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Upcoming Events in Silver City New Mexico


July

4 - 5 Hummingbirds of New Mexico Festival - Scheduled to attend are Black-chinned, Broad-tailed, Calliope, Blue-throated, Magnificent and Rufous hummingbirds, along with invited friends (Broad-billed, Costa's and Allen's) and neighbors - and a number of humans, who like to watch. There are 17 species of hummingbird in New Mexico.

Activities will include hummingbird banding each morning 7 a.m.-10 a.m., slide presentations and educational programs, and guided bird walks. Bring your binoculars, lawn chairs and a picnic lunch and spend the day.

"Our recreational pursuits are as diverse as our citizens," said Mike Cerletti, secretary of the New Mexico Tourism Department. "The Hummingbirds of New Mexico Festival gives us the opportunity to share in one of those common pursuits in an incredibly beautiful area. It sounds like a whole lot of fun."

Also known to visit Lake Roberts are the Black Hawk, Bridled Titmouse, Painted Redstart, Purple Martin, Pinon and Steller's Jay, Osprey and various warblers and ducks, along with Lesser green-backed Goldfinch, Lesser Night Hawk, Mourning Dove, White-breasted Nuthatch, Acorn Woodpecker, Western Bluebird, Kestrel, Violet Green Swallow, Chipping Sparrow, Scarlet Tanager, Hepatic Tanager, Zone-tailed Hawk, Scrub Jay, Canyon Wren, Northern Flicker, Ash-throated Flycatcher, Brewers Sparrow, Lark Sparrow, Western Kingbird and the Bewicks Wren.

Ph: 505-536-3866 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: HBNM@gilanet.com
Web: www.silvercity.org

September

28 - 30 Silver City Pickamania! - Pickamania! is a joyous celebration of American music: bluegrass, folk, Americana, roots and more, and its the perfect summer bookend to balance the amazing Silver City Blues Fest in May.

Come up into the cool, sunny hills of Silver City and enjoy refreshing mountain breezes and stirring musical performances from The Savoy Family Cajun Band, Spring Creek, The Squashblossom Boys, The Dylan Charles Band, Bayou Seco, Baxtalo Beng with AlmaZazz! and more.

Enjoy Pickamania! in the family friendly atmosphere of historic downtown Silver City and Gough Park. Shady trees and cool green grass make for ideal concert experiences, and food vendors, artisans and nearby attractions guarantee there will always something to see, do and try.

Pickamania! is an outstanding FREE music festical: Come for the day or stay for the entire music-infused, laid-back and entertaining weekend!

Address: Gough Park, Silver City, NM (12th & Pope Streets) , Silver City, New Mexico
Ph: 575-538-2505 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 575-956-9666
Email: pr@mimbresarts.org
Web: www.mimbresarts.org
Fee: FREE Music in the Park/Kickoff Dance at Buckhorn $10

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