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The SW Women's Fiber Arts Collective (SWFAC) will have a pop-up fiber arts sale on Friday and Saturday, October 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. next to Soul River Gallery located at 400 N. Bullard St. This is a great opportunity to purchase high quality fiber art locally. Everything is handmade by members skilled in their particular fiber art including quilting, silk painting, felting, weaving, knitting and more. Each item is handmade and unique. Come by and treat yourself to something special!

This is the second Pop-up gallery held this year and will be a preview of the expansive Holiday Fiber Art Sale coming up November 23 and 24 at the Grant County Conference Center. That show will feature many fiber artisans from the region.

By Cheryl Thornburg

The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and the community of Glenwood, are hosting an 80th Anniversary Celebration and free* Fall Fishing and Outdoor Education Fiesta for the Glenwood Fish Hatchery.

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El Refugio, Inc. invites YOU to participate and SUPPORT Domestic Violence Awareness Month by wearing purple during the month of October and sharing your STANCE on domestic violence to family, friends, co-workers, etc.

El Refugio, Inc. invites YOU to stand with us on the following dates:
October 1, 2018 – 9:00 a.m., DV Awareness Month Proclamation, will be held at the Silver City Women’s Club, 1715 Silver Heights Blvd. Lighting of the Candle ceremony will take place.

The Republican Part of Grant County and Grant County Federated Republican Women are hosting a dinner.

Join the Silver City Museum for the opening of the exhibition of work by Allan Houser.

Allan HouserThe artwork in this exhibition is on generous loan from Allan Houser, Inc.The Silver City Museum is proud to announce that the museum will host the exhibition Allan Houser: Renowned 20th Century Warm Springs Chiricahua Apache Artist. The exhibition will open at 4 pm on Friday, October 12, 2018 and be on view until January 13, 2019.The first look at the exhibition will be a special opening reception on Friday, October 12, 2018, from 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, to which the public is invited. Admission is free; donations greatly appreciated. 

Mimbres Region Arts Council (MRAC) will be hosting the 3rd Annual Southwest Print Fiesta! a regional artist print festival.  Join MRAC in upholding a new tradition celebrating original prints, the artists who create them and the people who collect them. Start your art collection with affordable art!

Now in its third year, the Southwest Print Fiesta is a celebration of all things printed! Join us October 5-7, 2018 in beautiful downtown Silver City, NM to experience the awesome variety of work being made by printmakers from all over New Mexico, as well as El Paso, Tucson, Phoenix, and all points in between. Come take a workshop, shop the vendor market, cheer on the steamroller printing spectacle, and soak up the inky good vibes.

The Concert Band of the Southwest, conducted by David Kendrick, will present its “Autumn Concert” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at the Cobre High School Auditorium.  The concert begins at 7:00 pm; doors open at 6:30 pm. Seating is open and all seats are free. Donations for our sheet music library and expenses are gratefully accepted. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, so if you need a donor letter for your taxes, just let us know. We extend many thanks to each and all our patrons who have supported our concerts over the years.


Wood Block Demo with Phillip Parotti

October 6th, 10:30am-12:30pm

Phillip Parotti will demo the process of wood block prints.


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Thu Oct 18 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Thu Oct 18 @ 9:00AM -
Grant County Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting - Grant County Administration Center
Thu Oct 18 @12:00PM - 02:00PM
Silver City/Southwest New Mexico Branch of AAUW Planning Meeting - Silver City Public Library
Thu Oct 18 @ 1:00PM -
Grant County Lodgers Tax Advisory Board Quarterly Meeting - Grant County Administration Center
Thu Oct 18 @ 4:00PM - 05:30PM
WildWorks - Silver City Public Library
Thu Oct 18 @ 5:00PM -
TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) #0288 Chapter Meeting - First Presbyterian Church
Thu Oct 18 @ 5:30PM -
Zumba Fitness in Hurley - Hurley Community Center
Thu Oct 18 @ 6:30PM -
Grant County Search and Rescue -
Thu Oct 18 @ 7:00PM -
Siro-A Performance: Live "Techno Circus" - WNMU Fine Arts Center
Thu Oct 18 @ 7:00PM -
"Sergeant York" - National Guard Armory