INDUSTRY — The Industry Community Kitchen is once again hosting monthly luncheons/socials at the Industry Town Hall. Socialize with friends from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. with FREE lunch at noon. Luncheons are usually held the first Thursday of each month, future dates for the first Thursdays of the month are September 1, October 6, November 3 and December 1. All are welcome so hope to see you there. For more info contact Vicci @ 778-6722 or Amy @ 778-4158.

JAY — Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335 For the Friday night take-out supper on August 5, it will be Frito Pie, cornbread, Boston Cream Pie poke cake for dessert. $12. For August 12, the menu will be chicken salad sandwich on a bulkie roll, pot salad, mandarin orange cake for dessert, $11. Call Janice early at 897-2122 to reserve your meal. Thank you for your continued support!

WILTON — Lobster Lunch Fundraiser: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will once again offer a bagged lobster roll lunch for sale for Blueberry Festival on Saturday, August 6. Lunches includes fresh clear meat lobster roll, choice of drink (Coke, Diet Coke, Brisk Iced Tea, or bottled water), chips, and a homemade brownie. The cost for this lunch is $20 (we had to raise prices due to the cost of lobster). We accept cash and checks. Pre-order or walk-up until sold out. To go or eat under the shade trees in the front churchyard. To pre-order, please call the church office at 645-2639 or email to [email protected] Please provide your name, phone #, # of lunches, and choice of drink. We will take pre-orders through 10 a.m. on August 6. Location: 59 High St in Wilton (near Kineowatha Park). Time: 11 a.m. until sold out. Please note that parade starts at 10 a.m. so be aware of temporary road closures.


INDUSTRY —Yard Sale/Craft Fair/Bake Sale on Saturday, August 13 at the Industry Town Hall from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  It is sponsored by the Industry Community Kitchen to benefit ECU Heat Program. Space rental is $10 with an inside table provided by us or weather permitting you can rent space outside and bring your own table and canopy. Call Vicci @ 778-6722 for more info and space rental reservations.


NORTH JAY — North Jay Grange #10 is having an Indoor/Outdoor Sale on Saturday August 6 including a Food Sale from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. We have more good clean clothing for the family, footwear, some fall and winter clothes, infants and girls, furniture and household items. New and gently used items, small furniture. FMI -207-208-9225.

Family Day

CHESTERVILLE — Chesterville Family Fun Day, a free event, will be held on Saturday August 20 with a parade starting at 9 a.m., (setup at 830) on the Valley Rd. (setup on the Zions Hill side) in Chesterville and ending at the Town Office. Event will be held Sunday, August 21 in the event of rain. Autumn Addicts will be performing LIVE MUSIC!  There will be burgers, hotdogs, and chicken for sale. Snow cones and Popcorn will be by donation. There will be a bounce house for kids, face painting, tug of war, a skillet and hammer toss followed by a horseshoe tournament. Fire truck tours and small prizes for the kiddos. There will be vendors setup and space is still available for any vendors wanting a table. It is $25 unless you bring your own table, then the cost is $15. We look forward to seeing you all there and hope for a great turnout for our little town. There is an event on Facebook for this or you can contact Erin Dyar at 207-778-0930 or [email protected]


AUBURN — Summer Car Show Series, August 13 and September 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Cure Cannabis Co., 32 Riverside Drive, Auburn. Food trucks will be on site.

Faerie Houses


PHILLIPS — Announcement! Wonderland Children’s Festival, a part of Phillips’ Old Home Days, is presenting its first “Found Objects Faerie House Contest at 43 Main street in Phillips.” Starting Friday, August 19, at 1 p.m., bring your unusual found objects to the designated faerie house tent and create your winning entry. Entries from people of all ages will be accepted until 1 p.m., Saturday, August 20, with judging at 2 p.m. Three winners receive a gift certificate and will have their houses featured permanently at Wonderland. For more information, email: [email protected]


WILTON — Four Wilton churches, Methodist, Episcopal, Dryden Baptist and Congregational will be having an Ecumenical Service August 7, at 9 a.m., at Bass Park at the head of Wilson Lake. The public is invited. The theme is “What Positive Things are Happening in Your Church” and communion will be served. Please bring your own chair for sitting. If the weather is not cooperative the service will be held at the Congregational Church, 386 Main Street in Wilton.


FARMINGTON — The University of Maine at Farmington outdoor Summer Concert Series that will feature free, live music on the lawn of the Emery Community Arts Center in June, July and August. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. Audience members are welcome to bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be moved indoors to Emery’s performance space. Saturday, August 27, Louisa Stancioff and Dead Gowns.

FARMINGTON — ArtsFarmington is pleased to present a Benefit Concert by the newly formed Buttonwood Trio playing works by Fauré and Babajanian.  Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to Ukrainian humanitarian relief. The concert will be August 7 at 3 p.m. in the Emery Community Arts Center at the University of Maine at Farmington.

FARMINGTON —Concerts at the Amphitheater. The Whistlestop Concert Series is in full swing. Storyteller musician Slaid Cleaves will highlight the Whistlestop Concert Series Amphitheater Stage Aug. 7. Gates open at 5 p.m., with the show beginning at 6 p.m. Ward Hayden and the Outliers August 20 and Brett Dennen Friday, Sept. 16. Concertgoers should bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food and beverage vendors will be available on site. Tickets are $25 and available at The Amphitheater Stage is located behind the Narrow Gauge Cinema.

Pomp Russell

WELD — How an enslaved Black infant becomes soldier, and citizen of Weld, Maine. Thanks to the roots of Weld and Maine’s beginnings and the branches of Weld’s earliest families. Join Judy Granger, local genealogist & citizen historian, at the Weld Free Public Library, for presentations & conversations. Monday, August 15, 6:30 p.m., for the early abolitionists.

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