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November 13, 2017. SILVER CITY, NM. The Guadalupe Montessori School (GMS) will host the Festival of Trees for its 5th holiday season! This year’s festival will occupy the old Curious Kumquat building (111 E. College Ave.), in the heart of downtown Silver City from December 8-17. This community event is a fundraiser for the Guadalupe Montessori School, with proceeds supporting all aspects of the school’s operation, including tuition assistance and historic facilities preservation. The Festival of Trees has a rich and storied history in our town, having been produced in the past by Penny Park and the LDS Church. GMS is proud to carry forth the tradition of this beloved Silver City event.

The Festival of Trees is a celebration of the holiday season and the wonder of individual expression and creativity. Local artists, individuals, and organizations will decorate live Christmas trees and agave stalks, and all community members will have a chance to purchase the decorated and undecorated trees, as well as seasonal plants, high quality gifts made by local artisans, and homemade holiday baked goods. The diverse crew of decorators makes for a breathtaking presentation of trees, from traditional to whimsical.

fuzzy slippers rsA Holiday Fiber Art Sale will be held on Friday and Saturday, November 24 and 25, 2017 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Silver City Woman's Club located at 411 Silver Heights Blvd. The sale is sponsored by the SW Women's Fiber Arts Collective (SWFAC), a non-profit supporting economic sustainabilty for fiber artisans.

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flamenco 1 rsThe Silver City Museum is excited to announce that the museum will host the exhibit Flamenco: From Spain to New Mexico. The traveling exhibit will open on January 12, 2018 and be on display until the end of May, 2018. The opening reception will be hosted on Friday, January 12, 2018, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, to which the public is invited.

concert band of the southwest rsConcert Band of the Southwest
"Not Just A Holiday Concert"

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Cobre High School Auditorium
7:00 pm

The American Legion will lead a Veterans' Day ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 at Fort Bayard National Cemetery. The featured speaker will be Command Sgt. Patrick A. Tedford, US Air Force, retired. Lorraine Anglin will lead the National Anthem, and the Hi Lo Silvers will perform patriotic music.

Silver City Museum

On November 9, from noon to 1 PM, in the Silver City Museum Annex you can hear remembrances of local veterans of the Vietnam war. The panelists will discuss how they remember their hometown before and after the war. This is the final brown bag lunch community panel specifically in honor of the Silver City Museum’s 50th Anniversary.

This activity is open to everyone and is free, though a $5 donation is suggested.

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