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Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Activities

Friday May 25, 2012 Puddle of Mudd Live performance presented by Speaking Rock Entertainment. Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez, 9 p.m., free,

La Mujer Obrera’s Shop for a Cause Klothes Lime will donate half of all sales proceeds to La Mujer Obrera. Aguas frescas and artisan goods from Mercado Mayapn will also be on sale. Klothes Lime, 1805 Montana, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Chivas El Paso Patriots vs. West Texas Soccer. Patriot Stadium, 6941 Industrial, 8 p.m., for info

King Octopus Live performance. 6 Strings, 1160 Airway, 9:30 p.m., no cover.

Adult Weight Management With Rosa Lopez, registered dietitian with the New Mexico Department of Health. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, Las Cruces, noon-1 p.m.

Sobredosis del Sabor Live performance. Aroma, 2725 North Mesa, 8 p.m.

We B Fore Live performance. The Dome, 101 El Paso St., 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

Mystic Autistic Records Benefit Show Live performances by aokigahara, Justin Roddam+Ham’s project, Dustin Kerins and The Staphylococcous. Fundraiser for a cassette duplicator. Lips Lounge, 510 N. Stanton, 9 p.m., $2, all ages.

El Paso Band Live performance. Franklin’s Lounge, Sunland Park Casino, 1200 Futurity Dr., 9 p.m., no cover, 575-874-5200. ‘Estampas y Recuerdos’ Ballet Folklorico Tonatiuh presents their annual dance program ?Estampas y Recuerdos?. They will perform dances from various regions of Mexico in colorful costumes, accompanied by live music. Chamizal National Memorial, 800 S. San Marcial, 7 p.m., $10, 478-0141. Repeat performances Saturday at 3 & 7 p.m.

PRIME the Band Live retro, classic and more. Aceitunas Beer Garden, 5200 Doniphan, 9 p.m., no cover, Repeat performance May 26.

FM Junkies Live performance. Hidrant, 3112 Forney, 9 p.m.

Benefit Show of Putridness Live performances by Disnecrobine, Disengorged, Wrath & Gore, As They Suffer and Genocide Ov Bucon to raise money to bring death metal act Putrid Pile to El Paso. Horizon Night Club, 3808 Pershing, 7 p.m.m, $5, all ages.

Hipknowsus Live ’70s, ’80s and funk music. Alumni Lounge, 2714 N. Piedras, 9 p.m., no cover. Repeat performance Saturday.

Saturday May 26, 2012 KLAQ International Balloonfest Three day annual festival with over 75 hot-air balloons with balloon rides, water rides, food, vendors and live music. Saturday features live music by Buckcherry and Dead Sara; Sunday features P.O.D.; Monday features Hellyeah. Local bands start at noon each day, headliners start 5 p.m. Sat., 6 p.m.Sun and Mon. Wet N’ Wild Waterworld, 8804 S. Desert Blvd., Anthony, gates open at 7 a.m., $15 each day, tickets available at 7-11/Fina stores, for info 544-9550 or

Neon Desert Second annual day-long music festival featuring acts from all over the world including Moby, Sparta, Ghostland Observatory, Belanova, Yacht, Le Butcherettes, The Twelves, Classixx, Mexicans with Guns, Class Actress, Penguin Prison, local bands, live art, food vendors and more. Downtown, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m., $55, $150 for VIP, for info

Gangsters at the Gardner Tour the hotel, where gangster John Dillinger hid out in the 1930s, hold a real tommy gun and enjoy a free piece of anniversary cake, while it lasts. The Gardner Hotel, 311 E. Franklin, 1-3 p.m., free, 532-3661.

Chuco Artist Network Party Showcase One year anniversary party for the Chuco Artist Network with live performances by Spazmic, Iornsides, Hillside Gamblers and Raheem. Art will be displayed and sold. M’s Lips Lounge, 510 N. Stanton, 8 p.m., free, 694-7024.

Rusko Live DJ set with special guest Redlight. Buchanan’s, 11540 Pellicano, 9 p.m., $25, tickets at

Farm Volunteer Day Learn about local food production. Mountain View Market, 1300 El Paseo, Las Cruces, 9 a.m.-noon, 575-523-0436.

Sobredosis del Sabor, DJ Krlito, Lupe Duran Live salsa, merengue, bachata. A dance class takes place before the performances. Dominic’s Restaurant, 6901 Montana, 10 p.m., $6 or $5 with dinner purchase, 21+.

The Starliners Live performance. Franklin’s Lounge, Sunland Park Casino, 1200 Futurity Dr., 9 p.m., no cover, 575-874-5200.

Printmaking Workshop Artists Oscar Moya and Lydia Limas lead a workshop at the to create art by including leaves and weeds in a drawing or painting for printmaking. El Paso Museum of Archaeology, 4301 Transmountain, 2 p.m., 755-4332.

Alien Ant Farm, Fuel, James Durbin Live performance. Socorro Entertainment Center, 11200 Santos Sanchez, 6 p.m., free, 18+.

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival The New Mexico Wine Growers Association hosts the Southern New Mexico Wine Festival showcasing a wide variety of award-winning New Mexico wines with live music, international food and crafts vendors. Southern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, west of Las Cruces, noon-6 p.m., Through May 28.

Creative Expression Class for Girls Latinitas hosts a class geared toward girls in grades 4-8 to empower girls to build confidence and express themselves creatively through photos, writing, arts & crafts and film. Judge Marquez Public Library, 610 N. Yarbrough, 1-2:30 p.m., 219-8554.

Paul Rivers Band, Misunderstood Live performances. The Hidrant, 3112 Forney, 9 p.m., no cover.

Kids’ Fishing Tournament The Ascarate Fishing Club hosts a kids fishing tourney with free food and T-shirts to all registered kids. Prizes awarded in three age categories. Ascarate Lake, 6900 Delta, 7:30 a.m.-noon, ages 3-16, free, 755-0983.

Chivas El Paso Patriots vs. New Orleans Soccer. Patriot Stadium, 6941 Industrial, 8 p.m., for info

Sunday May 27, 2012 Shadows Fall Live performance with Howitzer and Beyond the Ash. House of Rock, 8838 Viscount, 8:30 p.m., $14, tickets at

Poker Run and Car Show Second annual event benefiting the Border Patrol Foundation. Stops include Mulligan’s North, Rosa’s Cantina, King’s X, L&J Cafe, The Cockpit and Kickstandz. Register at Mulligan’s, 10710 Gateway North, last bike out at noon, $20 for solo rider, $30 with passenger, $10 car show registration, 822-9366.

Mariachi Flores Mexicanas and DJ Taz Live performances. Franklin’s Lounge, Sunland Park Casino, 1200 Futurity Dr., Mariachi 5:30-6:30 p.m., dj 6:30-10:00 p.m., 575-874-5200.

CSS Live performance. The Capri, 501-513 W. San Antonio St, Marfa, TX, 8 p.m., $10, 432-729-3600.

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival See Saturday listings.

Monday May 28, 2012 Memorial Day Placing of flags on Veteran graves through out the cemetery followed by a tribute in memory of the MIA soldiers and dedication of a new interpretative sign, donated by the Rotary Club of Franklin Mountains, chronicling Camp Concordia (Early Ft. Bliss) and Honoring US Military Veterans buried in Concordia Cemetery. Concordia Cemetery, 3700 Yandell, 9:30 a.m.

Diablos vs. Kansas City T-Bones El Paso Baseball. Cohen Stadium, 9700 Gateway North, 7:05 p.m., $7 general admission, 755-2000 or Game series through May 30.

Uniforms The Scottish band plays live with The Loaded .45, Biters, Ironsides and An Endless Fight. M’s Lips Lounge, 510 N. Stanton, 8 p.m., $5.

Southern New Mexico Wine Festival See Saturday listings.

‘Estampas y Recuerdos’ See Saturday listings.

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