The Guide to Southwest New Mexico The Communities of: Silver City, Cliff/Gila,Glenwood, Deming, Lordsburg & Rodeo
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• 11 Comfortable Guestrooms with Private Baths • Art from Blue Dome Gallery throughout • Complimentary, Handcrafted Breakfast • Jacuzzi Tubs in Select Guest Rooms • Free Wi-Fi, Proud to be TV-Free • 4 miles of On-site Walking Trails • Some Rooms are Dog-Friendly • Smoke-Free Environment • Cell Phone Coverage Visit our website for room descriptions, reservations and a calendar of events. Available for special events, weddings, conferences and family reunions.
Blue Dome Gallery
Café Oso Azul
Contemporary Art & Fine Craft
Open weekends for brunch from 11-3, weekday luncheon by reservation.
Our painters, sculptors, jewelers, furniture makers, glass artists & potters are known for their excellent craftsmanship and unique style. 9-5 Daily
Visit our website for holiday meal and brunch information.
575.538.2538 • 877.620.BEAR email@example.com
P.O. Box 1163 • Silver City, NM 88062 60 Bear Mountain Ranch Road
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Area Attractions HISTORY OF THE SILVER CITY AREA SPANS THE ERAS FROM THE ANCIENT MOGOLLON CULTURES TO THE people of todayâ€™s technology age. The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and visitor center are perhaps the strongest attraction in the area, providing a visual showcase of how these ancients lived. The Mimbres River Valley, though once inhabited by pithouse dwellers is now a scene of orchards, hay fields, cattle and horses. The pride of large-scale mining operations is the Chino open pit copper mine on NM 152. The 3.3 million acre Gila National Forest provides many of the reasons for both visiting the area and for making a commitment to live here. Lakes in the immediate region include Lake Roberts and Bear Canyon, Bill Evans and Snow Lakes. Additional attractions include the Catwalk National Recreation Trail and the scenic gold mining ghost town of Mogollon, both near Glenwood, and City of Rocks State Park between Silver City and Deming.
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Historic Downtown Silver City
SILVER CITY SPRANG TO LIFE DURING THE SUMMER of 1870. The discovery of silver brought thousands of miners, and merchants followed in their footsteps. The town's founders decided Silver City would be “built to last.” In 1880, an ordinance was passed requiring masonry construction for new buildings. This left behind solid commercial buildings, brick Victorian homes, and adobe structures. Devastating floods between 1890 and 1910 washed away the original Main Street and all but one of its handsome brick buildings. The stately Warren house is the sole survivor. What used to be Main Street is now known as the Big Ditch. The Silver City Visitor Center and Big Ditch Park provide gateways into Historic Downtown for visitors and residents. Silver City MainStreet Project has provided comprehensive downtown revitalization services since 1985. This vibrant award-winning district has over 200 entities including retail and service businesses, art studios, government services, nonprofits, churches, and schools. It’s a treasure of a downtown!
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D O WN TO WN S I LVE R C IT Y S H O P P I N G • Best Shopping Friday/Saturday AR T W O R K • Compelling Art in 25+ Galleries F O O D & D R I N K • Cafes, Nightspots, & More H I STO R I C & OTH E R LO D G I N G • See Website 575. 534 .170 0 OFFICE LOCATED AT
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-Steaks and Seafood - Dine-In Or Carry Out — Children’s Menu (575) 388-2060 103 S. Bullard St. • Silver City, N.M. 88061
Celebrating 112 Years
Located in the downtown historic district. • Affordable Rates • 18 Rooms & Suites • WiFi • Cable TV • Continental Breakfast • Special Meeting & Event Room 106 W. Broadway • Silver City, NM 88061 Reminiscent of a small hotel in the European Tradition.
www.silvercitypalacehotel.com Visit Ol West Gallery & Mercantile next door.
Fresh Made-From-Scratch Eatery Hearty B’fast Mon-Sat 7am-10:30am
Healthy Lunch Mon-Sat 11am-2:30pm Sun B’fast - 8am-2pm 210
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575.388.5430 • 315 Texas St.
575.534.9025 112 W. Yankie St.
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Silver City Museum LOCATED IN THE HISTORIC 1881 MANSARD/ITALIANATE HOME OF H.B. AILMAN, THE SILVER CITY MUSEUM IS one of 13 museums in New Mexico recognized by the American Assn. of Museums. Founded in 1967, the museum is focused on the regional history of Southwest New Mexico with over 20,000 related objects. Photo collections depict Silver City from the 1870s and include a significant collection from the 1930s and 40s. Native American artifacts from the Mimbres, Mogollon and Casas Grandes peoples number over 500 pieces, and there are exhibits from more recent Navajo and Apache groups. Extensive mining exhibits, early Anglo and Hispanic settler clothing, furnishings and even firearms are displayed. There is also memorabilia from native son Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, former astronaut and U.S. Senator. It is open every day except Monday, and is located at 312 West Broadway. The Museum Store features books and gifts depicting or influenced by local history and cultures.
Southwest Books Local & Regional Gifts
Tues.–Fri. 9-4:30 Sat.–Sun. 10-4 Closed Monday
312 West Broadway 575.538.5921 silvercitymuseum.org Follow Us On:
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Big Ditch Park WHEN SILVER CITY’S FOUNDING FATHERS CREATED THE TOWN SITE IN THE LATTER 1800S, THEY LAID OUT THE grid like those of many eastern cities – with the streets running due north, south, east and west. They did not realize that the new town’s proximity to a north/south running slope would encourage a natural disaster to occur. In 1895 and again in 1903, flash floodwaters roared down Silver City’s Main Street, gouging out a huge ditch with a bottom some 55 feet below the original street level. As rains continued to feed the creek in the years that followed, cottonwood trees grew, providing shade. The town’s Main Street was gone, but every adversity carries with it the seed of an opportunity. Working together, local businesses, residents and civic organizations created a beautiful and unique downtown park. Big Ditch Park can be accessed via the footbridge at the Silver City Visitor Center parking lot.
Adobe Dynamics 101
Historic Preservation Workshops Adobe and Stonework Restoration Public Meeting | June 1 10am to 12 noon 538-5921 • 302 W. Broadway • Silver City Museum Annex
FREE Workshops with Pat Taylor, Historic Preservation Consultant, on the preservation & restoration of adobe buildings. (must pre-register at Silver City Museum 538-5921 • silvercitymuseum.org)
July 26 9am to 5pm July 27 9am to 5pm July 28 9am to 5pm 210 N. Bayard Street
1721 Little Walnut Road
410 Highway 211
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(Historic Waterworks building)
(Old Gila Store)
This project is partially funded by the Historic Preservation Division, State of New Mexico with federal funds from the National Park Service, U. S. Department of the Interior.
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Offering Good, Clean Food You Can Trust! We are a member of Slow Food USA - A way of living and eating.
• Grassfed Beef & Lamb • Pastured Pork & Chicken • Chicken & Duck Eggs • Grain Free Baked Goods • Stone Ground Almond Butter • Fresh Yogurt Wednesday - Saturday 10am to 6pm
Take-Out: Quiche Empanadas Protein Smoothies
300 S. Bullard in Historic Downtown Silver City
Mon., Wed. - Sat.10:30 to 5:30 Sun. noon to 4 Closed Tuesday
412 W. Broadway 226
Serving Soups, Salads, Sandwiches & Baked Goods
"Best kept secret in Grant County"
SPECIAL ORDERS WEEKLY
We serve small catering needs and accept special orders. Dine in or take out.
Open Tues.-Sat. 10am-5pm
113 W. Broadway
Silver City, NM 88061 www.ziapublishing.com
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Historic Pinos Altos EXCEPT FOR THE ASPHALT ON ITS MAIN STREET, DOWNTOWN PINOS ALTOS LOOKS MUCH LIKE IT MIGHT HAVE appeared nearly 150 years ago, when it was inhabited by the likes of Judge Roy Bean. The town’s amenities, however, have greatly improved in the last century or so. They include a museum, an ice cream parlor, dining establishments and an authentic western bar. Gold was first discovered in the area by Spanish and Mexican miners. Anglos rediscovered the metal in 1859/60, and for a while the town was called Birchville after the first man to find “color.” Nearly abandoned due to constant fights with the Apaches, it was re-established in 1866 under its original Spanish name. Pinos Altos is located along the Continental Divide, six miles north of Silver City on NM Highway 15.
Water Heaters Heating Systems Mobile Home Hook-Ups Air Conditioning Systems Water, Gas & Sewer Lin es Bathroom & Kitchen Remodeling Serving Silver City since 1981
2815 Pinos Altos Road License #018637
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P.O. Box 656
Silver City, NM 88062 Bonded & Insured www.ziapublishing.com
Fabulous getaway nestled in the tall pines of Pinos Altos. • Crackling Fireplaces • Secluded Balconies • Relaxing Porches • Telephone • Satellite TV • Barbeque Grill • Hot Tub in Cabana • Meeting Room • Cabins with kitchens are available. Conveniently located just 7 miles north of Silver City on NM Hwy. 15.
575.388.4501 888.388.4515 Make reservations & view availability online
www.BearCreekCabins.com 88 Main Street • Pinos Altos, NM 88053
Serving the Community’s Veterans, Active Duty
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Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument ONE OF THE ATTRACTIONS ALONG THE TRAIL OF THE MOUNTAIN SPIRITS NATIONAL SCENIC BYWAY IS THE 533-acre Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. Here you can see the homes and catch a glimpse into the lives of Native Americans who lived here between seven and eight hundred years ago. Along with the ancient ruins, the monument features a visitor center and museum. From Silver City there are two ways to travel to the monument. The first is to go north past Piños Altos on NM 15, a winding, mountain forest road. Here, trailers over twenty feet long must take an alternate route on NM 61/35. The other route is through the Mimbres Valley north from NM 152 off US 180 east of town. This route is 25 miles longer, but easier and takes the same amount of time – about two hours. Call ahead for hours and road conditions; (575)536-9461.
Serving Homemade Pie and Coffee
Stained Glass by Shirley Mize Paintings & Prints by Narrie Toole Metalwork by Jimmy Head Antique Furniture Glassware | Jewelry
Fri.-Sat. 575.536.3234 9 to 5 40 Cedar Lane in Upper Mimbres Sun.1 to 5 (Hwy 35 north of mile marker 14) 12 – THE SOURCE
Area Events May
May 1-5 Annual Tour of the Gila. 5-day stage race. 575-538-3785. tourofthegila.com 24-26 Silver City Blues Festival. One of the Southwest's premier music festivals, drawing musicians and music fans from around the world. A FREE evemt in Gough Park. 575-538-2505 mimbresarts.org
13-15 Pickamania! Free music festival celebrating the close of summer featuring buegrass, folk, and Americana. Great festival in the heart of southwestern New Mexico. Gough Park. 575-538-2505 19-22 9th Annual Gila River Festival. Four days of exceptional speakers, guided hikes, kayak trip, workshops, and more! Kenneth Brower, writer and environmentalist will the the keynote speaker. www.gilaconservation.org. 575-538-8078 20-21 Fort Bayard Days. Learn more about Fort Bayard and the settling of the West. The day includes info on the buffalo soldiers, military re-enactments, Native American history and so much more. It ends with the Buckles and Bustles Military Ball. 575-388-4477 17-18 RED DOT Studio Tour. A free, self-guided weekend tour of artists' studios, providing an upclose and personal look into the unique creative process of area artists. www.silvercitygalleries.com. 575-313-9631 25-29 Cliff Gila Grant County Fair. Outstanding animal and craft exhibits from schools and civic groups across the county. Cliff, NM 575-388-1559 12-14 Mariachi Workshop & Concert. Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, WNMU FACT. 575.519.9042 or 575.574.8728
June Jun 5-8 Wild Wild West Pro Rodeo. Southwest Horseman’s Arena. High-flying bull riding, fast riding and roping and much more! 575-534-5030
July Jul 4 Independence Day Festivities. 4th of July parade though downtown Silver City, followed by music and vendors in GoughPark. Weather permitting fireworks display at dusk. 1-800-548-9378 www,silvercity.org Jul 20-22 Hummingbird Festival. Programs by renowned hummingbird specialists, including hummingbird bander Bill Talbot plus other presentations on hummingbirds and wildlife, along with music and art exhibits. Little Toad Creek Inn & Tavern. 575-536-9649 20 Big Ditch Day. Downtown Silver City. Music, educational tours, historical re-enactors, conservation demonstrations, and the Farmers’ Market. Local arts, crafts, and food. Local artists and inventors will display their contraptions, inventions, and innovations in SilverCity’s Makers Fair! silvercitymainstreet.com 27-Aug 4 Silver City CLAY Festival. Celebrates clay at various venues. Offerings will showcase tile, pottery, adobe and natural building processes.CLAYFestival.com
October 12-14 Red Dot Gallery Walk. Current works by regional artists in more than 20 galleries in historic downtown Silver City and nearby areas. www.silvercitygalleries.com. 575-313-9631
August 16-17 Copper Country Cruizers Car Show. Vintage vehicles of all kinds in Gough Park. 575-388-3468 24 Fort Bayard's 147th Birthday Celebration. 575-388-4477 31 Chicano Music Festival. 9am-4pm Car & Bike Show, Booths, Live Music Old James Stadium; 4-7pm Photo & Memorabilia Exhibit McCray Gallery, Reception in Courtyard; 7-10pm Documentary and live performance featuring Grant County musicians Fine Arts Centre Theatre; 10:30pm-2am Dance. 31-Sep 3 Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Show. Museum quality mineral specimens, jewelry, and arts crafted from rock and gems as well as "rough" stones. Grant Co. Business & Conference Center. rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com
Ongoing Events Farmer's Market 8:30 am - noon, Saturdays through October. Main Street Plaza, Enter at 7th/Bullard. 575-534-1704 First Fridays Downtown Galleries and shops stay open late in historic downtown Silver City. Enjoy dinner, take an art walk, or explore our eclectic shops. Look for art openings, special offers, family activities, and more. silvercitymainstreet.com Walking Tour of Historic Fort Bayard 9:30 am on the SE corner of the Parade Grounds. Saturdays May-September. Walking tours last about 2 hours and are free. 575-536-3161 Silver City's Saturday Art Market 9 am - 2 pm, Saturdays Apr. 23 through October 29. 703 N Bullard St (across from the Farmers Market). 575-313-6468.
Celebrating the Unity of Cultures through the Universal Language of Music during Hispanic Heritage Month
Music Workshops with Mariachi Raices de America Sept. 12-13, at WNMU Parotti Building (times to be announced)
Music Concerts with Mariachi Raices de America, Antonio Reyna & Ballet Folklorico Paso Del Norte
Sept. 14 • 2pm &7pm at WNMU Fine Arts Theater, Tickets - $15
Ticket Outlets AmBank (all branches), 1st New Mexico Bank, Silver City Visitor Center, Smoke Shop, Food Basket in Bayard & Silver City, Scholarship fundraiser for LULAC Council #8003
For more information contact Juanita Escobedo 575-519-9042 or Lynn Baca 575-574-8728
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Bayard Hurley & Arenas Valley MINING AND MINERAL PROCESSING HAVE BEEN THE DRIVING FORCES OF BAYARD AND HURLEY SINCE THE early 1900s, while Arenas Valley has developed into a small business district and community midway between the mining district and Silver City. With vistas of the kneeling nun and the mammoth Santa Rita open pit copper mine, as well as the headframes of historic underground mining operations, the area provides visitors visual insights into the state’s richest mineral districts. As the number of people involved in mining operations fluctuates, the communities are focusing more on their festivals, the arts and the tourism side of the historic mining operations. In the case of Arenas Valley, uncomplicated country living is the predominant draw…and a few unique businesses. Bayard has its coffee and tortilla companies and Hurley boasts a southwest fine arts gallery housed in its historic “company store.” Mining and reclamation still contribute significantly to local economies.
Fort Bayard Federal Credit Union CeleBratin g oUr 77 th year!
(575)534-8888 / FaX (575) 534-8882 11797 hwy. 180 e. / arenas Valley, nM 88022
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Manufactured Home Subdivision 5 acre lots with roads and power.
Hwy. 180 E. off XYZ Ranch Rd. | Silver City, NM | 575-388-1951
2nd Tuesday of Each Month
Learn about the area mining history from a knowledgeable guide while aboard a Corre Caminos bus.
Tour departs at 10am sharp from Bayard City Hall
800 Central Avenue, Bayard, NM
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$5 per person
Includes Map & Literature
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City of Rocks State Park LOCATED JUST 34 MILES SOUTH OF SILVER CITY, THE CITY OF ROCKS STATE PARK IS THE PERFECT PLACE FOR A fun-filled day trip or picnic with the entire family. The park features giant monoliths that were formed from the eruption of an ancient volcano and eroded by the wind over an extended period of time. These huge, unusually shaped boulders are perfect for sightseeing or climbing. For some, the park resembles a medieval village; for others it is a collection of misshapen, albeit benign, giants. Essentially, it is a flat-lying sheet of reddish lava jointed along vertical rather than horizontal planes creating the likeness of a city with streets and buildings. There are formations which readily suggest giants’ chairs, prehistoric monsters, or creatures of imaginative myth. Complete with a desert garden, the park offers picnicking and camping spots. Adjacent to the formations rises Table Mountain, a perfect example of a mesa.
Faywood Hot Springs is a unique geothermal oasis well-known for its healing waters. Relax and rejuvenate in one of our outdoor public or private mineral soaking pools.
Tent sites for camping • Pull-through RV sites with full hook-ups • Private furnished cabins Located midway between Silver City and Deming near City of Rocks State Park. Visit our website for resort information:
www.faywood.com • 575.536.9663 • 165 Hwy 61 • Faywood, NM
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Deming By Brett Ferneau DEMING HAS COME A LONG WAY SINCE ITS BEGINNINGS AS A ROUGH-AND-TUMBLE RAILROAD TOWN IN the old west. Situated 33 miles north of Mexico beneath the majestic Florida Mountains, today’s Deming is rapidly growing, while retaining its friendly small town ambiance. Claiming to be the green chile capitol of the world and the source for most New Mexico wines, Deming also boasts a vibrant arts community, unique museums, live music venues, a year-round golf course and a host of first-class restaurants. Its recently expanded transit system provides easy, affordable travel around town and connections to Lordsburg and Silver City. Deming hosts many community events and special occasions, such as the famous annual Deming Duck Races and Deming Onion Festival. The city straddles Interstate Highway 10. It is a natural rest stop between El Paso, Texas and Tucson, Arizona, and a jumping-off point for Rockhound, Pancho Villa and City of Rocks state parks.
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Cliff & Gila By Dutch Salmon STRADDLING THE GILA RIVER, CLIFF ON THE NORTH SIDE AND GILA ON THE SOUTH, THESE TWO SETTLEments together total perhaps 500 habitants and are close enough that the newcomer might see them as blending into one town. Don’t be fooled. Each has its own post office, zip code, and defenders. Cliff has the café, filling station, and school (K-12); Gila has the grocery, feed store, and senior center. Both retain an attachment to a rural ambiance based on irrigation agriculture that is uncommonly lovely, increasingly rare, and takes you back in time as you drive the Gila Valley, upstream or down, on either side of the river. True tales are still told here. Tom Lyons’ LC Ranch, based in Gila, was New Mexico’s largest at 1.5 million acres circa 1900. Along nearby Rain Creek, Carl and Blue Rice killed New Mexico’s last grizzly bear in 1931. Meanwhile, the bucolic agricultural vistas will have you in a reverie of settling down on your own green parcel, with homegrown food, 5 acres, and independence.
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The Catwalk Recreation Trail THE CATWALK NATIONAL RECREATION TRAIL IS SITUATED IN WHITEWATER CANYON NEAR GLENWOOD. THE catwalk is a metal bridge secured into the canyon walls that leads through some of the most beautiful parts of the canyon. This 250-foot metal causeway clings to the sides of the boulder-choked Whitewater Canyon, which in some places is only 20 feet wide and 250 feet deep. There are many spots where a hiker can leave the steel causeway and relax on the grassy banks of the sycamore-shaded stream. The original catwalk was a gravity-fed slurry line for a local mill. The mines above the canyon were worked from their discovery in 1889 until 1942 (Billy the Kid’s stepfather, William Antrim, was a blacksmith at the town called Graham). As of April 2013, the steel catwalks are being prepared for re-hanging, so only the sycamore-shaded picnic area and first quarter mile of trail are open. Call 575.539.2481 for update or check online: Glenwood Ranger District.
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Lordsburg & Rodeo EMBRACED BY CLEAR SKIES AND OPEN SPACE, HIDALGO COUNTY CELEBRATES ITS ESTABLISHED ARTS venues, unique birding destinations and its Old West heritage. Rodeo, New Mexico, in the state’s bootheel, is home to the Chiricahua Art Gallery, The Painted Pony Resort and the Chiricahua Desert Museum housing the work of international wildlife artist, Tell Hicks and the largest live collection of rare rattlesnakes in existence. Birding opportunities thrive in Guadalupe Canyon and the Chiricahua Mountains near Rodeo and along the Gila River north of Lordsburg, the latter providing access to some 170 species of birds. The Lordsburg Hidalgo County Museum captures the city’s beginnings as a railroad, agriculture and mining town, highlights the landing of Charles Lindbergh during his cross-county flight and displays a nationally-recognized collection of prisoner of war memorabilia. Just two miles south of town lies Shakespeare ghost town, a National Historic Site once roamed by some of the West’s most notorious outlaws.
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300+ acre high desert ranch accommodates up to 40 guests. Lodging includes a spacious 5 bedroom main house, 2 guest houses with 4 additional bedrooms, large events building, cabana courtyard with outdoor pool and hot tub.
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575-557-0230 Visit www.PaintedPonyResort.com and let us assist you in planning your next special occasion.
We have it all... • Beautiful Landscapes
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For more information, contact: Lordsburg - Hidalgo County Chamber of Commerce
575-542-9864 • firstname.lastname@example.org 206 Main Street • Lordsburg, NM 88045 165
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RED DOT Studio Tour THE RED DOT STUDIO TOUR IS A PROJECT OF THE SILVER CITY GALLERY ASSOCIATION. THE TOUR PLACES ART lovers in unique and personal studio spaces ranging from warehouse size buildings to household rooms dedicated to art production. Artists work in a wide variety of mediums and techniques. Oil, acrylic, and watercolor painters; ceramic artists; photographers; printmakers; fiber artists and weavers; mixed media artists; jewelers; fine furniture makers; woodworkers; makers of unique books; and sculptors who weld, cast, sandblast glass, or use mosaic are all artists who have created a specialized space open to visitors. Studio locations range from downtown Silver City to the less traveled communities of Hurley and Fierro, and other rural locations making the Studio Tour an adventure. Driving or walking to Studios is the perfect way to view the great art for which Silver City is known and to get to know the artists and understand their work better.
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Art Galleries WHILE OUR AREA IS STEEPED IN THE RICH HISTORIES AND TRADITIONS OF RANCHING AND MINING, IT IS ALSO A place of vast cultural diversity. This assertion is demonstrated by the fact that Silver City, Billy the Kid’s childhood hometown, has been named one of the “100 Best Art Towns in America” by John Villani in his well-known guidebook of the same title.The arts are alive and well here, thanks to the promotional efforts of the Mimbres Region Arts Council and the numerous galleries with locations stretching from downtown Hurley to downtown Silver City. Every style and type of artwork imaginable is represented here, and many galleries offer the rare opportunity to meet and talk with the artists themselves. Most of the downtown Silver City galleries are conveniently located within walking distance of each other, as well as numerous other kinds of shops and excellent dining establishments.
Colorful and richly layered watercolor still life settings with a Southwestern theme. Represented by Gallery 400 on North Arizona St. in historic downtown Silver City.
Westwind Studios by appointment
575-388-4775 On display at Adobe Springs Cafe
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Lois Duffy Studio
Art & Conversation
Seedboat Center For The Arts
Wynnegate Gallery & Studio
LOIS DUFFY STUDIO
ART & CONVERSATION
Thought provoking surrealist and realist contemporary paintings, giclee prints, and hand signed cards. Open Saturdays 10am-4pm and by appointment.
Contemporary craft gallery featuring Janey Katz’s Critters from the “Hood” cut from old trucks & Suzi Calhoun’s colorful pottery. Open daily 11-5.
211 C N. Texas St. • 313-9631 email@example.com www.LoisDuffy.com
614 N. Bullard St. • 388-3350 firstname.lastname@example.org www.artandconversation.com
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SEEDBOAT CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Fine Art & Craft Gallery and Live Performance Space located in the Arts & Cultural District in Historic Downtown Silver City. Recording Studio available.
214 W. Yankie St. • 534-1136 www.SeedboatGallery.com
Designer Jewelry by Linda Boatwright, Featuring Paintings by Local Artists, Fine Wood & Copper Lamps. Wed.-Sat.10-5.
110 W. Broadway • 538-9048 www.azuritegallery.com LLOYD STUDIOS
Featuring Southwest & Impressionist paintings, and scenic photography by Jane Grant and Roy Adams.
Custom Knifemaking, Antler Art & Sculpture, Damascus Knives & Swords - all hand carved originals in antler, bone, horn, and ivory by William & Elizabeth Lloyd. Wed.-Sat. 11-7, Sun. 12-5
110 W. Yankie St. 214-957-3688 www.WynnegateGalleries.com
306 W. Broadway 303-378-0926 www.lloydstudios.com
WYNNEGATE GALLERY & STUDIO
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City G A L L E R I E S A N D Silver A R T I S T S ’ S T U D I O S
Victoria Chick • Cow Trail Art Studio
Original Prints And Drawings
JW Art Gallery
The Fierro Canyon Gallery
Copper Quail Gallery
Molly Ramolla Gallery & Custom Framing 181
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THE FIERRO CANYON GALLERY
Contemporary painter & printmaker focused on expressing emotion through the action of human & animal subjects. Represented by JW Art Gallery, Hurley
Cow Trail Art Studio Open Mondays or by appointment.
760-533-1897 • VictoriaChick.com
ORIGINAL PRINTS AND DRAWINGS - Etchings, Woodcuts, Linocuts and Drawings by 19th and 20th Century American Artists. Represented by Cow Trail Art Studio. Open Mondays or by appointment.
119 Cow Trail • 760-533-1897 VictoriaChick.com
Take a drive up Fierro Canyon and visit our gallery in the middle of the Historic Mining District. Fine art and scenic photography. Thur.-Mon. 10-5
Just past the Hanover Post Office 388-2646 www.fierrocanyongallery.com TEXAS STREET
COPPER QUAIL GALLERY An extraordinary selection of fine arts and quality hand-crafted pieces for your home and yard, created exclusively by local artists.
211 A N. Texas St. • 388-2646 HURLEY
JW ART GALLERY Fine Art, Bronze & Wooden Sculpture, Custom Picture Framing, Gift Shop, Historic Hurley Museum.
MOLLY RAMOLLA GALLERY & CUSTOM FRAMING
W.-F. 9-5 • S-Sun. 10-5
Fine art, sculpture, prints, custom jewelry, unique one-of-a-kind imaginary creations. Mon.-Sat. 11-5 Framing by Daniel 654-0334
99 Cortez Ave., Hurley • 537-0300 www.jwartgallery.com email@example.com
307 N. Texas St. 538-5538 • 800-985-6564 www.RamollaArt.com
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Blackwell's Antiques & Gifts
Yada Yada Yarn
Conner Fine Jewelers
BLACKWELL'S ANTIQUES & GIFTS
YADA YADA YARN
Authentic Antiques and Elegant Gifts. Consignments Encouraged. Punkie Garretson, Owner.
218 N. Bullard St. 388-1737 SYZYGY TILE Nationally recognized handmade tile company, dedicated to producing aesthetically pleasing clay tile in the craftsman tradition. Also, metal, glass, stone, concrete and imported tile. Tours available.
106 N. Bullard St. • 388-5472 www.syzygytile.com
Everything for knitters new and old! Wool, cotton and fun yarns. Open daily 11-5. Open knitting Sun.12-3
614 N. Bullard St. 388.3350 www.yadayadayarn.com DANDELION WISH Upscale selection of eclectic antiques, collectibles & consignment merchandise. Something for everyone’s taste and budget. We handle estate and moving sales. Tues.-Sun. 11ish-6ish • Random Mondays
109 N. Bullard St. • 534-0074 firstname.lastname@example.org
CONNER FINE JEWELERS
Delicious fudge, truffles & choice candies. Southwest gifts & edibles, baby gifts, cards. Free gift wrapping.
Southwest New Mexico's leading jeweler and gem expert. Diamonds, Fine Watches & Gifts.
316 N. Bullard St. 388-1360
410 N. Bullard St. 538-2012 • 388-2025
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Gila Hike & Bike
Cup of Grace
The Raven’s Nest
Kris’s & Krafters’ Kreations
Masa Y Mas Tortilleria & Restaurante 142 Manzanita Ridge
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GILA HIKE & BIKE
THE RAVEN’S NEST
Serving the cycling and hiking needs of southwest New Mexico for the past 25 years.
Chic, cozy, fun fashions and accessories for Her and Home. Clothing, Scarves, Jewelry, Pottery, Essential Oils, Bags.
103 E. College • 388-3222 CUP OF GRACE
106 W. Yankie St. 534-9323
Fine selection of inspirational, regional, western, and fun books, gifts and cards. Free gift wrapping.
1308 Silver Heights Blvd. 388-2115
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THE HUB PLAZA
MASA Y MAS TORTILLERIA & RESTAURANTE Fresh homemade corn & flour tortillas • chips • chicken, pork and veggie tamales • beef and chicken burritos • menudo • barbacoa • salsa • tacos.
601 N. Bullard St., Suite C 505-670-8775 www.ziapublishing.com
Locally Crafted Southwest Gifts and Decor. Candles, Flower Arrangements, Horsehair Ceramics, Yard Art, Metal Art, Carving, Intarsia and Special Orders.
505-A N. Bullard St. 534-9927 MANZANITA RIDGE High end furniture and accessories from America’s finest resorts & hotels.
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Health & Wellness By Sarah Gibson
WITH ALL IT HAS TO OFFER, IT IS NO WONDER SILVER CITY, NM WAS VOTED ONE OF THE 50 BEST PLACES TO live by National Geographic Adventure Magazine. Looking for a health food store, a new workout routine or vegetarian eatery? Silver City's got it. There are numerous health food stores with a variety of products for your dietary needs. Want a workout? Try a new type of yoga in one of the quaint yoga studios downtown. If you're looking for something more upbeat, join a dance class at one of the health clubs in town or the University. At any one of Silver City's gyms, there are a variety of exercise classes available whether you're looking to try dancing, water aerobics, a step class, or a simple treadmill routine. With a gym to match your personality, there are unlimited ways to keep healthy and fit in this small town.
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PHONE 388-1579 Over 45 Years of Experience. • Custom Prescription Compounding • Hormone Saliva Tests Available • Blood Pressure & Glucose Testing • FREE Delivery Within Silver City • Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy
Most Insurances Accepted including Humana
Head Pharmacist & Owner
CUP OF GRACE • Christian Books & Gifts • Free Gift Wrapping 1308 SILVER HTS. BLVD. • SILVER CITY, NM 88061 • 538-2115
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Farm Bureau Financial Services Insurance
SUSAN SUMRALL, Agent
Family Oriented Full Service Salon. Perms, Cuts, Colors, Nails, Wax, Manicures & Pedicures. Walk-ins Welcome. Charlotte Benavidez, Owner Fernando Castillo, Stylist John Chavez, Stylist
575.538.5864 4505 Hwy. 180 East Silver City, NM 88061 Registered Representative/Securities & Services offered through FBL Marketing Services, LLC, 54 University Avenue, West Des Moines, IA 50266 877.860.2904, Member SIPC.
857 Silver Heights Blvd. T Silver City, NM
Innovations Unisex Salon. Specializing in Precision Cuts, Perms, Colors, Color Correction, Foil Highlighting and Lowlighting. Georgia Rivera, Jocelyn Rodriguez & Selena Alcorta 116
575.534.9344 202 E. 11th St. T Silver City, NM
Belleza Salon & Tanning Experience elegance and sophistication with our professional, progressive stylists. Full Service Hair Salon - Pedicure Spa Chairs Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Murad Skincare - Pureology Hair Care 93
575.388.2900 1309 N. Pope St. T Silver City, NM
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Index of Advertisers Art Gallery/Artists 5 Art and Conversation Azurite Gallery 7 136 Copper Quail Gallery Fierro Canyon Galley, The 229 47 JW Art Gallery 220 Lloyd Studios 55 Lois Duffy Art Molly Ramolla Gallery 181 & Custom Framing Original Prints & Drawings 109 82 Seedboat Center for the Arts The Common Thread 25 The Cottage Stained Glass 225 & More Victoria Chick - Cow Trail Art Studio 109 123 Victoria J. West Wynnegate Gallery & Studio 221 Attorney Lopez, Dietzel & Perkins, P.C. 56 Automotive Sales & Service 160 Speed Wrench Garage Banking / Financial Fort Bayard Federal Credit Union 35 Chamber of Commerce Lordsburg Hidalgo County Chamber of Commerce 165 Contractors & Builders J & S Plumbing & Heating 46 R.S. Masonry, Inc. 228 CPA’s Stone McGee & Co. CPA’s 93 Thomas H. Laws, CPA, CVA 98 Developmental Disabilities 166 Life Quest Eco / Natural Products Super Salve Co. 94 Entertainment LULAC Mariachi Workshops 227 & Concerts Mimbres Region Arts Council 62 General Store / Food Co-op River Ranch Market Silver City Food Co-op 144 Gifts Cup of Grace 90 Home Products / Services Manzanita Ridge 57 Syzygy Tile 95 Windows, Etc. 116 Insurance Farm Bureau Financial Services 222 Lodging Bear Creek Motel & Cabins 10 Bear Mountain Lodge 184 Casitas de Gila Guesthouses 17 Holiday Inn Express 44
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Painted Pony Resort 216 68 Palace Hotel, The Whitewater Motel 114 Medical Angelwings Coordinated Care 132 90 Silver Rexall Drug Museum 215 Chiricahua Desert Museum Silver City Museum Adobe 86 Dynamics 101 Workshops 86 Silver City Museum Store Office Supplies Western Stationers Office Supply99 Organization 191 American Legion Silver City MainStreet Project 85 Real Estate, Developments Property Management Smith Real Estate & Property Mangement 92 United Country Downtown Real Estate 202 151 XYZ Ranch Estates Restaurant Bakery / Coffee Jalisco Cafe 48 Masa y Mas Tortilleria & Restaurante 142 212 Millie’s Bake House Vicki’s Eatery 210 209 Yankie Creek Coffee House Retail Blackwell’s Antiques & Gifts 214 Conner Fine Jewelers 26 Dandelion Wish 155 Furniture Gallery, Inc. 36 39 Gila Hike & Bike 43 Hester House Candy & Gifts 141 Kris’s Krafters’ Kreations Morning Star 65 Raven’s Nest 203 The Old Post Office 226 Variety Store Yada Yada Yarn 117 RV Park Manzano’s RV Park 170 Salons Belleza Salon & Tanning 11 Innovations 84 Mirror Mirage 63 Shipping & Mailing The UPS Store 108 Spas Faywood Hot Springs 206 Tours The Bayard Historical Mine 204 Visitor Center Murray Ryan Visitor Center 201
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The Source is published bi-annually by Zia Publishing Corp. 116 McKinney Rd., P.O. Box 1248, Silver City, NM 88062, 575-388-4444, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.ziapublishing.com. President & Managing Director, Terri Menges. Vice President, Joseph Burgess. Staff Accountant, Arlyn Cooley. Designers, Debra Sutton and Terri Menges. Contributing Writers, Joseph Burgess, Judy Wuthrich, Brett Ferneau, Sarah Gibson and Dutch Salmon. Photography and writing by Joseph Burgess except where noted. Advertising Sales, LeAnne Knudsen. The Source is a supplement to Silver City Life and is manufactured and printed in the United States of America. ©Zia Publishing Corp. 2013. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or part without permission of the publisher is prohibited. All submissions of editorial or photography are only accepted without risk to the publisher for loss or damage. Every effort was made to ensure accuracy in the information provided. The publisher assumes no responsibility or liability for errors, changes or omissions.
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Holiday Inn Express in beautiful, culturally diverse Silver City is your ideal homebase for both vacation and business trips. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff will aid you in exploring the nearby attractions of Silver City, Grant County, and the Gila National Forest. Located near Grant County Airport, Freeport McMoRan Mining Company, Gila Regional Medical Center, Western New Mexico University, Grant County Business & Conference Center, and Corre Caminos Transit Depot.
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