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"A Burlesque Take on the History of Baseball in SW New Mexico"

BurlesqueBaseballThis photograph of the "Slim Jims" (left) the umpire and the "Fat Fellows" was taken at Yankie and Main Streets, circa 1888. Photo courtesy of the Silver City Museum. Silver City Museum, WILL, Present

"A Burlesque Take on the History of Baseball in SW New Mexico"

Silver City -- For baseball fans, there's nothing like springtime and the start of baseball season. Thursday, April 18, the Silver City Museum and WILL (Western Institute for Lifelong Learning) present "A Burlesque Take on the History of Baseball in Southwest New Mexico," from noon to 1 pm at the Besse-Forward Global Resource Center on the campus of WNMU, at the corner of 12th and Kentucky streets. The event is free, and will be presented by local historian Doug Dinwiddie, PhD.

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Sherry and Bryce Wooton Musicale April 14, 2024

SherryBryceSherry and Bryce Wooton rehearse for The Sunday Afternoon Musicale, along with other vocalists,  keyboardists and the Jubilate Ringers, (hand-bell choir). Sunday, April 14, 3:00pm at the downtown Silver City Episcopal Church. Free admission with reception following. 

Love Your Library Day!!

Literacy Link-Leamos and Silver City Public Library

See pdf below

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WNMU Distinguished Speaker Series ⁠ For April 2024⁠ ⁠

JudithFeinTuesday April 23, 7pm⁠

Light Hall Theater⁠ ⁠ 

Judith Fein is an award-winning travel journalist, inspirational speaker, film/opera/dance reviewer, and blogger who lives to leave. She is the author of three acclaimed books: How to Communicate With the Dead…and How Cultures Do It Around the World (September 2019); Life is a Trip: The Transformative Magic of Travel; and The Spoon From Minkowitz, about the importance of knowing where you come from.⁠ ⁠ 

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Original Poem and Music Featured in Fashion Show

The Tapestry of Talent Fiber Art Fashion show, a fundraiser for the SW Women's Fiber Arts Collective (SWFAC) features wearable fiber art and accessories. The fiber art fashions made by members of SWFAC showcase one-of-a-kind designs created especially for the event. The show will be held Saturday, April 6, 2024 with doors opening at 1:15 pm at the historic Silco Theater located at 311 N. Bullard St. in downtown Silver City. Funds raised by the event will go to support classes, outreach to the community, and sales events.

Metamorphosis is the theme of the fashion show’s finale and will be introduced with an original poem by Emily Marie accompanied by original music by Ross Goldstein. The entire show is emceed by Bill Nolde with background music by Stefan Schyga. “We are so grateful to have these talented artisans share their work with us. Their contributions add so much to the show”, states Lisa Rush, stage manager for the show.

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Come fly a kite with us on Sat 6 April

We want to fly 100 kites to celebrate the 100 years anniversary of the founding of the Gila Wilderness.   You can hike the Gold Dust trail @41 right from the Kite Flying ground!  See map below.


The Silver City Art Association is holding a Spring Art Market

The Murray Hotel Ballroom - 200 W Broadway St, Silver City NM 88061  Saturday April 13th, 10 am to 4 pm

and Sunday April 14th, 10 am to 2 pm

12 or more Artists including members of the Silver City Art Association and other local artists will be presenting works for sale. 

See flyer below

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Glenwood’s the place to be in April

KiteKites of all shapes and sizes show up for this annual event in Glenwood. Photo by Cheryl Thornburg
Spring is a busy time in Glenwood.  With the warmer weather, everyone’s looking forward to spending time in the Great Outdoors.  April features two of tGlenwood’s biggest local events – the Whitewater Mesa Kite Flying Picnic and the annual Dutch Oven Gathering.

This year on Saturday April 6th, 100 Kites are expected to fly at the 18th annual Whitewater Mesa Kite Flying Picnic in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the Gila National Wilderness. The event features a multitude of kites of all colors, shapes and sizes against the backdrop of the Gila.

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