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Zombie attack on Graves farm begins today

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Oct. 19, 20, 26 and 27

Zombie attack on Graves Farm

Graves Farm is under attack and needs help. The new event offers a ride through the zombie apocalypse under UV florescent black lights. Participants mount up on a trailer with with 20 paintball guns shooting “live” zombies. The ride starts as soon as it is dark until 11:30 p.m. For updates and more information, visit its Facebook @graves.farm or gravesfarm.com

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Oct. 20 to 21

Apple Festival

The annual High Rolls Apple Festival takes place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The organizers are now accepting vendor applications, For more information, visit highrollsfestivals.com.

Albuquerque

Oct. 24

Girls Night Out

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hosting Girls Night Out. The annual event invited women of all ages to come together to have fun, be proactive about their own breast health and help other women do the same. Attendees get to participate in activities and meet spa and jewelry vendors. There will be giveaways and a Dillard’s fashion show. The event also includes a raffle benefitting The Anita Salas Memorial Fund, a local nonprofit 501(c)3, whose mission is to assist underserved women of New Mexico in the treatment of breast and cervical cancer. The ASMF helps pay for treatment or related bills such as transportation, lodging and medications. Admission is free. Registration is encouraged, but not required. Call 505-898-3030 or visit lovelace.com/GNO for more information.

Fort Stanton

Oct. 27

Fort Stanton After Dark

The Fort Stanton Historic Site, 108 Kit Carson Road, opens its doors at 6 p.m. for its Fort Stanton After Dark tour. During this event visitors can explore the grounds and buildings of Fort Stanton, interact with costumed living historians, storytellers and investigators from the Lincoln County Paranormal Historical Society. The self-guided tours will begin at 6 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. For tickets and more information, call 575-354-0341.

Hobbs

Oct. 27

Family Fun Day — Dia de los Muertos

The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 5317 N. Lovington Hwy., is celebrating Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a traditional Mexican holiday. The event is free for the public. There will be a community ofrenda — a table for families to bring photos of their deceased loved ones and offerings. Other traditional activities will be taking place. Visitors are encouraged to wear traditional costumes and to bring a photo of a deceased loved one to place on the community ofrenda. Oct. 31 — the official date — coincides with All Saints Day and is a time to honor deceased loved ones. Families will learn about the cultural significance of this tradition, which has become increasingly popular throughout the country. For more information, visit nmjc.edu/museum or call 575-492-2678.

Lovington

Nov. 2 to 4

Annual Arts & Craft Festival

The 31st annual Arts & Craft Festival takes place at the Lea County Fairgrounds. On Nov. 2 is the VIP night. Vendors can apply now by calling 575-396-5311.

Lincoln

Nov. 3

Dia de Muertos Festival

The fifth annual Dia de Muertos Festival is presented by the Lincoln Merchants Association in the historic town. It is a lively annual community Day of the Dead celebration, honoring the stories, lives and legacies of those who passed away. There will be live music, dance, family activities, face painting, Ofrendas (altar offerings), arts and crafts, food and drink vendors. The community event is free to the public. For more information, call 575-653-4045.

Carlsbad

Nov. 8

Taste of Culture

Experience food from around the world at New Mexico State University Carlsbad’s seventh annual Taste of Culture, 1500 University Drive, sponsored by the NMSU Carlsbad Diversity Committee. Admission is free. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. in room 101, 103 and in the courtyard. This annual event has had participants from all over the globe, including food from China, Yemen, Nepal, Iran, South Korea, Scotland, Spain, Nigeria, Mexico, Canada and the Philippines. For more information visit its Facebook event page or call 575-234-9200.

Carlsbad

Nov. 11

Fee Free Day at Carlsbad Caverns National Park

The public is invited to experience all national parks, including Carlsbad Caverns National Park, without entrance fees. For more information, visit nps.gov.