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Jolt Your Summer Challenge

Jolt Your Summer Challenge

All day May 22, 2018 | Farmington, New Mexico
Take the 2018 Jolt Your Summer Challenge! This summer contest inspires outdoor lovers and active families to explore Farmington and offers families a variety of free and affordable activities. Print your game card today and take the Jolt Your Summer Challenge!
The event runs May 19, 2018 through Aug 3, 2018
Dinosaurs of New Mexico

Dinosaurs of New Mexico

May 22, 2018 from 8:00am - 5:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Fossils from the collection of the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science will be on display at the Farmington Museum, March through September 2018. Bring the kids, and a camera, to this fascinating and fun hands-on exhibit!!!
The event runs Mar 2, 2018 through Sep 8, 2018
Tuesday Birding

Tuesday Birding

May 22, 2018 from 8:00am - 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 Jun 1, 2015 through Jun 9, 2047
North, South, East, and West: Maps from the Farmington Museum Collection

North, South, East, and West: Maps from the Farmington Museum Collection

May 22, 2018 from 8:00am - 5:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
Showcasing a variety of examples from the late-nineteenth century to the present, the exhibition North, South, East and West uses maps from the Farmington Museum collection to explore the history of the region.
The event runs Mar 24, 2018 through Aug 21, 2018
A Day at the Races Art Exhibit

A Day at the Races Art Exhibit

May 22, 2018 from 10:00am - 5:00pm | Henderson Fine Arts Center Art Gallery
Kim Webster will showcase his work in an exhibit titled A Day at the Races, at the Henderson Fine Arts Center Art Gallery.
The event runs May 4, 2018 through May 25, 2018
Picnic in the Park for Preschoolers

Picnic in the Park for Preschoolers

May 22, 2018 from 11:00am - 12:30pm | Riverside Nature Center
Preschool children and their families are invited to bring lunch and meet at the Nature Center for a picnic, followed by a story or activity and a stroller-friendly walk in the park.
The event runs Apr 3, 2018 through Oct 30, 2018
Toddler Playdate

Toddler Playdate

May 23, 2018 from 10:00am - 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 May 6, 2015 through Jun 9, 2047
Brown Bag Birding

Brown Bag Birding

May 23, 2018 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm | Animas Park
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.
The event runs Jun 7, 2017 through Jun 9, 2047
San Juan County Primary Candidate Forum

San Juan County Primary Candidate Forum

May 23, 2018 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Farmington Civic Center
Come learn more about the candidates involved in the primary elections this June.
Categories: Free, Local Look
Navajo YouthBuild Open House

Navajo YouthBuild Open House

May 24, 2018 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Capacity Builders, Inc.
Join Capacity Builders for their Navajo YouthBuild Open House!
Categories: Free, Local Look
Salmon Ruins Annual Open House

Salmon Ruins Annual Open House

All day May 25, 2018 | Salmon Ruins Museum
Salmon Ruins will be having their Annual Open House during New Mexico Heritage Preservation Month.
Herbs & Xeriscape Garden Tours

Herbs & Xeriscape Garden Tours

All day May 25, 2018 - May 26, 2018 | Riverside Nature Center
Join Riverside Nature Center and learn about the many native and non-native plants which grow with very little water, are attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies, and have many household uses.
The event runs May 25, 2018 through May 26, 2018
Healing Field

Healing Field

All day May 25, 2018 - May 28, 2018 | Boys & Girls Club of Farmington
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Continuing Farmington’s tradition, the San Juan East Rotary Club will host the annual Healing Field flag display.
The event runs May 25, 2018 through May 28, 2018
Riverfest

Riverfest

All day May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018 | Berg and Animas Parks
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Area rivers are celebrated with a festival of music, food, activities and entertainment. This festive celebration takes place along the Animas river trails, from Berg Park to Animas Park in Farmington. This event is featured in the Jolt Your Summer Challenge.
The event runs May 25, 2018 through May 27, 2018
End of School Bash

End of School Bash

May 25, 2018 from 12:00pm - 4:00pm | Farmington Gymnastics Academy
Enjoy a Celebration to kick off Summer!
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Teen Night

Teen Night

May 25, 2018 from 8:00pm - 10:00pm | Sycamore Park Community Center
Calling all teens! Come hang out at Sycamore Park Community Center with friends and have some fun.
Categories: Free, Local Look
Outdoor Music & Dinner Series

Outdoor Music & Dinner Series

May 27, 2018 from 4:00pm - 7:00pm | Wines of the San Juan
Enjoy an afternoon of live music and a delicious locally sourced dinner under the cottonwoods at Wines of the San Juan.
The event runs May 27, 2018 through Sep 23, 2018
Park Play Day

Park Play Day

May 29, 2018 from 10:00am - 2:00pm | Upper Rio Vista
Join Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs at your neighborhood park for a Park Play Day! The June, July and August Play Days are featured in the Jolt Your Summer Challenge. June 16 - Sandalwood Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., July 10 - Westland Park 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., August 4 -Milagro Park from 10:00 a.m. to noon. 
The event runs May 19, 2018 through Aug 4, 2018
Cottonwood Concert Series

Cottonwood Concert Series

June 1, 2018 from 3:30pm - 4:30pm | Farmington Public Library North Amphitheater
Join the Farmington Public Library for the 2018 Cottonwood Concert Series! Each concert features an hour performance in the library's rotunda, starting at 3:30 p.m., and another hour under the cottonwoods starting at 6:00!
The event runs Jun 1, 2018 through Jul 27, 2018
Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night

June 1, 2018 from 8:30pm - 11:00pm | San Juan College Graduation Plaza
The San Juan College Student Activities office will present a series of movies under the stars this summer.
The event runs May 18, 2018 through Jul 13, 2018
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Early Bird Walk

Early Bird Walk

June 2, 2018 from 8:00am - 10:00am | Riverside Nature Center
The river parks are the home of over 135 species of birds and you can see many of them on this morning walk starting from Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park.
KidFest

KidFest

June 2, 2018 from 10:00am - 4:00pm | McGee Park
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join Farmington families at the Annual Four Corners KidFest! This annual festival celebrates everything kids and features fun activities, live entertainment and valuable summer program information. The 2018 theme is The Great Outdoors.
Summer Terrace Concert Series

Summer Terrace Concert Series

June 2, 2018 from 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join the Farmington Museum on the terrace by the river each Saturday evening during the summer months for some local live entertainment at the FREE 16th Annual Summer Terrace Music Series. Don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!
The event runs Jun 2, 2018 through Aug 25, 2018
Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School

June 4, 2018 from 8:00am - 12:00pm | Crossroads Community Church
It's a Pool Party VBS. We will have fun, snacks, games, crafts, and more!
The event runs Jun 4, 2018 through Jun 7, 2018
Categories: Free, Local Look
Farmington American Indian Ambassador Pageant

Farmington American Indian Ambassador Pageant

June 7, 2018 from 5:30pm - 9:00pm | Farmington Civic Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! The public is invited to the annual Farmington American Indian Ambassador Pageant.
Farmington Grower's Market

Farmington Grower's Market

All day Jun 9, 2018 | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
The Farmington Growers Market is a public market that brings together locally grown food, hand-made crafts, and our community. Saturday market run from 8am-12pm throughout the season. The Tuesday market will begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 and run from 4-6pm.
The event runs Jun 9, 2018 through Oct 27, 2018
Family Night At the Range

Family Night At the Range

June 14, 2018 from 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Riverview Golf Course
This event is an opportunity to come out to the golf course and learn more about The First Tee.
Kids' Dog Show

Kids' Dog Show

June 15, 2018 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm | Kiwanis Park
Bring your favorite pooch to Kiwanis Park and join in the excitement at the Kids' Dog Show!
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Father's Day Ductmazing Bouquet

Father's Day Ductmazing Bouquet

June 16, 2018 from 11:00am - 1:00pm | E3 Children's Museum & Science Center
What better to use in making a special craft for dad or grandpa than duct tape? Make a special gift for Father's day at this special workshop. This event is featured on the Jolt Your Summer Challenge.
Outdoor Movies at the Museum

Outdoor Movies at the Museum

June 16, 2018 from 9:15pm - 10:15pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Join the Farmington Museum for Outdoor Movies at the Museum! They will be presenting a classic, family-friendly movie on a big screen in the amphitheater along the Animas River. The movies are free, but donations are appreciated.
The event runs Jun 16, 2018 through Jul 21, 2018
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Annual Father's Day Car Show

Annual Father's Day Car Show

June 17, 2018 from 10:30am - 1:30pm | Pinon Hills Community Church
It’s that time of year again for Pinon Hills Community Church's annual Father’s Day Car Show.There will be a little bit of everything, from original to custom, classic to current. There will be food and fun for all ages.
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Focus on Farmington Coffee

Focus on Farmington Coffee

June 20, 2018 from 8:00am - 9:00am | Woods Insurance
Join the Farmington Branding Alliance Live Committee for a cup of coffee and get to know your community!
Summer Solstice at Salmon Observatory

Summer Solstice at Salmon Observatory

June 21, 2018 from 7:00am - 8:30am | Salmon Ruins Museum
VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Observe the summer solstice sunlight illuminate the 1,000 the year old feature through a narrow opening into a room at Salmon Ruins. A lecture regarding archaeoastronomy studies of the Chacoan structure will detail the event. This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge event.
Butterfly Walk

Butterfly Walk

June 23, 2018 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
Learn about butterflies and other insects on this catch and release walk of about a mile starting at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park.
Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.

Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! Jr.

June 27, 2018 from 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater
Heather McGaughey Children's Theater is proud to serve the children of our area and offer a program which introduces children (Ages 8-12) to the wonder of live theater! This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge event.
The event runs Jun 27, 2018 through Jul 25, 2018
Freedom Days

Freedom Days

All day Jun 28, 2018 | Farmington, New Mexico
The Fourth of July is celebrated with a variety of special events between June 28th and July 4th, 2018. Events include a fireworks display, night parade, Party in the Park, skateboarding competition, summer theater, gem and mineral show and more! Featured on the Jolt Your Summer Challenge.
The event runs Jun 28, 2018 through Jul 4, 2018
Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid

June 29, 2018 from 8:30am - 5:30pm | Capacity Builders
If you engage with Youth in any capacity in New Mexico, this training is for you! Learn how you can help someone in emotional and mental health distress!
The event runs Aug 25, 2017 through Jun 29, 2018
Categories: Free, Workshop
DeDe's Golden Ram Memorial Show

DeDe's Golden Ram Memorial Show

June 30, 2018 from 8:00am - 6:00pm | Riverside Park
Come out to the 2nd Annual car show in remembrance of DeDe Jaramillo a.k.a. The Queen of Bling.
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Dragonfly Walk

Dragonfly Walk

June 30, 2018 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Riverside Nature Center
Join Nature Center staff on a walk to observe and learn about dragonflies.
Back to School Splash

Back to School Splash

July 13, 2018 from 2:00pm - 4:00pm | Sycamore Park Community Center
Join Sycamore Park Community Center for one last big party of the summer. This annual event is a favorite with the kids! This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge event.
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Make.Do Fair & Pallet Throwdown

Make.Do Fair & Pallet Throwdown

July 21, 2018 from 11:00am - 1:00pm | Farmington Public Library
Don't miss Farmington Public Library's giant Make.Do Fair and Pallet Throwdown 5! This is a Jolt Your Summer Challenge event.
Categories: Family Friendly, Free
Four Corners Rod Run

Four Corners Rod Run

July 21, 2018 from 2:00pm - 9:00pm | Historic Downtown Farmington
Celebrate your love for classic cars with this festival of live music, food and of course hundreds of hot rods, classic cars and low riders in Historic Downtown Farmington. Car show will feature 21 classes. This event is free to the public and guaranteed to be a great time.
Legally Blonde the Musical Jr.

Legally Blonde the Musical Jr.

July 23, 2018 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm | Farmington Civic Center
Heather McGaughey Teen Voices presents Legally Blonde the Musical Jr.!
Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow

September 1, 2018 from 10:00am - 7:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
Talented Native American artisans are juried into this annual festival celebrating the craftsmanship and friendship of regional artists. Totah Festival features a weekend of fantastic food, a contest Pow-Wow, Cultural Dance Expo and the popular authentic Navajo Rug Auction. The 2018 festival will be held at the Farmington Museum.
The event runs Sep 1, 2018 through Sep 2, 2018
Fee Free Day

Fee Free Day

All day Sep 22, 2018 | All National Parks
This is an entrance fee free day in all National Park Service sites and all public Federal Lands!
Gateway to the Imagination - A National Juried Art Show

Gateway to the Imagination - A National Juried Art Show

September 24, 2018 from 8:00am - 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 Sep 24, 2018 through Dec 1, 2018
Petroliana: Oil and Gas Memorabilia from the Farmington Museum Collection

Petroliana: Oil and Gas Memorabilia from the Farmington Museum Collection

October 6, 2018 from 8:00am - 5:00pm | Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
The Farmington Museum has an extensive collection of these cultural artifacts, and they will be showcased in the exhibition Petroliana: Oil and Gas Memorabilia from the Farmington Museum Collection.
The event runs Oct 6, 2018 through Jan 5, 2019
Four Corners Storytelling Festival

Four Corners Storytelling Festival

All day Oct 12, 2018 | Totah Theater / 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. Check back for the 2018 schedule!
The event runs Oct 12, 2018 through Oct 13, 2018
Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade

November 29, 2018 from 5:30pm - 6:30pm | Main Street in Downtown Farmington
Jump start the holiday season with Farmington’s annual Christmas parade, bundle up for this evening parade of lights through Historic Downtown Farmington along Main Street.
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