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Out of the Blue
Central Coast Railroad Festival2012
Jamie Foster Photography
The 2013 Central Coast RailroadFestival is chugging into town
Thursday, October 10th throughSunday, October 13th
!Find updates and more informationon ticketing, details, and exactlocations at:
.Most of the family events are free!Here is the schedule:
Oct. 10th: Three exciting Excursion
packages oered on the vintage
Silver Splendor Vista Dome Car!Various trips include David Holt &Robert Van Camp, rail history, winetasting and gourmet meals. Variousstarting points.Oct. 12th, 11a: Join Ballooney theClown on a Family Excursion on the
Pacic Suriner between Grover
Beach Amtrak Station and San LuisObispo Railroad Museum.Oct. 13th, 12:15p: Wine Rail Excursionto D’Anbino and Pomar Junctionwineries with light lunch, rail history,and a ride on the Coast Starlightbetween Paso and SLO. Starts atPaso Robles Amtrak Station.Advance tickets are available for allexcursions: www.ccrrf.com.
MUSIC & FILM
Oct 10th, 6 to 9p: BanjerDan andRailroad Troubador Don Lampson.At SLO Farmers’ Market.Oct. 11th, 7:30p: “Rhythm of theRailroads” show with songs andstories performed by David Holtand screening of favorite segmentsfrom the “Great Scenic RailwayJourneys” PBS series. Series creator Robert Van Camp will show a “BestOf” compilation of scenic railroadfootage from around the world asDavid plays songs from the album,“When The Train Comes Along.” AtSLO’s Fremont Theatre. $$ - advancetickets: www.ccrrf.com.Oct. 12th, 10:30a: LA folk singer Frankie Fuchs sings the songs ofWoody Guthrie for train lovers of allages. San Luis Obispo Library.Oct. 12th, 11a – 1p: The Central CoastBrass perform during the OpeningCeremony of the San Luis ObispoRailroad Museum.Oct. 12th, 2:30p: Frankie Fuchs atAtascadero Branch Library.Oct. 12th, 1 to 4p: BanjerDan willentertain on the back platform ofSLO Railroad Museum.Oct. 12th, 6:30p: VIP meet andgreet reception with David Holt andRobert Van Camp followed by“Celebrating North America’s TouristRailways and Museums” program.SLO Masonic. $$ - advance ticketsavailable: www.ccrrf.com.Oct. 12th, 8p: “Train Songs, HoboSecrets and Tales of the Rails”Concert featuring Appalachian andrailroad music and stories from DavidHolt. – SLO Masonic Hall. $$ - advancetickets: www.ccrrf.comOct. 13th, 1p & 2:30p: RailroadTroubador Don Lampson and Friendsperform two mini concerts in thepicnic area behind the Oceano Depot.
Ongoing: “Shiny Rails - 135 Years ofRailroads on the Central Coast” –railroad themed art show at the ArtCentral Gallery in SLO.Oct. 10th, 6 to 9p: CCRRF Big Booth atSLO Farmers’ Market. Hear BanjerDanand Don Lampson perform railroadsongs, see running model trains andhistoric rail equipment, and grab infofrom participating organizations.Near Higuera and Nipomo corner.Oct. 11th, 10a: Walking tour of theHistoric San Luis Obispo RailroadDistrict. Stroll past 15 sites in theold commercial district, depot area,and century-old boardinghouses.Hear stories about the heyday andcontroversies of the SP during thesteam age. Meet at corner of Osos
and Le Steets at Gus’s Grocery.
Leader: historian Joe Morris.
Oct. 11th, 1 to 5p: Pacic Coast Railway
programs featuring a meet and greetwith author Loren Nicholson at AvilaCommunity Center (view historicphotos 1p to 3p) and a history walkdown Harford Pier with historianBrian Craig Kreowski at 3p.Oct 12th, 10a to 4p: Grand OpeningCelebration – San Luis ObispoRailroad Museum (11:30 DedicationCeremony) New displays, tours,history walks, model trains,presentations, hands on displays,kiddie play area, speeder rides, huge
Union Pacic Engine, info booths,
food, drinks, ice cream, music andmore! Ballooney the Clown will be atthe Freight House 1:15-3:00pm.Oct 12th, 10:30a: Presentation on
Monday, November 4th2:00 - 6:00 pm
Bring in your candy for cash!