By May 29
Relays whose swimmer is also a soloist must enter by mail. One person in the mixed relay of three must be of the opposite sex. No relay substitutions after entry deadline on May 29, by 3 p.m. The event kicks off with the 0.5K swim at 8 a.m.
Until May 31
‘Mother Earth, Father Sky’ exhibition
The Artesia Historical Museum and Art Center, 505 W. Richardson Ave., is hosting “Mother Earth, Father Sky” exhibition of the latest works by Tyler Green. Opening reception is on May 3, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Summer Activities Fair
Local organizations will have booths to inform about their activities.
May 10 to 12 and 17 to 19
Performances on Fridays and Saturdays are at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are available at Candlewood Cards and Gifts, Kristina’s Custom Framing and The Shade Tree. Tickets will be sold at the door as available.
Sounds of Freedom Day
The city of Alamogordo Community Services Department hosts Sounds of Freedom Day at the Otero County Fairgrounds, 401 Fairgrounds Road.
The festivities kick off at 10 a.m. and continue until 8 p.m. The day is meant to bring the community together to show appreciation for the military. Entry is free for the public.
There will be live music from Frank Ray. Entertainment is provided by carnival rides and games, a corn hole tournament (organized by The Fallen Wings Foundation, a nonprofit organization supporting the families of fallen U.S. Air Force airmen), mechanical bull rides, food and crafts.
The kids will spin up a pan of water and make a miniature hurricane with education director Dave Dooling.
CATS — the musical
The iconic musical CATS is performed on the stage of Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Road, at 1 p.m.
Peter Hurd Trail Artwalk
May 16 and 17
ArtSpring 2019: Metamorphosis gala
The New Mexico School for the Arts invites the public to its fundraising gala event on Friday and its yearly spring celebration and collaboration with theater, dance, music (vocal and instrumental, visual arts and creative writing.)
The best student performances are d. The event takes place at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St., on Thursday at 6 p.m., Friday at 10:30 a.m. and at 6 p.m., the evening performance is the school’s annual gala fundraising event.
Gala tickets include preferred seating at the performance, followed by a reception at the El Dorado Hotel, 309 W. San Francisco St., dinner and dancing.
May 17 to 19
AspenCash Motorcycle Rally
The AspenCash Motorcycle Rally will feature stunt shows throughout the entire rally.
Walks along the dam will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the west entrance to the dam.
Vendors, food trucks and educational programs will be at the East Day Use area from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Boating safety games will be at the East Day Use area from 3 to 4 p.m. A live band will be playing there from 5 to 7 p.m.
A portion of the proce from this event will be donated to the Rio Rancho and Cleveland high school swim teams. Every participant will receive a Sandia Sprint pint glass and T-shirt. Register by April 16 in order to guarantee sizes. The race is a USA Triathlon sanctioned event.
May 24 to 26
Directions: From State Highway 14, turn west into the village of Cerrillos. At the first stop sign, turn right (north) onto First Street, cross the railroad tracks and follow park signs. At the cattle guard, veer left onto County Road 59. The main parking is on the left-hand side about one-quarter mile up the road. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The first Tularosa Basin Art Music Festival, Menagerie Park HorrorHall, 7710 Highway 54 70, will offer an array of live bands, art vendors and food. The fantasy tour through the Mushroom Patch is open as well.
May 25 and 26
Mayfair Juried Art Show
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