Museum of New Mexico Media Center Press Release

Farm & Ranch Museum to host first Wheels & Gears Show

New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

August 27, 2018


For three years, the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces has displayed its popular exhibit, Wheels & Gears. Now, the museum will have an annual show to go along with it.

The first Wheels & Gears Show is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 8. Discounted admission is $5 per carload.

The show features cars, trucks, off-road vehicles, and antique tractors from New Mexico Vintage Iron. A People’s Choice award will be given as local car clubs will have some of their vintage vehicles on display.

A professional BMX stunt show is also part of the fun. StuntMasters from Phoenix will perform their BMX Impact Street Show at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Riders will perform amazing stunts on the ground and in the air, including 360s, tailwhips, backflips and more.

The Wheels & Gears exhibit inside the main building includes a variety of vehicles, carts, wagons, and buggies from different eras, as well as a New Mexico license plate collection.

Food vendors will be here, as well as all of the regular museum offerings. The show is part of the city’s Monuments to Main Street program. For more information, please call (575) 522-4100.

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