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RAILROAD DAY 2017 NEWS ~ Alberton Montana
Thank you all who made possible the 32nd Anniversary of Alberton Railroad Day Montana event that let you & your family feel
the CAN DO SPIRIT that made the American west.
Fun began early morning on July 15th, the third Saturday in July with a
9 am Pancake Breakfast at the old Train Depot, now our Community Center -- that was before the 11 am Parade -- always a
hoot where the Young and Young-at-Heart get their fill of tossed candy !
Right after the Parade was the Talent Show and the Car Show. Talent winner got to Open the Evening Concert ! Car show was judged by
the public. See 2017 winner pics on Facebook.
And, of course, we had food and craft vendors, kid games and other FREE family-friendly
Alberton Montana Railroad Day is a Family-Fun Day that celebrates our heritage. Matthew J. Sibert captures its spirit in his
2014 video. Enjoy. And come play with us near the Clark Fork River on the Third Saturday in July.
FREE EVENING CONCERT: JULY 15th
TENT CAMPING Info
Limited (18 spaces) for tent camping in the Alberton Park on Saturday, July 15th. $15. Apply today.
In the afternoon, the GOLDEN SPIKE was found for the $100 reward !! And, we also have the Milwaukee Road Getaway
Raffle (winner details soon).
Last, but not least, there was Free Music enjoyed during Railroad Day. Blue Grass Jam Session,
Blues, Fiddle.... all before the FREE Concert on the lawn of Hank Roat Park.
The Alberton Railroad Day Foundation is hosting a talent show on the July 15th Railroad Day. Held on the main stage
in Hank Roat Park on Railroad Avenue immediately following the Parade.
Winner will be the opening act for music in the evening.
to sign up.
1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners-- cash prizes!
50% of proceeds will go to the ARRDF to support our mission
statement of community projects.
HOPE TO SEE YOUR CAR at the Car Wash Fundraiser on July 13th. That's a Thursday, same time and evening as the Alberton Farmers Market.
Good family-fun clean times. Donations of any kind accepted for washing your auto to raise funds for Railroad Day 2017.
WIN A TRIP to historic Wallace, Idaho on the famous Milwaukee Road. Three Days and Two Nights in a Private House just a block from
downtown, minutes from the Lookout Ski Resort and within miles of the fabulous Hiawatha Bike Trail. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.
Look for them on sale in local businesses and at the Alberton Railroad Foundation booth on Railroad Day, July 15th, Saturday.
JOIN THE CAR SHOW: We're accepting old cars, antiques, new rigs, tractors, trucks. $5 entry fee. Winner gets cash prize.
Noon show - after the parade.
Car owners can pay and park. Free show.
FAMILY FUN ALL DAY
The parade features candy and lots of color at 11 am, but the games begin at 10 am and last until 4 pm. So don't
miss the Picnic & Carnival Games (10 and Noon) and the Watermelon Eating Contest (1:30) followed by Water Fun, featuring the Dump
Bucket (3 pm). All free. See you there !
FIND THE GOLDEN SPIKE:
Win $100 if you can find the Golden Spike with the five clues given hourly from the main stage in Hank
Roat Park starting at 1 pm.