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Downtown Events

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
    • Wednesday, March 22, 8:30 am to 1 pm.

    • Saturday, March 25, 8:30 am to 1 pm

    • Wednesday, March 29, 8:30 am to 1 pm.

    • Saturday, April 1, 8:30 am to 1 pm

  • Plaza De Las Cruces
    • Southern NM Annual Baby Expo – Saturday March 25, 9 am to 3 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
    • Harvey Girl Costume Mini Exhibit – Saturday, March 4 to April 1

    • Coloring Club for Adults – 2nd and 4th Friday of each month from 10 am to noon.

    • WWII Pioneers: Women on the Rails Mini Exhibit – Saturday, March 25 – Saturday, April 8.

    • Needle Punch Embroidery – Wednesday, March 29 and April 5,

      10 am to noon.

    • “For the Love of Railroad Architecture” exhibit opening – Through April 1.

  • Branigan Cultural Center
    • Culture Club: Pi Related Activities – Saturday, March 25, 10 am

    • Lecture – “Hillsboro, New Mexico – The Ghost Town that Wasn’t” – Thursday, March 23, 1 pm

  • Museum of Art
    • Lecture: Collecting Visual Arts in the United States, 1950-90, Wednesday, March 22 3:30 pm

    • Artrageous – Plantable Paper: Saturday, March 25, 10 am

    • Artrageous – Upcycled Magnets: Saturday, April 1, 10 am

  • Museum of Nature & Science
    • Animal Encounters: Birds – Saturday, March 25, 10:30 am

    • Pre-K Thursdays: Nature Kids: Seed Germination – Thursday, March 23, 9 am.

    • Lecture Series: Cannibal Spiders, Sarring Ants, and Murderous Plants – Friday March 31, 2pm

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:—Tuesday, March 21, 2 pm; File Management

    • Intro to Computers:—Tuesday, March 28, 2 pm; Internet Basics

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

    • Branigan BookClub—Tuesday, March 21, 6:30 pm; Rabih Alammedine. An Unnecessary Woman

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

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

    • Fourth Wednesday Happening—Wednesday, Marche 22, 1 pm; Pinterest.

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

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

    • Fourth Sunday Movie—Sunday, March 26, 2 pm.
      *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.

    • 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.

    • The One Act Play Festival – March 30-April 2

    • Latin Comedy Jam – Saturday, April 1, 7 pm

    • Viva Espana! – Saturday, April 8, 7:30pm & Sunday, April 9, 2:30 pm