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Event Dates: November 15-16, 23-24, 29-30 & December 1
All aboard for THE POLAR EXPRESS TRAIN RIDE™ at the B&O Railroad Museum, November 15-16, 23-24, 29-30 & December 1. This holiday season create a Christmas memory that you and your family will treasure forever - a journey to the North Pole via THE POLAR EXPRESS. Pajama-clad families can board THE POLAR EXPRESS for a train ride to remember. On board the train, passengers are whisked off to "the North Pole" where they relive the magic of the classic children's book, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. In this beloved story a young boy takes a magical Christmas Eve train ride to the North Pole and receives a special gift from Santa. Characters from this award-winning book come to life through this magical holiday journey on board THE POLAR EXPRESS. The conductor punches your golden ticket,chefs serve you hot chocolate and cookies, Santa's helpers provide carols and holiday cheer, and Santa himself gives each child the first gift of Christmas - a silver sleigh bell. Children of all ages will BELIEVE! Tickets on-sale beginning September 3, 2019.
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Toddler Time
Thursday, October 3
10:30 am
Children to listen to a classic railroad story, create a craft, enjoy playtime at Choo Choo Blue Kids Zone, and enjoy a ride on our one-of-a-kind Train Carousel – all included with paid admission. Free for B&O Members. 
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Book Signing with Railroad Artist Andy Fletcher
Saturday, October 5 & Sunday, October 6
12pm — 2pm
Andy Fletcher is an accomplished illustrator and author whose work has resonated in the railroad community for over 25 years. Fletcher's vibrant, detailed drawings have been exhibited in his own books, adopted to posters and magnets, and have even influenced the design of real locomotives such as the Norfolk Southern Heritage Engines. On October 5 & 6, from 12pm — 2pm, Andy Fletcher will be here at the B&O signing copies of his latest book There Goes the Caboose in our historic Roundhouse.


Tails on the Rails
Saturday, October 5
2pm - 6pm

Advance Registration Required. Tickets on-sale soon!

For the first time ever, puppies and dogs may ride the rails at the B&O Railroad Museum! Tails on the Rails offers pet owners and their beloved four-legged children an afternoon of historic exploration, a round-trip train ride to Baltimore's Carroll Park, interactive activities, and a "Yappy Hour" at the birthplace of American railroading. All aboard for a howling good time as we help support the Maryland SPCA. Advance registration required. Tickets on sale through October 3.  One adult per pet, please. See more to register.

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Beltway Boards + Brews Celebrity Cornhole Tournament
Thursday, October 14
6pm - 9:30pm

This premier fall kick-off night of philanthropy will bring together VIPs from the world of sports and entertainment for a night of cornhole competition in a "Pro-Am" style tournament. In addition to a little competition on the boards, unique silent auction items will be available for purchase.

Sensory Friendly Day feat. Railroad Artist Andy Fletcher
Sunday, October 20

The B&O offers Sensory Friendly Days for children and guests with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences. The Museum opens one hour earlier at 10am on this day to accommodate our special guests and their families. Staff will modify museum lights and sounds and post extra signs to give guests a more accessible experience. Additional volunteers and staff will be available to support visitors throughout their stay. Come and enjoy smaller crowds, specialized activities, less sound and light stimuli, and a special quiet room. October's very special edition of Sensory Friendly Day also features accomplished railroad artist Andy Fletcher, who will lead a demonstration in drawing locomotives and train cars!  Event is free with general admission. To RSVP and receive specialized sensory story, contact Rebecca Funk
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Toddler Time Halloween Celebration & Costume Parade
Thursday, October 31

Join us for the year’s last Toddler Time, featuring a classic railroad story and Halloween celebration with a the costume parade for children to collect special treats around the Museum's historic Roundhouse. Join us for a ride on our on-of-a-kind train carousel! All included with paid admission. Recommended for children between the ages of 2-5. Please note that this event begins promptly on time.

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