The Farmington Branding Alliance (FBA) has selected a fantastic assortment of events to showcase as Jolt Worthy for the month of February. This list features something for everyone - music lovers, history buffs and of course active families and outdoor lovers! Select the event title for a complete description of the event and event details.
San Juan College Planetarium will entertain and educate audiences on Friday, February 3rd with the planetarium show “Navajo Sky Legends”, followed by a spectacular stargaze. Planetarium show offered at 6:30pm and 7:30pm. Stargaze will be held (weather permitting) at 8:30pm. Admission is free, seating is limited.
- Redress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd
Artist Nancy Judd’s traveling exhibit, Redress, is on display at the Farmington Museum. This free exhibit features couture fashion and accessories made entirely from recycled items. Nancy Judd’s creations have been exhibited worldwide and accepted into the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution. Exhibit on display through June 2017. Information: 505-599-1174
- Technicolor Dreaming
This Rock and Roll Hall of Fame collection of psychedelic posters from the 1960’s is on exhibit at the Farmington Museum. A stunning display of rock and roll history, the collection features concert posters from artists of the era, such as Jimi Hendrix, the Doors, the Grateful Dead, and Pink Floyd. Exhibit on display through March 2017. Information: 505-599-1174
- Family Climbing Night
San Juan College hosts Family Climbing Night at the Indoor Climbing Wall inside the Health and Human Performance Center. The program is designed for kids ages 5-13 and features music, games, and prizes and will be held on Friday, February 10th from 4:00 to 7:00pm. Entry is free to members of the HHPC and $5 per climber for non-members. All participants must sign or have a liability waiver on file at the climbing wall, if under 18 a parent or legal guardian must sign. Information: 505-566-3487
- Curators Choice: Route 66 and the American Dream
The West is a romanticized notion that has come to symbolize the American experience around the world. Join the Farmington Museum Saturday, February 4th from 3:00 to 4:30pm, for the Curators Choice Lecture Series and explore the region, from the frontier to the future, and discover why the West has played such a pivotal role in world history and how it continues to permeate all aspects of American life, at home and abroad. Information: 505-599-1174
- Goosebump Race
Join San Juan Regional Heart Center in a celebration of National Heart Month and take part in the Goosebump Race and A Fair of the Heart Health Fair on Saturday, February 11th, 9:00am to 1:00pm. Take part in the 5K or one mile Goosebump Race and then stop by the A Fair of the Heart Health Fair for family friendly activities, health screenings/tests and CPR training. Event held at the San Juan Regional Heart Center and is free. Information: 505-609-6774
- San Juan Symphony: Gershwin and the Roaring Twenties
Saturday, February 18th, 7:30 to 9:30pm, San Juan Symphony will present Gershwin and the Roaring Twenties at the Henderson Performance Hall at San Juan College. Featuring award-winning pianist Roberto Plano, the Symphony explores the upbeat and lively personality of America’s most iconic composer and will have your toes tapping. Information: 970-382-9753
- Daddy Daughter Ball
Show the young lady in your life just how important she is by inviting her to this special evening on Saturday, February 18th, 6:00 to 8:00pm, at the Farmington Civic Center. Create a memorable evening for your daughter at the 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Ball and enjoy a night of dancing, refreshments, complimentary photos and something special for the little ladies. Information: 505-566-2480
- Kicker Arenacross
Get ready for a night of insane racing fun as the Kicker Arenacross Winter Series is coming to a close and the competition is fierce! Arenacross competitors from across the region will compete at McGee Park Coliseum on Saturday, February 25th, 7:30 to 9:30pm. Gates open at 6:00pm. Arenacross fans will not want to miss this thundering evening featuring the very best. Information: 918-629-9930
- Motown Celebration
Meet the new American Girl, Melody Ellison, at the Farmington Public Library’s Motown Celebration on Saturday, February 25th from 11:00am to 12:00pm. Join professional storyteller and entertainer, Brenda Hollingsworth Marley for an afternoon of music and entertainment as you discover the new American Girl and her remarkable story. Information: 505-599-1273
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 and votes on the top upcoming events from the community calendar at www.FarmingtonNM.org. If you are interested in learning more about the FBA please join us for the monthly Action Team Meeting.