The Foothills Fest will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, at the Farmington Fairgrounds.

This new event for Franklin County will feature food, an inflatable obstacle course, a variety of musical performances and more.

Mark Gentle, a country singer-songwriter, will open the event from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Crime Scene, a high energy rock and roll cover band, will follow from noon to 2 p.m. Travis Cyr will perform acoustic folk and roots music from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Usual Suspects is an energetic, young rock band that blurs genres will headline the performances from 4 to 6 p.m.

There will be a photo opportunity with a Stanley Steamer provided by the Stanley Museum. Crafters, artists and business exhibitors will showcase the products and services available in Franklin County.

The event is sponsored by The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

Admission will cost $5 for adults and is free for children 12 and younger.

For more information, call the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 778-4215 or visit franklincountymaine.org.


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