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  D e s e r t   E x p o s u r e  February 2011

FEBRUARY

Tuesday 1

Silver City/Grant County

Molds, Mildews & Mushrooms: An Introduction to Fungi — Tuesdays in February. Four-part workshop. Gila Native Plant Society. $5. 6-7:30 p.m. WNMU Harlan Hall, Room 222. 313-1518, keller65@signalpeak.net

Handbuilding Pottery Classes — Tuesdays in February. Mary Giardina from Wildcrafted Clay Pottery Studio. Space limited. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 535-2151.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Argentine Tango Group — Every Tuesday. Free tango lesson. Beginners welcome. $8 members, $10 non-members, $5 students. 7-9:30 p.m. Las Cruces Country Club, 2700 N. Main St.

My Masterpiece — Exhibit through Feb. 28. Artist members of the Mesilla Valley Fine Art Gallery create art in the style of the masters. Visitors are invited to enter a contest to identify the artists to whom the paintings pay homage. Mesilla Valley Fine Art Gallery, 2407A Calle de Guadalupe.

New Mexico's Enchantment — Rebecca Courtney. Lundeen Inn of the Arts, 618 S. Alameda Blvd. 522-8243, www.artformsnm.org

Nora's Will — Through Feb. 3. A melodrama with comic punctuation, this film is about secrets and lies and a narrative imperative that every unhappy life must end not only with death but with closure, too. The extent of both Nora's legacy and determination emerges after her relatives and friends begin entering and exiting her immaculate apartment, coming to terms with her death amid talk, food and flashbacks. Spanish/Hebrew, with English subtitles. $7 regular, $5 seniors, students, and MVFS members. Nightly 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Southwest Glass Creations — Through Feb. 28. Lois Wilson. Art Galaxy, 2521 Avenida de Mesilla and Main Street Gallery, 311 N. Downtown Mall.

Wednesday 2 Groundhog Day

Silver City/Grant County

Introduction to Volunteering — Free. 10 a.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway, 538-5921, www.silvercitymuseum.org

Jonny Mahaffey — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Jam Session — A Celebration of Jazz for Black History Month. Featuring pianist Billy Townes, with special guests Ricky Malachi, drums; Mike Hamilton, sax; and Eric Unsworth, bass. Free. 7 p.m. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums, www.lcjazz.org

Thursday 3

Silver City/Grant County

CATS Orientation — What is CATS? RSVP required. Free. CATS, 213 N. Bullard St., 534-0130, cats-commnity@qwestoffice.net www.catsilver.org

Chinese New Year Do-Over Celebration — Melanie Zipin and Good Company. Champagne toast, speciality foods. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Crime and Punishment — Through Feb. 6. This is an intimate psychological and spiritual journey which seeks to unveil hidden dimensions of the human condition. Fridays and Saturdays 8 p.m., Sunday matinee Feb. 6 at 2:30 p.m., and Thursday, Feb. 3, at 7 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Fresno State — 7:05 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Big Band Dance Club — High Society Orchestra. $7 members, $9 non-members. 7 p.m. dance lesson, 8-10 p.m. music and dancing. Las Cruces Country Club, 2700 N. Main St. 526-9197, www.bigbanddanceclub.org

Jam Session Gala Final Concert — Junior Mance Quintet. Tickets at the Pan American Center Box Office. $10-$15. 8 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, www.riograndetheatre.com www.lcjazz.org

Nuevo Soul — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Organic Botanical Fragrances — Trish McCaul of Mother McCaul's. Learn about the ingredients in commercial perfumes and sample locally produced organic botanical fragrances for him and her. Free. 6 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Friday 4

Silver City/Grant County

First Friday Downtown — Stores and galleries open late. Free live music. www.silvercitymainstreet.com

AlmaZazz! — 6:30 p.m. Diane's Parlor.

Jammin' Jeff — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

New Mexico Solar Energy Association — 5:30 p.m. Call for location, 538-1337.

The Desert Larks — Music and conversation. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Wild, Wonderful, Wearable Wool — Through Feb. 5. Artist's reception. Jane Bowen. 3-6 p.m. Copper Quail Gallery, 211-A Texas St., 388-2646.

WNMU Mustangs Women's Basketball vs. Fort Lewis College — 6 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Mustangs Men's Basketball vs. Fort Lewis College — 8 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

By George! — Exhibit through Feb. 26. Opening reception. 2011 President's Challenge exhibit of the Las Colecheras Quilt Guild. 5-7 p.m. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Crime and Punishment — Through Feb. 6. See Feb. 3. 8 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org.

Downtown Ramble — Do the Main Street Downtown Ramble through galleries, shops, businesses and restaurants. Enjoy art openings, exhibits, music, entertainment, open mic opportunities, shopping, refreshments and more. Free. 5-7 p.m.

For the Love of Art Month Members' Show — Exhibit through Feb. 26. Opening reception. Paintings, drawings, sculptures, jewelry, paper, fiber arts and wood are on display. 5-7 p.m. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

I See Red — Exhibit through Feb. 26. An intimate juried exhibit by the New Mexico Watercolor Society Southern Chapter celebrating art and the color red. Opening reception. Free. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Mardi Gras Gala — American Southwest Theater Company. Master of ceremonies will be KRWG's Carrie Hamblen. Music, plenty of hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, costume contest. Silent auction. $30. 7-11 p.m. Las Cruces Convention.

Mikey's Sheesh-Ka-Deesh — Performing arts scholarship benefit. Music, area dancers, wine and desserts. $10. 7:30-10:30 p.m. Mikey's Place, 3100 Harrelson St., 640-3869, www.mikeysplacenm.com

New Endeavors — Exhibit through Feb. 26. GFWC Progress Club paintings and photography. Opening reception. 5-7 p.m. Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.. 528-4000, library.las-cruces.org

Nothing Personal — Through Feb. 10. In this moody drama Anne is a loner and a drifter, hitching rides through the Irish countryside, until she comes across an isolated cabin and strikes up an uneasy relationship with its owner (Stephen Rea). $7 regular, $5 seniors, students and MVFS members. Nightly 7:30 p.m. Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Sight Unseen — Exhibit through April 2. Artist's reception. Sculptures by Michael Naranjo. 5-7 p.m. Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St., 541-2137, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Deming

Grand Ol' Opry Deming Style — Also Feb. 5. Deming Performing Arts Theater. $6. 7 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Saturday 5

Silver City/Grant County

Alma Zazz! — With Randy and Renee. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Eric Montoya — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W Yankie St.

Seams and Hems Workshop — Donna Sebastian. Class features demonstrations and making hands-on samples. $35 SWFAC members, $45 non-members. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The Common Thread, 107 W. Broadway, 538-5733, www.fiberartscollective.org

Wild, Wonderful, Wearable Wool — See Feb. 4. 3-6 p.m. Copper Quail Gallery, 211-A Texas St., 388-2646.

WNMU Mustangs Women's Basketball vs. Adams State College — 6 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Mustangs Men's Basketball vs. Adams State College — 8 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Crime and Punishment — See Feb. 3. Through Feb. 6. 8 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org

Disease Detectives — Opening reception for new exhibit. 2-4 p.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120, www.las-cruces.org/Public-Services/museums/nmh.stm

Elena Armijo Concert — Also Feb. 6. Mezzo Soprano. Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra and Elena Armijo perform Rossini, Saint Saens, Borodin and Prokofievin, the fourth of their Classics Series. $35-$45. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421.

Hi Lo Country — Pete Calder (Billy Crudup) and Big Boy Matson (Woody Harrelson) are re-united after serving in World War II. These best friends live in the prairie town of Hi-Lo, NM, where Jim Ed Love (Sam Elliott), the largest landowner, is greedily devouring small-time ranchers. Based on a 1961 novel by New Mexico author Max Evans. CineMatinee. $4, $1 MVFS members. 1:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Organic Garden Soil Preparation — The secret to a great vegetable or flower garden is the quality of the soil. Learn about additions that can be made to soil for more color and produce from your garden. Reservations requested. $7.50, free to members. 2 p.m. Enchanted Gardens, 270 Avenida de Mesilla, 524-1886, gardens@zianet.com, nmenchantedgardens.com

Sight Unseen — Artist's talk by sculptor Michael Naranjo. 1 p.m. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Traces of a Map of One Journey — Artist's reception. C.C. Cunningham. 4-6 p.m. Unsettled Gallery & Studio, 905 N. Mesquite, 635-2285.

Deming

Grand Ol' Opry Deming Style — Deming Performing Arts Theater. $6. 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Hillsboro

Sierra Club Hike — National forest north of Hillsboro. Moderate day hike. 8 a.m. US Forest Service parking lot in T or C. 430-1834.

Sunday 6 Super Bowl Sunday

Silver City/Grant County

Dane Dexter — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Vicki's Eatery, 315 N. Texas, 388-5430.

Ed Teja — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W Yankie St.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Artists of Picacho Hills — Picacho Mountain Show and Sale. Free. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Picacho Mountain Visitors Center, 7038 Calle Estancias, 523-1223, www.artistsofpicachohills.com

Colored — Exhibit through March 4. Artist's reception and talk. Georjeanna Geltha. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Tombaugh Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano, 522-7281.

Crime and Punishment — See Feb. 3. 2:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org

Elena Armijo Concert — See Feb. 5. $35-$45. 3 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421.

Traces of a Map of One Journey — Artist's talk. C.C. Cunningham. 2-4 p.m. Unsettled Gallery & Studio, 905 N. Mesquite, 635-2285.

Deming

DPAT Jam Session — Dance and socialize. Free. 2-4 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Monday 7

Las Cruces/Mesilla

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Louisiana Tech — $5-$20. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Understanding Basic Nutrition — Daniel Garcia of A New You Chiropractic Clinic. Free. 6 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Tuesday 8

Silver City/Grant County

The Art of Making Soup — Margarita Courney and Carolyn Smith. Simple and delicious soups from your pantry. Free. 12-1 p.m. Food Co-Op Community Room, 388-2343, carolyn@silverycityfoodcoop.com

Community Radio — Board meeting for Gila Mimbres Community Radio (see Tumbleweeds section). Public invited. 5-7 p.m. Javalina. 519-4144.

Wednesday 9

Silver City/Grant County

Peter and Michelle — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Emotional Freedom Technique — Genevieve Mitchell, ND. $12 members, $15 non-members. 6-7:30 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Thursday 10

Silver City/Grant County

Andy Stein Duo — Appearing in duo format with pianist Conal Fowkes, Andy Stein's polished violin and raw vocals are presented in an historical context with an emphasis on the Swing Era of the 1920s and 1930s. $20. 7:30 p.m. WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre.

Artist Lecture Series — Peter Bill, digital media artist and painter. 6:30 p.m. WNMU Parotti Hall. 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org

Camera Operation — Sony Hi-8 and 2500 Mini-DV. For members. RSVP required. Free. CATS, 213 N. Bullard St. 534-0130, cats-commnity@qwestoffice.net www.catsilver.org

Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society Meeting — Potluck then Sharon Scotti discusses various gemstones and how they are used for healing. 6 p.m. Senior Center, Victoria St.

The Art of Making Soup — See Feb. 8. Free. 12-1 p.m. Food Co-Op Community Room, 388-2343, carolyn@silverycityfoodcoop.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Night With Cupid — Jewelry by Joyce Deaso, men's fashions by Kaya's Cottons and Things for the Desert. Informal modeling of men's fashions and jewelry. Door prizes, wine and hors d' oeuvres. 5-7:30 p.m. Cutter Gallery, 2640 El Paseo, 541-0658.

Big Band Dance Club — CDs. $7. 7 p.m. dance lesson, 8-10 p.m. music and dancing. Las Cruces Country Club, 2700 N. Main St. 526-9197, www.bigbanddanceclub.org

Eric Hisaw — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Not a Simple Farmer — Lecture series. Former NMSU Museum Curator Dr. Terry Reynolds presents the story of Don Jose Martine Amador (1836-1903). $2. 7 p.m. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Friday 11

Silver City/Grant County

Ed Teja — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W Yankie St.

Eric Hisaw — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Jewelry and Photography Exhibit — Exhibit through Feb. 14. Kristin Lora jewelry and photographs by Nancy Spencer and Eric Renner. Reception 4-7:30 p.m. Blue Dome Gallery at Bear Mountain Lodge, 60 Bear Mountain Ranch Road, 538-2538.

WNMU Mustangs Women's Basketball vs. Western State College of Colorado — 6 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Mustangs Men's Basketball vs. Western State College of Colorado — 8 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

Southwest New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce — 5:30 p.m. Call for location, 519-4848.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

7 Days in Slow Motion — Through Feb. 17. When young Ravi comes into possession of a state-of-the-art movie camera, it seems his dreams of being a filmmaker will come true, but there's a catch — he has just seven days to finish his movie and return the camera to its rightful owner, an American filmmaker visiting India. $7 regular, $5 seniors, students and MVFS members. Nightly 7:30 p.m. Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Greetings to You: Historic Postcards — Opening of exhibit through Aug. 28. This extensive exhibit features more than 500 postcards that date back as early as the 1880s. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — Through Feb. 27. This Tony Award-nominated comedy by Neil Simon, directed by James Jensen, concerns a well-paid business man that can't handle the stress as his life falls apart. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Saturday 12

Silver City/Grant County

Chocolate Fantasia — Join the fun as Silver City celebrates Chocolate Fantasia. Stroll galleries, shops and greet old friends while sampling delicious, gourmet chocolate confections, handmade and beautifully displayed in local galleries and shops in the downtown Arts and Cultural District. Local musicians will be performing at many locations. $20. 12-4 p.m. Mimbres Region Arts Council, 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org

Astronomy Meeting — "Align to North and Be the Envy of All Your Neighbors," talk by Alex Woronow. Free software to make it simple to align equipment to true north. Celestial geometry. 1 p.m. Isaac's, 200 N. Bullard St.

Bayou Seco and Fiddling Friends — During Chocolate Fantasia. 12:15-1 p.m. Yada Yada Yarn.

Border Women's Cooperative — Valentine's sale and party. Maggie Garcia plays. Sealed canned food item requested. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. A.I.R. Coffee Cafe & Gallery, 208 Central Ave., Bayard, 537-3967, www.aircoffee.biz

Eric Hisaw — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Hell 2 Pay — Free. 8 p.m. Isaac's, 200 N. Bullard St.

Kayt Pearl and Cactus Mouth — Singer-songwriter and poet troupe. 1-3 p.m. Ginny Wolf Studio & Gallery, 108 W. Yankie St., 313-5709.

WNMU Mustangs Women's Basketball vs. Mesa State College — 6 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Mustangs Men's Basketball vs. Mesa State College — 8 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

Michael & Joe — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Mike Dowling and Randy Sabien Concert — $15 in advance, $20 at door. Tickets available at Leyba & Ingalls Art, Gila Hike & Bike, or call Marc at 571-7435. 7 p.m. Buckhorn Opera House, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com/

Mystical Dances of Universal Peace — Chanting and live music. $5-$10 suggested donation. 7 p.m. 1st Church of Harmony, 7th & Arizona St. 534-1441.

Open the Door, Explore! — Love your library event. This annual free fun-filled event is sponsored by Literacy Link-Leamos and will include entertainment by a flute quartet and Brandon Perrault (see story in this section) and his students. Ongoing activities throughout the event will include storytelling, door prizes, family bingo, crafts, refreshments and free books. Free replacement library cards will be offered. Free. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Silver City Public Library. College Ave.

Walking Tour of Historic Fort Bayard — All tours begin at the southeast corner of the Parade Grounds. Walking tours last about two hours. $4. 9:30 a.m. Fort Bayard. 574-2573.

New Texican Poetry Slam — Four slam poetry teams from New Mexico and Texas square off.7 p.m. Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard, 313-2599.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Celebration of Mandelbrot — Reception for exhibit Feb. 1-28. Mesilla Valley Fractal Artists. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Funky Karma Incense and Tea Shop, 3207 S. Main St. 527-0020, www.artformsnm.org

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Louisiana Tech — $5-$20. 7:05 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Amelie — A buoyant French film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. This creatively energized film presents an unforgettable portrait of a woman, played by Audrey Tautou, who demonstrates a remarkable talent for the spiritual practice of kindness. French with English subtitles. CineMatinee. $4, MVFS members $1. 1:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Art Galaxy Anniversary — First annual anniversary opening celebration. Door prizes and refreshments. 6-9 p.m. Art Galaxy, 2521 Avenida de Mesilla, 525-8178, www.theartgalaxy.org

Bob Einweck — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Casas de Antano — Houses of yesteryear tour includes four homes in Mesilla (the Reynolds/Chavez/Fountain House, the Bermudez Home Place, the Padilla House and the McDowell Farm House), as well as the Frenger and Rynerson Houses and the Phillips Chapel CME Church in Las Cruces. $15. 1-5 p.m. 644-0599, www.mvpres.org

Cupid's Chase 5k Run — 9 a.m. Mesilla Community Center Park, 2251 Calle de Santiago, 524-3262 ext. 116, www.oldmesilla.org

For the Love of Art Artists Studio Tours — Also Feb. 13. See story in Arts Exposure section. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 527-0027, www.artformsnm.org

For the Love of Toys — Exhibit through Feb. 27. Reception 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nopalito's Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St.

Native Spirit — Artist's reception. Mary Beagle. Native American-themed oil paintings. 6-8 p.m. Nopalito's Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St.

New Mexico Watercolor Society Exhibition — Also Feb. 13. Exhibit and demonstration. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mesquite Street Studios, 922 N. Mesquite St., 532-0918. www.nmwatercolorsociety.org/SouthernChapter.html

Sea Share Fair — Hands-on activities for the whole family, 20 exhibitors from around the region. Free. 1-4 p.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120, www.las-cruces.org/Public-Services/museums/nmh.stm

Sky Safari — Museum of Natural History and the NMSU Astronomy Department guide you through the Pleaides and M35. Free. 7 p.m. NMSU Observatory, 522-3120.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Valentine's Day Crafts for Children — Make old-fashioned Valentines with recycled materials like vintage wallpaper, tins, buttons and ephemera. $12 per child, $10 Friends of Museum members. 9 a.m.-noon. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Yolanda Martinez — Native American master drum maker, singer, songwriter. $15, 7 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org

Columbus

Love Secrets from Outer Space — Through Feb. 14. Celebrate Valentine's Day with dinner and a live show in a small intimate theater. Tim McAndrews' short new comedic play and a variety show follow a full dinner. Reservations required. $20. 5:30 p.m. Tumbleweed Theater, 100 Broadway, 531-2452.

Deming

Holy Water and Whiskey — Deming Performing Arts Theater. Sizzling harmony with three great entertainers. $6. 2 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Sunday 13

Silver City/Grant County

Ed Teja — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W Yankie St.

The Desert Larks — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Vicki's Eatery, 315 N. Texas, 388-5430.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

3rd Annual Chamber Orchestra Concert — The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra presents Julian Schwarz performing a chamber orchestra performance of Mozart, Haydn and Schubert. $5-$15. 3 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, www.riograndetheatre.com 646-3709, www.lascrucessymphony.com

For the Love of Art Artists Studio Tours — 12-4 p.m. 527-0027, www.artformsnm.org

Kids Crafts for Valentine's Day — Snacks provided, parents required to attend with children. Free. 11 a.m.-noon. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

New Mexico Watercolor Society Exhibition — See Feb. 12. 12-4 p.m. Mesquite Street Studios, 922 N. Mesquite St., 532-0918.

The Gospel of John — 6:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Boutz Road, 526-5559.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 2 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Columbus

Love Secrets from Outer Space — See Feb. 12. Through Feb. 14. $20. 12:30 p.m. Tumbleweed Theater, 100 Broadway, 531-2452.

Deming

DPAT Jam Session — Dance and socialize. Free. 2-4 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Monday 14 Valentine's Day

Silver City/Grant County

Brown Bag Lunch Series — 12 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway, 538-5921, www.silvercitymuseum.org

Reading and Booksigning — The Propheteer by Jason Coe. 1 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, 538-5921, www.silvercitymuseum.org

Widowed Persons Service — Linda Brake will speak about senior housing. $10 includes lunch. 11 a.m. Glad Tidings Church. 538-9344.

Valentine's Day Dinner-Dance — DJ Koolkat will provide music from all eras and styles. Lasagna dinner. $5 couples, $3 singles. 5-9 p.m. Mimbres Valley Roundup Lodge. For more information and directions, call Dianna Nienhaus at 536-3335 or Peggy Platonos at 536-2997.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Love Letters — Valentine's Day production of A.R. Gurney's story of friendship and love between two very different people. $10 adults, $9 students and seniors. 7 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org

Columbus

Love Secrets from Outer Space — See Feb. 12. $20. 5:30 p.m. Tumbleweed Theater, 100 Broadway, 531-2452.

Tuesday 15

Las Cruces/Mesilla

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Hawaii — $5-$20. 7:05 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Doa Ana Camera Club — Examining and fixing digital photos with Photoshop Elements. 7 p.m. Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Downtown Mall, 532-1919, www.dacameraclub.org

Mini Art Gallery Show — Exhibit through Feb. 18. Reception. Arts and craft work done by Las Cruces area artists over age 50. Free. 8:30-10:30 a.m. Munson Center

Museum Lecture Series — 5:30 p.m. Free. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120.

Wednesday 16

Nothing on this date.

Thursday 17

Silver City/Grant County

Video Editing — Windows Movie Maker. For members. RSVP required. Free. CATS, 213 N. Bullard St., 534-0130, cats-commnity@qwestoffice.net, www.catsilver.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. San Jose State — $5-$20. 7:05 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Big Band Dance Club — High Society Orchestra. $7 members, $9 non-members. 7 p.m. dance lesson, 8-10 p.m. music and dancing. Las Cruces Country Club, 2700 N. Main St. 526-9197, www.bigbanddanceclub.org

C.W. Ayon One-Man Band — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Cooking Quality Meat on a Budget — Kate Maynard of Maynard Cattle Company. Free. 6 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Dinosaur Train — Dinosaurs, trains and science, for children 3-5 years old and their parents. Free. 9 a.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120, www.las-cruces.org/Public-Services/museums/nmh.stm

Friday 18

Silver City/Grant County

Dane Dexter — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Gila Native Plant Society Meeting — John O'Loughlin. Troublesome weeds of New Mexico. Free. 7 p.m. WNMU Harlan Hall, Room 100.

Tina Collins — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

AlmaZazz! & Friends — St. Clair Bistro, 1800 Avenida de Mesilla, 524-0390.

Bayou Seco and the Fiddle Club Kids — During the Las Cruces Contra dance. Mardi Gras theme. Old Mesilla Community Center. juliedance@yahoo.com

Dog Sees God — Through March 6. CB and the gang are back, though now teenagers facing real problems. A dead dog, drug use, friends who have been institutionalized, trouble at school — good grief! $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

Made in Dagenham — Through Feb. 24. Sally Hawkins stars in this cheeky dramatization of the 1968 labor strike initiated by hundreds of women who rebelled against discrimination and demanded the same pay as men for their work in a London automobile manufacturing plant. $7 regular, $5 seniors, students and MVFS members. Nightly 7:30 p.m. Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

MountainFilm World Tour — A selection of films from the international film festival are taken on the road to reach audiences who otherwise wouldn't have a chance to experience the festival. These films display themes of adventure, mountaineering, remarkable personalities and important environmental and social messages. $8-$10. 7-9 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, www.riograndetheatre.com

Riders on the Orphan Train — The program combines storytelling, music, video and informal discussion with a question and answer period to bring awareness about this little-known chapter of the largest child migration in history. Free. 7 p.m. Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St., 647-4480, www.las-cruces.org/public-services/museums

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Saturday 19

Silver City/Grant County

Eileen Sulivan & Marc Robert — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society Field Trip — Information, contact Ansel Walters at 388-2010.

Kas Nelson — Free. 8 p.m. Isaac's, 200 N. Bullard St.

Mystical Dances of Universal Peace — Chanting and live music. $5-$10 suggested donation. 7 p.m. 1st Church of Harmony, 7th and Arizona St. 534-1441.

Tina Collins — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Walking Tour of Historic Fort Bayard — $4. 9:30 a.m. Fort Bayard, 574-2573.

Issue Summit on Teen Health & Well-Being — Free Youth Leadership Summit. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard, 534-0665, www.wellnesscoalition.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer — Through Feb. 20. The 12 monologues featured this year explore different avenues of violence, survival and the human capacity to overcome. A large portion of the proceeds are donated to local anti-violence shelters both in Las Cruces and Juarez. 8 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org

AlmaZazz! & Friends — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Art at the Amador — Through Feb. 20. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Amador Historic Hotel, 180 W. Amador Ave., 527-0020, www.artforms.org

Break Down, Through and Out — Artist's reception. Linda Hagen. 6-8 p.m. Nopalito's Galeria, 326 S. Mesquite St.

Composting — $7.50, free to members. 2 p.m. Enchanted Gardens, 270 Avenida de Mesilla, 524-1886, gardens@zianet.com nmenchantedgardens.com

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

For the Love of Art Artists Studio Tours — Also Feb. 20. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 527-0027, www.artformsnm.org

For the Love of Lit — Sin Fronteras literary organization will hold poetry readings. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Gospel Choir — Directed by Dr. Bobbie Green. Free. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421. music.nmsu.edu/ensembles/choirs

The Desert of Forbidden Art — How does art survive in a time of oppression? During the Soviet rule artists who stay true to their vision are executed, sent to mental hospitals or Gulags. Their plight inspires young Igor Savitsky. He pretends to buy state-approved art but instead daringly rescues 40,000 forbidden fellow artists' works and creates a museum in the desert of Uzbekistan, far from the watchful eyes of the KGB. Ben Kingsley, Sally Field and Ed Asner voice the diaries and letters of Savitsky and the artists. Russian and English with subtitles. CineMatinee. Free. 1:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Kravchenko's Trial — The film tells how, in Paris, January 1949, Soviet defector Victor Kravchenko's libel suit against a French communist weekly became the "trial of the century." Presented by author and film interviewee, Gary Kern. CineMatinee. Free. 3:15 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Sturday Science Class — Bacteria and viruses. For elementary-school children. Free. 11 a.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Winter Feral Cat Care — Learn simple ways to help feral cats through the cold winter months and prevent new litters form being born in the spring. Free. 1-3 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Hillsboro

Hillsboro Community Dance — The Legacy Band. $5 suggested donation. 7-10 p.m. Hillsboro Community Center.

Sierra Club Hike — Percha Creek Box moderate day hike. 8 a.m. Meet at US Forest Service parking lot in T or C. Kass Akers, 430-1834.

Lordsburg

Bootheel Cowboy Poetry Fiesta Museum Benefit — Singers, musicians, poets and storytellers, Steve Hill as MC. Free hamburgers and soft drinks at intermission. Tickets at Verla's Western Wear, 980 E. Motel Dr., or at the door. $10 adults, $7 students. 5 p.m. Lordsburg-Hidalgo Country Old West Museum, 708 E. 2nd St., 542-9258, hookjune@hotmail.com

Sunday 20

Silver City/Grant County

Ed Teja — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Joe & Danny — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Vicki's Eatery, 315 N. Texas, 388-5430.

White Material — A white French family outlawed in its home and attempting to save its coffee plantation connects with a black hero also embroiled in the tumult. All try to survive as their world rapidly crumbles around them. $8, WNMU students and faculty free with ID. 4 p.m. WNMU-Silver City International Film Society. Real West Cinema II, 11585 Hwy. 180 E. 538-5659, www.silverfilm.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant, and A Prayer — See Feb. 19. 2:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, www.no-strings.org

Art at the Amador — 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Amador Historic Hotel, 180 W. Amador Ave., 527-0020, www.artforms.org

For the Love of Art Artists Studio Tours — 12-4 p.m. 527-0027, www.artformsnm.org

Marimbist Greg Giannascoli — The Las Cruces Civic Concert Association presents this talented artist, who is on faculty at the esteemed Julliard Pre-college and has received numerous awards, performing classical music on the marimba. $20. 3 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, www.riograndetheatre.com

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 2 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Deming

DPAT Jam Session — Dance and socialize. Free. 2-4 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Hillsboro

James Hurley — Concert. Singer/songwriter. $5 suggested donation. 3-5 p.m. Hillsboro Community Center.

Monday 21 Presidents Day

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Art & Cinema, Chapter II — Free. 12 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Tuesday 22

Nothing on this date.

Wednesday 23

Silver City/Grant County

Wally and Brandie — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Thursday 24

Silver City/Grant County

How to Make a Radio Show — Audio editing in Audacity. For members. RSVP required. Free. CATS, 213 N. Bullard St., 534-0130, cats-commnity@qwestoffice.net www.catsilver.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Big Band Dance Club — CDs. $7. 7 p.m. dance lesson, 8-10 p.m. music and dancing. Las Cruces Country Club, 2700 N. Main St. 526-9197, www.bigbanddanceclub.org

Cowboy & Indian — With Alister M. High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Homebrewing Basics — Frank Sholedice. Free. 6-8 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

New Horizons Symphony Concert — The symphony entertains with Mozart's Symphony 40, Haffner Serenade (soloist Gordon Butler) and Piano Rondo in D-Major (soloist Ross Palmer), Haydn's Overture to The Creation. Free. 7 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421.

Science Cafe — Ask Sigma Xi and museum experts your science questions. Roundtable discussion. Free. 5:30 p.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120.

Friday 25

Silver City/Grant County

Bob Einweck — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Caroline Herring — Folk singer. Mimbres Region Arts Council folk series. 7:30 p.m. Buckhorn Opera House, Pinos Altos. 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org

Jonny Mahaffey — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Lunch-Time Diversity Series — On race. 12-1 p.m. Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard, 534-0665, www.wellnesscoalition.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Journey from Zanskar — Through March 3. An incredible true story of two Buddhist monks who lead a group of children and helpers on a five-day journey by foot over snow-covered mountain passes to enroll the children in a school to help retain the culture of Tibet. $7 regular, $5 seniors, students and MVFS members. Nightly 7:30 p.m. Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Saturday 26

Silver City/Grant County

Abby & Emmay — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W. Yankie St.

Bob Einweck — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Loose Blues Band — Free. 8 p.m. Isaac's, 200 N. Bullard St.

WNMU Mustangs Softball vs. Regis University — 12 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Mustangs Women's Basketball vs. New Mexico Highlands University — 6 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Mustangs Men's Basketball vs New Mexico Highlands — 8 p.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Animal Encounters — Nature Center staff and volunteers available to answer questions and will have Nature Center residents on hand for your first snake experience or turtle adventure. Free. 4 p.m. Museum of Natural History, Mesilla Valley Mall, 522-3120.

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

Introducing Mountain View Market Essentials — Learn about Mountain View Market's new private-label line of vitamins and supplements with Genevieve Mitchell, ND. Free. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

North Country — Partly shot in Grant County. Nicki Caro and screenplay writer Michael Seitzman create a fictionalized account of one of America's most groundbreaking sexual harassment lawsuits, starring Charlize Theron and Frances McDormand. CineMatinee. $4, MVFS members $1. 1:30 p.m. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Stefan George — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. Through Feb. 27. $7-$10. 8 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Xeriscape Design and Water Collection — $7.50, free to members. 2 p.m. Enchanted Gardens, 270 Avenida de Mesilla, 524-1886, gardens@zianet.com nmenchantedgardens.com

Hillsboro

Sierra Club Hike — Nutt Grasslands day hike. 8 a.m. Meet at US Forest Service parking lot in T or C. 744-5860.

Sunday 27

Silver City/Grant County

Ed Teja — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House, 112 W Yankie St.

Randy & Renee — 9:30-11:30 a.m. Vicki's Eatery, 315 N. Texas, 388-5430.

WNMU Mustangs Softball vs. Regis University — 11 a.m. www.wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Ciclovia Health Event — Bike riding, walking, jogging, dancing, aerobics, gymnastics and more. Skates are welcome. Free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 2 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

The Prisoner of Second Avenue — See Feb. 11. $7-$10. 2 p.m. Las Cruces Community Theater, 313 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1200, www.lcctnm.org

Deming

DPAT Jam Session — Dance and socialize. Free. 2-4 p.m. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine St. 545-8872.

Monday 28

Nothing on this date.

 

 

MARCH

 

Tuesday 1

Nothing on this date.

 

Wednesday 2

Las Cruces/Mesilla

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Utah State — $5-$20. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Thursday 3

Silver City/Grant County

Eric Himy — The artistry of pianist Eric Himy has intrigued audiences around the world. His technique has been compared to that of the legendary pianist, Vladimir Horowitz. He plays a wide range of music, from Gershwin to Ravel and Chopin. $20. 7:30 p.m. WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Idaho — $5-$20. 7:05 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

Friday 4

Silver City/Grant County

First Friday Downtown — Stores and galleries open late. Free live music. www.silvercitymainstreet.com

Lunch-Time Diversity Series — On sexism. 12-1 p.m. Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard, 534-0665, www.wellnesscoalition.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

Downtown Ramble — Do the Main Street Downtown Ramble through galleries, shops, businesses and restaurants. Enjoy art openings, exhibits, music, entertainment, open mic opportunities, shopping, refreshments and more. Free. 5-7 p.m. Downtown Mall, 523-2950.

Environmental Dreamcatchers — Through March 26. Digital dreamcatcher and medicine-wheel collages by Dennis Lujan that speak to the environment through grunge art. Free. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Fabulous Fiber 2011 — Through March 26. Works in yarn, paper, reed and other fibers including weaving, knitting, crochet and basketry techniques by members of the Mesilla Valley Weavers Guild. Free. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, www.las-cruces.org/museums

Marriage of Figaro — Through March 6. Presented by the Doa Ana Lyric Opera, directed by Andrew Zimmerman. $12-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421.

Saturday 5

Las Cruces/Mesilla

6th Annual Rag Rug Festival & Design Collective — Through March 6. Handcrafted rag rugs and other home furnishings, plus fashions and personal adornments. A Women's Cottage Industries educational program helping to create a more abundant life for New Mexico's women and girls. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Nevada — $5-$20. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Boise State — $5-$20. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. Through March 6. $10-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

Marriage of Figaro — See March 4. Through March 6. $12-$15. 7:30 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421.

Sunday 6

Las Cruces/Mesilla

6th Annual Rag Rug Festival & Design Collective — See March 5. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Dog Sees God — See Feb. 18. $10-$15. 2 p.m. NMSU Hershel Zohn Theatre, 3014 McFie Circle, 646-4515, theatre.nmsu.edu

Gallery Talk — Artist Dennis Lujan will discuss his process and the work in his exhibition, "Environmental Digital Dreamcatchers." Free. 1 p.m. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Marriage of Figaro — See March 4. $12-$15. 3 p.m. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 North Horseshoe, 646-2421.

Monday 7

Nothing on this date.

Tuesday 8

Nothing on this date.

 

Wednesday 9

Nothing on this date.

 

Thursday 10

Deming

46th Annual Rockhound Roundup Gem & Mineral Show — Through March 13. More than 100 vendors, displays, jewelry sales, guided field trips, educational demonstrations, rocks and rock-related items for sale. Friday night silent auction. Saturday night live auction. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. Southwest New Mexico Fairgrounds. 267-4399, (936) 433-0108, www.dgms.bravehost.com

Friday 11

Deming

46th Annual Rockhound Roundup Gem & Mineral Show — Through March 13. See March 10. Friday night silent auction. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. Southwest New Mexico Fairgrounds. 267-4399, (936) 433-0108, www.dgms.bravehost.com

Saturday 12

Silver City/Grant County

Cowboy Concert Series — Mike Moutoux, Dean Foster and Allan Chapman. $15. 7:30 p.m. Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard St., 534-9005, www.silcotheater.com

WNMU Mustangs Softball vs. Colorado School of Mines — 12 p.m. doubleheader. www.wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

29th Annual Home and Garden Show — Through March 13. Regional public marketplace catering to the home improvement and new home construction markets. Bring your project materials and questions to the show and receive advice from industry professionals. How-to and cooking demonstrations. $5-$7. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. 526-6126, www.lascruceshomeandgarden.com

Cowboy Days — Through March 13. Tribute to New Mexico ranching traditions. There will be cowboy cooking, stagecoach and horseback rides, music, arts and crafts, living history, children's activities, a team roping event and many cowboy demonstrations.Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, www.nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Columbus

Pancho Villa's Raid — Commemoration of 1916 raid. Vendors, musicians and dancers; 100 horseback riders will come up from Mexico. 9 a.m. Columbus Town Plaza.

Deming

46th Annual Rockhound Roundup Gem & Mineral Show — Through March 13. See March 10. Saturday night live auction. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. Southwest New Mexico Fairgrounds. 267-4399, (936) 433-0108, www.dgms.bravehost.com



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