APPLE PUMPKIN FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED: SAT., OCTOBER 13th
Your family, friends and neighbors will be gathering on September 29th from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. on the Livermore Falls Recreation Fields to celebrate Fall in the Central Androscoggin River Valley. Sponsored by the Jay, Livermore, Livermore Falls Chamber of Commerce, the 2012 Apple Pumpkin Festival will feature a variety of vendors and craft artisans, agricultural products, historical and educational displays, seasonal decorations, antique tractors, raffles and plenty of food all day long! There will be local musicians entertaining throughout the day - many of your favorites are returning again this year. Also returning, is the infamous Tiger Slide, as well as the Bounce House, Rat Race and Climbing Wall!
Community events will include:
- Book Giveaway at Treat Memorial Library - 56 Main Street, Livermore Falls 9:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
- Maine’s Paper and Heritage Museum Tours - 22 Church Street, Livermore Falls Follow the papermaking industry through two centuries.
New Festival additions and area events join the fun every year. There's something for the whole family. For questions, please contact Shari Ouellette, Vendor Coordinator, at 897-9955.
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New Festival additions and area events join the fun every year. There's something for the whole family.
For questions, please contact Chris Fournier, Committee Chair, at 897-4555; Bruce Adams, Vice Chair, at 897-5367; or Chamber Office at 897-6755.
Event Underwriters ($500. - $999.)
Developers Collaborative/Lamb Block Associates
George Merrill & Son Logging, LLC
Otis Federal Credit Union
Business/Corporate Sponsors ($151. - $499.99)
Bailey Brothers Ford
Finley Funeral Home
Franklin Savings Bank
Main-Land Development Consultants, Inc.
Otis Ventures LLC
PalletOne/dba Isaacson Lumber
Phil Poirier – Protean Graphics
Pine Tree Orthopedic Lab, Inc.
Wilson Lake Inn
Friends of Apple Pumpkin (Up to $150.)
Franchetti's Home Town Variety
Franklin Chrysler, Inc
Hilltop Collision Center
Kachnovich Land Surveying, Inc.
Maple Lane Golf Course
Mill Street Cafe
Moose Hill Properties
Nickerson’s Septic Tank Cleaning Service
R.S. Osgood & Sons
Scentsy Wickless Candles
Spruce Mountain Pharmacy
Tents for Rent
Community events will include:
Treat Memorial Library's Annual Book - 56 Main Street, Livermore Falls 9:00a.m.-3:00p.m. Treat Memorial Library will be holding their Annual Book Sale in the downstairs of the library. They have many books for sale. As in the past, the prices are set by you, the buyer. The price you pay is a donation to the library to help with the cost of new books, supplies for the children's story time and repairs to the building. Stop on by and take a look .There are books of many genres and for many interests - fiction, non-fiction adult and children's . Great reads for all. See you at the library on Saturday the 29th.
The Livermore Falls Library Association Board of Trustees will also have a booth down at the Apple Pumpkin Festival this year to launch the fundraising for the restoration of the library cupola("Restore the Cupola"), which is in much need of repair and restoration. The fundraiser will offer a 50/50 raffle; a 10 item raffle with a variety of items from overnight stays at Bed and Breakfast locales to a free dozen eggs and loaf of fresh bread from a local organic farm. They will also have some white elephant items and baked goods for sale. The ultimate goal is to raise $1100.00. Several items will be drawn on the day of the festival; other items and the 50/50 raffle will be drawn on October13th Saturday, 2012 at 4:30 PM. at the library. Anyone wishing to purchase tickets, after the Festival, can do so at the Library or by calling 897-5818.
Harvest Supper - St. Rose Parish Hall, Church Street, Jay 4:00-6:30p.m. The Senior High Youth Ministry will be hosting a Harvest Supper at St. Rose Parish Hall to raise money for their yearly convention in April. The menu will consist of ham with pineapple sauce or turkey with gravy, mashed potato, stuffing, cabbage, carrots, rolls or cornbread and drinks. For dessert try their homemade apple crisp or pumpkin pie with real whipped cream, or a fruit cup. Adults $10, 12 and under $5, 5 and under free.
Come and enjoy an old fashioned home cooked meal after a day of fun at the Apple Pumpkin Festival!
Maine Paper and Heritage Museum Tours - 22 Church Street, Livermore Falls 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m. There are many new displays to see. Family trees for families that have resided in this area for generations. A display of Jay town reports dating back to the 1800's. As well as unique artifacts in the paper making industry, that date back to the 1800's.
Tickets will be on sale for the Comedy Revue Fundraiser scheduled for October 27th.
Moose Creek Cloggers - This local group of high-energy ladies are from the towns of Livermore, Wilton, Farmington and Skowhegan. Their traditional French Canadian dances will be a treat for the eyes and the ears. The cloggers wear specialized shoes, with double taps on the toes and heels, which provide an accoustical accompaniment to the music. They will be performing on the field from 12:30 to 1:45p.m.
Festival Vendors As of 9/22/12
A-T Children's Project
American Legion George Bunten Post #10
Beauty for the Soul Day Spa
Benefit for Ted Holland
Care & Comfort
Cindy's Quilting Connection
Crayon Country Developmental Preschool
D & B Enterprises
Diana Starbird's Handiwork
Dorothy M Thayer MD LLC
Dr. Thomas White, Chiropractor
Fun and Shine
Good Neighbor TTMA Fuel Fund
Grace Adele Handbags
Healthy Community Coalition
Jay Democratic Committee
Jay - Livermore Falls Lions Club
Just for You
Karen Anne Designs
Lia Sophia Jewelry
Len Greaney for Senate
Maine-ly Stepping Stones
Marston Country Crafts
Memories by Melissa Photography
Otis Federal Credit Union
Partylite Gifts, Inc
Robin's Flower Pot
Sam's Place - Airbrushing
Second Best Ministries
Sheila Jean's Creations
Spruce Mountain - South Class of 2013
The Blue Otter
The Maine Farmer's Daughter
Treat Memorial Library
United Way of the Tri-Valley
Wayside Bible Baptist Church
Wilton Fish and Game Association
Canine Castle Academy
Livermore Falls Animal Control
Livermore Falls Fire Department
Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Area Youth Sports
Clint's BBQ & Smokehouse
First Baptist Church of Livermore Falls
Livermore Falls Fire Department Association
Stan's French Fries
Music at the Apple Pumpkin Festival
10:00-11:00a.m. Nickels and Dimes Margaret Arsenault and James Littlefield of Jay write, sing and play country music, preferring traditional country. Margaret plays 12 string guitar, keyboard and sings vocals. James plays 6 string guitar, keyboard and sings vocals. They played in the Arsenault Family Band, until 1999, when they decided to play on their own as Nickels and Dimes. They have written original pieces, produced CD's and have won numerous awards.
11:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Paul Bright Singing since he was 5, he first performed publicly in second grade. He performed on television and lounges in the greater Boston area, and concerts for the Univ. of Mass., Eastern College Placement Officers, The Norlands, and social and philanthropic groups. He performs yearly in the Myrtle Beach, SC area, Ontario and Maine. He sings a variety of pop, standard, country, folk and Christian music. Self taught, Paul is considered to be an excellent finger-style rhythm guitarist. After retiring, Paul has performed regularly at the Wayne Community Church and other local events.
12:00-1:00p.m. The Pinkhams Travis Pinkham, Randall T. Pinkham Sr. and Pete Sanipas formed the band in 2005. Through the years Travis and Randall Pinkham have won numerous awards. This father and son duo were both born and raised in Farmington, Maine. Their first duet was a song Randall wrote called ‘’Daddy’’, and since they have been traveling the state playing various venues, from charity events to dance halls and private events. www.myspace.com/thepinkhams
1:00-2:00p.m. Barry Wood has played most every state in New England over the past 59 years. His roots are in country, but he also plays soft rock, jazz and the old standards. Barry has won numerous awards from the Down East and the Maine Country Music Associations, the Maine State House and Senate, and the North American Country Music Association, International in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. He has also played at the Iridium Jazz Club in New York with Les Paul.
2:00-3:00p.m. Greater Purpose An inspirational band performing a mix of their own music and songs, you will remember from the past. Their original songs are written based on the member's lives and are from the heart. They are meant to minister to others, both believers and non-believers. The heartfelt words, catchy melodies, and powerful, pristine lead vocals along with the supporting harmonies, acoustic guitars and keyboards are sure to touch your very soul. The band includes Cathi Burke, Craig Hutchinson, Louise McCleery and Alan Hutchinson.