LEWISTON — The Auburn Exchange Club will be hosting a free Veterans Luncheon at the Green Ladle at noon Friday, Nov. 9.

All active duty and veterans are invited and may bring a guest. The program features a buffet-style meal provided by the students and the staff of the culinary school. In addition to the lunch, there will be a guest speaker and other surprises. 

RSVP to John Reid at 207-689-5997.

LITCHFIELD — The Rural Community Action Ministry will hold its fourth annual Empty Bowls Supper from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Litchfield Sportsmen’s Club, 2261 Hallowell Road.

Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12, $25 per family up to five (max: three bowls) for a pottery bowl, soup, salad, bread, drinks and desserts.


There will be a silent auction of pottery items and music by guitarist Stan Davis. This event is to help raise awareness and funding for food insecurity in 13 towns in the Lewiston-Auburn region.

FMI: 207-524-5095; or on Facebook, www.RCAM.net.

LEWISTON — Calvary United Methodist Church will hold its bean and casserole supper at 4:45 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Garden Entrance on Bartlett Street. 

The dinner includes beans, hot dogs, casseroles, including vegetarian, salads, biscuits, brown bread and pies.

Cost is $8 for adults and $3 per child up to the age of 10.


NORRIDGEWOCK — The Lebanon Masonic Lodge will be having a public ham supper and pie auction from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, 251 Mercer Road.

Supper includes ham, mashed potato, rum raisin sauce, applesauce, corn, green beans, rolls, beverage and homemade desserts.

Cost is $8, adults; $6, children ages 6-12, Take-outs available. Proceeds benefit Lebanon Lodge 24-inch Gauge Club.

PARIS — A Harvest Fair and Luncheon will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the First Universalist Church., 36 Pine St., South Paris.


MEXICO — A public supper will be served at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Mexico Congregational Church, UCC (the “green church”), 163 Main St. 

The menu consists of roast turkey, gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, carrots, cranberry sauce and homemade rolls and pies. Following the meal an auction of whole pies to take home will be held.

Cost is $8 for adults and $3 for children under 12.  Take-outs will be available at 5:30 p.m.; call 207-364-8603.

FARMINGTON — The Old South First Congregational Church will serve its monthly free community luncheon at noon on Saturday, Nov. 10. 


The menu includes open faced turkey sandwiches, mashed potatoes, peas and cake.

Delivery service will be available in Farmington. Call the church office at 207-778-0424 during the week, or the church kitchen at 207-778-4438 the morning of the luncheon to order delivery.

INDUSTRY — A public supper to benefit the ECU Heat Program will be held from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Town Hall. 

Ham, potatoes, squash, vegetables, biscuits, desserts and drinks will be available. Sponsored by Shorey Chapel.


NEW SHARON — A baked ham public dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Franklin Lodge 123, 46 Mercer Road (Route 2).

Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Proceeds go to the Books For Bikes program, which supports literacy at the Cape Cod Hill School.

WILTON — The First Congregational Church, UCC, 386 Main St.,  will hold a harvest supper at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, followed by a special worship service for veterans.

The meal will consist of baked ham, rolls, casseroles, veggies and pie for dessert. 

Both the dinner and service are open to the public. There is no charge for the meal; donations are accepted.


BRIDGTON — The volunteers of the Bridgton Community Center will be hosting our 12th annual complimentary (free) Veterans Day Dinner to be held at noon Monday, Nov. 12, at the dining hall of Oriental Masonic Lodge, Route 117, Harrison Road.

All veterans and their families are cordially invited to join in a time of feasting (ham dinner with all the fixings) and fellowship as we honor all who have served in our country’s Armed Forces. 

FMI: 207-647-3116.

OTISFIELD — There will be a free community Thanksgiving Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at the Community Hall, 292 Route 121.

Tony Everett will be selling his wire sculptures. The menu is a turkey dinner with all the fixings, pies, coffee and tea. Folks interested in cooking can contact Ginny Noble at 207-539-4027.


Folks who need a ride can call Nancy Coombs at 207-627-4374, and those who want to help with lunch and set-up, contact Dave McVety at 207-539-4368.

WEST PARIS — The First Universalist Church of West Paris will hold its annual Chicken Pie Supper at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, with a second seating around 6:30 p.m.  The menu includes the famous homemade chicken pies with all the fixings, dessert pies and a choice of beverages.

Raffle tickets will also be sold for several items, from a handmade Afghan to a movie “date” night basket. Tickets are $1 each, a book of six for $5. The winners will be announced that evening and do not have to be present to win.

Tickets for the supper go on sale at the door starting at 4:30 p.m. The prices for the supper are $10 for ages 13 and over, $5 for ages 5-12, free for age 4 and under.

FMI: contact Marta Clements, 207-674-2143, mclements96894@roadrunner.com; or Sandra Poland, 207-890-5896, sjpoland@megalink.net.


WATERFORD — The Wilkins House on Plummer Hill in Waterford Flat will host a public supper at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15. Hosts will be  Martha Eaton and Bonnie Edwards.

Bring a main dish, salad or dessert to share with everyone. SERV holiday items will be on sale and Waterford Santa gift request cards will be available.

NEW VINEYARD — The Public Library is holding its annual Holiday Crafts and Bake Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Smith Hall, Route 27.

There will be a =selection of local holiday crafts, including wreaths, quilts, jewelry, paintings and baked goods (pies, breads and cookies).


More crafters are welcome and folks interested in having a table please contact the library at 207-652-2250 or newvineyardlibrary@gmail.com.

AUBURN —  The High Street Congregational Church, 106 Pleasant St., will hold its Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17. 

The fair features Maine artisans and craftspeople offering handmade candies, jewelry, knit, crocheted and sewn goods, and various other Christmas gift items.  Some brand name products will also be available.

There will also be food available, including breakfast sandwiches, soup and sandwiches, and goodies from the church cooks. Folks can also take some to go. 

FMI: call Rose at 207-784-1306.


NORWAY — The Second Congregational Church serves its free monthly supper from 5 to 6 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at 205 Main St.

All are welcome. Contact the church office at 207-743-2290 for more information.

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