Events Calendar 2018-01-12T14:43:53+00:00

Fri, Nov. 23-Mon, Dec. 24 2018 ~ Santa Visits and Photos

Santa Claus will be at the White Sands Mall every day starting on Black Friday! Visits are always free. Photo packages are available for purchase. Pet Photos are every Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm. Please bring the pets only during the specified pet times as Santa changes into a special pet suit. Santa will be at the mall Mon-Sat starting at 11am and Sunday starting at noon at the White Sands Mall, 3199 N. White Sands Blvd. For more info call the White Sands Mall or click here!

Thursday, November 29, 2018 ~ 2nd Annual Gingerbread Contest

It’s the 2nd Annual Gingerbread Contest at the White Sands Mall! FREE to enter! There is an Adult Category (14+) and a Youth Category (2-13)! Great prizes! Get decorating and get creative! Make whatever you like out of gingerbread and submit it to the Mall Office no later than November 29th by 5:30pm. Voting will be in person and on the White Sands Mall’s Facebook page November 30th thru December 9th. Entries MUST be at least 75% gingerbread and MUST be family friendly (i.e. appropriate for kids to see). For more info call the White Sands Mall at 434-3990 or click here!

Saturday, December 1, 2018 ~ Olde Fashioned Christmas

Come stroll New York Avenue, step back in time to experience Olde Fashioned Christmas spirit. Listen to the choirs, enjoy local dancers, sip hot cocoa & cider, and try delicious food from vendors. Visit Santa’s Village, ride the Horse Drawn Trolley, join in the 2nd Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest, and the Little Miss and Mister Christmas pageant. Shops will stay open late! Don’t miss this event all brought to you by Alamogordo MainStreet and sponsored by 94Key, Your Country KZZX, and Cool FM. Event starts at 4pm and runs until 9pm! For more information click here!

Sunday, December 2, 2018 ~ Holiday at the Ranch

Get into the Holiday Spirit on the ranch… Eagle Ranch! Photos with Santa, hosted by Beta Sigma Phi City Council, with on-site printing. $7 for the first image, $4 for each additional one. There will be crafts and games for the kids, provided by 4-H Clubs, hay rides through the ranch, holiday beverages and treas, plus in-store specials! Event is FREE to attend, though various activities will have small fees attached to them. Bring cash to spend on games and crafts! Event starts at 11am and runs until 4pm at Heart of the Desert, 7288 Hwy 54/70. For more information, give them a call at 800-432-0999 or click here!

Friday, December 7, 2018 ~ Christmas Tree Lighting

Join 94Key, Your Country KZZX, News Talk KINN, Cool FM, Albertsons, and the City of Alamogordo for a family-friendly FREE event! Pictures with Santa and a photobooth, Gingerbread house relay, music, and more! If you bring a letter to Santa in a self addressed and stamped envelope, you’ll receive a letter mailed back! There will be FREE hot chocolate, green chile stew, and a cookie for the FIRST 300 guests! Event will start at 6pm and run until 8pm at Washington Park, 100 Washington Ave. For more information click here!

Friday, December 7, 2018 ~ Santa’s Workshop

Participate in the Santa’s Workshop Fundraiser! Best suited for children ages 3-12, and only $8 per child which includes 5 crafts to make and take home, tons of games, singing, and storytime/cookies with Mrs. Claus and games with Santa! If the kids dress like an elf, they’ll have a chance to win a Photo Package with Santa! The entry fee is donated to AHS FFA. Purchase your tickets at the Mall office, at the AHS FFA, or at the door if it’s not sold out. Space is limited so buy your tickets early! Event starts at 6pm at the White Sands Mall, 3199 White Sands Blvd. For more information click here!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 ~ Lady of the Mountain Run

Participate in the 5th Annual Lady of the Mountain Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run! Register online here! Event starts at 8am at Griggs Field, 3000 N. Florida Ave. For more information visit their website here or click here!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 ~ Santa Claus Photos

Come out and visit with Santa! This is a one day only event and the price of your ticket will include one digital photo by Specs Photography and a 15% off coupon to Clay Time! Runs from 11am to 3pm at Clay Time in the Granada Shopping Center. Hosted by Specs Photography and Clay Time! For more information click here!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 ~ Parade of Lights- Songs of the Season!

Come see the Parade of Lights! This year’s theme is ‘Songs of the Season’! Enjoy the parade as it marches down 10th Street! Parade starts at 5p. Hosted by the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce. For more information call them at 437-6120 or click here!

Sunday, December 9, 2018 ~ Santa Cares

Individuals with all spectrum of special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session with Santa. During this photo session, extra care will be taken to support the sensory, physical, and other developmental needs to make this a magical holiday experience for everyone. Service animals are always welcome (in accordance with ADA regulations). Partners are Autism Speaks, Cherry Hill Programs, and the White Sands Mall. Session takes place from 10am to 11:30am at the White Sands Mall. For more information, give them a call at 434-3990 or click here!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 ~ Music Night at Patron’s Hall

Come down to the Patron’s Hall to enjoy some tasty food, ice cream, dancing, and, of course, great live music! Starts at 6:30 pm. 1106 New York Ave. For more information give them a call at 575-488-2185 or click here!

Thursday, December 13, 2018 ~ Santa’s Workshop

Participate in the Santa’s Workshop Fundraiser! Best suited for children ages 3-12, and only $8 per child which includes 5 crafts to make and take home, tons of games, singing, and storytime/cookies with Mrs. Claus and games with Santa! If the kids dress like an elf, they’ll have a chance to win a Photo Package with Santa! The entry fee is donated to AHS Varsity Cheer. Purchase your tickets at the Mall office, at the AHS Varsity Cheer, or at the door if it’s not sold out. Space is limited so buy your tickets early! Event starts at 6pm at the White Sands Mall, 3199 White Sands Blvd. For more information click here!

Standing Events

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION
Third Saturday of the Month

This monthly meeting is free and open to the public. Adult meeting is at 1 pm and Youth meeting is at 3 pm. Meetings are held at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in meeting rooms 3 and 4.

BUSINESS IMPACT/GOVERNMENT RELATIONS
Second Tuesday of the Month

This monthly meeting is free and open to the public. Join the committee to discuss issues, events and that could influence the community. This event is the second Tuesday of each month in the Alamogordo Chamber of Commerce Conference Room at 8 am.

TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
Last Friday of the Month

This committee discusses land and air transportation issues impacting the Tularosa Basin. The committee meets the last Friday of each month at Pepper’s Grill at noon.

ALAMO SQUARES DANCE CLUB
Second & Fourth Saturday

Dances are located at the International Order of Odd Fellow’s Hall, 1400 E. 1st Street. For more infomarion, contact Bob at 575-437-0804

NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE CLASS
Every Saturday

Classes are held at the Tunnel Stop Gallery, 880 Highway 82 (High Rolls) from 9:30am until 12 pm. For more information, call 575-682-5676.

POSTPARTUM MOMS SUPPORT GROUP
Second & Fourth Monday

All moms are welcome to join the group meetings. Meetings are held at Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center at the Old Bistro from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm. For more information, contact Carrie with the NM Doulas at 575-495-2545

FLICKINGER CENTER GUILD
Third Wednesday of the Month

Meetings are held at Patron’s Hall at the Flickinger Center at 12 noon. For more information, please call the Flickinger Center at 575-437-2202.

FAN CLUB
Second Friday  of the Month

Meetings are held at Margo’s Mexican Food at 8 am. Everyone can attend the event that features a Chamber business. For more information, please call 575-437-6120.

ALAMOGORDO AMATUR RADIO CLUB
Third Sunday of the Month

Meetings are held at the La Luz Volunteer Fire Department, 51 JJ Henry. For more information, please call Rick at 575-491-4290

LATTE WITH THE PADRE
Every Wednesday

Enjoy weekly conversations with Father Tom Lowe of St. John’s Episcopal Church at Plateau Espresso inside Lowe’s Signature Market at 10 am. For more information, please call  575-434-8970.

PHIL LEASE WRITERS GROUP
Second and Fourth Tuesday of the Month

Meetings are held at St. John’s Episcopal Church Library, 1114 Indiana.  All aspiring and published writers and poets are welcome. For more information, please call  575-434-8970.

CHAPARRAL COMMUNITY
ASSOCIATION DEVELOPMENT
First Monday of the Month

Meetings are held at the Betty McKnight Community Center, 109 South County Line. For more information, please call 915-691-1023.

 

GRIEF SHARE
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Christ Community Fellowship Hall, 2960 N. Scenic Dr., at 6:30 pm, and are non-denominational. For more information, please call  702-682-2556.

NEW DAY AL-ANON
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Education Wing, 1212 Washington Ave., at 12 noon. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.

ALAMOGORDO AL-ANON
Every Thursday

Meetings are held at Bethel Baptist Church, 1316 Scenic Drive, at 7 pm. For more information, please call 575-437-6671.