Qué Pasa, Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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Wednesday, Aug. 8-Saturday, 11
The 2018 San Miguel / Mora County Fair takes place at the San Miguel County Fairgrounds, located on New Mexico Highway 65 between Las Vegas and Montezuma. See this web address for a schedule and contest / event information:

Thursday, Aug. 9
The Literacy Council is holding a schoolbook giveaway at the TLC Book Bank, located in Southwest Capital Bank, Aug. 9 and 10, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free educational materials and literature anthologies (some in Spanish), textbooks, and skills workbooks for K-5 are available at no charge to families, educators and home-schoolers. Everyone is welcome.

Saturday, Aug. 11
The fourth annual Junktique/Antique flea market will be held at Carnegie Park from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, Aug. 11. For more information, contact Martha at 426-4547 or email at lacatrina1954@hotmail.com.

Sunday, Aug. 12
Annette Clancy Memorial Watercolor and Jewelry Sale to Benefit the AWC Pet Center, Sunday, Aug. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. at 113 Bridge, between the Kiva Theater and Popular Dry Goods. Annette’s works and jewelry are being sold at very affordable prices, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the Las Vegas/San Miguel animal shelter at 1680 N. Grand and the Animal Welfare Coalition that runs it. The event is free and open to the public and refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Aug. 15
New Mexico Highlands University will celebrate its 125th anniversary with a traditional matanza pig roast meal for the community and campus Aug. 25 at the university’s Leveo and Patricia Sanchez Family Stadium  on the NMHU campus. The last day to purchase tickets at the university’s Foundation Office, 905 University Ave. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday ­­through Friday, is Aug. 15. No tickets will be available for purchase after Aug. 15 and no tickets will be sold at the gate. For information, call the Foundation Office at 505-454-3248.

Thursday, Aug. 16
Visit Fort Union National Monument in Watrous on Aug. 16 for a great family program: A Glimpses of the Past, “Traditional Stories of Northern New Mexico. Enjoy learning and listening to these stories as they invite you to a different time and world.

Saturday, Aug. 25
The 40th annual Las Vegas Arts Council’s People’s Faire welcomes over 60 arts, crafts an specialty food vendors to an outdoor market at Carnegie Library Park on Aug. 25, 2018, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, rain or shine. Visit LasVegasArtsCouncil.org or call 505-425-1085 for more information.