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Benefits

Saturday, July 29: Jay, Indoor/outdoor yard sale, 9 a.m., North Jay Grange 10, Route 17. 645-9353, 645-2910.

Books

Sunday, July 30: Wayne, “Olive Rush: Finding Her Place in the Santa Fe Art Colony,” author Jann Gilmore, 4 p.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Rd.

Friday, Aug. 4: Wilton, Book sale to benefit Wilton Public Library, 9 a.m., Western Maine Development, 128 Weld St. 645-4831.

Saturday, Aug. 5: Wilton, Book sale to benefit Wilton Public Library, 11 a.m., Western Maine Development, 128 Weld St. 645-4831.

Thursday, Aug. 10: Livermore Falls, “The Color Purple,” book club, 3 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Children’s events

Wednesdays, Jul. 26-Aug. 16: Carrabassett Valley, Summer reading program events, 10 a.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. Free. 237-3535.

Wednesday, July 26: Carrabassett Valley, Mad Science program, 1:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. Free.

Wednesday, July 26-Aug. 11: Farmington, UMF Summer Daze Camp, University of Maine at Farmington, 246 Main St. For grades 1-6. 778-7138 http://frc.umf.maine.edu.

Wednesday, July 26: Jay, “Can it Move?,” summer reading program event, 6:30 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St. 645-4062.

Thursdays, Jul. 27-Aug. 24: Fayette, Summer story hour, 10 a.m., Underwood Memorial Library, 2006 Main St.

Saturday, July 29: Wayne, Local children’s author Laura Bantley to read, 10 a.m., Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Rd. 685-3612.

Monday, July 31-Aug. 4: Farmington, Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m., New Hope Baptist Church, 268 Perham St. Free. 778-9696.

Monday, July 31: Jay, “We Did It,” summer reading program event, 6:30 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St. 645-4062.

Tuesday, Aug. 1: Jay, Tween & Teen summer reading program event, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St. 645-4062.

Wednesdays, Aug. 2-30: Livermore Falls, Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Tuesdays, Aug. 8-22: Livermore Falls, Teen writers group, 6 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursday, Aug. 10: Livermore Falls, Summer reading program finale, 6 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Church events

Sundays, Jul. 30-Sept. 3: Kingfield, Mountaintop Summer Worship Service, 10:30 a.m., The AMP, Sugarloaf Mountain, 256 Main St. 237-2304.

Sunday, Aug. 6: Wilton, Wilton Joint Church Service, 11 a.m., First Congregational Church, 386 Main St.

Sunday, Aug. 6: Wilton, Dartts, family gospel group, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. Free/donations. 578-0687.

Saturday & Sunday, Aug. 12-13: Wilton, Old-fashioned tent meeting, First Apostolic Church, Route 2. Free.

Saturdays, Aug. 26-Oct. 28: New Sharon, Baked bean and casserole supper, New Sharon United Methodist Annex. $8; $3.50, under 12.

Crafts

Saturday, Aug. 5: Carrabassett Valley, Matryoshka nested doll painting workshop, 10 a.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Dance

Saturday, Aug. 5-20: Farmington, City Lights North Summer Dance Camp, 8 a.m., City Lights North, 231 Broadway. Audition classes, 8 to 11 a.m. Aug. 5 and 6. Free. 617-695-2856 bclperformingarts.org.

Exhibits

Wednesday, July 26-31: Farmington, Works by artists Joyce Dubay and Marjorie Austin, Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. 778-6785.

Wednesday, July 26-Aug. 18: Farmington, “Places: Two Views,” paintings and photography by Phil Poirier and Milton Christianson, University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. 778-7081.

Wednesday, July 26-Sept. 28: Farmington, “Cockamamie! Odd and Unusual Books from Members’ Collections,” display, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Wednesday, July 26-31: Farmington, Works by Ann Woolsey, Sugarwood Gallery, 248 Broadway. 491-8635.

Wednesday, July 26-Aug. 31: Wilton, “Moon,” featuring photography by Nahid Fekri-Dalpour, Wilton Free Public Library, 104 Main St. 645-4831.

Wednesday, July 26-Aug. 31: Wilton, Exhibit of Giantess Sylvia Hardy, Wilton Farm and Home Museum. Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 645-2091.

Thursday, Aug. 3: Oquossoc, Art in August, 10 a.m., Downtown Oquossoc. Free. 864-5000 www.rangeleyarts.org.

Friday, Aug. 4-31: Farmington, “Wilderness Edge,” paintings of animals, landscapes and plants by Shelah Horvitz, Upfront Gallery, 155 Front St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 585-2241.

Festivals

Thursday, Aug. 3: Oquossoc, Art in August, 10 a.m., Downtown Oquossoc. Free. 864-5000 www.rangeleyarts.org.

Friday & Saturday, Aug. 4- 5: Wilton, Wilton Blueberry Festival, Downtown Wilton. 778-4726 www.wiltonbbf.com.

Food

Fridays, Jul. 28-Dec. 29: Jay, Friday supper with open mic and music, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. 897-5112.

Saturdays, Jul. 29-Sept. 2: Wayne, Wayne Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m., Wayne Farmers’ Market, Main Street.

Thursday, Aug. 3: Chesterville, Benefit bake sale, 12 p.m., Chesterville Town Office, 409 Dutch Gap Rd. 778-3156.

Saturday, Aug. 5: Strong, Bean supper, 5 p.m., Strong Beach, Porter Lake. Benefits Porter Lake Association. $7; $4, 5 to 11. 491-5033.

Saturdays, Aug. 12-Sept. 9: Livermore Falls, Free community barbecue, 11 a.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave.

General Entertainment

Wednesday, July 26: Carrabassett Valley, Chef Celebrity Gala, 5 p.m., Sugarloaf USA. $150. 872-7092.

Thursday, July 27-Aug. 31: Livermore, Living History Tours at Norlands, 11 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. $10; $6, age 12 and under. 897-4366 www.norlands.org.

Saturday, July 29: Oquossoc, Bladesmith Dakota Slack and Woodcarver Sol Fast, Saturday Summer Series, 10:30 a.m., Rangeley Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Route 4. 864-3091.

Thursday, Aug. 3: Oquossoc, Annual Art in August, 10 a.m., Downtown Oquossoc. 864-5000.

Saturday, Aug. 5: Farmington, Mt. Blue High School class of 1987 reunion, University of Maine at Farmington, North Dining Hall. $20, advance; $25, door.

Saturday, Aug. 5: Farmington, Mt. Blue High School class of 1972 reunion, Titcomb Mountain, 180 Ski Slope Rd.

Saturday, Aug. 5: Livermore Falls, Livermore Falls High School 1972 class reunion, 6 p.m., Chuck Wagon Restaurant.

Saturday, Aug. 5: Wayne, Annual 5K Walk/Run Race, 9 a.m., Wayne Elementary School, 48 Pond Rd. 685-3612.

Thursdays, Aug. 17-Dec. 21: Farmington, Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Free. 778-4387 westernmainestorytelling.org.

Lectures

Wednesday, Aug. 2: Farmington, Garlic walk and talk, 4 p.m., Franklin Memorial Hospital Hope Harvest Garden, 111 Franklin Health Commons. Free. 779-2928.

Music

Saturday, July 29: Farmington, “A Taste of the Italian Baroque,” Concerto Incognito, 7:30 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. $12; free, under 18/UMF students with ID. 587-2361 artsinstitute.org/baroque.

Saturday, July 29: Farmington, Concerto Incognito, Baroque concert, 7:30 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. $12.

Saturday, July 29: Farmington, South Strong Road Crew and Friends, 7 p.m., Old North Church, 118 High St. $15. 778-2006.

Tuesday, Aug. 1: Farmington, L & D Country, 11:30 a.m., Meetinghouse Park, Main Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 1: Turner, “Music for Mavis” featuring Mill Creek Road Show, bluegrass, country and blues music, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5. 754-0954.

Thursday, Aug. 3: Phillips, Sultans of String, 7 p.m., Phillips Community Center, 21 Depot St. 562-4445 www.necelticarts.com.

Sunday, Aug. 6: Wilton, Dartts, family gospel group, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. Free/donations. 578-0687.

Tuesday, Aug. 8: Farmington, Arizona Rose and Rich Ric Band, 11:30 a.m., Meetinghouse Park, Main Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 8: Turner, “Music for Mavis,” featuring Wilf Clark and Misty Mountaineers, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5. 754-0954.

Friday, Aug. 11: Vienna, Mallett Brother Band, 7 p.m., Vienna Union Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. $20. 293-2674 https://sites.google.com/site/viennaunionhall2012/home.

Theater

Thursday, July 27-29: Vienna, Vienna Historical Society presents humorous plays on foibles of small town life, 7 p.m., Vienna Union Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. $6.

Saturday, July 29: Vienna, Vienna Historical Society presents humorous plays on foibles of small town life, 2 p.m., Vienna Union Hall, 5 Mountain Rd. $6.

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