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Red Dot Goes Into 20th Year Talent, action and art spread over Silver City


Follow the Red Dots in Silver City during the Weekend at the Galleries coming Oct. 5 to 8 to Silver City. (Photo by Elva K. Österreich)

elebrating 20 years of Weekend at the Galleries, Silver City Art Association invites everyone to mark their calendars for Oct. 5 to 8 for four days of downtown festivities. Check the website, www., for all the details on gallery show openings, a very special brunch, an indie artist pop up exhibition, live theater performances, an annual Southwest Print Fiesta and much, much more. Stop by the Murray Ryan Visitor Center at 201 Hudson street for brochures, maps and all you need to know to see everything that is happening in Silver City this holiday weekend.  Saturday morning, Oct. 6, galleries are opening by 11 for browsing and shopping. Just follow the Red Dots and during

the festive receptions at the galleries, between 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. to meet the artists, enjoy music, refreshments and bountiful art. Sunday is the perfect day to enjoy a brunch on the patio at the corner of Texas and Market Street. And everyone is invited. Vicki’s Eatery is preparing the brunch with some of their favorite dishes. It will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a suggested donation of $5 to the Silver City Art Association. The Sunday Brunch is a special event this year in recognition of the 20 years of Weekend at the galleries in Silver City. On Sunday the galleries are open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Monday holiday is a “galleries are open” day in the Silver

City Art District. A last chance at the Weekend at the Galleries to take home that favorite piece of art. The annual “Indie Show” will be featured in an exhibit at Geisler Common Ground Studio and Gallery,102 West Kelly Street, from 10 till 8 on Saturday, 10-4 on Sunday and Monday 10-2. In addition to Silver City’s array of fascinating galleries, starting on Oct. 5 and throughout the extended weekend, the Southwest Print Fiesta will be in be in full swing in the downtown, historic Arts and Cultural District. Featuring  an array of print makers from far and wide, you can shop the vender market and take a workshop.  For more information go to





M V E R C I T Y, N

“Raven Feathers”

Don’t forget the SCAA RED DOT, Oct/ 5-8, 2018 I will be at “The Place” at the Palace Gallery, corner of Bullard & Broadway.

Letha Cress Woolf Artist-Potter 907-783-2780

Call for appointment and directions to my gallery

371 Camino de Viento, Wind Canyon, Silver City, New Mexico

La Esperanza winery in the Mimbres valley near City of Rocks State Park on the way to Silver City participates in the Tularosa Wine & Art Festival coming up on Oct. 12 and 13. (Courtesy Photo)


Wine, Art in Tularosa

300 N. Arizona on the corner of Yankie & Arizona in Downtown Silver City

Red Dot at Finn’s

New Art from Participating Artists during WEEKEND AT THE GALLERIES, Oct. 5th-8th, 2018 Meet the Artists, Sat. Oct. 6th 3-7pm Deborah Hutchings, Oil Timothy Hasenstein, Oil Craig Wentz, Color Pencils Peter Kaiser, Clay Malika Crosier, Clay Bruce Bloy, Photography Laurie Wilson, Jewelry Myron Weckerth, Gourd Art

Gallery Hours

Wednesday - Saturday 10AM – 5PM And by appointment For information call 575-597-6922 or Facebook

Blues and tastes highlight weekend event


he Rotary of Tularosa will host the Tularosa Wine & Art Festival on Oct. 12 and 13 but in a new location this year as Granado Street in Tularosa is under construction, at 800 Third St., on the fiesta grounds of St. Francis de Paula Church. This is an annual event featuring fine New Mexico wines, local art and entertainment. Ticket prices have been lowered this year to $12 in advance and $15 at the gate which includes a wine glass for tastings from any of the wineries. The logo on the glass is the official logo of the event and was designed by Darryl Willison, artist and owner of The Merc on Granado Street. Glasses of wine will be sold by each winery as well. Festival times are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday and noon to 9 p.m. Saturday. Friday’s entertainment lineup includes: Catfishfry (blues) from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Rosewater Blues (blues and rock) from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday starts with a Zumba demo from 12:30 to 1 p.m.,

followed by Wait for What (classic rock and country) from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Lizard Lounge Band (blues and rock) from 6 to 8 pm. Wine vendors include Tularosa Vineyards, Noisy Water Winery, St. Clair Winery, La Esperanza Vineyard and Winery, Amaro Winery and Black Smuggler Winery. There will be art, crafts, gift and trend vendors and food, of course. A complete listing of artists and other vendors is available at www. The Tularosa Wine & Art Festival is the Rotary of Tularosa’s biggest fundraiser of the year. “Proceeds go right back into the community through our scholarships and other locally funded projects,” said Rotary President Jessica Gaston. Proceeds also benefit the RYLA, or Rotary Youth Leadership Award. This is a full sponsorship for one girl and one boy to attend a weeklong camp in the Manzano mountains during the summer of their junior to senior

year. Students experience leadership training, are exposed to the Rotary principles, and participate in team-building projects. Additional programs that benefit from the Rotary efforts include the Tularosa Little League, STEM programs, the Summer Reading Program and Thrive of Southern New Mexico (previously United Way of Otero County.) For more information on any of these programs or applications for scholarships contact Gaston at 575-4916927. Membership in the Rotary is open to any business professional that wants to serve the community and engage with others who want to do the same. Meetings are noon to 1 p.m. every Tuesday at from 12 to 1 pm at Casa de Sueños in Tularosa. For information about attending the festival, being a vendor or sponsoring this event, visit Facebook at Rotary of Tularosa, the festival website at or call Gaston.

Desert Exposure - October 2018  
Desert Exposure - October 2018