40 DAYS AND 40 NIGHTS

What’s going on in NOVEMBER?

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MONDAY, NOV. 1

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Annual NMSU Jewelry Sale — 7 a.m.-7p.m. in the coffee shop in the NMSU Book Store, 1400 E. University Ave. This is a fundraiser to support workshops and activities for the students. Info: motoko@nmsu.edu.if.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 3

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 1:30-3:30 p.m.  (beginners come at 1) at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream 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.

“Culture of Empowerment Community Roundtable: The Disability Experience in Las Cruces” — 5:30 p.m. at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main Street in Las Cruces. Program moderated by Kay Lilley and Michel Wing of the Beloved Community. Info: las-cruces.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 4

Silver City/Grant County

Farofa:  Brazilian Jazz ensemble — 7-9 p.m. at Light Hall Theater, Western New Mexico University. Passion-filled, electrifying performance of traditional rhythms blended with modern stylings and influences. Info: 575-538-6273.

SATURDAY, NOV. 6

Silver City/Grant County

Town and Country Garden Club Fall Crafts Fair — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 606 N. Bullard St. in silver City. Info: 615-218-9705.

Ironstrongman 4 — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ironworks 24-7 Fitness, 1775 Highway 18, Suite 3, Silver City. Strongman/strongwoman competition US sanctioned. Info: ironpodium.com/browse/event/ironstrongman-4.

Rudy Boy Experiment live — 7-10 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Info: 575-956-6144.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

 

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Veterans Day Car Show — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the New Mexico State Veterans Home, 992 S. Broadway St. in T or C. features antique and classic automobiles. Food available. Info: 505-894-4222.

 

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.

Renaissance ArtsFaire — 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. in Las Cruces. The theme I “Bridging Cultures” in the 50 year of the event. Cost: $10. Info: 575-523-6403.

Live Animal Feedings — 11 a.m. at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Its brunch time. Watch and learn how different species of animals eat and what they eat. Info: 575-522-3120.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

The Haggard Brothers: Tribute to Merle Haggard — 7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Alto, NM. Sons Ben and Noel Haggard pay homage to their father’s amazing musical legacy together with members of Merle’s longtime band. Info: www.spenceretheater.com or 575-336-4800.

 

SUNDAY, NOV. 7

Las Cruces/Doña Ana County

Renaissance ArtsFaire — Noon-4 p.m. at Young Park, 850 S. Walnut St. in Las Cruces. The theme I “Bridging Cultures” in the 50 year of the event. Cost: $10. Info: 575-523-6403.

 

MONDAY, NOV. 8

Silver City/Grant County

Widowed and Single Persons of Grant County: “A trip to Mexico” — 10:30 a.m. at Cross Point Church, 11500 U.S. Highway 180 E. The speaker is Romeo Cruz, the new director of Grant County Silver City Chamber of Commerce. Lunch: $12. Info: 575-537-3643.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 10

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, NOV. 11

Alamogordo/Otero County

Flowering Desert Garden Club meeting — 6 p.m. meeting location varies. Info: floweringdesertgardenclub@gmail.com.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 3-6 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

FRIDAY, NOV. 12

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. Participants will create pillows, scarves, dog leases and more. Several kinds of looms will be available. Masks are required at the facility. Info: donna.fourdirections@gmail.com or 575-263-3830.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

The Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference 2021 Spectacular Concert — 7-11 p.m. at the Pan American Center, 1810 E. University Ave. Las Cruces. Steeven Sandoval, La Voz del Mariachi are the featured performers. Info: 575-680-3123.

“All Together Now” Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre — 7 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Doors open an hour before the show. A collaboration between multiple theater organizations in Las Cruces. Info: 575-541-2150.

 

SATURDAY, NOV. 13

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.

“Mining at the Margins: Booms and Busts in Old Hachita” — 11 a.m.-noon at the Silco Theater, 311 N. Bullard St. with presenter Dr. Neal Ackerly. Mining in the Old Hachita district began as early as 1871 and accelerated through the lated 19th century. Info: www.will.community/#/lunchlearn.

The Senators live — 7-10 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Folk rockers and indi hipsters. Info: 575-956-6144.

Rodeo/Hidalgo County

“Art Goes On” Holiday Show — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Chiricahua Art Gallery. Featuring 35 artists and crafts displays. Info: 575-557-2225.

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Art Hop — 6-9 p.m. throughout downtown Truth or Consequences. Visit T or C downtown galleries offering exhibits, opening receptions and a chance to socialize with the artists. Info: 575-744-4708.

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

Navajo Rug Auction, appraisals, jewelry sale — 9 a.m. preview, noon bidding begins at the Center for Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main Street downtown Las Cruces. Info: foundationlcm.com.

Book signing with Tony Lovitt — 10 a.m.-noon at COAS My Bookstore in Las Cruces on Main Street. His first book, “Five Trees for Mina,” was written to help children cope with pet loss and his second book is “The Cat With 20 Toes.” Both books will be on sale at Coas. Info: 972-977-3538.

Live Animal Feedings — 11 a.m. at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Its brunch time. Watch and learn how different species of animals eat and what they eat. Info: 575-522-3120.

“All Together Now” Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre — at noon and at 8 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Doors open an hour before the show. A collaboration between multiple theater organizations in Las Cruces. Info: 575-541-2150.

SUNDAY, NOV. 14

Rodeo/Hidalgo County

“Art Goes On” Holiday Show — 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Chiricahua Art Gallery. Featuring 35 artists and crafts displays. Info: 575-557-2225.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“All Together Now” Broadway Music at the Rio Grande Theatre — 2 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main St. Doors open an hour before the show. A collaboration between multiple theater organizations in Las Cruces. Info: 575-541-2150.

Watercolor artist Randy Hale demo — 2-4 p.m. at the New Mexico Watercolor Society meeting, 3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces. Hale is presenting by Zoom at the meeting. Info: nmwatercolorsociety.org/event-4444296.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 17

Virtual Southern New Mexico

An Evening with Artemesia Publishing and Two Mystery Writers — 7 p.m. on Zoom. Southwester mystery writers Marty Everhardt and Vicky Ramakka discuss their books and learn what publisher Geoff Habiger looks for in a mystery. Info: martyeberhardt@earthlink.net.

Unique Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources of American Indians and Alaska Natives — 7 p.m. on Zoom. Speaker Dr. Karletta Chief presents an overview of climate change impacts on tribal water resources and the cascading effects on lifelihoods and cultures on tribal lands. Info: sustainability.nmsu.edu/nmsuccess/

 

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, NOV. 18

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 3-6 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

Las Cruces/Mesilla

“Japanese Internment” with Dr. Selfa A. Chew — 1 p.m. at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main Street in Las Cruces. Discover history and culture through informal discussion. In 1942 President Franklin D. Roosevelt set in motion a massive displacement of the Japanese American communities in the US. Info: las-cruces.org.

“What’s the Word: Arabic – a Trip to Tunisia” — 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main Street in Las Cruces. Learn about the culture, food and music from Arabic speaking countries. Info: las-cruces.org.

FRIDAY, NOV. 19

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. Participants will create pillows, scarves, dog leases and more. Several kinds of looms will be available. Masks are required at the facility. Info: donna.fourdirections@gmail.com or 575-263-3830.

Tommy Gibbons live — 7-10 p.m. at Little Toad Creek Brewery and Distillery, 200 N. Bullard St. in Silver City. Rocking your socks off. Info: 575-956-6144.

Svetlana Somolina and Roberto Cani in concert — 7-9 p.m. at the Western New Mexico University Fine Arts Center Theater. Grant County Community Concert Association presents world renowned pianist and violinist performing a collection of well-known classical pieces. Info: gcconcerts.org or 575-538-5862.

SATURDAY, NOV. 20

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.

Town and Country Garden Club Fall Crafts Fair — 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at 606 N. Bullard St. in silver City. Info: 615-218-9705.

 

Alamogordo/Otero County

Alamogordo Otero County Farmers Market — 9:30 a.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot, 2900 N. White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo. Info: 575-430-2081.

 

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/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.

Live Animal Feedings — 11 a.m. at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Its brunch time. Watch and learn how different species of animals eat and what they eat. Info: 575-522-3120.

SUNDAY, NOV. 21

Las Cruces/Mesilla

Mesilla Valley Swing Band — 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church, 1809 El Paseo across from Las Cruces High School. Cost: $5. Info: 575-640-8686.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 24

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, NOV. 25

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 3-6 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

SATURDAY, NOV. 27

Silver City/Grant County

31st Annual Lighted Christmas Parade — 7 p.m. on Bullard Street in Silver City. Info: www.silversitymainstreet.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.

Animal Encounters: Amphibians — 11 a.m. at the Museum of Nature & Science, 411 N. Main St. Info: Info: 575-522-3120.

Ruidoso/Lincoln County

The Hit Men — 7 p.m. at the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, Alto, NM. Multimedia concert featuring five top rock-n-roll musicians with mega-hits on the concert list. Info: www.spenceretheater.com or 575-336-4800.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 1

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, DEC. 2

Truth or Consequences/Sierra County

Sierra County Twirlers — 3-6 p.m. at the New Mexico Old Time fiddlers Playhouse, 710 Elm St. in T or C. Live music, toe-tapping mainstream dancing and refreshments. Info: 575-313-9971 or 505-804-3842.

FRIDAY, DEC. 3

Silver City/Grant County

Jingle & Mingle Down Cand Cane Lane — 7-9 p.m. at Regents Square, Western New Mexico University. A festive winter celebration with live music, children’s activities, seasonal treats and a reading of “The Night Before Christmas” by the university president. Info: 575-538-6273.

SATURDAY, DEC. 4

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/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.