40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What's going on in February

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 2

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.

Paint Nite: Vibrant Bouquet— 6 p.m. at the Picacho Peak Brewing Company, 3900 W. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces. Info: hello@yaymaker.com.

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.

FRIDAY, FEB. 4

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“The Colored Museum— 7 p.m. at the University Art Museum, 1308 E. University Ave. Written by George C. Wolfe and presented by the Be Group, The Colored Museum consists of 11 satirical “exhibits” of African American culture – from the depths of the Celebrity Slave Ship to the spinning heights of Harlem. Info: 575-646-2545.

Little Miss Sunshine” — 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St., Las Cruces. When 10-year-old Olive Hoover learns she is qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine contest the entire family sets off in their VW camper van for the trip from Albuquerque to California. Info: lcctnm.org.

Radium Girls” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 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.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Golden Gears Car Show — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at White Sands Mall, 3199 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-491-9804.

Gun and Knife Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo. Sponsored by the Alamogordo Evening Lions Club. Buy, sell or trade guns, knives, ammunition, military surplus, survival items, collectibles, parts, jewelry and handcrafts. Info: 575-430-8681.

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

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.

Socorro County

Community Arts Party — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Finley Gym in Socorro. Hands-on Arts Workshops for all ages for free. Food for sale by the gym and bake sale by Socorro Coop Nursery. Info: 575-835-5688.

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.

Little Miss Sunshine” — 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St., Las Cruces. When 10-year-old Olive Hoover learns she is qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine contest the entire family sets off in their VW camper van for the trip from Albuquerque to California. Info: lcctnm.org.

Radium Girls” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

SUNDAY, FEB. 6

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Story Lab: “Parts Unknown” — 1-2 p.m., at T or C Brewing Company, 410 N. Broadway, T or C. Story Lab aims to educate, inspire and build community through the artful craft of storytelling. Info: 360-628-4499.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Southern NM Cinderella Pageant-Doña Ana County — 9 a.m. at Alma d’Arte Charter school, 402 W. Court Ave. in Las Cruces. For girls and young ladies from newborn to 29 years old and boys newborn to 6 years old. Info: 850-461-9173.

Little Miss Sunshine” — 2-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St., Las Cruces. When 10-year-old Olive Hoover learns she is qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine contest the entire family sets off in their VW camper van for the trip from Albuquerque to California. Info: lcctnm.org.

Valentine’s Book Lovers Book Signing and Sale — 2-4 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Society Social Center, 3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces. The Las Cruces Writers Group is bringing 13 authors together for this event and they cover many genres from fiction to non-fiction and young adult books. Info: lascruceswritersgroup.org.

Radium Girls” — 2:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Paint Nite: Lover Birds— 7-9 p.m. at Lost Hiker Brewing Company & Taproom, 2536 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso. Info: hello@yaymaker.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 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.

 

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, FEB. 10

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Radium Girls” — 7 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 11

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Little Miss Sunshine” — 2-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St., Las Cruces. When 10-year-old Olive Hoover learns she is qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine contest the entire family sets off in their VW camper van for the trip from Albuquerque to California. Info: lcctnm.org.

Radium Girls” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 12

Silver City/Grant County

Territorial Charter Day Fun Run — 9-11 a.m. start under the Downtown Arch on Broadway Street. Approximately a 5K event, ends at the Market Street Walking Bridge. Cost: 3 cans of foods to be donated to the WNMU food pantry and Grant County Food Pantry. Info: 575-534-1700.

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 — 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. “Put Your Spin on Space Art” and learn how stars are born in a giant gas cloud, then use special spinners to create a nebula. 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.

Gerardo & Chocolate Buffet — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Cuban born guitarist Gerardo plays a dazzling array of compositions from many genres. Each ticket to this performance includes access to a decadent buffet of chocolate. Info: 575-437-2202.

Socorro County

Big Band on the Rio Grande — 7:30 p.m. at the Macey Center, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro. Playing the big band music of the past.  Info: 575-835-5688.

 

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.

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.

Pet Vaccination Clinic  — 9-11 a.m. with Action Program for Animals, 537 N. Solano Drive. Info: apalascruces.org.

Paint Nite: Love Garland — 1 p.m. at Boba Café & Cabaret, 1900 S. Espina St., Las Cruces. Info: hello@yaymaker.com.

“RON” Talk, what it takes to summit the world’s highest peaks — 2-4 p.m. at the Picacho Peak Brewing Co., 3900 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Retired mountain climber and double doctorate Dr. Ron Lautenbach talks about his personal and professional experiences in summiting the world’s highest mountain peaks. Presented by Southwest Expeditions. Info: 877-808-6877.

Little Miss Sunshine” — 2-4 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St., Las Cruces. When 10-year-old Olive Hoover learns she is qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine contest the entire family sets off in their VW camper van for the trip from Albuquerque to California. Info: lcctnm.org.

Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra’s POPS concert 7:30-9 p.m. at the Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 Horseshoe at NMSU, Las Cruces. Info: 575-646-2601.

Radium Girls” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

SUNDAY, FEB. 13

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Little Miss Sunshine” — 2-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St., Las Cruces. When 10-year-old Olive Hoover learns she is qualified for the Little Miss Sunshine contest the entire family sets off in their VW camper van for the trip from Albuquerque to California. Info: lcctnm.org.

Radium Girls” — 2:30 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. The shocking true story of female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch dials with self-luminous paint and what they had to endure when they sued their employers. Info: 575-523-1223.

Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra’s POPS concert 3-5 p.m. at the Atkinson Recital Hall, 1075 Horseshoe at NMSU, Las Cruces. Info: 575-646-2601.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 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 Melody Collins from the Museum Bookstore. Cost: Lunch is $12. All singles are welcome. Info: jimccord@yahoo.com.

TUESDAY, FEB. 15

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Paint Nite: Pop Valentine — 2 p.m. at the Bean of Mesilla, 2011 Avenida de Mesilla. Info: hello@yaymaker.com.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 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, FEB. 17

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Paint Nite: Owl Love — 6 p.m. at the Picacho Peak Brewing Company, 3900 W. Picacho Ave.., Las Cruces. Info: hello@yaymaker.com.

FRIDAY, FEB. 18

Silver City/Grant County

“Spring Blooms in the Southwest: Not Just Creosote Bush” — 7-8 p.m. via Zoom with the Gila Native Plant Society. Free and open to the public. Info and Zoom link: gilanative@gmail.com.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Kids Can Give Back Day — 8 a.m.-noon at El Caldito Soup Kitchen. An opportunity for families and children to volunteer their time helping in the community. Info: 575-527-8799.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 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.

 

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.

Cloudcroft Winter Festival — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Burro Avenue in Cloudcroft. Info: 575-682-2733.

Paint Nite: Radiant Tulips—7-9 p.m. at the Picacho Brewing Company, 902 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Info: hello@yaymaker.com.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Polar Bear Plunge 2022 — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Elephant Butte Lake Damsite Marina. An annual jump into the frigid waters of the lake. First jump is at high noon. Free chili dog lunch is served. Info: 575-894-2073.

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.

The Museum ROCKS! Gem & Mineral Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces. An event that brings together wholesale and resale dealers of cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry and jewelry-making supplies. Info: 575-522-4100.

Candle-Lit Haunted History Tour at the Courthouse— 7-9 p.m. at the old courthouse, 251 W. Amador Ave. in Las Cruces. Southwest Expeditions provides a guided, walking tour through the “Grand old Lady,” to experience firsthand the areas in the building that paranormal investigators have documented paranormal activity. Info: 877-808-6877.

SUNDAY, FEB. 20

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

The Museum ROCKS! Gem & Mineral Show — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces. An event that brings together wholesale and resale dealers of cut and uncut gemstones, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry and jewelry-making supplies. Info: 575-522-4100.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 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.

The reunion Beatles: “Get Back” — 7:30 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Las Cruces. Info: www.riograndetheatre.org.

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.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 25

Silver City/Grant County

“Let’s Rock Broadway” starring the Diamonds — 7 p.m. at the Western New Mexico university Fine Arts Center Theater. The Grant County Community Concerts Association presentation features hits from favorite Broadway musicals like “Jersey Boys,” “Grease,” “Mamma Mia” and “Motown.” Info: 575-538-5862.

Socorro County

Eileen Ivers Band — 7:30 p.m. at the Macey Center, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro. Ivers has established herself as the pre-eminent exponent of the Irish fiddle in the world today.  Info: 575-835-5688.

SATURDAY, FEB. 26

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.

 

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.

William Lee Martin Off the Leash Comedy Tour — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center of Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave., Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Deming/Luna County

CHANCES fundraiser Dinner, Dance and Art Auction — 6 p.m. at 200 Friar Santa Maria Ave. SE in Deming. Proceeds are for screening and educating women in Luna County about the dangers of alcohol and other drug use during Pregnancy. Cost $50 or $90 for two. Info: 575-694-0383.

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, FEB. 27

Alamogordo/Otero County

William Lee Martin Off the Leash Comedy Tour — 3-4 p.m. at the Flickinger Center of Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave., Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 28

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Rock & Gem Society — 6 p.m. at the T or C Civic Center Auditorium, 480 W. Fourth St. in T or C. Members should bring a stone or mineral beginning with the letter J and be prepared to share information about it. Info: 929-916-1299.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Pet Vaccine Clinic — 5-7 p.m. at 1211 Cuba Ave. in Alamogordo. Register before 4 p.m. Rabies, distemper/parvo, Bordetella, rattlesnake and cat vaccines. Info: 575-434-4343.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2

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

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

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.