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September 2017

 

The following events are just some of the events coming up this month. We generally post this list a month in advance, and do not update afterward so we can focus on the print edition instead. We leave the past monthly lists on the website just to give you some idea of what generally happens that month

‘Danzón’ — El Paso Ballet Theatre presents a mix of classical and contemporary ballet at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1-2, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S San Marcial. Admission: $12. Information: 760-6062 or elpasoballettheatre.com.

UTEP Volleyball — Home games are at Memorial Gym. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
The Glory Road Invitational is Sept. 1-2, with games at 7:30 p.m. Friday; at 1 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Invited teams are New Mexico, Youngstown State and North Dakota.
  The Borderland Invitational is Sept. 8-10, with games at 7 p.m. Friday (Samford), 11 a.m. Saturday (Delaware State) and noon Sunday (Abilene Christian).
  The first regular season home games are against Rice at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, and UAB, noon Sunday, Sept. 24.

Alfresco! Fridays — The 15th season of free outdoor summer concerts concludes 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, with Radio La Chusma at Convention Center Plaza. Information: 534-0633, alfrescofridays.com or on Facebook.

All American Mountain Festivals — River Rendezvous hosts the outdoor craft fair Sept. 1-4, a at All American Park in Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Information: (575) 446-1441 or riverrendezvousruidoso.com.

Minerpalooza 2017 — UTEP’s 27th annual back-to-school bash and pep rally 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, Sept. 1, in P-9 parking lot on the UTEP campus. The family friendly event features fall sports teams, information booths and live entertainment and family activities. Admission is free; food and some activities sold separately. Information: 747-5648, minerpalooza.com or on Facebook.

Cottonwood Festival — The 27th annual Labor Day Weekend arts and craft festival is Sept. 1-3, in Alameda Park, alongside White Sands Blvd. (U.S. 54/70) in Alamogordo. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.  Admission is free. Information: (575) 437-6120 or alamogordo.com.

Southwest Print Fiesta — Mimbres Region Arts Council hosts the gathering together of more than 20 regional and local printmakers noon to 11 p.m. Friday through Sunday, Sept. 1-3, at Seedboat Gallery, 214 Yankie, in Silver City, N.M. celebrating the art of printmaking through demonstrations, workshops. children’s activities steamroller street printing event, artisan marketplace and more. Admission is free. Information: (575) 538-2505, southwestprintfiesta.org or on Facebook.
  Artisan market place is 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 to 5 p.m. Saturday. Workshops scheduled Sunday.

Marfa Lights Festival — The 31st annual festival that pays tribute to Marfa’s mysterious lights is Friday through Sunday, Sept. 1-3, in Marfa, Texas. Information: marfacc.com.

Gloria Trevi and Alejandra Guzman — The Latin pop-rock divas perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $59.50, $79.50, $99.50, $125 and $150 (Ticketmaster).

The Everly Brothers Experience — The Everly Brothers tribute featuring the Zmed Brothers and their band is 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at the Spencer Theater for Performing Arts in Alto, N.M. Tickets: $39-$69. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.

Tricky Falls — 209 S. El Paso. Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com.
• The Great American Rockabilly Riot After Party is Saturday, Sept. 2, with Pachuco Jose y Los Diamantes; and Burlesque featuring Ruby Champagne. Tickets: $15 ($25 VIP).
• Social Distortion — The legendary punkabilly band performs with guest Jade Jackson at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5. Tickets: $40 ($140 VIP).
• Drab Majesty — The alternative rock band performs at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in The Perch, with SRSQ. Tickets: $10.
• Decapitated and Thy Art is Murder — The death metal bands’ “Double Homicide” Tour is 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, with Fallujah and Ghost Bath. Tickets: $18-$21.
• Grieves — The Seattle rapper and producer’s “Running Wild Tour” is 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13. Tickets: $15.
• Toadies — The Texas alt rock band perform 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, with Local H. Tickets: $22-$25.
• God Module — The dark electronic band’s “Does This Stuff Freak You Out?” tour is 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at The Perch, with Blakk Glass, Visions In Black. Tickets: $10-$15.
• Two Door Cinema Club — The British indie-rock band peforms at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, with Circa Waves. Tickets: $35-$40.
• Against Me! — The punk band performs at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, with Bleached and The Dirty Nil. Tickets: $21-$24.50.
• Venom Inc. — The metal band’s “Bloodstained Earth” Tour is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, with Goatwhore, Toxic Holocaust, The Convalescence. Tickets: $24 ($99 VIP).

Arts International 2017 — The El Paso Art Association’s Regional Juried Art Exhibit runs Sept. 2-Oct. 4 at the International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana, with opening reception is 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday Thursday and Friday, 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 534-7377.

All-American Gun & Western Collectible Show — The 27th annual show is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-4, at the Ruidoso Convention Center, 111 Sierra Blanca Dr. Information: (575) 257-6171 or trekwest.com/gunshow.

Franciscan Festival of Fine Arts — Holy Cross Retreat Center, 600 Holy Cross Road in Mesilla Park, will showcase the works of 80 to 90 area artists 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3. Admission is free;. Information: (575) 524-3688 or franciscanfestival.org.

St. Anthony’s Bazaar — The 53rd annual Labor Day weekend festival is noon to 11 p.m. Saturday through Monday, Sept. 2-4, at the St. Anthony’s Seminary, 4501 Hastings (at Crescent). Admission is free. Information: 566-2261 or on Facebook.

Bottomless Bubblefest — Bottomless Lake State Park, 13 miles east of Roswell, will host its annual Labor Day weekend festival 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3. Day-use fee is $5. Information: (575) 624-6058 or nmparks.com.

Great American Rockabilly Riot — The 6th annual Kustom Kulture Extravaganza, hosted by Hardknocks Car Club, is Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3, at El Paso County Coliseum, with a Kustom Car and Motorcycle Show, a Classic Pin-Up Contest, Vendors, Food Trucks, Adult Beverages, and a Kiddie Corral. Tickets: $20 per day; $35 for both days(Ticketmaster). Age 12 and younger free. Informatation, pin-up pageant and car show registration rockabillyrioteptx.com
  Saturday’s headliner is Tiger Army, with Gamblers Marks, Reno Divorce, Sorry About You Sister and Fixed Idea.
 Sunday’s Headliners are The Paladins with The Octanes, Star Mountain Dreamers, The Devotions and The Pinsetters.

Cloudcroft Labor Day Hoopla — The annual family party is 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2-3, on Burro Avenue in Cloudcroft. Admission is free. Information: (575) 682-2733 or 1-866-682-8777 or cloudcroft.net.

Harvest Wine Fest — The New Mexico Wine Growers Association presents its Labor Day Weekend festival 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday through Monday, Sept. 2-4, at the Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, Las Cruces. Admission: $15 in advance; $20 at the gate, includes souvenir wine glass. Non drinkers and age 16-21 are $5 in advance or at the gate. Military $12 in advance; $17 at the gate (with valid current DoD ID). Information: (575) 649-8994, vivavino@nmwine.com, nmwine.org or on Facebook.

Hatch Chile Festival — The “chile capital of the world’s” 46th annual celebration is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3, at the Hatch Airport on N.M. Hwy 26, 1 1/2 miles west of Hatch. Admission; $10 carload (good for both days). Information: (575) 267-5483, hatchchilefest.com or on Facebook.

‘Rolling Stones’ Gem and Mineral Show — Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society’s 34th annual show in Silver City, N.M. is Sept. 2-4 at the newly remodeled Grand County Veterans’ Memorial Conference Center, 3031 U.S. 180 E in Silver City. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. Admission is free. Information: rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com.

Taste of Downtown Silver City — The 16 annual event is 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, in downtown Silver City. The event features food samples from various menu items from different restaurants and shops, vendors and more. Tickets: $20 at silvercitymainstreet.com. Information: (575) 534-9005.

LiveFit EP Fitness Festival — The 3rd annual event is Saturday, Sept. 2, at El Paso Convention Center, incorporating various fitness competitions, including karate, jiu jitsu, Crossfit, bodybuilding and a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, along with about 50 booths.   Information: 306-3383 or livefitep.com.

Danny Ray Sanchez Memorial Run — The 5th annual 5K run and 1-mile fun walk benefiting the Danny Ray Sanchez Memorial Fund is 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at Montwood High School, 12000 Montwood. Entry: $20; $15 per person for teams of 10 or more. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Sun City Music Festival — The 7th annual electronic music festival is 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2-3, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Saturday’s headliner is Marshmello; and Sunday’s headliner is Above & Beyond. Tickets: $119 two-day pass (age 16 and older); $189.95 VIP pass (age 21 and older); available at eventbrite.com. General admission 16 and older; VIP passes 21 and older. Information: suncitymusicfestival.com.

Once on this Island’ — El Paso Community College Performer’s Studio presents the musical at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31-Sept. 3, at EPCC Transmountain Campus Forum Theatre, 9570 Gateway North. Admission: $15 general admission: $10 non-EPCC students, military; $8 EPCC students, faculty, staff and seniors. Information: 831-5056 or forumtheater.wix.com/epcc.

End of Summer Bash — Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero, N.M. hosts its Labor Day weekend bash 3 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, with concessions, jumping balloons, live music on the lawn, fireworks at 9 p.m. Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.

Signal Peak Challenge — The mountain biking event, “Lord of the Chain Rings,” is 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, in Silver City, N.M. Information: (575) 654-3966 or signalpeakchallenge.com.

Eagle in the Sun Triathlon — The 400m swim, 12 mile bike ride, and 5K run, is 7 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 3, at SISD Aquatic Center and Student Activity Complex, 1257 Southview Court. Information: 229-5656. Registration at raceelpaso.com/eagle-in-the-sun.

All American Futurity — The running of the 57th All American Futurity is Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4, which marks the end of the racing season at Ruidoso Downs.
Information: (575) 378-4431 or raceruidoso.com.

Social Distortion — The legendary punkabilly band performs with guest Jade Jackson at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso. All ages show. Tickets: $40 general admission; $140 VIP; available at trickyfalls.com. One dollar from each ticket sold goes to Sweet Relief.

Guns N’ Roses — One of the biggest rock bands of the ‘90s brings its “Not in this Lifetime” Tour to El Paso at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Sun Bowl Stadium, with opening act Texas legends ZZ Top. Tickets: $62 to $743. VIP packages are $568-$1,244.

Full Moon Night — White Sands National Monument. Tularosa Basin Musician Union performs Americana Folk and acoustic blues 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6. Entrance fee: $5 age 16 and older. Free for children. Information: (575) 479-6124, ext. 236 or (575) 679-2599, ext. 232; or go to nps.gov/whsa.

Ricardo Arjona — The Guatemalan singer/songwriter’s performs as part of his “Circo Soledad,” Tour at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $76.50, $96.50, $116.50 and $156.50 (Ticketmaster).

Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana.  Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook at RockHouseDiveBarKitchen.
• Black Pussy — The ’70s-influenced rockers’ 2017 North American Tour is 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, with Brother Strange and Not My Master. Tickets: $5.
• Jason Richardson & Luke Holland — The guitarist and drummer perform 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, with The Reign of Kindo and Stolas. Tickets: $15.
• Motograter — The nu metal band performs at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30. All ages show. Tickets: $10 in advance; $12 day of show.

Oktoberfest —Friday and Saturday, Sept. 8-10 in at Biggs Park, 11388 Sergeant Major Blvd on East Fort Bliss, with German food, beer, music and dancers. Information: 588-8247.

Elephant Days — The City of Elephant Butte’s annual celebration is Sept. 8-10 at Elephant Butte Lake and other venues. Information: (575) 744-4892 or ElephantButteAdventures.com.

‘Encores & Overtures’ — El Paso Opera presents its annual event at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9. Ticket information: 581-5534 or epopera.org.

UTEP Football — The Miners’ home games are at Sun Bowl Stadium. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
• 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9: Rice
• 8:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15: Arizona (televised on ESPN)
  The Miners take on NMSU at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Pan American Stadium in Las Cruces.

Run/Walk For Respect — Arc del Paso will host its 5K run and 5K and 1 mile walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Information: 564-4978 or thearcofelpaso.org. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Lowbrow Palace — 111 E. Robinson. Tickets at lowbrowpalace.com.
• Fayuca — 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, with Mouse Powell, Seek the Fire, Black Bottom Lighters. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Sithu Aye — The Glasgow guitarist performs Sunday, Sept. 10. Tickets: $10-$12.
• Bobaflex — 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, with Beitthemeans. Tickets: $15-$17.
• Broncho — The indie rock band 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, with Billy Changer. Tickets: $12-$14.
• Thee Commons — The punk-cumbia, 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19. Tickets: $10-$12.

Together We Will Live 5K Run / Walk — The 4th annual 5K race, 5K fun run, walk, and 1 mile walk are 8 Sunday, Sept. 10, at Burges High School, 2016 Edgemere. Information: 1-888-479-8422 or info@diwlf.org.

Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally — The 48th annual rally is Wednesday through Sunday, Sept. 13-17, at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Ruidoso, N.M. Information: (575) 973-4977, motorcyclerally.com, or on Facebook at RuidosoRally.

Luis Fonsi — The Latin Grammy winning Puerto Rican singer, composer and dancer presents his “Love + Dance World Tour” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $59.50 to $99.50; VIP packages $149-$350. (Ticketmaster).

‘Power of the Purse’ Party — The Women’s Fund POP fundraiser and shopping celebration is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Epic Railyard Center, 2201 E Mills.  Tickets: $50. Information: 799-6605 or womensfundofep.org.

Pablo Francisco — The off-the-wall stand-up comic performs 7:30 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 14-16 at the Comic Strip, 1201 Airway, with opening act Steve Kramer. Tickets: $22.50 ($32.50 VIP); available at ticketweb.com. Information: 799-LAFF (5233) or laff2nite.com.

EPSO ‘The Four Seasons’ — El Paso Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bohuslav Rattay, opens its season with guest violinist Chloé Trevor at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16, in the Plaza Theatre, featuring Vivaldi’s “Le Quattro Staggioni, Piazzolla’s “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires” and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, 1919. Tickets: $16-$45. Information: 532-3776 or epso.org.

Santa Teresa Charity Golf Tournament — The 18th annual tournament is 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Vista Hills Country Club, 2210 Trawood. Information: (575) 589-2200 or priscila@gpiinc.biz.

¡Vivamos México! — The celebration of Mexican Independence day is 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, with Alacranes Musical, Ballet Folklórico Quetzales, Ballet Folklórico Paso del Norte, Mariachi Cuauhtemoc, Aponi Kai, Ballet Folklórico de Ciudad Juarez and Sobredosis del Sabor. Information: 532-7273.

NMSU Aggies Football — New Mexico State University Aggies’ home games are 6 p.m. Saturdays at Aggie Memorial Stadium in Las Cruces. Information: (575) 646-1420 or nmstatesports.com.
Sept. 16: Troy
Sept. 23: UTEP

German-American Night Run — The 24th Annual German-American Oktoberfest Night Run’s 8K run and 5K fun run/walk is at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16, Freedom Crossing, 1611 Haan Road, Fort Bliss. Information: 744-5785, 201-5939 or bliss.armymwr.com. Registration: ganightrun.com.
  Pre-race activities begin at 4 p.m. with German coffee, German pastries and cakes and. soft drinks.
  Post-race events begin at 6 p.m. with live music by “1st AD Band,” bratwurst, sodas, German coffee and pastries. Spectator admission is free.

iTEC Run for Education — iTec Preparatory Academy, hosts the 5K run and 1-mile walk at 8 a.m. Sept. 16, at the academy, 5450 Hurd Place. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Run Like the Wind 5K — The inaugural 5K run and 1-mile fun walk benefiting El Paso Wind Symphony is 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.

The Iveys — The local band performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Star City Studio, 120 W. Castellano. Information: 422-3252, starcitystudioproductions.com or on Facebook.

McKelligon Canyon Challenge — El Paso on the Move’s 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at McKelligon Canyon Amphitheater. Proceeds benefit El Paso community gardens and activities that promote health. Registration:raceadventuresunlimited.com.

‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ — The inspiring Tony- and Grammy Award-winning true story of Carole King is Sept. 19-24, at the Plaza Theatre, as part of the Broadway in El Paso City. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $40-$75. Information: 231-1111, ElPasoLive.com/Broadway or on Facebook at Broadway in El Paso.

Toadies — The Texas grunge alt rockers perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso. All shows are all-ages. Tickets: $22-$25.Information: 351-9909. Tickets at trickyfalls.com, holdmyticket.com or ticketfly.com.
ith a re-release in 2014 with five extra tracks.

Signature Chefs Auction — The Regional Children’s Hospital at Providence presents the annual benefit auction for the March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, at Southwest University Center, 6500 Montana. Top area chefs will present their signature dishes, along with a menu of gourmet auction packets. Information: 249-2270 or signaturechefs.org/event/elpasotx.

Gila River Festival — The Gila Conservation Coalition’s 13th annual festival is Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 21-24, at various locations in Silver City, N.M. Registration begins July 1: (575) 538-8078. Schedule, information:gilariverfestival.org or on Facebook.

UTEP Department of Music — Performances are at 7:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. Sunday) at Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Most performances are $3-$5. Information: 747-5606 or music.utep.edu.
• Faculty Recital Series guitar recital by Professor Hiram Rodriguez, is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, performing selected works by Granados, Brian Head, Torroba and others.
• UTEP Symphony Orchestra performs 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28.

Sin Bandera  — The Grammy-winning Latin pop duo’s “Última Vez” Tour is 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: %59.50, $79.50, $99.50 and $125. (Ticketmaster).

Ice Balloons — The noise-punk band performs Saturday, Sept. 23, at The Monarch, 204 Rio Grande. Information on Facebook at MonarchEP.

Future Engineers 5K — Texas Society of Professional Engineers’ fundraising 5K competitive run and 5K and 1 mile fun walks are 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at Up and Running 3233 N. Mesa. Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.

El Paso Chopin Piano Festival — The 23rd annual series of piano concerts are at 7 p.m. selected Saturdays at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free, but people are advised to arrive early; concerts are almost always standing room only. Information: chopinfest@sbcglobal.net or elpaso-chopin.com.Sept. 23: Ning An. An is a top-prize winner of many piano competitions, including the Queen Elisabeth of Belgium and the National Chopin Piano.
• Oct. 7: Mei-Ting Sun.
• Oct. 21: Lucy Scarbrough.

Marco Antonio Solis — The five-time Latin Grammy Award winning Mexican musician performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $59-$119 (Ticketmaster).

Oryx Challenge Bike Tour — The 7th annual 30K and 100K bike events benefiting the USO are 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Fort Bliss’s Freedom Crossing. Registration: $35. Active duty military: $15. Information: 569-5644. Registration at uso.org/elpaso.

An Evening with Garrison Keillor — Spend an evening with the “A Prairie Home Companion” host and one of America’s greatest storytellers at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Plaza Theatre. Keillor regaled audiences for more than 40 years as the host of “A Prairie Home Companion.” Tickets: $46.50 to $72.50 (Ticketmaster).

Miguel Bose — The Latin Grammy-winner presents his Estaré Tour 2017 at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $55, $90, $110, $160 and $190 (Ticketmaster).

‘The Importance of Being Earnest’ — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance opens its season with Oscar Wilde’s comedy Sept. 28-Oct. 8, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $9-14. Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.

Wilco — American Indie band Wilco performs 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Abraham Chavez Theatre as part of its Southern U.S. Tour supporting the acclaimed Chicago band’s 10th studio album, “Schmilco.” Tickets: $30 to $42 (Ticketmaster)

FEMAP Gala — The Friends of FEMAP will host its_ 12th annual gala Friday, Sept. 29. Tickets: $150. Information: 544-4151, egarcia@femap.org or femap.org.

Swings for Strings — The 2nd annual golf tournament benefiting El Pro-Musica’s Music Education Programs is 8 a.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at NMSU Golf Course. Cost: $150 per player ($500 team of four). Information: 833-9400 or eppm.org.

Marisela — The legendary Mexican-American singer performs at 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $44 to $110(Ticketmaster).

National Border Patrol Museum 5K — The inaugural 5K run and 1-mile fun walk benefiting the museum is 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, at Old Glory Memorial, 9550 Gateway North. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.

Royal Run for Hope — The 5th annual 5K run and 1-mile walk benefiting Pediatric Oncology patients at El Paso Children’s Hospital is 8 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, at the Health Spot, 4717 Hondo Pass.  Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.














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