Saturday, January 12, 2013
Grant County Annual Chess Championship. Sponsored by the Silver High Chess Team. Registration starts at 8:35 a.m. at Silver High Library/ Cafeteria. 9-2 no elimination and two sections: advanced and playing for fun. Advanced player entrance fee $5, playing for fun entrance fee $2. Call Mike Giusto for more information. Bring a chess clock if you have one.
Friends of the Silver City Library Second Saturday Book Sale. 9 a m. – 1 p.m. 1510 Market St. Huge variety of gently used books, music CDs, DVDs, recorded books on tape and CD, and videotapes. 25ȼ for paperbacks to $1 for hardcovers.
Land Link Forum. 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Grant County Admin Bld. 1400 Hwy 180 East. A meeting to connect farmers, landowners and investors. Land Link is a program in Central New Mexico that helps connect farmers and ranchers looking for land and farming opportunity to agricultural landowners. The Forum is an opportunity for farmers, ranchers and landowners to learn about possibilities for cooperating. (575) 388-1198
How to cook the food of India! 12 (Noon) – 2 p.m. Curious Kumquat. 111 E. College Ave. Join India-native, and Silver City resident, Farzana Curmally as she gives you a hands-on experience of making a full Indian meal. $35 and registration required. Call 534-0337.
ART Opening, The Paintings of Carl Faber, "Pulling it all Together". 4-7 p.m. a)sp."A"©e Studio•Art•Gallery, 110 West 7th Street, A Full Spectrum Gambit: from The Intimate Details of Landscape to Abstract Expressions to graphic observations in illustrative equilibrium w/ refreshments. 538-3333. email@example.com
Gene Booth – Old Time County. 6:30 p.m. Diane’s Restaurant. 501 N. Bullard. Free.
Annual 12th Night Dance. 7- 9:30 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall. 3845 N. Swan St. Features the Privy Tipper Band from Tucson joined by Bayou Seco and also the Fiddling Friends. A family friendly dance with simple instructions for some contradances and lots of Polkas, waltzes, two steps etc. $8 adults/$3 12 and under. 534-0298
Bob Einweck, Folk Rock, Singer Songwriter. 7:30 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon. Free.
The City of Rocks, located in Grant County 33 miles south of Silver City, hosts regular astronomy observations through its 14-inch telescope (donated to the Park by Gene Simons), with astronomer Matt Wilson, starting at sundown and ending just before 9:00 pm. The observatory is located in the roll-off roof building just behind the Orion Group parking area across from Park restrooms accessible on the right-hand road into the park. Access requires a $5 day pass per car load of folks. Matt will discuss seasonal constellations and their lore, the Solar System with visible planets and their moons, and will offer observations on deep sky objects as visibility permits. For more information, contact Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org.