Fairs & Festivals

Fairs & Festivals

Saturday & Sunday, August 1 & 2

Scribner’s Mill on the Crooked River in Harrison holds its annual Back to the Past celebration of traditional industry and homesteading at the turn of the century, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Come see an authentic sash sawmill in operation, with its original equipment intact, watch a horse logging and portable sawmill operation in the Intervale Preserve just up the hill, see oxen demonstrations, antique machinery, a blacksmith and farrier at work, and more — the way life used to be! FMI: 583-6455.   

Friday-Sunday, August. 7-9

Come celebrate the history and people of Sweden, Maine, during Sweden Days, when the community comes together to learn about their town and each other. Friday features a Talent Show at the Sweden Town House at 7:30 p.m. Then, on Saturday at 10 a.m., take a tour of local cellar holes with local guide Peter Samuelson and David Sears, carpooling from the Town House. Saturday night features a potluck supper at 6 p.m., followed by a Contra Dance. On Sunday at 2 p.m., carpool fro the Town House to visit the Sanderson Cemetery and learn about notable Sweden residents.