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North Church organ repaired and ready to play(6)

November 18, 2017

FARMINGTON – The Farmington Historical Society’s North Church performance space is filled once again with musical sounds of the past. The North Church was built in 1873, which represents an earlier piece of architecture in Historic Downtown Farmington. The sanctuary or “audience room” mostly has been undisturbed since 1898; contains the original pews, cushions filled […]

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RFA to sponsor annual ‘Walk to Bethlehem’ on Dec. 10

RANGELEY – For 40 years, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts has been sponsoring the annual “Walk to Bethlehem” celebration, this year to be held on Sunday, Dec. 10. This unique event, which recreates Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem, will begin at the Rangeley Inn at 5:30 p.m. with the reading of Caesar Augustus’ […]

UMF hosts poet Kaveh Akbar as next author in Visiting Writers Series, Nov. 30

FARMINGTON— The University of Maine at Farmington is proud to host poet Kaveh Akbar as the next reader in its notable Visiting Writers Series. Sponsored by the UMF Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, the reading will take place at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30, in The Landing in the UMF Olsen Student […]

Cape Breton’s Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald to play western Maine dates

FARMINGTON – New England Celtic Arts will present Cape Breton’s Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald in concert at Green Church Concerts in Mexico on Wednesday, Nov. 15; and at North Church Concert Series in Farmington on Thursday, Nov. 16. Doors open at 6 p.m. with shows at 7 p.m. A jam session in Farmington will […]

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