Schedule of Events

2017 Events and Programming

Historic RailPark & Train Museum

SEPTEMBER

5 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

9 –  Anniversary Celebration – Inaugural fundraising event for the RailPark to benefit the ongoing mission of the RailPark.

9 – All Aboard Series – Join us at 10am in the L&N Depot Theater for a presentation by guest speaker, Mary Alice Oliver.  She will discuss “The Railways and Local Industries.”

23 – JUNK’tion Market– Fall Sale 9AM-4PM– Upscale Crafters Shopping Event, Vendor space is available.

OCTOBER

7 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

13 – Gallery Hop at the RailPark– The L&N Depot and Museum will be open extended hours, 5pm-9pm and feature a rotating exhibit provided by the Sunny 16 Photo Club. This event is free and open to the public.

13 – Haunted Lantern Train Tours– Opening Night! 6-9pm

19-28 – Haunted Lantern Train Tours– Back this October for the third year!  Our restored railcars will each host a character or storyteller that will share a tale with you. These historical tales come straight from the old days of train travel.  Evening tours are 6-9pm.

26 – Family Fun Night – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  Dress up in your favorite Halloween costumes and bring the whole family out for a spooky and fun tour.  Get your photo taken with the Ghostbusters!  Enjoy games and concessions provided by Potter Gray Jr Optimist Club.  Thanks to our sponsor, admission is half price.

NOVEMBER

TBA – Early Polar Express Registration Opens – Open to RailPark Members ONLY. Call or visit us 10am-4pm to get your tickets.

4 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

TBA – Polar Express Registration Opens – Non-members may register for tickets 10am-2pm in-person only.  Tickets are limited and are available on a first come first served basis.

17-19 BookFair at Barnes & Noble –Shop at Barnes & Noble in Bowling Green.  A portion of the proceeds from sales will benefit programming and events at the RailPark.

27-30 – Polar Express – Nightly storytime held at the L&N Depot.  This is a free event but advance ticket registration is required.

DECEMBER

1 – Gallery Hop at the RailPark– The L&N Depot and Museum will be open extended hours, 5pm-9pm and feature a rotating exhibit provided by the Sunny 16 Photo Club. This event is free and open to the public.

1-3 – Festival of Trains

2 – sHOw Model Train Club – Meets at 10am in the Michael Buchanan Meeting Room at the L&N Depot.  Anyone interested in model trains is invited to attend.

2 – Christmas Parade in Downtown Bowling Green

4-7 – Polar Express – Nightly storytime held at the L&N Depot.  This is a free event but advance ticket registration is required.