Attractions Fuel Excitement for Fired Up! Celebration

TUCUMCARI -- A train propelled by a steam locomotive, a hot-air balloon, music, art and food will fuel Fired Up!, the New Mexico Statehood Centennial kickoff event in Tucumcari, NM.

"Tucumcari has the honor of being the first stop for the steam-driven train that will cross the state to launch New Mexico's commemoration of its 100 years of statehood," said Mark Lake, director of Tucumcari Main Street.  Main Street is coordinating the Fired Up! event.  Lake also noted that the event will also introduce the renovated Tucumcari Train Depot, the first major project of Main Streets downtown revitalization effort.

The event will also feature appearances by state government officials, headlining music performances, other live performers, food, and other booths and exhibits. 

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