An Evening with Bernd Heinrich

Chesterville Center Union Meeting House 3 Borough RoadChesterville,

Internationally renowned author, field biologist, illustrator, and long distance runner Bernd Heinrich will appear at the Chesterville Center Meeting House. After a childhood in the forest of post-war northern Europe, then Weld and Fairfield, Maine, and an academic career spanning the continent, Heinrich has retired to his true home, a forest in Weld. He will reflect on the significance of Franklin County in his long life and entertain questions from the audience on any of his works. Having set numerous distance running records and authored 2 dozen books on various nature topics as well as on running, the conversation could

Free

Mt. Blue Area Garden Club Annual Plant Sale

Meetinghouse Park,Downtown

Mt. Blue Area Garden Club Annual Plant Sale         May 21, 2022      Meetinghouse Park, Downtown                              Farmington                                                           Starts 9:00 a.m. sharp rain or shine     NO EARLY SALES                                                       

Tyngtown Club Annual Plant Sale

Wilton Congregational Church Main StreetWilton,

Join the ladies of Wilton’s Tyngtown Club for our annual plant sale! A wide variety of locally-dug perennials, "proven winner" annuals, and veggie + herb seedlings will be available at reasonable prices. All proceeds contribute to the Tyngtown Club’s fundraising efforts on behalf of many valued local programs, including the Wilton Free Public Library, the Western Maine Play Museum, Fit Girls of Wilton, the local scholarship committee, and the beautiful flowers planted seasonally along Main Street in Wilton's downtown.

Free

Storybook Trail Walk at New Vineyard Library

New Vineyard Public Library Event Saturday, May 21st, 2022 10:30 – 11:30 AM STORYBOOK TRAIL WALK Walk the trail while enjoying a fun-filled story starring Maine animal characters - Moose, Beaver and Bear who learn an important lesson about the importance of working together!!! 20 Lake St, New Vineyard, ME 04956 FMI – 652-2250

Backroad Books read-a-thon!

You're invited to the Backroad Books 12-hour read-a-thon! The event will be May 21 from noon to midnight in the courthouse parking lot adjacent from Java Joes (church street) in Farmington. Bring your book! Bring your camp chair! Bring a few bucks for ice cream from Fresh Ellas! Pledge cards can be picked up at Twice Sold Tales (155 Main Street, Farmington). All proceeds benefit the distribution of free books to kids all across Franklin County.   COME READ WITH US!

Benefit for Terry Tyler

Farmington Elks Lodge 120 School Street, Farmington, ME

Terry was diagnosed with cancer back in February of this year. Terry has owned the Tyler's Auto Body in Strong for many years and is known well by his community. The Farmington Elks Lodge, located at 120 School Street in West Farmington, will be having a Spaghetti dinner with all the fixing for $8.00 a person this Saturday, May 21st. There will also be a silent and live auction along with a  50/50 raffle. All proceeds will be going to Terry  to help with his medical expenses and travel. See less

Public Supper

On Saturday, May 21, 2022, there will be a Public Pickup /Takeout Supper at the Harland M. Harnden Masonic Building, 70 Bryant Road, East Wilton, Maine , from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. The menu will be Baked Roast Beef, Potatoes, Vegetable, Rolls and Pumpkin Pie Crunch. The price will be $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for those under 12. Home deliveries are available in the Wilton and Farmington area for $10.00 per meal. Reservations by Thursday, May 19th by 5:00 pm would be most appreciated. Reservations may be made by calling Alan Morison - 645-4366; Robert Lawrence - 778-2354 or

Katahdin Valley boys

Vienna Union Hall 5 Vienna Mountain Road, Vienna, ME

The Vienna Union Hall announced the Katahdin Valley Boys one of Maines’s premiere bluegrass bands will return to the Vienna Union Hall, May 21, 2022 at 7 PM. The group plays traditional bluegrass music throughout the State of Maine and New England area. The band consists of four members who all rotate singing lead and provide beautiful, tight, harmonies and smooth solos. The Katahdin Valley Boys were honored as recipients of the “Bluegrass Band of the Year” award for 2012 by The Maine Country Music Association and in 2008, 2009 and 2011 by the Maine Academy of Country Music. Each

$15 – $20

Farmington Historical Society Meeting

Farmington Historical Society Monthly Meeting, Monday, May 23, North Church, 118 High St., 6:30 pm. No pot luck dinner, but a brief in-person meeting at the church, followed at 7 pm by a short walk to the Center Burying Ground (or Meeting House Cemetery), behind the courthouse. Deb Probert and Claudia Bell will lead a tour pointing out headstones of early Farmington citizens who were also veterans of the Revolutionary War. Members and guests — all are welcome.