HANOVER TOWNSHIP — Spend the day at the Whippany Railway Museum and Celebrate the Fall Harvest and the Season of the Witch, during the Museum’s 19th Annual Pumpkin Festival. Sunday, October 6 from 12:00 Noon to 5:30 p.m., Rain or Shine. Trains depart every 45 minutes beginning at 12:30 p.m. through 5:00 p.m. Trains depart from 1 Railroad Plaza (intersection of Route 10 West and Whippany Road) in Whippany. The cost is Adults: $16.; Children (under 12): $11.; Infants (1 year & under): Free (*NOTE: Train Fare includes admission to Museum Building & grounds)
Walk among the pumpkins, corn shocks and grinning scare-crows.
Enjoy the wares of local craft merchants and railroad memorabilia dealers at the “Pumpkin Marketplace Crafts Fair”.
Enter the cab of 112 year-old steam locomotive No. 385 where you can sit in the engineer’s seat and blow the whistle and ring the bell.
View two operating model railroad layouts. Climb aboard the “Pumpkinliner” excursion train and relax as the train follows the route of the historic “Whippanong Trail”.
For full details and online tickets, click here or call (973) 887-8177.