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A lecture by Erwin and Alma Rivera titled "Aztlan Sin Fronteras" will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Student Sun Lounge Room 1608 at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd., as part of the Indigenous Peoples Day celebration. Admission is free and open to the public. Call 505-566-3321.

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 monthly meeting of the Farmington Writers Circle takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at EntertainMart's Hardback Café, 3020 E. 20th St. in Farmington. The meeting will feature a reading and a discussion of marketing and publicity strategies. Call 505-801-2757.

The Four Corners Storytelling Festival, presented by the Farmington Public Library, takes place Friday and Saturday in Farmington. On Friday, sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Berg Park and 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Totah Theater, 315 W. Main St. in Farmington. On Saturday, sessions will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Berg Park and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Totah Theater. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270.

The Boat and Float Festival takes place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Farmington Aquatic Center, 1151 Sullivan Ave. The event features canoes, kayaks and paddleboats at the pool, as well as games and prizes. Admission is $4. Call 505-599-1167.

The Harvest Party takes place at 5 p.m. Friday at the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St. in Farmington. The event features such games as the hay bale hop, a ring toss, bobbing for apples and more. Admission is free. Call 505-566-2480.

The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Friday with a screening of "RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked the World" at the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is $5 at the door. Call 505-566-3430.

The Farmington Growers Market returns at 8 a.m. Saturday 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.

CarFit, an event dedicated to increasing driver safety, takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the School of Health Sciences on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3849.

The Birds of Farmington slideshow will be presented at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.

Fall Navajo Song and Dance takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Indian Center, 100 W. Elm St. The event includes the grand entry at noon. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1524.

The Gala of the Royal Horses takes place from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday at McGee Park, 41 County Road 5568 off U.S. Highway 64 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Tickets range from $12 to $35. Call 800-626-8497.

The Celebrating the Arts benefit takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Artifacts Gallery, 302 E. Main St. in Farmington. The event features appetizers, desserts, a silent auction, a raffle and more. It benefits arts education at San Juan College. Tickets are $12.50. Call 505-566-3200.

Blues guitarist Eli Cook performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Crash Music at the Aztec Theater, 104 N. Main Ave. Tickets are $15 in advance or $18 the day of the show. Visit crashmusicaztec.com or call 505-427-6748.

Stars and Stories takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Participants will walk through Animas Park and learn about the constellations and the myths that surround them. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.

Author Kevin Fedarko will be on the campus of San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, for several events related to his book "The Emerald Mile," which is this year's One Book, One Community selection. Fedarko will sign copies of the book from 2 to 3 p.m. in the library, take part in a meet-and-greet session from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Black Box Theater and deliver a presentation at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre. All events are free and open to the public. Call 505-566-3476.

 

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