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Downtown Events May 1 to May 14 2017

Main St. Downtown:

  • Farmers and Crafts Market
    • Wednesday, May 3, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 6, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Wednesday, May 10, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Saturday, May 13, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Plaza De Las Cruces
    • The Big Event Press Conference – Tuesday, May 2, noon - 1 p.m.
    • Blazin BrewFest – Saturday May 6, 5 - 9 p.m.
    • Love Live Local…Las Cruces – Friday, May 12, 6 - 10 p.m.
    • Glitz & Glamour Community Event – Saturday May 13, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Las Cruces Museum System: Free Admission!

  • Railroad Museum
    • Toddler Story Time – Saturday, May 6, from 11 - 11:30am
    • Mrs. Prickett’s Story Time – Thursday, May 11, from 11 - 11:30 a.m.
    • Coloring Club for Adults – Friday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to noon
    • Family Game Day – Saturday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to noon
    • National Model Railroad Meeting – Saturday, May 13, from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

  • Branigan Cultural Center
    • Lecture – "Wolves & Wild Lands in the 21st Century" – Thursday, May 4, 1 p.m.
    • PictoGraff – PictoGraff – Friday, May 5, 5 p.m. and Saturday, May 6, 9 a.m.
    • Culture Club: Stencil Art – Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.
    • History Notes Lectures – Thursday, May 11, 1 p.m.
    • Culture Club: Photography – Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m.

  • Museum of Art
    • The New Romantic: Artis’ Talk – Saturday, May 6, 2 p.m.
    • Artrageous – Animals – Saturday, May 6 & 13, 10 a.m.
    • Art Tales – Tuesday, May 9, 10 a.m.
    • Reading Art Book Club: Eye of the Beholder – Wednesday May 10, 2:30 p.m.

  • Museum of Nature & Science
    • Pre-K Thursdays: Grandma Mona’s Science Story Time – Thursday, May 4, 9 a.m.
    • Night Creatures – Friday May 5, 4:30 p.m.
    • How does my car engine work? – Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Amphibians – Saturday, May 6, 10:30 a.m.
    • Today in Space – Saturday, May 6, noon
    • Pre-K Thursdays: Planeteers – Thursday, May 11, 9 a.m.
    • Animal Encounters: Reptiles – Saturday, May 13, 10:30 a.m.

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

    • Read to Me*—Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.; story time for ages 3—7
    • Special Library Hours (8 a.m. — 7 p.m.) Tuesday the 2nd to accommodate Doña Ana Soil and Water Conservation District election.
    • Read to Me*—Tuesdays 10:30 a.m.; story time for ages 3—7
    • Intro to Computers:—Tuesday the 2nd 2 p.m.; Computer Basics
    • Intro to Computers:—Tuesday the 9th 2 p.m.; Windows 10
    • Teen Game Night—Tuesdays and Thursdays 4 p.m.; games for teens
    • Toddler Time*—Wednesdays & Thursdays 10 a.m.; story time for ages 1—3.
    • Mother Goose Time*—Wednesdays 11 a.m.; activities for infants and their adults
    • Doña Ana County Genealogical Society Wednesday, May 10, 2 p.m.
    • Fourth Wednesday Happening—Wednesday, May 26 2 p.m.; Living Better in a Green Home
    • Rhythm Roundup*—Fridays 10:30 am; Music/Motion for ages 2-5
    • Library Lab**—Fridays at 3:30 p.m. Activities/Stories for ages 6-10
    • Play SCRABBLE! Promote Literacy!—Sunday, May 7, 1:30 p.m. $3 suggested donation goes to Literacy Volunteers of Doña Ana County to buy classroom supplies for their students.
      *Children must be accompanied by their well-behaved adult caregiver
      **Caregivers welcome

Live Theater:

    • Seagulls in a Cherry Tree – May 12 - May 18. Prices have changed for the 2016-2017 season, call 523-1223 for information

  • Las Cruces Community Theatre – lcctnm.org
    • You Can’t Take it With You, May 5 - 21

  • Rio Grande Theatre – riograndetheatre.com
    • Studio A440 Music Recital, Saturday, May 6, 1:30 p.m.
    • Every 2nd Wednesday – Wednesday, May10, 6:30 p.m.
    • The Santa Fe Opera Spring Tour Show – Friday, May 12, 7 p.m.
    • Spring Dance Recital – Saturday, May 13, 4 p.m.
    • The Mesilla Valley Chorale Spring Concert – Sunday, May 14, 3 p.m.