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The following events are just some of the events coming up this month. We generally post this list a month in advance, and do not update afterward so we can focus on the print edition instead. We leave the past monthly lists on the website just to give you some idea of what generally happens that month
El Paso Locomotive FC — El Paso’s professional soccer team’s home games are at Southwest University Park. Individual tickets: $5 to $49. Information: 235-GOAL, eplocomotivefc.com, or email@example.com. Game time is 7:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, Oct. 2: Fresno FC
• Thursday, Oct. 10: Austin Bold FC
• Tuesday, Oct. 15: Portland Timbers 2, 7 p.m.
UTEP Department of Music — Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. except as listed. Ticket information: 747-5606 or music.utep.edu.
• Wind Symphony Concert is Tuesday, Oct. 1.
• UTEP choirs present “Building Bridges” Thursday, Oct. 3, featuring the Chamber Singers and UTEP Undergraduate Trombone Quartet in their final performance before traveling to Leeds, England. They will share the stage with guest singers from Esperanza Azteca.
• Guest pianist Kirill Gliadkovsky performs Friday, Oct. 4.
• Symphony Band Concert is Thursday, Oct. 10.
• Guest Artist Recital with percussionist Ben Wahlund is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Wahlund performs ”Justice, Not Charity: William Sloane Coffin's Love Letters to America” with UTEP Percussion Professor Andy P. Smith.
• Orchestra Concert is Thursday, Oct. 24.
• Spanish Song Competition Winners Concert perform Friday, Oct. 25.
• UTEP Percussion Ensemble Halloween Concert is 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27.
• FOCUS Ensembles presents a world music concert Sunday, Oct. 27.
Love Buzz — 3011 Pershing. Most performances are free and begin at 9 p.m. Age 21 and older. Information: 257-3118 or on Facebook.
• Stolen Jars — The indie folk band’s “A Reminder Tour” is Tuesday, Oct. 1, with local support.
• Estereomance — 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, with The Holy Knives.
NMSU Department of Music — The department hosts its “Autumn Overture” concerts in October:. Most performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the Atkinson Music Recital Hall, 1075 N. Horseshoe. Information: (575) 646-2304 or music.nmsu.edu.
• Tuesday, Oct. 1: Wind Symphony
• Friday, Oct. 4: University Choirs
• Tuesday, Oct. 8: Philharmonic Orchestra.
• Thursday, Oct. 10: Symphonic Band
• Friday, Oct. 11: Jazz Ensembles.
Sierra County Fair — The annual county fair is Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 2-6, at Sierra County Fair Barn in Truth or Consequences, N.M. Admission is free. Information: (575) 894-2375 or sierracountynewmexico.info.
Southwestern New Mexico State Fair — The 73rd annual fair, “Wild Wild West,” is Oct. 2-6 at the Luna County fairgrounds in Deming. Information: (575) 546-5255, on Facebook at swnmsf.
Headline concert features Frank Ray Friday, Oct. 4. Gates open at 7 p.m. with Horizon Band opening at 8 p.m. Tickets: $15.
Disney on Ice: ‘Mickey’s Search Party’ — Disney On Ice returns to El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 Paisano, Wednesday through Sunday, Oct. 2-6. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus matinees at noon and 3:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Thursday’s and performance and the noon Saturday show in Spanish. Tickets begin at $31 (Ticketmaster). Information: 533-9899, disneyonice.com or countycoliseum.com.
Rockhouse Bar and Grill — 9828 Montana, specializing in metal and hard rock. Information: 591-7625 or on Facebook.
• Revocation — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. with Voivoid, Psycroptic, Skeletal Remains and Conjurer. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show.
• Beyond Creation — 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, with Beyond Creation, Fallujah, Arkaik, and Equipoise. Minors allowed only with adult. Tickets: Tickets: $20.
• Bloodletting 2019 — The 13th annual North American Tour is 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, with DISENTOMB, Visceral Disgorge, Signs of the Swarm, Continuum, Organectomy, Mental Cruelty and local bands. Tickets: $20 in advance; $25 day of show.
• Havok — 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, with Ringworm and Mobile Death Camp. Tickets: $15 in advance.
Natalia Lafourcade — The Grammy & Latin Grammy winner returns to El Paso at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $41 to $101.50 (Ticketmaster)
Lowbrow Palace — 1101 Texas. Information: Facebook at lowbrowpalace.
• The Aquadolls — So-Can indie band, 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. Tickets: $12.
• Still Woozy — The soul and R&B artist performs at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $15.
• Cuco — The indie pop performer’s “Para Mi” Tour is 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, with La Doña and Kaina. Tickets: $24.
• Bad Suns — The rock band performs at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9. Tickets: $22.
• Man Man — The Philadelphia experimental band performs Monday, Oct. 14, with GRLwood.
• Badflower — The rock band performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. Tickets: $17; VIP tickets $89.
• The Crystal Method — The American electronic music act performs 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. Tickets: $20.
• The HU — The Mongolian heavy metal band’s Gereg Tour is 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Tickets: $22.
• Remo Drive — The indie rock band performs Friday, Oct. 25, with Summer Cannibals.
• Neon Indian — Electronic music band, 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Tickets: $25.
Southwest Festival of the Written Word — The literary festival is Thursday through Saturday, Oct. 4-6, in Silver City, N.M. Information: (575) 313-3172 or swwordfiesta.org.
Socorro Fest — The City of Socorro, N.M. hosts its 17th annual celebration 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and noon to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4-5, on and around the historic Plaza. Food, dances, car show, arts and crafts, spirits tents, family activities and entertainment on multiple stages. Admission is free. Information: (575) 835-8927, socorrofest.com or on Facebook.
Wildcat Mile Run/Walk — The 15th annual 1-mile event hosted by St. Clement’s School is Friday, Oct. 4, beginning at Cotton and Yandell and ending at St. Clement’s. P Information: 533-4248 or stclements.org.
La Adictiva — Mexico’s touring sensation, La Adictiva de San Jose de Mesillas, comes to El Paso’s Plaza Theatre at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4. Tickets: $49.50-$109.50 (Ticketmaster).
Trinity Site Tour — The fall tour to the site of the first atom bomb explosion is Saturday, Oct. 5, at White Sands Missile Range. Admission is free. Information: White Sands Public Affairs (575) 678-1134 or wsmr.army.mil.
‘Bubbles and Brew’ — The 5th annual “Flights and Bites” black tie gala Tasting Event is Saturday, Oct. 5, at El Paso Holocaust Museum and Study Center, 715 N. Oregon. Ticket information: 351-0048 or elpasoholocaustmuseum.org.
Buddy Walk - EPCC Diversity Programs host its 10th annual walk and 5K Fun Run benefiting Down Syndrome Coalition and EPCC Scholarships for Students with Disabilities Saturday, Oct. 5, at EPCC’s Valle Verde Campus. Information: 241-1040, dscep.org or on Facebook.
Rocking the Rez Pow Wow — Ysleta del Sur Pueblo’s 10th annual pow wow is 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at Pakitu Community Park, 11200 Santos Sanchez, with various tribes from across the nation, food, drinks, dress contest, drum contest, singing, dances, Native American art and more. Admission is free. Information: 859-7700, 860-7777 or on Facebook at rockingtherez.
St. Luke’s Country Fair — The annual fair, featuring the popular “Great Dachshund Stampede,” is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 7050 McNutt in La Union, near Canutillo, highlighted by the annual dachshund races at 11 a.m. Pets on leash welcome. Admission is free; canned food item donations welcome. Information: (575) 280-8263 or stlukeslaunion.com.
The event will also feature vendors, food, Barn Sale, kid’s games, and arts and crafts. Live music by Route 66 2 to 6 p.m. and Animals Blessings at 3 p.m.
Sunset Heights Tour of Homes and Landmarks — The El Paso County Historical Society will host the 16th annual Tour of Homes noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Tickets: $10 ($5 ages 10 and younger); available at the Hal Marcus Gallery, 1308 N. Oregon, and day of tour at the Gallery and the Burges House, 503 W. Yandell. Information: 533-9090.
UTEP Football & Homecoming - The 2019 homecoming game against UTSA is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tailgating events begin at 2:30 p.m. at Kidd Field. Tickets: $10-$28. information: 747-5234 or 1-800-745-3000. Event information: 747-8600 or alumni.utep.edu.
Distinguished Alumni Awards Dinner is 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at Don Haskins Center. Cocktail attire. Tickets: $100.
Aspenfest — The Village of Ruidoso’s celebration of fall colors is Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6. Events include a chili cook-off, arts and crafts fair, street vendors, Aspenfest Parade and vintage car show. Information: Ruidoso Valley Chamber of Commerce: (575) 257-7395 or ruidosonow.com/aspenfest.
Rod Run Car Show is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Inn of the Mountain Gods in Mescalero. Admission is free.
Chili Cook-Offs are both days at the Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino. Information: (575) 390-4835.
Craft Beer and Wine Festival is 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Wingfield Park. Admission: $15 (with tastings); $5 general admission; 16 and younger free.
New Mexico Fall Festival — The weekend festival is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5-6, at the Mesilla Valley Maze, 3855 W. Picacho in Las Cruces, with live music, contests, and family activities. Maze admission: $1-$12. Information: (575) 526-1919 or rootintootinribs.com.
Southern New Mexico Pride Celebration — The annual gay pride event is 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Plaza De Las Cruces. Information/event details: southernnmpride.org.
Walk for Kids — Ronald McDonald House Charities of El Paso hosts the 4th annual fundraising 5K run and 1-mile fun walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Sunland Park Racetrack, 1200 Futurity Drive. Family activities follow. Registration deadline is Sept. 29 at walkforkidselpaso.org. Information: 542-1522.
André Reyes — The former guitarist and vocalist for the Gipsy Kings performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Plaza Theatre, blending traditional flamenco with western pop and Latin rhythms. Tickets: $59-$129 (Ticketmaster).
Spencer Theater for Performing Arts — 108 Spencer Road (off Airport Hwy 220) in Alto, N.M. Information: (575) 336-4800 or spencertheater.com.
• Brass Transit — 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5. Tickets: $39-$69.
• Reza, Edge of Illusion — 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. Tickets: $39-$59.
Oryx Challenge Bike Tour — The 9th annual 30K and 82k cycling tours benefiting the USO begin at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Museum in Las Cruces. Information: 744-3480. Registration at elpaso.uso.org.
GEPD Run, Walk and Roll — Physical Therapy Association 27th annual 5K run and 1-mile Fun Walk and wheelchair event is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, at Ascarate Park, 6900 Delta. Information: 298-7241. Registration at raceadventuresunlimited.com.
UTEP Volleyball — Home games are at Memorial Gym. Friday games are 6 p.m. Sunday games are 1 p.m. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
• Sunday, Oct. 6: UTSA (at Don Haskins Center)
• Friday, Oct. 11: UAB
• Sunday, Oct. 13: LA Tech, noon
• Friday, Oct. 25: Marshall
Cardi B — The superstar rapper and hip-hop artist, who this year became the first female solo artist to win a Grammy for Best Rap Album, will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, at the El Paso County Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $80-$600 (Ticketmaster).
UTEP Women’s Soccer — Home games are at UTEP’s University Field. Ticket information: 747-6150 or utepathletics.com.
• Thursday, Oct. 10: WKU, 7 p.m.
• Thursday, Oct. 17: LA Tech, 7 p.m.
• Sunday, Oct. 20: Southern Miss, Noon
Family Meal — Ardovino’s Desert Crossing, 1 Ardovino Drive in Sunland Park, host a special collaborative benefit dinner 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, benefiting Annunciation House. Tickets: $225. Tickets: restaurantmixtli.com. Information: (575)589-0653 or ardovinos.com.
Lincoln County Cowboy Symposium — Cowboy poets, musicians, craftsmen and chuckwagon cooks meet for the 30th annual symposium Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 10-13, at Ruidoso Downs Race Track, Ruidoso Downs, N.M. Hosted by the Hubbard Museum of the American West. Tickets, information: (575) 378-4140 or cowboysymposium.org.
‘Real Women Have Curves’ — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents the play by Josefina López Oct. 10-20, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. through Saturday, with 2:30 p.m. matinees Sunday. Tickets: $12-$18 ($10 for Oct. 10 performance). Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
Chinati Weekend 2019 — The Marfa, Texas art center’s weekend celebration of arts is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13, with tours of the permanent exhibits and other special events. Admission is free to most events. Information: (432) 729-4362 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: juddfoundation.org or chinati.org.
Boarder City Game Convention — The 3rd annual tabletop gaming convention is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13, at Nations Tobin Rec Center, 8831 Railroad. Information: boardercitygameconvention.com or on Facebook.
Las Cruces Country Music Festival — Ronnie Milsap, Gretchen Wilson, Frank Ray and Big & Rich with Cowboy Troy are among the headliners for the 7th annual festival Friday through Sunday, Oct. 11-13, at Hadley Sports Complex, with two stages of music. Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Information:
LasCrucesCountryMusic.com or eventbrite.com.
Southwest Print Fiesta — Mimbres Region Arts Council hosts the 4th annual gathering of regional and local printmakers 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11-13 in Downtown Silver City, N.M. Events include workshops, vendor market, steamroller printing spectacle and more. Information: (575) 538-2505, southwestprintfiesta.org or on Facebook.
‘The Who’s Tommy’ — UTEP Dinner Theatre opens its season Oct. 11-27 with the musical based on the iconic rock concept album, with music and lyrics by Pete Townsend and book by Townsend and Des McAnuff. Dinner show tickets: $33.50 to $48.50, and $19.50 to $29.50 no-dinner matinee performances (Ticketmaster). Information: 747-6060 or utep.edu/udt.
‘Cleopatra metió la pata’ — The Spanish-language musical comedy is 5:30 and 8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $50-$80; $100 VIP (Ticketmaster).
J Balvin Arcoíris Tour — The Colombian superstar performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $33 to $123.20; VIP packages are $229-$399 (Ticketmaster).
Emeril Lagasse — The celebrity chef will host a dinner and demonstration Saturday, Oct. 12, at Inn of the Mountain Gods Resort and Casino in Mescalero, N.M. Tickets: $70.
Information: 1-877-277-5677 or innofthemountaingods.com.
Ladies Fall Craft Fair — The fundraiser for Daughters of the Nile, Ladies Oriental Shrine and Social Order of the Beauceants Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12-13, at El Maida Shrine Auditorium, 6331 Alabama. Vendor tables available. Information: Rosemary Alsworth, (575) 496-9878.
Full Moon Vampire Ball — The 2019 event is Saturday, Oct. 12, at Rockhouse Bar & Grill, 9828 Montana, Suite D, featuring DJs Jack The Saint and Sarah Lou, burlesque performances, live music by Fusebox and Dungeon Hellpaso, vendors and more. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets: $25-$75, age 21 and over admitted. Available at eventbrite.com.
Los Leones de Mesilla Car Show — Los Leones de Mesilla (Mesilla Lion’s Club) hosts the annual car show 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, on the Old Mesilla Plaza. The show features hot rods, muscle cars (pre-1972), trucks, low riders, motorcycles and classics. Admission is free for spectators. Information: (575) 524-3262 or mesillanm.gov.
UTEP Men’s Basketball - The Miners will host an exhibition game against Texas Tech at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at Don Haskins Center. Tickets: $10 general admission. Information: 747-5234 or utepathletics.com.
5K for Life — The 5K run and 1 mile walk benefiting Guiding Star El Paso is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Guiding Star, 1411 Montana. Registration (through Oct. 10): $20; $15 age 9 and younger. Late registration is $5 extra. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Sin Bandera y Camila — The Grammy-winning Latin pop duo and the Mexican pop band perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at El Paso County Coliseum. Tickets: $35-$200. (Ticketmaster).
Way Out West Fest — Country band Midland will headline the 4th annual fusion of culture Saturday, Oct. 12, at Southwest University Park, along with a Margarita Contest and Chili Challenge. Also performing: The Wild Feathers, Desure and Madison Kozak. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets: $30 general admission; $45 Western Tech Party Zone Floor; $150 TFCU-VIP; available at southwestuniversitypark.com. Information: epwayoutwest.com or on Facebook at EPWayOutWest.
El Paso Chopin Piano Festival — The 25th Anniversary of the annual series of piano concerts is at 7 p.m. selected Saturdays at Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial. Admission is free, early arrival encouraged. Information: email@example.com or elpaso-chopin.com.
• Oct. 12: Mei Ting Sun. Sun performed in concert on the prestigious Spring of Shanghai Festival in 1986 at age five.
• Oct. 26: Lucy Scarbrough, founder and director of the Chopin Festival.
Mount Cristo Rey: Hike Through Time — A hike with presentations on Mount Cristo Rey and local history begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. 5 miles round trip (2-3 hours). Cost: $3 ($2 for children) donation requested for the Mt. Cristo Restoration Committee. Information: 542-1422. No reservation is required.
Hike leader is Randy Limbird, editor and publisher of El Paso Scene. Security is provided by the Mt. Cristo Rey Restoration Committee.
Franklin Wrestling 5K — Franklin High School’s wrestling team’s fundraising 5K and 1-mile walk is 8 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Franklin High School, 900 N. Resler. Information raceadventuresunlimited.com.
Sleeping Lion Ridge Trail Runs — The 6 and 10-mile trail runs and 3-mile run and walk, benefiting Save Our Desert Trails, are 8:10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at Don Haskins Recreation Center at Westside Regional Park, 7400 High Ridge. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com. Information: markdorion.wordpress.com or markgd@firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Swan Lake’ — Russian Ballet Theatre presents its new production of Tchaikovsky’s classic at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Abraham Chavez Theatre, choreographed by Nadezhda Kalinina. Tickets: $25-$115(Ticketmaster).
‘Diamonds in the Rough’ Baseball Symposium — The symposium celebrating the legacy of the sport of baseball to the Southwest is Oct. 18-20 at Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark, six miles east of Silver City, N.M. off U.S. 180. Information: Doug Dinwiddie, (575) 388-4862, or email@example.com. Full schedule at fortbayard.org.
Sunrise Lions Gun Show — The semiannual gun and outdoors show opens at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19-20, at Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University in Las Cruces. Information: lascruceslionsclub.org.
El Paso Wine Fest — Rotary Club’s 7th annual fundraising festival is 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, in Downtown El Paso, across from San Jacinto Plaza. Tickets: $100 (all inclusive); age 21 and older only. Information: 833-6616, ElPasoWineFest.com or on Facebook.
Hueco Tanks Interpretive Fair — The 25th annual Interpretive Fair 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19-20, at Hueco Tanks State Historic Site, 6900 Hueco Tanks Road. Admission is free. Information: 857-1135 or texasstateparks.gov.
Running of the Bulls 5K — 3rd annual 5K run/walk inspired by the craziness in Pamplona is 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, through the streets of Downtown El Paso. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Registration: raceadventuresunlimited.com or downtownelpaso.com.
UTEP Athletic Hall of Fame — The 17th Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony honoring the best of UTEP athletes and coaches is 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at UTEP’s Larry K. Durham Sports Center. Tickets: $35 ($350 table for 10). Information: 747-5841 or minerathleticclub.com.
‘Irish Run’ — Cathedral High School’s 14th annual 5K competitive run and 1-mile fun run and walk begins at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Cathedral High School, 1309 N. Stanton. Information: 433-4818. Register at runsignup.com.
Mariachi del Divo — The mariachi that accompanied Juan Gabriel on tour internationally for more than two decades performs their “Alma de Juarez” Tour at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $30-$85 (Ticketmaster).
Bryan Wallick – The pianist opens Pro-Musica’s 2019-2020 season with performances at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in Las Cruces and Tuesday, Oct. 22, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall. Tickets: $25 ($20 senior/military; $5 students and federal employees). Information: 747-8163 or eppm.org.
Dream Theater — The two-time Grammy-nominated progressive music titans celebrate 20 years of “Scenes from a Memory” with its “Distance Over Time Tour” at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre. Tickets: $39.50 to $69.50 (Ticketmaster).
El Paso Film Festival — The region’s 2nd annual largest showcase of independently made narrative and documentary films is Friday through Sunday, Oct. 24-27 at El Paso Museum of Art and Philanthropy Theater. Information: elpasofilmfestival.org. Most tickets available on Ticketmaster.
El Paso Rhinos - El Paso's Junior League ice hockey team’s home games begin Oct. 25-27 vs. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4:30 p.m. Sunday against the Pueblo Bulls at El Paso County Coliseum Events Center, next to the Coliseum, 4100 E. Paisano. Tickets: $5-$30. Information: 479-PUCK (7825) or elpasorhinos.com.
‘The (Un)Documents’ — The UTEP Department of Theater & Dance presents the play by actor and poet Jesús I. Velles at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at UTEP’s Fox Fine Arts Wise Family Theatre. Admission is free. Information: 747-5118, theatredance.utep.edu or on Facebook.
Gloria Trevi — The Mexican pop diva performs her “Diosa de La Noche” Tour at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center, with special guest Karol G. Tickets: $33.50-$163.50 (Ticketmaster).
‘Walk Like MADD’ 5K — Mothers Against Drunk Driving will host its 5K walk in partnership with El Paso Community College 10:15 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 26, at Crime Victims Memorial Park, Judge Edward Marquez Library and Yucca Park, off Lafayette. Information: 779-1987, ext. 4885 or walklikemadd.org.
New Mexico Pumpkin Festival — The 10th annual festival celebrating the fall gourd is 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27, at the Mesilla Valley Maze and Lyles Family Farm, 3855 W. Picacho, Las Cruces. Admission: $10-$12. Information: (575) 526-1919 or mesillavalleymaze.com.
Race for Education — FirstLight Community Foundation’s 5K and 1 Mile Fun/Run Walk is 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Braden Aboud Park, 4325 Riverbend, benefiting Firstlight’s FirstLight Community Foundation. Refreshments at the finish line. Registration: $25 by Oct. 18; $35 on race day. Discount for teams of five or more with advance registration. Information: raceadventuresunlimited.com.
UTEP Football — The Miners hosts Louisiana Tech at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, at Sun Bowl Stadium. Tickets: $10-$28. Information: 544-5234 or utepathletics.com.
‘Howl-O-Wine’ Dog Walk — Pets Alive El Paso will host its 15th annual fall dog walk noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at La Viña Winery, 4201 S. NM Highway 28 in La Union, N.M. t. Information: 247-6057, PetsAliveElPaso.org, or facebook.com/petsaliveelpaso.
Silver City ‘Día de los Muertos’ — The Dia de los Muertos celebration is Oct. 27-Nov. 2, culminating with a street festival is Sunday, Oct. 27 throughout Downtown Silver City. Information Diana Ingalls Leyba at (575) 388-5725 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zoé - The Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning alt rock band from Mexico return to El Paso for their “Aztlan” Tour at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the Plaza Theatre. Tickets: $59 to $99 (Ticketmaster).
EPCC Fall Festival — El Paso Community College hosts the family fall festival Thursday, Oct. 31, at EPCC’s Valle Verde campus’s Americana Language Village, 919 Hunter. Details to be announced. Information: 831-2096.
Hozier — The multi-platinum Irish singer- songwriter returns to El Paso for his “Wasteland Baby” Tour at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at the Abraham Chavez Theatre with guest Freya Ridings. Tickets: $29.50-$59.50 (Ticketmaster).
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