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Jingle and Mingle: New Mexico Wonderland December 2, 2022

Bring the family to a festive New Mexico Wonderland celebration at Regents Square for a festive seasonal celebration, Friday, December 2, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy live music from Mariachi Plata de WNMU and Christmas carols; a performance of the Nutcracker, children’s activities, seasonal treats, photo ops, ugly sweater contest, special guests Santa and Elves, and a reading of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by President Shepard.

Jingle and Mingle is outdoors and free to the public.

Friday, December 2

Jingle and Mingle

New Mexico Wonderland

5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

For more information visit wnmu.edu/culture.

Four Shillings Short - Celtic, Folk, and World Music Concert December 3, 2022

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 7-9pm: Celtic, Folk & World music concert with Four Shillings Short

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Silver City, 3845 N. Swan St, Silver City, NM 86061

For info: (575) 574-2170

https://www.uufsc.com 

Suggested donation:  $10

Benefit concert for the Social Justice Committee

ABOUT FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT

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Hi Lo Silvers Christmas Concert and Sing-Along December 9 and December 11, 2022

hilo2022Hi Lo Silvers as of April 2022. Photo by Mary Alice MurphyHi Lo Silvers presents a Christmas Concert and Sing-Along on Friday, December 9, at 7 pm, and Sunday December 11, at 3 pm, at First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan Street in Silver City. 

Nada Dates will direct the chorus who sing Christmas and holiday music with piano accompaniment by Rhonda Gorog, bass by Becky Harwood, percussion by Melinda McClanahan, and flute by Betsy Shook.  

Guest artist Satoko Goellner will play Chopin’s piano Etude Op. 10, No.  3.  As a unique and special feature, the chorus will perform two pieces on the Angklung, a traditional bamboo musical instrument of Indonesia.   

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Homenaje a la Virgen de Guadalupe December 11, 2022

Grant County will be celebrating the feast day of Our Lady of Guadalupe with a musical tribute to be held on Sunday, December 11 at the Fine Arts Center Theatre on the campus of Western New Mexico University. There will be no admission fee thanks to the generous donations of individuals, businesses and organizations. Donations will continue to be accepted up until the day of the event.

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. and the celebration will begin at 2:00.

The entire program will be in Spanish, except for the presentation of Ave María in Spanish and Latin by local musician Brandon Perrault.

The celebration will include an opening prayer followed by a procession lead by La Rondalla Santa Rita, a local trio of gentlemen who play acoustic guitars and sing in Spanish. The procession will also include other guitarists and singers, the Guadalupanas from St. Vincent de Paul and Our Lady of Fatima Catholic churches and the Knights of Columbus.  There will be a reenactment of the five apparitions of the Virgin Mary to Saint Juan Diego that took place in the year 1531.  

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Jeffrey Ernstoff: Exactly 63 Minutes with a Slightly Unstable American Musician - tonight - Nov. 10, 2022

TONIGHT!
Thursday November 10
Jeffrey Ernstoff: Exactly 63 Minutes with a Slightly Unstable American Musician
Jazz Comedy Cabaret
Light Hall Theater
7:00 pm
$15

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American Legion Post 18 to hold Veterans Day ceremony 111122

The Allingham-Golding American Legion Post 18 will host a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month of November - Nov. 11, 2022.

Veterans and the public are invited. 

See flyer below:

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Santa Clara issues proclamation to host Tamal Fiesta y May 2022 on Nov. 19, 2022

Please see flyer below:

P R O C L A M A T I O N

 WHEREAS, The Village of Santa Clara is proud to host the Tamal Fiesta Y Mas "2022" on November 19, 2022, and the festival is a celebration of local Hispanic culture through food, music, performances and more; and

WHEREAS, Tamal Fiesta Y Mas is a community-wide event hosted by the Village of Santa Clara, the prior host the Town of Silver City hosted the event for 16 years and graciously turned over the tamal to the Village in 2018; and

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Holiday Artisan Market Set for Dec. 3 and 4, 2022

tina1By Tina Salmon

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A wide range of mediums within the 30 quality juried artists will be featured. Types of fine arts and crafts include painters, jewelers, weavers, gourd artists, crocheted items, knitters, leatherworkers, photography, pottery, wood workers, fused glass, wood carvers, fiber art and garment makers. Some are award winners in their categories.

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