The Pancakery Cafe–Free Brunch

Old South First Congregational Church, UCC 235 Main Street, Farmington, ME

The lively Pancakery Cafe returns for another FREE delicious Sunday brunch! Let our kid waitstaff serve you from our menu, which includes soups, sandwiches, quiches, baked goods, salads, and of course, pancakes! We also offer hot coffee and tea, as well as espresso, cappuccino and other specialty drinks. Enjoy live acoustic music by local musicians as you dine. We serve the first Sunday of each month, from 10:30 am - 11:30 am, through May. The Pancakery Cafe is a project of the youth group of Old South First Congregational Church, UCC, at 235 Main Street in Farmington. Everything is free,

Free

Winter Sowing

Mt. Vernon Community Center 2 Main St., Mt. Vernon, ME, ME

Winter seed sowing in clear plastic containers that act as mini greenhouses is an easy, inexpensive way to start seedlings.  Come learn how to do it, and start some seedlings of your own!  The program will be presented by wonderful local gardener, Rhonda Marquis, on Sunday, March 5, at 1PM at the Mt. Vernon Community Center.  Materials will be provided, but it would be helpful if you bring a gallon milk jug & some seeds to share.  Limit is 15 participants, and pre-registration is required.  To pre-register, call (293-2565) or email (librarian@drshawlibrary.org) the Dr. Shaw Memorial Library in Mt. Vernon.

Free

Maine Mountain Chamber Music Concert

Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME

Yuri Funahashi (piano), Laurie Kennedy (viola) with guest artists Gianluca Pane (violin) and Elena Ariza (cello). Suggested price is $20 for Adults (more if you can, less if you can't  - everyone welcome, nobody turned away), UMF students and youth 18 and under are free. Music of Beethoven, Nadia Boulanger, and Astor Piazzolla. Elena Ariza is a cellist based in New York City, currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at The Juilliard School. She previously received her Master of Music at Juilliard and her Bachelor of Arts at Columbia University, majoring in computer science, as part of its exchange program with

$18 – $39

Teada to perform Old South Church

Old South First Congregational Church, UCC 235 Main Street, Farmington, ME

Called “invigorating” by The Washington Post, Ireland’s band Teada comes to Old South Church Concert Series on Monday, March 6, 2023. Admission $25 adults, $20 seniors and students. Tickets can be reserved by calling 207-491-5919 or purchased at the door. Old South Church is handicapped accessible through the Main Street entrance. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Concert begins at 7:00 p.m. Face masks are optional. A traditional band from Ireland with a truly worldwide reach, Téada has appeared as a frequent headliner at major music festivals throughout the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Africa, Russia, the Middle East and Australia. Highlights

What the CEI WBC can do for you: from aspiring entrepreneurs to seasoned business owners

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Join the CEI Women’s Business Center and Island Institute for a virtual information session to learn about the CEI WBC's no-cost, confidential business service support and resources. This session will give you an overview of the individual advising opportunities, available workshops and resources, learning cohorts where you can dive deep into relevant topics with peers. Regardless of whether you are in idea stage, start-up, or growth mode, or are looking to network and learn with other female entrepreneurs this session will introduce you to the WBC and to each other! This program is geared towards those women and businesses based on any

Free

Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification 101

Online via Zoom 30 Federal St, Brunswick, ME

Each year, the Federal Government awards about 10% of all federal contract dollars to Small Disadvantaged Businesses. In this 1-hour workshop, Leesah Patt, Disadvantaged Business Services Specialist at Eastern Maine Development Corporation will present on the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Certification. What are the benefits of being a certified DBE? Who is eligible? How do I apply for the certification? There will be time for Q+A, come with questions!

Free

Western Maine Audubon presents: “Great Blue Herons in Maine,” presented by Danielle D’Auria

UMF Preble Hall--Thomas Auditorium 173 High Street, Farmington, ME

Western Maine Audubon invites the general public to a free live talk titled, “Great Blue Herons in Maine,” presented by Danielle D’Auria of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. The talk will be held on Wednesday, March 8th from 7:00-8:30 pm in UMF’s Thomas Auditorium at 173 High Street, Farmington. Did you ever wonder where Maine’s Great Blue Herons go in winter, and what path they travel to get there? Since 2016, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife has deployed lightweight GPS tracking devices on Great Blue Herons to follow their movements during nesting, migration, and wintering.

Free

ArtsFarmington Presents: Resinosa Ensemble – March 8

Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, UMF 224 Main Street, Farmington, ME

ArtsFarmington is pleased to honor International Women’s Day by presenting the Resinosa Ensemble, three women musicians, who will be playing works by American female composers. The concert will be on Wednesday, March 8th, at 7:30pm in Nordica Auditorium, Merrill Hall, University of Maine at Farmington. Suggested price is $20 for Adults (more if you can, less if you can't - everyone welcome, nobody turned away), UMF students and youth 18 and under are free. The concert is entitled The Taste of Something New, taking its name from the first work on the program by Beth Wiemann. The concert also features

$18 – $39

Inspirational Businesswomen of Maine – Resiliency Leads to Success

United States Customs House 312 Fore St, Portland, ME

Please join SCORE and SBA Resource Partners Maine Small Business Development Center, Maine Veterans Business Outreach Center, and us at the CEI Women's Business Centers as we celebrate Women’s History Month with a panel discussion including small business owners and small business resources. Margo Walsh, Founder and CEO of Maine Works will be our Keynote Speaker. Hear more about how these incredible businesswomen have been successful during challenging times and the resources available to help you as you start, grow, or expand your business! Register today for this empowering event to be held on March 28th from 9am to 10:30am at the US Custom House, 312 Fore Street, Portland, ME

Free

Inspirational Businesswomen of Maine – Resiliency Leads to Success

United States Customs House 312 Fore St, Portland, ME

Please join SCORE and SBA Resource Partners Maine Small Business Development Center, Maine Veterans Business Outreach Center, and us at the CEI Women's Business Centers as we celebrate Women’s History Month with a panel discussion including small business owners and small business resources. Margo Walsh, Founder and CEO of Maine Works will be our Keynote Speaker. Hear more about how these incredible businesswomen have been successful during challenging times and the resources available to help you as you start, grow, or expand your business! Register today for this empowering event to be held on March 28th from 9am to 10:30am at the US Custom House, 312 Fore Street, Portland, ME

Free

Bake Sale

Chesterville Town Office 409 Dutch Gap Road, Chesterville, ME

There will be a Bake Sale on Friday, March 10th, starting at 2:00 p.m. until the food is gone.  It will happen at the Chesterville Town Office on the Dutch Gap Road to coincide with the town voting.  This event is sponsored by the North Chesterville Extension Homemakers and proceeds will benefit the town of Chesterville.  FMI 778-3156.

Trinity Baked Bean Buffet Supper

Spruce Mountain High School cafeteria 33 Community Dr., Jay, ME

Trinity United Methodist Church in Farmington is having our second Saturday Baked Bean Buffet Supper at 4:30-6:00 pm Sat., March 11th. The menu includes red hot dogs, home cooked baked beans, turkey n’ gravy over biscuits, baked mac n’ cheese, assorted salads, coleslaw, and blueberry cobbler for dessert. Adults $9.00, children 12-5 years $4.00 and children under 4 years are free. All money raised will go to our local mission work.

$4 – $12