Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Friday, November 09, 2012

*CLOSED* Win 2 Free Tickets to the Southern Museum’s Annual Trains Event! #Giveaway

Choo-Choo the 2013 date is set for the Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History’s annual “Trains, Trains, Trains!” event. The popular and family friendly event will take place on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM at the Southern Museum in Kennesaw, GA. The event will be held in the museum’s Jolley Education Center and throughout the museum.

This family friendly event will feature crafts, tips and techniques for building a home layout and a variety of different model train layouts that can be operated by children of all ages. The daylong event will also include interactive activities, such as a train-themed story time, railroad music and vendors selling a variety of train-related items.

In addition to the day’s special events, visitors have an opportunity to explore the museum’s permanent exhibits to learn about the Great Locomotive Chase, one of the Civil War’s most thrilling episodes. The museum also includes a full-scale replica of Glover Machine Works, a locomotive factory in nearby Marietta that helped rebuild the South after the war.

Congratulations Katherine P. you've won the 2 Free Tickets!


Win 2 Free Tickets to the event! Here's how: 

1. "Like" this post!

2. "Like" Sojourner Marable Grimmett on Facebook!

3. "Like" the Southern Museum's Facebook page!

4. Leave a comment below indicating who loves trains! Also, please don't forget to leave your email address! Choo-Choo!

Deadline to enter is November 30, 2012 at 2 p.m. You may enter as many times as you'd like!

Museum admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12 and free for children three and under; coupons and discounts will not be accepted on the day of the event. The museum is located at 2829 Cherokee Street in downtown Kennesaw (exit 273 on Interstate 75).
For more information, call (770) 427-2117, visit or follow the museum at

About The Southern Museum
A Smithsonian Institution affiliate, the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History features collections of rare Civil War weapons, uniforms and other personal items; an exciting exhibit about the Great Locomotive Chase, including the General locomotive; and a full-scale replica of a locomotive factory that helped rebuild the South after the war. The Jolley Education Center features a variety of hands-on exhibits to inspire a love of learning in children. During the sesquicentennial, 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Southern Museum will be hosting numerous events that will explore topics relevant to this tumultuous time in history. Visit the Museum’s calendar of events at for a list of activities and events.

The Southern Museum is located 20 miles north of Atlanta, off I-75 at exit 273. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, $5.50 for children ages 4-12, and free for children three and under.

Disclaimer: I'm so happy that I teamed up with the Southern Museum to share this great event. I received 4 tickets to this event for sharing this post! Choo-Choo! 


  1. My two boys just adore trains����choo chooooo!

  2. Looks like a lot of fun! My dad was into model trains when I was a kid, I remember watching him set them up and being able to play with them together.

  3. I have liked the posts. Your facebook page and The Southern Museum Trains Facebook page.

    Everyone in my family loves trains. I have been wanting to take my family here for the longest.

  4. Oh and my email address is