2017-12-06 / Western Mountain Activities

WESTERN MOUNTAINS ACTIVITIES

WEDNESDAYS & MONDAYS
LADIES’ WALKING GROUP — 5:30-
6:30 pm, Western Mountains Baptist
Church, Rt. 27, New Portland. All ages,
fitness levels. Winter: inside w/videos.
FMI: 491-7433.
STRONG BONES EXERCISE CLASS
— 9-10 am, Webster Hall, School St.,
Kingfield. FMI: 265-2406.
WEDNESDAYS
OPEN POTTERY STUDIO — 10 am-noon, KC’s Kreativity Ctr., 1004 Old
Huse Mill Rd., Carrabassett Valley. ($
includes all) Call 1st/FMI: 235-3000.
THURSDAYS
MATTER OF BALANCE EXERCISE
CLASS — 9-10 am, Webster Hall,
School St., Kingfield. Free. FMI: 684-
5579, 628-4291.
SATURDAYS
FARMINGTON WINTER FARMERS
MARKET — 10 am-1 pm, Farmington
Grange Hall, 124 Bridge St. Friday &
Saturday outdoor market vendors, some
new. Thru May.
SUNDAYS
ACOUSTIC JAM — 2-4 pm, Eats &
Treats Café, Little White Church
Antiques, 83 Maine St., Phillips.
Newgrass, Bluegrass, Celtic, Classic
Country, Americana — stringed instruments only. FMI: 639-2889.
MONDAYS
DINING SITE — 11:30 am-12:30 pm,
Farmington Community Center at 127
Middle St. Donation. Sponsor
SeniorsPlus. FMI: 1-800-427-1241.
MAKING MONDAYS: COMMUNITY
CRAFT TIME — 4:30-6:30 pm, Webster
Free Library, Depot St., Kingfield. FMI:
265-2052.
TUESDAYS
OPEN POTTERY STUDIO — 5:30-7:30
pm, KC’s Kreativity Ctr., 1004 Old Huse
Mill Rd., Carrabassett Valley. ($ includes
all) Call 1st/FMI: 235-3000.
DECEMBER
EXHIBITION: ‘ART FOR UNCLE AL’
— Carrabassett Valley Public Library &
Community Center. Sales benefit Art for
Uncle Al scholarship fund, library.
Artists: Betsy Bass, Rommy Brown,
Karen Campbell, Claudia Diller, Mike
Gerstner, Parker Hall, Magi Leland,
Abbott Meader, John & Cindy Orcutt,
Patty Ritzo, Marguerite Robichaux, Gail
Rowe, Jan Royall, Fritz Scheeren,
Barbara Sullivan, Carol Tanner, Hugh
Verrier. FMI: 237-3535.

WEDNESDAY, DEC 6
CAT SPAY-NEUTER CLINIC — 10-11
am, Country mutt, 396 Main St.,
Kingfield. Vet: Dr. Stephanie Heikkinen,
Maine Woods Mobil Vet. Appt’s.
required. Bring vaccination records. (No
female dogs.) Appt./FMI: 491-1614.
CHILDREN’S STORY HOUR — 10:30
am, Webster Free Library, Depot St.,
Kingfield. FMI: 265-2052.
FMH REMEMBRANCE TREE DEDICATION & LIGHTING — 3 pm,
Franklin Memorial Hospital,
Farmington. Open to public. 645-4823.
PEARL HARBOR REMEMBRANCE DAY
THURSDAY, DEC 7
WORD BUZZ — 6:30-8 pm, Rolling
Fatties, Main St., Kingfield. Cameron
Held & Christine Reighley, magazine
“Maine the Way” creators.
polly@rollingfatties.com.
FRIDAY, DEC 8
CRAFT & BAKE SALE — 8 am-sold
out, Franklin Memorial Hospital,
Farmington. Benefits FMH Auxiliary
programs. FMI: 645-4823.
IMPROV COMEDY: TEACHERS
LOUNGE MAFIA — 7:30 pm, North
Church in Farmington. Mature irreverent
holiday comedy. ($) Benefits United Way
—Tri-Valley Area. TIX/FMI: United
Way, 218 Fairbanks Rd., Farmington,
778-5048, uwtva.org/give.
SATURDAY, DEC 9
FUNDRAISER — 10 am-3 pm, RFA
Lakeside Theater, Main St., Rangeley.
Creative After School Arts program students selling: Hand-painted rocks, handmade Christmas crafts, snow globes, fragrant sachets, baked items, more.
Benefits Franklin County Animal
Shelter. FMI: 864-5000,
rangeleyarts@gmail.com.
MUSIC: MISS FAIRCHILD — aprèsski (all ages) 3-5:30 pm, main show
(21+) 9 pm-12:30 am, Widowmaker
Lounge, Base Lodge, Sugarloaf. (R&B
ensemble) ($) FMI: 1-800-THE-LOAF,
www.sugarloaf.com.
BLUE HOLIDAYS GATHERING —
4:30-7 pm, Church of the Good
Shepherd, 2614 Main St., Rangeley. For
those in mourning. Leaders: Rev. Jenny
Reece, Priest-in-Charge, Rev. Ben
Wetherill, Deacon, and Ms. Heidi Ross.
FMI: 864-3381.
HOLIDAY FASHION SHOW — 5 pm,
King Pine Rm., Sugarloaf, Carrabassett
Valley. Fashions from Downhill Supply
Company, Kuhl store, Sugarloafer shop.
FMI: www.sugarloaf.com, 237-2000.

SATURDAY, DEC 9 (cont.)
MUSIC: DAVE ROWE CHRISTMAS
SPECIAL — 7 pm, North Church, 118
High St., Farmington. (6:15 pm jam session; bring instruments) W/Phil House.
($) NECA. TIX/FMI: 778-2006.
MUSIC: NORTHFIELD — 7 pm,
Skowhegan Federated Church, 13 Island
Ave. A cappella style holiday music,
sacred, secular & silly songs. Admission
by donation. FMI: 778-5074.
CONTRA DANCE — 8-10:30 pm,
Farmington Grange, Rte. 43, Bridge St.,
W. Farmington. ($). Dances taught; partner not necessary. Easy family dance
6:30-7:30; potluck snacks 7:30-8 pm.
FMI: 491-9928.
MUSIC: DAVE ROWE HOLIDAY SPECIAL — 7 pm, North Church, 118 High
St., Farmington. (6:15 pm pie social)
W/Denny Breau & Phil House. ($) New
England Celtic Arts. TIX: 778-2006.
IMPROV COMEDY: TEACHERS
LOUNGE MAFIA — 7:30 pm, Temple
Stream Theater, Temple. Mature irreverent

holiday comedy. ($) Benefits United
Way —Tri-Valley Area. TIX/FMI:
United Way, 218 Fairbanks Rd.,
Farmington, 778-5048, uwtva.org/give.
SUNDAY, DEC 10
LIONS’ SENIOR CHRISTMAS DINNER — sign-n 11:30 am, meal 12:30
pm, Stratton School, School St.
Traditional turkey dinner w/fixings,
pie. Activities: brainteaser games, seasonal music, an attendance raffle, 50/50
raffle, Santa visit. Deliveries, take-out.
FMI: 246-3129, 246-2621.
COUNTRY JAM/OPEN MIC — 1-4 pm,
Embden Community Ctr., 797 Embden
Pond Rd. Refreshments, donations
accepted. FMI: 566-7302.
MUSIC: NORTHFIELD — 3 pm,
Nordica Aud., UMaine Farmington
Merrill Hall. A cappella style holiday
music, sacred, secular & silly songs.
Opening performance: Clefnotes.
Admission by donation. FMI: 778-5074.

SUNDAY, DEC 10 (cont.)
WALK TO BETHLEHEM ANNUAL
PAGEANT — 5:30 pm, Rangeley Inn to
Church of the Good Shepherd. Christmas
presentation, 6 pm, Good Shepherd: carols, classical music, dance, drama —
family oriented. FMI: 864-5000.
MONDAY, DEC 11
RFA ANNUAL MEETING — 5 pm,
RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St.,
Rangeley. Open to public. Program: RFA
& mission, voting on budget, nominations & voting for new board members
and officers.
TUESDAY, DEC 12
SUGARLOAF AREA BUSINESS
MEETING — 4 pm, 45 North in the
Sugarloaf Mountain Hotel, Carrabassett
Valley. Open to area businesses.
RSVP/FMI: 237-6903, sstrunk@sugarloaf.com.
WEDNESDAY, DEC 13
BLOOD DRIVE — 11 am-4 pm, 11 am-
4 pm, Mt. Blue High School, 129
Seamon Rd. Farmington. Am. Red
Cross, open to public. Bring positive ID.
FMI/Appt.: 1-800-733-2767. Call to confirm.

THURSDAY, DEC 14
TECHNICAL HELP: ‘TECH GUY’ — 4
pm, Carrabassett Valley Public Library,
Rt. 27. Presenter: Patrick Smith. Help
with computers, cell phones, laptops,
tablets, email, etc. Free, open to public.
FMI: 237-3535.
RRG&SA MEETING & CHRISTMAS
PARTY — 5:30-7:30 pm, Rangeley
Region Guides & Sportsmen’s
Association Oquossoc Clubhouse, Old
Skiway Rd. Potluck dinner, meeting,
Christmas Party & Yankee Swap. FMI:
864-4323.
FRIDAY, DEC 15
MUSIC: COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
CONCERT — 6:30 pm, Western
Mountains Baptist Church, 928
Carrabassett Rd. (Rt. 27). A cappella
hymns. Free, open to public. FMI: 265-
2557.
RANGELEY COMMUNITY CHORUS
HOLIDAY CONCERT — 7 pm, Church
of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main St.,
Rangeley. Christmas & holiday music —
favorites & originals. ($) FMI: 864-3381.
MUSIC: TURNER TEMPLETON —
(21+) 9 pm, Widowmaker Lounge, Base
Lodge, Sugarloaf. (organic & electrified
American music) ($) FMI: 1-800-THELOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.

SATURDAY, DEC 16
MUSIC: DAMN TRUTH — après-ski
(all ages) 3 pm, main show (21+) 9 pm,
Widowmaker Lounge, Base Lodge,
Sugarloaf. (blues-based, blue collared
rock) ($) FMI: www.sugarloaf.com.
SUGARLOAF HOLIDAY TREE
LIGHTING FESTIVAL — Main St.,
Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. Santa
Clause, street performers, music, arts &
crafts, fireworks, more. FMI: www.sugarloaf.com, 237-2000.
FIREWORKS — 6:15 pm, the Beach,
Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. Free,
open to public. FMI:
www.sugarloaf.com, 237-2000.
SATURDAY, DEC 16
MUSIC: SACRED MUSIC FOR
ADVENT — 6:30 pm, North Church,
126 High St., Farmington. Free, open to
public. Reserve seats/FMI: 778-2006.
SATURDAY & SUNDAY
DEC 16 & 17
SUGARLOAF HOLIDAY GIFT
BAZAAR — Sat 10-5 pm, Sun 10 am-2
pm, Sugarloaf, Carrabassett Valley. FMI:
www.sugarloaf.com, 237-2000.
SUNDAY, DEC 17
TALK: WILLIAM MORRIS — 2:30
pm, N. Dining Hall, 111 South St.,
UMaine Farmington. Free, open to public. Presenter John Rosenwald: “The
Most Amazing Man of the 19th Century.”
CANDLELIGHT SERVICE — 3 pm,
Reeds Mill Church, Madrid.
Nondenominational Christian “Church in
the Wildwood.” FMI: 639-2713.
WEDNESDAY, DEC 20
‘BINGO FRIENDS’ — 1-3 pm,
Rangeley Town House, 14 School St.,
Rangeley. Free, open to public. FMI:
864-5115.
FRIDAY, DEC 22
MUSIC: NATURAL HIGH JUMBLE —
(21+) 9 pm, Widowmaker Lounge, Base
Lodge, Sugarloaf. (folksy, bluesy jazz
rock) ($) FMI: 1-800-THE-LOAF,
www.sugarloaf.com.
SATURDAY, DEC 23
MUSIC: GOOD LORD THE LIFTIN’
— après-ski (all ages) 3 pm, main show
(21+) 9 pm, Widowmaker Lounge, Base
Lodge, Sugarloaf. (originals & covers —
blues, jazz, funk, soul) ($) FMI: 1-800-
THE-LOAF, www.sugarloaf.com.
SUNDAY, DEC 24
COUNTRY JAM/OPEN MIC — 1-4 pm,
Embden Community Ctr., 797 Embden
Pond Rd. Refreshments, donations
accepted. FMI: 566-7302.

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