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

Farmington, Friday, Aug. 20: Farmers’ market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front Street.

Livermore Falls, Friday, Aug. 20: Concert by Terry Moore and Christine, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Weld, Friday, Aug. 20: Movie: The Ant Bully, 8 p.m., Mount Blue State Park amphitheater. Donations. FMI: 585-2347.

Wilton, Friday, Aug. 20: Game night, 6:30-9 p.m., Public Library. Teens and adults. Refreshments. Feel free to bring your favorite game. FMI: 645-4831 or [email protected]

Carthage, Saturday, Aug. 21: Splash Fun Day, 10 a.m., downtown. Parade, games, dunk tank, food, music, dance.

Chesterville, Saturday, Aug. 21: Bean and casserole supper, 4-6 p.m., Grange. $7, children $3.

East Dixfield, Saturday, Aug. 21: Community yard and food sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Mystic Valley Grange, Rt. 2. Donation of items appreciated. Table space $5. Benefits Grange Hall modernization projects. FMI: Hazel at 645-2423.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 21: Farmers’ market, 8 a.m. to noon, courthouse parking lot, Main Street.

Jay, Saturday, Augs. 21: Spaghetti supper, 4:30-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Main Street. Donations welcome by not necessary. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. To donate supplies call 779-6951.

Jay, Saturday, Aug. 21: Summer Bash, 8 p.m. – 12 a.m., Jay VFW #3335, Rte. 133. Roadhouse Band. Full snack bar provided. $8 single, $15 couple. FMI or for tickets: stop by or call post at 897-5112.

Livermore Falls, Saturday, Aug. 21: Concert by Off the Hill, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Wayne, Saturday, Augs. 21: Farmers’ market, 8:30-11 a.m., on the Green, next to Post Office. FMI:

Wilton, Saturday, Aug. 21: Public Meal, 5-6:30 p.m., Harland Public Masonic Lodge Building, 70 Bryant Road. $8, kids under 12 $5. Proceeds benefit building fund. Hosted by The Wilton Lodge No. 156, Maine Lodge No. 20, Jepthah Council No. 17, Franklin Chapter No. 34 & Pilgrim Commandery No. 19. FMI: Robert Lawrence, 778-2354.

East Wilton, Sunday, Aug. 22: Concert with gospel music group “Hyssongs”, 6 p.m., East Wilton Church lawn. Free. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Fellowship and food to follow. FMI: 645-4297.

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 23: Concert by Stained Grass, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 24: The Sandy River Farmers’ Market, 2-6 p.m., between the Better Living Center and Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Farmington, Tuesday, Aug. 24: Off the Hill concert with Paula Kaiser and Allen & Tracy Ric, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Farmington Meeting House Park Gazebo. Free. Weather Permitting. FMI: 778-3424.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 24: Barry Wood concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Livermore, Tuesday, Aug. 24: A Living History Tour 1800’s, 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10, kids under 12 $6, family $25. Proceeds benefit Norlands educational programs for Maine schoolchildren. FMI: or 207-897-4366.

Turner, Tuesday, Aug. 24: Silver and Gold band with Moe Boley, Larry Pare, and Lorraine Palmer, 6-8 p.m., Turner Gazebo on the Green. Dancing on the grass. Bring lawn chairs; chem-free, smoke-free entertainment. Alternative rain site: Turner Center Grange.

Farmington, Wednesday, Aug. 25: “Preserving the Harvest” with Kate McCarty, 1-4 p.m., UMaine Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Office, 138 Pleasant St. $10 materials fee. Bring potholder. Register by Aug. 18: FMI and to register: 778-4650 or 1-800-287-1478.

Livermore Falls, Wednesday, Aug. 25: Larry Wright concert, 6-8:30 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Thursday, August 26: AWAP hosting Community Cook-Out in Cooperation with Franklin County Law Enforcement, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Abbott Park, UMF Campus. $7. Proceeds support victims and survivors of domestic abuse.

Livermore, Thursday, Aug. 26: Living History tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Road. $10, under 12 $6, family $25. FMI: 897-4366 or

Livermore Falls, Thursday, Aug. 26: Concert by Lolalee and the Country Bandits, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Farmington, Friday, Aug. 27: Farmers’ market, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Front Street.

Farmington, Friday, Aug. 27: American Red Cross blood drive, 12-6 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital, 1 Hospital Dr.

Livermore Falls, Friday, Aug. 27: Concert by Terry Moore and Christine, 6-8 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, downtown.

Carthage, Saturday, Aug. 28: Bean and pasta supper, 5 p.m. until sold out, Community Hall, old Grange Building. $6, 12 and under free. 50/50 raffle, Chinese auction. Auction tickets sold from 4 p.m. Benefits Janice Berry.

Farmington, Saturday, Aug. 28: Farmers’ market, 8 a.m. to noon, courthouse parking lot, Main Street.

Livermore Falls, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28-29: Annual Fly-In, throughout each day, Bowman Field Airport. Saturday dinner, camping, candy drop, food, games.

Readfield, Saturday, Aug. 28: Barbecue and fun day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kents Hill Alfond Arena, Route 17. Free. Bring ice skates. Rain date: Aug. 29. Sponsored by Maranacook Area Youth Hockey Association.

Temple, Saturday, Aug. 28: Moccasin Making, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Koviashuvik Local Living School. $75. FMI: 778-0318 or

Turner, Saturday, Augs. 28: Chicken barbecue, 4-7 p.m., GAR Hall, off Route 4/219 intersection. Donations benefit North Tuner Presbyterian Church.

Wayne, Saturday, Aug. 28: Farmers’ market, 8:30-11 a.m., Town Green, Main Street. FMI:

Livermore Falls, Monday, Aug. 30: Stained Grass concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

Livermore Falls, Tuesday, Aug. 31: Silver & Gold concert, 6-8 p.m., Gazebo.

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