Benefits

Saturday, Oct. 14: Jay,Food sale and indoor/outdoor sale, 9 a.m., North Jay Grange 10, Route 17. 645-4211, 645-9353.

Sunday, Oct. 15: Industry, Jane Dean Memorial Walk for Heat, 12 p.m., Industry Town Parking Lot.

Books

Saturday, Oct. 7: New Sharon, Poetry reading, 2 p.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. 779-1128.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Wayne, Book sale, boutique breakfast, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road. 685-3612.

Thursday, Oct. 12: Livermore Falls, Paul Tremblay’s “A Head Full of Ghosts,” book discussion, 3 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Saturday, Oct. 14: New Sharon, Book sale, 10 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. 779-1128.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Wilton, Book sale, 9 a.m., Western Maine Enterprises, 128 Weld Road. 645-4831.

Children’s events

Wednesdays, Oct. 11-25: Livermore Falls, Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursdays, Oct. 12-26: New Sharon, Story hour, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. 779-1128.

Wednesday, Oct. 18: Farmington, Discover Girl Scouts, 4 p.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Free. 888-922-4763 http://www.girlscoutsofmaine.org/en/events/event-list.html.

Saturday, Oct. 21: Livermore Falls, Lego Club, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Saturday, Oct. 28: Livermore Falls, Halloween Spooktacular, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursdays, Nov. 2-March 1: New Sharon, Story hour, with crafts and snacks, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Road. 779-1128.

Church events

Friday, Oct. 6: Kingfield, Paula Dunn, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 40 High St. $15. 670-8527.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Wilton, Concert with Sammie Angel and Jim Harris, 6 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, Main Street.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Carrabassett Valley, Fall Foliage Mountain Top Worship, 11 a.m., Sugarloaf Mountain, 5092 Access Road. Free. 237-2304.

Friday, Oct. 13-Sept. 13: Farmington, Fellowship Meal, 12 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. Free. 779-0731 www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Livermore Falls, Family Fun Day, 11 a.m., Emmanuel Assembly of God, Route 133. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Turner, Annual Harvest Supper, 4:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Sponsored by North Turner Union Presbyterian Church to benefit Turner Food Bank plus. Donations accepted. 224-8256 http://www.northturnerunionpresbyterianchurch.com.

Saturday, Oct. 28: Farmington, Annual Fall Festival, 5:30 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Saturday, Oct. 28: New Sharon, Baked bean and casserole supper, New Sharon United Methodist Annex. $8; $3.50, under 12.

Crafts

Tuesday, Oct. 24: Livermore Falls, Knit/Crochet, 5:30 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Dance

Saturday, Oct. 14: Farmington, Contradance, 6:30 p.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. $6; $5, students; $15, family. 491-9928 www.starleft.org.

Exhibits

Friday, Oct. 6-31: Carrabassett Valley, Works by Doug Archer, Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Friday, Oct. 6-Nov. 13: Farmington, “Borderland,” photography and textile-based installation by artist Alia Ali, University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 778-7081.

Friday, Oct. 6-Dec. 31: Farmington, Works by Shoshannah White and Parisa Ghaderi, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library. 778-7081.

Friday, Oct. 6-27: Farmington, “Bring Me the Girl: Wonder Tales, Ghosts and Catastrophes,” artist Pamela Johnson, University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, 246 Main St. Hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday and by appointment. 778-1062.

Friday, Oct. 6-Dec. 16: Farmington, “Robin, Zorro and Horton: Political Resistance in Literature”, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Friday, Oct. 6-31: Farmington, Works by Suzanne Kelly, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 778-9105.

Friday, Oct. 6-Dec. 29: Farmington, “Reunion: Art Exhibit,” works by Penny Hall, Mary McFarland, Jan Royall and Dona Seegers, Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Fairs

Saturday, Oct. 7: Canton, Canton Town Fair, 12 p.m., Canton Ball Field, School Street. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 21: Livermore, Autumn Livermore Community Center Craft Fair, 9 a.m., Livermore Community Center, 25 Church St.

Festivals

Saturday, Oct. 28: Farmington, Annual Fall Festival, 5:30 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Food

Fridays, Oct. 6-Dec. 29: Jay, Friday supper with open mic and music, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewel St. 897-5112.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Fayette, Keep Me Warm supper, 4:30 p.m., Fayette Central School, Route 17. 685-3886, 685-4138.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Jay, Bean supper, 4 p.m., North Jay Grange 10, Route 17. $8; 10 and under, $3. 645-4211, 645-9353.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Wayne, Book sale, boutique breakfast, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Road. 685-3612.

Sunday, Oct. 8: Kingfield, Annual Fall Barbecue, 11 a.m., Maine Huts and Trails Stratton Brook Hut, 496 Main St. $15/$7. 265-2400.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Livermore, Landowner appreciation dinner, 6 p.m., Livermore Community Center, 25 Church St. 897-5501.

Friday, Oct. 13: Phillips, Chicken supper, 5 p.m., Phillips Elementary School, 1401 Rangeley Road. $8; 12 and under, $5.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Industry, Boiled dinner, 4:30 p.m., Industry Town Hall, 1033 Industry Road. $8; under 12, $3.50.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Jay, Food sale and indoor/outdoor sale, 9 a.m., North Jay Grange 10, Route 17. 645-4211, 645-9353.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Turner, Annual Harvest Supper, 4:30 p.m., GAR Hall, Route 219. Sponsored by North Turner Union Presbyterian Church to benefit Turner Food Bank plus. Donations accepted. 224-8256 http://www.northturnerunionpresbyterianchurch.com.

General Entertainment

Saturday, Oct. 7: Farmington, Hope with Every Step Maine, 5K run/walk and one-mile family walk, 7 a.m., Farmington Fairgrounds. 1-800-543-5728.

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 7- 8: Farmington, The Maize, 13-acre corn maze, 10 a.m., Sandy River Farms, 755 Farmington Falls Road. 778-3835.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Jay, Fall Bazaar, 8 a.m., St. Rose of Lima parish hall, 1 Church St.

Saturday, Oct. 7-28: New Sharon, Annual Scarecrow Reunion, Downtown New Sharon. 778-9025.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Farmington, Western Maine Storytelling event, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center, 111 South St. 645-2982.

Tuesday, Oct. 10: Farmington, Storytelling Circle, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Olsen Student Center, 111 South St. Free.

Thursdays, Oct. 12-Dec. 28: Farmington, Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers Guild, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Parish, 133 Middle St. Free. 578-1791.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Carthage, Saddleback Ridge Wind Ridge Run, 10 a.m., Saddleback Ridge Wind Farm, 9 Highland Drive. 5K, $25; 10K, $35. 381-7327 www.facebook.com/saddlebackridgewindproject.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Farmington, Farmington High School Class of 1947 reunion, 1 p.m., Homestead Restaurant, 186 Broadway. 778-4749.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Farmington, Make Track for Kids, 7:30 a.m., Franklin County Children’s Task Force, 113 Church St. 778-6960.

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 14-15: Farmington, The Maize, 13-acre corn maze, 10 a.m., Sandy River Farms, 755 Farmington Falls Road. 778-3835.

Saturday, Oct. 14: Livermore Falls, Family Fun Day, 11 a.m., Emmanuel Assembly of God, Route 133. Free.

Sunday, Oct. 15: Industry, Jane Dean Memorial Walk for Heat, 12 p.m., Industry Town Parking Lot.

Thursdays, Oct. 19-Dec. 21: Farmington, Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Free. 778-4387 westernmainestorytelling.org.

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 21-22: Farmington, The Maize, 13-acre corn maze, 10 a.m., Sandy River Farms, 755 Farmington Falls Road. 778-3835.

Saturday, Oct. 21: Leeds, Farm Fest, 11 a.m., Leeds Community Church, 123 Church Hill Road. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 21: Livermore Falls, Patron Appreciation Day, 10 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 28-29: Farmington, The Maize, 13-acre corn maze, 10 a.m., Sandy River Farms, 755 Farmington Falls Road. 778-3835.

Saturday, Oct. 28: Wilton, Halloween Fun Night, 5 p.m., Wilson Grange, 1338 Main St. Free. 645-3388 WilsonGrange.com.

Lectures

Wednesday, Oct. 18: Farmington, Gold LEAF Senior College Fall/Winter Kick-Off, 3 p.m., Old South Congregational Church, 227 Main St. Free. 778-7063 www.goldleafinstitute.org.

Miscellaneous

Monday, Oct. 9: Turner, Blood drive, 8 a.m., Nezinscot Lodge, 92 Weston Road. 212-0974.

Mondays, Oct. 9-Nov. 13: Wilton, Clogging classes, 6 p.m., Cushing School, 21 Cushing Dr. $50.

Wednesday, Oct. 18: Farmington, Gold LEAF Senior College Fall/Winter Kick-Off, 3 p.m., Old South Congregational Church, 227 Main St. Free. 778-7063 www.goldleafinstitute.org.

Music

Friday, Oct. 6: Kingfield, Paula Dunn, 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, 40 High St. $15. 670-8527.

Friday, Oct. 6- 9: Starks, Harry’s Harvest Ball, Harry Brown’s Farm, 45 Abijah Hill Road. 333-6985.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Farmington, Maine Mountain Chamber Music: Schubert Tribute, 7:30 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. $15; free under 18/UMF students. 778-5074 http://www.artsinstitute.org/mmcm-fall-17.

Saturday, Oct. 7: Wilton, Concert with Sammie Angel and Jim Harris, 6 p.m., Wilton Congregational Church, Main Street.

Thursdays, Oct. 12-26: Turner, Irish music session, 6 p.m., Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way. Free.

Saturday, Oct. 21: Farmington, “Celebrating OktoberFest” with Maine Squeeze, 7:30 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. $12 free, 18 & under & UMF students. 778-9437 https://www.artsfarmington.org/maine-squeeze.