Events

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

June

Ongoing   First-hand experience and close-up look at a working sawmill, visit Scribner’s Mill on the first and third Saturdays of June, July, and August from 1-4 pm. 244 Scribners Mill Road, Harrison. FMI www.scribnersmill.org

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

1 Gone But Not Forgotten. An afternoon of stories about people, places, buildings, events, and traditions that have disappeared but are still remembered today. 2-3pm. Co-sponsored by BANC and MBHS. Mason House, 14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org 

1 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

1 Texas Hold’em Poker. Program of the Harrison Lions Club. Doors open at noon, the game begins at 1pm. Proceeds provide for those in need in our local communities. VFW on Route 35 in Harrison. 

1 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. A hilarious late-night TV show spoof that’s packed with fun surprises. 7:30pm. $18 adults, $16 seniors & $10 kids. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

1 Archery Range Open. Rangeley Region Guides & Sportmen’s Assoc. 9:00am to 5:00pm. Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc. FMI 860-9293 

1 Plant Sale. Bethel Library, 9-am. Get there early for the best selection on perennials and more. FMI 824-2520, www.bethellibraryassociation.org

1 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring cheese making, gel printing, bookbinding, stained glass, basketmaking, fiber prep and fiber spinning. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

2 Open Auditions. For Summer DIVA Show. 1- 3pm. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

5 Maine Golf Heritage Scramble. Poland Spring Resort. Relive a grand old age for a day and help preserve history. Tee up with a hickory shafted club (provided), wear your knickers (optional), and walk in the footsteps of golf greats. FMI 998-4142, www.PolandSpringPS.org

5 Walk the Woods. Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground. 5:30 to 7:00pm. Cupsuptic Lake Park and Campground, Rangeley. FMI 864-7311

5 Student Music Recital. 6:30pm, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

5 Art of the Collector. Emily Wentworth. Reception Friday, June 7, 5:30-7:30pm. Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

6 19th Annual Sebago Lakes Chamber Golf Open. Poland Spring Resort. 8am tee time. Continental breakfast, contests, awards, prizes, luncheon. $120 per player. FMI 892-8265

7 Ha Ha Hawai’i. A special Friday night event! Escape to Hawai’i on this historical and hysterical quest for laughter. 7:30pm. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

7 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

7 Featured Artist. Erica Christensen. Reception 5-7pm. Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine, FMI 393-3912 

7 Free First Friday Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 5-7pm; FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

7-9 Rangeley Birding Festival. Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, 2424 Main Street, Rangeley. 7:00pm. FMI 864-7311

8 Oxford Mud Run. Mud drags, deep mud pit, hill ‘n hole, obstacle course, shallow pit. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI oxforddeepmud@gmail.com

8 Careers in Art Series. Workshops for Kids. Exploring Architecture/Design with Judy Schneider. A cooperative venture with The Folk Art Studio and Fiber and Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 739-2664

8 7 1/2 Mile Yard Sale. 8am-4pm. Heywood Club holds its annual event in Norway along Pleasant Street, Crockett Ridge Road, Round the Pond Road, and Millettville Road.

8 Stories & S’mores. 5:00 to 7:00pm, Maine Forestry Museum. 21 Stratton Road., Rangeley. FMI 864-7311

8 Music at the Museums. Dominique Brooke Dodge. 2-3pm. A harper, Dominique has been performing, recording, and teaching traditional music on both sides of the Atlantic for over a decade. Admission by donation ($10.00 suggested). Mason House, 14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org 

8 Half Moon Jug Band. Rooted in Downeast humor and the dry wit traditions of their home State O’ Maine. 7:30pm. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

8 Kids Architecture/Design Workshop. Ages 6-8, 10am-12; ages 9+ 1-3pm. $35. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

8-9 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

9 Kayaking. North Pond, Norway. Explore the pond from kayak or canoe. 9am-noon. FMI www.wfltmaine.org 

9 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285 

10-Aug 26   Poland Spring Sunset Concert Series. On the lawn of historic Poland Spring Resort. Local musicians every Monday night at 6:30pm. When weather is inclement, concerts will be held at the All Souls Chapel. FMI www.PolandSpringPS.org

12 Walk the Woods. Hunter Cove Uplands, Rangeley. 5:30 to 7:00am. FMI 864-8311

13 Power Propagators. Volunteer your skills or learn how to divide and pot up plants. 9am-noon. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

14 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

14-16   Maine Blues Festival. Bands at many venues around Naples. Artisans & food vendors on the Causeway and Village Green. Advance tickets $16; day of $20. Children under 12 free. FMI www.MaineBluesFestival.com

15 Women Wonder. A spell-binding and impressive array of dance, mime, and comedy with Karen Montanaro, Molly Gawler, Jackie Reifer, Shana Bloomstein, and Vicki Angel. 7:30pm. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

15 Special Event. Printmaking talk. Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912

15 Light the Garden. And Silent Auction. 6:30-9:30pm. Fabulous food, great company and live music with the Cobblestones! Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway, 10am-2pm. FMI 346-0708, www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

15 Papemaking Workshop. 10am-3pm, $65. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

15 Heather Maloney. An evening of indie-pop music. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

15 Opening Day. Rufus Porter Museum. 121 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org 

15 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring shibori dyeing, jam and jelly making, mustard & pesto making, wet felting, needle felting, and broom making. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

15-July 18   Guest Artist Sarah Shepley. Collage at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. Reception June 28, 5-7pm. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

17 Hunter Safety Classes. 4 day course. 6-9pm. Rangeley Region Guides & Sportsmen’s club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc. FMI 864-2714

17 Full Moon Hike. Hatchery Brook Preserve, Rangeley. 8:00 to 9:30pm. FMI 864-7311

18 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

19 Maine Forestry Museum. Open for the 2019 Season. 21 Stratton Road., Rangeley. FMI 864-3939

19-22   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, Don Roy Trio, and historical commentary by Brother Arnold Hadd. FMI www.www.maineshakers.com

20 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

20-30   Papermaker. By Monica Wood. Tale of a paper mill strike in a small Maine town. Directed by Julie Middleton. Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association, at the Norway Grange. Tickets available in person only at our ticket agent (no calls, please): The Tribune, 430 Main Street, Norway, or online www.brownpapertickets.com

21 Summer Solstice Walk. Bald Pate Mountain. Loon Echo Land Trust, Bridgton. Time TBD. FMI 647-4352

21 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

21-23   Giant Yard Sale. Wilton Lions Club. Hidden treasures abound at this fantastic yard sale which raises funds for local community. Fri & Sat 8am-4pm, Sun 8-noon. FMI 645-2727

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

22 Mapmaking workshop. Nikki Millonzi, Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912

22 Summer Solstice Festival. Manav Yoga Ashram, Farmington. An all-day event of inspiring intensives, illuminating discourse, uplifting ceremony, incredible food and live music, all in an idyllic mountain setting! FMI www.satmanavyogaashram.com

22 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. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

22 Lupine Festival Art & Antique Show. 10:00am to 4:00pm. Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum, Oquossoc. FMI 864-5571, info@rangeleymaine.com 

22 Maine Mega Yard Sale. Farmington Fairgrounds. Benefits Franklin County Animal Shelter. All shoppers 7 and up enter for $1. Free parking available via Maple Avenue entrance. FMI 778-2638

22-23   Wilderness First Aid & CPR Certification. 8am-5pm. Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust, 2424 Main Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-7311

22-23   The Thirty Six Sixty. Prime golfing tour at 2 of Maine’s top clubs: Sugarloaf and Belgrade. FMI www.Sugarloaf.com

22-23   Yard Sale and Auction. Annual event benefits the programs of the Rotary Club of Bethel. Sale starts at 8am, preview of the auction starts at 5:30pm, and the auction begins at 6:30pm. On Sunday, the yard sale is again open from 8am-4pm. Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road, Bethel. FMI www.bethelrotary.org

23 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285 

23 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 from 11am-3pm. FMI 743-8679, www.responsiblepetcare.org 

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

24 Chamber Golf Classic. 30th annual event at The Bethel Inn Resort. Pre-registration required. Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce. FMI FMI 824-2282, www.bethelmaine.com 

24-27   Women’s Retreat. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Learning about and living in a Shaker Community. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/retreats

26 Mural Restoration. Presentation by Tony Castro. Rufus Porter Museum. 121 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org 

26 Walk the Woods. Rangeley River Trail. 5:30 to 7:00pm. FMI 864-7311 

28 Summer Apres Series. Concert at Sugarloaf. Live music, Maine-sourced food and drinks, and more. FMI www.Sugarloaf.com

28 Rangeley History Museum Opens for Season.10:00am to 4:00pm. 2472 Main Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-5647

28 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

28–30   Family Fun Days. Small town Maine fun weekend in Eustis and Stratton. Activities include: karaoke, yard sales, parade, family games, lots of food, races. FMI www.eustismaine.org

28-July 1   Mamma Mia! Community Theater Production. 7Pm, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

28-Sept 13   Community Market. Fresh vegetables, ready to eat food, music and other opportunities for fun and connection. 4-7pm. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway, 10am-2pm. FMI 346-0708, www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

29 Paul Strickland and Erica McDonald’s 13 Dead Dreams of Eugene. A nationally award-winning, dark and thrilling shadow play based on a too-strange-to-be-true story. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com 

29 Bookbinding Workshop. 10am-3pm, $65. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

29 Maine Forestry Museums.Annual Live Auction.10am, 221 Stratton Road, Rangeley. FMI 864-3939

29 19th Century Curran Village. Bean supper, 5-7pm. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

July 

Ongoing   First-hand experience and close-up look at a working sawmill, visit Scribner’s Mill on the first and third Saturdays of June, July, and August from 1-4 pm. 244 Scribners Mill Road, Harrison. FMI www.scribnersmill.org

Ongoing   Mason House. Guided tours Thurs.-Sat., 1-4 pm. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org 

July-August   Source to the Sea. A paddling trip down the Androscoggin River sponsored by the Androscoggin River Watershed Council. FMI 754-8158, www.androscogginwatershed.org

2 Art Opening. Batchelder/Mularz, Paintings and Photography 5:00 to 6:30pm. Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000 

2 Sami Stevens and Kazemde George. Jazz Vocals and Sax in Concert. 7pm, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley FMI 864-5000 

2-30 Summer Bandstand Concerts. Presented by the Saco River Festival Association at the Cornish Fairgrounds, Rt. 25, next to Bangor Savings Bank. 7-8:30pm. Pizza and refreshments for sale. Donations benefit the school and community music programs. FMI www.SacoRiverFestival.org 

3 Annual Duck Race. Rangeley Health and Wellness.10:00am to Noon. Rangeley Village. FMI 864-4397

3 Frost Memorial Art Show. 10:00am to 4:00pm. Pond Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-5571

3 Town of Bridgton. Fireworks. FMI 647-3472

3 Independence Day Celebration. Fun in the park all day in Rangeley. FMI 864-5571

3-6 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

4 Community Concert & Picnic. Music by Portland Brass Quintet, starts at 11:30am. Free and open to the public. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org 

4 Annual Parade. Farmington Rotary Club. Downtown Farmington. FMI 778-4215

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

4 Carrabassett Valley Fire Works. FMI www.carrabassettvalley.org

4 Shotgun Tournament. Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. 9:00am to 5:00pm. Range at the end of Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc. FMI 864-4323

4 4 on the 4th. Road Race in Bridgton. FMI 647-3472

4 4th of July Community Picnic & Concert. Portland Brass Quintet. Starts at 11:30am, bring your lunch, and after the presentation of colors and the National Anthem, enjoy a two-hour concert. FMI Bethel Historical Society 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

4 Fireworks. On the Causeway, Naples. FMI 647-3472

5 Featured Artist. Deb LaGree. Reception 5-7pm. Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 393-3912 

5 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

5 Free First Friday Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 5-7pm; FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

5-6 River Rock Music Festival. Christian music celebration has some of the top artists in Christian music at Sunday River. FMI 800-543-2754, www.riverrockfestival.com

5-Aug. 12   Impressions of Maine, II. Acrylic paintings by Caren-Marie Michel and Madeleine Hopkins. Reception July 5th, 6-8pm. Hole in the Wall Studioworks, 1544 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond. FMI 655-4952, www.holeinthewallgallery.net

6 House of Hamill. Celtic music. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

6 International Fly Fishing Film Festival. 6:30 to 9:00pm. Lakeside Theater, Main Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-3091

6 Beanhole Beans Public Supper. 5:30pm. $8.00 person, $22 Family. Congregational Church of East Sumner, Rt. 219. FMI 388-2263, esumnercc@gmail.com

6 Book Signing. Celebrate the signing of a book about Scribner’s Mill by Marilyn Hatch, and the completion of the reconstruction of the Scribner’s Mill interior. The event is from 1-5 pm, and offers entertainment for all, as well. 244 Scribners Mill Road, Harrison. FMI www.scribnersmill.org

6 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. A hilarious late-night TV show spoof that’s packed with fun surprises. $18 adults, $16 seniors & $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

6 Don Campbell. Maine singer-songwriter with great songs, great stories & their origins. 7:30pm. Tickets: $26/Adults & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

6 30th Annual Bethel Art Fair. Bethel Town Common. Local artists and artisans, musical entertainment, fireworks and more. FMI Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, 800-442-5826, www.bethelartfair.com

6 Texas Hold’em Poker. Program of the Harrison Lions Club. Doors open at noon, the game begins at 1pm. Proceeds from the game provide for those in need in our local communities. VFW on Route 35 in Harrison. 

6-31 Art show. Art as Antidote: White Mountain Landscapes. View the largest collection of Hudson River School landscapes on public view in Maine in 2019. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org 

7 Herb Welch Festival. Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum. 10:00am to 4:00pm. Corner of Routes 4 & 17 in Oquossoc Village. FMI 864-3091

8-12 Camp Invention. Activities for kids K – 6. Rufus Porter Museum. 121 Main Street, Bridgton.
FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org

8-12 Kids Fiber Art Camp. 9Am-noon, $150. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

9 Hot Damn Duo. Norm and Debbie Pelletier, with a true full band sound. Presented by the Fryeburg Business Association, supported by the Town of Fryeburg, and sponsored by the Clarence Mulford Trust Fund. 7-8:30pm, Bradley Park, Fryeburg. Rain location – fire station. FMI 441-8170, donnawbe@gmail.com

9 Golf Tournament. 17th Annual Franklin Savings Bank/River Valley Chamber/River Valley Rotary
fundraiser. Oakdale Country Club, Mexico. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

10 Walk the Woods. Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary, Rangeley. 5:30 to 7:00pm. FMI 864-7311

10 Cornelia “Fly Rod” Crosby. 6:00 to 7:30pm. Rangeley Public Library. FMI 864-5529

10-31   4th Annual Summer Concert Series. Dundee Park in Windham. Four Wednesday night concerts from 6:30-8pm feature local artists. Rain dates August 7&10. www.WindhamRecreation.com

11 Mornings at the Museum. Children’s program, 9:30 to 11:30am. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

11 Strawberry Festival. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Oquossoc Village Town Park. FMI 864-2651

11 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Quilting – Donna Gillis. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

11 Rangeley Friends of the Arts. Annual Fundraiser Event. 5:30pm, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

11 Ghost Stories. Things that go bump in the night. Ghost stories by master storytellers in the dark at a historic theatre in the woods of Maine. Flashlights & blankets are recommended, if you dare! 7:30pm. Tickets: $12. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

11 Power Propagators. Volunteer your skills or learn how to divide and pot up plants. 9am-noon. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

12 Making Whoopie! Ida LeClair’s Guide to Love and Marriage. The funniest woman in Maine returns with a show plumb-chucka-full of hilarious stories and down home advice. 7:30pm. Tickets: $24/Adult & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

12 Rediscovering the White Mountains of Maine. Talk by White Mountain historian and art collector Randall H. Bennett. 1:30pm. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

12 Rangeley’s First Settlers. A Historical Performance by Jude Lamb. 7:00 to 8:15pm. Lakeside Theater, Main Street. Rangeley. FMI 864-3091

12 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

12 Rangeley Lakes Historical Society. Annual Meeting & Program. 6-7pm. Lakeside Theater, Main Street. Rangeley. FMI 864-3091

12-15   Ossipee Valley Fair. So. Hiram, a true country fair with livestock events, competition, music, exhibits, arts & crafts, rides, games, parade. www.OssipeeValleyFair.com

13 Free Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 12-3 pm. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

13 Norway Music & Arts Festival. Juried art festival and musical performances on or near Main Street, Norway. 10am-6pm. FMI www.nmaaf.org 

13 Juried Art Show. Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

13 Norway Triathlon. Join Western Foothills Land Trust for a swim, bike and run in and around Norway Lake. Race starts promptly at 8am. FMI, registration www.norwaytri.com 

13 Rotary Auction. Preview at 9am. Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, South Paris. 9am-noon. FMI 592-4663

13 Artists at Work. Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

13 Outdoor Heritage Museum. Author Steve Woit and Fly Tier Nate Wight. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Corner of Routes 4 &17 in Oquossoc Village. FMI 864-3091

13 Yoga Life Festival. Sat Manav Yoga Ashram, Farmington. A day of inspiring intensives, illuminating discourse, uplifting ceremony, incredible food and live music. From 9:15am-8:00pm. 243 Greenwood Brook Road, Farmington. FMI www.satmanavyogaashram.com

13 The Tartan Terrors. A true Celtic Invasion, mixing rock’s energy with traditional folklore, dance, and humor. Great concert for the whole family to enjoy together. 7:30pm. Tickets: $28/Adult & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

13 Stories & S’mores. 5:00 to 7:00pm, Maine Forestry Museum. 21 Stratton Road., Rangeley. FMI 864-7311

13 The Great Gatsby. Costume Party with Jazz pianist Andy Kahn. 7-9pm. The Wilhelm Reich Museum, Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley. FMI 864-3444 

13 Happenstance Theater’s PREPOSTEROUS! Washington DC’s award-winning ensemble returns with this delightful, family-friendly, pocket- sized clown circus. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

13 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring rug hooking, cold process soap making, woodcarving, nuno felting, and weaving. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

13 Backcountry Cycle Challenge. Part of the National Ultra Endurance Series and the largest yearly fundraiser for the Carrabassett Valley trail network. FMI cbccrace.com

13-14   Western Maine Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show. Gems, minerals, crystals, books, magazines, fossils, jewelry, more. $3, under 12 free. 9am-4pm. Telstar High School, 284 Walkers Mills Road (Rt. 26), Bethel. FMI 665-2759, mincoll@megalink.net

14 Fairy House Building Workshop. Build a fairy house with natural materials collected especially for fairy comfort and fancy. 1-3pm. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. Call for ticket information: 743-8820

14 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 

14 Music Without Borders. 13th Annual International Piano Festival. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

15 Camp Encore/Coda in Concert. Enjoy the talents of young classical musicians and professional instructors for an exceptional evening of music while supporting The Lakes Environmental Agency and Deertrees Theatre’s Historic Building Fund. 7:30pm. Tickets $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

16 Studio Two. Beatles tribute band. Presented by the Fryeburg Business Association, supported by the Town of Fryeburg, and sponsored by the Clarence Mulford Trust Fund. 7-8:30pm, Bradley Park, Fryeburg. Rain location – fire station. FMI 441-8170, donnawbe@gmail.com

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

16 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

17 Walk the Woods. South Bog Conservation Area, Rangeley. 5:30-7pm. FMI 864-7311

17 Quilt Show & Luncheon. Rufus Porter Museum. 121 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org 

17 First Light. Presentation “Bees and Bears.” The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

17 Meet the Author! Roger Guay: A Good Man with a Dog. 6-7:30pm. Rangeley Public Library. FMI 864-5529

17 Annual Street Dance. Rangeley Friends of the Arts.6:30 to 10:00pm. Pond Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

18 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Soap-making – Norm Milliard. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

18 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

18 Mornings at the Museum. Children’s program, 9:30 to 11:30am. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

18 ART. Theater by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Set in Paris, the story revolves around three friends—Serge, Marc and Yvan—who find their previously solid 15-year friendship on shaky ground. Tickets: $22/Adults & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

18 The Once and Future C.A. Stephens. Reflections on William Krohn’s gift of Stephens and Verrill collections to Bethel Historical Society. Gibson Room, Bethel Inn, by Larry Glatz. Exhibit viewing and refreshments to follow at the Robinson House, 10 Broad Street. Bethel Historical Society, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

18-20   Sebago Days. Fun for all ages. Features outdoor laser tag for all ages & ability levels; live bands, talent show, fun run, parade & fireworks. FMI 787-3732, www.townofsebago.org

18-21   Kingfield Days. Weekend long event brings thousands of people to Kingfield for family fun. This year Kingfield is celebrating their bicentennial and will have many special events planned. Parade, river activities, kids games, plenty of music, tradition, contests, great food, more. FMI www.kingfield.me/events

19 Garden Illuminated, Children. Fairy and gnome dance party. 7-8:30pm. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. Call for ticket information 743-8820

19 19th Century Rangeley in 3D. Stereoviews & Film. 7-9pm, Lakeside Theater, Main Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-3091

19 Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself). Set in Victorian England, among other ports of call, this story transports its stow away audience to exotic countries, oceans, and cultures Perfect fun for the entire family. 2:00pm Matinee. Tickets: $14. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

19 Emelia Dahlin Sextet. And special guests. Weaving of a historian’s imagination with a troubadour’s artistry blends vintage jazz, the tang of a Tom Waitsian waltz,and the somber grit of a low tide lullaby. 7:30 pm. Tickets: $26/Adults & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

19 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. Bean supper, 5-7pm. Yankee brass band concert, 6:30-7:30pm. Extra carousel rides at 3, 4, 4:30pm. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

19 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6

19-20   New England Forest Rally. Regional and national rally racing pros take on the back roads of western Maine and northern New Hampshire. Sunday River & surrounding area. FMI www.newenglandforestrally.com 

19-21   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

20 Art in the Park. Shorey Park, Main Street, Bridgton. Rain date July 21. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

20 Garden Illuminated, Adults. 8-10pm. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. Call for ticket information 743-8820

20 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org 

20 Shibori & Indigo Dying Workshop. 9am-4pm, $95. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

20 Founders’ Day Celebration. On the green on historic Paris Hill. See one of America’s finest car collections. Live music, vendors and food. Rain or shine. Paris Hill and Hannibal Hamlin roads, South Paris from 9am-5pm. FMI 743-2980, www.hamlin.lib.me.us

20 Open the Door for Three. Trio that plays Irish music powerfully. 7:30pm. Tickets: $28/Adults & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

20 The Spectacular. A Fundraiser for Celebration Barn Theater. This stunning show and silent auction to support the Barn is a season highlight! All seats $30. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

20 Tim & Sarah Macek and Friends. A Chamber Music Concert, 7pm. Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

20 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring basketmaking, growing lavender, using lavender, fiber prep, fiber spinning, and woodcarving. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

20 Molly Ockett Day & Classic Road Races. Artists and crafters, parade, live music, kids’ entertainment, frog jumping contest, food, fireworks, & more. Road races: 5- and 1-mile runs, 1-mile kids’ run, diaper dash too! Bethel Town Common. FMI Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce 800-442-5826, www.mollyockettday.com

20-28   Camp Show. Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com.

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

23 Pictures in the Sky. Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Building, Main Street. 10am and 11am. FMI 864-5529

23 Our Family in the Sky. Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust Building, Main Street. 1pm. FMI 864-5529

23 Junco. Fryeburg’s hometown boys perform an original blend of rock, folk, and funk. Presented by the Fryeburg Business Association, supported by the Town of Fryeburg, and sponsored by the Clarence Mulford Trust Fund. 7-8:30pm, Bradley Park, Fryeburg. Rain location – fire station. FMI 441-8170, donnawbe@gmail.com

24 Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself). Set in Victorian England, among other ports of call, this story transports its stow away audience to exotic countries, oceans, and cultures. Perfect fun for the entire family. 10:30am. Family series tickets: $8. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

24 Walk the Woods. Bonney Point Trail, Rangeley. 5:30-7pm. FMI 864-7311

24 DNA & Genealogy. What Does It All Mean? 6-7:30pm. Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake Street. FMI 864-5529

25 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Art & Book Illustrating – Heidi Kendrick (“Fly Rod” Crosby book signing). Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience . Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

25 Brouhaha. By Happenstance Theatre. A comedic, existential escapade inspired by cinematic treasures. This troupe of eccentrics walks the precipice at the end of the world. Appeals to audiences of any age. 7:30pm. Tickets: $16. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

25 Mornings at the Museum. Children’s program, 9:30 to 11:30am. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

25-28   Ossipee Valley Music Festival. Roots music festival nestled in the foothills of the White Mountains. FMI www.OssipeeValley.com

25-29   Diva Show. Rangeley Friends of the Arts. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, 7pm. FMI 864-500

26 Restorative Community Training. Open to the public. Learn how to have conversations that matter. 9am-12:30pm, with lunch by donation. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway, 10am-2pm. FMI 346-0708, www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

26 Summer Apres Series. Concert at Sugarloaf. Live music, Maine-sourced food and drinks, and more. FMI www.Sugarloaf.com

26 Pinot & Augustine. By Happenstance Theatre. This classic, family-friendly clown duo is inspired by the golden age of Circus. Physical comedy, virtuosity and musical surprises from the sublime to the ridiculous. 10:30am. Family Series Tickets: $8. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

26 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

26 Art. Theater by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Set in Paris, the story revolves around three friends—Serge, Marc and Yvan—who find their previously solid 15-year friendship on shaky ground. Tickets: $22/Adults & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

26-27   39th Annual Logging Festival. 10am, Maine Forestry Museum. Includes 35th Annual Little Miss & Mr. Woodchip Contest at 7:00pm on the 26th, and the Logging Parade at 10am on the 27th. 221 Stratton Road, Rangeley. FMI 864-3939

26-27   Farmington Summerfest. Music and vendors on Broadway. Includes a farmers’ market, food truck court, artists and crafts people, children’s parade, river float race, 5K run, and musical performances throughout the day and into the evening. FMI www.downtownfarmington.com

26-28   New England Couples Golf Championship. The Bethel Inn Resort. The perfect weekend for couples who love the game. Two day tournament, entertainment & great prizes. FMI 800-654-0125, www.bethelinn.com

26-28   Casco Days. Midway, fireworks, parade, road race and entertainment. FMI www.CascoDays.com

27 Annual Lobster Roll Fundraiser. Deertrees Theatre. For just $15 donation you will enjoy a lobster roll, bag of chips, and a cookie. Proceeds to be used to support the building fund. Order by July 27 with Barb 583-4445. 

27 Deborah Henson-Conant LIVE! A Grammy-nominated electric harp virtuoso with a gutsy set of vocal chords and a wicked sense of humor! 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

27 Rangeley Health and Wellness. Benefit Concert. Steve Miller Band with Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives. 3:30 to 9:00pm. 25 Dallas Hill Road, Rangeley. FMI 864-4397

27 19th Century Curran Village. Bean supper, 5-7pm. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org 

27 In Concert. Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio & Ordinary Elephant. A musical journey of folk, jazz, and blues. 7:30pm. Tickets: $26/Adult & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

27 10th Annual Tough Mountain Challenge.
Thrill-seeking competitors face natural and man-made obstacles on a 5k alpine terrain course. Sunday River. FMI 800-543-2754, www.toughmountain.com

27-28   Funshine Fair. On the grounds of St. Matthew’s Parish on Route 11 in Limerick. Rummage sales, bargain basement, games, auctions, suppers & more. FMI www.stmatthewlimerick.org/funshine-fair

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

28 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285 

28 Dala. Acoustic folk music. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.co

29-Aug 3   Women’s Art Retreat. Shaker Gift Drawings. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/retreats

29–Aug. 30   Guest Artist Nikki Millonzi. Mixed media at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. Reception August 9, 5-7pm. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

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

30 Delta Knights. The best of R&B, blues, classic rock and swing since 1996. Presented by the Fryeburg Business Association, supported by the Town of Fryeburg, and sponsored by the Clarence Mulford Trust Fund. 7-8:30pm, Bradley Park, Fryeburg. Rain location – fire station. FMI 441-8170, donnawbe@gmail.com

31 Walk the Woods. Hatchery Brook Preserve, Rangeley. 5:00pm. FMI 864-7311

31 Theater. DR. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham plus Barbar the Little Elephant. By Really Inventive Stuff, three actors…two books…one piano. Vaudeville-inspired celebration. A musical treat for the whole family; best enjoyed by ages 4 and up.10:30am. Family Series Tickets: $8. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

31 Make Your Own Murder Mystery. Rangeley Public Library, 6-7:30pm. FMI 864-5529

August

Ongoing   First-hand experience and close-up look at a working sawmill, visit Scribner’s Mill on the first and third Saturdays of June, July, and August from 1-4 pm. 244 Scribners Mill Road, Harrison. FMI www.scribnersmill.org

Mason House. Guided tours Thurs.-Sat., 1-4 pm. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org 

1 Art in August. Open Air Art Show, Oquossoc Park. 10am-4pm. FMI 864-5000

1 Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself). Set in Victorian England, among other ports of call, this story transports its stow away audience to exotic countries, oceans, and cultures. Perfect fun for the entire family. 7:30pm Matinee. Tickets: $14. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

1 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Historic Ironwork – Richard Duka. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

2 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

2 Classic Rock Orchestra. Nine piece rock orchestra, featuring hit songs by Journey, Pat Benetar, Kansas, Stevie Nicks, Meat Loaf, David, Bowie, Boston, Queen, KISS, more. 7:30pm. Tickets: $32/Adult & $18/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

2 Free First Friday Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 5-7pm; FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

2 Art Auction. Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

2 Featured Artist. Mike Larosa. Reception 5-7pm. Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 393-3912 

2 Art. Theater by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Set in Paris, the story revolves around three friends—Serge, Marc and Yvan—who find their previously solid 15-year friendship on shaky ground. Matinee Tickets: $22/Adults & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

2-3 Paris Hill Music Festival. A fun outdoor event for the entire family. Featuring Matt Fournier and Hey Tonight a Musical Tribute to: CCR & John Fogerty on Friday. Then on Saturday, The Don Campbell Band, Livingston Taylor & The Latch Band. Adults $35 for Friday • Adults $45 for Saturday. $65 for both days of festival. $15 for children ages 6 to 12 • Free for ages 5 and under. Rain or shine, no refunds or exchanges. Held at Paris Hill Country Club, 455 Paris Hill Road, Paris. Concerts to benefit the Paris Hill Country Club, Friends of the Historic Baptist Church, Paris Hill, and Maine 4-H Foundation. FMI 743-2371. Tickets online at www.parishillmusicfestival.com

2-3 Standish Summer Spectacular. Two days of activities, dinners, musical entertainment, marketplace, shows. Parade with prizes for best floats. Fireworks on Friday. FMI www.standishrec.com

2-3 Wilton Blueberry Festival. More than 60 unique events, including one of Maine’s largest parades Saturday morning. Vendors, performers, crafters, fireworks conclusion. Free Friday night concert featuring State Street Traditional Jazz Band. FMI www.wiltonbbf.com

2-5 MIFF in the Mountains. Maine International Film Festival, 5 & 8pm. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

3 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. A hilarious late-night TV show spoof that’s packed with fun surprises. $18 adults, $16 seniors & $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

3 Art. Theater by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton. Set in Paris, the story revolves around three friends—Serge, Marc and Yvan—who find their previously solid 15-year friendship on shaky ground. Tickets: $22/Adults & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

3 Outdoor Heritage Museum. Author Lou Zambello & Fly Tier Ed Muzzeroll. 10:00am to 3:00pm. Corner of Routes 4 &17 in Oquossoc Village. FMI 864-3091

3 Texas Hold’em Poker. Program of the Harrison Lions Club. Doors open at noon, the game begins at 1pm. Proceeds from the game provide for those in need in our local communities. VFW on Route 35 in Harrison. 

3 Eco Printing Workshop. 9am-4pm, $100. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

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

3 Carrabassett Summer Festival. Features local artists, live music, handmade jewelry and crafts! Come socialize, jam out, shop around, and celebrate a beautiful and culturally rich area of Maine! 12-6pm. Carrabassett Valley, FMI 235-3000

3 Gray Community BBQ. Hosted by, and held at noon, at the Gray Fire Rescue on Route 26

3 Maine State Kids’ Triathlon. Children ages 8-14 enjoy this fun, untimed triathlon. 100 yard swim, 3 mile bike ride, 1 mile run start and finish at Angevine Park. Hosted by Bethel Outing Club. Register online www.mainestatetriathlon.com/kids-tri

4 13th Annual Hugh Ogden Memorial Evening of Poetry. 6 to 7:30pm. Ecopelagicon, 7 Pond Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-2771

4 Heather Masse and Jed Wilson. Jazz music and Hayloft Harvest Food Drive. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

5 Walk the Woods. Hunter Cove Wildlife Sanctuary, Rangeley. 5:30-7:00 pm. FMI 864-7311

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

7 Careers in Art Series. Workshops for Kids. Nature, Science and Drawing with Paula Curtis-Everett. A cooperative venture with The Folk Art Studio and Fiber and Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 739-2664

8 Power Propagators. Volunteer your skills or learn how to divide and pot up plants. 9am-noon. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

8 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Timber-framing – Scott Campbell. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

8 Sandy River Rambler Bluegrass Concert. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. 7pm. FMI 864-5000

8-9 Fortune. Written by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Quirky romantic comedy about finding love: whether it’s in the cards (or not!). 7:30pm. Tickets: $22/Adult & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

9 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

9 19th Century Rangeley in 3-D. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. 7-9pm. FMI 864-5000

10 Foothills Food Festival. Regional farmers’ market, food vendors featuring local ingredients, educational workshops and speakers, and informational booths from food-related organizations. Live music showcasing area bands. Beer tasting event featuring microbreweries from all over western and southern Maine. Don’t miss this exciting mid-summer event. Starts at noon. FMI www.foothillsfoodfestival.org

10 Gray Blueberry Festival. Get your jam on with live music, food trucks, vendors, artisans, pie-eating contests, climbing wall, craft workshops, corn-hole course, diaper derby, fun. 9:30am-4pm at the town hall, 24 Main Street. FMI 657-3112

10 Town-Wide Yard Sale. Rangeley. 9am-3pm. FMI (617) 875-7824 

10 Breakfast with Babes. Family-friendly event sponsored by the Rangeley Lakes Heritage Trust. 9-11am, 11 Cedar Lane, Rangeley. FMI 864-7311

10 Tomas Kubinek- Miracle Man. A comic genius, virtuoso vaudevillian, and all-around charmer! $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

10 Concert. Jigjam is a multi-award winning quartet from the heart of Ireland. Blending the best of traditional Irish music with Bluegrass and Americana in a new genre. 7:30pm. Tickets: $26/Adult & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

10 Free Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 12-3 pm. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

10 Stories & S’mores. 5:00 to 7:00pm, Maine Forestry Museum. 21 Stratton Road., Rangeley. FMI 864-7311

10 History/Mystery House Tour. Rufus Porter Museum. 121 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org 

10-11   Friends of the Shakers Weekend. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Educational presentations about and by the Shakers at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village. FMI www.friendsoftheshakers.org

11 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285 

12 Evening Star Party. Hacker’s Hill, Casco. Loon Echo Land Trust. Time TBD. FMI 647-4352

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

13 Mapping Show. Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

14 Walk the Woods. Hunter Cove Uplands, Rangeley. 5:30-7pm. FMI 864-7311

14 History of Farmington Fire Department. 6pm, Rangeley Public Library. FMI 864-5529

15 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Fancy Needlework – Pamela Sheerin. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

15 Rangeley Blueberry Festival. 10am-3pm. TBD 

15 Divas Live! Bring your biggest attitude to Deertrees as Susie Pepper & Mixology rock the house with songs from your favorite divas and female musical legends. 7:30pm. Tickets: $24/Adult & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

15 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

15-18   43rd Annual Trappers’ Weekend. Traditional Maine represented by trapping and hunting demonstrations, contests, stories, music, auction, kids’ events, dance, and much more. Family-friendly fun! 760 East Bethel Road, Bethel. FMI 875-5765

16 Fortune. Written by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Quirky romantic comedy about finding love: whether it’s in the cards (or not!). 2:00pm Matinee Tickets: $14. Evening performance 7:30pm, Tickets: $22/Adult & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

16 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

16 Summer Apres Series. Concert at Sugarloaf. Live music, Maine-sourced food and drinks, and more. FMI www.Sugarloaf.com 

16-18   Camp and Carve Weekend. Streaked Mountain Woodcarvers at Congregational Church of East Sumner, Rt. 219. FMI388-2263, esumnercc@gmail.com

16-18   Death of a Salesman. Community Theater Production. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. 7pm. FMI 864-5000

17 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. featuring herbal wreath making, cold process soap making, eco printing, felted animals, trellis building, and oil painting. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

17 Oquossoc Day Festival. 10am-5pm. Village of Oquossoc

17 Beanhole Beans Public Supper. 5:30pm. $8.00 person, $22 Family. Congregational Church of East Sumner, Rt. 219. FMI 388-2263, esumnercc@gmail.com

17 Benefit Concert. Tricky Britches at The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. Call for ticket information 743-8820

17 Concert. Cheryl Wheeler & Kenny White, singer/songwriters extraordinaire. 7:30pm. Tickets: $30/Adult & $16/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

17 Presto Pesto. Learn how to make and eat delicious basil pesto and alternative recipes. Free hands-on workshop, 10am- noon. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway, 10am-2pm. FMI 346-0708, www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

17 Printmaking With Plants Workshop. 9:30am-4pm. $100. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

17 Carol Noonan in Concert. A critically acclaimed singer-songwriter with a voice that transcends time! All seats $30. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com 

17-Sept. 29   Group Show. Gallery artists. Reception August 17th, 6-8pm. Hole in the Wall Studioworks, 1544 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond. FMI 655-4952, www.holeinthewallgallery.net

18 Outdoor Market. Dixfield Main Street. FMI 562-8816

20 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

21 Chamber Golf Classic. Rangeley Chamber of Commerce. 1pm, Mingo Springs Golf Course. FMI 864-5571

21 Walk the Woods. Cascade Stream Gorge Trail, Rangeley, 5:30-7pm. FMI 864-7311

21 William Morris & 20th Century Vaudeville. Rangeley Public Library, 6-7:30pm. FMI 864-5529

22 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Basket-making and Chair-seating – Wendy Hutchins. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

23 Fortune. Written by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Quirky romantic comedy about finding love: whether it’s in the cards (or not!). 7:30pm. Tickets: $22/Adult & $14/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org 

23 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

23 Summer Concert. Rangeley Community Chorus.7pm, Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. FMI 864-5000

24 Maine Native American Summer Market. Event with demos at Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. 10am-3:30pm. Annual festival of Maine’s finest Native American artists featuring Wabanaki basketmaking, carving, jewelry, bark etching, drumming, and dancing. FMI www.maineshakers.com

24 Susan Poulin in Best of Ida. Guaranteed to put you in touch with your “innah Mainah,” Ida has Moxie and she’s not afraid to drink it! $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

24 Concert. Imagine: The Beatles Solo Years. Imagine brings together the solo hits of the individual Beatles as they might have sounded had they continued together, with producer George Martin crafting these songs along with them. Performed with a 9-piece rock orchestra with four vocalists. 7:30pm. Tickets: $32/Adult & $18/Child. Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. FMI 583-6747, www.deertrees-theatre.org

24 Bob Marley. Live at Lakeside Theater, Rangeley. Shows at 7 & 9pm. FMI 864-5000

25 Ian Flanigan. Acoustic originals. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

25 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285 

28 Walk the Woods. Rangeley River Trail, Rangeley. 5:30-7pm. FMI 864-7311

28 Mainers on the Titanic. Rangeley Public Library, 6-7pm. FMI 864-5529

29 Mill Brook Crafts Series. Writing and Communication – Amy Chapman. Historical background, demonstrations, and opportunities for hands-on experience. Free, reservations encouraged. Twitchell Education Center, Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

30 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

30 Maine Outdoor Film Festival. Lakeside Theater, Rangeley, 7-9pm. FMI 864-2771

31 19th Century Curran Village. Bean supper, 5-7pm. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

31 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. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

31 8th Annual Trail Town Festival. Pond Street & Haley Pond Park, Rangeley. 10am-4pm. FMI 864-2771

31–Oct. 4   Guest Artist Melanie Leavitt. Oils at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. Reception Oct. 11, 5-7pm. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

September

4 Louis Sockalexis. Baseball’s First Indian. Rangeley Public Library, 6-7:30pm. FMI 864-5529

5 Annual Meeting. And “Fly Rod” Crosby living history program and book signing by Pam Matthews. Evening starts with a 6:30pm pot-luck supper. Bethel Historical Society, 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

6 Free First Friday Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 5-7pm; FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

6 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

6 Featured Artist. Jo Thomas. Reception 5-7pm. Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 393-3912 

6-10 Men’s Retreat. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Let It Pass, Let It Pass and Labor for a Gift of God. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/retreats

7 Texas Hold’em Poker. Program of the Harrison Lions Club. Doors open at noon, the game begins at 1pm. Proceeds from the game provide for those in need in our local communities. VFW on Route 35 in Harrison. 

7 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show. A hilarious late-night TV show spoof that’s packed with fun surprises. $18 adults, $16 seniors & $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

7 Beanhole Beans Public Supper. 5:30pm. $8.00 person, $22 Family. Congregational Church of East Sumner, Rt. 219. FMI 388-2263, esumnercc@gmail.com

8 Clare Longendyke. Classical piano music. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

8 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285 

11-14   Oxford County Fair. A good old fashioned country fair with harness racing, tractor pulls, rides, vendors, food and live entertainment. Oxford County Fairgrounds, 67 Pottle Road, Oxford. FMI www.oxfordcountyfair.com

12 Power Propagators. Volunteer your skills or learn how to divide and pot up plants. 9am-noon. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 97 Main Street, South Paris. FMI 743-8820, www.mclaughlingarden.org

13 Art Show. Sarah Shepley at Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

13 Chamber Golf Classic. Join Franklin County Chamber of Commerce and Seth Wescott at Sugarloaf for golf, food and a silent auction. Proceeds are split between the Chamber Scholarship Program and Seth Wescott’s Level Field Fund. FMI www.franklincountymaine.org

13 Harvest Party Potluck. Celebrate the abundant harvest with music, games and a potluck meal. Bring a friend! 5-7pm. Alan Day Community Garden, 26 Whitman Street, Norway. FMI 346-0708, www.alandaygarden.wordpress.com

13 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

13-15   Maine Brew Fest. A craft beer bonanza featuring as many as 100 beer selections from around Maine, live music, food, disc golf tournament, and family-friendly activities in the Mountain Park. Sunday River. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com 

14 Sebago Spirits. Join the Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce as they celebrate local spirit producers in the area. FMI www.SebagoLakesChamber.com 

14 Raging Brass. Afro-Carribean music. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

14 Harvest Day and Barn Sale. Beanhole bean lunch, local crafters, 9am-2pm. Congregational Church of East Sumner, Rt. 219. FMI 388-2263, esumnercc@gmail.com

14 Loon Echo Hike/Bike Trek. Shawnee Peak, Bridgton. Supports Loon Echo Land Trust’s conservation efforts. To register or FMI www.loonecholandtrust.org/trek/

14 Craft Workshops. SSabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring natural dyes for wool, woodcarving, fiber prep, and fiber spinning. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

15-21   Farmington Fair. Large midway, exhibit halls, livestock exhibits, animal pulling, rides, harness racing. Fairgrounds on High Street in Farmington. FMI 778-6083, www.farmingtonfairmaine.com

17 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

19 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

20 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

21 Loon Echo Trek. Time/Location TBD. Loon Echo Land Trust, Bridgton. FMI 647-4352

21 Black & White 2 Peak Challenge. Black Mountain of Maine, Rumford. FMI 364-8977

21 Nathaniel Philbrick. Award-winning author will speak at the Mason House at 3pm. A fundraising collaboration with the Mahoosuc Land Trust; all 3 Bethel Historical Society museum facilities open during Bethel Harvestfest. 10-14 Broad Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

21 21st Annual Harvestfest & Chowdah Cookoff. An old-fashioned fun fall festival with arts & crafts, chowder cook-off of local restaurants, Maine baked potatoes, apple pie contest, live music, wagon rides, kids’ activities. Bethel Town Common. FMI Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, 800-442-5826, www.bethelharvestfest.com

21 Harvest Supper. At Narramissic Farm & Smithsonian Day (free admission) at Rufus Porter Museum. 121 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org 

21 Milbre Burch’s Tales from Beyond the Ban. Grammy-nominated storyteller shares stories from Libya, Iran, Iraq, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen on quest to honor our common good. $16 adults, $14 seniors & $8 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

22-29   Cumberland Fair. Exhibits, entertainment, food, demonstrations, daily harness racing and more! Harness Racing ONLY on the 29th. FMI www.CumberlandFair.com

22 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

27 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

27 5th Annual Rangeley Regatta. Outdoor Heritage Museum & Oquossoc Cove. 10am. FMI 864-3091

27-28   Harvest Festival. 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. Bean supper on Sunday, 5-7pm. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org

28 Golf Scramble. Supports the Mt. Abram Ski Club, a non-profit organization providing education and scholarships related to snow sports for youth in Western Maine. The Bethel Inn Resort. FMI skiclub@mtabram.com

28 Carrabassett Adventure Ride. Come ride the epic trails of the Carrabassett Valley trail network during peak foliage. FMI www.carrabassettnemba.org

28 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring hard cider making and alpaca peg loom rug making. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

28 Oxford Mud Run. Mud drags, deep mud pit, hill ‘n hole, obstacle course, shallow pit. 1264 Main Street, Oxford. Next to Walmart, behind Scott’s Welding and Storage. FMI oxforddeepmud@gmail.com

28 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

29 Claude Bourbon. Latin blues. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

29-Oct 6   Fryeburg Fair. Maine’s Classic Agricultural Fair. Midway, exhibition halls, contests and entertainment. FMI www.FryeburgFair.com

30 27th Annual Fall Festival Pro-am Golf Tournament. A lasting tradition with over $17,000 in prize money & merchandise. The Bethel Inn Resort. FMI 800-654-0125, www.bethelinn.com

October

3-5 30th Annual Maine Mountains Jeep Jamboree. Challenging trails, the beautiful New England fall setting, and the awesome trail guides make this event popular. Saturday at 9am over 180 Jeeps parade through the town of Bethel. FMI 530-333-4777,
www.jeepjamboreeusa.com/trips/maine-mountains

3-6 6th Annual Brat & Strudel Contest. Kick-off to Rangeley Oktoberfest Weekend. Brat and Strudel 5-7pm at the The Rangeley Inn & Tavern, Oktoberfest at various locations through Sunday in Rangeley and Oquossoc. FMI 864-5571

4 Featured Artist. Sherry Grant. Reception 5-7pm. Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 393-3912 

4 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

4 Art Show. Georgina Grenier: Certainty at Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

4 Free First Friday Wine Tasting. Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway. 5-7pm; FMI 739-2664, www.fiberandvine.com

4-5 Mike Miclon’s The Early Evening Show Halloween Special! A haunting and hilarious late-night TV show spoof that’s packed with spooktacular surprises. $18 adults, $16 seniors & $10 kids. 7:30pm. Celebration Barn Theater. Box Office: 743-8452, Tickets & Info: www.CelebrationBarn.com

5 Fall Foliage Ride. Roxbury ATV Riders. Park & Ride, Route 120 in Roxbury. FMI www.roxburyatvridersclub.com

5 Craft Workshops. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester featuring wooden pull toy carving, weaving Shaker seats, stitched felt softies for families, and nuno felting. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/workshops

5 27th Annual Apple Harvest Festival. Maine Forestry Museum, 9am. Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main Street, Rangeley. FMI 864-3939 

5 Texas Hold’em Poker. Program of the Harrison Lions Club. Doors open at noon, the game begins at 1pm. Proceeds from the game provide for those in need in our local communities. VFW on Route 35 in Harrison.

5-6 19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org 

6 Sorcha and Jo. Americana acoustic. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

11-13   Rangeley Americana. All day at multiple venues in Rangeley region. FMI 864-9955

11 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

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

12 Fall Foliage Hike. Time/Location TBD. Loon Echo Land Trust, Bridgton. FMI 647-4352

12 Annual Harvest Dinner. Rangeley UCC Church, 2 High Street. 5-7pm. FMI 864-3351

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

12-13   Fall Festival & North American Wife Carrying Championship. Saturday – Wife Carrying Championship, Sunday – New England Cornhole Championship. Featuring live music, the Blue Mountain Arts & Crafts Fair, activities for the whole family. Sunday River. FMI 800-543-2754, www.sundayriver.com

12-13   19th Century Curran Village. Step back in time as you stroll the grounds of this picturesque village. Ride our 1894 horse carousel and experience hands-on history building, blacksmith shops, letterpress office and more. 10am–3pm. 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI 205-4849, www.curranhomestead.org 

12-13   Sugarloaf Art Show. Artists and craftsmen from around the state of Maine at Sugarloaf Mountain in beautiful Carrabassett Valley. FMI www.Sugarloaf.com 

13 20th Annual Waterford Fall Foliage 5K Race/Walk & Fun Run. Waterford Common, 11:30am. FMI www.waterfordfall5k.com

13 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

13 Chili Cook Off. Harrison Waterford PTO. 12:30pm, following the Waterford Fall Foliage 5K.
FMI harrisonwaterfordPTO@gmail.com 

15 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

17 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

18 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

18-19   Jack O’Lantern Spectacular. Walk along the garden paths lit by hundreds of carved pumpkins. Enjoy friends and family while snacking on popcorn and hot apple cider in the decorated barn. The McLaughlin Garden and Homestead. 7-9pm. 97 Main Street, South Paris. Call for ticket information 743-8820

18-22   Women’s Retreat. Living the Shaker Like Life. Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester. Pre-registration required. FMI www.maineshakers.com/retreats

19 Youth Hunting Day Breakfast. Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc. 5:25am-8:30am. FMI 860-9293

19 Pumpkin Fest. River Valley celebration in downtown Rumford. FMI 364-3241, www.rivervalleychamber.com

19-20   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 item 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

25 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

25-26   Bethel Outing Club Ski Sale. Gould Academy Field House. The best deals on new and used equipment, clothing and accessories for alpine, snowboard, cross-country skiing and other winter sports. Pick up new gear or sell yours. FMI 357-9239, www.bethelouting.org

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

26 Wicked Weird Trick or Treat Trot 5K & 10K. Costume contest, prizes and giveaways, food and drinks, entertainment by Kruzin DJ. To benefit The Progress Center, Norway. Register at www.runsignup.com

26 Fall Work Day. Volunteer at historic Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, New Gloucester for a day of working side by side with neighbors, friends, and the Shakers to help close up for the winter.  FMI 926-4597, www.friendsoftheshakers.org

26 Water Bear Confabulum. An alternative arts festival to celebrate diverse artistic and community voices. Invites the re-imagining of everyday places in the town and its environs in surprising ways through art and performance. FMI www.artgalleryumf.org

27 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

November

Ongoing   Country Christmas in Bethel. Experience the Christmas season in the postcard-perfect New England village of Bethel. Shop locally, meet Santa, enjoy the lights, hop on a horse-drawn wagon ride, or take in a performance. Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce. FMI 800-442-5826, www.bethelmaine.com/country-christmas

1 Featured Artists. Barbara Traficonte and Steve Traficonte. Reception 5-7pm. Main Street Gallery, 426 Main Street, Norway, Maine. FMI 393-3912

1 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

1 Art Show. “BIG 3” at Matolcsy Art Center, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

9-29 Bridgton Art Guild Show. “Something About the Sky” at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

10 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

14-24   Godspell. By John Michael Trebelak and Stephen Schwartz. A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing. Directed by Jonathan Potter and Janelle Raven. Oxford Hills Music and Performing Arts Association, at the Norway Grange. Tickets available in person only at our ticket agent (no calls, please): The Tribune, 430 Main Street, Norway, or online www.brownpapertickets.com 

15 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

19 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

21 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

22 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

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

24 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

29 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

29 Local Craft & Wares Fair. Shop local and handmade for the holiday season. Pottery, toys, jewelry, household and holiday décor, handbags, fine foods, knitwear, much more. Event Center at The Bethel Inn Resort. FMI Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, 800-442-5826, www.bethelmaine.com

29 Tree Lighting. Bridgton Chamber of Commerce. FMI 647-3472

30 Christmas Parade. The Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce hosts the state’s largest Christmas Parade. Main Street in Norway to Market Square, South Paris. Parade steps off at 11am. FMI 743-2281, www.oxfordhillsmaine.com 

30-Dec. 31   Guest Artist Marney Chalmers. Jewelry at Gallery 302, 112 Main Street, Bridgton. Reception Dec. 6, 5-7pm. FMI 647-2787, www.gallery302.com

December

Ongoing   Country Christmas in Bethel. Experience the Christmas season in the postcard-perfect New England village of Bethel. Shop locally, meet Santa, enjoy the lights, hop on
a horse-drawn wagon ride, or take in a performance.
Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce. FMI 800-442-5826,
www.bethelmaine.com/country-christmas

1 Songwriter Showcase. Fundraiser through these doors.Original music. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

6 Cookies with Santa. Tree Lighting by Santa on the town common of Bryant Pond. Then the fire department brings Santa to Woodstock Elementary School where you can enjoy cookies, hot cocoa, games and activities while visiting with Santa. Bryant Pond and Woodstock Elementary School. 6-7pm

6 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

6-8 Mountain Holly Days. Holiday celebrations throughout the Ran geley Region. FMI 64-5571

7 Light Up Main Street Jingle Walk. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus and watch Main Street businesses light up one-by-one as carolers walk towards the town common to light the Christmas tree. Meet at Philbrook Place by 3:45pm to participate. Tree lighting on the common in Bethel will take place at approximately 4:45pm. FMI Bethel Area Chamber of Commerce, 800-442-5826, www.bethelmaine.com

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

7 Breakfast with Santa. Wilhelm Reich Museum’s Conference Center, Dodge Pond Road, Rangeley. 8-11am. FMI 864-3443

7 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

7 Holiday Open House. Rufus Porter Museum gift shop. 121 Main Street, Bridgton. FMI 647-2828, www.rufusportermuseum.org 

7 Christmas Tea and Fair. Enjoy a festive traditional tea and fair featuring Christmas and other handmade crafts, a cookie walk, attic treasures, and delicious food from bread to pickles. West Parish Congregational Church, Bethel, 1-4pm. FMI 824-2869, www.bethelcongregationalchurch.org

7 Chester Greenwood Day. Annual celebration in downtown Farmington. Parade with earmuffs showcased on all of the floats, special sales, a Polar Dip on Clearwater Lake , gingerbread contest, more. Taste of Farmington event is an opportunity to enjoy samples from local eateries. FMI www.franklincountymaine.org. 

7 Breakfast with Santa. Pancake breakfast with Santa, silent auction and book sale. Crescent Park School, 8am-1pm. 19 Crescent Street, Bethel. FMI 824-2839

7 Christmas at the Mason House. Visit Bethel Hill’s oldest surviving home. First floor period rooms in the 1813 Mason House will be decorated in traditional 19th century style and lit by candles. Enjoy holiday music and refreshments. Free, but donations welcome. 3:30-6:00pm. Museums of the Bethel Historical Society. FMI 824-2908, www.bethelhistorical.org

7-8 Annual Holiday Production. Rumford Association for the Advancement of the Performing Arts, at Mountain Valley High School. FMI 369-0205

8 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

8 Walk to Bethlehem Annual Pageant. Rangeley Friends of the Arts. Rangeley Inn and Church of the Good Shepherd. FMI 864-5000 

8 Mahoosuc Community Band Christmas Concert. Come listen to a wonderful collection of Christmas music and traditional favorites. Refreshments following. Donations welcomed. 4pm-5:30pm. West Parish Congregational Church, Bethel

8 Holiday Party. Western Maine Art Group. 5-8pm. Matolcsy Art enter, 480 Main Street, Norway. FMI 393-3912 

13 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285

13 Community Chorus Holiday Concert. Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley. 7pm. FMI 864-5000

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

14-15   Christmas in Carthage. Community-wide holiday celebration. FMI Jan, 562-8876

17 Heather Pierson. Musical meditations on piano. The Hayloft at Dragonfly Barn. Doors open and tickets available at 7:00pm. Showtime 7:30pm–9:30pm. 95 Sanborns Grove Road, Bridgton. FMI 749-6160, Tickets www.BrownPaperTickets.com

19 Rangeley Guides and Sportsmen Association. Monthly Membership Meeting. 5:30-7:30pm, club house on Old Skiway Road, Oquossoc

20 Yulefest Concert. Take in the sounds of the holidays as the school’s band, chorus group, and student vocalists set the stage. Open to the public. Bingham Auditorium, Gould Academy, Bethel. 3pm. FMI 824-7700, www.gouldacademy.org

20 Meat Roll Bingo. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 6:30pm. FMI 693-6285 

22 Living Nativity. Actors and live animals recreate the Nativity scene at the Bethel Town Common, 5pm, then refreshments served afterward at the Dr. Moses Mason House. FMI 824-2289 

22 Public Breakfast. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 8-10am. FMI 693-6285

27 Fish Fry. American Legion Post # 155, 26 Casco Road, Naples. 5-6pm. FMI 693-6285