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Ride for Bikes continues until Saturday

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Artesia, Dexter, Carlsbad, Hagerman, Lovington and Roswell

Until Dec. 8

Ride for Bikes

The public charity, Ride for Bikes announced that this year it will be awarding 600 bikes to the children of southeastern New Mexico. That is the most bikes they have done to date.

Over the past 12 years, Ride for Bikes has awarded bikes to children in the area. Organizations who have received bikes are: CASA, Grammy’s House, Heart’s Desire, Headstart, Lovington and Artesia public schools and Big Brothers and Big Sisters. More than 4,000 bikes. They are asking for help to meet this objective. This target is set so that no child is left out.

Any dollar amount or donated bike does make a difference and is greatly appreciated. Volunteers can participate in putting the bikes together on Dec. 8.

For more information and locations, visit rideforbikes.com or email info@rideforbikes.com.

Ruidoso

Since Nov. 22

Winter Park opens

The Winter Park is open. Riders can take advantage of their three state-of-the-art Magic Carpet Lifts before enjoying a thrilling tube ride down the hill.

Their tubing area has more lift capacity than any tubing facility in the Rockies. They have one of the largest snowmaking systems dedicated to tubing, which means they are open even when there is no snow on the ground elsewhere in the area.

For more information, visit ruidosowinterpark.com.

Alamogordo

Dec. 7

Christmas Tree Lighting

The second annual Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in Washington Park, 100 Washington Ave. between 6 and 8 p.m. There will be food, games, contests and music.

For more information, call 575-439-4279.

Alamogordo

Dec. 8

Parade of Lights

The Alamogordo Chamber is inviting the public to join its Parade of Lights.

This year’s theme is, Songs of the Season. The parade route is from Oregon Avenue, commencing West on 10th Street, right and heading South on New York Avenue, ending at 8th Street. The parade begins at 5 p.m.

For more information, call 575-437-6120.

Artesia

Dec. 8

Mariachi Tenampa concert

The band Mariachi Tenampa have their Feliz Navidad concert with holiday favorites. They perform at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Elephant Butte

Dec. 8

Holiday Luminaria Beachwalk

The Elephant Butte Lake State Park invites the public to its Holiday Luminaria Beachwalk from 5 to 8 p.m.

It will include 3,000 luminarias, community booths, carolers, a floating lights parade and refreshments from participating camp hosts. Regular fees apply.

For more information, visit nmparks.com or its Facebook event page.

Lincoln

Dec. 8

Christmas Tea

The Dolan House invites the public to a Christmas Tea from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Reservations required. Proceeds to benefit Lincoln and Fort Stanton Historic Sites.

For more information, call 575-653-4670.

Artesia

Dec. 13

Irish Christmas in America concert

The Irish Christmas in America show kicks off the holiday season at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m.

Produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, the hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Rio Rancho

Dec. 14

Yella Beezy concert

Platinum Recording Artist Yella Beezy will be live at the Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center, at 7 p.m., performing his new hit single “That’s On Me.” Special guest is comedian Royce Bell from the hit MTV show “Wild n Out!” This is an all ages show.

For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com or call 888-694-4849.

Raton

Dec. 15

Christmas on the Chicorica

Sugarite Canyon State Park invites the public to a stroll by the light of 1,500 luminarias.

There will be Christmas carols, cookies and Santa will be waiting, too. Regular entrance fees apply.

For more information, visit its Facebook event page or emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD.

Ruidoso

Dec. 15

Big Band Christmas Show

The Flickinger House Band performs at Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House, 2704 Sudderth Dr., at 7 p.m. No cover. The public is invited to an evening of holiday big-band jazz as the band, led by trombonist Ron Keller, takes to the stage.

For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-257-2273.

Ruidoso/Alto

Dec. 15

Snow Jam / A Winter Fest & Market

Enchanted Vine & Noisy Water Winery, 104 Alto Pines Trail, from 3 to 9:10 p.m., invite snow lovers of all ages to join the party.

During Snow Jam, they’ll be holding an offering to the snow gods with a snowmageddon bonfire. The public can bring old skis and worn out snowboards to burn for a heavy snow season.

They’re also hosting local businesses and artisans, live music by Red Light Cameras, Jones and Miles and 34 Corner, food truck will be there, vendors, beer and wine.

For more information, visit its Facebook page, enchantedvinebarn.com or call 575-937-5866.

Artesia

Dec. 21

The Everly Brothers Experience

The Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., presents The Everly Brothers Experience featuring the Zmed brothers at 7 p.m.

The show celebrates the pivotal sounds of The Everly Brothers music with enthusiastic crowds all across the US and overseas since 2016.

For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.