Local Events

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japanese drumming rsThe TAIKOPROJECT All-Stars are set to perform
at Western New Mexico University on Saturday, October 7.
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University is bringing the American style of Taiko Japanese drumming to Grant County on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The TAIKOPROJECT All-Stars will perform in the Fine Arts Center Theatre at 7:00 p.m.

celebrating daca rsLeft to right: Stephanie Dayana Baez Mendez, Marco Ravelo and Grecia Rivas, the WNMU students who will be discussing their lives in America
during the Celebrating DACA forum on October 4.
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University students who are protected under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will share their stories during a Celebrating DACA Forum on October 4, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. in Miller Library.

The Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship workshop series to help creative entrepreneurs start an online shop on Etsy to sell handmade products and create supplemental income in Silver City will begin on October 10, 2017.

The current schedule is as follows:

Western New Mexico University
Watts Hall
500 18th Street
Silver City, NM 88061

October 10, 2017 – 10:00am – 1:00pm
October 18, 2017 – 10:00am – 1:00pm
October 25, 2017 – 10:00am – 1:00pm (this is a hands-on photography workshop; bring products to photograph and upload to ETSY store)
November 1, 2017 – 10:00am – 1:00pm
November 8, 2017 – 10:00am – 1:00pm
November 15, 2017 – 10:00am – 1:00pm

There is a $19 classroom/materials fee due prior to or on the first day of the workshop series.

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.

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Upcoming Events

Mon Oct 23 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Mon Oct 23 @12:05PM - 01:00PM
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group - First Presbyterian Church
Mon Oct 23 @12:15PM - 12:45PM
Laughter Club - Gough Park
Mon Oct 23 @ 7:00PM -
Open Mic Night With Matt Cotton - Buckhorn Saloon
Tue Oct 24 @12:00AM
Lighted Christmas Parade Applications Being Accepted - Silver City, New Mexico
Tue Oct 24 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Tue Oct 24 @ 9:00AM -
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance - WNMU Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporarly Art
Tue Oct 24 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region Open House and Ribbon Cutting - Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region Office
Tue Oct 24 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
WNMU School of Education Declare Your Major Night - WNMU Intramural Gym
Tue Oct 24 @ 5:30PM -
Weight Watchers - First Presbyterian Church