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Francisco Farm Fine Arts and Crafts show

Francisco's Farm Invitational Fine Arts & Craft Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Midway College, 512 East Stephens Street, Midway. Activities include outdoor exhibitions of juried artwork, special exhibits, and live music. Admission is $5 per car, and Saturday visitors may return for free on Sunday. Call (859) 846-4049.

Silent auction

The Scenes of Gainesborough: Act II silent auction will debut at a sneak preview party from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Headley-Whitney Museum, 4435 Old Frankfort Pike, Lexington. Artists donated original paintings and photographs to benefit the Woodford Humane Society. The exhibit will remain on display through July 13, and the silent auction will close July 19 at the Freedom Fest Celebration. Musicians Bill and Leslie Penn will entertain. Hors d'oeuvres will be served. Admission is free. Call (859) 255-6653.

Free library events

The following free events will be held at the Woodford County Library, 115 North Main Street, Versailles. Call (859) 873-5191.

■ Ronald McDonald will visit at 10 a.m. Thursday. Activities will include joke telling and magic tricks.

■ Naturalist Tim Williams of the Buckley Wildlife Sanctuary will bring critters 7 p.m. Friday.

■ Kids can learn how food is locally grown during Farm Fresh Food and Fun at 1 p.m. Saturday.

■ Teens are invited to celebrate the 80s at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Registration is required.

■ Learn how to download, transfer, and play music using iTunes at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

■ Celebrate Adult Summer Reading at the annual luncheon at noon Friday. Local author Crystal Wilkinson will be the special guest. A free boxed lunch will be provided. Reservations required.

Also, at the Midway Free Public Library, 428 South Winter Street, Midway:

■ The annual Summer Reading Program will kick off at 4 p.m. June 25 with a scavenger hunt, songs, crafts, and icky snacks. The free program will run through July 30 and is open to children ages 6 to 12. Call (859) 846-4280.

Garden party

The Little Garden Club will host A Blue Ribbon Day at 9 a.m. June 25 at Welcome Hall, Clifton Road. At 10 a.m., garden designer Jon Carloftis will discuss his new book, Hidden Gardens of Kentucky. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the restoration and preservation of The Little House, 247 Lexington Street.

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