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camp furlong re enactors rsRe-enactors attend Camp Furlong Day at Pancho Villa State Park in Columbus, New MexicoColumbus, NM – Situated near the bootheel of New Mexico and in the southernmost part of the state, Pancho Villa State Park is located on the former site of Camp Furlong. Camp Furlong is a National Historic Landmark located in the Village of Columbus, NM. Camp Furlong Day will be observed on Saturday, March 10. Historical presentations and educational activities are scheduled at Pancho Villa State Park, the Village of Columbus Plaza and the Columbus Train Depot Museum on that day. The Friends of Pancho Villa State Park will host an art show in the park's Customs House all day.


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women in stem rsA science student participates in a lab activity
at Western New Mexico University.
Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University will celebrate women in STEM with nightly demonstrations and presentations from Monday, Feb. 26 through Thursday, March 1. From speakers and roundtable discussions to scholarship giveaways and tours of campus science facilities, the event showcases Western New Mexico University faculty, students and alumni.

peter fletcher rsPeter FletcherThe Silver City Public Library is pleased to announce the return of its free concert series! Three acts will appear at the library during March and April 2018. The concerts are free and open to the public thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Library.

quebe sisters rsOn Friday, February 23, The Quebe Sisters present Western Swing and vintage country music in what promises to be a dynamite performance. The Grant County Community Concert Association sponsors the concert at 7:00 p.m. in the WNMU Fine Arts Theater. This concert received support from WESTAF, New Mexico Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

photo 1 rs"Night Walk" by Bruce Bloy,
2017 Southwest Birds Show, Best of Show.
The Grant County Art Guild announces the opening of the 5th Annual Southwest Birds Show. The subject is birds and bird-related art. Southwest New Mexico has over 362 species of birds that reside or migrate here. They are the artistic inspiration for the show which opens on March 1, 2018 at Bear Mountain Lodge in Silver City.

faith hibbs clark rsFaith Hibbs-ClarkFilm Casting Director Faith Hibbs-Clark, CSA is returning to Silver City on March 7. In conjunction with Las Cruces Film Festival participation, she is offering a one-evening seminar at Western New Mexico University (WNMU) entitled "Intro to the Film Industry" https://www.facebook.com/events/371665069967124/. In 2016, Ms. Hibbs-Clark conducted a Silver City actors' workshop on successful film auditioning and gave a High School class presentation with the help of local sponsors including WNMU Cultural Affairs, Manzanita Ridge, and the Arts and Cultural District.

7th natl history symposium rsThe 7th Natural History of the Gila Symposium at Western New Mexico University is a venue for scientists, such as the student pictured here, and citizens to share information and ideas gathered from the Gila region.Silver City, NM – The 7th Natural History of the Gila Symposium is Feb. 22-24, 2018, on the Western New Mexico University Campus (1000 W. College Ave.) in Silver City. The symposium's 41 presentations and three field trips are free to attend.

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Sat Jun 23 @12:00AM
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Sat Jun 23 @12:00AM
¡Fiesta Latina! - WNMU Old James Stadium
Sat Jun 23 @ 8:30AM - 12:00PM
Silver City Farmers' Market - Silver City Farmers Market
Sat Jun 23 @ 9:00AM - 10:30AM
"Tree of Life" Two Part Clay Workshops - WNMU Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporarly Art
Sat Jun 23 @ 9:00AM - 01:00PM
Glenwood Street Market - Glenwood, New Mexico
Sat Jun 23 @11:30AM - 06:00PM
Pro-Life Rally - Wal-Mart
Sat Jun 23 @ 1:00PM - 01:45PM
Gila Cliff Dwellings Interpretive Ranger Guided Tours - Gila Cliff Dwellings
Sat Jun 23 @ 6:30PM -
Katie Haverly with Ben Nisbet - Buckhorn Saloon
Sat Jun 23 @ 7:00PM - 06:00PM
Movies at the Light Hall Theater - Light Hall Theatre
Sun Jun 24 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre