) and Border Avenue (3 p.m.) Monday — Overcome Las Cruces (noon) and The Ghetto Brothers (3 p.m.). To get to the fairgrounds, take I-10 West toward Deming, then take the fairgrounds exit and follow the signs.
Hatch Chile Festival — The “chile capital of the world’s” 44th annual celebration is Saturday and Sunday, September 5-6, at the Hatch Airport on N.M. Hwy 26, 1 1/2 miles west of Hatch, featuring vendors, carnival rides, arts and crafts, chile food and ristra tying and painting demonstrations, live music, beer garden, mud volleyball, mariachi competition, and fresh roasted Hatch green chile and contests. Admission: $10 car load. Information: (575) 267-5483, hatchchilefest.com or on Facebook.
Author:David McKay Phone: 915-740-3632 Dated: August 31st 2015 Views: 2,215 About David: I have been with Exit West Realty since 2010 and prior to that have had 14 years of sales experience...
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