PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA

Prospecting

Santa is riding the rails

By From page B8 | December 07, 2012

When his reindeer are resting, St. Nick rides the rails, using clean, reliable electric railways to get around.

Meet Santa at the Western Railway Museum on three Saturdays, Dec.8, 15 and 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be hot cocoa, hot cider, and story readings for kids provided by the Solano County Library.

Trains depart at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m, 2 p.m, and 3:30 p.m. for a ride through rural Solano County. Photos are encouraged.

Admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors 65 years and older, and $7 for children 2 through 14. Admission includes unlimited train rides, parking, hot cider or hot cocoa, story readings, and visits with Santa. Reservations are not necessary.

The Western Railway Museum is open for the holidays, each and every Saturday and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The museum will also be open and running for historic trains on Thursday, Dec. 27 and Friday, Dec. 28 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting.

The museum store is having a holiday sale throughout December. Get 10 percent off on selected items in every department: books, DVDs, clothing, Thomas the Tank Engine, and much more. Museum members get an extra 10 percent off, for a 20 percent total discount.

 The museum is located at 5848 State Highway 12, Suisun City in rural Solano County.
For more information visit wrm.org or call 707-374-2978.

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