Jolt Worthy Events September 2016

22 Aug, 2016
Jolt Worthy Events September 2016

The Farmington Branding Alliance (FBA) reviewed the September 2016 calendar and voted 8 special events as "Jolt Worthy Events".  These events are sure to energize your journey and should not be missed!

  1. Brews Meats Bands Festival
    If you are a fan of BBQ, micro-brews and live music you do not want to miss this festival! The best in micro-brews will be served, representing 13 breweries, to compliment the best in BBQ. The festival will kick-off September 10th at 12:00 p.m. with rib cook-off and tasting, beer tasting and live music keeping you entertained through 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 and include 6 beer sampler tickets, 6 rib tickets and access to the festival and music all day! Must be 21 or older to attend. Information and tickets:
  2. Dining with the Dead
    This unique event allows you to step back in time and meet some of San Juan County’s most fascinating historical figures. Spend an evening with our earliest pioneers as they share their contributions to the region and humorous stories and enjoy a great BBQ dinner. Event hours are 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on September 10th at Greenlawn Cemetery. Organized by Rio del Sol Kiwanis, tickets are $25 and available at Howard's Cleaners. Information: 505-325-5931 or 505-860-5165
  3. Race to Educate
    The Foundation for Educational Excellence will host Farmington’s Annual Race to Educate 5K, 10K and half marathon on September 24th, 2016. The half marathon features a scenic course through the high desert, with views peaking to the top of Farmington. Kids race for free, those under age 8 must have an adult accompany them. Funds raised by this event are invested in Farmington schools. Race information: 505-801-5200
  4. Changing Seasons, Changing Lives
    Join the ARC of San Juan County in celebrating their Ninth Annual Dinner and Fundraiser, “Changing Seasons, Changing Lives” on September 24th at Courtyard by Marriott. The mission of the Arc of San Juan County is to support quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. This year’s event will celebrate diversity and success with a “Recognition Runway”! The Runway will give these friends a time to shine and show the community who they are and what they do. The evening includes dinner, live music and silent and live auctions. Tickets $40 per person. Information: 505-325-8998
  5. AstroFriday
    San Juan College Planetarium will entertain and educate audiences on September 9th, with the full dome showing of “Back to the Moon for Good” and a spectacular September stargaze.  This event is open to the public and free. Planetarium show offered at 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.  Stargaze will be held (weather permitting) at 8:30 p.m. Information: 505-566-3361
  6. Climb to the Moon
    Get ready for a thrilling adventure as you climb the 50ft Alpine Tower under the full moon at the High Endeavors Challenge Course! Spectators and climbers are sure to enjoy this fun public event at San Juan College on September 14th.  Price is $10 per climber. Climbing will be held every hour from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Minimum age for climbers is 10. Tickets purchased at the Outdoor Equipment Rental Center located inside the HHPC. Information: 505-566-3221
  7. Cottonwood Concert Series
    The Farmington Public Library delights music lovers with their Cottonwood Concert Series. Wrap up the week and start your weekend with this fun Friday concert!  On September 16th, Jill Cohn (Indie Folk & Americana) will perform at 3:30 and 6:00 p.m. Information: 505-599-1270
  8. Predators: Wolves and Wild Lands Exhibit & Peregrine Falcon
    Enjoy two thrilling exhibitions for the price of one at the Farmington Museum! The museum will host Wolves and Wild Lands in the 21st Century and Peregrine Falcon: From Endangered Species to Urban Bird. The Wolves and Wild Lands exhibition will deepen viewers’ understanding of the wolf and the challenge of wolf-human coexistence. The Peregrine Falcon exhibition tells the story of a species that was brought back from the abyss of extinction. Exhibit open through October. Information: 505-599-1174

The FBA consists of local residents, organizations and businesses working together to energize how we live, work, play and stay Farmington. As a group, they have chosen to highlight events that go above and beyond to energize life journeys through exceptional performances and unique opportunities.  Each month, the FBA meets for the Action Team Meeting and votes on the top upcoming events from the community calendar at  Members of the FBA will help promote and spread word about these events.  Event organizers interested in endorsement need only submit their event to the calendar. 

Author: Ingrid
Categories: Press Releases



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