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Events Calendar

March 2023 Events

Wednesday, March 1

7 p.m.
Dragons and Mythical Beasts
Plaza Theatre
Unveil a myriad of dark secrets and come face to face with some of the most magnificent monsters and terrifying beasts ever to walk the earth, in a fantastical new giant puppet show for the entire family.
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Saturday, March 4

7 p.m.
Dancing With The Stars
Abraham Chavez Theatre
The ballroom comes to life in a brand new production featuring all of your favorite dance pros, plus special guest stars, performing dazzling routines in every style, jaw-dropping talent, and non-stop entertainment.
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Sunday, March 5

7 p.m.
Spy Ninjas Live
Abraham Chavez Theatre
Chad and Vy have discovered the presence of a hacker sleeper cell and are traveling to major cities to defeat it, by taking over local theaters to use as their headquarters and assembling a team of local Ninja associates – the audience – to dismantle it.
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March 10 – 26

8 p.m., 2:30 p.m.
The Revolutionists
Black Box Theatre
No Strings Theatre Company presents a grand, irreverent, and dream-tweaked comedy about four beautiful badass women who lost their heads during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror.
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Saturday, March 11

7 p.m.
John Crist: The Emotional Support Tour
Plaza Theatre
One of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media, and sold-out shows from coast to coast, unleashes his latest tour on the unsuspecting masses.
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7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Attacca String Quartet
Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall
El Paso Pro Musica presents the Grammy Award-winning Attacca String Quartet – Amy Schroeder, violin; Domenic Salerni, violin; Nathan Schram, viola; and Andrew Yee, cello – passionate advocates of contemporary repertoire, who are also known for gliding from the music of the 18th century through the 21st century.
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March 17 – 26

7:30 p.m., 2 p.m.
One Act Play Festival
Las Cruces Community Theatre
Highlighting local Las Cruces talent and presented free of charge, the One Act Play Festival presents several short plays covering a wide range of emotions, situations, and genres.
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Saturday, March 18

8 p.m.
Los Lonely Boys
Abraham Chavez Theatre
The Garza brothers, Henry, Jojo and Ringo, reunite to take their Grammy Award-winning “Texican rock” sound – a combination of rock and roll, Texas blues, brown-eyed soul, country and Tejano – on tour in anticipation of a new release.
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Tuesday, March 21

8 p.m.
Kevin Kaarl
Plaza Theatre
The Mexican singer-songwriter who mixes folk traditions, alt-rock sounds and lush dream pop instrumentals takes his act on tour in support of his debut album Paris Texas.
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Sunday, March 26

3 – 5 p.m.
EPSO presents Side By Side
Abraham Chavez Theatre
Members of the El Paso Symphony sit side by side the El Paso Youth Orchestra musicians for a full night of performances on one stage.
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March 28 – April 2

7:30 p.m., 8 p.m., 2 p.m.
Dear Evan Hansen
Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Center
The Broadway sensation, winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
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Farmers & Crafts Market of Las Cruces
Every Wednesday and Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
The award-winning, outdoor Farmers & Crafts Market spans seven full blocks of North Main Street in Downtown Las Cruces.
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First Friday Art Ramble
First Friday of Every Month, 5-8 p.m.
The Downtown Las Cruces Partnership hosts this monthly event showcasing a dozen participating museums and galleries in the Arts & Cultural District.
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Second Saturday Art Hop
Second Saturday of Every Month, 6-9 p.m.
The City of Truth or Consequences comes alive with local art, downtown in the commercial/hot springs district.
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Les Salon Des Art Divers
Downtown Blues Coffee
Wednesday Nights, 7 – 9 p.m.
Spend an evening with writers, poets, song poets, essayists, and local musicians, including the Blazing Butlers, at a free weekly cultural event for the ages.
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Branigan Cultural Center
Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This historic locale hosts changing cultural exhibits, as well as educational programs, classes, and other special events.
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Las Cruces Museum of Art
Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Hosting a changing slate of exciting contemporary art exhibits, programs for visitors of all ages and an extensive art studio class program.
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Las Cruces Railway Museum
Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Located in a historic Santa Fe Railroad depot, the museum interprets the railroad history of Las Cruces and the impact of the railroad on southern New Mexico.
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Museum of Nature and Science
Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
A museum about looking and understanding – looking up to the stars, looking out to the desert, and looking down to see ancient fossils.
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New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Discover the backbone of New Mexico, via this 47-acre interactive museum that chronicles the state’s 3,000-year history of farming and ranching.
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Amador Patio Bar & Grill
The entertainment district comes alive with diverse restaurant choices, upscale nightlife and live music events.
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Amaro Winery & Taproom
Locally owned and operated winery and tasting room, with a Karaoke night, open mic, and rotating list of live events.
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Boneyard Cantina
Delicious street food paired with Icebox craft beer and appearances by local musicians on the main stage.
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Don Felix
Located on the corner of the Mesilla Plaza, with delicious New Mexican cuisine and live music on the patio.
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Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery
Serving craft beer, craft spirits, killer grub and a mix of local and travelling musical acts to chase the blues away.
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Palacio Bar
A neighborhood watering hole since 1936, they don’t serve food, but the music is lively and the drinks are plentiful.
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Truth or Consequences Brewing Company
A cozy little taproom, featuring craft beers and live music on Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons.
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Vintage Wines
New Mexico wines, beers and cigars in Old Mesilla, with a relaxing patio and live music several nights a week.
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Through April 2, 2023
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rural Life in New Mexico: Paintings by Carlitta Harvey
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
The artworks of farmer, landscape architect, horticulturist and prolific painter Carlitta Harvey are on display, documenting the beauty and abundance of the agricultural and cultural landscape of New Mexico, from planting to harvest.
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Through Summer 2023
Tuesday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Honesty of Construction: The WPA and Spanish Colonial Style Furniture
Branigan Cultural Center
Drawing from the University Museum collection at New Mexico State University, the exhibit features a wide range of furniture pieces that were made during a 1930s community vocational training program that was established in Las Cruces at the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts (now New Mexico State University). The furniture was made in the Spanish Colonial style that is characterized by the use of Ponderosa pine, mortise and tenon joinery, rounded edges, and decorative embellishments.
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