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Fall/Winter 2015-16

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Fall/Winter Edition 2015-16 I 95 4 The following is a partial calendar of events. Some details are subject to change. For daily events, happenings, and more visit: and click on Entertainment & Activities. NOVEMBER 2015 November 7th-8th444th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire4Young Park4Explore a magical realm where medieval sensibility reigns throughout the entire weekend. Enjoy arts & crafts, theater, dancing, music, food, plus new live entertainment & festivities. 575- 523-6403. November 8th 4Look Who's Dancing Season 84Pan American Center4The DanceSport Company presents season 8! The selected local competitors will compete against each other at 3pm. 575- 646-5704. Email: November 22nd 4International Mariachi Conference & Concert4Location TBD4A week- long conference culminating with a concert featuring internationally known mariachi performers 575-525-1735. November 20th-21nd & 27th- 28th 4Frankenstein4NMSU Center for the Arts4NMSU Theatre presents Frankenstein set in the icy polar regions where scientist Victor Frankenstein has chased the creature he brought to life. 575- 646-4515. DECEMBER 2015 December 4th4Tree Lighting Ceremony of Las Cruces4The public is invited to the City of Las Cruces's annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony Friday, Dec. 4, beginning at 5:30pm at Albert Johnson Park. 575-541-2000. December 11th 4Mesilla Tree Lighting Ceremony and Shopping Late in the Plaza4Old Mesilla Plaza4Join the annual tree lighting ceremony and late shopping in the Plaza. 6–10pm. 575-524-3262. December 24th 4Christmas Carols and Luminarias4Old Mesilla Plaza4See the historic village aglow with thousands of luminarias and caroling. 575-524-3262. December 31st 4New Year's Eve Chile Drop4Downtown Mall4Celebrate New Year's Eve in Las Cruces by dropping a chile inspired by what other cities do with the ball drop in New York or peach drop in Atlanta. 7:30pm–12:30am. 575-640-8283. JANUARY 2016 January 16th4Valinor Quartet4Rio Grande Theatre4The Valinor Quartet offers a unique hybrid of music from classical jazz to The Beatles. Raised in England, Mr. Powell played at the Nagano Olympics in Japan, is an avid jazz musician, and performs with the Boston Philharmonic. 3pm. 575- 405-7429. January 31st 4Las Cruces Bridal & Special Events Showcase4Las Cruces Convention Center4Need ideas for your wedding, quinceañera or special event? Join this spectacular showcase and you won't leave empty handed! 11am–4pm. FEBRUARY 2016 February 1-28th4Annual For the Love of Art Month4Great local art on display at a variety of locations in and around Las Cruces and Mesilla. 575-523-6403. Feb 20th-21st 4Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show4Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum4The show offers unique displays including educational displays, jewelry repair, and discussion topics! 9am–5pm on Saturday and 10am–5pm on Sunday. 575-522-1232 February 25th-27th 4In The Time of Butterflies4NMSU Center for the Arts4The Mirabal sisters discover what it means to cause change in the world they live in. Experience unique and poetic visuals, powerful storytelling, and humor in this adaptation. MARCH 2016 March 7-8th4Cowboy Days4Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum4Two day celebration packed with horseshoes, cowboy demonstrations, music, cooking, living history, gunfight re- enactments, stagecoach and horseback rides, and many children's activities. March 19th-20th 46th Annual Las Cruces Arts Fair4Las Cruces Convention Center4A juried event for artists. 10am–5pm Saturday; 10am–4pm Sunday. 575-523- 6403. March 20th 4Annual Bataan Death March4White Sands Missile Range4Join the challenging 26.1 mile march through White Sands Missile Range. 575-678-1134. APRIL 2016 April 29thth –May 1st4Las Cruces Country Music Fest4A three day celebration of country music. Acts from around the country make this a signature area event! 575-541-2444. Happening Events

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