September 2022 - LasCruces.com

Events Calendar

Saturday, September 3

9 p.m.
Adal Ramones & Adrian Uribe: Chavorucos Tour
Plaza Theatre
Together for the first time, two of the most important figures in Mexican entertainment take the stage with monologues, skits, and all the comedic style that has made them famous.
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September 3 – 4

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hatch Chile Festival
Village of Hatch
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the festival that put the Village of Hatch on the map, with a parade, a carnival, live music, games, roasting chile, and a chile eating contest.
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9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Franciscan Festival of the Arts
Holy Cross Retreat Center
The beautiful grounds of the Holy Cross Retreat Center are opened up for lovers of the arts to peruse vendor booths and take in live entertainment by local balladeers on two stages.
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Saturday, September 10

7 p.m.
Movies In The Park: Soul
Apodaca Park
The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents Soul, in which a New York jazz pianist suddenly finds himself trapped in a strange land between Earth and the afterlife.
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Friday, September 16

8:30 p.m.
Amanda Miguel & Ana Victoria Verdaguer
Plaza Theatre
Two of Latin America’s most successful pop artists, and a married couple since the late 70s, the first ladies of song continue to lend support to each other’s million-selling recordings.
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September 16 – 18

11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
White Sands Balloon and Music Festival
Ed Brabson Park
Colorful balloons rise up into the air from White Sands National Park, while in town the Red Dirt Music Festival draws locals and visitors by the thousands for a two-day celebration like no other.
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Saturday, September 24

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Salsa Fest
Plaza de Las Cruces
Downtown Las Cruces Partnership presents the annual celebration of spicy cultural condiments, with salsa tasting, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, live music and more.
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7 p.m.
Movies In The Park: Ghostbusters Afterlife
Apodaca Park
The City of Las Cruces Parks & Recreation Department presents Ghostbusters Afterlife, in which a single mom and her two kids discover their connection to the original Ghostbusters in a small town.
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September 24 – 25

11 a.m.
27th Annual Wine Festival
Lescombes Winery & Tasting Room
Celebrate fine wine and seasonal fun with the largest winery in Deming, featuring winery tours, grape stomping, a cork-pulling contest, live music, arts and crafts, food vendors, and fireworks.
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September 24 – October 30

11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Mesilla Valley Maze
Lyles Farm
A family tradition since 1999 and considered the oldest giant corn maze in the state, it features a wide range of attractions that are good old-fashioned fun for the entire family.
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Thursday, September 29

7 p.m.
Shawn Mendez: Wonder, The World Tour
Don Haskins Center
The former Vine celebrity and mainstream pop star hits the road in support of his new album Summer of Love.
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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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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 September 2, 2022
(Ir)regular Evolution: New Works by Rachel Stevens
University Art Museum
From evolutionary theories of meteors sparking life on earth to genetic mutations causing cataclysmic pandemics, Stevens’ new forms explore the (ir)regularities that she is embracing in her own work and in our modern world.
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Through September 2, 2022
Carissa Samaniego: Pray for Rain
University Art Museum
Through experimentation with varied materials and alternate methodologies, Samaniego explores the cultural histories and socio-political issues of life in the Rio Grande Valley.
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Through September 22, 2022
Joe Fauerso: Wait For It
University Art Museum
Employing techniques that upend traditional modes of art-making, San Antonio-based artist Joey Fauerso’s work opens onto questions of identity, gender and representation.
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Through September 24, 2002
Illumination: Crows and Ravens
Branigan Cultural Center
Fourteen large-scale encaustic paintings of these beautiful, intriguing, and intelligent bird make up the exhibit by multidisciplinary Santa Fe artist Catherine Eaton Skinner.
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