40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in NOVEMBER?

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Makers Market — 8:30 a.m.-noon at the MainStreet Plaza downtown. An outdoor market hosting artists, makers and growers from around southwest New Mexico. Info: makersmarket@thefutureforge.org or 575-313-5665.

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

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.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1

Silver City/Grant County

Bilingual Storytime: “The Spirit of Tio Fernando/El expiritu de tio Fernando” — 7 p.m. with the Silver City Museum. Info: www.silvercitymuseum.org or 575-597-0229.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“Saturday Family Science: Ornithology” Take-out STEM activity — By reservation only, the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science offers kits free, available while supplies last. Learn about ornithology through owls. Dissect an owl pellet to learn about owl diet. Recommended ages 7 and up. This kit will be accompanied by an instructional video posted to www.facebook.com/lcmuseums on Nov. 7. Info: To reserve contact Stephanie, shawkins@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120.

“Nature & Science Discovery Pre-K” Take-out STEM activity — By reservation only, the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science offers kits free, available while supplies last. Practice paleontology with two dinosaur-themed activities with a Junior Paleontologist kit. Recommended for ages 2-5. This program will be accompanied by instructional videos at www.facebook.com/lcmuseums on Nov. 12 and 19. Info: To reserve contact Stephanie, shawkins@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5

Virtual New Mexico

Downtown Gallup Rocks: James Mecale of Gallup — 7 p.m.  Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District offers a virtual concert series to be recorded in Historic Downtown Gallup, featuring seven local and regional musicians. A new concert will be released every Thursday from Nov. 5 until Dec. 17 on GMSACD’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Artist Talk and Demonstration with Chantelle Yazzie-Martin — 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Zoom Webinar with the Branigan Cultural Center. Hear from local indigenous and LGBTQAI+ artist about her exhibit and methods of creating her pieces. Link: rebrand.ly/ChantelleYazzie. Info: las-cruces.org/museums.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

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.

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12

Silver City/Grant County

Transcending Borders Film and Presentation Series online — 10 a.m. with Western New Mexico University’s Fiesta Latina. “Pottery of Mexico Vol II Trees of Life –Izucar de Matamoros, Acatlan and Metepec” lecture with Marta Turok, applied anthropologist, follows the film. Info: Zoom link available at fiestalatina.org.

 

Las Cruces/Mesilla

History Notes: “Significance of the Afro-frontier: Blackdom” with Dr. Timothy Nelson — 1-2 p.m. on Zoom Webinar with the Branigan Cultural Center. Nelson explores the Afro-Frontier to identify history evoked by the Compton Cowboys when they joined Black Lives Matter protests by horseback. Link: rebrand.ly/Blackdom. Info: las-cruces.org/museums.

What’s the Word: Arabic — 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Zoom Webinar with the Branigan Cultural Center. Monthly meeting to learn the Arabic language ad get a view into Arabic culture, this month Iraq is featured. This session is for high school aged learners and up. Register to attend by emailing Kayla at kmyers@las-cruces.org. Info: las-cruces.org/museums.

 

 

Virtual New Mexico

Downtown Gallup Rocks: Tyan Biter of Flagstaff, Arizona — 7 p.m.  Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District offers a virtual concert series to be recorded in Historic Downtown Gallup, featuring seven local and regional musicians. A new concert will be released every Thursday from Nov. 5 until Dec. 17 on GMSACD’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

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.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Silver City/Grant County

Bilingual Storytime: “Thunderboy Jr.” — 7 p.m. with the Silver City Museum. A book by Sherman Alexie, read by Ted Pressler (English) and Xochitl Hernandez-Moctezuma (Spanish). Info: www.silvercitymuseum.org or 575-597-0229.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Las Cruces/Mesilla

 

Community Care: Cruces Creatives presents CommunityShare — 1-2:30 p.m. on Zoom Webinar with the Branigan Cultural Center. For those interested in sharing their knowledge with Las Cruces Community Schools. Register to attend by emailing Kayla at kmyers@las-cruces.org. Info: las-cruces.org/museums.

 

“Animal Track Identification Kit” Take-out STEM activity — By reservation only, the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science offers kits free, available while supplies last. Take a nature walk in your neighborhood and learn how to identify animal tracks with the help of an interactive guide. Recommended for all ages.

Info: To reserve contact Stephanie, shawkins@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120.

“Be a Water Chemist” Take-out STEM activity — By reservation only, the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science offers kits free, available while supplies last. Be a water chemist with this GSK Science in the Summer” hands-on experiment. Use pH as an indicator of safe water and test different water treatment methods. Recommended ages 7 and up. This kit will be accompanied by a live demonstration on Zoom Saturday, Nov. 21 at 10 a.m. Info: To reserve contact Stephanie, shawkins@las-cruces.org or call 575-522-3120.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19

Silver City/Grant County

WNMU Zoom Open Mic — 7 p.m. at Western New Mexico University. Info: wnmu.edu/culture or 575-538-6496.

 

Virtual New Mexico

Downtown Gallup Rocks: Rippy and the Sillyettes of Gallup — 7 p.m.  Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District offers a virtual concert series to be recorded in Historic Downtown Gallup, featuring seven local and regional musicians. A new concert will be released every Thursday from Nov. 5 until Dec. 17 on GMSACD’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Silver City/Grant County

Silver City Farmer’s Market — 9 a.m.-noon at the corner of Pope Street and College Avenue, Silver City. Info: silvercityfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

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.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 26

Virtual New Mexico

Downtown Gallup Rocks: Felix Gato Peralta of Albuquerque — 7 p.m.  Gallup MainStreet Arts & Cultural District offers a virtual concert series to be recorded in Historic Downtown Gallup, featuring seven local and regional musicians. A new concert will be released every Thursday from Nov. 5 until Dec. 17 on GMSACD’s social media channels: Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 28

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.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Silver City/Grant County

Bilingual Storytime: “How Hollyhocks Came to New Mexico” — 7 p.m. with the Silver City Museum. A book by Rudolfo Anaya, read by Correa Hemphill (English) and Javier Salas (Spanish). Info: www.silvercitymuseum.org or 575-597-0229.