40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in OCTOBER?

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  901 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

OcToaderfest! — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Food and drink specials, games and music all day. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Apple Festival — 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Nichols Ranch, 236 Cottonwood Canyon, 7 miles East of La Luz. Info: nicholsranchandorchards.org.

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost: $12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

Saturday Family Science: Tracking Wildlife — 10-11 a.m. at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Learn about biodiversity and how to find and identify tracks of local animals. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Info: 575-532-3372.

Pride on the Plaza — 4:30-10 p.m. at Plaza de Mesilla. Begins with a parade and continues with entertainment and booths, Info: www.facebook.com/pflaglc/

“Big Frog” — 7:30 p.m. at ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Performance by the NMSU Theatre Department. Info: 575-646-5122.

Steel Magnolias — 7:30 p.m. with Las Cruces Community Theatre, 313 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. A play about mortality, strength and love portrayed through compelling southern women characters. Info: 575-523-1200.

Welcome Honor Flight Veterans — 7:45 p.m. along the road from the University highway exit to Memorial Medical Center and then at the MMC conference area on the west side. Info: 844-697-1590.

“The Glass Menagerie” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. Downtown Las Cruces. A Tennessee Williams dramatic masterpiece. Info: 575-523-1223.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

The Lettermen — 7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto.           Donovan Tea, Bobby Poynton and Rob Gulack share their sparkling melodies and timeless chart-topping hits. Info: spencertheater.com or 575-336-4800.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

Alamogordo/Otero County

Apple Festival — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Nichols Ranch, 236 Cottonwood Canyon, 7 miles East of La Luz. Info: nicholsranchandorchards.org.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Black Cat Poetry Reading — 1-2:15 p.m. at Ingo’s Art Café, 422 N. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Info: BlackCatPoetsNM@gmail.com.

Live Music: CW Ayon and the Longhairs — 2 p.m. at the Healing Waters Plaza, 300 Daniels in Truth or Consequences. Info: scacnewmexico@gmail.com.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

“The Glass Menagerie” — 8 p.m. at the Black Box Theatre, 430 N. Main St. Downtown Las Cruces. A Tennessee Williams dramatic masterpiece. Info: 575-523-1223.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library film: “Ann of Green Gables” — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

Distinguished Speaker Series: Graham Spanier — 7 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. Professor Emeritus of Penn State University. Cost: free. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Distinguished Speaker Series: Sandra Spanier — 7 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. Speaking about the Hemingway Letters Project. Cost: free. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Longtime dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Fair — Exhibits open at 9 a.m. at the Sierra County Fairgrounds, 2953 S. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Showcases livestock, produce, crafts and community groups. Info: 575-894-2375.

Sierra Twirlers — 1-3 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

Silver City/Grant County

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

The Roaring 20s in film: Ken Burns’ “Prohibition: A Nation of Scofflaws” — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Live music: Skerryvore — 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center at Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Contemporary Scottish traditional music. Cost: $15. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Fair — Exhibits open at 9 a.m. at the Sierra County Fairgrounds, 2953 S. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Showcases livestock, produce, crafts and community groups. Info: 575-894-2375.

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7

Silver City/Grant County

Red Dot Weekend at the Galleries — 10 a.m. – at many Silver City locations. Eighteen art galleries feature the work of over 100 artists. Self-guided tour, art demonstrations, musical happenings and a silent auction. Info: silvercityart.com.

Southwest Print Fiesta — 10 a.m. – at many Silver City locations. Info: www.southwestprintfiesta.org.

Live music: Lottie & the Ohm Wreckers — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Kas Nelson, Michele Parlee and Billy Jack Dominguez team up with Nashville fiddle player Jesse Stockman for a night of dance music variety. Info: 575-956-6144.

Deming/Luna County

Southwest New Mexico State Fair — Held at, 41 Raymond Reed Blvd. in Deming. Info: 575-543-8477.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost: $12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Fair — Exhibits open at 9 a.m. at the Sierra County Fairgrounds, 2953 S. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Showcases livestock, produce, crafts and community groups. Info: 575-894-2375.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Film: “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” — 7:30 p.m. at the Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla. Runs through Oct. 13. Info: mesillavalleyfilm.org.

“Big Frog” — 7:30 p.m. at ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Performance by the NMSU Theatre Department. Info: 575-646-5122.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8                                                            

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at Pope Street and College Avenue in Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Artisans Market — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 106 E. Market Street, Downtown Silver City behind the Grant County Art Guild Gallery. Info: annex@gcag.org.

Red Dot Weekend at the Galleries — 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at many Silver City locations. Eighteen art galleries feature the work of over 100 artists. Self-guided tour, art demonstrations, musical happenings and a silent auction. Info: silvercityart.com.

Southwest Print Fiesta — 10 a.m. – at many Silver City locations. Info: www.southwestprintfiesta.org.

Fiber Arts Sale — 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Murray Hotel Ballroom, 200 W. Broadway in Silver City. Weaving, quilting, knits, hand-dyed items, and more assembled and created by the Southwest Women’s Fiber Arts Collective. Info: www.fiberartscollective.org.

Deming/Luna County

Southwest New Mexico State Fair — Held at, 41 Raymond Reed Blvd. in Deming. Info: 575-543-8477.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Fair — Exhibits open at 9 a.m. at the Sierra County Fairgrounds, 2953 S. Broadway in Truth or Consequences. Showcases livestock, produce, crafts and community groups. Info: 575-894-2375.

Second Saturday Art Hop — 6-9 p.m. Downtown Truth or Consequences. Info: 575-894-6673.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Science Saturday — 10 a.m., at Pizza9 in the White Sands Mall, offered by the New Mexico Museum of Space History.  Presentation by the New Mexico Museum of Space History’s Education Department for children in grades 2-7. Info: 575-437-2840, ext. 41132.

Alamogordo Ghost and History Tour — 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. starting at the Roadrunner Emporium Finer Arts Gallery Antiques & More, 928 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Cost: $20. Info: 707-880-6238.

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost: $12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s — 9 a.m. at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St., Las Cruces. Info: 575-647-3868.

Ghosts of the Past: Death in New Mexico — 4-9 p.m. at Fort Selden Historic Site, Moonlit tours of Fort Selden and the chance to meet people from the past. This year’s theme is Death in New Mexico. Meet one of Pancho Villa’s soldiers, a curandera and more. Tickets for timed tours beginning at 6 p.m. are at my.nmculture.org/11030/13992. Info: 575-202-1638.

“Big Frog” — 7:30 p.m. at ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Performance by the NMSU Theatre Department. Info: 575-646-5122.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9

Silver City/Grant County

Fiber Arts Sale — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Murray Hotel Ballroom, 200 W. Broadway in Silver City. Weaving, quilting, knits, hand-dyed items, and more assembled and created by the Southwest Women’s Fiber Arts Collective. Info: www.fiberartscollective.org.

Red Dot Weekend at the Galleries — 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.at many Silver City locations. Eighteen art galleries feature the work of over 100 artists. Self-guided tour, art demonstrations, musical happenings and a silent auction. Info: silvercityart.com.

Southwest Print Fiesta — 10 a.m. – at many Silver City locations. Info: www.southwestprintfiesta.org.

Silver City Scenius (Community writing group) — 2:30-3:30 at SWAG Books and More, 409 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Followed by an open mic at 4 p.m. Info: 575-538-5555.

 

Deming/Luna County

Southwest New Mexico State Fair — Held at, 41 Raymond Reed Blvd. in Deming. Info: 575-543-8477.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

“Big Frog” — 2 p.m. at ASNMSU Center for the Arts, 1000 E. University Ave. Performance by the NMSU Theatre Department. Info: 575-646-5122.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 10

Silver City/Grant County

Widows and Single Persons of Grant County — 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Church, 11600 U.S. Highway 180 E. The speaker is Judy Billings, Westerner’s, SW ranching history of the McMillan family. Cost: Lunch is $14. All singles are welcome. Info: jimccord@yahoo.com.

Southwest Print Fiesta — 10 a.m. – at many Silver City locations. Info: www.southwestprintfiesta.org.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library film: “The Pagemaster” — 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 3-6 p.m.  3025 U.S.-180 in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza de Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Teen Takeover: LEGO Challenge — 6-8 p.m. at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Museum only open for teens, play with the exhibits, make and experiment with STEAM activities, eat snacks and play games. For teens ages 12-17 enforced. Info: 575-532-3372.

Alamogordo/Otero County

California Guitar Trio/Montreal Guitar Trio — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Chile Challenge 4-Wheel Drive Trail Event — 4-7 p.m. at Caballo Lake State Park, Highway 187, Caballo. Info: lcfwdc.official@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13

Silver City/Grant County

Drop-in open art studio — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Grant County Art Guild Art Annex, 106 E. Market St. Silver City. Info gcag.org/annex.

 

The Roaring 20s in film: “Compulsion,” the Leopold and Loeb story — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Chile Challenge 4-Wheel Drive Trail Event —Trail rides all day at Caballo Lake State Park, Highway 187, Caballo. Info: lcfwdc.official@gmail.com.

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

Socorro/Socorro County

“Uncle Dave’s Large Band” — 8:30-late at the Capital Bar and Brewery, 110 Plaza St. in Socorro. Celebrating the 49ers with some classics from the past. Info: 575-835-1193.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Game Day — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost:$12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

 Film: “Alamogordo Center of the World: Trinity 1945”   — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Presented by the Tularosa Basin Historical Society. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Chile Challenge 4-Wheel Drive Trail Event —Trail rides all day, socializing around the campfire after dark at Caballo Lake State Park, Highway 187, Caballo. Info: lcfwdc.official@gmail.com.

 

Deming/Luna County

State Park Astronomy Program — 6:40 p.m. at Rockhound State Park, viewing patio, west of the Visitors’ Center. Info: 575-546-6182.

 

Socorro/Socorro County

“Uncle Dave’s Large Band” — 8:30-late at the Capital Bar and Brewery, 110 Plaza St. in Socorro. Celebrating the 49ers with some classics from the past. Info: 575-835-1193.

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Film: “Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” — 7:30 p.m. at the Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla. Runs through Oct. 20. Info: mesillavalleyfilm.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at Pope Street and College Avenue in Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Community barbecue and open house with Pinos Altos Fire and Rescue — 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Pinos Altos station that sits at the Continental Divide along NM Highway 15. Meet first responders, learn more about emergency services and share a meal with volunteer emergency services folk. Info: facebook.com/pinosaltosvolunteerfirerescue.

State Park Astronomy Program — 6:40 p.m. at City of Rocks State Park, at the Orion group campsite. Info: 575-536-2800.

Mare Wakefield & Nomad in concert — 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, 3845 N. Swan St. Based in Nashville, they play a mix of Americana, old-time country and contemporary folk music. Cost: $15. Info: sndramichaud1981@gmail.com.

Live music: Paul de Haven — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

Alamogordo Evening Lions Gun-Knife Show — 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road in Alamogordo. Cost: $6. Info: 575-430-8681.

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2920 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost:$12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Chile Challenge 4-Wheel Drive Trail Event —Trail rides all day, socializing around the campfire after dark at Caballo Lake State Park, Highway 187, Caballo. Info: lcfwdc.official@gmail.com.

Farmers Market — 8:30-11 a.m. at Ralph Edwards Park, Riverside at Cedar in T or C. Fresh seasonal produce, baked goods, prepared foods and handmade items. Info: 575-894-9375.

Old Time Fiddlers Dance — 7-9 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping and refreshments. Info: 575-744-9137.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers Arts and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza of Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Pachanga — 11 a.m. at Klein Park, 155 N. Mesquite St., Las Cruces. Info: 575-541-2550.

Artist “Monster Box” talk with Nancy Begin — 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Agave Artist Gallery, 2250 Calle de San Albino. Info: haikulife3@gmail.com.

Fall Festival — 3-7 p.m. at University Presbyterian Church, 2010 Wisconsin Ave. in Las Cruces. Food trucks, bouncy houses, games, face painting and more. Info: 575-522-0828.

Socorro/Magdalena

Joey Fauerso: The Glass Cobra exhibition opening — 6-8 p.m. at Kind of a Small Array gallery, 106 N. Main St. in Magdalena. Joey and poet Jenny Browne will trade riffs. Info: 210-473-9062.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16

Silver City/Grant County

Live music: Burt Ferguson — 1-4 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Alamogordo/Cloudcroft/Otero County

“Great American Dance Icons,” film, workshop and show day — all day at Otero ArtsSpace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Middle Eastern dance event. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

Alamogordo Evening Lions Gun-Knife Show — 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road in Alamogordo. Cost: $6. Info: 575-430-8681.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

7th Annual Harvest Festival — 3-6 p.m. at the Salvation Army Christian Fellowship, 1590 California Ave. Las Cruces. Cost: 1 canned good for the food pantry. Info: www.walvationarmyusa.org.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Minecraft — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

Nomad Ensemble — 7 p.m. at the Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Part of the President’s Chamber Music Series, performing string quartet. Cost: $15. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

                                                                                                                                        

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 3-6 p.m.  3025 U.S.-180 in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Archeology Southwest and Preservation Archeology with John R. Welch — noon-1 p.m. at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center/ABC Room on the corner of 12th and Kentucky streets in Silver City. Welch directs the Landscape and Site Protection Program at the organization and is a founding member of the board for the Fort Apache Heritage Foundation. Also available by Zoom. Info: publicity@will.community.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Longtime dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza de Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20

Silver City/Grant County

Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts: Shirley Klinghoffer — 6 p.m. Lecture at the Light Hall Theater and 7 p.m. opening reception at the McCray Gallery at Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Cost: Free. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

The Roaring 20s in film: “Safety Last” starring Harold Lloyd — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Classic slapstick. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 7 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Map Creation Contest — 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 7 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost:$12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Production of Alamogordo Children’s Theatre. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Las Cruces Stand Down for veterans — 9 a.m.-1 p.m. with breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at VFW Post 10124, 709 S. Valley Drive, Las Cruces.  Resource services for homeless veterans in need includes service officers, housing services, disability services, haircuts and more. To schedule van service call 575-915-4899. Info: 575-405-9001.

Film: “Dinner in America” — 7:30 p.m. (except on Oct. 27 its at 2 p.m.) at the Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla. Runs through Oct. 27. Info: mesillavalleyfilm.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  901 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

Labor Unions in the Mining District with Terry Humble — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard. Humble shares his hister with labor unions, the 1950 strike at eh Empire Zinc Mine and much more. Info: silvercitymuseum.org.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 7 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

Live music: Loveship and Lady Bird — 8-11 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 8-10 a.m. in Alameda Park, 1987 White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost:$12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Production of Alamogordo Children’s Theatre. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza de Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

STEAMpunk: Robert Goddard, engineer — 10-11 a.m. at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Discover the stories behind science heroes who break barriers and explore the application of their research through hands-on experiments and activities. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Info: 575-532-3372.

Animal Encounters — 11 a.m.-noon at the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. in Las Cruces. Get up close and personal with the reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates of the Nature Center. Info: 575-532-3372.

Beyond the Grave Fest Trunk or Treat — 5-11:30 p.m. at the old Doña Ana County Courthouse, 251 W. Amador Ave. Cost: $20. Info: 877-808-6877.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23

Silver City/Grant County

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 2 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

Silver City Scenius (Community writing group) — 2:30-3:30 at SWAG Books and More, 409 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Followed by an open mic at 4 p.m. Info: 575-538-5555.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. — 2 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Production of Alamogordo Children’s Theatre. Info: 575-437-2202.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 24

Silver City/Grant County

Free Community Acupuncture treatments — By appointment with Caterina di Palma in honor of the governor proclaimed Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine Day. Info: 575-956-6813.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Trunk or Treat — 5-8 p.m., Rocket City Family Fun Center, 3751 Mesa Village Drive in Alamogordo. Info: 575-488-3400.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

Silver City/Grant County

“The Politics of Beauty,” Stewart Udall documentary — 7 p.m. at the Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Cost: Free. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

Silver City/Grant County

Tom Lyons: The murderous cattle baron of Grant County with Dr. Stephen Fox — noon-1 p.m. at the Western New Mexico University Global Resource Center/ABC Room on the corner of 12th and Kentucky streets in Silver City. Also available by Zoom. Info: publicity@will.community.

Silver City Public Library program: Robot Building — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

“The Wisdom of Trauma” film showing — 7-8:30 at the Silco Theater. Gabor Mate’s film addresses responses to trauma and take a compassionate view on the traumatized. Info: 575-313-6203.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:15-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Longtime dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $5 over 65 and $8 under 65 donation to Otero Arts. Info: 575-442-3029 or claudia@tularosa.net.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Farmers and Crafts Market — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Plaza de Las Cruces and along Main Street. Info: 575-805-6055.

Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo — starts at 9 a.m. at the Dona Ana County Fairgrounds, 12125 Robert Larson Blvd., Las Cruces. Info: 575-524-8602.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27

Silver City/Grant County

Drop-in open art studio — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Grant County Art Guild Art Annex, 106 E. Market St. Silver City. Info gcag.org/annex.

Adult Children of Alcoholic and Dysfunctional Families meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 615 N. Texas St. Info: 575-567-9410.

The Roaring 20s in film: “The Spirit of St. Louis” starring James Stewart as Lindbergh — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 7 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Square Dancing — 1-3:30 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time Fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Square dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Public Library program: Create a craft — 4-6 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library, 515 W. College Ave. in Silver City. Info: silvercitypubliclibrary.org.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 7 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost: $12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Production of Alamogordo Children’s Theatre. Info: 575-437-2202.

 

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Film: “Hold me Tight” — 7:30 p.m. at the Fountain Theatre, 2469 Calle de Guadalupe in Mesilla. French with subtitles. Runs through Nov. 3. Info: mesillavalleyfilm.org.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmers Market — 9 a.m.-12 p.m.  901 N. Pope St. in Silver City. Info: www.silvercityfarmersmarket.info.

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 7 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

Halloween Party — 8-close at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. Silver City. Costume contests, spooky drinks and a DJ dance party with DJ Mischievous. Info: 575-956-6144.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2920 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: farmersmarketsnm.org.

Zoo Boo — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-439-4159.

Halloween on Granado Street — 5-8 p.m. in the historic district of Tularosa on Granado Street. Trunk-or-Treat Ally, live music, costume contest, pet parade with prizes, haunted maze and much more. Info: trytularosa.org.

Scare-Mart Haunted House — 6-10 p.m. at 1900 U.S. Highway 54, Alamogordo (the old Wal-Mart).  Cost: $12 ($2 off with canned good donation) Info: 49th EMS Booster Club.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. in Alamogordo. Production of Alamogordo Children’s Theatre. Info: 575-437-2202.

Monster Halloween Bash — 7 p.m. at Monster Industrial Supply, 300 Highway 70 W, Alamogordo.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

T or C Desert Ultra —7 a.m. starting at Rotary Park and south of the Rio, 450 W. Riverside, Truth or Consequences. 50K, half marathon, 5 miler and music and refreshments in the park. Info:575-297-9797.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Ambrosia — 7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Airport Highway 220, Alto.           Donovan Tea, Explorations of progressive rock with classical and world music influences rooted in blues and R&B. Info: spencertheater.com or 575-336-4800.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

NMSU Tournament of Bands — 9 a.m.- all day at Aggie Memorial Stadium, at Arrowhead and Stewart in Las Cruces. Info: nmtob@nmsu.edu.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30

Silver City/Grant County

“Twelve Angry Jurors” — 2 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City. Classic 1957play “Twelve Angry Men” with a few cast adjustments. Performed by Silver City Community Theater. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

“The War of the Worlds” listening party — 4:45 p.m. at Oasis Coffee and Tea House, 714 N. Bullard St., Silver City.  Orson Wells classic as performed/recorded by Silver City Community Theater. Tune into KURU/GMCR 98.1 FM to listen on the radio. Info: wendy@silvercitycommunitytheater.com.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

40th Anniversary NMSU Annual Jewelry Sale — 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at the coffee shop in the NMSU Bookstore on University Boulevard next to the Department of Art. Info: gusrami@nmsu.edu.

Live Music: Jonathan Foster — 2 p.m. at the Truth or Consequences Brewing Company, 2001 E. Lohman Ave. in Las Cruces. Info: 575-222-4986.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 31

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Trunk or Treat — 6-8 p.m. at the Las Cruces First Church of the Nazarene, 1900 S. Locust St. Las Cruces. Fall Fest alternative with costumes, free candy ad food. Info: 575-522-7120.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Deming/Luna County

Dia de las Muertas — 5-9 p.m. at Tree’s Like across from Starmax, 300 N. Country Club Road, Deming. Hosted by Western New Mexico University. Info: 575-546-6556.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

Silver City/Grant County

The Roaring 20s in film: “The Untouchables” with Kevin Costner as Elliot Ness — 6:30 p.m. at the Santa Clara Armory. Film presented by the Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society. Cost: free. Info: 575-388-4862.

Black Opry Revue — 7-9 p.m. at Light Hall Theater at Western New Mexico University. Professor Emeritus of Penn State University. Cost: $15. Info: wnmu.edu/culture.