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Farmington Events Calendar: Things to do in Northern New Mexico

SunRay Park and Casino resumes entertainment events, including Comedy Nights and live music performances. (File photo)
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SunRay Park and Casino will resume hosting Comedy Nights at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at the casino, 39 County Road 5568.

Listen to the comedy of Don Barnhart and Guy Fessenden while enjoying dinner. Barnheart is a comedian, hypnotist, actor, writer and filmmaker who stars in his own nightly comedy show in Las Vegas when not on tour.

Fessenden is a regular performer in Las Vegas when not touring and runs a nonprofit organization with his wife, Stephanie, that helps connect people with mental and physical disabilities to housing, benefits, legal and medical services.

Tickets are $25 for dinner and the show. Tickets are available at www.sunraygaming.com/entertainment.

Local Events, July 21-Aug. 4
Thursdays-Sundays, July 8-Aug. 1

Mamma Mia!, 7:30-10 p.m., Lions Wilderness Amphitheater, 5800 College Blvd. $12-$15. ABBA's timeless songs tell a tale of love, laughter and friendship. Tickets: www.fmtn.org/shows.

Tuesday, July 20

Citizen Police Advisory Committee meeting, 6 p.m., Executive Conference Room, 800 Municipal Drive. Details: (505) 599-1100.

Wednesday, July 21

Birth Break discussion, 10 a.m., Facebook Live. Join a 15-minute lunch time conversation with Pip Howard, childbirth education specialist, as she talks with Su Hodgman, director of San Juan County Behavioral Health Services. Details: www.firstbornprogram.org.

Thursday-Saturday, July 22-24

Drone Obstacle Course, 1-6 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Farmington Public Library North Amphitheater. Complete three different drone obstacle courses: basic, intermediate and advanced. Bring a drone or borrow one from the library. Registration required. Luke Renner will demonstrate and offer basic instruction 2-3 p.m. Thursday. Registration: david@infoway.org.

Friday, July 23

Friday Fun, 10-11 a.m., Farmington Museum terrace, 3401 E. Main St. Science, songs, stories and art designed for toddlers 18 months to 4 years old, but all ages are welcome. Details: bit.ly/2UVaA1A.

Moonlight Hike in the Bisti Badlands, 5:15 p.m., meet at Farmington Museum, 3401 E. Main St. $10. Must provide your own transportation. Register: (505) 599-1400.

Saturday, July 24

American Indian Cultural ArtsFest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road Aztec. Free. Artists demonstrations and vendors. Details: www.facebook.com/events/1178146132648953.

Book signing with local author Jack Yerby, 1-3 p.m., Amy’s Bookcase, 2530 San Juan Blvd. Yerby will be signing his newest book, “The Mystery of the Lost Will.”

Comedy Night, 7 p.m., Sun Ray Park and Casino, 39 County Road 5568. $25 for dinner and show. Featured comedians: Don Barnhart and Guy Fessenden. Details: www.sunraygaming.com/entertainment.

Tuesday, July 27

Tuesday Birders meeting, 8 .m., Riverside Nature Center, Animas Park. Free. Stroll through Animas Park along the Animas River and look for birds. Bring binoculars or borrow some from the center. Details: (505) 599-1422 or www.fmtn.org/naturecenter.

Saturday, July 31

Small Business Saturday Craft Show, 11 a.m., Inspired Moments Event Center, 310 W. Main St. Nineteen local vendors will be available for shopping. Details: www.facebook.com/InspiredMomentsVenue.

Park Play Day, noon-2 p.m., Sycamore Park, 1051 Sycamore Street. Free. Food trucks, games, disc golf, croquet, hopscotch and more. KWYK, KNDN, and Fierro will be onsite for live broadcasts and giveaways. Details: www.fmtn.org/1142/Park-Play-Day.

Summer Concert: Cowboy Picnic, 12:30-1:30 p.m. and 6-7 p.m., Farmington Public Library North Amphitheater. In-person concert with Andy Offutt Irwin and Evelyn Roper. Details: Megan Bennett at (505) 599-1276 or mpbennett@infoway.org.

21st annual Do-Over Birthday Bash 90s Party, 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Sun Ray Park and Casino, 39 County Road 5568. Music, games and a costume contest. Details: www.sunraygaming.com/entertainment.

Sports Events, July 14-28
Wednesday, July 21 and 28

N.M. Aces Tag League, 5 p.m., Lions Wilderness Park. $1 per player. 18-holes rounds. Prizes awarded. Deatils: www.discgolfscene.com/leagues/N_M_Aces_Tag_League_2021.

For more information and to confirm event information, visit each event page online or call the organizer.

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Event listings are updated daily on www.durangoherald.com and in the printed editions of The Durango Herald every Wednesday.

The deadline for listings is 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Event listings are limited in length. You will not be able to list your event in this form if you exceed this limit or fail to complete the form below. Listings also may be submitted by email to events@durangoherald.com, but must contain the information listed on the form below, and in the same order.

Listings are published at the prerogative of the calendar editor and may be edited for punctuation, clarity and length and to eliminate tasteless material. The Durango Herald bears no responsibility for inaccurate entries.