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suzanneheskeIn commemoration of the centennial of the Armistice ending the First World War, the Ft. Bayard Historic Preservation Society will host an evening lecture on Saturday, November 3, at the Santa Clara Armory. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., with the lecture beginning at 7 p.m. A reception with light refreshments will follow the talk.

The lecture will be presented by Suzanne Heske, and is entitled “The Great War: Lest We Forget”.   

Sixteen Very Talented Artists from Mimbres, Gila, Silver City & Tucson will participate 

Saturday, Oct 20 from 11:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Music by Daniel M Gutierrez from Noon - 4 p.m.

fiberartThe picture is a booth from one of the Holiday Fiber Art Sales. (Courtesy Photo)A Holiday Fiber Art Sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 23 and 24, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grant County Conference Center located 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City. The sale is sponsored by the SW Women's Fiber Arts Collective.

lighted parade 3Pictured is a float from a previous Lighted Christmas Parade. (Courtesy Photo)The holiday season will begin with the 28th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade, “A Storybook Christmas”. The Lighted Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 7 pm. This wonderful community event is sponsored by Silver City MainStreet, the Town of Silver City, and Hidalgo Medical Services.  

Friday Nov 2 at 7 p.m.

derik moonDerik Nelson & Family concert will be held in WNMU's Fine Arts Center Theater. You will be attending one of the family's mainstage concerts (featured in Performing Arts Centers across the country) where you can expect pristine sound, a state of the art light show, and an integrated 20-foot video display. This innovative technical marvel designed by Dalten Nelson uses the latest in audio/video technology to take audiences on an aural and visual journey through time, space, an impressive array of landscapes, weather conditions, and musical “settings.”

Cancelled: Xochiquetzal: Goddess of Flowers

Saturday, October 20, 2:00-3:30 p.m., in downtown Silver City.

The Aztecan goddess of Flowers, Xochiquetzal, will appear in downtown Silver City on Saturday, October 20 from 2:00-3:30 p.m., accompanied by Flower Song poets, Aztecan whistles, and copal incense, and 500-year-old Aztecan “Flower Songs” written for the goddess will be a part of the walking “posada.” The public is invited to participate. Photographs are permitted, but the goddess will not speak.

purse auction preparation 2016P.E.O. members preparing for a previous purse auction. Left to right are Anna Dye, Amanda Pryor, Pam Weber, Marie Martin, Karen Murphy, Nancy Champlin, Sue Teller-Marshall.Coach, Dooney & Bourke, Fossil, Vera Bradley – You could be the new owner of  these name brand purses! Silver City P.E.O. Chapter BR will host the 7th annual Purse and Silent Auction on Saturday, October 27 at the First Presbyterian Church and Fellowship Hall, 1915 N. Swan Street, in Silver City.

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Wed Dec 12 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theater
Wed Dec 12 @ 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Curbside Consulting - College Plaza Suite #16
Wed Dec 12 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Workshop: "How to Apply Online- Part I, Build a Resume" - Silver City Public Library
Wed Dec 12 @10:00AM - 11:15AM
Ballet for Adults: Body and Spirit - Lotus Center
Wed Dec 12 @10:30AM -
Storytime - Silver City Public Library
Wed Dec 12 @10:30AM - 01:30PM
Farmers' Market at ACE Hardware - Ace Hardware
Wed Dec 12 @ 1:00PM -
Gin Rummy - Tranquil Buzz Coffee House
Wed Dec 12 @ 1:00PM -
Babytime, Sing and Play - Silver City Public Library
Wed Dec 12 @ 4:00PM -
Silver City Public Library Community Advisory Group Meeting - Silver City Public Library
Wed Dec 12 @ 4:00PM - 05:00PM
Future Engineers - Silver City Public Library