Colfax CES Dates to Remember

All dates are subject to change at the discretion of the Colfax County CES office.

2021 In-person or hybrid (in-person and virtual combination) programming maybe offered as pandemic restrictions allow. Virtual delivery methods will continue to be used.

2020 Due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, most in-person programming has been canceled. Via virtual delivery options, a variety of webinars and classes are being offered by NMSU and the County Coop. Extension Offices. Please explore the Extension webpages on NMSU for upcoming events, as well as check the post board at the Post Office in Raton. Feel free to call or email us for more information.

January 2021

1-- New Year's Day

1-- NMSU Winter Break

5-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

5-- FSA meeting, 1pm

10-13-- American Farm Bureau Virtual Convention

18-- Colfax Co. CES office closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

18-- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

19-- NM Legislative Session Opens

22/23-- 4-H Senior Leadership Retreat, Virtual

25-- Kitchen Creations-Virtual, 10am-12pm

28-- Colfax Co. 4-H Achievement Awards, Facebook Live, 6pm

29-- 4-H County Council meeting, Zoom

February 2021

1-- Kitchen Creations-Virtual, 10am-12pm

2-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

2-- FSA meeting, 1pm

4-- Create Bridges Zoom, 3pm

8-- Kitchen Creation-Virtual, 10am-12pm

14-- Valentine's Day

15-- Kitchen Creations-Virtual, 10am-12pm

16-- Master Gardener meeting, Zoom, 1pm

16-- Colfax County Fair Association meeting, 7pm -Rescheduled-

17--Ash Wednesday

March 2021

1-- 4-H Enrollment Deadline

2-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

2-- FSA meeting, 1pm

2-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

2-- 4-H Steer tagging, Raton, 5pm

6-- 4-H Steer tagging, Springer, 9am

8-- 4-H Steer Ownership deadline

9-- Master Gardener meeting, Zoom, 1pm

14-- Daylight Saving Time Begins

18-22-- Master Gardener Class 1 - Basic Botany/Plant ID

17-- St. Patrick's Day

17-- Cloverbud Social, Zoom, 5pm

18-- Youth-Get-Away registration due

20-- First Day of Spring

22--Master Gardener class 1 Q&A, 6pm

22-29-- Master Gardener Class 2 - Soil Biology

25-- 4-H Shooting Sports Mandatory Safety Meeting, 5pm

28-- Palm Sunday

29--MG class 2 Q&A, 6 pm

29-April 5-- Master Gardener class 3 - H2O/Water Harvesting

April 2021

2-- Good Friday

4-- Easter Sunday

5-- MG class 3 Q&A, 6pm

5-12-- Master Gardener Class 4 -Weeds

6-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

6---Egg to Chick presentation, 1pm

6-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

10-- 4-H Senior Co. Shooting Sports Contest, NRA

12-- 4-H State Shoot Registration due

12-- MG class 4 Q&A, 6pm

12-19-- Master Gardener Class 5 - SUG, ITF, Projects

16-17-- Youth-Get-Away, Virtual

19-- MG class 5 Q&A, 6pm

19-26-- Master Gardener Class 6 - IPM/Pollinators

20-- Master Gardener meeting, 1pm

26-- MG class 6 Q&A, 6pm

26-May 3-- Master Gardener Class 7 - Veggie Production

May 2021

1-- 4-H Project Add/Drop deadline, Horse Certificates due

3--MG class 7 Q&A, 6pm

3-10-- Master Gardener Class 8 - Grape & Other Fruit

4-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

4-- FSA meeting, 1pm

4-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

9-- Mother's Day

10-- Master Gardener project, Prep Main Street Barrels, 9am

10-- MG class 8 Q&A, 6pm

10-17-- Master Gardener Class 9 - Roses/Trees & Shrubs

17-- MG class 9 Q&A, 6pm

17-24-- Master Gardener Class 10 - Wildlife Management

18-- Master Gardener meeting, 1pm

24-- Master Gardener project, plant Main Street Barrels, 9am

24-- MG class 10 Q&A, 6pm

24-31-- Master Gardener Class 11 - Xeriscape

25-- 4-H Novice/Junior Co. Shooting Sports Contest, NRA, registration 7:30-8am, competition starts at 8am

31-- Colfax Co. CES office closed for Memorial Day Holiday

31-- Memorial Day

31-- MG class 11 Q&A, 6pm

31-June 7-- Master Gardener Class 12 - Plant Diagnosis

June 2021

May 31-June 7-- Master Gardener Class 12 - Plant Diagnosis

1-- 4-H NE District Shooting Sports registration and tests due, Colfax Co. CES office, by 5pm

1-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

1-- FSA meeting, 1pm

1-- 4-H Small Animal tagging, Springer, 5pm

1-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

2-- 4-H Home Ec. School - E-Textiles, 1-4pm

3-- 4-H Small Animal tagging, Raton, 5pm

4-5-- Colfax County 4-H General Contest, Raton

5-11-- 4-H State Virtual Dog School

6-- 4-H Small Animal Ownership deadline

7--MG class 12 Q&A, 6pm

7-14-- Master Gardener Class 13 - Seed Saving

9-11-- 4-H Home Ec. School - Scrapbooking, 4:30-6:30pm

10-- "Daily Care for Show Ready Beef" Christy Rubio

11-- Livestock Show, Colfax County Fair Grounds, CCFA

14-- 4-H Home Ec. School - Photography, 10am-12pm

14-- MG class 13 Q&A, 6pm

14-21-- Master Gardener Class 14 - Composting/Native Plants

15-- 4-H NE District Shooting Sports Contest, NRA, County check-in 7:30-8am, contest starts at 8am

15-19-- Youth Ranch Management Camp, CS Ranch, Cimarron

16-- 4-H Home Ec. School - Photography, 10am-12pm

17-18-- 4-H Home Ec. School - Baking, 10am-1pm

18-- 4-H NE District Shooting Sports Contest Virtual Awards, Zoom, 6pm

20-25-- National 4-H Shooting Sports Championship

20-- Father's Day

21-- First Day of Summer

21-- MG class 14 Q&A, 6pm

21-28-- Master Gardener Class 15 - Fruit Trees

22-- Master Gardener meeting, 1pm

22-23-- District 4-H General Contest

26-- Fair Grounds clean-up, 8:30am

28-- MG class 15 Q&A, 6pm

29-- 4-H Home Ec. School - NM Cultural Projects, 10am-12pm

July 2021

4-- Independence Day

5-- Colfax Co. CES office closed due to Independence Day Holiday

6-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

6-- FSA meeting, 1pm

6-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

12-14-- Virtual State 4-H Conference

20-- Master Gardener meeting, 1pm

August 2021

1-- NM State Fair Entry Deadline for Steers, Breeding Beef Heifers, Market Pigs, Market Goats, Market Lambs, & Replacements Dairy Heifers

2-8-- Colfax County Fair & Rodeo

3-- CCF Quilt Show, 8am-10am take in

4-- CCF Open Youth Horse Show, 7:30am; Indoor Early Entries, 5:30-6:30pm

5-- CCF Indoor Entries, 8-10am; Livestock Check in, 7:30am; Poultry/Rabbit Show, 3:30pm; Swine Show, 6pm

6-- CCF Lamb/Goat Show, 8am; Beef Show, 1pm

7-- CCF Jr. Livestock Sale, 6:30pm

10-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

17-- Master Gardener meeting, 9:30am, Chase Ranch garden tour & luncheon

September 2021

6-- Colfax Co. CES office closed due to Labor Day Holiday

6-- Labor Day

7-- 4-H Indoor Exhibits turned in for NM State Fair

7-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

7-- FSA meeting, 1pm

7-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

9-19-- NM State Fair

16-- Range Management Workshop, Watrous, 9am-12pm

20-- 5-State Beef Range Management Conference, Clayton

21-- Master Gardener meeting, 1pm In-Person and Zoom

22-- 4-H Entries taken to State Fair available for pick up at Extension Office

22-- First Day of Autumn

23-- Annual Family Health Fair, Raton Convention Center

25-- 4-H County Council meeting, Colfax County Fair Grounds, 10am

October 2021

1-- Start New 4-H Year

3-9-- National 4-H Week

4-- Master Gardener Volunteer hours due in Extension Office

5-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

5-- FSA meeting, 1pm

5-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

11-- Indigenous Peoples Day Colfax Co. Building closed

12-- Kids, Kows, and More, Raton Convention Center

15-- 4-H Record Book Workshop, Extension Office, 1-4pm

19-- Master Gardener meeting, 1pm

21-- 4-H Trophy Banquet, K-Bob's, 6pm

23-- Sale of 4-H Craved Pumpkin Contest entries, Tractor Supply, 10am-12pm

25-- 4-H Record Books due by 5pm in the Extension Office

27-- Craved Pumpkin contest photos due

31-- Halloween

November 2021

2-- Election Day

2-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

2-- FSA meeting, 1pm

2-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

4-- Master Gardener Annual Banquet

11-- Veterans Day Colfax Co. Building closed

24-25-- Colfax Co. CES office closed due to Thanksgiving Holiday

25-- Thanksgiving Day

December 2021

7-- Soil and Water Conservation meeting, 10am

7-- FSA meeting, 1pm

7-- Colfax Co. Fair Association meeting, 7pm

21--First Day of Winter

24-31-- NMSU Winter Break

25-- Christmas Day

31-- New Year's Eve