Local Events

Local tourist information and events.

44th ab cropedThe New Mexico Army National Guard’s 44th Army Band’s “Spirit of New Mexico Summer Concert Series” will arrive in Silver City on Sunday, June 30 at 3 PM in WNMU Fine Arts Center Theater.  The 44th Army Band's mission of “Service through Music” continues to honor our nation and support the local communities through free musical performances. 

Our River, Our Future

September 19 - 22, 2019, Silver City, NM

The Gila Conservation Coalition hosts the 15th annual Gila River Festival September 19-22, 2019 in Silver City, New Mexico and along the Gila River. Join us to explore the future of the Gila River in relation to the changing climate, as well as our responsibility to act as responsible earth stewards, with keynote speaker climate activist Tim DeChristopher and many renowned presenters.

tooprecioustomineThe Havasupai of the Grand Canyon fight to protect their drinking water and way of life (Too Precious to Mine)Join the Gila Conservation Coalition for the 8th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival at WNMU’s Light Hall on Friday, June 28 at 6:30 pm. Grant County Commissioner Harry Browne will be the Master of Ceremonies for an evening of 17 short films, guest speakers, and a free raffle. 

The community is invited to attend the 2019 2nd annual Summer Bash. The event will take place at the Town of Silver City Municipal Swimming Pool. This community event will be hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police Copper Lodge #2, Silver City Police Department and the Grant County DWI Program. This is being held to help our Silver School District. Any donations and supplies to help our schools will be greatly appreciated. If you have any questions about the event feel free to contact the Silver City Police Department at 575-538-3723.

uncles samRaul Turrietta, left, poses in the courtyard with fellow Museum volunteer John Warner. Raul will again MC Ice Cream Social, but has a new surprise costume in store.The Silver City Museum is proud to host its 36th Annual Ice Cream Social on July 4th from 11am to 4pm. For decades the Ice Cream Social has been a highlight of the local Independence Day celebration. A full slate of live entertainment, seasonal treats, and old-fashioned pastimes will be featured, and this year will continue the successful innovations of 2018, such as the expanded footprint and the presence of outside vendors and organizations. Changes this year include the addition of food trucks, making more ice cream flavors available along with full meals so no one has to leave for lunch!

Documentary Screenings and Discussions To Take Place at Light Hall Theater

Silver City, NM – Five world-renowned Mexican folk artists will be highlighted, and the history of the agave plant will be told through the Transcending Borders film and discussion series at the Western New Mexico University ¡Fiesta Latina!, which runs June 21 – 23, 2019, on the WNMU campus (1000 W. College Ave.).

The Mimbres Region Arts Council's 13th annual Youth Mural Camp will run from Monday, July 8 through Friday, July 19. This year’s mural camp takes place on the WNMU campus with a painted mural on Barnard Hall, accompanied by activities at the Science Building-Harlan Hall.

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Upcoming Events

Thu Jun 27 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theater - Silco Theatre
Thu Jun 27 @ 9:00AM -
Grant County Board of Commissioners Regular Session - Grant County Administration Center
Thu Jun 27 @12:00PM - 12:55PM
Tai Chi: 8 Forms - WNMU Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporarly Art
Thu Jun 27 @ 5:00PM -
TOPS (Take Pounds Off Sensibly) #0288 Chapter Meeting - First Presbyterian Church
Thu Jun 27 @ 5:30PM -
Zumba Fitness in Hurley - Hurley Community Center
Thu Jun 27 @ 7:00PM -
"Geronimo" startting Joseph Running Fox - Santa Clara Armory
Fri Jun 28 @ 8:00AM - 01:00PM
Glenwood Street Market - Glenwood, New Mexico
Fri Jun 28 @ 5:30PM - 06:30PM
Women Embracing Recovery Al-Anon Meeting - La Clinica Health & Birth Center
Fri Jun 28 @ 6:30PM -
Lloyd Larmar Quartet - Buckhorn Opera House
Fri Jun 28 @ 6:30PM -
Wild & Scenic Film Festival - Light Hall Theatre