Organizers announce the schedule of event for Smithfield’s 175th anniversary.

Friday, July 31

• Saturday Night Supper on a Friday Night featuring bean hole beans and more, 5-7 p.m., Fairview Grange. Live music will be performed by Maine’s Blues guitarist Dave Mello and Kevin James.

Saturday, Aug. 1

• Smithfield Post Office – Commemorative 175th cancellation stamp will be available at the Smithfield Town Office.

• Loon Call 5K, 7:30 a.m. registration ($5), 8 a.m. start, Smithfield Baptist Church.

• North Pond Association information booth willl be open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fairview Grange.

• Float Boat Tours, first-come, first-served (weather and water condition dependent), 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Fairview Grange.

• NPA merchandise for sale, Are You Buff Enough? How to Become LakeSmart-er, Buffer Plant Sale, membership drive, East Pond Association informaton booth, EPA merchandise for sale, LakeSmart information, membership drive, more, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

• Visit with our District Game Warden Christopher Roy at the Grange and at the Municipal Complex, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Fairview Grange.

• Arts & Crafts fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., local artists, live music, crafts, demonstrations, home/garden skills, more.

• “Poetry in the Grange — Carrying the Torch,” 4-5 p.m., Fairview Grange. Hosted by published local poet Douglas “Woody” Woodsum with special guest, Maine’s Poet Laureate, Wesley McNair

• Dance to the music of Shiloh Creek, 7-10 p.m., Fairview Grange.

• Smithfield Maine Historical Society open house and tours, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., history house.

• Classic Car Show, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., sponsored/presented by Ray Morrow’s Garage.

• Sunbeam Roller Rink, 2-4 p.m., $2 suggested donation. Proceeds will benefit SVFD Rescue ATV.

• Free family fun, historical reading, Smithfield Library Open House, antique tractors, antique motors, Fonzo’s concessions, balloon twister, face painting, 70-foot inflatable obstacle course, bounce house, dunk tank and more, all day, Municipal complex.

• SVFD pie in the face, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., tickets available at the Fire House. Theme basket raffle, drawing for both events at 2 p.m.

• Local Author Barb Winslow will read from her latest children’s book, “The Kennebec is Rising,” 10:30-11 a.m., Smithfield Library.

• Smithfield Library Open House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., children’s corner, get a library card and use the free Wi-Fi.

• Presentation of The Making of Smithfield, by Mel Croft and Richard Witham, 11:30 p.m., Municipal complex.

• Magician Walk About, noon-1 p.m., Municipal complex.

• The Great Stephan Magic Show, 1-2 p.m., Municipal complex.

• Elvis Presley Revue featuring Don Boudreau, 4-6 p.m., Municipal complex.

• Sunset Camps Dollar Days, $1 gets you a day at the beach and a variety of menu items at The Snack Shack.

• Public supper, 5:30 p.m., Smithfield Baptist Church.

Sunday, Aug. 2

• Fire attack demonstration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. fire departent. Check out the fire trucks and learn what it takes to fight a fire.

• Special 175th Smithfield Baptist Church Service, 10 a.m., featuring Chime Choir, Vocal Choir and Worship Band, Hymns Praise Choruses

• Leap Year Town Parade, 1:30 p.m., Grand Marshal is Smithfield’s returning son, Brigadier General Darren Hartford. Parade route: Lake View Drive through the Village of Smithfield.

• Re-dedication of the Municipal Complex, 4 p.m., 926 Village Road. Speakers: Timothy Downing and Town Selectmen.

For more information, call 362 4772 or email [email protected].

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