What's Happening at the FRHM

Events for the Month of August 2019

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August 2, 2019

Weaving Workshop
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
August 2, 3, and 9, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

These three-day weaving workshop will teach students how to warp their looms on the first day and weave the next two. First-time weavers are welcome. The class is offered to adults and children 14 and over (a. . .
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August 3, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Watermelon sun catchers
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. To celebrate National Watermelon Day, come make your own watermelon sun catcher. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senio. . .
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August 8, 2019

Culture Series: Tortugas in 1919
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy learning what Tortugas was like a century ago through the examination of correspondence. Our speaker is Rick Hendricks, PhD, who is the New Mexico state records administrator and was the state historian for nine years. Admission is free.

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August 10, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Bookworm
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Get ready for “back to school” by making a bookworm. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children . . .
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August 16, 2019

Weaving Workshop
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
August 16, 17, and 23, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

These three-day weaving workshop will teach students how to warp their looms on the first day and weave the next two. First-time weavers are welcome. The class is offered to adults and children 14 and over. . .
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August 17, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Pinecone flowers
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Paint your own pinecone flower.This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for children 4-17).

August 18, 2019

Exhibit Opening: Cultivating Color
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Colorful farm scenes will decorate the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum’s Arts Corridor from Aug. 16 through Dec. 1. An opening celebration of Las Cruces artist Jeri Desrochers exhibit, Cultivating Color, is set for Aug. 18 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.. . .
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August 24, 2019

Community Appreciation Day
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Museum will hold its annual “free day,” Community Appreciation Day, on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The free admission day serves as an open house for the Museum’s programs, as well as a “thank you” to the community for its support. The progr. . .
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August 25, 2019

99th Birthday Salute to J. Paul Taylor
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Each year, we honor our friend and civic leader, J. Paul Taylor with a special membership gathering and festive celebration of his birthday. Come greet Mr. Taylor and join the Friends of the Taylor Family Monument as they work to support the Taylor-M. . .
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August 31, 2019

Crafts for Kids: Sheep
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Children of all ages are welcome to come to the Museum and create their own craft to take home. Visit the sheep at the Museum and make a cotton ball sheep. This activity is free with regular admission ($5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $3 for ch. . .
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August 31, 2019

Making Felted Dryer Balls
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Wool dryer balls are easy to make and serve a very practical purpose: they help decrease drying time by separating clothes in the dryer to allow more air flow using less energy. Participants will be making a set of 3 felted dryer balls to take home. . . .
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