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Carlsbad invites children for contest running through April

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Carlsbad

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.

Alamogordo

March 9

Top O’ The Mornin’ Run & Walk

Wear your green for the 19th annual Sertoma Top O’ The Mornin’ Run & Walk.

The run/walk starts at the corner of Scenic Drive and First Street at 8 a.m. and at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds from these events benefit Sertoma scholarships and support for community causes.

For more information, visit active.com or call Art Davis at 575-491-2568.

Artesia

March 9

Peter Hurd Heist Escape Room for adults

The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center, 505 W. Richardson Ave., is hosting together with the Artesia Public Library from 2 to 8 p.m. its annual escape room event. The event is for adults ages 18 and over only. Limited tickets available.

For more information, call 575-746-4252.

Artesia

March 9

Open 4D Barrel Race and Pole Bending Fundraiser

The Eddy County Junior Rodeo Association is hosting its Open 4D Barrel Race and Pole Bending Fundraiser at the Eddy County Fairgrounds.

Enter at 4:30 p.m., exhibitions are from 5 to 6 p.m. and the race starts at 6 p.m.

For more information, visit its Facebook event page or email ecjrarodeo@yahoo.com.

Ruidoso/Alto

March 10

‘The Wizard of Oz’

The public has two chances to see “The Wizard of Oz” at Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road. The first showing is at 1 p.m. the second is at 7 p.m.

For more information, visit spencertheater.com or call 575-336-4800.

Artesia

March 14

3 Redneck Tenors concert

The 3 Redneck Tenors perform at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m.

The 3 Redneck Tenors are finalists of the TV show “America’s Got Talent” and are a new breed in the “tenor genre” — their musical comedy featuring classically trained veteran artists is like “Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall.” It has been said that if Larry the Cable Guy, Il Divo and Mrs. Doubtfire had a baby, that child would be The 3 Redneck Tenors.

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

Carlsbad

March 15

Mayor’s Third Annual Shindig

Mayor’s Third Annual Shindig benefits “Packs for Hunger” and is presented by Epsilon Sigma Alpha, at the Leo Sweet Building, 1302 Mission Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m.

There will be entertainment, music, a silent auction, raffle, DJ and Mariachi Unido.

For more information, call Carol Worley at 575-361-2834, Sharon Snell at 575-361-2966 or Sarah Worley at 575-706-6107.

Ruidoso

March 15 to 16

Mountain Smoke BBQ Festival

The Mountain Smoke BBQ Festival takes place at Wingfield Park, kicking off on Friday at noon.

The BBQ competition is a Kansas City Barbecue Association sanctioned contest. There will be breweries and wineries from across New Mexico present with live music, craft vendors, children activities and local food.

For more information, visit discoverruidoso.com.

Bernalillo

March 16

Spring Love Old School Jam

Tickets are now available for the Spring Love Old School Jam Show at the Santa Ana Star Casino and Hotel, 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road. The show starts at 7 p.m. in the Santa Ana Star Center.

Seven of the most iconic old school artists will be invading New Mexico. More than 50 top 10 singles and four hours of nonstop music. Dance the night away with Stevie B, Rose Royce, Ready For The World (Melvin Ryley), the Dazz Band, CMB, Club Nouveau and Rodney O.

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

Cloudcroft

March 16

Abe Mac Band concert

The Abe Mac Band performs at Cloudcroft Brewing, 1301 Burro Ave., at 6 p.m. The band is best known for honky tonk.

For more information, call 575-622-2337.

Hobbs

March 16

Irish Hoopla

The Lea County Women’s Network are hosting Irish Hoopla at the Lea County Event Center, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy., at 6:30 p.m.

There will be a silent and live auction, cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. All proceeds go to its scholarship and mentor programs.

For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-631-0365.

Ruidoso/Alto

March 19

The Illusionists

The Illusionists perform at Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, at 7 p.m. This mind-blowing magic spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth.

For more information, visit spencertheater.com or call 575-336-4800.