Dozens of elaborate model trains will once again fill the Eagan Civic Arena this March as part of the Great Minnesota Train Expo, a two-day event sponsored by “The Choo Choo Bob Show.”
The expo will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 23 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, at the civic arena, whic is located at 3870 Pilot Knob Road in Eagan. Admission is $5, and children under 8 years of age are free.
Participants can meet Choo Choo Bob, star of a children's television show produced in the Twin Cities. The show premiered last June on TV stations in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Sioux Falls, Duluth and Fargo. But children will also have a chance to play with toy trains, take part in a story time event and check out elaborate model train layouts. Vendors and other activities will also be on hand at the event.