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Events & Activities — DECEMBER 2016

silver city museum, Tamal Fiesta Y MasTamal Fiesta y Mas! in Downtown Silver City
Saturday, Dec. 3rd - 10am to 3pm in Historic Downtown Silver City
Join the museum in Historic Downtown Silver City for the Tamal Fiesta! Come to the Museum booth on Bullard Street and learn how to make a corn husk doll as Silver City celebrates its Hispanic heritage.

Special Event - Victorian Christmas
Thursday, Dec. 8 - 5:30pm to 8pm in the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway.
For the 32nd consecutive year, the Silver City Museum Society will present its Victorian Christmas Open House. Come enjoy hot beverages and Christmas cookies while live music is played throughout the evening. A variety of children's activities will be available.

The Museum Store will be stocked with Christmas items and Father Christmas will be handing out gifts to children. Please direct any inquiries to the Volunteer Coordinator, John Fletcher, at (575) 538-5921 #10, or

Workshop: Tin Ornaments
Saturday, Dec. 17th - 12pm to 2pm at the Silver City Museum, 312 W. Broadway
Learn about this time-honored New Mexican craft dated back to the 1800s and learn how to make your own ornaments using tin and aluminum. This workshop is free with a suggested $5 donation, registration is encouraged. To register, please call the Museum Educator, Andie Portillo, at (575) 538-5921 or