Chamber “Mug” Shots, the 11th Annual Tortoise and the Hare Run, and other events happening in and around Farmington, by Hannah Robertson. This story is sponsored by CMIT Solutions and Distil Beer, Wine, Spirits
Welcome to the first edition of the Local News Roundup for Farmington, brought to you by CMIT solutions and Distill Beer, Wine, Spirits. I'm Wendy Graham Settle. Looking for an activity for next weekend? Grab your tickets to see Four Corners Musical Theater's premiere show. Gene Kelly's last musical. The performance based on the true story of Gene Kelly, known for his role in the iconic musical singing in the rain, as he tries to convince the MGM chairman to produce a musical version of the play Cyrano De Bergerac. The musical-within-a-musical explores how that conversation may have happened, with tap dancing, sword fighting, and a bit of time traveling. For tickets or more information, visit the box office at 200 West Arrington or call 505-599-1148. Want to get your business out into the community more? Stop by the Farmington Chamber of Commerce with a coffee mug featuring your company's logo. The mug will go on display in the chamber and every week the chamber will select a new business to highlight. If you don't have a mug for your business, email the chamber to discuss advertising and branding ideas at email@example.com Registration is still open for the 11th Annual SASSY Tortoise and Hare Run benefiting the sexual assault services of Northwest New Mexico. The event will take place between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM and Orchard Park in Downtown Farmington on Saturday, April 2nd and we'll feature 5k and 10k fun runs and a 1-mile stroller roll. Food trucks, live music and presentations will take place throughout the day. Sign up for the run up at runningguru.com and search for 'Sassy Run'. To learn more about sexual assault services of new mexico and what they do visit sasnwnm.org Tickets are now available for the Second Annual Downtown Farmington Historical Walk. Come join local businesses and learn about Farmington's history and notable historical figures from the 19th and 20th centuries, including the first bank robber on April 30th. The walk will begin at Artifacts Gallery 302 and will feature food from the Studio Bake Shoppe and drinks from wines of the San Juan. Live music from Sallyann Bachman and Sheldon Pickering will accompany the walk which will feature historical re-enactors and tour guides. Tickets are $15 apiece and available at Howard's Cleaners and Artifacts Gallery. Thank you for watching this week's Local News Roundup. I'm Wendy Graham Settle.
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