Farmington 14-mile blueberry cycle tour will take place Aug. 6

Posted July 29, 2011, at 8:54 p.m.

FARMINGTON, Maine — Cyclists are invited to enjoy the August weather with a 14-mile Blueberry Tour starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Meetinghouse Park, during the 29th annual Wilton Blueberry Festival.

The Aug. 6 Blueberry Tour is an unsupported ride and is open to cyclists of all abilities. Organizers hope to gather comment from participants on the overall route difficulty and road conditions as they travel from Farmington into East Wilton.

A map of the preview route is available at http://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/31708626.

Cyclists interested in participating should convene at Meetinghouse Park at 9 a.m. Volunteer tour organizers Jeremy Smith and Jean Luc Theriault will ride the route with cyclists. For information, call Jeremy at 232-4691 or email tourdefarmington@gmail.com.

Grasses and Sedges Workshop to be held Aug. 13

UNITY, Maine — Sebasticook Regional Land Trust and the Landmark Heritage Trust will co-sponsor a Grasses and Sedges Workshop from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at the Sunkhaze Meadows National Wildlife Refuge parcel on Prairie Road.

Parking is available at the Unity Horse Ring next to the refuge, located northeast of the intersection of Prairie Road and Route 139. Participants are encouraged to bring water and wear long pants in case of ticks or poison ivy.

For information to register, call 948-3766 or email info@sebasticookrlt.org.

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