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      The Trains are Back on Track at the 29th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit at the Barron Arts Center in Woodbridge


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      December 2, 2019

      Monday  11:00 AM - 4:00 PM (daily until December 30, 2019)

      582 Rahway Avenue
      Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095

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      The Trains are Back on Track at the 29th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit at the Barron Arts Center

      The Barron Arts Center Presents
      The 29th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit ~ On View Nov 30 – Dec 30, 2019
      CLOSED DEC 25
      Exhibit Hours Mon – Fri 11am-4pm Sat & Sun 2-4pm
      Train Show Reception & Tree Lighting Ceremony Friday, Dec 6, 2019 ~ 5-7pm

      In the tradition of family exhibitions for the Holiday Season, 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 30, from 2pm-4pm.

      Join us for a FREE public reception that coincides with the Woodbridge Township Annual Tree Lighting hosted by Mayor John E. McCormac On December 6, 2019
      from 5-7pm. The exhibition can be viewed Monday through Friday 11 am-4 pm and Saturdays and Sundays 2-4 pm.
      Exhibit is available to schools & groups. Call 732-634-0413 to make a reservation.

      The 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.

      Trains have been a passion for our “Trainman” curator Michael Gelesky since the age of five when he received his first train, a Lionel, from his parents. To this day, Mike keeps his childhood dream alive in the basement of his home which has been transformed into a train station. He has train memorabilia such as pictures of classic trains, old railroad stock certificates and a layout to which he is continually adding.

      Mike resides in Colonia, New Jersey with his wife Donna-Marie. Mike and Donna have two children, Stephanie & Justin who assist with his train exhibit project every year.

      The exhibition will be free to the public but donations are always greatly appreciated. This event is sponsored by Delta Hotels by Marriott located at 515 US Highway 1 South, Iselin, NJ 08830, The Woodbridge Metro Chamber of Commerce located at 91 Main Street, Woodbridge, NJ 07095, RSI Bank located at 408 Rahway 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.
      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.

      Cost: Free - FREE admission, donations welcome, no RSVP required

      Categories: Art Galleries & Exhibits | Holiday

      This event repeats daily until December 30, 2019: Dec 5, Dec 6, Dec 7

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.