NEWS

Railroad Days now underway in Dunsmuir

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald
A scene from the 2012 Dunsmuir Railroad Days parade.  File photo by Richard DuPertuis

Dunsmuir's 2013 Railroad Days kicks off today with plenty of music and fun. Check out the below schedule so you can plan your Railroad Days weekend:

FRIDAY, JUNE 7

10am –5pm Display of railroad art and photos at Siskiyou Arts Museum, 5824 Dunsmuir Avenue

1pm – 5pm Railroad Museum next to Amtrak Depot open

1pm – 5pm Model train displays on Sacramento Avenue

1pm-4pm Bands playing live railroad music on Sacramento Avenue stage

5pm Talent Show starts on Sacramento Avenue stage

SATURDAY, JUNE 8

7 am Dunsmuir Ave. & Pine St. $20 late registration for River Run, 2-mile and 5-miles races.

8 am Start of River Run.

8 - 11 am Rotary Club pancake breakfast at ST. John's Parrish Hall, Shasta Avenue and Willow Street

8:30am Registration for soap box derby at south side of Children's Park. $5

9:30am Soap Box Derby starts on Dunsmuir Avenue

10am - 5pm Model train display at Cedar Flats Railroad Club and on Sacramento Avenue

10 am - 5pm Display of railroad art and photos at Siskiyou Arts Museum, 5824 Dunsmuir Avenue

10am - 11:30am Little Engineer Contest at Children's Park. $1 per entry

11:30am - 5pm Kids' activities at Children's Park

10am - 5pm Railroad Museum next to Amtrak Depot open

10am - 10pm Live entertainment on Sacramento Avenue stage

10am - 6pm Food, craft, train and nonprofit booths on Sacramento Avenue

11am - 2pm Live coverage of event by Z100 Radio

Noon - 1 pm Parade on Dunsmuir Avenue and Sacramento Avenue

2pm Awards Ceremony for parade winners on Sacramento Avenue stage

4 pm Poets & writers share their work on the travel theme at Siskiyou Arts Museum, 5824 Dunsmuir Avenue

5 pm Button Raffle on Sacramento Avenue stage

Note: There will be screenings of Dunsmuir resident Bill McIntyre's Hobo Film. Check at Information booth onSacramento Avenue for times and locations.

For more information go to www.dunsmuirrailroaddays.org or call 235-2355.