Coinciding with the 40th Anniversary Sacramento Music Festival happening over Memorial Day weekend in Old Sacramento, California State Parks and the California State Railroad Museum will celebrate the holiday by offering jazz music inside the Railroad Museum, aboard popular weekend excursion train rides and even complimentary admission to event badge holders.
Inside the Museum, visitors will be treated to a special poetry reading that will include jazz music on Saturday, May 25, from 11 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. in the East Theater. And, guests who choose to take a lovely six-mile, 45-minute round trip excursion train ride along the levees of the Sacramento River will also be entertained on board by talented banjo performers from the Sacramento Banjo Band.
Weekend excursion train rides will be offered on Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the holiday weekend (May 25-27). Trains depart hourly from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.