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JOLT Summer Teen Adventure Camp

JOLT Summer Teen Adventure Camp

July 25, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm  |  San Juan College HHPC

VOTED A TOP SUMMER EVENT!
San Juan College Outdoor Recreation invites local teens ages 14-18 to join them for a week of multi-sport outdoor adventures. June 6 - 10, July 18 - 22, July 25 - 29 or August 1 - 5.

The event runs 6 Jun, 2016 through 5 Aug, 2016
Categories: Outdoors & Sports
Wolves and Wild Lands Exhibit & Peregrine Falcon

Wolves and Wild Lands Exhibit & Peregrine Falcon

July 25, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm  |  Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

VOTED A TOP FARMINGTON EVENT!
Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century & Peregrine Falcon: From Endangered Species to Urban Bird.  Special opening on July 3, 2016.

The event runs 3 Jul, 2016 through 29 Oct, 2016
Story Time

Story Time

July 25, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am  |  Farmington Public Library

Bring your child to Story Time and enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and movement activities.

The event runs 5 Feb, 2016 through 8 Aug, 2016
Jolt Your Summer Challenge

Jolt Your Summer Challenge

All day July 25, 2016  |  Farmington, New Mexico

VOTED A TOP SUMMER EVENT!
Take the 2016 Jolt Your Summer Challenge for cool prizes and awesome things to see and do this summer!

The event runs 28 May, 2016 through 5 Aug, 2016
Lake Farmington Big Catch Contest!

Lake Farmington Big Catch Contest!

All day July 25, 2016  |  Lake Farmington

It’s time again to break out those fishing poles and catch a big one at Lake Farmington! When you do, snap a picture and enter the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Big Catch Contest.

The event runs 2 Jun, 2016 through 30 Sep, 2016
Free Summer Meals for Kids & Teens

Free Summer Meals for Kids & Teens

From June 28, 2016, 8:00am to July 29, 2016, 1:00pm  |  Multiple Locations

This is our free lunch program available to all children 18 and younger. No enrollment, no cost!

The event runs 28 Jun, 2016 through 25 Jul, 2016
Tuesday Birding

Tuesday Birding

July 26, 2016 from 8:00am to 10:00am  |  Riverside Nature Center

Join Donna Thatcher, Education Specialist, and other birders for bird watching from 8:00 to 10:00am at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, and a leisurely walk of 1 to 2 miles in Animas and Berg Parks every Tuesday. This is a free event.

The event runs 1 Jun, 2015 through 27 Dec, 2016
Bowl-A-Rama

Bowl-A-Rama

July 26, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm  |  Bowlero Lanes

Get out of the summer heat and head over to Bowlero Lanes for a bowling party!

Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday

July 26, 2016 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm  |  Farmington Public Library

Tech Tuesday is geared for tweens and teens at the Farmington Public Library. They will learn about a new piece of technology each week during this hands-on program.

The event runs 7 Jun, 2016 through 26 Jul, 2016
Farmington Growers Market

Farmington Growers Market

July 26, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm  |  Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

The Farmington Growers Market is a public market that brings together locally grown food, hand-made crafts, and our community.

The event runs 11 Jun, 2016 through 29 Oct, 2016
Chaco Night Sky Program

Chaco Night Sky Program

July 26, 2016 from 8:30pm to 9:30pm  |  Chaco Culture National Historic Park

Take in a Night Sky Program at an International Dark Sky Park when you visit Chaco Culture National Historic Park.

The event runs 1 Apr, 2016 through 29 Oct, 2016
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Toddler Playdate

Toddler Playdate

July 27, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm  |  E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center

Visit E3 Children’s Museum & Science Center for playdates that are designed for families with young children every Wednesday at 10:00am. Take part in activities that will help develop early motor skills. Different activities are offered each week to encourage children’s imaginations.

The event runs 6 May, 2015 through 25 Jul, 2016
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

July 27, 2016 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm  |  Clancy's Pub an Irish Cantina

Come out to Clancy’s Pub every Wednesday for Open Mic Night.  Enjoy an evening listening to talented local artists.

The event runs 20 Apr, 2016 through 25 Jul, 2016
Ventriloquist, Meghan Casey

Ventriloquist, Meghan Casey

July 28, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am  |  Farmington Public Library

A fun filled engaging & comical show for all ages with vibrant and professional characters.

The event runs 28 Jul, 2016 through 28 Jul, 2016
Creative Mornings

Creative Mornings

July 28, 2016 from 10:30am to 12:00pm  |  Artifacts Gallery

Creative Mornings are a relaxed time to come together and be creative. This is not instruction.

The event runs 21 Apr, 2016 through 25 Jul, 2016
Teen Zone

Teen Zone

July 28, 2016 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm  |  Farmington Public Library

Just for teens 13-19, each week features a new activity or project. Join us in the Teen Zone for snacks and fun!

The event runs 16 Jun, 2016 through 28 Jul, 2016
Categories: Books & Lectures, Free
Outdoor Summer Theater: The Addams Family

Outdoor Summer Theater: The Addams Family

July 28, 2016 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm  |  Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater

VOTED A TOP 2016 EVENT!
Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars amidst a natural sandstone amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater. Sandstone Productions will present the musical comedy, The Addams Family. Performance held every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening from June 16th to July 30th.

The event runs 16 Jun, 2016 through 30 Jul, 2016
Tweens

Tweens

July 29, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am  |  Farmington Public Library

Intended for ages 8-12, the Tween programs at the Farmington Public Library include team building, technology and hands on learning activities.

The event runs 10 Jun, 2016 through 29 Jul, 2016
Categories: Books & Lectures, Free
Connie Mack World Series

Connie Mack World Series

From July 29, 2016, 10:00am to August 5, 2016, 10:00pm  |  Ricketts Park

VOTED A TOP EVENT!
Visit Farmington, New Mexico for the finest amateur baseball tournament in the United States!

Discover the Dinosaurs

Discover the Dinosaurs

July 30, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm  |  McGee Park Convention Center

This walk through exhibit will take place at McGee Park Convention Center. Kids will get to explore the mystery of pre-historic life in this unique and educational hands on exhibit.

The event runs 30 Jul, 2016 through 31 Jul, 2016
Categories: Family Friendly
Summer Terrace Concert Series

Summer Terrace Concert Series

July 30, 2016 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm  |  Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

VOTED A TOP SUMMER EVENT!
Join the Farmington Museum on the terrace by the river each Saturday evening during the summer months for some local live entertainment at our free 14th Annual Summer Terrace Music Series. Don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!

The event runs 4 Jun, 2016 through 27 Aug, 2016
Dance Night

Dance Night

July 30, 2016 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm  |  Clancy's Pub, an Irish Cantina

Need a night out? Join Clancy’s for dinner, drinks and dancing.  There is a live DJ every Saturday night taking requests!

The event runs 23 Apr, 2016 through 25 Jul, 2016
The Pottery of Mata Ortiz

The Pottery of Mata Ortiz

August 4, 2016 from 9:00am to 2:00pm  |  Salmon Ruins Museum

Please join Salmon Ruins Museum for a presentation, demonstration, book signing, and sale featuring Oralia Lopez and John Bezy.

Cottonwood Concert Series

Cottonwood Concert Series

August 5, 2016 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm  |  Farmington Public Library

Join the Farmington Public Library for the 2016 Cottonwood Concert Series! Each concert features an hour performance in the library’s rotunda, starting at 3:30, and another hour under the cottonwoods starting at 6:00!

The event runs 10 Jun, 2016 through 16 Sep, 2016
San Juan College Outdoor Movie Night

San Juan College Outdoor Movie Night

August 5, 2016 from 8:30pm to 10:30pm  |  Henderson Pottery Wall at San Juan College

Join San Juan College for their free Outdoor Movie Series!  The movie will begin at sunset (approximately 8:30pm- 9pm) at the Henderson Pottery Wall at San Juan College.  **In case of bad weather the movie will be moved into the Henderson Performance Hall and will begin at 7:00pm.

The event runs 8 Jul, 2016 through 26 Aug, 2016
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Museum EdVenture

Museum EdVenture

August 6, 2016 from 8:00am to 6:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

Voted a Top Farmington Event!
Join the Farmington Museum for a Museum EdVenture and tour the cultural treasures of the Four Corners!

The event runs 30 Apr, 2016 through 17 Sep, 2016
Categories: Cultural & History
Silk Dyeing

Silk Dyeing

August 6, 2016 from 9:00am to 12:00pm  |  Three Rivers Art Center

We will dye silk scarves using permanent silk dyes and a microwave technique that allows you to go home with your completed silk scarves.

Categories: Art & Museums, Workshop
Golf Ball Drop and Golf Carnival

Golf Ball Drop and Golf Carnival

August 6, 2016 from 12:30pm to 3:00pm  |  Riverview Golf Course

The 5th Annual Golf Ball Drop and Golf Carnival is a fun event for the entire family!

Categories: Free, Outdoors & Sports
Pee Wees for Peach’s Neet Feet

Pee Wees for Peach’s Neet Feet

August 7, 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm  |  McGee Park

SWBRA-NM1 hosts a silent auction and a barrel race for the tiniest barrel racers during the county fair.

San Juan County Fair and Carnival

San Juan County Fair and Carnival

August 8, 2016 from 8:00am to 11:00pm  |  McGee Park

The San Juan County Fair takes place at McGee Park and features livestock shows, a parade, vendors and an excellent selection of live musical performances.

The event runs 8 Aug, 2016 through 13 Aug, 2016
Welcome to Farmington Coffee Break

Welcome to Farmington Coffee Break

August 10, 2016 from 7:00am to 8:00am  |  Pinon Hills Golf Course

New to Farmington? Join the Farmington Branding Alliance Live Committee for a cup of coffee and get to know your community!

AstroFriday

AstroFriday

August 12, 2016 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm  |  San Juan College Planetarium, room 1723

Show will take place in the San Juan College Planetarium with a stargaze to follow, weather permitting.  The Planetarium reserves the right to substitute shows.  This is a free event!

The event runs 8 Jul, 2016 through 12 Aug, 2016
Beginning Scratch Board

Beginning Scratch Board

August 13, 2016 from 9:00am to 4:00pm  |  Artifacts Gallery

Join George Ann Johnson for this 1-day workshop using scratch boards.  George Ann is an accomplished colored pencil and scratch board artist whose detailed work focuses on wildlife.

Categories: Art & Museums, Workshop
Mac and Cheese Festival

Mac and Cheese Festival

August 13, 2016 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm  |  Aztec Riverside Park

Savor the flavor and fill up on gourmet mac and cheese, fabulous wine and beer.

Categories: Festivals
Climb to the Moon

Climb to the Moon

August 16, 2016 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm  |  SJC High Endeavors Challenge Course

Jolt Worthy Event!
Climb to the Moon at the High Endeavors Challenge Course!

The event runs 18 Jun, 2016 through 14 Sep, 2016
Categories: Outdoors & Sports
New Business Tax Workshop

New Business Tax Workshop

August 17, 2016 from 9:00am to 1:00pm  |  Quality Center for Business, Rm. 5017

If you have a new business or are planning to start a business join this workshop as Gregory Neeley of the NM Taxation and Revenue and Tom Stamper, CPA decode the process.

The event runs 22 Jun, 2016 through 26 Oct, 2016
Categories: Workshop
Farmington Museum Full Moon Hikes

Farmington Museum Full Moon Hikes

August 18, 2016 from 6:30pm to 10:00pm  |  Meet at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

Voted a Top Farmington Event!
Ever wondered what hoodoos look like in the moonlight? Join the Farmington Museum for a hike in the Bisti Badlands during the full moon and find out!

The event runs 21 May, 2016 through 15 Oct, 2016
San Juan River Bi-Fly

San Juan River Bi-Fly

August 19, 2016 from 7:00am to 8:00pm  |  San Juan River

The San Juan River Bi-Fly Tournament has become the premier trout fishing tournament of the Southwest.

The event runs 19 Aug, 2016 through 20 Aug, 2016
Pet Vaccination Clinic

Pet Vaccination Clinic

August 21, 2016 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm  |  San Juan County

Affordable vaccination clinic for pets! Bring your furry friend to see our vet and receive affordable vaccinations - Microchips also available!

The event runs 15 May, 2016 through 13 Nov, 2016
Canvas & Corks, Music & Dinner

Canvas & Corks, Music & Dinner

August 21, 2016 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm  |  Wines of the San Juan

Join Wines of the San Juan for an evening of live music, dinner and a painting class.

The event runs 29 May, 2016 through 18 Sep, 2016
Farmington Branding Alliance Action Team Meeting

Farmington Branding Alliance Action Team Meeting

August 24, 2016 from 11:00am to 1:00pm  |  Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

Farmington business owners and residents are invited to join the Farmington Branding Alliance and help make a difference!  Outdoor lovers and active families thrive in Farmington, the monthly Action Team Meetings are held to ensure that as a community we work together to energize life journeys as we Live, Work, Play and Stay Farmington.

The event runs 18 Mar, 2016 through 24 Aug, 2016
Categories: Free, Local Look
Farmington Museum Chautauqua Series

Farmington Museum Chautauqua Series

August 27, 2016 from 3:00pm to 5:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

The Farmington Museum is bringing history to life! The museum will be offering lively and informative performances or presentations by Chautauqua speakers. This new series will cover a variety of specifically New Mexican topics, from art and culture to ecology and politics. Drop by for some enlightenment and stay for spirited conversation! Chautauqua is sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council.

The event runs 18 Jun, 2016 through 19 Nov, 2016
4 Corners MessFest

4 Corners MessFest

From August 27, 2016, 12:00pm to August 28, 2016, 12:00am  |  McGee Park

Back to school bash! Four Corners Annual Mess Fest is coming to McGee Park Convention Center.

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

September 3, 2016 from 10:00am to 7:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Talented Native American artisans are juried into this annual festival celebrating the craftsmanship and friendship of regional artisans. Totah Festival features a weekend of fantastic food, a contest Pow-Wow and the popular authentic Navajo Rug Auction.

The event runs 3 Sep, 2016 through 4 Sep, 2016
New Mexico Young Professional Conference

New Mexico Young Professional Conference

September 8, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

GROW! BUILD! THRIVE!  First Annual New Mexico Young Professional Conference.  Join young professionals from all over the State of New Mexico for the First Annual New Mexico Young Professional Conference.

The event runs 8 Sep, 2016 through 9 Sep, 2016
Categories: Workshop
2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

2016 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 10, 2016 from 8:00am to 12:00pm  |  Berg Park

The Alzheimer’s Association New Mexico Chapter will hold the annual NW Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s at the beautiful Berg Park and the goal is to turn the town PURPLE to help raise much needed funds and awareness for the 37,000 individuals in New Mexico who are suffering with this disease.

Brews, Meats & Bands

Brews, Meats & Bands

September 10, 2016 from 12:00pm to 7:00pm  |  Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater

Experience the best in Brews, Meats and Bands at the B.M.B Festival at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater.  This popular festival celebrates the good things in life - so get ready for a day of toe-tapping music, cold beer and hot ribs.  You must be 21 or over to attend this festival.

Dining with the Dead

Dining with the Dead

September 10, 2016 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Greenlawn Cemetery

Step back in time to the late 1800’s and early 1900’s and hear captivating and humorous stories about our founder’s lives.

Collector Car Weekend

Collector Car Weekend

September 16, 2016 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm  |  Brookside Park

As many as 200 antique cars, trucks, hot rods, low riders and other four-wheel wonders will participate in the Annual Collector Car Weekend. 

The event runs 16 Sep, 2016 through 18 Sep, 2016
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
The Jordan World Circus

The Jordan World Circus

September 16, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm  |  McGee Park Colliseum

With three rings of affordable family fun, “The Jordan World Circus” will thrill fans of all ages!  Known for their exciting lighting effects, The Jordan World Circus keeps you at the edge of your seat with enchanting animals, fearless daredevil stunts and a dazzling display of unforgettable sight and sound.

Navajoland Fall Tour

Navajoland Fall Tour

From September 18, 2016 to September 24, 2016  |  Navajo Ministries

Experience the beauty of the Four Corners Region with the Navajoland Tour including Monument Valley, Four Corners Monument, Canyon De Chelly, Grand Canyon, Petrified Forest and the Painted Desert.  Tour costs include all meals, travel, lodging and park fees.

Annual BBQ

Annual BBQ

September 23, 2016 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm  |  Boys & Girls Club of Farmington

The 48th Annual Boys & Girls Club of Farmington BBQ.

The Race to Educate

The Race to Educate

September 24, 2016 from 7:00am to 1:00pm  |  Farmington High School

The Foundation for Educational Excellence will host Farmington’s Annual Race to Educate 5K, 10K and 1/2 marathon on September 24th, 2016.

Changing Seasons, Changing Lives

Changing Seasons, Changing Lives

September 24, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:30pm  |  Courtyard by Marriott

Join the ARC of San Juan County in celebrating their Ninth Annual Dinner and Fundraiser, “Changing Seasons, Changing Lives”.

Northern Navajo Nation Fair

Northern Navajo Nation Fair

All day September 29, 2016  |  Shiprock Fairgrounds

The Shiprock Northern Navajo Nation Fair is the the oldest and most traditional of the Navajo Fairs. Held each fall in the Navajo Land where the Navajo people of the Four Corners come to celebrate the year’s harvest with a community celebration.

The event runs 29 Sep, 2016 through 2 Oct, 2016
Stories in the Sky Constellation Walks

Stories in the Sky Constellation Walks

September 30, 2016 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

Join the Farmington Museum throughout the year for constellation walks. Each walk will feature astronomy stories from a variety of cultures, including Greek and Navajo, depending on the time of the year. Space is limited.  Registration is required. This is an adults-only program. Please dress warmly and bring a flashlight if you have one.

The event runs 30 Sep, 2016 through 1 Nov, 2016
Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Festival

October 1, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm  |  Sutherland Farms

Celebrate the season and experience Fall on the Farm with Sutherland Farms annual Pumpkin Festival Weekends, every Saturday and Sunday in October.

The event runs 1 Oct, 2016 through 30 Oct, 2016
Chile in October

Chile in October

October 1, 2016 from 11:00am to 3:00pm  |  Berg Park

Get ready for a fun and tasty day as local chile and salsa experts compete to be the best in Farmington!  Join in the fun as a cook and test your recipe against others or as a taster and vote for the best salsa and chile in town.

Road Apple Rally

Road Apple Rally

All day October 1, 2016  |  Lions Wilderness Park

Each October mountain bikers from across the region meet in Farmington, New Mexico to compete in the annual Road Apple Rally! The Road Apple Rally is a favorite for professional and new riders.

Farmington’s Johnny Appleseed

Farmington’s Johnny Appleseed

October 8, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm  |  Farmington Nature Center

Do you know who began the apple-growing tradition that supported Farmington in the first half of the twentieth century? Bart Wilsey, Director of the Farmington Museum, will dramatize William Locke, the pioneer that started it all.

Four Corners Storytelling Festival

Four Corners Storytelling Festival

October 14, 2016 from 9:30am to 2:00pm  |  Berg Park

Slow down the pace, kick back, and listen to traditional tales told by some of the very best national and local storytellers.  This festival features stories of all varieties…scary ghost stories, family stories, folklore and myths and will delight all ages.

The event runs 14 Oct, 2016 through 15 Oct, 2016
Southwest Women in Law Enforcement

Southwest Women in Law Enforcement

November 10, 2016 from 8:00am to 4:30pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

The Southwest Women in Law Enforcement conference was established to provide quality training to female law enforcement officers and civilians working in a law enforcement setting. Topics are aimed at addressing issues faced by women working in the law enforcement industry.

Categories: Local Look
Old Fashioned Church Bazaar

Old Fashioned Church Bazaar

November 12, 2016 from 8:00am to 2:00pm  |  First United Methodist Church

Start your holiday shopping early. Join First United Methodist Church for a fun, festive time with lots of handcrafted gifts and homemade goodies. Lunch will be available for a nominal fee. All proceeds to go benefit local needs.

Categories: Craft Fairs
Riverglo

Riverglo

December 2, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Berg Park

Discover Farmington’s holiday spirit along the Animas River!  Luminarias, bell choirs and carolers, and a live nativity transform Berg Park for this holiday celebration.

The event runs 2 Dec, 2016 through 7 Dec, 2018
Miracle on Main Street

Miracle on Main Street

December 4, 2016 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Celebrate the magic of Christmas at the new Miracle on Main Street holiday event. Complete with ice skating, Santa and a giant snow globe this is one holiday event you do not want to miss.

Evening of Lights

Evening of Lights

December 8, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Aztec Ruins

Enjoy an evening of festive fun at Aztec Ruins National Monument during their annual Evening of Lights.

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

December 17, 2016 from 8:00am to 2:00pm  |  Riverside Nature Center

Take part in a holiday tradition and enjoy an afternoon along the Animas River Trails as you take part in the Audubon bird census! Can’t make it? Join us for the Chaco Canyon Christmas Count, December 26th.

Reindeer Romp

Reindeer Romp

December 17, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm  |  Orchard Plaza, Historic Downtown Farmington

Farmington gets holiday ready with the Reindeer Romp 5K and the 2 mile North Pole Stroll! This family friendly holiday event is so much more than a Fun Run.

Live Navajo Nativity

Live Navajo Nativity

December 23, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm  |  Four Corners Home for Children

Since 1985 Navajo Ministries has presented this annual live nativity. A local favorite, it is a must not miss Christmas tradition.