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Farmington Events Calendar: Things to do in Northern New Mexico

(File photo) Catch a Connie Mack game this week in Farmington. Picture: Lawrence Mayberry.
Highlight of the Week

The Connie Mack World Series is underway at Ricketts Park this week. Pool play wrapped up over the week and the championship tournament is in full swing. The semi-final and final games will be played July 30 and 31,

Since 1965, Farmington has been host to the Connie Mack World Series. Teams are comprised of players ages 16 to 18 from across the United States. Twelve teams will compete for the championship at Ricketts Park, 1101 N. Farigrounds Road.

Daytime games are played at 10 a.m. and evening games are played at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.

For those unable to make it to a game in person, check scores on iScore, listen on KSJE at ksje.com/player, stream at www.liveplaysports.tv/connie-mack-ws or watch the broadcast of evening games July 26 to 29 on Comcast 26 or watch the semi-final and final games July 30 to 31 channel New Mexico My50TV.

Tickets cost $4-$8. General admission tickets are sold daily, at the ticket booth and online. The ticket booth opens one hour prior to the first game each day.

To purchase tickets online, visit www.conniemackworldseries.universitytickets.com/w/.

For more information, call (505) 599-1184 or visit www.farmingtonnm.org/events/connie-mack-world-series.

Local Events, July 28-Aug. 11
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.

Friday, July 30

Friday Fun for toddlers, 10 a.m., Farmington Museum terrace, 3041 E. Main St. Free. Enjoy science, songs, stories and art. The program is designed for children 18 mos. to 4 years old, but all ages are welcome. Details: (505) 599-1179.

Performance by San Juan College Summer Band, 7 p.m., Brookside Park, 1801 Brookside Drive. Free. Music by Francis McBeth, Gary Ziek, Gustav Holst, Randall Standridge, Mathew Kinkel, Bruce Broughton, Mark Lortz and Paul Murtha. Bring a chair or blanket.

Fly Night, 8-11 p.m., Fly High, 1700 E. 20th St. $20. Family friendly. Details: www.farmingtonnm.org/events/flight-night-at-fly-high.

Saturday, July 31

Growers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Farmington Museum & Visitor Center, 3041 E. Main St. Free. Shop local fresh produce and other food products. Enjoy fresh foods from local farmers and growers. The market takes place every Saturday through October. Details: (505) 334-9496.

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.

SunRay’s 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.

Monday, Aug. 2

Kirtland Growers Market, 5-7 p.m., Kirtland Town Hall, 47 County Road 6500, Kirtland. Free. Meet local growers and purchase fresh and local ingredients. Details: (505) 592-2551 or kirtlandgrowersmarket@gmail.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 3

Tuesday Farmington Growers Market, 4-6 p.m., Farmington Museum & Visitor Center, 3041 E. Main St. Free. Shop local fresh produce and other food products. Enjoy fresh foods from local farmers and growers. The market is held every Tuesday. Details: (505) 334-9496.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

Jazz Jam, 7-9 p.m., The Heart Space/Studio 116, 116 W. Main St. Free. Join music lovers for a live Jazz Jam. Open to the public. Capacity is limited. Details: (505) 320-5084 or www.facebook.com/sanjuanjazzsociety.

Sports Events, July 14-28
Saturday-Sunday, July 31-Aug. 1

Second Annual Kokopelli Games - Grow Disc Golf $5k/$10k Ace Challenge, 7 a.m., The pond at Tiger Park, Aztec. $60-$75. Raffle awards ceremony BBQ on Sunday after the final round. Toy's for Tots donation will be accepted during the event. Registration: www.discgolfscene.com/tournaments/2021_Kokopelli_Games_2021.

Wednesday, Aug. 4

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.

Friday, Aug. 6

Chip in Fore the Kids Golf Tournament, 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Pinon Hills Golf Course, 2101 Sunrise Pkwy. $500 for a 4-man team. Benefits Farmington Boys and Girls Club. Details: (505) 324-5113 or (505) 334-8861 or tvaldez@hilcorp.com.

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

List your event on The Durango Herald’s calendar

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.