40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in DECEMBER?

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1

Alamogordo/Otero County

Winter Wonderland 2022 — 4 p.m. at First American Bank, 1300 N. White Sands Blvd., in Alamogordo. Fundraiser for Boys & Girls Clubs of Otero County. Info: 575-439-9800.

 

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.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Christmas in the Park — 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wingfield Park, 300 Center Street, Ruidoso. Tree lighting, pictures with Santa, cookies, Christmas carols and more. Info: 575-257-5030.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Celtic, Folk & World music with Four Shillings Short — 7-9 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Benefit concert for St. Andrews Hospitality House. Cost: $20 adults and $15 for children. Info: 575-541-2290 or www.riograndetheatre.org.

Socorro/Socorro County

Festival of the Cranes — 7 a.m. Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge 1001 NM 1, San Antonio. Info: 575-835-1828.

 

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

Silver City/Grant County

Jingle and Mingle New Mexico Wonderland — 5-8 p.m., WNMU Regents Square.Festive seasonal celebration includes live music from Mariachi Plata de WNMU, Christmas carols, children’s activities and much more. Cost: Free. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

Live music: The Rudy Boy Experiment — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Swinging dirty blues with that true rock’n’roll feel. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

La Casa, Inc. Annual Holiday Bazaar — 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. Las Cruces. Vendors from all over the southwest, Santa Claus, cookie cupboard and a gift-wrapping station. Info: 575-526-2819.

“A Christmas Carol,” — 7:30 p.m., ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Classic Dickins tale performed by the NMSU Theatre Department students and community members. Info: theatre.nmsu.edu.

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

Socorro/Socorro County

Festival of the Cranes — 7 a.m. Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge 1001 NM 1, San Antonio. Info: 575-835-1828.

“A Christmas Carol,” — 7:30 p.m., New Mexico Tech Macey Center. Classic holiday tale. Cost $15, free for students. Info: 575-835-5688.

 

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  901 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.

Holiday Artisan Market — 10 a.m.-4 p.m.  at the Grant County Veterans Memorial & Conference Center, 3031 U.S. Hiway 180 E in silver City. Info: facebook/silvercityholidaymarket.

Silver City/Grant County

Live Music: Four Shillings Short — 7 p.m., at the unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, 3845 N. Swan St., Silver City. Traditional and original music from the Celtic lands, medieval and Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic array of instruments. Info: 575-574-2170.

Live music: Lottie & the Ohm Wreckers — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Kas Nelson, Michele Parlee and Billy Jack Dominguez team up with Nashville fiddle player Jesse Stockman. Info: 575-956-6144.

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.

Socorro/Magdalena

Walter Salas-Humara House Concert and exhibition opening — 7-10 p.m. at Kind of a Small Array gallery, 106 N. Main St. in Magdalena. Info: 210-473-9062.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade — 5:30-8 p.m., Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso. The theme this year is “Christmas in the Stars.” Info: 575-257-7395.

Festival of Lights After Party — 7-10 p.m., Wingfield Park, Ruidoso. Food, drinks, winter activities for the kid, fire pits for roasting marshmallows, an outdoor movie and Santa. Info: 575-257-7395.

Socorro/Socorro County

Festival of the Cranes — 7 a.m. Bosque Del Apache National Wildlife Refuge 1001 NM 1, San Antonio. Info: 575-835-1828.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

La Casa, Inc. Annual Holiday Bazaar — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. Las Cruces. Vendors from all over the southwest, Santa Claus, cookie cupboard and a gift-wrapping station. Info: 575-526-2819.

Friends of the Branigan Library Book Sale — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Roadrunner Room of the Branigan Library, 200 W. Picacho Ave. Info: 575-528-4000.

Elves’ Workshop at the Depot — 11 a.m.-noon at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum Depot, 351 N. Mesilla Ave. Creating winter crafts. Info: 575-528-3426.

Letters to Santa at the Depot — 2 p.m.-3 p.m. at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum Depot, 351 N. Mesilla Ave. The elves will help write letters and deliver your letters. You can pick up responses 3 days later. Info: 575-528-3426.

“A Christmas Carol,” — 7:30 p.m., ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Classic Dickins tale performed by the NMSU Theatre Department students and community members. Info: theatre.nmsu.edu.

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

Silver City/Grant County

Holiday Artisan Market — 11 a.m.-3 p.m.  at the Grant County Veterans Memorial & Conference Center, 3031 U.S. Highway 180 E in silver City. Info: facebook/silvercityholidaymarket.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

La Casa, Inc. Annual Holiday Bazaar — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. Las Cruces. Vendors from all over the southwest, Santa Claus, cookie cupboard and a gift-wrapping station. Info: 575-526-2819.

“A Christmas Carol,” — 2 p.m., ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Classic Dickins tale performed by the NMSU Theatre Department students and community members. Info: theatre.nmsu.edu.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“George Jarden’s Musical Musings of Christmastime” — 2 p.m. at George’s Living Room Stage, 3100 Karen Drive. Songs, carols, hymns and their stories. Info: for reservations text or call 676-652-7301.

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library film: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

*Distinguished Speaker Series: Graham Spanier — 7 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. Professor Emeritus of Penn State University. Cost: free. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

Live music: Brea Burns — 8-10 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Classic Honky Tonk. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7

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.

*Teen Takeover: Robots —6-8 p.m. at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Extended hours just for teens to explore hands on activities. Recommended for ages 12-17. Info: 575-532-3372.

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, DECEMBER 8

Silver City/Grant County

*Silver City Public Library program: Game Day — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

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.

*The Roaring 20s in film: “Prohibition: A Nation of Hypocrites” by Ken Burns — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

*Jeffrey Ernstoff: Exactly 63 Minutes with an Unstable American Musician — 7-9 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. American Musician. Cost: $15. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

*The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra — 7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto. Spicy New Orleans styled patriotic salute. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

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, DECEMBER 9

Silver City/Grant County

Hi Lo Silvers Christmas Concert — 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan St. in Silver City. Info: 575-388-8771.

Return of the Mischief with DJ Mischievous — 9 p.m. - midnight at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Info: 575-956-6144. 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10                                                       

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

*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 for children in grades 2-7. Info: 575-437-2840, ext. 41132.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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.

*Live Music: June Star at the Brewery — 7-10 p.m. at the Truth or Consequences Brewing Company, 410 N. Broadway St., T or C. Info: 575-297-0289.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

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

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.

Holiday Booknanza signing and sale — noon-3 p.m. at Mesilla Valley Mall. Twelve local authors will be on hand signing and selling their books. Info: www.lascruceswritersgroup.org.

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

Silver City/Grant County

Hi Lo Silvers Christmas Concert — 3 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan St. in Silver City. Info: 575-388-8771. 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 2:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 12

Silver City/Grant County

Widows and Single Persons of Grant County — 10:30 a.m. sign in at Cross Point Church, 11600 U.S. Highway 180 E. Entertainment with Randy Salars Music Program. Cost: Lunch is $14. All singles are welcome. Info: jimccord@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Robot building — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. *College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org

Alamogordo/Otero County

*Sons of the Pioneers — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave, Alamogordo. A bit of fun music with the well-known group. Info: 575-437-2202.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 3-6 p.m.  3025 U.S.-180 in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

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

“George Jarden’s Musical Musings of Christmastime” — 6 p.m. at George’s Living Room Stage, 3100 Karen Drive. Songs, carols, hymns and their stories. Info: for reservations text or call 676-652-7301.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

*Birds of Elephant Butte Lake — 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 NM-195, Elephant Butte. Presenter and bird enthusiast John Johanek describes the best places to find birds, time and what birds are to be seen. Info: 575-744-5923.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

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.

Holiday Concert with the 1st Armored Division Band from Ft. Bliss — 7 p.m. at the Western New Mexico University Fine Arts Theater. Cost: Free. Info: 575-538-5862.

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/Doña Ana County

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Create a December craft — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

SCCT Winter Gala — 5-7:30 p.m. at the Murray Hotel Ballroom, 200 W. Broadway St. in Silver City. Dinner, beer and wine, live auction, youth performances and music by the Brandon Perrault Trio. A Solver City Community Theatre event in support of Silver City Youth Theatre. Cost: $20 in advance. Info: www.silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

Mariachi Christmas Specatular — 7-9 p.m. at the WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre. Mariachi Plata de WNMU will perform live with Ballet Folklorico Paso Del Norte. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

Live music: Famous Raymos — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Covers from the 70s, 80s and 90s as well as addictive dance groove originals. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Deming/Luna County

State Park Astronomy Program — 5:10 p.m. at Rockhound State Park. Info: 575-536-2800.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17

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.

State Park Astronomy Program — 5:10 p.m. at City of Rocks State Park, at the Orion group campsite. Info: 575-536-2800.

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/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

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/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.

Munchies Festival — noon- 6 p.m. on Plaza de Las Cruces. Food, music, artists and cannabis vendors from around the stat. Info: tierna@tellabq.com.

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18

Silver City/Grant County

Live music: Michele Parlee Trio — 1-4 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“Miss Bennet Christmas at Pemberley” — 2:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Droll and delicious. Info: 575-523-1223.

“George Jarden’s Musical Musings of Christmastime” — 3 p.m. at George’s Living Room Stage, 3100 Karen Drive. Songs, carols, hymns and their stories. Info: for reservations text or call 676-652-7301.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library film: “Polar express” — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 3-6 p.m.  3025 U.S.-180 in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

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 de Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 22

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, DECEMBER 23

Silver City/Grant County

Live music: Blues Dawg — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. High-energy electric blues band. Info: 575-956-6144.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“George Jarden’s Musical Musings of Christmastime” — 6 p.m. at George’s Living Room Stage, 3100 Karen Drive. Songs, carols, hymns and their stories. Info: for reservations text or call 676-652-7301.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  901 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Pajama/Onesie party with Local Legends Travis and Adam as DJs — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Party while you get ready for Santa. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Otero County

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

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

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

“George Jarden’s Musical Musings of Christmastime” — 2 p.m. at George’s Living Room Stage, 3100 Karen Drive. Songs, carols, hymns and their stories. Info: for reservations text or call 676-652-7301.

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Minecraft — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28

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 de Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29

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, DECEMBER 23

Silver City/Grant County

Live music: Blues Dawg — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. High-energy electric blues band. Info: 575-956-6144.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  901 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

New Year’s Eve Party — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Favors, live music, midnight champagne toast and DJ dance party with DJ Mischievous. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Otero County

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

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

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