MAY 2014 Activities and Events

HERE’S WHATS HAPPENING IN MAY

Red River is a year round resort and if you’re up for a mountain retreat where Deer have the right away crossing the street, fishing is prime, you can star gaze and enjoy peaceful evenings (OK the memorial Day Rally is a little loud!), shop dine and hike to your heart’s content we are ready to accommodate you!

 

 

May 9-10,2014 6th Annual Fishing Derby– Fish at town ponds for cash prizes, outdoor vendors, archery, fish fry and drawings for cash and other prizes. Contact The Red River Chamber of Commerce for details and to register or register the day of event (Deer Lodge has forms) plus we have 2 neighboring business that can provide you with NM fishing licenses, tackle and bait and some of the finest fishing guides  www. redrivernewmex.com

 May 17, 2014 5K and 1/2 Marathon – if you are a runner or want to cheer a runner on this is a fun day — Deer Lodge will be offering runner discounts for participants and their family and friends. www.RedRiverHalfMarathon.net

May 23-26,2014 Memorial Weekend Rally– The hills are alive with the sound of Harleys. While Deer Lodge has No Vacancy for this weekend check the Chambers web site www. redrivernewmex.com for a list of lodges that may be able to assist you. If you are passing through this is a fun event bikes line the both sides of Main Street, food and retail vendors. Be sure and add a visit to the Angel Fire Viet Nam Memorial and park to pay respects to the men and women of the armed services. Deer Lodge offers military active and honorably discharged veterans’ a 10% discount on lodging.

May 30 through June 1, 2014 Classic Car Show and Town Wide Garage Sale– poodle skirts optional A great weekend plenty of eye candy for car enthusiast Show off your classic wheels in this one of a kind show fun for the family. You might bring an extra suitcase or leave room in the car for any treasures you may find at numerous garage sales! www. redrivernewmex.com

log onto redriver.org  view This Week in Red River to preview dates and times for all events, music , dining guide (dates and time subject to change) Preview menus, vendors and the 2014 calendar of events, and links to the Ski Area Summer activities as well.

May Weather– Red River is just starting it’s Spring we do occasionally have snow that melts as soon as the day warms up. Day time temperatures can reach into the high 60’s nights can be in the mid 30’s Plenty of sunshine. And as is true at higher evaluations “If you don’t like the weather wait a moment and it’ll change”

Throughout the Week! Jeep tours, shops and restaurants open, fishing along the river, town ponds and surrounding areas, nature trail and other hiking or mountain biking trails, gold panning, Zumba and other classes offered, open recreation at the Conference Center, library with historical information. Take a day trip- Drive the Enchanted Circle, visit the historic Philmont Ranch, take the High Road to Taos, visit the Sand Dunes…. sitting on the deck or a bench along the river and watching the day go by is another great way to enjoy your stay.

June preview:

Red River Blues and Brews Festival June 7 -8,2014

Fine Arts and Wine Weekend over Fathers Day! June 13-16,2014

Deer Lodge is centrally located one and 1/2 block from the river, a block from 2 local music venues – 4 restaurants, 1 block from the Community House which host free summer activities, 3 blocks from the Conference Center and town park which host numerous weekend events. Don’t want to drive or walk it call for a free Ride on the Miners Transit pick up and drop off right here at the lodge. We are open Year Round!   

 

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