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August's Special Events in Farmington - Farmington Convention & Visitor Center

Posted Aug 1, 2017

Farmington offers lots of exciting summer events throughout the month of August. Click on the title link for the complete event description and details.

July 28-August 6 - Connie Mack World Series - Farmington hosts the 2017 Connie Mack World Series at Ricketts Park. Come out to enjoy the finest amateur baseball tournament in the United States!

Every Thursday evening - Downtown Maker’s Market - The market features vendors who grow and sell produce, baked goods, handmade goods, art, and re-purposed items; and collectors of antiques and vintage items. In Downtown Farmington's Orchard Park every Thursday evening through October 26th from 4:30-9:00pm.

Every Saturday morning & Tuesday afternoon - The Farmington Growers Market - Shop for locally grown food, hand-made goods and crafts at Farmington Grower’s Market every Saturday, 8am-12pm, and Tuesday, 4-6pm, at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center.

Saturday evenings - Summer Terrace Series - Enjoy live music on the back terrace of the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center, along the Animas River, 6:00 to 7:30pm. This event is free; don’t forget your folding chair and dancing shoes!

August 4 - Cottonwood Concert Series - Join the Farmington Public Library for the Cottonwood Concert Series. Trumpet Geezers will perform in the library’s rotunda at 3:30pm, and again under the cottonwoods at 6:00pm.

August 5 - Curator’s Choice Lecture Series -The American West in Fact or Fiction - Howard Hughes in Hollywood - Join the Farmington Museum for a look at all aspects of the West and investigate why the West has played such a pivotal role in world history. Lecture from 3:00 to 4:30pm at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center.

August 11-19 - San Juan County Fair and Carnival - The San Juan County Fair takes place at McGee Park and features livestock shows, a parade, vendors and live musical performances. Parade on August 11th.

August 12 - 4 Corners 4x4 Show and Swap - Come enjoy some 4x4 fun in Historic Downtown Farmington! There will be 100's of awesome 4x4 vehicles, a huge parts swap meet, vendor show, flex ramp competition and much more. Event held from 6:00 to 9:00pm.

August 18 - San Juan River Bi-Fly Tournament - Take part in the premier trout fishing tournament of the Southwest on August 18th. Now in its 24th year, the San Juan River Bi-Fly Tournament attracts teams from all over the nation. All proceeds are used for the care of children at Four Corners Home for Children, a program of Navajo Ministries.

August 21 - Total Solar Eclipse Viewing - Join the Farmington Museum on August 21st for the total solar eclipse! There will be tons of family-friendly activities leading up to the big show. Event times: 10:00am to 12:30pm.

August 23 - MadLab - Sensory Explore a variety of paints, slime, sound containers, glue, glitter, dough, and more at MadLab, brought to you by Peach's Neet Feet. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver during class and be prepared to get messy. Class is from 10:00-11:00am and costs $10 per child, no charge for caregiver.

Open through August 31 - Flash Your Fish - Fish Lake Farmington and share your fishing photos in the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau’s Flash Your Fish photo contest for the chance to win $100 and a variety of fun prizes! Winners will be selected randomly at the end of the month.

Open until September 9 - Green Revolution - The Green Revolution is a revolutionary exhibition on display at the Farmington Museum that uses recycled and repurposed materials to teach creative ways to reduce waste and conserve energy using hands-on learning stations.

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