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Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

  1. Knocking It Out of the Park: Celebrating 50 Years of Connie Mack EXHIBIT

    July 26 - November 1

    Fifty years ago, a delegation of Farmington businessmen traveled to the American Amateur Baseball Congress Annual Meeting in Chicago in what many thought was a futile effort to bid on the 1965 Connie Mack World Series. The delegation presented a convincing story and won the bid by one vote. 2014 marks the 50th year Farmington has hosted the Connie Mack World Series. It is not by chance or by accident that this tournament continues to be a success. It has been a team effort from the beginning. Since Farmington hosted its first tournament in 1965, the Connie Mack World Series has grown to be the largest and highest esteemed tournament in the realm of amateur baseball. The Farmington Museum is proud to present this exhibit honoring Farmington’s rich baseball heritage and the legacy of baseball in America.

  2. Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

    September 27, 2014 - January 4, 2015 @ The Farmington Museum

    Unearth the secrets of an ancient Egyptian world in an interactive exhibition at the Farmington Museum featuring the hidden stories and artifacts of a lost civilization. See a real human mummy, animal mummies, plus scans, forensic facial reconstructions, and for the first time ever, a life-size rapid prototype of a human mummy. Interpret ancient Egyptian art, decipher hieroglyphics and examine material remains using the tools and technology of archaeologists to unearth the mysteries of Egypt, its history, culture, and people. See the 24 minute movie Egypt 3D. Lost Egypt was produced by COSI in cooperation with the Science Museum Exhibit Collaborative, and was built by the Science Museum of Minnesota. Artifacts are on loan from the Brooklyn Museum and The Academy of Natural Sciences. Members of the Farmington Museum Foundation & Friends of the Nature Center will receive one free admission. Call to find out more about a Members-Only Preview.

  3. Monster Day

    October 25, 9:00 AM @ Pinon Hills Golf Course

    Pinon Hills Golf Course will host a Monster Day golf event! Monster Day is one day a year when the Pros set the up the course to be as challenging as possible. The pins will be tucked and challenging, but fair. This event is open to amateurs and professionals. The entry fee for the event is $50 per person to be paid in cash at the Pinon Hills Golf Course Pro Shop by the entry deadline of Noon on Thursday, October 23. The fee includes $30 Skins and $20 Payout, but does not include green fees or cart fees. For 16+.

  4. Halloween Dinner and Dance

    October 31, 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Farmington Senior Center

    Music provided by Grant Groblebe. Lunch is a $3.00 suggested donation if you are 60+ years of age and a $6.00 fee if you are younger. Music starts at 10:30 a.m. Lunch starts at 11:45 a.m. and served until 1:00 p.m. Wear a costume for prizes.

  5. Boo-palooza

    October 31, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Historic Downtown Farmington/Orchard Park

    The Downtown Association is partnering with Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department. The Recreation Center, Sycamore Park Community Center, the Aquatic Center, the Farmington Regional Animal Shelter, and the Civic Center staffs will join us on Main Street for Carnival Games, a Monster Mash Dance in Orchard Park, A Costume Contest for Children and even those decked out Pets, and lots more!