Community Events Calendar

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Folk Art Mercado
at Gallery 140 for exhibit and sale,
dedicated to honoring the heritage, culture, faith and traditions of Northern New Mexico by
Los Artesanos Hispanos de Las Vegas Grandes  
Folk Art Mercado will continue through August 29


Check out the variety of art that
Denise Fox and Kallie Wilbourn are showing at
Travelers Cafe  on the Plaza
for the month of August.
Full-sized poster



Artists and Art Lovers
Travel and Adventure Lovers
Great opportunities to BUY or SELL!
and support Las Vegas, NM

PDF poster HERE


Click to go directly to auction site!



Saints, Sinners, & Señoritas
New Show at 2Ten Galeria
210 Plaza



40th Annual People’s Faire

A Day-long Celebration of Arts and Crafts
Click HERE for poster – Please share
Carnegie Library Park
10 am – 5 pm, Saturday, August 25

Highlands H:125 Matanza
Traditional celebration for Highlands family and community.
August 25 @ 10  a.m. – 2  p.m.
Tickets $5 and can be purchased at the Foundation Office, 905 University Ave, or call or email us at 505-454-3248 or

The Ultimate Bizcochito Contest
All interested individuals may enter.
Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Sanchez Stadium
Please contact the Office of Campus Life,
301 Student Center or call 505-454-3495 by August 22, 2018 to enter

Las Vegas Concert
Ilfeld Auditorium featuring Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center musicians.
3 pm, Sunday, 8/26/18





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Montezuma Hot Springs Open House Meeting
Kluge Auditorium UWC-USA Campus
Include time to check in at the Security Center
5:30 – 7:30 PM Wednesday, September 5

September at Gallery 140

3 Old Friends Hang It Up
featuring artists Johanna Keenan, Nancy Leippe, and Charlotte Plantz
Reception September 7. 5-7 pm

Nat Gold Players – JUST FOR LAUGHS
7-10 pm September 8 and 9 at Charlie’s Event Center
Buy tickets HERE
Full sized poster HERE
Nationally known comic Marc Yaffee will be partnering with Nat Gold Players for a comedy show with a portion of proceeds dedicated to renovation of the Old Baptist Church in Las Vegas, New Mexico to be used as a performance and art center

Castaneda Under The Stars
Tours, Memorabilia, and Teddy!
September 22, 23

20th Annual Pecos Studio Tour!
Saturday and Sunday, September 29 & 30
10 AM – 5 PM

Gallinas Riverfest
Saturday, September 29

Concert for the Birds
Music, Crafts, Games, Food and Fun
for The Whole Family
Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM  Sunday, September 30


Vegas Goes to Paris

A Castaneda Concert
Ron Maltais and Company
Click here for poster pdf
Admission $20 at the Plaza Hotel
3 PM Sunday, 9/30





Gallery 140 is excited to announce a show curated by Bambi Doe Blake, honoring Frida Kahlo y El Dia de Los Muertos.
Call for art will go out shortly, but start thinking about it now…

Metamorphosis of Frida Kahlo

In Memoriam: Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954)

Posted by Slideshow "Metamorphosis" on Thursday, July 5, 2018

NMHU Homecoming Week October  12-20
Celebrating 125 Years “Highlands Strong”

Meadow City Academy of Music Presents…LONE PIÑON at the Plaza Hotel –
A tribute to Antonia Apodaca
Click here for poster PDF
Lone Piñon is an acoustic conjunto from Northern New Mexico whose music celebrates the diversity and integrity of their region’s cultural roots.
7:30 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018


Keep scrolling past the Ongoing Events for October, November and beyond!

Email us to reserve the date for your event…



CALL FOR ARTISTS to participate in an opportunity to sell
in NATIONALLY MARKETED, yet locally sponsored
Click for information

At 2Ten Galeria
Kumaoni – People of the Indian Himalayas
Photography by Stuart Gelzer
More photos on Facebook

Looking for a house with an
amazing artist’s studio
to rent?

519 Perez is ready to rent and is very very cool.   $650 plus utilities.    The usual deposit etc and could be pet friendly….
Call Gilbert at 505-718-8245.  From the landlord and owner artist Susan West, “I so want people who are creative and will love it.”

Las Vegas Citizens’ Committee for Historic Preservation
June through August – Martinez Family Display
116 Bridge St Monday through Saturday 10 AM – 3 PM



Shop Local LVFIBA gift cards for sale
Available at Semilla and at Paper Trail
The perfect gift for eveyone
Available in $10.00 and $20.00 values
Use at any LVF IBA business
Read more here!

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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

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!)
Saturdays 9 am – 12 noon
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
Saturdays at Plaza Drug Store
Double Up Food Bucks program continues
EBT machine for SNAP cards or debit
9am- 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

Meadow City Gaming is on Facebook
Click here

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






Phillip Trujillo:
Star Wars paintings, drawings, and sketches from Disney, Lucasfilm, and Topps licensed artist.
This one-man show and sale highlights the work of a 1994 Robertson High School graduate and successful professional artist at Las Vegas Arts Council’s Gallery 140.

Sundays in November: Fall Flight Festival
The original tweetstorm! Migrating birds, educational programs, and a self guided driving tour through through the refuge’s back country.  More details as they become available.

Art Walk Event for 2018  

has been postponed until further notice.
We are dreaming of an art walk/pub crawl
one or two day event.
If you are interested in brainstorming,
planning, steering, or volunteering, email us.

Event Planners!  This is FOR YOU!
Send us any arts-related, cultural, non-profit and community events.
We will place them on our calendar as we receive them.  Don’t wait for the details.  SAVE THE DATES!

Click HERE for the 2019 Events Listings