Events & Activities

Farmington Museum • 3041 E Main Street, Farmington, NM 87402 • (505) 599-1174 

Events that require registration can be done online, in person at the museum, or by calling (505) 599-1400. 

All Ages

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Summer Terrace Music Series

June - August         6:00-7:30 pm        FREE

Join us on the terrace by the Animas River each Saturday evening during the summer months for some local live entertainment at our family-friendly Summer Terrace Music Series. Don't forget your folding chair and dancing shoes. Performances move inside if there is rain.

June 1 - Devil's Dram (Celtic)
June 8 - Terry Rickard (Rock & Country)
June 15 - Off the Interstate (Country)
June 22 - Meri Dean Music (Rock)
June 29 - Zia Chicks (Pop Hits)
July 6 - Philippe Holmes (Classical Guitar)
July 13 - San Juan College Concert Band
July 20 - TBD
July 27 - Ben Gibson Duo (Rock)
August 3 - ...And Beyond (Blues/Funk)
August 10 - Willow Blue (Country/Rock)
August 17 - Chokecherry Jam (Bluegrass)
August 24 - Leah Orlikowski (Alternative Folk)
August 31 - TBD

For Adults

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Brave the Bisti Badlands

$15.00    Registration opens 3 months prior to trip.

Join us for either Full Moon or Daytime hikes to the Bisti Badlands. Transportation for all trips is provided to and from the Farmington Museum. These trips may be canceled or ended early due to weather. Farmington Museum Foundation Members, call to get a registration discount! 

Full Moon Hikes
August 15, 2019 - SOLD OUT        6:30 - 10:00 pm 

September 13, 2019 - SOLD OUT    5:30 - 9:00 pm 
 

Ever wonder what hoodoos of the Bisti Badlands look like in the moonlight? Join us on a full moon hike to find out. Dress warmly for this nighttime hike and bring a flashlight if you have one. 

Daytime Hikes 
October 5, 2019         8:00 am - 1:00 pm 
 

Want to see giant petrified trees? Join us for a daytime hike in the Bisti Badlands to do so.

Register online here under "Exploring the Four Corners" or call the Museum at (505) 599-1400

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History Hikes

Register online here under "Exploring the Four Corners" or call the Museum at (505) 599-1400.

Join us throughout the summer for fun and informative hikes that explore the cultural and natural history of the Four Corners region. Space is limited and registration is required. This program includes transportation to and from the Farmington Museum and lunch. 

Spud Lake - SOLD OUT
September 14, 2019     8:00 am - 3:00 pm

In September enjoy a gentle 3-mile hike through aspen forests to the charming Spud Lake.

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Museum EdVentures

Register online here under "Exploring the Four Corners" or call the Museum at (505) 599-1400.

Join us for a Museum EdVenture! On Saturdays throughout the year, you will have the opportunity to explore the cultural heritage of the Four Corners on an all-day, adults-only field trip. Registration is required and transportation to and from the museum is provided. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch. Farmington Museum Foundation Members, call to get a registration discount! 

Wine Making in the Four Corners Guided Tour
August 24, 2019    8:00 am - 5:00 pm     $30.00
In August join the Farmington Museum Director Bart Wilsey for a tour of the Four Corners' vineyards and wineries. Participants will enjoy a tour of the NMSU Research Station Test Vineyard, a full wine tasting and tour of Fox Fire Farms Winery in Ignacio, CO, and a surprise final stop!

Click Here to see a full list of 2019 Museum EdVentures

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Native New Mexican Cuisine Cooking Class

September 7, 2019  - SOLD OUT    10:00 am-1:00 pm
$15.00, $12.00 for Farmington Museum Foundation

Join the Museum of Navajo Art & Culture and the Farmington Indian Center at the Farmington Museum for some authentic Diné cooking. This class will teach people some popular Navajo recipes and the history behind them. Through hands-on activities and demonstrations, participants will learn the process for making blue corn mush, fry bread, steamed corn stew with mutton, and red sumac pudding. The class will end with lunch! Registration is limited to 15.

Register online here under "Cultural & Special Events" or call the Museum at (505) 599-1400

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