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Farmington area
Rangeley, Friday, Aug. 14: Rebecca Martin Concert, doors open 6:30 p.m., showtime 7:30 p.m., Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. With acoustic bassist Larry Grenadier. Tickets: $15, can be purchased at http://rangeleymovies.com/ or 864-5000.FMI: Patrice Fehlen, September Gurl PR (718) 768-3859 or email: [email protected], http://www.rebeccamartin.com.
Starks, Friday through Sunday, Aug. 14-16: “Be Here Now” festival, throughout the day, Harry Brown’s Farm, 43 Abijah Hill Rd. Weekend fee $50 until Aug. 11, $60 at gate; daily fee $25 until Aug. 11, $30 at gate; ages 8-12 1/2 price, under 8 free. FMI: 333-6985 or www.harryshill.com.
Weld, Friday, Aug. 14: Congregational Church 200th anniversary celebration historical program, 7 p.m., Town Hall.
Carrabasset Valley, Saturday, Aug. 15: Festival of Art and Culture, noon to 5 p.m., Carrabasset Valley Airport. Art show, arts and crafts sale, fairy house exhibit, airplane rides and more. Featured musicians will include The Jerks of Grass, Jay McClure and Jason Mancine. FMI: Karen Campbelll at 235-3000.
Chesterville, Saturday, Aug. 15: Public Baked Bean Supper, 4 to 6 p.m., Chesterville Grange. Cost: Adults $7, children $3.
Jay, Saturday, Aug. 15: Pig roast, 1 p.m., VFW Post 3335. Benefits new roof. Membership drive 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring DD214. Tickets: 897-5112.
Jay, Saturday, Aug. 15: Open house, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Homes-Crafts Homestead, Jay Hill. Sponsored by Historical Society. Live music, house and fire museum tours, garage sale, food sale. FMI: 897-4876.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 15: Old Fashion Block Party, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Livermore Falls Church of the Nazarene, 6 Wheeler St. Free. Live music from 12 to 1 p.m. Lunch will be served.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 15: The Black Mountain Hobo’s concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Rangeley, Saturday, Aug. 15: “Wildlife and Landscapes” slide show, 1 p.m., Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road. FMI: 864-3443.
Turner, Saturday, Aug. 15: Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bear Pond Village, Route 219. Rain location: Boofy Quimby Hall, Route 219. Benefits Bear Pond Protection Fund.
Weld, Saturday, Aug. 15: 200th anniversary celebration dinner, 5:30 p.m., Congregational Church. Concert to follow at 7 p.m. RSVP to Chris Cochran 585-2306 or [email protected]
East Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 16: “New Beginnings” Concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, just off Rtes. 2 and 4. Free, but free-will offering will be taken. FMI: 645-4297, www.newbeginnings02.com.
Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 16: Music in the Meeting House: Bing & Nancy Crosby, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church.
Farmington, Monday, Aug. 17: Nordica Day Concert, 7:30 p.m., Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Farmington campus. Free. Featuring mezzo-soprano Alexandra Dietrich. FMI: 778-2042.
Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 17: Glory Bound (Terry Moore) Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 18: Arizona Rose concert, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Bring lunch and chair. Weather permitting.
Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 18: Silver & Gold concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Aug. 19: Stained Grass Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 20-21: Fran Szustek concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Livermore Falls, Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 20-22: Frantasia: Festival of Music and Arts, 7 p.m. to midnight, Murray Hall. Tickets 897-6158 or 212-6288. FMI: www.frantasiafestival.com
Rangeley, Thursday, Aug. 20: Craft/yard/bake sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., American Legion, 2378 Main St.
Rangeley, Thursday, Aug. 20: Suzy Boggus concert, 8 p.m., Base Lodge, Saddleback. $35. Tickets at Guest Service Center on Main Street or at the Base Lodge. FMI: www.saddlebackmaine.com.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 22: Off the Hill concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Madrid, Saturday, Aug. 22: School and museum open house, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Madrid Historical Society, Reed’s Mill Road. FMI: Linda Farwell 639-3977.
Temple, Saturday, Aug. 22: 19th Century school house tours, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Temple’s Intervale, approx. 1 ½ miles past the Post Office. Class instruction beginning at 11 a.m. Blacksmith demonstrations. Sponsored by Historical Society. FMI: Melanie Farmer 899-8995.
Turner, Saturday, Aug. 22: Bean supper and dance, supper 5-6:30 p.m., dance 7-11 p.m., Buffy Quimby Memorial Center, Route 219. Supper $6, dance $6. Chinese auction. Music by “Off the Record DJ & Karaoke Company. Benefits Mark Hume’s double lung transplant fund. FMI: Joyce 225-3886.
Turner, Saturday, Aug. 22: Chicken barbecue, 4-7 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Donation. Sponsored by North Turner Presbyterian Church. FMI: 225-3370.
East Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 23: Journey Home concert, 6 p.m., Union Church, 1306 Main St. Free. Refreshments and fellowship to follow. Bring chairs.
North Livermore, Sunday, Aug. 23: Music in the Meeting House: the Jewett Family, 9 a.m., Baptist Church. Church service to follow.
Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 24: Glory Bound concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 25: “Music on Main” Get Down Downtown, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Meeting House Gazebo, downtown. Off the Hill will be performing. Bring your lunch and a chair. Weather permitting. FMI: 778-3424 or 778-3900, [email protected]
Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 25: Barry Wood Concert, 6 to 8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo.
Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Aug. 26: Stained Grass Concert, 6-8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.


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