Trains at the Holidays returns to CF for 16th year

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 Special to the Citizen

   The College of Central Florida will once again present Trains at the Holidays at the Webber Gallery of the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road. The exhibit, which opens on Thursday, Dec. 15, has become a holiday tradition for young and old alike.

   There is no fee for the exhibit or the reception, which will be will be held on Saturday, Dec. 17. Light refreshments will be available. From noon to 2 p.m., Keith Marr of Operation Lifesaver will entertain and educate visitors with train-related music and a safety presentation for parents and children. From 2 to 4 p.m., Ocala Model Railroaders will conduct a workshop and demonstration on the art of model railroads.

   The 16th annual exhibit includes exciting layouts and models with historic and holiday themes, which are provided by Ocala Model Railroaders and private collector Bruce Richardson.    

   The Webber Gallery has extended hours for the exhibit, which will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily including weekends through Dec. 30; the gallery will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25.

For more information about the exhibit, call 352-873-5809. To learn more about CF, visit www.CF.edu.