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Some things to do Memorial Day weekend

Published On: May 24 2013 05:08:31 PM CDT
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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Neon Desert Music Festival

Live performances on four stages including Best Coast, Molotov, Wolfgang Gartner, Dragonette, Bosnian Rainbows, Paul Banks of Interpol, The Royalty, The Black Coats and more.

Downtown, 3 p.m.-2 a.m., $55 regular admission in advance, $150 VIP, www.neondesertmusicfestival.com.

Eddie Griffin

Live performance by the comedian turned actor.

Abraham Chavez Theatre, 8 p.m., $30-$80, tickets at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com.

Kids' Fishing Tournament

Hosted by the Ascarate Fishing Club. Free food and T-shirts to registered kids.

Ascarate Lake, 6900 Delta, 7:30-noon, ages 3-16, 755-0983.

Guided Bike Ride

Through the Old Tine Mine/Lazy Cow Trail.

Franklin Mountains State Park, 8 a.m., 566-6441.

The KnockOut Comedy Jam

Presented by El Paso Underground Comedy.

Frankie's Bar, inside Oasis Lanes, 1660 Zaragosa, 10 p.m., no cover, 21+.

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival

Three-day event featuring Southern New Mexico wines, live music, food, and arts & crafts.

New Mexico State Fair Grounds, Las Cruces, noon-6 p.m. daily, $15 for adults with ID, under 21 is free with parent or legal guardian, www.snmwinefestival.com.

"The Addams Family"

Stage performance featuring Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley, Wednesday, Uncle Fester, Grandma and Lurch.

The Plaza Theatre, 125 Pioneer Plaza, 8 p.m., $40-$75, tickets at Ticketmaster, www.ticketmaster.com. Original listing posted under May 24.

KLAQ Balloonfest

28th annual event featuring Hot air balloons and live music by Tremonti Project on Saturday, Sully Erna and Aranda on Sunday and Halestorm and Young Guns on Monday.

Wet N' Wild, opens each day at 7 a.m., live bands begin at 2 p.m., $19.99 in advance, $29.99 day of show, 544-9550 or www.klaq.com

Meet and Greet with Sully Erna of Godsmack

The rocker and Balloonfest headliner will be signing bottles of Pura Vida Añejo Tequila.

Spec's Liquor, 655 Sunland Park, 4-6 p.m.

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Battle for Mayhem Festival

Battle of the bands for a spot on the 2013 Mayhem Festival line-up.

Tricky Falls, 209 S. El Paso, 6 p.m., www.trickyfalls.com.

San Eli Guided Tours

The San Elizario Historic District hosts two free guided walking tours including 17 historic sites.

Meet at Main Street, San Elizario, noon & 3 p.m., free.

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Live performance.

The Lowbrow Palace, 111 E. Robinson, 9 p.m., $13-$15.

Guided Bike Ride

Through the Old Tin Mine/Lazy Cow Trail.

Franklin Mountains State Park, 8 a.m., 566-6441.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival

Three-day event featuring Southern New Mexico wines, live music, food, and arts & crafts.

New Mexico State Fair Grounds, Las Cruces, noon-6 p.m. daily, $15 for adults with ID, under 21 is free with parent or legal guardian, www.snmwinefestival.com.

KLAQ Balloonfest

28th annual event featuring hot air balloons and live music by Tremonti Project on Saturday, Sully Erna and Aranda on Sunday and Halestorm and Youn Guns on Monday.

Wet N' Wild, opens each day at 7 a.m., live bands begin at 2 p.m., $19.99 in advance, $29.99 day of show, 544-9550 or www.klaq.com.

Monday, May 27, 2013

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival

Three-day event featuring Southern New Mexico wines, live music, food, and arts & crafts.

New Mexico State Fair Grounds, Las Cruces, noon-6 p.m. daily, $15 for adults with ID, under 21 is free with parent or legal guardian, www.snmwinefestival.com.

KLAQ Balloonfest

28th annual event featuring hot air balloons and live music by Tremonti Project on Saturday, Sully Erna and Aranda on Sunday and Halestorm and Youn Guns on Monday.

Wet N' Wild, opens each day at 7 a.m., live bands begin at 2 p.m., $19.99 in advance, $29.99 day of show, 544-9550 or www.klaq.com.

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