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3:06 pm
Tue May 21, 2013

Farmington River Reach Foundation's 2013 Riverfest Schedule of Events

Riverfest 2013 Schedule:
Memorial Day Weekend: Friday May 24th 7-9pm. Saturday May 25th 10am-7pm. Sunday May 26th 11am-5pm
Friday: 7-9pm
Riverfest Fine Arts and Crafts Fair
6-9pm Reception: Inside the Red Lion, just follow the path from Berg Park going south.
Music: River Reach Terrace 7pm-9 pm: Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat – Rock/Blues
Geocaching Official Geocaches will be set up throughout the park. Visit the information booth for details.
Saturday 10 am-7pm
Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners Sunrise-11am: Artists will be set up from Berg Park to Animas River Park area. Works can be seen and purchased at the Red Lion foyer, Winner by popular vote will be announced Saturday at 6pm
Riverfest Run: 10K, 5K Run & 2 mile Walk 8 am sharp: Both runs and walk will start and finish at the Animas Park parking lot area and run along the scenic river trails. ELECTRONIC CHIP TIMING by Chasing 3 for the 10K and 5K. All entries receive a Race t-shirt and there will be age group awards, both male and female, for the 10K and 5K. After the race, stroll around Berg Park and enjoy the music and other Riverfest activities! Must pre-register by Friday 5/24 1pm. To register; stop by the Farmington Recreation Center, call 505-599-1184 or online www.fmtn.org/prca $20 for runs, $12 for walks. There will be no race day registration!
Music: Rocky Reach Landing 11:00am-12pm Gypsy Fire - Contemporary Folk/Celtic
12:30 – 1:00pm Third Time Charm – Modern Rock/Pop
2:00 – 3:00pm Fool’s Gold – Spanish/Rock/Variety
3:30 – 4:30pm Native Reign-Contemporary Native American
5:00 – 7:00pm Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat
Music & Shows: Little Pavilion/Berg East 12:30-1:00pm Kids Show: Chicken Little
1:30-2:00pm Kids Show: Mark R Board
12:30- 2pm SJC Country Company-River Reach Terrace/grass area
2pm- 3pm Four Corner's Harmony
3pm- 5pm The Geezers
5pm- 5:30pm Belly Dancers
5:45 6:15pm Kids Show: Red White & Blue
Rafting 10am-6pm. Take a 20 minute trip down the animas. Put in is at the very east end of the park-Animas Parkland-off of the Browning Parkway entrance, near the Prairie Dog Village. Take out is just on the other side of the Miller Street Bridge. A shuttle will take you back to Animas Park (provided by San Juan Regional Medical Center). An additional shuttle will be available from Animas Park to Rocky Reach Landing (courtesy City of Farmington) approx every 30 minutes.
Tickets: $15 adults, $10 kids 7-12 years of age. Advance Tickets: 970-247-4628, http://www.flexibleflyersrafting.com/pages/reservations.html , or day of at Rocky Reach Terrace. Cash or check only.
The Wiener Dog Races! 11am at River Reach Terrace. Watch the fun or enter your “Hot Dog” into the races. The Reward: A good old fashioned moment of glory, trophies, gifts and treats for Fido. Register: Sat 9:30am to 10:45am in front of race gates. $5.00 per dog. Cash or check only. Questions, Contact: Dona Diers @ 505-320-5870 or DMDIERS66@GMAIL.COM
Children’s Activities: 10am-7pm-Rocky Reach Terrace: Rolling Rivers Trailer-Come and learn about watersheds and erosion at this fun demonstration with the soil & water conservation District. Arts & Crafts, plus fun environmental activities will be available all weekend. Petting Zoo, Arts & Crafts too! Magic n' Fun Shows! by David G Wonders Sponsored By AT&T of Farmington Little Pavilion at Berg Park: See Music & Shows schedule for times
Riverfest Fine Arts and Crafts Fair
10am-7pm: Located inside the Red Lion, just follow the path from Berg Park going south
Veterans Memorial Service
1:00-2:00pm All Veterans Memorial Park, by Aztec VFW Post 614
Disc Golf Tournament 9am-5pm: Animas Parklands River Reach Foundation & Fore! Corners Disc Golf Present: The Third Annual Riverfest Disc Golf Tournament, a sanctioned PDGA Event. Tournament Central is in the field next to Rocky Reach Terrace. Two rounds of 18 holes. This is a temporary disc golf course. The tournament will be played with portable baskets, so please bring your portable baskets if you have them. Late Registration: 8:00 to 8:30 a.m. Players meeting at 9:00am. Look for the tent in the field just west of Rocky Reach Terrace. Cash or check for late registration, make checks out to River Reach Foundation. Register: online at www.pdga.com. Questions: wwgage@earthlink.net
Kayak Rodeo: 12 Noon-3pm: Near the Rapids at Rocky Reach Landing. Watch expert kayakers do spins, flips, rolls, and other tricks in the middle of the rapids! Details: 505-947-8804
Riverfest Fine Arts and Crafts Fair
10am-7pm: Inside the Red Lion, just follow the path from Berg Park going south.
Geocaching Official Geocaches will be set up throughout the park. Visit the information booth for details.
Sunday 8am-5pm
Roverfest 8-10am. Animas Park. A walk with your dog through the woods, Collect Prizes as you walk! It’s not a race or a contest, just a nice way to spend some time with your dog and enjoy the river. Register at the table at Animas Park $10/1 dog, $15/2 dogs, $20/3. All dogs get a bandana! Don’t have a dog? Come and meet an adoptable one from the Farmington Animal Shelter! Proceeds Benefit the San Juan Animal League Sponsored By Weems Law Firm.
Rafting 10am-6pm. Take a 20 minute trip down the animas. Put in is at the very east end of the park-Animas Parkland-off of the Browning Parkway entrance, near the Prairie Dog Village. Take out is just on the other side of the Miller Street Bridge. A shuttle will take you back to Animas Park (provided by San Juan Regional Medical Center). An additional shuttle will be available from Animas Park to Rocky Reach Landing (courtesy City of Farmington) approx. every 30 minutes.
Tickets: $15 adults, $10 kids 7-12 years of age. Advance Tickets: 970-247-4628, http://www.flexibleflyersrafting.com/pages/reservations.html , or day of at Rocky Reach Terrace. Cash or check only.
Riverfest Fine Arts and Crafts Fair 10am-4pm: Located inside the Red Lion, just follow the path from Berg Park
4 Corners Old Car Club Car Show 8am-3pm: Near Cottonwood Landing
Dog Agility Show 11am-1pm: River Reach Terrace. After the show a 4-H members can take you and your pup through the agility course for $5. Proceeds benefit 4-H.
Music: Rocky Reach Landing 12 noon- 1:00pm Joshua Breakstone-Jazz Guitar
1:30 -2:30pm Suave – Spanish/ Pop
3:00 -5:00pm Mississippi Heat – Blues Harmonica & Vocals
Music & Shows: Little Pavilion/Berg East 11:30am- 12:30pm Reverend Catfish
12:30-1:30PM: SJC Country Company-River Reach Terrace/grass area
12:30- 1:15pm Kids Show: The Silly Snake Sisters
1:30- 2PM Belly Dancers
2- 4PM Close Enuff
4:15- 5pm Kids Show: The Wonders of Nature
Children’s Activities: Rocky Reach Terrace: Rolling Rivers Trailer-Come and learn about watersheds and erosion at this fun demonstration with the soil & water conservation District. Arts & Crafts, plus fun environmental activities will be available all weekend. Petting Zoo Arts & Crafts Magic n' Fun Shows! by David G Wonders Sponsored By AT&T of Farmington Little Pavilion at Berg Park: See Music & Shows schedule for times
One Nation Gourd Dance 12 Noon- 5 pm Veterans Memorial: One Nation Gourd Club will be performing a Gourd Dance to Honor all Warriors and Veterans. Info: 505-330-3326
Geocaching Official Geocaches will be set up throughout the park. Visit the information booth for details.
A FREE SHUTTLE BUS will be looping every 30 minutes from Animas Park parking lot to Rocky Reach Landing. Courtesy City of Farmington PRCA.
Definitions:
Berg Park: Area on west end of park, San Juan Boulevard
Little Pavilion, River Reach Terrace ,
Cottonwood Landing: north-east side of park, across the river from Rocky Reach Landing,(between two bridges)
All Veterans Memorial Park: North side of River in between two bridges
Animas Park: South east end of park, entrance off of Browning Parkway.
Rocky Reach Landing: South side of Animas River, in between the two bridges.