Polar Express viewing Dec. 15 at Saluda Historic Depot

Published 4:25 pm Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wear your favorite Christmas PJs and bring your warmest blanket to enjoy an evening watching the Christmas train classic, “Polar Express,” with popcorn, hot chocolate and cookies Friday, Dec. 15 at Saluda’s Historic Depot.

Of course, you never know what to expect from our conductor so be prepared for some surprises.  Due to limited space, the audience for this free event will be limited to the first 70 guests.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. 

Saluda Train Tales is a free monthly event to educate the community on the importance of Saluda’s railroad history and the Saluda Grade. These events are at the Saluda Historic Depot, 32 W.  Main Street, Saluda. The events are free and voluntary donations are appreciated.  Memberships and donations to the Saluda Historic Depot in 2017 will enable us to receive incentive grant funds from the Polk County Community Foundation.

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The museum is open Tuesday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 12-4 p.m. and includes seasonal exhibits, Saluda Grade “O Grade” Diorama and “G Grade” train dioramas of the different railroad eras in Saluda.  There are also running videos of trains that came up the Saluda Grade and a gift station.  Admission is free and voluntary donations are always appreciated.

For more information, contact Judy Ward at 828-674-5958 or judyward@charter.net or Cathy Jackson at 828-817-2876 or cathy@saludalifestyles.com.

– submitted by Cathy Jackson