Saturday May 18th 2019
9:30am to 3pm Children's Railroad Days art display and used book sale at the Durand Memorial Branch of the Shiawassee District Library
From 10am to 5pm shuttle service to the Depot will be available on the corner of Main & Railroad streets, courtesy of Randy Wise Durand, Durand Mobil and Durand Union Station
9am: Rib Burn - check in and meat inspection
10am to 5pm: Durand Union Station open to visitors
• Grand Trunk & Ann Arbor galleries open on the second floor (10am-4pm)
• Freight Room Food Wagon Open, selling food & snacks
• Lego display by Michigan Lego User Group
• Operation Life Saver display
• Durand Union Station Model Railroad Engineers display
• Mid-Michigan Railway Historical Society
• Michigan Association of Railroad Passengers presentation; 'Joys of Train Travel'
• Depot Audio Tours available
10am to 5pm: Grand Trunk Caboose open to the public (Corner of Main & Railroad Street)
11am to 12:30pm: Queen's Reception for Miss Railroad Days and visiting royalty at First Congregational Church (invitation only)
11am to 5pm: Honoring the Past and Celebrating the Present at Iron Horse Park; Railroad exhibits in the historic Pullman Baggage Car, "RAILROADS: HATE 'EM, LOVE 'EM, NEED 'EM;" Tour the historic steam locomotive, GT 5632, see the historic gate tower. Free bounce house for children under 8 years old, NRMI Express free trackless train rides and more.
11am to 6pm: Chainsaw Carver, Ken Buggia, demonstrating and selling carvings across from the Activity Tent
11am to Close: One Price Carnival Rides by Big Rock Amusements sponsored by the Durand Area Lions Club
1pm: 44th Annual Durand Railroad Days Festival Parade
Lineup begins at 11am at Durand High School
2pm: Cornhole Tournament at D-Railed Bar & Grill
2:45pm: Michigan Stiltwalker, Neil Sauter, performs in the Activity Tent (free)
3pm: KidsQue Check-In
4pm: Cow Bingo at the corner of Main and Railroad Street near the train tracks; Tickets can be purchased from Durand FFA and FFA Alumni, at Blight Propane or on site from 3 to 3:45pm.
4pm: Sawdust Pile Treasure Hunt for kids ages 1 to 10 on Main Street east of Choo-Choo Square
4pm to 5pm: Kathy's School of Dance performance in the Activity Tent
7pm to 11pm: Free teen dance in the Activity Tent
8pm to 11:30pm: Adult comedy night in the Graff Chevrolet of Durand Event Tent. Adult beverages from Burgdorf Winery and Right Brain Brewery available to purchase.
9pm: Live music by Shiatown at D-Railed Bar & Grill