Ashwaubenon (Green Bay, Wis.) – The Easter Bunny is coming to town! But before he travels the world - hiding colored eggs and baskets filled with chocolate for children of ALL ages to discover on Easter morning - he will be visiting the National Railroad Museum!
Each admission to the Great Bunny Train includes a day of entertainment, crafts, and games for children of all ages, including a chance to ride the train and meet the Easter Bunny. Television station WFRV (Channel 5), Applied Leadership, Green Bay Seven Up Bottling Company, Great Harvest Bread Company and Beerntsen’s Candies are event sponsors.
An Easter egg hunt and other event activities can be enjoyed throughout both event days. Visit the craft station where everyone can make an Easter crown, decorate eggs and an Easter bag (to bring home your candy and crafts). Games will include an egg spoon game, ring toss, Easter bowling and the Big Boy Bean Bag Toss game! All of the Museum’s regular exhibits will be open. The entertainment stage will have a variety of musicians and magicians with this year’s entertainment featuring:
The comedy and magic of Jeff McMullen – shows at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, 12:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. Sunday
The comedy and magic of Lou Lepore – shows at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday
Kids music by Robbie Clement – shows at 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Sunday
A spectacular coloring contest will be presented by 7-Up products. Youngsters are encouraged to color an Easter picture while they visit during the Great Bunny Train. Winners will be selected hourly to receive Sunny D products. A grand prize will be announced at 4:30pm on each day.
Tickets for The Great Bunny Train are $10 for adults and children (3 to 12), $9 for members, and children under age two are admitted free of charge. Advance reservations are not necessary. Tickets can be purchased the day of the event. Proceeds from this event will go to support the Museum’s educational programs.
Concessions: Delicious sandwiches will be available to purchase from Great Harvest Bread Co.
The National Railroad Museum, located at 2285 S. Broadway, Green Bay, will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both event days.
Founded in 1956, the Museum educates the public through program, exhibits, and preservation projects about the ongoing impact of railroads in our lives. Visiting the National Railroad Museum offers you an opportunity to explore our railroad heritage.