Community Groups Invited To Mustang Festival

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Silver City, NM – A new community event has been added to the annual Great Race week of activities celebrated at Western New Mexico University. The Mustang Festival will take place Friday, April 25 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Old James Stadium.

The family friendly event will feature live music by the Brandon Perrault Band, children’s games and university information booths. Community organizations and businesses are invited to register for a vendor booth at only $25 per application. One table will be provided for each booth.

Small businesses, non-profits, political parties and civic organizations are encouraged to register. The event will also feature the “Children’s Race” version of the Great Race competition. Children from the WNMU Early Childhood Programs will be racing across Old James Stadium in their own custom built go-carts.

For a complete schedule of events and to download a registration form, please visit

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