Saturday, February 9, 2013

!!!Sold out event!!!!

!!!Sold out event!!!! the annual Mimbres Arts Council event continues to grow in popularity.. Lots of fun stuff happening in the Silver City today..its snowing at the moment...

Today’s Weather

  • Today A slight chance of rain showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. Windy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 48 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 27. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph.
Today’s Calendar
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Friends of the SilverCity Library Second Saturday Book Sale. 9a.m. - 1p.m. 1510 Market Street, Silver City. The Friends sell gently used books, music CDs, DVDs, recorded books on tape and CD, and videotapes. Prices range from 25 cents to $1. New stock every month.
Chocolate Fantasia: Along the Milky Way. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Downtown Silver City. Mimbres Region Arts Council’s annual chocolate extravaganza. $20 per ticket for 20 chocolate confections. 538-2505.
The Children's Universe. 11 a.m. Silver CityPublic Library. 515 W. College Ave. Kids will have an opportunity to put together 3D, hand-operated, moving Universe! Presented by the Silver CityAstronomical Society with Literacy Link.
Love Your Library- 12:30 p.m. Reach for the Stars! FREE and Open to All! Prize Drawings, Free Books for Everyone, Games, Live Musical Performances and Singers. Crafts, Treats and Healthy Snack-making, Storytellers and Readers Renew your Library Card for Free! A Full Morning of Fun for Everyone! No registration required. For more information call: Literacy Link-Leamos at the Silver City Library, 515 West College Avenue, 575-388-0892,
SilverCity Museum.1 p.m. Silver CityMuseum, 312 W Broadway, Silver City. In collaboration with the Mimbres Region Arts Council’s Chocolate Fantasia will be offering a children’s activity and the history of chocolate. This activity is free and available to the first 20 children.
Silver City Astronomical Society“Night Sky Presentation”.1 p.m. Governor’s Board Room, Billy’s BBQ Restaurant. 2138 Hwy 180 East. William (Bill) Wren, M.Ed. veteran astronomer with the McDonald Observatory, Ft. Davis, Texas will offer an absorbing program illustrating common-sense solutions for night lighting that saves energy, increases safety, and reduces light pollution. Also discuss how to speak to a neighbor who has an offensive light.
Open Auditions for OLIVER! 4 – 6 p.m. WNMU Campus at Parotti Bld. next to the Fine Arts Center Theater – North Side. Performance dates April 26, 27, & 28. Director: Ann Marie Elder 538-6503.
The City of Rocks. Sundown to 9 p.m. The observatory is located in the roll-off roof building just behind the Orion Group parking area across from Park restrooms. $5 day pass per car load. Hosts regular astronomy observations through 14-inch telescope with astronomer Matt Wilson. Discussion of seasonal constellations, the Solar System with visible planets and their moons, offer observations on deep sky objects. Contact Matt at
Don Beans Folk Rock. 6:30 p.m. Diane’s Restaurant. 501 N. Bullard. Free.
Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball. 7:30 p.m. Music with the Gras Daddies. Must be 21. Buckhorn Opera House. Tickets: $12, at the MRAC & at the Buckhorn Saloon. 575-538-9911
Philip Gibbs, Fold Rock, Songwriter-Austin. 7:30 p.m. Buckhorn Saloon. Free.

Hollwood Knockouts Bullalo Bar, doors open at 9PM, Show starts at 10:30.. $12

Video of Chocolate Fantasia 2011, gallery 400 chocalate tasting by rob from the curious kumquat

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