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Farmington Parks and Recreation Events

Run, Jump, Kick, Shout!

Moms, come have fun with your child! Designed for kids ages 1 – 4, children will work on gross motor skills and socialization with other children, while also enjoying time with Mom. Your kids will love our collection of fun action, dance and songs. The cost is $15 for a five-week session. The fun begins at 10 a.m. on Oct. 2 in the Civic Center meeting room

Kid’s Night Out

Kids, need a night out without your parents? This incredible evening will be filled with a variety of fun games, activities and swimming. We will provide pizza and lemonade! The fun starts at 6 p.m. on Sept. 28. The cost is $12 for children ages 6 – 12.

Adult FUTSAL League

Team registration is underway for the Adult FUTSAL League. Games will be played on Thursday evenings beginning Oct. 11. Players must be ages 16 and over. The cost is $90 per team. Deadline to register is Sept. 30.

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra makes a stop at the Centene Center in Farmington. Tickets are $18.50 each and are available now at the Farmington Civic Center. Call the box office to charge by phone, 573-756-0900. Presented by Mineral Area Council on the Arts and The City of Farmington and supported with financial assistance from the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency.

Hayrides in Engler Park – Every Thursday in October

Catch the wagon at Hampton Pavilion for a trip on the trails at beautiful Engler Park. After returning from your ride, have a piping hot bowl of chili and a hot dog while you sit fireside and enjoy live music.

Limited to 50 individuals per evening, at $7 per person. Each ride begins at 6 p.m. Register early as this event fills quickly.

5k Turkey Trot and Gobble Wobble Fun Run/Walk

Thursday, Nov. 22

Farmington Parks and Recreation, in cooperation with Centene Corporation and Coldwell Banker Hulsey Real Estate, are excited to make this annual tradition bigger and better than ever.

Registration for the 5k Turkey Trot is $20 and $15 for the 1-mile Gobble Wobble Fun Run/Walk.

Proceeds from this event benefit the Farmington OAKS Senior Center with the home delivery meals program. 

Register before Nov. 11 to guarantee a long sleeved shirt. Registration fee increases to $25 on Nov. 12. Races begin and end at the Farmington Public Library, 101 North A Street.

Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. and race starts at 9 a.m.

Mid America Gospel Music Association – 19th Annual Gospel Music Jubilee

Nov. 2-3 at the Centene Center.

Reserved seating tickets available at the Civic Center box office. Adults are $5 nightly, children 12 and under are free. The event features more than 30 artists.

The History of Country Music 7 – ‘Back to the Grand Ole Opry’

Nov. 9 -10, 7 p.m.

Centene Center

History of Country music utilizes one band through the evening, while featuring a different vocalist or set of vocalists on each song. The band is a full size country band including acoustic and electric guitars, pedal steel guitar, fiddle, banjo, piano, bass and drums.

Reserved tickets are $12 each and will be on sale at 8 a.m. Monday at the Civic Center box office. The first three hours of sales will be dedicated to those customers purchasing tickets in person. Phone sales begin at 11 a.m. and may be ordered by calling 756-0900.

For more information on activities and events, join the Facebook group “Farmington Civic Center, Water Park & Parks & Recreation,” visit our website or call 756-0900.

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