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September

Railroad Museum Foundation Offers Special THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride Opportunity For Local Non-Profits
Sutter’s Fort to Present Crowd-Favorite “The Haunted Fort” Lantern-Lit Tours October 28 & 29

Railtown 1897 Offers “Harvest Haunt Express” Train Rides Every Weekend in October

All Aboard for Halloween Fun… “Spookomotive” Trains to Treat Old Sacramento Visitors for Three Weekends in October

Railtown 1897 Celebrates Autumn With Special Apple Harvest Activities on October 8

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: The Real Gold in California” on September 17

Limited Tickets Still Available for Sutter’s Fort’s Culinary Favorite “Feast at the Fort” Four-Course Menu Features a “Barrel-Aged” Theme
 
California State Railroad Museum Foundation Offers Special Farm-To-Fork Activities


August

State Parks Capital District Names Jackie Olavarria as Supervising Ranger for Railtown 1897 in Jamestown
Railtown 1897 Presents 3rd Annual “Working on the Railroad” Celebration on September 17

Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train Tickets Sell Out Fast
Railroad Museum Encourages Interested Volunteers to Attend Special Open House on September 10

All Aboard for Story Time! with “Rob On the Road”

All Aboard…Railtown 1897 Offers Excursion Train Rides & More Over Labor Day Weekend

July

California State Railroad Museum Foundation Presents 2nd Annual Farm-to-Fork Cocktail Train
Sutter’s Fort’s Culinary Favorite “Feast at the Fort” Returns on September 10

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Fun on the Frontier” on August 20

August is Toy Train Month at the California State Railroad Museum

Railroad Museum & Hornblower Cruises Double the Summertime Fun with a Combo Train Ride & River Cruise in August

Sutter’s Fort Blacksmith Shop to Undergo Much-Needed Restoration Effort

June

Railtown 1897 Announces Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August Plus, Popular Story Time & Jr. Ranger Activities are Available for Kids
Railtown 1897 Celebrates 4th of July Weekend With Steam Train Rides Behind Sierra No. 3™

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Mining the Miners” on July 16

Railtown 1897 Calls Out for Volunteers

Railtown 1897 to Give Dads the Star Treatment on Father’s Day With Special Treats & Train Rides Behind Sierra No. 3

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers Special Drop-In Volunteer Open House on June 25

Railroad Museum Invites Guests to Celebrate Dad on Father’s Day Weekend with Steam Train Rides & First-Class Service -- June 18 & 19

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: War in California” on June 18

May

All Aboard…Excursion Trains are Running Memorial Day Weekend at Railtown 1897
Railroad Museum Gets in the Jazzy Spirit With Music Inside Museum, Aboard Trains & Offers Free Admission to Sacramento Music Festival Badge Holders

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: A Community of Many Faces” on May 21

Railroad Museum Presents “Trains & Tripods” Photo Opportunity & Lighting Seminar on May 6-7

Railtown 1897 Gives Moms the Star Treatment on Mother’s Day with Train Rides, Chocolate Bars & Even a Replica DeLorean Time Machine

All Aboard for Story Time with Sacramento River Cats Mascot “Dinger” & His Partner “Mike on the Mic” On Monday, May 2

April

California State Railroad Museum Enters into Sisterhood Agreement with the Railway Museum in Saitama, Japan
Railroad Museum to Debut New Without Words Exhibit that Explores Time-Tested Railroad Communication Tools

Sutter’s Fort Sets Up Shop & Recreates California’s First Mall during Traders’ Faire - April 15-17

March

Railroad Museum to Celebrate Two Millionth Rider on the Sacramento Southern Railroad on 4/2!
Celebrate Spring Aboard Railtown 1897’s Wildflower Train Behind the Famous Sierra No. 3 Tickets on Sale Now for Two Saturdays Only: April 9 & 16

Railtown 1897 Resumes Excursion Train Ride Season with FREE Rides behind Sierra No. 3™ on Opening Weekend

Sutter’s Fort Calls Out for Volunteers Interested Volunteers are Invited to Attend an Open House on March 19

Old Sacramento has Just the Ticket for Family Fun… New Season of Weekend Train Rides & Underground Tours Resume in Old Sacramento on April 2 & 3!

Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: Hard Working Women on the Frontier” on 3/19

February

Railroad Museum to Showcase Award-Winning Photographs from Around the World & Chosen by the Center for Railroad Photography & Art
Railroad Museum Announces Tuesday Train Rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad Weekday Train Rides Available on Select Tuesdays Starting February 23

January

All Aboard for Story Time with Celebrity Reader & Popular Good Day News Anchor Marianne McClary On Monday, February 29
Sutter’s Fort to Present “Hands on History: By Land and By Sea” on 2/20

Railtown 1897 Seeks Interested Volunteers & Hosts Special Open House on January 30

Railroad Museum Calls Out for Volunteers Special Drop-In Volunteer Open House on January 30