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Farmington area
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.
Farmington, Friday, Aug. 21: Franklin County 4-H Open Air Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., parking lot of Better Living Center. 
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.
Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 28: Summer Consumer Outreach Program public meeting, 5 p.m., University of Maine, North Dining Hall, Section C. Get resource information and help with insurance cases. Sponsored by Maine Bureau of Insurance.
Farmington, Friday, Aug. 28: American Red Cross blood drive, noon to 6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr.
Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 29: Yard and bake sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fairbanks School Meeting House parking lot, Routes 4 and 27. Table rental $10. Rain date: Aug. 30. Benefits South Africa Partnership. FMI: Bonnie 628-6035.
Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 29: The Black Mountain Hobo’s concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo, downtown.
Wilton, Saturday, Aug. 29: Barbecue chicken supper, 5-6:30 p.m., Harland Harnden Masonic Lodge, 70 Bryant Road. $8, under 12 $5. Benefits Building Fund. Sponsored by Wilton Lodge #156, Maine Lodge #20, Jepthah Council #17, Franklin Chapter #34 and Pilgrim Commandery #19. FMI: Robert Lawrence 778-2354.
Jay, Sunday, Aug. 30: Breakfast buffet, 9 a.m., St. Rose Parish Hall. $5. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus.
Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 30: Sammie Angel concert, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church lawn, 1306 Main St. Refreshments and fellowship follow. Chairs provided but bring lawn chair if prefer. FMI: 645-4297.
Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 30: Bob and Darleen Puffer concert, 6:30 p.m., Calvary Hill Baptist Church, Routes 2 and 4. Public welcome. FMI: 645-2343.


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