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Downtown Events from Feb 6 thru Feb 19

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market

    • Wednesday, February 8, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm.

    • Saturday, February 11, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

    • Wednesday, February 15, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm.

    • Saturday, February 18, 8:30 am-1:00 pm

  • Plaza De Las Cruces

    • Food Truck Fiesta! – Wednesday, February 15, 3-10 pm

Las Cruces Museum System: Branigan Cultural Center, the Las Cruces Museum of Art, the Las Cruces Museum of Nature & Science and the Las Cruces Railroad Museum Free Admission!

  • Railroad Museum
    • Mrs. Prickett's Story Time - Thursday, February 9, 11:00 am to 11:30 am

    • Coloring Club for Adults - Friday, February 10, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    • Family Game Day - Saturday, February 11, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    • National Model Railroad Meeting – Saturday, February 11, 1:30 pm

    • Brown Bag Lecture – “Anything Goes – Everything’s Connected” by Lynn Moseley: Tuesday, February 14, 12:00 pm

    • Rail Readers Book Club - Wednesday, February 15, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Branigan Cultural Center

    • History Notes – Dr. Elizabeth Zarur will give a talk titled, “Perfect Harmony on the Skies and on Earth: Native Southwest Architecture.” Thursday, February 9, 1:00 pm

    • Culture Club – Self Portraits - Saturday, February 11 at 10:00 am

    • Art Forms – Mesilla Valley Bones Trombone Performance: Saturday, February 11, 12:00 pm

    • Culture Club – African Masks: Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am

    • Art Forms – Sin Fronteras Poetry Reading: Saturday, February 18, 12:00 pm

    • Culture Club – Japanese Flying Carp: Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am

    • Dr. Peggy Swoveland will give a talk titled, “Finding Our Roots.” Saturday, February 25, 1:00 pm

    • Dance: Benita’s Dance Art Performance – Saturday, February 25, 2:00 pm

  • Museum of Art

    • Open registration for session 2 Studio Art Classes until March 18th

    • African American Read-In: Wednesday, February 8, 1:00 pm

    • Reading Art Book Club – Black Art: A Cultural History by Richard J. Powell – Wednesday, February 8, 2:30 pm

    • Artrageous – Poetry - Saturday, February 11 at 10:00 am

    • Art Tales – Uncle Andy’s Cats by James Warhola and a Cat Craft Activity: Tuesday, February 14, 10:00 am

    • Artrageous – Music: Saturday, February 18, 10:00 am

    • Artrageous – Painting: Saturday, February 25, 10:00 am

  • Museum of Nature & Science

    • Planeteers – Stars: Thursday, February 9, 9:00 am

    • Animal Encounters – Animal Symbiosis – Saturday, February 11 at 10:30 am

    • Today in Space – Saturday, February 11 at 1:00 pm

    • Dinosaur – Triceratops – Thursday, February 16 at 9:00 am

    • Teen Science Café – Thursday, February 16 at 5:30 pm

    • Tombaugh Day – Saturday, February 18 at 10:00 am

    • Animal Encounters – Animal Camouflage: Saturday, February 18 at 10:30

    • Space Workshop – Saturday, February 18 at 11:30

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

    • Library Special Hours (due to School Board Elections) – Tuesday, February 7th: 8 am – 7 pm

    • Toddler Time* -Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10:00 am; story time for ages 1-3

    • Read to me*-Tuesdays at 10:30 am; story time for ages 3-7

    • Mother Goose Time* - Wednesdays at 11am; activities for infants & their adults

    • Teen Game Night - Tuesdays & Thursdays at 4:00 pm; games for teens

  • Intro to Computers: —Tuesday the 14th 2:00 pm; The Basics

  • Dona Ana County Genealogical Society: “Have Suitcase, Will Travel.” Wednesday, February 8 at 2:00 pm

  • Rhythm Roundup*—Fridays 10:30 am; Music/Motion for ages 2-5

  • Library Lab**—Activities/Stories for ages 6-10

  • Munson Book Club: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman – Wednesday, February 15 at 10:00 am

  • Design and Create: String Art – Wednesday, February 25 at 2:00 pm

  • Play Scrabble! Promote Literacy! Sunday, February 12 at 1:30 pm. Suggested donation of $3.00

  • Library will be closed on Monday, February 20th for the President’s Day Holiday.

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

    ** Caregivers welcome

Live Theater:

    • Don’t miss out – local restaurants provide discounts to patrons who present a ticket stub from any NSTC, LCCT or ASTC production.

    • Prices have changed for the 2016-2017 season, call 523-1223 for information

    • Out of Sterno; January 27 – February 12

  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org

    • March 3 – March 19th-No Sex Please, We’re British

  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com

    • February 7, 6:30: “Yochi” – Written & directed by NMSU professor & filmmaker Ilana Lapid. Free and open to the public

    • February 11, 7:30pm: Chris Waggoner: “Play Me.” The Music of Neil Diamond

    • The Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso Centro Cultural Mexicano Paso del Norte & The City of Las Cruces Present: Una tarde de boleros by Los Tres Reyes – Sunday, February 12 at 5:00 pm

    • Rhythm of the Dance National Tour Series #3 – Tuesday, February 14 at 7:30 pm

    • Alina Kiryayeva, professional concert pianist will perform on Thursday, February 16 at 7:30 pm

    • Roy Orbison Returns with Wiley Ray & the Big O Band – Friday, February 17 at 8:00 pm

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