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  • 22
    Aug
Public Invited to Gila EDA Roundtable
22 August

It's time again for the monthly Gila EDA Roundtable! This month's meeting will take place Friday, August 22 at the Grant County Administration Building - Commissioner's Chambers. Come enjoy a little coffee at 8 a.m. The business meeting will start promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Location: Grant County Administration Building - Commissioner's Chambers

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  • 22
    Aug
Run to Copper Country Car Show
22 August - 23 August


Copper Country Cruizers will host their car show celebration on Saturday, August 22 in Silver City. "Run to Copper Country," open to all vehicles 1973 and older, will take place from 8 a.m. to mid afternoon, depending on weather, at Gough Park. Copper Country Cruizers, a non-profit club, uses revenues from the show to support a scholarship fund, toy drive and local charities.
Location: Gough Park
Phone: 575-536-2898

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  • 22
    Aug
4:00 pm
Free Astrology Mini-Readings
22 August

Matthew James, Shamanic Astrologer, has scheduled a series of free events here in Silver City to introduce Shamanic Astrology to the community. Bring your birth data (date, time, and city) and get a free 15-minute taste of Shamanic Astrology!
Location: Yankie Creek Coffee House
Phone: 928-451-1489

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  • 22
    Aug
5:30 pm
End of Summer concert with Nosotros live at Old James Stadium
22 August

Come celebrate the end of summer with a free concert at WNMU's Old James Stadium. Scheduled to perform: Nosotros with opening act The Illusion Band. New Mexico based Latin music band Nosotros will play live at Old James Stadium on Friday, August 22. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. with the Illusion Band playing at 5:30 p.m. and Nosotros beginning at 7:30 p.m. Little Toad Creek will provide drink sales. Please bring your lawn chairs. Cost is a $1 donation at the gate.
Location: WNMU's Old James Stadium

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  • 23
    Aug
Historic Fort Bayard Birthday Celebration
23 August - 24 August


Celebrate Fort Bayard's 148th Birthday with tours, guest speakers and museum visits, from 9:30 am until noon. And at 7 PM, a Chautauqua Perfomance - The Unsinkable Molly Brown featuring Van Ann Moore and made possible by the New Mexico Humanities Council in the New Deal Theater. All will take place at the Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark located 6 miles east of Silver City, NM
Location: Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark

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  • 23
    Aug
Farm Fest and the Wilderness Artisan Fair
23 August - 24 August


Come celebrate at Little Toad Creek Inn and Tavern, with artisans, music and locavore lunch and dinner menus featuring local farm-fresh meats and produce, all at the 2014 Farm Fest and Wilderness Artisan Fair, August 23 and 24 at Little Toad Creek Inn and Tavern, 1122 Highway 35 in Lake Roberts. Farm Fest celebrates local farmers, artists, artisans, and live music. The Wilderness Artisan Fair features felted crafts, rugs, wood furniture, nature crafts, metal work, leather work, gourd art, jewelry, scarves, fine art, ceramics and more.
Location: Little Toad Creek Inn and Tavern, 1122 Highway 35 in Lake Roberts.
Phone: 575.536.9649

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  • 23
    Aug
12:30 pm
Walking tour of historic Fort Bayard
23 August

Guided tours of Fort Bayard are held on every Saturday thru August and by appointment. All tours will begin Museum next to the Historic Parade Ground at 9:30 am. Walking is moderate. All ages welcome. Wear comfortable shoes and a hat. Well-behaved dogs on leashes welcome. Tour guides Kathy Hill and Richard Mitchem. Fee includes Museum entry. Tour donation of $3.00 per person
Location: Fort Bayard Museum
Phone: 575-536-3161

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  • 29
    Aug
Silver City Chicano Music Fest and Car & Bike Show
29 August - 31 August


Enjoy a holiday weekend of outstanding music, featuring more than a dozen groups and performers on stages throughout Silver City! August 29 at the Flame Convention Center: Joe Bravo and Sunny and the Sunliners. Saturday 30 on the Gough Park Stage 1 Live Music; On Q's Bistro Stage 2 Live Music and Car & Bike Show.
Location: Flame Convention Center, Gough Park and Q's Bistro Stage

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  • 30
    Aug
Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Show
30 August - 1 September


The Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Show is a Labor Day Weekend tradition in Grant County showing high quality gems, minerals and jewelry. Thousands of visitors who leave their hot humid lowlands to travel to our cool clean mountain environment this year will enjoy the great diversity of material presented by our vendors. This year's event will be held at the Grant County Business and Conference Center at 3031 Hwy 180 East in Silver City. The annual Gem and Mineral show is filled to overflowing with mineral specimens from New Mexico and elsewhere. Hours Saturday and Sunday are 10 am to 5 pm, Monday 10 am to 4 pm. There is no charge for admission to the show.
Location: Silver City - Grant County Convention Center

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  • 30
    Aug
12:30 pm
Walking tour of historic Fort Bayard
30 August

Guided tours of Fort Bayard are held on every Saturday thru August and by appointment. All tours will begin Museum next to the Historic Parade Ground at 9:30 am. Walking is moderate. All ages welcome. Wear comfortable shoes and a hat. Well-behaved dogs on leashes welcome. Tour guides Kathy Hill and Richard Mitchem. Fee includes Museum entry. Tour donation of $3.00 per person
Location: Fort Bayard Museum
Phone: 575-536-3161

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  • 31
    Aug
9:00 am
Free Wilderness50 anniversary event
31 August

The Gila National Forest is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act at the Gila Visitor Center on Sunday, Aug. 31, and the public is invited to attend. To commemorate this milestone, the Wilderness Ranger District has planned a full day of activities and demonstrations for the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be interactive displays, information booths and Forest Service personnel will be on hand to answer questions about wilderness.
Location: Gila Visitor Center
Phone: (575) 536-2250

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  • 31
    Aug
5:00 pm
Asian Night at Diane's Restaurant
31 August

Experience the flavors and textures of Thailand and Japan in the always-popular Asian Night at Diane's Restaurant! Sample a new menu with best sellers and new selections: Stir Fry, Tempura, Dumplings, Pot Stickers, Noodle Bowls and more!
Location: 510 North Bullard
Phone: 575-538-8722

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