Things to Do

Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Abrazos Adventure the horse connection
By: Abrazos Adventure
Description: Supervised arena riding horses or lessons.  Will discuss under 5 yrs and special needs
For Ages: 5 yrs & up
Cost: Private by choice $50, not private $35 - Lessons $20 after 1st
When: Year round-times flexible-ourdoors
Where: P. O. Box 603 Portales
Who to Call: Wendy Toombs 575-760-4444
Other info: facebook abrazos adventure, the horse connection
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Activity: Disc Golf & Fishing
By: Parks & Recreation Dept.
Description: Disc Golf Course & Fishing
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE!
When: Sun up to Sun down
Where: Ned Houk Park Clovis
Who to Call: Mark Dayhoff 575-769-7870
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Activity: Ongoing Archaeological Site
By: Blackwater Draw Archaeological Museum
Description: Visit the actual archeological site that explores the artifacts left behind by the people of a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture. National Historic Landmark. Environmental Research Station.
For Ages: All
Cost: Adults(16-59) $3.00 Sr Citizens $2.00 ;All students $1.00; Admission is free 4th Sunday of each month paying at the site or museum covers entrance to both facilities.
When: 9a-5p Tues-Sun (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
Where: 508 NM 467 Portales
Who to Call: Contact Site 575-356-5235
Other info: Attend mueseum & site for 1 price on same day.
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Activity: Discover Clovis Culture
By: Blackwater Draw Archaeological Museum
Description: Visit this museum dedicated to the research and findings at Blackwater Draw. The Clovis Man refers to the people of a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture that lived in our area at the end of the last glacial period approximately 13,000 years ago.
For Ages: All
Cost: 16-59 $3.00 Adult, $2.00 Sr Citizens, 6-15yrs $1.00, College ID $1.00, Admission is free 4th Sunday of each month paying at the site or museum covers entrance to other so Keep Your Receipt
When: Tues-Sat 10a-5p; Sun 12p-5p, if interested in viewing archaeological site please call.
Where: S Ave. K & Lea Hall Portales
Who to Call: Jenna Domeischel 575-562-2103
Other info: Visit Mueseum & site on same day for one price.
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Ongoing Archaeological Site
By: Blackwater Draw Archaeological Museum
Description: Visit the actual archeological site that explores the artifacts left behind by the people of a prehistoric Paleo-Indian culture. National Historic Landmark. Environmental Research Station.
For Ages: All
Cost: Adults(16-59) $3.00 Sr Citizens $2.00 ;All students $1.00; Admission is free 4th Sunday of each month paying at the site or museum covers entrance to both facilities.
When: 9a-5p Tues-Sun (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
Where: 508 NM 467 Portales
Who to Call: Contact Site 575-356-5235
Other info: Attend mueseum & site for 1 price on same day.
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Activity: Miniature Golf & more
By: Casel-Land Fun Center
Description: Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Paintball, Bumper Boats. For Party & Group Rates go to www.caselland.com
For Ages: All
When: Spring & Fall M-F 4-9p.  Sat/Sun 12-9p. Summer M-F 1-10p.
Where: Hwy 60-84 at Junction 467 Clovis
Who to Call: Kara Caselman 575-799-1567
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Activity: Clovis Aquatic Center
By: City of Clovis Parks and Recreation
Description: Indoor pool with open swim and swim classes offered
For Ages: All ages
Cost: $2 ages 3-11; $3 ages 12-59; $2.50 ages 60 and over
When: Check city website for swim hours
Where: 1700 E. 7th St. Clovis
Who to Call:575-762-4519
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Activity: Rock Climbing
By: Clovis Rock Gym
Description: Indoor Bouldering gym with 14' walls accompanied by 14" climbing pads following Climbing Wall Association standards.
For Ages: All ages welcome. Children must be with adult.
Cost: Day pass $10.99, 8-visit pass $69.99, Group rates $8.99 per climber (must be 10 + climbers) children 7 & under free with paid adult. Call for membership, classes and birthday party rates.
When: Sun 11a-10p, Mon-Sat 11a-10p
Where: 400 Commerce Way Clovis
Who to Call: Chris Robertson 575-218-3420
Other info: Minimal Equipment Needed-Rentals on site.
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: 4-H Activities
By: County Extension Office
Description: Monthly activities. Camp, Rifle practice and SO much MORE. Call to register!
For Ages: 9-18 yrs
Cost: No cost to join - activities may have cost associated.
When: Monthly
Where: 705 E Lime St Portales
Who to Call: Ryan Craig 575-356-4417
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Activity: Girl Scouts
By: Girl Scouts of NM Trails
Description: Join Girl Scouts: Make Friends; Learn New Things; Have Fun. Girl Scouting is for ALL girls. Join at troop, go to camp, sell cookies, and make memories that will last a lifetime!
For Ages: Ages 5-18
When: TBA
Where: www.nmgirlscouts.org Clovis
Who to Call: Misha Riley 505-554-5665
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Walking Trail
By: Goodwin Trails
Description: Paved walking trail
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE!
When: Mon-Sun from sunrise to sunset.
Where: 3300 North Prince St. Clovis
Who to Call:575-769-7870
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Activity: Walking Trail
By: Green Acres
Description: Walking trail, skateboard park, fishing
For Ages: All Ages
Cost: FREE!
When: Mon-Sun from sunrise to sunset.
Where: 21st & Main Clovis
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Wild Animals!
By: Hillcrest Park Zoo
Description: Zoological Park
For Ages: All
Cost: Age 2 and under-Free, Age 3 to 11-$2.00, Age 12 and up -$4.00, Seniors (60+) $3.00, Military receive a $0.50 discount. Family Membership $60.00 per year, Single Membership $30.00 per year.
When: Tues-Sun 9a-4p, cleared by 5p; Closed Mon & all city holidays. Jun, Jul & Aug hours Fri & Sat  9a-5p cleared by 6p
Where: 1208 N. Norris Clovis, NM Clovis
Who to Call:575-769-7873
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Indoor Family Fun Park
By: Kids Go Wild
Description: Indoor playground, Bouncy Houses, Nerf Shootouts, Concessions.
For Ages: All
Cost: visit us on Facebook
When: M,T,TH 12p-5p;  Closed Wed; F,Sa 9a-9p;  Su  2p-8p
Where: 2300 N Main St Suite 15 Clovis
Who to Call:(575) 935-4386
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Miles Mineral Museum
By: Miles Mineral Museum
Description: Museum
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE!
When: M-F 8a-12p; 1p-5p
Where: Roosevelt Hall Portales
Who to Call: Laura Smarts 575-562-2174
Other info: Session Packages available
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Activity: Gennaro Natural History museum
By: Natural History Museum
Description: Museum
For Ages: All
Cost: Sign in requested
When: M-F 8a-12p; 1p-5p
Where: Roosevelt Hall Portales
Who to Call: Sharon Potter 575-562-2174
Other info: Gift shop now open- Donations to help feed the animals. Aligators; snakes;fish;turtles; centipede black widow spider; scorpions; Tarantula; Tarapin - Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Fishing; Playgrounds; Picnic pavilions etc.
By: Ned Houk Memorial Park
Description: Pond in back side of park is stocked with fish. Also located within the park is the Old Homestead Museum and Pappy Thornton Farm Museum.
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE!
When: Year round
Where: 5 miles north of Clovis on Rt 209 (Prince Street) Clovis
Other info: www.cityofclovis.org Parks and Recreation
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Hiking & Off-roading
By: Ned Houk Memorial Park
Description:
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE
When: Sun up to Sun down
Where: 3300 North Prince St. Clovis
Who to Call: Mark Dayhoff 575-769-7870
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: 7th Street Studio
By: Norman & Vi Petty Recording Studio
Description: Discover the musical legacy of the "Clovis Sound." Norman Petty's 7th Street studio was responsible for the American Rock-n-Roll revolution through musical greats such as Buddy Holly and Roy Orbison.
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE!
When: Call for appointment
Where: 105 E Grand Ave. Clovis
Who to Call: Ernie Kos 575-763-3435
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Got Rock-n-Roll?
By: Norman & Vi Petty Rock-n-Roll Museum
Description: Discover the musical legacy of the "Clovis Sound." From Norman Petty Trio to Buddy Holly to LeeAnn Rimes and continuing today. See artifacts all eras of the Roc-n-Roll Revolution that was shaped by Clovis.
For Ages: All
Cost: $5 cash Card 6 per visitor
When: 8a-12p; 1p-5 p
Where: 105 E Grand Ave. Clovis
Who to Call: Ernie Kos 575-763-3435
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Activity: Roller Skating
By: Roller World
Description: Roller Skating, Snacks & Parties . Call for party prices.
For Ages: All
Cost: call for prices
When: Fri 2p-5p ($6); Sat 2p- 5p ($6) & 7p -10p ($7)
Where: 1721 Wallace St. Clovis
Who to Call: Rebecca Lusk 575-762-5777
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Explore Roosevelt History
By: Roosevelt County Museum
Description: Discover Roosevelt County History
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE! (donation box)
When: M-F 8a-12p; 1p-5p; Call ahead for weekend hours (can vary)
Where: ENMU Station 9 Portales
Who to Call: Mark Romero 575-562-2592
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Explore Roosevelt History
By: Roosevelt County Museum
Description: Discover Roosevelt County History
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE! (donation box)
When: M-F 8a-12p; 1p-5p; Call ahead for weekend hours (can vary)
Where: ENMU Station 9 Portales
Who to Call: Mark Romero 575-562-2592
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Recreation Center
By: Roy Walker Recreation Center
Description: Weight room, activity room, basketball courts and playground. Must be 14 and older to use weight room,
For Ages: All, children must be accompanied by an adult, cannot be dropped off.
Cost: FREE!
When: Mon-Thurs. 9a-7:45p, Fri 9a-4:45p, Sun. 12p -4:45p. Closed on Sat & Holidays
Where: 316 W. 2nd Street Clovis
Who to Call: Ruben Gonzales 575-769-7868 email rgonzales@cityofclovis.org
Other info: Weight room is 14 and older - proper attire
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Potter Pool
By: City of Clovis Parks and Recreation
Description: Outdoor pool at Potter Park
For Ages: All ages
Cost: $2 ages 3-11; $3 ages 12-59; 60 & over $2.50
When: M, T, TH, F 12p-5p;  Closed Wed; 1p-5p Sat-Sun
Where: 501 N Upsilon St Clovis
Who to Call:575-762-2285
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Ceramic Painting
By: Just Kiln Me Now
Description: Join us to paint anything on our shelves. We'll walk you through everything you need to know to creat a one-of-a-kind keepsake! Your pieces will be ready for pickup the following week.
For Ages: all
Cost: $10 and up
When: Fridays & Saturdays 11a-8p
Where: 405 N Main Street Clovis
Who to Call: Ashley Bural 575-214-4429
Register by: no appt needed
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Story Time
By: Just Kiln Me Now
Description: Join us on select Saturdays to read a story and paint an item that pairs with that story. Check our website for story times!  www.justkilnmenow.com
For Ages: all
Cost: $15*
When: Select Saturdays 10 a
Where: 405 N Main Street Clovis
Who to Call: Ashley Bural 575-214-4429
Register by: Register online until spots are filled
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Escape Room-Just for Fun
By: Under Lock and Key
Description: Locked in a room with no way out, you must search for hidden compartments, secrets codes, and cluse to plot your escape. Part scavenger hunt-part puzzle.
For Ages: all
Cost: $25*
When: W,TH 1p-7p; F,Sa 1p-9p; Su 1p-5p
Where: 2909 N Prince St Clovis
Who to Call:  575-218-9916
Register by: Register online www.underlockandkeyclovis.com
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Activity: Friendship Next Generation
By: Friendship Senior Center
Description: Crafts, bingo, sports, movies, cooking
For Ages: 1-8 grades
Cost: $20, non-refundable
When: Jun 5 - Aug 7, Wed. only
Where: 901 W. 13th Clovis
Who to Call: Sandy Pieratt 575-769-7913
Register by: *May 31
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Star Party
By: Clovis Astronomy Club
Description: Join us for a night of star gazing.  This will take place in the visitor center parking lot at dusk.
For Ages: All
Cost: $5 per vehicle
When: Sat. Jun 8, Jul 6, Aug. 10, Sept. 7; 8:30 - 10 p
Where: 1891 Base Line Portales
Who to Call: Valerie Russ 575-356-5331
Other info: No pets allowed. Bring your binoculars, telescopes, red lense flashlights, egs. If you have them & enjoy a night of learning under the stars
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Activity: Star Party
By: Oasis State Park
Description: Join park staff and the Clovis Astronomy Club for a night of looking at the stars. Bring your binoculars, telescopes, etc., if you have them. (This event is weather dependent.)
For Ages: All
Cost: $5 per vehicle: Regular park entrance fees apply for non-annual permit holders
When: Jun 8, Jul 6, Aug 10, & Sep 7
Where: 6.5 miles north of Portales via NM 467 Portales
Who to Call: James Whary 575-356-5331
Other info: **Please dim your headlights coming into the park. Parking will be available in the filed across from the visitor center parking lot.
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Activity: Heritage Days Car Show 2017
By: Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce
Description: Open to all Antiques, Collectable, Classic Cars and Pickups. Registered vehicles will get a picture before leaving for the parade. Those registered by 10am will receive an engraved plaque with a picture with the car on your cap. Later participants of the car show will select the winning top 7 entries, & an award ceremony will be held at 3:00pm.
For Ages: All
Cost: Call For Entry Fee
When: Jun 14, 9-3p
Where: Under the shade trees at Portales City Park 9th & Abilene Portales
Who to Call: Karl Terry 575-356-8541
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Activity: Heritage Days Street Dance
By: Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce
Description: Open to all
For Ages: All
When: June 14, 7-10p
Where: Portales
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Heritage Days
By: Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce
Description: Parade, Summer festival, celebrating our heritage, kids activities @ the park, booths, arts & crafts.
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE!
When: Jun 15, 7:30 - 5p
Where: Portales Park Portales
Who to Call: Karl Terry 575-356-8541
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Activity: Heritage Days/DWI Vendor
By: Roosevelt County DWI Task Force
Description: We will be one of many vendors, sharing drug & alcohol misuse prevention materials.  Free giveaways
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE
When: Jun 15 9a-4p
Where: 520 W. 2nd St. Portales
Who to Call: Darla Reed 575-359-1048 Ext.1
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Activity: Draggin' Main/Clovis Music Festival
By: Clovis/Curry Co Chamber
Description: This year marks the 32nd Clovis Music Festival, which
celebrates Clovis’ rockin’ history and Norman Petty’s innovative recording
studio. We are proud to announce that June 26 will feature Faith & Family Night with Josh Wilson; on June 27 a 1950-60s concert Lance Lipinisky & The Lovettes; and our headlining act Friday night, June 28, will be Loverboy.
For Ages: All
Cost: Tickect range from $25 for the Wednesday & Thursday shows, $30 general admission for Friday's show with premium seats $40-$60
When: Jun 22-29
Where: Clovis
Who to Call: Ernie Kos 575-763-3435
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Activity: Draggin' Main
By: Main Street
Description: Draggin' Main begins June 22 races at High Plains Motor Speedway; then June 23-27 with Tours of Clovis Classic Drive-Ins; ending the week with a gathering of car afficionados the morning of June29 at Hillcrest Park concluding with Draggin Main from 5 pm to Midnight.
For Ages: All
Cost: Car races & car show entrance fees TBA, Draggin Main in downtown Clovis is FREE
When: Jun 22-29
Where: Main Street Clovis
Who to Call: 575-763-3435
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Type:  Things To Do
Activity: Blackwater Draw Site Overview
By: Oasis State Park
Description: Join staff from Blackwater Draw Site for a presentation.  The presentation will give a general overview of archaeology & the history of discoveries at Blackwater Draw, the site where the ancient Clovis people lived here on the high plains during the last ice age.
For Ages: All
Cost: $5 per vehicle
When: Sat. Jun 22, 4-5 p.
Where: 508 NM 467 Portales
Who to Call: Valerie Russ 575-356-5331
Other info: Visit Mueseum & site on same day for one price.
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Activity: Portales 4th of July Celebration
By: Roosevelt County Chamber of Commerce
Description: Fireworks
For Ages: All
Cost: FREE! (donations are encouraged & welcomed at Chamber of Commerce)
When: Jul 4 Fireworks at dark (around 9:00 pm)
Where: Portales Softball Complex on Industrial Rd. Portales
Who to Call: Karl Terry 575-356-8541
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Activity: Roosevelt County Fair
By: County Fair Board & Extension Office
Description: Oldest county fair in NM.  Food, fun, concerts and competition!
For Ages: All
Cost: Daily charge
When: Aug. 27-31.
Where: 705 E Lime St Portales
Who to Call:  575-356-4417
Register by: Indoor exhibit deadline Aug. 26