Items submitted to Check it Out must be events that benefit nonprofit organizations and be open to the public. Submissions should be received at least seven days in advance of the event.

Farmington area
Livermore Falls, Thursday, July 23: Nickles & Dimes concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Wilton, Thursday, July 23: Reading program: “Trout are Made of Trees”, 6 p.m., Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Farmington, Friday, July 24: Strawberry Festival Events, Art in the Park, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Meeting House Park. Lobster roll bag lunch 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Gazebo. Chicken BBQ 4 p.m. Courthouse Parking Lot. Road Race Registration 4:30 p.m. in front of the City Lights, Broadway.
Farmington, Friday, July 24: Mt. Blue Community Access TV Open House, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mt. Blue MBTV Station, Academy Street. Free barbecue and tours of the station.
Farmington, Friday, July 24: Lobster Roll Lunches for sale, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meetinghouse Park. Sold by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. Pre-orders can be made for free delivery to your workplace or home by calling 645-2639.  Lunch includes lobster roll, chips, homemade brownie and choice of beverage all for $9.
Rangeley, Friday, July 26: Second Concert of the Watermelon Music Series: keyboard and vocalist Jim Austin, 6 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, Main Street. Free. Donations are appreciated for the Music and Outreach Programs. Watermelon  Reception following the concert in the Undercroft of the Church.
North Livermore, Friday, July 26: Music in the Meeting House presents Jan Gill, 9 a.m., worship at 9:30 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church. FMI or directions: call 897-537. 
Rangeley, Friday and Saturday, Juy 24-25: Logging Festival, Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (evening program begins at 7), Saturday 10 a.m. into the afternoon, Rangeley Lakes Region Logging Museum, Rt. 16. Friday: 11 a.m. museum opens, all afternoon preparation and burying of beans, music, 4:30 p.m. biscuit bake, 7 p.m. evening program at Church of the Good Shepherd, Main St. Saturday: 10 a.m. parade on Main St., 11:30 a.m. beanhole bean dinner at Logging Museum Field, 12:30 p.m. Woodsmen’s Competition, afternoon chain saw carving demonstration by The Mad Whittler.
Wilton, Friday, July 24: Infant/Toddler Storytime, 10:30 a.m., Wilton Free Public Library. “Good Earth Art” will take place at 2 p.m. FMI: 645-4831.
Farmington, Saturday, July 25: Strawberry Festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting House Park. Pony rides, crafters, wood turning, strawberry shortcakes, dunk tank, raffles and more. Raffle tickets sold at Trask Jeweler’s, Mickey’s
Lovell, Saturday, July 25: Juggling show by TWO, 7:30 p.m., Brick Church for Performing Arts, Christian Hill Road. FMI: www.lovellbrickchurch.org.
New Sharon, Saturday, July 25: Pancake Breakfast, 7:30 to 9 a.m., New Sharon United Methodist Church. Cost: $6. Proceeds benefit the building fund. First event of the New Sharon Days. 
New Sharon, Saturday, July 25: Chicken barbecue, 11:30 a.m. until sold out, Masonic Lodge, Route 2. $8. Sponsored by Franklin Lodge #123. Benefits building fund.
Rangeley, Saturday, July 25: Hal Ketchum concert, 8 p.m., Saddleback Base Lodge. $30. Tickets at Base Lodge, Guest Service Center on Main Street or www.saddlebackmaine.com.
North Livermore, Sunday, June 26: Music in the Meeting House, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church. Followed by church service at 9:30 a.m. Guest will be Jan Gill.
Vienna, Sunday, July 26: Chicken barbecue, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or until sold out, Fire Station. $7, under 12 $4. FMI: Steve Lilley 293-9308.
Livermore Falls, Monday, July 27: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Farmington, Tuesday, July 28: “Music on Main” Get Down Downtown, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Performance by “Off the Hill.” Country and Oldies. Bring lunch and lawn chair. Weather permitting. FMI: 778-3424, 778-3900, [email protected]
Wilton, Tuesday, July 28: “Pumpkin Circle” read by Whitehill Farm’s Amy LeBlanc, 10:30 a.m., Public Library. Activity to follow. FMI: 645-4831.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, July 29: Stained Glass concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Wilton, Wednesday, July 29: Story time at Wilton Blueberry Farm, 5:45 p.m., meet at Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Wilton, Thursday, July 30: “Cool Water” read by Selectman Tom Saviello, 6 p.m., Public Library. Activity follows. FMI: 645-4831.
Wilton, Friday, July 31: Summer reading program open house, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Public Library. FMI: 645-4831.
Jay, Saturday, Aug. 1: Bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., North Jay Grange #10, Routes 4 and 17. $7, 10 and under $3. Dinner music. FMI: 645-4628, 645-2910 or 645-2217.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 1: The Black Mountain Hobos concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
New Vineyard, Saturday, Aug. 1: Bean supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Strong Beach, Beanies Beach Road, Porter Lake. $6, ages 5-11 $3, under 5 free. Bring salad or dessert to share. Rain location: Forster Building in Strong. Benefits lake activities and environment.
Rangeley, Saturday, August 1: Third Annual Community Lawn Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Church of Good Shepherd. Tables may be rented for $10.  Please contact Shirley at 864-3392 to make the arrangement.
Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 2: Music in the Meeting House: Pastor Rick and Val Messana, 9 a.m. followed by church service, North Livermore Baptist Church.
Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 2: Rev. Concerts on the Lawn: Garrett Johnston and family from East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church. Free-will offering. Chairs available. Refreshments and fellowship to follow. FMI: 645-4297.
Livermore Falls, Monday, August 3: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 4: Seminole Wind concert, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Weather permitting. Bring lunch and chair. FMI: Jeff Wells 778-3424 or 778-3900.
Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 4: Silver & Gold concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.


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