Community Calendar for the week of March 16 | Arts and entertainment

March 17

Dance in Wonderland

The Roswell Senior Center, 807 N. Missouri Ave., hosts Dance in Wonderland for individuals and couples ages 18 and older from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. An evening of dancing and socializing will put a spring in your step. For more information, see the city’s Winter 2022-2023 Seasonal Program Guide or visit

March 17-19

“Jeeves Gets In”

The Roswell Community Little Theatre, 1717 S. Union Ave., presents the comedy “Jeeves Intervenes.” High society London of the 1920s is thrown into chaos by hapless playboy Bertie Wooster and his old school friend Eustace Bassington-Bassington. The two come up with a brilliant plan to trick meddling relatives to save Bertie from an unwanted marriage and Eustace from an unwanted job in India. But will the ever-faithful servant Jeeves be able to save these clumsy fools from themselves? The audience is in for a delightful romp full of deception and disguise. The public has two weekends to see the performance, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. For more information, visit

March 19

Rescheduled: Veneration of the Four Chaplains

The American Legion Post 61 will honor the four World War II chaplains who gave their lives to save many of the soldiers on the battleship Dorchester in February 1943. Join us at First United Methodist Church (200 N. Pennsylvania Ave. ) at the corner of Second Street and Pennsylvania Avenue at 3 pm for the ceremony. For more information, call 575-495-3325.

March 23

Get up with Roswell

The Rise with Roswell Agriculture Breakfast takes place from 6 to 8 a.m. at the Eastern New Mexico State Fairgrounds. The guest speaker is Matt “The Good Guy” Rush, creator of western art and agricultural advocate. For tickets and more information, visit or contact Andrea Moore at [email protected] or call 575-623-5695.

March 30

Chavez County Veterans Symposium

Veterans are invited to attend the Chavez County Veterans Symposium from 8 am to 5 pm at the National Guard Armory, 1 W. Earl Cummings Loop. Events begin at 9am with the Presentation of Colors. From 10 a.m. to noon, the PACT Act Town Hall is being held with representatives from VA Health Care, the VA Regional Office and New Mexico Disabled Veterans. At noon, the New Mexico Goss Riffle Military Team is featured. A special presentation on survivor benefits follows at 1:00 p.m. Services available throughout the day: Veterans Property Tax Exemption/Waiver Clinic, Claims Clinic, Goodwill Industries, Chavez County Local Veterans Organizations, Health Services for veterans and vet center, programs for women veterans, VA home loan, senior services, and more. For more information, contact Veterans Affairs Officer Danielle Thompson by email at [email protected] or call 575-416-2284.

March 30

Family after work

The Family After Hours event takes place at the Roswell Museum, 1011 N. Richardson Ave., from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. There will be art activities for the whole family. The Robert H. Goddard Planetarium will have free screenings during the event. For more information, call the Creative Learning Center at 575-637-3301.

April 1 and 2

Artfaire Arts and Crafts Exhibition

The Artfaire Arts & Crafts Show is held at the Roswell Convention Center. Vendors can apply now – handmade items only. For more information contact [email protected] or Jane at 575-808-3334.

April 8

ENMU-R Foundation Golf Tournament

The ENMU-Roswell Foundation will host its 20th annual golf tournament at the New Mexico Military Institute Golf Course. The game will begin with an 8 am kick-off. Proceeds from the golf tournament will benefit the Foundation’s General Achievement Fund. Teams must have a minimum total handicap of 40. Event, corporate and hole sponsorships are also available. Non-sponsored teams will be accepted on a waitlist basis. Team and sponsorship forms are posted on the campus website at Prizes will be awarded to the top three teams and the players who come closest to the pin. Additional prize drawings will also be held. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. To register a team or become a sponsor, call Craig Collins at 575-624-7304 or email [email protected]

April 8

ART NM! Art and Culture Day

ART NM! Arts and Culture Day is a community celebration of arts and culture presented by the New Mexico arts advocacy organization, Creative New Mexico, and hosted by the Roswell Museum during its monthly Second Saturday event. This year’s theme is “Art Is Springing Up All Over New Mexico.” The event includes hands-on art activities for children and adults and interactive performances. ART NM! and the second Saturday takes place at the museum from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, visit

April 22

Jazz Appreciation Month Concert

Mark your calendars for a special Jazz Appreciation Month event at Pecos Flavors Winery, 412 W. Second Ave., at 6:30 p.m., brought to you by The Roswell Jazz Festival. The Anderson Brothers return to Roswell for a spectacular evening of jazz, also featuring Michael Francis, Ricky Malici and Eric Unsworth. Tickets are available for purchase at or call 254-592-1462 to reserve yours today with a credit card. We expect this concert to sell out quickly, so don’t wait too long.

Until May 20

Susan Cooper Exhibition “50th Session”

Susan Cooper’s 50th Session mixed exhibition is an explosion of color and includes new installations commemorating the last five decades of her year as Roswell Artist in Residence (RAiR), as well as work from different time periods and modes. The exhibit is now on view at Bone Springs Art Space, 212 E. Walnut St., Open Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., or by appointment. For more information, call 575-208-0916.

If you would like your event featured on the entertainment calendar, please email [email protected] or call 622-7710 ext. 309.

The calendar is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. For updates and more information, contact the venue or organizer.

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