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Join us for “A Trip Back In Time!”

at the WHEELS Museum
Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022
Time: 11:30 –2:30ish
Location: WHEELS Museum
1100 2nd St SW
Albuquerque Railyards

WHEELS Museum is hosting a Valentine picnic and screening of the classic film “My Darling Clementine” starring Henry Fonda. Admission includes an authentic Fred Harvey Boxed Lunch catered by 50/50 Coffee House and Pub.

Castaneda Fried Chicken/Gourmet Mac and Cheese/
Harvey House Cole Slaw/Harvey House Chocolate Puffs/Mango Tea/Coffee

The museum will be open for touring, train rides, and loads of fun. There will be a door prize, raffle, and dancing for you and your sweetheart (singles are welcome to come and mingle as well). Dressing in period costume, western wear, or comfortable sweats or jeans is encouraged.

Couples: $50 Singles: $30 Limited tickets are available. For tickets call the WHEELS Museum at
505-243-6269 or email Janet Coen at jmariecoen@unm.edu by February 6, 2022.

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New Lego exhibit at the Wheels Museum. View The New Mexico Lego Users Group has
partnered with WHEELS to have a beautiful Lego Train layout for children of all ages to enjoy. The exhibit will vary from season to season and we invite you to come see this new Lego train exhibit.

January 8, 15, 22, 29 – Sunday morning admission free from 9 am-1 pm at the Albuquerque Museum and the City’s International Balloon Museum.

Do you have a few hours each month to help the Wheels Museum? Volunteers are needed so the Museum can be open more; run the model railroad trains, also help needed with events, marketing, fund raising. Call Leba Freed at (505) 243-6269.

Febuary 16, 11 am. Bob Bovee Long Steel Rails concert. This program for all ages presents songs and stories about the famous trains, rail workers, hobos, train wrecks and train robbers. Call or email Leba Freed for reservations at (505) 243-6269 or leba4@aol.com.

March 17, Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at WHEELS. Movie, tours, train ride and food celebration.

April 1, 1 pm. Doug Figgs and Badger. Back by popular demand. By reservations only (505) 243- 6269. Doug’s show was sold out last year, so call early! Donation: $10.00.

April 8, 11 am. “Historic Albuquerque” Ronn Perea will present old Albuquerque anecdotes including delightful stories about our beloved Alvarado Hotel and the politicians, actors and entertainers who stayed there. This is a free event but, of course, donations are always appreciated.

April 22, Wheels Museum Day trip to Rancho De Chimayo Restaurante, El Santuario de Chimayo and the Santa Fe Plaza. Call Leba or Janet at (505) 243-6269 for more information. The museum is a 501C3 non-profit community organization whose mission is to create a transportation museum at the downtown Albuquerque Steam Locomotive Repair Shops.

May 19-May 23, Train trip to the Grand Canyon. Only a few spaces left.Scheduled through Amtrak Vacations, call Leba or Janet at (505) 243-6269 for reservations and more information.