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Tuesday Birding

Tuesday Birding

February 9, 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
Call for Artist - 2016 Gateway to Imagination

Call for Artist - 2016 Gateway to Imagination

February 9, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

Attention artists!  Get your work prepared for entry into the 2016 Gateway to Imagination: A National Juried Art Competition. Deadline for entry is March 19, 2016 and the show is May 7 to July 9, 2016.

The event runs 22 Jan, 2016 through 19 Mar, 2016
Ansel Adams Masterworks

Ansel Adams Masterworks

February 9, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

The Farmington Museum offers this special visiting exhibition featuring a collection of 47 works by Ansel Adams. The collection will be on display January 30 to April 2, 2016.

The event runs 30 Jan, 2016 through 2 Apr, 2016
Crystals and Cracked Earth Art Exhibit

Crystals and Cracked Earth Art Exhibit

February 9, 2016 from 10:00am to 7:00pm  |  Henderson Fine Arts Center Art Gallery

An exhibit titled Crystals and Cracked Earth, will be on display at the San Juan College Henderson Fine Arts Center Gallery.

     

The event runs 5 Feb, 2016 through 26 Feb, 2016
Story Time

Story Time

February 9, 2016 from 10:30am to 11:30am  |  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 29 Apr, 2016
Understanding Solicitations

Understanding Solicitations

February 9, 2016 from 11:30am to 1:00pm  |  San Juan College-Quality Center for Business

Take a comprehensive look at the components of a solicitation.

The event runs 9 Feb, 2016 through 9 Feb, 2016
The Jordan World Circus

The Jordan World Circus

February 9, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm  |  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.

The event runs 9 Feb, 2016 through 10 Feb, 2016
Toddler Playdate

Toddler Playdate

February 10, 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 9 Feb, 2016
Stories in the Sky: Bisti Badlands Constellation Walk

Stories in the Sky: Bisti Badlands Constellation Walk

February 11, 2016 from 6:00pm to 10:00pm  |  Farmington Museum

Join the Farmington Museum in the Bisti Badlands thought the year for constellation walks.

Make.Do Time

Make.Do Time

February 12, 2016 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm  |  Farmington Public Library

Fridays are Make.Do Time!

The event runs 5 Feb, 2016 through 29 Apr, 2016
Beach Party

Beach Party

February 12, 2016 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm  |  Farmington Aquatics Center

Join the Farmington Aquatic Center for their annual Beach Party from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm. There will be water games, prizes, and plenty of fun!!!

San Juan College Band Concert

San Juan College Band Concert

February 12, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm  |  San Juan College Little Theatre

Join the Silhouette Performing Arts Series at San Juan College Little Theatre for this amazing performance.

The Vagina Monologues

The Vagina Monologues

February 12, 2016 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

For the 3rd year performing at the Farmington Civic Center, creating awareness to help stop violence against women.

Categories: Live Performance
A Fair of the Heart and Goosebump Race

A Fair of the Heart and Goosebump Race

February 13, 2016 from 9:00am to 1:00pm  |  San Juan Regional Heart Center

Love Your Heart: Join San Juan Regional Heart Center in a celebration of National Heart Month! Take part in the Goosebump Race and attend the health fair.

Auditions: The Addams Family

Auditions: The Addams Family

February 20, 2016 from 10:00am to 12:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Sandstone Productions will present The Addams Family as Farmington’s 2016 Summer Theater performance. Auditions for cast will be held on Saturday, February 20 and 27, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., with dance callbacks from 1 to 3 p.m. for each audition day.

The event runs 20 Feb, 2016 through 27 Feb, 2016
Daddy Daughter Ball

Daddy Daughter Ball

February 20, 2016 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Show the young lady in your life just how important she is by inviting her to this special evening.

Categories: Family Friendly
San Juan Symphony - Unforgettable Triumph

San Juan Symphony - Unforgettable Triumph

February 20, 2016 from 7:30pm to 10:00pm  |  Henderson Performance Hall

San Juan Symphony presents Unforgettable Triumph in San Juan Colleges Henderson Performance Hall.

The Friends of The Bob & Tom Show Comedy Tour

The Friends of The Bob & Tom Show Comedy Tour

February 26, 2016 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Get ready for an evening of laughs at the Farmington Civic Center with the 2015 Friends of the Bob & Tom Show comedy tour.

Kicker Arenacross Winter Series

Kicker Arenacross Winter Series

February 27, 2016 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm  |  McGee Park Memorial Coliseum

This insane freestyle show from Metal Mulisha is action packed and thundering, event will be at McGee Park Coliseum.  Show starts at 7:30 pm.

Edwin McCain

Edwin McCain

February 28, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm  |  San Juan College Performance Hall

Called the “Great American Romantic” by the New York Times his enduring love songs “I’ll Be” and “I Could Not Ask For More”
aren’t just for the romantic at heart; American Idol and The Voice contestants turn to Edwin’s ballads every single year to help them win over judges and fans.

Seussabration! - All Things Seuss

Seussabration! - All Things Seuss

March 1, 2016 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm  |  E3 Children's Museum

Join the E3 Children’s Museum to get Seussed.  We will have a Seuss of a time.  All ages are welcome!!

The event runs 1 Mar, 2016 through 4 Mar, 2016
Mayor’s Teen Advisory Council

Mayor’s Teen Advisory Council

March 3, 2016 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm  |  Farmington Public Library

Discuss teen issues and find solutions to reach out, speak out and help out your community.

The event runs 3 Sep, 2015 through 7 Apr, 2016
Categories: Free, Local Look
The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

March 3, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm  |  San Juan College Little Theatre

The story is taken from a diary written by a young Jewish girl hiding from the Germans during World War II.

The event runs 3 Mar, 2016 through 13 Mar, 2016
Gordon Lightfoot in Concert

Gordon Lightfoot in Concert

March 3, 2016 from 8:00pm to 10:00pm  |  Farmington Civic Center

Come enjoy an evening with Gordon Lightfoot, live in concert at the Farmington Civic Center!

Enchanted Inspirations Art Exhibit

Enchanted Inspirations Art Exhibit

March 4, 2016 from 10:00am to 7:00pm  |  Henderson Fine Arts Center Art Gallery

The Four Corners Art Association will display an array of artwork in an exhibit titled Enchanted Inspirations at the San Juan College Henderson Fine Arts Center Art Gallery.

The event runs 4 Mar, 2016 through 25 Mar, 2016
Leprechaun Traps

Leprechaun Traps

March 5, 2016 from 12:00pm to 2:00pm  |  E3 Children's Museum

Stop by the E3 Children’s Museum for this art activity to make your very own Leprechaun trap. Who Knows you might be lucky enough to catch one of those illusive creatures.

Mother Son Dodgeball & Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Mother Son Dodgeball & Ice Cream Sundae Bar

March 5, 2016 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm  |  Sycamore Park Community Center

Moms and Sons, are you ready for the annual Dodgeball Tournament and Ice Cream Sundae Bar?

St. Patrick’s Day Madness

St. Patrick’s Day Madness

March 17, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm  |  Sycamore Park Community Center

Get in the mood for St. Patrick’s Day by joining Sycamore Park Community Center for fun, games and refreshments.

Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Barrage 8

Barrage 8

March 31, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm  |  San Juan College

Barrage 8 brings the string octet, four violins, two violas, cello and double bass to the stage with a rich and powerful mix of compositions and arrangements.  The group brings energy, panache and innovation to all of it’s stage songs.

Chaco Night Sky Program

Chaco Night Sky Program

April 1, 2016 from 7:00pm to 8:00pm  |  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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JazzFest

JazzFest

April 1, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm  |  San Juan College Performance Hall

San Juan College Jazz Band will perform with special guest artist Mat Cooper.  He will also be presenting workshops to High School and Jr. High students.

Cirque Zuma Zuma

Cirque Zuma Zuma

April 14, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm  |  San Juan College Performance Hall

This high-energy dance act is part Cirque du Soleil, part Harlem Globetrotters, above all, it is fast paced and full of acrobatic ingenuity.

34th Annual Car Show & Indoor Automotive Trade Show

34th Annual Car Show & Indoor Automotive Trade Show

April 22, 2016 from 12:00pm to 8:00pm  |  McGee Park Convention Center

The 34th Annual Car Show & Indoor Automotive Trade Show will be taking place at McGee Park Convention Center.

The event runs 22 Apr, 2016 through 24 Apr, 2016
Categories: Family Friendly
Live Horse Racing

Live Horse Racing

April 22, 2016 from 3:00pm to 7:00pm  |  Sunray Park & Casino

SunRay Park & Casino brings live horse racing to Farmington April 22 to June 20, 2016.

The event runs 22 Apr, 2016 through 20 Jun, 2016
Earth Day

Earth Day

April 23, 2016 from 10:00am to 2:00pm  |  Aztec Ruins National Monument

The 8th Annual Earth Day celebration at Aztec Ruins. 

San Juan Symphony - Beethoven Festival

San Juan Symphony - Beethoven Festival

April 23, 2016 from 7:30pm to 10:00pm  |  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.

Gateway to the Imagination - A National Juried Art Show

Gateway to the Imagination - A National Juried Art Show

May 6, 2016 from 8:00am to 5:00pm  |  Farmington Museum & Visitor Center

This annual national juried art show is held at the Farmington Museum. The show features a variety of artwork paintings, watercolor, sculptures, photographs and mixed media.

The event runs 6 May, 2016 through 9 Jul, 2016
Riverfest

Riverfest

May 27, 2016 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm  |  Berg Park and Animas Park

Area rivers are celebrated with a festival of music, food, activities and entertainment.  Riverfest takes place in Farmington at the River Reach Terrace, corner of Scott Ave. and San Juan Blvd., and at Animas Park, just off of Browning Parkway in Farmington.

The event runs 27 May, 2016 through 29 May, 2016
KidFest

KidFest

June 4, 2016 from 10:00am to 4:00pm  |  McGee Park

San Juan County’s kick off to Summer! KidFest is a fun one-day event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., held at McGee Park. The annual event is held the first Saturday in June and has a different theme each year.

Outdoor Summer Theater: The Addams Family

Outdoor Summer Theater: The Addams Family

June 16, 2016 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm  |  Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater

Enjoy an evening of live entertainment under the stars amidst a natural sandstone amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater. The 2016 performance will be The Addams Family.
*Ticket prices to be determined.

The event runs 16 Jun, 2016 through 30 Jul, 2016
Freedom Days

Freedom Days

June 30, 2016 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The Fourth of July is celebrated with a variety of special events throughout Farmington!

The event runs 30 Jun, 2016 through 4 Jul, 2016
Land of Enchantment Rod Run

Land of Enchantment Rod Run

July 16, 2016 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm  |  Historic Downtown Farmington

Join the Northern New Mexico Street Rodders in Historic Downtown Farmington for the largest nostalgic event in the Four Corners. There is nothing better than celebrating hot cars under the stars, come out for the power, beauty and fun!

Connie Mack World Series

Connie Mack World Series

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

*Official 2016 dates to be confirmed soon.
Visit Farmington, New Mexico for the finest amateur baseball tournament in the United States!

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
Brews, Meats & Bands

Brews, Meats & Bands

September 17, 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.

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
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.

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
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 8:00pm  |  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.