40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in AUGUST?

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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3

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

Kids Craft Workshop — 10 a.m.-noon at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. Cost: $25. Info: 575-437-2202.

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Longtime 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.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4

Silver City/Grant County

“Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway” at the Silco — 1 p.m. at the Silco Theater part of the Summer Kids Movie Series. Cost: $2. Info: silcotheater.com.

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.

 “Winter in the Blood” — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 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.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5

Silver City/Grant County

First Friday at the Galleries — 5-7 p.m. Downtown Silver City presented by the Silver City Art Association. Info; silvercityart.com.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Launch Pad Lecture — 9-11 a.m. at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 2nd Floor, 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2840.

First Friday Alive After 5 — 5-8 p.m. on New York Avenue’s downtown district. Stores stay open late for some evening shopping fun.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. The classic tale as presented by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta — 7a.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 Highway 195, Elephant Butte. Info: ingo.ebbr@gmail.com.

Turtleback Mountain Music Festival — 7-11 p.m. at the Turtleback Taphouse & Grill, 101 Club House Drive, Elephant Butte. Info: 719-289-1218.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6

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.

Community Meet & Greet — 2-4 p.m. at the Silver City Museum Courtyard, 312 W. Broadway St. Silver City. Did you move during Covid? Did you miss out on meeting people? This is your chance to meet your new community, get a welcome bag and register to vote. Info: 575-538-5921.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Evening Lions Gun-Knife Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road in Alamogordo. Cost: $6. Info: 575-430-8681.

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. The classic tale as presented by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta — 7a.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, balloon glow at dusk at Turtleback Mountain Music Festival, 101 Highway 195, Elephant Butte. Info: ingo.ebbr@gmail.com.

Farmers Market — 8:30-11 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside at Cedar in T or C. Fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods and handmade items. Info: 575-894-9375.

Turtleback Mountain Music Festival — 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Turtleback Taphouse & Grill, 101 Club House Drive, Elephant Butte. Info: : 719-289-1218.

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.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Tony Orlando in Concert — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. Pop rock music icon, actor and entertainer performs. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

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, AUGUST 7

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Evening Lions Gun-Knife Show — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road in Alamogordo. Cost: $6. Info: 575-430-8681.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang — 2 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. The classic tale as presented by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

 

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Tony Orlando in Concert — 2 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. Pop rock music icon, actor and entertainer performs. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Elephant Butte Balloon Regatta — 7a.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 Highway 195, Elephant Butte. Info: ingo.ebbr@gmail.com.

Turtleback Mountain Music Festival — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Turtleback Taphouse & Grill, 101 Club House Drive, Elephant Butte. Info: 719-289-1218.

Black Cat Poetry Reading — 1-2:15 p.m. at Ingo’s Art Café, 422 N. Broadway, TorC. Join the monthly gathering and enjoy a noncritical appreciative atmosphere. Info: 575-202-8642.

 

 

MONDAY, AUGUST 8

Silver City/Grant County

Widows and Single Persons of Grant County — 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Church, 11600 U.S. Highway 180 E. The speaker is Judy Billings, Westerner’s, SW ranching history of the McMillan family. Cost: Lunch is $14. All singles are welcome. Info: jimccord@yahoo.com.

 

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

Silver City/Grant County

Author Talk/Workshop: Kris Neri — 3 p.m. at the Silver city Public Library, 515 @. College Ave. in Silver city. “Demystifying the Mystery: Lots of the best novels contain a mystery.” Info: 575-538-3672.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Ghost and History Tour — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. starting at the Roadrunner Emporium Finer Arts Gallery Antiques & More, 928 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Cost: $20. Info: 707-880-6238.

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 11

Silver City/Grant County

Grant County Art Guild Open Studio — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Grant County Art Guild Annex, 106 E. Market St. in Silver City. Bring your current art or craft project and work on it in the company of other creative people. Info: gcag.org/annex.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 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.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“Victorio Peak: One Hundred Tons of Gold or Just One Hundred Tall Tales” — 7 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road. Historian Jim Eckles speaks as part of the museum’s Culture Series. Cost: Free. Info: 575-522-4100.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 12

Alamogordo/Otero County

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. The classic tale as presented by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13

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.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 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.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. The classic tale as presented by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Farmers Market — 8:30-11 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside at Cedar in T or C. Fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods and handmade items. Info: 575-894-9375.

Second Saturday Art Hop — 6-9 p.m. Downtown Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-6673.

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.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Kathy Mattea in Concert — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. Grammy winner star and her band, music includes some of her top work including “18 Wheels and a Dozen Roses.”. Info: 575-336-4800.

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, AUGUST 14

Alamogordo/Otero County

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang — 2 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. The classic tale as presented by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: 575-437-2202.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 16

Silver City/Grant County

Author Talk/Workshop: Ron Hamm — 3 p.m. at the Silver city Public Library, 515 @. College Ave. in Silver city. Hamm will speak about his latest book, “New Mexico Heroines of the Twentieth Century: Role Models for Today.” Info: 575-538-3672.

                                                                                                                                        

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Longtime 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, AUGUST 18

Silver City/Grant County

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

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 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.

Hard Road Trio summer music camp at the Black Range Lodge — 5-9 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge, 50 Main St. Hillsboro. Acoustic guitar, songwriting, harmony vocals, individual coaching. Info: hardroadtrio.com.

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 19

Silver City/Grant County

Back Together Bash concert: Tenille Arts — 7:30 p.m. at Western New Mexico Regents Square, near where College Avenue meets E Street. Kicking off WNMU’s fall semester with Frank Ray opening for Tenille Arts. Cost: $30 advance, $35 at the gate. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Live music: Sage Gentlewing — 6-8 p.m. at Roadrunner Emporium Finer Arts Gallery Antiques & More, 928 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Has opened for shows like Clint Black and Lukas Nelson. Cost: $20. Info: 707-880-6238.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20

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.

Community Conversation: “A Taste of Home” — 11 a.m. at the Silco Theater, Denise Chávez, author of “Taco Testimony,” and its upcoming sequel “¡Delfina, Más Tacos!” will talk about food as an expression of culture. Local restauranterus join in the audience to share a taste of what food means to them. Info: 575-597-0226.

“Cultural Crossroads in Southwest New Mexico” symposium — 1-5 p.m. at the New Deal Theater, located on the grounds of Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark. The Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society hosts a day of presentations and discussions revolving around the interaction of the area’s cultures at the facility since its founding in 1866. Info: 575-388-4862.

Back Together Bash concert: La Mafia — 7:30 p.m. at Western New Mexico Regents Square, near where College Avenue meets E Street. Kicking off WNMU’s fall semester with Monica Saldivar opening for La Mafia. Cost: $30 advance, $35 at the gate. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

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Otero County Heritage Festival & Street Dance — 4-10 p.m. Downtown Alamogordo, 1100 block of New York Ave. Chile roasting and tasting, live entertainment, local vendors, children’s activities, cultural performers and street dances. Cost: $10 adults, $5 under 21. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Farmers Market — 8:30-11 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside at Cedar in T or C. Fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods and handmade items. Info: 575-894-9375.

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.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Jim Curry’s Tribute to the Music of John Denver — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. A tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage. Info: 575-336-4800.

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 Comic Con — 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. in Las Cruces. Featured guests, costume contest, booths and presentations. Info: lascrucescomiccon.org.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Las Cruces Comic Con — 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. in Las Cruces. Featured guests, costume contest, booths and presentations. Info: lascrucescomiccon.org.

Jazz with the Colin McAlister Quintet — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, Mesilla. McAlister is performing as part of the Mesilla Valley Jazz and Blues Society series. Cost: $5 for members, $10 for non-members. Info: 805-452-2789.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 24

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Longtime 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, AUGUST 25

Silver City/Grant County

Grant County Art Guild Open Studio — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Grant County Art Guild Annex, 106 E. Market St. in Silver City. Bring your current art or craft project and work on it in the company of other creative people. Info: gcag.org/annex.

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.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 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.

Deming/Luna County

Great American Duck Race — All day at McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming. Info: www.demingduckrace.com.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. Grammy Hall of Famers, this group of 6 is one of the most iconic country-folk-rock bands in American musical history. Info: 575-336-4800.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

Silver City/Grant County

Billy Townes Jazz Quartet — 7-9:30 p.m. at the WNMU Fine Arts Theater, 1102 N. Kentucky St. in Silver City. Kick-off the 2022-2023 Grant County Community Concerts Association season with a night of great jazz. Info: 575-538-5862.

 

Deming/Luna County

Great American Duck Race — All day at McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming. Info: www.demingduckrace.com.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. Grammy Hall of Famers, this group of 6 is one of the most iconic country-folk-rock bands in American musical history. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 27

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.

Silver City Gun Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grant County Business and Conference Center in Silver City. Cost: $6. Info: 575-773-4302.

Deming/Luna County

Great American Duck Race — All day at McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming. Info: www.demingduckrace.com.

Duck Race Parade — 10 a.m.-noon on the way to McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming. Info: www.demingduckrace.com.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Farmers Market — 8:30-11 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside at Cedar in T or C. Fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods and handmade items. Info: 575-894-9375.

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, AUGUST 28

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Gun Show — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Grant County Business and Conference Center in Silver City. Cost: $6. Info: 575-773-4302.

Deming/Luna County

Great American Duck Race — All day at McKinley Duck Downs, Courthouse Park, Deming. Info: www.demingduckrace.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31

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. Longtime 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.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

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.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 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.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

Silver City/Grant County

RED DOT studio tour reception — 5-7 p.m.at Light Art Space Gallery in Silver City. Enjoy classical guitar by Aaron Lewis and refreshments. Info www.silvercityart.com.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Silver City/Grant County

RED DOT studio tour — 10 a.m.-5. p.m.at various locations in Silver City. Follow the big red dots.  Info www.silvercityart.com.

37th Annual Gem and Mineral Show — 10 a.m.-5. p.m. Grant County Convention Center, 3031 US Highway 180, Silver City. Vendors, field trips, speakers and displays. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-3785.

Carnitas Musica y Mas Fiesta — 4-11 p.m. at Gough Park in Silver City. Fiesta Opens with MC Alfred Ogas and includes local and area mariachi, Tejano and more music. Info: 575-590-2352.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Lonesome Traveler in Concert — 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, Alto. Multi-media production with a cast of 6 musicians celebrating the tunes of the folk music era. Info: 575-336-4800.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

Silver City/Grant County

Carnitas Musica y Mas Fiesta — 8 a.m.-11 p.m. at Gough Park in Silver City. Fiesta Opens with MC Alfred Ogas and includes car show, line dancing, local and area mariachi, Tejano and more music. Info: 575-590-2352.

37th Annual Gem and Mineral Show — 10 a.m.-5. p.m. Grant County Convention Center, 3031 US Highway 180, Silver City. Vendors, field trips, speakers and displays. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-3785.

RED DOT studio tour — 11 a.m.-4. p.m.at various locations in Silver City. Follow the big red dots.  Info www.silvercityart.com.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5

Silver City/Grant County

37th Annual Gem and Mineral Show — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Grant County Convention Center, 3031 US Highway 180, Silver City. Vendors, field trips, speakers and displays. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-3785.

Carnitas Musica y Mas Fiesta — 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Gough Park in Silver City. Fiesta Opens with MC Alfred Ogas and includes local and area mariachi, Tejano and more music. Info: 575-590-2352.