FARMINGTON — The Farmington Historical Society will celebrate spring and the community to the North Church with dinner at 5:30 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. concert Saturday, May 3, as it opens its doors in Farmington’s historic downtown.

Native Oak, a Farmington area band, has been playing at local venues for more than 15 years. The group specializes in acoustic songs of the 60s, 70s and 80s, ranging from folk, country, soft rock, to bluegrass and traditional music. They have opened twice for the Kingfield pop summer concerts and has played for the Caribou Summer Festival and many benefits for local organizations. Bill Colwell provides vocals and picks mandolin and guitar. He lives in New Sharon. Randy Gauvin plays acoustic guitar, harmonica and banjo and also provides vocals. Randy lives in Farmington. Mike Worthley, playing in the area for over 40 years, plays guitar, button accordion and vocals. He lives in Phillips.

The North Church has undergone extensive restoration this past year and the Farmington Historical Society is eager to show the community what a historic treasure this building is. The public dinner will take place in the lower meeting room level and the concert upstairs in the audience room.

A lasagna (vegetarian and gluten free also available) dinner will be available. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Cost for dinner is $8 per person. Please make reservations by sending an email with the number of people and whether vegetarian or gluten free lasagna is preferred. Donations will be accepted for the concert. For more information, email [email protected] or call 778-2835.

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