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Child in the pumpkin patch

Seashore Trolley Museum cooking up Pumpkin Patch Trolley

By Sally Bates on Sept. 08, 2014, at 12:32 p.m.
Seashore Trolley Museum’s 16th Annual Pumpkin Patch Trolley, on the last two weekends of September, will have activities to please kids, adults and foodies. Rain or shine, on September 20, 21 and 27, 28 – from 10 am to 3 pm – Seashore Trolley is the place to celebrate fall …

Seashore Trolley Museum Developing New Programming Relating to Theodore Roosevelt Connection

By Sally Bates on Aug. 15, 2014, at 4:26 p.m.
Seashore Trolley Museum Developing New Programming relating to Theodore Roosevelt Connection As the 100th Anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt’s death approaches in 2019, Seashore Trolley Museum is honoring his memory by planning an annual Teddy Roosevelt event, and by focusing on his connection to a beautiful interurban coach car in the …
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Romance blooms at Seashore Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Vintage Costume Day & Ice Cream Social – August 2, 2014

By Sally Bates on July 15, 2014, at 5:33 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME For more information: 207-967-2800 ext 101; trolleymuseum.org Rock your retro vibe by dressing for Seashore Trolley Museum’s “Vintage Costume & Ice Cream Social” on August 2rd. Anything goes…from the 1890’s through …
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Seashore Trolley Speakeasy in Kennebunkport

By Sally Bates on July 01, 2014, at 1:43 p.m.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — The Seashore Trolley Museum is hosting the first-ever “Seashore Trolley Speakeasy” 6-10:30 p.m.Friday, Aug. 22, at 195 Log Cabin Road in Kennebunkport. It’s a gala event, and guests are encouraged to “Dress as Prohibition era characters, and be a little naughty”. Seashore Trolley’s Speakeasy will use over …
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Families enjoying Seashore Trolley Museum's Ice Cream & Sunset Trolley Ride

Seashore Trolley Museum Ice Cream & Sunset Trolley Rides

By Sally Bates on June 25, 2014, at 4:48 p.m.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, July 3, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, July 9, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, July 10, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, July 16, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, July 17, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Wednesday, July …
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Seashore Trolley Morning Movie Time for Kids

By Sally Bates on June 25, 2014, at 4:41 p.m.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, July 10, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, July 31, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 12:30 p.m. to 11 a.m.Thursday, Aug. …
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Seashore Trolley Story Time

By Sally Bates on June 25, 2014, at 4:36 p.m.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, July 9, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, July 16, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, July 30, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.Wednesday, Aug. …
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Families enjoying Ice Cream & Sunset Trolley Ride at Seashore Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum Extends Hours and Programs Every Wednesday and Thursday in July and August

By Sally Bates on June 25, 2014, at 4:27 p.m.
“Seashore Trolley Story Time” is back, every Wednesday morning at 10:30 am during July and August. Transportation-themed stories come alive for kids when followed by a trolley ride. Kids under 6 gain free admission. Seashore Trolley Story Time is sponsored by Kennebunk Savings Insurance. Brand-new “Seashore Trolley Morning Movie Time …
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Montreal Observation car when still in service in Montreal.

Seashore Trolley Museum 75th Anniversary Grand Celebration

By Sally Bates on June 09, 2014, at 7:57 p.m.
Saturday, July 5, 2014 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME For more information: 207-967-2800; trolleymuseum.org The world’s oldest and largest museum of public transportation is celebrating 75 years with a narrated trolley parade, games, music, horses, and the rededication of a …

Second annual Seashore Trolley Dog Day

By Sally Bates on May 13, 2014, at 2:16 p.m.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport loves dogs so much that it has designated June 7, 2014 its Second Annual “Seashore Trolley Dog Day”. Although the museum is dog-friendly every day, its activities on June 7th will focus on making dogs and the people who love them very …
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Waiting for a ride at 2013 Seashore Trolley Dog Day

Second Annual Seashore Trolley Dog Day

By Sally Bates on May 09, 2014, at 5:38 p.m.
Saturday, June 7, 2014 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Seashore Trolley Museum, 195 Log Cabin Rd, Kennebunkport, ME For more information: 207-967-2800; trolleymuseum.org Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport loves dogs so much that it has designated June 7, 2014 its Second Annual “Seashore Trolley Dog Day”. Although the museum …
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Christmas Prelude is a Magical Family Affair at Seashore Trolley Museum

By Sally Bates on Nov. 11, 2013, at 3:45 p.m.
Seashore Trolley Museum set out to shake up its slate of events in 2013, and Christmas Prelude is no exception. With new kid-oriented activities and lots of free parking, dog-friendly Seashore Trolley Museum offers a relaxing Prelude venue for the whole family – even Fido. The Visitor Center is open …
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Seashore Trolley Museum Transit Day – It’s a big old day celebrating public transit in vintage vehicles!

By Sally Bates on Oct. 02, 2013, at 12:03 p.m.
On October 12 and 13, Seashore Trolley Museum will present its annual celebration of all types of vehicles in its collection. From 10 am to 5 pm, subway cars, buses, and trolleys of all types will be operating at Dog-friendly Seashore Trolley Museum. It’s fun for all ages. Regular admission …
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Seashore Trolley Museum Pumpkin Dessert Contest

By Sally Bates on Aug. 20, 2013, at 2:14 p.m.
Seashore Trolley Museum 2013 Pumpkin Dessert Contest Sponsored by King Arthur Flour All entries must contain fresh, canned or frozen pumpkin. Pumpkin pie spice alone does not meet this requirement. Flour used in recipes for this contest must be King Arthur Flour. Recipes do not need to be original. You …
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Seashore Trolley Museum – Autumn Poetry Contest for Kids

By Sally Bates on Aug. 20, 2013, at 2:12 p.m.
Seashore Trolley Museum Autumn Poetry Contest for Kids is open to all children in grades 3 through 9. Poems may be about the State of Maine, autumn in Maine, pumpkins, or Pumpkin Patch Trolley at Seashore Trolley Museum. Three qualified judges will select three winning entries in each of the …
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Lisa Lassey, Associate Director of Kennebunkport Conservation Trust with daughters Carly and Samantha and family dog Mack set out for Seashore Trolley Museum’s Talbott Park.

New Service at Seashore Trolley Offers Easy Access to Kennebunkport Conservation Trust Trails

By Sally Bates on July 31, 2013, at 3:10 p.m.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Seashore Trolley Museum is pleased to announce that admission to the Museum includes a new service that offers Museum visitors easy access to Kennebunkport Conservation Trust’s Edwin L. Smith Preserve Trails. The Edwin L. Smith Preserve is the Trust’s largest holding with more than 1,100 acres, 12 …
Kevin and Michelle Allen, owners of Ambidextrous Inc, a Seashore Trolley Museum Business Member model vintage pieces in front of an antique bus.Michelle's hat and clutch on loan from LACAVA, another Business Member.

Seashore Trolley Vintage Costume Day & Ice Cream Social – August 3, 2013

By Sally Bates on July 17, 2013, at 2:39 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Seashore Trolley Museum is turbo-boosting its nostalgic vibe with the Museum’s first ever “Vintage Costume & Ice Cream Social” on August 3rd. Visitors who arrive rocking a retro look – that’s anything from the 1890’s through the 1980’s – get …
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All they need is a deck of cards while they wait for a trolley ride.

Dogs Can Ride the Rails at Seashore Trolley Museum

By Sally Bates on July 04, 2013, at 6:12 p.m.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Seashore Trolley Museum has gotten dog friendly. On June 8th, Seashore Trolley Museum held the museum’s first-ever Seashore Trolley Dog Day. It was a howling success, thanks to the participation of dog-related organizations and businesses, and to the responsible pet owners who visited that day. Because the …
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New “Seashore Trolley Story Time” starts July 17

By Sally Bates on July 04, 2013, at 6:05 p.m.
Seashore Trolley Story Time Rail-related stories come alive for young children when they are read aloud and followed by a trolley ride on Seashore Trolley Museum’s private track. Every Wednesday morning at 10:30, beginning July 17 and ending August 21, Seashore Trolley Story Time will occur, rain or shine. Books …
Ice Cream and Sunset Trolley night at Seashore Trolley Museum

Seashore Trolley Museum Ice Cream & Sunset Trolley Rides

By Sally Bates on June 17, 2013, at 7:24 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 1, 1970 12 a.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Seashore Trolley Museum in Kennebunkport is offering Ice Cream & Sunset Trolley Rides at 7 PM every Wednesday and Thursday during July and August. A traditional favorite with families, and a romantic date for couples, the rides occur rain or …
 
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