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Aug 30 2016
Mesilla Valley Film Society at the Fountain Theater presents: Cafe Society

Showings!! Sept. 2nd- Sept. 8th: Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) is a New Yorker to the core, but he’s also ambitious in a way that the city can’t accommodate. Fortunately, Bobby has a connection that might be useful: his uncle Phil (Steve Carell), a high-powered Hollywood agent who has thoroughly mastered multitasking even though it’s the 1930s.

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Aug 24 2016
Planning & Zoning Commission Vacancy

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN SERVING THE TOWN OF MESILLA ON THE PLANNING, ZONING, and HISTORICAL APPROPRIATENESS COMMISSION (PZHAC)?

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Aug 16 2016
16th de Septiembre Fiesta 2016!
SAVE THE DATE! SEPTEMBER 17TH & SEPTEMBER 18TH IN OUR HISTORIC PLAZA!!
 
 
 
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS COMING SOON!
Jul 21 2016
New Mexico Pecan Festival

2016 Sponsorship Package

The first annual New Mexico Pecan Festival will take place the week end of October 7th through 9th of 2016, in the Town of Mesilla, New Mexico with the Kick-off party to be held at the Pecan Grill on Friday.

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Welcome to the Town of Mesilla!

Mesilla ("Little Tableland") is the best-known and most visited historical community in Southern New Mexico.

The historic town of Mesilla lies just west of Las Cruces along I-10 and is called New Mexico’s Best Vacation Getaway. It is the epitome of small town charm at its finest, serving as a great location for afternoon shopping and dining, where award winning cafes and restaurants and unique stores surround the town focal point of the historic Plaza. Visitors often enjoy the quiet ambiance of the Plaza with the peaceful back drop of the San Albino Basilica. Just north of town visitors have even more choices to shop and dine, in what’s known as the town’s Mercado area.

The history of the Town boasts everything from the Civil War to Billy the Kid. Visitors can get a brief lesson in history by visiting the Gadsden Museum or by taking a tour with La Morena Walking Tours.

For extra fun, tourists may enjoy the multitude of events that occur throughout the year. As Mesilla was once a part of Mexico, the Town is known for its annual Cinco de Mayo and Diez y Seis de Septiembre Fiestas, and the Gadsden Purchase Re-enactment which celebrate significant dates in the Mexican culture. The Town also hosts several events throughout the year including a weekend long celebration of Dia de Los Muertos, Jazz and Mariachi concerts, in the plaza and the popular lighting of luminarias on Christmas Eve. 

Art galleries, entertaining events, rich history, unique shops and delicious cuisine are just a few staples that Old Mesilla has to offer.

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