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Last day for video entries into virtual livestock show


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Until Aug. 28

State Fair Virtual Livestock Show and Sale

With the State Fair being canceled, state fair officials have agreed to host a virtual version of the livestock show and sale. Video entries for this special event will be taken from Aug. 1 to 28. For more information and updates, visit the livestock competitions page at statefair.exponm.com, email nmsf.erin@gmail.com, or visit its social media pages.


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Online exhibitions

The Albuquerque Museum has put together a large list of online exhibitions around the topic of the testing site of the first nuclear bomb near Alamogordo.

The exhibitions are available as a virtual “walk-through” online at cabs.gov. The various 360º preview of the exhibitions cover the museum’s gallery, the Trinity test, environment, video room and educational activities among other topics.

The exhibitions’ guides are available to download in English and in Spanish.



Free activities

The Ocotillo Performing Arts Center hosts a free Facebook live event every Monday at 1 p.m. on how to create origami figures. On Wednesday, the Ocotillo Comedy Troupe presents, “Lunchtime Special” at noon and on Thursdays, parents can pick up free activity bags that were put together by Artesia Arts Council and Eddy County United Way. For more information, visit its Facebook page.



Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park is open

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens State Park reopened for day use only. The park will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. For more information, visit emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/livingdesertstatepark.html.

Virtual New Mexico


Operation Veterans Wellness Virtual Run

Throughout August, participants of Operation Veterans Wellness can run, jog or walk on a road, trail, treadmill, at the gym or on the track. You get to run your own race, at your own pace and track it yourself. Since 2016, this 5K, 10K or 20K usually takes place in Gallup, but due to the pandemic, the run will be virtual. To register online, visit eventbrite.com or visit its Facebook event page to scan the QR code and to register.


Until Aug. 29

Farmers’ Market

The annual Farmers’ Market takes place at Balzano Vineyard, 5230 Seven Rivers Highway, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. The event is free to attend and free for vendors. There will be fresh produce, livestock, plants, fresh-baked pies and baked goods, as well as wine from the vineyard. They are providing COVID-19-safe shopping for food supplies. For more information, visit its Facebook event page.


Until Sept. 14

Virtual scavenger hunt

Ocotillo Performing Arts Center presents The Amazing Artesia Race, every Wednesday. This virtual race is hosted through the ActionBound app. Participants will have to complete a series of tasks that will take them around downtown Main Street. The race is completed on one’s own time. The race is a fundraiser for the Artesia Arts Council. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or artesiaartscouncil.com.

Santa Fe

Until Aug. 31

Andrew Fisher: Illumination

LewAllen Galleries, 1613 Paseo de Peralta, present Andrew Fisher: Illumination. The exhibit features Fisher’s luminous gilded tapestries and metal sculptures, which includes the talents of Fisher as interior designer, as well as those of metalsmithing and sculpture.

In order to bring the shows to the audience, LewAllen Galleries have developed two new virtual reality experiences that help to transport the visitor into the gallery. They inaugurate this new digital technology by featuring the entire just-installed exhibition.

The Quick View is a short video on YouTube that takes the visitors on a brief tour, virtually transporting them into the gallery to give an overall sense of the exhibition. For more information, visit lewallengalleries.com, its Facebook page or call 505-988-3250.

Virtual New Mexico

Sept. 12

Prickly Pear Festival

The second annual New Mexico Prickly Pear Festival will be online, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. In order to keep everyone safe and healthy, the New Mexico Prickly Pear Festival will hold its cooking demonstrations, talks, music and activities online. Tickets are donation-based and all proceeds will go to the Three Sisters Kitchen and COVID-19 relief for the Navajo (Dine) Nation. For more information, visit nmpricklypearfest.com or its Facebook event page.


Sept. 18 to 19

PASEO Project — call for artists

The seventh annual PASEO Project is an art festival that is 100% free and family-friendly. Local, national and international artists will present immersive and participatory art installations that harness art, science and technology to explore ideas relevant to the community. The festival takes place in the Taos Historic District, 222 Paseo del Pueblo Norte. For more information, visit paseoproject.org, email paseo@paseoproject.org or call 575-613-0601.

The calendar is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. For updates and more information, contact the event venue or organizer.

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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