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The Silver Chorale, in conjunction with the Silver High School Choir, will present their Winter Concert on December 1, 2019, 3:00 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan St., Silver City, NM under the direction of Bryce Wooton. There will be a reception following in the Fellowship Hall.  Some of the music being performed is: “The paper reeds by the brooks” by Randall Thompson; “Shenandoah” arranged by Ed Lojeski; “When I Fall in Love” by E. Heyman, and V. Young; “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Paul Simon, arranged by Mark Hayes; “Christmas Snows of Sweden” arranged by H. Gaul; “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring” by J.S. Bach; “Patapan” arranged by Ed Lojeski; “Let it Ring, Let It Swing, Let it Snow” arranged by Mac Hugg; and “A Celtic Silent Night” by J. Mohr and F. Gruber.  Come and hear some lovely music!  The concert is free, but we are a 501(c)(3) organization and any donations are welcome and tax deductible.  If you have questions, call Judy Ruth at 575-574-5524.  

shop small 2018Pictured are Mary Ann Finn and Donna Schaeffer, volunteering at the Shop Small Welcome booth last year.Small Business Saturday® an annual holiday shopping tradition sponsored nationally by American Express is celebrating ten years! Silver City MainStreet is celebrating the tenth anniversary by promoting Shop Small and the downtown shopping district with forty-four businesses participating with deals, discounts, free drawings and treats on Saturday, November 30, 2019.


vg week3Ready to start your Holiday shopping? Holiday Fiber Art Sale is happening Friday and Saturday, November 29 and 30, 2019, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Grant County Conference Center located at 3031 Highway 180 East in Silver City.

November 29 is Black Friday, and Saturday is "Small Business Tax Holiday" and our vendors will not have to collect sales tax that day! In the lobby Bev's Kitchen Bakery will have a variety of delicious home baked goods, hot drinks, and breakfast items. 

parkerquilt newSilver City, NM – Western New Mexico University will host quilter Anne Parker for an Edwina & Charles Milner Women in the Arts exhibit in McCray Gallery of Contemporary Arts this holiday season.

The exhibit will open with a reception at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 5. Parker’s quilts will hang at McCray Gallery through Thursday, February 6, 2020, when Parker will give a closing lecture in Parotti Hall at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Victorian Christmas

Thursday, December 12, from 5:00-8:00pm, Silver City Museum. 

Decorations, costumed characters will transport guests to Christmas Past. Live holiday and other traditional music, Christmas cookies and warm spiced cider, ornament making, puppet show, and visit with Father Christmas. Bring a wrapped gift for Ebenezer’s Exchange or buy one at the Museum Store. Admission & all activities are free, $5 suggested donation.

To be a volunteer or donate cookies, please contact Jo Lutz at VolunteerCoordinator@SilverCityMuseum.org or 575-597-0229.

On Sunday, November 10, 2019, the Marine Corps League Gaffney-Oglesby Detachment 1328 will host the 244th Marine Corps Birthday Ball.

The cost is: $30 for ‘single’ and $55 a ‘couple’. Paying at the Door will be $35 single, and $60 a couple.

Checks can be sent to P.O. Box 2251, Silver City, NM 88062 prior to November 8, 2019.

It will take place at the WNMU Campus Cafeteria beginning at 1800 for ‘Happy Hour’and dinner will begin at 1900. The dinner served will be Prime Rib or Chicken. Birthday Cake cutting will follow with oldest and youngest Marines being served first in Marine tradition.

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