The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is proud to present an all-new Halloween-inspired event for adults – “Sips & Spirits: The Train Ride” on Friday evening, October 27, 2017, departing at 7 p.m.
Ticketed guests will delight in a frightfully fun train ride along the on the Sacramento Southern Railroad while enjoying a blood-shot cocktail and being entertained by a Mad Scientist and his minions, Monster Mash dancers and more. Train ride guests will indulge in hard cider and nibble on delicious appetizers provided by Fat’s Catering all while enjoying a dark night on the railroad – it’s Halloween fun, adult-style!
First Class minions will provide the finest service onboard three of California State Railroad Museum’s first class cars: the Audubon dining car, El Dorado lounge car and the French Quarter lounge car from the 1950s that served the famed Southern Pacific Sunset Limited service. Warning: guests will need to beware of the Mad Scientist and his crazy experiments as the train rolls down the line.
Space is limited on “Sips & Spirits: The Train Ride” and tickets are on sale now. Train ride
tickets cost $60 per person (plus service fees) and all train ride guests must be 21 or over.
Guests should check in by 6:30 p.m. at the Central Pacific Freight Depot on Front Street
between J and K Streets in Old Sacramento.

The “Sips & Spirits: The Train Ride” is a Foundation fundraiser for the California State
Railroad Museum, Railtown 1897 State Historic Park and the future California Railroad
Technology Museum. For more information or to purchase tickets to “Sips & Spirits: The
Train Ride,” please visit

About the California State Railroad Museum Foundation
The mission of the California State Railroad Museum Foundation (CSRMF) is to generate revenue and awareness on behalf of its destinations, while supporting the preservation, interpretation and promotion of our railroad heritage. The Foundation provides funding for ongoing support of numerous programs, both at the museum's Old Sacramento location and at the historic park in Jamestown, Calif. The Foundation and its board of directors is currently laying groundwork for a future California Railroad Technology Museum capital campaign proposed as part of the downtown Sacramento railyard development project. For more information, please visit

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Lori Hanley, California State Railroad Museum Foundation, at 916-445-2560 or Ty Smith, California State Railroad Museum, at 916-501-6226 or

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