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Hey there….

Hope you are having an awesome 4th of July weekend as there is a lot of fun yet to be had. 🤣 Don’t stop now… Monday is a long way off. In the meantime thanks for all those that are working this weekend 🇺🇸 

The Fun Continues….

The Biggest Fireworks is yet to come this Saturday at Elephant Butte Lake. Enjoy this spectacular event on the lake. More info below.

National Fried Chicken Day….

Saturday July 6th is National Fried 🐔 Chicken Day. How are you going to celebrate this special day? 😃 LOL

You ready for Fresh Roasted 🌶️ Chile’s….

I can smell the chile’s roasting now 🔥 Won’t be long. Check this out from Chris Lang with Fresh Chile Co. Video 

Favorite Restaurant?

What is your favorite Local Restaurant? The one that you can’t wait to visit or the one that you share with your guests from out of town. Tell Us what your favorite restaurant is.



Friday, July 5th

Saturday, July 6th

  • 2024 Fireworks Show | Elephant Butte Lake State Park | 9 pm | Biggest fireworks show in New Mexico! Show begins at dusk, usually launching from Rattlesnake Island; it can be seen from almost anywhere at the lake! 

  • Las Cruces Farmers and Crafts Market | Downtown | Every Wednesday 8:30 am - 1 pm

  • Sunrise over the Ruins | Fort Selden Historic Site | Open at 6 a.m. for birding, photography, painting, wildlife viewing, and the cool, fresh morning air. 9:00 am guided tour of the Fort Selden ruins, 11:00 a.m. lecture on rattlesnakes Fort Selden Museum.

  • Bachata Dance Lessons | Amaro Winery | 7:30 pm | Free

Sunday, July 7th

Monday, July 8th

Tuesday, July 9th

Wednesday, July 10

Thursday, July 11th

Friday, July 12th

Saturday, July 13th

Wednesday, July 17th

  • Planning for our Water Future | Dominici Hall | 6 pm - 8:30 pm | Dr. Fred Phillips & Dr. Peggy Barroll explore the impacts of climate change & groundwater depletion of surface and groundwater resources in the Lower Rio Grande region

Friday, July 19th

  • Chef Creates with Chef Armando | Las Cruces Convention Center | 6 pm | Las Cruces Convention Center's Executive Chef Armando will introduce you to great flavors that will tantalize your taste buds! | Tickets $70

Ongoing Events

Saturday, June 8th - August 4th

  • Trick Dog Challenge | Laughing Dog Farm | Saturday June 8th | 9 am | See how many new tricks you and your best friend can learn! Dates: June 8th & 29th, July 13th & 27th, and Aug 3rd or 4th (TBD)

Movies in the Park 2024 Schedule

Free Movies in the Park return to Young Park on Saturdays this June through September! Bring your blanket, chairs, and an appetite (food vendors available). Shows start at dusk. More Info

  • July 13 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem," PG

  • July 27  "The Marvels," PG-13

  • Aug. 10 "Five Nights at Freddy’s," PG-13

  • Aug. 24 "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny," PG-13

  • Sept. 7 "Elemental," PG

  • Sept. 21 "The Little Mermaid," PG

Cruces Creatives

  • Cruces Creatives is a non-profit makerspace that connects people with the tools, training, and community to make practically anything. Tools and space include 3D printers, CAD manufacturing tools such as CNC and laser, wood shop, bicycle shop, textile lab, audio-visual lab, electronics lab,  kids room, and more. Events Schedule

Farm & Ranch Museum

  • The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum has daily demonstration programs such as chair caning, wool spinning, weaving, quilting & blacksmithing. So keep them in mind if you are looking for things to do. Learn More

City of Las Cruces

  • The City of Las Cruces has an amazing list of weekly events for those searching for things to do. Way too many for me to list here but do check them out. Calendar of events.




Friday, July 5th

Saturday, July 6th

  • CelloFest 2024 | NMSU Music Department | 10 am - 5 pm July 5th & 6th | Technique Workshop, Masterclass, Cello Choir Rehearsals. Concert at 4 pm July 6th.

  • Guitar Slim | Rio Grande Winery | 6-9 pm | Live Music

  • Sebastien Lescombes | DH Lescombes Winery | 6-9 pm | Live Piano Music Every Saturday

  • West Texas | Blue Moon | 7-11 pm | Live Music

  • Jada Bryant | Icebox Brewhouse | 6-9 pm | Live Music

  • CM Adams | Icebox Picacho | 6-9 pm | Live Music

  • Marion Carrillo | Icebox Boneyard | 6-9 pm | Live Music

Sunday, July 7th

  • Lush Life | Rio Grande Winery | 4-7 pm | Live Music | Jazz

  • Travis Manning | Hacienda de Mesilla | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm | Live Music

  • Music in the Park Series | Young Park | 7 p.m. each Sunday from June 2 through August 25 at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.

  • Silver Bullet | Blue Moon | 4-8 pm | Live Music

  • Pizza Bones | NM Vintage Wines | 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Live Music

  • Flash Back | Amaro Winery | 5-8 pm | Live Music

Monday, July 8th

Thursday, July 11th

  • BJ Ramirez | Rio Grande Winery | 5-8 pm | Live Music

  • Chris Baker | The Game | 6-10 pm | Live Music

  • MT Metal | Amador Live @ Jax Rooftop | 9 pm | Live Music

Friday, July 12

Saturday, July 13

Sunday, July 14th

Ongoing Events

Sunday, June 2nd - August 29th

  • Music in the Park Series | Young Park | 7 p.m. each Sunday from June 2 through August 25 at Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave.

  • Thursday Night Music on the Plaza concerts will begin at 7 p.m. on July 18, August 15, and August 29 at Plaza de Las Cruces.

“We celebrate the Fourth of July not to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, but to celebrate the fact that we have been, by and large, capable of living up to the ideals of the Declaration of Independence.

Ronald Reagan

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Theatre & Film

Saturday, July 6th

  • The Super Secret Improv Show | Black Box Theatre | 7:30 pm | Join us for our signature blend of short form improv games and long form improv performance with notes of hilarity and bouquets of laughter

Pets of the Week

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