In the Area


Grant County Board of Commissioners meeting, 9 a.m. today, Commissioners' Meeting Room, Grant County Administration Center, 1400 Highway 180 E.

"Kimchi Made Easy," noon to 1 p.m. today, Silver City Food Co-op, 111 6th St. (behind the store). Learn a simple technique for making a vegan version of an old Korean favorite, with Sharon Bookwalter. Free. Tea and light refreshments. For more information, call (575) 388-2343.

Mimbres Farmers Market, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. today, La Tienda, Highway 35 and San Francisco Streets

Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society monthly meeting, 6 p.m. tonight, Silver City Senior Center. Robert Waidler presents "The Mesabi Iron Range: A Cornerstone of America's Industry." Pot luck dinner, rock draw.

Music by Kim Young, 7 p.m. tonight, Diane's Parlor.


Women in Today's Economy, 8 to 9:30 a.m. Friday, WNMU Global Resource Center, 12th and Kentucky Streets. Join Congressman Steve Pearce and Grant County group leader Linda Pecotte and bring your ideas about how women can impact the economy.

Silver City Woman's Club monthly meeting, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Club Building, 411 Silver Heights Blvd. For more information, call (575) 313-1091

The Silenced Majority Tour, noon, Friday, WNMU Global Resource Center, 12th and Kentucky Streets. Featuring Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan of Democracy Now! Fundraiser for Gila Mimbres Community Radio.


Goodman will be selling and signing copies of her book, "The Silenced Majority," after the presentation. $15. Tickets available at, Gila Hike and Bike and Alotta Gelato

Dane Dexter on the Baby Grand, 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Isaac's

Taize Worship Service, 5:30 p.m. Friday, Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, 7th and Texas Streets. Sung prayer, alternating with spoken scripture readings, spoken prayer and silence. A Christian ministry of reconciliation and wholeness. Open to all. For more information, call (575) 538-2015.

Southwest New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce "Green Drinks," 5:30 p.m. Friday, Isaac's, 200 N. Bullard St.

"The Play's the Thing," 6 p.m. Friday, Old Elks Lodge, 315 Texas at Market Street, dinner at 6 p.m. and show at 7:15 p.m. Presented by Raging Thespians Dinner Theater and directed by Jack Elise. Limited seating, reservations required. Tickets at Raven's Nest, Alotta Gelato and Curious Kumquat. $30. Play opens Friday and also plays on Oct. 13, 19 and 20.

Music by Tom Naples, 7 p.m. Friday, Diane's Parlor.

Hi-Lo Silvers Autumn Concert, 7 p.m. Friday, First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan St. Singers directed by Valdeen Wooton, accompanied by Virginia Robertson on piano and Bill Baldwin on bass violin, free

WNMU Volleyball vs. Chadron State College, 7 p.m. Friday, WNMU,

Music by Melanie Zipin and the Sugar Leafs, 7 p.m. Friday, Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos. Rehearsal gig.


Indian Hills Neighborhood Garage Sale, 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday. For more information, visit

Silver City Farmers' Market, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Main Street Plaza, 7th Street and Main, next to Big Ditch Park and San Vicente Creek. Music by Bayou Seco starts at 9 a.m.

Community Workshop on the Draft Greenways Master Plan, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Farmers Market/Main Street Plaza

Friends of the Library Second Saturday Book Sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 1510 Market St.

Silver City Aglow Lighthouse meeting, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, The Silver City Woman's Club, 411 Silver Heights Blvd.

Walking Tour of Ft. Bayard National Historic Landmark, 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Begins at Fort Bayard Theater located near the Northeast corner of the hospital. Led by Bill Kupke. Sponsored by Fort Bayard Historical Preservation Society. $3 donation accepted. For more information, call (307) 640-3012.

Dog and Cat Shot Clinic, 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, High Desert Humane Society, 3050 S. Cougar Way. Bring proof of previous vaccinations. For more information, call (575) 538-9261

Book signing: "Desert Trader," 10 a.m. Saturday, Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. With author Carolyn O'Bagy Davis. For more information, call (575) 538-5921 or visit

Oktoberfest celebration, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Curious Kumquat. German food and beer. Music by Greg, Jean and Rodney Henderson from noon to 4 p.m.

Community Workshop on the Draft Greenways Master Plan, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Silco Theater.

"The Search for Earth-Approaching Objects," 1 p.m. Saturday, Isaac's. Dr. Al Grauer, PhD, will update on how the Catalina Sky Survey team discovered asteroid 2012 QG42 and how it came within 7 lunar distances from earth. Presented by the Silver City Astronomical Society. Free and open to the public, families welcome. For more information, email

Book signing: "Hoist a Cold One," 2 p.m. Saturday, Silver City Museum Annex, 302 W. Broadway. Melody Groves' new book about historic bars of the Southwest. For more information, call (575) 538-5921 or visit

WNMU Volleyball vs. Black Hills State University, 3 p.m. Saturday, WNMU,

Get Mugged Downtown, all day, Saturday. Buy a limited edition mug from the Silver City Museum Society and tour downtown filling up your mug at participating restaurants. $15. Restaurants include Alotta Gelato, The Curious Kumquat, Diane's Bakery and Deli, Diane's Restaurant, Javalina Coffee, Shevek & Co. Restaurant and Yankie Creek Coffeehouse. For more information, call Charmeine Waite at (575) 538-5921 or visit

Jazz and Latin music by Joe and Danny, 7 p.m. Saturday, Diane's Parlor.

Pop-Country music Sarah Peacock, 7 p.m. Saturday, Buckhorn Saloon, Pinos Altos.

"The Rocky Horror Picture Show," 9 p.m. Saturday, Buckhorn Opera House, Pinos Altos. Performed by The Virus Theater. Costumes encouraged and prop bags available at the door. Tickets cost $10 and are available at Yada Yada Yarn, Dandelion Wish and Buckhorn Saloon. Adult Content. For more information, visit


What Happens When You Die? 10 a.m. Sunday, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 3845 N. Swan St. With the Rev. Tyler Connolley, chaplain of Gila Regional Hospice, has heard many different answers to that question and will offer some of them as food for thought. Coffee and conversation following service. For more information, please call (575) 538-0101

"Telling My Story," 11:30 a.m. Sunday, corner of North Bennett and 13th St. Speaker Linda Browning. For more information, call (575) 535-2432

David Nelson on the Piano, noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, Isaac's

LGBT brunch, noon, every Sunday, Isaac's

Hi-Lo Silvers Autumn Concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, First Presbyterian Church, 1915 N. Swan St. Singers directed by Valdeen Wooton and accompanied by Virginia Robertson on piano and Bill Baldwin on bass violin. Free