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string quartet rsSilver City, NM – Violist Willy Sucre kicked off the inaugural season of the Western New Mexico University President's Chamber Music Series last fall and returns to campus with a string quartet this Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Light Hall Theater. A pre-performance reception will take place on the Light Hall Patio at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Silver City Museum and partners for an afternoon presentation "Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest", on September 29, 2017 at the Silver City Museum Annex from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The lecture will be followed by an introduction for those participating in the digital storytelling workshop over the weekend of September 30-October 1, 2017.

Roxanne Swentzell, Director of Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute and Santa Clara Pueblo member, has been researching and teaching permacultural practices since 1989. Focusing on traditional Pueblo cultures, Roxanne hopes to help the communities relearn, preserve, and continue healthy life-ways for generations to come. She will present a talk about the experiential work to improve the health of her people through the restoration of Native culinary customs at this year's Gila River Festival Native Food Brunch scheduled for Sunday, September 24 at 10:30 am at The Volunteer Center.

wendy shaulArtist Wendy Shaul paints at the big ditch in Silver City Art Association's last "Paint Out" competition.The Silver City Art Association invites artists to “Paint Out Silver!” in conjunction with the Red Dot Art Fest. All artists are invited, both local and nonlocal, beginner or advanced, you do not have to be an Art Association member to join in the painting fun and competition! This en plein air painting event will take place in and around downtown Silver City on October 7, 8 and 9 or you can even get an early bird start on Friday, October 6!

obrian and fabricius rsL to R: Jan Fabricius and Tim O'BrienSilver City, NM – Grammy winning singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien will perform with Jan Fabricius Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. in Light Hall Theater on the Western New Mexico University campus.

Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University is hosting a ceremony in commemoration of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The public ceremony will take place at 5:00 p.m. in Old James Stadium on Monday, September 11. Nearly 3,000 U.S. flags will be on display for the 2,996 victims of the attacks.


homecoming 2016 rsHomecoming King Cavin Roberson and Queen Alicia Soliz pose with Rawhide in 2016Silver City, NM – Former Mustangs will be headed back to their alma mater for a weekend of festivities in celebration of the annual Homecoming weekend at Western New Mexico University.

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Sat Feb 17 @12:00AM
Love Local on Territorial Charter Day - Silver City, New Mexico
Sat Feb 17 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Sat Feb 17 @ 9:00AM -
Silver City Territorial Charter Day Urban Challenge 5K Fun Run - Silver City Visitor Center
Sat Feb 17 @11:00AM -
Silver City Territorial Charter Day Children's Fun Run - Big Ditch Park
Sat Feb 17 @12:00PM -
Grant County Democratic Party Pre-Primary Convention - Brown Derby Club
Sat Feb 17 @ 1:00PM -
STRONG by Zumba HIIT Training - Conservatory of Dance Studio
Sat Feb 17 @ 1:00PM -
History of Mining in Grant County - Silver City-Grant County Chamber of Commerce
Sat Feb 17 @ 2:00PM -
Silver City Territorial Charter Day Signing Re-enactment - Silver City Museum Annex
Sat Feb 17 @ 6:30PM - 12:00AM
The 2018 $1.98 Show - WNMU Fine Arts Center
Sat Feb 17 @ 7:00PM - 12:00AM
Movies at the Light Hall Theater - Light Hall Theatre