The public is invited to enjoy a chem-free evening of music Friday, Aug. 20 at John Street United Methodist Church, 44 John St. The homespun entertainment will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The evening features the Oxford Horse Thieves and Friends, the latter including the Fiddleheads. Doors will open 6:30 p.m. with a “sit down” set at 7 p.m. and dancing set at 8 p.m. The evening will include coffee, cookies and candlelight.

A donation of $5, $12 maximum per family, will be requested with net proceeds going to the church’s roof fund. For more information, send e-mail to

VillageSoup Art/Entertainment Editor Dagney Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or by e-mail to