LAS VEGAS, N.M.
- Sept. 25, 2017
-- The City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection is inaugurating a new holiday tradition. The City Museum will have a Halloween Trick-Or-Treat event at the museum on Saturday, October 28, 2017, incorporating a mixture of history and candy. The event will involve staff and volunteers distributed throughout the museum and municipal court, themed around the Outlaw exhibit opening this fall.
The museum is looking for individuals to donate candy for the event, to be dropped otT at the museum no later than October 25. The museum also needs volunteers to assist with crowd control and candy distribution throughout the galleries and the hallways.
Volunteers can dress in any family-friendly costumes, and the museum encourages volunteers to dress as outlaws, sheriffs and lawmen, and farmers and ranchers. Volunteers need to arrive at the museum between 9:00AM and 10:00 AM on October 28. Please contact Cabrini Martinez at the City Museum for more information, 426-3204 or 426-3203.
The outlaw exhibit is titled Silva and Brown, Notorious Outlaws of Las Vegas." The exhibit follows the rise and decline of the outlaw gangs of Vincente Silva and Hoodoo Brown. The two gangs controlled Las Vegas in the late 1800s.