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Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: War in California” on June 16
Railtown 1897 Announces Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays this Summer Plus, Popular Story Time & Jr. Ranger Activities are Available for Kids

Railtown 1897 to Give Dads the Star Treatment with Train Rides Behind the “Movie Star Locomotive” on Father’s Day


Railroad Museum to Dazzle & Delight during a “BIG Weekend of Small Trains” on Father’s Day Weekend
Railtown 1897 Celebrates Memorial Day Weekend In Rail-Related Style

Railroad Museum to Present a Special “Beebe and Clegg” Presentation & Book Signing on May 19

Railroad Museum to Present Suspenseful New Exhibit “Death Valley Scotty’s Race for Glory” on May 18


Railtown 1897 Celebrates Moms on Mother’s Day
Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Celebrate Community” on May 19

Friends of Sutter’s Fort to Present Deliciously Delightful “Tour by Chocolate” Evening Event on May 12 Walking Tour Offers Unique Mother’s Day Weekend Experience

All Aboard for Story Time with Front Street Animal Shelter Special Guests & Furry Friends on Monday, April 30


Calling All Trivia Fans… Railroad Museum to Present a Series of Five Off the Rails: Happy Hour & Trivia Night After-Hour Events
Sutter’s Fort Recreates California’s First Mall for A Three-Day Shop Traders’ Faire Event & Plans a Special “InstaMeet” on Final Day

Celebrate Spring Aboard Railtown 1897’s Popular & Fun Wildflower Train Tickets on Sale Now for Two Weekends Only: April 21, 22, 28 & 29

Railroad Museum to Showcase Award-Winning Photographs from Around the World Winners Selected by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art

Railroad Museum Encourages Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House on April 14

Railtown 1897 Celebrates Easter with Egg Hunt, Train Rides, Visit by the Easter Bunny & More!

Railtown 1897 Resumes Excursion Train Ride Season with FREE Rides & Special Festivities on Opening Weekend 

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Frontier Survival Skills” on March 17


Railroad Museum to Present “Trains & Tripods” Live Learning Photography Seminar & Workshop 
Offering the Only Authentic & Historic Train Ride Experience in the Sacramento Area, the 35th Season of Weekend Excursion Train Rides Resume on April 7 & 8

Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides On the Sacramento Southern Railroad Weekday Train Rides Available on Tuesdays through April


Railroad Museum to Showcase Historic 1920s Rotary Snowplow & Debut All-New “Snowbound in the Sierra” Exhibit Starting January 29
All Aboard for Story Time with FOX40 Meteorologist Darren Peck on Monday, January 29
Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House on January 20

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Catch Gold Fever” on January 20