Upcoming Happenings In Silver City and Surrounding
(Southwestern, NM) Labor Day is a big weekend in
Silver City and the surrounding areas.
There are lots of events that take place for the 3-day
2007 Hatch Chile Festival - Hatch, New
September 1 - 2 starting at 10:00 a.m.
Get your fresh green and red chile fix!
Events include a chile cook-off, chile roasting, a
parade culminating with the coronation of a Chile Queen,
chile pod competition, carnival rides and fiddling
More Info: Hatch Chamber of Commerce 505 267-5050
Silver City 24th Annual Gem & Mineral Show
September 1 - 3
Saturday 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Monday (Labor Day) 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
FREE ADMISSION Featuring over 40 dealers from
southwestern New Mexico‚ Mexico‚ and around the world.
Local minerals‚ findings‚ hand crafted jewelry‚ precious
stones‚ rough cutting materials‚ equipment‚ books and
magazines‚ Wheel of Fortune. There will be
demonstrations with a special exhibit by the New Mexico
Bureau of Mines - local field trips each day - silent
auction every 30 minutes.
Silver City Recreation Center‚ 11th and Gold Street‚
Silver City. Phone: 505-388-4054
For more info contact Judy Allen at 388-4054. Grant
County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society.
New Mexico Wine Harvest Festival
September 1 - 3 12 noon - 6 pm
Celebrate New Mexico's wine harvest with grape stomping,
wine tasting, live entertainment (including up and
coming country music star Tim Murphy on Sunday).
Festival features arts and crafts vendors, children's
activities, hourly wine seminars and a great relaxed
atmosphere. Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 11
miles west on I-10 exit 132. $13 adults 21 and older,
under 21 free but must be accompanied by parent or legal
guardian. $3 discount for active duty military on
Monday. http://www.wineharvestfestival.com/ for
The FINAL Hillsboro Apple Festival
September 1 - 3
This is the last year for holding the 3-day event in
Hillsboro , New Mexico. Just an hour away from
Silver City, the drive over the Black Range mountains is
wonderful in-and-of-itself!!! Located only an hour north
of Las Cruces, Hillsboro is famous for apples. Sample
everything from world class apple pie to apple juice,
caramel apples and much more. There are also arts and
crafts for the whole family. Hillsboro. (505) 895-5686
Come spend a long weekend in this wonderful part of New
Melissa K. Grattan
21 Thompson Realty
607 N. Hudson Street
Silver City, NM 88061