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waa 5636A beautiful remembrance for our local deceased veterans will be provided this Saturday when more than 3800 wreaths with bright red bows can be viewed on markers at Fort Bayard National Cemetery.

Over 600 individuals, organizations, families, and businesses have sponsored these fresh green balsam wreaths shipped directly from Maine. The Wreaths Across America Remembrance Ceremony will begin at 10:00 a.m. sharp on December 16. The program’s speaker will be Dean Bearup with music provided by the Hi Lo Silvers. All are invited to attend. This morning ceremony will provide a meaningful and lovely way to remember our veterans during the Christmas season.

Silver City Museum invites you to an 'Evening in Spain' exclusive dinner: a Spanish themed fundraiser to include a VIP museum tour and delicious Spanish meal with a live performance of Spanish guitar music.

You are invited to be transported away to an evening in Spain and enjoy a private tour of the museum and a delightful dinner at Café 1zero6 on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 to benefit the Silver City Museum's exhibition and education programs.

The halls are decked, the cookies are baking, and musicians are tuning up their Christmas Carols for the Silver City Museum's 33rd Annual Victorian Christmas open house on Thursday, December 14, 2017, from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. This event has been made possible by the continued support from First American Bank.

mimbres pottery rsMimbres pottery in the Western New Mexico University Museum collection exemplifies some of the construction details that Dr. Stephen H. Lekson will present about on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017.Silver City, NM – An archaeologist and anthropologist from the University of Colorado will present "Mimbres Dimples, Slipslop, and Clapboard — What They Are and What They Mean" at Western New Mexico University's Light Hall Auditorium on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, at 6:30 p.m.

Dimples, slipslop, and clapboard are all technical terms for details of Mimbres pottery manufacture. Presenter Dr. Stephen H. Lekson thinks some of the evidence in these details may link early Mimbres and Hohokam and says that later evidence shows connections between Mimbres and Chaco.


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wnmu fall 2017 diplomas rsWestern New Mexico University diplomas sit ready to be distributed at the Fall 2017 graduation ceremony on Friday, Dec. 8.Silver City, NM – More than 300 Mustangs will graduate from Western New Mexico University on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. They walk across the Fine Arts Center Theater stage with their diplomas at the fall commencement convocation at 2 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Theater..

The Silver City Woman's’ Club is holding its annual Christmas Themed Gift Baskets & Holiday Sweet Sale fundraiser on Saturday December 2, from 9:00 to 2:00 at 411 Silver Heights Blvd, Silver City.

The Sweet Sale “Cookie Walk,” is back by popular demand. It’s where homemade cookies are sold by the pound, plus unique breads, scones, fudge, candies, jellies, jams, cakes and pies will be available. Some of this year's Themed Gift Baskets will feature Spa for Her, Tea Break, It’s a MANS World, Baby Love , plus new themes have been added. Great holiday gifts for your friends and family.

On Friday, December 1, the Silver City Kiwanis will do their annual gazebo lighting in Gough Park and the Kiwanis youth groups will again be competing in a sing-off of favorite Christmas songs. The winners will receive cash prizes that they can use for their club’s activities or service projects.

The gazebo lighting began a few years back with a request from Silver City Mainstreet for the Silver City Kiwanis Club to put some holiday spirit and décor in Gough park by lighting the gazebo during this very special season. Kiwanis is all for and about the children of our community and so it was only natural to involve them in this service project. In the spirit of Christmas and through songs of the season they "light up our life" as we light up the gazebo.

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Sat Jun 23 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
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