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Five-day workshop

WHAT: Students will learn the fundamentals of southwest adobe traditions and techniques, using indigenous materials. Students will also experience poured mud, adobe mixing, and making wild-crafted adobe bricks, along with taking a guided walk and tour of the Woodrow Ruins. 

WHEN: Monday July 15th – Friday July 19th  9am – 2pm

Three-day workshop with Jeff LeBlanc

WHAT: Students will learn cobbing techniques, build a cobb wall by hand, tour unique cobb buildings with undulating and mica-speckled walls and natural plasters, and learn how to mix and apply earthen plasters to a cobb wall.

WHEN: Monday July 15th – Wednesday July 17th  9am – 2pm 

A Tribute to the Music of Bob Dylan

dylanCome celebrate the music of one of the most influential and important figures of American music, Bob Dylan, who turned 78 years old on May 24. A special concert of the work of this iconic musician will be performed by some of the best musicians in Silver City.

mono ap 3 lindaSilver City Community Theatre—SCCT—plans “A Second Night of Monologues,” 5-7 pm, Friday, June 21, at Javalina Coffee House, at the corner of Market and Texas Streets, downtown Silver City. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.

Virus Theater Presents The Candy Shoppe Calamity, Or The Good, The Bad, & The Pretty: A Bawdy Melodrama of Deceit, Decay, and Just Desserts

What: a new original melodrama directed by Teresa Dahl-Bredine and written by Douglas Shelton and the Virus Ensemble. Bring your friends to boo the villains and cheer for the heroes. Popcorn and refreshments available for sale in the theater. Rated PG-13 for innuendo, language, and suggestions of melodrama violence.

08366 1From the exhibit Ranching in Grant County: “Cowgirl in Parade, 1940.” The rodeo used to be held on July 4th. Many rodeo contestants also participated in the paradeOn June 15 from 12pm-3pm, the Silver City Museum is celebrating Rodeo weekend with special activities around its year-long exhibit, Ranching in Grant County, which includes some local rodeo history. Guests will be treated to live cowboy poetry, guided tours of the exhibit, dummy-roping in the courtyard, jerky sampling in the kitchen, discounts and giveaways for rodeo ticket-holders, and a free raffle of gorgeous Western jewelry. 

The Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society has announced the schedule for its summer film series, to be held at the Santa Clara Armory, at 11990 US Highway 180.  The series is entitled

“Perspectives on Native American Leadership in War and Peace”, and will feature eight movies.  

Mr. Joe Saenz of the Chihenne Apache tribe will introduce the films, and lead post- showing discussions.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the movies beginning at 7. Admission is free, donations are accepted. For more information, contact Joe Saenz at 575-534-1379, or Rocky Hildebrand at 575-574-8779. The scheduled films are:

Silver City Museum is celebrating Wild West Rodeo weekend with special activities around its year-long exhibit, Ranching in Grant County, which includes some local rodeo history. Guests will be treated to guided tours of the exhibit, live cowboy poetry by renowned local talent Stuart Hooker and Linda Locklar, dummy-roping in the courtyard for kids and kids at heart, jerky sampling in the kitchen courtesy of The Jerky Store. 

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Now Showing at the Silco Theater - Silco Theater
Sat Jul 20 @12:00AM
Silver City CLAY Festival - Silver City, New Mexico
Sat Jul 20 @12:00AM
Silver City Public Library Closed for Renovations - Silver City Public Library
Sat Jul 20 @ 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Silver City Downtown Farmers' Market - Silver City Farmers Market
Sat Jul 20 @ 8:30AM -
Weight Watchers - First Presbyterian Church
Sat Jul 20 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Great Old Broads for Wilderness Hike and Picnic - Gomez Peak Pavillion
Sat Jul 20 @10:00AM - 01:00PM
Play-writing for Everyone - Old Elk's Club
Sat Jul 20 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Oralia Lopez from Mata Ortiz Demonstration - Silver City Museum
Sat Jul 20 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Outdoor CLAY Makers Market - Silver City, New Mexico
Sat Jul 20 @ 7:00PM - 12:00AM
Movies at the Light Hall Theater - Light Hall Theatre