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Ashland Museum offers hands-on history lessons

Posted on October 30, 2014 at 4:01 pm

When you come to Ashland Museum on Train Day, you can see and play with 0 Gauge model train and get your ticket stamped so you can qualify for a free gift at Tiny Tim’s Toys. You will also see exhibits on Ashland History from 1836 to 1900.

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  • Entertainment expanded at Train Day

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:59 pm

    Hanover Concert Band

    There is something for everyone at Train Day! Music, dance, film and storytelling venues have expanded to the Ashland Library, the CSX Stage, the Ashland /Hanover Visitor’s Center, the Ashland Firehouse Theater, the Ashland Museum, and Ashland Coffee & Tea.

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  • Train Day chugs along thanks to support

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:54 pm

    Pam Bishop

    Ashland Main Street Association is very grateful to businesses and organizations that support Ashland Train Day. Off And Dancing! Studio is allowing their venue to be a part of the larger display of G scale model trains commonly called “garden trains.”

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  • Train Day features Scavenger Hunt

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:41 pm


    The 12th annual Ashland Train Day includes more elaborate model train displays than ever before thanks to the research and contacts of event chairman Bill Gatewood. Model trains include the very tiny “Z” scale trains to the larger size “G” scale garden model railroads. The display venues will be throughout downtown Ashland, and this year, organizers have created an added incentive to stop by all the different stations. The Ashland

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  • Ashland Train Day returns for its 12th year

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 3:26 pm

    By LEE FRANCIS   The train tracks that run through downtown Ashland may bisect the town, physically, but those same cold steel rails also unite the town each year. Saturday, Nov. 1, Ashland Train Day returns for its 11th year bringing the community together to celebrate the town’s train heritage alongside the tracks that help make Ashland Ashland. This is Bill Gatewood’s eighth year helping organize the annual event. Now

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  • Diversions week of October 30, 2014

    Posted on October 30, 2014 at 12:27 pm

    Crafters Wanted Concord Baptist Church is having a Church Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors are needed. Please call (804) 514-5879 for details.   Independence Christian Church is looking for crafters for their annual Craft Show Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $25 for a space. Please call (804) 798-0643 for more information.   Through Nov. 14 “Earth, Sea and

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  • Whistle Stop Theater presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

    Posted on October 23, 2014 at 2:33 pm

    "The Little Mermaid" runs this weekend at Firehouse Theater in Ashland.

    Hans Christian Anderson’s famous fairy tale is given a modern twist that is no less magical in “The Little Mermaid,” performed by the Whistle Stop Theater. Written and directed by Louise Keeton, the production will run this weekend, Oct. 25-26, at Ashland’s Firehouse Theater.

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