Friends of the 261 Train day Celebration

You are invited!

When: Friday May 31 6 pm – 8 pm
             Saturday June 1, 2019 6 pm – 9 pm

Where: Union Depot Platform

What: Train Day Reception & Fundraiser Banquet

Cost: May 31 Train Day Reception – $32.00 per person
           June 1 Train Day Banquet – $148.50 pp/$261 per double occupancy    

Tickets to attend this exclusive celebration are limited!

Additional Event Details:

These events will help raise funds for the continuing maintenance and restoration of Milwaukee 261, Milwaukee 32A and the passenger car fleet. Attendees will be able to see the newly acquired Vintage Streamlined E9 Milwaukee Road 32A on the depot tracks and walk through the passenger cars prior to the events. Friends of the 261 will be at the depot to participate in Union Depot Train Days June 1 – June 2.

On May 31st, enjoy an up close, one on one experience with the Friends of the 261 crew. There will be private guided tours of the Vintage Streamlined E9 Milwaukee Road 32A. The Friends will have exclusive 261 memorabilia for sale to help support the continued operation of the 261. Such items for sale will include cab rides, Lionel and Broadway Limited scale models of the 261, and other 261 memorabilia. The Friends will be hosting the reception from 6 pm until 8 pm. Your ticket to the reception includes 2 complimentary drink tickets. 

On June 1st, the Friends will be host an exclusive high end multiple course gourmet banquet. This private dinner will include such things as Slow poached egg, Potato leek soup, Salmon & sorrel troisgros, Steak diane, Vegan cassoulet, red wine poached pear, Washington apple pie. The banquet dinner will be starting at 6 pm and last until 9 pm. Your ticket to the banquet includes 2 complimentary drink tickets.

Don’t miss out on this up close and personable weekend of fine dining and marvelous history!