Calendar of events

Benefits

Saturday, March 25: Turner, Girl Scout Cookie Booth, 10 a.m., Ricker Hill Orchard, Route 117. Accepting cookie donations for Children’s Hospital.

Books

Friday, March 24: Carrabassett Valley, “The Great Mars Hill Bank Robbery,” author Ron Chase, 4:30 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Saturday, April 1: Wayne, Book sale, boutique, breakfast, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Rd. 685-3612.

Children’s events

Tuesday, March 28: Livermore Falls, Teen Writers, 6 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Wednesdays, March 29-April 5: Livermore Falls, Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursdays, April 6-May 18: New Sharon, Story hour with crafts, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Rd. 779-1128.

Church events

Saturdays, March 25-Oct. 28: New Sharon, Baked bean and casserole supper, New Sharon United Methodist Annex. $8; $3.50, under 12.

Wednesday, March 29: Farmington, Loaves and Fishes luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 612 Farmington Falls Rd. Free.

Friday, March 31: New Sharon, Native Oak, 7 p.m., New Sharon Congregational Church, 21 Cape Cod Hill Rd. $10; free, under 18. newsharonchurch.org.

Friday, April 14: New Vineyard, Good Friday Service, 6 p.m., Mt. View Baptist Church, Church Street. 778-6766, 491-800.

Sunday, April 16: New Vineyard, Easter Services, 6 a.m., Mt. View Bible Church, Church Street. 778-6766, 491-800.

Comedy Acts

Friday, March 31: Farmington, Improv Comedy Mud Bowl 2017, 7 p.m., Mt. Blue High School Bjorn Auditorium. $5 suggested donation. 778-3561.

Crafts

Tuesdays, March 28-May 23: Livermore Falls, Knit and crochet club, 5:30 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. Materials available. 897-3631.

Exhibits

Friday, March 24-April 30: Carrabassett Valley, Photographs by Isaac White, Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Friday, March 24-June 15: Farmington, “To Sail Beyond the Sunset: The Influence of the Odyssey,” Shiretown Bookers, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library. 778-7210.

Friday, March 24-June 12: Farmington, “Creation Mythology and Alchemical Symbolism,” featuring works by Susy Sanders, Sugarwood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. 491-8635.

Friday & Saturday, March 24-25: Wayne, Aldo Leopold book display, Cary Memorial Library, 17 Old Winthrop Rd. 685-3754.

Festivals

Saturday, March 25: Carrabassett Valley, John Brown’s Body Live at Reggae Fest, 7 p.m., Sugarloaf Base Lodge, King Pine Room.

Thursday, April 6- 9: Carrabassett Valley, Annual Reggae Festival, Sugarloaf USA. 237-6989.

Films

Saturday, April 1: Carrabassett Valley, “Winter Broke and Stoked,” outdoor adventure film, 7 p.m., Sugarloaf Inn, 5092 Access Rd. 619-3622.

Food

Fridays, March 24-Dec. 29: Jay, Friday supper with open mic and music, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. 897-5112.

Saturdays, March 25-April 29: Farmington, Winter Farmers’ Market, 10 a.m., Farmington Grange, 124 Bridge St. 778-6637.

Saturday, March 25: New Sharon, Spaghetti supper, 4 p.m., Franklin Masonic Lodge, Route 2. Donations.

Sunday, March 26: Livermore, Maine Maple Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. $5-$7 for breakfast. 897-4366 http://norlands.org/events.

Sunday, March 26: Livermore, Pancake Breakfast and Old-Time Sugaring, 9:30 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. 897-4366.

Saturday, April 1: Jay, Baked bean supper, 4:30 p.m., St. Rose of Lima parish hall, 1 Church St. $8; $5, under 13.

Saturday, April 1: Wayne, Book sale, boutique, breakfast, 9 a.m., Williams House, 14 Old Winthrop Rd. 685-3612.

Saturdays, April 8-May 13: Livermore Falls, Community lunch, 11 a.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave. Free.

General Entertainment

Saturday, March 25: Turner, Live music with Darlin’ Corey, 7 p.m., Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way. 225-2030 TurnerPublicLibrary.org.

Sunday, March 26: East Dixfield, Maine Maple Sunday, 8 a.m., Hall Farms Maple Products, 989 U.S. Route 2 W. 645-2862.

Sunday, March 26: Livermore, Maine Maple Sunday, 9:30 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. $5-$7 for breakfast. 897-4366 http://norlands.org/events.

Sunday, March 26: Livermore, Pancake Breakfast and Old-Time Sugaring, 9:30 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. 897-4366.

Sunday, March 26: Wilton, Maine Maple Sunday, 8 a.m., Sunrise Maple Farm, 5 More Acres Rd. 578-4423.

Thursdays, April 20-Dec. 21: Farmington, Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers Guild meeting, 7 p.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Free. 778-4387 westernmainestorytelling.org.

Lectures

Saturday, March 25: Farmington, Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, 10 a.m., University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery, 246 Main St. www.artandfeminism.org/our-story/.

Saturday, April 1: Farmington, “Researching 18th Century German Ancestors,” Kathy Lynch, 10 a.m., Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Hosted by Sandy River Valley Genealogical Society. Free.

Wednesday, April 12: Farmington, “What Good Is Story? Telling Tales in Uncertain Times,” Jo Radner and Peggy Yocom, 7:15 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington, Roberts Learning Center. Free. 860-0392.

Music

Saturday, March 25: Jay, Live music with Pop Rocks, 7 p.m., Amvets Post 33, Route 4. 897-4112.

Saturday, March 25: Turner, Live music with Darlin’ Corey, 7 p.m., Turner Public Library, 98 Matthews Way. 225-2030 TurnerPublicLibrary.org.

Sunday, March 26: Farmington, Arts Institute of Western Maine Listen Local Youth Concert, 3 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. Donations. 778-9437 http://www.artsinstitute.org/youth.

Friday, March 31: New Sharon, Native Oak, 7 p.m., New Sharon Congregational Church, 21 Cape Cod Hill Rd. $10; free, under 18. newsharonchurch.org.

Saturday, April 1: Farmington, Daniel Taylor, 7 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. $15.

Theater

Friday & Saturday, March 24-25: Farmington, “No Exit,” Mt. Blue Theater Company, 7 p.m., Mt. Blue Campus Forum. $3 donation suggested.

Saturday, March 25: Jay, “The Sisters of Elmhurst,” SMHS Drama Club, 7 p.m., Spruce Mountain High School North Campus, 33 Community Drive.