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Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad announces ‘North Pole Adventure’ Christmas train program

Source - Cleveland.com

By - Anne Nickoloff

Date - 04-08-2021

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) has revamped its “Polar Express” train rides, launching a new Christmas-themed program for the 2021 holiday season called “North Pole Adventure.”

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The family-friendly program will run from Nov. 5 through Dec. 19, offering plenty of holiday fun for those who board the trains. North Pole Adventure builds off of CVSR’s past festive train rides, the Polar Bear Unlimited and The Polar Express. This year, the program is presented by Meijer and b.a. Sweetie Candy Company.


“It was time for a change,” said CVSR President and CEO Joe Mazur in a press release. “Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we had to cancel our Christmas Train last year. After several years of the same program, the cancelation last year, and listening to feedback from our community, we felt it was the right time to introduce North Pole Adventure.”

North Pole Adventure excursions will take riders on a holiday-themed trip around the Cuyahoga Valley, as though they’re headed to the North Pole to meet Santa Claus. On the way, they can sip hot cocoa, sing Christmas carols and spot some elves -- and they can also write letters to jolly old Saint Nick himself, according to a press release.

“In 2019, we accepted letters to Santa and received an overwhelming response from the community,” Mazur said in a press release. “The children enjoyed it and we knew they wanted the opportunity to deliver letters to Santa – now they can.”

Tickets to North Pole Adventure will go on sale on Sept. 8 to CVSR members, and to the general public on Oct. 5. Find more information at CVSR.org/NorthPoleAdventure.

 

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Does anyone recognize the Santa in the picture?

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10 minutes ago, Rob Thompson said:

Does anyone recognize the Santa in the picture?

Good question.  Maybe someone in ClausNet does. 

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