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City Services Closed for July 4th….

Most City of Las Cruces offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, July 4. Police, fire, and other emergency services will operate as usual. Which services will be open/closed? More Info

Cash Assistance Program….

This family prosperity program, the first federally-funded guaranteed basic income initiative in Las Cruces, is centered on investing in families Doña Ana County. Learn More

Ruidoso Fire Victims….

One local business, Organ Mountain Outfitters, has recently donated $10,000 to Ruidoso Fire Victims and is now raising donations for the Mescalero Apache Tribe’s Fire Relief fund with a special edition t-shirt sale.

Your Pets and July the 4th…

Get your pets microchip checked to make sure your contact information is up to date. Get a new dog tag with your contact info and the dogs name. Keep your pets inside so they won’t get loose and run away. Happy 4th of July. Enjoy!

Changes and Updates….

In an effort to make the newsletter easier to scan and read I have removed some sections and combined them with the main Events section. Let me know your thoughts.

El Paso Events Poll Results….

Thanks for sharing your thoughts in the recent poll. Going forward we will continue as we have previously and only share some major or special events in El Paso.



Tuesday, July 2nd

Wednesday, July 3rd

Thursday, July 4th

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.

Sunday, July 7th

Wednesday, July 10

Thursday, July 11th

Saturday, July 13th

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 actually 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.




Thursday, July 4th

Friday, July 5th

Saturday, 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

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

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.

Friday, July 12

Saturday, July 13

Sunday, July 14th

  • 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.

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.

“In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity.

Albert Einstein

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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

June 14th - June 30th

  • A Walk in the Woods | No Strings Theatre Company | Various dates & Times June 14th - June 30th | "A Walk in the Woods" depicts the evolving bond between Russian and American arms negotiators, Andrey Botvinnik and Joan Honeyman, over a year of talks. Despite contrasting personalities, they forge a connection. Inspired by real 1982 events where two diplomats achieved a short-lived breakthrough during an unofficial "walk in the woods."

June 28th - June 30th

  • Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream | A Children's Theatre of the Mesilla Valley | Rio Grande Theatre | Friday, June 28h @ 7:00pm, Saturday, June 29th  @ 7:00pm, Sunday, June 30th @ 1:00pm | With two special school performances on Friday, June 28th  @ 9:45am, 12:00pm

Pets of the Week

❤️ Adoptions are FREE for the Pet of the Week. Spayed and Neutered. Because they have been here long-term and you know what that means. 
ASCMV.org or 575-382-0018

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