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Ice Cream Trains with Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum

Aug 26, 2016 @ 5:00pm   Events, Member Events

The Popular Ice Cream Trains return for another season! Ice Cream Trains take place Friday evening, August 26th. Bring the family and enjoy a complimentary ice cream on us you enjoy a sunset train ride along beautiful Casco Bay! Trains run on the hour at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm. A special reduced fare of $7.50/Adults and $5/Children includes ice cream and the train ride.

When: Friday, August 26th. Trains run on the hour at 5pm, 6pm and 7pm.

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum, 58 Fore Street


Richard Boyd Art Gallery solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford

Aug 30, 2016 @ 1:00pm   Events, Member Events

Amy Bickford ~ “Birch Grove” ~ Acrylic Based Gouache 18″ x 24″

Richard Boyd Art Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by Amy Bickford on August 1 at 10 a.m. Whether depicting a landscape, old pilings, or a familiar coastal scene Amy’s paintings are a response to the experience and every day life. The public is invited to meet Amy at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery on Saturday, August 6 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. For more information contact the gallery by phone at 207-712-1097 or email . Through August 30, 2016.


Rails and Ales

Sep 9, 2016 @ 6:00pm   Events, Member Events

Rails and Ales returns for another season! In partnership with some award-winning local breweries, join us for a beer tasting and train ride along the waterfront. We will be featuring two Friday evening beer tastings this summer with Foundation Brewing on September 9th. This is a wonderful and unique way to learn more about Portland’s fantastic local beer one-on-one, with a representative from each brewery. After the tasting, visitors can enjoy a leisurely ride along the Portland waterfront. Advanced tickets are required and available through the museum’s website at a cost of $20/person.

When: September 9th

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Company & Museum, 58 Fore Street


Our French “Petit Dejeuner” is turning 20. Come and celebrate wih us!

Sep 9, 2016 @ 7:30am   Events, Member Events

Le petit déjeuner du vendredi is a gathering of native French speakers and francophones of all levels of ability who once a week meet for coffee & croissants. A tradition since 1996!!  We will be celebrating this great milestone and we hope you can join us!
This event is FREE: we simply ask that you bring a little something to share if you can (bread, croissant, pain au chocolat, brioche, madeleine, fruit, OJ… anything will do)

Where: The Language Exchange, 80 Exchange Street, Suite 24

When: Friday, September 9, 7:30 – 9:00 am

Intro to Oil Painting Class

Sep 13, 2016 @ 5:30pm   Events, Member Events

Class starts Tuesday Sept 13 from 5:30-8:30. It runs 6 weeks with all supplies included. Cost is $180. Students will work for 2 weeks on exercises, focusing on fundamentals, followed by 4 weeks spent developing one painting. Instructor, Susan Roux explains the reasons for doing things and paints right along with students to demonstrate and aid in teaching.
Class is fun and anyone with the desire to learn can be taught! No drawing skills necessary, but we won’t turn anyone away who possesses them. If students want to continue developing and learning, we offer several intermediate oil painting classes as well.
Registration is currently open. Please contact us at 207-576-7787. We look forward to painting with you!
Where: Roux & Cyr International Fine Art Gallery, 48 Free Street
When: Class starts Tuesday Sept 13 from 5:30-8:30. It runs 6 weeks with all supplies included.

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