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    Name: Silver City's Territorial Charter Day
    Date: February 17, 2018
    Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MST
    Event Description:
    Celebrate Silver City, New Mexico's Territorial Charter Day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm with a charter signing re-enactment at Silver City Museum with current and local officials in period costumes. Also planned at various locations are a 5K fun run, a historic tour, period actors and tours at Ft. Bayard, and mining activities. Volunteer and community service opportunities are available. Watch for updates on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SCTerritorialCharter.

    8:30 - 10:30 a.m. - hike Boston Hill, Contact Sylveen at Royal Scepter, 538-9001 for meeting location

    9 am – 4 p.m. - Tours at Historic Ft. Bayard and people in period dress

    9 a.m. - Urban Challenge Run, sign up at the Visitor Center


    11 a.m. - Children’s Run in the Big Ditch below 6th Street


    11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Penny Play House
    Introductions by Raul Turrieta
    Square Dancers
    Silver City Stompers
    Marshall (Tommy Ryan)
    Music

    1 p.m. - History of mining in Grant County, talk by Virginia McLemore, Senior Economic Geologist, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, at the Silver City Grant County Chamber of Commerce & Conference Center

    2 p.m. - Re-enactment at the Silver City Museum Annex featuring current and former officials in period garb followed by traditional guitar performance by Danny Cordova and performance of New Mexico song by Kenn Kepler.

    All Day:
    Deals from local merchants

    Sign-up for volunteer days of service
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    Location:
    Silver City Museum located 312 West Broadway in Silver City, New Mexico.
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday - February 17, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Silver City Museum 575-538-5921
    Fees/Admission:
    Admittance/Attendance fees may vary - call 575-538-5921 for further information
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