By Jamie Johnson
Executive Director – Historic Railpark & Train Musuem
Romance will soon fill the air at the Historic RailPark & Train Museum. Back for a second year, is the most unique dining experience this Valentine’s Day weekend. Romance at the RailPark, a romantic dinner on the Duncan Hines Dining Car is a perfect way to show that special someone just how much they mean to you.
The evening will start with an opportunity to sip wine while enjoying the sounds of live music in our grand L&N Depot Lobby. A variety of wines will be available at our cash wine bar hosted by Reid’s Livery Winery. The winery offers unique wines made from grapes grown right here in Kentucky. Many of their wines boast internal medal awards and will pair perfectly with your dinner.
If you have ever caught your sweetheart swooning over a simply amazing piece of jewelry, you will be at the right place. You will have a rare opportunity to try on exquisite pieces of jewelry brought in by Morris Jewelry. They will be on-site with selected items from their store. After dazzling your date with jewelry, cozy up together for a movie.
Make your way to our private theater located on the second floor of our museum for a romantic movie. The L&N Theater features a large TV with surround sound and seating for twenty six guests. Our movie attendant will keep the popcorn hot while you relax. Finally, dinner is served.
Climb aboard our fully restored 1949 Duncan Hines Dining Car and enjoy a fantastic meal created by Dafnel DeVasier and her staff at Sweet Temptations Bakery Café and Catering. When making your reservation, you will be able to select a dinner option of Chicken Devine, Beef Medallions or Bourbon Glazed Salmon. Entrees will be accompanied with a dinner salad, vegetable medley, loaded mashed potatoes and homemade sour dough bread. Followed up with dessert options of Chocolate Mousse Cake or Strawberry topped Cheesecake.
This truly unique dining experience will be one that you will never forget. Bill Dow of Thru The Lens Magic will provide you with a keepsake photograph that will capture the essence of the evening. Finish off the night with a Champaign toast provided by Verdi Restaurant & Bar. Wow, what a night!
Want to do something a little more special? We offer additional options to have several items waiting on your table upon your arrive. Add roses, a bottle of wine, chocolate dipped strawberries and more. We will glad to talk with you about ways to make your experience extra special. Hotel packages are available for the following Bowling Green hotels: Courtyard by Marriot, Fairfield Inn and Hampton Inn.
Reservations are required and can be made by calling 270-745-7317.
Friday, February 12, 6:00pm and 8:00pm
Saturday, February 13, 4:00pm, 6:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, February 14, 12:00pm, 2:00pm and 4:00pm
Friday, February 12, 5:30pm and 7:15pm
Saturday, February 13, 4:00pm and 6:00pm
Sunday, February 14, 12:00pm and 2:00pm
The Duncan Hines Dining Car is available for any special event imaginable. It is perfect for private parties, corporate outings, employee appreciation dinners, and bus groups with a maximum seating of 48 people. This unique dining car is a perfect setting for rehearsal dinners or a bridal shower. Imagine being surrounded in warmth, history and charm. We specialize in distinctive and unforgettable events, an escape from the ordinary. Let your imagination and our experience create the “Perfect Event”.