The Farmington Museum announces the first-ever showing of their permanent art collection! Exhibit runs July 27, 2015 to January 2, 2016.
Mint Condition: Appreciating and Collecting America’s Coins presents a fraction of the new collection and highlights the fascinating history of American coin production and collecting. This exhibit is free to the public and will be on display until January 18, 2016.
Joining together the award-winning comedians, James Junes, Ernest Tsosie III, Tatanka Means, Pax Harvey, and Adrianne Chalepah, 49 Laughs Comedy has created a truly unique combination of both traditional and modern comedy styles.
Celebrate the holiday season, local artisans and local small businesses at the annual Holiday Art Walk! Come for the inspiration and discover unique gifts as you take part in the Small Business Saturday movement.
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.
Bring your lunch and join Riverside Nature Center staff and volunteers in Animas Park, off Browning Parkway, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, in the observation room to watch wildlife as we eat.
Animas High School seniors will be at San Juan College to inform people about the 1872 mining law. There will be an art section and a rap performance about the river.
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.
Get into the spirit of the season with Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St., from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Hot chocolate and cookies available to celebrate Christmas. Come prepared with your Christmas list, Santa will be sharing the evening with us. This is a free event.
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.
Salmon Ruins brings artisans from throughout the Four Corners to Farmington to display and sell their wares at McGee Park.
Each year, San Juan College thanks the community for their support with a phenomenal display of over 40,000 luminarias on the campus grounds and buildings.
Farmington has a unique treat for families this winter, an outdoor ice skating rink! Get ready for some winter fun, December 7 to January 9.
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.
Join the Farmington Recreation Center, Farmington Aquatics, and Sycamore Park Community Center as we celebrate the holidays with Jingle Bell Jamboree from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Rd. Visit Santa and tell him what you want for Christmas, create a festive holiday craft, play games, and enjoy a doughnut with a hot cup of cocoa! There is a suggested donation of $2 which will be contributed to charity, or bring 2 canned food items to help those in need.
A Benefit Concert featuring Sheldon Pickering and Friends for the IGW Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Inc, to help raise awareness and monetary support for families with children fighting cancer.
The Riverside Nature Center, in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, will be part of this nationwide project which is an opportunity for volunteers to aid in scientific research which has been carried out for over 100 years. From 8:00am to 2:00pm, spend part or all of the day with other birders counting all the birds, common or rare, abundant or scarce, in their wintering grounds in the Farmington area. Participants pay a small fee, which helps fund compilation of the census.
Farmington gets holiday ready with the Reindeer Romp or the North Pole Stroll. Held at Orchard Plaza in Historic Downtown Farmington from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, this event will feature a 5K Reindeer Romp (chip timed) and a 2 Mile North Pole Stroll. Registration is $15.00 which includes a shirt. The 5k will start promptly at 4:00pm, walkers will follow. This is a family friendly event with activities such as: children’s winter carnival games, live holiday music, hot chocolate, hot apple cider, holiday cookies, and a chance to see Santa! Register by Thursday, December 17, 2015. Late registrations will be accepted on Friday, December 18, until 2:00pm, with a $10.00 additional fee.
Since 1985 Navajo Ministries has presented this annual live nativity. A local favorite, it is a must not miss Christmas tradition.
Join volunteers from the Four Corners Bird Club and the Riverside Nature Center in making a winter census of the birds at Chaco Canyon National Monument. Participants should be experienced birders and able to hike in backcountry areas in winter weather.
San Juan Symphony presents Unforgettable Triumph in San Juan Colleges Henderson Performance Hall.
San Juan Symphony’s performance of the beloved Emperor Concerto, long a favorite of pianists and audiences alike, is highlighted by virtuoso pianist Norman Krieger’s return.