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March Roundup
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In conjunction with the event is the annual
EPSYO and EPSO ‘Side-by-Side’ Concert, at 3
p.m. Sunday, March 29, at the Plaza Theatre.
Tickets: $10-$32.
Southern Pass Renaissance Faire —
Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) hosts
a renaissance faire 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday,
March 28, at Tobin Park Methodist Church,
9410 Roanoke (near Irvin High School).
Admission: $6 ($1 SCA members). Feast available for $8 per person. Activities include
Armored Combat, Fencing and Youth Combat
Competitions, medieval singing and more.
Information: 274-4947 or
Cesar Chavez Day at Lincoln Park —
Lincoln Park Conservation Committee hosts
the outdoor picnic in celebration of Cesar
Chavez Day noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, March
29, at Lincoln Park, 4001 Durazno, with live
music, picnic in the park, “Viclas, Wheelas and
Pedal Car Show” and more. Canned food
donations taken for Border Agricultural
Workers Project. Admission is free.
Information: 204-1584. A new column mural,
“Dolores Huerta,” will be dedicated.
Franklin Mountain Poppies
Preservation Celebration — The 9th
annual free family fun day is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 4, at El Paso Museum of
Archaeology, 4301 Transmountain in Northeast
El Paso (west of U.S. 54).The family fun day
often includes nature walks, educational
exhibits and demonstrations by local environmental organizations and wildlife displays
include Admission is free. Information: 7554332 or
Barbershop. 106 N. Piedras, or Julie Hart at
Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Bash —
The 15th annual family event, sponsored by
Westside Community Church, is noon to 3
p.m. Saturday, April 4, at Francisco Delgado
Park, on Imperial Ridge behind Franklin High
School. Admission is free. Information: 8778000, 490-2800 or
Southern New Mexico
Cowboy Days — The 16th annual celebra-
tion of Southwest pioneer heritage is 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 7-8, at the
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum,
4100 Dripping Springs Rd., Las Cruces, with
children’s activities, cowboy food and music,
cowboy mounted shooting, horseback and
stagecoach rides, living history and gunfight reenactments, 19th century fashion show, arts
and crafts vendors, roping, horseshoeing and
other demonstrations. Working dog demonstrations are Sunday. Admission: $5; four and
younger free. Information: (575) 522-4100 or
New this year will be rides on a mechanical
bull, cow bingo fundraiser for Jardin de los
Niños, and the Cowboy Dinner and Dance, at
5:30 p.m. Saturday, with music by The
Desperados. Dinner and dance tickets: $30 per
person (cash or check only), benefiting
Museum programs.
A greenhouse plant sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. both
days. Cost of plants ranges from $1.50 to $10.
Las Cruces Home and Garden Show
— The Las Cruces Home Builders
Association’s annual show is Saturday and
Sunday, March 7-8, at the Las Cruces
Convention Center, 680 E. University. The
March 2015
regional public marketplace showcases home
improvement and construction businesses.
Exhibitor booths, food concession stands and
how-to demonstrations also will be featured.
Information/times: (575) 526-6126 or
Rockhound Roundup — The 50th annual
roundup for rock and gem lovers is 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Thursday through Sunday, March 12-15,
at the Southwest New Mexico Fairgrounds in
Deming. The roundup, sponsored by the
Deming Gem & Mineral Society, includes market vendors, jewelry, drawings and raffles, field
trips, silent auctions. Admission and parking is
free. Information: (575) 546-0056 or
From El Paso, take I-10 west to Exit 85.
Daily field trips depart from the fairgrounds
at 8:30 a.m.
A silent auction is 6:30 p.m. Friday, with a live
auction at 7 p.m. Saturday.
Art & Wine Walk — Heart of the Desert
Pistachios & Wines, 7288 U.S. Hwy 54/70 in
Alamogordo, N.M., hosts an afternoon of art,
crafts, food and wine, and music 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Saturday, March 14. Admission is free.
Information: (575) 434-0035 or
Wheels of Dreams — The Las Cruces
Rodrunners will host its annual show and car
swap meet benefiting the youth of Las Cruces
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at Field
of Dreams, 2501 Tashiro Road in Las Cruces.
Alcohol-free event. Information, registration
(575) 649-9919 or
Registration for participants: $25 in advance;
$35 day of event.
Mesilla Valley Stamp Show — The
postage stamp show is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, March
28-29, at the Las Cruces Convention Center,
680 E. University Ave. in Las Cruces, with
stamp dealers from five states, door prizes,
free stamps for junior stamp collectors, competitive one-frame exhibitions, ribbons for winning exhibits. Admission and parking is free.
Information: (575) 202-1937.
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Bazaars and fairs
El Paso Punk Rock Flea Market — The
market is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the first and third
Sunday of the month (March 7, 21) on the
corner of Joe Battle and Vista del Sol, featuring
handmade items, local artists and other wares,
along with live performances by local bands.
Information on Facebook at El Paso Punk Rock
Flea Market.
Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert
Crossing — The 12th annual market now
runs Saturdays year-round at Ardovino’s
Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in
Sunland Park, N.M. Winter hours are 9 a.m. to
2 p.m. Well behaved pets on leash welcome.
Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3.
Pet adoptions and goodies for dogs every last
Saturday of the month.
Weekly yoga classes are 9 to 10 a.m. with
Erin from Casa de Yoga. Cost per class: $10.
Girl Scouts of the Desert Southwest will
recruit new members age 5 to 17 9 a.m. to 2
p.m. March 7 and 14..
Starting from Seed demonstration with
Certified horticulturist Estella Flores is 11 to
11:30 a.m. March 21 on proper seed depth,
the importance of sterile soil and containers,
and watering techniques.
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