Capital District Media Releases

July

Railroad Museum Celebrates Toy Train Month by Showcasing Prized Lionel Observation Car from 1929 Toy Train is Special Due to its Personal Connection to Thomas W. Sefton
It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with a State Parks Ranger and K9 Companion on July 29

June

Railroad Museum Invites Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House on July 13
Railroad Museum Partners with Science Friday for a Special S.T.E.A.M. Focused Evening of Fun
Family-Friendly Event Includes Scavenger Hunt, Video Screenings, Learning Lab & More

May

Railtown 1897 to Celebrate as Historic Steam Locomotive Baldwin No. 28 Returns to Service
Railroad Museum Introduces New & Redesigned Exhibits Timed to Coincide with the 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

April

Railroad Museum & Foundation Presents Sesquicentennial Community Day that includes FREE Railroad Museum Admission on May 8
Railroad Museum to Present Entertaining, Interpretive & FREE Melodrama titled “The Quest for the Gold Spike”

Friends of Sutter’s Fort to Present Delicious & Delightful “Tour by Chocolate” on May 4

Ready, Set, Shop… Sutter’s Fort to Present Maker’s Mart-Style Shop Traders’ Faire! Event April 26-28

It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with the Museum Director on April 29

Celebrate Spring Aboard Railtown 1897’s Wildly Popular Wildflower Train

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

March

Railtown 1897 Resumes Excursion Train Ride Season with FREE Rides & Special Festivities on Opening Weekend
Offering the Only Authentic & Historic Train Ride Experience in the Sacramento Area, the 36th Season of Weekend Excursion Train Rides Resume on April 6 & 7

February

Sacramento History Museum Announces Gold Spike Lecture Series to Commemorate Sesquicentennial of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
Railroad Museum & Foundation to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad in 2019

January

Railroad Museum to Debut New Exhibit Titled “Farm-to-Fork: A Public History” Created & Designed by Sac State Students
Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Catch Gold Fever – The Year of 1849” on January 19

It’s All Aboard for Story Time! with Local TV Anchor & Reporter Dina Kupfer on January 28

Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House on January 19