Scoop The Loop

Do you miss the “Good Ol’ Days,” when a good time was watching all the spruced up cars cruising downtown on a Friday night? Come bask in the nostalgia with MainStreet Truth or Consequences during the Scoop the Loop event this Friday, Nov. 3 at 5:30 p.m. Vintage and classic vehicles will take to the streets of T-or-C to cruise the down-town loop of Main and Broad-way. Bring the kiddos to see what cars were like before power windows and unleaded gasoline.
Following the Scoop will be a Mix and Mingle at Grapes Gallery (407 Main). There will be food, drinks, and music from the ‘50s and ‘60s. Tickets are just $7.
To participate in the cruise, meet at the Healing Waters Plaza (behind the Visitor Center on Foch) at 5 p.m. For more information, call 575-740-6180.

Walking Town Event

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Officials with MainStreet Truth or Consequences (T-or-C), in association with AARP Real Possibilities, will be hosting two special walking tours of the city’s downtown business district, and everyone is invited to join in.
The walking tours will be led by mayor Steve Green and are anticipated to take about 30 minutes to complete. Participants will have the opportunity to learn more about the Downtown Walk initiative, as well as to check out the new sidewalk replacement project and to gain insight into future development plans.
•The first walk is set for Friday morning, October 27 and is scheduled to take off from the Healing Waters Plaza at 10 a.m.
•The second walk will be held Monday evening, October 30. This tour is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and will also embark from the Healing Waters Plaza.

Film Fest Kick Off

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Now that everyone has had a few days to rest up from last weekend’s annual Fiesta celebration, Truth or Consequences (T-or-C) officials are primed to host this weekend’s annual Hot Springs Festival. This year’s gathering will feature three full days of activities, music and events, centering at Healing Waters Plaza, all assembled to create a focus on healing and wellness and of course, the city’s famous thermal waters.
The following highlights many of the activities and events scheduled for this year’s festival. A full listing and details about all of the weekend’s planned events can be found elsewhere in this issue of the Sentinel or online through MainStreet T-or-C’s website (www.torcmainstreet.org) under the

Keeping Downtown Beautiful

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Thanks to a New Mexico Tourism Department Clean & Beautiful Grant, there are six new trash receptacles downtown. MainStreet Truth or Consequences collaborated with the city to write a grant to purchase the six trash receptacles that match those purchased a few years ago for the
Healing Waters Trail. The grant will also provide funds for four clean-ups in the downtown.