Calendar of events

Benefits

Saturday, Nov. 25-Dec. 3: Canton, Festival of Wreaths, 10 a.m., Canton Fire Station, 90 Turner St. 597-2938, 597-2929.

Saturday, Nov. 25: Livermore, Indoor yard sale, 9 a.m., Livermore Community Center, 25 Church St. 212-7543.

Thursday, Nov. 30: Canton, Festival of Wreaths, 4 p.m., Canton Fire Station, 90 Turner St. 597-2938, 597-2929.

Saturday, Dec. 16: Wilton, Happy Holidays yard and bake sale, 9 a.m., Wilson Grange, 1338 Main St. 645-3388.

Books

Wednesday, Nov. 29: Jay, “The Stars are Fire,” Maine Book Group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Jay, “Rosewater,” book and film discussion group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Children’s events

Wednesday, Nov. 29: Livermore Falls, Preschool story time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursdays, Dec. 7-March 1: New Sharon, Story hour, with crafts and snacks, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Rd. 779-1128.

Thursdays, Dec. 21-March 15: New Sharon, Story hour, with crafts and snacks, 10:30 a.m., Jim Ditzler Memorial Library, 37 Library Rd. 779-1128.

Church events

Saturday, Dec. 2: Farmington, Chester Greenwood luncheon, white elephant table and cookie walk, 8 a.m., Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, 110 Academy St. $7; 5 and under, $4.

Sunday, Dec. 10: Farmington, “Real. Really?,” Christmas play, 10:30 a.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd.

Sunday, Dec. 10: Farmington, “Real. Really?,” Christmas play, 6 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd.

Wednesday, Dec. 13-Sept. 13: Farmington, Fellowship Meal, 12 p.m., Farmington Baptist Church, 194 Whittier Rd. Free. 779-0731 www.farmingtonbaptist.net.

Comedy Acts

Saturday, Nov. 25: Jay, Laughs and Aps with host Ben Roberts of Leeds, 7 p.m., LaFleur’s Restaurant, 224 Main St. $15.

Crafts

Tuesday, Nov. 28: Livermore Falls, Knit/Crochet, 5:30 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Exhibits

Friday, Nov. 24-Dec. 29: Carrabassett Valley, “Art for Uncle Al” exhibition, Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Friday, Nov. 24-Dec. 31: Farmington, Works by Shoshannah White and Parisa Ghaderi, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library. 778-7081.

Friday, Nov. 24-Dec. 16: Farmington, “Robin, Zorro and Horton: Political Resistance in Literature”, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Friday, Nov. 24-Dec. 29: Farmington, “Reunion: Art Exhibit,” works by Penny Hall, Mary McFarland, Jan Royall and Dona Seegers, Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

Friday, Nov. 24-Dec. 31: Farmington, Works by Luanne Wrenn, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 778-9105.

Friday, Dec. 1-31: Farmington, Works by Jennifer Redman Wadsworth, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 491-8635.

Fairs

Saturday, Dec. 2: Farmington, Christmas Crafts Fair, 9 a.m., University of Maine at Farmington Student Center, South Street. 491-5877, 778-5285.

Saturday, Dec. 2: Farmington, Holiday craft fair and luncheon, 9:30 a.m., American Legion Hall, 38 High St. 778-4720.

Festivals

Thursday, Nov. 30: Canton, Festival of Wreaths, 4 p.m., Canton Fire Station, 90 Turner St. 597-2938, 597-2929.

Films

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Jay, “Rosewater,” book and film discussion group, 6 p.m., Jay Niles Memorial Library, 983 Main St.

Food

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

Saturday, Dec. 2: Farmington, Chester Greenwood luncheon, white elephant table and cookie walk, 8 a.m., Henderson Memorial Baptist Church, 110 Academy St. $7; 5 and under, $4.

Saturdays, Dec. 9-Sept. 8: Livermore Falls, Free lunch, 11 a.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave.

Saturday, Dec. 16: Wilton, Happy Holidays yard and bake sale, 9 a.m., Wilson Grange, 1338 Main St. 645-3388.

General Entertainment

Saturday, Nov. 25: Farmington, Christmas decoration sale, 9 a.m., Fairbanks School Meeting House, 508 Fairbanks Rd. 778-3808, 778-4349.

Thursdays, Nov. 30-Dec. 28: Farmington, Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers Guild, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Parish, 133 Middle St. Free. 578-1791.

Saturday, Dec. 2: Wayne, Wayne Village Holiday Stroll, 9 a.m., Downtown Wayne. Free. 420-1808 www.sustainwayne.org.

Sunday, Dec. 3: Wayne, Wayne Village Holiday Stroll, 10 a.m., Downtown Wayne. Free. 420-1808 www.sustainwayne.org.

Saturday, Dec. 9: Livermore, Christmas at Norlands, 11 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. $12; $6, 12 and under; $25, family. 897-4366.

Thursday, Dec. 21: Farmington, Western Order of Dedicated Storytellers Guild, 6:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Parish, 133 Middle St. Free. 578-1791.

Lectures

Thursdays, Nov. 30-Dec. 28: Carrabassett Valley, Technology trouble shooting, 10 a.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Thursday, Nov. 30: Jay, “Free Business Advising,” program, 9 a.m., Jay Town Office, 340 Main St. Free. 783-9186 www.mainesbdc.org.

Music

Sunday, Dec. 10: Farmington, Northfield in Concert, 3 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Nordica Auditorium, 224 Main St. Donations. 778-5074, artsfarmington.com/northfield.