Events

All events subject to change, please check ahead
to verify. All phone numbers are area code 207.

Ongoing Events

Fridays, June 2-Sept 22 Andover Summer Concert Series. 6pm at the bandstand on the Andover Town Common. Free admission (donations appreciated)

Scribner’s Saw Mill & Homestead. Enjoy a Western Maine 19th century treasure the first and third Saturday of each month, June through August, and on Saturday during Memorial & Labor Day weekends, 1-4pm. 244 Scribners Mill Road, Harrison. FMI 583-6455, www.scribnersmill.org

July 1-Aug 31   Guided Tours of the Dr. Moses Mason House. Museums of the Bethel Historical Society. 1- 4pm, Thursday through Saturday. Adults $3, children 6-12 $1.50, families $9. Children under 6,members, free. FMI 824-2908, 800-824-2910, www.bethelhistorical.org

JUNE

2 First Friday Opening Reception. Artist Ron Hamilton , 5-7pm. The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912, www.westernmaineartgroup.org

3 Maine Shape Note Singing. Inside the Meeting House at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 1-4:30pm. Free to watch or participate. FMI www.maineshakers.com

3 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. This hilarious late-night TV show spoof’s hysterical sketches, soulful music, and wild improvisations have made it the longest running variety show in Maine history. 7:30pm. Tickets $15 adults, $13 seniors, and $10 kids. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

3 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

3-July 5 Summer Art Show. Don Best, relief sculptures of dogs, cats, and other animals. Eva Goetz, colorful visionary paintings of animals and other creatures. Meet the artists reception June 3, 6-8pm. Hole In The Wall Studioworks, Open 10am-5:30pm, 7 days a week. 1544 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond. FMI 655-4952

6 Heritage Golf Scramble. At Poland Spring, America’s oldest resort golf course. Tee up with a hickory shafted club (provided), wear your knickers (optional), walk in the footsteps of golf greats. Even get called to the tee with real bagpipe music! FMI 998-4351

9-10 Charley! Denmark Arts Center, 7:30pm. Premiere of new play based on local author Donna Seim’s childrens’ novel. $5 kids/$15 adult. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

9-17 Annual Sebago Lakes Chamber Golf Open. Naples Golf & Country Club. 8am tee time. Continental breakfast, contests, awards, prizes, luncheon. $110 per player. Register, FMI www.sebagolakeschamber.com

10 The Downeast Hysterical Society. A comic two-man variety show with novelty songs, Maine humor, ‘wicked good’ juggling, and lots of laughs. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

10 Nature Hikes and Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 2-hour guided hikes are free, but pre-registration is encouraged. Craft workshops feature rug hooking, beginner’s knitting, and eco-printing. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

10 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

10 Gardening Workshop. Pruning lilacs. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

10 Rotary Golf Tournament. Bridgton Highlands Golf & Tennis Club. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

10 Oxford Mud Run. Deep mud at 10:30am. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI 743-2913

11 Blues in the Barn. Alexis Suter Band. 4-7pm. Beer garden, food truck, free parking on site. Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street, Kingfield. FMI 265-2030

12-Aug 28   Poland Spring Sunset Concert Series. Poland Spring Resort. Local musicians. Every Monday night, 6:30pm. When weather is inclement, concerts will be held at the All Souls Chapel. FMI www.polandspringps.org

14 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

15 Power Propagators. 9:30-11:30am. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

15-25   OHMPAA presents. Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon. Norway Grange. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows 7:30pm, Sunday matinee 2pm. FMI www.ohmpaa.com

16 Open Mic. Gallery and Coffee House. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

16-18   Trek Across Maine. Three-day, 180-mile cycling event from Sunday River to Belfast, benefitting the American Lung Association. FMI www.trekacrossmaine.com

16-18   Maine Blues Festival. Bands at many venues, artisans & food vendors on the Causeway and Village Green. Advance tickets $16; day of $18. Children under 12 are free. FMI www.MaineBluesFestival.com

17 Rally For Norlands. Civil War Reenactment Weekend. Full-scale battle scenario complete with artillery fire, the “town of Unity” civilian camp. Activities for all ages. 9am-4pm. 290 Norlands Road, Livermore. FMI www.norlands.org/events

17 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

17 Magician Norman Ng. An exciting fusion of magic, comedy, and audience participation. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

17 Mary Pearson FOMO. Denmark Arts Center, 7:30pm, $10. Dance/theater/comedy. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

18 Annual Golf Tournament. Supports Black Mountain of Maine, at Oakdale Country Club, Mexico. FMI 364-8977

21 Summer Solstice Hike. Loon Echo Land Trust, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

21 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

21 Maine Forestry Museum Open House. 5-7pm. Enjoy a light refreshment and see what we’re up to this year! 221 Stratton Road, Route 16 East, Rangeley. FMI www.maineforestrymusuem.org

21-24   Maine Festival of American Music. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Live folk and classical performances by the Portland String Quartet, Kevin Siegfried, and the Portsmouth Singers, Chris Moore, Don Roy Trio, narration by Brother Arnold Hadd. FMI www.maineshakers.com

22  Celtic Concert. The Jeremiahs. Combining traditional and contemporary sounds to create their own brand of Urban Folk music. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Sponsored by Elizabeth Armstrong. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

23 Sugarloaf Summer Outdoor Concert Series. FMI www.eustismaine.com

23 Carrie Stevens Weekend. 10am-4pm. Historical Society’s Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc. Celebrate’s one of the region’s most well-known personalities and her important contributions to the world of fly tying and fly fishing. FMI 864-3091, www.rangeleyoutdoormuseum.org

23-25 Standish Summer Spectacular. 3 days of activities, dinners, musical entertainment, marketplace, shows. Parade with prizes for best floats. Fireworks on Friday. FMI www.Facebook.com/StandishSummerSpectacular

23-25 Stratton Family Fun Days. On Flagstaff Lake. Free entertainment, parade, karaoke, yard sales, auto show, family games, pig roast, more. FMI www.eustismaine.com

24 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

24 Windham Summerfest. Windham High School. Parade, car show, carnival, food, activities for the whole family, live bands & fireworks. FMI www.windhamsummerfest.com

24 Lupine Festival. Art and antique show in Oquossoc. 9am-4pm. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

24 Migliazza. Arthur. Boogie Woogie Piano. Denmark Arts Center, 7:30pm, $10. 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

24 Free Workshop. Money, Easy Come Easy Go. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Learn how to make good choices around managing money. 10-11am. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

24 Tricky Britches. Raised in Maine, cured on street corners and next to wood stoves, this engaging string-band is a unique culmination of country, contra-dance, bluegrass, and rock. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

24 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. Featuring penny rugs, herbal pantry, gelatin printmaking, and bookbinding. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

24 Light the Garden Fundraiser. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Join us to support the Community Garden with an evening of food, drinks, music & more! 7-9:30pm. $20-$50. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

24 Kingfield POPS. Bangor Symphony Orchestra, Sultans of String, The Ghost of Paul Revere, Maine Youth Rock Orchestra, The Jason Spooner Band, Lula Wiles, and Western Mountain Trashcan Band. Fireworks! Gates open at 4:30pm. FMI 265-POPS (7677), www.kingfieldpops.com

25 5th Annual Fun Dog Day. Celebrates dogs and their homeless pet friends who are cared for by Responsible Pet Care. Oxford County Fairgrounds, 67 Pottle Road, Oxford, 11am- 3pm. FMI 743-8679, www.rpc.petfinder.com

25 Open House. 5:30pm, concert performance by Downeast Brass, 7pm. BBQs will be fired-up by The Harrison Fire Department, refreshments will be available. Bring a picnic, enjoy the fun. Concert Tickets $10 & $5. Sponsored by Migis Lodge. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

25-Aug 27   Summer Sunday Concerts. On the Village Green, Naples, 6-7pm. Bring a chair! If raining, concerts will be held at the Methodist church

26 28th Annual Coca-Cola of Northern New England Bethel Area Chamber Golf Classic. Bethel Inn Resort hosts. Pre-registration required. FMI 824-2282, www.bethelmaine.com

26-30   Music Camp. 1:30-3:30pm, $50. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

26-30   Dance Camp, 9:30am-12:30pm, $50. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

27 They Took to the Woods. Museums of the Bethel Historical Society. Opening of exhibit in the Robinson House Museum. FMI 824-2908, 800-824-2910, www.bethelhistorical.org

28 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. Jason Tardy, a high energy juggling act, performs at 10:30am. Peter Allen & Hurricane Mountain perform from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

28 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

29 The Northeast By Eastern. Film, history and live music combine to illustrate a way of life from a simpler, more patient, yet enterprising American era. 7:30pm. Tickets $16. Sponsored by Sabre Yachts. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

30 Split Bill Dance Performance. SF/NYC. 7:30pm, $10. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

JULY

TBA Family Fun Day. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

July-Aug   Source to the Sea. Androscoggin River Watershed Council journey of nearly 170 miles, from Umbagog to Merrymeeting Bay. FMI 754-8158, FMI www.androscogginwatershed.org

1 28th Annual Bethel Art Fair. Enjoy the work of local artists and artisans, musical entertainment, and more. Bethel Town Common. FMI 824-2282, www.bethelartfair.com

1 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. This hilarious late-night TV show spoof’s hysterical sketches, soulful music, and wild improvisations have made it the longest running variety show in Maine history. Tickets: $15 adults, $13 seniors, and $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

1 Fireworks and Racing. Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

1 Music with Luke Concannon & Mike Harrist. 7:30pm, Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

1 Free Workshop. Community Food Networks. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Learn about local food system models and how you can get involved. 10am-noon. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

1 Strawberry Breakfast. First Congregational Church, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

2 Los Galactacos. Concert featuring Andy Happel, Drew Wyman, Todd the Rocket, and Pete Witham. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

2 Colossal Carnage. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 6pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

3 Fun in the Park. Lakeside Park in Rangeley. Activities, food and entertainment for all ages. Fireworks at dusk. FMI 864-5364, www.rangeleymaine.com

3 Community Band Concert & Fireworks. Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

4 Blues in the Barn. JP Soars and The Red Hots. 4-7pm. Beer garden, food truck, free parking on site. Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street, Kingfield. FMI 265-2030

4 Fourth of July Community Picnic & Concert. Museums of the Bethel Historical Society. Outdoor concert by Portland Brass Quintet. 11:30am, 14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, 800-824-2910, www.bethelhistorical.org

4 Four on the Fourth Road Race. Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

4 Fireworks in the River Valley. Hosmer Field Complex, Rumford. Day of celebrating, fun, games, activities for all ages. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

4 Rotary Duck Race. Stevens Brook Bridge, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

4 Hot Dog Sale. Before and after 4th of July parade. Oberg Agency, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

4 Carrabassett Fireworks. FMI  www.eustismaine.com4 Bridgton Lions Club Golf Ball Drop. Commons Driving Range, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

4-Aug 1   Summer Bandstand Free Concerts. Cornish Fairgrounds, Route 25, next to Bangor Savings Bank. Five consecutive Tuesdays from 7-8:30pm. Pizza and refreshments for sale. Donations benefit school and community music programs. FMI  www.SacoRiverFestival.org

5 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. Rick Adam performs Professor Paddy Whack’s songs and silly stuff at 10:30am. Rick Adam performs BeatleZania from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

5 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

6 Celtic Concert. Cadence – Four Men, Four Microphones. No Instruments! Canada’s premiere vocal group, this a cappella ensemble has been wowing audiences around the world for nearly 20 years. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Sponsored by Chalmers Realty. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

6-9 Ossipee Valley Fair. South Hiram. True country fair with livestock, competition, music, exhibits, arts & crafts, rides, games, parade. FMI www.OssipeeValleyFair.com

7 Last Train to Nibroc. Theatre by Arlene Hutton. Opening Night. It’s December 1940, an east-bound cross-country train carries the bodies of two great American writers; also on board the train, Mary who shares her seat with a charming young flyer, Raleigh. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Sponsored by Kathleen & Peter Leslie. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

7 First Friday Opening Reception. Artist Melanie Tornberg, 5-7pm. The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912, www.westernmaineartgroup.org

7 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

7-8 River Rock Festival. Sunday River Resort, Newry. Two-day Christian music celebration with top artists in Christian music. FMI www.riverrockfestival.com

8 Avner the Eccentric’s Exceptions to Gravity. A master of physical comedy, this Broadway favorite weaves a spell of poetic simplicity in a show of hilarious predicaments. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

8 Norway-Paris Kiwanis Club. Annual pancake breakfast from 7-11 a.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School

8 10th Annual Norway Triathlon. Join Western Foothills Land Trust for a swim, bike and run in and around Norway lake. Race starts promptly at 8am. FMI www.norwaytri.com

8 Gardening Workshop. Battling invasives. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

8 50th Annual Norway Arts Festival. Juried art festival on Main Street, Norway from 9am to 4pm. FMI 393-3912, www.westernmaineartgroup.org

8 Greenwoods Reggae Revival. Mt. Abram Ski Area, Greenwood. Family-friendly reggae fest featuring some of the best acts in New England and beyond. FMI www.greenwoodsreggae.com

8 Free Workshop. Permaculture & Food Forests. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Come learn about regenerative agricultural practices and tour the community food forest in this hands-on workshop. 9-11am. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

8 Beatles For Sale. You know what they play, they always delight, and we know it will be a sell-out performance! 7:30pm Tickets $25 & $16. Sponsored by David & Darbee Percival. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

8 Ice Cream Fundraiser. At Denmark fireworks in Bicentennial Park. Free. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

8-9 Western Maine Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show. Minerals, crystals, fossils, jewelry, museum-quality displays, more. Entrance fee $3, under 12 is free. 9am-4pm. Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Rd. (Rt. 26), Bethel. FMI 665-2759, mincoll@megalink.net

8-9 Chickadee Quilters Quilt Show. Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

8-31 Four Landscapes. Anne Bernard, encaustics; Dave G. Hall, acrylics; Joyce Mastro, acrylics; and Tracy Mastro, copper enamels/acrylics. Meet the artists reception July 8, 6-8pm. Hole In The Wall Studioworks, Open 10am-5:30pm, 7 days a week. 1544 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond. FMI 655-4952

11 Sebago Long Lake Music Festival. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. 7:30pm. FMI, tickets, www.sllmf.org

11 Golf Tournament. Sponsored by Franklin Savings Bank, River Valley Chamber, River Valley Rotary. Oakdale Country Club. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

12 Last Train to Nibroc. By Arlene Hutton. It’s December 1940, an east-bound cross-country train carries the bodies of two great American writers; also on board the train, Mary who shares her seat with a charming young flyer, Raleigh. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

12 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. The Norman Magic Experience performs at 10:30am, Delta Knights performs from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

12-Aug 16   2nd Annual Summer Concert Series. Dundee Park in Windham. Concerts feature local artists every Wednesday night from 6:30-8pm. FMI www.WindhamRecreation.com

13 Rangeley Strawberry Festival. Oquossoc Village Park. Arts and crafts vendors, strawberry shortcake, Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen Association famous french fries. 10am-3pm. FMI 864-5364, www.rangeleymaine.com

13 PORTopera. An American Dream’ by Jack Parla. Inspired by real life stories from the Pacific Northwest. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Sponsored by Stephen Lord. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

13-16   Kingfield Days. Community celebration.
FMI www.eustismaine.com

14 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

14 Diana Crum & Dancers (NYC). Denmark Arts Center, 7:30pm. New dance inspired by perspectives of the human heart, $10. 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

14-15   Sebago Days. Fun for all ages. Outdoor laser tag for all ages & ability levels, 3 live bands, talent show, fun run, parades, fireworks. FMI 787-3732

14-16   Waterford World’s Fair. Small agricultural fair running for more than 150 years. Waterford fairgrounds, 36 Irving Green Road, North Waterford. FMI 595-1601, www.waterfordworldsfair.org

15 MollyOckett Day & MollyOckett Day Classic Road Races. Artists and crafters on the town common, parade, live music, kids’ entertainment, frog jumping contest, food, fireworks, more. Road races: 5-mile run, 2-mile walk, 1-mile kids’ run, diaper dash too! T-shirts & prizes. FMI 824-2282, www.mollyockettday.com

15 Indoor/Outdoor. By Kenny Finkle. Opening Night. One of the cutest romantic comedies. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Sponsored by Norway Savings Bank. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

15 Garden Illuminated. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. Rain date July 22. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

15 39th Annual Founders’ Day Celebration. On historic Paris Hill. See one of America’s finest car collections. Live music, vendors, food. Rain or shine. Paris Hill and Hannibal Hamlin Roads, South Paris, 9am-5pm. FMI 743-2980, www.hamlin.lib.me.us

15 7th Annual Carrabassett Backcountry Cycle Challenge. FMI www.eustismaine.com

15 Free Workshop. Community Engagement. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Share strategies from Oxford County Wellness Collaborative and Alan Day Community Garden. Bring your experience and insights!10-11:30am. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

15 Festival in the Park. 10am-2pm. Celebrate 20 years of EcoVenture. Rangeley Town Park. Free cookout from 11:30 to 1:00, music, tug of war, basketball contest, bull riding, dunk tank, bouncy house, bungie trampoline, adventure games, wall climbing, human hungry hippos, more. 10am-2pm. Rain day July 16. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

15 Art in the Park. Shorey Park, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

15 Boxed Wine Comedy Improv (Portland). Denmark Arts Center, 7:30pm, $10. 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

15 Tubing & Treasure Scavenger Hunt. Float in tubes from Bethel Outdoor Adventure to Davis Park, then pick up a treasure map and find treasure on the return trip! Tubes and PFDs provided. Noon. FMI 824-4224, www.BethelOutdoorAdventure.com

15 Bill Bowers’ All Over the Map. Unbelievable stories and true characters from 30 years on the road. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

16 Southern Maine Music Academy Concert Band Camp. Conducted by Trae Blanco. 2pm. McCormack Performing Arts Center at Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Avenue, Gorham. Free. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

16 14th Annual Plaza Palooza! Stratton. FMI www.eustismaine.com

16-22   Readers Theater. Denmark Arts Center, 7pm, $10. 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

18 Street Dance. Pond Street, Rangeley. Open-air rock concert. 6:30–10pm. Free, but donations gratefully accepted. Supports Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ mission. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

18 Sebago Long Lake Music Festival. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. 7:30pm. FMI, tickets, www.sllmf.org

19 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. Rick Charette performs at 10:30am, Hobson’s Choice performs from 6-8pm. Rain location for morning show, Oxford Hills Middle School, and evening show, South Paris fire station

19 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

20 Power Propagators. 9:30-11:30am. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

20 Celtic Concert. Dave Carroll, award winning singer-songwriter based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His disarmingly warm stage presence makes each performance a memorable one. 7:30pm. Tickets. $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

21 Last Train to Nibroc. By Arlene Hutton. It’s December 1940, an east-bound cross-country train carries the bodies of two great American writers; also on board the train, Mary who shares her seat with a charming young flyer, Raleigh. 2pm. Tickets $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

21 Indoor/Outdoor. By Kenny Finkle One of the cutest romantic comedies. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

21-22   New England Forest Rally. Sunday River & surrounding area. Regional and national rally racing pros take on the back roads of western Maine and northern New Hampshire. FMI  www.newenglandforestrally.com

21-22   Summer Fest. Downtown Farmington event with music and vendors, farmer’s market, food truck court, artists and crafts people, children’s parade, river float race, 5K run, musical performances throughout the day and into the evening. FMI www.downtownfarmington.com

21-22   Massive Yard Sale. First Congregational Church, South High Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

21-22   Everyone Loves Raymond. Community festival. Boat parade on Friday. U Can 5k, parade, live music, car show, and activities on Saturday. FMI  www.RaymondVillageLibrary.org

21-22   Sebago Days. Family Festival. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

21-23   17th Annual New England Couples Golf Championship. The Bethel Inn Resort. Two-day tournament, all meals, entertainment & great prizes. FMI 800-654-0125, www.bethelinn.com

22 Oxford Mud Run. Deep mud at 10:30am. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI 743-2913

22 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

22 Southern Maine Choral Music and Opera Workshop Academy. Final performance directed by Nicolás Alberto Dosman and Mariana Mihai-Zoeter. 2pm. Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus (subject to change). FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

22 Rangeley Lakes 2nd Annual Fly In & Air Show. 10am-3pm. Steven A. Bean Municipal Airport in Rangeley (8B0). Static displays with airplanes, helicopters and antique automobiles. FMI 670-5419,  info@rangeleyairshow.com

22 Nature Hikes and Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 2-hour guided hikes are free, pre-registration is encouraged. Craft workshops feature herbal wreath making, soap making, wool lelting, and basket making. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

22 The Big Barn Family Show. Action-packed variety and spectacle for young audiences. All seats $10. 2pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

22 Clint Black In Concert. Sponsored by Rangeley Health and Wellness. 4-9:30pm. Tickets on sale Wednesday May 3rd, and can be purchased by calling 864-4397, or online  www.ticketweb.com

22 Classic Rock. Featuring songs by Journey, Pat Benetar, Kansas, Stevie Nicks, Boston and many more! Early booking advised. 7:30pm. Tickets. $32 & $22. Sponsored by The Greenwood Manor Inn, Butcher Bill’s Marinades & Sauces, and The Winey Baker. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

22 The Big Barn Spectacular. The biggest variety show of the year with guests from across the US! All seats $18. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

22 Community Roots Fair. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Join us for a full day of workshops & celebrating Maine crafts & skills, food, demonstrations, vendors, and more. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

23 Blues in the Barn. CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisanna Band. 4-7pm. Beer garden, food truck, free parking on site. Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street, Kingfield. FMI 265-2030

23 Open Farm Day. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. Noon-4pm. Free event, fun for the entire family! Wagon rides, barn tours, craft demos, BBQ, more. FMI www.maineshakers.com

25 Sebago Long Lake Music Festival. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. 7:30pm. FMI, tickets, www.sllmf.org

26 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. Dan Grady Marionettes performs at 10:30am, Mill Town Road Show performs from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

26 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

27 Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio. Heather Pierson, Davy Sturtevant & Shaun Nadeau. A musical journey where you will encounter the very best in folk, jazz and blues.  7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

27-29   Casco Days. Midway, fireworks, parade, road race, entertainment featuring Rick Charette & The Bubble Gum Band Saturday night. FMI www.CascoDays.com

27-30   Ossipee Valley Music Festival. Roots music festival nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains. FMI www.OssipeeValley.com

28 Indoor/Outdoor. By Kenny Finkle One of the cutest romantic comedies. 2pm. Tickets & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

28 Happy Days Are Here Again. Streisand’s 60’s Songbook presented by Good Theater. Starring Lesley McKinnell, co-starring Brian P. Allen & Victoria Stubbs. It’s dishy and delectable fun! 7:30pm. Tickets $25 & $16. Sponsored by Stephens Memorial Hospital. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

28-29   37th Annual Logging Festival. Maine Forestry Museum. Parade in downtown Rangeley. Events at the museum’s grounds, 221 Stratton Road, Rangeley. Annual Miss and Mr. Wood Chip Contest, “bean-hole” dinner, Lumber Jack and Lumber Jill competitions; inside/outdoor exhibits, barrel train rides, children’s games, vendor booths, chainsaw carving, more! FMI www.maineforestrymusuem.org

29 Split Bill. Storytelling/Dance. SevanKelee & Bahiya Movement (Oakland, CA). Denmark Arts Center, 7:30pm, $10. 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

29 The Legends. Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

29 Sugarloaf Summer Outdoor Concert Series. FMI www.eustismaine.com

29 The Wondertwins’ To Hip-Hop, With Love. This award-winning duo presents a technically masterful and artistically sensational kaleidoscopic view of vaudeville, robot, tap, and mime. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

29 Southern Maine Junior Music Academy Concert Band Camp. Conducted by John Morneau. 2pm. McCormack Performing Arts Center at Gorham High School, 41 Morrill Avenue, Gorham. Free. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

29 Tough Mountain Challenge. Sunday River Resort, Newry. The ultimate event for the thrill-seeking athlete. Unique terrain on a 5k course. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

29 Last Train to Nibroc. By Arlene Hutton. A funny, touching portrait of two people searching for happiness. Every line is a heartbeat. 2pm. Tickets $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

29-30   Funshine Fair. St. Matthew’s Parish, Route 11, Limerick. Rummage sales, bargain basement, games, auctions, suppers & more. FMI www.FunshineFair.org

30 Moore Park Art Show. Artists and fine crafters, food, live music and performance. Route 26, South Paris. 9am to 4pm. Rain date Aug. 6. FMI www.mooreparkartshow.biz

30 PASS 150, PASS SLM, PASS Modifieds and Legends. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 3pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

30 Mini Mountain Challenge. Sunday River Resort, Newry. A tiny version of the Tough Mountain Challenge, for kids ages 4-12. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

30 Homecoming Summer Music Fest. 49 Franklin in Rumford. FMI 369-0129

AUGUST

TBD 7th Annual Maine Comedy Festival. The Bethel Inn Resort. 15+ comics from across the country. FMI 800-654-0125,  www.bethelinn.com

1 Sebago Long Lake Music Festival. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. 7:30pm. FMI, tickets, www.sllmf.org

2 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. Steve Corning, a variety artist, performs at 10:30am, Just Us Two performs from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

2 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

3 Indoor/Outdoor. By Kenny Finkle One of the cutest romantic comedies! 2pm. Tickets & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

3 Art in August. Art show and sale, 10am – 4pm. Oquossoc Park in Oquossoc Village. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

4 Lobster Roll Friday. For just $12 donation, you will enjoy a lobster roll, bag of chips, and a cookie. Proceeds to be used to support music and theatrical performances at Deertrees Theatre. Order your rolls by July 28th by calling Barb at 583-4445

4 First Friday Opening Reception. Artist Rei Cortez from 5-7pm. The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912, www.westernmaineartgroup.org

4 Good Evening and Welcome to Your Appointment With Fear. A night of words, music and flickering lights for you. Suitable for the whole family . . . if you dare! 7:30pm. Tickets: $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

4-5 35th Annual Wilton Blueberry Festival. Two-day signature event, more than 60 unique activities throughout the weekend, something new to offer year after year. FMI www.wiltonbbf.com

4-5 Art in Bloom. Gallery 302, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

5 Jazz Lunch Concert. Fundraiser at the Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Join us for this relaxing afternoon at the Community Garden with music and food. Noon-2pm, $5-$15, FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

5 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

5 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. This hilarious late-night TV show spoof’s hysterical sketches, soulful music, and wild improvisations have made it the longest running variety show in Maine history. Tickets: $15 adults, $13 seniors, and $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

5 Annual Andover Old Home Days. Andover Town Common. Parade, antique car displays, exhibits, art & flower shows, crafts, firemen’s muster, horse show, plenty of food & music. FMI 392-3761

5 Ida’s Havin’ a Yard Sale. With Susan Poulin. From Big Mouth Bill Bass, to her husband Charlie’s old BarkaLounger, there’s something for everyone at Ida and Charlie LeClair’s yard sale. 7:30pm. Tickets. $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

5 Dam Jam. Music, craft fair, art installations, juggling, local food & beer, all day long! $15. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

5 Mountainview Woodies. Classic Antique Boat Show. Naples Causeway. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

5 Naples for the Arts. Arts and crafts. On the Causeway, Naples. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

5 10th Annual Maine State Kids’ Triathlon. Non-competitive, 100-yard, 3 mile bike ride, 1 mile run. Ages 8-14. Everyone is a winner! Start and finish at Angevine Park, 456 North Road, Bethel. Bethel Outing Club. FMI www.bethelouting.org

5 Wilton Fish & Game Open House. Clubhouse on Route 2, Wilton. 9am-1pm, Safety and technique in Archery by a Certified Instructor. Ages 6 & up. 1pm-4pm, Trap shooting with Charlie. 9am-4pm, Gatling Gun and Shooting Gallery in the Conex box. Lunch provided for a minimal fee by the Youth League. FMI 897-4305

5 Community BBQ. Hosted by and held at the Gray Fire Rescue on Route 26 in Gray. BBQ begins at noon.

5-Sept 11 Two Painters and Two Print Makers. Wendy A. Newcomb, oils; Molly Mains, Hand Prints; Margaret Lawyer, oils; Holly Berry, Hand Prints. Meet the artists reception August 5th, 6-8pm. Hole In The Wall Studioworks, Open 10am-5:30pm, 7 days a week. 1544 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond. FMI 655-4952

6 26th Annual Maine State Triathlon. Sprint triathlon with 750-meter swim at Songo Pond, 24K bike on scenic country roads, and 5.8 K cross-country run, starting at the Bethel Inn Lake House. Teams or individuals. FMI 824-2282, www.mainestatetriathlon.com

7-11 Musical Theater Camp. With Mary Bastoni. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

8 Sebago Long Lake Music Festival. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. 7:30pm. FMI, tickets, www.sllmf.org

8 Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day. Rangeley Region Guides and Sportsmen’s Association. 10am-3pm. Free admission. Learn about the history of archery from traditional long bows to the latest in recurve and crossbow technology. Archery instruction available. Vendors, archery games, raffles, seminars. Burgers, hotdogs, famous Guide Fries from our grill masters. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

9 Moore Park Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. Magic of the Steelgraves performs at 10:30am, Hot Damn, a classic rock group, performs from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

9 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

10 Rangeley Public Library Summer Celebration. Music, heavy hor d’oeuvres by chef Dave Kretzing, beverages, silent auction from 5:30 to 7:00, live auction at 7:00. Red Sox tickets, Seadogs box seats, many other great prizes. 5:30-8:00pm. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

10-13   Paris Hill Music Festival. 4 days, 4 concerts, featuring Schooner Fare ($25), DaPonte String Quartet ($20), Noel Paul Stookey ($30), Chris Humphrey Jazz Quartet ($20). All four concerts, $80. 500 Paris Hill Road, South Paris. FMI, tickets, 743-9390. FMI www.parishillmusicfestival.com

11 The Ronda Dale Band. This Maine based band perform original songs and eclectic covers with blues, country, R & B, and jazz influences; BUT Ronda has a passion, an affinity, and love for the music of the legendary Patsy Cline. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

11-12   End of Summer Fest. Gray. Friday night kick-off: bands and food. Saturday activities start 9:30am: bands, wagon rides, animals, artisans, exhibits, food, face painting, climbing wall, dunk tank, diaper derby, dancing, old-fashioned games. FMI www.Facebook.com/GrayEndofSummerfest

12 FLUKES. Falmouth Library ukulele band. 7:30pm, Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

12 Foothills Food Festival. A celebration of Western Maine’s local food movement. Farmer’s market, food vendors, free workshops, community resources, beer garden, live music, art, kids’ area, more. Downtown Norway, 12-7pm. FMI  foothillsfoodfest@gmail.com

12 Gardening Workshop. Rock gardening tips. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

12 Rob Torres’ Room to Play. When this internationally-touring physical comedian walks on stage, he steps into the hearts of his audience and keeps them laughing long after he’s gone. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

12 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

12 Interactive Lunch Concert Fundraiser. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Fun event for all ages. Great music & food! Noon-2pm. $5-$15 FMI 346-0708  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

12 Sugarloaf Summer Outdoor Concert Series. FMI www.eustismaine.com

12 The Downeasters Chorus. One of the top mens musical performing organizations in New England, part of the Barbershop Harmony Society. BUT this is not your grandfather’s music! 7:30pm. Tickets $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

12-19   Phillips Old Home Days. A fun-time, small-town festival with contests, races, photo contest, duck derby, more

13 Blues in the Barn. Monster Mike and David Ledbetter. 4-7pm. Beer garden, food truck, free parking on site. Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street, Kingfield. FMI 265-2030

14 Leon Truman Golf Classic. Poland Spring Resort. Oxford Hills Chamber’s annual tournament, largest fundraiser of the year. FMI 743-2281, www.oxfordhillsmaine.com

15 Home Road. Film screening and discussion with filmmaker. In 1845, 19-year-old Israel Shevenell left his home in Canada and walked nearly 200 miles to Biddeford, Maine. He found work as a brick maker and is recognized as the city’s first permanent French-Canadian settler and French voter. In 2015, his 74-year-old great-great-grandson, Ray Shevenell, retraced the pioneering journey, walking from Compton, Quebec to Biddeford. 7:30pm. Tickets $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

16 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

16 Chamber of Commerce Golf Classic. Mingo Springs Golf Course, Rangeley. Scramble format. Registration at noon with Shot Gun Start, 1pm. After play enjoy cocktail hour and buffet at The Country Club Inn. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

16 Summer Concert Series. Free event held in the gazebo at Moore Park, South Paris. The Nevaeh Dance Circus performs at 10:30am, The Cobblestones perform from 6-8pm. Rain location, South Paris fire station

17 Power Propagators. 9:30-11:30am. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

17 Landlady. Dam Jam 2016 headliners return for one night only! $15. 7:30pm, Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

17 Aeterna Trio. All strings they may be, but be prepared to be surprised and captivated by their music! 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Sponsored by Elizabeth Armstrong. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

17 Rangeley Lake Blueberry Festival. 10am-3pm. Festival featuring pies, crafts & gifts, vendors, youth activities. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

17-19   40th Annual Trappers’ Weekend. Trapping and hunting demonstrations, contests, music, auction, Maine humorist Bob Noonan. 760 East Bethel Road, Bethel. FMI 875-5765

18 Ari & Mia. New England folk music. 7:30pm, Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

18 Last Train to Nibroc. By Arlene Hutton. A funny, touching portrait of two people searching for happiness. Every line is a heartbeat. 7:30pm. Tickets $22 & $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

19 Oquossoc Day Festival. Art & antique show, crafters, wooden boat show, doggie parade, sailing & canoe races, boat parade, sink the Bismarck and more! 10am-5pm. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

19 Oxford Mud Run. Deep mud at 10:30am. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI 743-2913

19 Ladies Guild Pie Sale. First Congregational Church, South High Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

19 Nature Hikes and Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 2-hour guided hikes are free, pre-registration is encouraged. Craft workshops feature woodcarving, basket making, candlewicking, and wood working. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

19 Racing at Oxford Plains Speedway. Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

19 Concert. The Tartan Terrors. 7:30pm. Tickets $30 & $16. Sponsored by Carole & Andrew Harris. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

19 Celebration Barn Theater Presents New Works. See some of the freshest work to come out of Celebration Barn this season as our guest residency artists take the stage. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

19 Laugh Lab. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. 7:30pm, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

20 Outdoor Market. Main Street, Dixfield. FMI 562-8816

20-24   Junior Golf Tournament. Sugarloaf. FMI www.eustismaine.com

23 Oxford 250 Media Day. OAS Divisions and Legends series racing at Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 7pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

25-27   2nd Annual Sugarloaf Mountain Bike Festival. FMI www.eustismaine.com

25-27   Oxford 250 Weekend. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

26 Presto Pesto. Free workshop at Alan Day Community Garden 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Learn how to harvest basil & make great pesto! 9-11am. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

26 Celebration Barn Show. TBA. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

26 Oxford Mud Run. Warrior Salute Off Road Event. Proceeds benefit the Maine Warrior Salute and assist Maine Veterans. 9am-5pm. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI 743-2913

26 Foothills Fest. New event highlights area artisans, businesses, musical talent. Music, demonstrations, artisans, food trucks, business showcase, more. 10am-6pm, Farmington Fairgrounds. FMI 778-4215, www.franklincountymaine.org

26 Maine Native American Summer Market and Demo. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 10am-3:30pm. Annual festival of Maine’s finest Native American artists featuring Wabanaki basket making, carving, jewelry, bark etching, drumming, and dancing. FMI www.maineshakers.com

26 Bellanovamusic. Harrison-based musician. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. 7:30pm, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

SEPTEMBER

1 Nia & Ness. New York dance duo. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. 7:30pm, $10. FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

1 First Friday Opening Reception. Artist Suzanne Hardy from 5-7pm. The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912, www.westernmaineartgroup.org

2 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. This hilarious late-night TV show spoof’s hysterical sketches, soulful music, and wild improvisations have made it the longest running variety show in Maine history. Tickets: $15 adults, $13 seniors, and $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

2 Labor Day Weekend Celebration. Charity Supporting Saturday will support K9’s On The Front Line & Travis Mills Foundation. Family afternoon, evening concert, headlining with The Mallett Brothers Band! Afternoon BBQ, musicians on the porch, crafters and artisans. And for those who love their four-legged friend, you need to keep watching. Evening concert 7:30pm. Tickets $36. Sponsored by The Olde Mill Tavern. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

2 Trail Town Festival. A day of celebrating the Appalachian Trail in Rangeley. Activities, exhibits, crafts, games, live music, Ice Cream Eating Contest, sponsored by Gifford’s. 10am-5pm. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

2 Motor Mayhem. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 6pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

2 Annual All-Town Dinner. Denmark Arts Center, 50 W. Main Street, Denmark. Reserve online or by phone! FMI 452-2412, www.denmarkarts.org

3 Show, Shine & Drag and Swap Meet. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford.FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

7-8 Last Train to Nibroc. Main Stage at Russell Hall,
USM Department of Theatre, Gorham campus.
FMI www.usm.maine.edu/theatre

9 Flume Trail Race 5K. Sugarloaf. FMI www.eustismaine.com

9 Whistle Stop Trail ATV Ride. Farmington and Jay. Collect toys for local children and enjoy a great ride. Distributed locally by Western Maine Community Action to families in need during the holidays. For riders of all ages, followed by raffles, BBQ, toy collection. FMI 897-2926

9 Annual Auction. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

9 Championship Night. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 4pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

9 Organic Pest Management.  Free workshop at Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Join MOFGA expert Eric Sideman to learn about garden pests and how to control them. 10-11:30am. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

9-10    Appalachian Community Celebration. Kingfield. FMI www.eustismaine.com

10 Free Workshop. Garden to Gourmet. Followed by a Harvest Party. Alan Day Community Garden 26 Whitman Street, Norway. Learn to make delicious food directly from the garden in this hands-on workshop. Followed by a Harvest Party with great food, music, and company. Please bring a dish to share, if you can. 10am-2pm. FMI 346-0708,  www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

10 Blues in the Barn. Matt and The Barn Burners. 4-7pm. Beer garden, food truck, free parking on site. Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street, Kingfield. FMI 265-2030

13-16   Oxford County Fair. Good old-fashioned country fair. Harness racing, tractor pulls, rides, vendors, food, live entertainment. Oxford County Fairgrounds, 67 Pottle Road, Oxford. FMI www.oxfordcountyfair.com

15 Western Mountain Photography Show. Rangeley Inn and Tavern, time TBA. Juried exhibit with awards. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

16 The Amazing Chase. Sebago Lakes Region Adventure Race is a team tech adventure race involving a series of challenging team building activities. FMI www.SebagoLakesChamber.com

16 20th Annual Harvestfest & Chowdah Cookoff. Bethel town common. Artists & crafters, chowder cook-off by local restaurants, Maine baked potatoes, apple pie contest, live music, wagon rides, kids’ activities. FMI 824-2282, www.bethelmaine.com, www.bethelharvestfest.com

16 Loon Echo Hike/Bike Trek. Shawnee Peak, Bridgton. Supports Loon Echo Land Trust’s conservation efforts. To register, FMI www.LoonEchoLandTrust.org

16 Nature Hikes and Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 2-hour guided hikes are free, pre-registration is encouraged. Craft workshops offered are Intermediate knitting, intro to digital photography, natural wool dying, and embroidery. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

17 LymeAid. New Gloucester. Event to raise funds and awareness for Lyme disease. FMI www.LymeBuddies.com

17-23   Farmington Agricultural Fair. Large midway, exhibit halls, livestock exhibits, animal pulling events, rides, harness racing. High Street in Farmington. FMI 778-6083, www.farmingtonfairmaine.com

19 Visiting Artist. Adam Swanson, ragtime piano, a master class (time TBD) and evening concert. 7:30pm. $15/$10/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

22 Seth Wescott – Franklin County Chamber Golf Classic. Sugarloaf Golf Course, Carrabassett Valley. Raises funds for the Franklin County Chamber David Robie Scholarships and the Level Field Fund. Golf, food and fun! FMI www.franklincountymaine.org

24 Blues in the Barn. The Blues Prophets. 4-7pm. Beer garden, food truck, free parking on site. Mountain Village Farm B&B, 164 Main Street, Kingfield. FMI 265-2030

28-30   28th Annual Maine Mountains Jeep Jamboree. Over 180 Jeeps parade through the town of Bethel, 9am. www.jeepjamboreeusa.com

28-Oct 1   Oktoberfest Celebration. Features food, entertainment and a cornucopia of beers, exploring the restaurants, pubs, shops and museums located on the National Scenic Byway from Rangeley to Oquossoc. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

29 Concert. Kimberly Lehmann, viola, and Chiharu Naruse, piano,Schubert, Shostakovich and Piazzola. 8pm, $15/$10/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

29-Oct 8 Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom. Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Department of Theatre, Gorham campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/theatre

30 Maine Lakes Brew Fest. Point Sebago, Casco. 11am-4pm. This 21-plus event features live music, over 35 brewers, and 15 vendors to satisfy your appetite. FMI www.MaineLakesBrewfest.com

30 USM Concert Band. Outdoor concert, 1pm. Free. On the green in front of Corthell Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

30 Oxford Mud Run. Deep mud at 10:30am. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI 743-2913

30 25th Annual Apple Harvest Festival. Lumberjack Breakfast starts at 9am until sold out. Pancakes & syrup, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, more. Breakfast is $10 for Adults, $5.00 for children. Admission to the festival is free. Pumpkin activity center, apple pressing demonstration, baked goods, raffles, vendors and more. Maine Forestry Museum, Rangeley. 9am-3pm. FMI www.maineforestrymusuem.org

30 This is What Happened. Hosted by Sally Jones. Cozy up for an evening of true tales told by local talent. All seats $10. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

30 Apple Pumpkin Festival. Livermore Falls. Highlights the rich cultural, agricultural, and industrial heritage of the area with vendors and craft artisans, agricultural products, historical items, seasonal decorations and food. FMI 897-6755, www.jay-livermore-lf.org

OCTOBER

1-8 Fryeburg Fair. Maine’s Blue Ribbon Classic. Midway, exhibition halls, contests, entertainment. FMI www.FryeburgFair.com

6 First Friday Opening Reception. Artist Jinger Duryea from 5-7pm. The Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912, www.westernmaineartgroup.org

6-8 Fall Festival. Sunday River Resort, Newry. Home to the North American Wife Carrying Championship, the Blue Mountain Arts and Crafts Fair, the New England Cornhole Championship, and activities for the whole family. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

6-9 Homecoming Weekend. Sugarloaf. FMI www.eustismaine.com

7 St. Peter’s Famous Turkey Supper. St. Peter’s Church, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

7 Harvest Festival. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 10am-4:30pm. Free family event. End of season celebration with wagon rides, apple cider pressing, craft demos, BBQ, more! FMI www.maineshakers.com

7 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. This hilarious late-night TV show spoof’s hysterical sketches, soulful music, and wild improvisations have made it the longest running variety show in Maine history. Tickets: $15 adults, $13 seniors, and $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

7 Fall Foliage Ride. Foliage Ride and Lee Hodgkin’s Memorial Raffle Ride. Roxbury ATV Riders. FMI www.roxburyatvridersclub.com

7 Nature Hikes and Basket Making Workshop. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 2-hour guided hikes are free, pre-registration is encouraged. Basket making workshop will crreate a large harvest basket. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

8 Chili Cook-off. Waterford. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

8 Oktoberfest at Mount Abram. Free, live music, BBQ, bounce house, pumpkin decorating, fun starts at 3pm, music starts at 5, in Greenwood. FMI 875-5000, www.mtabram.com

8 Fall Foliage 5K. Road Race/Walk and Fun Run. Waterford. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

9 Mountainview Woodies Fall Foliage Cruise. Naples. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

13 Laura Kargul in Concert. 8pm, $15/$10/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

14 The Half Moon Jug Band. A three-man mob of musical desperadoes waging a daily battle against boredom and inaction, they fend off the blahs with banjoes, kazoos, guitars, saxophones, and silliness. Tickets: $14 adults, $12 seniors, and $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater, 190 Stock Farm Road, South Paris. FMI 743-8452, www.celebrationbarn.com

14 PASS Championship. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 1pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

14 Pumpkin Fest. Family celebration in Rumford. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

14 Hard Apple Cider Brewing Workshop. Norumbega Cidery at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village in New Gloucester. 9am-4pm. Learn to home brew hard cider from Shaker apples. 21+, pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

15 Armageddon of Destruction. Oxford Plains Speedway, Route 26, Oxford, 1:30pm. FMI 539-8865, www.oxfordplains.com

21 Bridgton and Harrison Lions White Cane Day. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

21 Oktoberfest. River Valley Rotary annual craft fair. Hope Association in Rumford. FMI 364-4561

21-22   Haggler’s Weekend. Barn on 26 Antiques. Have some fun and get great deals on wonderful antiques and collectibles. 9am-5pm. You make the first move – make your best offer on any over $10. If we can accept, we will. We reserve the right to refuse or counter offer, but all reasonable offers will be considered. Be prepared to pay IN FULL with cash (best deal), check, charge. Shipping/delivery arrangements can be made later. Offer in person, by phone, or email on these 2 days ONLY! 361 Shaker Road, Route 26, Gray. FMI 657-3470, www.barnon26.com

21-22   Jack O’Lantern Spectacular. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

27-28   Bethel Outing Club Ski Sale. The best deals on new and used equipment, clothing and accessories. Pick up new gear or sell yours. Gould Academy Field House, Bethel. FMI 824-2282, www.bethelouting.org

28 Annual Gala Dinner. Norway-Paris Kiwanis Club. Granite Ridge Estate & Barn, 5:30- 10pm. FMI 743-2281, www.oxfordhillsmaine.com

28 Annual Craft Fair. Rumford Elementary School. FMI 364-8155

28 Business & Community Expo. Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, South Paris. 10am to 2pm. FMI 743-2281, www.oxfordhillsmaine.com

NOVEMBER

3 Barry Saunders. Classically Sax with Dean Stein, violin; Patrick Owen, cello; and Chiharu Naruse, piano. 8pm. $15/$10/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

4 Holly Berry Fair. Lake Region High School, Naples. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

4 Early Bird Sale and Shopping, Lake Region businesses, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

9-19 OHMPAA presents. The Drowsey Chaperone. Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert & Greg Morrison; book by Bob Martin & Don McKellar. Norway Grange. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows 7:30pm, Sunday matinee 2pm. FMI www.ohmpaa.com

10-19   Twelfth Night. Main Stage at Russell Hall, USM Department of Theatre, Gorham campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/theatre

11 Craft Fair and Luncheon. First Congregational Church, South High Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

17 Concert. Edward Reichert and Marie Pressman. 8pm, $15/$10/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

18 DECA Holiday Craft Fair. One of the largest holiday craft fairs of the year. Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, 256 Main Street, South Paris from 9:30am-3pm. FMI 743-8914

18-19   Tin Mountain Roundup. Sunday River Resort, Newry. Donate to a local food pantry to receive discounts on lift tickets. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

18-19   Ladies’ Days Out. Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

23-Christmas   Country Christmas in Bethel. Shop locally, meet Santa, enjoy the lights, hop on a horse-drawn wagon ride, or take in a performance. FMI 824-2282, www.bethelmaine.com

24 Local Craft & Wares Fair. The Bethel Inn Resort Conference Center. Shop local and handmade for the holiday season – pottery, toys, jewelry, household and holiday décor, handbags, fine foods, knitwear, more. 9am-4pm. FMI 824-2282, www.bethelmaine.com

25 Largest Christmas Parade in Maine. Main Street, Norway to Market Square, South Paris. 11am. Sponsored by the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce. FMI 743-2281, www.oxfordhillsmaine.com

25-26   Demo Days, Sunday River Resort, Newry. Test out the latest skis, snowboards and bindings from around the world. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

25-26   Festival of Trees. Visit the Oxford Hills Chamber website for location and hours. FMI 7432281, www.oxfordhillsmaine.com

30 Tree Lighting. Greater Bridgton Lakes Region Chamber, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

30 USM Jazz Ensemble. 7:30pm, $8/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

30-Dec 2   Christmas in Harrison. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

DECEMBER

TBD Arrangement workshops. McLaughlin Garden and Homestead, 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

2 Christmas at the Mason House. Museums of the Bethel Historical Society. Music and refreshments in the 1813 Mason House period rooms, decorated in traditional style, and illuminated by candles. 3:30-6pm. Free (donations appreciated). FMI 824-2908, 800-824-2910, www.bethelhistorical.org

2 13th Annual Festival of Lights Parade. Tree Lighting, Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

2 Christmas in the Valley Craft Fair. Mountain Valley High School, Rumford. 9am-2pm. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

2 Chester Greenwood Day. Annual celebration of Farmington resident Chester Greenwood, inventor of earmuffs. Parade, gingerbread house contest, shopping, horse and buggy rides through the downtown area. FMI www.franklincountymaine.org

2 Visit with Santa. Bridgton Community Center. FMI 647-3472, www.mainelakeschamber.com

2 Shaker Christmas Fair. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. 10am-3pm. Enjoy this nostalgic tradition featuring Shaker goods, herbs, jelly, holiday specialties, baked goods, and more. FMI www.maineshakers.com

2−3 Annual Holiday Production. Produced by Rumford Association for the Advancement of the Performing Arts. Mountain Valley High School, Rumford. FMI 369-0205

3 Opera Scenes Concert. Directed by Mariana Mihai-Zoeter. 2pm, $8/$5, Corthell Concert Hall, USM Gorham Campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/music

3 18th Annual Santa Sunday. Sunday River Resort, Newry. Celebrate the upcoming holiday season while raising money for the Sunday River Community Fund. Pre-registration takes place the week prior, open to 250 Santas. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

7 Mountain Holly Days. Shopping and dining specials at various locations, refreshments, horse-drawn wagon rides, special festivities, family activities, tasting events, contests in Rangeley. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

7-8 Fall Showcase. Department of Theatre, Main Stage at Russell Hall. USM Department of Theatre, Gorham campus. FMI  www.usm.maine.edu/theatre

9 Festival of Trees. Rumford Town Hall Auditorium. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

10 Walk To Bethlehem. From the Rangeley Inn on Main Street to the Church of the Good Shepherd. 5:30pm. FMI 864-5364,  www.rangeleymaine.com

15-17   Winterfest Weekend. Sunday River Resort, Newry. An entire weekend dedicated to skiing, snowboarding, food, fun. Special appearances by Santa. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

22-Jan 1   Christmas and New Year’s Vacation Week. Sunday River Resort, Newry. Snow tubing, ice skating, live music, special events for all ages. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

31 New Year’s Eve Celebration. Sliding party, bonfire, warming hut, food, fireworks in Kingfield. FMI www.eustismaine.com