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Saturday, October 05, 2019
Saturday, October 05, 2019
  • Southwest Festival of the Written Word  ::  Arts & Music

    Classes, talks, author signings, roundtables and more. For a schedule of events visit www.swwordfiesta.org    

    Location  Silver City, New Mexico

    Contact  www.swwordfiesta.org

  • 08:00am - 01:00pm  Glenwood Street Market  ::  Social Events

    A variety of food – home-baked items, canned goods, fresh produce, plants, handcrafted jewelry, leather goods, outdoor decorative items and much more.   

    Location  Glenwood, New Mexico

  • 08:30am - 12:00pm  Silver City Downtown Farmers' Market  ::  Social Events

    The Saturday Farmers' Market will be relocating to 901 N. Pope Street on the corner of College Ave. at the old LIfequest Building due to construction of Main Street Plaza, There will still be produce, food, artists, vendors, music and ...   

    Location  Temporary Farmers Market

    Contact  silvercityfarmersmarket.com

  • 10:00am - 12:00pm  Blessing of the Animals  ::  Spiritual

    To commemorate the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. All of God's creatures are invited to attend and be blessed by an Episcopal priest. A Roman Catholic priest may also be present.   

    Location  Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

    Contact  575-313-2841 or 575-313-7465

  • 10:00am  Boston Hill 20th Anniversary Celebration  ::  Social Events

    10:00 am - hike, bike rides and exploring' 11:30 am - Gathering at the trailhead by the tent; 12:00 pm - Recognition of Boston Hill   

    Location  Spring Street Trailhead

  • 11:00am - 12:00pm  Aldo Leopold and the Conservation History of the Gila  ::  Education

    Local historian and author Stephen Fox will relate the life and accomplishments of fascinating figure Aldo Leopold: a far-thinking conservationist, writer, and founder of the Gila Wilderness (later to have the Aldo Leopold Wilderness named after him as well). New ...   

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    Location  Silver City Museum Annex

  • 11:00am - 03:00pm  Pedalista! and Cyclovia-Silver Style  ::  Kids' Activity

    Bike Fun for the Whole Family — Games, Contests, Prizes, Food and Music.   

    Location  Gough Park

    Contact  575-313-3371 or www.hkhcgrantcounty.org

  • 02:00pm - 04:00pm  Auditions for "Scrooge and Dickens"  ::  Arts & Music

    Needed: 13 actors ages 5-65+. No experience necessary. Auditions will start with a group warm-up, theater games and cold readings from the script.   

    Location  Oasis Coffee and Tea House

  • 06:00pm  Keep America Great Dinner  ::  Fundraiser

    Keep America Great Dinner will feature a prime rib or roast chicken meal, music and dance featuring the Bucky Allred Band. No host bar. Doors open at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. $50 a plate. Proceeds to benefit local ...   

    Location  Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center

    Contact  575-574-8572, 575-313-2763, 575-574-7516 or 575-313-2781

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