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April 17th: Mixer at Skillful Home Recreation!

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, Member Events, News & Events

Fun home improvement, beer, and localists!

Join us Thursday, April 17th, 2014 for a Portland Buy Local Mixer at Skillful Home Recreation!
From 5:30-7:30, connect with Portland Buy Local friends at Skillful Home Recreation at 137 Preble Street.
Members can learn more about Skillful’s mission to supply fun people with fun homes fun products. Come get your night started over a beer (on us) and meet their super fun team!
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.
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March 26th: Mixer at CBD!

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, Member Events, News & Events

Coffee, beer and networking – what more do you need?

Join us Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 for a Portland Buy Local Mixer at  Coffee By Design’s new location!
From 5:30-7:30, connect with Portland Buy Local friends at the Coffee By Design at 1 Diamond Street in East Bayside.
Members can learn more about Coffee By Design’s new headquarters, finished entirely with local art and materials. Come get your night started over a beer (on us) and a coffee!
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.
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Come to Our Ribbon Cutting and Celebration – Feb. 26!

Buy Local Mixers, Events, Member Events, Member Updates, News & Events  

You’re Invited! Help us celebrate the growth of Portland Buy Local as we commemorate the opening of our new office space!

 

Portland Buy Local Ribbon Cutting and Open House

Wednesday February 26, 2014

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 10:30-11am

·         Meet Mayor Michael Brennan and the Portland Buy Local Board of Directors. Coffee and other snacks will be provided.

Open House and Member Mixer 5:30-7:30pm

·         Take a tour of our new space, meet some of the 450 PBL members, and enjoy some food and drinks on us!

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December 19th: Member Mixer at UFF!

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, Member Events, Member Updates, News & Events

Join us on Thursday, December 19th, for a Member Mixer at the Urban Farm Fermentory!
From 5:30-7:30, connect with Portland Buy Local friends at UFF at 200 Anderson Street in East Bayside.
Members can learn more about the Experimental Food and Beverage Fermentation Factory, Micro Urban Farm, and Permacultural Classroom. Live music begins between 7 and 8. Come out for a great night of a sustainable local CULTURE!
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind, grab a Sebago Brewing Company beer, and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.
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November 14th: Mixer at Wildwood Medicine

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, Highlights, Member Events, News & Events

Join us on Thursday, November 14th, for a Member Mixer at Wildwood Medicine!
From 5:30-7:30, connect with Portland Buy Local friends at Wildwood Medicine at 83 India Street.
Members can learn more about Wildwood’s commitment to patient-centered treatments including acupuncture, physical therapy, naturopathic medicine, primary care, Chinese herbal medicine, massage, yoga, and women’s health.
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind, grab a Sebago Brewing Company beer, and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.

October 7th: Mixer at reVision Heat

Oct 7, 2013 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, Highlights, In the Media, Member Events, Member Updates, News & Events

Join us on Monday evening, October 7th, for a Member Mixer at reVision Heat!

From 5:30-7:30, connect with Portland Buy Local friends at reVision Heat‘s 1053 Forest Avenue showroom.
Members can learn more about reVision Heat’s wide variety of heating options – all designed to reduce your dependence on fossil fuels!
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind, grab a Sebago Brewing Company beer, and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.
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March 28th: Member Mixer at Planet Dog

Mar 28, 2013 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Member Events

Join us on Thursday evening, March 28th, for a dog-friendly Member Mixer at Planet Dog!

From 5:30-7:30, connect with Portland Buy Local friends and their dog pals at the Planet Dog retail store at 211 Marginal Way. Bring your four-legged friend – this is your opportunity to let your dog enjoy its first Portland Buy Local Mixer!
Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind, grab a Sebago Brewing Company beer, and get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Our Mixers are generously sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company.

February 20th: Gluten-Free Member Mixer at Bam Bam Bakery

Feb 20, 2013 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Join us on Wednesday, February 20th, from 5:30 – 7:30 for our next Mixer!

We’re changing things up a bit and going gluten-free for our February Mixer. Bam Bam Bakery will be supplying the gluten-free goodies, and we’ll have GF beverages from Urban Farm Fermentory.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and catch up with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Sebago Brewing Company is the sponsor for the 2012-2013 Member Mixers; you’ll enjoy their brews again at the March mixer!

Hope to see you there!

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Rescheduled for Tuesday, January 29: Buy Local Mixer at Portland Flea-For-All

Jan 29, 2013 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Join us for our first Portland Buy Local Mixer of 2013!  Snow delayed us, but we’ll finally be at the Portland Flea-For-All on Tuesday, January 29th!

The mixer will be held at Portland Flea-For-All, at 125 Kennebec Street in Bayside. Parking is available in the Schlotterbeck & Foss lot across Kennebec Street, and there is free street parking on Kennebec, Preble & Somerset Streets.  The mixer will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and catch up with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Portland Buy Local mixers are generously supported by Sebago Brewing Company.

Hope to see you there!

Member Mixer- November 8th at Z Fabrics

Nov 8, 2012 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, News

Don’t miss the November Portland Buy Local Member Mixer!

Have you visited Z Fabrics since they moved to their new downtown location?  Thursday, November 8th will be the perfect night to head to this fabric shop located in the Historic Time and Temperature Building and catch up with your fellow Portland Buy Local members!

Portland Buy Local is proud to have our mixers sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

When: Thursday, November 8th

Where: 477 Congress Street, storefront on Preble Street
Time: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Click here for directions>>>

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

Wednesday, September 19th: Mixer at Karma Fair Trade

Sep 19, 2012 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Karma Fair TradeKarma Fair Trade, whose mission is to provide an alternative for consumers seeking unique, fair trade gifts that give back, will be hosting Buy Local members for our September mixer.  Learn about why fair trade is important while chatting with fellow local businesses and Buy Local supporters.  Hope to see you there!

When: Wednesday, September 19th
 
Where:  Karma Fair Trade, 570 Brighton Ave
Time:  5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.Portland

Buy Local is proud to have our mixers sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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Next Buy Local Mixer is June 19th at Tsunami Tattoo

Buy Local Mixers  

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 19th, and join us for our next Portland Buy Local mixer!

The mixer will be held at Tsunami Tattoo, in their NEW location at 21 Pleasant Street, from 5:30 – 8:00pm. Come check it out!

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and catch up with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene. Portland Buy Local mixers are generously supported by Sebago Brewing Company.

Hope to see you there.

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May 23rd – Mixer at Running With Scissors!

May 23, 2012 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Portland Buy Local will hold our next mixer at art studio and gallery Running With Scissors. Come connect with Buy Local members and explore Running With Scissors, a unique venture in Bayside that is home to 30 artists using a variety of media including printmaking, ceramics, jewelry, painting, sculpture, photography and more.   

 

When: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012
Where:  Running With Scissors, 54 Cove Street (ample parking)
Time:  5:30- 8:00 p.m.

 

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.
We hope you can make it!
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April 25th: Buy Local Mixer at lalo boutique

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, Highlights, News & Events

Join us at lalo boutique on April 25th for our monthly Portland Buy Local mixer!

Portland Buy Local is excited to hold our next mixer at lalo boutique, which offers unique, one-of-a-kind products crafted by local artisans, and has been a proud member of Portland Buy Local for two years.

When: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Where:  lalo boutique, 142 High Street           
Time:  5:30- 8:00 p.m.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

We hope to see you there!

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March 20: Mixer at Sebago Brewing Company!

Mar 20, 2012 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

If you haven’t visited Sebago Brewing Company’s Old Port location since it’s move last spring, the March mixer is the perfect reason.  Portland Buy Local is proud to have our mixers sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers.  Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

When: Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Where:  Sebago Brewing Company, 211 Fore Street in the Old Port            
Time:  5:30- 8:00 p.m.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

We hope to see you there!

Facade of the Portland Museum of Art
Photo by Craig Becker

Dec. 14: Mixer at the Portland Museum of Art

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events, News & Events

We’re so excited to announce that our December mixer will be at the Portland Museum of Art!   Join us to celebrate the holidays in style surrounded by the Museum’s collection of more than 17,000 fine and decorative works of art dating from the 18th century to the present. The collection includes paintings, sculpture, prints, photography, glass and ceramics, artists’ books, furniture, and much more.

When: Wednesday, December 14
Where:  Portland Museum of Art, 7 Congress Square
Time:  6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Click here for directions and parking information.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

Portland Buy Local is proud to have our mixers sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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Tuesday: Mixer at Dobra Tea

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Dobrá Tea, a bohemian style tearoom serving and selling more than 100 types of loose-leaf tea, plus tea drinks, desserts, and light fare, will be hosting Buy Local members on Tuesday, November 15 for the November mixer.  Learn about different tea styles and preparations while chatting with fellow local businesses and Buy Local supporters.  Hope to see you there!
When: Tuesday, November 15th
Where:  Dobrá Tea, 151 Middle St.
Time:  5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Free parking in the back lot weekend days and weekdays after 5 PM.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

Portland Buy Local is proud to have our mixers sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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September 21: Member Mixer at DiMillo’s on the Water

Sep 21, 2011 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Mark your calendars for the September Buy Local Member Mixer taking place Wednesday, September 21st at DiMillo’s on the Water, a Portland institution!  Open since 1965, DiMillo’s offers great views of Portland’s Harbor and one of Portland’s top happy hours.

When: Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Where:  DiMillo’s on the Water, 25 Long Wharf
Time: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

Portland Buy Local is proud to have our mixers sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.  

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June 22: Mixer at Lucid Stage

Jun 22, 2011 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Mark your calendars for the June Buy Local Member Mixer taking place Wednesday, June 22nd at Lucid Stage, a non-profit arts organization.  Lucid Stage provides performance and rehearsal space for artists of various genres, as well as space for classes and community events, educational programs, and visual art.

When: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Where:  Lucid Stage, 29 Baxter Boulevard (map)
Time: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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May 25: Mixer at Apothecary By Design

May 25, 2011 @ 6:00pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

If you are not yet using an independent pharmacy, now may be the time to switch. According to a new Consumer Reports survey, independent pharmacies provide better service, make fewer errors, are more likely to have medications in stock, and fill prescriptions faster than their chain competitors.

Portland is home to one independent pharmacy: Apothecary by Design, which will be hosting a Buy Local Mixer on Wednesday, May 25th.

This is a great opportunity to check out this unique business, while enjoying refreshments and mingling with other Buy Local enthusiasts. We hope to see you there!

When: Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Where: Apothecary by Design, 84 Marginal Way (map)
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

About our host: Apothecary by Design offers expert pharmacy care & nutritional support. Specific services include retail pharmacy, compounding pharmacy, specialty pharmacy services & coffee shop. We also offer a full line of high quality vitamins, supplements & more.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

Next Buy Local Mixer: June 22nd at Lucid Stage

Thanks to Zwickerhill Photography for this great shot from our March Mixer at Wild Iris Inn.

Upcoming Buy Local Mixers

Apr 23, 2014 @ 12:19pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Thanks to Zwickerhill Photography for letting us use this photo from the March Mixer at the Wild Iris Inn.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming Buy Local mixers:
May 25, 2011 — Apothecary by Design
June 22, 2011 — Lucid Stage

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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March 23, 2011: Buy Local Mixer @ Wild Iris Inn

Mar 23, 2011 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Please join us for the March Buy Local Mixer, hosted by the Wild Iris Inn and sponsored by Sebago Brewing.

When: Wednesday, March 23, 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Where:
Wild Iris Inn, 273 State Street

Built in 1894, the Wild Iris Inn is an eco-friendly, Maine bed and breakfast that would be the perfect place for visiting friends and relatives this summer vacation season. This beautifully restored Victorian-style house retains many of its original features, along with all of its New England charm and has been operating as a bed and breakfast for the past twelve years.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

Future mixers:
April 21, 2011 — Maine Coast Kitchen Design
May 25, 2011 — Apothecary by Design
June 22, 2011 — Lucid Stage

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Dec. 14, 2010: Join us for a Mixer at the Body Architect

Dec 14, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers, Events

Get in the holiday spirit with our December mixer hosted by The Body Architect. The Body Architect is a supportive space- whether you wish to lose weight, improve muscle tone, or train like an athlete – where you can realize your fitness goals, re-balance, and re-energize your body. It’s more than a gym; it’s a way of life.

When: Tuesday, Dec. 14th, 5:30-8:00pm
Where: 34 Romasco Lane (In the former Nissen building on Washington Avenue – entrance is at the back of the building on Romasco Lane.)

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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Nov. 18, 2010: Mixer at Local Sprouts

Nov 18, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Please join us for the November Buy Local Member Mixer hosted by Local Sprouts Cafe!

About our host: Local Sprouts Cafe is a community gathering place that offers delicious local food at affordable prices in a comfortable environment. Local Sprouts Cafe is home to the Bomb Diggity bakery, which makes treats for all eaters and support the Bomb Diggity Baking and Arts program for adults with intellectual disabilities. Local Sprouts Cafe is Portland’s first Community Supported Cafe, where people can become members of the cafe through putting down money up front that gives them a credit to purchase food at the cafe. Local Sprouts Cafe is also open to the general public to come in and eat delicious local food.

When: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 5:30 p. m.-8:00 p. m.
Where: Local Sprouts Cafe, 649 Congress St.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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Oct. 28, 2010: Mini Art Walk at State Theater Galleries

Oct 28, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Please join us for the October Buy Local Member Mixer hosted by the State Theater Neighborhood Galleries. Enjoy a mini-Art Walk as you visit 5 galleries throughout the evening – Two Paths Gallery (613A Congress St.); the Holly Ready Gallery (609 Congress); Fore River Gallery (613 Congress); 9 Hands Gallery (615A Congress) and Daunis Fine Handmade Jewelry (616 Congress).

And that’s not all… Local 188 will be providing dessert, plus there will be a tour of the newly renovated State Theater at 6:45.

When: Thursday, October 28, 2010
Where: Two Paths Gallery, 613A Congress St.
Time: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m. (State Theater tour at 6:45)

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2010/2011 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, with four brewpubs in Southern Maine and high quality, craft beers that tempt and arouse the palates of New England’s beer lovers. Sebago Brewing Company uses all American malt, hops and crisp water from Sebago Lake and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

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Sept. 15, 2010: Join us for a Casco Bay Sailing Mixer

Sep 15, 2010 @ 9:00am   Buy Local Mixers

Please join us for the next Buy Local Member Mixer hosted by Maine Sailing Adventures for an evening sail through Casco Bay!

When: Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Where: Maine State Pier
Cost: $15 per person

In order to attend this mixer, please visit www.MaineSailingAdventures.net and make your reservation online for the 5-7 p.m. Sunset Sail.  Please make sure to mention “Portland Buy Local” under the comments space when you make your reservation.  You will then receive an emailed confirmation and detailed directions to the Maine State Pier.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2009/2010 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, which brews in small, 20-barrel batches and is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

June 16, 2010: Mixer at Constellation Gallery

Jun 16, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

This will be the last mixer until September, so be sure to stop by!

When: Wednesday, June 16, from 5:30-8pm
Where: Constellation Gallery, 511 Congress Street, in the Arts District

Please join us for the next Buy Local Member Mixer hosted by Constellation Gallery, a cooperative collective that provides a unique opportunity for local artists to display and create their works.  The gallery offers a large, bright and open space with diverse artwork to match and seeks local Maine artists to help promote its growth.  The current show is “Go Figure,” featuring works by over 10 gay and lesbian artists.

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2009/2010 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, which brews in small, 20-barrel batches, using the freshest ingredients available and the clear water of Sebago Lake. Sebago Brewing Company is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

May 19, 2010: “Bank Local” Mixer at University Credit Union

May 19, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Across the country, a growing number of people are moving their bank accounts to locally owned banks and credit unions.

Our next Buy Local member mixer, which will be held on Wednesday, May 19, from 5:30-8:00pm, at the Brighton Avenue branch of University Credit Union, offers a great opportunity to learn more about the important role local banks and credit unions play in financing local businesses and keeping our dollars in Maine.

Plus, as always, we’ll have snacks and great beer from Sebago Brewing Company, and plenty of time to unwind and socialize with other Buy Local members and indie bix enthusiasts.

UCU is a local credit union providing a full array of financial products, including real estate & consumer loans, business deposit & loan solutions, high-yield checking accounts, eAlerts, mobile banking & more.

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April 21, 2010: Mixer at Zero Station

Apr 21, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Our next Buy Local member mixer will be at Zero Station on Wednesday, April 21st, from 5:30-8:00pm. Hope to see you there!

Zero Station is one part gallery and one part custom framing and digital printing shop. During the mixer, the gallery will have a fascinating new exhibit up called “Seeing Portland 1970-1984: Photographs of a Pre-Technological, Pre-Gentrified Place.”

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events. Come unwind and celebrate with other Buy Local members and indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2009/2010 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, which brews in small, 20-barrel batches, using the freshest ingredients available and the clear water of Sebago Lake. Sebago Brewing Company is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

March 10, 2010: Join Us for a Mixer at Allagash Brewing

Mar 10, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Please join us for the next Buy Local Member Mixer hosted by Allagash Brewing Company, New England’s original Belgian-Style brewery. Following the time-tested brewing traditions of ancient Belgium, Allagash produces a broad-ranging portfolio of artisanal beers with uncompromising quality. Dandelion Catering, one of our newest members, will be providing some tasty treats as well.

When: Wednesday, March 10, from 5:30-8pm
Where: Allagash, 50 Industrial Way (Directions)

Plus, mark your calendar for upcoming mixers at Zero Station (4/21/2010) and University Credit Union (5/19/2010)!

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

Our 2009/2010 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, which brews in small, 20-barrel batches, using the freshest ingredients available and the clear water of Sebago Lake. Sebago Brewing Company is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

Feb. 17, 2010: Mixer at Furniturea

Feb 17, 2010 @ 5:30pm   Buy Local Mixers

Please join us for the next Buy Local Member Mixer hosted by Furniturea, a local manufacturer of Rural Modern furniture for your home. They offer customized maple furniture in any size and painted any color for reasonable prices, and made right here in Portland.

When: Wednesday, Feb 17th, from 5:30-8pm
Where: Furniturea, 75 Market Street

Buy Local Member Mixers are informal networking and social events for members, friends, and anyone who would like to know more about Portland Buy Local. Come unwind and celebrate with other indie biz enthusiasts, plus get updates on the latest happenings in the Buy Local scene.

All of our 2009/2010 mixers are sponsored by Sebago Brewing Company, which brews in small, 20-barrel batches, using the freshest ingredients available and the clear water of Sebago Lake. Sebago Brewing Company is a proud sustaining member of Portland Buy Local.

Thank you sustaining members!

Aikido of Maine   /   Andrew and Debra Tenenbaum   /   BENCHMARK Residential & Investment Real Estate   /   Brianna McCabe   /   Casco Bay EyeCare   /   Casco Bay Frames & Gallery   /   Coffee By Design   /   CornerStone Building & Restoration   /   Danielle Marks   /   David Munster’s TV   /   Fish & Bone   /   Goodwill Industries of Northern New England   /   Green Clean Maine   /   in’finiti fermentation & distillation   /   Joan Leitzer   /   Joe Gervais   /   John McVeigh   /   Kristen Smith   /   Longfellow Books   /   Marsh Agency   /   Mitch and Peg Cyr   /   Nine Stones   /   Nomads   /   Peter Metsch   /   Planet Dog Foundation   /   Port Property Management   /   Portland’s Downtown District   /   Sebago Brewing Company   /   Stacy Mitchell   /   The Great Lost Bear   /   The SunriseGuide   /   Tsunami Tattoo   /   University Credit Union   /   Vervacious   /   Videoport   /   XPress Copy