Explore the Area: May Events near Farmington

2019 Chevrolet Colorado - Farmington, ME
The 2019 Chevrolet Colorado is perfect for all the off-road activities at Barnstock.

Looking for May events near Farmington? Whether you want to get outdoors or simply have a fun date night, you will find a variety of fun things to do.

Wine and Beer Tasting

Start the month by taking a short trip to the Winslow VFW hall for wine and beer tasting. Starting at 5:00 p.m. on May 2, you can enjoy wine and craft beer from local vendors, as well as hors-d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. Just be sure to bring a designated driver if you plan on drinking.

Duck, Duck, Death

Drive on over to Belgrade for a Murder Mystery Dinner event. The special Duck, Duck, Death! The Hallowell Open Theater Troupe performs the plot twists at the Village Inn and Tavern on May 3 at 6:30 p.m. Solve the case over a four-course meal.

Barnstock 2019

At the end of the month, check out Barnstock 2019. Starting May 31 at 10:00 a.m., this three-day event occurs at the Barn Yard All Terrain in Livermore. Activities include mud drags, rock climbing, deep mud racing, a tough truck obstacle course, and more. If you enjoys off-road driving, you will love Barnstock 2019.

Getting a new car is a great way to motivate yourself to get out and do more and learn more about your community. Test-drive a new car at Hight Chevrolet.

Chevrolet Celebrates the COPO Camaro 50th Year Anniversary


2019 COPO Camaro 50th Year Anniversary

In honor of the COPO Camaro 50th Year Anniversary, we wanted to take a look back when it was first produced and discuss what Chevrolet is doing to commemorate this milestone.

In 1969, Chevy dealer Fred Gibb found a way to use the company’s special ordering system ―  the Central Office Production Order ― to add the ZL1 427 racing engine to the Camaro. After a lot of cajoling, he convinced Chevrolet to do so.

However, there was one problem. For the engine to be eligible for NHRA races, there had to be 50 units available for public sale. Gibb took the plunge and ordered all 50 himself. Eventually, other dealers followed suit, and a total of 69 COPO Camaros were produced that year.

To celebrate  the COPO Camaro 50th Year Anniversary, Chevrolet is releasing a special model called the 2019 COPO Camaro 50th Anniversary Special Edition. This unique model will come in Blue Metallic color similar to the Laguna Blue offered on the original models. It will also be available with the naturally aspirated LSX-based 427 racing engine.

Chevy will produce 69 exclusive models, which is the same amount that were produced in 1969. Customers can sign up for the chance to purchase one of these models online.

While the odds of getting a 50th Year anniversary COPO Camaro on our lot are not in our favor, the horsepower of the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro will put a smile on your face. Stop in and test drive it at Hight Chevrolet.

In Celebrating EV Vehicles, Volkswagen Ends Up Advertising the Chevy Bolt

Chevy Bolt

As an automaker routinely named at the forefront of German engineering and manufacturing, Volkswagen is looking to the future with electric vehicle technology. To help raise awareness and enthusiasm around vehicle electrification, Volkswagen has launched an advertising campaign highlighting innovative electric vehicles that are pioneering the EV industry. Interestingly, as a result of the campaign, Volkswagen is spending millions advertising the Chevy Bolt EV.

In America, Volkswagen has established  a subsidiary titled “Electrify America,” which aims to establish a strong foundation in the states for vehicle electrification and “will invest $2 billion in Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) infrastructure and education programs in the United States.” To get Americans interested in electric vehicles, Electrify America has launched a $45-million campaign, which heavily features the Chevrolet Bolt EV. While the Bolt EV is shown on screen, the commercial declares, “With instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive – and more affordable – than ever.”

It’s easy to see why the Chevy Bolt EV is so appealing to contemporary drivers. Its crossover styling perfectly fits with modern design trends and makes it easily maneuvered around cities, and its ability to go from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds makes for an exhilarating ride. Electrify America could potentially help drive EV sales and raise worthy vehicles – like the Chevy Bolt EV – to prominence in the states.

If you’d like to learn more about the Chevy Bolt EV, stop by Hight Chevrolet with your questions.