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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 Nov. 18

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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 holly-daymagic@outlook.com.

Oct. 15

Trunk or Treat

The Roswell Joy Center, 1822 N. Montana Ave., is hosting its Trunk or Treat event from 5 to 8 p.m. There will be costume contests, food and games, car decorating and activities for all. For more information, call 575-914-0285.

Oct. 15-17

‘Unnecessary Farce”

Roswell Community Little Theatre, 1717 S. Union Ave., presents the comedy “Unnecessary Farce,” directed by Gina Montague. Performances are Friday and Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday at 2 p.m. For more information, visit roswelltheatre.org or call 575-622-1982.

Oct. 16

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.

Oct. 22

Mayberry Memories

Grace Community Church presents Mayberry Memories — a senior adult event. The show features two-time instrumentalist of the year and Barney Fife impersonator Larry DeLawder and his family. The show takes place from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the church, 935 W. Mescalero St. For more information, visit roswellgrace.com.

Oct. 22-24

“Bye Bye Birdie” —


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.

Oct. 23

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.

Oct. 23

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 kapscommitteechair@gmail.com. For tickets, visit roswelltheatre.com.

Oct. 23

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 lasstorm13@cableone.net or call 575-420-1573.

Oct. 23-Jan. 2, 2022

‘Resonance’ exhibit

Roswell Artist-in-Residence fellow Terri Rolland’s exhibit “Resonance” will be shown at the Roswell Museum and Art Center. An artist lecture will take place on Friday, at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit roswellmuseum.org.

Oct. 28

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.

Oct. 30

Trick or Treat Downtown

MainStreet Roswell presents Trick or Treat Downtown. From 4 to 8 p.m. the small businesses participating will hand out candy or small gifts to kids while supplies last. For more information, visit its Facebook event page or mainstreetroswell.org.

Oct. 30

Bowl-O-Ween 2021

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 info@bbbssenm.org or call 575-627-2227.

Oct. 31

Fall Festival

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.

Nov. 4

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.

Nov. 6

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.

Nov. 9

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.

Nov. 12-14

Roswell Galacticon and

Roswell SciFi Film Fest

The Roswell Galacticon and Roswell SciFi Film Fest has a new date. The film side of the fest consists of juried short and full-length feature films in the science fiction and fantasy genre. The films will be shown online at RoswellFilmCon.com. The Roswell Galacticon side is a family-friendly science fiction, fantasy, gaming and cosplay event, which includes an educational emphasis toward children. This “comic con” style event takes place at Hotel Roswell Clarion Sally Port and features a vendor hall with a wide variety of goods for sale, interactive tabletop and role playing games, and celebrity guests. Additional activities include a cosplay karaoke night, virtual reality, escape rooms, and video gaming. For more information, visit roswellgalacticon@com.

Nov. 13

RMAC Second Saturday

The Roswell Museum and Art Center (RMAC), 1011 N. Richardson Ave., presents Recycled Art with Nancy Fleming! BYOJ (bring your own junk) and second Saturday will be ready with assembly tools such as tape, glue, wire and whatever else we can scrounge together. Ideas and prompts will be provided or go “Mad Max” style and come up with your own creations. For more information, visit roswellmuseum.org or call 575-624-6744.

Nov. 19 and 20

Holly-Day Magic Art

and Craft Show

The annual Holly-Day Magic Art and Craft Show takes place on Friday, from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and on Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., inside the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds Commercial Building. For more information, email holly-daymagic@outlook.com.

Nov. 20

ENMU-R Turkey Trot

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell (ENMU-R) will host its Turkey Trot, a 5K fun run or walk as well as the David Gonzalez Memorial one mile run or walk. These run/walks will benefit the Salvation Army and Friends of Roswell Animals. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate. Entry fee is a can of non-perishable food, canned fruits, canned vegetables, soups, and/or a can/bag of dog or cat food: Pedigree Adult and Puppy Dog Food, Purina Kitten Chow, and Purina Cat Chow Complete are preferred. Registration begins at 7 a.m. in the ENMU-R Physical Education Center. The David Gonzalez Memorial one mile run/walk will start at 8 a.m. and the Turkey Trot 5K run/walk will start at 9 a.m.

For additional information on these two runs, email shawn.powell@roswell.enmu.edu.

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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