Local Events

Local tourist information and events.

The 13th annual festival, Gathering the Gila will engage participants in an exploration of the bountiful native foods, plants, and medicines found throughout the Gila River and its watershed. Presentations will be offered free or by donation at WNMU's Global Resource Center (GRC West 12th Street) and The Volunteer Center (TVC 501 E 13th St.) and WNMU'S Fine Arts Center Theatre.

Lone Wolf: Hunting in the Gila with Alejandro Muñoz: Thursday, September 21, 1 pm - 2 pm; (GRC)

Saturday, October 7, 4:30 to 8:30 pm: The Silver City Rotary Benefit Gala and Auction in Partnership with First American Bank will be held at the Silver City Veterans Memorial Conference Center. The Auction will feature a wide variety of items from electronics to furniture to trips and cruises and even a vintage 1981 Porsche 928. Restaurant sponsors will provide tastes of their signature dishes and there will be a cash bar. The Auction will benefit Life Quest, the Silver City Gospel Mission, and the Gila Valley Library. Admission is $20. Tickets can be obtained from any member of the Silver City Rotary Club or purchased online at www.silvercityrotary.org. For further information call (575) 313-2200 or (575) 534-1135.

string quartet rsSilver City, NM – Violist Willy Sucre kicked off the inaugural season of the Western New Mexico University President's Chamber Music Series last fall and returns to campus with a string quartet this Tuesday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. in Light Hall Theater. A pre-performance reception will take place on the Light Hall Patio at 6:30 p.m.

Join the Silver City Museum and partners for an afternoon presentation "Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest", on September 29, 2017 at the Silver City Museum Annex from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM. The lecture will be followed by an introduction for those participating in the digital storytelling workshop over the weekend of September 30-October 1, 2017.

Roxanne Swentzell, Director of Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute and Santa Clara Pueblo member, has been researching and teaching permacultural practices since 1989. Focusing on traditional Pueblo cultures, Roxanne hopes to help the communities relearn, preserve, and continue healthy life-ways for generations to come. She will present a talk about the experiential work to improve the health of her people through the restoration of Native culinary customs at this year's Gila River Festival Native Food Brunch scheduled for Sunday, September 24 at 10:30 am at The Volunteer Center.

wendy shaulArtist Wendy Shaul paints at the big ditch in Silver City Art Association's last "Paint Out" competition.The Silver City Art Association invites artists to “Paint Out Silver!” in conjunction with the Red Dot Art Fest. All artists are invited, both local and nonlocal, beginner or advanced, you do not have to be an Art Association member to join in the painting fun and competition! This en plein air painting event will take place in and around downtown Silver City on October 7, 8 and 9 or you can even get an early bird start on Friday, October 6!

obrian and fabricius rsL to R: Jan Fabricius and Tim O'BrienSilver City, NM – Grammy winning singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O'Brien will perform with Jan Fabricius Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. in Light Hall Theater on the Western New Mexico University campus.

Silver City, NM – Western New Mexico University is hosting a ceremony in commemoration of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

The public ceremony will take place at 5:00 p.m. in Old James Stadium on Monday, September 11. Nearly 3,000 U.S. flags will be on display for the 2,996 victims of the attacks.

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Tue Sep 19 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre
Tue Sep 19 @ 9:00AM -
Grant County Board of Commissioners Work/Regular Session - Grant County Administration Center
Tue Sep 19 @ 9:00AM -
Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance - WNMU Francis McCray Gallery of Contemporarly Art
Tue Sep 19 @ 2:00PM - 03:00PM
Move Better, Feel Better with Feldenkrais - Lotus Center
Tue Sep 19 @ 5:30PM -
Opening Reception for Grant County Art Guild 32nd Annual Purchase Prize Award Exhibit - Pinos Altos Art Gallery
Tue Sep 19 @ 5:30PM -
Weight Watchers - First Presbyterian Church
Tue Sep 19 @ 6:00PM -
Public Meeting to Vote on "Welcome to Silver City" Signs - Silver City Annex Building
Tue Sep 19 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Community Kirtan - Lotus Center
Wed Sep 20 @12:00AM
Grant County Art Guild Annual Three Day, All Day Workshop -
Wed Sep 20 @12:00AM
Now Showing at the Silco Theatre - Silco Theatre