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MARCH

Friday 1

Silver City/Grant County

Predicting and Chasing Solar Eclipses — Western Institute for Lifelong Learning and the Silver City Astronomical Society present Fred "Mr. Eclipse" Espenak, retired NASA astrophysicist, who will share his experiences chasing and predicting eclipses around the world, most recently in Libya and China. 1 p.m. Free. WNMU Global Resource Center. 538-6835, will-learning.com

Alister M — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Dreamers — Two men, an EWI and digital drumming combine to make this new duo, Paul DeMarco and Dale Rucklos. 6 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee House.

First Friday — Birthday celebration for downtown businesses. 4-7 p.m. Downtown. 538-5555, 534-1700, silvercitymainstreet.com

Land and Sky — New images by photographer Allen W. Sanders. Artist reception. 4-7 p.m. The Copper Quail Gallery, 211A N. Texas, 388-2646.

The Far Side of Antarctica — First Friday Audubon Program. Patricia Espenak, presenter of this program, is a retired chemistry teacher, whose common interests in astronomy and travel have paralleled her teaching career and has drawn her to all seven continents. In 2003, the opportunity to travel to the farther reaches of this forbidding continent presented itself, because the path of a total solar eclipse passed through Mirny, a Russian research station, near the Shackleton Ice Shelf. On the way, there were encounters with some of the sub- and peri-Antarctica Islands. Even veterans of Antarctic travel seldom visit these isolated dots of land scattered between India and that frozen polar world. 7 p.m. Free. WNMU Harlan Hall.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Aggie Women's Tennis vs. Colorado State — NMSU Tennis Court, nmstatesports.com

Downtown Art Ramble — Musicians include: We Are One Dance & Drum, Doña Ana Lyric Opera vocal students, the flute-guitar duo of Lisa Van Winkle & Kerry Alt, and La Cella Bella. 5-7 p.m. Downtown Mall.

Hyde Park on Hudson — Through March 7. The story of the love affair between FDR and his distant cousin Margaret Daisy Suckley, centered around the weekend in 1939 when the King and Queen of the United Kingdom visited upstate New York. Directed by Roger Michell, starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Olivia Williams. Nightly 7:30 p.m., Sat. 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $7 regular, $6 seniors and students, $5 MVFS members, children and Weds. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Michael Fracasso — Live music performance. Potluck. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $15. Rokoko Gallery, 1785 Avenida de Mercado, 405-8877, rokokoart.com

New Mexico Watercolor Society — Southern Chapter will sponsor an exhibit of 40 watercolor paintings. Reception 5-7 p.m. New America School, 207 S. Main. 522-6382.

Our Town — Through March 10. The drama about two families living in adjacent houses in sleepy Grover's Corners, NH, in the early years of the 20th century has been described by many as the Great American Play. Thornton Wilder's play details the everyday lives of those two families, the Gibbs and the Webbs. But underlying the events of their lives — marriages, births, and deaths — is a hope for something more. 7:30 p.m. $10-15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Tony Lazorko Pro Artist Series — Opening reception. Printmaker. 6-8 p.m. Adobe Patio Gallery, 1765 Avenida de Mercado, 532-9310.

Twitch — Through March 17. Inspired by recent events in LeRoy, NY, this is a poignant drama with lots of laughs. The play follows a group of already marginalized high school students who begin to develop tics and Tourette's like symptoms, a condition they name "the twitch." World premiere production by Amy Lanasa. 8 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

We Are One — Artists' reception. 5-7 p.m. Free. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Saturday 2

Silver City/Grant County

Children's Craft Class — Punched tin. Pre-registration encouraged. Children 8 and up. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $5. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, 538-5921, silvercitymuseum.org

Children's Easter Crafts — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Bayard Public Library, 1112 Central Ave., 537-6244, bayardpubliclibrary.org

Passive Solar Workshops — How to design, construct and install a passive solar hot water heater using salvaged hot water tanks. Please preregister. 1:30-4:30 p.m. $5-$20. Habitat Restore, 538-9540.

Peter Fletcher — Classical guitarist. 10 a.m. Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave, 538-3672.

Practical Psychic Protection — 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Pre-registration required. $49. Rock Center, 413 N. Bullard, 956-5200, www.gayerock.com

Silver City String Beans — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

SWNM Audubon Field Trip — Head to Redrock and the Gila Wildlife Preserve to look for desert species such as Abert's Towhee and Crissal Thrasher, both of which should be responsive to calls at this time of year. The lower elevation and riparian areas mean a wide range of birds are possible — both winter visitors still around, and early migrants, depending on the weather conditions. 7:30 a.m. Meet at WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre. 388-4210.

WNMU Softball vs. Regis University — Doubleheader. 12 and 2 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Women's Basketball vs New Mexico Highlands University — 5:30 p.m. WNMU Brancheau Complex, wnmumustangs.com

WNMU Men's Basketball vs. New Mexico Highlands University — 7:30 p.m. WNMU Brancheau Complex, wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Cowboy Days — Award-winning cowboy musicians, Charreada (Mexican-style rodeo), gunfight re-enactments, horseback and stagecoach rides, Western arts and crafts sale, Western movies, children's activities cowboy and ranching demonstrations, greenhouse plant sale. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

A Cave in the Robledo Mountains — David Soules will lead another Back by Noon first, this time a short hike to see the pictographs, morteros (grind holes) and abandoned mine shafts at Robledo Cave in the Robledo Mountains. Moderate, due to a fairly steep ascent and descent on loose rocks with unsecured footing. Advanced reservations are required and space is limited. 7:45 a.m. Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Downtown Mall, 522-5552, wildmesquite.org

Aggie Women's Tennis vs. Northern Arizona — NMSU Tennis Court, 646-1420, nmstatesports.com

Dan Lambert — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Sacred Harp Singing Convention — Also March 3. The Sacred Harp songbook, continuously in print since 1844, is the backbone of one of this country's oldest, most vital, and soul-stirring musical traditions. All participants are invited to lift up their voices in song regardless of musical training or ability. No experience necessary. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aztec Masonic Lodge, 180 E. Boutz Road, 520-1010.

Healing in Community — Local acupuncturist and community organizer, Mateo Bernal, will read passages from his book, Healing in Community: Finding Peace and Freedom in a Palestinian Refugee Camp. The last chapter of Bernal's book is about the founding of Crossroads project in Ciudad Juarez to assist people affected by violence. Bernal, who has taught acupuncture to refugee groups in Guatemala, Mexico, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, will discuss his experience using acupuncture as a community organizing and health care tool. He will be available to answer questions about acupuncture for various conditions. 3-5 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Our Town — Through March 10. See March 1. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Spring Planting Workshop — This workshop will demonstrate who, what, where and when of your organic spring garden. You will learn which plants to get growing, how to start them, when to plant them, different techniques of planting, and how to make sure they flourish throughout the season all without the use of any toxic chemicals. If you are new to growing, this workshop will be a helpful kick-start to your new garden. If you have been gardening forever, this workshop just may give you those helpful hints you crave each year. Pre-registration required. 2-4 p.m. $20, $15 MVM members. Mountain View Market Farm, 2653 Snow Road, mountainviewmarket.com

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Loni Todoroki. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Downtown, 317 N. Water St.

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Pat Gill. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Solano, 1101 S. Solano.

The Life and Times of Pancho Villa — Dr. James Hester presentation. 1 p.m. Free. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, las-cruces.org/museums

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 8 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Sunday 3

Silver City/Grant County

WNMU Softball vs. Regis University — Doubleheader. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

14th Annual Cowboy Days — See March 2. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $4. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Sacred Harp Singing Convention — See March 2. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aztec Masonic Lodge, 180 E. Boutz Road, 520-1010.

Mei Ling Po McKay — Poetry performance. Tombaugh Gallery, Unitarian Universalist Church, 2000 S. Solano, 522-7281.

Our Town — Through March 10. See March 1. 2 p.m. $10-$15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Deming

DPAT Jam Sessions — Sundays. Come out and dance, socialize and have a great time. 2-4 p.m. Free. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine.

Monday 4

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Tuesday 5

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces — Tuesdays. 6-9:30 p.m. $5, NMSU students free with ID. 525 E Lohman, 620-0377.

Every Other Tuesday — LCHS Solo & Ensemble Honors Orchestra. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Trap, Neuter and Return and Winter Feral Cat Care — Join nationally recognized expert on feral cat care, Joe Miele, who will explain some simple things we can do to make the feral cat population more comfortable, and learn how to humanely reduce the population by preventing new litters. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Wednesday 6

Silver City/Grant County

Esther Jamison — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Rhythm of the Dance — This two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of talent derived from all areas of Irish life, including 15 dancers, 3 tenors, 7 acoustic musicians and a seanos dancer. Combining traditional Irish dance and music with the most up-to-date stage technology, the show is a thousand-year-old story executed with all the advantages of the modern-day stage show. 7 p.m. $20, $15 MRAC or GCCCA member, $5 student. WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre. 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org

YourDay SelfMastery Conversation — Wednesdays. Join YourDay Las Cruces Life Style Coach's Siddeeq Shabazz and Azadeh Boroumand for ongoing discussions centered around discovering and applying tools of self-mastery and growth. This month's featured book is The New Psycho-Cybernetics. 7:45-8:45 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Thursday 7

Silver City/Grant County

Brown Bag Lunch — An armchair tour of historic buildings. 12-1 p.m. Free. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway, 538-5921, silvercitymuseum.org

Julia Mitchell — Artist Lecture Series. Weaver will share her recent work that explores clouds, blowing grasses, and the palette and distressed surface of ancient Roman wall painting. 6:30 p.m. Free. WNMU Parotti Hall, 538-2505, www.mimbresarts.org, www.will-learning.com

Women's Cancer Support Group — First meeting, facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Froese. First Thursdays. 6-7 p.m. GRMC Conference Room, 1313 E. 32nd St. 388-1198, ext. 10, healthcouncil@grmc.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Big Band Dance Club — CDs, DJ Mike D'Arcy. 7-10 p.m. $7. Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court St., 526-6504.

Herbal Medicine — Thursdays through March 21. From the Ground Up proprietor Deborah Brandt will lead an in-depth course series detailing the diverse uses and applications of traditional herbal medicine to maintain a healthful, vibrant quality of life. Classes may be taken individually or as a series. 6:30-8 p.m. $15, $10 MVM members. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Lillis Urban — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Louisiana Tech — 7 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu nmstatesports.com

Our Town — Through March 10. See March 1. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Psychic Readings — Dawn Cheney. 12-3 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Deming

Rockhound Roundup — Through March 10. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Southwestern New Mexico Fair Grounds, 4100 Raymond Reed Blvd., 546-0056, dgms.bravehost.com

Friday 8

Silver City/Grant County

ESL Training — Two-day training. A whole-language-based training to help enhance the ability to increase skills in English. If you are new to ESL or experienced, this is a great opportunity to help individuals in the community. Refreshments and lunch provided. Free. Silver City Public Library, 388-0892.

It's A Wrap — Exhibit opening. Southwest Women's Fiber Arts Collective. 4:30-6 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, 538-5921, silvercitymuseum.org

Steve Reynolds — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Midsummer Night's Dream — Through March 17. An adaptation of the classic Shakespearean comedy as you've never seen it before. Fairies dancing above the stage, suspended from luxurious aerial silks, star-crossed lovers and their love potion mishaps, political intrigues in the realm of the fairies, men dressed as women. The night is complete with food and drink so you can revel like it's 1599. Project in Motion. 7 p.m. $10. The Gin Studios, 430 N. Compress Road.

Aggie Women's Tennis vs. WNMU — NMSU Tennis Court, nmstatesports.com

All Together — Through March 14. Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population. Directed by St�phane Robelin, starring Guy Bedos, Daniel Br�hl, Geraldine Chaplin, Jane Fonda. In French and German with English subtitles. Nightly 7:30 p.m., Sat. 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $7 regular, $6 seniors and students, $5 MVFS members, children and Weds. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Jazz Band — 7:30 p.m. Free. NMSU Atkinson Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe, 646-2421.

NMSU Aggies Baseball Team vs. La Salle — 6:05 p.m. $6. NMSU Presley Askew Field, 646-1420, 532-2060, nmstatesports.com

Our Town — Through March 10. See March 1. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Peter Pan — Also March 9. Presented by A Children's Theatre of the Mesilla Valley, J.M. Barrie's timeless classic is brought to life on-stage when the Darling children receive a visit from a mischievous boy who can fly and who takes them to Never Never Land, where an ongoing war with the evil pirate Captain Hook is taking place. 7-9 p.m. $6. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 8 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Deming

Rockhound Roundup — Through March 10. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Southwestern New Mexico Fair Grounds, 4100 Raymond Reed Blvd., 546-0056, dgms.bravehost.com

Saturday 9

Silver City/Grant County

Fiddling Friends with Bayou Seco — 12:15-1 p.m. Yada Yada Yarn, 614 N. Bullard.

Friends of the Library Second Saturday Book Sale — The Friends sell a huge variety of gently used books, music CDs, DVDs, recorded books on tape and CD, and videotapes. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 1510 Market St.

Brewery and Distillery Grand Opening — Live music, craft beers, vodka, dark rum. Little Toad Creek and Tavern, Lake Roberts, 536-9649, littletoadcreek.com

High Desert Gun Show — Through March 10. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $4, under 12 and military/law enforcement, free. Grant County Business & Conference Center, Hwy. 180, 544-4937.

Stars-N-Parks — Potential for program to be done on west side of the park, away from observatory to observe Comet PanSTARRS. Jupiter is in the southwest. The winter Milky Way is well presented with Orion Nebula and the bright star Sirius. The spring sky is rising in the east. 7:20 p.m. $5 per vehicle. City of Rocks State Park, astro-npo.org

Steve Reynolds — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Midsummer Night's Dream — See March 8. Through March 17. 7 p.m. $10. The Gin Studios, 430 N. Compress Rd.

Artists' Reception — David Shaw photography. Harvey Daiho Hilbert, painter. 4-6 p.m. Mesquite Art Gallery, 340 N. Mesquite St., 640-3502, mesquiteartgallery.com

NMSU Aggies Baseball vs. La Salle — 3:05 p.m. $6. NMSU Presley Askew Field, 646-1420, 532-2060, nmstatesports.com

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. UT-Arlington — 7 p.m. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu nmstatesports.com

Our Town — Through March 10. See March 1. 7:30 p.m. $10-$15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Pancho Villa: Outlaw Hero — Documentary. Outlaw, soldier and politician, Villa led a life that ended in violence, but gave birth to a legend. 1-2 p.m. Free. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, las-cruces.org/museums

Peter Pan — See March 8. 1-3 p.m. $6. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Southwest Jewish Art Festival — Also March 10. "All Things Beautiful" will present a wide variety of fine art and more including many works by Jewish artists on Jewish themes. Preview and sale accompanied by a celebration of traditional Jewish foods. 6-9 p.m. $25. Temple Beth El, 3890 Sonoma Springs Ave., 524-3380.

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Louise O'Donnell. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Downtown, 317 N. Water St.

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Judith Ames. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Solano, 1101 S. Solano.

The Renaissance of Mata Ortiz — Emmy Award-winning documentary film by Scott Petersen 5-6:30 p.m. $10. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

The Hole Story: Kilbourne Hole — Join geologist Eric Kappus for an exploration of amazing Kilbourne Hole, a volcanic crater located in western Doña Ana County between Las Cruces and El Paso. This is the largest steam crater in New Mexico, created by a massive explosion through the earth's crust. Easy to moderate; off-trail hiking but not too rough; little elevation gain. Advance registration required. 8:30 a.m. Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Downtown Mall, 522-5552, wildmesquite.org

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 8 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Water Tower Bucket Boys — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Deming

Rockhound Roundup — Through March 10. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Southwestern New Mexico Fair Grounds, 4100 Raymond Reed Blvd., 546-0056, dgms.bravehost.com

Columbus

10th Annual Camp Furlong Day & Calgata Binacional — 9 a.m. vendors, exhibits and music at Village of Columbus Plaza. 10 a.m. Columbus Memorial Day Ceremony at the Depot Museum. 11 a.m. guest speaker Douglas Burnett talks about 1st Aero Squadron. 1:30 p.m. presentation by US Army historian Robert Bouilly on the 12th & 13th Cavalries before, during and after Villa's raid at the Pancho Villa State Park exhibit hall. 8 a.m. Pancho Villa State Park, 531-2711.

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Silver City/Grant County

Bilingual Storytelling — With Maria Vigil. 2-3 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, 538-5921, silvercitymuseum.org

High Desert Gun Show — 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $4, under 12 and military/law enforcement, free. Grant County Business & Conference Center, Hwy. 180, 544-4937.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Midsummer Night's Dream — See March 8. Through March 17. 7 p.m. $10. The Gin Studios, 430 N. Compress Rd.

Aggie Women's Tennis vs. Tarleton State — NMSU Tennis Court, nmstatesports.com

NMSU Aggies Baseball vs. La Salle — 1:05 p.m. $6. NMSU Presley Askew Field, 646-1420, 532-2060, nmstatesports.com

Our Town — See March 1. 2 p.m. $10-$15. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Remember Then — 3-5 p.m. $12. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Southwest Jewish Art Festival — "All Things Beautiful" will present a wide variety of fine art and more including many works by Jewish artists on Jewish themes. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $5. Temple Beth El, 3890 Sonoma Springs Ave., 524-3380.

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 2:30 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Deming

Deming Arts Council Reception — Youth Art. 1 p.m. Arts Center, 100 S. Gold, 546-3663, demingarts.orbs.com

DPAT Jam Sessions — Sundays. Come out and dance, socialize and have a great time. 2-4 p.m. Free. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine.

Rockhound Roundup — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Southwestern New Mexico Fair Grounds, 4100 Raymond Reed Blvd., 546-0056, dgms.bravehost.com

Hillsboro

Bill and Kate Isles Concert — 3-5 p.m. $5. Community Center, Elenora St. 895-5686.

Monday 11

Silver City/Grant County

Animal Friends New Mexico Meeting — 3:30 p.m. Silver City Food Co-op, Community Room, 534-1024, animalfriendsnm.org

Widowed Persons Service — David Remley will speak about Kit Carson. 11 a.m. Glad Tidings Church, 537-3643.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Minds Interrupted — The National Alliance on Mental Illness Doña Ana County and Compassionate Touch Network will present an evening of monologues by seven Las Cruces residents who have written their personal stories about the impact of mental illness on their lives. There will be a brief reception in the lobby after the stage presentation. 7-8:15 p.m. $10. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Tuesday 12

Silver City/Grant County

Community Forum — Also March 14. Presentation by members of the community who attended the 2013 New Mexico Organic Farming Conference. 12-1 p.m. Free. Silver City Food Co-op, Community Room, 111 6th St., 388-2343, silvercityfoodcoop.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces — Tuesdays. 6-9:30 p.m. $5, NMSU students free with ID. 525 E Lohman, 620-0377.

Wednesday 13

Silver City/Grant County

Amos Torres — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Sunshine Week Reception — Sunshine Week is a national event that coincides with James Madison's birthday, aiming to promote and educate about the importance of open government, transparency and freedom of information. Winners of the library's Sunshine Week essay contest will be honored, followed by featured speaker Walter Rubel. 4:30-5:30 p.m. NMSU Zuhi Library, nmsu.libguides.com/sun

YourDay SelfMastery Conversation — See March 6. Wednesdays. 7:45-8:45 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Thursday 14

Silver City/Grant County

Collective Impact — "The Model for Creating True Community Change" with Nikki Zeuner and Lisa Jimenez. Cutting-edge model for creating true cross-sector collaboration. In addition to presenting the five conditions of Collective Impact, the presenters will share two case studies of how collective impact has worked. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $15. The Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard St., 534-0665 x231.

Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society Meeting — "Digital Microscopy" presented by Kyle Meredith. He will be showing photos of rock and mineral specimens taken with a small digital microscope hooked up to a computer. After viewing several prepared shots, he will use the microscope to show live enlargements of specimens brought in by club members, so if you have anything you are curious about seeing extremely close up, please bring it to the meeting. Potluck, bring your own serviceware and a dish to share. 6 p.m. Senior Center, Victoria St., 534-1393, rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

Community Forum — See March 12. 12-1 p.m. Free. Silver City Food Co-op, Community Room, 111 6th St., 388-2343, silvercityfoodcoop.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A New Hope for Fibromyalgia: The Upper Cervical Option — Learn what Upper Cervical care is, how it works, and how it can be a drugless option to help deal with fibromyalgia, as it has for some. Local chiropractor Dr. Tapiwa Chiwawa. 5-6 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Big Band Dance Club — Jim Helder Septet. 7-10 p.m. $9, $7 members. Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court St., 526-6504.

Bourbon Legend — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Colcha, Embroidered Connections — History Lecture Series. Mary Pierce, also an experienced colcha embroidery instructor, a stitch unique to the Northern Rio Grande River Valley. 1 p.m. Free. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, las-cruces.org/museums

Eastern Views of Western Women: Documenting the Women of the Wild West — In this presentation, NMSU professor and library archivist Martha Shipman Andrews will compare and contrast the symbolic representations of women's lives in the West with the realities of their daily existence as homesteaders, ranchers, students and businesswomen. This program will take place in the Museum's Theater. 7 p.m. $2. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Herbal Medicine — See March 7. 6:30-8 p.m. $15, $10 MVM members. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Sarah Reinhersten — NMSU Outdoor Rec's Adventure Arts Series. Renowned both for her sprinting and distance running, Sarah Reinertsen gained international prominence after making sporting history as the first female to complete the world's toughest endurance event — the Hawaii Ironman — using a prosthetic limb. 7-9 p.m. $5. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Spiritual Psychic Tarot Readings — Linda Marlena Carr. 2-5 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 7 p.m. $7. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Friday 15

Silver City/Grant County

Gila Native Plant Society Meeting — "White Water Blue, Paddling and Trekking Alaska's Wild Rivers" talk by Frank Keim about his adventures on 12 of Alaska's wild rivers, all of which are included in his new book of the same title. The book highlights the wildness of the rivers, including their charismatic animals, wildflowers, bird life, geology and human use patterns. 7 p.m. WNMU Harlan Hall.

Greg Renfro — Acoustic folk, originals and covers. 6-8 p.m. Yankie Creek Coffee Shop.

Iberian Wine Tasting Dinner — Six courses with matched wines. Reservations recommended. 6:30 p.m.

St. Patrick's Day Party — Also March 16. Billy's, Hwy. 180, 388-1367.

The Oversouls — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Trekkerman Presentation — Ric Samulski talks about his new book and his walks all over the world. See article in issue. Complimentary wine and beer. 4-7 p.m. Gila Hike and Bike, College Ave.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Midsummer Night's Dream — See March 8. Through March 17. 7 p.m. $10. The Gin Studios, 430 N. Compress Road.

Bayou Seco — Contradance. 7:30-10:30 p.m. La Mesilla Community Center., snmmds.org

Community Reiki Circle — Reiki is a holistic healing approach that simply energizes our bodies' own natural healing abilities. Michael Abeyta, a certified Reiki practitioner, will give a short demonstration. 7-8 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Las Cruces Arts Fair — Through March 17. Opening night. Music and cash bar. See story in Arts Exposure section. 5-9 p.m. $6. Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave., las-cruces-arts.org

Oscar Nominated Shorts — Through March 21. The five Oscar-nominated short animation and five live-action shorts. See theoscarshorts.shorts.tv for details. Nightly 7:30 p.m., Sat. 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $7 regular, $6 seniors and students, $5 MVFS members, children and Weds. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Seth's Big Fat Broadway Show — Performer Seth Rudetsky has played the piano for more than a dozen Broadway shows. Fundraiser for the American Southwest Theatre Company. 7:30 p.m. $25. NMSU Center for the Arts, 646-4515.

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 8 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Saturday 16

Silver City/Grant County

21st Annual Expanding Your Horizons Conference — Conference in science, technology, engineering and math for young women in grades 5 through 8, on the WNMU campus. Presenters are local professionals in those fields eager to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with the students. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. WNMU Brancheau Complex.

LandLink and Local Investment Forum — A meeting to connect farmers and ranchers with landowners and local investors and training, mentorship and financial opportunities. New Mexico community partners cooperate to provide guidance and information on tenure arrangements, sales and/or lease agreements, connections to conservation easements, agriculture trust opportunities, opportunities to connect with local investors, and opportunities to invest in local agriculture. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Silver City Food Co-op, Community Room, 111 6th St., 388-2343, silvercityfoodcoop.com

St. Patrick's Day Party — Also March 16. Billy's, Hwy. 180, 388-1367.

WNMU Tennis vs. Cameron University — WNMU courts. wnmumustangs.com

11th Annual Native Plant Sale — Native plants are excellent landscaping plants because, once established, they do not require much watering, except under extreme stress, and they can withstand our strong sun. Natives promote water conservation in the community and are important for the survival of birds, butterflies and other animals. In addition, native plants are more likely to survive severe winters. Plants that are ordered at the sale or online will be ready to pick up on April 19 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot across from Gough Park, 12th and Pope St. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. www.gilanps.org

Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society Field Trip — Contact for details. rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

WNMU Softball vs. New Mexico Highlands University — 12 and 2 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

The Roadrunners — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

WNMU Pottery Sale — A great selection of pottery and clay art works donated by current and former students and faculty at WNMU. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Downtown location TBA. 313-7278.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

6th Annual We Are One Dance and Drum — Students, teachers and professional performers of Middle Eastern dance and drum will perform Middle Eastern and African dance and music with a variety of drumming groups. 6:30 p.m. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St., 639-1616, www.myplacejewell.com

A Midsummer Night's Dream — See March 8. Through March 17. 7 p.m. $10. The Gin Studios, 430 N. Compress Road.

Basic Dowsing Class — Learn the basics of dowsing (questing, divining, water witching), how to use the four basic dowsing tools, and the benefits associated with dowsing. 1-3:30 p.m. $15, $12 Museum Friends. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Daniel Payne — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Desert Baby-Wearers — Learn about safe and comfortable baby-wearing, practice new methods, try different carriers and meet other baby-wearers at this monthly meeting. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Las Cruces Arts Fair — Through March 17. See story in Arts Exposure section. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $6. Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave., las-cruces-arts.org

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Douglas Jackson. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Downtown, 317 N. Water St.

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Gloria Hacker. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Solano, 1101 S. Solano.

Twitch — See March 1. Through March 17. 8 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Deming

Rick Morganstern — 2 p.m. $10, $8 DPAT members. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine, dpat.org

Sunday 17 St. Patrick's Day

Silver City/Grant County

Bridge Community Annual Meeting — A corned beef and cabbage dinner will be served. Entertainment by Gerri Kalish. Brief program, financial and progress updates and a question and answer period. Everyone interested in this project is welcome. 4 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 300 W. College Ave.

St. Paddy's Day Party — Irish food and drink, darts tournament. 12-8 p.m. Little Toad Creek and Tavern, Lake Roberts, 536-9649, littletoadcreek.com

WNMU Softball vs. New Mexico Highlands University — 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

A Midsummer Night's Dream — See March 8. 7 p.m. $10. The Gin Studios, 430 N. Compress Rd.

Compassion & Choices — Dr. W. Terrence Meyer on "Quality of Function as a Guide to Advance Health Care Decisions." 1:30-3 p.m. Branigan Library, 527-8432, jnaomiscott@comcast.net

Irish Fiddler Paddy Jones — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Las Cruces Arts Fair — See story in Arts Exposure section. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $6. Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave., las-cruces-arts.org

Twitch — See March 1. 2:30 p.m. $10, $9 students and seniors over 65. Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Downtown Mall, 523-1223, no-strings.org

Deming

DPAT Jam Sessions — Sundays. Come out and dance, socialize and have a great time. 2-4 p.m. Free. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine.

White Sands

!24th Annual Bataan Memorial Death March — The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging march through the high desert terrain of White Sands Missile Range, conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health and, in many cases, their very lives. 7:05 a.m. White Sands National Monument, 679-2599 ext. 230, 479-6124 ext. 236, nps.gov/whsa, 678-1134, bataanmarch.com

Monday 18

No events listed for this date.

Tuesday 19

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces — Tuesdays. 6-9:30 p.m. $5, NMSU students free with ID. 525 E Lohman, 620-0377.

Sign of the Shines — Every Other Tuesday. 6:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Wednesday 20

Silver City/Grant County

Peter & Michele — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Secret Garden — Through March 22. This spring 25 Las Cruces High School students from all different departments will join forces to sing, act and dance their way through this popular musical. 7 p.m. $10, $5 students. O�ate Performing Arts Center, 5700 Mesa Grande Dr., 639-0511.

YourDay SelfMastery Conversation — See March 6. Wednesdays. 7:45-8:45 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Thursday 21

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Big Band Dance Club — CDs, DJ Mike D'Arcy. 7-10 p.m. $7. Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court St., 526-6504.

Give Us This Day — Through March 23. A stage adaptation of the 1956 memoir by Sidney Stewart, relating a first-person account of the Battle of Bataan, the infamous march that followed and the brutal inhumane treatment American soldiers endured for three and a half years. 7-9 p.m. $10. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Herbal Medicine — See March 7. 6:30-8 p.m. $15, $10 MVM members. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

New Mexico's African American Legacy: Visible, Vital, Valuable — Exhibit through Sept. 15. Opening reception. The exhibit, presented by the African American Museum and Cultural Center of New Mexico in Albuquerque, focuses on some of the first African American families who settled in different communities around the state. 6-8 p.m. Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Road, 522-4100, nmfarmandranchmuseum.org

Psychic Readings — Dawn Cheney. 12-3 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

The D.A.M.N. Union — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

The Secret Garden — See March 20. Through March 22. 7 p.m. $10, $5 students. O�ate Performing Arts Center, 5700 Mesa Grande Dr., 639-0511.

Friday 22

Silver City/Grant County

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

Mark Erelli — Indie Folk Series. 7:30-10 p.m. $20, $15 MRAC members. Pinos Altos Opera House, www.mimbresarts.org

Paste Papers — Workshop with Barrett Brewer. Pre-registration required. Leyba & Ingalls Arts, 315 N. Bullard, 388-5725, www.LeybaIngallsARTS.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Senior Lifestyle Expo — Through March 23. Providing the most up-to-date information about healthcare, travel, energy and finance. Featuring author Doug Fine at 1 p.m. Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave. lcpresswomen.blogspot.com

Any Day Now — Through March 28. In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager who comes to live under their roof. Directed by Travis Fine, starring Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva. Nightly 7:30 p.m., Sat. 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $7 regular, $6 seniors and students, $5 MVFS members, children and Weds. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Give Us This Day — See March 21. Through March 23. 7-9 p.m. $10. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

The Secret Garden — See March 20. 7 p.m. $10, $5 students. O�ate Performing Arts Center, 5700 Mesa Grande Dr., 639-0511.

Saturday 23

Silver City/Grant County

Drum Leaf Binding — Workshop for artists and orter creative people with Don Voss. Pre-registration required. Leyba & Ingalls Arts, 315 N. Bullard, 388-5725, www.LeybaIngallsARTS.com

Dutch Oven 401 — Experienced Dutch oven cooks will help new cooks prepare their chosen recipes. Call to preregister. 10 a.m. Grant County Administration Building, Hwy. 180, 388-1559.

Iberian Cooking Class — 11 a.m. Preregistration required. Shevek & Co., 602 N. Bullard, 534-9168, silver-eats.com

La Catrina Strong Quartet — One of the most unique chamber ensembles on tour today, their blend of Latin-American and standard repertoire has proven enormously attractive to diverse audiences, catering to the more traditional concertgoers while stimulating the next generation of listeners. Grant County Community Concert Association. 7:30 p.m. Non-subscribers $20, $5 students to age 17. WNMU Fine Arts Center Theatre. www.gcconcerts.org

Latch Key Kids — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Pathways to Health — Book signing with Dr. Victor Acquista. 2-4 p.m. Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway, 538-5921, silvercitymuseum.org

WNMU Softball vs. CSU Pueblo — 12 and 2 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Casas de Anta�o — Home tour. Seven properties will be included on this year's tour. Five historic homes in the Mesilla Plaza area (Paul Taylor's house, The Taylor Monument, among them) plus the newly refurbished Mesilla Community Center, formerly the Mesilla School, and the Schaefer farmhouse east of Mesilla are featured. Two adobe houses on Calle del Arroyo demonstrate typical dwellings being stabilized and restored. 1-4 p.m. 644-0599.

Dinosaur Tracks of Mt. Cristo Rey — Did you know you can find dinosaur tracks just a stone's throw from downtown El Paso? Geologist Eric Kappus will lead on a leisurely stroll around Mt. Cristo Rey in Sunland Park to see the tracks and learn what they tell us about how these creatures lived their lives. Easy. Call for meeting place. 9 a.m. Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Downtown Mall, 522-5552, wildmesquite.org

Give Us This Day — See March 21. 7-9 p.m. $10. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Senior Lifestyle Expo — See March 22. Featuring author Doug Fine at 10 a.m. Second Chance prom in the evening. Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave. lcpresswomen.blogspot.com

Print Like Posada! — Participants will create their own series of print-based media using recycled materials, pencils and paint along with learning about famous Mexican printmakers like Jos� Guadalupe Posada, Diego Rivera and Jos� Clemente Orozco. Children ages 7-12. Pre-registration required. 10 a.m. Free. Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St., 541-2154, las-cruces.org/museums

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

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Douglas Jackson. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Downtown, 317 N. Water St.

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Sonya Weiner. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Solano, 1101 S. Solano.

Deming

Bill Barwick — Singing, songwriting, storytelling and guitar. 2 p.m. $10, $8 DPAT members. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine, dpat.org

Sunday 24 Palm Sunday

Silver City/Grant County

WNMU Softball vs. CSU Pueblo — 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

Deming

DPAT Jam Sessions — Sundays. Come out and dance, socialize and have a great time. 2-4 p.m. Free. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine.

Monday 25

No events listed for this date.

Tuesday 26 Passover

Silver City/Grant County

Health Talk — Your snore might mean more! Learn about sleep apnea with John F. Curran. 1-2 p.m. Free. Gila Regional Medical Center Conference Room, 1313 E. 32nd St., 538-4870, grmc.org

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces — Tuesdays. 6-9:30 p.m. $5, NMSU students free with ID. 525 E Lohman, 620-0377.

Wednesday 27

Silver City/Grant County

The Oversouls — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

YourDay SelfMastery Conversation — See March 6. Wednesdays. 7:45-8:45 p.m. Free. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Thursday 28

Silver City/Grant County

Special Nashville Invasion — The Andy T. Nick Nixon Band, blues. Free. Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Working with Foundations — Amy Duggan from the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $25. The Wellness Coalition, 409 N. Bullard St., 534-0665 x231.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Big Band Dance Club — Anniversary Ball. Formal attire. Finger-food. Ron Theilman High Society Band. 7-10 p.m. $9, $7 members. Court Youth Center, 402 W. Court St., 526-6504.

Everett Howl — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Spiritual Psychic Tarot Readings — Linda Marlena. 2-5 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Friday 29 Good Friday

Silver City/Grant County

WNMU Tennis vs. Colorado Christian University — wnmumustangs.com

Kas Nelson Trio — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Amour — Through April 4. Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested. Directed by Michael Haneke, starring Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert. In French and English with subtitles as needed. Nightly 7:30 p.m., Sat. 1:30 and 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. $7 regular, $6 seniors and students, $5 MVFS members, children and Weds. Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe, 524-8287, mesillavalleyfilm.org

Community Reiki Circle — See March 15. 7-8 p.m. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, 523-0436.

Phillip Phillips — "American Idol" season 11 winner performs. 7:30 p.m. $18.50 and $28.50. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Saturday 30

Silver City/Grant County

Tales of the Chase — Presentation and book signing with Dutch Salmon. 2-3:30 p.m. Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway, 538-5921, silvercitymuseum.org

WNMU Tennis vs. CSU Pueblo — wnmumustangs.com

Wally Lawder Returns — Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos, 538-9911, buckhornsaloonandoperahouse.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

23rd Biennial Mesilla Valley Postage Stamp Show — Through March 31. Ten stamp dealers from four states, souvenir cacheted covers, door prizes, free stamps for junior stamp collectors, competitive one-frame exhibitions, ribbons for winning exhibits. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave.

David Vidal — High Desert Brewing, 1201 W. Hadley, 525-6752.

Desert Plants of the Doña Ana Mountains — Join amateur botanist and accomplished photographer Lisa Mandelkern as she leads us on an walking adventure in the Doña Ana Mountains, featuring solitude and spectacular desert scenery. We will see a rich variety of Chihuahuan Desert plants, maybe an occasional spring flower. Great photo opportunities. Easy to moderate. Call for meeting location. 9 a.m. Southwest Environmental Center, 275 N. Downtown Mall, 522-5552, wildmesquite.org

NMSU Gospel Choir Easter Show — Under the direction of Bobbie Green. 7-9 p.m. Free. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Springfest — Egg hunts, carnival, free activities, bunny pictures. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. 527-1111, ext. 1161, bravomic.com

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Sharlene Wittern and Sarah Addison. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Downtown, 317 N. Water St.

Storytellers of Las Cruces — Jean Gilbert. 10:30 a.m. Coas Books Solano, 1101 S. Solano.

Sunday 31 Easter

Las Cruces/Mesilla

23rd Biennial Mesilla Valley Postage Stamp Show — See March 30. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 W. University Ave.

APRIL

Monday 1

No events listed for this date.

Tuesday 2

Las Cruces/Mesilla

24/7 Blues Band — Every Other Tuesday. 6:30 p.m. Free. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces — Tuesdays. 6-9:30 p.m. $5, NMSU students free with ID. 525 E Lohman, 620-0377.

Wednesday 3

No events listed for this date.

Thursday 4

No events listed for this date.

Friday 5

Silver City/Grant County

Dusty Buskers — Americana/Bluegrass night. 7 p.m. Little Toad Creek and Tavern, Lake Roberts, 536-9649, littletoadcreek.com

Saturday 6

Silver City/Grant County

Dusty Buskers — Celtic/Irish night. 7 p.m. Little Toad Creek and Tavern, Lake Roberts, 536-9649, littletoadcreek.com

WNMU Softball vs. Colorado Mesa University — 12 and 2 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Baby Boomer Comedy Show — Subtitled "Clean comedy for people born before seatbelts, safety helmets and Facebook," the Baby Boomer Comedy Show features veteran comedians Jan McInnis and Kent Rader presenting clean humor on topics that the Boomer generation can relate to: family, kids, work, do-it-yourself projects, dieting, aging and more. 7-9 p.m. $15-$18. Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall, 523-6403, riograndetheatre.com

The Cowboy Rides Away — Country stars George Strait and Martina McBride in concert. Pan Am Center, 646-1420, panam.nmsu.edu

Deming

Stars-N-Parks — The winter sky is setting in the west, while Jupiter is visible in the southwest. The planet Saturn should clear the mountains to the east before program end. The spring sky is well presented. 8:40 p.m. $5 per vehicle. Rockhound State Park, astro-npo.org

Glenwood

11th Annual Dutch Oven Cook Off — Glenwood Park.

Sunday 7

Silver City/Grant County

WNMU Softball vs. Colorado Mesa University — 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. wnmumustangs.com

Dusty Buskers — Gospel Revival Matinee and Bloody Mary Brunch. 2 p.m. Little Toad Creek and Tavern, Lake Roberts, 536-9649, littletoadcreek.com

Deming

DPAT Jam Sessions — Sundays. Come out and dance, socialize and have a great time. 2-4 p.m. Free. Morgan Hall, 109 E. Pine.

Monday 8

No events listed for this date.

Tuesday 9

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Argentine Tango de Las Cruces — Tuesdays. 6-9:30 p.m. $5, NMSU students free with ID. 525 E Lohman, 620-0377.

 



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