The Grinch comes to Mt. Abram

SALEM — Mt. Abram High School’s Drama Class will be performing a holiday classic this year, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” Watch as your favorite characters from the Grinch, with the help of Things 1 and 2, come to life while the Cat in the Hat reads the story. “Join in the fun with audience participation or just sit back […]

Northfield presents seasonal vocal concert series

FARMINGTON — The locally-based, a cappella vocal ensemble Northfield has been a regular part of seasonal celebrations in western Maine for over 25 years; presenting local audiences with its unique and unusual style of early American and European music. After missing last year’s holiday season, Northfield is back with a new and slightly expanded, lineup. The group will be sharing […]

UMF Community Orchestra fall concert Dec. 11

FARMINGTON — Steven Pane, UMF professor of music, takes center stage at University of Maine at Farmington when the UMF Community Orchestra presents its fall concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11, in Nordica Auditorium. Pane -—who has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga, N.Y., and at universities across the United States—- […]

Kingfield Giving Tree seeks gift-givers

KINGFIELD — This year, the Kingfield Giving Tree is located at Tranten’s Family Market on Route 27. If you would like to help a local person who has been suffering from an illness or is in need this holiday season, you can pick up a gift idea at the market. Gift givers should purchase the item listed on the tag, […]

Salem church to hold ‘Soup and Sing’

SALEM TWP — Members of the Salem Community United Methodist Church will be hosting a Christmas “Soup and Sing” event on Sunday, Dec. 12, between 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the church by the road on Route 142 in Salem Village. Music and singing will be performed by Sonny Perry and the Jericho Band and the public is invited to […]

Christmas Carol Sing, Music Benefit at Old South Church

FARMINGTON — The Old South Church sanctuary will host the 1st Annual Christmas Carol Sing and Music Benefit Sunday, Dec. 12 beginning at 3 p.m. A freewill offering will be accepted at the door to help support the Farmington Area Ecumenical Ministry Fuel Assistance Fund. Along with the sing-a-long of selected favorite Christmas carols accompanied by Patricia Hayden, there will […]

RFA’s seasonal offerings

RANGELEY — The Rangeley Friends of the Arts is sponsoring three seasonal programs for the holidays. The Rangeley Community Chorus Concert will perform Dec. 8, at Church of the Good Shepherd, beginning at 7 p.m. The Walk to Bethlehem, is planned for Dec. 12, and will begin at The Rangeley Inn at 5:30 p.m., followed by the Pageant at the […]

Receptive reception

First Friday Art Walk a success

KINGFIELD — There was a festive feeling in the air as people scurried through the cold from one Kingfield gallery to another. The night was calm as a soft blanket of snow began to coat and insulate the corners of the town. This was the scene for the first, First Friday Kingfield Art Walk Friday, Dec. 3. Galleries all over […]

Public flu shot clinics scheduled

FARMINGTON — Public flu shots will be available to individuals 18 years old and older from the Healthy Community Coalition at the following sites: * Thursday Dec. 9 at the Sugarloaf Base Lodge from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. * Friday Dec. 17 in Kingfield at Tranten’s Family Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Due to the cost of […]