Ruidoso, NM (KTSM) — Ruidoso will once again celebrate our nation's active and retired military with the 3rd Annual R&R in Ruidoso Party in the Park.
The event will take place Saturday, October 26 from 11:00am - 5:00pm at Wingfield Park.
The Party in the Park will kick-off Saturday with the Presentation of the Colors and a special appearance and welcome by Congressman Steve Pearce.
This will begin a day filled with music from local bands including The Mixx, New 22, Spatula Omnibus and The Western Kings, great $1 food items at the Taste of Ruidoso, activities for kids, and a Beer/Wine Garden.
The event is just steps from all of the great shops and restaurants in midtown.
Later that evening, Fort Stanton is hosting their Lantern Tours which allow visitors to walk through and view authentic vignettes that are staged throughout the fort. In addition, Dream Catchers will host a free BBQ for all active and retired military that come to Fort Stanton for the Lantern Tours.
Mountain Annie's, an avid supporter of the military, is also hosting a concert and dance featuring The Danny Frazier Band at 8:00pm, Saturday evening.
Tickets are $20 for general admission, $16 for retired military and active military will be admitted free.
Tickets are available at www.MountainAnnies.com  or by calling 575-257-7982.
For information on lodging discounts for the military, please visit www.RuidosoMilitaryDiscounts.com .