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Oct. 3

Virtual Roswell Artist-in-Residence program: Art in southeastern New Mexico

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The Taos Center for the Arts presents at 4 p.m. a free virtual conversation on Zoom with artist and Roswell Artist-in-Residence Director Larry Bob Phillips and current RAiR artists Jordan Craig, Tonee Harbert and Michael Waugh. For more information and to register, visit tcataos.org/calendar.

Oct. 3

MainStreet Roswell Farmers’ and Growers’ Market

The annual MainStreet Roswell Farmers’ and Growers’ Market opens for the last time this season, from 7 to 11 a.m., on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn, corner of Fourth and Main streets. For more information, call 575-208-8238.

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

Bach to Basics

The Roswell Symphony Orchestra hosts Bach to Basics as an online virtual event, featuring violin soloists Thomas Weber and Dee Ann Cason. Tickets for the performance at 5 p.m. are available on RSO’s website, which will result in a link being sent to the purchaser. The concert itself will be on YouTube. The performance includes J.S. Bach’s “Concerto for Two Violins in D minor” and his “Air from Orchestral Suite in D major,” as well as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Serenade for Strings No. 13 in G major,” which is known by its German title, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik.” For more information, visit roswellsymphony.org

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.

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