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Roswell painter to sign books in Santa Fe tonight


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Santa Fe

Aug. 2

Kim Wiggins show

Roswell painter Kim Wiggins’ one-man show opens at the Manitou Galleries, 123 W. Palace Ave., from 5 to 7:30 p.m. He will be signing books at the opening.

For more information, visit manitougalleries.com or call 505-986-0440.

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Aug. 2 to 4

Old Lincoln Days and The Last Escape of Billy the Kid Pageant

The historic town of Lincoln invites the public to its Old Lincoln Days, which includes the oldest folk pageant in the state and one of the last ones in the country.

The Last Escape of Billy the Kid Pageant will happen daily, Friday and Saturday at 8:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are only available at the entrance of the open-air theater, located next to the old Lincoln jail, daily from 10 a.m.

Throughout the day there will be a variety of events, games and entertainment planned in town.

For more information, visit its Facebook page and event pages — its regular website is out of order.

Santa Fe

Aug. 3

Honoring Purple Heart Award recipients

Purple Heart Award recipients will be honored at a special Purple Heart recognition ceremony at the Santa Fe Veterans Memorial, 407 Galisteo St. (Northwest corner of the Bataan Memorial Bldg.), at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend.

For more information, visit nmdvs.org.


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.


Aug. 4

Free concert

A free concert by Grupo Veneno, featuring Los Ilagales Del Bravo and DJ Pete Subia will entertain the public for free and the new Carlsbad Beach Bandshell pavilion, from 5 to 9 p.m.

For more information, visit cityofcarlsbadnm.com or call 575-887-1191.


Aug. 4

Summer movies in the park

The movie “Grease” will be shown at the Halagueno Arts Park at dark.

For more information, visit carlsbadchamber.com.


Aug. 9 and 10

First Hobbs Fire Fighter Combat Challenge

The Hobbs Fire Fighter Department is throwing out the challenge, “Are you ‘Fire Fit?”

The first Hobbs Fire Fighter Combat Challenge takes place at the Lea County Event Center, 5181 N. Lovington Highway.

Friday events start at 3 p.m., Saturday events start at 8 a.m. The events are open for the public.


Aug. 9 and 10

Music on Main Magdalena

A two-day curated musical event featuring five extraordinary bands: Buttercup, Garrett T. Capps, Paper Moonshiners, Walter Salas-Humara & Wolverton. Performances will be in the Warehouse 1-10 garden, 110 N. Main St. The event is part of Magdalena’s Camp Chair event series (bring your favorite camp chair). Limited entry.

For more information, visit warehouse110.com.


Aug. 10

“Journal of the Noble Gnarble”

The children of the recent theater class present this year’s Missoula style play, “Journal of the Noble Gnarble.” The young actors’ ages are from 3 to 18 years. The performance starts at 3 p.m. at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St.

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

Angel Fire

Aug. 10

Festival Eclectica

This year’s Festival Eclectica features powerhouse vocalist and searing guitarist, 2018 Blues Foundation Best Female Contemporary Blues winner Samantha Fish, who heads up the pack of amazing woman-fronted acts at this year’s second annual Festival Eclectica.

Also bringing the “Eclectic” to the beautiful village of Angel Fire are “The New Face of Angola World Music,” Vivalda Dula; quirky Indie Rockers Red Light Cameras; sultry and soulful Latinx group NOHE & SUS SANTOS and northern New Mexico’s own award-winning singer-songwriter Lara Manzanare.

From Blues to Indie Rock to Latin to Afropop to Folk and beyond … it’s a one-of-a-kind Music Festival benefiting Shuter Library. There will also be food, art and refreshments available. Gates open at noon.

For more information, visit festivaleclecticanm.brownpapertickets.com or call 575.377.6755.


Aug. 15

The Texas Tenors

The Texas Tenors added a new concert date after Aug. 16 at the Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, sold out.

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


Aug. 16 to 18

Carrizozo Arts Weekend

During the Carrizozo Arts Weekend, local studios and galleries are open to the public from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More than 40 artists are participating, from painter Joan Malkerso, woven copper painter Suzanne Donazetti, to mixed media sculpture artist Cynthia Clark and woodworking artist Chuck Riley to name a few.

A free preview party on Aug. 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. takes place at Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography, 401 12th St.

For more information, visit carrizozoarts.com or its Facebook event page.


Aug. 17

Free movie on the stage

The city of Alamogordo is hosting a family-friendly movie night on the third Saturday of August at the Washington Park Stage. The movie, “How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World,” will start at dusk.

The public should bring chairs, blankets and snacks.


Aug. 17

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 bosquechilefestival@bernco.gov or call 505-468-1418.

If you would like your event listed on the entertainment calendar, please email vision@rdrnews.com or call 622-7710 ext. 309.

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