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      Sunday, November 23, 2014
 

Big Daddy's Flea Market

 

Big Daddy's Flea Market

Largest flea market in Southern New Mexico. 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Indoor and outdoor vendors. Food available.

5580 Bataan Memorial East
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 382-9404

Map & Directions

 

Food Show and Gift Market in Las Cruces at the Farm and Ranch Museum

 

Food Show & Gift Market

Food grown in New Mexico is showcased at this first-time event as vendors from around the state will sell their products as the gift-giving season approaches. The Museum is partnering with the New Mexico Department of Agriculture and the state's growers to offer great product to buy, samples, as well as cooking demonstrations, book signings and much more. Admission is $5 per vehicle and the first 100 attendees each day receive a free, burlap shopping bag. 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

NM Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
4100 Dripping Springs Rd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4100

 

International Mariachi Competition and Mercado, Mesilla, NM 2014

 

Mesilla Mariachis Y Mas Fiesta Grand Finale

On the Mesilla Plaza in Old Mesilla. There will be a mix of artisans, concessions, Mariachi Music and Folkloric Dancers. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy these free outdoor performances, visit artisan booths, enjoy concessions featuring New Mexican foods, and celebrate the culture and arts in southern New Mexico! The Fiesta is presented by the Town of Mesilla and LCIMC. 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Free to attend.

Mesilla Plaza
Mesilla, NM
Map and directions

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

Come stroll through the plaza from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.

Historic Mesilla Plaza
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-3262 ext. 116
Map & Directions to Mesilla

 

Toys for kids motorcycle parade in Las Cruces - Las Cruces Convention Center

 

Toys for Kids Motorcycle Parade

The fun and traditions continue with the bike show, live music, door prizes, grand prize drawing, raffles, a silent auction, vendors and more! Motorcyclists will gather and register at Mesilla Valley Mall from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM; participants can also register at the Convention Center. The parade will leave the mall at 12:00 PM. To participate in the parade, motorcycles must be street legal, registered and insured. If you don’t have a motorcycle, join us at the Convention Center! We are asking non-motorcycle drivers to park at NMSU, or Pioneer Bank on the northeast corner of El Paseo and University to allow bikers to park in the Convention Center lot. A donation of $10 and a new toy valued at $7.00 or more per person gets you a meal and two beverages, plus the chance to win a door prize and the grand prize. If you don't bring a toy, you will be asked to contribute $7.00 toward the purchase of a new toy. Info: Mack Adams (575) 635-8847, Theresa Adams (575) 6218236, Kong (575) 5231061.

Las Cruces Convention Center
680 East University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

      Monday, November 24, 2014
 

Bingo Hall in Las Cruces

 

Bingo

Have some fun playing bingo and help raise money for service dogs. $10 regular packs. Doors open at 5:00 PM, games start at 6:30 PM.

Monday Night Bingo
522 E. Idaho Ave.
Las Cruces, NM

      Tuesday, November 25, 2014
 

Argentine Tango Dance in Las Cruces, NM

 

Dance

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces. Daniel Haverporth will teach a class from 6:30 PM to 7:15 PM. Dance is from 7:15 PM to 9:30 PM. $5. NMSU students free with ID.

Mesilla Community Center
2251 Calle de Santiago
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 620-0377

 

Rentfrow Gymnasium NMSU

 

Dance Lessons

Free Tuesday Night Community Dance Lessons. A great way to learn many Ballroom, Latin, and Swing dances, featuring different dance patterns each week. In no time, you will find yourself social dancing. Great for date night! 7:00 PM. Free.

Rentfrow Gymnasium - NMSU campus
Corner of Williams and Stewart
(575) 646-4067

 

My Place Jewell in Las Cruces, NM

 

Drawing and Painting Class

Beginning to advanced drawing and painting class. Classes taught by art educator Wayne Carl Huber. $40 and bring your own supplies. 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM.

My Place Jewell
132-B Wyatt Dr.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 647-5684

      Wednesday, November 26, 2014
 

Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market in Las Cruces

 

Farmer's and Crafter's Market

The Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market is ranked number one in New Mexico and eighth in the nation! Local farmers and craft artists congregate on the downtown mall, every Wednesday and Saturday morning. 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Free admission.

Main Street Downtown
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 201-3853

Click here for more info and pictures

 

Mountain View Market Farm in Mesilla, NM

 

Farm Volunteer Days

Interested in organic farming and local food production? Want to find out more about vermiculture, composting, laying hens, season extension, and crop planning for our region? Come and volunteer. From 8:30 AM to11:30 AM.

MVM Farm
2653 Snow Rd.
Mesilla, NM
575-523-0436
Map and Directions

 

Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt & Treats

 

Open Mic

Come join us for Open Mic performances from from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM.

Sweet CeCe's Frozen Yogurt & Treats
901 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 323-3628

 

Q's Brewhouse in Las Cruces

 

Open Mic

Hosted by Jules Ripps & the Dirt Dogg. All musicians welcome. 7:00 PM to closing.Come enjoy the fun!

Q's Brewhouse
1300 Avenida De Mesilla
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 571-4350

 

Toddler Time at Branigan Memorial Library in Las Cruces, NM

 

Toddler Time

Stories, Songs and Finger plays for little ones. Ages 1-3. 10:00 AM. Free.

Branigan Memorial Library
200 E. Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM
528-4073 ext. 4225

      Thursday, November 27, 2014
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      Friday, November 28, 2014
 

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science

 

Dinosaur Talk

Dinosaurs invade the museum every week with Dinosaurs A to Z as we explore a new facet of paleontology each week, working our way through the alphabet. Each class includes a discussion of the topic and a hands-on component. 3:00 PM. Free.

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
411 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-3120

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

Come stroll through the plaza from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

Historic Mesilla Plaza
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-3262 ext. 116
Map & Directions to Mesilla

 

Storytime in Las Cruces

 

Storytime

Fun and interactive Storytime. We'll be reading from our favorite children's authors, old and new. Join us in our Children's Department for Storytime fun! 10:00 AM. Free.

Barnes & Noble
700 S. Telshor Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4499

 

The Mystery of Edwin Drood playing at the Center for the Arts in Las Cruces

 

Theatre - "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel, this Tony-winning musical follows the exploits of the Theatre Royale Music Hall Company as they attempt to complete the unfinished story of Edwin Drood. The audience will choose a different ending to the show each night. $18 adults (ages 18-64),
$15 seniors (65+) and NMSU faculty/staff (with i.d.), $11 students (3-17 and NMSU students with current school i.d.), $5 for high school students (with current school i.d.). 7:30 PM.

NMSU Center for the Arts
1000 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 646-4515

 

A Tuna Christmas at the Black Box Theatre in Las Cruces, NM

 

Theatre - "A Tuna Christmas"

No Strings Theatre Company presents "A Tuna Christmas" an entertaining and engaging comedy by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard, and Joe Sears, directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. $12.00 regular admission, $10.00 students and seniors over 65. 8:00 PM.

Black Box Theatre
430 N. Downtown Mall
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 523-1223

      Saturday, November 29, 2014
 

Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces

 

Animal Encounters - Fish

Animal Encounters is a chance for a hands-on introduction to the animals in our area. 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Free.

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
411 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-3120

 

Big Daddy's Flea Market

 

Big Daddy's Flea Market

Largest flea market in Southern New Mexico. 6:30 AM to 4:00 PM. Indoor and outdoor vendors. Food available.

5580 Bataan Memorial East
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 382-9404
Map & Directions

 

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park

 

Bird Walk

Bird tours at 8:15 AM to 9:15 AM. See what birds are making the rounds in the park by joining in the weekly bird walk. Wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring binoculars. Regular park entrance fee.

Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park
5000 Calle Del Norte
Mesilla, NM
(575) 523-4398
Map & Directions

 

Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces

 

Children's Science Program - Kaleid-o-mania

FETCH! a science program for children. 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Dig into science with hands-on activities.

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
411 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-3120

 

Las Cruces Railroad Museum

 

Family Game Day

From 10:00 AM to noon. Play Jacks, cup and ball toss and put together puzzles. Free.

Las Cruces Railroad Museum
351 N. Mesilla St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 647-4480

 

Museum of Nature and Science in Las Cruces

 

Family Science Saturday - Mysterious Museum

Join museum staff for a fun, hands-on exploration of a different ecosystem - the Arctic! People of all ages who are interested in science are invited to attend. 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science
411 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-3120

 

Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market in Las Cruces

 

Farmer's and Crafter's Market

The Las Cruces Farmer's and Crafter's Market is ranked number one in New Mexico and eighth in the nation! Local farmers and craft artists congregate on the downtown mall, every Wednesday and Saturday morning. 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Free admission.

Main Street Downtown
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 201-3853

Click here for more info and pictures

 

Leasburg Dam State Park

 

Hike

Join a park ranger at 10:00 AM for a two-mile, two-hour hike at Leasburg Dam State Park. Every week, he'll have a different focus to each hike. Free with paid entry fee to the park.

Leasburg Dam State Park
Leasburg, NM
Map & Directions
(575) 524-4068

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

 

Old Mesilla Farmers and Crafts Market

Come stroll through the plaza from 10:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

Historic Mesilla Plaza
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-3262 ext. 116
Map & Directions to Mesilla

 

Storytime and art at Las Cruces Museum of Art

 

Storytime

Family Story and Art Journey from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM. After storytime, walk through the Museum of Art for a story related art activity. Free.

Museum of Art
491 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541- 2137

 

The Mystery of Edwin Drood playing at the Center for the Arts in Las Cruces

 

Theatre - "The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished novel, this Tony-winning musical follows the exploits of the Theatre Royale Music Hall Company as they attempt to complete the unfinished story of Edwin Drood. The audience will choose a different ending to the show each night. $18 adults (ages 18-64),
$15 seniors (65+) and NMSU faculty/staff (with i.d.), $11 students (3-17 and NMSU students with current school i.d.), $5 for high school students (with current school i.d.). 7:30 PM.

NMSU Center for the Arts
1000 E. University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 646-4515

 

A Tuna Christmas at the Black Box Theatre in Las Cruces, NM

 

Theatre - "A Tuna Christmas"

No Strings Theatre Company presents "A Tuna Christmas" an entertaining and engaging comedy by Jaston Williams, Ed Howard, and Joe Sears, directed by NSTC's Artistic Director, Ceil Herman. $12.00 regular admission, $10.00 students and seniors over 65. 8:00 PM.

Black Box Theatre
430 N. Downtown Mall
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 523-1223

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Film

"Frank"

November 21 - November 26, 2014

A 2014 Irish comedy-drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Domhnall Gleeson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Scoot McNairy and Michael Fassbender as the title character. Jon (Domhnall Gleeson) lives in a small coastal town, but aspires to be a songwriter. While walking along the beach, Jon witnesses a man trying to drown himself. The man is revived, but taken to hospital. Jon talks to Don (Scoot McNairy), who explains the man was a keyboardist in an experimental band called the Soronprfbs, managed by him. Jon mentions that he plays keyboards and is invited to play with him in town that night. Jon goes along and meets the rest of the band, all of whom are reluctant about Jon, except for Frank (Michael Fassbender), the band leader who wears a paper-mâché mask over his head. English, French, and German with subtitles.

Showings nightly at 7:30 PM, Saturday Matinee at 1:30 PM, Sunday Matinee at 2:30 PM. Admission: Regular $7.00
Matinees, Seniors over 60, Military, and Students w/ ID $6.00. Members are free and Wednesdays are $5.00.

Fountain Theatre
2469 Calle de Guadalupe
Mesilla, NM
(575) 524-8287

Gallery Exhibit

“A Different View”

Big Picture Digital Image Experts & Gallery (a.k.a. Main Street Gallery) present “A Different View” by Storm Sermay featuring her black and white photographic exhibit of our public lands and iconic landscapes. "While we see in color, a black and white photograph provides a different interpretation of the world allowing us to ponder the textures and forms revealed by light and shadow."

The exhibit continues through the month of November. Gallery hours are Tues. - Fri. 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sat. 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

Main Street Gallery and Big Picure
311 N. Main St.
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 647-0508

Exhibits

October 3 - January 31, 2014

Desert Air: Photographs
by George Steinmetz
from National Geographic Society

Desert Air is a visual adventure through the world’s extreme deserts, the most remote and inhospitable places on earth that together add up to the last great class of wilderness left on our planet. This compelling story is told through the eyes of one of National Geographic’s top expedition photographers, George Steinmetz, who has spent the last 15 years on this epic body of work.

October 31 – November 29

Dia de los Muertos

Exhibition and ofrenda in honor of the village of Dona Ana, curated by Artistic Producer/Founder at Court Youth Center/Alma d'arte Charter High School, Irene Oliver-Lewis and Barbara Camunez.

Branigan Cultural Center
700 N. Main Street
Las Cruces , NM
(575) 541-2000

Exhibit:

Cheryl Cathcart: In a World of Horses

Thirty-two beautiful photographs of horses from the U.S. and Europe are featured in this show. Cheryl Cathcart’s images capture the power, beauty and spirit of horses in New Mexico and Montana, as well as France, Italy and Portugal. The show, which will be in the Museum’s North Corridor, continues through Oct. 26, 2015. A reception with with the photographer is 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Jan. 8, with a lecture to follow.

Museum hours: Monday through Saturday: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Sunday: Noon to 5:00 PM.

NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
100 Dripping Springs Road
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 522-4100

White Sands National Monument

Sunset stroll

A leisurely one-hour, ranger-guided sunset stroll through the sand dunes. Learn about the geology, plants and animals of White Sands National Monument. About five miles from the visitor center on Dunes Drive. Offered daily one hour before sunset. Stroll is free, but monument entrance fees apply. 6:45 PM.

Skins & Skulls

Did you know that 44 different species of mammals live at White Sands?

Join rangers at 3:00 PM every Saturday and Sunday in the visitor center courtyard for a 20-minute talk about these amazing animals. Rangers will have pelts, skulls, and other props to provide you an up-close look and feel of the elusive wildlife of White Sands. There is no charge for the program.

Map & Directions to White Sands

Art Classes at the Museum of Art

Registration for fall art classes at the Las Cruces Museum of Art is now open! The new session ends the week of December 13. A complete class schedule and registration forms are available for viewing and download at this link.

Offerings include ceramics for adults at four levels (beginner, intermediate, advanced, and independent) and a new class in watercolors, a drop-in painting technique/critique class, a glass fusing experience, as well as two classes for both public and homeschooled children in mixed media and ceramics.

Most classes at the Las Cruces Museum of Art run evenings or Saturdays, and fees vary based on duration and medium. Children’s classes are $60 and adult classes run between $75 and $110. Registration fees may be paid with credit card, check, or cash.

Registration for studio classes may be done in person from 9:00 AM am to 4:30 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, or forms and fees may be mailed.

Las Cruces Museum of Art
491 N. Main Street
Las Cruces, NM
(575) 541-2137

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