Latest News from the University of Maine at Fort Kent
The University of Maine at Fort Kent is preparing for the area’s largest jam session and house party for music lovers at its annual Fiddlers’ Jamboree, which will be held on Sunday, February 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium. The doors will open to the public at 12:30 p.m. The event is open to the public. Admission is $5 for adults and ages 12 and under may attend free.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Environmental Studies Speaker Series will host a presentation by Eben Sypitkowski on Friday, February 10, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium.
Young wordsmiths will test their skills next month when the University of Maine at Fort Kent Office of Community Education hosts the Northern District (Aroostook County) Scripps National Spelling Bee competition for middle school students on Thursday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. in Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery is featuring, Maine Landscapes of the Eye and Mind, the work of students in Thérèse L. Provenzano’s Art 454: Painting the Maine Landscape class. The exhibition will be on display through Monday, January 30, 2017.
Organizers of the 2017 UMFK Fiddlers’ Jamboree have put out a call to area musicians and entertainers to participate in the largest jam session and house party, which has been held annually on the University of Maine at Fort Kent campus. The jamboree, which has become a St. John Valley tradition, will be held on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in UMFK’s Fox Auditorium.
The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association is looking for performers for its sixth annual talent show fundraiser scheduled to take place on Saturday, February 4, 2017 on the University’s campus.