Month: November 2017

Spring Lake Christmas Train Village to Benefit the Common Ground Grief Center

The Spring Lake Christmas Train Village, located in the Duggan Memorial building, 313 Washington Ave., opened to the public on Saturday, November 25. It runs from noon to 5 PM until December 31. There will be extended hours until 8 PM on November 25 and December 2.

img_0735Admission to see the train display is free, however, donations to the Common Ground Grief Center will be excepted.

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Barron Arts Center’s Holiday Model Train Show 2017

The Barron Arts Center Presents the 27th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit ~ On View Nov 25 – Dec 30, 2017
CLOSED DEC 25
Exhibit Hours Mon – Fri 11am-4pm Sat & Sun 2-4pm

The Barron Arts Center in Woodbridge, New Jersey will once again host an exhibition of model trains curated by Colonia resident Michael Gelesky.

The exhibition will officially open on Saturday November 25, from 2-4 pm.

The exhibition can be viewed Monday through Friday 11 am-4 pm and Saturdays and Sundays 2-4 pm.  For more information, see the Barron Arts Center Facebook page.

barron train2.pngThe display of over 300 feet of track will feature a moving operating playground and three towns including Main Street U.S.A., a small town in the snowy mountains, The Boardwalk with a Ferris Wheel and Tilt-A-Whirl surrounded by an operating monorail. Eleven different trains will be used in the display with four trains operating at all times. The layout will be a complete walk-around-display viewed in the round. Display cases featuring several gauges from N-scale through G-scale will also be on view.

The exhibition will be free to the public but donations are always greatly appreciated. This event is sponsored by Access Self Storage of Woodbridge located at 135 Amboy Avenue, Woodbridge, J.J. Elek Realty Co. located at 117 Main Street. Middlesex Water Company located at 1500 Ronson Road, Iselin & Wegmans Food Market located at 15 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge. This year’s show is also sponsored by The Mom’s Club of Edison.

All events at the Barron Arts Center are sponsored by The Woodbridge Township Cultural Arts Commission chaired by Dr. Dolores Capraro Gioffre with the support of Mayor John E. McCormac.
Director of the Barron Arts Center is Cynthia Knight.