Out and About in the Greater Belgrade Lakes Region of Maine August 13 to 19

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Real Estate Agent with Anne Plummer and Associates

August 13, 7:30 p.m. Hamlet, Shakespearian Tragedy, ticket prices vary, Theater at Monmouth, 796 Main Street, Monmouth. FMI: Box Office: 207.933.9999(V/TTY) or www.theateratmonmouth.org

August 14, 7:00 a.m.-7 p.m. Skowhegan State Fair, a family fun event including truck pulls, midway rides, food, derbies and more, $8/person, Skowhegan Fair Grounds, 33 Constitutional Avenue, Skowhegan. FMI: 207.474.2947 or www.skowheganstatefair.com or 207.474.3621 or www.skowheganchamber.com

August 15, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 22nd Annual Winthrop Sidewalk Art Show, "one of the best art shows in the state," Main Street, Winthrop. FMI: 207.458.4112, 207.377.7303 or www.winthropchamber.org

August 15, 1 p.m. "A Pink Whale and a Very Tall Tree," -Shana Barry, family friendly multi-media music show including story-songs on guitar and ukelele, projected animated videos and visits from the multi-colored fuzzy Fofers, $7/adults, $5/kids, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, 280 Water Street, Gardiner. FMI: 207.582.7144 or www.johnsonhall.org

August 16, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Belgrade Lakes Farmers' Market, "Your connection to the freshest local produce, berries, flowers, cheeses, meats, breads and other farm-based goods," Main Street , Route 27 in the heart of Belgrade Lakes Village. FMI: http://belgradelakesfarmersmarket.org

August 16, 4-6 p.m. Bluegrass Group: Ripe for the Pickin', traditional American bluegrass, gospel, folk, country and Celtic, $10 donation, St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 9 Summer Street, Augusta. FMI: 207.622.2424 or www.stmarksaugusta.org

August 16, 5-6:15 p.m. Skowhegan Community Band at Philbrick Gazebo, donations gratefully accepted, Coburn Park, Water Street, Skowhegan. FMI: 207.474.0527, 207.474.2306 or http://skowhegan.com/coburnpark/#2

August 18, 10-noon Guided Canoe/Kayak Paddle on Great Pond, Belgrade Regional Conservation Alliance. FMI: call BRCA to sign-up and for directions at 207.495.6039 or www.belgradelakes.org

August 19, 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Centennial Celebration, a celebration of Maine's food and agricultural heritage, at Highmoor Farm, the University of Maine's Research Farm, Route 202, Monmouth. FMI: www.umaine.edu/mafes/farms/highmoor.htm

August 19, 11 a.m. registration, noon-shotgun start Harold Alfond Memorial BRCA ProAm Golf Tournament, Reception for the Lakes to follow at 5:30 p.m. Belgrade Lakes Golf Club, West Road, Belgrade Lakes. FMI: 207.495.4653 or www.belgradelakesgolf.com

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