Farmington Daily Times
Tyren Yeba, 4, of Farmington, tries to hear his toy over the din of drumming while his mom, Tomelina Castillo, gets him ready for the junior boys Grass Dance at the Totah Festival Indian Market & Pow Wow on Sept. 3 at the Farmington Civic Center. The event returns to the civic center this weekend.


A library card release party will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Replacement fees will be waived during the event, and library patrons will be able to meeting the local plein air painters who created the works used on the new cards. Call 505-599-1270 or visit

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.

An opening reception for the Four Corners Photographic Society's fall exhibition takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Henderson Fine Arts Center gallery on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The show features the work of both professional and amateur photographers, and remains on display through Sept. 22. Call 505-566-3464.

The Totah Festival returns Friday through Sunday to the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The event opens with a juried art competition and reception at 5 p.m. Friday, and continues from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday with a cultural expo, gourd dancing, a Navajo rug auction, a contest pow-wow and more. Call 505-599-1174 or visit

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.

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

The Farmington Museum at Gateway Park offers a guided hike of the Bisti/De Na-Zin Wilderness leaving at 6:30 p.m. from the museum, 3041 E. Main St. The cost is $5, and transportation will be provided. Early registration is required, and participation is limited to adults. Participants are advised to bring a flashlight. Call 505-599-1400.