AUBURN — The Parish Guild at the High Street Congregational Church will be hosting their annual Indoor Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 106 Pleasant Street.

Donations of gently used items will be accepted up to the day of the sale (no clothing, furniture, or electronics). All items are priced to sell.

There will be coffee and refreshments available for sale.

Table rentals are $20 each and all proceeds benefit the High Street Parish Guild.

FMI: 207-784-1306,


FARMINGTON — Mt. Blue Area Garden Club will hold the annual spring plant sale at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at Meetinghouse Park.

Many varieties of perennial plants will be offered along with a few annuals. The plants are grown in Franklin County as they come from members’ and friends’ gardens.

Potted plants may be donated to the sale by dropping them off between 7:15 and 8:45 a.m. before the sale.

The sale is a fundraiser for the club’s scholarship, which is given to a Mt. Blue senior who is going on to study in the area of horticulture. Last year the club was able to give a $600 scholarship to a deserving graduate.

A portion of the proceeds are also used to plant flowers at the courthouse garden and at the World War I Memorial Gardens.

FMI: 207-645-2067, 207-578-0145.


FARMINGTON — Literacy Volunteers of Franklin and Somerset County will be holding the annual  book sale during the Literacy Festival at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 20, and at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at the Elk’s Lodge.

FMI: 207-500-3131,

GRAY — The Fiddlehead School of Arts and Sciences will hold its third annual Giant Tag Sale to benefit the school from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at the school at 25 Shaker Road.

Anyone wishing to rent a space to sell their own goods is required to register in advance and pay for their space at the time of registration.


Community members can rent a space for $30. Spaces are 8½ feet by 15 feet and can accommodate one 8-foot table per space. Tables will not be provided. 

The rain date will be Sunday, June 4.

FMI: 207-838-6686,

MONMOUTH — Friends of Cumston Public Library will welcome spring at the 32nd annual May Faire from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, on the lawns, porches, caucus room, reception room and front parking lots of Cumston Hall, Main Street.

There will be perennials from local gardens and flowering annuals in the plant sale. Monmouth Museum will sell collectibles and oddities, new and old, in the newly restored reception room of the library. Lobster rolls will be available under the archway, with a seating area. The Junior Fire Department will offer hamburgers and hot dogs.


The United Church’s bake table will offer pies, quiches, bars and cupcakes. Used books will be available in the lower level and outside on the porch. Vendors’ stalls will sell crafts, embroidery, weaving, books, fabric, jewelry and doll clothes.

Activities will include making masks and noise-makers at 11 a.m. They will be used for a parking lot parade scheduled for 11:30. Additional activities during the day will include wand-making for May fairies, gnomes and other sprites, as well as chalk art and face-painting.

A performance of “The Tale of Princess Kaguya” will be presented by the Theater at Monmouth at noon, with free admission for May Faire customers.

All proceeds support programs and projects of Cumston Public Library.

Volunteers are needed.

FMI: 207-933-4760, 207-933-4677.


NORWAY — There will be a rummage sale from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, in the Parish Hall, at 32 Paris St.

A selection of clothing, linen, toys and household items will be available for a reasonable price.  All monies earned will support the annual free Thanksgiving dinner.

NORWAY — The Christ Episcopal Church will hold its annual plant and cookie sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 35 Paris St.


OXFORD — Oxford Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization’s community yard, craft and bake sale will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20, at the school bus loop. Free to attend.

All funds raised will be used to renovate the school teacher’s lounge.

FMI:, 207-739-9825.

RUMFORD — Rumford Hospital Auxiliary will hold its annual tent and yard sale on from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 209 Lincoln St.

Proceeds support the Auxiliary’s mission to help Rumford Hospital provide high-quality health care for the River Valley and surrounding areas.


SABATTUS — The Sabattus American Legion Auxiliary will have an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 40 Island Road.

Lunch will be available.

FMI: 207-375-4639, 207-713-8258.

SUMNER — The Congregational Church of East Sumner will hold its annual spring sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 50 Main St., Route 219.


This event will be held rain or shine.

FMI: 207-388-2263.

TURNER — The Turner Center Universalist Ladies Circle is having an indoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Church across from the Gazebo on Route 117.

VIENNA — The Mill Stream Grange will host its plant and bake sale, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 20, and 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 21, at Mill Stream Grange on Route 41. The sale will be held rain or shine.


FMI: 207-293-2362, 207-293-2271.

WILTON — The Tyngtown Club annual plant sale will be held from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Wilton Lions Club next to the Wilton Fire and Police building at 864 Main St.

Children, from left, Alice Lazure, Lydia Cody and Gabrielle Lazure create sidewalk art during Monmouth’s annual May Faire. This year’s sale is set for May 20. 

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