Murphy’s Celtic Legacy at Spencer Theater
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Murphy’s Celtic Legacy at Spencer Theater

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Some of the quickest, most expressive legs in the world percussively invigorating traditional Irish dance. Featuring 20+ dancers & musicians including talents from Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and Celtic Woman, Murphy’s Celtic Legacy is the next generation Irish dance spectacular. The performance - bursting with riveting jigs, reels and haunting ballads - is drawn from Irish folklore.

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Amy Grant at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

Amy Grant at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Conventional  wisdom  has  it  that  Amy  Grant  put  Contemporary  Christian  Music  on  the  map,  becoming  the  first  CCM  artist  to  have  a  platinum  record,  the  first  to  hit  No.  1  on  the  Pop  charts,  and  the  first  to  perform  at  the  GRAMMY  Awards.  Since  then,  Grant  has  been  strumming  her  way  through  a  30-plus  year  adventure  as  a  singer-songwriter,  author,  television  host  and  speaker.

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The Wizard of Oz at Spencer Theater
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

The Wizard of Oz at Spencer Theater

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Follow the yellow brick road out to Emerald City, where a full stage theatrical production of THE WIZARD OF OZ comes to life. Faithfully celebrating the 1939 MGM movie classic, the stage will be filled with breathtaking special effects that sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas.

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The Wizard of Oz at Spencer Theater
Mar
10
7:00 PM19:00

The Wizard of Oz at Spencer Theater

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Follow the yellow brick road out to Emerald City, where a full stage theatrical production of THE WIZARD OF OZ comes to life. Faithfully celebrating the 1939 MGM movie classic, the stage will be filled with breathtaking special effects that sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas.

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Mountain Smoke BBQ Festival at Wingfield Park
Mar
15
to Mar 16

Mountain Smoke BBQ Festival at Wingfield Park

Spring break in the mountains calls for a BBQ-BEER-WINE Festival! Come experience BBQ from around the country. Mountain Smoke Festival will showcase Breweries and Wineries from across New Mexico. Live Music, craft vendors, children activities, and local favorite food at the event. 

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Granger Smith at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Mar
16
8:00 PM20:00

Granger Smith at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Reserve your tickets now for Granger Smith, one of country music's most inspirational success stories. The Dallas native moved to Nashville at age 19 after signing a song publishing contract with EMI Music Publishing, but he moved back to his native Texas to launch his solo career through a long string of independent studio albums.

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The Illusionists - Live From Broadway at Spencer Theater
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

The Illusionists - Live From Broadway at Spencer Theater

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This mind-blowing magic spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. This high-tech extravaganza features:  The Daredevil • The Deductionist • The Grand Illusionist • The Manipulator • The Trickster

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Yolanda Del Rio & Beatriz Adriana at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Apr
6
8:00 PM20:00

Yolanda Del Rio & Beatriz Adriana at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Two of the most successful ranchera singers in the world, Yolanda del Río and Beatriz Adriana, are coming to Inn of the Mountain Gods. Be there as they perform all their greatest hits including “La Hija de Nadie,” “Se Me Olvidó Otra Vez,” “Adios y Bienvenida” and more.

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Zia Rides: 12 Hours in the Wild West
Apr
13
7:00 AM07:00

Zia Rides: 12 Hours in the Wild West

Ride spectacular, purpose-built mountain bike trails while staging from a great sheltered camping area. The event is right in town with easy access to Ruidoso restaurants, hotels, and services. Seriously, you could roll to the start from several hotels in Ruidoso.  Come see why everyone raves about the Grindstone Lake trail system!

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Jump, Jive & Wail Starring the Jive Aces with Makenna Ridgway at Spencer Theater
Apr
27
7:00 PM19:00

Jump, Jive & Wail Starring the Jive Aces with Makenna Ridgway at Spencer Theater

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Legendary British swing band, The Jive Aces, are renowned worldwide for their high-energy music and spectacular stage show. They are the first live band to reach the finals of “Britain’s Got Talent” and for their uplifting award-winning video, “Bring Me Sunshine,” which went viral with 3 million views. Saturday, April 27 at 7pm •  $39 - $65 | Homestyle Angus Beef Meatloaf Buffet at 5pm, $20

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Cats the Musical at Spencer Theater
May
14
7:00 PM19:00

Cats the Musical at Spencer Theater

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Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater— ”Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.

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Cats the Musical at Spencer Theater
May
15
1:00 PM13:00

Cats the Musical at Spencer Theater

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Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater— ”Memory.” Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.

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All American Country Music Festival
May
31
to Jun 1

All American Country Music Festival

Country Music fans mark your calendars! We are proud to host the 2nd Annual All American Country Music Festival at Wingfield Park in Ruidoso. We guarantee it will bigger and better than the first (which ROCKED!). Backdropped by Sierra Blanca peak and surrounded by pine trees, cool breezes and clear blue skies the music, food, and drinks take a front seat over Memorial Day weekend in Ruidoso.

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Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo
Jul
4
to Jul 6

Mescalero Apache Ceremonial Dances and Rodeo

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Visitors will be offered a rare opportunity to witness the coming of age ceremony of Mescalero Apache maidens during this annual event. Ceremonial dances, rodeo, arts and crafts, and ceremonial parade are all part of the annual Mescalero Ceremonial and Rodeo held at the Mescalero Apache reservation over the July 4th holiday.

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Star Spangled Celebration - Inn Of The Mountain Gods
Jul
4
3:00 PM15:00

Star Spangled Celebration - Inn Of The Mountain Gods

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Come out and enjoy ALL the Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort Casino has to offer as we celebrate Independence Day! The Star Spangled Celebration is FREE and begins at 3 p.m. with concessions, jumping balloons, live music, and the LARGEST fireworks show in New Mexico. Cost: Free.

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Lincoln County Art Loop
Jul
5
to Jul 7

Lincoln County Art Loop

Art Loop began as a creative venture amongst artists 24 years ago and continues to be one of the most successful studio tours in New Mexico. Throughout Lincoln County artists will open their studios, demonstrate their craft and discuss their creative process creating much more than simply a vibrant art market

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March on Rome World War II Reenactment at Fort Stanton
Jul
27
4:00 PM16:00

March on Rome World War II Reenactment at Fort Stanton

Fort Stanton will be hosting its fifth annual March on Rome World War II reenactment and Living History display on Saturday, July 27, 2019, on the grounds of the fort. Authentic camps for both Allied and Axis forces will be open to the public between 4 and 6 p.m. with a public show battle beginning at 5:30 p.m. Attendance is free to the public, although donations to Fort Stanton are welcome.

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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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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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Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally
Sep
18
to Sep 22

Golden Aspen Motorcycle Rally

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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 2018, the Golden Aspen Rally returns to the Ruidoso Downs Racetrack September 18 - 22, 2019. To learn more, visit MotorcycleRally.com

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Galentine's at Enchanted Vine by Noisy Water Winery
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

Galentine's at Enchanted Vine by Noisy Water Winery

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Valentine's is about love, so what better way to share some love than with your favorite gal pals. Kicking off the holiday is Galentine’s at Enchanted Vine. The event begins with a yoga session (bring your own mat), followed by cocktails and brunch, and then a clothing swap! There will also be card making crafts to help you create a Valentine for your loved one. Reserve your space now at Eventbrite.

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Rodney Carrington at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Feb
9
8:00 PM20:00

Rodney Carrington at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Rodney Carrington has been one of the top ten highest grossing touring comedians for the last ten years and among the top 5 the last several years. Rodney is on track to be in the top 5 again this year as he regularly performs to sold-out crowds across the US, Canada, and even Australia.

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Gene Watson at Spencer Theater
Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

Gene Watson at Spencer Theater

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Gene Watson’s powerful voice and multi-octave range makes him one of the most masterful voices in Country music. His long career has notched five number ones, 23 top tens and over 76 charted singles. Watson can sing the most challenging songs with an ease that comes from pure, natural talent – a gift that’s delivered so smooth, mellow and true in his many hits like “Fourteen Carat Mind,” “Paper Rosie,” “Nothing Sure Looked Good On You” and “Farewell Party.”

Saturday, February 9 at 7pm • $39 - $65
Southern Fried Chicken Buffet at 5pm, $20

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Eat, Drink, and Be Mine: Valentine Dinner Fundraiser
Feb
6
6:00 PM18:00

Eat, Drink, and Be Mine: Valentine Dinner Fundraiser

Dine for a cause at this 10 course gourmet meal with each course prepared by a different White Apron Society Chef and paired with a wine from Noisy Water Winery. All proceeds go to support High Mountain Youth Project to benefit homeless youth. Limited tickets available.

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Bettman and Halpin Duo Live at Sacred Grounds
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Bettman and Halpin Duo Live at Sacred Grounds

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Bettman & Halpin have been touring as a duo since 2008 and will be playing live on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Sacred Grounds Coffee and Tea House, Their music takes the listener from up-tempo down home fiddlin; to soulful sorrowful ballads, to super hooky folk/pop with catchy melodies and lyrics. Tickets $20 at Eventbrite.

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Jones and Miles Live at Lost Hiker Brewing Co.
Jan
19
6:00 PM18:00

Jones and Miles Live at Lost Hiker Brewing Co.

Not only are Jones and Miles great people, but they’re great musicians kicking out folky, bluegrass songs that will get you on the dance floor. Go see for yourself when they’re playing live at the Lost Hiker Brewing Company on Friday, January 19, 2019. They’ll be a food truck on site and the freshest beer in town.

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INTOCABLE at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Jan
5
7:00 PM19:00

INTOCABLE at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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INTOCABLE is one of the most influential groups in the Tejano/Norteño music scene today. Their road to success began twenty years ago in Zapata,Texas, when friends Ricky Muñoz and René Martínez dreamed of bringing their songs to the world as they crafted a unique and extraordinary style of music which expertly fuses Tejano conjunto music, Norteño folk rhythms, pop ballads and rock.

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Ski Apache Annual Torchlight Parade with Fireworks
Dec
27
1:00 PM13:00

Ski Apache Annual Torchlight Parade with Fireworks

This much-anticipated annual event begins with the Dummy Gelunde competition at 3 PM and live music all day, with the Torchlight Parade beginning at sundown when, torch-bearing skiers glide down the mountain to the sounds of traditional Native American music and a dazzling fireworks display. FREE Family Event.

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The Nutcracker at Spencer Theater
Dec
23
2:00 PM14:00

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 22, 2 pm & 7 pm. Sunday, December 23, 2 pm. $30

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WINTER BALL at the No Scum Allowed Saloon in White Oaks
Dec
22
to Dec 23

WINTER BALL at the No Scum Allowed Saloon in White Oaks

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Returning by popular demand Bobby Luster returns to White Oaks with classic western music at the No Scum Allowed Saloon.  Join the fun with their Ugly Christmas Sweater contest and, with a little luck, Santa may arrive early.  Call (575) 648-5583 for information and reservations.

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Festival of Lights After Party
Dec
1
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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Ruidoso Festival of Lights Parade
Dec
1
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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