Gingerbread House Decorating Contest

Online event at https://www.facebook.com/events/378589454052370

Decorate your Gingerbread House as part of the Chester Greenwood Day Festivities and win prizes in Chamber Bucks! The rules are simple: 1. Your creation does not have to be a house. It can be a barn, church, castle, or some other structure and scene, use your imagination and tie it in with the theme! 2. The walls of the structure must be made of gingerbread 3. Your photo must be posted to the Gingerbread House Contest Event Page here anytime before 10am on December 4. Winners will be selected by the number of "likes" and comments. 4. Winners will

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Chester Greenwood Day

Downtown Farmington Array, Farmington, Array

Chester Greenwood Day is our annual celebration of Farmington resident Chester Greenwood, the inventor of earmuffs. Join us for a full day of festivities including a parade at 11am, craft fairs, open houses, ornament decorating, wreath sale, polar bear dip, Gingerbread House Decorating Contest, virtual Festival of Trees and more! FMI: https://www.facebook.com/chestergreenwoodday/

Winter Festival

St. Joseph Center 133 Middle St, Farmington, ME

Come join us for a Winter Festival at St Joseph Center (parish hall)  at 133 Middle St, Farmington on December 4 (Chester Greenwood Day) from 9 am to 3 pm. The festival is a fundraiser for St. Joseph parish social ministry whose mission is to provide outreach and support to the local community. At the festival you will find quality balsam and dried flower wreaths, assorted gifts, Ora breads, crafts from Haiti, a raffle for a beautiful "COVID stash buster quilt" donated by the Maine Mountain Quilters, as well as delicious homemade haddock chowder provided by the take-out meal crew. Terry 207-653-8465

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Winter Festival

St. Joseph Center 133 Middle St, Farmington, ME

Come join us for a Winter Festival at St. Joseph Center (parish hall), at the corner of Middle and Quebec Streets, Farmington, on Saturday, Dec. 4 (Chester Greenwood Day) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival is a fundraiser for St. Joseph parish social ministry, whose mission is to provide outreach and support to the local community. At the festival you will find quality balsam and dried flower wreaths, assorted gifts, Ora breads, crafts from Haiti, a raffle for a beautiful "COVID stash buster quilt," donated by the Maine Mountain Quilters, as well as delicious homemade haddock chowder provided

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Three Artists Open House Holiday Show and Sale

Home Studio of Mary Beth Morrison, .8 mi off Mason Rd in Farmington Falls 21 Blackberry Lane, New Sharon, ME

Open studio for the holidays featuring art of Mary Beth Morrison, Mary MacFarland, and Janalee Welch. Paintings, cards fabric hangings, potholders and bags, assemblages, handmade books. Studio clearance and  one of a kind final sales. houseplants. Refreshments, door prizes.

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair hosted by Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Road. All proceeds of this event will benefit the Ecumenical Heating Fund through Western Maine Community Action. Tables are still available for artisans and crafters. If interested, please contact Kathi Thompson at schoolchildren@gmail.com.

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RSU 9 Strategic Planning Community Engagement Session

Temple Town Hall Temple, ME

The RSU 9 School System is continually looking to improve its practices in order to best meet students' needs in this ever-changing world. Right now our school system is re-establishing a vision for our school system, our future direction! This fall we are collecting ideas from as many community members as possible. In the winter we will put the ideas together into a vision that will guide all of our future work. By spring we will draft a multi-year strategic plan that will define how we will move toward our vision. Once completed we will conduct regularly scheduled progress checks

UMF Classified Employee Scholarship Silent Auction

This auction is to benefit UMF Classified Employees children/spouses for scholarships to continue their education.  We have a variety of items:  new items, gift baskets, pictures, walking sticks, food baskets, baked goods, crafts and many more. There is also a 50/50 raffle.  Please stop in and check out the items and bid.   Our snow date is Dec. 8th.     FACE MASK ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT AND A SIGN UP SHEET WITH QR CODE WILL BE AVAILABLE TO SIGN IN.

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SEO Q&A

Zoom

Increase your website’s visibility by implementing Search Engine Optimization. This 1-hour session will be an open forum for questions on SEO. Come prepared with questions and learn from each other’s experiences with SEO. Register today to receive a Zoom link to join!

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Recurring

Self-Worth Club: A Skills-Building Discussion Group for Female Business Owners

Zoom

Edit Even in the best of times, running a business is an act of vulnerability. From the financial unknowns, to the fear of failure, being a business owner is ripe for feelings of insecurity of every kind. The pandemic has been a source of tremendous stress, increasing the sense of self-doubt for many business owners. Working to recover emotionally from this tremendous curveball takes some time, and a new toolbox of skills. Whatever your situation, building a foundation of self-worth will help you in business. Feeling more confident in yourself helps you take those calculated risks that can improve your

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Recurring

Color, Fiber and Words

“Fiber, Color and Words” a personal reflection from 10 diverse viewpoints presented by Central Maine Artists Gallery from November 14th to December 23, 2021 .  At   Ten fiber artists and one wordsmith created works around the 3 random words – winter, container and mending.  Each presents a personalized viewpoint of meaning and context through their chosen medium. The varied work of the group spans fiber techniques used in both 2 and three dimensions.  Mixed media art quilts, beading, weaving, dyed and embellished works as well as basketry can be viewed. The group show is comprised of works from the

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