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OCTOBER 2017 â€˘ 35
40 DAYS & 40 NIGHTS
Whatâ€™s Go SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1
Silver City/Grant County Southwest Festival of the Written Word â€” 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 â€” 2:30 p.m. at Gough Park for medieval and fantasy sports and recreation. Info: email@example.com. The Oversouls CD release party â€” 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 â€” 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Info: 575-524-8602. DoĂąa Ana Arts Council Gala â€” 5-8:30 p.m. at DAACâ€™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 â€” 9 a.m. at the Silver City Womenâ€™s Club, 1715 Silver Heights Blvd. Info: 575-538-2125. Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill â€” 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 â€” 3 p.m., WNMU Fine Arts Theater Center, 1000 W. College Ave. Enjoy a new breed in the â€œtenor Genreâ€? featuring classically-trained veteran artists and finalists on Americaâ€™s Got Talent. Admission: $5-$60. Info: 575405-7429. â€œFrom River to Mountains: Silver City Monarch Awareâ€? â€” 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 â€œButterfly Landscapes of New Mexicoâ€? and Dr. Dale Zimmerman as they discuss current Monarch butterfly trends. Info firstname.lastname@example.org. Ruidoso/Lincoln County Ladies of Native Comedy â€” 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 â€” 7:30 p.m., Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main Street. Enjoy a new breed in the â€œtenor Genreâ€? featuring classically-trained veteran artists and finalists on Americaâ€™s Got Talent. Admission: $5-$60. Info: 575-405-7429. â€œAstro Photographyâ€? and â€œSolar Eclipse Photos and the Wyoming Experienceâ€? â€” 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 Farmersâ€™ Market at ACE Hardware
â€” 10:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m., 3025 US180. Admission: free. Best Practices for Nonprofit Leaders â€” 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, â€œScuttling â€“ the deliberate sinking of a ship by the owner or commanderâ€? â€” 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 â€” 5-6:15 p.m., Alameda Park. Info: 575-682-3323. Las Cruces/Mesilla Gallery Highlight lecture with Glenn Schwaiger â€” 2:30-4 p.m. at the Brannigan Cultural Center, 491 N. Main St.. Schwaiger, in conjunction with â€œFrom the Ground Up XXVIII â€“ Regional Juried Ceramics Exhibitionâ€? 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 6-9 p.m., Turtleback Mountain Resort, 101 Clubhouse Road, Elephant Butte. Admission: free. Info: 575744-7100. Sierra County Fair â€” 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Sierra County Fairgrounds, 23953 South Broadway, Truth or Consequences. Admission: free. Info: 575-894-2375. Ruidoso/Lincoln County â€œReal/Unrealâ€? artist reception â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 5-7 p.m., Main Street Downtown. Enjoy museums, gallery shows and refreshments. Info: 575525-1955. â€œLittle Shop of Horrorsâ€?â€” 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main Street in Las Cruces. Info: 575-5231223.
Cook-off â€” Noon, public tasting, Ruidoso Downs Racetrack. Info: 575-390-6184. Deming/Luna County MainStreet Market â€” 8 a.m.-noon, Courthouse Park. Info: 575-5462674. T or C/Sierra County Sierra County Farmers Market â€” 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Fiverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.
Sierra County Fair â€” 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 â€” 7-9 p.m., 710 Elm Street, Truth or Consequences. Admission: $4. Info: 575-744-9137. Las Cruces/Mesilla Childrenâ€™s matinee series â€” 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 â€” 8 a.m. on location in Gila/Cliff Valley. A workshop with Steve Cary, author of â€œButterfly Landscapes of New Mexico.â€? 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 â€” All day at various locations in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityart.com. Farmersâ€™ Market â€” 8:30 a.m.-noon, 7th St. off Bullard. Info: 575-6544104. Create Your Own Stained-Glass Art Work â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 â€” 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 email@example.com