El Paso Scene Weekly for Nov. 5-11, 2018
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EL PASO SCENE FEATURED EVENTS
Shakespeare on-the-Rocks — Shakespeare on-the-Rocks’ final performances for its 30th season are 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9-10, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, featuring Hector Serrano’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with a pastiche of love-struck nobles, bumbling mechanicals, and mischievous fairies. Tickets: $10 ($8 for full-time students with valid id, seniors 65 and older, active military; $6 group rate, 10 or more. Information: 474-4275, email@example.com, shakespeareontherocks.com or on Facebook.
‘The Shape of Things’ — El Paso Community College Theater Ensemble presents the play by Neil Labute Nov. 9-18 at Transmountain Campus Forum Theater, 9570 Gateway North, directed by Matthew Smith. Performances are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $15 ($10 non-EPCC students and military; $7 EPCC students and staff and senior citizens). Ages 7 and older only admitted. Reservations: 831-5056.
A nerdy English Literature major meets an attractive graduate art student at the local museum where he works. His life takes an unexpected turn.
Playa Drain Trail Grand Opening — Paso del Norte Health Foundation in conjunction with the City of El Paso and El Paso Water opens its new trail to the public Saturday, Nov. 10. The 3.4-mile pedestrian-only walking and biking trail begins at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta, and extends to Riverside High School, 301 Midway. The trail includes exercise stations, scenic seating and shade structures. Information: 218-2613 for pdnhf.org.
Nina Cobb Walker Pop up Art Show — The El Paso artist will host a pop up show and sale featuring recent works “From Where I Stand” 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Woman's Club of El Paso, 1400 N. Mesa, as well as a special collection "Tapestry" to hang in the club the month of November. Portion of the sales go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Admission is free. Information: 755-7554 or ninacobbwalker.com.
‘Rodgers + Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music’ — The musical story of Maria and the von Trapp family opens the Broadway in El Paso 2018-2019 season Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 10-11, at The Plaza Theatre. Information: 231-1111 or visitelpaso.com/broadway.
The musical has won Tony, Grammy and Academy Awards for Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title song.
UTEP Department of Music — Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Information: 747-5606 or utep.edu/liberalarts/music/.
• Guest tuba player Scott Roeder performs Wednesday, Nov. 7. Call for ticket prices.
• Violinist Stephen Nordstrom and pianist Dominic Dousa perform Thursday, Nov. 8, as part of its Faculty Recital Series. Tickets: $8 ($5 students/military; $3 UTEP faculty, students and staff).
Susan Stamberg — Impact|Programs of Excellence, along with the Jewish Federation of Greater El Paso, UTEP Department of Communication and KTEP presents the NPR personality at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Temple Mount Sinai, 4408 N. Stanton. Dessert reception follows. Tickets: $5 in advance; $10 at the door. Reservations, information: 532-5959 or templemountsinai.com/susanstamberg.
‘Mitt3n 3’ — El Paso Pro-Musica in collaboration with the Peabody Conservatory and John Hopkins University, presents a week of percussion, marimbas and more for its Young Artist Development Series Nov. 5-9. The residency features appearances at schools, senior centers, and pop-up performances at various locations. Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
Main family performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at NMSU’s Atkinson Music Recital Hall in Las Cruces, and Friday, Nov. 9, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Tickets: $5.
Ghost — The Grammy-winning Swedish metal band presents their “A Pale Tour Named Death” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $34.50; VIP packages $222.50 (Ticketmaster).
Ghost’s critically acclaimed fourth sacred psalm “Prequelle” debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart. The album and its accompanying EP Popestar resulted in a Grammy for “Best Metal Performance.”
Their album “Popestar” debuted at the No. 1 position on Billboard’s Top Rock Albums and Hard Rock Albums chart.
Sugar Candy Mountain — Oakland rock group performs at 10:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Love Buzz, 3011 Pershing, with local bands Strangus and Pet People. Age 21 and older. Admission: $5. Information: 257-3118 or on Facebook at LoveBuzz915.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook.
• Adrenaline — The Deftones Tribute performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, with local bands Face the Mirror and Dicodec. Admission: $5.
• Anialator — The band performs Saturday, Nov. 10, with Genocide Beast,
Obeisance, Infestation of Evil and Satanik Goat Ritual. Admission: $6 at the door. All ages event.
‘Best in Show 2018’ — Rick Springfield, Tommy Tutone and Greg Kihn perform 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Speaking Rock Entertainment Center, 122 S. Pueblo Rd. All ages event. Information: 860-7777, speakingrock.com or on Facebook.
Lowbrow Palace —1101 Texas. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Of Montreal — The indie rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, with Reptaliens. Tickets: $19.
• Just Juice — The hip-hop artist performs at 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, with Dax. Tickets: $15.
EPSYOs Fall Concert — El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestras, directed by James O. Welsch, opens its season with its fall concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Ticket information: 525-8978, epsyos.org or on Facebook.
Veterans Day Parades — Veterans Day is Sunday, Nov. 11. Local celebrations are planned for Saturday and Sunday.
• San Elizario Veterans Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the corner of Socorro and Thompson Road and going to Veterans Memorial Plaza in front of San Elceario Chapel. Information: 383-8529or sanelizariogenealogy.com.
• The Las Cruces Veterans Day Parade is 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, along Water and Main Street. This year’s theme is “Salute to Women Veterans.” Information: lascrucesvetday.org.
• The annual Northeast Veterans Parade is 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Stahala and Hondo Pass and ending at Old Glory Memorial at Diana and Gateway North for ceremony. Information: Jimmy Melver, 549-5031.
Veterans Day originated at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 when the Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany, which brought closure to World War I. Known as Armistice Day, Congress voted the day a federal holiday in 1938.
Freedom Fest — Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss, 1611 Haan Road, hosts its 4th annual Veterans Day weekend Carnival at 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10-11, with live bands, small carnival rides and performers, games, lucha libre, live artists, pony rides, beer, food, fortune teller. Fireworks finale both days. Admission is free; the public is welcome. Information: freedomcrossingatfortbliss.com or on Facebook.
San Elizario Veterans Day Celebration — San Elizario Genealogy and Historical Society hosts the 22nd annual patriotic celebration, with a parade beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10. A Veterans Celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. A Candle Lighting Ceremony, POW-MIA Table Ceremony and Flag Folding Ceremony will be observed. Veterans honored are Octavio Hernandez Jr., Martin Medina, George Rey, Eloy Joe Soto, and Javier Soto.
There will be food vendors and several organizations and businesses providing information.
Mesilla Veterans Day — A ceremony honoring the town’s veterans is 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, Nov. 11, at Parque de los Veteranos, Avenida de Mesilla and Calle del Norte in Mesilla. Information: (575) 524-3262, ext. 116.
ALSO THIS WEEK
El Maida Circus — The Shrine Circus returns for its 66th annual performances Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11, at El Paso County Coliseum. Performances are at 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 7 p.m. Friday; 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. Doors open one hour early to meet performers, with animal rides and other activities. Reserved and floor seats are $28 and $22. General admission: $18. Information: supershrinecircus.com, Ticketmaster or call 562-1444.
Taste of El Paso — The area’s “ultimate culinary experience” is Thursday, Nov. 8, at El Paso Convention Center, with samples from premier restaurants, each paired with either a craft beer or wine tasting. Doors open at 5 p.m. for a cocktail hour (cash bar) and light appetizers, followed by a samples at 6 p.m. Tickets: $35 (Ticketmaster).
Every guest receives a program good for the sampling of appetizers, nine main courses, desserts, along with tasting tickets valid for a variety of wine and craft beer selections.
Featured appetizer restaurants: B-17 Bombers Oyster Bar, Joy Tree LLC and 3 Kitchen. Featured entrée restaurants:: Angry Owl Southwest Grill & Cantina, Desert Oak Barbecue, Dragonfly Wine & Sushi Bistro, Edge of Texas Steakhouse and Saloon, Fainting Goat Kitchen & Bar, Great American Steakhouse, Gusto Restaurant & Bar, Jerusalem Grill and Mesa Street Grill. Featured dessert restaurants are El Paso Cookie Inc. and Cactus Flats and Entrecote.
‘ZooSpectro Patronum!’ — El Paso Zoological Society invites all witches and wizards to enjoy Wizarding World style evening 5 to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at El Paso Zoo, complete with Platform 9 3/4, a ride on the Hogwarts Express, and scavenger hunt of Horcruxes throughout zoo grounds. All ages welcome; first 2,000 receive a free commemorative Butter Beer Mug. Cost: $20 ($10 age 3-13; free for age 2 and younger; $40/VIP child or adult, $70 family packs (2 adults, 4 children).
Guests can donate a sock to save an elf, plant a mandrake, and take a Prisoner of Azkaban mug shot. VIPs will be sorted into their houses inside the Great Hall complete with dinner and special VIP gift sponsored by Sun City.
Theater film screenings feature Part 2 of the “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” and “Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them.”
‘Bocón’ — El Paso Community Foundation’s Jewel Box Series presents the one-act play by Los Actores at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Philanthropy Theatre (next to the Plaza Theatre) Tickets: $16 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-4020 or epcf.org.
Hector Serrano directs Lisa Loomer’s play about a Central American boy whose parents are abducted, forcing him to flee to the United States. He loses his voice and encounters mythical characters and a dastardly coyote.
Bazaars and fairs
PFLAG Holiday Fair — PFLAG El Paso hosts its holiday fair 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 2155 Wedgewood, with jewelry, fashion accessories, Christmas gifts and baked goods. Information: 209-2667. Vendors may contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Francis Xavier Christmas Fair — The Catholic church’s 4th annual fair is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10-11, at the parish hall, 519 S. Latta. Merchandise includes art, antiques, bath and beauty products, clothing, holiday and other home décor, garden items, jewelry, toys and more. Food and drink sold by the church. Admission is free. Information: 532-2761.
St. Paul’s Fall Festival — The St. Paul’s Methodist Women’s annual fall bazaar is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 7000 Edgemere, with artists and crafters, commercial vendors, specialty foods and more. Admission is free. Information: 772-2737 or stpaulschurchelpaso.org.
Downtown Artist and Farmers Market — The City of El Paso Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s market for area artists and regionally grown agricultural products is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday in the Union Plaza District along Anthony Street. Information: 212-1780 or elpasoartsandculture.org.
Farmer’s Market at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing — The 14th annual market runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, One Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, N.M. Well behaved pets on leash welcome; brunch available for purchase. Information: (575) 589-0653, ext. 3, email@example.com, ardovinos.com or on Facebook at FarmersMarket.
Upper Valley Artists and Farmers Market — The artist and farmers market is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, at the Substation on Doniphan at Sunset. Admission is free. Information on Facebook at Upper Valley Artist & Farmers Market.
For a good cause
Harvest Gathering fundraiser — Mustard Seed Cafe and Westside Community Church host the event 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at 201 E. Sunset. All-you-can-eat soup, salad and bread provided by D’Lox, Great American Steakburger, 150 Sunset, Ripe restaurants and the Mustard Seed Cafe. Pastors from the community will be guest servers. The El Paso Cowboy Gospel Band will perform. Raffles and a silent auction offered. Tickets: $25, available in advance at eventbrite.com or at the Mustard Seed.
Information: 440-SEED (7333), mustardseedcafe.org or on Facebook.
Option for the Poor — The annual awards dinner, “Rejoice and Be Glad,” hosted by Diocese of El Paso Peace and Justice Ministry is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Santa Lucia Parish Hall, 518 Gallagher, with keynote speaker Father Miguel Briseño. Tickets: $35 ($240 table for 8); available at brownpapertickets.com. Information: 872-8422.
Awards will be presented to Saint Raphael Parish Social Justice Ministry, Pat Delgado of Christ the Savior Restorative Justice Ministry, Mother Cabrini Parish Migrant Ministry, Santo Toribio Ministry of Blessed Sacrament Parish, Ivan Avila and Maribel Gonzalez or Saint Mark RICO Ministry, Laura Ponce of Corpus Christi Solidarity Ambassadors Ministry and Las Alas Prayer Community-ProLife Ministry.
Special Olympics Casino Night — Special Olympics Texas Greater El Paso Area-19 hosts its fundraiser gala 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at El Paso Tennis Club, 2510 St Vrain, with gaming tables- blackjack, craps, and roulette, as well as a silent auction. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Texas athletes in El Paso. Tickets: $40 ($70 couples); includes $5,000 in play money per guest. Open to age 18 and older. Information: Marsha Baray, 533-8229 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Black and White Ball — Silhouette Civic & Social Club’s 45th annual ball is 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 10, at Centennial Banquet and Conference Center, 11199 Sergeant E. Church Street on Biggs Field. Social hour is 7 p.m., dinner at 8 p.m. and dance 9 p.m. to midnight with cash bar. Formal black and white or military dress required. Proceeds benefit Silhouette Scholarship Fund. Tickets: $40. Information: 821-4385.
Sun Bowl Art Exhibition — The 19th annual show and art competition, featuring works by regional artists, opens with an awards ceremony 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana. Exhibit runs until January. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 543-6747 and internationalmuseumofart.net.
The Sun Bowl is the Southwest’s longest running art exhibit, originally dubbed the Sun Carnival Art Exhibit at its inception in 1949.
XII Travelers Exhibition — Lyuba and Sasha Titovets will present an exhibit in support of the fourth monument in the XII Travelers series, “Benito Juarez-Child to Man” by sculptor Ethan Taliesin Houser 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at Peppertree Square (former Charlotte’s). The Titovets will donate a portion of the sales to the project in memory of John Houser. Admission is free. Information: 282-5102, 474-1081 or xiitravelers.org.
UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners open their home season hosting UT Permian Basin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Don Haskins Center. Games are 7 p.m. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
The team takes on the NMSU Aggies at the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9.
UTEP Football — The Miners hosts Middle Tennessee at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tickets are $10-$24. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
El Paso Rhinos - El Paso's Junior League ice hockey team hosts the Utah Outliers at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunda,y Nov. 9-11, at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Single tickets: $30 balcony; $25 glass seats; $15 center line; $10 bluelines; $7 goal lines, $5 general admission. Free admission to active military with ID. Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com.
med Forces Classic — The game between top college basketball teams is planned for 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Fort Bliss, featuring Texas vs. Arkansas. The annual event, in its seventh year and owned and operated by ESPN Events, will take place on the United States mainland for the first time since its inception in 2012. Tickets limited to base personnel only. Information: espnevents.com/armed-forces-classic.
El Paso Roller Derby — A doubleheader is 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at Nations Tobin Recreation Center, 8831 Railroad, featuring with TexPistols vs. Slaughterhouse Derby Girls, and Beast Mode vs. Hooligans. Cost: $10 in advance; $12 at the door; $5 for military; free for age 10 and younger. Information: (623) 285-4670, eprollerderby.com, or on Facebook at eprollerderby.
The teams are part of the Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association.
Franklin Mountains Trail Runs — The ultra marathon, half-marathon, 5K and 10K trail runs and King and Queen Race are Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9-11, at Franklin Mountains State Park. Information: trailracingovertexas.com/franklin-mountains-trail-run
Friday: King/Queen race begins at 7:15 a.m. at Munday’s Gap Trail Head. The race offers different routes of 3.5-8 miles to get to the top and back.
Saturday: The 50K race is 6 a.m. and 27K is 7 a.m. at the Upper Sunset parking lot.
Sunday: Half Marathon is 7 a.m., 10k race is 7:30 a.m. and 5K race is 8 a.m.
Cost: $120 50K; $85 half marathon; $70 10K; $45 5K; $60 King & Queen; online at ultrasignup.com.
Packet pickup is noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the park’s Tom Mays Unit Pavilion, or at the race sites before events begin.
Most of the distances are on easy technical desert trails. The climb to the North Franklin Peak is a combination of straight climbing and switchbacks.
5K for Life — The 5K run and 1 mile walk benefiting Guiding Star El Paso is 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Guiding Star, 1411 Montana. Registration (through Nov. 8): $20; $15 age 9 and younger; at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Packet pick up is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Up and Running 3233 N. Mesa, or 7 to 7:45 a.m. on race day at the starting line.
R.E.D. 5K — Spartyka Foundation presents the “Remember Everyone Deployed” 5K race and 1-mile walk at 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at El Paso Community College Transmountain campus, 9750 Gateway North. T-shirt for the first 250 registered participants. Food and Drinks at the finish line. Cost: $25 through Nov. 9; $30 Nov. 10-11. Team discounts for 10 or more. Information: spartykafoundation.org; online registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Packet pickup is noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Up and Running, 3233 N. Mesa, and 7 a.m. on race day at the start line.
Southern New Mexico
Christmas Jubilee — The 31st annual Ruidoso shopping extravaganza is Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9-11, at the Ruidoso Convention Center, with 80 merchants, a food court, holiday music and decor. Pictures with Santa and kids’ crafts Saturday and Sunday. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Hosted by the Ruidoso Valley Greeters. Admission: $2 (free for active duty military and children under 12). Information: (575) 808-8052, ruidosochristmasjubilee.net or on Facebook at Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee.
The Ruidoso Greeters are a nonprofit branch of the Ruidoso Chamber of Commerce and have held the jubilee for over 30 years.
Orchestra Sublime — The Latin jazz ensemble performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $15. Information: (575) 541-2290 or riograndetheatre.org.
‘Heros, Hops, and Hollywood: T or C Film Fiesta and Comic-Con’ — Friends of New Mexico Film hosts the comic con Friday through Sunday, Nov. 9-11, in Downtown Truth or Consequences along Main Street and Broadway with films, brewery and art gallery parties, and a classic car show. Event begins at 5 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, with comic-con at T or C Civic Center 400 W. 4th. Cost: $40. Information: (616) 283-1654 or torcfilmfiesta.com.
Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference — The 25th annual conference returns Nov. 7-11.
Master workshops are offered Wednesday through Friday, led by Jose Hernandez. Also offered are folklorico workshops led by Juan Carlos Gaytan featuring dances from the Nayarit region; and workshops by Mariachi Atzlán from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Information: (575) 525-1735, lascrucesmariachi.org or on Facebook.
A 25th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Award ceremony is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum, with performance by Mariachi Atzlán. Cocktail hour is 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $65 ($700 tables). Ticket information: (575) 680-3123.
Several special events will be held at the Plaza de Las Cruces on historic Main Street:
• Student Showcase and Competition is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
• The top three performers from the Student Showcase will perform during Noche de Nachos 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, hosted by Visit Las Cruces.
• Mariachi Mass is 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11.
Noche de Nachos — Visit Las Cruces presents “Night of the Nachos,” in which
heaps of cheese, nearly 5,000 pounds of tortilla chips, and mountains of chile come together to make the world’s largest nachos Saturday, Nov. 10, at Plaza de Las Cruces on Main Street. Also featured are local artisans, food trucks, and nachos on the plaza. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the nacho build. The official weight announcement is 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15 (free of children 12 and under); available at the Rio Grande Theatre, Visit Las Cruces or at DowntownLC.com. Information: (575) 541-2286.
Headline entertainer is Grupo Status 8:30 to 10 p.m. The top three performers from the Las Cruces International Mariachi Conference Student Showcase Competition also will perform, along with the winning vocalist of the Elisa Gastellum Scholarship and two ballet folklórico dance groups.
A screening of “Nacho Libre” is 3 p.m. at the Rio Grande Theatre. Tickets: $5.
The current Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Nachos is 4,689 pounds, set in Lawrence, Kansas.
Veterans’ Day Car Show — The annual car show is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Veterans Center, 992 S. Broadway, Truth or Consequences, N.M. Antique and classic vehicles will be on display along with a swap meet and concessions. On-site entry fee for participants $30 on site. Spectator admission is free. Information: (575) 894-4222, or email@example.com.
The annual ‘Run For the Wall’ motorcycle run begins at 9 a.m.
Big and Rich — The country music duo performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at Inn of the Mountain Gods, Mescalero N.M. Tickets: $39-$109. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
New Horizons Symphony — The symphony’s fall concert, directed by Jorge Martinez-Rios, Associate Professor of Viola at NMSU, is 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at NMSU’s Aktinson Recital Hall, 1075 Horseshoe. Concert is dedicated to Dr. Marianna Gabbi, the symphony’s music director and conductor who passed away Sept. 11. Admission is free; donations accepted. Reception follows. Information: (575) 521-8771 or nhsocruces.com.