SUMMARY OF 2017 EVENTS AT THE DEPOT MUSEUM
During the year, The Depot Museum will be involved with various City of Rockdale activities.
Aug 19, 2017 Market on Main
Sept 1-2, 2017 City-Wide Garage Sale
Oct 19-21, 2017 Rockdale Fair & Rodeo
Nov 11, 2017 Historical Society Chili Dinner
Dec 2, 2017 Santa will soon be here….
December 2 – 10am – 8pm
Moms and dads, aunts and uncles, grandparents and all of those who love Christmas time! Grab the kids or come alone and enjoy spending the day at the
I&GN Train Depot.
10am – 5:50pm......Black Smith Shop
Volunteers will be explaining and demonstrating techniques used by blacksmiths to forge metal.
10am – 5:30pm......Model Train exhibit
Volunteers will be available to operate the model trains and answer any questions pertaining to railroading.
10am – 5:30pm......Tractor train
Kids love to ride the Tractor Train….especially when they see the driver who just happens to resemble Santa with his white hair and beard!
2pm – 4pm......Story Telling
There’s something fascinating about a “Little Red Caboose”
It’s also the perfect place for children to gather around Pat Watson as she captures their imagination reading some of the most favorite Christmas stories.
3:30pm – 5:30pm……Santa Will Be Here!
The day will be filled with so many activities to enjoy, but the best part for the kids will always be sitting on Santa’s lap and telling him all the things they hope to find under the Christmas tree!
Don’t forget….Cookies and Milk will be sold in the Dining Car
Volunteers are needed – if you can help please call
pat at 512-429-0275 or bert at 512-429-0359
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THE DEPOT MUSEUM
Rockdale I&GN Depot Museum,
PO Box 778, Rockdale, Texas 76567 -USA
512-446-2020 (rings in the depot, answered when open
Or call pat at 512-429-0275 or bert at 512-429-0359
11 N. Main Street, Rockdale, Texas
Open Sundays 1-4 or by appointment.
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