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Cirque Du Soleil performing in Rio Rancho through Sunday

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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.

Rio Rancho

April 11-14

Cirque Du Soleil – Corteo

Corteo, the latest arena production from Cirque du Soleil, will be in Rio Rancho at the Santa Ana Star Center from April 11 to 14. Tickets are now on sale. For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com.

Carlsbad

April 12

Robin Scott concert

Robin Scott will perform at Milton’s Brewing, 108 E. Mermod St., at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Facebook event page or call 575-689-1026.

Hagerman

April 12 and 13

Hagerman Old Photos open house

The Hagerman Public Library presents Hagerman Old Photos open house on Friday at 5 p.m. and on Saturday at 9 a.m., inside the Lindell Andrews Community Center, 501 E Argyle St. There will be lemonade and water available. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.

Alamogordo

April 12-14, 19 and 20

“Mary Poppins — The Musical”

Alamogordo Music Theater presents “Mary Poppins — The Musical” live on stage of the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts, 1110 New York Ave. Showings are Fridays and Saturdays at 7 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, call 575-437-2202.

Carlsbad

April 13

Earth Day Festival

The Earth Day Festival at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park, 1504 Miehls Drive, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will feature activities for the entire family including crafts and education. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-887-5516.

Glenwood

April 13

Dutch oven gathering

The dutch oven gathering offers authentic Dutch oven cooking. The organizers are still looking for cooks and vendors. The gathering takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glenwood Community Park on Catwalk Road. For more information, email Molly Bryan at 3mollymules60@gmail.com or call 575-539-2714 (no texts).

Ruidoso/Alto

April 13

The Satin Dollz concert

The Satin Dollz bring their ‘40s inspired USO tour-show “Sing, Swing and Sizzle!” to the Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road. The show starts at 7 p.m. For more information, visit spencertheater.com or call 575-336-4800 or toll-free 888-818-7872.

Carlsbad

April 18

Easter Egg Hunt

Carlsbad Radio is hosting the 24th annual Easter Egg Hunt at PR Leyva Football Field. The egg hunt starts at 6:05 p.m. For more information, visit carlsbadradio.com, its Facebook page or call 575-887-7563.

Cloudcroft

April 19

Robin Scott concert

Robin Scott performs at Cloudcroft Brewing Company, 1301 Burro Ave., at 6 p.m. For more information, visit cloudcroftbrewing.com or call 575-682-2337.

Alamogordo

April 20

Easter in the Park

The city of Alamogordo Community Services Department and Burt Broadcasting, Inc. are holding the annual Easter in the Park with food and craft vendors, an Easter egg hunt for kids and adults as well as games. The event will be at Washington Park Stage. For more information, email Joshua Sides at jsides@ci.alamogordo.nm.us or call 575-439-4279.

Carlsbad

April 20

Annual Spring Egg Hunt

The New Mexico State University Carlsbad hosts its annual Spring Egg Hunt at the Beach Bandshell at 10 a.m. All ages are welcome. Some baskets will be provided. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.

Artesia

April 23 and 25

Auditions for “Follies”

Artesia Community Theatre is holding auditions for its annual Follies on both days at 6:30 p.m. The show will be in June at Hopscotch Brewery. Specific dates will be released on a later date. For more information about the audition location, visit its Facebook page or contact Kandese Green at 575-495-5562 or Lindsay Waugh at 580-206-4795.

Artesia

April 25

The Landscape of Guitar

The Landscape of Guitar performs at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. The Landscape of Guitar is an animated painting concert experience with groundbreaking art and music. Award-winning singer and songwriters Patchouli and Terra Guitarra, one of the top nuevo-flamenco groups, create a live symphony of color and sound. A combination of the harmonies of Simon & Garfunkel, the guitars of the Gipsy Kings and the colors of Van Gogh. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com, email boxoffice@artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Rio Rancho

April 25

Jeff Dunham “Passively Aggressive”

Tickets are on sale now for ventriloquist Jeff Dunham’s “Passively Aggressive” show at the Santa Ana Star Center, 54 Jemez Canyon Dam Road, Santa Ana Pueblo, at 7 p.m. Dunham’s show is sold out fast, anybody interested in seeing the comedian with his troupe of characters (Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Melvin the Superhero Guy, Bubba, José Jalapeño on a Stick and cranky old Walter), should get their tickets as soon as possible. For more information, visit santaanastar.com or call 505-867-0000.

Cloudcroft

April 26

Wait for What?! concert

The band Wait for What?! performs at the Cloudcroft Brewing Company, 1301 Burro Ave., at 6 p.m. For more information, visit cloudcroftbrewing.com or call 575-682-2337.

Alamogordo

April 27

Community Earth Day Fair

The 26th annual Community Earth Day Fair takes place at Alameda Park Zoo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event will have more than 80 vendors, including local nonprofits, gardening clubs, educational booths and several food booths. A mass release of butterflies will take place at 11 a.m. For more information, email cpd@alamogordo.com or call 575-437-6120.

Alamogordo

April 27

MUFON New Mexico meeting

The Mutual UFO Network New Mexico state chapter meets at the Alamogordo Public Library, 920 Oregon Ave., from 1:30 to 4 p.m. New Mexico State Director, Don Burleson, is hosting the free event. A slide show will be presented on the Holloman Air Force Base UFO landing and its relation to the Socorro incident and information regarding recent cases reported throughout the state. For more information, visit its Facebook page @nmmufon, call 575-622-0855 or 860-324-7614.

Dexter

May 4

Fireworks fundraiser

The Dexter Fire Department is holding its annual fundraiser — which includes dinner and a dance. The event takes place at 6 p.m. at the Disabled American Veteran’s Hall, 1602 N. Montana Ave. The event is only for those who are 21 or older. The open bar will be available until the last ticket is drawn. The profits go to the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Lake Van in Dexter. Tickets are being sold by the Dexter firefighters. For more information, call 575-734-5401 or visit its Facebook page.