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Copyright © 2021 Roswell Daily Record
Dolly Parton Imagination Library
United Way of Chaves County announced that the Dolly Parton Imagination Library is now available for children from birth to preschool. United Way of Chaves County is excited to offer this program to the children in the community. It is 100% free. For more information, visit imaginationlibrary.com.
Until Oct. 9
Local Farmers’ Market
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The annual Farmers’ Market takes place Saturdays from 7 to 11 a.m. at the Chaves County Courthouse lawn on North Main Street. Vendors can apply by calling Peggy at 575-208-8238. For more information, visit mainstreetroswell.org and follow the market on Facebook @roswellmarket.
Until Oct. 9
Eastern New Mexico State Fair
The 99th annual Eastern New Mexico State Fair takes place and will include a parade and entertainment. Schedules and details are still pending. For updates and more information, visit enmsf.com.
Until Nov. 18
Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show
Artists and crafters, as well as other vendors, can now apply for the upcoming Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show that takes place Nov. 19, 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., inside the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Commercial Building. Applications will be accepted until full. Booths are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, email email@example.com.
Oct. 8-10 and 15-17
Roswell Community Little Theatre, 1717 S. Union Ave., presents the comedy “Unnecessary Farce,” directed by Gina Montague. Performances are Friday and Saturday nights at 7:30 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m. For more information, visit roswelltheatre.org or call 575-622-1982.
Chalk Art Showcase
The Roswell Museum and Art Center, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., is inviting the public to its Chalk Art Contest, which will be held outdoors, at the main entrance of the museum, south side. Competitors must sign up ahead of time and will have the morning of the 9th to work on and finish their drawings. A non-competitive, free draw area will be available for all ages, with Second Saturday teaching artists present to help budding artists with ideas and techniques. for more information, visit its Facebook page, roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.
The Roswell Symphony Orchestra and guest piano soloist Ariel Lanyi will perform Amadeus Mozart’s “Piano Concerto No. 21”. The RSO will also perform works by Beethoven and Haydn. The concert will be in the Pearson Auditorium on the New Mexico Military Institute grounds at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit roswellsymphony.org or its Facebook event page.
RMAC Second Saturday
The Roswell Museum and Art Center (RMAC), 1011 N. Richardson Ave., presents Chalk Art Showcase. Chalk art contest to be held outside, the main (south) entrance of the museum. Competitors must sign up ahead of time and will have the morning of the 9th to work on and finish their drawings. A non-competitive, free draw area will be available for all ages with second Saturday teaching artists around to help budding artists with ideas and techniques. For more information, visit roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.
SENM Step Up for Down Syndrome
The second annual Southeast New Mexico Step Up for Down Syndrome takes place at the Russ DeKay Soccer Complex. Registration is now open. Set up a team, join a team, register to walk or donate to a great cause. Registration includes a t-shirt. For more information, visit its Facebook page or ds-stride.org/senmstepupwalk.
By Oct. 18
Deadline for RMAC’s Holiday Artisan Market
Artisans, artists and crafters can apply to be part of the first Roswell Museum and Art Center (RMAC) Holiday Artisan Market, an event by RMAC and the RMAC Foundation, in partnership with the Pecos Valley Potters Guild. The event will be Dec. 3 to Dec. 18. Applications can be made through Art Café, its link is available at roswellmuseum.org. For more information, visit the website or call 575-624-6744.
“Bye Bye Birdie” — rescheduled
The second weekend performance of Roswell Community Little Theatre’s musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie,” which had to be canceled, is rescheduled with performances on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, visit roswelltheatre.com.
Fundraiser Pumpkin Pop Up
Stop by Pecos Flavors Winery, starting at 11 a.m., to purchase a pumpkin. All proceeds benefit the Roswell Community Kitchen. For more information, visit pecosflavorswinery.com, its Facebook event page or call 575-627-6265.
The Living Museum: Past and present
KAPS (Kids in Arts ProgramS) presents The Living Museum: Past and present. The program features stories of people who have shaped Roswell. The audience learns about the local nonprofits and businesses in the community. There will be family activities, including re-enactors, interactive demonstrations, take-home crafts, raffles and book and craft booths. All proceeds go to benefit the Kids Arts ProgramS of the Roswell Community Little Theatre and the Historical Society for Southeast New Mexico (HSSNM). The events will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at HSSNM, 200 N. Lea Ave. For more information, email Angela Strange at firstname.lastname@example.org. For tickets, visit roswelltheatre.com.
Assurance Home golf tournament
The fourth annual Charity Golf Tournament, Adults & Youth Supporting Youth, to benefit the Assurance Home is accepting participants 13 years and up.The tournament will take place at the New Mexico Military Institute golf course. There will be donated prizes, a breakfast and a barbecue lunch. For more information, including on how to become a sponsor or donate a prize, email Gale Landrum at email@example.com or call 575-420-1573.
Drive Thru Trunk or Treat
Lovelace Regional Hospital is hosting its Drive Thru Trunk or Treat event from 3 to 5 p.m., 117 East 19th St. Enter parking lot from 19th Street.
Oct. 29 and 30
Night of the Living Zoo
The Spring River Zoo, 1306 E. College Blvd., daily from 5 to 9 p.m., will have trick-or-treating stations, games and activities for the entire family. For more information, visit its Facebook page.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern New Mexico (BBBSSENM) is hosting its Chaves County Bowl for Kids’ Sake Bowl-O-Ween 2021 at Center City Lanes. This event is the primary fundraiser for the organization. Registration, sponsor and donation forms are now available at bbbssenm.org/bfks-chaves. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 575-627-2227.
The city of Roswell, including the Roswell Fire Department and Roswell Police Department, are having a fall festival at the Roswell Convention Center, from 4 to 8 p.m. The free event includes trunk or treating, carnival games, jolly jumpers, music and a creepy crawlers exhibit from Spring River Zoo. Costumes are welcomed; no guns, including toy, play or water guns. For more information, visit roswell-nm.gov.
RSO fundraiser concert
Doug Montgomery and Elizabeth Young perform at 6 p.m. at the Anderson Museum and Art Center, 409 E. College Blvd. The concert benefits the Roswell Symphony Orchestra. There are limited tickets available. For more information, visit roswellsymphony.org.
Kiwanis and RCLT benefit concert
Kiwanis of Roswell and the Roswell Community Little Theatre (RCLT) are partnering to host a concert with Swearingen & Kelli — the singer and songwriter duo AJ Swearingen and Jayne Kelli. The concert will feature music of Simon and Garfunkel. All profits will be split and go to Kiwanis of Roswell for its all-inclusive park and RCLT for a new roof. For more information, visit roswelltheatre.com or call 575-513-8119.
Together Again for the Holidays
Together Again for the Holidays — the Chaves County Extension Christmas showcase takes place at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds (pavilion) at 1:30 p.m. and at 6:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Oct. 4 and will be available at the Cooperative Extension Service, Chaves County Extension Office, 200 E. Chisum St., Ste. 4, until the day of the event; or during the Eastern New Mexico State Fair in the educational building. For more information, call Tamara at the Chaves County Extension Office at 575-622-3210.
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