Summer events listings

CNJ staff

Clovis
May 27-29 — Hoopla 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Hillcrest Park.
May 30-June 4 — Pioneer Days. Contact: 763-3435.
June 4-5 — CSA Pepsi Challenge Softball Tournament. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
June 11— Clovis Fire Department Poker Run. Contact: TBA
June 11-12 — 5th Annual Myers Electric “Lil Custom” Youth Softball Tournament. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
June 18 — Clovis Juneteenth Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Potter Park. Contact: Barbara, 762-7254 or Candice,762-4037.
June 22-25 — Mesa Redondo Cowboy Camp Meeting. Contact: Wilma, (505) 762-3237.
June 24-25 — Badlands Motorcycle Rally at High Plains Harley-Davidson. Contact: 769-1000.
June 24-26 — 22nd Annual Plateau Wireless Custom Classics Softball Tournaments. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
July 2 — Clovis Softball Association One-Pitch Tournament. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
July 3 — Merle Haggard’s 3rd Annual UFO Music Fest, Doc Stewart Park, 1:30 p.m., Gates open at 12 p.m. Tickets $25 Contact: 784-6381.
July 4 — Smoke on the Water Fireworks, Greene Acres Park. Contact: 763-3435
July 19-23 — High Plains Junior Rodeo Finals, Curry County Mounted Patrol Arena. Contact: 763-3435.
July 22-24 — USSSA Youth National Softball Tournament. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
July 30 — Border Town Days, Texico/Farwell.
July 30-31— NM ASA Mens C-D-E State Softball Tournament. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
Aug. 6-7 — NM USSSA Mens D State Softball Tournament. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
Aug. 15-20 — Curry County Fair. Contact: (762-8827 or (505) 769-1995.
Aug. 26 — Cannon Appreciation Day. Contact:763-3435.
Sept. 8-10 — Clovis Music Festival. Featuring Buddy Holly impressionist John Mueller and the Winter Dance Party, Sonny West, The Fireballs & The Crickets. Contact: 763-3435.
Sept. 9-10 — Annual Rod & Run Car Show, Hillcrest Park.
Sept. 10 — Caprick Thunder Air Show at Cannon Air Force Base. Contact: 784-4131.
Sept. 11— Chestnut Brass in Concert. Contact: www.chestnutbrass.com
Sept. 24 — Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk for a Cure. Contact: 359-3162.
Sept. 24-25 — CSA Backwards Softball Tournaments Men-Women. Contact: www.cloviscsa.com
Sept. 26-Oct 1 — Clovis Cultural Arts Fest.

Portales
June 4 — Portales ENMU Alumni Chapter second annual Shrimp Boil
June 4 — 21st Annual Heritage Days Celebration
July 4 — Fourth of July Fireworks
Sept. 9 — Roosevelt County Fair

Lubbock
June 4 — Summer Bash, Garden and Arts Center, 767-3724
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 — Children’s Theatre in the Park: “Once Upon A Time.” Contact: (806) 775-2685
June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 — Summer Showcase 2005 Concert Series, Thursday evenings, Buddy Holly Center, Meadow Courtyard, 1801 Ave G. Contact: (806) 767-2686.
June 9 — Lady’s Day Out luncheon, National Ranching Heritage Center. Reservations required. Contact Whitney King at (806) 742-2498.
June 10 — Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers, along with the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, at the Lubbock Municipal Auditorium
June 11 — Ranch Dance, National Ranching Heritage Center
June 11-12 — 8th Annual Wine and Clay Festival, Llano Estacado Winery.
June 12 — Summer Fun for Tiny Tots, Garden and Arts Center. Contact: (806) 767-3724
June 12 — West Wind Brass Band, Wagner Park, 26th and Flint
June 19 — I’m Ducky for Dad Day, at Texas Water Rampage.
June 24-26, July 1-3, 8-9 — The Dining Room, at the CATS Playhouse Theater
June 26 — Thrift Store Cowboys, Stumpy Hamilton Park, 22nd and Avenue X. Contact: (806) 775-2685.
July 3 — West Wind Brass Band , Wagner Park, 26th and Flint.
July 4 — 4th on Broadway Evening Concert and Fireworks, at Mackenzie Park-East Broadway.
July 10 — West Wind Brass Band, Wagner Park, 26th and Flint.
July 15-17 — 2005 Youth Slow Pitch State for Boys & Girls, all ages Berl Huffman Athletic. Contact: O.J. Williams (806) 775-2672
July 17 — Sunday concert. West Wind Brass Band, Wagner Park, 26th and Flint.
July 23 — Summer Art Fun, Ages 6-12 Garden and Arts Center. Contact: 767-3724.
July 24-31 — 11 & Under Fast Pitch World USSSA Tournament, Berl Huffman Athletic Complex. Contact: (806) 775-2672.
July 29-31 — Meals on Wheels Tennis Tournament, (Open for Adults and Juniors) Burgess-Rushing Tennis. Center: (806) 792-7971.
Aug. 2 — Concert in the Park, Washington Park, E. 22nd and Cedar Contact: (806) 775-2685.
Aug. 6 — Concert in the Park, Duran Park, 26th and Kewanee, Local music. Contact: (806) 775-2685.
Aug. 8-12 — “Back to School Bonanza” Art Camp, Ages 6-12, Garden & Art Center. Contract: (806) 767-3724.
Aug. 11-13 — Shakespeare in the Park, “Love’s Labour’s Lost”, McCullough Park, 88th and Flint. Contact: (806) 775-2685.
Aug. 12-14, 19-21, 26-27 — Vaudeville at the CATS Playhouse Theater.
Aug. 12-13 — The Flatland Film Festival. A short film/video competition and film invitational at the Louise H. Underwood Center for the Arts.
Aug. 14 — K-9 Splashfest, Bring your dogs to Parks and Recreation’s first swim party for dogs at Clapp Pool! Contests! Swimming! Co-Sponsored by LubbockFunClub.com. Contact: (806) 775-2685
Aug. 18-20 — Shakespeare in the Park, “Love’s Labour’s Lost” Mackenzie Park, Use East Broadway Entrance. Contact: (806) 775-2685.
Aug. 27 — Prairie Festival
Lubbock Municipal Garden & Arts Center, 4215 South University, NE corner of 44th St. & University Avenue. (806) 767-3724, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Free entry to the festival, $10.00/person for field trips
Aug. 28 — Concert in the Park, 15th and Avenue X, Time/Entertainment Contact: (806) 775-2685.

Amarillo
June 2 to Aug. 20 — Texas Legacies, Palo Duro Canyon. Contact: (806) 655-2181.
June 3-5 — Coors Ranch Rodeo Cowboy Roundup USA, Amarillo Tri-State Fairgrounds, 10th and Grand streets. Contact: (806) 376-7767
June 18-19 — The Old Tascosa Cycling Classic. Contact: (806) 378-3036
June 17-Aug. 20 — Amarillo Little Theatre and the Big Texan Steak Ranch, Friday and Saturday nights in the Big Texan Cowboy Palace. Contact: 1-800-657-7177 or go online at www.bigtexan.com.
July 4 — The Amarillo Globe-News Fireworks, originates from Southwest Park but there are great viewing locations across the south side of the city.
July 19 — The Million Dollar Ride for Children passes through Amarillo. For more information visit www.milliondollarride.org.
July 29-30 — Kwahadi Indian Dancers, at the Kwahadi-Kiva Indian Museum and Performance Center, 9151 I-40 East, across the highway from the Texas Travel Information Center. Contact: (806) 335-3175 or visit www.kwahadi.com.
Aug. 5-6 — Kwahadi Indian Dancers, performances are held at the Kwahadi-Kiva Indian Museum and Performance Center, 9151 I-40 East, across the highway from the Texas Travel Information Center.Contact: (806) 335-3175 or visit www.kwahadi.com.
Sept. 14-15 — The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce Good Times Barbecue Cookoff is the largest barbecue cookoff in the Panhandle. It spreads over three blocks in downtown Amarillo, attracts over 90 cooking teams, and welcomes over 8,000 barbecue fanciers. Contact: (806) 373-7800 or visit www.amarillo-chamber.org.
Sept. 16-24 — The Tri-State Fair. Contact: (806) 376-7767.

Santa Fe
June 22-25 — Rodeo de Santa Fe, Rodeo Grounds, Rodeo Road. Contact: Rodeo de Santa Fe, 505-471-4300. http://www.rodeodesantafe.org
July 4 — North Central Region, Forth of July Celebration. Just 14 miles North of Santa Fe to Pojoaque then take State Road 503 East 5 miles from Pojoaque to Nambe Falls turn off. Contact: 505- 455- 2304
July 15-31 — Santa Fe Jazz and International Music Festival, Lensic Performing Arts Center, 211 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe. www.santafejazzfestival.com Contact: 989-8442. info@openarts.com
Aug. 8-10 — Fine Arts of the American West Antique Art Show Sweeney Center, 201 West Marcy in Santa Fe. www.pueblopttery.com/whawk.htm Contact: 992-8929. whitehawk02@hotmail.com

Albuquerque
June 10-12 — Cats. Popejoy Hall, University of New Mexico Center for the Arts, Central and Cornell. www.ovationseries.com Contact: 277-3824. customerservice@ovationseries.com
June 24-26 — New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair, EXPO New Mexico Fair Grounds at San Pedro NE and Central Avenue. www.nmartsandcraftsfair.org Contact: 884-9043
nmart@osogrande.com
Aug. 5-7 — Great Southwestern Antiques Show. Lujan Center at Expo New Mexico State Fairgrounds. Enter off San Pedro just 1 block north of Central Ave. (Rt 66). Sneak Preview benefits educational financial aid SPX Foundation. www.cowboysandindiansnm.com Contact: 255-4054. cowgirls@rt66.com

Carlsbad
June 3-4 — Car-A-Fair 2005. At the beach (shaded park by the river). www.carsclubofcarlsbad.com. Contact: (505) 887-8853 or (505) 887-3440. springer@carlsbadnm.com

Roswell
July 1-4 — 11th Annual Roswell International UFO Festival, concerts. www.iufomrc.com Contact: (505) 635-9495. iufomrc@iufomrc.com

Socorro
July 4 — 4th of July and Fireworks, Macey Center, 801 Leroy Place. Contact: (505) 835-5688. http://www.nmtpas.org