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The Zine, southeast New Mexico’s most recognized entertainment and lifestyle magazine, is designed to accompany our readers throughout the region as they enjoy the diverse and entertaining activities and destinations. The Zine can be found at the following locations, in addition to being inserted in each week’s Ruidoso Free Press.

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Kent Quick/ Texico, Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce, White Sands National Monument, Hampton Inn, Motel 6, White Sands Missile Range, Super 8 Motel, Imax/Space Hall, Holloman AFB, Plateau Expresso, Boothill RV Resort, Alamo Tire, 84 Lumber

Eddy County

CMC, Hotels/Motels, Sutherlands, La Tienda, Artesia Chamber of Commerce, Bennies Western Wear, Eddy Federal Credit Union, Artesia General,

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Ocotillo Golf Course, Hampton Inn, Hospital, Lea County Inn, Country Inn and Suites, Iron Skillet Café, Event Center, Albertsons, Denny’s, Rancher Steak House

CHAVES COUNTY

Roswell Chamber of Commerce, Visitor Center, IGA Lawrence Brothers, UFO Museum, Candlewood Suites, Holiday Inn, Dennys, IHOP, Farmers Market, Albertsons, Days Inn, Farley’s

LINCOLN COUNTY

Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce, Ruidoso Athletic Club, Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Apache Travel Center, Fun Trackers, La Quinta, The Lodge, Hubbard Museum, Jorge’s, Lincoln Tourist Center, Smokey Bear Museum in Capitan

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Empty Bowl event for HEAL OTERO a tremendous success WHITE SANDS / TULAROSA BASIN Skiers Program, staff and residents The HEAL Empty Bowl Event ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA of the NEST, Village Buttery, Sue was hosted Oct. 28 in Ruidoso. A Lovett Francis, Mrs. Ruidoso 2012 local’s favorite, this third annual Amber Buster, Sue Hutchison, Jercharity event was well-attended by emy Sheehan from bustling supporters Billy The Kid Caof the Nest, who sino, JR from Dream packed the galleries Catcher Catering and and tasting rooms. C and C Consulting, At the top of the Judy Beaver and long list of folks to Shawn from Ranchthank for this reers Restaurant. The markable event, the center provided an elegant and warm top two winners were separated by only one vote. environment for our guests. To finish off a fall meal of homeJosie Powell of Josie’s Framery made soups in homemade bowls, hosted the HEAL Committee that Audrey Gochenour coordinated the planned the event. Besides making baking of homemade cookies. The countless bowls herself, she also array of choices was astounding. enlisted the aid of Alan Miner and Thanks to Audrey and her baking Rene Bradley of the Gazebo Potters in Midtown. They even came into the elves, the Gochenour children and Lynn & Mike Myers, Susanne Franshelter to help the women and kids at cis, Jessica Francis Martinez, Josie the Nest participate by making several bowls. All told, many individuals, Powell, the staff and residents of the Nest and all of the other kind bakers churches, businesses, organizations who parted with their best cookies to and our HEAL family came together support the Nest. to make the beautiful bowls that Once again, our business and artcradled our fall soups at the event. ist friends in the community stepped We are very grateful to Brendan up to the plate. We received countand Audrey Gochenour, who joined our HEAL Team in the early planning less, lovely donations of beautiful photographs, framed pictures, pottery, stages. Brendan, a chef by traina crocheted poncho, jewelry, native ing, coordinated the Nest Best Soup hangings and gift certificates. The competition. He invited local foodofferings were impressive. ies and chefs from restaurants in our And, as always, our HEAL Board area. It was a fierce competition, with of Directors, committee members, the prize being bragging rights for the next year and a HEAL Appreciate staff of the Nest and many members of our families joined in to help as Plaque. volunteers. Tomás Vigil honored us Many thanks to the brave souls with his beautiful classical guitar in who entered this competitive race: the lobby, perfectly placed to greet Shannon Silva from Zocca Coffee, our guests. Laura Weaver, Waynette Walker, How very blessed we are. Thank Elizabeth Frey and Pastor Charles you to everyone who helped with the Clary from the J Bar J Church, Zana 2012 Empty Bowl Event. We will from IGA Lawrence Brothers, Curtis see you next October for a repeat Williamson of Schlotzkys, Paul & Susan Kolb on behalf of the Disabled performance.


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By Marilyn Burchett Mary Norton Joy of Carrizozo was the guest speaker at the Felix Canyon Ranch located between Artesia and Cloudcroft. The ranch has a long, interesting history, and Mary had a connection to it. Robert Casey traded 280 head of cattle for a ranch on the Hondo River near Picacho in 1868. Robert later discovered the land on the Felix River and claimed squatter’s rights to the land by building a half-dugout of creek rocks and logs and grazing a small herd of cattle on it, but never filed on the land. On Aug. 2, 1875, Robert Casey was murdered in Lincoln by William Wilson, resulting in the first legal hanging in Lincoln County. In 1876, John Tunstall, an Englishman, displaced Robert Casey’s widow from the Felix River land by using the Desert Land Act. He drove his herd to the Felix Valley and occupied the dugout until he could build a four-room adobe house at the upper springs of the Felix River. The dugout was used then as a rider’s camp. It was believed that Billy the Kid stayed here while working for Mr. Tunstall. The murder of John Tunstall in 1878 saw the beginning the Lincoln County War. The next owners of the ranch were James J. Dolan and partners, ironically the enemy of Tunstall in the Lincoln County War. Dolan built a six room adobe house for his family at the lower springs on the Felix River before dying of natural causes in 1898 at the age of 50. Later the ranch was sold to S. S. Ward and partners in 1902 under the name of the Felix Cattle Company. It remained under their control until 1929 when Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Hendricks, the head of the Hendricks clan, bought the ranch and renamed it the Flying H Ranch. The Dolan house, with adobe walls nearly two feet thick and covered with white lumber siding, became their home. “The White House” as it was known became the headquarters of a small settlement of ranch workers. This settlement became the home of Mary Norton and her family for about 14 years. In 1941, Mary’s father, Chalk Norton, moved to the Flying H Ranch to work for Mr. Hendricks. Chalk brought with him his wife, Lilly, and two daughters, Mary, who was almost 7 years old, and Laura Lee (now Stover) who was 5 years old. Mary said that they lived in several different places on the ranch before moving into the dugout in 1945 that was once the residence of the Casey’s. By this time, it had been enlarged, as a couple before

them had gathered the rock from the Felix River and built a front room onto the dugout. The Norton family moved out of the dugout in 1949. The Hendricks were afraid that the roof would cave in, so they built a new house for the Norton family. Mary, laughing, said that the roof didn’t cave in, though, until just a few years ago. Photo courtesy of Marilyn Burchett Mary told of her many experiences while Mary Joy sitting on the porch of the old Dolan Ranch as she gives her presentation. living at the Flying H Ranch and going to school in the one room school house on the Chalk worked for 30 years before retiring at the age of 72. ranch. It was at the school that Mary met her future Most of the Flying H Ranch is still owned by the husband, Tom Joy, who was a couple of grades ahead grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Hendricks, but of her. When they graduated from the 8th grade, Tom the headquarters is now owned by some people from went to high school in Hope, while she went to the Germany and that part is now known as the Felix Artesia High School. Canyon Ranch. In 1954, Tom and Mary married and moved away from the Flying H Ranch. They moved just a few miles Most of the information on the early ranches came from west to the Joy Ranch. Mary’s parents also moved away an article written by Ernestine Chesser Williams, “The in the fall of 1954, ending their experience at the Flying Flying H Ranch in the 1940’s” and published in the H Ranch. They eventually settled on the Bill Armstrong Summer, 1983 issue of The Greater Llano EstacadoSouthwest Heritage magazine. Ranch on the north side of the Capitan Mountains, where

Extension Clubs invite public to presentation on Carrizozo Food Bank

A Carrizozo Food Bank representative will make a presentation to the Extension Association of Lincoln County at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Capitan Church of Christ community room. Anyone interested in learning about the Carrizozo Food Bank, and how they can help the organization, is invited to attend the presentation, and to stay for the Extension Club meeting at which members will plan their 2013 program year. The 2013 annual membership drive for Extension Association of Lincoln County Extension Clubs (EALC) and Extension Association of New Mexico is underway now and the clubs invite anyone interested in participating in the Lincoln County Extension programs to join them at the meeting Nov. 15. EALC programs include civic projects such as assistance for the Carrizozo Food Bank, Shoes For Kids and scholarships, and fun competition with

member handiwork in the cultural arts show (winners advance to district and/or state contests), and a variety of educational and informational programs. For more information about the upcoming meeting, or Extension clubs, please contact the LC Extension Office at 1-575-648-2311 or 354-2673. Lincoln County Extension is a chapter of the Extension Association of New Mexico, being in District IV with Roosevelt and Otero counties. Lincoln County Extension is affiliated with the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension Service, a field office of New Mexico State University, an affirmative action employer and educator, NMSU and the US Department of Agriculture cooperating. Interested individuals with a disability and in need of auxiliary service in order to participate in one of the programs should call the Extension Office at 575-648-2311 in advance.


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Both recruits are Roswell natives. As part of an ongoing effort to RPD continues to conduct interviews ensure the safety of the citizens of RUIDOSO RUIDOSO DOWNS • HWY 380but also from the from not only locally, Roswell, the Roswell Police•Department (RPD) swore in two new recruits, Michigan area. A total of 27 officers from Michigan are currently going Nguyen and Sedillo. The new recruits have participated through the background process within the Roswell Police Department. in various trainings throughout the The Roswell Police Department is past few weeks. As part of the training, confident the 14 vacant positions will the recruits were sprayed with pepper be filled. spray. Should the need arise, the new ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA The RPD is committed to make employees are now certified to carry certain the Police Department is fully and utilize pepper spray. Both recruits staffed in order to better protect and are scheduled to attend the Law Enserve the Roswell community. forcement Academy in January 2013.

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Orange nights upon Ruidoso

dation of your work and its integrity.” The impetus for Orange Nights Rachel Naomi Remen, MD was the Little Bear Fire, but the idea “Art is a wound turned into light.” of bringing people together art came Georges Braque from Georgia Stacy and Judy Pekels“I think artists can go to a level of ma, both artists, and Dr. Clara Farah, a clinical psychologist. In the face of the vision that can often save us from a situation which seems to have no soluconfusion and need to understand the tion whatsoever.” Susan Griffin events leading up to the fire, there is “These quotes touch our souls,” a desire by many people to share and says Dr. Farah. “Souls were wounded connect with each other through this by the Little Bear Fire. Come and singular event in the process of healbuild community with us by sharing ing. The concept of healing often has your stories; we all have them while obscure connotations. It need not be experiencing art created by our neighforgiveness; it need not be an avenue bors. The art is magical; our presence to forget and leave an experience behind. Sometimes a horrific experience contributes to our collective healing.” The reception for Orange Nights can unite a community despite differwill be Saturday, Nov. 17 from 2 to ent opinions and points of view. Georgia Stacy works in wood and 7 p.m. at the White Mountain Anher piece, “Riverwalk: A Walk to Find nex, located at 203 White Mountain Drive. The public is invited to visit the Water,” combines the beauty of the forest with the motif of water ground- exhibit through Dec. 5, 2012 during business hours. ed in its base. Two sensuous carved For more information, please call antlers rise up representing the aniENMU-Ruidoso Community Educamals that experienced the fire. Welltion at 257-3012 or visit the website at known for her ability to read wood and to bring out its inherent sublimity, www.artforms-orangenights.blogspot. com. Stacy, like so many other artists, is trying to express something in or“Riverwalk: A Walk der to understand to Find Water” what happened by Georgia Stacy to her and to the community. This phenomenon is not new to Dr. Clara Farah. She points to several quotes that apply to the need to come to grips with nebulous feelings and thoughts: “At the deepest level, the creative process and the healing process arise from a single source. When you are an artist, you are a healer; a wordless trust of the same mystery is the founProposed revised 4 color logo with a negative read vertical format.

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RUIDOSO • RUIDOSO DOWNS • HWY 380 There is no fee for this program other than the $5 per vehicle day-use fee or camping fees for those who are staying at the park. WHITE SANDS / TULAROSAThe BASIN Star Party will be canceled if the sky is too ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA cloudy. For more information, call the park at 575-457-2384.

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Cloudcroft wins prestigious award Otero County Economic Development Council and the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce congratulate the Village of Cloudcroft for receiving the Sustainable Community Award recently at the 2012 Best Practice Awards Ceremony during the 2012 New Mexico Infrastructure Conference in Taos. The Sustain-

able Community Award recognizes communities for their commitment and dedicated efforts to ensure a sustainable water supply system, and for demonstrating strong technical, managerial and financial capabilities that serve as model for other communities. Congratulations, Village of Cloudcroft.


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AGELESS MEDICINE Aesthetic Medicine Q & A and can’t make an angry face at myself it actually makes me feel better. Think about it. With one less person frowning at you life has to appear a little better.

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Now that the elections are behind us, I thought it would be good to dedicate a column to answering some of the recent questions. As usual, feel free to either email or stop by Fusion Medical Spa with questions.

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How long does it take the human body to recover from dr. Stephen Rath three rides in the Air Force Centrifuge?

How will the results of the 2012 election affect aesthetic medi-

The short answer is there won’t be any major changes. Aesthetic medicine isn’t affected by changes in the insurance industry or the political arena. Caveat – Some patients may require a few more units of Botox over the next four years. Need a little extra help dealing with the smile or frown lines resulting from the election? Stop by Fusion Medical Spa and talk to me. We can help make anyone look and feel like their candidate won. (Yes, I posted this on Facebook last week. If you don’t follow us already, look us up. Everything that follows is new material).

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For the follow up… Does Botox really help depression?

Yes. This September’s Scientific American reported the results of a small study that showed a 47 percent decrease in depressive symptoms in the Botox group compared with a 9 percent reduction in the control group. So, Botox works on migraine headache symptoms, frown lines, and helps fight depression that doesn’t respond to typical treatment. The study author’s theory was Botox interrupted “feedback from the facial musculature to the brain.” I’m of the opinion that the visual feedback was more beneficial. When I look in the mirror

I don’t know. Ask me in a few weeks. As some areas get better I’m discovering new parts that are exquisitely tender. Fortunately, as long as no more than three years elapse between high G jet rides (F-16, T-38), a single qualifying ride is good for life. Parents and family already wonder what possessed me when they view the videos; I probably won’t be allowed to do it again if I expire. (Yes, the irony is intentional. I probably won’t be allowed to do it again even if I don’t expire due to the risk of expiring.)

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Do you really believe that time will end on Dec. 21?

I was pretty sure that time was ending when I was strapped in the centrifuge. I don’t think the Mayan technology was well advanced when they built their calendar, but it is possibly the reason why their calendar was shaped like a wheel. I am not planning any major events on Dec. 22 just in case. I would hate to have to cancel an appointment.

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to demonstrate reptilian CARLSBAD — Living Desert Zoo & Gardens mobility to the visitors. State Park in Carlsbad will begin construction ROSWELLin The building’s north2013 on a new reptile exhibit made possible by the ern side will have a large, generous donation of $1 million from the estate of a 3,000 square-foot patio private individual in Carlsbad. It will replace the agsporting long views to ing existing exhibit that was built in the late 60s. “This is really a dream come true for Living Des- the north and east. This ert,” said Ken Britt, superintendent for Living Desert outside patio will offer • RUIDOSO DOWNS 380a place to relax visitors Zoo & Gardens RUIDOSO State Park. “We had identifi ed the • HWY need for a new reptile facility. We were overwhelmed and feature a view of the surrounding landscape. when the Carlsbad National Bank Trust Department, The patio will also be as trustee for the estate, notified us of this generous available for outdoor donation that would fulfill the individual’s request to classes. Other facilities promote the wellbeing of animals both wild and dowill include additional mestic after his death. We are incredibly grateful for restrooms and water coolthe generosity. This is truly a gift to for our park that ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA ers to serve the east end the entire State of New Mexico can celebrate.” of the park. The new building will be approximately 3,150 In addition to offersquare feet and will feature a visitor exhibit room, ing an attractive place to where visitors can view 16 new exhibits featuring display native reptiles, the reptiles, native snakes and lizards. Visitors will be greeted by an interpretive entry room which will dis- building will be highly play information about the biology and adaptations of energy efficient. It will be built from highly insulative structural insulated panChihuahuan desert reptiles. The visitor exhibit room els that aid in saving energy and operating expenses. will be supported by a modern keeper room to proLED lighting and energy efficient air conditioning vide for the care of the reptiles and room for off-disand heating equipment will also keep electric bills to play animals and quarantine needs. The exhibit will a minimum. be constructed using modern standards and practices “This will be a state-of-the-art building,” said from the requirements of the Association of Zoos and Tommy Mutz, New Mexico State Parks Division Aquariums. Director. “We have successfully designed a facility The project is intended to blend into the landthat will be visually attractive with minimal costs to scape and is designed to resemble a reptile. The wall operate. The price of admission for Living Desert covering of the main building will resemble snake will not increase, making this new exhibit one of the scales, and the entry and exit from the visitor exhibit best deals in the state park system.” room will be through sinuous passageways intended

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The design and architecture was completed inhouse by Rob Vadurro, an architect employed by the New Mexico State Parks Division. Construction is scheduled to begin in January, 2013 and should be completed by September. “This gift reinforces the strong connections that State Parks has with New Mexicans,” said John Bemis, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department. “We look forward to adding this world class exhibit for all to enjoy. Likewise, if I were a reptile, I’d be pretty ‘puffed up’ about moving into a slick new home.”

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It’s Nutcracker season OTERO

continues to thrill audiences both Coming in December to the young and old. Spencer Theater – Ruidoso Dance Bring the whole family for an enEnsemble presents “The Nutcracker,” chanting and memorable evening that a fun-filled, magical adventure that ALAMOGORDO • CLOUDCROFT • TULAROSA keeps the spirit of the holiday season alive. New costumes, choreography and added scenes will keep this holiday tradition a riveting experience for everyone. Shows will be Dec. 21 at 7 p.m.; 22 at 7 p.m., and a matinee on Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. Visit spencertheater.com or call 888818-7872 for tickets. A must see!

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Broadway’s singular sensation–

‘A Chorus Line’

dazzles Spencer Thanksgiving week ALTO — In a Broadway revival dedicated to the late Pulitzer Prizewinning composer Marvin Hamlisch, “A Chorus Line” is at once a period piece and a brilliantly timeless work of musical theater about talented people who are striving to achieve their dreams – or at least to make a living. Set in the mid-1970s (the dazzling show first appeared on stage in 1975), the tale takes place before a long, thin, white line that stretches across a theater stage. On this bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for - with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed – to have the chance to dance. “A Chorus Line” tells of the achingly poignant ambitions of these young professionals to land a job in the show, and it is a marvelous metaphor for all human aspiration. Tightly interwoven with the text is Mr. Hamlisch’s rhythmic, gleaming score, which mixes a range of mid-20th-century pop, jazz, classical and Broadway sounds to reflect these individuals’ musical worlds. The lyrics, by Edward Kleban, are very smart, yet often disarmingly seem

like everyday language. Driven by the rush of Mr. Bennett’s dynamic choreography, the mesh of story and songs is wonderfully seamless, especially in extended montages like the frenetic opening, “I Hope I Get It,” and “Hello Twelve, Hello Thirteen, Hello Love,” a complex salute to the million and one pains of growing up. Instantly recognized as a classic, the show is a brilliantly complex fusion of dance, song and compelling drama that has won nine Tony Awards®, including “Best Musical” and the Pulitzer Prize for drama, “A Chorus Line” is Broadway’s singular sensation with a slew of unforgettable musical numbers, including “At the Ballet,” “Dance: Ten; Looks: Three,” “The Music and the Mirror,” “What I Did for Love,” and “One (Singular Sensation)” in addition to the previously mention tunes. Don’t miss out on this lavish production, which features a cast of 30 singers, dancers and orchestra musicians in a celebratory cross-country revival. Show times are at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20 and Wednesday, Nov, 21. Excellent seats are available for $59 and $56. Call the Spencer Box Office at 575-336-4800 or go online to www.spencertheater.com for tickets. A pre-performance Glazed Ham Buffet ($20) will also be available both nights at 5 p.m.


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Sugar for the soul and body

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november 13, 2012

Fort Lone Tree raises cash for outdoor programs

Photo courtesy of Sue Hutchison

Wayne Kinman, auctioneer, entertained more than 300 who attended Fort Lone Tree’s annual fundraiser. In addition to hundreds of items offered for silent auction, more than $8,000 was raised for camper scholarships. A fishing trip was auctioned with Kinman offering a guarantee to catch fish to the highest bidder.

Music in the Library PR

Come hear Randy Jones, Tyler Jones and guests perform at the Ruidoso Public Library on Thursday, Nov. 15, 6 - 8 p.m. in the performance area in the adult library. The Ruidoso Public Library is located at 107 Kansas City Rd. For more information, call 575-258-3704.

Culinary Adventures with Perry Champion

Beaujolais-Raspberry Marinade This beautiful marinade will tame any wild game or give the most wonderful flavor to any other meat. Ingredients: 12 ounce bag of frozen, unsweetened raspberries 1 cup Beaujolais ¼ cup orange juice 2 tbsp. soy sauce ¼ cup olive oil 2-3 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup green onion, chopped

1 bay leaf, crumbled 2-3 cloves, crumbled 1 tsp. cracked peppercorns ½ tsp. ground coriander ½ tsp. ground nutmeg Process: Place the first five ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Remove to a large zip bag and add the remaining ingredients. Shake well. Refrigerate until ready to use.


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EvEntS CaLEndar LEa COuntY

HOBBS: Nov 15, 16 Israel Horovitz’s ‘Line’ presented 17, 18 by Hobbs NM Community Players, 1700 North Grimes, 8 p.m. (Nov. 18 at 2 p.m.) “Line” is a one-act play - an absurdist drama about five people waiting in line for an event. Each of the characters uses their wiles in an attempt to be first in line, getting more and more vicious as the play continues. 575393-0676. Free 16 Ice Cube concert, Lea County Event Center, 5101 N. Lovington Hwy., 8 p.m. Featuring Baby Bahs, Slim Thug and New Boyz. 1-800735-1288. Tickets available at Selectaseetlubbock.com LOVINGTON: Nov 13 Lea County Athletic Hall of Fame 5th Annual Induction & Banquet, Lea County Event Center 7 p.m. Music by Rusty Hudelson Trio; catered by Pioneer Steak House. Inductees include Tom Black and Ray Birmingham. $25. 3964805 Dec 3 Electric Light Parade, 6:30 p.m. Contact the Lovington Chamber of Commerce to sign up, 575-396-5311 4 Chamber Open House/After Hours, 201 South Main Ave., 4:30-6 p.m. Join in the holiday fun at this year’s Chamber Open House and Ugly Sweater Competition. 575-396-5311

MESCALERO Nov 24

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Ab Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings, the Inn of the Mountain Gods, 8 p.m. Ab Quintanilla y Los Kumbia Kings is a Latin Grammywinning Mexican Cumbia group from Corpus Christi, Texas. Their music encompasses the styles of Cumbia, hip hop and R&B. Tickets, start at $25 Tree Lighting at IMG, 2:30 - 6 p.m. Come celebrate the holidays at the Inn. Free hot chocolate, coffee and cookies (decorated by the Mescalero Apache H.S. Culinary Program). At 3:30, five decorated ginger bread houses will be auctioned off to benefit the Mescalero Apache H.S. Culinary Program. Pictures with Santa available. 5:30, live performance by Ruidoso H.S. and Ruidoso M.S. choirs. 6 p.m., tree lighting.

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CARLSBAD: Nov Wed’s Coffee Connection, 7 a.m. Trinity Hotel 16,17 “A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marley” Carlsbad Community Theater, National Parks Highway. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 2 p.m. matinee. This Israel Horovitz adaptation will feature the talented director and actor Randy Milligan in his farewell performance as “Scrooge.” Adults $12; students $6. 575-8873157 16 Free Memory Screening, Senior Circle, 2423 Bonita, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Part of National Memory Screening Day - an initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Local health care agencies, care facilities and senior based organizations will be present to share information and answer questions. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome. 624-9999 24 Electric Light Parade, beginning in downtown Carlsbad and progressing to the Pecos River Beach Park, the Electric Light Parade is a can’t-miss holiday tradition. The entrants put on their LED best and light up the night. 575-622-0985. 30 - Carlsbad Winter Wine Festival Dec 1 711 Muscatel, 575-522-1232 ARTESIA: Nov 13 Power Lunch, First Baptist Church, TLC Building, 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Art of Leadership Series by professional leadership trainer Walter Nusbaum. This month, Developing a Team: All for One and One for All. Catered by Henry’s BBQ. $5 29 Light Up Artesia, Main St., downtown. Santa will be escorted in beginning at Terry’s Electronics (13th and Main) to the Ocotillo Performing Arts Center, 310 W. Main where he will be available for pictures with kids of all ages. Come out and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas with late night shopping, holiday specials, local carolers, Christmas music, a variety of vendors selling holiday foods, arts and crafts and more. Artesia Chamber of Commerce 746-2744 or Artesia MainStreet 746-1117

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ROSWELL: Nov 13 ‘Christmas from the Heart,’ Roswell Convention & Civic Center, 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Presente d by Chaves County Extension Clubs. Mini-sessions for: Gift giving, Christmas décor, gifts from the kitchen and easy sew projects. $5 per presentation which includes Program Idea Booklet, refreshments and door prizes. Tickets available at Chaves County Extension Office, 200 East Chisum #4. 15 Business After Hours, Fairfield Inn, 1201 N. Main St, 5 - 7 p.m. Join the Roswell Chamber of Commerce for fun and refreshments. Bring your business card and enjoy this great networking opportunity. 623-5695 16-17 32nd Annual Holly-Day Magic Arts & Crafts Show. Roswell Convention Center, 912 N Main St., Friday, 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., $1. 575-622-4985 Dec 1 Electric Light Parade, 7 p.m. Celebrating New Mexico’s Centennial. Parade route is from College Blvd. to Alameda St. www.mainstreetroswell.org 16 Traditional Christmas Concert, by the El Paso Brass, in the Pearson Auditorium, 101 West College Blvd., 2:30 p.m. 623-5882

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LINCOLN COUNTY RUIDOSO: Nov 17, 18 Blue Lotus Healing Arts Center November Workshops, 2810 Sudderth. Nov. 17, 1 - 4 p.m. Life Force Yoga Workshop – Healing Depression, tuition $50. Facilitator: Mira Tessman, MA, LCPC, a psychotherapist practicing for 17 years. Nov. 18, 1 - 5 p.m. Relaxation Massage Workshop – learn basic techniques to massage your friends or loved ones, tuition $60 or 2 for $100, all sheets, oils and tables provided. Facilitator Shiva Reinhardt is Director of the Mountain Meadow Massage School, a licensed Massage Therapist, and Massage Teacher. 575 202-8010; www.ruidosodayspa.com.

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ALTO: Nov 20-21 “A Chorus Line,” Spencer Theater, 108 Spencer Rd., buffet 5 p.m.; performance 7 p.m. both nights. Winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, “A Chorus Line” is about the blood, sweat and tears of dancers and their quest to be members of a chorus line. Featuring Marvin Hamlisch music which helped make the 1975 Broadway hit the second-longest-running show of all time. 575-336-4800; www.spencertheater.com. Buffet is $20. Performances are $56 and $59. CARRIZOZO Nov 15 Free concerts - Jack Sanders classical guitar, Carrizozo School campus, old gym, 1 p.m. and at Trinity United Methodist Church, 10th at D Ave., 7 p.m. Presented by Carrizozo Music in the Parks and the Piatigorsky Foundation. Pre-concert dinner by Carrizozo Womens Club, at 11th and D. Ave., 5 p.m., $8, 575648-2757; www.carrizozomusic.org. FORT STANTON Nov 15-17 Fort Stanton Garrison Living History Program, Experience living history with reinactments of the life of soldiers stationed at Fort Stanton during 19th century. Activities include: Military drills, fatigue duties, demonstrations of specific skills like musket firing, horsemanship and field cooking. Garrison volunteers will be in period uniform. http://fortstanton.org/fort-stantongarrison/ RUIDOSO: Nov 13 ENMU-Ruidoso Fall Art Exhibit, White Mountain Annex, 203 White Mountain Drive, 6 - 7 p.m. Hosted by the White Mountain Art Connection of ENMU-Ruidoso, showcasing student’s artwork from the current semester, ranging from fine arts, photography and ceramics – some available for purchase. Refreshments served. Exhibit runs through Dec. 3. 575-257-3006. Free. 15,16, Lincoln County Community 17 Theater presents “The Miracle Worker,” by William Gipson. 2710 Sudderth Dr., Thurs., 1 p.m. - Student Day; Fri. & Sat., 7 p.m. A benefit production for the Ski Apache Disabled Skiers Program. The story of Helen Keller. 575-257-7982, Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce: 575-257-7395. Tickets for Thurs, $5; Fri & Sat, $20.

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ALAMOGORDO: Nov 15-18 Playtime Amusements Carnival, Otero Co. Fair Grounds, 401 Fairgrounds Rd., Thur & Fri, 5 p.m. to close; Sat & Sun, 1 p.m. to close. Carnival rides and food vendors. 437-6120. $1 tickets for each ride. Thurs night wristband special $10 from 6 - 9 p.m. 15 Business After Hours, Desert Sun Motors, 3333 N. White Sands Blvd., 6 - 9 p.m. RSVP required: rlucero@desertsunmotors.com. Free. 16 Alamo Senior Center Thanksgiving Luncheon, 2201 Puerto Rico Ave., 11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. No reservations required. Turkey, gravy, stuffing, cranberry salad, potluck roll, pumpkin pie. Senior suggested donation: $2.50. 4394150 20 Classic Movie Night, Flickinger Center, 1110 New York Ave., 7 - 9 p.m. “Geronimo,” starring Chuck Connors and Adam West. 4372202; www.flickingercenter.com 24 Lake Lucero Tour, White Sands National Monument, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Have you ever wondered how the white sands formed? Take a tour to Lake Lucero with a ranger and learn about the formation of the sands and the plants and animals that live around the dunes. 3 hr. tour; reservations required. 575-679-2599. $3 per adult; $1.50 children, seniors and pass holders. Dec 8 Parade of Lights 2012 ‘Centennial Christmas,’ 5 p.m. www. alamogordo.com/parade-oflights-christmas-parade for entry form and information. Entries must be reserved by Nov. 29. 575437-6120 CLOUDCROFT: Nov 22 Thanksgiving Grand Buffet at The Lodge Resort & Spa, Enjoy family holiday dining at its best. Buffet features an array of appetizers, salads & breads, entrees, side dishes and desserts. Reservations required: 575-682-2566; email info@thelodgeresort.com. $35 adults, $15 children 24 Santa Land 2012, Zenith Park, 4 p.m. (Santa arrives at 5 p.m.) Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Food and fun including roasted marshmallows, hot dogs and more. 575-682-2733; 1-866-UPHIGH7



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