Upcoming: Silver City Adventure - August 3 to August 6

Thursday, August 3

8 a.m. Depart Santa Fe (5.7 hour drive)

1:30 p.m.  Arrive in Silver City

2 p.m. Demo and Talk with Hosana Eilert, Owner and Professional Weaver at Wild West Weavers

211D North Texas Street

Silver City, New Mexico 88061


3:30 p.m. Check-in at Bear Mountain Lodge. Must rsvp with Cara O’Brien to receive your group discount code. ($195/night with complimentary breakfast)

60 Bear Mountain Ranch Rd

Silver City, NM 88061


6 p.m. Welcome Dinner at Café Oso Azul at the Bear Mountain Lodge with special guests Mr. & Mrs. Fred Barraza, Santa Fe Regent

Friday, August 4

9 a.m. Complimentary Breakfast

10:30 a.m. Western NM University Museum pottery tour and a behind the scene tour with Director Danielle Romero

Born and raised in Southern California, Danielle spent the last 11 years in Nevada managing archaeological collections and working for the State Historic Preservation Office. A PhD candidate at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas focusing on Mimbres pottery and how it informs prehistoric interaction, Dani spent most of her summers for the past 9 years in the Mimbres Valley/Silver City working on various field projects before accepting the directorship of Silver City's WNMU Museum. The WNMU Museum is home to the NAN Ranch Collection: the largest and most complete collection of Mimbres materials in existence from a single prehistoric Mimbres site, and the largest and most comprehensive permanent interpretative exhibition of Mimbres pottery and artifacts in the world.

1:30 p.m. Boxed Lunch, Café Oso Azul

3 p.m. Tour of The Warren House and the Big Ditch with Eric Blinman

4 p.m. Afternoon and Dinner on Your Own. Suggested sites to visit

Saturday, August 5

9 a.m. Complimentary Breakfast

10:30 p.m. Tour of Gila Cliff Dwellings with Eric Blinman

12 p.m. Boxed Lunch, Café Oso Azul

2 p.m. Resume Tour of Gila Cliff Dwellings with Eric Blinman

5:30 p.m. Dinner at the Buckhorn Saloon and Opera House. Please confirm or dine on your own.

32 Main St.

Pinos Altos, NM 88053


Sunday, August 6

8:30 a.m. Complimentary Breakfast

10:30 a.m. Tour of Mimbres Cultural Heritage Site with Eric Blinman

12 Sage Dr.

Mimbres, NM 88049


12 p.m. Boxed Lunch, Café Oso Azul

1 p.m. Depart for Santa Fe (5.7-hour drive)

Past: Durango Adventure