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102220 Roswell Events


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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. 23

Art and essay contest

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The American Legion Posts No. 28 and No. 61 are hosting the Veterans Remembrance 2020 Art & Essay Contest. All students of the Roswell Independent School District are invited to participate. Topic/theme is: Korea: The Never Ending War, 1950 to today. All artwork and essays are to be brought to the RISD Administration Building at 300 N. Kentucky Ave. on Oct. 23. The Legion Art Contest & Essay Committee will pick up the artwork and the essays for final judging at Legion Hall, 1620 N. Montana Ave. Judging will occur on Oct. 30 and winners will be announced. Prizes will be awarded for all categories of artwork by grade. For more information, visit roswellegion.org or call 575-268-0220.

Oct. 24

Assurance Home Golf Tournament

The third annual Adult and Youth Supporting Youth Golf Tournament to benefit the Assurance Home. It will take place at New Mexico Military Institute and we are asking everybody to arrive and register between 7 and 7:30 a.m. We will be serving breakfast and coffee and have the invocation with Pastor Flamme. National Anthem will be sung by Jenci Huebner and then we will have a shotgun start for the tournament. For more information, call Gale Landrum at 575-420-1573.

Until Oct. 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.

Oct. 30

Kymera drive-thru Trunk-or-Treat

Kymera Independent Physicians, 400 Military Heights Place, are hosting from 5 to 7 p.m. a safe drive-thru trunk-or-treat Halloween event. There will be festive trunk decorations and treats for the kids. No need to leave your vehicle. Masks should be worn and social distancing will be practiced. For more information, visit kymeramedical.com or call 575-627-9500.

Until Oct. 31

Hope is greater than fear — Angel Tree registration

Kickoff for registration of The Salvation Army Roswell Angel Tree begins. Every child deserves to experience the joy of Christmas morning. The Salvation Army Angel Tree program helps provide Christmas gifts for hundreds of thousands of children around the country, including Roswell, each year. Once a child has been registered and accepted as an Angel, their Christmas wishlist is shared with donors in your community who purchase gifts of new clothing and toys. The gifts are distributed to the family to place under their family Christmas tree. For more information, visit saangeltree.org.

Until Dec. 27

Christmas Railway

A limited amount of tickets each night are available: From Nov. 27 to 29, Dec. 4 to 6, Dec. 11 to 13, Dec. 16 to 24, Dec. 26 to 27; 5 to 9 p.m. daily. Due to potential restrictions from the New Mexico Governor’s Office, the train ride may be limited to children 12 and under and a guardian. For more information, visit roswellchristmasrailway.com.

Oct. 24

Bullock’s Booty hunt

This year, Bullock’s Jewelry is hosting an epic scavenger hunt with more than $3,000 in prizes that are up for grabs. All proceeds will be donated to the Roswell Community Kitchen. Tickets are limited to 40 participants and available at bullocksjewelry.com.

Oct. 31

Sugar Rush

Church on the Move, 901 W. Brasher Road, invites the public to its Halloween adventure Sugar Rush, from 5 to 8 p.m. Join in the fun outside of the church with booths, games and lots of candy. Costumes are welcome, please nothing scary or provocative. For more information, call 575-622-7011.

Oct. 31

Halloween drive thru

The American Legion Post No. 61 is hosting a Halloween drive thru at First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Pennsylvania Ave., in the parking lot on the west side of the church, from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or call 575-268-0220.

Nov. 2

Tessa Anderson Suicide Prevention Coalition

The mental health and suicide prevention information and support group, Tessa Anderson Suicide Prevention Coalition invites the public to The Unity Center, 108 E. Bland St., at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. All ages welcome, just keep in mind for younger children, that there will be sensitive subjects discussed. It is not recommended to have small children at this support group. Recommended for pre-teen (middle school age) and up. We will discuss mental health issues, suicide prevention topics and will have a time for people to share personal experiences in a safe environment. We will also have referral services for anyone that needs help outside of a support group. This is not a therapy group. This will be a group to share experiences with others and to receive information to help others. For more information, visit its Facebook page or email, taspcroswell@hotmail.com.

Nov. 2 to 20

Winter Wonderland

The annual Winter Wonderland benefitting the Chaves County CASA and the Artesia Advocacy Center is going to be virtual this year and include a Jeep raffle and a silent auction. There will be already-decorated Christmas trees available as well. For more information, visit casakids.org, its Facebook page or call Carrie-Leigh Cloutier at 575-625-0772.

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.