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MONDAY, JULY 1

Alamogordo/Otero County

Garden Stroll with music at Shady Pines — 9-11 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. at 200 Fox (facing Wren) half-way up the middle unpaved road to the Lodge in Cloudcroft. Explore the fairy gardens and eavesdrop on chamber music jams. Info: 361-557-1960.

TUESDAY, JULY 2

Silver City/Grant County

Monsoon Puppet Theater program — 10:30-11:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City. Informative and interactive program on the giant puppets and their history. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-3672.

 Las Cruces/Mesilla

Victor Gibbs Adventure Photography — 7 p.m. at the Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Main St. Las Cruces. Doña Ana Photography club presentation with Victor Gibbs presenting images and stories covering some of his worldwide journeys. Info: www.daphotoclub.org.

 Alamogordo/Otero County

Garden Stroll with music at Shady Pines — 9-11 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. at 200 Fox (facing Wren) half-way up the middle unpaved road to the Lodge in Cloudcroft. Explore the fairy gardens and eavesdrop on chamber music jams. Info: 361-557-1960.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 3025 U.S. Highway 180 E., Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Live Music: The Ugly Architect — 7:30 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. Indi folk music masters. Info: 575-313-1266.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Garden Stroll with music at Shady Pines — 9-11 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. at 200 Fox (facing Wren) half-way up the middle unpaved road to the Lodge in Cloudcroft. Explore the fairy gardens and eavesdrop on chamber music jams. Info: 361-557-1960.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“Human Space Flight” — 2-3 p.m. at the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces. Part of the “Universe of Stories” adult summer reading program at the library offering Wednesday speakers. Info: 575-528-4005.

Electric 5K & One-mile Fun Run — 7:30 p.m. start at Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. in Las Cruces. Info: www.lascrucesrunningclub.com.

 Electric Light Parade — 9 p.m. begins at Apodaca Park, 801 E. Madrid Ave., south on Solano Avenue, east on Hadley Avenue, ending at Maag Softball Complex. Theme, “America Rocks!” Info: 575-541-2550.

THURSDAY, JULY 4

Silver City/Grant County

Built to Last Fourth of July events — 7 a.m.-4 p.m. at Gough Park, 1200 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Parade is at 10 a.m. Info: 575-538-3785.

 

36th Annual Ice Cream Social — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Silver City Museum, 312 West Broadway, Silver City. Live entertainment treats and old-fashioned pastimes. Old-time carnival and events hosted by Raul Turrieta. Uncle Sam will be in attendance. Cost: Free. Info: 575-597-0229.

Socorro/Socorro County

Fourth of July Celebration — 10 a.m.-dark at New Mexico Tech, north of Macey Center on campus. Parade, water slides, community band, circus, hoop dancers, Al Hurricane Jr. Band and more, all culminating in fireworks. Info: 575-835-5688.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Fourth of July Parade — 9 a.m. all along 10th Street, Alamogordo. Info: 575-439-4203.

Garden Stroll with music at Shady Pines — 9-11 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. at 200 Fox (facing Wren) half-way up the middle unpaved road to the Lodge in Cloudcroft. Explore the fairy gardens and eavesdrop on chamber music jams. Info: 361-557-1960.

Red, White and Blue Brew and Music Fest — 10 a.m.-midnight at Hang Glider Park Griggs Field, 3000 N. Florida Ave. Alamogordo. Info: 575-439-4100.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Fourth of July Celebration — 6 p.m. live music; 9:45 fireworks display, at Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Drive, NMSU campus, Las Cruces. Info: 575-646-5981.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo — All day at the Mescalero Rodeo Grounds in Mescalero. Ceremonial dances of the Mescalero Apache, rodeo, Native American arts and crafts, traditional and modern games and free lunch and dinner. Cost: $7 adults, $3 for children. Info: 575-464-4494.

Smokey Bear Stampede — 1 p.m. at the Capitan Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., in Capitan. Eight Rodeos in four days includes nightly rodeos, ranch rodeo, youth ranch rodeo, kid’s rough stock rodeo, cook off, kids events and nightly dances. Campfire Dutch oven competition, mutton busting, steer riding and fireworks. Cost: $10 adults; $6 children and seniors. Info: smokeybearstampede.com.

Star Spangled Celebration — 3-10 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods Casino and Resort in Mescalero. Largest fireworks in New Mexico, face painting, rock climbing, obstacle course slides, jumping balloons and more. Info: free, $10 for wristbands to activities. Info: innofthemountaingods.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

Silver City/Grant County

DJs Xtian and Manda Clair: The Strasbourg Dance Epidemic — 9 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. Indi folk music masters. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Garden Stroll with music at Shady Pines — 9-11 a.m. and 2-5 p.m. at 200 Fox (facing Wren) half-way up the middle unpaved road to the Lodge in Cloudcroft. Explore the fairy gardens and eavesdrop on chamber music jams. Info: 361-557-1960.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

First Friday Art Ramble — 5-8 p.m. downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-541-2150.

Live Music: Soulshine — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo — All day at the Mescalero Rodeo Grounds in Mescalero. Ceremonial dances of the Mescalero Apache, rodeo, Native American arts and crafts, traditional and modern games and free lunch and dinner. Cost: $7 adults, $3 for children. Info: 575-464-4494.

Lincoln County Art Loop Studio Tour — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. all across Lincoln County. Visit more than 20 Lincoln Count artists’ studios and meet the artists. Cost: Free. Info: www.artloop.org.

Smokey Bear Stampede — 1 p.m. at the Capitan Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., in Capitan. Eight Rodeos in four days includes nightly rodeos, ranch rodeo, youth ranch rodeo, kid’s rough stock rodeo, cook off, kids events and nightly dances. Cost: $10 adults; $6 children and seniors. Info: smokeybearstampede.com.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon in Historic Downtown Silver City at Eighth Street between Bullard Street and the Big Ditch. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Mimbres Culture Heritage Site Walking Tour — 1-2:30 p.m. at the site, 12 Sage Drive, one block east of Highway 35 between mile markers 3 and 4. Info: 575-536-3333.

Live Music: Minda Lacy — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. A lyrically driven singer/songwriter with vaguely morbid psychedelic undertones. Info: 575-313-1266.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m. at 1991 White Sands Blvd., the north end of Alameda Park, next to the Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo. Info: 575-682-3323.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.

Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza — 9 p.m. at Elephant Butte State Park, Highway 195, Elephant Butte. Info: 575-744-5923.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. At the Plaza of Las Cruces, Info: 575-805-6055.

Live Music: Dead Like Disco — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Western Frontier Gun Show — 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso. Cost: $6. Info: 575-430-8681.

Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo — All day at the Mescalero Rodeo Grounds in Mescalero. Ceremonial dances of the Mescalero Apache, rodeo, Native American arts and crafts, traditional and modern games and free lunch and dinner. Cost: $7 adults, $3 for children. Info: 575-464-4494.

Lincoln County Art Loop Studio Tour — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. all across Lincoln County. Visit more than 20 Lincoln Count artists’ studios and meet the artists. Cost: Free. Info: www.artloop.org.

Smokey Bear Stampede — 1 p.m. at the Capitan Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., in Capitan. Eight Rodeos in four days includes nightly rodeos, ranch rodeo, youth ranch rodeo, kid’s rough stock rodeo, cook off, kids events and nightly dances. Campfire Dutch oven competition, mutton busting, steer riding and fireworks. Cost: $10 adults; $6 children and seniors. Info: smokeybearstampede.com.

Pam Tillis Acoustic Trio Show — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road in Alto. Classic country superstar shares her singing style. Cost: $66. Info: 575-336-4800.

SUNDAY, JULY 7

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

Cello Chant — 3-4:30 p.m. at the Cloudcroft Hight School Commons, 310 James Canyon Highway, Cloudcroft. The Shady Pines Chamber Players present master cellists in a conversation in-the-round of music from the dark ages to yesterday. Info: 361-557-1960.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Live Music: Magic Girl — 5 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Western Frontier Gun Show — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso. Cost: $6. Info: 575-430-8681.

Lincoln County Art Loop Studio Tour — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. all across Lincoln County. Visit more than 20 Lincoln Count artists’ studios and meet the artists. Cost: Free. Info: www.artloop.org.

Smokey Bear Stampede — 1 p.m. at the Capitan Rodeo Grounds, 100 Fifth St., in Capitan. Eight Rodeos in four days includes nightly rodeos, ranch rodeo, youth ranch rodeo, kid’s rough stock rodeo, cook off, kids events and nightly dances. Campfire Dutch oven competition, mutton busting, steer riding and fireworks. Cost: $10 adults; $6 children and seniors. Info: smokeybearstampede.com.

TUESDAY, JULY 9

Silver City/Grant County

Asombro Institute: Animal Adaptations — 10:30-11:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City. The Asombro Institute for Science Education will be talking about desert animals and their physical and behavioral adaptions. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-3672.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

All American Boys Chorus — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road in Alto. California-based company of 100+ comprehensively trained vocalists. Cost: $39. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 10

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers’ Market — 9 a.m.-noon in the Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 3025 U.S. Highway 180 E, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11

Silver City/Grant County

Perspectives on Native American Leadership: “Geronimo” — 7 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory, 11990 U.S. Highway 180. Part of the Historic Fort Bayard Summer Film Series. Info: 575-388-4477.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra Twirlers Square Dance — 5:30-8 p.m. at the Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm in T or C. Main stream and plus dancing. Info: 505-804-3842.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Planeteers: “Space Station”: — 9 a.m. at the Museum of Nature and Science, 491 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Cost: free. Info: 575-522-3122.

History Notes: “Chicanos in Liminal Time and Space, An Exploration of Historical Narratives”— 1-2 p.m. at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Presentation by Stephanie Beninato. Cost: free. Info: 575-541-2154.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 12

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Live Music: Connie Braddock Band — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road in Alto. Recreates the chart-topping 70s and 80s rock music. Cost: $39. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 13

Silver City/Grant and Catron Counties

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon in Historic Downtown Silver City at Eighth Street between Bullard Street and the Big Ditch. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Second Saturday Gallery Walk — 5-7 p.m. in Silver City, various locations. Info: 575-538-5555.

Full Moon Hike at the Gila Cliff Dwellings — After dark at the Gila Cliff Dwellings, NM-Highway 15. Visitors tour the cliff dwellings under moonlight, lasts 90 minutes. Info: 575-536-9461.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.

Second Saturday Art Hop — 6-9 p.m. in Downtown T or C along Main, Broadway, Foch, and Austin streets. Galleries, studios, shops and restaurants open late for exploration. Info; promotion@torcmainstreet.org.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St., Truth or Consequences. $4 Info: 575-744-9137.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m. at 1991 White Sands Blvd., the north end of Alameda Park, next to the Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo. Info: 575-682-3323.

*Science Saturday — 10 a.m.-noon at the Museum of Space History New Horizons Dome Theater, 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2840, Ext. 41132.

*Oliver Lee Ranch House Tour — 10-11 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, about 12 miles south of Alamogordo, take U.S. Highway 54 about 8 miles and turn east on Dog Canyon Road for 4 miles. Meet at the visitor center to check in. Info: 575-437-8284.

*Tailgate Concert — 6:45-10 p.m. in the parking lot of the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3189 State Road 2001, Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. At the Plaza of Las Cruces, Info: 575-805-6055.

A Summer’s Night with La Llorona — 6-9 p.m. at Fort Selden Historic Site, 1280 Fort Selden Road, Radium Springs. Performed by Rosalia de Aragon, bring blankets and a picnic and hear the story like never before. Info: 575-202-1638.

Live Music: Calista — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Fort Stanton Live! — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Fort Stanton, N.M. Annual event with costumed reenactors from the Civil War and Indian Wars eras to the fort for demonstrations, presentations, live music and a military ball. Cost: $5. Info: www.fortstanton.org/events/fort-stanton-live.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 14

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Live Music: Minday Lacey — 5 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.MONDAY, JULY 15

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“30 feet from your door” — 7 p.m. at the Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Main St. Las Cruces. Doña Ana Photography Club presentation with a short talk by Anne Chase. Info: 575-323-3624.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 3025 U.S. Highway 180 E., Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

 

Columbus/Luna County

Science Library returns — 9:30 a.m.-noon at the Columbus Library, 112 W. Broadway. Part of the children’s summer program at the library. Info: 575-531-2612.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nogal Mesa Ranchman’s Camp Meeting — All day, Ranchman Campmeeting Road, turn at MM80 off of U.S. Highway 380 or MM 7 off U.S. Highway 37, watch for signs. Four-day church camp with activities for adults and children including daily services, nightly camp fires with music, singing and marshmallow roasting. Cost: Free. Info: www.nmrcampmeeting.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

Perspectives on Native American Leadership: “Incident at Ogilala” — 7 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory, 11990 U.S. Highway 180. Part of the Historic Fort Bayard Summer Film Series. Info: 575-388-4477.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra Twirlers Square Dance — 5:30-8 p.m. at the Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm in T or C. Main stream and plus dancing. Info: 505-804-3842.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Dino Train: “Dimetrodon” — 9 a.m. at the Museum of Nature and Science, 491 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Pre-K program. Cost: Free. Info: 575-522-3122.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nogal Mesa Ranchman’s Camp Meeting — All day, Ranchman Campmeeting Road, turn at MM80 off of U.S. Highway 380 or MM 7 off U.S. Highway 37, watch for signs. Four-day church camp with activities for adults and children including daily services, nightly camp fires with music, singing and marshmallow roasting.

Cost: Free. Info: www.nmrcampmeeting.com.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 19

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

Live Music: The Oversouls Trio — 6 p.m. at Diane’s Parlor, 510 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Info: www.theoversouls.com.

Live Music: Rosewater Blues — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. Blues with elements of classic hard rock. Info: 575-313-1266.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Live Music: Memphis Band  — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nogal Mesa Ranchman’s Camp Meeting — All day, Ranchman Campmeeting Road, turn at MM80 off of U.S. Highway 380 or MM 7 off U.S. Highway 37, watch for signs. Four-day church camp with activities for adults and children including daily services, nightly camp fires with music, singing and marshmallow roasting. Cost: Free. Info: www.nmrcampmeeting.com.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 20

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon in Historic Downtown Silver City at Eighth Street between Bullard Street and the Big Ditch. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

Live Music: Dance Party — 9 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m., New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St., Truth or Consequences. $4 Info: 575-744-9137.

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

Alamogordo Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m. at 1991 White Sands Blvd., the north end of Alameda Park, next to the Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo. Info: 575-682-3323.

*Oliver Lee Ranch House Tour — 10-11 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, about 12 miles south of Alamogordo, take U.S. Highway 54 about 8 miles and turn east on Dog Canyon Road for 4 miles. Meet at the visitor center to check in. Info: 575-437-8284.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. At the Plaza of Las Cruces, Info: 575-805-6055.

Weaving for Justice: Maya Textile Sale — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Global Unity Building Institute, 525 E. Lohman, Suite C in Las Cruces. Info: 575-621-5999.

Dance Music: DJ Smooth — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nogal Mesa Ranchman’s Camp Meeting — All day, Ranchman Campmeeting Road, turn at MM80 off of U.S. Highway 380 or MM 7 off U.S. Highway 37, watch for signs. Four-day church camp with activities for adults and children including daily services, nightly camp fires with music, singing and marshmallow roasting. Cost: Free. Info: www.nmrcampmeeting.com.

“The Folsom and Clovis Site Discoveries of Eastern New Mexico: A paradigm shift in North American Archeology” — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Hubbard Museum of the American West, 26301 U.S. Highway 70 in Ruidoso Downs. Dr. Brendan Asher is the director of the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark and will talk about the discovery of two sites in Eastern New Mexico. Info: 575-378-4142.

Patio Jams at the Cellar — 2-5 p.m. at the Noisy Water Winery The Cellar Uncorked, 2332 Sudderth Drive in Ruidoso. Jamie O’Hara provides groovy jams. Info: 575-257-9335.

The Ultimate ELO Experience — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road in Alto. The Electric Light Orchestra’s fusion of pop, melodic rock, classical arrangements and futuristic iconography of the 1970s. Cost: $66. Info: 575-336-4800.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Clay Festival 2019 — All day at various locations around Silver City. Info: www.clayfestival.org.

Gila Native Plant field trop to the Pinos Altos Range — 8 a.m. meet in the south parking lot of the Fine Arts Center Theatre at Western New Mexico University for carpooling. Open to the public. Info: hannablood@gmail.com.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Ice Cream Sunday — noon-4 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum. Ice cream eating, making, games and activities. Info: 575-522-4100.

Free Pranic Healing Clinic — 3-5 p.m. at Reclaim Wellness – A Center for Holistic Healing, 1355 California Ave., Suite B. Info: 575-523-8951.

Derrick Lee Trio with Mesilla Valley Jazz & Blues Society — 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo, Las Cruces. Cost: $10. Info: 575-640-8752.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nogal Mesa Ranchman’s Camp Meeting — All day, Ranchman Campmeeting Road, turn at MM80 off of U.S. Highway 380 or MM 7 off U.S. Highway 37, watch for signs. Four-day

TUESDAY, JULY 23

Silver City/Grant County

Advocates for Snake Preservation: The Social Lives of Snakes — 10:30-11:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City. Looks at courtship, combat and hanging out with friends in the snake world. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-3672.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 3025 U.S. Highway 180 E., Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Book launch party and performance — 6:30 p.m. at Power & Light Press by invitation only. RSVP before attending. Info: www.melaiezipin.com.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

Silver City/Grant County

Perspectives on Native American Leadership: “Trudell” — 7 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory, 11990 U.S. Highway 180. Part of the Historic Fort Bayard Summer Film Series. Info: 575-388-4477.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra Twirlers Square Dance — 5:30-8 p.m. at the Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm in T or C. Main stream and plus dancing. Info: 505-804-3842.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Nature Kids: “Rainforests” — 9 a.m. at the Museum of Nature and Science, 491 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Pre-K program. Cost: Free. Info: 575-522-3122.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Furr Ball 2019: Raise the Woof! — 6 p.m. at the Alto Lakes Country Golf and Country Club, 1 Country Club Drive, Alto. Fundraiser for the Humane Society helps continue support for the new animal shelter and adoption center building. Cost: $125. Info: www.furrball.org.

 

FRIDAY, JULY 26

Silver City/Grant County

Live Music: Amos Torres— 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Brown Bag: Art Therapy — 1:30 p.m. at the Doña Ana Arts & Cultural Center, 1740 Calle de Mercado in Mesilla. Info: 575-523-6403.

Live Music: Smokin Blue Band — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

2019 Ruidoso Art and Wine Festival — noon- 6 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive. Info: 575-257-7395.

 

SATURDAY, JULY 27

Silver City/Grant County

Hummingbird Festival — 8 a.m.-3  p.m. at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site, 12 Sage Drive, one block east of Highway 35 between mile markers 3 and 4. Info: 575-536-3333.

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon in Historic Downtown Silver City at Eighth Street between Bullard Street and the Big Ditch. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Psychic Fair — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Rock Center, 413 N. Bullard St. Info: 575-956-5200.

Fiesta Latina — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Old James Stadium, WNMU, 1000 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Exploration of Latin culture, rhythms, flavors and artisan crafts including films and talks. Info: www.fiestalatina.org.

Live Music: The Rambling Souls— 7:30 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 200 N. Bullard St. Downtown Silver City. Contemporary rock band from San Antonio, Texas. Info: 575-313-1266.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m. at 1991 White Sands Blvd., the north end of Alameda Park, next to the Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo. Info: 575-682-3323.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St., Truth or Consequences. $4 Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. At the Plaza of Las Cruces, Info: 575-805-6055.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Ruidoso Grindstone Trail Runs — 7:30 a.m. at Wingfield Park in Ruidoso. Three distances for any level trail runner available. Cost: $25-$60. Info: 575-937-7106.

2019 Ruidoso Art and Wine Festival — 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive. Info: 575-257-7395.

Deana Carter at Spencer Theater — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road in Alto. Classic country singer. Cost: $39. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

SUNDAY, JULY 28

Silver City/Grant County

Hummingbird Festival — 8 a.m.-3  p.m. at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site, 12 Sage Drive, one block east of Highway 35 between mile markers 3 and 4. Info: 575-536-3333.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

2019 Ruidoso Art and Wine Festival — 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive. Info: 575-257-7395.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Live Music: Marji Messer — 8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek, 119 N. Main St., Downtown Las Cruces. Info: 575-313-1266.

MONDAY, JULY 29

Columbus/Luna County

*Bingo for Books — 1-3 p.m. at the Columbus Library, 112 W. Broadway. Part of the children’s summer program at the library. Info: 575-531-2612.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

Alamogordo/Otero County

*The Phil Leas Writer’s Group: all writers welcome — 11:30 a.m. at Desert Lakes Golf Course, 19 Hole Restaurant, 2351 Hamilton Road in Alamogordo. Enjoy lunch together and bring some of your work to read after dining. Info: 575-585-5545.

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the Ace Hardware Parking Lot, 3025 U.S. Highway 180 E., Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Alto Artists Tour Preview Party — 5-7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts. Mescalero artist Oliver Enjady is guest artist. Info: 575-257-7395.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Dino Train: “Dimetrodon” — 9 a.m. at the Museum of Nature and Science, 491 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Pre-K program. Cost: Free. Info: 575-522-3122.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2

Alamogordo/Otero County

*Fourth Fridays — 6-9 p.m.at the Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Live music, food and craft vendors. Info: 575-439-4279.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Old Lincoln Days — 9 a.m.-all day at the Lincoln Historic Site in Lincoln. Folk pageant with reenactors portraying Bill the Kid’s Last Escape. Info: 505-681-4014.

Alto Artists Tour — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts. Self-driving art tour featuring 22 professional Alto artists showing a variety of art. Info: 575-257-7395.

The Oak Ridge Boys — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road in Alto. Four-part harmony country-gospel music. Cost: $86. Info: 575-336-4800.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon in Historic Downtown Silver City at Eighth Street between Bullard Street and the Big Ditch. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Farmers’ Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside and Cedar, Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-9375.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Farmer’s Market — 8:30 a.m. at 1991 White Sands Blvd., the north end of Alameda Park, next to the Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo. Info: 575-682-3323.

*Oliver Lee Ranch House Tour — 10-11 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, about 12 miles south of Alamogordo, take U.S. Highway 54 about 8 miles and turn east on Dog Canyon Road for 4 miles. Meet at the visitor center to check in. Info: 575-437-8284.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m. At the Plaza of Las Cruces, Info: 575-805-6055.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Old Lincoln Days — 9 a.m.-all day at the Lincoln Historic Site in Lincoln. Folk pageant with reenactors portraying Bill the Kid’s Last Escape. Info: 505-681-4014.

Alto Artists Tour — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts. Self-driving art tour featuring 22 professional Alto artists showing a variety of art. Info: 575-257-7395

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SUNDAY, AUGUST 4

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Old Lincoln Days — 9 a.m.-all day at the Lincoln Historic Site in Lincoln. Folk pageant with reenactors portraying Bill the Kid’s Last Escape. Info: 505-681-4014.

Alto Artists Tour — noon-4 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts. Self-driving art tour featuring 22 professional Alto artists showing a variety of art. Info: 575-257-7395.

 

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