Rare Opportunity to Board the General Locomotive at Railroad Rendezvous
The popular annual Railroad Rendezvous event will return to the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History on Saturday, July 23.
A variety of activities celebrating the railroad and other industrial enterprises will be taking place throughout the day, including a black-smithing demonstration outside.
A large interactive model train layout and various remote control vehicles will be on display inside the museum, alongside historic demonstrations, such as chair caning, a vintage printing press, and quilting. Additionally, a railroad silent film festival is scheduled and arts and crafts will be available for children.
Railroad Rendezvous also offers the rare opportunity to step aboard the General locomotive, made famous made famous during the Civil War’s Great Locomotive Chase of 1862, and look inside the cab.
The Southern Museum would like to thank our partners: Goat N Hammer, Atlantic Coast S Gaugers, Cobb County Radio Control Club, Acorn Workshop, Red Onion Press, and the Chattahoochee Evening Stars Quilt Guild.
For more information or tickets visit www.southernmuseum.org. If you are not a member of the museum, admission is $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors, and $5.00 for children and active duty military. Children 2 and under are free.
FINISH THE EVENING WITH THE FREE OUTDOOR MOVIE “SING 2”!
The free Outdoor Movie Series will conclude with Universal Pictures’ Sing 2 (PG) on Saturday, July 23, at Swift-Cantrell Park. Swift-Cantrell Park is located at 3140 Old 41 Highway.
Attendees are welcome to bring blankets, chairs, etc. for their own comfort. No high-backed chairs, umbrellas, tents, pop-up canopies, etc. that could block the view of the movie for others. Food vendors are available beginning at 6 PM.