A Halloween party takes place from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Smiles 4 Kids Dentistry for Children, 4337 E. Main St., Suite 205, in Farmington. The event includes games and entertainment. Admission is free. Call 505-592-0226.
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 Office of Diné Youth Halloween Carnival and Costume Contest takes place from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Shiprock Youth Complex. The event includes games, music and concessions. Costumes will be judged in age categories 0 to 5 years, 6 to 8 years, 9 to 12 years, 13 to 18 years, and 19 or older. Admission is free. Call 505-368-1125.
A free screening of the first episode of the new TV by local filmmaker Travis Holt Hamilton, "Frybread — From the Ashes" will be screened at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. A Q&A session with the director and actors will follow. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.
The Friends of the Nature Center Fall Gathering takes place at 6 p.m. Friday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event features food and fellowship. Call 505-599-1422.
The fourth annual Frybread Cookoff takes place at 6 p.m. Friday at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Visit infoway.org or call 505-599-1270.
The Three Rivers Brewstillery Lounge Halloween Bash takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at the lounge, 109 E. Main St. in Farmington. The event includes a costume contest, carnival games, specialty cocktails and giveaways. Admission is limited to those 21 and older. Call 505-324-2197.
The Chautauqua series at San Juan College, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington, continues at 7 p.m. Friday with a presentation on "The Indian New Deal in the Southwest" by Stephanie Beninato in the Little Theater. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3430.
Dr. Q's Asylum will take place from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday at SunRay Park & Casino, 39 County Road 5568. The haunted house will take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. All proceeds will go to the San Juan County Special Olympics. Admission is $10 for those 16 or older and $5 for 15 or younger. Call 505-330-4997.
The Farmington Growers Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday 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.
An open house for three new homes constructed by building trades program students will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the carpentry yard located on Technology Trail on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Call 505-566-3336.
The Pilares Canyon Trail Ride and the Potter Canyon 4x4 Tour, a pair of benefit events for Four Corners Equine Rescue, take place Saturday morning. The self-guided ride begins at 9 a.m. The vehicle tour departs at 10 a.m., and vehicles are provided. Registration is $50 at the door. A barbecue lunch will be served at 1 p.m. at Tiger Park. Call 505-334-7220 or visit fourcornersequinerescue.org.
The Birds of Farmington Slideshow takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Riverside Nature Center in Animas Park off Browning Parkway in Farmington. The event features images of common fall and winter birds in the area. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1422.
The Regulators Off Road Mountain Bike Challenge takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Palmer Mesa, 2.75 miles north of Shiprock off U.S. Highway 491. Adult registration is $50, and youth registration is $30. Call 505-360-8824.
The San Juan College Halloween Carnival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Health and Human Performance Center Gym on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The event features a variety of games and activities facilitated by members of the student clubs. Tickets are 25 cents each, and games cost between one and six tickets. Carnival admission is free. Call 505-566-3403.
A Halloween carnival will take place from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bloomfield at 701 S. Second St. in Bloomfield. Admission is $1. Tickets are 25 cents each or five for a $1. Frito pies will be on sale. Call 505-632-0123.
The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues at 7 p.m. Saturday with a screening of "Eighth Grade" 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.
A Halloween costume party takes place at 7 p.m. Saturday at SunRay Park & Casino, 39 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. The event includes music, dancing, food, a full bar, games and prizes. Admission is free but is limited to those 21 and older. Call 505-566-1200.
Aztec Key Club's Haunted Village for Charity will take people into an Old West-style village from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village. Admission is $5 for people 13 years old or older and $3 for anyone younger than 13 years. The proceeds will go to both national and local charities. The haunted village is not recommended for children younger than 6. The entrance will be from Minium Park's Splash Pad, located off of Main Avenue. Call 505-330-4631.
The inaugural Haunted Trail event will take place from 7 to 11 p.m. on Saturday through Tuesday at Navajo Preparatory School at 1220 W. Apache St. in Farmington. It will run from 7 p.m. to midnight on Wednesday. Admission is $5. Call 505-326-6571 Ex. 120.
A Hallouween Party takes place from 9 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the No Worries Sports Bar and Grill, 1298 W. Navajo St. in Farmington. The event features a "Back to the '80s" theme and includes a costume contest, a Pac-Man competition, and an air guitar and lip sync battle. Admission is $10 and is limited to those 21 and older. Call 505-324-6568.
A Creatures from the Edge Costume Contest takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday in the Cedar Bow Lounge at the Northern Edge Casino, 2732 Navajo Route 36 west of Farmington. Admission is free. The event includes a DJ, dancing and cash prizes. Call 505-960-7000.
The Movie Monday series at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave., continues at 2 p.m. Monday with a screening of "The Mummy" in the Teen Zone. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit infoway.org.
The Upper Fruitland Chapter Trunk-r-Treat takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Walter Collins Center parking lot in Upper Fruitland. In case of inclement weather, the event will take place inside the center. Admission is free. Call 505-960-5032.
Education specialist Donna Thatcher leads the Tuesday Birding session at 9 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.
A trunk or treat takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Shiprock Police Department parking lot in Shiprock. The event is open to all ages and various tribal departments will be participating. Call 505-368-1350 or 505-368-1564.
The Halloween Booouldering Competition takes place from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the climbing wall in the Health and Human Performance Center on the San Juan College campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. The event is open to children as young as 5, as well as teens and adults. Participants younger than 18 must have a release of liability form signed by a parent or guardian. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3487.
A Halloween carnival takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the north gym at the Bloomfield High School at 520 N. First St. in Bloomfield. The Bloomfield Police Athletic League is hosting the event with a $5 entry fee for unlimited games and bounce house. Concessions will be sold. Call 505-632-6311.
A Halloween lunch takes place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bonnie Dallas Senior Center, 109 E. La Plata St. in Farmington. The event includes dancing. Lunch is $6, with a $3 suggested donation for those age 60 and older. Call 505-599-1380.
A Halloween carnival will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Aztec Boys & Girls Clubs at 311 S. Ash St. Admission is free. Call 505-334-8861.
Boo-Palooza takes place from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday along Main Street in downtown Farmington. The event includes games, dancing, a live DJ, a costume contes and trick-or-treating. Admission is free. Call 505-599-1197.
Aztec Safe Treats will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday along Main Avenue in downtown Aztec. Call 505-334-7646.
The annual Fall Festival and Truck or Treat event takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cross Roads Community Church, 2400 N. Butler Ave. in Farmington. The event features inflatable attractions, food, costume contests, games and trunks full of candy. Call 505-325-2600.
A trunk or treat will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at Navajo Preparatory School at 1220 W. Apache St., in Farmington. Admission is free for those 12-years-old and younger, $2 for those 13-years-old or older. Call 505-326-6571 Ex. 120.
A Halloween dance takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The event features a live DJ, a dance contest and a costume contest. Admission is $5. Call 505-599-1148.
The San Juan Jazz Society jam session takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. in Farmington. The event features live music, and free hot dogs and bottled water. Call 505-320-5084.