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Last weekend for ‘Going To See The Elephant’ in Carlsbad


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Feb. 28, 29, March 1

‘Going To See The Elephant’

Carlsbad Community Theatre, 4713 National Parks Highway, presents the play “Going To See The Elephant,” with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit its Facebook page or call 575-887-3157.

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March 1

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ 

The New Antiquities Theatre Company presents “The Diary of Anne Frank.” The play is based on the writings of Anne Frank, written by Francis Goodrich and Albert Hackett, newly adapted by Wendy Kesselman.

The play about the young girl who was hiding from the Nazis with her family in the Netherlands is directed by Nathan R. Miles and Lucinda Laro, in association with Lovington High School Theatre Department.

Performances will be at the Pannel Auditorium on the Lovington High School Campus, 701 West Ave. K, on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m.

For more information, visit newantiquities.org.


March 5

Rock & Roll Science

The Hillbilly Scientist returns to the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main St., at 7 p.m. Rock & Roll Science explains the science behind rock and roll, and how technology has shaped this multibillion dollar industry.

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


March 7

New Mexico Astronomy

Park rangers from Carlsbad Caverns will be at the Artesia Public Library, 205 W. Quay Ave., from 10 to 11:30 a.m. to talk about New Mexico’s night sky.

For more information, call 575-746-4252.


March 7 and 8

Vines In The Pines

The annual Vines In The Pines Art and Wine Festival takes place at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Drive, from noon to 6 p.m. on both days. There will be live music on Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. by Chris Baker.

For more information and tickets, visit eventbrite.com.


March 12 to 15

Bataan Memorial Death March

Registration is now open for the 31st annual Bataan Memorial Death March, on March 15, U.S. Army Garrison White Sands Missile Range, 100 Headquarters Ave.

The Bataan Memorial Death March is a challenging 26.2-mile march through the high desert terrain. There is also an option to do the 14.2-mile honorary march. This Memorial March is held in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their freedom, health, and, in many cases, their lives.

This event is more than just a marathon. The entire weekend, Thursday through Sunday, participants get to meet survivors and attend historical seminars.

For more information, visit bataanmarch.com.


March 20

Aquarium overnight

Albuquerque Biopark’s Aquarium, 2601 Central Ave. NW, overnight is open for all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m., the program starts at 7 p.m. There will be marine activities, adventures and games. Participants will “sleep with the fishes.”

For more information, visit cabq.gov.


March 26

Vietnam War-era veterans to be honored

Vietnam War-era veterans will be honored at a 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War ceremony at the Owingeh Resort Hotel, located at 68 NM State Highway 291, just north of Española, at 10:30 a.m.

The ceremony is presented by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS) and the Santa Fe National Cemetery as part of a nationwide effort started by the U.S. Department of Defense in 2012 — and to continue “rolling” through 2025 — to honor the 50th anniversary of our country’s involvement in the Vietnam war, and to honor all Vietnam War-era veterans and their families.

A 50th anniversary commemorative pin and a certificate of appreciation for their military service will be presented to veterans and family members of deceased Vietnam War-era veterans.


March 28

Brew at the Zoo

The family-friendly event takes place at Alameda Park Zoo, 1021 N. White Sands Blvd., from 4 to 11 p.m., featuring breweries and wineries from across New Mexico, live music, food and vendors. The event benefits the zoo.

For more information, visit ci.alamogordo.nm.us or call 575-439-4279.

Las Cruces

March 30 to April 4

Las Cruces Space Festival

The Las Cruces Space Festival is an annual celebration of space-related activity and interest in southern New Mexico and beyond.

The festival is free to participate in and open to all with events for all ages and interests. Various locations in Las Cruces participate in the festival.

For a full event schedule and further information, visit lcspacefestival.com or email lcspacefestival@gmail.com.

Rio Rancho

April 23 to 26

Cirque du Soleil AXEL

Cirque du Soleil AXEL opens at Santa Ana Star Center, 3001 Civic Center Circle, for six performances only. Showings are Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at 4 and 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 1:30 and 5 p.m.

The show is an ice spectacle with live music, extraordinary skating and stunning visuals. Tickets are on sale now.

For more information, visit cirquedusoleil.com/axel.


April 25

Earth Day

Alamogordo’s 27th annual Earth Day Community Fair will be held at the Alameda Zoo and, due to Earth Day’s popularity, new this year, it will also be utilizing the south end of Alameda Park, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Applications for vendors are currently being accepted.

For more information, email chamber@alamogordo.com or call 575-437-6334 or 800-826-0294.

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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