Polar Express A Part Of American Farm Heritage Museum Holiday Festivities

The Christmas Lights Wonderland at the American Farm Heritage Museum opened Friday.

It can be visited daily through December 31. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m.

The Lil’ Red Barn museum will be open with refreshments. Santa Claus will be there Fridays and Saturdays.

About 45 lighted, animated displays are part of the Christmas Wonderland.

The replica of Hill’s Fort is decorated for the holiday season and can be visited Fridays and Saturdays. Its final holiday weekend will be December 25th and 26th.

The Polar Express train will give rides through December 31st.

David Kessinger, president of the farm museum’s Railroad Division, told WGEL the train will be running from 5 to 9 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, weather permitting. He said adults ride the train just as often as kids do. He advises passengers to bundle up in cooler weather.

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The train runs on a circular track about a mile long.