This Nov. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey. The average Turkey Day dinner will cost 49.04, or just 44 cents less in 2013 than it did in
This Nov. 2, 2009 file photo shows a Thanksgiving turkey. The average Turkey Day dinner will cost 49.04, or just 44 cents less in 2013 than it did in 2012. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)

Bull riding spectacular:The 29th annual Casper Baca Championship Bullriding Extraordinaire is Friday and Saturday at McGee Park Memorial Coliseum. Tickets are $15. More info: 505-287-9534

Thanksgiving dinner:The Aztec Senior Community Center will host a free Thanksgiving feast from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the center, 101 S. Park Ave. in Aztec.More info: 505-334-2881

Lighting of the tree:Santa and Mrs. Claus will count down the lighting of Christmas tree at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Buckley Park in Durango. Kids can have their pictures taken with Santa. More info:durango.org

 Patrons enter the library, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at the Farmington Library in Farmington.
Patrons enter the library, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at the Farmington Library in Farmington. (Jon Austria/The Daily Times )

Train rides to the North Pole:Take a trip on the Polar Express on the Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. Adult tickets start at $35 and kids' tickets start at $25. Santa visits each car. More info: durangotrain.com

Shop local, support art:Artifacts Gallery in downtown Farmington will be open 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. for Small Business Saturday. Santa's elves have turned the gallery into a workshop.More info: 505-327-2907

Movie marathon: To celebrate school being out, the Farmington Public Library will host an all-day superhero movie marathon starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the Teen Zone. More info: infoway.org

Bloomfield Thanksgiving:Bloomfield First Baptists Church will host a free Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday for anyone who needs a meal. The church is located at 201 N. First St. More info: 505-632-3335