What's going on in July?

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SATURDAY, JULY 1
Grant County
Silver City Farmers Market
9 a.m.-12 p.m., 901 N. Pope St. in Silver City.
www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info

Live Music; Minda Lacy and Dan Bern
7:30 p.m. at Whiskey Creek Zócalo, 11786 U.S. Highway 180 E, Arenas Valley.
www.whiskeycreekzocalo.com

Live Music; Alex Wilkerson Trio
8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brrewert and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Otero County
Farmers Market
8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo
farmersmarketsnm.org

Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Starts at 1 p.m. at various locations on the Mescalero Apache Reservation
mescaleroapachetribe.com

Sierra County
Fireworks at Elephant Butte Lake
Dusk at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 N.M. Hwy. 195, Elephant Butte
575-744-5923
Lincoln County
Lincoln County Art Loop
10 a.m.-5 p.m. across Ruidoso and Lincoln County
www.artloop.org

Lincoln Lecture Series
Page, Screen and Song: Analyzing Billy the Kid through Media
1-2 p.m. 104 Kit Carson Road, Fort Stanton
fortstanton.org

All American Tailgate and Drone Light Show
5-10 p.m. at the White Mountain Recreation Complex, 695 Hull Road, Ruisoso
mescaleroapachetribe.com

America’s Patriotic Classics
8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto
www.spencertheater.com

Socorro County
Ralph White House Concert
7 p.m. at kind of a small array, 106 N. Main, Magdalena
hillssnyder@yahoo.com

Doña Ana County
Fourth of July Farmer’s Market
7 a.m.-noon at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovinos Drive, Sunland Park
ardovinos.com

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

Live Performance:
Le Salon
5-7:30 p.m., 130 S. Main St. Las Cruces
info@downtownbluescoffee.com

Fort Selden 50th Anniversary
6-8:30 p.m. 1280 Fort Selden Road, Radium Springs
nmhistoricsites.org/fort-selden

SUNDAY, JULY 2
Otero County
Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Starts at 1 p.m. at various locations on the Mescalero Apache Reservation
mescaleroapachetribe.com

New Mexico’s Own 44th Army Band
6 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave., Alamogordo
flickingercenter.com
Lincoln County
Lincoln County Art Loop
11 a.m.-5 p.m. across Ruidoso and Lincoln County
www.artloop.org

MONDAY, JULY 3
Grant County
American Flag painting
10-11 a.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672
Otero County
Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Starts at 1 p.m. at various locations on the Mescalero Apache Reservation
mescaleroapachetribe.com

Doña Ana County
Electric Light Parade
“Red, White and Boom”
9 p.m., begins at Apodaca Park and finishes at the Maag Softball Complex in Las Cruces
575-541-245

TUESDAY, JULY 4
Grant County
Live Music; Znora
1 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Hidalgo County
Rodeo’s 4th of July Celebration
Starts with a parade
6 p.m. at various venues in Rodeo
Otero County
Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Starts at 1 p.m. at various locations on the Mescalero Apache Reservation
mescaleroapachetribe.com

Lincoln County
Star Spangled Celebration
Live music, kids activities and fireworks
3-10 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero
socorronm.org

Socorro County
4th of July Celebration
Music, games, vendors and fireworks
noon-10 p.m. at the Socorro Rodeo and Sports Complex
socorronm.org

Doña Ana County
Desert Nights Market: July 4th Bang
5:30-9 p.m. at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovinos Drive, Sunland Park
ardovinos.com

Concert and Fireworks
6 p.m. at Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park, 3205 Arrowhead Drive, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
575-541-2550

July 4th Fireworks Celebration
6-10 p.m., Western Playland, 1249 Futurity Drive, Sunland Park
westernplayland.com

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5
Grant County
Wednesday Farmers
Market
9 a.m.-noon at Old Valley Market, 412 Highway 211 at the corner of Clark Road, in Gila
silvercityfarmersmarket.info

THURSDAY, JULY 6
Grant County
Live Music; Lauren Andino and Glenn Fryatt
Los Angeles based duo
7:30 p.m. at Whiskey Creek Zócalo, 11786 U.S. Highway 180 E, Arenas Valley.
www.whiskeycreekzocalo.com

FRIDAY, JULY 7
Grant County
First Friday Gallery Walk
5-7 p.m. downtown in Silver City.
silvercityart.com
Otero County
Launch Pad Lecture
9 a.m. at the Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo
www.nmspacemuseum.org

Doña Ana County
Garden Tour at Calhoun Flower Farms
6-8 a.m. at Calhoun Flower Farms, 86 Haasville Road, Anthony
calhounflowerfarms.com

SATURDAY, JULY 8
Grant County
Silver City Farmers
Market
9 a.m.-noon. 901 N. Pope St. in Silver City.
www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info
Bike Works Bike
maintenance
1-2:30 p.m., Pope Park, N. Pope Street, Silver City
bikeworksnm.org

Live Music; Joe Baker
5 p.m. at Adobe Springs, 614 N. Bullard St. Silver City
adobespringscafe.com

Return of the Mischief with DJ Mischievous
9 p.m.-midnight at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Luna County
Main Street Market
8-11 a.m. at the Luna County Courthouse Park, 700 S. Silver Ave. Deming
Sierra County
Second Saturday Art Hop
6 p.m. downtown Truth or Consequences
director@tocmainstreet.org
Lincoln County
Fort Stanton Live
Living history event
9 a.m.-4 p.m. 104 Kit Carson Road, Fort Stanton
fortstanton.org

Vicki Lawrence & Mama: A Two-Woman Show
at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto
www.spencertheater.com
Otero County
Alamogordo Otero
County Farmers Market
8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo
farmersmarketsnm.org.
Doña Ana County
Farmers and Crafts
Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces and along Downtown Main Street.
575-805-6055

Campfire Cooking
11 a.m. at Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Road, Radium Springs
nmhistoricsites.org/fort-selden

Movies in the Park
“Puss in Boots The Last Wish”
at dusk, Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Las Cruces
575-541-2550

SUNDAY, JULY 9
Grant County
Live Music
noon-2 p.m. at Tranquilbuzz Coffee House, 300 N. Arizona St. Silver City
575-956-6476

Live Music; Joe Baker
1-4 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Sierra County
Black Cat Poetry Reading
1 p.m. at Ingo’s Art Café, 422 Broadway St., T or C.
360-628-4499

Doña Ana County
Music in the Park
Dream Merchants
7 p.m., Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. Las Cruces
575-541-2550

MONDAY, JULY 1O
Grant County
Widows Community
Speaker Robert Lopez, retired Marine is the speaker.
10:30 sign in at Cross Point Church, 11600 U.S. Highway 180.
ileen@signalpeak.net

TUESDAY, JULY 11
Lincoln County
Live music: Sam Barlow and The Moneymakers
6-8 p.m. at the Ruidoso Public Library, 07 Kansas City Road, Ruidoso
www.ruidosolibrary.org
Doña Ana County
Beer and Bards
7 p.m. on the side patio of the Spotted Dog Brewery, corner of Avenida de Mesilla and University Avenue in Mesilla. Public readings of folk tales from the Six Celtic Nations.
575-520-1916

WEDNESDAY, JULY 12
Grant County
Wednesday Farmers
Market
9 a.m.-noon at Old Valley Market, 412 Highway 211 at the corner of Clark Road, in deGila
silvercityfarmersmarket.info

Live Music; Minda Gutter Town Four-piece, punk-rock country band
7:30 p.m. Whiskey Creek Zócalo, 11786 U.S. Highway 180 E, Arenas Valley.
www.whiskeycreekzocalo.com
Sierra County
Square Dancing
1-3 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments
575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842

Doña Ana County
Farmers and Crafts
Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces and along Downtown Main Street.
575-805-6055

“Climate Ready Trees: Planting Smarter for a Warmer Future”
Presented by Dr. Marisa Thompson
Native Plant Society Las Cruces Chapter hybrid meeting
7 p.m. in the NMSU Biology Annex, Herbarium Building, 3080 Williams Ave., Room 101
lc@npsnm.org

THURSDAY, JULY 13
Grant County
Future Forge
presentation
3-4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672
Otero County
Astronomy League
7 p.m. at the Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo
www.nmspacemuseum.org

Sierra County
Square Dancing
1-3:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C
575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842

FRIDAY, JULY 14
Lincoln County
Eddie Irving & The Classic Swing Band
Dinner Dance on Stage
6 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto
www.spencertheater.com

SATURDAY, JULY 15
Grant County
Silver City Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon. 901 N. Pope St. in Silver City
www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info

“How the West Was Used: Mythicizing the American West”
With western writer Johnny D. Boggs
Zoom available
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Silco Theater in Silver City
silvercitymuseum.org
Grant County
Live Music; The Emerald Hour
8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com

Otero County
Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market
8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo
farmersmarketsnm.org
Doña Ana County
Farmers and Crafts
Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces and along Downtown Main Street
575-805-6055

Bat Boxes
11 a.m. at Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Road, Radium Springs
nmhistoricsites.org/fort-selden

“The Little Mermaid”
With the Missoula Children’s Theatre
2:30 p.m. at Alma de’Arte Charter Hight School, 402 W. Court Ave. Las Cruces
daarts.org

Live Performance: Le Salon
5:30 p.m., 130 S. Main St. Las Cruces
info@downtownbluescoffee.com

Tequila, Taco & Cerveza Fest
5-11 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces, 100 N. Main St. Las Cruces
www.ttcfest.com

A Night of Praise concert
To benefit te World Youth Day 2023
8 p.. at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, 1240 Espina St. Las Cruces
575-523-7577

SUNDAY, JULY 16
Grant County
Live Music; Bobcat
1-4 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com

MONDAY, JULY 17
Grant County
Plant 101 with the Grant County Extension Office
10-11 a.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19
Grant County
Wednesday Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon at Old Valley Market, 412 Highway 211 at the corner of Clark Road, Gila silvercityfarmersmarket.info
Sierra County
Square Dancing
1-3 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments
575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842

Doña Ana County
Farmers and Crafts
Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces and along Downtown Main Street
575-805-6055

THURSDAY, JULY 20
Grant County
Art for Hearts
Creating art project: a teen event
3-4 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672

FRIDAY, JULY 21
Grant County
K9 Unit with the Silver City Police Department
10-11 a.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672

Live Music; Lottie & the Ohm Wreckers
8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Otero County
“Acid West” author reads
Joshua Wheeler as part of Reading Series
6-8 p.m. at the Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave. in Alamogordo
oteroarts.org
Lincoln County
Ruidoso Art and
Wine Festival
noon-6 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive.
www.ruidosonow.com

SATURDAY, JULY 22
Grant County
Silver City Farmers
Market
9 a.m.-noon. 901 N. Pope St. in Silver City
www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info

High Desert Gun Show
9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Grant County Conference Center, 3031 U.S. Hwy. 180, Silver City
gunshowtrader.com

Gala in the Garden
Fundraiser for the Commons Center For Food Security and Sustainability
6-10 p.m., 501 E. 13th St. in Silver City
thecommonsgrantcounty.org

Live Music; Flicker
8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Socorro County
Mental Health Paint Party
2-3 p.m. at the Socorro Public Library, 401 Park St., Socorro
www.adobelibrary.org

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

Boy Band Review
7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave., Alamogordo
flickingercenter.com
Lincoln County
Photography Tour at
Fort Stanton
10 a.m.-noon p.m. 104 Kit Carson Road, Fort Stanton
fortstanton.org

Ruidoso Art and
Wine Festival
10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive.
www.ruidosonow.com

Ricky Nelson
Remembered
8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto
www.spencertheater.com

Flashlight Tour at
Fort Stanton
8-10 p.m. 104 Kit Carson Road, Fort Stanton
fortstanton.org
Doña Ana County
Farmers and Crafts
Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces and along Downtown Main Street
575-805-6055

Ranger-guided tour:
Riparian areas
11 a.m. at Fort Selden 1280 Fort Selden Road, Radium Springs
nmhistoricsites.org/fort-selden

Movies in the Park
“Sonic the Hedgehog 2”
at dusk, Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Las Cruces
575-541-2550

SUNDAY, JULY 23
Grant County
High Desert Gun Show
9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Grant County Conference Center, 3031 U.S. Hwy. 180, Silver City
gunshowtrader.com
Lincoln County
Ruidoso Art and
Wine Festival
11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive.
www.ruidosonow.com

Doña Ana County
Music in the Park
Fungi Mungle and Mango Cakes
7 p.m., Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. Las Cruces
575-541-2550

TUESDAY, JULY 25
Doña Ana County
Beer and Bards
7 p.m. on the side patio of the Spotted Dog Brewery, corner of Avenida de Mesilla and University Avenue in Mesilla. Public readings of folk tales from the Six Celtic Nations, Las Cruces
575-520-1916

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26
Grant County
Wednesday Farmers
Market
9 a.m.-noon at Old Valley Market, 412 Highway 211 at the corner of Clark Road, in Gila
silvercityfarmersmarket.info

Doña Ana County
Farmers and Crafts
Market
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Plaza de Las Cruces and along Downtown Main Street.
575-805-6055

THURSDAY, JULY 27
Grant County
K9 Unit with the Silver City Police Department
10-11 a.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672
Otero County
*New York Avenue District Art and Murals Walk
1 p.m. starting at Roadrunner Emporium, 928 New York Ave.
cedwards121788@icloud.com

FRIDAY, JULY 28
Grant County
End of summer Party
Featuring the Big Ditch Crickets
2-3:360 p.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave., Silver City
575-538-3672

Live Music; Silver City Jazz Quintet
8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com
Otero County
Stuff the Bus School
Supply drive
10 a.m-6 p.m. at Walmart Super Center, Alamogordo
575-437-8409

Fourth Friday
Family-friendly night of live music
6 p.m. at the Griggs Sports Complex, 3000 N. Florida Ave., in Alamogordo
jsides@ci.alamogordo.nm.us
Lincoln County
“King Arthur’s Quest”
Missoula Children’s
Theatre production
7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto
www.spencertheater.com

Doña Ana County
Summertime on the Farm
Ice cream making, plant sale and much more
4-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces
nmfarmandranchmuseum.org
SATURDAY, JULY 29
Grant County
Silver City Farmers
Market
9 a.m.-12 p.m., 901 N. Pope St. in Silver City.
www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info

Hummingbird Festival
8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site
mimbrescultureheritagesite.org

Live Music; Songwriter’s Showcase
Showcase songs you’ve been working on
7:30 p.m. Whiskey Creek Zócalo, 11786 U.S. Highway 180 E, Arenas Valley.
www.whiskeycreekzocalo.com

Live Music; Stoney
Blue Fish
1 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St., Silver City
littletoadcreek.com

Luna County
2023 Salsa Festival
1-10 p.m. at the Luna County Courthouse Park, 700 S.
Silver Ave. Deming.
demingtrue.com
Otero County
Farmers Market
8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo
farmersmarketsnm.org

Stuff the Bus School Supply drive
10 a.m-3 p.m. at Walmart Super Center, Alamogordo
575-437-8409
Lincoln County
Doug Stone and the Stoned Age Band
8 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto
www.spencertheater.com

Doña Ana County
Grden Tour at Calhoun Flower Farms
8-9:15 a.m. at Calhoun Flower Farms, 86 Haasville Road, Anthony
calhounflowerfarms.com

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

Live Performance:
Le Salon
7-9 p.m., 130 S. Main St. Las Cruces
info@downtownbluescoffee.com

Movies in the Park
at dusk, Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Las Cruces
575-541-2550

SUNDAY, JULY 30
Grant County
Hummingbird Festival
8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mimbres Culture Heritage Site
mimbrescultureheritagesite.org
Otero County
Guided Tour of Mescalero and Three Rivers Mission Churches
11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. starting at St. Joseph Apache Mission, 636 Mission Road, Mescalero
nuevo-mexico-profundo.com

Doña Ana County
Music in the Park
Dream Merchants and Daniel Sanchez
7 p.m., Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. Las Cruces
575-541-2550

Southern New Mexico July events


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