The Newbern Depot Museum will be having its first-ever "Christmas at the Depot," on Saturday, Dec. 17th. It will feature a reading of the book, "The Polar Express," and have a visit from Santa, along with a small gift for those in attendance. The event will also have hot chocolate, cookies, and kids activity pages. Cost is $5 per person, and the times as of this post still open were 5 pm, and 8 pm. The 6:30 pm event has sold out.

The event is a fundraiser for the Newbern Depot Museum. During this show, the museum will be open, free of charge, for anyone who wants to come. Tickets can be purchased at the Newbern Library, or at the Newbern Hardware Store, both on Main Street, during the regular business hours of each. Further information can be obtained by e-mailing the depot staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..