Tea at The Octagon is Nov. 15

FARMINGTON — In celebration of Ladies Day Out, the Farmington Historical Society will present Tea at The Octagon on Saturday, Nov. 15. Limited seating will be offered at 1 and 3 p.m.

Tickets will be available for a $5 donation and may be purchased in advance at The Calico Patch, 778-4950. Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door the day of the tea.

Arts and Crafts Assoc. meeting

FARMINGTON — The Franklin County Arts and Crafts Association will meet Tuesday, Nov. 18, to make final plans for its annual Christmas crafts fair.

Scheduled at the University of Maine at Farmington North Dining Hall, the session will begin at 6:30 p.m. for fair registration, followed by a business meeting at 7. New members are welcome.


The fair will be held Saturday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the UMF Student Center. For more information, call 778-2791 or 778-3943.

Homemakers meeting is Nov. 20

CHESTERVILLE — The North Chesterville Extension Homemakers will meet at the Chesterville Town Office at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20.

Linda Brown will present a training session on Maine Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen, and Linda Gramlich will present Saving Money with Convenience Mixes.

The public is invited. For more information, call 778-3156.

Substitute teacher training class


TURNER — A substitute teacher training class will be held Nov. 20 sponsored by MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education. This is one step in the sub teacher application process for the District.

School expectations, lesson plans and assertive discipline will be explored. A high school diploma is required, college degree preferred.

Registration is required. Call 225-1010.

Thanksgiving pie sale fundraiser

WILTON — It’s time for the annual St. Luke’s Episcopal Church Women Thanksgiving pie sale fundraiser.

Pre-orders are required. Call the church office at 645-2639 or email stlukes@myfairpoint.net with an order no later than Friday, Nov. 21.


Apple and pumpkin pies are $9 each and mince pies are $11 each. Organizers also will take specialty pie orders, i.e. lemon meringue, pecan, blueberry and strawberry; call for prices.

Orders may be picked up at St. Luke’s, 59 High St., on Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 10 a.m. to noon.

Hunter’s Ball Nov. 22 at Elks

FARMINGTON — Farmington Elk’s Lodge will present A Hunter’s Ball! from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. 22, featuring Black Cat Road of Portland.

Come dressed in your favorite hunting themed attire, whether it be an orange flannel, camo tux or just jeans and a T-shirt.

Tickets are $8 single or $14 couple and are sold at Madore’s Market in West Farmington, the Elks’ member lounge (downstairs from the hall) or by calling 778-6761 to reserve tickets in advance. You must have a ticket or have called to reserve a ticket in advance to enter.


Mt. Blue Campus craft fair

FARMINGTON — The Mt. Blue Campus craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.

The fair will benefit the senior and junior classes.

Space is still available for crafters and vendors. Contact Regina Voter at Mt. Blue High School, rvoter@mtbluersd.org.

Fayette Historical Society craft fair

FAYETTE — Fayette Historical Society will hold its annual craft fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Fayette Central School, Main Street (Route 17).


Come early and stay for a bowl of Shirley’s fish chowder.

Holly Fair at Rangeley church

RANGELEY — The Barn of the Rangeley Congregational Church, UCC, on High Street, will be full to the brim with crafts for holiday giving as the church holds its 21st annual Holly Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22.

Featured will be many one-of-a-kind hostess baskets plus a first-ever table featuring stylized Christmas trees. Santa’s Seconds await perusal alongside the traditional knitted, crocheted, woven and crafted items. Expect a huge selection of cookies at the Cookie Walk. There also will be RADA cutlery, permanent floral arrangements and a food table with jams, pickles, cakes, candies and breads.

The Little Mountain School moms will provide a luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a fund-raiser for LMS.

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