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Renys Topsham Grand Opening on August 18th!

Renys Topsham Grand Opening on August 18th!
Renys is Coming to the Topsham Fair Mall!
Please continue to check out our Renys Topsham page for updates and store information.

Renys Topsham Grand Opening on August 18th!
August 12, 2011

The big day is finally here! Renys Grand Opening Celebration at the Topsham Fair Mall is Thursday August 18th - Everyone is invited to commemorate the opening of the 16th Renys store in Maine!

Just before the doors open at 9:30 am, Topsham City officials will provide a brief welcome, followed by a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of yet another great Renys store.

5th annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival August 20, 2011 5th Annual

5th annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival  August 20, 2011 5th Annual

August 20, 2011 5th Annual
The 5th annual Brunswick Outdoor Arts Festival takes place on the sidewalks of Maine Street and on the adjacent town Mall on August 20 from 9-5.  Thousands of visitors will take advantage of the sunshine and the wonderful atmosphere on this special day in town.  Beginning with only 39 artists, the event has expanded in scope every year and has had a greater audience, each year.

Designed to celebrate and foster an appreciation of the arts and to showcase Brunswick as a wonderful cultural destination, there are more than 90 juried artists and artisans featuring painting, sculpture, mixed media, graphics and drawing, photography and fine crafts.


This year we have over

TOPSHAM FAIR August 9th-August 14th

TOPSHAM FAIR August 9th-August 14th

http://www.topshamfair.net/

 
• One of the oldest Agricultural Fairs in Maine, established in 1854.
• New dates this year (used to run Sunday through Saturday) this year moving to
Tuesday August 9th through Sunday 14th.
• Free admission harness racing only days Sunday August 7th and Monday August
8th.
• New rates this year $10 admission for everyone includes limitless rides.
• Rides by Rockwell Amusements
• Senior Day is Tuesday August 9th, 63 and over admission is $3.00
• Agricultural events: Draft horse pulling, Ox and steer pulling, harness racing, pig
scrambles for 5, 6, 7, and 8 yr olds- everyone gets a chance to chase a pig.
• Big Entertainment: AWA Wrestling Tues. night. Demolition Derby Weds. night,
Twyce Shy Thurs. night, Redneck Truck Pull Friday night, Demolition Derby Sat.
night followed by fireworks, Imperial Stunt Drivers Sun.

Artist John Swan's work on display at St Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence-Portland 7/12 4-6p

Artist John Swan's work on display at St Joseph's Rehabilitation and Residence-Portland    7/12 4-6p

Renowned Portland artist John Swan's works are usually on display in galleries in various parts of the world.

The Paving of Route 88 is Underway

The Paving of Route 88 is Underway

The Town of Cumberland has posted the following:

Beginning Monday, June 20th at 7 AM the first coat of paving will be placed on Route 88 - The Foreside Road. The Paving will begin at the Falmouth Town Line heading North and will end within 2000' of the Yarmouth Town Line.

This coat of paving will level out the imperfections in the current roadway surface (will cover up at the patchwork of repairs to date). It also is referred to as the Shim coat of pavement.

This paving is expected to end by Friday, June 24th at 5 PM or possibly sooner depending upon weather (surface must be dry).

Delays of up to 10 -15 minutes can be expected throughout the day in multiple work areas.  Paving each day will end sometime between 6 PM and 8 PM. Residents  on side streets may expect a short delay until the train of finish paver rollers have passed the street.

2011 Opening of the Falmouth Heritage Museum this Saturday, June 11, from 10 am to 3 pm

2011 Opening of the Falmouth Heritage Museum this Saturday, June 11, from 10 am to 3 pm

 

FREE REFRESHMENTS AND TOURS OF THE MUSEUM - WIN A FAMILY MEMBERSHIP TO THE FALMOUTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY

A DAY OF FUN AND LEARNING FOR CHILDREN, PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS

This saturday, June 11, the Falmouth Historical Society will be opening its museum at 60 Woods Road in Falmouth for the 2011 season. The opening program is focused on Sustainable Living (reducing our use of the earth’s natural resources) and will include a fun filled and learning experience day of sheep shearing, Alpaca petting, wool spinning, herb gardening and special displays of 1800’s cooking utensils, period glassware and Baker’s Chocolate memorabilia. Baked goods and herb plants will also be for sale. Visit the gift shop for history books, cook books, maps, coverlets and other Falmouth items.