Have you dug out The Polar Express for your annual family viewing? Started planning your model train layout? If you or a family member is a train enthusiast consider taking a ride on the local Santa Trains for the holidays. On the 70-80 minute ride there will be holiday music, a visit from Santa and a candy treat. Please arrive early.
Tickets will be available on the day of the ride however the tickets go FAST so think about purchasing an advance ticket. You can purchase tickets by calling 610-562-2102 or 570-544-8300. Tickets can also be purchased at the Minersville Borough office building Monday through Thursday from 8 am to 4:30 pm and Friday from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Tickets are $15 per adult, $9 for ages 3 to 12 and FREE for those 2 and under (but they need to be issued a FREE ticket).
Trains depart at 10:30 am, 1 pm and 3:30 pm from the following stations:
Minersville Station on November 30 and December 1 (Please take note that parking is at Schuylkill IU 29 and a free shuttle will bring you to the station. See map)
Schuylkill Haven Station on December 7 and 8
Tunkhannock Station on December 14 and 15
Pottsville Union Station on December 21 and 22
You can find some unique gifts for the rail buff at Minersville's Project 113 store here.
More updates to Holiday Happenings for the upcoming weeks. Check out the post with some new events added here.