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Cleveland Roller Mill Museum, Cleveland, NM USA

BENEFIT DANCE AT CLEVELAND ROLLER MILL MUSEUM scheduled: Saturday, August 4th at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss this Mill Dance at the historic Cleveland Roller Mill Museum. Proceeds benefit the Mill, which is the only flourmill of its size, and type that has been restored to operating condition in the southwestern United States.

The Rifters, one of New Mexico's premier country western dance bands is featured. The Rifters consist of Rod Taylor (guitar, mandolin, vocals), Don Richmond (guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, pedal steel guitar, dobro, harmonica, vocals), and Jim Bradley (bass, vocals.) They play what might be described as “Southwestern Americana.” The years of playing country two-step, waltzes and an occasional polka to the dance crowds in their northern New Mexico homeland has given their music a toe-tapping rhythm that is engaging and undeniable.

This unique event includes a potluck on the lawn in front of the Mill prior to the start of the dance for those who would like to participate. There will be an outside dance floor set up. Free dance lessons are available prior to the dance. Following the dance there is informal picking and singing under the stars around a campfire. Details and driving to Follow:

Location: Cleveland Roller Mill, Cleveland, NM
Date: August 4, 2011 - 4:00pm or so Potluck & BBQ - 7:30pm Dance
Tickets: $20 per person at the door. Free for family members 25 and younger of persons paying for a standard admission. Students; $10.00 per person. Further Information:
Dan Cassidy (575) 387-2645 -
Linda Todd 575 758 3353 -
Bring a lawn chair. Camping is available free. See you there!

Driving Directions:
From Santa Fe/ABQ:
drive north on I-25 to Las Vegas and take exit 343, and get on hwy 518 and drive 32 miles to Cleveland, NM (2 miles north of Mora on Hwy 518.) Turn right at the Cleveland Roller Mill sign. Travel time is about 1 hour 45 minutes from SF; 2 hours 45 minutes from ABQ.
From Taos: drive 44 miles southeast on Hwy 518 to Cleveland. Watch for the Mill sign on the left side of the road and turn left at the sign. Travel time is approximately 1 hour.

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