Benefits

Saturday, July 4: Wayne, Book sale, boutique, breakfast, mini yard sale, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Rd. Benefits Wayne Library Association.

Books

Saturday, July 4: Turner, Turner Public Library book sale, 8:30 a.m., Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way. 212-7872.

Saturday, July 4: Wayne, Book sale, boutique, breakfast, mini yard sale, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Rd. Benefits Wayne Library Association.

Sunday, July 5: Turner, Turner Public Library book sale, 9 a.m., Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way. 212-7872.

Children’s events

Wednesday, July 8-10: Industry, Vacation Bible School for ages 5-12, 9 a.m., Shorey Chapel, 1109 Industry Road. Preregister. 491-3803.

Friday, July 10: Wilton, “Princess Bride,” outdoor family movie, 8:30 p.m., Western Maine Play Museum, 561 Main St. Bring blanket or chair. Rain date July 11. $4, family $10.

Church events

Saturday, July 4: Farmington, Strawberry shortcake, cookbook sale, 10:30 a.m., Pierce House Lawn, 204 Main St. Benefits Old South First Congregational Church. $4/ $15.

Sunday, July 5: Livermore, Music at the Meeting House presents A and E Hill Country, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Thursday, July 9-11: Wayne, Live and silent auctions, celebration and barbecue, Wayne Community Church, 22 Old Winthrop Rd. 685-3505.

Sunday, July 12: Livermore, Music at the Meeting House, Beth Goodliff, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Saturdays, Jul. 25-Oct. 24: New Sharon, Bean and casserole supper, 5 p.m., United Methodist Church, 18 Starks Rd. Hosted by Women’s Society. $8, under 12 $3.50.

Crafts

Tuesday, July 7-16: Farmington, “Crazy Collages,” craft workshop for all ages, 3 p.m., Everyone’s Resource Depot, UMF Education Center, Room 9. $1. 778-7150.

Wednesday, July 8: Turner, Watercolor paint party, 6 p.m., SAD 52 Adult and Community Education, 486 Turner Center Rd. $30. www.msad52.maineadulted.org.

Exhibits

Friday, July 3-Aug. 1: Farmington, Art of Raymond White Skolfield, University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. 778-7081.

Friday, July 3-Sept. 30: Farmington, The Joy of Booking: Highlights from Members’ Collections, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library. Free. 609-306-1002 https://www.facebook.com/TheShiretownBookers.

Friday, July 3-Sept. 30: Farmington, “Joy of Booking: Highlights from Members’ Collections,” Shiretown Bookers, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Friday, July 3-31: Farmington, Works by Scott Perry, Sugarwood Gallery, 248 Broadway. 491-8635.

Friday, July 3-16: Kingfield, Works by Sofija Sutton and Joel LeVasseur, Stadler Gallery, 225 Main St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. daily or by appointment.

Fairs

Saturday, July 11: Livermore, Craft fair, bake sale, 9 a.m., Livermore Community Center, 25 Church St.

Festivals

Thursday, July 9: Oquossoc, Oquossoc Strawberry Festival, 10 a.m., Oquossoc Park. 864-5364.

Films

Friday, July 10: Wilton, “Princess Bride,” outdoor family movie, 8:30 p.m., Western Maine Play Museum, 561 Main St. Bring blanket or chair. Rain date July 11. $4, family $10.

Food

Fridays, Jul. 3-Dec. 18: Jay, VFW supper, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. Country music and open mic night follow. $8. 897-5112.

Saturday, July 4: Farmington, Strawberry shortcake, cookbook sale, 10:30 a.m., Pierce House Lawn, 204 Main St. Benefits Old South First Congregational Church. $4/ $15.

Saturday, July 4: Wayne, Book sale, boutique, breakfast, mini yard sale, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Rd. Benefits Wayne Library Association.

Saturday, July 11: Kingfield, Summer Kick-Off Pig Roast, 5 p.m., Poplar Falls Hut at Maine Huts and Trails, 496 Main St. Unit C. $15/$7. 265-2400.

General Entertainment

Saturday, July 4: Carrabassett Valley, Fourth of July celebration, Downtown Carrabassett Valley.

Saturday, July 4: Oquossoc, Annual Benefit Auction, 10:30 a.m., Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Route 4.

Sunday, July 5: Phillips, Antique quilt show, 1 p.m., Phillips Historical Society, Pleasant Street.

Sunday, July 12: Stratton, Sam O. White Day, 11 a.m., Dead River Area Historical Society, Route 27. 246-2271.

Lectures

Wednesday, July 8: Farmington, “Preserve the Harvest,” workshop, 1 p.m., Franklin County Cooperative Extension Office, 138 Pleasant St. Register by July 3. $20. 781-6099, 800-287-1471. www.umaine.edu/food-health/food-preservation/hands-on-workshops.

Wednesday, July 8: Wayne, Talk by Ken Spalding, Maine woods project coordinator from RESTORE: the North Woods, 6:30 p.m., Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Rd. 685-3612.

Miscellaneous

Saturdays, Jul. 4-Sept. 12: Jay, Thrift shop open, 9 a.m., Bartlett Memorial Methodist Church Thrift Shop, Route 17. 645-3509, 645-2837.

Music

Friday, July 3: Livermore Falls, Concert by Community Band, 7 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street.

Saturday, July 4: Turner, “Music for Mavis,” with Roger and Pam, swing and jazz, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5.

Sunday, July 5: Livermore, Music at the Meeting House presents A and E Hill Country, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Mondays, Jul. 6-Aug. 31: Farmington, Drop-In Sing Together, 12:45 p.m., Farmington Community Center, 126 Middle St.

Mondays, Jul. 6-27: Livermore Falls, Concert by Stained Grass, 6 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street.

Tuesday, July 7: Farmington, L & D, country music, 11:30 a.m., Meetinghouse Park, Main Street.

Tuesday, July 7: Livermore Falls, Concert by Kora Kighlanders, 6 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street. Rain date July 8.

Tuesday, July 7: Turner, “Music for Mavis,” with Rabbi and Lisa, Klezmer music, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5.

Tuesday, July 7: Vienna, Village Harmony, Youth World Music Ensemble, 7:30 p.m., Vienna Union Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. $10, seniors/students $5. 293-2674 https://sites.google.com/site/viennaunionhall2012/arts-and-events.

Wednesdays, Jul. 8-22: Livermore Falls, Concert by Almost Country, 6 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street.

Thursday, July 9: Farmington, Gothard Sisters, 7:30 p.m., North Church, 12 High St. $15. 778-2006.

Thursdays, Jul. 9-23: Livermore Falls, Concert by Paul Bright, 6 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street.

Thursday, July 9: Wayne, Wayne Ukulele Group, 6:30 p.m., Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Rd. 524-3841.

Sunday, July 12: Livermore, Music at the Meeting House, Beth Goodliff, 9 a.m., North Livermore Baptist Church, 619 Federal Rd. 897-3165.

Tuesdays, Jul. 14-28: Livermore Falls, Concert by Barry Wood, 6 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street.

Thursdays, Jul. 16-30: Livermore Falls, Concert by Nickels and Dimes, 6 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street.