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Goodbye Mr Chips movie posterThis movie is free with purchase of a meal at La Posta de Mesilla. Please enter through La Posta.

Goodbye, Mr. Chips is a 1939 British romantic drama film directed by Sam Wood and starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson. Based on the 1934 novella Goodbye, Mr. Chips by James Hilton, the film is about Mr Chipping, a beloved aged school teacher and former headmaster of a boarding school who recalls his career and his personal life over the decades. Produced for the British division of MGM at Denham Studios, Goodbye, Mr. Chips was voted the 72nd greatest British film ever in the BFI Top 100 British films poll.

For his performance as Mr. Chipping, Donat received the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1939. In 2003, the American Film Institute ranked Mr. Chipping the 41st greatest film hero of all time.

mickeyThis movie is free with purchase of a meal at La Posta de Mesilla. Please enter through La Posta.

Celebrating Mickey Featuring Mickey’s Surprise Party
Mickey's Surprise Party is a 1939 American animated short film directed by Hamilton Luske, produced by Walt Disney Productions and distributed by Nabisco. The 105th short to feature Mickey Mouse, Mickey's Surprise Party is the first cartoon with Mickey and Minnie Mouse in their current designs. This is notable for being the first Disney commercial short sponsored by a company, and one of a few Disney cartoons to be in the public domain. The cartoon was shown at the 1939 New York World's Fair.

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 Every Monday and Thursday-Saturday come join us in our Pecan Tree Courtyard for live, local music. Sit beside our Fire Fountain, sip an ice-cold margarita with friends and loved ones, and listen to the soothing sounds of our regional entertainers. Here are the shows for August.

8/01 – Allison Reynolds

8/12 – Skivi Meredith

8/24 – Travis Manning

8/02 – Alan Kuncel

8/15 – David Olguin

8/26 – Daniel Sanchez

8/03 – Nicole Osborn 

8/16 – Dan Lambert Trio

8/29 – Allison Reynolds

8/05 – Travis Manning

8/17 – Daniel Sanchez

8/30 – Nicole Osborn 

8/08 – Damian Luna

8/19 – Calista Singley 

8/31 – Alan Kuncel

8/09 – Calista Singley 

8/22 – Damian Luna


8/10 – Dan Lambert Trio

8/23 – David Olguin


september 16 fiestaJoin us on the Mesilla Plaza on Saturday, September 14 for the El 16 de Septiembre Fiesta and Parade! The event kicks off with a parade at 10am. La Posta will be represented by a float and will be handing out birthday cake in celebration of our 80th birthday. The Mayor will also be presenting a Proclamation honoring La Posta de Mesilla’s historic 80 years on the Mesilla Plaza.

Then, we will be sponsoring a free, live music fiesta starting at 7pm with local legends, Nosostros on the Plaza! Don’t miss this wonderful celebration of culture and history!

newsletter 80th partyWhen our founder Katy Griggs opened La Posta in 1939, she had no idea she would be founding one of the most iconic restaurants in the southwest. Now, 80 years later, we're honoring her vision by throwing a birthday party for the ages! Save the date, because this will be an event you WON'T want to miss! The price for this event is only $19.39 per person, and tickets will go on sale August 9th.

The party will feature:
A full meal
La Posta food sampling
Live music
Tequila tastings
Margarita samplings
and MORE!