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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575-539-2714 (no texts).
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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com or call 575-439-4279.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575-746-4212.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com or call 575-437-6120.
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.
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.