Local Events

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On March 22 & 24, the Silver City Watershed Keepers in association with Stream Dynamics will hold a two-day event for World Water Day.

World Water Day has been held on March 22nd annually, since its inception in 1993. The event was initiated by the United Nations General Assembly due to a concern over increased demand for water access, allocation, and services at the 1992 UN Conference on Environment and Development. World Water Day strives to bring attention to the importance of freshwater and the advocacy for sustainable management of freshwater resources.

Hometown Hollywood? For almost twenty years, Silver City was home to the agent for some of stage and screen's biggest names including Steve McQueen, Kirk Douglas, Natalie Wood, Gregory Peck, Paul Anka, Julie London, Dick Clark, Johnny Mathis, Paul Newman, Kenny Rogers, Nancy Sinatra, and many more. David Gershenson is coming back to Silver City as a guest of the Silver Screen Society and David will share some of his fondest and funniest memories of his 60-year career representing some of the entertainment industry's brightest stars. Dr. Joe Shepard will interview Mr. Gershenson on WNMU Light Hall stage. Several film clips will be shown and his experiences shared. The storytelling will begin at 5:30 p.m., Sunday, March 18, 2018, followed by a "Dinner with David" at Dr. Shepard's residence at 7:30 p.m.

The Silver City Public Library presents the celebrated acoustic duo Hungrytown as part of its Spring 2018 Concert Series.hungrytown 2 rs

SILVER CITY, NM – The Mimbres Region Arts Council, in conjunction with premier sponsor Cissy McAndrew/United County Mimbres Realty and lodging sponsor Holiday Inn Express, announces an Indie/Folk concert. Missy and Heine Andersen take the stage Saturday, March 10 at 7:30 pm at the Buckhorn Opera House, in the scenic mountain town of Pinos Altos – just a 10-minute drive from Silver City.

Missy Andersen and her accompanist/husband, Heine Andersen, love what they do. Keeping a heavy touring schedule, the tenacious twosome performs as a duo which showcases the couple's individual and combined talents. In the absence of other instruments, listeners find a greater appreciation for Missy's gospel-tinged vocals and Heine's Blues & Americana inspired guitar work. This will be first time performing at the Opera House.

heribert von feilitzsch rsHeribert von FeilitzschThe Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society is pleased to host a return engagement for historian Heribert von Feilitzsch on Thursday, March 8, at the Santa Clara National Guard Armory Building, beginning at 7 p.m.

Silver City, NM — The Tommyknocker 10-hour mountain bike race will be held on the Gila National Forest's Fort Bayard Trails system on Saturday, March 10, starting at 8:00 a.m. and ending at 6:00 p.m. The event officially opens to campers and participants on Friday, March 9.

disco bowl 2018Silver City, NM – Big Brothers Big Sisters Mountain Region invites everyone to come boogie down at the biggest disco bowling party in town.

BOWL FOR KIDS' SAKE is a campaign to raise funds and awareness in support of matching children (Littles) with volunteers (Bigs) through the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. This event brings individuals and companies together to bowl and have fun while also securing needed donations of support.

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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Sat Aug 18 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Sat Aug 18 @ 9:00AM -
Fort Bayard 152nd Birthday Celebration - Old Fort Bayard
Sat Aug 18 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Meet the Featured Artists of the Grant County Art Guild - Hearst Church Gallery
Sat Aug 18 @ 1:00PM - 01:45PM
Gila Cliff Dwellings Interpretive Ranger Guided Tours - Gila Cliff Dwellings
Sat Aug 18 @ 2:00PM -
"Just Words" - Tranquil Buzz Coffee House
Sat Aug 18 @ 6:00PM -
"The West: Singing its Story" A Fort Bayard Birthday Celebration - Fort Bayard New Deal Theater
Sat Aug 18 @ 6:30PM -
Reading Under the Stars -
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 04:00PM
"Relationships in Revue" a Production of Music and Drama, - Silver City Woman's Club
Sat Aug 18 @ 7:00PM - 04:00PM
Movies at the Light Hall Theater - Light Hall Theatre
Sun Aug 19 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
Meet the Featured Artists of the Grant County Art Guild - Hearst Church Gallery