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October 2017

Cars & Coffee

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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The Cars & Coffee October Cruise-In, hosted by the Roanoke Valley Mustang Club, will be held on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. The Mustang Club will be showing their cars in the railyard under Claytor Pavilion. Club members are asked to arrive at 8:00 a.m. You don’t have to have a Mustang to show your car. There will also be an open car show open to everyone and all cars…

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Boy Scout Railroading Merit Badge Day

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Boy Scouts are invited to spend a day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation to earn their Railroading Merit Badge. Scouts will work with museum staff and Roanoke Chapter National Railway Historical Society Members to complete requirements. Please contact your Troop for registration information. You can also contact the Blue Ridge Mountains Council of the Boy Scouts of America at https://bsa-brmc.org/

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Candy Corn Express Diesel Train Rides

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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  Calling ghouls and goblins of all ages! Wear your costume for diesel train rides at the Virginia Museum of Transportation Saturday, October 28, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. The tricksters of the Roanoke NRHS Mechanical Department will operate the train and are ready to have fun with you! $3 for train rides with paid admission to the museum. Pay at the door. No pre-purchase available. RSVP now on Facebook. If you like the Candy Corn Express you'll also like December's…

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November 2017

November Private Dome Car Excursions

November 10 @ 8:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm

In order to celebrate Amtrak’s return to Roanoke, the Virginia Museum of Transportation will be operating a series of private railcar excursions between Washington, DC and Roanoke. These trips will use a luxurious dome car and feature full meal service, beer and wine. We are thrilled to have Amtrak back in Roanoke. All proceeds will go toward supporting 611’s winter maintenance. Private railcar trips allow the museum to offer some amenities that aren’t possible during the regular excursions including wine,…

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December 2017

Candy Cane Express Weekend 1

December 2 @ 10:00 am - December 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Take a trip on the Candy Cane Express at the Virginia Museum of Transportation. It's the best way to celebrate the holiday spirit! Santa, music and family fun! $3 for train rides with paid admission to the museum. Pay at the door. No pre-purchase available. Saturday December 2 10a-5p Sunday December 3 1p-5p RSVP on Facebook Click Here For Candy Cane Express Weekend 2 (December 9-10) If you like the Candy Cane Express, you'll love October's Candy Corn Express too!…

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Candy Cane Express Weekend 2

December 9 @ 10:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Take a trip on the Candy Cane Express at the Virginia Museum of Transportation.  It's the best way to celebrate the holiday spirit! Santa, music and family fun! $3 for train rides with paid admission to the museum. Pay at the door. No pre-purchase available. Saturday December 9 10a-5p Sunday December 10 1p-5p Click Here For Candy Cane Express Weekend 1 RSVP on Facebook If you like the Candy Cane Express, you'll love October's Candy Corn Express too! Come to both and sign…

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February 2018

Aviation Gallery Five Year Celebration

February 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Boy Scout Aviation Merit Badge Day

February 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Boy Scouts are invited to spend a day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation to earn their Aviation Merit Badge - Webelos are also invited to attend but they will earn their Aerospace Engineering Patch. Classes are held at the Virginia Museum of Transportation and at Star Flight. Please contact your Troop for registration information. You can also contact the Blue Ridge Mountains Council of the Boy Scouts of America at https://bsa-brmc.org/

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March 2018

Boy Scout Truck Transportation Merit Badge

March 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Boy Scouts are invited to spend a day at the Virginia Museum of Transportation to earn their Truck Transportation Merit Badge. Please contact your Troop for registration information. You can also contact the Blue Ridge Mountains Council of the Boy Scouts of America at https://bsa-brmc.org/

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Transportation Homeschool Day

March 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Virginia Museum of Transportation, 303 Norfolk Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016 United States
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Calling all Homeschool students and families! Join us on Thursday March 15, 2018 from 10:00am-3:00pm to experience the world of Road, Rail and Air by exploring the Virginia Museum of Transportation's dynamic gallery spaces and collections of trains, planes and automobiles. Discover the evolution of automobiles through time in our Auto Gallery. See the historical progression of flight and learn about Virginia's aviators in our Aviation Gallery. Experience the grandeur of locomotive history in our Rail Gallery and our outdoor Rail…

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