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Open Mic Acoustic Instrument Night in Alamogordo

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Alamogordo
Dec. 22

The Open Mic Acoustic Instrument Night at Patron’s Hall, 1106 New York Ave., takes place at 5:30 p.m. starting with the sign-up. Only for acoustic instruments. For more information, email Keri Mack at films@flickingercenter.com.

Artesia
Dec. 22
Christmas Toy Drive

The Changing Lives Coalition is holding its Christmas Toy Drive. Donations are accepted at its office, 702 W. Chisum Ave. Volunteers are still needed. For more information, visit changinglivesnm.com or call 575-736-7024.

Carlsbad
Dec. 22
Ha Ha Holiday Comedy Show

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The Ha Ha Holiday Comedy show, featuring comedians Bianca Carrasco, Joe Rodriguez and George White, takes place at Milton’s Brewing, 108 E. Mermod St. at 7 p.m. For more information, visit its event page or call 575-689-1026.

Carlsbad
Dec. 22 and 23
Rock of Ages

Carlsbad Caverns National Park offers visitors an opportunity to experience the cavern and its history in special guided tours. Dressed in historic costumes, park staff will guide visitors on a lantern-lit tour of the front half of the “Big Room.” This annual tradition gives visitors the opportunity to meet some of the men and women who were connected to this national park. The tour will feature a re-creation of the historic Rock of Ages Ceremony, which was regularly conducted in the Big Room from the late 1920s until the early 1940s. Reservations are required and limited to 25 people for each tour. For more information, call 575-236-1375.

El Paso
Dec. 23
Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm. Marking the 25th-anniversary tour, Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and world-class Russian artists, larger than life puppets, nesting dolls and hand-crafted costumes that bring the Christmas spirit to life. The performance will be at The Plaza Theater Performing Arts Center, 125 Pioneer Plaza, at 3 p.m. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or visit nutcracker.com.

Lincoln
Dec. 24
Luminarias in Lincoln

New Mexico Historic Sites is hosting Luminarias in Lincoln. The entire historic town will be adorned with luminarias and as highlight Santa arrives on a longhorn steer. Hot chocolate will be served during the event. For more information, visit nmhistoricsites.org/lincoln or call 575-653-4025.

Alamogordo
Dec. 29
New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball

The City of Alamogordo hosts the New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball at the Alamogordo Senior Center, 2201 Puerto Rico Ave. Doors open at 5 p.m., dancing begins at 6 p.m. with music by Selmo. For more information, call 575-439-4150.

Ruidoso / Mescalero
Dec. 29-31
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., on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Wendell’s Lounge and on Sunday at 8 p.m. at 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?!

Artesia
Dec. 31
JD and the Badlands Band

JD and the Badlands Band perform at the New Years Eve Bash at the Adobe Rose Restaurant, 1614 N. 13th St. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. For more information, visit their event page or call, 575-746-6157.

Cloudcroft
Dec. 31
New Year’s in Cloudcroft

C.W. Ayon Trio brings in 2018 at The Western Cafe & Bar, 304 Burro Ave. For more information, call 575-682-2445 or visit its Facebook page.

Hobbs
Dec. 31
Zach Willard Band

The Zach Willard Band performs at Zia Park Casino Hotel Racetrack, 3901 W. Millen Dr. at 9 p.m. The band vision of its original music tends to lean more towards the red dirt and rock ‘n’ roll side of country style. Both Nashville and Texas County had an equal influence on how Zach Willard began to write. Things started very slow for the band, but sticking to their guns and styles of writing they were able to slowly climb the ladder in the Texas Country circuit, leading them to Allstar Entertainment and Bobby Lavigne. For more information, visit ziaparkcasino.com or call 1-888-942-7275.

White Oaks
Dec. 31
The Graham Brothers Band

The Graham Brothers Band performs at the No Scumm Allowed Saloon, 933 White Oaks Rd., at 8 p.m. For more information, call 575-648-5583.

Hobbs
Jan. 6
Playhouse Gala

The Community Players of Hobbs are hosting their annual awards banquet and gala honoring those who have gone above and beyond during the 2017 performance season. The event is going to be held at Lea County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy. For more information, visit communityplayersofhobbs.com or call 575-393-0676.

El Paso
Jan. 7
Disney Live! presents “Mickey And Minnie’s Doorway To Magic”

Abraham Chavez Theatre, 1 Civic Center Plz., hosts Disney Live! “Mickey And Minnie’s Doorway To Magic.” The show reveals mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions. There will be two performances at the Santa Ana Star Center. For more information, visit disneylive.com.

Hobbs
Jan. 11
Disney Live! presents “Mickey And Minnie’s Doorway To Magic”

The Lea County Event Center, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy., hosts Disney Live! “Mickey And Minnie’s Doorway To Magic.” The show reveals mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions. The show starts at 4 p.m. For more information, visit leacounty.net.

Rio Rancho
Jan. 14
Disney Live! presents “Mickey And Minnie’s Doorway To Magic”

Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Cir., hosts Disney Live! “Mickey And Minnie’s Doorway To Magic.” The show reveals mesmerizing worlds of unforgettable Disney moments and grand illusions. There will be two performances at the Santa Ana Star Center. For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com.

Alamogordo
Jan. 18
Brass Transit

Canada’s most in-demand musicians and singer perform their crowd-pleasing studio-tight Chicago tribute at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. at 7 p.m. The band’s show includes all the hits from Chicago’s golden age, 1969-76 with a world-class horn section, a rocking rhythm section and vocals stacked sky high. Brass Transit transports its audience back to the freewheeling days of the 70s. The band includes veterans of hall-of-fame rock and soul acts like The Drifters, Sam & Dave, Aretha Franklin, Bene King, The Marvelettes, Frankie Valli, Mary Wilson, Martha Reeves, Little Anthony & the Imperials, Del Shannon and the Mamas & Papas. For more information, visit flickingercenter.com or call 575-437-2202.

Hobbs
Jan. 19
Lea County Photography Show

The Lea County Commission for the Arts and the Lea County Photographers invite the public to attend the opening reception for the 2018 Lea County Photography Show at 6 p.m. at the Center for the Arts, 122 W. Broadway St. The reception will be held in conjunction with the Hobbs Chamber of Commerce’s Mix & Mingle and is free of charge. The show is a judged competition that showcases local Lea County photographer’s works in various categories. Prizes and honorable mention will be awarded to winners during the reception. Light refreshments and live music will be provided. The show will remain on display at the Center for the Arts until March 31. For more information, visit hobbsevents.org.

Hobbs
Jan. 20
Championship Bull Riding

The 2018 Hobbs Tuff Hedeman Championship Bull Riding takes place at the Lea County Event Center, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy. Tickets are on sale now. For more information, visit selectaseatlubbock.com or call 575-391-2900.

Hobbs
Feb. 2-4
New Mexico Men’s & Lady State Championship Chili Cook-off

The 2018 New Mexico Men’s & Lady State Championship Chili Cook-off takes place at the Hobbs Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge, 2920 W. Maryland Blvd. There is plenty of space for dry camping; the RV hook-ups are on a first come basis. If the weather is bad, the cooks can move inside the lodge. Friday night kicks off with Soup Cook-off and everyone can join. No entry fee. Friday night is the Chili Cook-off with turn-in at 7 p.m. Saturday night turn in is 2 p.m. and there will be a free Saturday night meal for all registered cooks and their spouses. On Sunday turn in is noon. The Chili Appreciation Society International rules apply. For more information, call Paul Mulkey at 575-390-6184 or Jennifer Sherfield at 575-441-0535 or visit the CASI event page on Facebook.

Cloudcroft
Feb. 9 to 10
Mardi Gras in the Clouds

The annual Mardi Gras in the Clouds has this year the theme “Love and Magic on The Mountain.” The events include Cajun cooking contest, children’s parade and mask contest, including baby contest and dance on Friday. On Saturday, there will be a scavenger hunt, cake walk, battle of the bands and the official parade. For more information, visit coolcloudcroft.com/mardigras/

Carlsbad
Feb. 9
A Night to Shine

The Night to Shine is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation and takes place at 7 p.m. at the Carlsbad Civic Center, 4012 National Parks Hwy. This event is a prom for those in our community with special needs. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.

Hobbs
Feb. 17
Third annual feBREWary fest

The third annual wine and beer festival benefits the Hobbs Chamber of Commerce and takes place from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Lea County Event Center & Fairgrounds, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy. Tickets go on sale on Jan. 1. For more information, call 575-397-3202.