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The Southwest Festival of the Written Word is coming next weekend -- Check out the schedule and presenters!!

three redneck tenors rsSunday, October 1, will bring a special treat to Silver City Community Concert goers. 3 Redneck Tenors will perform at 3:00 p.m. in the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. Matthew Lord, Blake Davidson and Jonathan Fruge are a "new breed" in the world of tenors. They are classically-trained veteran artists who sing arrangements by award-winning composer Craig Bohmler. It's Duck Dynasty meets Carnegie Hall! Don't miss this unique combination of down-home laughs and big city music. This group of talented singers has been thrilling audiences since 2006.

Join us at the twelfth annual Mimbres Valley Harvest Festival on Saturday, September 30, 2017.


9:00 - Health Fair opens
9:30 - Pies must be delivered to the pie tent
10:00 - Festival Opens
10:15 - The Rivers Bend Band - Gospel music (on stage)
11:00 - Sign up for the horseshoe tournament
11:00 - Wiebke-Fresian Horse Demonstration (on the track)
11:15 - Marilyn Markel - Presentation about Mimbres Harvesting (on stage)
11:30 to 12:00 - Announce the winners of BEST PIE IN THE MIMBRES (on stage)
12:00 - Horseshoe Tournament begins (left of track)
12:00 - Dan Simonis - Americana music (on stage)
1:30 - Mimbres Children on stage and the bike raffle winners will be announced
2:00 - Dan Simonis & the New Mexicans (on stage)
3:00 - Wiebke-Fresian Horse Demonstration (on the track)
3:15 - Silent Auction Closes
3:30 - Big Raffle Winners Announced (on stage)
4:00 - Festival Closes


  • Walgreens - free flu shots
  • Western New Mexico University Nursing School - blood glucose, heart rate, and blood pressure
  • HMS Family Support
  • HMS Dental - Screenings
  • HMS Mental Health - Screenings
  • HMS - Checkout Consultations with Doctors
  • Walmart - eyeglass adjustments and vision screenings
  • Hometown Oxygen - pulmonary function

For additional information visit: http://mimbresharvestfest.com

hayes and cahill rsThe Traditional Irish Music Duo Masters,
Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill, who will perform at
Western New Mexico University on Monday, October 2
Silver City, NM – A traditional Irish duo made up of fiddler Martin Hayes and guitarist Dennis Cahill will perform in Western New Mexico University's Light Hall Theater at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, October 2, 2017.

Considered one of the most significant talents in the traditional Irish music culture, Hayes' interpretation of traditional tunes is considered soulful, the results of which are recognized worldwide for musicality and rhythm.

dahl bredine rsAndrew Dahl-Bredine

Sunday, October 1, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Javalina Coffee House
Panel: A Demonstration of the Art of Writing Great Lyrics

Andrew Dahl-Bredine is a singer-songwriter and musician from Silver City, New Mexico.
He makes his living working with kids through music and nature in a life closely intertwined with the wild natural world.

kat sherrell rsSunday, October 1, 10:00-11:00am, El Sol Theater
Experiencing Broadway Music, A Listener's Companion

Kat Sherrell is a conductor, music director, pianist, and writer originally from Silver City, NM.

mary sojourner rsMary SojournerWriter and writing mentor Mary Sojourner is returning to the Southwest Festival of the Written Word (SWFWW), in Silver City NM, Friday-Sunday, September 29, 30, October 1. Her "Write Now: you only think you have forever" hands-on writing session at the Festival takes place Sunday, October 1, 10:00-11:00am, at the "A" Space Gallery, 110 W 7th St. The event--as are all Festival events and sessions—is open to the public free of charge. No reservations or registration are required to attend.

hats in the garden rsAttendees at the Western New Mexico University Foundation's Hats in the Garden event
parade through the Alumni Gardens in themed costumes.
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University Foundation's annual Hats in the Garden is scheduled for Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. in the WNMU Alumni Gardens, adjacent to Hunter Hall.

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Upcoming Events

Wed Oct 17 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Wed Oct 17 @10:30AM -
Storytime - Silver City Public Library
Wed Oct 17 @ 1:00PM -
Gin Rummy - Tranquil Buzz Coffee House
Wed Oct 17 @ 1:00PM -
Babytime, Sing and Play - Silver City Public Library
Wed Oct 17 @ 6:00PM -
Spaghetti Night With Byron Trammell - Buckhorn Saloon
Wed Oct 17 @ 7:30PM -
A Weasel In The Hen House or Ladies A’ Peril - Buckhorn Opera House
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 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Family Fun Program: Sugar Skull Decorating - Silver City Museum
Thu Oct 18 @10:30AM - 11:30AM
Little Artist Club - Silver City Public Library