Upcoming Events

Staked Plains Family Fun Day

Saturday, September 22, 2018

10am-5pm

Every year, fourth graders are invited to the Junior College campus to discover how life has changed on the Llano Estacado, also known as the Staked Plains. For the second year, we are inviting the public to discover the same thing on a Saturday. The day includes, roping demonstrations, a chuck wagon cook-off, blacksmithing demonstrations, live animals and more! The event is FREE, but tickets for the chuckwagon meal must be purchased ahead of time. Check back for more details. This year, Staked Plains Family Fun Day will all take place at the Rodeo Arena on Campus.

 

Museum Day

Saturday, September 22, 2018

10am-5pm

Once again, we are partnering with Smithsonian Magazine to bring free Museum admission to our communities. Print out your ticket or show it to us on your phone (https://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-2018/) and join us at the Museum for two fantastic exhibits: Chartering Freedom and The Cowgirl Who Became a Justice: Sandra Day O'Connor. Or head over to the rodeo arena on campus for our exciting Staked Plains Family Fun Day.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, September 23, 2018

2pm

Wings

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I.

 

Wonders on Wheels

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

2-5pm

Come check out the Wonders on Wheels in front of the Museum. This attraction is a mobile museum and free to the public sponsored by New Mexico Department of Cultural Arts. This year, Wonders on Wheels features an exhibit on the 24 Native American tribal communities in New Mexico. Click here for more information.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, September 30, 2018

2pm

All Quiet on the Western Front

A young soldier faces profound disillusionment in the soul-destroying horror of World War I.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, October 7, 2018

2pm

Mata Hari

A semi-fictionalized account of the life of Mata Hari, an exotic dancer who was accused of spying for Germany during World War I.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, October 14, 2018

2pm

La Grande Illusion

During the First World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, October 21, 2018

2pm

Sergeant York

A marksman is drafted in World War I and ends up becoming one of the most celebrated war heroes.

 

Family Fun Day - Dia de los Muertos

Saturday, October 27, 2018

10am-3pm

The museum is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a traditional Mexican Holiday on Saturday, October 27... a free event for the community. There will be a Community Ofrenda - a table for families to bring photos of their deceased loved ones and offerings. Other traditional activities will be taking place.

Visitors are encouraged to wear traditional costumes and to bring a photo of a deceased loved one to place on the Community Ofrenda.

October 31, the official date, coincides with "All Saints Day" and is a time to honor deceased loved ones. Families will learn about the cultural significance of this tradition, which has become increasingly popular throughout the country.

 

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday, October 27, 2018

9pm

Join us for the 4th annual viewing of the cult-classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This happens on our back patio (outside, so dress accordingly). You are encouraged to dress up and bring props (not required)! Be advised that this is for adults only and there is NO alcohol permitted. This event is FREE!

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, October 28, 2018

2pm

Paths of Glory

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, November 4, 2018

2pm

Lawrence of Arabia

The story of T.E. Lawrence, the English officer who successfully united and led the diverse, often warring, Arab tribes during World War I in order to fight the Turks.

 

Classic Film Series

Sunday, November 11, 2018

2pm

Joyeux Noel

In December 1914, an unofficial Christmas truce on the Western Front allows soldiers from opposing sides of the First World War to gain insight into each other's way of life.

 

Christmas Traditions from Around the World

Thursday, December 6, 2018

6-9pm

Our annual Christmas Traditions from Around the World features performances by Irish Christmas in America at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm (you choose the time for your tickets), plus Santa and Mrs. Clause, holiday food and beverages from around the world, over 40 decorated Christmas trees, Christmas Carolers, door prizes, Bonnie Moran's North Pole Village and more.

Tickets are on sale Thursday, November 1 for Museum Members and Friday, November 9 through the event for the public. Tickets must be purchased in advanced: $10 adults, $8 seniors (65+), $8 children and free for kids 3 and under.

A portion of the proceeds benefits Phi Theta Kappa's Lea County Foster Children's Holiday Party.

Call 575-492-2678 for information.

 

Christmas Family Fun Day

Saturday, December 8, 2018

10am-3pm

Our free Christmas Family Fun Day features Christmas Crafting. There is nothing better than handmade crafts to make the holiday special. This event is FREE.

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