Local Events

Local tourist information and events.

Concert Band of the Southwest, under the direction of David Kendrick, begins its 9th season of free concerts with An Evening in Autumn Concert Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 7pm at Cobre High School in Bayard.

Doors open at 6:30, concert begins at 7. As always, our concerts are free and open to the public. Donations for our music library are happily accepted. As we are a 501c3, please let us know if you need a donation letter for your generous contribution. 

An Evening in Autumn Concert will include United Nations March by Karl King, Fire! by Gary Gilroy, When the Spring Rain Begins to Fall by Randall D. Standridge, a medley of tunes from the 60s, Maynard Ferguson's Gospel John and more!

All Cobre graduates, especially from the first graduating class from Cobre High School in 1959, the first to attend all four years at the new school, are invited to attend the 60th Cobre High School reunion Sept. 20-22.

The schedule is below:


The 15th Annual Gila River Festival hosts the Gila River Extravaganza on Saturday, September 21 from 4 – 10 pm in Gough Park in Silver City, New Mexico.  A celebration of New Mexico’s last wild river, the event features a variety of interactive, family friendly fun, including community art projects, photo booths, chill zone, time capsule, games, food, face painting, merchandise sales, music by Las Cruces –based Caliente and Bisbee’s Auld Lang Syne, the San Carlos Apache singers and dancers, and the Fort Sill Apache dancers with the Gooday Family. The event is free.

This year’s festival calls attention to the climate crisis and explores the future of the Gila River in relation to the changing climate, as well as our responsibility to act as responsible earth stewards.

 Tuesday, October 8 – 09:00 at Ft. Bayard Historic Theater

New Mexico Arts, the state arts agency, and the Mimbres Region Arts Council will host a round table discussion in Southwestern New Mexico.

The roundtable is designed for:

· Veterans
· Members of the military and adult family
· Business, government, and healthcare leaders
· Artists and arts organizations

This roundtable is the sixth in a series of community engagement events co-hosted by New Mexico Arts and local stakeholders focusing on how the arts can be of service to veterans and military families on health and reintegration issues.


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Date: Tuesday October 1, 2019

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Grant County Community Concert Association 

Pianist Alina Kiryayeva kicks off the Grant County Community Concert Association 2019-20 season with her program called the "Modern Piano". She'll play famous classical melodies such as the William Tell Overture ( Lone Range theme), as well transcriptions of some time honored rock&roll hits. She brings great passion to her performance, making it truly an evening to remember!

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Upcoming Events

Sat Sep 21 @12:00AM
September Meeting of Permaculture Silver City Cancelled -
Sat Sep 21 @ 8:30AM -
60th Cobre High School Reunion- three day event - Fort Bayard New Deal Theater
Sat Sep 21 @ 2:30PM - 10:00PM
Gila River Extravaganza - Gough Park
Sat Sep 21 @ 7:00PM - 12:00AM
Movies at the Light Hall Theater - Light Hall Theatre
Sun Sep 22 @ 8:00AM -
60th Cobre High School Reunion- three day event - Fort Bayard New Deal Theater
Sun Sep 22 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
“From an Episcopalian Minister’s Daughter to a Unitarian Universalist Member” - Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City
Sun Sep 22 @ 2:00PM -
Movies at the Light Hall Theater - Light Hall Theatre
Mon Sep 23 @10:00AM -
Babytime Sing and Play - Silver City Public Library
Mon Sep 23 @11:00AM -
Laughter Yoga - Lotus Center
Mon Sep 23 @12:05PM - 01:00PM
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group - First Presbyterian Church