❤️ Wednesday July 10th

🔥 Taylor Historic District Talk Series, Business Networking, 🌮 Taco Fest

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Learn about the Taylor Mesilla Historic Site….

Alexandra McKinney will host the first of 4 series of talks about the Taylor Mesilla Historic Site.

Learn what the site is, how it became a state historic site, what the purpose of the historic site will be going forward, as well as the history of Mesilla and the people who call it home.

The first talk will be on July 27th at 2 pm. Free and open to the public. Learn More

Local Business Owner Networking Event….

Attend the networking event today at Dry Point Distillers in Mesilla at 4:30 pm and bring your business cards and meet other local business owners. Learn More

This networking event is brought to you by Cruces Culture and Stone Crow Gourmet.

Coming Soon… El Paso’s La Nube STEAM Center….

La Nube is a long-awaited STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) discovery center opening in August. It is more than a children’s museum, intentionally omitting the terms from its name. Read More

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Let us know if we are not covering any events that you are interested in or if you have an upcoming event that you want to share. 🙂 Just reply to this email or send it to [email protected]

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.



Wednesday, July 10

Thursday, July 11th

Friday, July 12th

Saturday, July 13th

Sunday, July 14th

  • Water Witch Crystal Grid | Indigo Mermaid | 5 pm | A fun hands-on crystal grids workshop that taps into the element of Water.

  • Grand Opening - Pink Treat Truck | @ Martin Tire | 1 pm - 7 pm | Gifts, Prizes, Custom energy drinks, chocolate covered strawberries, jumbo fruit cups, loaded pickles, fruit roll up wrapped fruit,

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

  • The July Wrap- Monthly Film Makers Hangout | Rio Grande Theatre | 6:30 pm | Local Filmmakers, Showcase Your Work! Monthly screenings at Rio Grande Theatre All video formats welcome Open to students and pros alike. Submit now for big-screen glory!

Thursday, July 18th

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

  • Sip & Paint Your Date | Icebox Brewhouse | 6 pm | Tickets | RSVP

Saturday, July 20th

Sunday, July 21st

Ongoing Events

Silver City Clay Festival | Silver City | July 22nd - July 28th | Get ready to immerse yourself in a week-long celebration of all things clay at the 12th Annual Silver City Clay Festival! This beloved event brings together artists, collectors, and clay enthusiasts from near and far to explore the rich traditions and innovative possibilities of this elemental material.

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: 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.




Thursday, July 11th

Friday, July 12

Saturday, July 13

Sunday, July 14th

Wednesday, July 17th

  • Daisy Blue | Picacho Hills Country Club | 5 pm - 8 pm | Wine Down Wednesday

Friday, July 19th

  • Sons of Soul | Amaro Winery | 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm | Live Music

  • The Retroz | Pecan Grill | 7 pm - 11 pm | Live Music | Classics

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.

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.


Theatre & Film


Trial by Jury and The Zoo | Black Box Theatre | August 3rd @ 7 pm & August 4th @ 2:30 pm | Gilbert & Sullivan's "Trial By Jury" and "The Zoo" come to life in Las Cruces! Experience courtroom comedy and zoo romance in this delightful double bill, featuring new artistic leadership and guaranteed laughs for the whole family.

Hello Dolly | LCCT | August 9th - August 25th | The romantic and comic exploits of Dolly Gallagher Levi, turn-of-the-century matchmaker | Get Your Tickets Now, Guaranteed to Sell Out

Georgia and the Butch | LCCT | August 31st @ 2 pm & 7 pm | One Day Only | Georgia O'Keeffe as you've never seen her before, revealed in nine years of private correspondence between her and Maria Chabot, a powerhouse who designed and supervised the renovation of Georgia's Abiqui house

Seascape | Black Box Theatre | Friday Aug 30- Sunday Sep 15 | A Surreal Beach Encounter. On a quiet beach, a couple's peaceful afternoon takes an extraordinary turn when two sentient sea lizards emerge from the ocean. This bizarre meeting sparks a profound and thought-provoking dialogue, challenging perceptions of life, evolution, and human nature.


Carmela Full of Wishes | NMSU Center for the Arts | Sunday Sept 22nd | Full of touching and funny fantasies

Seascape | Black Box Theatre | Friday Aug 30- Sunday Sep 15 | A Surreal Beach Encounter. On a quiet beach, a couple's peaceful afternoon takes an extraordinary turn when two sentient sea lizards emerge from the ocean. This bizarre meeting sparks a profound and thought-provoking dialogue, challenging perceptions of life, evolution, and human nature.

Pets of the Week

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❤️ 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. 
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