Travel Along the Rails HOBO Event
4 Events Rolled into One Afternoon:
- Book Review and Signing by Ed Davis, author of “The Last Professional”
- Silent Movie Showing of the 1928 Film, “Beggars of Life”
- Catered Lunch by Freddy’s
- Hobo Attire Contest – Dress Up and Win a Prize
Time:1 pm – 4 pm
Date:Sunday, April 24th
1100 2nd Street, SW (ABQ)
Price:$ 20.00 includes catered lunch
Space is limited.
Attendees – Please bring a non-perishable food item for a local food bank donation.
About Ed Davis, Featured Speaker:
Author and former train-hopper/hobo, Ed Davis, will discuss and sign his book, “The Last Professional.” Join us in riding this train, a trip that began in a boxcar over 40 years ago. In the tradition of Jack Kerouac, this book tells the story of two travelers linked by the yearning to wander and the quest for a simpler life.
Hobo Style Menu Catered by Freddy’s Includes:
All Beef Hot Dog
Bowl of Chile
Silent Movie Beggars of Life:
Beggars of Life is a1928 silent film American film directed by William Wellman and starring Wallace Beery and Richard Arlen as hobos, and Louise Brooks as a young woman who dresses as a young man and flees the law. The film is regarded as Brooks’s best American movie.
Dress Up (or down) in Hobo Attire:
This is totally optional, but you might win a prize for best HOBO attire if you choose to “dress down”!
Tour The Museum:
The opportunity to tour the museum is available to all who attend.
City of Albuquerque Covid guidelines will be observed.