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The Santa Train returns to the Western Pacific Railroad Museum beginning Saturday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 9 p.m. Admission is $10 per car admission or $5 with three or more cans of food for EPCAN. Additional opportunities to take a ride on the Santa Train are Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14 and 20-21. Photo by Lauren Westmoreland

Santa Trains are coming to town

The annual Santa Train is coming to the Western Pacific Railroad Museum, so get the family ready to bundle up for a festive ride on opening day, Saturday, Dec. 7, from 4 to 9 p.m. Trains begin running at 5 p.m.

The Santa Train will also run on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14 and 20-21, with the museum open from 4 to 9 p.m. Trains depart starting at 5 p.m.

All are invited to take a magical trip aboard the light-covered and decorated Santa Train, as well as visit with the Jolly Old Saint, Santa Claus himself, with the option of snapping a photo together.

Attendees are welcome to also shop the Museum store, get a face painting by Monica’s Face Painting, grab snacks from Treat Yourself, and grab a ZipperPal or two. Complimentary cookies and hot beverages will also be available during the event.

There will also be $20 locomotive cab rides and $10 youth cab rides available for train enthusiasts. Admission for the event is $10 per car or $5 with three or more cans of food for the EPCAN Food Bank. For more information, visit santa.wplives.org.

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