Arts and Entertainment

Arts Institute of Western Maine

P.O. Box 325
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: 778-6419
Our mission is to inspire, educate and entertain the community in Western Maine through involvement with arts events that appeal to all ages and interests. We believe that diverse arts experiences and support of local artists give vitality to community life.

Farmington Historical Society

118 Academy 118 High St. 126 High St.
Farmington, ME 04938
The mission of the Farmington Historical Society is to discover, procure and preserve the history of Farmington, Maine.

Kingfield POPS Committee

Kingfield, ME 04947
Phone: 265-8501
For one day each summer, music resonates through the mountains and into the valleys of western Maine drawing thousands to the riverside town of Kingfield. The 13th Annual Kingfield POPS will present the Bangor Symphony Orchestra conducted by Lucas Richman on June 27. Maine's own Rustic Overtones will perform both as a group and with the Orchestra, bringing a new sound to the western mountains. These acts will be complemented by other musical artists. From the welcoming sounds of the Western Mountain Trash Can Band to the last echo of the firework grand finale, this event will have toes tapping, children dancing and faces smiling. Picnics welcome, blankets or lawn chairs encouraged.

Gates open at 4:30 p.m. Early Bird tickets are $20 until May 15. From May 15 to gate opening, tickets are $25. Tickets for the 2015 Kingfield POPS will be $30 at the gate. Kennedy Farm, Route 142 in Kingfield. The Kingfield Art Walk, a road race, Kingfield POPS Festival of the Arts, an introductory guided mountain bike ride hosted by the Carrabassett Valley chapter of NEMBA and other family-friendly activities round out the celebration of music and art. See for tickets and for more information.

New Sharon Historical Committee

11 School Lane
New Sharon, Maine 04955
Phone: 578-4068
Historical Museum of New Sharon Maine

Nordica Memorial Association

116 Nordica Lane
Farmington, Maine 04938
Phone: 778-2042
A museum showcasing the life of Lillian Nordica (December 12, 1857 – May 10, 1914), an American opera singer who had a major stage career in Europe and her native country, born and raised in Farmington, Maine.

Nordica established herself as one of the foremost dramatic sopranos of the late 19th century and early 20th century due to the high quality of her powerful yet flexible voice and her ability to perform an unusually wide range of roles in the German, French and Italian operatic repertoires.

Nowetah's Indian Museum and Store

2 Colegrove Road Rt 27
New Portland, ME 04961
Phone: 628-4981
Nowetah's Indian Museum's ongoing exhibits feature an outstanding collection of American Indian artifacts from the United States, Canada and South America with a special focus on Maine's Abenaki Indians.

A special museum feature is an impressive collection of over 600 early Maine Indian ash splint, quill and bark baskets.

A full gift shop, that supports the museum offers quality, genuine American Indian arts and gifts at reasonable prices. Many items are handmade on the premises by the Nowetah and her daughter Wahleyah.

Abenaki-Paugussett, Indian owned/operated, the museum was established in 1969, built on an early 1600 ancestral Indian site.

Free admission - Donations welcome. The museum receives no local, state or federal museum funding.

Stanley Museum

40 School Street
Kingfield, ME 04947
Phone: 265-2729
The Stanley Museum keeps and shares the traditions of Yankee ingenuity and creativity as exemplified by the Stanley family in order to inspire those values in children and adults.
Exhibits Include - Steam Cars, Photography & Violins

Sugarwood Gallery

248 Broadway
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: 778-9105
Home to the largest number of Maine artisans whose specialty is using nature's resources and God-given talents to create works of art and one of a kind pieces suitable for home or office.

Teacher's Lounge Mafia

4 Spring Street
Jay, ME 04239
Phone: 207-779-6906
Teacher's Lounge Mafia has been providing entertainment throughout New England for 7 years. We provide original improvised comedy for parties, charities, private and public functions as well as trainings and workshops. No two shows are the same.

Thomas Performing Arts Center

107 Church St.
Farmington, ME 04938
Phone: 491-4841
Our mission is to provide a safe place to everyone of all ages to enjoy and experience the arts. We will be offering dance in it's many forms such as ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, hip hop, contemporary, theater, and many more.

West Coast Maine Magazine

272 Pikes Hill
Norway, ME 04268-5323
Phone: 743-8616
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Wilton Blueberry Festival

25 Pleasant View Heights
Wilton, ME 04294
Phone: 778-4726
The Wilton Blueberry Festival is always the first Friday and Saturday of August. Featuring over 60 unique events including a parade. Come join the fun!

For latest information and forms, view the Blueberry Festival's event page on the calendar of events for August 5-6, 2016.

Wilton Historical Society

10 Canal Street
Wilton, ME 04294
Phone: 645-4578 or 491-5996
The Wilton Historical Society's mission is to cultivate and nurture interest and appreciation for our community's rich history, to preserve our grand building and all of it's amazing contents for future generations as well as taking an active role in the economic development of our community.