Live music, poetry, food, contra dancing, puppets, games and more will take place in and around the old silo yard beside the tracks in Thorndike village Sunday, June 14, beginning at noon. Admission is $5.

The second annual Open Space Festival takes place rain or shine. No dogs are allowed on the grounds, but all ages of humans will find a variety of ways to celebrate life in Western Waldo County. The schedule of events includes a Percussion Garden in which to pursue DIY Junk Rhythms; rail-cycling ($5 a run); a Lawn triathlon of bocce, horseshoes and croquet; Kids’ Adventures; horse-and-wagon rides; a contra dance; poetry readings; a puppet procession; tours of Bryant’s Museums and Half Moon Gardens; plenty of healthy food; and a steaming plate of live, local-and-beyond music.

Music runs all day, ending at 7 p.m. with psychedelic ska/fun/rockmeisters The Nukeleles. For a complete schedule of performers and events, visit Sunday’s fest caps a weekend that begins Friday, June 12, with a farm supper in Freedom and continues Saturday, June 13, with MOFGA’s Farm Homestead Day in Unity. For more information, and to reserve for farm supper, email