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Steam Fest

May 19, 2018 @ 9:30am   Events, Member Events

Join us for Steam Fest as we welcome Bridgton and Saco River Steam Locomotive #7 back into service! The locomotive has been undergoing restoration since 2007 and the museum will welcome her return with Steam Fest. Both Bridgton and Saco River #7 and Monson #3 will be operating for the event. Trains will operate approximately every thirty minutes throughout the day. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to see two historic locomotives in action!

When: Saturday, May 19th from 9:30am-4pm

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

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Sleeping Beauty at Vivid Motion

May 13, 2018 @ 2:30pm   Events, Member Events

You’re invited to Princess Aurora’s birthday! Join Vivid Motion Dance for this year’s family show — Sleeping Beauty! Born in 1940, Princess Aurora comes of age in the 1950s and falls under a curse to awaken in modern times. Using jazz, be-bop, and music from today with dance styles to match, our spring production is a classic done VivMo style. Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children and can be purchased at All performances are St. Lawrence Arts, 76 Congress St. Friday May 4, Saturday May 5, Friday May 11, and Saturday May 12 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday May 6, Saturday May 12, and Sunday May 13 at 2:30 p.m.

When: Weekends of May 4th/5th and May 11th-13th

Where: St. Lawrence Arts (76 Congress Street)

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Train Day

May 5, 2018 @ 10:00am   Events, Member Events

Our annual Train Day event kicks off the start of our daily operating season. Children can learn more about train roles and participate in our Junior Engineer Program. Those who complete the program will receive their very own engineer cap along with a certificate of participation. For Train Day only, we’re opening up Monson Steam Locomotive #4 (on display inside the museum) for a closer look and a photo opportunity. Don’t miss out! Regular admission fees apply. Visit our website for more information.

When: 05/05/18, Museum open 9:30am-4pm with Trains on the hour 10am-3pm

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

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Paintings in Oil: A Group Exhibition of Visual Art April 2 through April 29

Apr 29, 2018 @ 11:00am   Events, Member Events

Join us Monday, April 2 at Richard Boyd Art Gallery for the opening of an annual group exhibition of original oil paintings created en plein air and in studio settings with a meet the artists reception to follow on the 7th. ‘Paintings in Oil’ is comprised of a selection of 25 works from a variety of genres by artists’ Patricia Chandler – still life, landscapes, and abstracts; Julianne Garvey – landscapes; Jen Pagnini – plein air landscapes and abstracts; Austin Stilphen – landscapes; and Felicity Sidwell – plein air landscapes. Although, each artist has their own style and approach to using the medium they are joined by a passion – painting with oils. You’re invited to meet artists Patricia Chandler and Austin Stilphen at a reception at Richard Boyd Art Gallery Saturday, April 7 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. when they will be available to discuss their work. The exhibit is on view free of charge between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. daily through April 29, 2018. Richard Boyd Art Gallery is located on Peaks Island at the corner of Island Avenue and Epps Street. For more information about the exhibit or reception contact the gallery by phone at (207)-712-1097, via email at or visit the gallery’s website at . Like us on Facebook at . Image: Patricia Chandler ~ “Marsh V” ~ Oil on Panel 24″ x 24″ Copyright(C)2018 Richard Boyd Art Gallery All Rights Reserved.

When: Daily April 2nd – April 29th, 10am – 5pm

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

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9th Biennial Portland Show At Greenhut Galleries

Apr 28, 2018 @ 6:00am   Events, Member Events

Greenhut Galleries is pleased to announce its 9th Biennial Portland Show featuring work by 51 artists. In a creative tribute to our city, artists are asked to interpret “Portland”.
Each unique vision of Portland makes for an interesting, exciting, dynamic, sometimes humorous and diverse exhibition.  Greenhut is dedicated to showing the finest art made by Maine’s best artists.  Please join us in celebrating our wonderful city, Portland, Maine.
Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri 10am – 5:30pm, Sat. 10am – 5:00pm
When: April 5th – April 28th
Where: Greenhut Galleries (146 Middle Street)
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