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OCTOBER 2016

The following events are just some of the events coming up this month. We generally update this list once a month, and stop updating about a month before so we can focus on the print edition instead.

St. Raphael Family Health Fair — St. Raphael Catholic Church, 2301 Zanzibar, hosts its fair 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Admission is free. Information: 526-4198.

Art in the Park — The City Parks & Recreation Department’s arts and crafts fair is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1-2, at Memorial Park’s Reserve area, 3100 Copper, with continuous entertainment and food vendors. Admission is free. Information: 212-1730.

Woman’s Club Centennial Birthday Bash — Woman’s Club of El Paso, 1400 N. Mesa, will celebrate its 100th birthday for its Fall Fiesta, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1-Oct. 2, with a bake sale, local artists and vendors, Tea Room and more. Admission: $3. Information: (Woman’s Club) 532-6131.

NMSU Department of Music —“Real Men Sing!” choir event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Atkinson Music Recital Hall at NMSU. Free public concert at 4 p.m. Registration for participants: $10. Information: (575) 646-2421 or music.nmsu.edu

Michelada Fiesta — The area’s best restaurants and bars compete for the title of Best Michelada noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, in San Jacinto Plaza, Downtown, with tacos, live music and more. Tickets: $10; $20 with commemorative cup and unlimited samples (age 21 and older only); available at eventbrite.com. Information: 929-0502.

El Paso Chopin Piano Festival — The 22nd annual series of piano concerts are at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free, but people are advised to arrive early. Information: 584-1595, chopinfest@sbcglobal.net or elpaso-chopin.com.
• 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1: Alex Beyer. Beyer is the ?2016 Bronze Medalist in the Queen Elisabeth Competition, and was a finalist in the 2012 Gina Bachauer International Competition.
• 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15: Lucy Scarbrough. Scarbrough is founder and director of the Chopin Festival.

Mesilla Valley Corn Maze at Lyles Family Farms — The 17th annual labyrinth and pumpkin patch is open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 1-30 at 3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Admission: $12 ($10 children under 12; free children under 2) $2 discount for military with ID (not to be used with other discounts). Information: (575) 526-1919 or mesillavalleymaze.com.
  The annual “Rootin’ Tootin’ Rib Cookoff” Saturday benefiting the NMSU College of Agriculture is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8.
  Oktoberfest is Sunday, Oct. 11.
  The New Mexico Pumpkin Festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30.

GEPD Run, Walk and Roll — Physical Therapy Association 24th annual 5K run and 1-mile Fun Walk and wheelchair event is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Groove and Glow 5K — Rave Marketing & Events in conjunction with Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), hosts  its 2nd annual “Fun-K” night Walk/Run event at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, next to TTUHSC El Paso campus, 5001 El Paso Dr. Information on Facebook at Grooveandglow. Online registration at grooveandglow.com.
 The entire course, which goes through and around the El Paso Zoo, as well as Washington Park, will incorporate dancing, running and walking through glow in the dark move and groove stations booming with music from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and current hits, and will end with a “Get-Down & Glow”party at the finish line.

Run For Family Unity — Destiny Family Christian Center, 9615 Dyer, hosts its 2nd annual 5K walk/run 7 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 1. Information 755-7744. Registration at runforfamily.com or destiny4me.com.

Rio Grande County Jam — The country music event featuring Roger Creager and Charlie Robinson is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $10-$62.50 (Ticketmaster).

Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. Information: 351-9909 Online tickets at trickyfalls.com and ticketfly.com.
• Tycho — The ambient music project led by Scott Hansen is at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, with Heathered Pearls. Tickets; $25 general; $39.50 admission.
Las Cafeteras – The LA root rockers perform at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Tickets: $16.
• The Appleseed Cast — Kansas rock band, 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, with Alabama Deathwalk and Back of a Car. Tickets: $8.
• Tory Lanez — The rapper and singer, songwriter presents his “I Told You” tour at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31, with special guest VeeCee. Tickets: $25 (VIP tickets $49; meet and greet tickets $99).

Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Online tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Mystic Braves — The rock band performs at 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, with The Dream Ride. Tickets: $12-$15.
• Bogan Via — The indie pop duo performs at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, with Luna Aura. Tickets: $8-$10.
• Gringo Star — Atlanta indie rock group, 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5. Tickets: $8-$10.
• Ra Ra Riot —  American indie rock band, 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11. Tickets: $16-$18.
• Kikagaku Moyo — The psychedelic rock band from Tokyo performs at 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Tickets: $8-$10.

Celebration of Our Mountains — For more than 20 years, the celebration has included hiking, biking, birding, climbing, photographing, geocaching, studying and celebrating the natural wonders of the Borderland. For a full line-up of events, visit celebrationofourmountains.org.

Forrest Leamon Memorial Run — The 5K and run, 1-mile walk and kids fun run benefiting the Survivors Benefit Fund of the DEA are 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at Braden Aboud Memorial Park, 4325 Riverbend. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Get the Led Out — The American Led Zeppelin tribute performs at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts in Alamogordo. Tickets: $26. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.

UTEP Choir
— UTEP Department of Music presents its choir in concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Ticket information: 747-7795 or utep.edu/music.

Symphonic Winds — UTEP Department of Music’s presents the wind symphony at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Ticket information: 747-7795 or utep.edu/music.

Disney on Ice: ‘Worlds of Enchantment’ — Disney’s magical stories come to life Oct. 5-9, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon, 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Thursday’s performance in Spanish. Tickets: $15-$60 (Ticketmaster) Ages 2 and older must have ticket.

That ’70s Gala — El Pasoans Fighting Hunger’s fundraising gala is 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at 9541 Plaza Circle, with classic car show, auctions, casino night, and music by Fungi Mungle. Tickets: $50. Information: 298-0353 or elpasoansfightinghunger.org.

Native Drums with Yolanda Martinez — The three-time Grammy winning musician performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at the Rio Grande Theatre, 211 N. Downtown Mall in Las Cruces. Tickets: $16.25. Information: (575) 523-6403 or RioGrandeTheatre.com.

Brandon Ridenour — Grant County Community Concert Association presents the virtuoso trumpeter at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at WNMU Fine Arts Auditorium. Tickets: $20 ($5 students 17 and younger). Information: (575) 538-5862 or gcconcerts.org.

‘Agamemnon’ — No Strings Theatre Company presents the Greek Tragedy by Aeschylus Oct. 7-23, at Black Box Theatre in Las Cruces. Directed by Algernon D’Ammassa. Performances are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Sundays Oct. 16 and 23; and at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. Tickets: $10-$15. Reservations: (575) 523-1223.

Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — Airport Hwy 220 in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800, (888) 818-7872 or spencertheater.com. Shanghai Acrobats perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7.

Fall El Paso Home and Garden Show — The 9th annual show is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 7-9 at the El Paso Convention Center. Admission: $5-$7. Information: 778-5387 or ElPasoHomeAndGarden.com.

Socorro Fest — The City of Socorro, N.M. hosts its 14th annual celebration of central New Mexico’s Rio Grande Valley’s rich bounty Friday and Saturday, Oct. 7-8, around the historic Socorro Plaza. Information: (575) 835-8927, socorrofest.com or on Facebook.

Chris Young — The country superstar’s “I’m Comin’ Over” tour is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, at NMSU’s Pan American Center in Las Cruces, with special guests Dan + Shay, and Cassadee Pope. Tickets:  $39.50 and $49.50 (Ticketmaster).

LCSO with Caroline Goulding — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra presents the guest violinist Oct. 8-9 at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, performing the music of Daugherty, Beethoven and Prokofiev. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35-$45. Information: (575) 646-3709 or lascrucessymphony.com.

EPHS Centennial Reunion — El Paso High School, which turns 100 on Sept. 18, 2016, will celebrate with an attempt is planned Guinness World Record for the Largest High School Reunion ever during the Centennial Homecoming, Saturday, Oct. 8, with class reunions and school tours. Eve of the “E” is Thursday at the school’s R. R. Jones Stadium; a Centennial Presentation is Friday at the school, and the Homecoming Football game is Saturday. VIP access available for donations of $25 or more. For more information or to volunteer: ephsalumassoc@gmail.com.

Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time — A  hike with presentations on Mount Cristo Rey and local history is offered at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Mount Cristo Rey, Sunland Park, N.M. Length: 5 miles round trip (2-3 hours). Cost: $3 ($2 for children) donation requested for the Mt. Cristo Restoration Committee. Information: 542-1422. No reservation is required.
  The hike is sponsored by El Paso Scene. Hike leader is Randy Limbird, editor and publisher of El Paso Scene.

Sunset Heights Tour of Homes and Landmarks — The El Paso County Historical Society will host the 13th annual Tour of Homes noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, with seven locations in the neighborhood between Downtown and UTEP. Tickets: $10 ($5 ages 10 and younger). Information: Hal Marcus Gallery, 533-9090 or sunset_heights_assoc@yahoo.com.

Village Vibes Music Festival — Village of Vinton and Keep Vinton Beautiful hosts the inaugural music festival noon to midnight Saturday, Oct. 8, at Dr. Applegate Park. Information: 886-5104.

Doña Ana Doll Club Show & Sale — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Scottish Rite Temple, 195 Boutz, Las Cruces. Admission: $2. Information: (575) 523-1413.

Pagan Pride Day  — Las Cruces Pagan Pride Council hosts its celebration 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Pioneer Women’s Park, 500 W. Las Cruces Avenue, with entertainment, networking, story weaving, vendors and more. Admission is free with a donation or canned goods or pet food. Information: (915) 316-4399

The Lantern Fest — The all-ages celebration of life, love and memories is Saturday, Oct. 8, at Southern New Mexico Speedway, 12 miles west of Las Cruces off I-10. Families can roast s’mores, decorate their lanterns, and enjoy stage show, face painters, princesses, inflatables, and live music. After sunset, participants come together to release their lanterns. Gates open at 3 p.m. Information on Facebook at thelanternfest.
  Lantern passes required in advance for admission; available online at thelanternfest.com/location/el-paso/ Passes are $$35 Aug. 27-Sept. 30; and $45 Oct. 1-7.

Fore! the Children Golf Tournament — Community Partners of El Paso’s 4th annual charity tournament is 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Butterfield Trail Golf Club, 1858 Cottonwoods. Registration at 7 a.m. Cost: $150 ($500 team of four). Information: 588-3935 or communitypartnersep.org.

Carrera Internacional del Migrante 10K — The 10K race and 1 mile fun run is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, in San Jacinto Plaza. Registration at raceadeventuresunlimited.com.

Run Like A Nut 5K — The 5K benefiting New Mexico Pecan Festival is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Community Center Park on Calle de Santiago in Mesilla, N.M. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Festival de trova Coincidir USA — The show featuring performers from the largest gathering of Mexican singer-songwriters in a single weekend is 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Plaza Theatre, featuring  Leonel Soto, Raul Ornelas, Fernando Delgadillo, Mexicanto, Edgar Oceransky, Miguel Luna, Edel Juarez, Rosalida Gliese 229 and Ilse McCarthy. Tickets; $50, $65 and $95 (Ticketmaster). Information: festivalcoindidir.co.

UTEP Football — The Miners’ home games are Saturdays at Sun Bowl Stadium. Information: utepathletics.com.
• 6 p.m. Oct. 8: FIU
• 6 p.m. Oct. 29: Old Dominion

LCSO with Caroline Goulding — Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra presents the guest violinist Oct. 8-9 at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall, performing the music of Daugherty, Beethoven and Prokofiev. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $35-$45. Information: (575) 646-3709 or lascrucessymphony.com.

Brandon Ridenour – The virtuoso trumpeter opens Las Cruces Civic Concert Association’s season 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Rio Grande Theater, 211 N. Main in the Las Cruces Downtown Mall. The Juilliard School graduate will be accompanied by piano.  Tickets: $25 ($5 students with ID). Information: (575) 405-7429, or lascrucescca.org.

Franklin Wrestling 5K — Franklin High School’s wrestling team’s fundraising 5K and 1-mile walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Franklin High School, 900 N. Resler. Register at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Adam Trent — Showtime! El Paso presents opens its season at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, with the magician known for his state-of-the-art techniques, who also has starred with “The Illusionists” on Broadway. Information: showtimeelpaso.com.

Songs & Stories — K-Love and Show Hope presents an evening of music with three of the hottest Christian artists, Steven Curtis Chapman, Mac Powell of Third Day and Brandon Heath, at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $25 and $35. VIP tickets are $75 (Ticketmaster)

Speaking Rock Entertainment Center — 122 S. Pueblo Rd. Live music nightly. Admission is free. Information: 860-7777 or speakingrockentertainment.com.
• Rocker Bret Michaels performs Sunday, Oct. 9.
• Alt metal band Disturbed performs at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, with guests Chevelle and Nothing More.

Prophets of Rage — The rap-rock supergroup brings its “Make America Rage Again” tour to the El Paso County Coliseum Tuesday, Oct. 11, featuring Rage Against the Machine (without Zach de al Rocha) led by rapper Chuck D of Public Enemy and B-Real of Cypress Hill. Tickets: $17 to $86.50 (Ticketmaster.

Kids’ Fishing Tournament — Ascarate Fishing Club hosts the tournament for ages 3-16, 7:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 15, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. PRegistration is 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Free food and t-shirts for all registered kids. Information: 790-3788 or ascaratefishingclub.org.

Retro Party for the Arts — You Can Be Anything Arts Foundation hosts its fundraising ’80s Celebrity Retro Party  8 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at Radisson Hotel Airport, 1770 Airway. Hosted by Grammy Hall of Fame band The Miracles and DJ Cedric Ceballos (former LA Laker, Phoenix Suns and 1992 NBA Slam Dunk Champion). Performance begins at 10 p.m. Admission: $25; VIP access (available in advance only) is $40. Information: 308-0401 or ycbaafevents.org.  

Las Migas — The Spanish music group performs at 7 p.m. Oct. 14, at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts in Alamogordo. The four women blend of Flamenco and Mediterranean styles. Tickets: $15, $25 and $35. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.

Ghost Stories by Moonlight — Magoffin Home State Historic Site, 1120 Magoffin, hosts its annual Halloween-themed event with events for children and adults.
• Family Night for ages 5 and up is 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.
• Evening for Adults is at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22.
  Tickets: $15 per event. Advance purchase required. Information: 533-5147 or visitmagoffinhome.com.

Northgate Arts and Craft — Northgate Christian Church, 5430 Yvette, hosts an art and crafts fair Saturday, Oct. 15. Information, hours: 755-0831.

A Wild Night...for Wildlife — The 18th annual fundraiser to benefit the Southwest Environmental Center’s work to protect wildlife and wild places in the Southwest is 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, along Main Street (between Las Cruces Ave and Griggs) in Las Cruces, with food from local restaurants fine wine, and a silent auction and live music. Tickets, information: (575) 522-5552 or info@wildmesquite.org.

‘The Hands of Cantú: Horsemanship at the Pass of the North’ — Compadres Therapy, Inc.’s 2nd annual free family friendly horse-themed event in cooperation with the Tom Lea Institute is 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Upper Valley Ranch, 6666 Morrill Road, with activities and various horse performances; driving, jumping, reining, Arabian horses, hippotherapy, adaptive riding, horse themed crafts and more. Information: 203-088, compadrestherapy.com and on Facebook.

El Paso Roller Derby — El Paso Roller Derby’s Tex Pistols host Tucson Roller Derby Furious Truckstop Waitresses at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at Nations Tobin Recreation Center, 8831 Railroad. Tickets: $5-$8. Information: elpasorollerderby.com.

Hubby Jenkins — The American multi-instrumentalist peforms at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the Buckhorn Opera House in Pinos Altos, N.M. kicking off the Mimbres Region Arts Council’s Folk Series. Tickets: $20. Information: (575) 538-2505 or mimbresarts.org.

End 22 5K — Spartyka Foundation presents the 5K race and 1 mile walk supporting  End 22 Modern Day Warrior at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at El Paso Community College Transmountain campus, 9750 Gateway North. Information: spartykafoundation.org; registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live — KCOS presents the popular PBS children’s show live on stage 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $29-$75 (Ticketmaster).

Keith Urban — The four-time Grammy Award winning country star brings his Ripcord World Tour to  Las Cruces at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, at NMSU’s Pan American Center. Tickets: $35.50, $49.50 and $63.50 (Ticketmaster).

Bob Dylan — The music legend and his band perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $57.50 and $117.50 (Ticketmaster).

Cathedral High Anniversary Gala — Notre Dame legend Tim Brown is keynote speaker for the Cathedral High School 90th anniversary with a gala dinner and dance Thursday, Oct. 20, at El Paso Convention Center. Tickets: $150 per person. Information: ndelpaso@alumni.nd.edu.

Deby Lewis Memorial Glow Run — The inaugural run is 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Eastwood High School, 2430 McRae. Information: raceadventuresunlimitedl.com.

Notre Dame Club of El Paso Annual Golf Classic — The tournament benefiting club activities in the community is 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course, 12000 McCombs. DInformation: 701-8974 or elpaso.undclub.org.

Shakespeare on the Rocks  — The 28th season presents “Much Ado About Nothing” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, at Chamizal National Memorial:  Tickets are $8-$10. Information: 474-4275, shakespeareontherocks.com.

Sin Bandera  — The Latin pop duo performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $60-$225 (Ticketmaster).

El Paso Symphony Orchestra — The Symphony presents guest trombonist Chris Brubeck at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21-22 in the Plaza Theatre, featuring Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde” Prelude & Liebestod, Chris Brubeck’s Prague Concerto for Bass Trombone and Orchestra and Brahms’s Symphony 4, op. 98, E minor. Tickets: $16-$42. Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.

‘Little Shop of Horrors’ — Sun City Musical Theatre presents the comic musical by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken Oct. 21-30. Details to be announced. Information: 637-1618 or suncitymusicaltheatre@gmail.com.

All Indian Reunion 2016 — Ysleta High School’s 18th annual All-Indian Reunion is set for Saturday, Oct. 22, with Homecoming activities Oct. 17-22. Information: 584-8762 or yhsallindians.com.

Sunrise Lions Gun Show — The semiannual guns and outdoors show opens at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22-23, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University in Las Cruces. Information: lascruceslionsclub.org.

‘Viva La Villa’ — The wine and tapas event benefiting El Paso Villa Maria is Saturday, Oct. 22, at Epic Railyard Event Center, 2201 E. Mills. Details to be announced. Information: 479-7205 or villamariaep.org.

Club Zombie 5K — Cielo Vista Optimist Club hosts the 5K race and 1 mile run, creep and crawl benefiting the club’s scholarship fund at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Ponder Park. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Let’s Run to End Alzheimer’s 5K — The 5K run is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Ascarte Park, 6900 Delta. Registration at raceadventuresunlimitedl.com.

Gerardo Ortiz — The corrido singer brings headlines the Gran Baile de Verano at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at El Paso County Coliseum, with Fidel Rueda. Tickets: $55-$70 (Ticketmaster).

Miner Dash and Family Fitness Fiesta — The 7th annual event is Sunday, Oct. 23, at UTEP’s Centennial Plaza. 5K run and 3K walk begin at 8 a.m. Register at minerdash.utep.edu. The UTEP Fitness Fiesta is 8 to 11 a.m.

‘Cycle for Change’ — The County Attorney’s Office and Villa Maria host the 4th annual event at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at Gallegos Park, 7361 Bosque, in Canutillo. Four courses: 50 miles, 30 miles, 10-mile family ride and 1-mile children’s ride. Registration at cycle4change.org.

Zombie Escape 5K — The zombie-themed 5K run and 1 mile walk benefiting Spice is Not Nice is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Register at raceadventuresunlimitedl.com.

Zarzuela Songs & Sevillana Dances — UTEP Department of Music’s presents songs and dances from Spain at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Ticket information: 747-7795 or utep.edu/music.

Faculty Recital Series — UTEP Department of Music’s presents Christopher Reyman on piano, Shaun Mahoney on guitar and Eric Unsworth on bass at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Ticket information: 747-7795 or utep.edu/music.

UTEP Orchestra — UTEP Department of Music presents its orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Ticket information: 747-7795 or utep.edu/music.

Slayer — The trash metal legends bring their Repentless World Tour to El Paso at 7:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, at El Paso Coliseum, 4100 Paisano, with special guest Anthrax and Death Angel. Tickets: $36.50 (Ticketmaster).

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ — El Paso Playhouse presents the drama adapted from “Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl” Oct. 28-Nov. 20. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $8-11. Information: 532-1317 or elpasoplayhouse.com.

United We Run 5K — Parkland High School boosters inaugural 5K run and 1 mile walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Parkland High School, 5932 Quail. Register at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

New Mexico Pumpkin Festival — The 8th annual festival celebrating the fall gourd is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30, at the Mesilla Valley Maze and Lyles Family Farm, 3855 W. Picacho. Admission: $10-$12. Information: (575) 526-1919 or mesillavalleymaze.com.

Concordia Dia de Los Muertos — Concordia Heritage Association and Paso Del Norte Paranormal Society celebrate Day of the Dead 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at Concordia Cemetery, 3700 E. Yandell. Tickets: $1-$5. Information: 591-2326, 581-7920 or concordiacemetery.org.

12 Hours of Old El Paso — The Mountain Bike race is Saturday, Oct. 29, at Franklin Mountains State Park’s Round House. Information: newmexicosportsonline.com.

Day of the Dead Series 2016 — The 5K, marathon and half marathon events are Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 29-30, at La Llorona Park, Las Cruces. Register at mainlymarathons.com.

Best of the Eagles — El Paso Symphony Orchestra presents a tribute to the Eagles at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Plaza Theatre. Ticket information: 532-2776 or epso.org.

Contra Tiempo — The Urban Latin Dance Theater performs at 7 p.m. Oct. 29, at the Flickinger Center for Performing Arts in Alamogordo. Their body of work is rooted in salsa and Agro-Cuban and draws from Hip-Hop, urban and contemporary dance theater. Tickets: $10, $20 and $30. Information: (575) 437-2202 or flickingercenter.com.

Halloween Spook Music Show — A Halloween costume and music show with organist Gary Rutherford of Phoenix is 5:57 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 1810 Elm (at Wheeling). Pre-concert food served at 4:49 p.m. Information: 532-5874.










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