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 E. Sycamore St. in Farmington, with a presentation entitled "Feeling Free by Eliminating Debt Quickly!" The presentation will be led by New Mexico State University staff members. Admission is free. Call 505-334-9496.
The Chaco Culture National Historic Park Astronomy Festival begins Thursday and continues through Sunday at the park, which is located off County Road Road 7950 near Nagezzi. The event features guest speakers, telescope viewings and a celebration of the autumnal equinox. Participation is free with paid park admission. Call 505-786-7014, ext. 261.
A youth mental health first-aid class will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at Capacity Builders Inc., 410 W. Broadway Ave. in Farmington. Participants will learn how to help someone in emotional and mental health distress. Participation is free. Call 505-326-4245.
The 10th annual San Juan College Pow-Wow takes place from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and 1 to 9 p.m. Saturday on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The event features a variety of drumming, singing and dancing groups, as well as arts, crafts and food. General admission is $3, $32 for those older than 60 with a photo ID and $1 for San Juan College students with an ID. Children younger than 5 are admitted free. Call 505-566-3623.
A Family Campout takes place at 5 p.m. Friday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. Families are invited to set up a tent around the campfire and enjoy a weenie roast, a continental breakfast, a photo, and various games and activities. Admission is $4, and registration is required. Call 505-566-2480.
The Prime Rib for Habitat for Humanity fundraiser takes place at 6 p.m. Friday at SunRay Park & Casino, 39 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event features a prime rib dinner, a silent auction and live music. Tickets are $20, and proceeds benefit the Tres Rios chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Call 970-903-5505.
The Chautauqua series at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, continues at 7 p.m. Friday in the Little Theater with a presentation of "The Pilot with the Magic Hat: Escape in Vietnam" by Bill Martin. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3430.
The Aztec Ruins Lecture Series continues at 7 p.m. Friday with a presentation by archeologist Steve Matt entitled "Ranger in a Tropical Land: Insights into Hurricane Maria Recovery" in the Visitor Center at the park, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.
A Family Fishing Derby takes place at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Farmington Lake, located just north of N.M. Highway 516 near Flora Vista. Participation is free but limited to the first 100 people who register. Call 505-599-1184.
The Nenahnezad Challenge 10k run takes place at 7:30 a.m. Saturday at the Nenahnezad Chapter house in Fruitland. Registration is $20 and begins at 7 a.m. Call 505-793-6718.
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.
The 38th annual Cancer Walkathon presented by the San Juan Medical Foundation begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the San Juan Regional Medical Center, 801 W. Maple St. in Farmington. Check-in and late registration begins at 7 a.m. Call 505-609-6813 or visit sanjuanmedicalfoundation.com.
A National Public Lands Day clean-up event will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Farmington Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management, 6251 N. College Blvd. in Farmington. Participants will help clean up areas at the Glade Run Recreation Area. Call 505-564-7762.
The sixth annual FitKids Health Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-564-7928.
The Nenahnezad Harvest Festival takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Nenahnezad Chapter multipurpose building in Fruitland. The event features a trade show, a farmers market, an arts-and-crafts fair, workshop presentations and more. Call 505-486-5690.
A Park Play Day featuring staff members from the city of Farmington Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs department takes place from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Vista de la Plata Park on West Comanche Street in Farmington. A variety of games and activities will be offered. Participation is free. Call 505-599-1484.
A Critter Scene Investigation event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Aztec Ruins National Monument, 725 Ruins Road in Aztec. The event is a nature-based crime scene activity for children. Admission is free. Call 505-334-6174.
The Josie's Girls Tea and Tour event takes place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Mary Jo Walters property, 665 W. Main St. in Farmington. The event features storytelling, a home tour, and tea and pastries. Tickets are $10. Call 970-739-3957.
A public reception for the 19th annual "Gateway to Imagination: A National Juried Art Competition" takes place at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event features a juror-led walk-through of the gallery. Admission is free. The exhibition opens Monday morning and continues through Dec. 1. Call 505-599-1174.
Country musician Tracy Lawrence performs at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Northern Edge Casino's outdoor stage, 2752 Navajo Route 36 in Fruitland. Tickets are $25 and $35 at the casino gift shop or at holdmyticket.com. Admission is limited to those 21 and older. Call 505-960-7000.
The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with a screening of "Come What May" 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 the Pete Giuliani Band 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 Deathly Hallows, Part 1" 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.