Friday, May 24, 2013 at 8:30 pm
Loretta's Barbed Wire Band
Sounds of classic country, Norteño ballads, and contemporary country songs will fill the moonlit night when when Loretta's Barbed Wire Band takes the stage in May. Hailing from El Paso, Texas, this band will take listeners on a country music journey that captures the essence of the borderland.
Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 8:30 pm
Created in the heart of the vibrant New Mexico music scene, Agüeybaná is a five piece ensemble that features a cross-breed of cultural and musical traditions. Musicians with diverse musical backgrounds honor the sounds of timeless American, Latin American, and Caribbean melodies and rhythms. At the same time, each member adds a distinct and more modern color to the mix, creating a powerful sound that is sure to captivate listeners and dancers alike.
Monday, July 22, 2013 at 8:30 pm
The 1st Armored Division "Old Ironsides" Band
Enjoy the Old Ironsides Band featuring a full concert ensemble that is sure to entertain and inspire patriotism. In 2011 the band relocated with the 1st Armored Division from Wiesbaden Germany to Fort Bliss, Texas. Join us on this moonlit night for a very special concert featuring world-class instrumentalists from your United States Army.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 8:00 pm
Mike McCartney, aka Indiana Bones, combines archaeology, action, adventure, legends, and folklore that will educate and thrill all ages. With the use of artifacts, fossils, puppets, and a crack of his bull whip, Indy will lead you on a journey of legends and stories of the Southwest. Join him for a family-friendly evening beneath the silvery moon.
Thursay, September 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Prehistoric Trackways of Southern New Mexico
Join Ranger McKinney Briske of Trackways National Monument and David Bustos, Chief of Resource Management at White Sands National Monument, for a moonlit trek back in time. McKinney and David will take you back 250 million years to a time when dimetrodons plowed through the muddy shores of the Permian Sea. You will then be transported to the Pleistocene period when mammoths grazed near Lake Otero, which once covered White Sands National Monument. They will share with you the amazing prehistoric trackways found in this area and their significance to Southern New Mexico.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 6:30 pm
Do you hear that? Desolate cries echo through the night! People say it is the wailing woman as she searches for her lost children. Are you brave enough to listen to the tale of the forlorn La Llorona? If so, join us as Chautauqua speaker Rosalia de Aragon spins her story, holding you spellbound with this chilling legend. This program is brought to you in collaboration and with the generous support of the New Mexico Humanities Council.