Community Events Calendar

A gray-scale world without art, music, dance, theatre, literature, heritage, and culture would be sad indeed.

SAVE THE COLORS! is a challenge to all those inspired by arts and culture in all their various forms to become stakeholders and investors, “saving the colors” for future generations.

Click here for more information! Click here for PDF poster.




Learn more about the current show…click HERE
Las Vegas Arts Council 140 Bridge St
1-4 pm, Tuesday through Saturday

The AAUW Annual Spring Used Book Sale (Details)
Sala de Madrid on Highlands campus at 8th and University
DONATIONS may be dropped off Wednesday, March 29th
Funds raised support NMHU scholarships for women.

March 30 – April 1, starts at 10 am all 3 days
Till 6 pm Thursday and Friday and noon on Saturday

Last Week for these Shows!

New Mexico’s Bisti Wilderness and City of Rocks Photography by Stuart Gelzer
Travelers Café at in Las Vegas, NM
Through 3/30/17

Women. Women. Women.
2Ten Galeria February-March 2017 Fashion Illustrations
Plus all the usual beautiful fine arts and crafts!
210 on the Plaza, Las Vegas NM


Outrageous Art!  Outraged Artists!
Mayeur Project 200 Old Town Plaza
Show open through March
Thursdays through Saturdays 1-4
Click here for full-sized poster.

Petition to Continue Funding Arts and Humanities
Preserve the National Endowment for the Arts
and the National Endowment for the Humanities
Consider signing!





El Zócalo Cooperative Art Gallery LLC
– 1809 Plaza
Featured artist for April is Meredith Britt, fanciful collages, paintings & sculptures.
Reception Saturday, April 1, 1-4 pm

NMHU Concert Choir

Ilfeld Auditorium  Full-sized Poster
Sunday, 4/2/17

Truth Be Told:  Contemporary American Memoirs
An NMHU Reading Group
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel
6:00-7:00 pm, Tuesday, 4/4/17


World class master violinist Jack Glatzer
Kennedy Gallery Hall 905 University
Full sized poster  Tickets HERE
7:30 pm, Wednesday, April 5


Sharon Vander Meer interviews Jack Glatzer
Click HERE

Galeria 210 ZIN TINS –
Click for full size
Diane Moreno has decided to not make her Zin Tins any longer This show is the farewell.  Special pricing also.
210 Plaza from April 7-May 31
Opening Reception Friday, April 7, 4-6 pm

UWC-USA Balkan/Middle Eastern Music Night
Saturday, April 8, 7:30pm, UWC-USA Kluge Auditorium
7:30pm, UWC-USA Silk Road Ensemble opens the event with works from Macedonian, Albanian, Romani, and Lebanese folk traditions.
8:00pm, EVET performs works from Turkish and Balkan folk and contemporary traditions, with a brief nod to the Middle East.

Entrepreneurial Network Forum
Artists as Entrepreneurs
(Especially designed to introduce local artists to their role as entrepreneurs!)  
Monday, April 10, 5:30 – 7:00
Gallery 140, 140 Bridge St
Featuring artists Gary Morton and Amber Lon MacLean

Light Spectrum Concert – Cancelled
The Dwan Light Sanctuary is undergoing repairs.
The concert will be rescheduled as soon as work is complete.


Junior Ranger Day: April 16
Bring your whole family out for a fun day of learning about Fort Union, the National Park Service and the rangers that work here. There will be a living history demonstration in the morning and a family-friendly tour in the afternoon.

UWC-USA Spring Concert
Tuesday, April 18, 8:00pm, UWC-USA Dining Hall
Featuring African Chorus, Music Improvisation Ensemble, Latin Ensemble, String Ensemble, Silk Road Ensemble, and student soloists.

Friday, April 21

Jazz Music Concert, Kennedy Lounge/SUB Theater
Full-sized poster


Sunday, April 23

NMHU Madrigal Choir – Ilfeld Auditorium
Full-sized poster


Friday, April 28
Original Music Concert, SUB Ballroom
Full-sized poster




animated-dog-image-0077Sweetie Pie Initiative Animal Rescue  NEWS!!!
215 dogs received low cost spay/neuter services this year!
Now providing information and 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.

New Display at CCHP
The Travel along the Santa Fe Trail – Today,  By Jeff Dyleski


“Paint and Whine  Wine” with Connie Mack
Learn and paint “Outsider Art” at Lavender Lane Studio
Call to reserve space 425-9287

Call to reserve space 425-9287

with Connie Mack
Call to reserve space 425-9287


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
 Mallette’s – Mora Hwy mm 3, Las Vegas, NM
Double Up Food Bucks program continues
EBT machine for SNAP cards or debit
9 am- noon, or 8 am for early birds.


ARTISTS!  We highlight local calls here, but we often receive other calls.  Click here to see them.

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

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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 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-parkEVERY 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@Plaza is taking a break.
Click HERE for more information.


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


Student Art Competition 2017  at Burris Hall NMHU Campus
May 8 – May 19
Middle and High School Students – Public and homeschool
Opening Reception May 12, 5-7 pm

Castañeda Concert Series 
at Historic Ilfeld Auditorium ON SUNDAY, 5/7/17
Featuring Elizabeth Young, violin: Dana Winograd, cello, Ralph Marquez, percussion; Ronald Maltais, piano and Artistic Director

JUNE 2017  at Gallery 140
Weaving Dialogues: A Socially Engaged Art Project
Lauren Karle and Jeni Hansen Gard

JULY 2017
Motorcycle Art at Gallery 140

Las Vegas Fiestas  July 4, 2017 Date TBD

Missoula Children’s Theater  “Aladdin” July 10 – 15, 2017

Rough Rider Motorcycle Rally July 28-29


2017 Heritage Week  “Crossroads of Diversity” August 4 – August 13
The Las Vegas Jewish Community – Then and Now
August 2017 at Gallery 140
Las Vegas Arts Council
140 Bridge Street
Hours and reception TBD



60+ artists, native foods and baked goods, dance exhibitions and continuous musical entertainment.  Cleveland Roller Mill, a 3-story, adobe, water-powered historic flour mill  tours daily. Nominal admission into Museum. Parking $3 per vehicle
10 AM TO 5 PM  9/2 and 9/3 2017  

2017 Meadow City Music Fest September 22-24 (TBD)

At the Border by Sharon Stillwater

The Winds of Change Collection
Sharon Stillwater at Gallery 140

September at Gallery 140
Las Vegas Arts Council|
“Paintings of the winds of change that blow ceaselessly, moving us through the cycles of life.”

Pecos Studio Tour
September 16-17

OCTOBER 2017  Los Artesanos de Las Vegas Grandes
The traditional folk artists of Las Vegas



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


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