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Jingle Jam concert and car show coming Saturday

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Carlsbad

Dec. 14

Jingle Jam concert and car show

The Jingle Jam concert and car show takes 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 the Facebook event page.

Alamogordo

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Dec. 13

Christmas Tree Lighting

The city of Alamogordo presents its annual Christmas Tree Lighting at Washington Park Stage, 100 N. Washington Ave., from 6 to 9 p.m. There will be a petting zoo from Stars and Strides Stable, Santa Claus, hot chocolate and s’mores. Kids can paint their own ornaments to take home. For more information, visit business.alamogordo.com or call 575-439-4279.

Carlsbad

Dec. 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 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 heartwarming 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.

Alamogordo

Dec. 14

Lady of the Mountain Run

The Lady of the Mountain Run is a 10K/5K and 1-mile fun run, starting at Griggs Field, 3000 N. Florida Ave. The 10K/5K starts at 8:15 a.m. and the fun run begins at 10 a.m. For more information, visit ladyofthemountainrun.com.

Alamogordo

Dec. 14

Christmas Craft Show

The Christmas Craft Show takes place at AlamoShape, 700 E. First St., Ste. No. 765, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be more than 20 vendors. For more information, visit business.alamogordo.com.

Alamogordo

Dec. 14

Parade of Lights

The Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to its Parade of Lights on 10th Street from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, email chamber@alamogordo.com or call 575-437-6120.

Hobbs

Dec. 14

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.

Carlsbad

Until Dec. 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, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. There will be food vendors, crafts, Santa Claus, music, Everest climb ‘n’ slide and ice skating. For more information, visit carlsbadchamber.com, christmasonthepecos.com or call 575-887-6516 or the ticket office at 575-628-0952.

Hobbs

Dec. 15

Christmas Movie

The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1 Thunderbird Circle, invites the public to a free showing of the Christmas movie, “Muppet Christmas Carol.” The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser’s redemption on Christmas Eve. There will be popcorn and refreshments. For more information, call 575-492-2678.

El Paso, Texas

Dec. 15

Il Divo: A Holiday Song Celebration

Il Divo presents its A Holiday Song Celebration at Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza, 7 p.m. Il Divo has always stood out for its peculiar mix of opera and pop in songs of different genres, and is the most important reference in the world of the crossover groups of classical music. Since its debut in 2004, Il Divo has triumphed on the most important venues around the world, and has sold over 30 million records throughout its career. For more information, call 915-231-1100.

Artesia

Dec. 16

‘A Christmas Carol’

The Artesia Arts Council presents, “A Christmas Carol,” 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.

Santa Fe

Dec. 16

Farolito Walk

For a one-of-a-kind festive celebration, the Pecos National Historical Park’s Farolito Walk offers an opportunity to dive into New Mexico culture and the area’s incredible natural landscapes.

With over 3,500 farolitos illuminating the 1-mile trail that leads to the Spanish Mission Church and Pueblo, the serene event is sure to get you in the holiday spirit and in touch with Santa Fe’s unique traditions.

For more information, visit santafenmtrue.com.

Santa Fe/Pecos

Dec. 17

Las Posadas

History comes to life in the evening with the Pecos National Historical Park’s Las Posadas. Las posadas translates to inns or shelters in Spanish, and each year St. Anthony’s Parish in Pecos celebrates this event in representation of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem.

Visitors can take horse-drawn wagons from the remnants of the 18th-century church and convent, while singing traditional hymns and holiday songs amidst the light of the farolito-lit trail. The event culminates with hot drinks and a New Mexico holiday favorite treat and the official state cookie — biscochitos.

For more information, visit santafenmtrue.com.

Artesia

Dec. 18

Community Christmas Concert

The First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 402 W. Grand Ave., invites the public at 6:30 p.m. to its Community Christmas Concert.

For more information, email fpchurchartesia@pvtn.net or call 575-746-2721.

Artesia

Dec. 20

Celtic Angels Christmas

The Artesia Arts Council presents Celtic Angels Christmas concert with the Celtic Knight Dancers and the Trinity Band Ensemble of Dublin 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.

Alto/Ruidoso

Dec. 22

‘The Nutcracker’

The Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts, 108 Spencer Road, presents “The Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. Dalí Ballet Company’s delightful adaptation of the Tchaikovsky Christmas classic features a cast of 70-plus outstanding dancers, spectacular costumes, sets and special effects. All proceeds benefit the nonprofit, Ruidoso-based Dance Company.

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

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