Las Cruces Podcasts
La Morena Walking Tours
Hear exciting ghost stories, visit historic battle sites and explore the Old Mesilla Plaza while led by a fifth-generation native historian. Precilliana Sandoval heads the La Morena Walking Tours and says, “Meet me on the plaza, I’ll be the one with bullets on!” Call (575) 647-2639 for a tour schedule, or visit www.lamorenatours.com
Click here to listen to a podcast from La Morena Walking Tours.
Click here to read the transcript of the La Morena Walking Tours podcast
Shalam Colony & Oahspe Museum
The Shalam Colony & Oahspe Mystery Museum is a small museum showcasing the true story of a mysterious manuscript and the first children’s utopia that was created because of it, right here in Las Cruces. The museum is open on Saturdays from noon to 5:00 p.m., and some Sundays, or by appointment. http://archives.nmsu.edu/exhibits/shalam/
Click here to listen to podcast about about Shalam Colony
Click here to read the transcript of Shalam Colony Museum podcast
The Las Cruces Museum of Art
The Las Cruces Museum of Art, specializes in curated, traveling, juried and invitational exhibitions of contemporary art. Museum hours are Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. www.las-cruces.org/museums
Click here to listen to a podcast about the Las Cruces Museum of Art
Click here to read the transcript of Museum of Art podcast
Mesilla Valley Maze
It’s the most fun you can have in a corn field. Bring the kids and those that are “kids at heart” to the rural fun of the Mesilla Valley Maze. Take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch to look for the perfect Jack-O-Lantern, then discover the many twists and turns amazingly cut into a corn field. Saturdays and Sundays. 3855 West Picacho Avenue. (575) 526-1919.
Click here to listen to a podcast about the Mesilla Valley Maze
Click here to read the transcript of Mesilla Valley Maze podcast
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
The Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is the largest of its kind in the world. It features the agricultural history, heritage and science of the state with an emphasis on hands-on exhibits such as blacksmithing, plowing, outdoor animal and plant life. Located 1.5 miles east of Telshor on University Avenue. Open Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sundays Noon – 5 p.m. $3 for adults, $2 for seniors, (60 and up), $1 for children 6 to 17, five and under are free.
(575) 522-4100. www.frhm.org
Click here to listen to a podcast about the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
Click here to read the transcript of Farm and Ranch Museum podcast
Rio Grande Theatre
Built in 1926 on Main Street, the Rio Grande Theatre has just been renovated as a state-of-the-art performing arts center that will serve as a site for collaborative arts programs and a learning site for university and public school students. It is located at 211 N. Downtown Mall. (575)523-6403. www.daarts.org
Click here to listen to a podcast about the Rio Grande Theatre
Click here to read the transcript of Rio Grande Theatre podcast
Las Cruces Farmers & Crafts Market
Every Wednesday & Saturday
Downtown Mall. 8 am – 12:30 pm. Growers and vendors selling locally grown produce and homemade crafts. 528-3276, 541-2288.
Click here to listen to a podcast about the Las Cruces Farmers Market
Click here to read the transcript of the Farmers Market podcast
Veteran’s Park is home to the newly erected Dona Ana County Veteran’s Wall and the Bataan Death March Monument. The wall features the names of local residents who served bravely in the armed forces. The Bataan Monument is dedicated to the Heroes of Bataan and is the only federally funded monument honoring the victims of the Bataan Death March. Located along Roadrunner Parkway.
Click here to listen to a podcast about Veteran’s Park
Click here to read the transcript of the Veteran’s Park podcast
The historic Fountain Theater is New Mexico’s oldest movie house. Built in 1905, the Theatre originally featured vaudeville performances and silent films. It has been the home of the non-profit Mesilla Valley Film Society since 1989, showcasing the best independent, foreign, documentary and other alternative art films. Screenings are nightly with Sunday matinees. The theater is located at 2469 Calle de Guadalupe. Call for times. (575) 524-8287. www.fountaintheatre.org.
Click here to listen to a podcast about the Fountain Theater
Click here to read the transcript of the Fountain Theater podcast
11 am to 8 pm Wednesday and Thursday, 11 am to 10 pm Friday and Saturday, and noon to
5 pm. Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday. 2461 Calle de Principal in historic Old Mesilla. For more information, call (575) 523-9463.
Click here to listen to a podcast about Vintage Wines
Click here to read the transcript of the Vintage Wines podcast