July 11, 2013

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Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History

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2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, Georgia 30144
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    The Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History will celebrate railroads and their unique history during the museum’s first Railroad Rendezvous.

    The family friendly event, scheduled from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on July 27, will feature a range of indoor and outdoor events, including live music, operating railroad layouts and a hobo jungle. Events scheduled for Railroad Rendezvous include:

    • Hobo Jungle: Re-enactors will offer tales about life on the rails, teach Hobo language and help guests make their own Bindle sack.

    • Outdoor Games: Guests can participate in sack races, a ring toss and a bean bag toss.

    • Operation Lifesaver: The non-profit organization will offer safety information and tours of its Operation Lifesaver Mobile Educational Exhibit.

    • Live Railroad Music: The Mars Hill Porch Pickers and others will provide live music at the historic Kennesaw depot across Cherokee Street from the museum.

    • Train Layouts: Experience a spectacular HO-scale formation as well as interactive O-Gauge and other various model layouts.

    Anyone interested in participating in the museum’s inaugural Railroad Rendezvous event as a vendor, layout or musician should email events@southernmuesum.org. For more information & updates contact events@southernmuseum.org or call 770-427-2117 ext. 3058.

    July 11, 2013