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The Downtown Makers Market returns at 4:30 p.m. Thursday to Orchard Park, 101 Orchard Ave. in downtown Farmington. The event features a variety of local makers and growers. Admission is free. Call 505-599-8442.

The Money Matters workshop series continues at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sycamore Park Community Center, 1051 Sycamore St. in Farmington, with the presentation "Easy Ways to Grow Your Savings." Admission is free. Call 505-334-9496.

Frank Ruggles, author and former National Park Service photographer, will present a talk and book signing at noon and 4 p.m. Friday at Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.

The Offroad Downtown Takeover takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in downtown Farmington. The event features dozens of four-by-four vehicles, a swap meet and a vendor show. Call 505-716-0269.

Comedy Night returns at 7 p.m. Friday to SunRay Park & Casino, 39 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. This month's lineup features Sandra Risser and Tim Bateman. Admission is $10. Call 505-566-1205.

Curtis Quam, museum technician and cultural educator for the A:Shiwai A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in Zuni will talk about his background and the Zuni origin story in a program at the Visitor Center at Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.

The Farmington Growers Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday and 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the parking lot at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event features fresh, locally produced food, handmade crafts, live music and more. Admission is free. Call 505-334-9496.

Frank Ruggles, author and former National Park Service photographer, will present a talk and book signing all day Saturday at Chaco Culture National Historical Park south of Farmington, as well as a 7:30 p.m. talk that covers his work photographing national parks and night skies. Call 505-786-7014.

The World Extreme Rock Crawling National Championship takes place all day Saturday and Sunday at Brown Springs at the Glade Run Recreational Area north of Farmington. Adult passes are $25 for two days, $15 for one day. Military passes are $10 a day, children ages 8 to 15 are $5 a day, and children 7 and younger are free. Call 530-417-5333.

A Dutch oven baking workshop led by Donna Thatcher takes place at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. in Farmington. Registration is $3 in advance. Call 505-599-1422.

Dining with the Dead returns at 4 p.m. Saturday to Greenlawn Cemetery, 1606 N. Dustin Ave. The event features a barbecue dinner and portrayals of some of the area's more famous historical figures by local re-enactors. Tickets are $25 at Howard's Cleaners. Call 505-599-1422.

The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with a screening of "Lean on Pete" in the Little Theatre on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Tickets are $5 at the box office. Call 505-566-3430.

The Outdoor Music & Dinner Series continues at 4 p.m. Sunday with a performance by High Desert Fusion at Wines of the San Juan, 233 N.M. Highway 511 in Blanco. Admission is free. Call 505-632-0879 or visit winesofthesanjuan.com.

The Movie Monday series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 2 p.m. Monday with a screening of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" in the Teen Zone. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit infoway.org.

Education specialist Donna Thatcher leads the Tuesday Birding session at 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. A leisurely 1- to 2-mile walk through Animas and Berg parks is included. Participation is free. Call 505-599-1422.

 

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