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<< April 15, 2018 to April 14, 2019 >>

  • Earth Day Every Day! E-Waste Disposal and Recycling

    Saturday, April 21, 2018
    9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    10th Annual Earth Day-Every Day E-WASTE DISPOSAL SATURDAY, APRIL 21st9 AM TO 1 PM Rain or Shine HANNFORD’S PARKING LOT, WILTON RD, RT 2 & 4, FARMINGTONSponsored by Old South First Congregational ChurchDisposal/recycling of TVs, computers, scanners, photocopiers, monitors, printers…
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  • Earth Day Volunteer Cleanup and Welcome to Spring

    Sunday, April 22, 2018
    1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    The 5th Annual Farmington Earth Day Volunteer Cleanup is scheduled for Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1-3PM. All are welcome, young and old and in between, to join the volunteer effort to spring clean the town. Meeting spot is Pierce House lawn, 204 Main Street, right next to the Post Office…
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    Thinking About Thinking

    Sunday, April 22, 2018
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Phil Keith, professor, administrator, scholar, and collector, will speak on "Thinking about Thinking", a look at the uses of rhetoric in thinking and teaching, on Sunday, April 22, at 2:30 in the North Dining Hall at UMF in Farmington. The talk is free and open to the public.In these days of mind…
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  • Bangor Symphony Partners with Kingfield POPS to bring Brass Ensemble to Nordica

    Monday, May 14, 2018
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Bangor Symphony Partners with Kingfield POPS to bring Brass Ensemble to NordicaKingfield, ME – The Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s Acadia Brass Ensemble will be brought to the Kingflied area this spring through the Bangor Symphony Orchestra’s Meet the Music Makers program thanks to a generous…
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  • 2 Day Yard Sale and Plant Sale

    Friday, June 1, 2018
    9:00 AM
    Old South First Congregational Church will hold a 2 day Yard Sale and Plant Sale on Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd from 9 am to 2 pm on the Holman Mission House Lawn located at 227 Main Street, Farmington. Proceeds will benefit community service, outreach and youth programs. For more…
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  • Concert by the ChoralArt Camerata of Portland, sponsored by ArtsFarmington

    Saturday, June 2, 2018
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    A concert by the ChoralArt Camerata of Portland will be sponsored by ArtsFarmington, on June 2nd at 7:30 in Nordica Auditorium which is on the second floor of Merrill Hall at the University of Maine at Farmington. Tickets will be $15 for adults. Persons 18 and under are free as are UMF students with…
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  • Tannahill Weavers 50th Anniversary Concert Tour

    Thursday, June 7, 2018
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    Old South Church Concert Series presents Scotland's premier traditional band, the Tannahill Weavers, as they celebrate their 50th anniversary , on Thursday June 7th. Since their first visit to the U.S. in 1981, the Tannahills' unique combination of traditional melodies on pipes, flute and fiddle…
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  • Extravaganze!

    Friday, June 8, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    The Shiretown Bookers are proud to announce their summer exhibition, "Extravaganza!: Extravagant Books from Members' Collections", running from June 8 through August 26, in the Bookers' display area in Mantor Library at 116 South Street in Farmington. Some remarkable books will be on display, each…
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  • Maine Mountain Chamber Music Concert Sponsored by ArtsFarmington in Nordica Auditorium

    Saturday, June 9, 2018
    7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    MAINE MOUNTAIN CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERTOn Saturday, June 9, 2018, ArtsFarmington (formerly known as the Arts Institute of Western Maine) is sponsoring a Maine Mountain Chamber Music (MMCM) concert featuring violinist Min-Young Kim, violin, and Käthe Jarka, cello, with MMCM co-directors Laurie…
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  • Pie On The Porch

    Saturday, July 28, 2018
    1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Pie On The Porch, part of Farmington's Summer Fest's events featuring fresh baked slices of pie or strawberry shortcake served up with live music from 1 pm to 4 pm. $4.00 includes whipped cream topping and cold beverage. Ala mode add $.50. The lovely and talented, Christine Poulson will be…
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  • Nordica Day Concert

    Friday, August 17, 2018
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    This year’s Nordica Day Concert, celebrating Farmington diva Lillian Nordica, will feature Kiersten Curtis, soprano, and winner of the 2018 Nordica Memorial Scholarship. Nordica Day always falls on August 17, the date of Madame Nordica’s final concert in 1911 in her hometown. The concert…
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  • Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature

    Monday, August 27, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of NatureThe Shiretown Bookers, in cooperation with the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health, are proud to announce the upcoming exhibition "Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature", running from August 27 through Oct 6, in…
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  • The Outside Track In Concert

    Thursday, September 6, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    The Old South Church Concert series at 235 Main Street in Farmington, will present one of the top Celtic acts in the world, The Outside Track, on Thursday, September 6th. The 5 member band fuses the musical traditions of Scots, Ireland and Cape Breton with fiddle, acordian, harp, guitar, flute…
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  • Western Maine Audubon, First Fall Talk: Sea Gulls Disappearing?

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    This event will be lead by Noah Perlut, covering the topic of sea gulls andtheir declining nesting population.The Herring Gull nesting population in the Gulf of Maine has declined ~5% annually since the1960’s. While gulls traditionally nest on islands, Herring Gulls are nesting on roof-tops…
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  • ArtsFarmington First Fall Event: Timothy Burris “Torres Meets Tárrega”

    Saturday, September 22, 2018
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    On Saturday, September 22 at 7:30 p.m., the stage of theEmery Community Arts Center will be given to Timothy Burris for an hour of SpanishGuitar music of the Romantic period in the late 1800s.Before Andrés Segovia, there was Francisco Tárrega. Born in 1852, Tárrega worked asa performing artist…
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  • Imar From Scotland In Concert

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    On September 25, the Old South Church Concert Series presents five member all male band from Scotland, “Imar” in concert with their explosive energy grounded in Celtic tradition. Doors open 6 pm, Jam session 6:15 pm with concert at 7 pm. Refreshments by donation. Adults $15, students…
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  • The Long Sixties: 1957-1974

    Sunday, October 7, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    The Shiretown Bookers are proud to announce their Fall exhibition, "The Long Sixties, 1957-1974", running from October 7th through January 11th, in the Shiretown Bookers' Hall in Mantor Library at 116 South Street in Farmington. The opening reception, to which the public is invited, will be held at…
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  • French Canadian trio, Bon Debarras Concert

    Thursday, November 1, 2018
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    One of Montreal’s top bands, an up-tempo and bouncy French Canadian trio, Bon Debarras (means “Good Riddance”) will perform on Thursday, November 1st as part of Farmington’s Old South Church Concert Series.Bon Débarras’ music is not only an antioxidant for the…
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  • Transcendental Marginalia

    Sunday, November 4, 2018
    2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Marginalia are the little notes we write to ourselves in the book we are reading. On Sunday, November 4th, Kristen Case, poet, author, teacher, and collector, will speak on "Transcendental Marginalia", an overview of her changing thought on Thoreau and other American poets as it is revealed in the…
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  • Sins of Omission: Adapting Paradise Lost for the Cinema

    Sunday, December 2, 2018
    2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
    On Sunday, December 2nd, Eric Brown, Interim President of the University of Maine at Farmington, will speak on "Sins of Omission: Adapting Paradise Lost for the Cinema," an overview of the influence of Milton on popular film-making. Dr Brown served as script consultant for a Hollywood-backed…
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  • Annual ECU Heat Share Christmas Benefit Concert

    Tuesday, December 4, 2018
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    The Farmington Old South Church Concert Series will host the annual FAEM ECU Heat Share Christmas Concert on Tuesday, December 4th featuring Cape Breton's internationally renown band, Coig. Doors open at 6 pm. Jam session kicks off at 6:15 with concert to follow at 7 pm. Adults $20. Students $10/$5…
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  • Teachers Lounge Mafia

    Friday, December 14, 2018
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Teachers Lounge Mafia Improv Shows!!• Friday, December 14th at 7:30pm get your laughs at the North Church at 118 High Street in Farmington• Saturday, December 15th at 7:30pm come to the AYS Building at 25 Cedar Street in Livermore FallsSponsored by Sterling Electric, these shows are…
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  • Teachers Lounge Mafia

    Saturday, December 15, 2018
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Teachers Lounge Mafia Improv Shows!!• Friday, December 14th at 7:30pm get your laughs at the North Church at 118 High Street in Farmington• Saturday, December 15th at 7:30pm come to the AYS Building at 25 Cedar Street in Livermore FallsSponsored by Sterling Electric, these shows are…
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  • Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher In Concert

    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    Old South Church concert series kicks off 2019 season with internationally acclaimed and award winning Prince Edward Island musicians, Richard Wood (fiddle and step dancing) and Gordon Belsher (guitar/vocals) on Thursday, January 17th. Doors open at 6 pm. Jam Session 6:15. Concert 7 pm. Adults $15,…
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    Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher In Concert

    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Old South Church concert series kicks off 2019 season with internationally acclaimed and award-winning Prince Edward Island musicians, Richard Wood (fiddle and step dancing) and Gordon Belsher (guitar/vocals) on Thursday, January 17th. Doors open at 6 pm. Jam Session 6:15. Concert 7 pm. Adults $15,…
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  • United Dodgeball Tournament!

    Saturday, January 19, 2019
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    2nd Annual United Dodgeball Tournament, sponsored by United Insurance, The Dugout Bar and Grill, and UMF...sign up early to avoid being shut out! Teams should have between 6-10 players and it costs $100 per team. Saturday, January 19th, 9am-12pm at the UMF Fitness Center. Call 778-5048 or email…
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  • Another Op'nin', Another Show

    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    7:00 PM to 7:45 PM
    New Exhibition on Live Theater at Mantor Library The Shiretown Bookers are proud to announce their Winter exhibition, "Another Op'nin', Another Show", running from January 24 through March 13, in the Shiretown Bookers' Hall in Mantor Library at 116 South Street in Farmington.The excitement of live…
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  • GoldenOak In Concert

    Friday, February 15, 2019
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    New Sharon natives, sibling duo, Zak and Lena Kendall as GoldenOak, take the stage on Friday, February 15th at the Old South Congregational Church located at 235 Main Street in Farmington. GoldenOak is an Indie Soul-Folk band and has shared the stage with notable artists: Lady Lamb, The Dustbowl…
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  • My Mother's Books

    Sunday, March 10, 2019
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Bill Roorbach to Speak on "My Mother's Books"Bill Roorbach, best-selling novelist, will speak on "My Mother's Books", a personal view of book collections, at 2:30 pm on Sunday, March 10th, in the North Dining Hall at UMF Farmington. The talk, which is presented by the Shiretown Bookers, is free and…
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  • Paradise: The Literature of Gardening

    Friday, March 15, 2019
    9:00 AM
    The Shiretown Bookers, in affiliation with the University of Maine at Farmington, are proud to announce their upcoming exhibition "Paradise: The Literature of Gardening", running from March 15th through May 15th, in the Shiretown Bookers' Hall in Mantor Library at 116 South Street in…
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  • Toronto's Union Duke In Concert

    Thursday, March 21, 2019
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    Old South Church Concert Series presents Toronto's Union Duke quintet with their soulful Indie-Folk style with a twist of Bluegrass in concert on Thursday, March 21st at 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm, Jam Session at 6:15. Adults $15, Students $10/$5. Refreshments available by donation. Old South Church…
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  • Fiddlers Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray In Concert

    Thursday, April 11, 2019
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Rich Fiddling Tradition Comes SouthOld South Church Concert Series continues to bring some of the finest east coast Canadian musicians, where tradition and roots run deep, to the stage in Farmington. Two such musicians, Andrea Beaton and Troy MacGillivray, come together for an evening on Thursday…
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