…a Jubilee page is under construction and may get finished before Saturday. Additionally, individual activities will get separate blog and/or Facebook posts ~ and with them, URLs of their own
Jubilee Parade 2009 (more pictures here)
Locations: Cibola Arts, Broadway; MPS parking lot; Helms Memorial Rodeo Grounds; Dr Saul Community Center; Shaffer Hotel; Black Bart's Hideaway. As you see below, Saturday is a full day with something for everyone, but scheduled so you can either sample everything offered ~ parade, car show, mud bog, rodeo, BBQ, contests, the poker tournament ~ or focus on what interests you most. Then finish off the day dancing until midnight.
Friday July 5:
Saturday July 6:
- Jubilee Parade: line up 9am on Limit at Broadway, start10 am, down Broadway to Summit (NM 55 N) and back on Beal to the Community Center. Contact Town Clerk Suzan Brazil, 847-2321, TownClerk@MountainairNM.gov for information
- Salinas Car Show, 11 am - 3 pm, MPS parking lot
- Best Chili Contest, 12 noon at the Shaffer Hotel
- The Great Salt Lick (whatever that is‽) at the Mountainair Bakery site between PO and Cibola Arts
- A Compleat Outlaw Shindig at the Dr Saul Community Center, 4-8 pm; contest prizes awarded at 7:30 pm; then dance from 8pm-midnight
- Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament to benefit MPS' NM Battle of the Books program
- Outlaw BBQ, available at 5 pm
- Contests for Best Outlaw/Bad Girl Old West turnout
- Best pie & cake contests
- Western music
- Dance to the music of Los Garrabatos, 8 pm - midnight
Sunday July 7:
- Mountainair Community Chorus, presents "YOU are U.S." with MMAC and iCreate support and participation, directed by Patty Mahoney, at the Assembly of God Church
The performance will include reminders of places from which people migrated to this area. Songs such as "Kansas City", "Oklahoma", "Navajo Trail", "San Antonio Rose", "St. Louis Blues" will reflect our travels as we journeyed to the Mountainair area.
Young musicians from the iCreate Music Outreach program will play traditional New Mexico melodies that may have greeted the travelers on their arrival.