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<< August 14, 2017 to August 13, 2018 >>

  • Color Me United 5K run/walk

    Saturday, August 26, 2017
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    United Way of the Tri-Valley Area is excited to offer the 1st annual Color Me United 5K run/walk and make this part of OUR colorful culture going forward – allowing people to help locally while participating in the run/walk and raising money for the community. Register online.
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  • Matthew Chatfield—Amphibians and Reptiles of Maine

    Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Western Maine Audubon's first talk of the Fall season will be by Matthew Chatfield, speaking on amphibians and reptiles native to Maine. The talk will be on Wednesday, September 13 at 7:00 in the North Dining Hall at the University of Farmington. It is free and open to the public.Dr. Chatfield…
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  • Robin, Zorro, and Horton: Political Resistance in Literature

    Sunday, October 1, 2017
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    The Shiretown Bookers (the Community Friends of Mantor Library), in affiliation with the University of Maine at Farmington, are proud to announce their upcoming exhibition "Robin, Zorro, and Horton: Political Resistance in Literature", running from October 1st through December 16th, in the Bookers'…
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  • Maine Mountain Chamber Music: Schubert Tribute

    Saturday, October 7, 2017
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    On Saturday, October 7, 2017, the Arts Institute of Western Maine is sponsoring a Maine Mountain Chamber Music concert featuring violinist Keiko Tokunaga, bassist Carolyn Davis Fryer, cellist Elisabeth Anderson, and pianist Stephen Pane, joined by Maine Mountain Chamber Music co-directors Laurie…
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  • Lessons from Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center: A Citizen’s Guide to Helping the Birds of Maine

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Join us October 11th at 7:00 p.m. in the North Dining Hallin the Olson Student Center at UMF for Lessons from Avian Haven. This presentation will discuss common reasons why birds are admitted to Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center in Freedom and what public citizens can do to help our local…
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  • Celebrating OktoberFest with Maine Squeeze

    Saturday, October 21, 2017
    7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    On October 21 ArtsFarmington (previously Arts Institute of Western Maine) will present the accordion ensemble, Maine Squeeze. They will perform a program entitled “Celebrating OktoberFest” which will include a variety of foot-stomping polkas, waltzes, sing-a-longs and music you wouldn’t…
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  • Barrule in Concert

    Thursday, October 26, 2017
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    The award winning trio, Barrule, from Isle of Man off the coast of Ireland, will take stage on Thursday, October 26. Pre-concert jam session begins at 6:15 pm with concert to follow at 7 pm. Your toes will be tapping and your hands clapping with the energetic fiddle, mandolin and accordion…
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  • Water Bear Confabulum

    Saturday, October 28, 2017
    1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    The UMF Art Gallery is holding its third annual Water Bear Confabulum, an alternative arts festival to celebrate diverse artistic and community voices. This year’s festival will take place from 1-6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, in the art alleys in downtown Farmington and on an art trail in nearby…
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  • Annual Turkey and Ham Harvest Supper

    Saturday, November 4, 2017
    5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Annual roast turkey and baked ham supper will be served with the fixings, pie for dessert and beverages on Saturday, Nov 4th from 5 pm to 6 pm. Proceeds benefit the Pilgrim Lodge Youth Campership Fund. Adults $10, children 6 to 12 $8. Family rates available.
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  • The Ecology of Dam Removal

    Wednesday, November 15, 2017
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Western Maine Audubon's final talk of the Fall season will be by a Nature Conservancy staff member experienced with small dam removal projects within the state of Maine. The talk will be on November 8th at 7:00 p.m. in the North Dining Hall at the University of Farmington. It is free and open to the…
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  • Northfield in Concert

    Sunday, December 10, 2017
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Singing sacred, secular and silly, songs of the seasonNorthfield, the vocal ensemble based in Farmington, will continue their tradition of seasonal celebrations with two performances over the weekend of December 9 and 10, 2017.The music, sung in an a cappella style, will include some holiday music,…
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  • Christmas Concert to benefit ECU Fuel Assistance Fund Christmas

    Thursday, December 14, 2017
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    Doors open at 6 pm for the largest community fundraiser for the ECU Heat Share Fuel Assistance Fund will feature a jam session at 6:15 pm, with the concert to follow at 7 pm. This year the Christmas Concert will feature Andrew Harris, Theater Dept Director/Chairperson of the USM and DeerTrees…
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  • 2017 Santa Visit to Downtown!

    Saturday, December 16, 2017
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Dec. 16th from 11-2. Free horse-drawn wagon rides will take your child to various locations throughout downtown for fun holiday activities, all leading up to the final stop at the Homestead bakery for a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Wagon pick up locations at the Homestead and…
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  • The Most Amazing Man of the Nineteenth Century

    Sunday, December 17, 2017
    2:30 PM to 3:45 PM
    The Most Amazing Man of the Nineteenth CenturyJohn Rosenwald, scholar, teacher, and collector, will speak on "The Most Amazing Man of the Nineteenth Century", an overview of the work of William Morris, on Sunday, December 17th at 2:30 in the North Dining Hall at UMF in Farmington. The talk is free…
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  • Senior Center

    Monday, January 8, 2018
    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Every Monday SeniorsPlus hosts the Senior Center at the Farmington Recreation Center on Middle Street in Farmington. Anyone is welcome, a hot meal is provided (suggested $3.00 donation), as well as games, companionship, an opportunity to visit and socialize. In addition speakers are present the 1st…
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  • United Dodgeball Tournament!

    Saturday, January 20, 2018
    9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    United Way is partnering with United Insurance to put on a good, old-fashioned dodgeball tournament! It will be held January 20th, from 9am-12pm, double elimination style at the UMF Fitness Center. Teams should be 6-10 players (adult teams will be 15 years and older, youth teams younger than 15…
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  • Peter and Alice and Winnie-the-Pooh: the Books of a British Childhood

    Thursday, January 25, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    Peter and Alice and Winnie the PoohThe Shiretown Bookers, in affiliation with the University of Maine at Farmington, are proud to announce their upcoming exhibition "Peter and Alice and Winnie the Pooh: the Books of a British Childhood", running from January 28th through April 5th.British children's…
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  • Michael Cooper Presents “Doc Cooper” Homage

    Saturday, January 27, 2018
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Prepare to be inspired and entertained by the true-life story of "Maine's legendary large animal veterinarian," the late "Doc Cooper," which his son Michael will enact with masks and stories.The performance will be held on January 27, 2018, at 7:30 pm in Emery Art Center on the University of Maine…
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  • Farmington Historical Society North Church Concert Series

    Monday, February 12, 2018
    1:00 AM
    Maine native singer/songwriter and renowned guitarist Denny Breau performs at the North Church on Saturday, March 17 beginning at 7 PM. Tickets $15/$10/$5. Reservations 778-2006.
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  • The Other William Morris

    Sunday, February 18, 2018
    2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    Bill Berlinghoff, scholar, teacher, and collector, will speak on "The Other William Morris", a look into early American show business, on Sunday, February 18th at 2:30 in the North Dining Hall at UMF in Farmington. The presentation is free and open to the public.In the early 20th century, the…
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  • Sound Therapy

    Tuesday, March 6, 2018
    12:00 PM
    In ancient times sound had been a direct link between humanity and the divine. Sound was considered the oldest form of healing and a pre-dominant part of early teachings of the Greek, Chinese, East Indians, Tibetans, Egyptians, American Indians, Mayans, Incas and the civilizations that came…
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  • Macrame bud vase

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Come learn how to macrame a simple bud vase hanger! This very simple design is done primarily with square knots. If you don't know how to make a square knot, no worries, we can teach you.https://www.verajohnson.net/classes
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  • Tarot 101, 102, 103

    Saturday, March 10, 2018
    4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Tarot 101, 102, 103 Saturday’s 4-6 pm with Rhonda Lapierre See Details https://www.facebook.com/events/188533638579409/
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  • ArtsFarmington Presents: Maine Balkan Choir with special guest Elitsa Stoyneva

    Sunday, March 11, 2018
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    The concert will be held at Nordica Auditorium on the U Maine Farmington campus on Sunday, March 11th at 3pm and is sponsored by ArtsFarmington. Ticket prices are $12 for adults; anyone 18 or under is free as are UMF students with an ID. No one will be turned away. For more information about the…
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    Join the Maine Balkan Choir with special guest Elitsa Stoyneva

    Sunday, March 11, 2018
    3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Arts Farmington is pleased to bring you the Maine Balkan Choir with special guest Elitsa Stoyneva for a festive afternoon of old world village singing and dancing. The Maine Balkan Choir specializes in the traditional open throated singing style of the Balkan countries. The songs, with their…
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  • Tarot 101,102,103

    Tuesday, March 13, 2018
    9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    Tarot 101, 102, 103Taught by Rhonda LaPierre, Human being extraordinaire and Farmington native, has spent half her life studying, teaching and living Healing & Meditation Arts from the Ancient Egypt Essene, the Orient, to the Hopi American Indians. She has returned home bringing the knowledge with…
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  • Maine Bird Atlas Discussion

    Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    Western Maine Audubon. starts its spring series of talks by presenting a talk about the Maine Bird Atlas. The talk is by Maine Audubon naturalist Doug Hitchcox and will be March 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the North Dining Hall at the University of Maine at Farmington.The goal of the Maine Bird Atlas is to…
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  • Denny Breau in Concert at North Church

    Saturday, March 17, 2018
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Denny Breau – A Musician’s Musician @ The North Church in Farmington, Maine, Saturday, March 17. Pie Social begins at 6, showtime begins at 7. $15 Admission. Reservations 207-778-2006.Denny Breau’s rhythmically flawless and dazzlingly clear style allows him to do amazing and stunning things…
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  • Beginning Sewing

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    Is your handed down or new machine just sitting there looking scary?? It really isn’t you know. Bring your machine to class! We’ll go through the basics of threading, tension, how to get started. Practice patterns so you’ll be able to stitch in circles by the end of class.Join the…
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  • 1800's design Rag mats

    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    12:30 PM
    Recycle your old sheets and t shirts, turn them into something useful and functional. This "old is new again" technique goes back to the late 1800's. https://www.verajohnson.net/events/1800s-mats-from-rags
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  • GoldenOak In Concert

    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    Old South Church Concert Series kicks off the 2018 season on Thursday, March 22nd with Maine's highly acclaimed Indie-Soul-Folk band “Golden Oak” featuring unmatched sibling harmonies by Zak Kendall and sister Lena blended with lush musical arrangements. Doors open at 6:30. Concert…
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  • Old South Church Concerts Series Presents Fara In Concert

    Sunday, April 1, 2018
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    “Fara” The All Female SuperGroup Fiddle Band from the Orkneys will begin their debut U.S. concert tour at the Old South Congregational Church, 235 Main St., Farmington as part of the 2018 concert series.Doors open at 6 pm, jam session at 6:15, concert at 7 pm. Adults $15, Students…
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  • And There's the Humor of It: Shakespeare and the Four Humors

    Monday, April 9, 2018
    9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
    And there’s the Humor of it: Shakespeare and the Four Humors with an accompanying exhibition, Universal Like the Sun: a Shakespearean RagbagFarmington, ME -Mar 15, 2018 The Shiretown Bookers, in affiliation with the University of Maine at Farmington, are proud to announce their upcoming…
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    Trauma Sensitive Yoga Support Group

    Monday, April 9, 2018
    4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
    Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services (SAPARS) is offering a Trauma Sensitive Yoga Support Group in Farmington.This FREE group is for adult female-identified survivors of sexual assault, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment. The group begins April 9th and will meet for 90 minutes each…
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  • Gothard Sisters In Concert

    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
    Old South Church Concert Series presents the Gothard Sisters in concert on Thursday, April 12th at 235 Main Street in Farmington. The three sisters from Washington State will bring vocals, playing of multiple instruments and Irish dancing to the stage. Visit www.gothardsisters.com to check out this…
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  • 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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