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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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Decades of Celebration” New Year’s Eve Party at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Decades of Celebration” New Year’s Eve Party at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Rock into the New Year with the Decades of Celebration at Inn of the Mountain Gods. Enjoy live music from Aquarius and Boombox Heroes playing hits from the ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s as we countdown to 2019. Plus, dress up in your favorite decade and enjoy a special New Year’s Eve dinner.

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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 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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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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Christmas Tree Lighting at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Nov
25
1:30 PM13:30

Christmas Tree Lighting at Inn of the Mountain Gods

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Bring the kids for this FREE event filled with sweet treats, family-friendly entertainment and spectacular Christmas Tree Lighting. While you’re there, you can try your luck at the casino, schedule a spa treatment, or enjoy a meal at one of the resort’s many restaurant venues.

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Ruidoso Thanksgiving Turkey Trot
Nov
24
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 Christmas Jubilee
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Ruidoso Christmas Jubilee

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Embrace the season and join the Ruidoso Greeters for a timeless and treasured tradition, the Christmas Jubilee at the Ruidoso Convention Center. Friday, November 9th noon till 6 PM, Saturday November 10th 10 AM - 6 PM and Sunday, November 11th 10 AM - e PM.

Admission is only $2.00 and active military are free.

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Dia de Muertos Festival in Historic Lincoln
Nov
3
10:00 AM10:00

Dia de Muertos Festival 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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End of Summer Bash at Inn of the Mountain Gods
Sep
2
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 2, 2018. The family-friendly event begins at 3 p.m. with jumping balloons and concessions and at 5 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. Attendance to the End of Summer Bash is free, however jumping balloon tickets are $10 per person.

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Smokey Bear Stampede
Jul
4
to Jul 8

Smokey Bear Stampede

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Eight rodeos in four days! The nation’s largest open rodeo weekend includes four nightly rodeos, two-day ranch rodeo, youth ranch rodeo, kid’s rough stock rodeo, cook-off, kids events, and nightly dances. On July 4th, enjoy a full day of Independence celebration with a campfire dutch oven competition, mutton bustin’, steer riding, evening rodeo, fireworks, and a dance. You don’t want to miss this 4th of July celebration!

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New Year's Eve Celebration At The Hidden Tap
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Celebration At The Hidden Tap

Celebrate the New Year at The Hidden Tap! Doors open at 9 pm and tickets are $15.00 at the door. If you would like to purchase tickets ahead of time they are $10.00 and are available now at The Hidden Tap. You can also call or message on Facebook for tickets or additional information. Tickets will include a champagne toast at midnight. There will also be amazing drink specials and Prime Rib and Shrimp Diabla on special. Reserve your tickets now!

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Flying J Wranglers at Spencer Theater
Dec
21
7:00 PM19:00

Flying J Wranglers at Spencer Theater

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Western yodeling, vocals, fiddle, peddle steel and guitars in a program of traditional favorites and new and classic western/cowboy Christmas songs, instrumentals and homespun comedy performed by a local quintet of outstanding musicians. Green Chile Angus Meatloaf Buffet ($20) at 5 p.m.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas Live at Spencer Theater
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

A Charlie Brown Christmas Live at Spencer Theater

A faithful stage adaptation of the Charles M. Schulz classic featuring all our favorite Peanuts characters, their struggle to find the true meaning of Christmas, and classic Vince Gueraldi score. The cast performs a concert of beloved Christmas carols as a closing gift to Spencer patrons. Slow Roast Pot Roast Buffet at 5 p.m. ($20).

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