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091720 Roswell Events

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Ongoing

Virtual RMAC

Join the Roswell Museum and Art Center on its Facebook page in Museum Moments Facebook videos and Space is Awesome on Fridays. There is no specific posting time, so check often.

Until Oct. 3

MainStreet Roswell Farmers’ and Growers’ Market

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The annual MainStreet Roswell Farmers’ and Growers’ Market opens every Saturday from 7 to 11 a.m. on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn, corner of Fourth and Main streets. Arts and crafts vendors are accepted, as well. The forms and information can be accessed under Files on the MainStreet Roswell’s Facebook event page. For more information, call 575-208-8238.

Sept. 17

Virtual tardeada 

The Roswell Hispano Chamber of Commerce is hosting a virtual tardeada (afternoon meeting) with its board members as a livestream Facebook event at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-420-8787.

Sept. 18 to 20

‘Francine’s Will’

Roswell Community Little Theatre, 1717 S. Union Ave., presents the comedy, “Francine’s Will,” by Mary Dattilo. Showings are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The storyline is as follows, “Francine Faraday dies and leaves her entire estate to her longtime companion H.P. Manly. While the loyal members of Francine’s staff are delighted, her money-hungry relatives are furious. Though the will is ironclad, the relatives find that they can inherit Francine’s fortune if H.P. dies of “natural” causes. As the family plots H.P.’s demise, the staff schemes to save him, resulting in counter-plots and mixed-up romances aplenty.” Masks are required and ushers make sure that social distancing is in place. For more information, visit roswelltheatre.com or call 575-622-1982.

Sept. 19

Woofstock (pet) adoption event

Roswell Animal Services is hosting Woofstock adoption event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chaves County Courthouse. There will be plenty of animals looking for a forever home. Staff and volunteers will be ready to answer questions and help with the adoption process. Keep social-distancing practices in mind. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-624-6722.

Sept. 21

Online gardening workshop

The city of Roswell’s Keep Roswell Beautiful hosts an online gardening workshop live at 5:30 p.m. on the Keep Roswell beautiful Facebook page. Seed packets and a printed informational are available while supplies last. For more information, call coordinator Thalia Pantoja-Gruis at 575-637-6238.

Oct. 2

Downtown Walk for Hope

The annual Walk for Hope pairs up this year with MainStreet Roswell’s First Friday Downtown Market and Paint the Town Pink from 5 to 9 p.m. The walk will take place in a smaller version around the courthouse and then south on North Main Street. It is a night of honoring those who fought, are currently fighting and those who overcame cancer. The Walk for Hope committee will be set up on the courthouse lawn with T-shirts for sale, as well as the usual pink items. DJ Hendawg will be out there. The courthouse sidewalks all the way around will be lined up with luminarias. All proceeds go to community members and their families who are going through cancer treatment. For more information, visit its Facebook page or walkforhopechavescounty.org.

Oct. 9

Hawthorne Heights Virtual show

The band Hawthorne Heights is choosing one venue per state to support with three unique virtual stay-at-home shows, benefiting their favorite venues and the band, including behind the scenes crew. The event was planned for Sept. 22, but was postponed. The Liberty club is one of the venues the band partners with. This very special livestream gives fans the chance to grab their favorite drink, put on their favorite band shirt, and watch an EMO Rock ‘n’ Roll show from the comfort of their own homes. Join the band members as they play games, tell stories, and of course, perform Hawthorne Heights songs, all while supporting ​The Liberty a​s a staple on the ​New Mexico scene. The band will also be joined by special guest Mark Rose, who will be performing hits from his band Spitalfield.​ ​Tune in for the livestream or bundle access with a virtual meet and greet at 8 p.m. If you have already purchased tickets, you will receive an email with the designated code to stream. For more information, visit thelibertyinc.com or call 575-627-2121.

Oct. 10

Tobosa Classic Stepping Out for Children

The 15th annual Tobosa Classic golf tournament Stepping Out for Children takes place at 8 a.m. at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course. The tournament benefits the development of the children’s campus; an environment that will be safe, fun and inclusive of children and families from all walks of life and abilities. For more information, call Rosy Rubio or Melinda Olivas at 575-624-1025 or visit trytobosa.org.

Oct. 17 to 24

Tour de Ocho Millas goes virtual

The 10th annual Tour de Ocho Millas will be virtual this year. Participants can ride, run or walk to do the fitness challenge wherever they live. They have eight days to finish the race or challenge. The TdOM is a fundraising event for Reflection & Recovery (R&R), a nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity with a focus on recovery from addiction.

For more information, visit trisignup.com/Race/NM/Roswell/TourdeOchoMillas.

Postponed until after the pandemic restrictions lift Bowl for Kids’ Sake 

The annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake, which benefits the nonprofit organization Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico, has been postponed until restrictions due to the COVID-19 crisis are lifted. For more information, visit bbbssenm.org or its Facebook page.

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.