Clark & Kendall’s Weekend Preview: July 19

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Los Alamos Summer Concert Series: Paula Nelson Band at 7 p.m. today, July 19 near Smith’s Food and Drugs in the Mari Mac Shopping Center.

Nightwalk at Bandelier Friday, July 19 Special Evening Interpretive Program.
Participants are required to be silent during the one hour walk that allows visitors to step back in time. This walk is not recommended for children or others who can not participate without talking or whispering. There is a charge for this program ($6/adult and $3/child or senior with pass) and reservations are required (call 505-672-3861 x 517 during business hours).

High Mountain Mudfest 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at North Mesa Volleyball Pits (960 San Ildefonso Road)
Have a mud-slinging good time at our double-elimination mud volleyball tournament. This fun event combines volleyball and mud. Footwear is required and the use of duct tape is highly suggested to keep them on!

Herb Walk 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, July 20 Water Canyon Trailhead
Spend a morning learning to identify, collect, and preserve local medicinal herbs. Habitats, collection procedures, ecologic concerns, and preservation methods will all be discussed. Participants may travel to one or more different local areas. 

Los Alamos Derby Dames vs. Clovis Roller Derby 6:30 p.m. Satuday, July 20 at Los Alamos County Ice Rink  Family friendly, will host food vendors and a portion of the proceeds will benefit a local charity organization. Tickets are on sale for 5$ in advance 7$ at the door, kids under 12 are free.

David Fellers Healing Art Foundation 3mi & 6mi Run and Wheel Chair Roll/Picnic & Auction 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at West End of Canyon Rim Trail Followed by summer picnic and auction at De Colores. Los Alamos fire fighters will be stationed at the conclusion of race to cool down runners. The LA fire fighters have also donated a group/family dinner at the fire house for the live auction.

White Rock Artist Market 10 a.m. Saturday, July 20 at White Rock Visitors Center
Local Artists and Artisans selling their individual pieces of art, crafts and more.

Canes of Power Documentary 12 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at Bandelier Visitor Center Theater

Bill Cortiz, Santo Domingo demonstrates inlay jewelry technique 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 Than Povi Fine Art Gallery

Summer Family Evening: Dino Night 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at PEEC (3540 Orange Street)
Paleontologist Alex Downs brings fossils and dinosaur bones from Ghost Ranch. Kids can cast fossil skulls, teeth, and claws.

Groundbreaking Ceremony Smith’s Marketplace 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 23 at Trinity Place
Join the executive team from Kroger’s, Los Alamos County, the Los Alamos Public Schools, and the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce, as they break ground on the long-awaited new commercial development on Trinity Drive.

Taos School of Music Seminar, 8 p.m. Thursday July 25 Hotel St. Bernard, Taos Ski Valley
Discussion and performance of portions of MacKey’s One Red Rose composed for the Brentano String Quartet to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assissination of J.F.K. Call 575-776-2251 for prix fixe dinner reservations.

The Los Alamos Beer Co-op in Los Alamos is brewing up one of the highest-elevation events in the country for beer lovers with their first annual “Beer Fiesta” Saturday at Pajarito Ski Mountain.
The family-friendly “Beer Fiesta” is sponsored by the Los Alamos Beer Co-op, which now has over 140 members. The fiesta is their first anniversary celebration. 

BRENTANO STRING QUARTET & THOMAS SAUER, PIANO  7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28 Taos Community Auditorium, 145 Paseo del  Norte, Taos
Brahms: String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 51, No. 2 Steven Mackey: One Red Rose (composed for the Brentano String Quartet) Schumann: Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, Op. 44. Individual tickets can be purchased online at

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