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Meet Margaret Grousse – Storytime

May 25, 2018 @ 3:00pm   Events, Member Events

Margaret Grousse wrote the beautiful children’s book
“From Nana’s Window”

She will read and sign her book here at Letterpress Books
on Friday afternoon. May 25th 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Bring the kids to meet her!

When: Saturday, May 25th from 3-6pm

Where: Letterpress Books (91 Auburn Street)


Pumpkin Train

Oct 20, 2018 @ 9:30am   Events, Member Events

Autumn fun begins with a ride aboard the Pumpkin Train. Children can explore the museum and paint a pumpkin to bring home as a souvenir of the day. All visitors are treated to complimentary hot cider and cookies. Pumpkin Trains take place: October 20-21 and October 27-28. Regular admission fees apply. Visit our website for more information.

When: October 20-21 and 27-28

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum (58 Fore Street)


Independence Day and Fireworks Express

Jul 4, 2018 @ 4:30pm   Events, Member Events

Celebrate Independence Day with a waterfront train ride along Casco Bay. In the evening (4:30pm-7:00pm), visitors can catch the Fireworks Express train to the festivities on the Eastern Prom. Evening shuttle rides depart from Ocean Gateway, operate prior to the fireworks and provide one-way transportation only. Regular admission fees apply during daytime operations. Rides aboard the Fireworks Express are $5/person, departing from Ocean Gateway. Visit our website for more information.


When: July 4, 2018 from 4:30pm-7:00pm

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum (58 Fore Street)


“Works in Watercolor” by Randy Eckard June 1 through June 29

Jun 30, 2018 @ 10:00am   Events, Member Events


Join us Friday, June 1 at Richard Boyd Art Gallery for the opening of a solo exhibition of paintings by noted watercolorist Randy Eckard, with a meet the artist reception to follow on the 2nd. A trained fine and commercial artist living in Blue Hill, ME Randy’s career as a fine artist working exclusively with watercolors spans more than three decades. Eckard is known for his use of light and shadow, with the subject of most of his paintings being light and how it shapes the scene before him. His paintings in watercolor are expertly detailed and invite the viewer in for a closer look. Eckard has won over 190 awards for his paintings in watercolor in New England and the Southeast. His work is widely collected and included in numerous private and corporate collections. You’re invited to meet Randy Eckard at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery Saturday, June 2 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. when he will be available to discuss his work. The exhibit is open free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through June 29, 2018. For additional information about the exhibit or reception contact Richard Boyd Art Gallery by phone at (207)-712-1097, via email at or visit the gallery’s website at . Like us on Facebook at . Image: Randy Eckard ~ “Hilltop Silhouette” ~ Watercolor on Paper 15″ x 21″ Copyright(C)2018 Richard Boyd Art Gallery All Rights Reserved.

When: 10am – 5pm, June 1 – June 30

Where: Richard Boyd Art Gallery (15 Epps Street, Peaks Island)




Ice Cream Trains

Aug 24, 2018 @ 5:00pm   Events, Member Events

Our popular Friday evening Ice Cream Trains return for the summer season. Bring the family and enjoy a complimentary ice cream cup as you take an evening train ride along beautiful Casco Bay. Trains for this event run on the hour at 5pm6pm & 7pm. Ice Cream Trains take place: June 15June 29July 13July 27August 10August 24. Regular admission fees apply. Visit our website for more information.

When: June 15June 29July 13July 27August 10August 24

Where: Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum (58 Fore Street)

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