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All aboard for a holiday-themed train show at PumpHouse

December 5, 2017 -

Choo-choo on down to the PumpHouse's All Aboard for the Holidays event this Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at 23 Ontario St.

  • Conductors of all ages are going to love trying their skills with our model trains and these features: Try your hand at conducting on our portable model railway layout – the best place for all junior conductors to practice.
  • The train room has been transformed into a winter wonderland complete with a winter village. See the O & HO scale layouts – a kind of model railway – come alive with holiday locomotives.
  • Join the man in red for The Polar Express story time Saturday 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Polar Express story time with Santa Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday at  12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. leave with a special souvenir
  • Strike a pose at the holiday photo booth, complete with all sorts of fun props.
  • Yummy marshmallow chocolate bar!
  • Make a holiday craft.

Again this year, we will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the toy drive in lieu of admission (one toy per family). Beat the lines and pre-register to pay with a toy. For details and to preregister visit

If you choose not to pay with a toy admission is $5.13 for adults, $4.34 for youth (13 - 24 yrs), $1.75 for children (3 - 12 yrs), infants are free and families (max two adults and their children) are $12.30.

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