Things To Do

Here is what is going on around Farmington! This information came from sanjuancountykids.com. Please check out their awesome site!

Another great place to find out what you want to do for the weekend is here: farmingtonnm.org.

NOVEMBER 11: FEE FREE DAY

Explore our National Parks!  8:00am to 8:00pm. Entrance fees to all national parks and monuments are waived in honor of Veterans Day. Fee waiver includes entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees.

WEDNESDAYS-WET-N-WILD WEDNESDAYS

Come to the Farmington Aquatic Center, 1151 N. Sullivan for public swimming, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Cost is $2.00 per person.  Info:  (505) 599-1167 or www.fmtn.org/aquatics.

WEDNESDAYS-BROWN BAG BIRDING

From Noon to 1:00 p.m., bring your lunch and join Riverside Nature Center staff and volunteers in the observation room at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, to watch wildlife as we eat.  Info: (505) 599-1422.

NOVEMBER 13: FAMILY BINGO & PIZZA NIGHT

Bingo is back this fall!  Gather your family and friends (ages 5 through adult) and come to the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Rd., for a fun evening of Bingo and Pizza, 6:30 – 8:30 pm!  Seating is limited, so please sign up early to guarantee a space.  The cost is $5 per person.  For more information, call the Farmington Recreation Center at (505) 599-1184.  For online registration go to www.fmtn.org/webtrac

FRIDAYS-PARENT/CHILD PLAYTIME

Enjoy quiet time in the leisure pool at Farmington Aquatic Center, 1151 N. Sullivan. Fridays from 10:30 to noon. Exclusively for adults with children 5 years old or younger, cost is $2.50 per person, free under 3 years of age.  Punch cards and passes welcome.  Info: (505) 599-1167 or www.fmtn.org/aquatics.

NOVEMBER 14

FLINTKNAPPING & ANCIENT HUNTERS

Frank Bowman, a flint knapper who makes stone weapons using the techniques and styles of ancient hunters, will be demonstrating his craft, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m., at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway.  Mr. Bowman uses stone and antler tools to make points of all types and sizes, while explaining his craft and the way in which ancient people hunted and lived.  For more information call (505) 599-1422.

PANTARAZ WINTER WONDERLAND CRAFT FAIR

9am-3pm. 150 vendors will help kick off your holiday shopping, and get you in the spirit at the Piedra Vista High School. The cost is $1.00 to get in the door and this will enter you in a 50/50 raffle. You need NOT be present to win. If you are a vendor that is not on our mailing list you can email us at panterazdance@gmail.com.

STARS AND STORIES

Come to the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway for this popular family program, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.  Dress warmly, bring a flashlight for a walk of about 2 miles to learn constellations, and hear stories to help remember them.   We will also enjoy sightings of animals, and maybe even an owl as we walk through the woods, along the river, and across the bridges.   Children are welcome, but should be old enough to understand walking quietly.  No pets, please.  For more information call (505) 599-1422.

NOVEMBER 18

WEDNESDAYS-WET-N-WILD WEDNESDAYS

Come to the Farmington Aquatic Center, 1151 N. Sullivan for public swimming, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Cost is $2.00 per person.  Info:  (505) 599-1167 or www.fmtn.org/aquatics.

WEDNESDAYS-BROWN BAG BIRDING

From Noon to 1:00 p.m., bring your lunch and join Riverside Nature Center staff and volunteers in the observation room at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, to watch wildlife as we eat.  Info: (505) 599-1422.

NOVEMBER 20: TEEN NIGHT

Calling teens, ages 13-18 years old!  Hang out at the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St., with your friends and have some fun from 8:00 – 10:00 pm. There is no cost to attend.  For more information call (505) 566-2480 or go to www.fmtn.org/spcc.

FRIDAYS-PARENT/CHILD PLAYTIME

Enjoy quiet time in the leisure pool at Farmington Aquatic Center, 1151 N. Sullivan. Fridays from 10:30 to noon. Exclusively for adults with children 5 years old or younger, cost is $2.50 per person, free under 3 years of age.  Punch cards and passes welcome.  Info: (505) 599-1167 or www.fmtn.org/aquatics.

NOVEMBER 21

TURKEY TROT AND GOBBLE WOBBLE

9:00 a.m. to noon at Orchard Plaza in downtown Farmington. 5K run (ages 10 and older) and a 2 mile walk (ages 5 and older).  Registration is $20.00 and provides a shirt and one meal ticket. This is a family friendly event with children’s carnival games, face painting, a kids gobble contest, music, and more.  We even have a costume contest!  Participants can enter individually or as a group. Registration is open through 1:00 pm on Friday. There is no race day registration.  Packet pickup is on Friday, November 20, 2015, 1:00 to 7:00 pm at the Farmington Recreation Center, 1101 Fairgrounds Rd. For more information call (505) 599-1184, to register online go to www.fmtn.org/webtrac.

KELLY GREEN CRAFT FAIR

9am-3pm at McGee Park. For more information contact Farmington High School.

NOVEMBER 25

WEDNESDAYS-WET-N-WILD WEDNESDAYS

Come to the Farmington Aquatic Center, 1151 N. Sullivan for public swimming, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Cost is $2.00 per person.  Info:  (505) 599-1167 or www.fmtn.org/aquatics.

WEDNESDAYS-BROWN BAG BIRDING

From Noon to 1:00 p.m., bring your lunch and join Riverside Nature Center staff and volunteers in the observation room at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, to watch wildlife as we eat.  Info: (505) 599-1422.

NOVEMBER 28

5TH ANNUAL ROADRUNNERS 4-H HOLIDAY ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR

9am-3pm at the McGee Park Convention Center. Baked goods, baby things, jewelry, hair bows, blankets, pottery, home goods & more. Interested vendors please contact Linann Easley at (505) 320-6635 or Roadrunners4Hnm@gmail.com This craft fair benefits local 4-H youth.

NATURE WALK

Come out to the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., to enjoy the river parks for a late fall walk of about 2 miles.  Dress for the weather.  Children should be old enough to understand walking quietly.  For more information call (505) 599-1422.

DECEMBER 2

FESTIVAL OF TREES

Explore a winter wonderland amidst an indoor forest of artfully decorated Christmas trees at the annual Festival of Trees at the Farmington Civic Center.

DECEMBER 3

CHRISTMAS PARADE

Farmington’s annual lighted Christmas parade begins at 5:45pm and runs through Historic Downtown Farmington along Main Street.

DECEMBER 4

RIVERGLO

6:00pm to 8:00pm at 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. 

DECEMBER 5

SAN JUAN COLLEGE LUMINARIAS

6:00pm to 11:59pm at the San Juan College Campus. 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.

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