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Michael Winslow Comedy Show
The Michael Winslow Comedy Show opens for one night only at Walter Gerrells Performing Arts Center, 4012 National Parks Hwy., at 8 p.m. Comedian and voice-talent Winslow became famous with the movie “Police Academy,” and can look back on a long career in the movie industry. Currently, he has been cast in television hits such as “Robot Chicken” and “Family Guy” and on Geico commercials. The show is family-friendly. For more information, visit carlsbadlive.com or its Facebook event page.
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Meal & Groceries
The Hagerman JOY Center, 503 E. Argyle St., invites the community to its community event Meal & Groceries from 5 to 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome to the free event. For more information, call 575-623-4866.
Dec. 6 and 7
Polar Express Party
The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Circle, invites the public to a Polar Express Party on both days at 7 p.m. Wear your pajamas, get free hot chocolate and cookies while watching the film “Polar Express.” While the event is free of charge, a ticket is mandatory and available at the museum. For more information, call 575-492-2678.
Dec. 6 to 8
Spirit of the Season
The Lovington Chamber of Commerce presents Spirit of the Season Marketplace & Festival at the Lea County Fairground. The highlight will be the Electric Light Parade, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. There will be entertainment, Santaland and festivities for the entire family. For more information, follow them on Facebook or call 575-396-5611.
Dec. 6 to 8 and 13 to 15
Ted Swindley’s ‘Stories My Grandmother Told Me.’
The Carlsbad Community Theatre, 4713 National Parks Hwy., is producing Ted Swindley’s “Stories My Grandmother Told Me., with showings on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. The story is about a man reflecting on memories of his grandmother’s fascinating stories and the influence they had on his life. A funny and heart-warming play with a gothic twist. The play is not recommended for children under 10. For more information, visit its Facebook page or call 575-887-3157.
Ride for Bikes Christmas bike build
Ride for Bikes’ Miles of Smiles Christmas Bike Project is hosting its 2019 bicycle build at the Artesia Activity Center, 612 N. Eighth St., at 9 a.m. More than 600 bicycles will be given to children within Southeast New Mexico. Every kindergartener in the public schools of Artesia, Lovington, Hope and Tatum will receive a brand-new 20-inch bike. For more information, visit rideforbikes.com.
Winter Wine Festival
The Winter Wine Festival takes place from noon to 6 p.m. at the Pecos River Village Conference Center, 711 Muscatel Ave. There will be wine tasting and holiday arts and crafts. No one under the age of 21 will be admitted. Photo identification is required. For more information, visit carlsbadwinterwine.com.
2019 Annual Cloudcroft Tree Lighting and Parade
The parade starts at 5 p.m. Santa will arrive after the parade and the Christmas tree lighting follows the parade on Burro Street. Entertainment will be provided by the Cloudcroft band and choir. For more information, call the Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce at 575-682-2733.
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 2019
The city of Hobbs is hosting its second annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony downtown Hobbs, at Shipp Street Venue and Broadway Street, from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be horse carriage rides, Jack Frost Kids’ village, holiday market place, free photos with Santa and entertainment. First 100 attendees can get free hot chocolate. Bring a toy for a boy or girl to help raise toys for the Hobbs Fire Department Holiday Toy Drive. For more information, call Tanya Sanchez at 575-391-4178.
Luminaria de Abo
Luminaria de Abo takes place in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The Abo is located 9 miles west of Mountainair. The contours of the Abo mission will be illuminated with more than 1,000 luminarias. The event is free of charge and begins with a Roman Catholic Mass in the Abo from 4 to 5 p.m. A Posada reenactment will begin after the Mass. There will be live music, posada pinatas and refreshments. For more information, visit newmexico.org or call the park at 505-847-2585.
Festival of Lights Parade and after-party
The annual Festival of Lights Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. from the corner of Sudderth Drive and Mechem Drive, through midtown to the Chamber of Commerce. The Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Toys for Tots and encourage everyone to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the parade. Toys for Tots will have a float and Marines will be walking along the float to receive the toys. After the parade, the after-party takes place at Wingfield Park at 7 p.m. There will be food, refreshments, an outdoor showing of “It’s A Wonderful Life,” winter activities and marshmallow roasting. Santa will be there as well. For more information, visit discoverruidoso.com.
The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Circle, invites the public to a showing of the classic Christmas movie, “White Christmas,” starring Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye. The event is free of charge and there will be popcorn and refreshments. For more information, call 575-492-2678.
A Jazzy Christmas
A Jazzy Christmas free concert takes place at the New Mexico Junior College, Watson Hall, 1 Thunderbird Circle, at 2 p.m. The concert is performed by NMJC Community Band who will play favorite jazz Christmas tunes. For more information, call 575-492-2781.
Holiday Choir Concert
The Hobbs High Choir performs a Holiday Choir Concert at First United Methodist Church of Hobbs, 200 E. Snyder St., at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit fumchohobbs.com, its Facebook event page or call 575-397-7777.
Holiday Shindig at the Library
The Artesia Public Library, 205 W. Quay Ave., is hosting a Holiday Shindig from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There’ll be fun and games, a sing-a-long, and a visit from Santa Claus at 6 p.m. And of course, cookies and hot chocolate. It’ll be fun for the whole family. Free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 575-746-4252.
Holidays Around the World
Jessica Fichot presents her Holiday Around the World concert at the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. For more information, visit artesiaartscouncil.com or call 575-746-4212.
Dec. 12 to 15
A December to Remember
Christmas on the Pecos, 711 Muscatel Ave., and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce are hosting the four-day festival, A December to Remember. There will be vendors, crafts, Santa Claus, music, Everest climb ‘n’ slide and ice skating. For more information, visit carlsbadchamber.com or call 575-887-6516 or the ticket office at 575-628-0952.
Jingle Jam concert and car show
The Jingle Jam concert and car show take place at P.R. Leyva Middle School, 800 W. Church St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m., featuring The Temptations and Hollywood actor and old-school recording artist 2nd Chance. All proceeds from this concert will go to the local His Presence Ministry to help local kids with backpacks and school supplies. The car show will benefit local kids with toys for Christmas. For more information about the car show, call Diego at 575-302-5841; for more information about the concert, call Larry at 575-361-6260, or visit the Facebook event page.
Christmas Family Fun Day
The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Circle, invites the public to its Christmas Family Fun Day. There will be free events such as Christmas crafts, a display of more than 40 beautifully decorated trees, Bonnie Moran’s North Pole Village and a free showing of the movie “Elf” at 2 p.m. For more information, call 575-492-2678.
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