Hot Springs Festival

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Date(s) - Friday May 13, 2016 - Sunday May 15, 2016
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Downtown Truth or Consequences, Main, Broadway, Foch, Austin, Truth or Consequences

Contact: Mainstreet Truth or Consequences

The Hot Springs Festival on May 13th-15th, 2016 in Truth or Consequences New Mexico is an event built on the cornerstones of healthy lifestyles, alternative medicine, and sustainable living.

The 3-day festival offers a variety of activities for attendees including music, speakers, workshops, field trips, food, dancing, and vendors of hand-crafted and natural items.

As Truth or Consequences boasts 9 Commercial Hot Springs in its Historic Hot Springs District, visitors will have plenty of opportunities to revive their mind, body, and spirit. The various activities are designed to elevate the quality of life of the festival goers.

Blackstone Hotsprings will be offering guided tours of the site of our new outdoor hot spring pools (currently under construction, anticipate their opening summer of 2016) during the entire weekend of events.

The Solar Buzz will be providing rides from 9am-6pm within the T or C city limits for only $1! Leave your car in an easy-to-park place and explore the Festival. For a ride call the Solar Buzz at 575-740-1988.


Friday, May 13th
* Yoga
* Clothing Swap
* Keynote on the topic of Truth or Consequences, Hot Spring Spa Town
* Ancient Mineral Waters Hosted in Contemporary Times.” by Jane Abbott, President of the Balneology Association of North America.
* Welcome Dance featuring the New World Drummers

Saturday, May 14th
* Guided morning hike of the Healing Waters Trail
* Live Music all day by performers Azaima Anderson, Phydeaux 3, Rob Carey, Cactus Tractor, Elise Brianne, Double Clutchers, New World Drummers
* Vendors from 10am-8pm
* Guided tours to seven hot spring hotels
* 10am-4pm Scavenger Hunt – 1st prize will include an overnight stay at your choice of participating hot spring hotels

Workshops and Presentations include
* “Art in Adobe” Horno Building with with Francisco “Pancho” Ochoa
* Weaving with Caroline Kral
* Aromatherapy and Raindrop Therapy by Jeannie Nichols
* Flute Maker and Player Ingrid Burg
* EcoBuilding by Catherine Wanek
* CranioSacral Therapy with Cydney Wilkes
* Worm Casting with Rand Berger
* Solar by George Szigeti
* Tincture Making by Yarrow Dankert
* The European Approach to Taking the Waters” by Dr. Joann Love
* Dog Yoga by Tamra Temple
* Untame Yourself by Rev. Azaima Anderson
* Sound/Vibrational Healing by Chris Slate
* Chakras and Reflexology by Kamy Shaw
* “Healing Springs: The Importance to the Apaches” by Chris Adams
* “History of Healing in Truth or Consequences” by Sherry Fletcher

Other Activities include
* Yoga
* Massage/Reiki/Reflexology Area
* Children’s Activities
* Hikes of Hidden Canyon
* Field Trip to the Crystal Labyrinth in Animas Creek
* Scavenger Hunt
* Portraits by Leo Neufeld
* Tai Chi by Rod and Amy Sorrell
* Authors Corner
* Second Saturday Art Hop from 6pm-9pm

Sunday, May 15th
* Community Breakfast
* Music by Haruhuani Spruce
* Keynote Speaker: “Stormwater Harvesting and Conservation” by Van Clothier
* Field Trip to Kingston’s Black Range Lodge Open House, Home of EcoBuilder and Author Catherine Wanek

Most events are free! Some will charge a nominal fee. Tickets for those events will go on sale April 21st. Schedule is subject to change.

Watch the Hot Springs Festival website for more information.

Cost: varies
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