40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in NOVEMBER?

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library film: “It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Deming/Luna County

Dia de las Muertas — 5-9 p.m. at Tree’s Like across from Starmax, 300 N. Country Club Road, Deming. Hosted by Western New Mexico University. Info: 575-546-6556.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Silver City/Grant County

The Roaring 20s in film: “The Untouchables” with Kevin Costner as Elliot Ness — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Black Opry Revue — 7-9 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. Country music artists. Cost: $15. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

Film: “Cairo Station” — 7-9 p.m. at the Silco Theater, 311 W. Bullard St. Silver City. (Egypt, 1958) The interweaving of various mini-plots around Cairo’s central train station. Info: 575-956-6198.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Silver City/Grant County

Future Engineers at the Silver City Public Library — 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

Performance: “The Giver” — 7 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. A Silver City Community Theatre Youth Project presentation. A play about a 12-year-old boy chosen to be “Receiver of Memory” in a utopian society. Info: 575-313-5891.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Launch Pad Lecture — 9-11 a.m. at the Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001, Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2840, ext. 41132.

“Young Frankenstein” — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave, Alamogordo. Live performance by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: alamogordomusictheatre.org.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

A Christmas Affair — 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, 88345. One-stop shop for Christmas need and pictures with Santa too. Info: 575-258-5445.

The Magic of Rob Lake — 7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto. Original illusions uniquely presented as storytelling. Info: 575-336-4800.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

*Film: “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” — 7:30 p.m. at the Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla. Runs through Oct. 13. Info: mesillavalleyfilm.org.

 

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Silver City/Grant County

All Souls Trail Race — 9 a.m. on Boston Hill trails, 7:30 a.m. registration at Spring Street Park. Quarter marathon, solo or part of a 2-person relay team. Info: 575-574-2902.

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

Wine Women Wearables & More Show — 10 a.m-5 p.m. at Whiskey Creek Zocalo, 11786 Hwy 180 E, Arenas Valley. Hand-crafted shopping extravaganza. Info: melaniezipin@gmail.com.

Blues for Polio — 5:30 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. concert at Western New Mexico University Light Hall Auditorium. Local Blues artists play for this fundraiser hosted by the Silver City Rotary Club. Info: 575-537-5988.

Performance: “The Giver” — 7 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. A Silver City Community Theatre Youth Project presentation. A play about a 12-year-old boy chosen to be “Receiver of Memory” in a utopian society. Info: 575-313-5891.

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 for a night of dance music variety. 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.

“Young Frankenstein” — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave, Alamogordo. Live performance by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: alamogordomusictheatre.org.

 

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.

Renaissance ArtsFaire — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. in Las Cruces. The theme this year is Travelers in Time. Cost: $10. Info: 575-523-6403.

Saturday Family Science: Bubbles — 10-11 a.m. at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Learn about surface tension and elasticity while experimenting with bubbles. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Info: 575-532-3372.

Fort Selden: Native Plants of the Chihuahuan Desert — 11 a.m.-noon at historic site in Radium Springs (Exit 19 off Interstate 25). Info: 575-526-8911.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

A Christmas Affair — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, 88345. One-stop shop for Christmas need and pictures with Santa too. Info: 575-258-5445.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Silver City/Grant County

Wine Women Wearables & More Show — 10 a.m-5 p.m. at Whiskey Creek Zocalo, 11786 Hwy 180 E, Arenas Valley. Hand-crafted shopping extravaganza. Info: melaniezipin@gmail.com.

Performance: “The Giver” — 2 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. A Silver City Community Theatre Youth Project presentation. A play about a 12-year-old boy chosen to be “Receiver of Memory” in a utopian society. Info: 575-313-5891.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

“Young Frankenstein” — 2 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave, Alamogordo. Live performance by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: alamogordomusictheatre.org.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Black Cat Poetry Reading — 1-2:15 p.m. at Ingo’s Art Café, 422 N. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Info: BlackCatPoetsNM@gmail.com.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

A Christmas Affair — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, 88345. One-stop shop for Christmas need and pictures with Santa too. Info: 575-258-5445.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Renaissance ArtsFaire — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. in Las Cruces. The theme this year is Travelers in Time. Cost: $10. Info: 575-523-6403.

George Lopez Hi! Comedy Tour — 7 p.m. at the Pan American Center, 1810 E. University Ave., Las Cruces. Info: 575-646-1420.

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8

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

*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.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9

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, NOVEMBER 10

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, NOVEMBER 11

Silver City/Grant County

Performance: “The Giver” — 7 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. A Silver City Community Theatre Youth Project presentation. A play about a 12-year-old boy chosen to be “Receiver of Memory” in a utopian society. Info: 575-313-5891.

Live music: Hans Gruber & the Die Hards — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Furious blast of energy and chaos. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Christmas Craft Fair Fundraiser — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Patrons Hall 1106 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Vendors inside and outside, crafts for the kids and a DJ providing tunes. Info: 575-437-2202

“Young Frankenstein” — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave, Alamogordo. Live performance by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: alamogordomusictheatre.org.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee — noon-5 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, 88345. More than 80 local merchants and a food court, Santa Room and storytelling. Info: 575-258-5445.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12                                                      

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.

F!ght L!ke a G!rl — 9 a.m.-noon at Gough Park in Silver City. Run/walk fundraiser event. F!ight l!ke aG!rl is a group of women spreading awareness of injustice. Info: 575-313-5872, 575-313-2154, 575-574-7745.

Performance: “The Giver” — 7 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. A Silver City Community Theatre Youth Project presentation. A play about a 12-year-old boy chosen to be “Receiver of Memory” in a utopian society. Info: 575-313-5891.

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.

Christmas Craft Fair Fundraiser — 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Patrons Hall 1106 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Vendors inside and outside, crafts for the kids and a DJ providing tunes. Info: 575-437-2202.

Cowboys for Cancer Research Benefit Concert — 6 p.m. at 575 Brewing Company, 234 W. 8th St., Alamogordo. Featuring American Western music singer-songwriter Brenn Hill. Silent auction from 6-8 p.m. Info: 575-585-2726.

“Young Frankenstein” — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave, Alamogordo. Live performance by Alamogordo Music Theater. Info: alamogordomusictheatre.org.

El Paso

Laura Tate Benefit Concert — 7:30 p.m. at the El Paso Community Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon in El Paso. Cost: $50. Info: epcf.org/lauratate.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Veterans Day Car Show — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Albert J. Lyon Events Center, 2953 S. Broadway, T or C. Info: 575-740-1004.

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.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, 88345. More than 80 local merchants and a food court, Santa Room and storytelling. Info: 575-258-5445.

 

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.

Fort Selden Ranger-Guided Tour — 11 a.m.-noon at historic site in Radium Springs (Exit 19 off Interstate 25). Explore 1,400 years of history. Info: 575-526-8911.

Artist Talk: Margaret Berrier — 5-8 p.m. at 2250 Calle de San Albino. Berrier will hold a jewelry-making talk and demonstration. Info: haikulife3@gmail.com.

Ghost Stories around the campfire — 6:30-10:30 p.m. at Leasburg Dam State Park, 12712 State Park Road, Radium Springs. Info: 575-524-4068.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Silver City/Grant County

Performance: “The Giver” — 2 p.m. at the Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. A Silver City Community Theatre Youth Project presentation. A play about a 12-year-old boy chosen to be “Receiver of Memory” in a utopian society. Info: 575-313-5891.

 

Deming/Luna County

Southwest New Mexico State Fair — Held at, 41 Raymond Reed Blvd. in Deming. Info: 575-543-8477.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, Ruidoso, 88345. More than 80 local merchants and a food court, Santa Room and storytelling. Info: 575-258-5445.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Bread & Puppet at Hot Springs Glamp Camp — 6 p.m., 675 S. Foch St., T or C. Theatrical spectacular show for all ages. Info: 860-918-0850.

 

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14

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, NOVEMBER 15

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library film: “The Bad Guys” — 3:30-5:30 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, NOVEMBER 16

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.

 

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, NOVEMBER 17

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.

Juan Carmona: Flamenco Guitar — 7-9 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. Cost: $15. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

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.

Live Music: Bryan Bielanski Liveat the Brewery — 6-10 p.m. at the Truth or Consequences Brewing Company, 410 N. Broadway St., T or C. Info: 575-297-0289.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Silver City/Grant County

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

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.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Fanny Mendelssohn String Quartet — noon-1 p.m. at Rio Bravo Fine Art, 110 N. Broadway St. T or C. A musical program consisting of a selection of Bach and Bartok and Kodaly Serenade Op. 12. Cost: $15. Info: scacnewmexico@gmail.com.

 

Deming/Luna County

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

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Artist Talk: Margaret Berrier — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2250 Calle de San Albino. Berrier, Agave Artist of the Month, will discuss her silver jewelry inspiration and methods. Info: haikulife3@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 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.

“Frontier Justice and the Early Courtrooms of Grant County” — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Historian Doug Dinwiddie talks about how local laws and justice shape modern life. Info: 575-538-5921.

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

Live music: Znora — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Danceable covers from the 70s-90s. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

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.

HomeGrown: New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces. About 60 vendors representing a variety of food and beverage companies from around the state. Info: 575-522-4100.

STEAMpunk: Domingo Santo Liotta surgeon — 10-11 a.m. at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Liotta pioneered heart surgery and developed the first artificial heart for humans. Learn about the anatomy of the heart by dissecting a sheep’s heart. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Info: 575-532-3372.

Fort Selden Ranger-Guided Tour — 11 a.m.-noon at historic site in Radium Springs (Exit 19 off Interstate 25). Explore 1,400 years of history. Info: 575-526-8911.

El Paso

Las Artistas: Art & fine crafts show — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 E. Mills Ave. More than 100 exhibiting artists. Cost: $10, free for under 12. Info: www.lasartistas.org.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Las Cruces/Mesilla

HomeGrown: New Mexico Food Show & Gift Market — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces. About 60 vendors representing a variety of food and beverage companies from around the state. Info: 575-522-4100.

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22

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, NOVEMBER 23

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, NOVEMBER 24

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, NOVEMBER 25

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Artist Talk: Margaret Berrier — 2-5 p.m. at 2250 Calle de San Albino. Berrier, Agave Artist of the Month, will discuss her silver jewelry inspiration and methods. Info: haikulife3@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 26

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.

Lighted Christmas Parade — 7 p.m. in Downtown Silver City. The judges will be located at The Hub and Raul Turrieta is the emcee. Info: www.silvercitymainstreet.com.

Live music: Men from Mars — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Indi garage rock band from Las Cruces. 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.

Teo Gonzalez and Rogelio Ramos with DG Kage — 4-11 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Get ready to laugh the night away. Info: 575-464-7777.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Party on the Mountain at Ski Apache — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ski Apache, 1286 Ski Run Road, Alto. Food, entertainment and drawings as Ski Apache kicks off the ski season. Info: 575-464-3600.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Holiday Makers Market — 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Drive, Sunland Park, NM. Live music, special visit of Santa Claus in Santa Land, more than 60 vendors. Info: 575-589-0653 (X6) or ardivinos.com.

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.

Animal Encounters — 11 a.m.-noon at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Get up close and personal with the reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates of the Nature Center. Info: 575-532-3372.

Fort Selden: Campfire Cooking — 11 a.m.-noon at historic site in Radium Springs (Exit 19 off Interstate 25). Info: 575-526-8911.

Artist Talk: Margaret Berrier — 2-5 p.m. at 2250 Calle de San Albino. Berrier, Agave Artist of the Month, will discuss her silver jewelry inspiration and methods. Info: haikulife3@gmail.com.

Manneheim Steamroller Christmas — 7:30-11:30 p.m. at the Pan American Center, 1810 E. University Ave., Las Cruces. Info: 575-646-1420.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27

Silver City/Grant County

Live music: Jason Dea West — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. American troubadour. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Christmas Tree Lighting at the Inn of the Mountain Gods — 1-6 p.m. at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Photos with Santa, cookies, hot cocoa and a Barns & Noble Pop-Up store. Info: 575-464-7777.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30

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

Water, a Precious Rexource — 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 NM-195, Elephant Butte. Dr. Holly Brause discusses declining levels of Sierra County’s waterways, water’s role in agriculture and methods of water conservation. Info: 575-744-5923.

 

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 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.

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

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.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

Silver City/Grant County

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

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.

 

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.

 

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. Hiway 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.