Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally
Sep
18
to Sep 22

Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

  • Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino (map)
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For 50 years, the village of Ruidoso in the southern mountains of New Mexico has hosted riders and enthusiasts for the Golden Aspen (Est. 1969) and AspenCash (Est. 1997) motorcycle rallies. In 2019, the Golden Aspen Rally returns to the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack September 18 - 22, 2019. To learn more, visit MotorcycleRally.com

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Dirty Brown Jug Band Live at Sacred Grounds
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Dirty Brown Jug Band Live at Sacred Grounds

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Raw, dirty, melodic, sonic watershed. Dirty Brown Jug Band is an evolution of musical styling; the lovechild of outlaw country, rock, blues and something completely new to the aural pathway. Dirty Brown Jug Band is bringing something fresh to the stage in Ruidoso at Sacred Grounds and it goes down smooth. Get your tickets now.

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Ruidoso Kite Festival
Sep
21
to Sep 22

Ruidoso Kite Festival

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Build & fly your own kite, food & drinks, and kite demonstrations at the White Mountain Sports Complex. Spend a Sunday with family and friends. See the kites fly, see them swirl and see them do acrobatics in the sky. A perfect way to kick off fall with outdoor fun in a park setting. For more information call Parks & Recreation at:  575-257-5030

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Brews, Blues and BBQ at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Sep
21
12:00 PM12:00

Brews, Blues and BBQ at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Do you love rockin’ blues, hot BBQ and ice-cold beer? Then don’t miss the 4th annual Brews, Blues & BBQ on September 21 from Noon – 6 pm. Enjoy some of the tastiest BBQ around and choose from over 200 beers. $25 gets you 10 4-ounce pours of your favorite brews. Plus, enjoy free live music on the lawn next to the beautiful shores of Lake Mescalero.

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Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium
Oct
10
to Oct 13

Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium

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Each year at the Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium there is ALWAYS stellar entertainment, ALWAYS a chuckwagon cook-off, ALWAYS great family fun, and ALWAYS a great exhibition of western wares with over 100 vendors and their unique products for you to buy. Plus mounted shooting competition and equestrian demonstrations. 

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Emeril Legasse at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Oct
12
8:00 PM20:00

Emeril Legasse at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Foodies won’t want to miss this evening of gourmet food and cooking demonstrations by Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse! Known for his hit shows on the Food Network, the Amazon original series Eat the World with Emeril Lagasse and as the food correspondent for ABC’s Good Morning America, Emeril is the chef and proprietor of 11 restaurants and the bestselling author of 19 cookbooks. Tickets are $70 and include a delectable dinner. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm.

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Oktoberfest at the Ruidoso Convention Center
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Oktoberfest at the Ruidoso Convention Center

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Great food, great beer, great music, arts & crafts - and "dressing for the occasion" is encouraged! Don't miss our very own Kinderhall featuring all kinds of fun and games for the kids! Food booths feature delicious German staples such as Bratwurst, schnitzels and sauerkraut.

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Fort Stanton After Dark
Oct
26
4:00 PM16:00

Fort Stanton After Dark

Although the gates are open every day for visitors, few people get to experience the fort after dark. Conducted after dark, rangers. historians, and the Paranormal Society greet and guide visitors.  Half-hour guided tours will begin at 6:OO p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m. Cost is $10 per person, children under 12 are free.

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Dia de Muertos Celebration in Historic Lincoln
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Dia de Muertos Celebration in Historic Lincoln

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Don't miss this lively annual community Day of the Dead celebration in Lincoln, NM, honoring the stories, lives, and legacies of those who passed away. Come and join the fun with music, dance, family activities, face painting, altar-offerings, arts and crafts, plus food and drink. This community event is free to the public.

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Four Italian Tenors Live at Spencer Theater
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

Four Italian Tenors Live at Spencer Theater

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The Four Italian Tenors – Alessandro D’Acrissa, Federico Serra, Federico Parisi, and Roberto Cresca – bring their Italian wit and charm with romanticism, lyricism and mesmerizing dramatic flair to Ruidoso at the Spencer Theater on Sat., November 9, 2019, as they honor the masters.

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The Wizards of Winter at Spencer Theater
Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

The Wizards of Winter at Spencer Theater

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Now in their 10th year of production, The Wizards of Winter perform an original holiday experience entitled “THE CHRISTMAS DREAM” in Ruidoso at the Spencer Theater, weaving together three of their albums into an epic storytelling adventure invoking the spirit of the season.

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Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Nov
30
10:00 AM10:00

Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

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Put down that fork and put on your running shoes for the After Turkey–Turkey Trot in Ruidoso, a 5K Run-Walk around The Links at Sierra Blanca. Registration begins at 8:30 AM with entry fee of one or more cans of food to support the Lincoln County Food Bank. T-Shirts will be handed out to the first 30 who register as sizes and supplies last.

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Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade
Dec
7
5:30 PM17:30

Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade

Beautifully lit and fantastically festive, the Festival of Lights–Parade of Lights starts at 5:30 pm from the corner of Sudderth/Mechem, through Midtown. The Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Toys for Tots and encourage everyone to bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Parade of Lights. During the parade Toys for Tots will have a float and will be collecting toys. Marines will be walking along the float picking up the toys that are brought to the parade. 

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Festival of Lights After Party
Dec
7
7:00 PM19:00

Festival of Lights After Party

After enjoying the Festival of Lights Parade in Midtown, head over to Wingfield Park for a free Festival of Lights After Party. Beginning at 7:00 PM, there will be food, drinks, an outdoor showing of “It’s A Wonderful Life”, winter activities for the kids, fire pits for roasting marshmallows, and Santa will be on hand for photos. Be sure to join the fun!

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The Nutcracker at Spencer Theater
Dec
21
to Dec 22

The Nutcracker at Spencer Theater

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This original adaptation of Tchaikovsky's Christmas classic is true eye-candy with outstanding dancers, lavish sets, special effects and gorgeous costumes. Performance proceeds benefit the nonprofit Dalí Ballet. Saturday, December 21 at 2pm & 7pm | Sunday, December 22 at 2pm • $35

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Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show at Spencer Theater
Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show at Spencer Theater

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With an incomparable cast, “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” in Ruidoso at the Spencer Theater stars Sandy Hackett as “Joey Bishop,” Lisa Dawn Miller as “Frank’s One Love,” Kenny Jones as “Sammy Davis, Jr.,” Tom Wallek as “Dean Martin,” and a special guest as “Frank Sinatra.”

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The Hit Men at Spencer Theater
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

The Hit Men at Spencer Theater

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In this unique multi-media show, The Hit Men perform some of the greatest tunes they helped make into everlasting classics: “You’re So Vain,” “Who Loves You,” “Oh What a Night,” “Mony Mony,” “The Loco-motion,” “Pinball Wizard,” “Joy to the World,” “Don’t Stop Believing” and so many more! 

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Tribute to Merle Haggard at Spencer Theater
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Tribute to Merle Haggard at Spencer Theater

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Together with their band, the Haggard brothers focus their talents on their father’s amazing legacy. He was a dynamic product of the Dust Bowl, a complicated man whose life story and songs will resonate with everyone who’s ever worked for a living. Ben and Noel do him right. Enjoy!

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The Brothers Four at Spencer Theater
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

The Brothers Four at Spencer Theater

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The Brothers Four were pioneers in the musical movement that came to be known as the “Folk Revival.” Today their all-acoustic presentation continues…guitars, banjo, upright bass, and, of course, the trademark rich blend of their four voices. An evening with this quartet is a time of pure entertainment, a joyful, sing-along experience!

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Eli Young Band at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Sep
14
8:00 PM20:00

Eli Young Band at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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The Eli Young Band has always been unique in modern Country music – a true band of brothers who play their own instruments, write their own songs and cling fast to their Texas roots. Now, they’re bringing their chart-topping hits to Inn of the Mountain Gods on Saturday, September 14th.

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End of Summer Bash at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Sep
1
3:00 PM15:00

End of Summer Bash at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Join Inn of the Mountain Gods in saying farewell to summer with food, music and fireworks at the End of Summer Bash on Sunday, September 1, 2019. The free family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons for $10 and concessions starting at 3 p.m. Guests can enjoy live music on the lawn. Once dusk settles in, fireworks will light the sky over Lake Mescalero as live music continues to play.

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Albert Hammond at Spencer Theater
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

Albert Hammond at Spencer Theater

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Albert Hammond has been writing hit songs for over 50 years, many becoming Grammy, Emmy, Oscar, and Golden Globe nominees and winners. His folk rock tunes are timeless, infused with sun-kissed Caribbean rhythms. Others are contemplative, cinematic pop anthems with sweeping strings and introspective harmonies. His prodigious half-century of artistry (songwriting, performing, recording and producing) has rendered 30+ chart-topping hits, 360 million records sold worldwide, and induction into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame

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All American Futurity: The World's Richest Quarter Horse Race
Aug
30
to Sep 2

All American Futurity: The World's Richest Quarter Horse Race

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The All American Futurity at Ruidoso Downs has a purse of $3 million and is the richest race for a two-year-old of any breed in North America. Arrive early as the race track fills to capacity to watch all the exciting stakes race action on closing weekend.

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Mark Chesnutt at Spencer Theater
Aug
23
8:00 PM20:00

Mark Chesnutt at Spencer Theater

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Mark Chesnutt is one of country music’s treasures. His success includes 14 #1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums, five gold records, a CMA Horizon Award, and the honor of being one of the most played artists on country music airwaves. Since first dominating the honky tonk scene in the 1990s, his emotionally-tinged traditional style and substantial delivery set the bar for his generation. He’s got a knack for delivering great songs and making them into chart-topping hits, a gift that continues to this day.

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Mark Chesnutt at Spencer Theater
Aug
22
8:00 PM20:00

Mark Chesnutt at Spencer Theater

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Mark Chesnutt is one of country music’s treasures. His success includes 14 #1 hits, 23 top ten singles, four platinum albums, five gold records, a CMA Horizon Award, and the honor of being one of the most played artists on country music airwaves. Since first dominating the honky tonk scene in the 1990s, his emotionally-tinged traditional style and substantial delivery set the bar for his generation. He’s got a knack for delivering great songs and making them into chart-topping hits, a gift that continues to this day.

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Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament
Aug
22
to Aug 25

Ruidoso Pickleball Championship Tournament

  • White Mountain Sports Complex (map)
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Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the nation. A combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton, the sport is designed for all ages & skill levels. Play in the USAPA SANCTIONED "Ruidoso Pickelball Championships". This is a skill level event open to ages 12 to 59.

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Billy The Kid Pickleball ShootOut
Aug
22
to Aug 25

Billy The Kid Pickleball ShootOut

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Ruidoso Pickleball Club will be hosting a Super Senior International Pickleball Association (SSIPA) Tournament on August 22 - 25, 2019 at the White Mountain Sports Complex Tennis Courts starting at 8:00 am each day. Anyone that is 60+ years of age is welcome to enter. Everyone is welcome to watch.

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5th Annual Carrizozo Arts Weekend
Aug
17
to Aug 18

5th Annual Carrizozo Arts Weekend

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The 5th Annual Carrizozo Arts Weekend will take place August 17 and 18, 2019, from 11 am to 4 pm. A preview party will precede the weekend on Friday, August 16 from 5 pm to 7 pm at the Tularosa Basin Gallery of Photography located at 401 12th Street in Carrizozo. All events are free and open to the public.

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The Fab Four at Spencer Theater
Aug
10
8:00 PM20:00

The Fab Four at Spencer Theater

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With pitch-perfect renditions of classics like “Yesterday,” “Hey Jude,” “Twist and Shout, ” “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Come Together,” “Here Comes The Sun,” and “Yellow Submarine,” The Fab Four recreates the very vibe of the British band that changed music forever.

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The Oak Ridge Boys at Spencer Theater
Aug
2
8:00 PM20:00

The Oak Ridge Boys at Spencer Theater

  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
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The Oak Ridge Boys’ music is timeless. Their four-part harmony country-gospel music was pure and beautiful 50 years ago, and remains so today. Their stage show is one of the most dynamic on tour today. Among their chart-topping hits are “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “American Made,” and “Fancy Free.” Expect these gems and more as The Oak Ridge Boys perform with their band at the acoustically divine Spencer Theater.

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Chile The Kid Wine and Beer Festival at Ruidoso Downs Race Track
Aug
2
to Aug 4

Chile The Kid Wine and Beer Festival at Ruidoso Downs Race Track

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Don’t miss the second annual Chile the Kid Beer and Wine Festival Presented by City Bank on August 2-4. Chile Roasting and Wine/Beer Tastings all weekend. Tickets $15. The Long Run (Eagles Tribute Band) performs Fri/Sat at 6 p.m.

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The Oak Ridge Boys at Spencer Theater
Aug
1
8:00 PM20:00

The Oak Ridge Boys at Spencer Theater

  • Spencer Theater for the Performing Arts (map)
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The Oak Ridge Boys’ music is timeless. Their four-part harmony country-gospel music was pure and beautiful 50 years ago, and remains so today. Their stage show is one of the most dynamic on tour today. Among their chart-topping hits are “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “American Made,” and “Fancy Free.” Expect these gems and more as The Oak Ridge Boys perform with their band at the acoustically divine Spencer Theater.

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