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Downtown Events from January 23 thru February 5 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market

    • Wednesday, January 25, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

    • Saturday, January 28, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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

    • Saturday, February 4, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Plaza De Las Cruces

    • No events scheduled for this two-week period

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

  • Railroad Museum
    • Toddler Story Time - Saturday, February 4, 11 am to 11:30 am

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

    • Coloring Club for Adults - Friday, February 10, 10 am to noon

    • Family Game Day - Saturday, February 11, 10 am to noon

    • Rail Readers Book Club - Wednesday, February 15, 11 am to noon

  • Branigan Cultural Center

    • Culture Club – Water Color Spray Paint Activity, Saturday, January 28 at 10 am

    • First Friday Ramble - Friday, February 3 at 5 pm

    • Culture Club – Japanese Silk Painting, Saturday, February 4 at 10 am

    • On Display: Issei and Beyond: The Nakayama Family’s Journey in the Mesilla Valley

    • On Display: Hillsboro Faces: A Collection of Portraits

    • On Display: Jack London Photographer – Adventures in the Pacific

  • Museum of Art

    • Artrageous – Chines New Year - Saturday, January 28 at 10 am

    • On Display: Retooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection

  • Museum of Nature & Science

    • Dino Days – Tuesday – Saturday, January 24-28 at 9 am

    • Nature Kids – Butterflies – Thursday, January 26 at 9 am

    • Animal Encounters – Mammals – Saturday, January 28 at 10:30 am

    • Grandma Mona’s – The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm by LeVar Burton and Susan Schaefer Bernardo – Thursday, February 2 at 9 am

    • Animal Encounters – Invertebrates – Saturday, February 4 at 10:30 am

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

    • Toddler Time* - Wednesdays & Thursdays at 10 am; story time for ages 3-7

    • 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 pm; games for teens

  • Intro to Computers: —Tuesday the 24th 2 pm; Intro to the Internet

  • Intro to Computers: —Tuesday the 31st 2 pm; File Management

  • Fourth Wednesday Happening—Wednesday the 25th 2 pm; Vintage Hat Styles!

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

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

    * 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

    • TJ George in concert; Sunday, January 29th, 7 pm

  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org

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

  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com

    • January 29, 2:00 – 4:30 pm: “One for the Girls.” A fundraiser to support programs and scholarships for local women featuring Remember then, Michele’s Dance Academy & Showstoppers

February 3, 7:00pm – 8 pm: Moon Mouse – A space Odyssey; Live theater by Kid’s Entertainment