A sparrow sits on a branch outside of the Riverside Nature Center on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012.
A sparrow sits on a branch outside of the Riverside Nature Center on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012. (Augusta Liddic/The Daily Times)
Chaco Canyon bird count: Join bird enthusiasts at the annual Christmas bird count at 9 a.m. Monday at the visitors' center. Help with a scientific database started more than 100 years ago.

More Info: 505-786-7014 ext. 254

5K fun run, 2 mile walk: Stop by downtown from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday for the annual Reindeer Romp and North Pole Stroll. In addition to the race, enjoy carnival games and live music.
More Info: 505-599-1184

Crafts and nature: Learn about feeding birds during the winter at Riverside Nature Center during Simple Bird Feeders from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and take home a bird feeder.
More Info: 505-599-1422

Live Navajo Nativity: The Live Navajo Nativity reenacts the story of Christmas. The display can be seen from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Four Corners Home for Children in Farmington.
More info: navajoministries.org

Cowboy crooners: The Bar D Wranglers are performing at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College for a Christmas show. Tickets range from $15 to $28.
More info: durangoconcerts.com

One horse open sleigh: Stop by Rapp Corral for a sleigh ride with Santa from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Dec. 24. The ride is $30 per person. Children under 1 ride for free. Santa gives presents.
More info: 970-247-8454

Evening of lights: Learn about archeoastronomy during the Evening of Lights at Aztec Ruins from 4:45 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate during the celebration.
More info: 505-334-6174