40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in JANUARY?

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SATURDAY, JAN. 1

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.

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Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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

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.

 

MONDAY, JAN. 3

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Rock & Gem Society — 6 p.m. at the T or C Civic Center Auditorium, 480 W. Fourth St. in T or C. Members should bring a stone or mineral beginning with the letter J and be prepared to share information about it. Info: 929-916-1299.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Pet Vaccine Clinic — 5-7 p.m. at 1211 Cuba Ave. in Alamogordo. Register before 4 p.m. Rabies, distemper/parvo, Bordetella, rattlesnake and cat vaccines. Info: 575-434-4343

TUESDAY, JAN. 3

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $10 donation to Otero Arts. Info: www.oteroarts.org.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 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.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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.

FRIDAY, JAN. 7

Silver City/Grant County

Afterschool FiberArt Class — 3-4:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library. Children 8 and up are welcome to join fiber artist Donna Foley to explore all things weaving and fiber arts free. Participants will create pillows, scarves, dog leashes and more. Several kinds of looms will be available. Masks are required at the facility. Info: donna.fourdirections@gmail.com or 575-263-3830.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 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.

 

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.

Deming/Luna County

Western Art, Ranches, cowboys, Verse and Music — 1-4:30 p.m. at the at the Deming Arts Center, 100 S Gold Ave. in Deming. Exploring cowboy music and more. Info: 575-546-3663.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Art Hop — 6-9 p.m., downtown Truth or Consequences. Info: director@torcmainstreet.org.

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/Doña Ana County

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.

SUNDAY, JAN. 9

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Story Lab: “Parts Unknown” — 1-2 p.m., at T or C Brewing Company, 410 N. Broadway, T or C. Story Lab aims to educate, inspire and build community through the artful craft of storytelling. Info: 360-628-4499.

 

MONDAY, JAN. 10

Silver City/Grant County

*Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County — 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Church, 11600 Highway 180 E. The speaker is Randy Salars with a special holiday video. Cost for lunch: $`12. All singles are welcome. Info: Jimccord@yahoo.com.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 11

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $10 donation to Otero Arts. Info: www.oteroarts.org.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 12

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.

Gem Crafters and Explorers Club meeting — 6:30 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Auditorium, 3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces. This club is also known as the Las Cruces Gem & Mineral Club. Meetings are free and open to the public. Membership is required to participate in trips and activities. Info: 575-635-2020.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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, JAN. 13

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

History Notes — 6 p.m. at the T or C Civic Center Auditorium, 480 W. Fourth St. in T or C. Me

FRIDAY, JAN. 14

Silver City/Grant County

Afterschool FiberArt Class — 3-4:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library. Children 8 and up are welcome to join fiber artist Donna Foley to explore all things weaving and fiber arts free. Participants will create pillows, scarves, dog leashes and more. Several kinds of looms will be available. Masks are required at the facility. Info: donna.fourdirections@gmail.com or 575-263-3830.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 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.

 

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.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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/Doña Ana County

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.

SUNDAY, JAN. 16

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Lush Life concert with Mesilla Valley Jazz & Blues Society — 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo in Las Cruces. Cost: $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Info: 575-640-8752.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 18

Silver City/Grant County

President’s Chamber Music Series: Rahim AlHaj Trio — 7 p.m. at Western New Mexico University’s Light Hall Theater. Iraqui oud virtuoso and composer Rahim Alhaj is joined by Iranian santour maestro Sourena Sefati and world percussion master Nicholas Baker. Info: 1-800-872-19668.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $10 donation to Otero Arts. Info: www.oteroarts.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 19

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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.

 

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.

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 20

Silver City/Grant County

Milner Women in the Arts Lecture and Exhibit Series — 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Parotti Hall and the Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporary Art, Western New Mexico University, 1000 W. College Ave. Silver City. Isadora Stowe is a New Mexico based multimedia artist whose work focuses on the narrative of environment translated and coded into complex psychological landscapes. Info:  1-800-872-9668.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 21

Silver City/Grant County

Afterschool FiberArt Class — 3-4:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library. Children 8 and up are welcome to join fiber artist Donna Foley to explore all things weaving and fiber arts free. Participants will create pillows, scarves, dog leashes and more. Several kinds of looms will be available. Masks are required at the facility. Info: donna.fourdirections@gmail.com or 575-263-3830.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Author reading with Rochelle Williams — 6-7:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Williams is the author of short story collection, “Acts of Love and Ruin” and has had fiction and poetry appearing in several publications. She will be reading from her novel-in-progress, “Eye of Desire: Letters to a Dead Painter.” Info: www.oteroarts.org.

 

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

Conjunto Primavera — 6 p.m., at Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, Mescalero. Mexican Norteño Sax band started in 1978. Info: innofthemountaingods.com.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 22

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.

 

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.

Bettman and Halpin — 7 p.m. at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts,

110 New York Ave., Alamogordo. Fiddler, songwriter and vocal Stephanie Bettman and multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Luke Halpin play original folk/Americana. Info: 575-437-2202.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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/Doña Ana County

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.

 

TUESDAY, JAN. 25

Alamogordo/Otero County

Middle Eastern Dance Class — 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Otero Artspace, 1118 Indiana Ave, Alamogordo. Long time dance teacher Claudia Powell offers this class. Cost: $10 donation to Otero Arts. Info: www.oteroarts.org.

 

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 26

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.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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.

 

FRIDAY, JAN. 28

Silver City/Grant County

Afterschool FiberArt Class — 3-4:30 p.m. at the Silver City Public Library. Children 8 and up are welcome to join fiber artist Donna Foley to explore all things weaving and fiber arts free. Participants will create pillows, scarves, dog leashes and more. Several kinds of looms will be available. Masks are required at the facility. Info: donna.fourdirections@gmail.com or 575-263-3830.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 29

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.

 

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.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

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/Doña Ana County

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.