In Brief – Lewiston Sun Journal
INDUSTRY – The Industry Community Kitchen is once again hosting monthly luncheons/social events at the Industry Town Hall. Socialize with friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a FREE lunch at noon. Lunches usually take place on the first Thursday of each month, the next dates for the first Thursdays of the month are August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3 and December 1. All are welcome, so I hope to see you there. For more information, contact Vicci @ 778-6722 or Amy @ 778-4158.
JAY – Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335 For the take-out dinner on Friday evening July 29, the menu will include macaroni and cheese with ham, salad and pineapple fluff. $12. on August 5, it will be Frito Pie, cornbread, Boston Cream Pie poke cake for dessert. $12. Call Janice early at 897-2122 to reserve your meal. Thank you for your continued support!
WILTON – Wilton United Methodist Church will hold a bake sale on Friday, August 5, during the Wilton Blueberry Festival. Assorted pies, whoopie pies, muffins, cookies and hot dogs will be sold. Seats will be provided if required. For more information, call Kitty McDonald at 645-2190.
WILTON – Wilton Congregational Church will host a take-out chicken barbecue on Friday, August 5 at 5 p.m. The price is $12 for half a chicken, coleslaw, roll and blueberry cake. Meals can be ordered in advance by calling 491-4413 or 645-2535.
WILTON – Lobster Lunch Fundraiser: St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will once again be offering a bagged lobster roll lunch for sale for the Blueberry Festival on Saturday, August 6. Lunches include a light meat fresh lobster roll, choice of drink (cola, diet coke, crisp iced tea or bottled water), fries and a homemade brownie. The cost for this lunch is $20 (we had to increase the prices due to the cost of the lobster). We accept cash and checks. Pre-order or visit while supplies last. To go or eat in the shade of the trees in front of the church. To pre-order, please call the church office at 645-2639 or email [email protected] Please provide your name, phone number, number of lunches and beverage choice. We’ll be taking pre-orders until 10 a.m. on August 6. Location: 59 High St in Wilton (near Kineowatha Park). Time: 11 a.m. while supplies last. Please note that the parade starts at 10:00 a.m., so be aware of temporary road closures.
WILTON — Wilton United Methodist Church will host a fundraising luncheon at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 6, during the Wilton Blueberry Festival. Meatball subs, hot dogs, sandwiches, drinks and blueberry desserts will be available. Seats will be provided if required. For more information, call Kitty McDonald at 645-2190.
INDUSTRY – Yard Sale/Craft Fair/Baking Sale Saturday, August 13 at Industry Town Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It is sponsored by the Industry Community Kitchen to benefit the ECU Heat program. Space rental is $10 with an indoor table provided by us or weather permitting, you can rent space outside and bring your own table and canopy. Call Vicci @ 778-6722 for more information and space rental reservations.
NORTH JAY – North Jay Grange #10 is hosting an indoor/outdoor sale on Saturday, August 6, including a food sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We have more good clean family clothes, shoes, fall and winter clothes, babies and girls. , furniture and household items. New and lightly used items, small furniture. IMF -207-208-9225.
FARMINGTON – Sunday, July 31, 4-7 p.m., a fun afternoon/evening filled with music and food while watching classic cars and trucks at Fairbanks Union Church, 583 Fairbanks Road, Farmington. Car and truck entry times will be 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. to be eligible for prizes.
AUBURN — Summer Car Show Series, July 24, August 13 and September 17, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Cure Cannabis Co., 32 Riverside Drive, Auburn. Food trucks will be on site.
WILTON — Wilton United Methodist Church will host a quilt show following the Wilton Blueberry Festival Parade on Saturday morning, August 6. The show will feature the work of local quilters.
PHILLIPS – Announcement! The Wonderland Children’s Festival, part of Phillips’ Old Home Days, presents its first “Found Objects Faerie House Contest” at 43 Main Street in Phillips. Starting Friday, August 19 at 1 p.m., bring your quirky found items to the designated fairy house tent and create your winning entry. Entries from people of all ages will be accepted until 1 p.m., Saturday, August 20, with judging at 2 p.m. Three winners will receive a gift certificate and have their homes permanently displayed in Wonderland. For more information, send an e-mail: [email protected]
WILTON — Four churches in Wilton, Methodist, Episcopal, Dryden Baptist and Congregationalist, will hold an ecumenical service Aug. 7 at 9 a.m. in Bass Park at the head of Lake Wilson. The public is invited. The theme is “What positive things are happening in your church” and communion will be served. Please bring your own chair to sit on. If the weather is not cooperative, the service will be held at the Congregational Church, 386 Main Street in Wilton.
WILTON — Wilton United Methodist Church will perform music by Margaret Arsenault and Friends from 1 to 3 p.m. on Friday afternoon, August 5, as part of the Wilton Blueberry Festival.
FARMINGTON — The University of Maine Farmington Outdoor Summer Concert Series which will feature free live music on the lawn of the Emery Community Arts Center in June, July and August. All concerts begin at 7 p.m. and are open to the public. Spectators are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be moved inside Emery’s performance space. Saturday August 27, Louisa Stancioff and Dead Gowns.
FARMINGTON — ArtsFarmington is pleased to present a benefit concert by the new Buttonwood Trio performing works by Fauré and Babajanian. Admission is by donation, with all proceeds going to Ukrainian Humanitarian Aid. The concert will take place on August 7 at 3 p.m. at the Emery Community Arts Center at the University of Maine in Farmington.
FARMINGTON — John Moore has been working to bring shows back to Farmington with concerts at the Amphitheater, but this is the first summer that the Whistlestop concert series has been in full swing. Spencer and the Walrus will take the stage on Saturday July 30, storytelling musician Slaid Cleaves will spotlight the amphitheater stage of the Whistlestop Concert Series on August 7. Doors open at 5 p.m., with the show starting at 6 p.m. Ward Hayden and the Outliers on August 20 and Brett Dennen Friday, September 16. Spectators should bring a lawn chair or blanket. Food and drink vendors will be available on site. Tickets are $25 and are available at www.WhistlestopConcertSeries.com/shows-tickets. The amphitheater stage is located behind the Narrow Gauge cinema.
WELD – How an enslaved black child becomes a soldier and citizen of Weld, Maine. Through the roots of early Weld and Maine and branches of early Weld families. Join local genealogist and citizen historian Judy Granger at the Weld Free Public Library for presentations and conversations. Monday August 15, 6:30 p.m., for the first abolitionists.