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The Eastern New Mexico State Fair comes to Roswell


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Oct. 2-7
Eastern New Mexico State Fair takes place at 2500 SE Main St. on the fairgrounds. Live music is provided on Oct. 6 by Luke Combs, Brandon Ray and Radio Romance. This year, visitors can go back in time and stroll down Roswell’s Main Street of yore. One of the highlights on Oct. 3 includes the parade on Main Street. There are hourly events every night, along with booths, arts and crafts, the Junior Livestock sale on Saturday morning and the carnival. This year’s theme is “From Wagon Wheels to Ferris Wheels.” For more information, check out the State Fair tab in the Roswell Daily Record or visit ENMSF’s Facebook page.

Ongoing until Sept. 30
Childhood Classics
The Carlsbad Museum & Art Center, 418 W. Fox St., presents “Childhood Classics,” 100 years of original art from the Art Kandy Collection, including the study for “The Cat In The Hat” by Dr. Seuss. Entry is free. For more information, call 575-887-0276.

Ongoing until Sept. 30
Carrizozo Gallery competition
The Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography, 401 12th St., hosts New Mexico Magazine’s 16th annual Photography Competition Winners. For more information, call 575-937-1489.

Ongoing until Nov. 5
“The Beauty in Energy”
“The Beauty in Energy” is a new photography exhibit of oil and gas landscapes at the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Circle. The photographer, Bob Callender, is an internationally-recognized oilfield photographer. For more information, call 575-492-2678.

Santa Fe
Ongoing until Jan. 21
‘Quilts of Southwest China’ coming to Santa Fe
The Museum of International Folk Art will host the national touring exhibition “Quilts of Southwest China,” beginning July 9 through Jan. 21, 2018. While both highly-valued and culturally significant, Chinese quilts have received little attention from scholars, collectors, and museums and little is known about them outside of the communities that make them. They embody layers of history, identity, expertise, and culture. MIFA is located at 706 Camino Lejo. For more information, visit internationalfolkart.org or call 505-476-1200.

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Sept. 29
Joe Teichman in concert
Joe Teichman performs at 7 p.m. at the Adobe Rose Restaurant, 1614 N. 13th St. Joe Teichman is a singer-songwriter based out of College Station, Texas, a very pivotal view for the up and coming music scene in the state. Teichman has been playing for the past four years and been on the road solo and with bands and friends, such as mandolin player, John Terry. For more information, visit bandsintown.com.

Sept. 30
New Mexico Magazine prize-winning photographs — Exhibit in Carrizozo
Last day to view New Mexico Magazine prize-winning photographs — exhibit in Carrizozo, at the Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography, 401 12th St.

Sept. 30
Darlins of the Desert vintage market
Darlins of the Desert is holding its fourth annual vintage market at 407 Central Ave. There will be antiques, vintage items, art and glass. Vendor spaces are still available. For more information, call 575-937-6555.

Sept. 30
FlyHobbs Aviation Day and Fly-In
The third annual FlyHobbs Aviation Day and Fly-In kicks off at 8 a.m. at the Lea County Regional Airport, 6601 W. Carlsbad Hwy. The day features planes of all shapes and sizes flown in by their pilots. The event is free to enter. There will be booths with vendors and food. To sign up or for more information, visit FlyHobbsAviationDay.com.

Sept. 30
The United Way of Lea County presents the 25th annual Chilifest. The event is free to attend and family friendly. Besides chili, there will also ribs, chicken and desserts available. A 10-day, two person African Safari hunt is going to be raffled off as well as a stainless steel disco and a 45 quart Pelican cooler. The fest takes place at the Lea County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy. For more information, call 575-397-2203.

Sept. 30
Run for the mountain
The Presbyterian/Lincoln County Medical Center is hosting the annual 5K fun run/walk at The Links at Sierra Blanca, 105 Sierra Blanca at 8 a.m. Proceeds this year will go to high school senior scholarships and homeless teens in Lincoln County. To register or for more information, visit the Lincoln County Medical Center, 211 Sudderth Dr. or call Danny Gonzales at 575-630-4298.

Sept. 30-Oct. 1
Aspencade Tours
The Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce hosts on both days the Aspencade Tours. Each participant will take part in the tour with their own transportation. Meeting place is at the chamber. The tour will lead to Upper Carr Canyon (5 miles on Sunspot Highway). The Forest Service will give a brief talk about the Lincoln National Forest and history of the train including the Aspen phenomenon. There will be cowboy coffee over a campfire and donuts. A visit from Smokey Bear is possible to entertain the children. For more information, visit coolcloudcroft.com/aspencade or call 575-682-2733.

Oct. 1
Sunday Funday
The Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico is continuing its Sunday Funday All-Stars 2017-18. Susi Wolf is presenting her child-friendly “Animal Tales.” All Sunday Fundays are free of charge and open to the public. The event is child-friendly and hosted in the archive facility, 208 N. Lea Ave., at 3 p.m. For more information, call 575-622-8333.

Rio Rancho
Oct. 6
Gala of the royal horses
The gala of the royal horses returns to the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho at 7:30 p.m. Following in the family footsteps of seven generations, René Gasser has recreated a show for this tour only previously seen at the famous riding schools in Vienna, Austria and Spain. Gala of the royal horses will feature performances to include Lippizaner stallions, the Spanish Andalusian, Friesian and the intelligent Arabian breeds, as well as the American Quarter Horse, which was recently added. For more information, call 888-694-4849.

Oct. 6
Charlie Daniels and Marshall Tucker in Concert
Charlie Daniels and Marshall Tucker are coming to the Inn of the Mountain Gods stage. Tickets are now on sale.
For more information, visit innofthemountaingods.com or call 1-800-545-9011.

Oct. 6-7
Aspenfest Parade and Festival
The Aspenfest Parade and Festival takes place at Wingfield Park, 300 Center St. from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is the new addition to an already fun-filled weekend in Ruidoso. The Aspenfest Festival will be held at Wingfield Park in Midtown Ruidoso. On Saturday immediately following the parade, you can head up to Wingfield Park, a block away from Midtown, to take part in all kinds of activities including wine- and craft-beer-tasting, live local music, food by local and out-of-town vendors and a nice mix of crafters and artists of all types displaying their work. Contact the Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce for more information at 575-257-7395 or Mirissa@RuidosoNow.com

Oct. 7-8
Octoberfest Art Show
Artists from around the country will be in Cloudcroft for Octoberfest Art Show at Zenith park on both days from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will find artwork, sculptures, jewelry and pottery. This year’s Octoberfest will have many new art vendors and booths for children. For more information, visit coolcloudcroft.com/octoberfest.

Oct. 8
Artesia has Talent
The Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St. is hosting Artesia has Talent from 3 to 7 p.m. The Artesia Arts Council wants to find the best of the best. The AAC is hosting a fundraiser to find the most talented youth and adults in its community. Two divisions, youth and adult, will be judged by a panel of experts. There is also a People’s Choice Award. Each act is encouraged to bring as many fans as possible and after all the participants have performed, the votes will be cast. The person with the most votes will win People’s Choice. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

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