Living History Workshop

Living History Workshop for Youth

Saturday, August 5
9:30am – 3:30pm
Dripping Springs Natural Area at Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks National Monument

Youth aged 9 to 15 who want to travel back in time to the late 1800’s and experience life in New Mexico at the turn of the century are invited to join us for a day of historical fun!

  • Travel back in time to New Mexico in 1880
  • Participate in Improvisation Games
  • Become an actor for the day
  • Interact with others as your character in a Time Travel Performance

9:30 to noon – Learn about Living History, play some improv games, develop your historical character

Noon to 12:30 – Bring your own sack lunch

12:30 – 2:30 – Become your character, get costumed, and practice with fellow classmates

2:30 – 3:30 – Time Travel Performance – invite your family!


Pre-registration is REQUIRED. Fee for the day: $10 per registered child.

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Presented by Friends of the Organ Mountains – Desert Peaks and LIFT (Living Interpretation, Festivals and Training) in Partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, Las Cruces District


Contact Friends at 575-323-1423 or