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Alamogordo Family Rec Center hosts annual Turkey Shoot

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Alamogordo

Nov. 2

Turkey Shoot

The Alamogordo Family Recreation Center, 1100 Oregon Ave., is hosting its annual Turkey Shoot from 1 to 3 p.m., a free family event where participants can compete in basketball free throws, corn hole and ladder golf. There will be prizes for the winning teams. For more information, call 575-439-4142.

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Nov. 2

Llano Estacado Banquet Awards

The Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame 42nd annual Llano Estacado Banquet Awards ceremony includes the Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame induction ceremony of Albert “Suckerod” Ozborn and J. E. Teague among others, which takes place at the Lea County Event Center, 5101 N. Lovington Highway. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame at 575-492-2678, email eanderson@nmjc.edu or visit nmjc.edu/museum.

Hobbs

Nov. 2

Hope – AID Live

Hope – AID Live is a free benefit concert at the Lea County Convention Center, 5101 N. Lovington Highway, from 2 to 8 p.m. with the Justin Kemp Band. There will be event T-shirts, beer and wine sold and all proceeds from those sales will be given to local cancer organizations and toward cancer research. For more information, visit justinkempband.com.

Lincoln

Nov. 2

Dia de Muertos

The Friends of Historic Lincoln along with the Lincoln Merchants Association present the sixth annual Dia de los Muertos celebration in historic Lincoln. With a full range of fun family events, the hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., admission is free. There will also be live music, food and vendors. Lincoln is located 12 miles east of Capitan, on Highway 380 (Calle La Placita). For more information, call 575-653-4045.

Artesia

Nov. 2 to 3

Balloons and Tunes

Artesia invites the public to its hot air balloon festival Balloons and Tunes. On Friday, balloons will lift off from the elementary schools early in the morning (weather permitting). This year, a 5K Balloon Chase (fun run and walk) takes place at Eagle Draw at 8 a.m. on Saturday. Throughout the day different events take place in various businesses, including the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center and the Artesia Public Library. At 6 p.m., a free Fire Concert takes place in the Bulldog Bowl Parking lot with the Artesia High School Marching Band, Twirling Stars and the balloon pilots, followed by entertainment at different businesses until 9 p.m. On Sunday, the balloons start setting up at Eagle Draw at 6 a.m. For more information, visit artesiachamber.com or its Facebook event page.

Carlsbad

Nov. 2 and 3

Sunflower Festival

Balzano Vineyard & Pumpkin Patch, 5230 Seven Rivers Highway, is hosting its first Sunflower Festival, featuring vendors, live music, food and entertainment. Take a hayride to the field to pick your own sunflowers and take pictures in 5 acres of sunflowers, weather permitting. Doors open Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, visit balzanovineyard.com or call 575-361-4993.

Albuquerque

Nov. 3

Deadline for New Mexico Veterans Art Show

All veterans, active duty, National Guard and Reserve along with their spouses/partners are eligible to submit entries — take in between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. — to be juried into the New Mexico Veterans Art Show. The show itself will be from Nov. 8 to 11, 15 to 17, 22 to 24 and 29 at the Fine Arts Building at Expo New Mexico. For more information, visit nmveteransart.com.

Artesia

Nov. 5

Mozart to Metallica

The Bassett Bros is an identical twin guitar duo who will have their concert, Mozart to Metallica, at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. The duo will perform music from medieval to Metallica. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.

Carlsbad

Nov. 7

Taste of Culture

New Mexico State University Carlsbad, 1500 University Drive, is hosting its eighth annual Taste of Culture. Admission is free. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the NMSU Carlsbad Campus. This annual event has participants from all over the globe, including China, Yemen, Nepal, Iran, South Korea, Scotland, Spain, Nigeria, Mexico, Canada and the Philippines. The event is sponsored by the NMSU Carlsbad Diversity Committee. For more information, visit its Facebook event page, carlsbad.nmsu.edu or call 575-234-9200.

Artesia

Nov. 11

Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day Ceremony takes place at Baish Veterans Park, at Fifth Street and Texas Avenue, at 11 a.m. The Artesia High School Band, the Artesia third grade choir will perform. Keynote speaker is Andrew Davidson of First National Bank. Applications for a Wall of Honor are now available. Deadline is March 31, 2020. The names will be added to the wall in fall 2020. For more information, visit artesiamainstreet.com or call 575-746-1117.

Albuquerque

Nov. 14

Artistic Expression Throughout the African Diaspora discussion

The New Mexico Humanities Council, 4115 Silver Ave. SE, is hosting a moderated Pan African panel discussion, Artistic Expression throughout the African Diaspora, with Tracy Dingman, from 6 to 8 p.m. The discussion is part of the exhibit 400 Years (1619-2019): Knowing Our African American Past and Creating Our Future. The NMHC gallery and programs are free and open to the public. For more information, visit nmhumanities.org for more information on the upcoming programs.

Farmington

Nov. 15

Blue Note Records’ 80th anniversary tour

Blue Note Records’ 80th anniversary tour comes to Farmington, to the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. A triple-bill of current Blue Note artists — Kandace Springs, James Francies and the James Carter Organ Trio — will perform in celebration of the anniversary of the iconic jazz record company Blue Note Records. Each artist will perform a set of their own music followed by a finale with all the musicians coming together to perform a classic Blue Note tune. For more information, visit fmtn.org.

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