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eliza lindaAngela Ellsworth’s works “Linda” and “Eliza,” made of tea towels with black yarn, hang in an exhibit. Ellsworth will speak and show her work at the next Western New Mexico University Edwina and Charles Milner Women in the Arts lecture. Image courtesy of Angela Ellsworth.

Drawer, Sculptor and Performer Angela Ellsworth Continues Edwina and Charles Milner Women in the Arts Lecture Series Next Week

Silver City, NM – Multidisciplinary artist Angela Ellsworth will speak and have her work on display at Western New Mexico University on Feb. 8, 2018.

The Rotary Club of Silver City is sponsoring a Valentine’s Wine Dinner at the Bear Mountain Lodge on Saturday, February 10, 2017, at 6:30 PM. The dinner includes a four-course meal, each course to be accompanied by a paired glass of wine.

Tickets are $70 per person, including tax, gratuity and one glass of wine with each course. The event is to benefit the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. Contributions of auction items are welcome and should be given to any member of the Rotary Club.

Silver City Set to Celebrate Territorial Charter Day: Mark your calendars on February 17 for a day of Wild West Fun.

Silver City is the only community still operating under their original charter, which predates New Mexican statehood. To celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Silver City Territorial Charter in February 1878, you are invited to join in Territorial Charter Day!

The Silver City Museum will host the re-enactment of the charter signing at 2:00 pm in the Museum Annex at 304 W. Broadway. Current and local city officials, including Mayor Ken Ladner, will be dressed in period costume for the event. They will be playing the parts of the mayor, governor, and state representatives from that time. Guitarist Danny Cordova will perform traditional songs of New Mexico. Check the museum website for updates regarding other activities being planned Visitors are invited to dress in period costume for the hour-long program. A $5 donation is suggested.

2018 cf logo web copySILVER CITY, NM – The Mimbres Region Arts Council is planning a trip through the ages at this year’s CHOCOLATE FANTASIA in Silver City, NM on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

A variety of wonderful chocolate confections will be offered at dozens of Chocolate Stops in and around the town’s historic district. Tasting tickets are $25 for 20 samples of different chocolate confections.

wnmuhistphotoWNMU Historical Photo
In Five-Day Countdown to Founder’s Day, Foundation Looks to Raise $16,000

Silver City, NM – The Western New Mexico University Foundation is holding a special fundraising drive leading up to the university’s 125th anniversary. The 125 Hours of Giving event takes place Monday, Feb. 5, through Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, as Western New Mexico University celebrates Founder’s Day on the latter date.

Silver City Set to Celebrate Territorial Charter Day: Mark your calendars on February 17 for a day of Wild West Fun!

Silver City is the only community still operating under their original charter, which predates New Mexican statehood. To celebrate the anniversary of the signing of the Silver City Territorial Charter in February 1878, you are invited to join in Territorial Charter Day!

Throughout Grant County on Saturday, February 17, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, you can partake in activities to get into the spirit of ol' Wild West Silver City. Current planned activities include: current and past local officials in period costume, a 5k Fun Run and Children's run, Charter Day Deals at local stores, period actors and tours at Fort Bayard, live music, and volunteer and community service opportunities.

light hall rsAn historic photo of Western New Mexico University's Light Hall,
where Founder's Day will be celebrated on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018.
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University will commemorate its 125th anniversary with a Founder's Day celebration on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, hosting the public for tours, birthday cake and history presentations on campus.

denise friedrich rsDenise FreidrickThe Grant County Art Guild announced the selection of sculptor Denise Friedrick as judge for the 5th Annual Southwest Birds Show. Her metal sculpture, Tree of Life, was recently installed at the Silva Creek Botanical Garden on Virginia Street.

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