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Rail Fair Coming to Ardenwood Historic Farm

8/17/2017

Bring the whole family to the 18th annual Rail Fair featuring the historic steam locomotive "Ann Marie" (Cortez Mining Co #1), an 1890 Porter locomotive. Over the three-day Labor Day weekend, enjoy narrow gauge steam train rides, garden and model railroads including live steam locomotives, early day gas engines, the hobo game for children, special activities for children 6 and under, and live music.Food and drinks are available for purchase at the Farmyard Café.

Stop by the Railroad Museum at Ardenwood to see an exhibit with box cars, passenger cars and handcars. Visit the country kitchen to learn about 19th century farm-style cooking. Explore the farm and the beautiful Patterson House and gardens.

Produced by the Society for the Preservation of Carter Railroad Resources, a non-profit organization operating the Railroad Museum at Ardenwood Historic Farm, and the East Bay Regional Park District.

18th Annual Rail Fair
Ardenwood Historic Farm
24600 Ardenwood Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94555

Saturday, Sunday & Monday
Sept. 2, 3, & 4, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fees:
Adults $12, Seniors $8 (62+ yrs.), Children $7 (4-17 yrs.). Ages 4 and under – free admission.
Free parking.
Admission fee is for one day.

For more information, call Ardenwood Historic Farm: (510) 544-2797

The East Bay Regional Park District is a system of beautiful public parks and trails in Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco Bay, established in 1934. The system comprises 120,000 acres in 65 parks including over1,250 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature learning.


Isa Polt-Jones, Public Information Representative
(510) 544-2207
ipjones@ebparks.org

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