Farmington Daily Times
Daydre Silva, 10, left, and Pixie Littlefield, 10, of Aztec, ride the Cliff Hanger during the San Juan County Fair on Aug. 13 at McGee Park.


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 Writers Circle monthly meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Entertainmart's Harback Café, 3020 E. 20th St. in Farmington. The meeting includes a reading by one of the group's authors and a group discussion of marketing and publicity strategies. Admission is free. Call 505-801-2757.

The Theater Ensemble Arts production of "The Three Musketeers" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Lions Wilderness Park Amphitheater, 5800 College Blvd. in Farmington. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors. Call 505-326-2839.

An art walk will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at venues throughout downtown Farmington, including the Three Rivers Art Center, Studio 116, Rod Hubble Fine Art, Orchard Park and the Artifacts Gallery. Maps can be picked up at any participating location.

The San Juan County Fair Parade takes place at 6 p.m. Friday in downtown Farmington. Call 505-325-5415.

A Perseid Meteor Show watch party will take place at 9 p.m. at Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. The event will feature telescopes, activities, cultural stories and more. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.

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 dragonfly walk will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The nature center staff will lead this opportunity to observe dragonflies in their river and wetlands habitat. Admission is free, but visitors are advised to bring binoculars. Call 505-599-1422.

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 High Desert Fusion. Admission is free, and visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 599-1174.

The Four Corners 4x4 Show and Swap takes place at 6 p.m. Saturday in downtown Farmington. The event features dozens of all-terrain vehicles, a parts swap meet, vendors, a flex ramp competition and more. Admission is free. Call 505-716-0269.

Lonestar performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Edge Casino, 2752 Indian Service Road 36 in Fruitland. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $40 for VIP seating. Admission is limited to those 21 and older. Call 505-960-7000.

The Wines of the San Juan Outdoor Music Series continues at 4 p.m. Sunday with a performance by the Ben Gibson Duo at the winery, 233 N.M. Highway 511 in Blanco. Admission is free, and dinner will be available. Call 505-632-0879.

The San Juan County Fair runs from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Aug. 19 at McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features livestock shows, concerts, a carnival, vendors and more. Call 505-325-5415 or visit

The Southwest Women in Law Enforcement 5k run and walk takes place at 7 a.m. Tuesday in Berg Park, 400 Scott Ave. in Farmington. Registration is open to the public at $25 with a limit of 50 participants. Call 505-566-2344.