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Artesia hosts ‘A Wardrobe in the Making’ this month

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Artesia

Until March 2

‘A Wardrobe in the Making’ exhibit

The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center features hand-made vintage clothing, antique sewing machines, vintage sewing patterns and historical dresses in its new exhibit “A Wardrobe in the Making.” The exhibit includes a rare Union Civil War uniform jacket. The museum is located at 505 W. Richardson Ave.

Carlsbad

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Until April 30

Holey Landscape! — Guadalupe Mountains Annual Youth Poster Contest

Guadalupe Mountains National Park, in partnership with the National Cave and Karst Research Institute, invites all young artists between the ages of 6-17 to participate in its Fourth Annual Youth Poster Contest. This year’s theme focuses on karst and its importance in the natural world. Interested artists can download the 2019 poster contest entry form on the Guadalupe Mountains Website. For more information, visit nps.gov/gumo or call Elizabeth Jackson at 915-828-3251, ext. 2300.

Artesia

Feb. 16

The Official Blues Brothers Revue

The Official Blues Brothers Revue is sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi. Performers Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty capture the infectious humor and unbridled spirit of the Blues Brothers like no one since John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd walked the stage as Jake and Elwood Blues. classic hits include “Soul Man,” “Rubber Biscuit,” Sweet Home Chicago,” to name a few. The performance takes place at the Ocotillo Performance Art Center, 310 W. Main St. at 7 p.m. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com, email boxoffice@artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Carlsbad

Feb. 15 to 17

Friends of the Library Book Fair

The Friends of the Carlsbad Public Library are holding its book fair at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, 1504 Miehls Road. On Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. it is open for FCPL only as preview. On Saturday and Sunday, the fair will be open for the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. After 3:30 p.m., use the exit gate to enter. They are still looking for volunteers to help with the event. For more information, call the library at 575-885-6776.

Ruidoso

Feb. 16 and 17

Vines In The Pines

The annual Vines In The Pines Art and Wine Festival takes place at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, kicking off at noon on Saturday. For more information, visit discoverruidoso.com.

Lincoln

Feb. 17

Guided tour to John Tunstall’s murder site

The New Mexico Historic Sites and Lincoln Historic Site host the guided tour to the John Tunstall murder site. Interested participants meet at the Lincoln Historic Site Visitor Center at 2 p.m. for a brief introduction to events and then drive in a caravan to the site. All participants must provide their own transportation to the site. All-wheel-drive vehicles are not required but the organizers highly recommend that vehicles have high clearance. The road to the site is an unpaved Forest Service road through mountainous terrain. For more information, visit nmhistoricsites.org/lincoln or call 575-653-4025.

Artesia

Feb. 19

Glenn Miller Orchestra concert

The world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com, email boxoffice@artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Ruidoso

Feb. 19

Orphan Trains to the Frontier

The National Orphan Train Complex Museum and Research Center will bring a presentation to Ruidoso regarding the nearly 250,000 orphans moved from New York City to nearly every state of the union between 1854 and 1929. The presentations will include a music and literary portion, a historical lecture with discussion and a video presentation, inviting audience interaction and engagement to explore the part New Mexico played in the largest child migration in America. The program takes place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Ruidoso Public Library, 107 Kansas City Road. For more information, visit ridersontheorphantrain.org or call 575-258-3704.

Carlsbad

Feb. 22

Pre-School StoryTime at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park

Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park, 1504 Miehls Drive, hosts its Pre-School StoryTime in the Visitor Center every Friday at 9:30 a.m. when school is in session. This Friday’s program is, “Guess How Much I Love You,” by Sam McBratney. A little hare tells his father how much he loves him, and the father shows him he loves him more. The event is open to children ages infant through 5 years accompanied by an adult, the program starts with songs and a story followed by an activity and a short walk through the zoo (weather permitting). The program in the Visitor Center is free. However, regular entrance fees apply to enter the zoo. For more information, call the park at 575-887-5516.

Artesia

Feb. 23

Todd Green concert

Multi-instrumentalist Todd Green performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. Green performs original music on over 30 acoustic string, flute and percussion instruments from all over the world, inspired by different cultures all over the globe. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com, email boxoffice@artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

 

Ruidoso/Alto

Feb. 23

Murphy’s Celtic Legacy

Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is shown at Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road at 7 p.m. Some of the quickest, most expressive legs in the world percussively invigorating traditional Irish dance. Featuring 20 plus dancers and musicians including talents from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman. Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular. The performance is bursting with riveting jigs, reels and haunting ballads and is drawn from Irish folklore. For more information, visit spencertheater.com or call 575-336-4800.

Ruidoso/Mescalero

Feb. 23

Amy Grant concert

Award-winning singer and songwriter Amy Grant performs at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, at 8 p.m. For more information, visit ticketmaster.com.

Artesia

Feb. 28

Fundraising Gala

The Artesia Arts Council presents its second annual 1920s Fundraising Gala at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.