Events Calendar

 

Dec
18
Thu
History Tours of Scottish Rite Temple @ Scottish Rite Temple
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The El Paso Scottish Rite Temple offers FREE walking tours of the historic building Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 9 am. Learn about El Paso’s masonic history, the design and architecture of the temple, and see the breathtaking theater which influenced the El Paso Symphony Orchestra!

Julius Caesar: Military Genius, Mighty Machines @ El Paso Museum of History
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

This interactive exhibition features war machines, transportation machines and civil machines, recreated scaled artifacts, digital files of images and computer animations.

This exhibition brings to life one of the most technologically significant times in the history of mankind and covers an epic period of history, from the triumphant victory of Julius Caesar over the Gaul at the Siege of Alesia in 52 BC to the transformation of Rome from a Republic into the mighty Roman Empire.

 

The interactive replica machines described by Marcus Vitruvius Pollio in the first century BC in his famous work De Architectura were built by the Teknoart specialists under the auspices of La Sapienza, University of Rome. The exhibition includes for each machine a metal stand and a glass showcase with rare facsimile replica of volume and scrolls of the era

Flamenco Class @ El Paso Museum of History
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class will introduce the students to the beauty, discipline and fun of flamenco! Basic footwork, arm and hand technique. literacy, palmas, culture and compass will be covered. Basic flamenco dance technique will be incorporated into a simple choreography.

Wear Comfortable clothes and hard soled and heel shoes (no open shoes). Taught by principle flamenco soloist Linda Gallegos of “Gallegos y Baile Flamenco”

Register at museum gift store.

The Festival of Trees @ El Paso Museum of History
Dec 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

     The El Paso Museum of History located at 510 N. Santa Fe St. will be celebrating the holiday season with a Festival of Trees starting on November 25, 2014. The museum is inviting local businesses, community associations and families to display a decorated holiday tree in the museum. Deadline to submit your participation will be November 21, 2014. Thank you for supporting the El Paso Museum of History.

Tigua Artifacts for Native American Heritage Month @ El Paso Museum of History
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The El Paso Museum of History, located at 510 N. Santa Fe St. will commemorate Native American Heritage Month by exhibiting the historic Tigua Indian artifacts on loan from the National Museum Van Wereld Cultuur in the Netherlands. These items, including drums, rattles, moccasins, and a war shield, will be formally brought out at 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2014, and will be on view in the second floor Changing Pass Gallery until 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 8, 2015. Free admission will be offered to see these artifacts.

The public is also encouraged to visit the El Paso Museum of Archaeology, on Transmountain Road, for additional programming and exhibits that honor our ancestors.

Yoga at The Station @ The Station Urban Offices
Dec 18 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

The Root Yoga Studio will be imparting Yoga classes at The Station Urban Offices

Traditional Belly Dancing Class @ El Paso Museum of History
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Belly Dance

Learn the fundamentals of an ancient art through this belly dance workout taught by Sonia Flores and her daughter Seneé. Class is open to adults and children (9+). Comfortable clothing recommended.

Traditional Mexican Posada @ El Paso History Musuem
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

El Paso Museum of History in collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso invite you to the Traditional Mexican Posada.

As tradition mandates, Mexican posadas are very festive and with that in mind, the El Paso Museum of History brings you all the rituals, foods and artifacts that are entailed a Tradional Mexican Posada.

There will be Piñata Breaking, Candy, Villancicos (Holiday Songs),  Tamales, Hot Chocolate, Live music performances by Prominence Duo and a Pastorela (Theatrical Christmas Representation and Performance)  by Telon de Arena

The admission is free and limited seats are available. RSVP is required by December 16th by calling 915.351.3588

Dec
19
Fri
Shop Downtown @ Downtown El Paso
Dec 19 – Dec 20 all-day

Shop Downtown- Dwntwn Shopping is your chance to experience the border culture and unique shopping opportunities at retailers such as Krystal Jeans and Hollands with delicious authentic food from a variety of eateries such as La Feria Grill or Café Colon among others.  Come this weekend to have this wonderful experience.

 

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Neighborhoods & Shared Memories @ El Paso Museum of History
Dec 19 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

An Interactive cultural/ethnographic covering several generations in two El Paso neighborhoods. Segundo Barrio and Chihuahuita.