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40 DAYS & 40 NIGHTS

What’s Go SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1

Silver City/Grant County Southwest Festival of the Written Word — 2-7:30 p.m., Silver City, multiple venues. Talks, performances and readings celebrating those who write in or about the Southwest. Info: www.swwordfiesta.org. Amtgard: Clouds Edge — 2:30 p.m. at Gough Park for medieval and fantasy sports and recreation. Info: cronn99@gmail.com. The Oversouls CD release party — 4 p.m. at the Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Info: 575-574-2305. Las Cruces/Mesilla Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Info: 575-524-8602. Doùa Ana Arts Council Gala — 5-8:30 p.m. at DAAC’s Arts & Cultural Center in the Bulletin Plaza at 1740 Calle de Mercado. Entertainment by Oldies but Goodies, awards presented to local winners.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2

Silver City/Grant County Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation candle lighting ceremony — 9 a.m. at the Silver City Women’s Club, 1715 Silver Heights Blvd. Info: 575-538-2125. Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill — 7 p.m., Light Hall Theater. Acclaimed traditional Irish music duo will delight attendees with exquisite musicality and irresistible rhythm. Admission: $15. Info: 575-538-6469.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3

Silver City/Grant County 3 Redneck Tenors — 3 p.m., WNMU Fine Arts Theater Center, 1000 W. College Ave. Enjoy a new breed in the “tenor Genreâ€? featuring classically-trained veteran artists and finalists on America’s Got Talent. Admission: $5-$60. Info: 575405-7429. “From River to Mountains: Silver City Monarch Awareâ€? — 7 p.m., Harlan Hall, 12th Street and Alabama Road, Western New Mexico University. Southwestern New Mexico Audubon Society presentation with Steve Cary, author of “Butterfly Landscapes of New Mexicoâ€? and Dr. Dale Zimmerman as they discuss current Monarch butterfly trends. Info saraboyett48@gmail.com. Ruidoso/Lincoln County Ladies of Native Comedy — 6-9 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Info: inofthemountaingods.com. Las Cruces/Mesilla 3 Redneck Tenors — 7:30 p.m., Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main Street. Enjoy a new breed in the “tenor Genreâ€? featuring classically-trained veteran artists and finalists on America’s Got Talent. Admission: $5-$60. Info: 575-405-7429. “Astro Photographyâ€? and “Solar Eclipse Photos and the Wyoming Experienceâ€? — 7 p.m. at the SW Environmental Center, 275 N. Main St., Las Cruces. DoĂąa Ana Photography Club presentations. Info: www.daphotoclub.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Silver City/Grant County Farmers’ Market at ACE Hardware

— 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m., 3025 US180. Admission: free. Best Practices for Nonprofit Leaders — 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m., College Street Plaza Suite No. 5 (301 W. College Ave.). A free Learning Circles conference, RSVP needed to participate. Info: 575-597-0035. Lunch and Learn, “Scuttling – the deliberate sinking of a ship by the owner or commander� — noon-1 p.m. in the ABC Room of the Global Resource Center on the corner of 12th Street and Kentucky Avenue. A WILL program presented by Bill Baldwin. Info: 575-538-6835. Alamogordo/Otero County Alamogordo Farmers Market — 5-6:15 p.m., Alameda Park. Info: 575-682-3323. Las Cruces/Mesilla Gallery Highlight lecture with Glenn Schwaiger — 2:30-4 p.m. at the Brannigan Cultural Center, 491 N. Main St.. Schwaiger, in conjunction with “From the Ground Up XXVIII – Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibition� will talk about his travels to China and ancient traditional Chinese pottery. Info: 575-541-2137.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5

Alamogordo/Otero County Aviation Aerospace Career Expo — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Alamogordo-White Sands Regional Airport, 3500 Airport Road, Alamogordo. Info www.nmaaa.net. A 3-D Journey Through White Sands — 7:30 p.m. at White Sands National Monument Full Moon Night. Rangers present an evening journey on what makes White Sands special from insects to fossils. Info: 575479-6124. Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin, PRC — 7 p.m., Flickinger Center for the Performing Arts, 1110 New York Avenue. On stage will be one of the best acrobatic troupes in China. Info: 575-437-2202. T or C/Sierra County Karaoke in Elephant Butte — 6-9 p.m., Turtleback Mountain Resort, 101 Clubhouse Road, Elephant Butte. Admission: free. Info: 575744-7100. Sierra County Fair — 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sierra County Fairgrounds, 23953 South Broadway, Truth or Consequences. Admission: free. Info: 575-894-2375. Ruidoso/Lincoln County “Real/Unreal� artist reception — 6 p.m. at the Eastern New Mexico University-Ruidoso Library, 709 Mechem Drive. Artist Sherry Hayne Photography on exhibit through Nov. 1. Info: 575-257-2120. Full Moon Ceremony — 6:30-8 p.m. at High Mesa Healing Center, 133 Mader Lane, Alto. Info: 575336-7777.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

Silver City/Grant County Monarch Butterfly Tagging and Release — 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Silva Creek Botanical Garden in Silver City (across from Virginia Street Park. Info: butterflywayproject@ gmail.com. Taikoproject All-Stars — 7 p.m., Fine Arts Theater. Founded in 2000, taiko drummers blend traditional Japanese drumming with an innovative and fresh approach, creating a

ing O n in O ct o b er truly American style of taiko. Admission: $15. Info: 575-538-6469. Deming/Luna County Best Practices for Nonprofit Leaders — 11 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Luna County Court House, 700 S. Silver Ave. A free Learning Circles conference, RSVP needed to participate. Info: 575-597-0035. Ruidoso/Lincoln County Charlie Daniels and Marshall Tucker — 8 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Info: innofthemountaingods.com. T or C/Sierra County Sierra County Fair — 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sierra County Fairgrounds, 23953 South Broadway, Truth or Consequences. Admission: free. Info: 575-894-2375. Las Cruces/Mesilla Art Ramble — 5-7 p.m., Main Street Downtown. Enjoy museums, gallery shows and refreshments. Info: 575525-1955. “Little Shop of Horrors�— 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main Street in Las Cruces. Info: 575-5231223.

Cook-off — Noon, public tasting, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. Info: 575-390-6184. Deming/Luna County MainStreet Market — 8 a.m.-noon, Courthouse Park. Info: 575-5462674. T or C/Sierra County Sierra County Farmers Market — 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Fiverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.

Sierra County Fair — 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sierra County Fairgrounds, 23953 South Broadway, Truth or Consequences. Admission: free. Info: 575-894-2375. Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m., 710 Elm Street, Truth or Consequences. Admission: $4. Info: 575-744-9137. Las Cruces/Mesilla Children’s matinee series — Noon., Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main Street. Doors open at 11:30,

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7

Silver City/Grant County Monarch Aware field workshop — 8 a.m. on location in Gila/Cliff Valley. A workshop with Steve Cary, author of “Butterfly Landscapes of New Mexico.� Learn to identify, net, tag and release Monarch butterflies in the field. A 4-hour workshop, free but registration required. Info: 575574-8342. Red Dot ArtFest & Studio Tour — All day at various locations in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityart.com. Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon, 7th St. off Bullard. Info: 575-6544104. Create Your Own Stained-Glass Art Work — 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Silver City Museum Education/Activity Room. Free and open to children of all ages. Info: 575-538-5921. Rotary Benefit Gala and Auction — 4:30-8:30 p.m. at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center. Benefit for LifeQuest, Silver City Gospel Mission and Gila Valley Library. Auction features everything from electronics to trips and a vintage 1981 Porsche 928. Info: www.silvercityrotary.org. Ruidoso/Lincoln County Run to the Inn of the Mountain Gods — 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Hot rods and classic cars on display. Info: 915-598-0621. 2017 Aspenfest Parade — 10-11 a.m., Midtown Ruidoso, from the corner of Sudderth & Mechem to the 700 block of Sudderth. Info: 575257-7395. Aspenfest Arts and Crafts Fair — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Boys and Girls Club of Sierra Blanca, 134 Reese Drive. Admission: $2. Info: 575-808-8338. Festival in Wingfield Park — 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Wingfield Park. New Mexico wineries, craft beer brewers and distillers present, local vendors with handmade goodies including chocolate and candies. Info: 575257-7695. New Mexico State Open Chili

4th Annual Silver City Holiday Market

November 18, 10am - 5pm Grant County Veteran Memorial Business & Conference Center Great Holiday Shopping with Quality Local Artists Jewelry, Gourd Artists, Weavers, Pottery, Woodworking, Quilting, Natural Care Products and more! www.facebook.com/silvercityholidaymarket scholidaymarket@gmail.com

Desert Exposure - October 2017  
Desert Exposure - October 2017