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June 2014 Events

ONGOING EVENTS

GATEWAY TO IMAGINATION - A NATIONAL JURIED ART COMPETITION
The National Juried Art Competition featuring artists from across the country will be on exhibit at the Farmington Museum from May 10 to July 12. 
Information:  505-599-1174 or www.farmingtonmuseum.org

THREE WATERS TRADING POST EXHIBIT
The Three Waters Trading Post exhibit features a walk-through replica of a 1930’s trading post, including a bull pen stocked with period goods and artifacts, pawn room and office showcasing jewelry and rugs.  The exhibit is on display at the Farmington Museum in the Gateway Park Museum & Visitors Center, 3041 E. Main St., Farmington.  
Information: 505-599-1174 or www.fmtn.org/farmingtonmuseum

BIRD WATCHING RIVERSIDE NATURE CENTER
Enjoy bird watching and a beautiful walk through Farmington’s riverside trails every Tuesday morning.  More than 100 species of birds have been noted throughout Animas Park and new birds fly in each season.  Meet at the Riverside Nature Center, located in Animas Park off Browning Parkway, to join the friendly RNC staff for a leisurely walk of 1-2 miles.
Information: 505-599-1422 or www.fmtn.org/farmingtonmuseum    

LIVE HORSE RACING
SunRay Park & Casino brings live horse racing to Farmington through June 22. Races are held on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Tuesdays.  Simulcast horse racing year-round.  SunRay Park & Casino is located off Hwy. 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield.
Information:  505-566-1200 or www.sunraygaming.com

TGIF
Grab some lunch, take a break from work, listen to live music and relax at Orchard Park in downtown Farmington from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Friday afternoon June through July.  Three Rivers Eatery & Brew house will sell burgers and hotdogs.  TGIF is brought to residents by the Farmington Downtown Association and sponsored by Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Affairs.
Information:  505-599-1419

 

JUNE 1
WINES OF THE SAN JUAN MUSIC & DINNER

Come out and enjoy live bluegrass music by Running Out Of Road and a wonderful dinner while relaxing in our courtyard, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m, at Wines of the San Juan. Visit our website to hear a sample of their music and to learn more details.  Please leave pets at home. 
Information:  505-632-0879 or www.winesofthesanjuan.com

JUNE 7

FIESTA DAY

Celebrate the arrival of summer in Aztec, NM with the Hot Spot Car Show, parade, live music, vendors, food, the Bennett’s Amusements Carnival (June 5th – 8th) and the Burning of Old Man Gloom.

Information: 505-334-7646 or www.aztecchamber.com

           
JUNE 7 EVENT CANCELLED
XTERRA FOUR CORNERS OFF ROAD TRIATHLON
This annual triathlon brings professional and amateur triathletes to Farmington. This triathlon is part of the XTERRA America Tour Series, recognized as the consummate individual challenge for outdoor adventure athletes.  The course features a 1 mile swim, 17 mile bike course and a 6 mile run.  
Information:  505-326-7602, 800-448-1240

JUNE 7
KIDFEST
San Juan County’s Kick-off to summer!  Kidfest is a free one-day event, 10am to 4pm held at McGee Park a day dedicated to kids and tons of fun for kids.  Do not miss this family friendly event!
Information:  505-564-3299 or www.sanjuancountykids.com

JUNE 7 – AUGUST 30
SUMMER TERRACE SERIES
The Farmington Museum hosts outdoor concerts Saturday nights throughout the summer.  Concerts begin at 6 p.m. and are held at the Farmington Museum on the picturesque terrace next to the river at the Gateway Park Museum & Visitors Center, 3041 E. Main St.  Call for performance schedule.
Information: 505-599-1174 or www.fmtn.org/farmingtonmuseum

JUNE 8
WINES OF THE SAN JUAN MUSIC & DINNER

Come out and enjoy live music by The Crags and a wonderful dinner while relaxing in our courtyard, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m, at Wines of the San Juan.  Visit our website to hear a sample of their music and to learn more details.  Please leave pets at home. 
Information:  505-632-0879 or www.winesofthesanjuan.com          

JUNE 13-15
7TH ANNUAL SAN JUAN RIVER BALLOON RALLY
Up to 20 balloons, including Special Shapes, will take flight from the Bloomfield Soccer fields In Bloomfield, N.M., and fly down the San Juan River until they land at various locations.  Three days filled with excitement!  Information:  505-632-0880 or www.bloomfieldchamber.info

JUNE 13

FULL MOON HIKE AT CHACO CANYON

Experience Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Culture National Historic Park by the light of the moon. The programs are limited to 35 people and are available only by reservation.  Participants will meet at the Pueblo Bonito trailhead at 8:00 pm for this 1 hour program.  Register in person at the visitor center the day of the program.  The program is free with paid entrance fee.  The park entrance fee is $8.00/vehicle and is good for seven days.

Information 505-786-7014 ext. 221

JUNE 13
SUMMER ART WALK & “FUN”RAISER
Come walk through Historic Downtown Farmington, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and enjoy the start of spring with art receptions and open houses at many downtown locations.  Coordinated by the Farmington Downtown Association, and sponsored by Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs.  Art Walk maps will be available at participating locations.
Information: 505-599-1419

JUNE 14
CAR SHOW & CRAFT FAIR
Come to Sycamore Park Community Center, 1151 Sycamore St., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for this exciting fundraiser event.  Enjoy food, crafts, live music, contests, and amazing vehicles. 
Information:  505-566-2480

JUNE 14

CLASH OF THE TITANS

The 3rd annual Strongman Competition will be held at 10:00 a.m. in Orchard Park, Downtown Farmington Co-sponsored by SJC, the HHPC and New Mexico Strongman, this event offers division competitions for both men and women. Register at San Juan College Health and Human Performance Center.

Information: 505-566-3410

JUNE 15
WINES OF THE SAN JUAN MUSIC & DINNER

Fishing...hiking...relaxing?  What's dad's ideal day? Bring him to the winery for a dinner, and do all of the above in our area! Enjoy live music while relaxing in our courtyard. This afternoon’s music will be performed by The Tomlynn’s.  Visit our website to hear a sample of their music and to learn more details. Please leave pets at home.

Information:  505-632-0879 or www.winesofthesanjuan.com

JUNE 19 - AUGUST 30

FOOTLOOSE - OUTDOOR SUMMER THEATER
Come experience live local theater in a beautiful natural sandstone amphitheater.  Performances are held Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Mid June through late August at Lions Wilderness Park. Concessions available onsite or bring a picnic and eat before the show.
Information: 877-599-3331 or www.fmtn.org/sandstone

JUNE 21
SUMMER SOLSTICE
Since 2004, the Farmington Public Library has been hosting an annual Summer Solstice Celebration for the Four Corners area.  This was established because the library’s architecture includes summer and winter solstice markers, carefully calibrated and carved into the sandstone floor, making the library an ideal place for solstice celebrations.
Information:  505-599-1270 or www.infoway.org

JUNE 22

WINES OF THE SAN JUAN MUSIC & DINNER
Come out and enjoy live music by The Assortment and a wonderful dinner while relaxing in our courtyard, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m, at Wines of the San Juan.  Visit our website to hear a sample of their music and to learn more details.  Please leave pets at home. 
Information:  505-632-0879 or www.winesofthesanjuan.com

JUNE 25 & JULY 23

HEATHER MCGAUGHY CHILDREN’S SUMMER THEATER PRODUCTION

Experience live theater performed by local children in the beautiful, natural sandstone, outdoor amphitheater at Lions Wilderness Park, 5800 College Blvd., Farmington, NM.  Performances start at 8 p.m., and are the culmination of 2 summer theater workshops.  Information: 877-599-3331 or www.fmtn.org/sandstone  

JUNE 29

WINES OF THE SAN JUAN MUSIC & DINNER
Come out and enjoy live music with Dave Mensch and a wonderful dinner while relaxing in our courtyard, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m, at Wines of the San Juan.  Visit our website to hear a sample of their music and to learn more details.  Please leave pets at home. 
Information:  505-632-0879 or www.winesofthesanjuan.com