Events

October 9, 2017 - November 8, 2017
Oct 10
Oct 11

Lessons from Avian Haven Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center: A Citizen’s Guide to Helping the Birds of Maine

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 birds. We'll discuss the facilities and recent…

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Oct 14

OPEN HOUSE HANDS ON WORKSHOPS

Free and open to the public workshops on weatherization, home maintenance, and more. Created especially for Homeowners and Do-It-Yourselfers, these hands-on workshops will be held at every one of Hammond Lumber's 13 locations on Saturday, October 14th from 8-1. Learn Home Design 101, Home Weatherization tips, Power tool operation…

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Oct 14

Make Tracks for Kids TAR-2-TRAIL 5K & 1-mile Run

The Franklin County Children’s Task Force (FCCTF) invites you to help them in the crusade to make a difference in the lives of children at the “Make Tracks for Kids” TAR-2-TRAIL 5K & 1-mile Run on Saturday October 14th! 5K Pre-registration: $15, 1-Mile Pre-registration: $5. Visit www.active.com *Keywords: Make Tracks for Kids*…

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Oct 20
Oct 21

Oktoberfest Fall Craft Fair

Oktoberfest Fall Craft FairOctober 21, 20179am-2pm85 Lincoln Ave. RumfordSupporting LiteracyFree Book to each childOver 25 Crafters- herbs, jewelry, hand knits, baked goods, raffles, 100's of books for sale, holiday items, Chinese Auction, and morePancake Breakfast with local maple syrup 8:30-10:30amPizza and Apple Crisp 11-2pmFree Fresh Coffee All…

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Oct 21

Celebrating OktoberFest with Maine Squeeze

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 necessarily associate with the accordion. The audience…

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Oct 25

Franklin County Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards Dinner and Meeting

Chamber members attend for the annual meeting and dinner with entertainment. The event is located at the University of Maine at Farmington and also includes business of the year awards as voted by chamber members.For more information call 207-778-4215.

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Oct 26

Barrule In Concert

As part of the 2017 Old South Church Concert Series, the award winning trio, Barrule, from the Isle of Man located off the coast of Ireland, will take the stage on Thursday, Oct 26th at 7 pm. Pre-concert jam session starts at 6:15pm. Students playing in the Jam Session get free admission to the concert. Energetic fiddle, mandolin and accordion…

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Oct 27

Hope Association Halloween Dance

Hope AssociationHalloween DanceFeaturing: Joe the “Music Man” SiroisOctober 27, 20176pm-8pm85 Lincoln Ave. Rumford, MECostumes WelcomeOpen to the PublicDonations welcome and benefit the Hope Association ParticipantsRefreshments will be Available.

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Oct 28

Water Bear Confabulum

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 Bonney Woods and Flint Woods.Artwork by Maggie…

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Oct 28

Fifteenth Maine Ski Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

The Maine Ski Hall of Fame - a division of the Ski Museum of Maine recognizes those skiers, who through their efforts and achievements have brought distinction to Maine skiing. It is to recognize the importance of skiing to Maine and its citizens that the Maine Ski Hall of Fame has been formed. By celebrating these individuals - this year's…

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Nov 3

First Friday Artwalk

First Friday ArtwalkNovember 3, 5-8pm2017 Kingfield MaineArtists residing in the mountain villages come together to share their creations born out of the need to create.Repurposing used skis by painting the landscapes of Maine, Hiking and capturing spectacular views or a moment in time with a camera and keen eye, gathering spalted maple, walnut or…

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Nov 4

Farmington Downtown EarlyBird Shopping

Get a jump on the shopping season at the Farmington Downtown EarlyBird Sale.  Some stores open as early as 6am with a variety of sales.  Check out the article in the Franklin Journal for details http://thefranklinjournal.com/earlybirdsale/   or the Chamber facebook page as we will share posts of the EarlyBird…

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Nov 4

UMF Arts and Crafts Show

University of Maine at Farmington holds its annual Arts and Crafts Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, in the UMF Olsen Student Center on South Street in Farmington. Artists and crafters from across Maine, including many new artisans, will exhibit their original and creative works at this open-to-the-public sale. All items are…

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Nov 6

Starting a Business and Essentials of Business Planning seminar - FREE

Starting a Business and Essentials of Business Planning – November 6Presents an overview of the skills and tools you need to start a business. Learn the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, financing, what a business plan is, its use in your business and the elements of a business plan. You’ll learn how to plan for your…

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Nov 7

Teacher's Lounge Mafia presents "Stale Milk & Sour Cookies"

X your CALENDARS! December 8th & 9th! Stale Milk & Sour Cookies X! Celebrate 10 years of Teachers Lounge Mafia with two nights of irreverent, mature-rated, holiday-themed improv comedy! Friday the 8th at the North Church in Farmington! Saturday the 9th at Temple Stream Theater in Temple! Tickets on sale SOON at United Way of the…

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Nov 7

Free Diabetes Documentary Screening at FMH

Katie Drouin, RD, LD, announces that in observance of diabetes awareness month a special viewing of the documentary called the Human Trial will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 4 p.m. in the Allen Room at Franklin Memorial Hospital. Anyone with an interest is invited to attend.The Human Trial is the first major film on diabetes and stem cell…

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