Steamtown NHS to Partner with City of Carbondale for June Summer Festival
Scranton, PA - Steamtown National Historic Site will partner with the City of Carbondale by operating a special excursion to the city's "Summer Celebration and Heritage Music and Wine Festival" at the Pioneer City Train Station on Saturday, June 20, 2009. The special heritage train will depart the Steamtown NHS Boarding Platform at 10:00 a.m. and return at approximately 4:00 p.m.
Music starts at 11:45 a.m. with such acts as National Recording Artist "Jason O," followed by a Frank Sinatra Tribute by Scranton's Chris DiMattio and other local musicians. The downtown family fun extravaganza will include food, children activities, crafts, art vendors, exhibits and much more. Tickets are: $25 / Person - Includes Train Ride & Admission, $20 / Person - Admission (Advance Sale), $25 / Person - Admission (Day of Event), $10 / Person – Admission, $10 / Person - Train Ride Only.
Tickets are available by calling (570) 282-4044, extension 16. Additional information is available at www.carbondale-pa.gov.
TICKETS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT STEAMTOWN NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE.
Located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown is open daily from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. From Interstate 81, follow exit 185 (Central Scranton Expressway); follow the signs to the main entrance at Lackawanna Avenue and Cliff Street. Additional details regarding interpretive and educational programs and activities may be obtained by calling (570) 340-5200 or toll free (888) 693-9391, or by visiting the Steamtown website at www.nps.gov/stea.
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Did You Know?
Though made of steel, the tires on a steam locomotive wear out. A new tire is cut slightly too small and then it is heated until it expands. After workers slide it onto the wheel, the tire shrinks as it cools and is locked into place. Learn more about steam locomotive maintenance at Steamtown NHS. More...