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May 2019

Sunflower Valley Bike Tour

May 4 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come bike with us along 73 miles of paved and unpaved scenic roadway, starting and ending in Trinidad Adventure rides are not races. They’re about having fun hanging with like…

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Brix Sports Bar & Grill presents Los Tropicales

May 4 @ 9:00 pm - May 5 @ 12:00 am
Brix Sports Bar and Grill, 231 E Main St.
Trinidad, CO 81082
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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with live music from Las Vegas, New Mexico. 9:00 PM – midnight Los Tropicales features a sweet, island latin with a jazzy flair Live at Brix  More…

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David Starr & Erik Stucky

May 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
La Veta Mercantile, 300 S. Main St.
La Veta, CO 81055 United States
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$15 – $18

Americana songwriter David Starr released an evocative new album, South and West, in June 2018. The project draws inspiration from the bountiful songwriting community in Nashville, as well as the…

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Traditional Healing in the Borderlands

May 10 @ 6:00 pm
Trinidad History Museum, 312 East Main Street
Trinidad, CO 81082
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Free

The Trinidad History Museum features Patricia Trujillo: Traditional Healing in the Borderlands Friday, May 10, 2019 Beginning 6:00 PM Patricia Trujillo Traditional Healing in the Borderlands The final presentation of…

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#thedirtyroads500 Cycling Challenge

May 11 - May 19

Ride Details Come discover southeastern Colorado on your own and take on the 2019 Dirty Roads 500 Strava Challenge. Your time. Your place. Your reasons. Trinidad-Las Animas County is the…

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Artocade

August 30, 2018

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Car with Mohawk

August 30, 2018

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Mermaid Car

August 30, 2018

Artocade Motorcycle

August 30, 2018

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Find things to do and enjoy events like Open Mike Night from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Friday at Las Animas Grill where local and traveling musicians jam and perform. Other venues for music include Brix, Gino’s, Tees Me Treat Me and Moose’s Social Club and Martini Bar. For music under the warm summer sky, check out the Heart of Trinidad B & B and visit Ike’s Music (formerly the Columbia Hotel) where you will find vinyl, ukuleles, string instruments, lessons, recording services and live sound while gazing at one of the most ornate ceilings in the city.

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BEHIND THE SCENES

MEET RODNEY WOOD

Eclectic Fine Artist, ArtoCade & Art Cartopia Director, Ubiquitous Art Guy of Many Hats

Rodney Wood, recipient of the “2018 Governor’s Leadership Award—Arts and Community Action,” is one of Trinidad’s most extraordinary local and fine artists. On a tour of the country in search of outsider visionary artists, weird museums, abandoned architecture and roadside attractions, Wood discovered an art car parade that left an indelible imprint on his creative senses. When asked to pitch a signature event, he thought, “This is my chance.” And from this sprung Trinidad’s annual ArtoCade, the second largest art car event in the nation. Described as wacky and family-friendly, wildly creative and completely fun, Trinidad’s ArtoCade festival, a parade (and party) of artfully decorated vehicles has received the Governor’s Award for best Small Town Festival and has given birth to its side-kick Art Cartopia Museum.