Wait For What?! in concert
The music duo T David Wiggins and Elane Wiggins are known as Wait for What?! They are going to perform on Friday in the 1852 Treaty Room at 8 p.m. and on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Wendell’s Lounge at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, at 6 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook page of Wait for What?!
Christmas Craft Fair
The Christmas Craft Fair takes place at the Moose Lodge, 29 S. Florida Ave., from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 575-439-7250.
Noche de Muertos Gala and Post-Noche After Party
The Museum of International Folk Art invites the public to their gala and after party. Location is On Museum Hill, 706 Camino Lejo. The gala takes place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. and the after party from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. For more information, visit museumfoundation.org.
Balloons and Tunes
The annual Balloons and Tunes event takes place at several locations in Artesia. Weather permitting the balloons will lift off on Saturday at 7 a.m. and on Sunday at 6 a.m. from Eagle Draw, located in the blocks between Eighth and 13th streets. On Saturday at 7 p.m., the Bulldog Fun Review Broadway Hits show will be at the Estelle Yates auditorium of the Artesia High School, 1002 W. Richardson Ave. and on Sunday the Artesia High School band will be performing across the street from the Bulldog Bowl at 6 p.m. Times are subject to change. For more information, call the Artesia Chamber of Commerce at 575-746-2744.
Mr. Blue Shoes
Mr. Blue Shoes performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 6 p.m. Mr. Blue Shoes is the brainchild of Michael Dyson, Grammy award-winning producer, youth entertainer, guitarist and performer. To date, Dyson has shared his unique version of the blues story with over 240,000 children. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.
30th annual Christmas Jubilee
The Christmas Jubilee celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The event takes place at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Dr. There will be more than 80 local merchants and a food court. Activities for children will be storytelling and a visit with Santa. Opening times are on Friday from noon to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 575-257-7395.
Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cook-off
The Great Bowls of Fire Chili Cook-off takes place at Alameda Park, cooking chili for charity. There will also be activities for the entire family. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to attend. For information to compete, visit letsthrivenm.org for the registration form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is Nov. 3. For more information, call Michelle Brideaux at 575-437-8400.
The Underwater Bubble Show
The Underwater Bubble Show takes place at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. Join Mr. B in the colorful underwater world of Bubblelandia, a place in which to linger, to dream, to listen, to watch, to savor, to marvel and, above all, a place to daydream. You will not need an oxygen tank to breathe; just let your mind run wild and open your heart. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.
Vida Guitar Quartet
The Cultural Arts Series of Southwest Symphony Orchestra presents “Vida Guitar Quartet,” at the Crosswinds Community Church, 1701 N. Jefferson St. at 7 p.m. Founded in 2007, the Vida Guitar Quartet brings together four of the United Kingdom’s most exceptional artists. Vida’s ability to deliver music of the highest level with their trademark British humor has made them a favorite in concert halls all over the world. For more information, visit swsymphony.org or call 575-738-1041.