The Third Annual BLOCK PARTY!

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On Saturday, August 11, 2018, you're invited to our third annual BLOCK PARTY! This year is our biggest event yet. We'll be having fun all day long 8am-8pm. Bring a friend and join us for:

8-12 MAKER’S MARKET

Meet and buy goods from local farmers, growers and makers in our outdoor morning market

10-4 ORGANIC GREEN CHILE ROASTING

Walk up roasting will be available from 10am-4pm. Get full cases of freshly roasted, aromatic organic green chile grown by Seco Spice in Berino, New Mexico. Price and varieties to be announced in-store and online.

11-6 SPECIAL HOT BAR MENU

Grab some lunch at the Hot Bar with a fun menu featuring green chile enchiladas and a D.I.Y. nacho bar!

12-4 KIDS EVENTS

Children can have some fun and play field day games during our Kid’s Events. Kids ages 4-10 years old will be able to participate in three-legged races, watermelon seed spitting contests, water ballon toss, egg races and more. Plus there will be sidewalk chalk for your junior Rembrandt’s to create a masterpiece in front of the Co+op.

4:30-8 FOOD TRUCKS

Chow down with some of Las Cruces’ favorite food trucks.

5-7 LIVE MUSIC

Get down outdoors with four of our favorite local bands who will be performing live.

7-8 OPEN MIC

We’ll be winding down the day with an hour of open mic. If you’re a performer, you can sign up at the event to perform. Time is first come, first served.

In addition to all of the fun events we have scheduled for the day, you can also look forward to:

  • 15% off storewide sale on non-sale merchandise
  • Free organic, fair trade coffee all day
  • Free samples
  • Giveaways all day long, including multiple chances to win some pretty choice gift baskets, a cooler and more
  •  Enter to win free coffee for a year (twenty six pounds) courtesy of Milagro Coffee Y Espresso
  • Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery and Amaro Winery will be out in the evening serving local beer, wine and spirits
  • Plus, we’re hosting a school supply giveaway for local kids in need. The Co+op is putting together fifty basic school supply kits for elementary, junior high and high school students. Any child or family who needs school supplies for the upcoming year can ask for one during the Block Party and they’ll get one - no questions asked.