Community Events Calendar

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This is the town where there’s ALWAYS something to do!
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ARTISTS!  New calls for Gallery 140  have been posted!
Check ’em out!

ARTISTS!!  Special invitation for artists and art teachers to meet
Ft. Union Artist-in-Residence October 28 at Gallery 140.



Help our town win $150,000 to finish the
E. Romero Fire Station Museum Restoration.
Cast 5 votes every day online – Sign Up Here!
Sign up one time, then log in every day through October.
Scroll down, find Las Vegas, click 5 times for 5 votes, submit and confirm.
Start today, and you can cast (Two weeks left days x 5 votes) 70 Votes for Vegas!
Multiply that by sharing with your friends!

Excited about the MainStreet de Las Vegas
E. Romero Hose & Fire Company
Building Grant Competition?  
Learn more from Sharon Vander Meer at One Roof Publishing here.

En memoria de la artista y santera,
Joan “Joanie” C. Crespin 

Exhibit at LVAC’s Gallery 140
Tuesday through Saturday, 1-4 pm or
by appointment.  Call 505-425-1085
Click for details


Glimpses of the Past
“Miss Susie Wolf Animal Stories”

Cultural Stories of the Southwest at
Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center, 116 Bridge Street
Sponsored by Ft.  Union and the Friends of Ft. Union
7pm, Friday, 10/20/17

CROP Hunger WALK  
Saturday, October 21, from 9 am to noon
at the UWC Soccer Field
Contact Karyl Lyne for more details


Leyendo with Lisa
Bi-Lingual Story Time
at Tome on the Range Bookstore
247 Plaza Street
1st and 3rd Saturdays of every month
Kids of all ages are welcome
11:00 am, beginning October 21


The Las Vegas Rotary Club
has partnered with  JC’s Pizza
Pints for Polio on World Polio Day
A fund raiser for polio eradication
JC’s Pizza will donate $1 for every beer sold &
50¢ for every soda between 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Plus add’l opportunities to contribute! For more information e-mail here
Only from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Tuesday, 10/24/17  at JC’s Pizza, 131 Bridge St

The Prince of Storytellers!
Joe Hayes returns to Las Vegas
Award-winning author and storyteller
Learn more about Joe Hayes here
Abe Montoya Recreation Center
6:00 pm, Wednesday, October 25


Historic Halloween Trick or Treat
at the City of Las Vegas Museum
Saturday, October 28, 2017
from 11 am – 3 pm

Click here for PDF with details

National Parks Artist in Residence
Presentation is free and open to the public
Las Vegas Arts Council Gallery, 140 Bridge Street
“Fort Union has a deep significance connecting New Mexico’s history to our nation’s heritage. When the Park Service grants artist residencies they are ensuring the legacy of Fort Union, a place and its people, for future generations of Americans. Nothing but art can do this,” said Ortega.
6 pm, Saturday 10/28

Let’s make Halloween 2017 a safe, happy, fun family event!

Happy halloween Day HD Images

Call for Artists and Proposals for A Community Gallery 140
Planned and executed by artists
Info on the Community Gallery
Entry forms and submission information


Fourth Annual Invitational
NM Painters Exhibition
at Kennedy Hall Gallery 9/17-10/25
Click for pdf poster  2017KennedyPoster


by Fred Vallier

Galeria 2Ten

210 Plaza in Las Vegas, NM
Fred Vallier, “Las Vegas|Another View
Click here for full sized flyer in PDF
Galeria 2Ten is a featured business member of Las Vegas Arts Council

Painting Sessions for all ages

EVERY WEDNESDAY 10:00 am till noon
$20.00 per class includes snack and all art supplies
Lavender Lane Studio Connie Mack 425-3013


Sweetie Pie Initiative Animal Rescue  NEWS!!!
215 dogs received low cost spay/neuter services this year!
Now providing information, sign-ups at PLAZA DRUGS
178 Bridge St (Thank you Eloy Aragon!)
Wednesdays 11-2 and Fridays 3-6
Help prevent unwanted litters and spread the word.
$60 covers transport, surgery, shots, & microchipping!
No income verification required.

CINEFLIX at Ilfeld Auditorium
NMHU Campus
Free movies for the community!
Click here for schedule

Astronomy! astrooctober2016FREE Open Observatory
Days AND Nights!
Free Solar Observation Hours

1-4 pm Fridays, when the sky is clear
Free Night Sky Observation Hours
8 pm until late, Friday nights, when the sky is clear
Check out this video!

TriCountyTri-county Farmers Market – Wednesdays and Saturdays at 6th and University
Double Up Food Bucks program continues
EBT machine for SNAP cards or debit
8am- noon, or sellout

OneRoof - CopyArtists, Musicians, Small Business Owners
Be a featured interview on the One Roof Publishing website
Click HERE for more information

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Please register at
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 at the Old Mission Church
For youth on the corner of Socorro and Chavez
Great programs incl tutoring, dances, theater, choir,  just hang out…
Click HERE for their Calendar of Activities.
For more info, contact Pat Leahan, 505-652-8190

LasOpera House Cropped Vegas Opera Guild
A member of The Guilds of the Santa Fe Opera. Inc.
Educational, social programs to encourage appreciation of opera
Now on Facebook, click HERE
visit their web page HERE.
For membership information, contact Alan Wicks.

MissoulaKids - CopyMissoula Alumni & Friends
Post pictures and memories on our FB page
Missoula Boosters
Missoula Facebook Page

CCPLogoClearly Confused Productions
Theatre for middle school, high school, and college students
Old Town Mission Church
Contact Cyn Riley 505-426-6889

Help us honor Hubble’s memory!
License your dog(s), it’s the law!

kid-parkDID YOU KNOW???   EVERY KID in a PARK!!!
Fourth graders AND their families get a free pass to all national parks!
Click on the link to get your year-long pass!
Chaco Canyon, Bandelier, Pecos, Ft. Union, Carlsbad and more.

15 State Museums and Historic Sites – FREE
Available at NM public libraries for checkout
Borrow the pass for up to one week
Available at Carnegie Public Library

LVAC_ACD_BWWe hope you enjoy celebrating our arts and culture with us.
Join the Las Vegas Arts Council.
Your membership makes a difference



Silver Threads Quilt Show!
Opens November 1 at Gallery 140
140 Bridge Street 505-425-1085

Sunday, November 5 at 2:00 am!
(or Saturday, November 4 at bedtime!)

The Castaneda Concert Series Continues!
de Profundis a cappella Men’s Ensemble
at Immaculate Conception Church
Tickets $15.00
7:30 pm, Friday 11/17/17

ArtBark – Live and Silent Auction Event

Supporting AWC yearly budget
The Gallery at NMHU Kennedy Alumni Hall
Saturday, 11/18/17 from 4pm – 7pm



Tickets $10.00 ea. (available in November)
Friday, December 1, 2017 
Reception @ LVCCHP  116 Bridge St 4 pm – 5 pm
Tour 5 pm-8 pm

Opening Saturday, December 2 1:00 pm
at Gallery 140 – 140 Bridge Street
Reception begins at 5:00 pm



Painting by Amber L. MacLean, Photo by Milt Deemer, Permission to use courtesy of Tito and Mary Chavez


Save The Date 1/18/18
Local artists are collaborating to present an art exhibit of work featuring
Joseph Gonzales, Ambassador of Las Vegas.
A call for art will go out shortly.
The show will open with a pot-luck reception the evening of Thursday, January 18, which also happens to be Joseph’s birthday.
A portion of the sales will go to Joseph’s favorite charities, and 100% of donations will be divided between them.



CCHP Awards Banquet
Time and Place TBA
Saturday, 1/27/18

Art Walk Event for 2018  has been postponed until further notice.
If you are interested in planning, steering, or volunteering, email us.

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