May 2024 Events - LasCruces.com
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May 2024 Events

April 19 – May 5

In The Next Room or the Vibrator Play
Black Box Theatre
Laugh and learn with In The Next Room or the vibrator play, a witty and thought-provoking comedy about marriage, intimacy, and electricity, directed by Joshua Taulbee and written by acclaimed playwright Sarah Ruhl.

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May 8 – 11

2024 Softball Championship
New Mexico State University
Get ready for the 2024 Softball Championship as Conference USA teams compete for the title, with live streaming and ticket information available.

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May 17 – 19

Las Cruces UkeFest
New Mexico State University
The Las Cruces UkeFest draws ukulele players and performers from around the country for a weekend of workshops, a concert, jam session, and open mics. This year the festival features instructor/performers Danielle Ate the Sandwich, Neal Chin, Steven Espaniola, and Casey MacGill. The Friday night concert is open to the public and tickets are only $10 (and can be purchased at the door). The full festival includes the concert on Friday and workshops all day Saturday with a catered lunch, a Saturday night jam session, and Sunday morning workshops. Advance registration is necessary to attend the full festival. Learn more and register at LasCrucesUkeFest.com.

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May 31 – June 16

Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy
Las Cruces Community Theatre
Based on the beloved film, this story of music, mishaps and nuns on the run is a joyous and uplifting tale of finding your voice and singing out, with your sisters by your side.

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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 6, 2024
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Wandering Reflections
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
New Mexico’s beautiful, rugged scenery is preserved in the images of Las Cruces photographer David Turning, whose landscape photographs are rich with texture, featuring everything from the roughness of rocks, thorns, and tree branches, to the softness of clouds, fog, and sand dunes.
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Through Summer 2024
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Las Cruces: Crossroads of History
Branigan Cultural Center
Using original artifacts and historic photographs, this exhibition tells the overarching history of Las Cruces and its prominent place in Borderland history from prehistory through the 1960s, via multiple topics including Indigenous inhabitants, Mexican occupation, entry into the United States, statehood, the Atomic Age, Civil War soldiers, ranchers, and outlaws.
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