The Four Corners Care Expo takes place from 2 to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The event features guest speaker Dr. Douglas L. Wood and booths operated by organizations dealing with finances, housing, social care and health care for senior citizens. Admission is free. Call 505-327-1985.
An adult coloring session will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Refreshments will be served, and prizes will be awarded. Free. Call 505-599-1270 or visit infoway.org.
The Downtown Makers Market takes place from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 in downtown Farmington. The event features vendors of various local products, including produce, jams and jellies, leather goods, baked goods and repurposed items. Admission is free. Call 505-599-8442.
The San Juan College Choir, directed by Virginia Nickel-Hircock, will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Henderson Fine Arts Performance Hall on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Tickets are $8 for adults, and $6 for students and seniors. Call 505-566-3430.
The James and Ernie Comedy Show will be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 at SunRay Park & Casino, 39 County Road 5568 between Farmington and Bloomfield. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the show. Call 505-566-1200.
Spooktacular will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The circus-style show features a Halloween theme. Tickets range from $8 to $18. Call 505-599-1148.
The Farmington Growers Market takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 in the parking lot adjacent to the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, 3041 E. Main St. The event features locally grown food, hand-made crafts and live entertainment. Admission is free. Call 505-599-8442.
Fall Dumpster Weekend takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at Berg Park, 400 Scott Ave. in Farmington. With proof of residency, Farmington residents can drop off yard waste, scrap metal, nonhazardous waste, cardboard, dried paint, television sets, refrigerators or freezers and tires for disposal for free. Call 505-599-1426.
Fall Dumpster Day takes place during regular business hours Oct. 19 at the San Juan County Regional Landfill, 78 County Road 3140, and the 11 county solid waste transfer stations. All the facilities will be accepting loads for free. Dumping is limited to San Juan County residents, and all normal restrictions apply. Visit sjcounty.net.
A plein air painting event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 19 at the Farmington Public Library, 2101 Farmington Ave. Painters are invited to select a spot on the library grounds and paint a scene. The paintings will be displayed in the library rotunda until Nov. 1 and will be available for sale. Call 505-599-1261 or visit infoway.org.
The B.P.O. Craft Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Elks Lodge, 801 Municipal Drive in Farmington. The event includes crafts, concessions, a raffle, a bake sale and more. Admission is free. Call 505-330-1801.
The eighth annual Piñon Hills Fall Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at Pinon Hills Community Church, 5101 N. Dustin Ave. in Farmington. The event includes hay rides, train rides, carnival games, miniature golf, a hay maze, food and more. Admission is free. Call 505-592-2388.
The Fall Craft Fair takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at Sacred Heart Catholic School, 404 N. Allen Ave. in Farmington. The event includes booths, a raffle, concessions and more. Admission is $3. Call 505-801-8114.
The Farmington Cinematheque Series continues with a screening of "Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles" at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 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 second annual Oktoberfest benefiting Northwest New Mexico Sexual Assault Services takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. The event features local breweries, food trucks, live music, games, vendors and drawings. General admission is $5, $15 for a mug and tokens. Call 505-325-2805.
Education specialist Donna Thatcher leads the Tuesday Birding session at 8 a.m. Oct. 22 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 lecture by Nnedi Okorafor, author of "Binti," this year's One Book, One Community selection at San Juan College, will be presented at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in the Henderson Fine Arts Theater on the college campus, 4601 College Blvd. in Farmington. Admission is free. Call 505-566-3476.
The Music and Comedy Series at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St., continues at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 with a performance by 3 Redneck Tenors, a musical comedy act described as "Duck Dynasty" meets Carnegie Hall. Tickets range from $20 to $28. Call 505-599-1148.
"The Basics of Alzheimer's Disease," an educational program designed to serve as an overview for families who may be facing the disease, will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 23 at the Aztec Cultural Center, 101 S. Park Ave. in Aztec. Admission is free. Call 1-800-272-3900.
The Women's Cancer Awareness and Style Show takes place at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at Piñon Hills Community Church, 5101 N. Dustin Ave. The event benefits the San Juan Medical Foundation and features a catered lunch, fashion show, silent auction and door prizes. Tickets are $35. Call 505-436-8242.
A one-year anniversary party will be held from 3:30 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at Traegers Bar, 5170 College Blvd., Suite 106, in Farmington. The event features tastings, a beer and taco pairing event, giveaways and more. Admission is limited to those 21 and older. No cover. Call 505-278-8568.
The San Juan County Jazz Society Jazz Jam will take place at 7 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St. Admission is free. Call 505-599-8442 or visit sanjuanjazzsociety.com.