Secret Valley Expedition - Vegan Dinner

Saturday, August 10, 2019 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Just for vegetarians, vegans, and all those who appreciate fine, local, fresh food!

These Secret Valley Excursions feature a vegan menu on our Dining Car only using locally sourced ingredients are fresh and sourced from local vendors.

Deluxe Coach serves beverages and light snacks only. There is no meal offered on Deluxe Coach.

First Class Parlor includes hors d'oeuvres, a keepsake Colebrookdale Railroad glass, and your first fill of that glass is on us.

Menu:

Appetizer: Quinoa Salad

Entrée: Ratatouille with garden fresh polenta 

Dessert: Pina Colada Tembleque 

Get your tickets here!

Hoods Up Weekend 2019

Sunday, August 11, 2019 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mark your calendars for August 10th & 11th! Come see the "insides" of your favorite PA built vehicles! 👀. Included with regular admission.
August 10th- 9:30am-4pm
August 11th- 9:30am-4pm

Secret Valley Expedition - Mimosa Brunch

Sunday, August 11, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Brunch is provided by Devour Catering & Event Design and includes: scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes or french toast, and mimosa (must be 21) or orange juice, coffee, tea, and water.

Brunch is available for our Dining Car passengers only.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beveage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Secret Valley Expedition

Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beverage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Secret Valley Expedition

Friday, August 16, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beverage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Dog Friendly Street Market

Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Join us for a fun filled, dog friendly event here in downtown Boyertown.

Take a stroll and visit a nice variety of vendors for you and your pet. Plus, Dog Days of August will be going on as well outside Zimmers' Pets. What a fun day for everyone!!

Secret Valley Expedition - Mimosa Brunch

Saturday, August 17, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Brunch is provided by Devour Catering & Event Design and includes: scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes or french toast, and mimosa (must be 21) or orange juice, coffee, tea, and water.

Brunch is available for our Dining Car passengers only.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beveage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Zoo Train

Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Our VERY FIRST Petting Zoo Train (Doodlebug)!  Ride our Doodlebug to the beautiful Frog Hollow Farm, approximately three (3) miles from Boyertown!  

Get off the train at Frog Hollow Farm and enter our zoo area, stay for an hour (or more) while visiting our petting zoo.  The Doodlebug will be shuttling back and forth to the Boyertown station all day.  Tickets good for ride and entry any time between 11am and 4pm.

We are so excited to have teamed up with What Knott Farm to offer our first petting zoo excursion!

Our last Doodlebug will depart from Frog Hollow Farm at 5pm to return to Boyertown.

Please Note: Our Frog Hollow Farm Site DOES NOT have a ramp, we apologize, but for this expedition, we cannot accommodate wheelchairs.

Get your tickets here!

Secret Valley Expedition

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beverage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Succulent Workshop to benefit One Life At A Time

Friday, August 23, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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A succulent workshop to benefit an amazing animal rescue!

Join us for an evening of planting and sipping for a good cause! There are three project options: wine bottle, geo-prisim or ceramic arrangement. All materials, succulents and instructions are included in your ticket purchase!

|Terrarium Therapy | Grow your creativity, bury your stress.

Tickets are non refundable nor transferable. If you purchase a ticket and are unable to attend, please email Terrarium Therapy directly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to discuss options.

Click the following link to get in on the fun! Pre-registration and pre-payment are required to hold your spot.

 

Secret Valley Expedition - Mimosa Brunch

Sunday, August 25, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Brunch is provided by Devour Catering & Event Design and includes: scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes or french toast, and mimosa (must be 21) or orange juice, coffee, tea, and water.

Brunch is available for our Dining Car passengers only.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beveage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Help Preserve History

Sunday, August 25, 2019 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Help Preserve our history

54th Annual Duryea Day

Saturday, August 31, 2019 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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54th Annual Duryea Day

August 31st, 2019 9 - 4pm

The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, along with the Pottstown Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America, will be hosting the 54th Annual Duryea Day Antique & Classic Car & Truck Show & Flea Market on August 31st, 2019 in Boyertown Community Park. For over fifty years, Duryea Day has earned its reputation as a family-friendly event in Berks County.

Duryea Day benefits the Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles and helps the Museum to continue its mission of collecting, preserving, and exhibiting our Pennsylvania transportation heritage. The Boyertown Museum, like Duryea Day, began in 1965 and continues to tell Pennsylvania’s industrial, cultural, and technological history through the lens of road transportation.

Secret Valley Expedition - Mimosa Brunch

Saturday, August 31, 2019 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This event does not repeat

Board one of our meticulously restored century old rail cars for a two hour expedition into one of the most scenic and historic regions in the northeast. Once the province of pioneers and patriots, the Colebrookdale is your ticket to a verdant land lost in time.

Brunch is provided by Devour Catering & Event Design and includes: scrambled eggs, seasoned potatoes, bacon, sausage, pancakes or french toast, and mimosa (must be 21) or orange juice, coffee, tea, and water.

Brunch is available for our Dining Car passengers only.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase. First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beveage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare.

Get your tickets here!

Grillin' on the Rails

Sunday, September 1, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Day until Monday, September 2, 2019

The sweet aroma of early fall will mix with the mouth-watering scent as we grill complimentary hot dogs aboard our open car.  Included in your ticket fare are two (2) hot dogs, a bottle of water, and a small bag of chips.  Other beverages are available a la carte.

Enjoy your Labor Day aboard the Colebrookdale Railroad and leave the grillin' to us!

Purchase your tickets here!

Grillin' on the Rails

Monday, September 2, 2019 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Every Day until Monday, September 2, 2019

The sweet aroma of early fall will mix with the mouth-watering scent as we grill complimentary hot dogs aboard our open car.  Included in your ticket fare are two (2) hot dogs, a bottle of water, and a small bag of chips.  Other beverages are available a la carte.

Enjoy your Labor Day aboard the Colebrookdale Railroad and leave the grillin' to us!

Purchase your tickets here!

Eerie Limited

Friday, September 6, 2019 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Our Eerie Limited highlights Boyertown as "one of the most haunted small towns in America." This evening train explores the stories of local hauntings, historic incidents, and amusing and astounding happenings along the Colebrookdale Railroad.

Learn the haunted secrets of The Secret Valley on a very special evening run. Two-hour round trip departing and arriving in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. Certain Fridays of each month, June through October, 6:30 PM. Proceeds benefit the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust.

Ticket Includes: Stories in all of the cars. Dinner is served for Dining Car passengers only.

Deluxe Coach has beverage service and light snacks available for purchase.

First Class Parlor Car has one complementary beveage and hors d'oeuvre plates included with fare. See your meal choices! Menu Page

Monthly Themes

Aug: Haunting Down the Avenue

Sept: “Alive and Well” in the West End

Oct: Three Centuries of Ghosts in Boyertown or  "Phantoms of the Opera” House Fire

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Boyertown Resident Appreciation Run

Saturday, September 7, 2019 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Our way of showing our appreciation to our residents! Get acquainted with us and take a sneak peek at our line!

A shorter run to give you a taste of the Secret Valley!

General Admission Seating in our Deluxe Coach, Dining Car, and Garden Cafe (handicapped accessible) Car - about a one hour excursion

Seating is limited - click here and reserve your tickets now!

 

Runs take place at 11:00 AM
1:00 PM
3:00 PM

Sensory Friendly Train

Sunday, September 8, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us on a Sensory Friendly Train along our beautiful and scenic line!

Please come early (10 AM or 2:30 PM) and allow yourself to become familiar with the train yard, the ticket building, the boarding platform, the many different train cars and the uniformed staff and volunteers who will be serving you during your excursion on the Secret Valley Line.

Because of the variety of dietary concerns, a special exception has been made and we encourage you to bring your own snacks. We will, however, have our a la carte menu available (we are NOT serving our usual plates in parlor because of dietary restrictions)

We look forward to you joining us for this excursion, seating is limited, get your tickets now!

We are NOT serving a meal on these trains!

Sensory Friendly Train

Sunday, September 8, 2019 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Join us on a Sensory Friendly Train along our beautiful and scenic line!

Please come early (10 AM or 2:30 PM) and allow yourself to become familiar with the train yard, the ticket building, the boarding platform, the many different train cars and the uniformed staff and volunteers who will be serving you during your excursion on the Secret Valley Line.

Because of the variety of dietary concerns, a special exception has been made and we encourage you to bring your own snacks. We will, however, have our a la carte menu available (we are NOT serving our usual plates in parlor because of dietary restrictions)

We look forward to you joining us for this excursion, seating is limited, get your tickets now!

We are NOT serving a meal on these trains!

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