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Downtown Events from November 12 to November 26, 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
    • Wednesday, Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, Nov. 4, 18 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Nov. 22, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, Nov. 25, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Plaza De Las Cruces
    • Food Truck Fiesta, Nov. 15, 5-9 p.m.
    • Children’s Business Fair, Nov. 18, 9-1 p.m.
    • Virgin Island Relief Benefit, Nov. 18, 4-10 p.m.
    • NOKID HUNGRY, Nov. 25, 8 a.m. to noon

Las Cruces Museum System: Free Admission!

  • Railroad Museum
    • Rail Readers Book Club – Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 11 a.m. to noon
    • Story Time – Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11-11:30 a.m.
  • Coloring Club for Adults – Friday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Branigan Cultural Center
    • Reflections and Reactions to Trotando Pasos Ajenos – Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon
  • Museum of Art
    • Digital Scavenger Hunt – Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    • Artrageous: Folk Art – Saturday, Nov. 18 & 25, 10 a.m.
  • Museum of Nature & Science
    • Pre-K Thursdays: Fossils – Thursday, Nov. 16, 9 a.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Reptiles – Saturday, Nov. 18, 10:30 a.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Birds – Saturday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m.

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library library.las-cruces.org; 575-528-4005; 575-528-4010

  • Read to Me*—Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.; story time for ages 3—7
  • Intro to Computers**—Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m.; Windows 10
  • Intro to Computers**—Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 2 p.m. Internet for Beginners
  • Branigan Book Club—Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. A Carrion Death by Michael Stanley
  • Teen Game Night—Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 p.m.; games for teens
  • Toddler Time*—Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10 a.m., story time for ages 1—3
  • Mother Goose Time*—Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; activities for infants
  • Library Closing early (at 5 p.m.) for Thanksgiving—Wednesday, Nov. 22
  • Rhythm Roundup*—Friday, Nov 17, 10:30 a.m. Music/Motion for ages 2-5
  • Library Lab***—Friday, Nov. 17 at 3:30 p.m.; activities/stories for ages 6-10
  • Branigan Library will be closed all day Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 in observance of Thanksgiving. We wish you and yours a happy and safe holiday.
  • Sound Sessions—Saturday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m. Intermediate Guitar for Teens
  • Introduction to Coding for Teens—Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m.; Class 2
  • Sound Sessions—Saturday, Nov. 25 at 10 a.m. Beginning Guitar for Teens
  • Fourth Sunday Movie****—Sunday, Nov. 26 at 2 p.m.

*Children must be accompanied by their well-behaved adult caregiver

**Registration not required, but first come first served; class size limited to 6

*** Caregivers welcome

****Due to the unrated nature of these films, this program is not recommended for family viewing

Live Theater:

  • Black Box Theatre http://www.no-strings.org
    • Crimes of the Heart – Friday & Saturday, Nov. 24 & 25, 8 p.m.
    • Prices have changed for the 2016-2017 season, call 523-1223 for information
  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org
    • No shows at this time.
  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com Concessions, including beer and wine, available for purchase.
    • Brooke & Dawn, acoustic country music – Thursday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
    • The Healing Power of Divine Love, a lection by Maryl Walters – Saturday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m.
    • The Spirit of Art in the Land of Enchantment, a documentary by local filmmaker Ed Breeding – Saturday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m.
    • The Reunion Beatles – Sunday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m.
    • Theatre closed for Thanksgiving holiday – Thursday & Friday Nov. 23 & 24