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22 Instagram photos that showcase how fabulous the Fryeburg Fair was

I recently wrote fondly about the Fryeburg Fair, and my memories about growing up going to it. My wife and I went to the fair twice last week, once with our daughter and once without. As I explained elsewhere, the with child/without child experience are both two very animals. It’s hard to enjoy the fair […]

Pig Scrambles and Feathered Roach Clips: Growing up on the Fryeburg Fair

The Fryeburg Fair is one of the largest agricultural events in the state of Maine. I didn’t realize how special it was until I started going to to the Common Ground Fair—it’s hip, locavore cousin—a handful of years back. I love Common Ground, with its fried shittake mushrooms and anarchist book sales and rugged and […]

Portland Weekend Goings-On, October 5-7th (and a few local music suggestions)

These things are happening this weekend. Get out of the house and/or apartment and/or office and do some of them. My Picks: Feastland is a food/music/arts event I am all sorts of bummed I am not going to be able to make it to. Presented by SPACE Gallery, there will be seasonal food, site-specific art […]