Maine News Events Calendar July 22

The MAINE NEWS CALENDAR of Events is updated and published online daily. The “calendar week” begins on Saturday and submissions for the digital calendar should be emailed a week or more in advance. Submissions for print should be at least two weeks before the event. Our deadline chart can be found at www.turnerpublishing.net/pdf/Deadlines.pdf. To add an event to either calendar, email articles@turnerpublishing.net.
Weeks in listing are Saturday through the following Friday.
Listings for events that are three consecutive days or more are at the bottom of the weekly section of the calendar, and listings of recurring weekly or monthly events are below that, by town or city.

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: Those attending live events should prepare to follow the event’s public health and safety measures, including possibly wearing a face covering and practicing social distancing.

WEEK OF JULY 17-23
July 21 — Retired air traffic controller Jim Ferrara, “Air Traffic Control: How Does It Work?” at 6 p.m., Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St., free, open to public, register in person or call 207-864-5529 to reserve a space.
July 21 — Ali Farrell, author of “Pretty Rugged – True Stories from Women of the Sea,” Kennebec Historical Society Facebook Live speaker, 6:30 p.m., KHS Facebook page.
July 21 — Kate Russo, author of “Super Host,” hosted by Norway Memorial Library, 6:30-8 p.m., via Zoom, networkmaine.zoom.us/j/83111952295, www.norway.lib.me.us.
July 21 — Music at the Gazebo, Meetinghouse Park, Farmington, 7 p.m., Rachel Spear (guitar and vocals) free, open to public, donations welcome, artsfarmington.org.
July 22 — Sabattus Rec Club Running Program Blackjack 5k Run/Walk, 6 p.m. (registration begins at 5 p.m.)., Oak Hill Middle School, Ball Park Road, Sabattus; $5, open to all ages, social, noncompetitive, prizes for top male and female, “blackjack” prizes for runners/walkers, sabattusrec.com, Sabattus Rec Club Running Program page on Facebook.
July 22 — Ryan Michaud, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.
July 22 — Marine Mammals of Maine, 7 p.m., via Zoom, www.hobbslibrary.org, 207-925-3177.
July 22 — 7 Lakes Alliance night hike, 7:30 p.m. French Mountain, Watson Pond Road, Rome, free, open to public, www.7LakesAlliance.org, 207-495-6039.

WEEK OF JULY 14-30
July 24 — Friends of Norway Memorial Library used book sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Gingerbread House lawn, 500 Main St., aside from fiction and children’s books, history and biography.
July 25 — Belgrade Craft Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Village Green, Belgrade Lakes village, no admission fee, townofbelgrade.com/recreation.
July 26 — Jazz Time 99, Rangeley outdoor concert series, 7 p.m., Haley Pond Park gazebo, free, open to public, 207-864-5000, rangeleyarts.org.
July 27 — Michael Krapovicky & Open Mic, live music, 6 p.m., Anniversary Park, 8 Second St., Auburn, free, open to public.
July 27 – Mill Town Road Show (country), 6:30-8 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
July 28 — Children’s singer Judy Pancoast, “Tails & Tales” concert, 10:30 a.m., Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St., Rangeley, free, open to public, registration requested, stop by the library or call 207-864-5529.
July 28 — Summer concert series, 12:15 p.m., Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston, free, open to the public, 207-777-1200.
July 28 — Mr. Drew and His Animals Too, with the theme “Animals and Trees,” 3 p.m. Belgrade Public Library, part of Belgrade Community Read, free, open to the public, www.townofbelgrade.com/library
July 28 — Author Kerri Arsenault, 6:30 p.m., Bailey Public Library, 39 Bowdoin St., Winthrop, free, open to public, 207-377-8673.
July 28 — Music at the Gazebo, Meetinghouse Park, Farmington, 7 p.m., Hope Chernesky (fiddle, guitar and vocals) free, open to public, donations welcome, artsfarmington.org.
July 29 — Denny Breau, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.
July 29 — Emily Sano, “Behind the Scenes: A Day in the Life of an Art Museum,” 7 p.m. community room, Charlotte Hobbs Libray, 227 Main St., Lovell (masks required), and via Zoom, www.hobbslibrary.org, 207-925-3177.
July 30 — The Butterfly Guy, Jerry Schneider, 11 a.m. Auburn Public Library, 49 Spring St.; second half of the program will include a T-shirt craft, bring a solid light colored T-shirt if you have one. The library also will have T-shirts in limited sizes. Call 333-6640 ext. 3.
July 30 — 7 Lakes Alliance Live Animals with Chewonki “Owls of Maine,” 3 p.m. 137 Main St., Belgrade, www.7LakesAlliance.org, 207-495-6039.
July 30: “Mighty Ducks,” 8:45 p.m. drive-in style, parking lot at Norway Savings Bank Arena, part of Auburn Summer Movie Series, free, open to public.

WEEK OF JULY 31-AUG. 6
July 31 — Sabattus Rec Club Running Program free training sessions for better running for middle, high school students, free, open to boys and girls in Oak Hill area; 9 a.m. for middle-schoolers, 10 a.m. for high schoolers, wear good running shoes, bring hydration and towel or blanket, be prepared to run. Will be rescheduled if it rains, running@sabattusrec.com.
July 31 — Neighbors Driving Neighbors benefit breakfast, 9-11 a.m., Mount Vernon Community Center.
July 31 — Leeds Historical Society Curtis Homestead, Kennebec Land Trust conservation area, walk and talk, 1 p.m., Bog Road, three-tenths of a mile from Route !06 and 1.5 miles from U.S. Route 202. Rain date is 1 p.m. Aug. 1.
July 31 — Androscoggin Historical Society Knight House activity, 1-4 p.m., free, open to public, donations acceptied, on River Walk near West Pitch Park, outside activities will feature old-fashioned games, masks must be worn to tour the house,207-784-0586.
Aug. 1 — 1846 Minot Center Congregational Church service, 9 a.m., hosted by Minot Historical Society, Pastor Frances Lodge, open to all denominations, Center Minot Hill Road, where it intersects with Jackson Hill Road.
Aug. 3 — Center for Wildlife, of Cape Neddick, on nocturnal creatures, 5:30 p.m. Zoom and Lewiston Public Library Facebook Live, for Zoom info: lplonline.org/natures-nightshift.
Aug. 1 — Ken Medema, featured artists at New England Summer Music Festival 6 p.m., Court Street Baptist Church, 129 Court St., free, donations accepted, face masks optional for fully vaccinated.
Aug. 3 – Tim Winchester (folk), 6:30-8 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
Aug. 4 — 29th annual Taste of Waterville, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Head of Falls, Front Street, Waterville, food, entertainment, more. www.tasteofwaterville.com
Aug. 4 — Summer concert series, 12:15 p.m., Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston, free, open to the public, 207-777-1200.
Aug. 4 — Maine mystery author Matt Cost, “Mainely Power,” 6 p.m. Rangeley Public Library, 7 Lake St., free, open to public, register at library or call 207-864-5529.
Aug. 4. — Book discussion 6:30 p.m. “The Overstory,” by Richard Powers, Belgrade Public Library and/or Zoom, part of Belgrade Community Read, free, open to the public, www.townofbelgrade.com/library
Aug. 5 – Nature Walk at Shepard’s Farm Preserve, for youths of all ages, 10 a.m.-noon, 121 Crockett Ridge Road, Norway. . Registration required by July 29, click here.
Aug. 5 — Rangeley Friends of the Arts’ 41st annual Art in August, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oquossoc Park, Oquossoc.
Aug. 5 — Rick Roy, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.
Aug. 5 — Peter Ellison, “An Evolutionary Perspective on COVID-19,” 7 p.m. community room, Charlotte Hobbs Libray, 227 Main St., Lovell (masks required), and via Zoom, www.hobbslibrary.org, 207-925-3177.

WEEK OF AUG. 7-13
Aug. 7 — Farmington Grange summer yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 4 Bridge St., West Farmington, indoors and outdoors, benefits building maintenance, 207-778-6637.
Aug. 7 — Norway Universalist Church Pop-Up Yard Sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 479 Main St., Norway.
Aug. 7 — Rangeley town-wide yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Rangeley, 207-460-1170, 617-875-7824.
Aug. 7 — Leeds Historical Society Twin Bridges and Island Cemetery tour, 1 p.m., Route 219, Googins Island Public Boat Access. Rain date is 1 p.m. Aug. 8.
Aug. 7 — Red, White & Blue Strawberry Festival, 1-4 p.m. Minot United Methodist Church, corner of Route 121 and Empire Road, tickets by donation at the door.
Aug. 7 — Lawrence High School class of 1971 50th class reunion, 1-7 p.m., 255 Trafton Performance and Event Venue, 255 Trafton Road (off Interstate 95 Exit 124), Waterville, free, donations accepted, Evelyn Greenlaw, 207-577-7304.
Aug. 7 — American Legion Post 86 monthly bean supper, 5-6 p.m. Legion post, 15 Lewiston Road, $10, 207-653-3886.
Aug. 7 – Lovejoy Pond Improvement Association Annual Meeting, 5 p.m., North Wayne Schoolhouse, 9 Kents Hill Road, Wayne, guest speaker lake expert Matt Scott, participants may bring their own food and drink, 518-369-8737,r labrmon@gmail.com.
Aug. 7 — Beanhole bean supper, 5:30 p.m. Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St. $8 adult, $5 ages 5-15, $23 Family. Indoor, outdoor dining, Bill 207-388-2263 or Cyndy 207-388-2667.
Aug. 8 — 1846 Minot Center Congregational Church service, 9 a.m., hosted by Minot Historical Society, Pastor Frances Lodge, open to all denominations, Center Minot Hill Road, where it intersects with Jackson Hill Road.
Aug. 8 — Maine Senior Games Ping Pong Tournament, noon, Bridgton Town Hall, 26 North High St. open to anyone 45 or older, no admission for spectators, www.maineseniorgames.org].
Aug. 9 — Sami Stevens and Kazemde George, Rangeley outdoor concert series, 7 p.m., Haley Pond Park gazebo, free, open to public, 207-864-5000, rangeleyarts.org.
Aug. 10 – Duo (jazz), 6:30-8 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
Aug. 11 — Summer concert series, 12:15 p.m., Basilica of Saints Peter & Paul, 122 Ash St., Lewiston, free, open to the public, 207-777-1200.
Aug. 11 — Androscoggin Historical Society Knight House activity, 1-4 p.m., free, open to public, donations acceptied, on River Walk near West Pitch Park, , outside theme focus on preserving food, and will feature a corn sheller, apple peeler and butter maker, masks must be worn to tour the house,207-784-0586.
Aug. 12 — Sandy River Ramblers, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.
Aug. 12 — 19th Century Rangeley in 3D,” Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St., Rangeley, vintage Stereoviews and old photographs enhanced and shared in 3D on the big screen, 3D glasses supplied, short silent films with live music by Stan Keach and Bud Godsoe, $7, cash bar, Rangeley Historical Society Facebook page.
Aug. 13 — Readfield Historical Society annual wine and cheese social, 7 p.m., 759 Main St., free to members, new members can join at the door: $10 annual, $5 for seniors, lifetime $100.

WEEK OF AUG. 14-20
Aug. 14 — Readfield Historiy Walk and unveiling of six historidal signs, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Aug. 14 — Friends of Norway Memorial Library used book sale, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Gingerbread House lawn, 500 Main St., $1 a bag sale.
Aug. 15 — 1846 Minot Center Congregational Church service, 9 a.m., hosted by Minot Historical Society, Pastor Frances Lodge, open to all denominations, Center Minot Hill Road, where it intersects with Jackson Hill Road.
Aug. 16 — Jazz Time 99, Rangeley outdoor concert series, 7 p.m., Haley Pond Park gazebo, free, open to public, 207-864-5000, rangeleyarts.org.
Aug. 17 – Denny Breau, 6:30-8 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
Aug. 19 — Author talk by Matt Cost, author of “Mainely Power,” 6-7 p.m. via Zoom, sponsored by Auburn Public Library, www.auburnpubliclibrary.org to get link info.
Aug. 19 — Sabattus Rec Club Running Program Prediction 5k Run/Walk, 6 p.m. (registration begins at 5 p.m.)., Oak Hill Middle School, Ball Park Road, Sabattus; $5, open to all ages, social, noncompetitive, prizes for top male and female, sabattusrec.com, Sabattus Rec Club Running Program page on Facebook.
Aug. 19 — Joey Charles, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.
Aug. 19, Jo Radner, “Wit and Wisdom: A Community Tradition in 19th Century New England Villages,” 7 p.m. community room, Charlotte Hobbs Libray, 227 Main St., Lovell (masks required), and via Zoom, www.hobbslibrary.org , 207-925-3177.

WEEK OF AUG. 21-27
Aug. 21 — Art in the Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. corner of Main and Academy streets, Auburn, www.artinauburn.com.
Aug. 22 — 1846 Minot Center Congregational Church service, 9 a.m., hosted by Minot Historical Society, Pastor Frances Lodge, open to all denominations, Center Minot Hill Road, where it intersects with Jackson Hill Road.
Aug. 23 — Sandy River Ramblers, Rangeley outdoor concert series, 7 p.m., Haley Pond Park gazebo, free, open to public, 207-864-5000, rangeleyarts.org.
Monday, Aug. 23, 6:30 p.m., Julie Olson, “Zero Waste: Living a Life Less Wasteful with Tips and Strategies to Reduce Your Trash,” 6:30 p.m., via Zoom, cosponsored by Greater Lovell Land Trust and Casco Public Library, www.hobbslibrary.org, 207-925-3177.
Aug. 24 Christine and Friends (rock ‘n roll), 6:30-8 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
Aug. 26 — The Laura Hudson Project, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.

WEEK OF AUG. 28-SEPT. 3
Aug. 28 –Third annual Papermakers Heritage Celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Maine’s Paper and Heritage Museum, 22 Church S., Livermore Falls, tours, refreshments, garage sale, guest speaker and paper-making demonstrations, 207-897-3157 or 207-592-1807.
Aug. 28 — Androscoggin Historical Society Knight House activity, 1-4 p.m., free, open to public, donations acceptied, on River Walk near West Pitch Park, theme will focus on the herb garden and will include samples from the Knight House culinary and medicinal herb garden, masks must be worn to tour the house,207-784-0586.
Aug. 28 — Beanhole bean supper, 5:30 p.m. Congregational Church of East Sumner, 50 Main St. $8 adult, $5 ages 5-15, $23 Family. Indoor, outdoor dining, Bill 207-388-2263 or Cyndy 207-388-2667.
Aug. 29 — 1846 Minot Center Congregational Church service, 9 a.m., hosted by Minot Historical Society, Pastor Frances Lodge, open to all denominations, Center Minot Hill Road, where it intersects with Jackson Hill Road.
Aug. 29 — Belgrade Craft Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Village Green, Belgrade Lakes village, no admission fee, townofbelgrade.com/recreation.
Aug. 31 – Jerks of Grass (bluegrass), 6:30-8 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
Sept. 2 — Chris Poulson and the Social Club, Belgrade Summer Concerts on the Village Green, 6:30-8 p.m., free, open to the public, intersection of West Road and Main Street, Belgrade Lakes village.

WEEK OF SEPT. 4-10
Sept. 7 – Pam Weeks (Acadian), 6-7:30 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.

WEEK OF SEPT. 11-17
Sept. 11 — Awards reception for Rangeley Friends of the Arts 7th annual Western Mountain Photography Show, Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, lobby of RFA Lakeside Theater, 2439 Main St., Rangeley, free, open to public, rangeleyarts.org.
Sept. 14 – Ruth Hill (folk), 6-7:30 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.
Sept. 14 — Retired Maine State Trooper Percy Turner on the history of the Maine State Police, co-hosted by Hebron Historical Society and Minot Historical Society, 7 p.m., preceded by 6 p.m. pot luck supper, at the West Minot Grange Hall, 186 West Minot Road, free, open to public, feel free to bring something, donations also accepted.
Sept. 16: “Tom and Jerry,” starting between 7-8 p.m., Chestnut Park, part of Auburn Summer Movie Series, free, open to public.

WEEK OF SEPT. 18-24
Sept. 18, 19 — Artisan fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Ricker Hill Orchards, 295 Buckfield Road, Turner, free, open to public, HeatherLagueux@gmail.com or 207-212-4176.
Sept. 19 — Leavitt Area High School classes of 1980, 1981 reunions, 1-5 p.m. Vista of Maine, 146 N. Hills Ridge Road, Greene, details on Facebook Leavitt Class of 80 and 81; 40th Class Reunion.
Sept. 21 – Hot Damn; Deb & Norm Pelletier (Americana), 6-7:30 p.m., Music for Mavis, Turner Gazebo, sit with friends you came with and maintain 6-foot distance from others, donation bin at the entrance, no rain dates.

WEEK OF SEPT. 25-OCT. 1
Sept. 25 — Maine’s Paper and Heritage Museum tours, garage sale, refreshments, papermaking and children’s train rides, 22 Church St., Livermore Falls, 207-897-3157 or 207-592-1807.
Sept. 25, 26 — Artisan fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wallingford’s Fruit House, 1240 Perkins Ridge Road, Auburn, free, open to public, HeatherLagueux@gmail.com or 207-212-4176.
Sept. 26 — Belgrade Craft Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Village Green, Belgrade Lakes village, no admission fee, townofbelgrade.com/recreation.

OCTOBER
Oct 2, 3 — Artisan fair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Boothby’s Farm Market, Boothby Road, Livermore, free, open to public, HeatherLagueux@gmail.com or 207-212-4176.
Oct. 9 — Belgrade Craft Show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Village Green, Belgrade Lakes village, no admission fee, townofbelgrade.com/recreation.
Oct. 11 — Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day by viewing the Ne-Do-Ba collection of artifacts donated to Androscoggin Historical Society, 1-4 p.m., at Knight House, River Walk near West Pitch Park, free, open to public, donations accepted, masks must be worn to tour the house,207-784-0586.
Oct. 9, 10 — Artisan fair, Thompson’s Orchard, 276 Gloucester Hill Road, New Gloucester, free, open to public, HeatherLagueux@gmail.com or 207-212-4176.
Oct. 30 — Double feature, “Monsters, Inc.” at 6 p.m. and “Hocus Pocus” at 8 p.m., free, open to public, registration required, Great Falls Park, part of Auburn Summer Movie Series, auburnmaine.gov.
Oct. 31 — Halloween at the Museum, 3-6 p.m., Maine’s Paper and Heritage Museum, 22 Church St., Livermore Falls, candy, games, train rides, 207-897-3157 or 207-592-1807

EVENTS OF THREE DAYS OR MORE
June 21-Aug. 27 — Free concerts 7 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, City Park Gazebo, Summer Street, Bath. Bath Swing Band Wednesday, variety of instrumental music Friday. Free, open to public.
July 10-Aug. 28 — Waterfront Park concert series, 6 p.m., every Saturday, Waterfront Park, 61 Commercial St., Bath, free, open to the public.
July 16-26 — Artist Mary Delano, featured WFLT Clothesline Project exhibition, Shepard’s Farm Preserve, 121 Crockett Ridge Road, Norway, free, open to public.
Aug. 6-16 — Artist Nikki Millonzi, featured WFLT Clothesline Project exhibition, Shepard’s Farm Preserve, 121 Crockett Ridge Road, Norway, free, open to public.
Aug. 20-30 — Artist Virginia Valdes, featured WFLT Clothesline Project exhibition, Shepard’s Farm Preserve, 121 Crockett Ridge Road, Norway, free, open to public.
Sept. 10-20 — Artist Kimberly Hamlin, featured WFLT Clothesline Project exhibition, Shepard’s Farm Preserve, 121 Crockett Ridge Road, Norway, free, open to public.
Sept. 11-Oct. 11 — 7th annual Western Mountain Photography Show, Lakeside Contemporary Art Gallery, lobby of RFA Lakeside Theater, 2439 Main St., Rangeley, free, open to public, rangeleyarts.org.

WEEKLY/MONTHLY RECURRING EVENTS
Listed by town/city

BRIDGTON
Community Ping Pong Program, 1-4 Sunday $1 to participate, open to all Town Hall, 26 North High St.

RANDOLPH
Maine-ly Harmony women’s barbershop group, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Randolph United Methodist Church, 16 Asbury St., Randolph, women of all ages who like to sing welcome. Call Lea at 207-622-1273 or Jenny at 207-441-2816.

TURNER
Boy Scout Troop 187 6:30 p.m. every Monday. Contact Robert Quick 207-330-9657.