November Events Calendar

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November Events Calendar

Come check out all of the events in ..:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Las Cruces.  With winter approaching, there is no better time to visit Las Cruces than during the month of November.  Below is a list of events.

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November 1 – 30 

Royal Crystal of LaGranja, Spain

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd. Glassware from Spain that dates back to the 1700s. Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 - 5 pm. Adults $5, children 4 and under free. For more information call 522-4100.  www.frhm.org

 

November 1 – 30  

Pottery from the Americas

New Mexico State University Museum, Kent Hall, corner of University Ave and Solano Dr. This collection includes almost 600 pottery vessels that reflect the vibrant artistry and beauty of Southwestern and Mesoamerican ceramics. Tuesday - Saturday 12 - 4 pm. For more information call 646-3739.  www.nmsu.edu

 

November 1 – 30 

Shalam Colony: Dream in the Desert

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd. The exhibit focuses on an unusual part of the Mesilla Valley's

history.  Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm. Adults $5, children 4 and under free. For more information call ..522-4100.  www.frhm.org

 

November 1 – 29

Day of the Dead Altar

Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. It is a traditional altar for Day of the Dead and honors select individuals that died in the past year. 10 am - 1 pm. For more information call 541-2219.

www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 1 – 22

Rodin: In His Own Words

Las Cruces Museum of Art, 490 Water St. Sculpture from the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation. The exhibition includes bronzes of various sizes, works on paper, photographs and portraits of Rodin, journal entries by the artist and an educational exhibit explaining the lost-wax casting process. Monday – Thursday 10 am – 5 pm, Friday 10 am –

7 pm, Saturday 9 am – 5 pm. For more information call 541-2221. www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 1 – 16

Relics of the Industrial Revolution: The Art of Jeanne Rundell

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, 4100 Dripping Springs Rd. Rusted Farm Equipment comes to life in vivid paintings. Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, Sunday 12 noon - 5 pm. Adults $5, children 5 - 17 $2, 4 and under free. For more information call 522-4100.  www.frhm.org

 

November 1

Day of the Dead Program

Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. Performances by Ballet Folklorico de la Tierra del Encanto. 10 am - 1 pm. For more information call 541-2219. www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 1

Saturday Science Class – Engineering

Las Cruces Museum of Natural History, inside the Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd. A hands-on science program for elementary school children. 11 am. For more information call 522-3120.

www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 1

NMSU Aggies Football Team vs. Boise State - Homecoming

New Mexico State University Aggie Memorial Stadium, Payne St. and Stewart St. 5 pm. For more information call 646-1420,

www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 1

National Public Observatory hosts, Stars-N-Parks

Leasburg Dam State Park, 10 miles north of Las Cruces on Interstate 25 exit 19, Radium Springs. View the fall night sky. 7:35 pm. $5. For more information call 527-8386, www.astro-npo.org

 

 

 

November 1 - 2

37th Annual Renaissance ArtsFaire

Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. Juried arts & crafts accompanied by live theater, dancing, music and food, all presented with a Renaissance theme.  Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, Sunday 10 am - 4 pm. Adults $5 adults, children under 2 free. For more information call

523-6403. www.daarts.org

 

November 1 – 2

Annual Dia de los Muertos

Old Mesilla Plaza, south of Las Cruces on Avenida de Mesilla.  Celebrate the Day of the Dead with music and food. Join the candlelight procession as the dead are remembered. Homemade altars on display. Saturday 8 am - 6 pm, Sunday 10 am - 3 pm. For more

information call 524-3262.  ext. 116.  www.oldmesilla.org

 

November 1 – 2

Las Cruces Symphony presents, Classics Two Norman Krieger,

New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall, on the Horseshoeoff Espina St. Playing the piano, performing Tchaikovsky-Concert No. 1 and Respighi-Church Windows. Saturday 7:30 pm, Sunday 3 pm. For more information call 646-3709. www.lascrucessymphony.com

 

November 2

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Western New Mexico

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm. For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 2

Mariachi Sundays

Old Mesilla Plaza, south of Las Cruces on Avenida de Mesilla.  Live Mariachi music on the plaza. 6 - 8 pm. For more information call

525-1735. www.lascrucesmariachi.org

 

November 3

Carrie Underwood, Carnival Ride Tour with Little Big Town

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave. A live perfromance from country star and American Idol Winner Carrie Underwood. 7:30 pm. $52.50, $46.50 and $36.50. For more information call 646-1420 or 532-2060. www.carrieunderwoodofficial.com

 

November 5

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Melbourne Roos (Australia)

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm. For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 6

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Western New Mexico

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm.  For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 7 – 30

La Charreada: Photography of David Shaw

Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. Photographic essay on Mexican Rodeo in the Richardson Gallery Room. Monday - Friday

10 am - 4 pm, Saturday 9 am - 1 pm. For more information call

541-2219. www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 8

Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference Spectacular Concert

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave. A week-long educational conference culminating with a spectacular

concert featuring internationally known mariachi performers. 7:30 pm.  For more information call 525-1735 or 646-1420. 

www.lascrucesmariachi.org

 

November 8

2008 Visit Our Ancestors Cemetery Tour

Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. Tour Slumbering Mountain Cemetery. 10 am - 4 pm. For more information call 541-2154.

www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 8

Las Cruces Museum of Natural History hosts, Sky Safari

La Llorona Park, W. Picacho Ave.  and River Levee Rd. View the night sky at close range. High-powered telescopes and expert guidance from the New Mexico State University Astronomy Department. 7 pm. For more information call 522-3120. www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 8

NMSU Aggies Football Team vs. Hawai'i

New Mexico State University Aggie Memorial Stadium, located on Payne St. and Stewart St. 2 pm. For more information call

646-1420, www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 8

14th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Downtown Mall. A parade to show support for veterans of military service.10 am. For more information call 621-7002 or 541-2200, www.lascrucesvetday.org

 

November 8 – 9

Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference Parque Festival

Young Park, 1905 E. Nevada Ave. A celebration of New Mexican

culture of good food, great entertainment and the cultural arts. 11 am - 5 pm. For more information call 525-1735. www.lascrucesmariachi.org

 

November 14

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. UC Irvine

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm. For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 15

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. UC Riverside

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm. For more information call 646-1420, www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 14 – 15

NMSU Choirs Holiday Concert

New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall, on the Horseshoeoff Espina St. Holiday choral music from all choirs at NMSU. 7:30 pm. $10 - $15. For more information call 646-1420.  www.nmsu.edu

 

November 14 – 30

Ink: Tattoos and Personal Expression

Branigan Cultural Center, 501 N. Main St. A look at the rich and varied community of people with tattoos. Numerous lectures and special events. Monday - Friday 10 am - 4 pm, Saturday 9 am - 1 pm. For more information call 541-2219. www.las-cruces.org/museums

 

November 15

"El Tratado de La Mesilla" Reenactment

Old Mesilla Plaza, south of Las Cruces on Avenida de Mesilla. Reenactment of the Gadsden Purchase flag-raising ceremony. 2 pm. For more information call 524-3262 ext. 116. www.oldmesilla.org

 

November 16

NMSU Aggies Women's Basketball vs. Cal Poly

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

5 pm. For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 18

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Southern California

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm.  For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 21

NMSU Aggies Men's Basketball vs. Pepperdine

New Mexico State University Pan American Center, University Ave.

7 pm. For more information call 646-1420. www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 21 – 22

Potters' Guild of Las Cruces Holiday Sale

Las Cruces Association of Realtors, 150 E. Idaho Ave. Functional

pottery, sculpture and jewelry. Friday 5 - 9 pm, Saturday 9 am - 5 pm.

For more information call 526-5250.

 

November 21 – 30

"Cinderella"

New Mexico State University Hershel Zohn Theatre, University Ave. and Jordan St. The classic fairy tale. Wednesday and Thursday 7 pm, Friday and Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm. $10 - $15. For more

information call 646-4517. http://theatre.nmsu.edu/

 

November 22

NMSU Aggies Football Team vs. Louisiana Tech

New Mexico State University Aggie Memorial Stadium, Payne St. and Stewart St. 2 pm. For more information call 646-1420.

www.nmstatesports.com

 

November 23

Toys for Kids Motorcycle Parade

Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S Telshor Blvd. A motorcycle parade to collect toys for under-privileged children. Parade locaton TBD. For more information call 523-1061.

 

November 23

New Horizons Symphony Orchestra in Concert

New Mexico State University Music Center Recital Hall, on the Horseshoe off Espina St. 7:30 pm. For more information call

522-5571.  www.nmsu.edu

 

November 28-29 

Aggies Hotel Encanto Women's Basketball Thanksgiving Classic

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