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Events for the Month of December 2019

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December 7, 2019

Felting Workshop
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Participants are invited to create their own piece of felted artwork out of wool. The felting process includes matting, condensing and pressing fibers together by using soap, warm water, and agitation. All materials will be provided and artwork can b. . .
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December 8, 2019

Reading Roundup
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a holiday story in the Museum lobby. Children of all ages are welcome to listen and learn. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4-17). Children 3 and under are admitted free.

December 12, 2019

A Christmas to Remember
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a performance put on by members of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museumís theater group. When our main character has no one with whom to share their Christmas dinner, some surprising historical guests from New Mexicoís past show up to ma. . .
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December 14, 2019

Colcha Embroidery Workshop
10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Participants will learn the stitch for Colcha Embroidery. Take home project will be using Colcha Embroidery to make a holiday ornament. Class fee is $35 (included all materials) and space is limited. To register, or for more information, please con. . .
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December 15, 2019

Exhibit Opening: Local Color: Landscapes and Architecture
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Creative works from the Mesilla Valley Weavers Guild will be in the Museumís Arts Corridor beginning Dec. 13. The free reception for the show is from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Dec. 15. The show will be on display through April 5, 2020, and includes 27 colorf. . .
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December 21, 2019

Campfire Christmas Cookies
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
A campfire might seem like an unlikely place to make Christmas cookies, but let's do it. Visitors can participate in the age-old art of making cookies using a vintage Pizzelle iron from the 1800s. We'll use traditional cookie cutters, and have all th. . .
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December 21, 2019

Crafts for Kids
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Join us and make a decorated pine cone tree or a pine cone bird feeder. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4-17). Children 3 and under are admitted free.

Exhibitions On Display in December 2019

Saddle Makers of the Southwest

8/20/18 - 8/20/20


On long-term display

Wheels & Gears

On long-term display

Sheep and Goat Barn

On long-term display

Historic Green Bridge

On long-term display


1/1/07 - 1/15/21

Witte Cabin

1/1/07 - 1/1/20

Peter Hurd's charcoal studies

On long-term display

Antique Equipment Park

1/1/00 - 1/1/20

Watering Place

1/1/00 - 1/1/20

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