Western Maine BBQ and Open Farm Day

Summer time and there are always things to do but here are two events that will be worth the effort to attend:

1) On Saturday and Sunday, the inaugural Western Maine BBQ Festival will be at the Fryeburg Fairgrounds and it looks like a winner. Set-up as a fundraiser by the Denmark Lions Club to raise funds for their various charitable programs, there will be plenty of beef, pork and ribs as well as music, vendors, cooking clinics, classic car shows and more. On Saturday there will be a barbecue competition sanctioned by the New England Barbecue Society and another competition on Sunday sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society. Thirty-five teams are competing for prizes and awards worth more than $12,000. There is a $5.00 admission fee to the Fairgrounds.

2) Sunday is Open Farm Day throughout the State. This is the 22nd year and it allows people to visit local farms for demonstrations, displays and the opportunity to purchase locally made goods. My favorite place to visit is Michelle Delucia and Eric Fisher’s Sunshine Daydream Farm and Gardens on Center Conway Road in Brownfield. Their flower gardens and studios will be open and you could visit their sheep. Sunday’s hours are from 10 – 4.

About kezarlife

I am a year-round resident of Lovell, owner of Kezar Realty (KezarRealty.com) and enjoy the variety of experiences that living in western Maine offers. Numerous lakes, ponds and mountains provide the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors every day. Married to Rondi we have two children. Ben is a Sergeant in the US Marines and with his wife Cassandra, son Jackson and daughter Reagan, live in Virginia. Ben's most recent deployment was to Afghanistan. Anna is a graduate of Fryeburg Academy, has studied in Beijing, China as well as Taiwan and now attends Hunter College in NYC where she is enrolled in their Chinese Flagship Program. I am active in many local organizations including the Charlotte Hobbs Memorial Library, Lovell Historical Society, Old Home Days, Lovell 5k Run, the Gasping Gobbler, the Tour de Lovell and the Brick Church for the Performing Arts. I also serve as President-elect of the Western Maine Board of Realtors. Please visit www.KezarRealty.com for up-to-date real estate listings and information on western Maine! Stan Tupaj
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