Local Events

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peter fletcher rsPeter FletcherThe Silver City Public Library is pleased to announce the return of its free concert series! Three acts will appear at the library during March and April 2018. The concerts are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library.

quebe sisters rsOn Friday, February 23, The Quebe Sisters present Western Swing and vintage country music in what promises to be a dynamite performance. The Grant County Community Concert Association sponsors the concert at 7:00 p.m. in the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. This concert received support from WESTAF, New Mexico Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

photo 1 rs"Night Walk" by Bruce Bloy,
2017 Southwest Birds Show, Best of Show.
The Grant County Art Guild announces the opening of the 5th Annual Southwest Birds Show. The subject is birds and bird-related art. Southwest New Mexico has over 362 species of birds that reside or migrate here. They are the artistic inspiration for the show which opens on March 1, 2018 at Bear Mountain Lodge in Silver City.

faith hibbs clark rsFaith Hibbs-ClarkFilm Casting Director Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA is returning to Silver City on March 7. In conjunction with Las Cruces Film Festival participation, she is offering a one-evening seminar at Western New Mexico University (WNMU) entitled "Intro to the Film Industry" https://www.facebook.com/events/371665069967124/. In 2016, Ms. Hibbs-Clark conducted a Silver City actors' workshop on successful film auditioning and gave a High School class presentation with the help of local sponsors including WNMU Cultural Affairs, Manzanita Ridge, and the Arts and Cultural District.

7th natl history symposium rsThe 7th Natural History of the Gila Symposium at Western New Mexico University is a venue for scientists, such as the student pictured here, and citizens to share information and ideas gathered from the Gila region.Silver City, NM – The 7th Natural History of the Gila Symposium is Feb. 22-24, 2018, on the Western New Mexico University Campus (1000 W. College Ave.) in Silver City. The symposium's 41 presentations and three field trips are free to attend.

Tickets for the Agatha Christie mystery "A Murder Is Announced," adapted by Leslie Darbon, are now on sale at Vickie's Eatery, 315 N. Texas, and at Morning Star, 809 N. Bullard, according to Liz Mikols, the play's producer for the Silver City Community Theatre.

"We are excited for many reasons," says Mikols. "Our mystery will be the first play on the stage that we've created in the J.C. Penney or Workshop of Carneros building in the 400 block of Bullard. The audiences will be sitting in our comfortable new chairs, and they'll be held in suspense by our first class cast."

The traditional Fall Silver City Studio Tour is transforming with the Spring season and “changing up” with an expanded Tour. Studio Artists in the Silver City area are making plans for the “Spring into Art” RED DOT Artists’ Studios Tour, May 4, 5, and 6. Kicking off the event will be a pre-tour “Spring into Art” downtown art gala at 201 Broadway on Friday May 4, from 5-8, that will feature sensational food by Duck Stop and the Honeybee Good Bakery, wine presented by La Esperanza Winery, Big Screen projected art images, and a fun $49.99 ART AUCTION.

1.98 show rsWard Rudick as A’Gusta Wind and his court, Alvaro Nunez and Kevin Montgomery.Silver City, NM (Feb 12, 2018)--ONLY the BEST Productions, Life's a Variety Show, Inc., and the Center for Gender Identity & Social Justice WNMU, present the $1.98 Show !

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Tue Oct 16 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Tue Oct 16 @10:00AM -
Family Fun Program: Tissue Paper Marigolds - Silver City Museum
Tue Oct 16 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Copper CowBelles Meeting - Grant County Extension Complex
Tue Oct 16 @12:00PM - 01:00PM
Silver City Rotary Club Lunch Meeting - WNMU Sunset Room, 2nd Floor Cafeteria
Tue Oct 16 @ 1:30PM - 03:30PM
Gilawriters Expressive Writing Group - Murray Ryan Visitor Center
Tue Oct 16 @ 2:00PM - 03:30PM
Movie and Popcorn at the Silver City Public Library - Silver City Public Library
Tue Oct 16 @ 5:30PM -
Zumba Fitness in Hurley - Hurley Community Center
Tue Oct 16 @ 5:30PM -
Weight Watchers - First Presbyterian Church
Tue Oct 16 @ 5:30PM - 06:15PM
"Loving the Haters (or at Least Learning to Cope With Them)" - Lotus Center
Tue Oct 16 @ 6:00PM -
"Fairness, Safety and Potholes: Local Issues Matter": Meet the Democrats - WNMU Miller Library