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Race the Same Challenging Course as the Pros in International 5-Day Event

Silver City, NM – March 9, 2020 – An iconic tradition in New Mexico and one of the most challenging bicycle race courses in North America—the 34th Annual Tour of the Gila—takes place April 29–May 3, 2020 in Silver City. The Tour of the Gila will draw in hundreds of participants from across the U.S. and internationally for top-notch, endurance-testing cycling at over 6,000 feet altitude in scenic and historic southwest New Mexico.

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“Ancient Trails of the Mimbres; Macaws, Cacao (Chocolate), and Pots”

a talk by Marilyn Markel on Mimbres pottery, archaeology, trails, and trade

Saturday, March 21 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the Mimbres Round Up Lodge, on Acklin Rd., just off Highway 35 in Mimbres

Come enjoy a “chocolate extravaganza” We will have some Chocolate Dessert to Share; Have a drink of an ancient frothy chocolate brew. 

The High Desert Sportsmen's Club will host its High Desert Gun Show 2020 Invitational on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday, March 8, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Conference Center (next to Ace Hardware).

Admission to the show is $5 per adult, no cost to children accompanying a full admission adult and free to military and law enforcement personnel.

Silver City Artist Diane Kleiss


Lecture: 6:30 PM Parotti Hall

Exhibit Opening Reception: 7:30 PM McCray Gallery

Admission: Free

Exhibit runs through April 9, 2020

Grant County Residents, Elected Officials Invited to Attend

Silver City -- The Town of Silver City and Better City, an economic development consulting firm, is hosting a series of public educational meetings next week, designed to help local elected officials and county residents better understand economic development best practices, learn about Better City's process and local efforts to date, and how these efforts will improve the local economy.

Better City is a nationally recognized economic development consulting firm, best known for developing realistic economic development strategies. Better City began its work in Grant County in the fall of 2018, and to date has formed a steering committee and several task forces, each responsible for a different element of economic development.  

47793894382 0650011974 kErika Burleigh runs the 2019 race. (Photo courtesy of Oly Sturdevant)Saturday, April 11, 2020

Check in 8am, Race Starts 9am

Gomez Peak Pavilion, Just outside of Silver City, New Mexico

A trail race in the Gila National Forest.

mystroThursday, February 27
Sons of Mystro
Light Hall Theater 7:00PM
Free admission for Students, Faculty and Staff of WNMU with Mustang ID
Bring a student! 

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SILVER CITY, NM – The Mimbres Region Arts Council, in conjunction with premier sponsor Cissy McAndrew/United County Mimbres Realty, lodging sponsor Holiday Inn Express, and Gila Mimbres Community Radio announces the sthird concert for the 2019-2020 Indie/Folk series. Abbie Gardner takes the stage Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 pm at the Buckhorn Opera House, in the scenic mountain town of Pinos Altos- just a 10-minute drive from Silver City. 

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Upcoming Events

Mon Mar 30 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
CANCELLED WNMU Tax Assistance Program - Light Hall Theatre
Mon Mar 30 @10:00AM -
CANCELLED Babytime Sing and Play - Silver City Public Library
Mon Mar 30 @11:00AM -
CANCELLED Laughter Yoga - Lotus Center
Mon Mar 30 @12:00PM - 12:55PM
CANCELLED Zumba Gold - Silver City Recreation Center
Mon Mar 30 @12:00PM - 12:15PM
"Coronavirus Update" Radio Show -
Mon Mar 30 @12:05PM - 01:00PM
New Hope Al-Anon Family Group - First Presbyterian Church
Mon Mar 30 @ 5:45PM -
CANCELLED Zumba in Hurley - Hurley Community Center
Tue Mar 31 @ 8:30AM -
WNMU Board of Regents Remote Meeting -
Tue Mar 31 @ 9:00AM - 05:00PM
CANCELLED WNMU Tax Assistance Program - Light Hall Theatre
Tue Mar 31 @ 9:30AM - 02:30PM
SUSPENDED AARP Tax-Aide Foundation, Free in-Person Tax Preparation in Silver City - WNMU Watts Hall