Friday, April 30, 2010

National Train Day at Vines Gardens

All Aboard! Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation is proud to celebrate National Train Day at a free event at Vines Gardens in Loganville on Saturday, May 8, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Visitors will enjoy touring the beautiful gardens, gazebos, statuaries and oriental garden. Crafts, ice cream and hot dog will be available for kids to enjoy. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the grounds.

Volunteer engineers will be holding information sessions on trains and the model train hobby as well as demonstrating the outdoor garden railroad at the largest garden railroad in the Southeast on display at Vines Gardens. The Vines Garden Railroad features a “G” scale model railroad featuring over 1,000 feet of track, 25 foot suspension bridge, tunnels and viaduct, airport, towns and villages. To the delight of preschoolers, a “G” scale Thomas the Train will be running all day!

Vines Gardens is located at 3500 Oak Grove Rd. in Loganville. For more information on the event, visit www.gwinnettparks.com or call 770-822-5414. For additional information on the Vines Garden Railroad, visit www.vinesgardenrailroad.com.

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