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Ongoing until July 28
“Jeremy Howe: works on paper” exhibition

“Jeremy Howe: works on paper” exhibition continues at Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St., Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. From colored smoke and food coloring to ballpoint pen and spray paint, the artworks of Howe highlight a modern sensibility with an experimental approach. For more information, visit Bone Springs Art Space’s Facebook page.

July 6 until July 8
UFO Festival, GalactiCon and Sci Fi Filmfest

The annual UFO Festival takes place downtown and at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn and includes the alien pet contest, alien human contest, parade and the GalactiCon and Sci Fi Film Fest at the Roswell Mall. Update: The new location for the Cosplay Karaoke event will be at 7 p.m. at Los Cerritos Mexican Kitchen, 2103 N. Main St., on Thursday. For more information, see the official festival guide in the Vision Magazine that was inserted in the Roswell Daily Record on July 1. The magazine is available for free at motels, visitor centers, museums and information desks during the event and online at rdrnews.com/vision-magazine, or visit ufofestivalroswell.com or roswellfilmcon.com.

July 6 to 8
Pecos Valley Indoor/Outdoor Market

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Vendor applications are now accepted for the Pecos Valley Indoor/Outdoor Market, which takes place during the International UFO Festival. A few indoor booths are still available. Outdoor booths are still open. There will be arts, crafts, antiques, jewelry and collectibles. All funds generated will benefit the Assistance League of Chaves County who support local charities. The market is located at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 2500 Southeast Main St. For more information and registration forms, visit its Facebook page at Pecos Valley Indoor/Outdoor Market.

July 13 and 14
Disney’s “The Lion King Jr. Edition”

Join Way Way Off-Broadway Theatre Company for its all-youth summer production of Disney’s “The Lion King Jr. Edition,” which is performed at Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell Performing Arts Center, 52 University Blvd. with showings on Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m. The African Savannah comes to life on stage with Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale. For tickets and more information, visit waywayoffbroadway.com.

July 14 and 28
Free Adulting 101 classes

The Roswell Public Library, 301 N. Pennsylvania Ave., is hosting its Adulting 101 class with life hacks for adults and teens 16 and up on Saturday at 10 a.m. Attendees learn to sew four simple stitches, plus how to sew a button on and how to mend a hole. The last class on July 28 teaches how to make beauty and cleaning products using natural materials free of chemicals. For more information, call 575-622-7101.

July 14 to Oct. 6
Farmer’s Market

The annual Farmer’s Market begins on July 14, 7 to 11 a.m., at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn offering fresh produce from the area. For more information, visit mainstreetroswell.org.

July 16
Missoula Children’s Theatre

The Roswell Kid’s Arts Program supports the Missoula Children’s Theatre. The registration is now open for “The Snow Queen.” It’s a week long camp for the youth of Roswell to experience live theater. For more information, visit roswellkaps.org/registration.

July 16 to 20
Safari Art Camp

Kids will focus on jungle and animal imagery while they experiment with a variety of drawing and painting techniques at Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St. For more information or to register, call 575-208-0916.

July 18
Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters concert

Billy Bob Thornton & The Boxmasters return to The Liberty, 312 N. Virginia Ave. This event is for members and their friends only. For more information, visit thelibertyinc.com.

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