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Downtown Events Through September 3, 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
    • Wednesday, August 23, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, August 26, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 30, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, September 2, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Plaza De Las Cruces
    • Can-Structure – August 25, 4 – 9 p.m. & August 26, 10 – 1 p.m.
    • 19th Amendment Celebration – August 26, 6 – 10 p.m.
    • Boy Scouts of America Recruitment Night –August 30, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
    • Monuments to Main St. – September 1, 6 – 8 p.m.

Las Cruces Museum System: Free Admission!

  • Railroad Museum
    • Summer Evenings – Wednesday, August 23 from 4:30 – 7 p.m.
    • Coloring Club for Adults – Friday, August 25 from 10 – 12 p.m.
  • Branigan Cultural Center
    • Culture Club: Mexican Star Ornament – Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m.
  • Museum of Art
    • Summer Evenings: Wellness Wednesday – Wednesday, August 30, 4:30 p.m.
    • Artrageous – Back-to-School – Saturday, August 26, 10 a.m.
  • Museum of Nature & Science
    • Solar Eclipse – Monday August 21, 10 - 1:30 p.m.
    • Pre-K Thursdays: Planeteers – Thursday August 24, 9 a.m.
    • Science Café – Thursday August, 24, 5:30 p.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Senses – Saturday, August 26, 10:30 a.m.
    • Scientific Fun for Families – Saturday, August 26, 11:30 a.m.
    • Pre-K Thursdays: Illusions– Thursday, August 31, 9 a.m.
    • Night Creatures – Friday, September 1, 4:30 p.m.

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

  • The Library is closed on Sundays through Sunday September 10th
  • 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
  • 4th Wednesday Happening: NM Culture—Wednesday the 23rd 2 p.m.
  • Sage Reading Club: Thursday the 24th 12:30 p.m.—Hard Country and Back Lands and The Last Ranch by Michael McGarritty
  • Rhythm Roundup*—Fridays 10:30 am; Music/Motion for ages 2-5
  • Library Lab**—Friday the 14th 3:30 p.m.; Activities/Stories for ages 6-10el club del libro español de Las Cruces no se reuniremos en el sábado día 2 de septiembre, com se ha anunciado antes. Para informarse de la reunion de septiembre, favor de ponerse en contacto o con Mark Pendleton (mpendleton@las-cruces.org 575.528.4001 lunes-viernes 8 a.m. -5 p.m.; y por la noche o en los fines de semana mpndltn@gmail.com 575.635.8711) o con Jaime Weinand (jamiew@bu.edu jamie.d.weinand@gmail.com 520.850.4066)

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

**Caregivers welcome

Live Theater:

  • Black Box Theatre http://www.no-strings.org
    • Headset: A View From the Light Booth – Friday and Saturday, August 26, September 1 & 2, 8 p.m. Sunday August 27 & September 3, 3 p.m.
    • Prices have changed for the 2016-2017 season, call 523-1223 for information
  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org
    • Noises Off – August 25 and 26 at 8 p.m.
    • Noises Off – August 27 at 2 p.m.
  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com
    • Thursday Night James: Cordova – Thursday, August 24, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    • Selena (movie) – Friday, August 25, movie start 7:30 p.m.
    • Selena The Ultimate Tribute Concert – Saturday, August 26, 7:30 p.m.
    • New Mexico Contemporary Ensemble – Sunday, August 26, 3 p.m.
    • Behind Enemy Lines (movie) – Monday, August 28, 6:30 p.m.
    • Thursday Night Jams: Mariachi Alma De Jalisco – Thursday August 31, 7:30-9:30 p.m.