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Farmington Events Calendar: Things to do in Northern New Mexico

Jazz musicians from across the country will perform at the Farmington Jazz Festival Aug. 28. (Courtesy)
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San Juan Jazz Society will present the Farmington Jazz Festival from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St.

The event will featuring free live performances by indigenous jazz vocalist Julia Keefe, Rob Muller, Broke with Expensive Taste and a special performance by San Juan Jazz Combo.

Food trucks and a gated bar will be onsite. Musicians may sign up for the "Longest Note" contest sponsored by the San Juan Jazz Society. Registration is free. Play the longest note of all participants on a brass or woodwind instrument and win the first annual "Longest Note" trophy with a $100 cash prize.

Traegers will host an after party following the festival at 5170 College Blvd.

For more information, visit www.farmingtonnm.org/events/farmington-jazz-festival.

Local Events, Aug. 25-Sept. 8
Wednesday, Aug. 25

Focus on Farmington coffee with Chamber of Commerce, 8-9 a.m., Home2Suites by Hilton, 777 Browning Parkway. A monthly coffee to connect to people and the community. Everyone is welcome. Details: (505) 325-0279.

Connect Space grand opening and ribbon cutting, 5-7 p.m., 203 W Main St. Free. Tour, network and learn about coworking, conference and event spaces in Downtown Farmington. Details: www.connectspace.biz.

Thursday, Aug. 26

Darling Angel Paint Night, 6 p.m., Inspired Moments Event Center, 310 W. Main St. $30, includes supplies. Class is instructed by Marci Clark with Painting with Class. Registration: text (505) 360-3430 with the class name and participants names.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Aztec Motocross Round 7, 10 a.m. Saturday-3 p.m. Sunday, Aztec Motocross, 173 Navajo Dam Road, Aztec. $10-$15 with children 5 and younger free. Details: www.Aztecmotocross.com.

Farmington Jazz Festival, 5:30-10 p.m., Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. Free. Featuring live performances by Indigenous Jazz Vocalist Julia Keefe, Rob Muller, Broke with Expensive Taste and a special performance by San Juan Jazz Combo. Food trucks and gated bar available. Details: www.farmingtonnm.org/events/farmington-jazz-festival.

Summer Terrace Concert Series with Ga Greine, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Farmington Museum & Visitor Center, 3041 E. Main St. Free. Details: www.fmtn.org/248/Farmington-Museum-at-Gateway-Park.

Monday, Aug. 30

Agricultural Science Center annual field day and open house, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 330 County Road 4063. A variety of events offered in this drive-throuhg, self-guided event. Masks required for non-vaccinated individuals. Details: (505) 960-7757.

Millennium on the Meridian featuring Dr. Stephen Lekson, 6 p.m., Zoom and Facebook. Free. Hosted by Chaco Culture Conservancy and Aztec Ruins National Monument. Lekson will present Millennium on the Meridian: Tracking the History of the Ancient Southwest. Details: www.facebook.com/events/4160266260677260.

Saturday, Sept. 4

Cultural Expo - Live Performance by the Zuni Olla Maidens, 1 and 3 p.m., Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrignton St. Outdoor Live Performance by the Zuni Olla Maidens. Details: www.fmtn.org/civiccenter.

End Of Summer Paint Jam, 5 p.m., 738 W Main St. Free. All ages. This is a drug and alcohol free event. Details: www.facebook.com/events/4247148625382223.

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 4-5

32nd annual Totah Festival & Indian Market, all day, Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. Free. Featuring the authentic rug auction, Juried Art Competition, Indian Market, Cultural Expo and Totah 5K River Run & Walk. Details: www.totahfestival.org.

Tuesday-Sunday, Sept. 4-12

Four Corner 4x4 Week, all day, various locations. Featuring trail rides, Fall Crawl, East My Dust Lunch, Downtown Takeover and W.E. Rock Grand Nationals. Details and full schedule: www.farmingtonnm.org/events/four-corners-4x4-week.

Sports Events, July 14-28
Thursday, Aug. 26

Aztec High School soccer vs. Piedra Vista High School, 6 p.m., Tiger Sports Complex.

Friday, Aug. 27

Farmington High School football vs. Belen, 7 p.m., Hutchison Stadium.

Aztec High School football vs. Montezuma-Cortez High School, 7 p.m., Fred Cook Memorial Stadium.

Saturday, Aug. 28

Piedra Vista High School soccer vs. Hope Christian High School, 11 a.m., Piedra Vista Football Field and Track.

Bloomfield High School soccer vs. Sandia Prep, 1 p.m., Bobcat Stadium.

Tuesday, Aug. 31

Bloomfield High School volleyball vs. Crownpoint, 7 p.m., Bobcat Gym.

Farmington High School soccer vs. Aztec, 6 p.m., Tiger Sports Complex.

Piedra Vista High School soccer vs. Kirtland, 6 p.m., Kirtland Central High School.

Thursday, Sept. 2

Farmington High School soccer vs. Kirtland Central High School, 6 p.m., Hutchison Stadium.

Bloomfield High School soccer vs. Piedra Vista High School, 6 p.m., Mesa Alta Soccer Field.

Friday, Sept. 3

Piedra Vista High School soccer vs. Los Alamos, 3 p.m., Piedra Vista Football Field and Track.

Piedra Vista High School football vs. Atrisco Heritage Academy, 7 p.m., Hutchison Stadium.

Bloomfield High School football vs. Grants, 7 p.m., Bobcat Stadium.

Saturday, Sept. 4

Aztec High School soccer vs. Hope Christian High School, 11a.m., Tiger Sports Complex.

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.