Calendar: 12-01-05

Kevin Wilson: PNT Staff

All times Mountain

Albuquerque

Family Art Workshops —1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Saturday at the Albuquerque Museum. Visitors of all ages are invited to join the Family Art Workshops. All supplies provided. Free with museum admission. Info: 243-7255.

River of Lights— Nov. 26 until Dec. 30 at the Albuquerque Biological Park. Featuring light sculptures of animals, plants and seasonal themes, largest wal- through holiday light show in New Mexico. Info: 848-7150.

Amarillo

Concert Band Concert — 6 p.m. Sunday, Northen Recital Hall, West Texas A&M University. Info: (806) 651-2840.

Symphonic Band Concert — 8 p.m. Sunday, Northen Recital Hall, West Texas A&M University. Info: (806) 651-2840.

Holiday Open House — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. A family event with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, children’s crafts, story telling, music and holiday decorations. Free admission. Info: (806) 651-2244.

Clovis

The Nutcracker — 7 p.m. tonight and tomorrow night at Clovis Community College Town Hall. Performed by Lincoln Jackson Arts Academy. Admission: $5.

Clovis Community Band Christmas Concert — 7:30 p.m., Friday at Marshal Auditorium.

Christmas Light Parade — 5:30 p.m., Saturday on Main Street. Info: 763-3435.

Toy Run “Operation Santa Claus” — 12 p.m., Saturday. Parade assembles at High Plains H-D, leaves High Plains H-D at 12:30 p.m. and ends at the Clovis Elks Lodge. Door prizes and entertainment 12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Entry Fee: $10 plus a toy to benefit “Operation Santa Claus”. Info: 769-1000.

Pictures With Santa — 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 10 at High Plains Harley Davidson. Info: 769-1000.

Kathy Gunnels Willingham — 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 10, public meeting space at La Quinta Inn. A public reception will be held for Clovis native, artist and jewelry designer Kathy Gunnels Willingham. Info: 762-6350.

Lubbock

Holidays of Hope for Kids —10:30 a.m. to 12 noon at Science Spectrum. Includes a luncheon, children’s fashion show, and a holiday tree auction. Sponsored by CASA of the South Plains. Admission: $25. Info: (806) 763-CASA or www.lubbockcasa.org.

“The Little Match Girl” — 6:30 p.m., Dec. 9 through 11 and 5 p.m. Dec. 16 and 17, CATS Playhouse. Admission: $7 for adults, $4 for those aged 12 and below, students, or senior citizens. Info: (806) 792-0501.

Rock Fest — 5 p.m., Dec. 6, Tom T. Hall Studio, Creative Arts building, South Plains College Levelland Campus. SPC student rock concert conducted by Scott Faris. Free admission. Info: (806) 894-9611, ext. 2281.

Del Castillo and DeSol concert — 7 p.m. Dec. 6, Cactus Theater. Reserved seats $20 and $15. Info: (806) 762-3233.
TobyMac, Matthew West, BarlowGirl, Grits, John Reuben and DJ Maj — 6 p.m., Dec. 8, Lubbock Municipal Auditorium. Seating first-come and first-seated. No tickets sold in advance; $12 cash admission at the door. Info: (806) 775-2244.

The Flying J Wranglers Cowboy Christmas — 6:30 p.m. Dec. 12, Cactus Theater. Reserved seats $20. Info: (806) 762-3233.

Mescalero

Charlie Daniels Band — 8 p.m. Dec. 9, Inn of the Mountain Gods event center. Tickets: $10 to $75, in advance or at the door. Info: (800) 545-9011 or www.innofthemountaingods.com.

Portales

Amahl and the Night Visitors — 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Buchanan Hall, ENMU. Admission: $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 students under 18 and $4 ENMU students. Info: 562-2371 or 562-2561.

Christmas Parade — 6 p.m. Friday. Parade starts at 6:30 from Trader Horn True Value. Music and activities on the square. The crowning of Little Miss Merry Christmas will be at the Cornerstone Church on the square immediately after the parade.

ENMU Christmas Concert Symphonic Band & Choirs — 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at the University Theatre Center, mainstay.

Post

“Fruitcakes”— 7 p.m. on Dec. 9, 10, 16 and 17, and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Garza Theater. Reserved seats $9 adults, $6 for ages 6 to 12. Info: (806) 495-4005.
Old Mill Trade Days — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday, Historic Postex Mill in Post. 1 p.m. auction Saturday. Admission Friday $1. Free admission: Age 65 and older or age 10 and younger. Admission Saturday and Sunday $2, age 10 and younger free. Parking free; no pets or animals allowed. Info: (806) 495-3529.

Roswell

Roswell Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert — 2:30 p.m. Dec. 18, Pearson Auditorium, New Mexico Military Institute campus. Tickets: 623-5882 or (800) 300-9882.
Santa Fe

Judy Collins Holiday Concert package— 8 p.m. Dec. 13, Santa Fe Lensic Performing Arts Center. Ticket packages include admission, deluxe hotel accommodations and after-show drinks starting at $186 per couple. Info: 563-4373 ext. 5852.

White Sands

Sunset stroll— 4 p.m. through Dec. 17 at White Sands National Monument. Info: 479-6124 or www.nps.gov/whsa.

To list an event in the Ticket, contact Kevin Wilson at 763-6991, ext. 318 or: kevin_wilson@link.freedom.com