HALLOWELL — The city will hold its annual Fall Harvest Festival on Saturday. This year’s festival is also a part of the city’s ongoing 250th anniversary celebration.

Saturday events include:

* “Deja Do,” an artisan fair and indoor show and sale of handmade, recycled and upcycled and repurposed items created from paper, fabric, yarn, metal, plastic, natural objects and more, will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. upstairs at City Hall.

* Harvest Children’s Fun Day activities will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Cox Memorial Methodist Church, corner of Central and Middle streets. There will be bobbing for apples, pumpkin painting, eating doughnuts off a string and old fashioned outdoor games for children and families. There is no cost. For more information, call 622-6636.

* A book sale and signing of “Dwellings: The unique homes of Hallowell,” will take place from noon to 3 p.m. at Joyce’s Restaurant, Water Street. Participants will meet book designer Chris Cart and photographer Bill Haley. The book, published by Row House, Inc., costs $49.95. Proceeds from book sales support local historic preservation.

* Town residents will share recollections during “Revisiting the Good Old Days in Hallowell” from 3 to 4 p.m., upstairs at City Hall. A singalong will follow. Families are welcome. Admission is free.

* At 7:30 p.m., a community bonfire and Taiko drumming performance by Hall-Dale students will take place on the riverbank at Waterfront Park at the north end of town. This event is weather permitting.

Other activities include an ongoing scarecrow contest. Events taking place at City Hall are handicap accessible. For more information, call 622-1350 or visit www.hallowell.org.

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