40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in SEPTEMBER?

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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

Silver City Public Library program: Future Engineers — 3-5 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. LEGO play for young folk. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

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.

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

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/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.

Fairy Garden Stroll — 2-5 p.m. 200 Fox Ave. facing Wren just down from the Lodge in Cloudcroft. Experience scents, sights and sounds of Cloudcroft. Info: 361-557-1960.

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.

Melodrama: “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” — 7:30 p.m. at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Presented by the Cloudcroft Light Opera Company. Cost: free. Info: www.facebook.com/CloudcroftLightOperaCo/

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

Silver City/Grant County

Gila Monster Loop Challenge — 8:15 a.m.-September 4th, 5 p.m. at Gough Park in Silver City.. Info: www.meetup.com/bikegaba/events/284540832/

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

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.

Live music: Alex Wilkerson & his Band — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Combining aspects of shoegaze, psychedelic rock and bedroom pop, Wilkerson writes atmospheric and honest music. 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.

Melodrama: “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” — 7:30 p.m. at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Presented by the Cloudcroft Light Opera Company. Cost: free. Info: www.facebook.com/CloudcroftLightOperaCo/

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Hillsboro Street Market — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Downtown Hillsboro, U.S. Hwy 152. Local vendors selling art playing music and offering local food options. Info: rioabajorio.nm@gmail.com.

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.

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.

Harvest Wine Festival — noon-6 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Wine tasting, grape stomping, live entertainment, vendors and more. Info: 575-649-8994.

“Symbols of New Mexico” artist talk — 5:30 p.m. at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Painter and printmaker Victoria Chick speaks about her art and collections. Info: 575-541-2217.

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.

Live music: Joe Neri & Blues Dawg — 5-8 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. High-energy electric blues band. Info: 575-956-6144.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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.

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County
Labor Day Hoopla — 1-4 p.m. at Zenith Park in Cloudcroft. Info Ice cream and pie contest. Info: 575-768-2733.

Melodrama: “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” — 7:30 p.m. at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Presented by the Cloudcroft Light Opera Company. Cost: free. Info: www.facebook.com/CloudcroftLightOperaCo/

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Harvest Wine Festival — noon-6 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Wine tasting, grape stomping, live entertainment, vendors and more. Info: 575-649-8994.

 

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.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Harvest Wine Festival — noon-6 p.m. at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Wine tasting, grape stomping, live entertainment, vendors and more. Info: 575-649-8994.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6

Silver City/Grant County

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

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.

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 8

Silver City/Grant County

Women in the Arts Lecture — 6 p.m. at the Light Hall Theater, Western New Mexico University. 1000 W. College Ave in Silver City. Linda Joanou, metal artist, speaks about her “Beyond Metal” exhibit at the McCray Gallery. Info: art.wnmu.edu.

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: Ken Burns’ “Prohibition: A Nation of Drunkards” — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Filmmaker to introduce Screening of “Eden” in Silver City — 7:30 p.m. at the Light Hall Theater, Western New Mexico University. 1000 W. College Ave in Silver City. Info: elisedurant.com/eden

 

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 9

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.

Book signing: Heather Ashbury — 4-6 p.m. at SWAG Books and More, 409 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Ashbury is an urban fantasy/shifter author and will be signing copies of her second book in the series “More Than Human.” Info: 575-654-7405.

Live music: Alex Wilkerson & his Band — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. A fierce blend of soul, folk and blues. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Otero County

“Yesterday: The Beatles Tribute” — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 N. New York Ave. Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

The Great Southwest Star Party — Held at Sunspot Solar Observatory, 3001 Visitor Center Road, Sunspot. Info: 575-437-2840.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Pickamania live music celebration — 6-9 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, NM.  Rooster Blackspur and Wil Maring & Robert Bowlin kick off the festival with folk and bluegrass. Info: www.sierracountyarts.org.

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.

 575-388-1350.

Upper Mimbres Volunteer Fire & Rescue Annual Pancake Breakfast & Bake Sale  — 9 a.m.-12 p.m. at Upper Mimbres Volunteer Fire, 3072 NM-35, Mimbres, NM Info: grantcountynm.gov/event/upper-mimbres-volunteer-fire-rescue-annual-pancake-breakfast-bake-sale.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Water Boogie — 8 a.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 NM Hwy 195, Elephant Butte. Good food drinks and boogie fun. Info: 575-744-5923.

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.

Pickamania live music celebration — 4-9 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, NM.  The Hard Road Trio; Peter McLaughlin & Chris Brashear; Crary, Evans & Barnick; and a final Super Jam with the Bluegrass all-stars. Info: www.sierracountyarts.org.

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.

 

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.

Full Moon Sound Bath in the White Sands — 7 p.m. at White Sands National Park, 19955 US Hwy 70.  Info: 575-479-6124.

 

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.

2022 Health and Business Expo — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Business exhibitors include dental, medical providers, hospitals, specialty service clinic, family medical clinics and a variety of live entertainment, trainings and demonstrations. Info: 575-524-1968.

Artist talk: Emmitt Booher and Louis Ocepek — 2 p.m. at UnSettled Gallery, 905 N. Mesquite in Las Cruces. They will discuss photography and their inspiration behind the current show “Affinities & Digressions.” Inof: haikulife3@gmail.com.

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Water Boogie — 8 a.m. at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, 101 NM Hwy 195, Elephant Butte. Good food drinks and boogie fun. Info: 575-744-5923.

Pickamania live music celebration — noon-3:30 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, NM.  The Coyote’s Lunch, Big Ditch Crickets and Traditionales close the festival with a variety of folk music. Info: www.sierracountyarts.org.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“My Artsy Summer” — 2-4 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Society’s Creative Arts room, 3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces. The NM Watercolor Society Southern Chapter invites everyone to bring paintings or sketchbooks they’ve created over the summer. Info: nmwatercolorsociety.org.

 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12

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.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Movie Day, “Pan” — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

The Roaring 20s in film: “The Great Gatsby” with Robert Redford — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

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.

“Walking With Herb” movie debut — 6:30-9:30 p.m. at WNMU Light Hall Theater with a special dinner available at 4:30 p.m. This event is part of the Southwest Word Fiesta’s Fall opening series of events. Special guests are author Joe Bullock and director Ross Marks. Cost: the movie is free and dinner tickets can be purchased. Info: presrub@gmail.com.

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 16

Silver City/Grant County

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

 

Book signing: Kris Neri and Mike Orenduff — 5-7 p.m. at SWAG Books and More, 409 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Orenduff is the author of “The Pot Thief “Murder Mystery series and Neri has authored humorous murder mysteries, the most recent of which is “Hopscotch Life.” Info: 575-654-7405.

Live music: Modern Natives — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. High-energy trio from Florida featuring raunchy bass lines, audacious guitar and a melting pot full of vocals. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

White Sands Balloon and Music Festival — 6 p.m. at Ed Brabson Balloon Park, 700 Lavelle Road, in Alamogordo. Music with Justin Kemp, Curtis Grimes and Giovannie & The Hired Guns. Info: balloonmusicfestival.com

Melodrama: “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” — 7:30 p.m. at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Presented by the Cloudcroft Light Opera Company. Cost: free. Info: www.facebook.com/CloudcroftLightOperaCo/

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

Virtual New Mexico

Lunafest — 7 p.m. virtual film festival. A program of short films that empower and inspire. Ticket sales benefit Soroptimist International of Las Cruces and its programs to educate women and girls. Cost: $15. Info: silcnm.org.

 

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.

Live Music: Mesa-Yakushev classical duo  — 7 p.m. at the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. Cellist Thomas Mesa and pianist Ilya Yakushev play a Grant County Community Association season special. Cost: $20. Info: 575-538-5862.

Live music: Flicker, A One-Man Band — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. You never knew you could bang your head to one accordion and 13 limbs of fury. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

White Sands Balloon and Music Festival — 7 a.m. at Ed Brabson Balloon Park, 700 Lavelle Road, in Alamogordo. Begins with mass ascension at 7 a.m. and music at 2 p.m.. Info: balloonmusicfestival.com

Lumberjack Days — 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at Zenith Park on the James Canyon Highway in Cloudcroft. Fall art show and lumberjack activities. Info: 575-682-2733.

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.

Melodrama: “Blazing Guns at Roaring Gulch” — 7:30 p.m. at the Zenith Park Pavilion in Cloudcroft. Presented by the Cloudcroft Light Opera Company. Cost: free. Info: www.facebook.com/CloudcroftLightOperaCo/

 

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

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

Car Show — 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. in Las Cruces. Fundraiser for the Las Cruces Transplant Group. Info: 575-649-7814.

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.

Diez y Seis de Septiembre — All day at the Old Mesilla Plaza, 2372 Calle de Principal in Mesilla. Info 575-524-3262.

Bands of America — 9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. at Aggie Memorial Stadium, 1810 E. University Ave. Las Cruces. Marching band regional championships. Info: marching.musicforall.org/event/lascruces22/.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

White Sands Balloon and Music Festival — 7 a.m. White Sands National Park. Balloon launch pending permit and weather permitting.  Info: balloonmusicfestival.com

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Diez y Seis de Septiembre — All day at the Old Mesilla Plaza, 2372 Calle de Principal in Mesilla. Info 575-524-3262.

                                                                                                                                        

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.

Socorro/Magdalena

House Concert: Paper Moon, Solstice —7:30-9:30 p.m. at Kind of a Small Array gallery, 106 N. Main St. in Magdalena. Info: 210-473-9062.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

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.

Gila River Festival — 6 p.m. begins with Keynote presentation with Leeanna Torres at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center Auditorium, followed by Gili Yalo concert at 7 p.m. in the WNMU Gardens at Light Hall. Info: gilariverfestival.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: “The Gold Rush” starring Charlie Chaplin — 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.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Otero County Fair and Rodeo — 5 p.m. at the Otero County Fair Grounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo. Info: oterocountyfair.com.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

Silver City/Grant County

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

Gila River Festival — 6 p.m. begins with panel discussion moderated by Alex Mares at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center Auditorium. Info: gilariverfestival.org.

Gecko Duo Returns to Adobe Springs Cafe — 5-8 p.m. at Adobe Springs Cafe, 614 N. Bullard St, Silver City. Info: allevents.in/org/rockin-blue-geckos/13416356.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Otero County Fair and Rodeo — all day at the Otero County Fair Grounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo. Info: oterocountyfair.com.

 

The Great Southwest Star Party — Held at Sunspot Solar Observatory, 3001 Visitor Center Road, Sunspot. Info: 575-437-2840.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24

Silver City/Grant County

Gila River Festival — All day presentations and workshops. Info: gilariverfestival.org.

Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at San Lorenzo Elementary School, 2655 NM-35, Hanover. Info: mvhal.org/harvest-fest/.

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

Live Music: Joey & The Cruisers — 6-9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall, 3845 N. Swan St. in Silver City. Oldies but goodies rock-n-roll band with Joey Neri, Davey Zaborac, Ricky Spiegel and Teddy Whittemore. Cost: by donation with proceeds going to the UU Social Justice Committee. Info: uufellowshipofsilvercity@gmail.com.

Live music: Lottie & the Ohm Wreckers — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Silver City’s own team up with Nashville fiddle player Jesse Stockman to provide a night of dance music. 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.

The Great Southwest Star Party — Held at Sunspot Solar Observatory, 3001 Visitor Center Road, Sunspot. Info: 575-437-2840.

Otero County Fair and Rodeo — All day at the Otero County Fair Grounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road, Alamogordo. Info: oterocountyfair.com.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Portal Irish Music Week concert — 7 p.m. at the Black Range Lodge in Kingston, NM.  The instructors of this traditional Irish music camp hold a free public concert. Info: www.portalmusicweek.com.

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.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

Silver City/Grant County

Gila River Festival — All day presentations and workshops. Info: gilariverfestival.org.

The Beauty of Land and Water Workshop,— 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Light Art Space, 209 W. Broadway St., Silver City Info: www.silvercityart.com/calendar.

Alamogordo/Otero County

The Great Southwest Star Party — Held at Sunspot Solar Observatory, 3001 Visitor Center Road, Sunspot. Info: 575-437-2840.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

Silver City/Grant County

“Strong New Mexico Women,” with Dr. Ron Hamm — Noon-1 p.m. at the WNMU Global Resource Center/ABC Room, at 12 and Kentucky streets. A WILL lunch and learn program where Hamm will present highlights from his recent book. Open for Zoom. Info: 575-388-1368.

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.

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 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.

The Roaring 20s in film: “Inherit the Wind” starring Spencer Tracy— 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.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

Silver City/Grant County

DJ music: DJ Mischievous — 9 p.m.-midnight at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Certified track killer and hip-hop enthusiast. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER, 1

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.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

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

Apple Festival — 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Nichols Ranch, 236 Cottonwood Canyon, 7 miles East of La Luz. Info: nicholsranchandorchards.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.

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER, 2

Alamogordo/Otero County

Apple Festival — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Nichols Ranch, 236 Cottonwood Canyon, 7 miles East of La Luz. Info: nicholsranchandorchards.org.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

 

 

 

 

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