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Downtown Events from March 6 to March 19, 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market

    • Wednesday, March 8, 8:30 am - 1 pm.

    • Saturday, March 11, 8:30 am - 1 pm

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

    • Saturday, March 18, 8:30 am-1 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
    • Coloring Club for Adults – 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon.

    • Family Game Day – 2nd Saturday of each month 10 am to noon

    • Harvey Girl Costume Mini Exhibit – Saturday, March 4-April 1

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

    • National Model Railroad Meeting – Saturday, March 11, 1:30-2:30pm

    • Brown Bag Lecture Series – Tuesday, March 14, noon-1pm

    • Rail Readers Book Club – Wednesday, March 15, 11-noon

    • “For the Love of Railroad Architecture” exhibit opening – Friday, March 15, 5-7 pm

  • Branigan Cultural Center

    • History Notes Lectures – Thursday, March 9, 1 pm

    • Lecture: Untold Stories and History of New Mexico’s National Parks – Saturday, March 11, 10 am

    • Culture Club: Pi Related Activities – Saturday, March 11, 10 am

    • Culture Club: Japanese Lanterns – Saturday, March 18, 10 am

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

    • On Display: Hillsboro Faces: A Collection of Portraits

  • Museum of Art

    • Reading Art Book Club – Wednesday, March 8, 2:30 pm

    • Film Screening: Art of the Heist – The Search for the Scream – Wednesday, March 8, 1:30 pm

    • Artrageous – Paper Flowers: Saturday, March 11, 10 am

    • Art Tales – “Uncle Andy’s” by James Warhola, Tuesday, March 14, 10 am

    • Open registration for session 2 Studio Art Classes through March 18

    • Artrageous – Flower Pencil Topper: Saturday, March 18, 10 am

  • Museum of Nature & Science

    • Pre-K Thursdays: Planeteers, Constellations – Thursday, March 9, 9 am

    • Animal Encounters: Amphibians – Saturday, March 11, 10:30 am

    • Today in Space – Saturday, March 11, 1pm

    • Pre-K Thursdays: Dinosaur Train, Allosaurus – Thursday, March 17, 9 am

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

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

    • Intro to Computers: The Basics – Tuesday, March 7, 2 pm

    • Intro to Computers: Windows 10 – Tuesday, March 14, 2 pm

    • Teen Game Night—Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 pm; games for teens

    • Toddler Time*—Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10 am; story time for ages 1—3

    • Mother Goose Time*—Wednesdays, 11 am; activities for infants and their adults

    • Design and Create: Wine Bottle Windchimes —Wednesday, March 8, 2 pm

    • Doña Ana County Genealogical Society: “Planning a Family Reunion”—Wednesday, March 8, 2 pm

    • Munson BookClub: The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene —Wednesday, March 15, 10 am

Munson Center 975 S. Mesquite St. 575-528-3406

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

    • Library Lab**—Fridays 3:30 pm; Activities/Stories for ages 6-10

    • Play SCRABBLE! Promote Literacy!—Sunday, March 12, 1:30 pm. $3 suggested donation all goes to Literacy Volunteers of Doña Ana County.

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

      ** Caregivers welcome

Live Theater:

    • The Conference of the Birds by Peter Brook and Jea-Claude Carriere March 17-April 2, 2017

    • 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

  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org

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

  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com

    • Dr. Dolittle – Friday, March 10, 7 pm & Saturday, March 11, 10 am

    • Comedy Workshop – Saturday, March 11, 2:30 pm followed by Awards Ceremony at 6pm

    • Las Cruces Arts Fair – Friday, March 17, 6 pm & Saturday, March 18, 10 am

    • !Yjastros en Vivo! – Saturday, March 18, 8 pm

    • Kubecca – Sunday, March 19, 3 pm