Cino de Mayo festivities draw kid-friendly crowd

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By QCS staff Dozens of partiers gathered at Mesalands Community College Tuesday evening for its annual Cinco de Mayo celebration. The celebration marks the Mexican army’s defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. For some local revelers it was time to try out a mechanical bull or enter the [...]

05-03-08: Community Notes

Cinco De Mayo fest set for Monday at Mesalands Mesalands Community College will present its annual Cinco De Mayo celebration from 5:30 p.m.

Mariachi group returns to Tucumcari for Christmas

TV Hagenah The same entertainers that packed the Tucumcari High School Auditorium for Cinco de Mayo will be back with a special Christmas performance on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. “It’s a fantastic show,” said John Mihm president of the Quay County Council for the Arts and Humanities, the group sponsoring the event. “I [...]

Cinco de Mayo held May 5

TV Hagenah On May 5, 1862, in the town of Puebla, Mexico, a tired poor and small Mexican army defeated the large, well-armed army supplied to the Emperor Maximilian by the rulers of France, thus driving the French forces out of Mexico. Since then each year a celebration is held on May 5, or Cinco [...]