Jamie O’Hara concert
Jamie O’Hara performs at Milton’s Brewing, 108 E. Mermod St., at 7 p.m. For more information, call 575-689-1026.
Street Dance Concert
The Flickinger Center for Performing Arts presents its third annual Street Dance Concert and Cookout. The cookout takes place at Patron’s Hall at 6 p.m, entry fee includes a beer and wine cash bar and music by Piano Man. From 8:30 to 11 p.m. Street Dancing with the band Remember Then takes place on New York Avenue. The public is encouraged to dress up retro in ‘50s and ‘70s style. There will be a silent auction, vintage art, swing demos and dance contests in waltz, swing and Latin dances. For more information, visit flickingercenter.com or call 575-437-2202.
The annual judged outdoor car show takes place at 10:30 a.m. at the beach. The night before is early registration and Friday night cruise. Trophy presentation is at 3:30 p.m. For more information, visit carsclubofcarlsbad.com.
Carlsbad MainStreet is hosting CavernFest, from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. downtown Carlsbad. There will be a volleyball tournament at 9 a.m. Sign-up is at 1602 W. Fox St. The tournament benefits the Boys & Girls Club of Carlsbad. There will be vendors, food trucks, activities and live music by The Kentucky Headhunters, Holly Tucker, Jordan Nix, and Mark Powell. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.
June 15 and 16
First Nichols Ranch Cherry Festival
The first Nichols Ranch Cherry Festival takes place at 236 Cottonwood Canyon Road (7 miles east of La Luz). There will be live music, food, wine and beer. The Runyan Ranch Petting Zoo will have their animals there. For more information, call Bob Nichols at 575-430-7953.
Comedian Jeff Foxworthy performs at the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 287 Carrizo Canyon Road, at 8 p.m. For more information, visit ticketmaster.com, its Facebook event page or call 800-545-9011.
July 5 to 7
Pork & Brew
Pork & Brew will return to the Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Circle NE, for the 16th year. This year, the event will have an indoor and outdoor format. There will be award-winning barbecue and more than 20 microbreweries. Entertainment is provided with live music and daily a kid’s watermelon and adult pie-eating contests. Times are Friday from 2 to 8 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit santaanastarcenter.com.
A Summer’s Night with La Llorona
A Summer’s Night with La Llorona takes place at Fort Selden Historic Site, 1280 Fort Road, at 6 p.m. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.
Aug. 3 to 8
National Veterans Golden Age Games
Volunteers are needed for the National Veterans Golden Age Games. Help is needed for 21 sporting events, opening ceremony/parade of athletes and “May I help you please?” for 2,500 volunteer opportunities. Register to volunteer at veterangoldenagegames.va.gov.
Bosque Chile Festival
The annual Bosque Chile Festival takes place at the National Hispanic Cultural Center, 1701 Fourth St. SW, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This event will offer entertainment, kids’ activities, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, beer, wine, agricultural workshops and chef demonstrations. For more information, visit its Facebook page, email email@example.com or call 505-468-1418.
Lobo Cancer Challenge
The third annual Lobo Cancer Challenge is a fundraiser walk, ride or run. All of the funds raised go to the University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center. The event takes place at Dreamstyle Stadium, 1414 University SE. Packet pick-up opens Sept. 13 at the south entrance at 4 p.m. Celebration kick-off will be at 5:30 p.m. in the End Zone Club by RSVP only. Sept. 14 packet pick-up opens at the south entrance at 6 a.m. Walk-in participants or registration on the day of the event will not be accepted. The opening ceremony is at 7 a.m. Spectators are welcome. There will be concession stands available for spectator and family activities, including Jumbo Jenga, cornhole and hula hoops. For more information, visit lobocancerchallenge.org. Volunteers are needed for several positions from Sept. 12 to 15. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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