Strasburg Events in 2007




Are you thinking about visiting Strasburg but don't know when yet? Here are some of the Strasburg events that will be taking place throughout 2007.

The dates, times, and admission prices are accurate as of the time of this posting. However, it is possible that changes may occur as the year progresses.

Therefore, please check back periodically to see if there have been any updates. We will plan to list more events as information becomes available.

If you would like to see what special events are taking place in some of the other towns of Lancaster County, please click on the link for each month. You will then be directed to a page describing the events taking place throughout the entire county during that given month.


January

A Moveable Feast: From the Farm to the Table by Train - Over the last two centuries, America’s trains have transported food and food products across the continent, helping to feed millions of people. Through the use of photographs and artifacts, this exhibit chronicles how railroads delivered food from the farm to the table; how railroads –through advancements in technology –revolutionized both what we ate and the way in which we ate; and, how the culinary experience of railroad dining and café cars became a staple of passenger train service.

  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-8628
  • Date: January 2, 2007 through April 15, 2007
  • Time: Tuesdays through Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sundays: Noon to 5:00 PM. Note: The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is closed on Mondays from November 1st to April 1st. It is open on Mondays from April 2nd through October 31st.
  • Admission: This special event is included in regular museum admission: $7.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $6.00 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $5.00 for Youths, ages 6 to 17; and, Free for Young Children, ages 5 and under.


February

A Moveable Feast: From the Farm to the Table by Train - Over the last two centuries, America’s trains have transported food and food products across the continent, helping to feed millions of people. Through the use of photographs and artifacts, this exhibit chronicles how railroads delivered food from the farm to the table; how railroads –through advancements in technology –revolutionized both what we ate and the way in which we ate; and, how the culinary experience of railroad dining and café cars became a staple of passenger train service.
  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-8628
  • Date: January 2, 2007 through April 15, 2007
  • Time: Tuesdays through Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sundays: Noon to 5:00 PM. Note: The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is closed on Mondays from November 1st to April 1st. It is open on Mondays from April 2nd through October 31st.
  • Admission: This special event is included in regular museum admission: $7.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $6.00 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $5.00 for Youths, ages 6 to 17; and, Free for Young Children, ages 5 and under.


March

A Moveable Feast: From the Farm to the Table by Train - Over the last two centuries, America’s trains have transported food and food products across the continent, helping to feed millions of people. Through the use of photographs and artifacts, this exhibit chronicles how railroads delivered food from the farm to the table; how railroads –through advancements in technology –revolutionized both what we ate and the way in which we ate; and, how the culinary experience of railroad dining and café cars became a staple of passenger train service.
  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-8628
  • Date: January 2, 2007 through April 15, 2007
  • Time: Tuesdays through Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sundays: Noon to 5:00 PM. Note: The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is closed on Mondays from November 1st to April 1st. It is open on Mondays from April 2nd through October 31st.
  • Admission: This special event is included in regular museum admission: $7.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $6.00 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $5.00 for Youths, ages 6 to 17; and, Free for Young Children, ages 5 and under.


April

A Moveable Feast: From the Farm to the Table by Train - Over the last two centuries, America’s trains have transported food and food products across the continent, helping to feed millions of people. Through the use of photographs and artifacts, this exhibit chronicles how railroads delivered food from the farm to the table; how railroads –through advancements in technology –revolutionized both what we ate and the way in which we ate; and, how the culinary experience of railroad dining and café cars became a staple of passenger train service.
  • Location: Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-8628
  • Date: January 2, 2007 through April 15, 2007
  • Time: Mondays through Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Sundays: Noon to 5:00 PM. Note: The Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania is closed on Mondays from November 1st to April 1st. It is open on Mondays from April 2nd through October 31st.
  • Admission: This special event is included in regular museum admission: $7.00 for Adults, ages 18 to 59; $6.00 for Senior Adults, ages 60 and over; $5.00 for Youths, ages 6 to 17; and, Free for Young Children, ages 5 and under.

Wine & Cheese Train - Complimentary wine, cheese and crackers are provided with First-Class accommodations on the Parlor Car. Beer, mixed drinks, non-alcoholic hot & cold beverages are also available for purchase.

  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-7522
  • Date: April 14, 2007, April 21, 2007 and April 28, 2007
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $27.00. Note: People riding aboard the First Class Parlor Car on designated Wine & Cheese Trains must be 21 years or older. A photo ID is required to board the train.


May

Wine & Cheese Train - Complimentary wine, cheese and crackers are provided with First-Class accommodations on the Parlor Car. Beer, mixed drinks, non-alcoholic hot & cold beverages are also available for purchase.
  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-7522
  • Date: May 5, 2007, May 12, 2007, May 19, 2007, and May 26, 2007
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Admission: $27.00. Note: People riding aboard the First Class Parlor Car on designated Wine & Cheese Trains must be 21 years or older. A photo ID is required to board the train.


June

Pennsys Days 2007 - Pennsy Days annual weekend is traditionally filled with interesting activities for the entire family. There will be exhibits of original work by railroad artists and authors; displays of memorabilia and collectibles; historical presentations; tours of locomotives and railroad cars; operating model railroads and other special events for Railroad Museum visitors. The event is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission, the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical & Historical Society, Philadelphia chapter.
  • Location: Railroad Musuam of Pennsylvania, 300 Gap Road, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-8628
  • Date: June 1 thru 3, 2007
  • Time: Friday, June 1 & Saturday, June 2, 2007: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM and Sunday, June 3, 2007: Noon to 5:00 PM
  • Admission: $7.00 for adults from (18 to 59); $6.00 for Senior Citizens (60 +); $5.00 for Children and Young Adults (6 to 17); Free for Young Children (under 6) .

Wine & Cheese Train - Complimentary wine, cheese and crackers are provided with First-Class accommodations on the Parlor Car. Beer, mixed drinks, non-alcoholic hot & cold beverages are also available for purchase.

  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-7522
  • Date: June 2, 2007, June 9, 2007, June 16, 2007, June 23, 2007 and June 30, 2007
  • Time: June 2 & June 9, 2007: 6:00 PM and June 16, June 23, & June 30, 2007: 7:00 PM
  • Admission: $27.00. Note: People riding aboard the First Class Parlor Car on designated Wine & Cheese Trains must be 21 years or older. A photo ID is required to board the train.

Day Out With Thomas - Join Thomas the Tank Engine, a full-sized, operating steam locomotive, as he chugs into town with his friends. Ride a train pulled by Thomas and meet Sir Topham Hatt. There will be storytelling, live music, and more fun for kids.

  • Location: Strasburg Rail Road, Route 741 East, Strasburg, PA 17579
  • Phone: 717-687-7522
  • Date: June 16, 2007 through June 24, 2007
  • Time: All day
  • Admission: $16 a person, ages 2 and up. It is strongly recommended that you purchase tickets in advance either online or by calling Ticketweb at 866-468-7630.



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