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The World of Frida exhibit opens in Carlsbad today

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Carlsbad

Nov. 8

The World of Frida

Opening of the exhibit The World of Frida takes place at the Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, 418 W. Fox St. For more information, call 575-887-0276.

Hobbs

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Nov. 8

CASAs on the Court

CASAs on the Court is CASA of Lea County’s Second Annual Fall Fundraiser. They have teamed up with a premier, exhibition basketball team, Flight Squad, to bring Lea County a great family friendly show. CASA’s team, HUSTLE & HEART, is comprised of local basketball talent and community leaders. The event takes place at the Tasker Arena, 800 N. Jefferson St., at 7 p.m.

Alamogordo

Nov. 9

Free Science Saturday program

Bring your magnifying glasses, flashlights and even sunglasses to Trip the Light Fantastic — literally — at Science Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Tombaugh Education Building at the New Mexico Museum of Space History, 3198 State Route 2001. The Education Department can’t wait to show off its new optics bench for Science Saturday. Attendees will get to play with the basics of light, cameras and projectors. For more information, call 575-437-2840 or toll free 1-877-333-6589 or visit nmspacemuseum.org.

Hobbs

Nov. 9

United Way Benefit Concert

Rodney Atkins performs for the second annual United Way of Lea County Benefit Concert. In partnership with the JF Maddox Foundation, United Way is bringing Rodney Atkins, with a special guest to be announced, to the Lea County Event Center – where all ticket sales benefit the United Way’s partner agencies. For more information, visit uwolc.org or email campaign@uwolc.org.

Albuquerque

Nov. 11

Veterans Day at the BioPark

On Veterans Day, the Albuquerque BioPark, 903 10th St. SW, will be honoring military personnel with a special offer. Veterans, active military personnel and their families will be able to visit the zoo, aquarium or botanic garden for $1 admission. Up to five family members may gain $1 admission and must be accompanied by a veteran or active military personnel who must present a valid military ID.

Special admission is for one Albuquerque BioPark facility only and does not include BioPark combo tickets. For more information, visit cabq.gov/culturalservices/biopark.

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.

Carlsbad

Nov. 14

Desert Willow Wildlife Benefit

The Desert Willow Wildlife Benefit takes place at Walter Gerrells Center, 4012 National Parks Highway at 5:30 p.m. Stories of the last 30 years of preservation will be shared, there will be trivia games and a raffle with prizes. For more information, call the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, 575-887-6516.

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.

Albuquerque

Nov. 16

Magic and variety show

The Veterans and Patriots Performance Group presents a magic and variety show celebrating America. This show is open to the public and its members are either veterans or patriots volunteering their time and talents to support veteran’s groups in New Mexico. The show will be at South Broadway Cultural Center, 1025 Broadway Blvd. SE, at 7 p.m. For more information, visit vetsandpats.org, abqtodo.com, southbroadwaytickets.com or call 505-848-1320 (Relay NM or 711).

Artesia

Nov. 17

Sons of the Pioneers concert

The Sons of the Pioneers will perform at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 2 p.m. The band singularly built a new genre and library of music in its 85th year. For more information, visit sonsofthepioneers.org or artesiaartscouncil.com.

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