BRADLEY, Maine — The Maine Forest and Logging Museum is holding an Intertribal Pow-wow at 10 a.m. Saturday-Sunday, Aug. 13-14, at Leonard’s Mills in Bradley. Music, dancing and storytelling will commence with the Grand Entry at noon each day and continue until 5 p.m. The public is invited to the gathering. Admission fees are $5 for adults and $3 for children. For information, call 974-6278 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Evangelist to speak at Sebec church
SEBEC, Maine — Evangelist Gerald Fielder will speak at the Sebec Corner Baptist Church at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14, and at 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Aug. 15-17, at the church on the Brownsville-Sebec Road. All are welcome. For information, call Pastor Hill at 564-7542.
Millinocket church to hold Vacation Bible Club
MILLINOCKET, Maine — The Faith Baptist Church is holding a daily Vacation Bible Club from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 15-19, at the Church in Millinocket. All children going into first grade through sixth grade are welcome to attend. This year’s theme is “Get Smart! Wisdom for Kids from the Book of Proverbs.” For information, call 723-5580 or email Pastor Ian at email@example.com.
‘Nantucket Nights’ subject of Dover-Foxcroft reading group meeting
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Dover-Foxcroft reading group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, at Thompson Free Library. The August book is “Nantucket Nights” by Elin Hilderbrand. All are welcome to attend the monthly meeting even if they have not read the book. For information, call the library at 564-3350.
Outgoing Dexter town manager to be feted at open house
DEXTER, Maine — An open house will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11, to recognize outgoing Dexter Town Manager Dave Pearson, who resigned. Pearson has served the town for 25 years, the most recent as town manager. He also served as tax assessor for many years. The open house will be followed by the regular Town Council meeting.
Bruce Marshal Group of Boston to perform at Center Theatre
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — The Boston-area, guitar-driven Bruce Marshal Group will perform a mix of classic, pop-jazz and original rhythm and blues during a performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20, at Center Theatre in Dover-Foxcroft, sponsored by Mayo Regional Hospital.
The band’s latest CD, “Misspent Youth,” will have a special keepsake value to local fans because the cover bears the image of the Center Theatre facade with the band’s name on the marquee. The band performed at the theater in 2008 to a near-capacity crowd.
Tickets for the show, which will feature two 50-minute sets, are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and may be purchased at local stores, the Chamber of Commerce, the Center Theatre, online at centertheatre.org or by calling 564-8943.
The Aug. 20 performance is the second of six live monthly “Saturday Night in Dover-Foxcroft” shows held on the third Saturday of each month, July to December, as a fundraising event for the Piscataquis Chamber of Commerce and the theater.
Sangerville artist displays work at Thompson Free Library
DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Artwork by Saehee Martin of Sangerville is on display at the Thompson Free Library in Dover-Foxcroft. The South Korean native devotes her time teaching art and conducts both youth and adult classes in her home studio. Previously, the library displayed the works of Pat LaPan and John Bozin. For information, call the library at 564-3350.
National Barrel horse show on tap Aug. 14 in Exeter
EXETER, Maine — The 2011 Maine State Championship National Barrel Horse Association show will be held Aug. 14 in Exeter, and this year it will host a charity event for Multiple Sclerosis.
Carolyn Richens, a national barrel riding champion from Pittsfield who suffers from MS, said there will be approximately 50 to 60 riders from across the state that will be participating at the championship show. Richens said Ride to be Cool! is an event to raise money for air conditioners and cooling vests for people suffering from MS.
Richens said Maine has one of the highest rates of people suffering from this disease. For information, visit http://www.tackstop.com/ride.htm.