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Downtown Events through October 15, 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
    • Wednesday, October 4, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 7, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday, October 11, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, October 14, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Art Ramble Relaunch
    • Friday, October 6, 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Plaza De Las Cruces
    • Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort – October 6, 5 - 8:30 p.m.
    • Talent Show Vendor Fair Fashion Expo– October 7, 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Food for Thought – October 8, 4:30 – 7 p.m.
    • SWEC Annual Gala – October 24, 6 - 10:30 p.m.

  • Las Cruces Museum System: Free Admission!
  • Railroad Museum
    • Brown Bag Lecture Series – Tuesday, October 10, noon
    • Toddler Story Time – Saturday, October 7 from 11 - 11:30 a.m.
    • Mrs.Prickett’s Story Time – Thursday, October 12 from 11 - 11:30 a.m.
    • Coloring Club for Adults – Friday, October 13 from 10 – 12 p.m.
    • Family Game Day – Saturday, October 14 from 10 – 12 p.m.
  • Branigan Cultural Center
    • Cultural Bazaar – Saturday, October 7, 9 – 12 p.m.
    • History Notes Lecture Adobe Vernacular – Thursday, October 12, 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Museum of Art
    • Gallery Highlight: The Influence of Ancient Pottery – Wednesday, October 4, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
    • Artrageous: Spooky Creations – Saturday, October 7 & 14, 10 a.m.
    • Art Tales Mooshka – Tuesday, October 10, 10 a.m.
    • Reading Art Book Club Mad Enchantment – Wednesday, October 11, 2:30 p.m.
    • From the Ground Up Panel Discussion – Saturday, October 14, 1:30 – 3 p.m.
  • Museum of Nature & Science
    • Pre-K Thursdays: Detective Dinosaur – Thursday, October 5, 9 a.m.
    • Night Creatures – Friday, October 6, 4:30 p.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Bats – Saturday, October 7, 10:30 a.m.
    • Scientific Fun for Families: Space challenge – Saturday, October 7, 11:30 a.m.
    • Scientific appetizers: Viruses Tiny Warriors – Friday, October 13, 2 p.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Witches Brew (toads, newts, and frogs) – Saturday, October 14, 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
  • Read to Me*—Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.; story time for ages 3—7
  • Teen Game Night—Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 p.m.; games for teens
  • Toddler Time*—Wednesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m.; story time for ages 1—3
  • Mother Goose Time*—Wednesdays at 11 a.m.; activities for infants
  • Doña Ana County Genealogical Society—Wednesday the 11th at 2 p.m.
  • Design & Create: Needle Punch Embroidery Part 1—Wednesday the 11th at 2 p.m.
  • Rhythm Roundup*—Fridays 10:30 a.m.; Music/Motion for ages 2-5
  • Library Lab**—Friday the 13th 3:30 p.m. Activities/Stories for ages 6-10
  • Sound Sessions—Saturday the 14th 1 p.m.; Beginning Guitar Instruction for Teens

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

  • Live Theater:
  • Black Box Theatre http://www.no-strings.org
    • Little Shop of Horrors Invitational Exhibit – October 6 - 9
    • Little Shop of Horrors Music – October 6, 7, 13, 14, 8 p.m.
    • Little Shop of Horrors Music – October 15, 2:30 p.m.
    • Breakneck Julius Caesar – October 8, 2:30 p.m.
    • Breakneck Hamlet – October 8, 8 p.m.
    • Prices have changed for the 2016-2017 season, call 523-1223 for information
  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org
    • Don’t Drink the Water – October 6, 7, 13, 14, 8 p.m. and October 8 & 15, 2 p.m.
  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com
    • Thursday Night Jams: Jazz Unlimited Big Band – Thursday, October 5, doors open at 6:30 p.m.
    • First Friday Art Ramble: Selections from the Cruciform Collection – Friday, October 6 at 5 p.m.
    • Classic Film: Cool Hand Luke – Saturday, October 7, doors open at 6 p.m.
    • Thursday Night Jams: Inside the Frame – Thursday, October 12, doors open at 6:30 p.m.