July 1, 7 p.m. Antiques Appraisal with Frank Wood, one item/attendee, sponsored by Waterborough Historical Society, Waterboro Town Hall, 24 Townhouse Road, East Waterboro. FMI: 207.247.6166 x 227, www.waterboro-me.net.
July 2-6, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 23rd Annual Rose Open House, walk the 5-acre display gardens and see more than 400 roses, tours at 2 p.m. on Friday and Sunday, free, Old Sheep Meadows Nursery, 90 Federal Street, Alfred. FMI: 207.324.5211, www.oldsheepmeadowsnursery.com.
July 2, 5 p.m. 60s Invasion in concert, music from the Beatles and other 60s bands, Too Far North: 70s and 80s cover band, $5/person, free/children under 10 accompanied by parent or guardian, bring a picnic supper, vendors available, Goodall Park, Roberts Street, Sanford. FMI: 207.324.4280, www.sanfordchamber.org.
July 3, 7:30 p.m. Banjo Virtuoso Peter Mezoian and friends, including Mark Tiptin on trumpet, Gary Gemitti on drums, Kyle Hardy on sax and Chris Sprague on double bass, $14/adults, $12/students, free/12 and under, The Saco River Grange Hall, 29 Salmon Falls Road, Buxton. FMI: 207.929.6472, www.sacorivergrangehall.org.
July 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Heritage Hog Barbecue plus bluegrass, menu may include pig's ass on a blulky, coca cola barbecued chicken breast, expresso ‘qued flank steak on a roll, our own homemade smoked onion sausage on a roll, plus sides and all the fixin's, Raven Hill Orchard, 255 Ossipee Hill Road, East Waterboro. FMI: 207.247.4455, www.ravenhillorchard.com.
July 4, noon -3 p.m. Independence Day activities, free admission, pack a picnic, make firecracker ice cream the old-fashioned way, play lawn games, 19th Century Willowbrook Village, 70 Elm Street, Newfield. FMI: 207.793.2784, www.willowbrookmuseum.org.
July 5, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Community Carnival, following Independence Day parade, sponsored by Sanford Maine Stage Company, featuring moon bounces, face painting, games, entertainment, contests, pony rides, food drive and bottle drive, Gowen Park, Gowen Park Drive, Sanford. FMI: 207.324.9130, www.sanfordchamber.org.
July 6, 7-8:30 p.m. Casco Bay Concert Band, directed by Dr. Peter Martin, performing a wide variety of music appealing to all ages, free, food vendors, bring your own blanket or chair, Cornish Band Stand, Maple Street, Cornish. FMI: www.cornish-maine.org.
July 7, 7:30 p.m. "The Louvre: Leonardo and the Origins of the Collection," art and artist video series, free, Barn Gallery, Bourne Lane, Ogunquit. FMI: 207.646.8400, www.barngallery.org.