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Ruidoso property and home owners will be able to go to their homes starting Monday morning at 8 am with proof of ownership.

🚗💨 Attention Las Cruces Corvette lovers! 🎉

Charlie and Cheri Payne, former 20-year members of Texas' 3rd oldest Corvette Club, were shocked to find no local club in Las Cruces. So in Oct 2023, they launched Cruces Corvette Club! 🎊

Quarterly meetups: 1st Sunday of each quarter Next meeting: July 7th, Rudy's BBQ on Telshor, 9:30 a.m. 🍖💬

Plus, exciting year-round activities! 😎

Join the coolest club in town! Find them on Facebook or call 281-415-8080 to share your Corvette passion. 📞❤️

Let's make Las Cruces the ultimate Corvette hub in NM! 🌶️🏁

Check Your Pets Microchip Info before the 4th…

The 4th of July is just around the corner and if you missed the Check Your Chip event for your pets put on by the ASCMV you may want to visit your vet to have them check your pets chip to make sure your contact information is correct before the fireworks go off.

Many pets get freaked out by the fireworks and can be unpredictable and get out or run away. Having your information confirmed on the chip to make sure it is correct can help your pet get returned.

While this event is over ( I’m sorry I missed finding and sharing this event ) you can read the article here if you are interested, for ideas. Read More

Nominate & Vote for Mesilla Valley Community's Choice Awards….

Celebrate the best of Mesilla Valley with the Community's Choice Awards! Nominate and vote for your favorite local businesses and organizations across 160+ categories. From popular spots to hidden gems, this is your chance to recognize the places that make our community shine. Have your voice heard – vote today and let's honor the Best of Mesilla Valley together! Vote and Learn More Here

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A Quest to find the best Birria Tacos in Las Cruces…

It hasn’t been long since I discovered birria tacos and gosh darn they are so delicious that we have been even making our own at home. So I thought why not ask around and see if anyone knows who has the best Birria Tacos in Las Cruces.

I got a lot of feedback from a local Facebook group and so we are going to try them all out and see which ones we like the best. Check out our recent post about El Vagon Tacos (which was one of the most recommended restaurants for birria tacos) here on our Las Cruces Directory

Plus we want to know your thoughts too so I added a poll below so you can tell us your thoughts. Get ready for a Birria Taco Giveaway Contest soon.

Geothermal Energy found near Rio Grande in Texas

Geothermal heat found running parallel to the Rio Grande could provide a major new source of clean, renewable energy for the region. Read Article 

Events

June

Tuesday, June 25th

  • Veterans Health Fair | Dona Ana Community College | 9 am - 2 pm | Free | Learn about veteran services, benefits, and programs from the Las Cruces Vet Center

  • Alyssa’s Turbos and Tacos Night | 121 Wyatt Drive # 14 Las Cruces | 7:40 pm - 9 pm | Join us for a night of cars, fun & tacos to celebrate Alyssa getting her vision back.

  • Swing on the Plaza! | Las Cruces Swing on the Plaza | 7 pm - 10 pm | Free | Learn to swing dance every Tuesday.

Wednesday, June 26th

  • Film Screening: Requiem for a River | Rio Grande WAVES | Domenici Hall-New Mexico State University | 6 pm | Rio Grande WAVES hope is that “Requiem” will prompt a community conversation about how precious water resources in this basin are managed, as the state seeks public input on a roadmap for a revitalized regional water planning process across New Mexico. More Info

Thursday, June 27th

Friday, June 28th

  • Haunted Canna-Crawl with Lockdown Laser Tag | Southwest Expeditions | 7 pm - 9:30 pm | A different kind of spooky adventure. Shuttle first to Monster Cannabis Lounge and then to Laser Tag at the old Courthouse and Jail.

  • Sol Dance Lessons & Party | Sol Ballroom | 7 pm Lessons | 8 pm - 10 pm Dance Party | Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Country. No experience Necessary | Tickets |

Saturday, June 29th

Thursday, July 4th

Friday, July 5th

  • Fine Arts Flea Market | Downtown Las Cruces | 5 pm - 10 pm | Focusing on local art, business and indigeneity from local living artists

Sunday, July 7th

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)

Through Sunday June 30th

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

  • June 29 "Wonka," PG

  • 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

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.

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.

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Weather

Music

June

Wednesday, June 26th

  • Era Snow | Picacho Hills Country Club | 5-8 pm | Live Music

  • Open Mic Night | Truth or Consequences Brewery | 6-9 pm |

Thursday, June 27th

  • Burt Ferguson | Rio Grande Winery | 5-8 pm | Live Music

  • Open Mic Night | Amaro Winery | 7 pm - 10 pm | Every Thursday

  • Thursday Night Jazz | Amador Live | 7 pm | Carlos Barba on piano, Arnold Schnitzer on bass, and Robert Ojinaga on drums. An unforgettable jazz experience | Free |

Friday, June 28th

Saturday, June 29th

Sunday, June 30th

  • 1964 The Beatles Tribute | NMSU Pan American Center | Sunday June 30 | 7 pm | Tickets | Hailed by critics and fans as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world, 1964 The Tribute takes audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in our hearts forever.

  • Mariachi Aguilas | Sparky’s BBQ Hatch | 12-3 pm | Live Music

  • Flash Back | Rio Grande Winery | 4-7 pm | Live Music

September

September 28th

  • Way Out West Fest | El Paso Convention Center | Saturday September 28th | 5 pm | Featuring Billy Currington. Chili Challenge and Margarita Contest | Tickets |

October

Wednesday, October 9th

 Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.

Cowboy Wisdom

Arts and Crafts

June

Wednesday, June 26th

  • Camino De Los Artistas | Amador Patio Bar Grill | Wednesday June 26 | 5:30 pm | Experience the vibrant Southwestern art scene at the Amador Patio, Bar, and Grill! 🎨🍷 On June 26th, from 5:30 PM, enjoy art, wine tasting, and hors d'oeuvres while exploring works from top local galleries. $10 entry, with proceeds benefiting the Mesquite Historic District Art Ramble. Don't miss out!

Thursday, June 27th

  • Ask ALICE Art Show | Las Cruces Public Libraries | 5:30 pm | Join us to admire the creations of our ALICE participants, explore our Library of Things

Ongoing Events

Through July 20th

  • Mata Ortiz: Highlights from The Lysbeth Warren Anderson Collection | New Mexico State University Art Gallery | Through July 20, 2024 | Free |   Witness the evolution of Mata Ortiz pottery! This exhibit showcases contemporary ceramics from over 25 artists, blending tradition with modern innovation. Explore the legacy of Juan Quezada, with pieces generously donated by Lysbeth Warren Anderson to the NMSU Permanent Art Collection.

Through August 4th

  • Vivid Landscapes Paisajes Vibrantes | NM Farm and Ranch | Daily | Local artist Jerry Hernandez captures oil on canvas the vast skies, breathtaking views, and unique scenery that makes New Mexico timeless. 

If you know of or have any upcoming Artists related events let me know and I will be happy to share 🙂 

Local Business Spotlight

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Theatre & Film

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

Gardening

June

Since I didn’t find any gardening events I thought I would share this photo from the Gardening in Las Cruces Facebook Group.

If you know of or have any upcoming gardening-related events let me know and I will be happy to share 🙂 Just reply to this email

Outdoors

June

Monday, June 24th

  • Youth Soccer Camp | Organ Mountain High School | 8 am - 12 pm | Boys & Girls grades 1-8 | Lunch & T-Shirt Provided | $65

Tuesday, June 25th

  • Tuesday Night Group Run | Bluebird Running Company | 6 pm | The course is a one mile loop from Water St to Bowman Ave. straight down Church St to the roundabout and back on Water St. 

Saturday, June 29th

Wednesday, July 3rd

Recurring Events 

  • Wednesday Walk with a Ranger | Fort Selden Historic Site | Every Wednesday through Nov 20th, 2024 | 9 am - 10 am | 1280 Fort Selden Rd, Radium Springs, NM | $5 per adult. Children <16 years old & Seniors over 60 free | 575-526-8911 |

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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