Friday, Oct. 8-Sunday, Oct. 10
FRIDAY, Oct. 8
Teen Center Grand Opening
Join Boys & Girls Clubs of the San Luis Valley for the grand opening of its “No Limit Arcade and Teen Center” at 420 State Ave., Downtown Alamosa. The Club is inviting the community for a 6 p.m. ribbon cutting to show off this cool new space for area teens. Worth a look around and worth dropping off the kids for a parents’ night out.
SATURDAY, Oct. 9
Alamosa Farmer’s Market
Last Saturday for the Alamosa Farmer’s Market, Downtown Alamosa at Sixth and State. Green chile roasting, fresh produce, Chimayo apples from New Mexico, home-baked goods, and arts and crafts booths are some of what you’ll find.
Adams State Moon Night
View the moon, Saturn, Mars, double stars, globular clusters and more when Adams State Observatory opens at 7 p.m. for the International Observe the Moon Night. Adams State will have telescopes available, including one telescope with a camera attached so participants can take their own photographs of the moon. Bring a USB thumb drive and you can take your photos home with you. The Adams State Observatory is located on the north end of campus between the softball and baseball fields by the Rio Grande. Parking is available on the west side of Stadium Drive or in a parking lot. There is no parking at the observatory. For more information email Matt Nehring, professor of physics, at email@example.com.
Kids Crane Festival Free Family Movie
Friends of the San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges and the Movie Manor in Monte Vista are offering a Free Family Movie at the Movie Manor beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event is part of this year’s Kids Crane Festival. The movie will be “Fly Away Home” in celebration of the Sandhill Crane migration through the San Luis Valley. The 1996 movie stars Jeff Bridges. The Best Western Movie Manor is at 2830 U.S.-160 W. Monte Vista.
SUNDAY, Oct. 10
Fall Leaves Drive
Peak fall driving season is upon us in mid-October. Changing leaves make the surrounding mountains spectacular. Take a Sunday drive to La Manga Pass or any of the other nearby mountain roadways and enjoy the wonderful views of fall in the San Luis Valley and Colorado.