Feed the Celebration! The Holiday Train is Coming to Davenport on Friday, December 5th! Print
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Written by Richard Martin   
Tuesday, 25 November 2008 04:20
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train is coming to Davenport and will stop here on Friday, December 5th at the Florian Keen parking lot (Western Ave @ West River Drive - by Modern Woodman Park). Local talents will entertain awaiting the train’s arrival.

This evening, the community will rally together and collect food and funds for Churches United’s 25 food pantries and enjoy a special holiday experience right here in the Quad Cities! The train will stop in Davenport for an approximate 45 minute performance. Admission is a food
or cash donation. There will be a drive through area to drop off food and cash donations and see the decorated train.

Here’s some information:
* The Holiday Train is 1,000 feet in length with 14 decorated rail cars including a modified box car that’s been turned into a traveling stage for performers. Canadian recording artist Shaun Verreault of “Wide Mouth Mason” and Juno award-winning singer Melanie Doane will be the musical headliners on the US Holiday Train keeping the community warm with well known holiday tunes.
* Since 1999, the CP Holiday Train program has generated almost 900 tons of food donations and raised $3.56 million