40 Days and 40 Nights

What’s going on in MARCH?

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

Silver City/Grant County

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children — 3-5 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Silver City. Info: 575-538-3672.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Ranch House Tour — 10-11:30 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Road. Info: Katherine.german@state.nm.us.

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Las Cruces International Film Festival — 7 p.m. at Allen Theaters Cineport 10, 700 S. Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces. This five-day festival features independent film screenings in multiple categories, panels and workshops. Info: lascrucesfulmfest.com.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 3

Silver City/Grant County

Ben Schlam at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Engaging local artist plays jazz piano for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Las Cruces International Film Festival — all day at Allen Theaters Cineport 10, 700 S. Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces. This five-day festival features independent film screenings in multiple categories, panels and workshops. Info: lascrucesfulmfest.com.

FRIDAY, MARCH 4

Silver City/Grant County

Farhad Arasteh at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Soulful local artist plays Spanish guitar for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Las Cruces International Film Festival — all day at Allen Theaters Cineport 10, 700 S. Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces. This five-day festival features independent film screenings in multiple categories, panels and workshops. Info: lascrucesfulmfest.com.

Alister M live music — 7 p.m. at Little Toad Creek in Downtown Las Cruces. Former Las Cruces resident performs with opening acts Travis James Manning and comedian Stephen Conn. Info: alister-m.bandcamp.com.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 5

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at Pope Street and College Avenue in Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Artisans Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 106 E. Market Street, Downtown Silver City behind the Grant County Art Guild Gallery. Info: annex@gcag.org.

Greg Renfro & Friends at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Group plays classic Americana and original folk music for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2920 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Coffee and Conversation — 9-10 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Road. Park volunteers and staff on hand to answer questions about area history, plants and wildlife. Info: Katherine.german@state.nm.us.

Ranch House Tour — 3-4:30 p.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Road. Info: Katherine.german@state.nm.us.

Jeff Carson presented by THRIVE — 7-9 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Benefit concert with country music star. Info: 575-437-2202.

+Saturday Night Standup Comedy — 8 p.m. at the Hemporium New Mexico, 700 E First St. in Alamogordo. Joe Rodriquez & Carlos Castorena bringing the laughter. Info: 575-323-1117.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Las Cruces Arts Fair — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Masks are required. Numerous offerings from local, regional and national artists will be on hand. Info: 575-523-6403.

Alister M live music — 7 p.m. at the Icebox Brewing Company, 2825 W. Picacho Ave. in Las Cruces. Former Las Cruces resident performs with opening acts Travis James Manning and comedian Stephen Conn. Info: alister-m.bandcamp.com.

Las Cruces International Film Festival — all day at Allen Theaters Cineport 10, 700 S. Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces. This five-day festival features independent film screenings in multiple categories, panels and workshops. Info: lascrucesfulmfest.com.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 6

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Las Cruces Arts Fair — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Masks are required. Numerous offerings from local, regional and national artists will be on hand. Info: 575-523-6403.

Las Cruces International Film Festival — all day at Allen Theaters Cineport 10, 700 S. Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces. This five-day festival features independent film screenings in multiple categories, panels and workshops. Info: lascrucesfulmfest.com.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra vista Trail Run — 6 a.m. at the Sierra Vista Trail. Includes 100k, 50 k and half-marathon. Registration closes March 3. Visit ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did+90577 to sign up. Info: 915-861-4054.

 

 Black Cat Poetry Reading — 1-2:30 p.m. at Ingo’s Art Café, 422 N. Broadway St. in T or C. Anyone can join the gathering and enjoy a non =critical atmosphere to listen and read poetry or prose to the group. Info: 575-202-8642.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

MONDAY, MARCH 7

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Rock & Gem Society — 6 p.m. at the T or C Civic Center Auditorium, 400 W. Fourth St. in T or C. Members should bring a stone or mineral beginning with the letter m and be prepared to share information about it. Info: 575-740-2927.

TUESDAY, MARCH 8

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Concordia Choir in Las Cruces — 7-8:30 p.m. at first Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Boutz Road, Las Cruces. Michael Culloton conducts the 69-voice a cappella Concordia Choir. Info: www.theconcordiachoir.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9

Alamogordo/Otero County

Ranch House Tour — 10-11:30 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Road. Info: Katherine.german@state.nm.us.

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Free Lecture Series: Women of the Southwest — 6 p.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 Highway 195, Elephant Butte. Will Dooley will talk about familiar woment of the past including Sadie Orchard, Magnolia Ellis and Ma Hopkins. Info: 575-744-5923.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Gemcrafters and Explorers Club AKA Las Cruces Gem & Mineral Club — 7 p.m. at the Good Samaritan auditorium, downstairs, 3011 Buena Vida Circle in Las Cruces. Masks are required to enter the building. Info: 575-635-2020.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 10

Silver City/Grant County

Game Day — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Silver City. Info: 575-538-3672.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

 

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 11

Silver City/Grant County

Art Workshop — 3-5 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Silver City. Info: 575-538-3672.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Six Appeal — 7-9 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Not your average a capella group with a repertoire spanning decades and genres. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Silver City/Grant County

Artisans Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 106 E. Market Street, Downtown Silver City behind the Grant County Art Guild Gallery. Info: annex@gcag.org.

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at Pope Street and College Avenue in Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2920 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Science Saturday — 10 a.m., at Pizza9 in the White Sands Mall, offered by the New Mexico Museum of Space History.  Presentation by the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s Education Department. Info: 575-437-2840, ext. 41132.

New York Avenue History & Ghost Tour 1900 to Present — 10:30 a.m. starting at the Roadrunner Emporium, 928 New York Ave. which was built as a bank in 1900. Led by Historian Chris Edwards. Info: 707-880-6238.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Art Hop — 6-9 p.m., downtown Truth or Consequences. Info: director@torcmainstreet.org.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Postage Stamp & Coin Show — 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave., West entrance. Five stamp and three coin dealers on hand. Info: 575-202-1937.

Classics 3 with the Las Cruces Symphony — 7:30 p.m. at Atkinson Recital Hall NMSU, 1075 N. Horseshoe St. in Las Cruces. Concert featuring For Dances from “Estancia,” Dances of Galanta, Lilia Polka and Beethoven Symphony No. 7. Info: 575-646-3709.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

Daylight Savings Time begins

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Postage Stamp & Coin Show — 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave., West entrance. Five stamp and three coin dealers on hand. Info: 575-202-1937.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 14

Silver City/Grant County

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County — 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Church, 11600 U.S. Highway 180 E. The speaker is Jim Helgert, president of Recovery Management speaking on current eents for seniors and Covid stress. Cost: Lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. Info: jimccord@yahoo.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

Alamogordo/Otero County

Ranch House Tour — 10-11:30 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Road. Info: Katherine.german@state.nm.us.

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 17

Silver City/Grant County

Future engineers — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Silver City. Info: 575-538-3672.

St. Patrick’s with Gregor McGregor at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Local artist creates festive musical flair for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 18

Silver City/Grant County

Watch “Around the World in 80 Days” — 3-5 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. Silver City. Info: 575-538-3672.

“Moths of the Gila National Forest: Update” — 7-8 p.m. via Zoom with the Gila Native Plant Society. Presentation by Ronald Parry. Free and open to the public. For info and Zoom link: email gilanative@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 19

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at Pope Street and College Avenue in Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Artisans Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 106 E. Market Street, Downtown Silver City behind the Grant County Art Guild Gallery. Info: annex@gcag.org.

“Roaring Twenties baseball along the border: Where scoundrels became stars and stars became scoundrels — 11 a.m.-noon at the Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Masks are mandatory for this WILL lunch and learn event. Lynn Bevill will reveal the motivation behind his master’s thesis research on “Outlaw Baseball Players in the Copper League circa 1925-27.” Info: 575-388-1368.

Gaye Rock at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Beloved local pianist plays and sings favorite songs for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2920 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Zach Cornell live music — 7-10 p.m. at Truth or Consequences Brewing Company, 410 N. Broadway St. in T or C. Info: 575-222-4986.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

SUNDAY, MARCH 20

Silver City/Grant County

Watering and protecting plants — 2 p.m. at 501 E. 13th St. in Silver City. Learn about irrigation techniques that work well in this climate, specifically drip irrigation and the use of ollas. Info: 575-313-5817.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Concert: Hope Springs Eternal — 3 p.m. at Atkinson Recital Hall NMSU, 1075 N. Horseshoe in Las Cruces. The Mesilla Valley Concert Band’s third concert of the season. Cost: Free. Info: mesillavalleyconcertband.org.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra Twirlers — 1-3 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. square dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

Music of our Ancestors — 6 p.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 Highway 195, Elephant Butte. Mario Portillo and singer/drummer Harold Dick will perform music of their native cultures (Mexican and Apache) and provide some background of each piece. Info: 575-744-5923.

THURSDAY, MARCH 24

Silver City/Grant County

Greg Renfro & Friends at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Group plays classic Americana and original folk music for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

 

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Alamogordo/Otero County

4th Friday at the Zoo — noon-10 p.m. at Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Live music, adult beverages and vendors. Family activities also happening from ladder ball to jumping balloons. Info: 575-437-6120.

SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Gun Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grant County Business and Conference Center. Info: 575-773-4302.

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at Pope Street and College Avenue in Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Artisans Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 106 E. Market Street, Downtown Silver City behind the Grant County Art Guild Gallery. Info: annex@gcag.org.

“The New Deal in New Mexico” — 11 a.m.-noon at the Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Masks are mandatory for this WILL lunch and learn event. Presented by Kathryn Flynn is the executive director of the National New Deal Preservation Association and lives in Sant Fe. Author of two books on the New Deal and a guide to new Deal sites in New Mexico. Info: 575-388-1368. For a Zoom link email publicity@will.community.

Angelica Padilla at Revel — 6-8 p.m. at Revel, 304 N. Bullard St. Local artist sings mariachi and more for diners. Info: 575-388-4920.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2920 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Brew at the Zoo — noon-10 p.m. at Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Enjoy craft beer and wine from across New Mexico. Fill your stomach from a variety of food vendors and visit craft vendors. Family activities also happening from ladder ball to jumping balloons. Info: 575-437-6120.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

SUNDAY, MARCH 27

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Gun Show — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Grant County Business and Conference Center. Info: 575-773-4302.

 

MONDAY, MARCH 28

Silver City/Grant County

GCCA Concert: Thalea String Quartet — 7 p.m. at the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. Group dedicated to building a new and diverse audience for chamber music through innovative programming. Cost: $20 Info: 575-538-5862.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Southern NM Wedding Expo — noon-4 p.m. at Hotel Encanto, 705 S. Telshor Blvd. Las Cruces. Info: 575-522-4300.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30

Alamogordo/Otero County

Ranch House Tour — 10-11:30 a.m. at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, 409 Dog Canyon Road. Info: Katherine.german@state.nm.us.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Carvin Jones live music — 8-11 at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Las Cruces. Blues guitarist, voted in top 50 by Guitarist Magazine. Info: 575-541-2290.

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 31

Silver City/Grant County

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

 

 

SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Glenwood/Catron County

Whitewater Mesa Fun Kite Flying Picnic — noon-5 p.m. 355 Bursum Road in Glenwood. Outdoor event in plenty of wind and no fences. Info: 575-313-1002.