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The Tinpanics are returning to Rumford! On Saturday, they will be performing in the Rumford Falls Auditorium. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at Bartash’s or at the door.
Also Saturday, Marden’s is celebrating five years of service in the River Valley area. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Marden’s will be hosting a harvest celebration with a fun-filled day of events. There will be pumpkin carving, face painting and bean bag toss for the children. The Rumford Police Department will be providing iris scanning. Amy and Eric Schmershal, local DJs will provide the music. Rumford’s Marden’s Lady (Jolene Lovejoy) will make an appearance. WOXO will be live broadcasting.
There will also be a fashion show featuring Brand Name Clothing. Those items will be modeled for all. Other activities include a free fabric demonstration, craft projects, bake sale and a Chinese Auction. Volunteers for the, Dunk Tank are welcomed yes I said it a Dunk Tank. Don’t forget the pie throwing contest! Marden’s will be discounting all purchases 10% that day (excluding food items).
Scot Grassette is once again hosting Kaleidoscope on Friday, October 5. This is the once a month party for artist, visual and performing. Kaleidoscope is held in the Mystic Theater, at 49 Franklin. It takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. This is an extraordinary experience in co-created art, music and play.
There will be a stage show featuring magicians, comedians and other variety acts, local and special guests from all around. Everywhere you look art abounds as the lounge is surrounded throughout the night with live painters, sculptors and ambient performers. At 9 p.m. sharp, the late stage show begins featuring magicians, jugglers, dancers and poets. After a final bow from the entire Kaleidoscope Players, patrons mingle with the performers and artists.
With the Christmas in the Valley Craft Fair set for Saturday, December 1 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) one item included in this year’s raffle is a beautiful rocking chair generously donated by Maine Made Furniture. This chair is on display for all to view at Rumford’s Franklin Savings Bank. Raffle tickets will be available for purchase and the chair (along with other donated items) will be raffled at the craft fair.