Calendar of events

Benefits

Saturday, Aug. 26: Farmington, Annual yard sale, 8 a.m., Pinewood Terrace, 136 Rosewood Drive. Benefits residents activity program.

Saturday, Aug. 26: Turner, Kora Kares for Kids Charity Rally, 8 a.m., Twitchells Airport. 782-6831 www.korashriners.org.

Books

Wednesday, Aug. 23: Carrabassett Valley, “Let Me Tell a Story,” author Paul Betit, 5 p.m., Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. 237-3535.

Thursday, Aug. 24: New Vineyard, “Let Me Tell a Story,” author Paul Betit, 6 p.m., New Vineyard Public Library, 20 Lake St. 652-2250.

Children’s events

Wednesdays, Aug. 23-30: Livermore Falls, Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Thursday, Aug. 24: Fayette, Summer story hour, 10 a.m., Underwood Memorial Library, 2006 Main St.

Wednesdays, Sept. 6-27: Livermore Falls, Preschool Story Time, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Tuesdays, Sept. 12-26: Livermore Falls, Teen Writers, 6 p.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Church events

Saturdays, Aug. 26-Oct. 28: New Sharon, Baked bean and casserole supper, New Sharon United Methodist Annex. $8; $3.50, under 12.

Sundays, Aug. 27-Sept. 3: Kingfield, Mountaintop Summer Worship Service, 10:30 a.m., The AMP, Sugarloaf Mountain, 256 Main St. 237-2304.

Sunday, Aug. 27: Wilton, Mark Butler, Southern Country gospel singer, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. 578-0687.

Crafts

Saturday, Aug. 26: Livermore Falls, Creative Craft Day, 10:30 a.m., Treat Memorial Library, 56 Main St. 897-3631.

Exhibits

Wednesday, Aug. 23-31: Carrabassett Valley, Summer Local Artist Exhibit, Carrabassett Valley Library, 3209 Carrabassett Drive. Wine & Cheese Reception, 5-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4. Evening will be dedicated to Jamie Corriveau.

Wednesday, Aug. 23-Sept. 28: Farmington, “Cockamamie! Odd and Unusual Books from Members’ Collections,” display, University of Maine at Farmington, Mantor Library.

Wednesday, Aug. 23-31: Farmington, “Wilderness Edge,” paintings of animals, landscapes and plants by Shelah Horvitz, Upfront Gallery, 155 Front St. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 585-2241.

Wednesday, Aug. 23-31: Farmington, Works of Ann Woolsey, SugarWood Gallery, 248 Broadway. Open house reception, 4-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4. 778-9105.

Wednesday, Aug. 23-Sept. 30: Farmington, Works by photographers Jo Josephson and Cindy Rehagen Langewisch, Farmington Public Library, 117 Academy St.

Wednesday, Aug. 23-31: Wilton, “Moon,” featuring photography by Nahid Fekri-Dalpour, Wilton Free Public Library, 104 Main St. 645-4831.

Wednesday, Aug. 23-31: Wilton, Exhibit of Giantess Sylvia Hardy, Wilton Farm and Home Museum. Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 645-2091.

Friday, Sept. 1-Nov. 13: Farmington, “Borderland,” photography and textile-based installation by artist Alia Ali, University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. Hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. 778-7081.

Festivals

Friday, Aug. 25-27: Carrabassett Valley, Bike Festival, with guided rides, demos, music, Sugarloaf USA. 237-2000.

Saturday, Aug. 26: Farmington, Foothills Fest, featuring music, artisans, demos, inflatable obstacle course, businesses, 10 a.m., Farmington Fairgrounds. $5. 778-4215 www.franklincountymaine.org.

Food

Fridays, Aug. 25-Dec. 29: Jay, Friday supper with open mic and music, 5 p.m., VFW Post 3335, 64 Jewell St. 897-5112.

Saturday, Aug. 26: Fayette, Bean, hot dog and casserole supper, 4:30 p.m., Starling Hall, Route 17.

Saturday, Aug. 26: Turner, Annual Double Z Harvest Dinner, 4:30 p.m., Double Z Farm, 518 Upper St. $75. 333-3663.

Saturdays, Aug. 26-Sept. 2: Wayne, Wayne Farmers’ Market, 9 a.m., Wayne Farmers’ Market, Main Street.

Saturday, Sept. 9: Livermore Falls, Free community barbecue, 11 a.m., George Bunten Post 10, American Legion, 17 Reynolds Ave.

General Entertainment

Thursday, Aug. 24-31: Livermore, Living History Tours at Norlands, 11 a.m., Washburn-Norlands Living History Center, 290 Norlands Rd. $10; $6, age 12 and under. 897-4366 www.norlands.org.

Saturday, Sept. 9: Farmington, Teal Ribbon Run/Walk 5K, 10 a.m., Holman House, 227 Main St. Benefits SAPARS. $20. 778-9522 5k.sapars.org.

Saturday, Sept. 9: Jay, Annual Whistle Stop ATV Toy Run, 7:30 a.m., Spruce Mountain High School North Campus, 33 Community Drive. New toy or donation. 897-2926, 441-5090.

Saturday, Sept. 9: Wayne, “Windows on the Water,” Homes of Wayne Tour, 10 a.m., Wayne Village. $25, advance; $28, day of event. 685-3612 http://waynehomegardentour.wix.com/waynehometours .

Friday, Sept. 15-17: Rome, Camp Ray of Hope, 5 p.m., Pine Tree Camp, 114 Pine Tree Camp Rd. 873-3615.

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

Music

Wednesday, Aug. 23: Livermore Falls, Community Band, 7 p.m., Livermore Falls Gazebo, Water Street. Donations.

Thursday, Aug. 24: Farmington, David Myles and Band, 7 p.m., North Church, 118 High St. $15. 778-2006.

Friday, Aug. 25: Farmington, Master guitarist Mahmoud Chouki, 6 p.m., University of Maine at Farmington Emery Community Arts Center. Free. 778-7081.

Saturday, Aug. 26: Jay, Pop Rocks, 6 p.m., French Falls Recreation Field, 28 French Falls Lane.

Sunday, Aug. 27: Wilton, Mark Butler, Southern Country gospel singer, 6 p.m., East Wilton Union Church, 1306 Main St. 578-0687.

Tuesday, Aug. 29: Farmington, L & D Country, 11:30 a.m., Meetinghouse Park, Main Street.

Tuesday, Aug. 29: Turner, “Music for Mavis” featuring Bishop Avenue, with Chrissie Paulson, country, harmony, rock, 6:30 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5. 754-0954.

Tuesday, Sept. 5: Turner, “Music for Mavis,” featuring Pam Weeks, T-Acadie, Acadian, 6 p.m., Turner Center Gazebo, Route 117. $5. 754-0954.