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Downtown Events from Jan 9 to Jan 22 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market

    • Wednesday, January 11, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    • Saturday, January 14, 8:30 am – 1 p.m.

    • Wednesday, January 18, 8:30 am – 1 p.m.

    • Saturday, January 21, 8:30 am.-1 p.m.

  • Plaza De Las Cruces

    • Friday, January 6, 5 p.m. – Art Ramble

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
    • Thursday, January 12, 11:00 am to 11:30 am - Mrs. Prickett's Story Time

    • Friday, January 13, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Coloring Club for Adults

    • Saturday, January 14, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Family Game Day

    • Saturday, January 14, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm - National Model Railroad Meeting - Open to the Public

    • Wednesday, January 18, 11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Rail Readers Book Club

    • Thursday, January 19 - Saturday, January 21, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Dona Ana Modular Railroad Club H-O Train Layout Running

    • Saturday, January 21, 11:00 am to 11:30 am - Toddler Story Time

    • Friday, January 27, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm - Coloring Club for Adults

  • Branigan Cultural Center

    • Thursday, January 12 at 1:00 pm: History Notes – American Masonic Murals in Private Homes Along the Massachusetts/New York Border by Dr. Margaret Goehring

    • Saturday, January 14 at 10:00 am: Culture Club – Dot Art

    • Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 am: Culture Club – Star Badge Activity

    • Thru January 21: “An Enduring Tradition: 20th Century Navajo Weaving”. Showcasing items on loan from the University Museum of NMSU.

    • Thru January 21: “Howard Clinton Tibbitts: Historic Advertising Photography of the Southwest”. Showcasing photos taken by H.C. Tibbitts.

    • Thru January 21: “In Service to Country: Military Equipment 1860-Present” by Kevin Dasing

  • Museum of Art

    • Tuesday, January 10 at 10:00 am: Art Tales – Story and Activity

    • Wednesday, January 11 at 2:30 pm: Reading Art Book Club – How to Read Art: A Crash Course in Understanding and Interpreting Paintings by Liz Rideal

    • Saturday, January 14 at 10:00 am: Artrageous - Calendars

    • Saturday, January 14 at 11:00 am: Artist as Traveler Talk by artist Gail Rieke

    • Saturday, January 21 at 10:00 am: Artrageous – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

      Thru January 21: “Transforming Space – Transforming Fiber”. An exhibit featuring art from nine nationally-recognized fiber artists.

  • Museum of Nature & Science

    • Thursday, January 12 at 9:00 am: Planeteers - Galaxies

    • Saturday, January 14 at 10:30 am: Animal Encounters - Reptiles

    • Saturday, January 14 at 11:30 am: Saturday Workshop - Paleontology

    • Saturday, January 14 at 1:00 pm: Today in Space

    • Thursday, January 19 at 9:00 am: Dinosaur Train – Brachiosaurus

    • Thursday, January 19 at 5:30 pm: Teen Science Café

    • Friday, January 20: Museum Selfie Day

    • Saturday, January 21 at 10:30 am: Animal Encounters - Birds

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

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

    • Read to me-Tuesdays at 10:30 am; story time for ages 1-3

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

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

  • Intro to Computers: —Tuesday the 10th 2:00 pm; The Basics

  • Intro to Computers: —Tuesday the 17th 2:00 pm; Windows 10

  • Fourth Sunday Movie—Sunday the 22nd 2:00 pm; FREE award-winning flicks!

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

    • TJ George in concert; Sunday, January 29th, 2:30pm

  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org

    • January 20th – February 5th-Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com

    • January 20, 7:30 – 9:00pm: Film Screening: Telluride Mountain Film Fest

    • January 21, 7:30pm - Randy Granger, Native Music and Stories