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
Silver City Stompers
Marshall (Tommy Ryan)
- 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
- 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.
Deals from local merchants
Sign-up for volunteer days of service