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Music at the Gazebo Water St., Downtown Livermore Falls On summer evenings performers provide music from the quaint covered Gazebo overlooking the Androscoggin River. A variety of musical groups stage free performances from 6 p.m. until dusk. Bring your lawn chair or sit in your vehicle and listen.

Natural History Club House 442 Turner Center Road, Turner By appointment only. FMI: (207)225-3384

Nordica Homestead Museum 116 Nordica Lane, Farmington Birthplace of Lillian Nordica (1857-1914). Lillian was America’s first international opera diva and the Homestead contains memorabilia of her life and career, including costumes from her performances. FMI or to arrange a tour, call (207) 7782042.

Norlands Living History Center 290 Norlands Road, Livermore The Washburn Norlands Living History Center

helps rural 19th century come to life. The center has six buildings embodying a crossroads community of the era. There is a one-room schoolhouse, a stone library, a church, a grand mansion (built in 1867), and outbuildings all situated on 445 acres. The Norlands hosts festivals and events with a “turn of the century” flavor throughout the year. Step back into history and learn about the influential Washburn family. Many artifacts are displayed as if the family had left their home for the day. Toys, clothing, furniture and personal items tell the story of everyday life in the Washburn mansion. Living history tours are offered from June 29 to September 2, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m.–4 p.m. ($10/adults, $6 under 12 years old, $25/family). FMI on scheduled events, or to schedule a tour, call (207) 897-4366 or visit

Ski Museum of Maine Main Street (Route 27), Kingfield Established in 1995, the museum celebrates Maine’s ski history and heritage. Exhibit’s change about every four months. Open Wednesday through Saturday, from 1–4 p.m. FMI: (207) 2652023 or

Titcomb House

Wilton Farm & Home Museum

118 Academy Street, Farmington Furnished in the 1840s period with Titcomb family memorabilia, including an antique doll collection, this house is open July and August on Wednesday and Saturday from 1–4 p.m. FMI or to arrange a tour, call (207) 778-2835.

Old Bass Building, Canal Street, Wilton Village Operated by the Wilton Historical Society, the museum houses a sizable collection of items from the early period of the G. H. Bass Shoe Manufacturing Company, along with memorabilia from its founder and other famous wearers of Bass shoes and boots. The basement level features farm and shoemaking tools, and includes the working Canal Street Forge, where blacksmith Ray Tilton (207-645-2261) gives lessons on the art of blacksmithing. The main floor houses the general meeting, display room, kitchen and restored parlor. The second floor is devoted to homemaking, military uniforms, ladies’ clothing, bedrooms, and an extensive bottle and Wilton Academy collections. The third level includes a scouting exhibit, and an adult and child’s bedroom. The museum is open by appointment. Call 645-2360, or 645-3436.

University of Maine at Farmington Art Gallery 246 Main St., Farmington The Gallery features works by artists from Maine and other regions of the country. Shows demonstrating a variety of styles, and media contemporary art are displayed at the Gallery. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday noon-4pm and by appointment during the academic year. Except for special exhibitions, the gallery is closed during the summer and academic holidays. FMI: Or to make special arrangements, call (207) 778-7002.

Frankin Printing (FPO) 1249740

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2015 Jay, Livermore, Livermore Falls Area Guide  

Chamber of Commerce Area Guide 2015-2016 - at the center of the Androscggin River Valley.

2015 Jay, Livermore, Livermore Falls Area Guide  

Chamber of Commerce Area Guide 2015-2016 - at the center of the Androscggin River Valley.