"The Pottery of Mara Ortiz," a presentation, demonstration, book signing and sale featuring master potter Oralia Lopez and author John Bezy, takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the museum at Salmon Ruins, 6131 U.S. Highway 64 in Bloomfield. The presentations will take place at 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., while the sales and book signing will take place all day. Call 505-632-2013.

The downtown makers market returns from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Orchard Park, 101 Orchard Ave. in downtown Farmington. The event features vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, jams and jellies, handmade leather goods, art, repurposed and vintage items, and more. Call 599-8442.

The Cottonwood Concert Series continues at 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Friday with performances by the Trumpet Geezers at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. The afternoon performance takes place in the library rotunda, while the evening performance will occur on the lawn. Visitors are urged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner to the latter show. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit

An exhibition of pastel art by Chris Cook called "Hidden Treasures" opens at 10 a.m. Friday in the Henderson Fine Arts Center Gallery on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The show remains on display through Aug. 25. Call 505-566-3464.

The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues with a showing of "A Street Cat Named Bob" at 7 p.m. Friday in the Little Theater on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The film chronicles the unlikely friendship between a young, homeless busker and a stray ginger cat who changed his life. Tickets are $5 at the box office. Call 505-566-3430.

"Stay on Target," a competitive trap shooting event that benefits the Riley Men's Health Fund, takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the San Juan Wildlife Federation, 5262 U.S. Highway 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The entry fee is $100 for an individual or $500 for a team. Visit or call 505-609-6813.

The Farmington Growers Market returns at 8 a.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Tuesday to the parking lot at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event features dozens of vendors selling fresh produce and other food, and hand-made crafts. Call 334-9496.

A summer bird walk takes place at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Staff members and volunteers from the center will lead visitors on an excursion that begins with an examination of the feeders and wetlands at the center. Participants are encouraged to bring bird books or binoculars. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.

The Curator's Choice Lecture Series continues at 3 p.m. Saturday with a presentation by Jeffrey Richardson on "Howard Hughes in Hollywood" at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The presentation examines Hughes' overlooked time in the film industry. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1174 or visit

The Summer Terrace Concert Series continues at 6 p.m. Saturday on the lawn behind the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St., with a performance by … And Beyond. Admission is free, and visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 599-1174.

The Summer Concert Series at Wines of the San Juan, 233 N.M. Highway 511 in Blanco, continues at 4 p.m. Sunday with a performance by Choke Cherry Jam. Admission is free, and dinner will be available. Call 505-632-0879 or visit

A full moon hike of the De-Na-Zin Wilderness leaves at 6:30 p.m. Monday from the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. Registration is $5 and can be completed at under the "Exploring the Four Corners" header. Space is limited and is restricted to adults Call 505-599-1400.

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