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Owls focus of art exhibition in ABQ

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Albuquerque
Ongoing until Sept. 25
Owls in the Land of Enchantment
Revered and feared in folklore, owls are found throughout New Mexico. From open desert to mountain forest, these powerful hunters have evolved extraordinary senses to pinpoint their prey. For a limited engagement, the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, 1801 Mountain Road NW, reveals this world in the Owls in the Land of Enchantment exhibition. For more information, call 505-841-2800.

Carrizozo
Ongoing until Sept. 30
Carrizozo Gallery competition
The Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography, 401 Twelfth St., hosts New Mexico Magazine’s 16th annual Photography Competition Winners. For more information, call 575-937-1489.

Tucumcari
June 1-4
Rockabilly On The Route Festival
The fifth and final Rockabilly On The Route Festival includes a parade, pin-up contest, swing dance classes, beard and mustache competition, tattoo contest and food. There is also a car and bike show planned. The event celebrates Americana while raising funds to benefit Tucumcari’s New Mexico Route 66 museum. Taking place throughout the historic, mid-century city of Tucumcari, Rockabilly on the Route will have more than 27 bands and performers, including this year’s headliners Deke Dickerson & the Eccoo-Fonics, the Delta Bombers and Lucky Tubb & the Modern Day Troubadours. For more information, visit rockabillyontheroute.com or call 310-801-2727 or 505-999-9102.

Carlsbad
June 3
Car-A-Fair
Carlsbad Automotive Restoration Society is hosting its annual car show at the Carlsbad beach area at 8 a.m. More than 200 vehicles are expected. Pre-registration is today, Friday, at the Cruisin’ Thru Time Car Museum downtown, corner of Fox and Canal Streets, from 6-7 p.m. Hot dog roast, cruise through town and a movie under the stars at the Fiesta Drive-In is part of the show. All makes, models and years of vehicles are welcome. This year, with the Chevy 1957 turning 60, a special award will be given for the Tri-5’s. The Dirt Dobbers Auto Club will be selling raffle tickets for a 1977 Corvette. There will also be a Girl Scout Powder Puff Pinewood Derby to watch in the morning. For a car show registration form and further information, see CARS Facebook page under photos or visit carsclubofcarlsbad.com.

Carlsbad
June 3
CavernFest
Carlsbad MainStreet presents CavernFest 2017. The event is free and for all ages. There will be food, crafts and live music all day downtown Carlsbad.
LUXE Nightclub is hosting a VIP ticket event. For tickets and further information, visit CavernFest’s event Facebook page.

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Dexter
June 3
Milkman Triathlon
The 33rd annual Milkman Triathlon takes place at Lake Van, starting at 8 a.m. For more information, visit milkmantriathlon.com or call 575-734-5415.

Ruidoso/Alto
June 3
Stayin’ Alive
The Spencer Theater Summer Season 2017 continues with “Stayin’ Alive” at 8 p.m. Featuring matching vocals, spot-on instrumentals, swirling lights and inspiring moves, “Stayin’ Alive” is the world’s No. 1 tribute to The Bee Gees, that band of brothers loved for trademark high harmonies and blended sounds such as in “Night Fever,” “Jive Talkin’,” “How Deep Is Your Love,” “Nights on Broadway” and “To Love Somebody.” Concert tickets start at $39. The Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts is located at 108 Spencer Road. For tickets and more information, visit spencertheater.com or call 575-336-4800 or 888-818-7872.

Ruidoso/Mescalero
June 9-11
Mescalero Gus Macker 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
First “Macker on the Rez” is hosted by the Inn of the Mountain Gods. This is the first Gus Macker held on a Native American reservation. The tournament includes a slam dunk and three point contest; prizes totalling $1,500. This event will be loaded with family fun, including jumping balloons, live local music, a family movie on the lawn Saturday and Sunday evening and Native American arts and crafts. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate. Proceeds will be benefitting the Boys and Girls Club. For more information and to register, visit macker.com/local/mescalero-alamogordo-nm or visit innofthemountaingods.com.

Artesia
June 10
Wet’n Wild Tour
Run, walk, bike or skate the 7K course at the Eddy County Fairgrounds, 3402 S. 13th St. This tour is a 4-mile course where you can walk, run, bike or skate the distance while getting soaked by the volunteer “Soaker Teams.” These soaker teams are competing for your vote on who did the best job of designing a fun method to get you wet. Children up to 7 years old are free (no T-shirt), children from 8 to 17 years old are $15 and adults are $25. Proceeds benefit Ride for Bikes Christmas bike program and the Ride to Meet the Challenge Scholarship program. Pick up of the race packet is at 8 a.m. For more information and to register, visit rideforbikes.com.

Ruidoso/Alto
June 10
The Four Freshmen
The Spencer Theater Summer Season 2017 continues with The Four Freshmen at 8 p.m. Featuring precise vocal unity and instrumental flare, The Four Freshmen have a slew of timeless jazz and pop hits like “It’s A Blue World,” “Mood Indigo,” “Graduation Day,” “Angel Eyes,” “How Can I Tell Her,” “Whistle Me Some Blues,” “In This Whole Wide World,” among others. Concert tickets start at $39. The Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts is located at 108 Spencer Road. For tickets and more information, visit spencertheater.com or call 575-336-4800 or 888-818-7872.

Santa Fe
June 12-16 until July 30
Young Explorers Summer Camp program
Enrich your child’s summer this year with mind-expanding fun at the New Mexico Museum of Natural History & Science popular Young Explorers Summer Camp program. Registration is now open for children from kindergarten through the eighth grade. Each summer camp session is one weeklong, with activities every weekday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Each week is theme-based, with the first session beginning the week of June 12 and the last beginning the week of July 30. Summer camp is conducted in NMMNHS education classrooms, Museum galleries, outside exhibit spaces, and sometimes on field trips. The fee for each weeklong materials-based Summer Camp program is $300 per student. NMMNHS members receive a 10 percent discount. Aftercare is also available until 5 p.m. daily for an additional $15 per day. Camp will not be held the week of July 4. To inquire about camp openings or for more information, contact Charlotte Rohrbough at crohrbough@outlook.com or call 505-841-2848.

Carlsbad
June 13-17
Eddy County Sheriff’s Posse Western week
The Eddy County Sheriff’s Posse Western week takes place at the Eddy County Fairgrounds, 1601 E. Greene St. For more information, visit their Facebook event page.

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