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Reasons to Ride

All events
10/19/2018 - 11/2/2018

There's always something worth seeing in the cities served by the Texas Eagle, Heartland Flyer, Sunset Limited, Missouri River Runner trains and connecting service. And because the Amtrak station is usually downtown, you'll arrive at the center of everything. Or very close to it.

Great Godfrey Maze

Alton, IL
thru Oct 28
Glazebrook Community Park, 1401 Stamper Lane, Godfrey IL.
7-acre cornfield in which 2.5 miles of trails have been cut. $6 adults, $2 children 5-11.

State Fair of Texas

Dallas, TX
thru Oct 21
Fair Park

Chicago International Film Festival

Chicago, IL
thru Oct 21
AMC Theater, River East 21. (322 E. Illinois)

Arkansas State Fair

Little Rock, AR
thru Oct 21
State Fairgrounds, 2401 W. Roosevelt
State fair and rodeo

Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass Park, Fall Jam

Pauls Valley, OK
thru Oct 21
Arbuckle Mountain Bluegrass Park, I-35, Exit 60 (Ruppe Rd)
Includes instrument swap meet, food concessions.

Arcadia Valley Fall Mountain Music Festival

Arcadia, MO
Oct 19-21
250 S. Main, Ironton MO
The Fall Mountain Music Festival features the Annual AVHS Fall Festival parade, the longest running parade in the state of Missouri. Blue grass and gospel music, artisan/craft/food vendors and children's activities. FREE to all!

Maricopa Rams v. Casteel

Maricopa, AZ
Oct 19
MHS football field

Documentary Film Festival

Hot Springs, AR
Oct 19-27
Arlington Hotel

Texas Jazz Festival

Corpus Christi, TX
Oct 19-21
Heritage Park, near downtown
LIve jazz on 3 stages

Live Well Expo and Fitness Competition

Temple, TX
Oct 20
Mayborn Convention Center
The Temple Convention & Visitorís Bureau will host the 2nd Annual Live Well Expo on Saturday, October 20, 2018, at the Mayborn Convention Center. This event is open to the public and will showcase the many ways to Eat Well, Move Well and Live Well in Temple! A wide variety of vendors will be on hand providing information, samples and live demonstrations. Door prizes will be given to the first 100 attendees, and other prize drawings will be held throughout the afternoon!

St Charles Railroadiana Show and Sale

Chicago, IL
Oct 21
Kane County Fairgrounds, St. Charles, IL
Showtime: 10am-3pm. $6 admission

Austin Film Festival

Austin, TX
Oct 25 - Nov 1
Paramount Theatre and other venues
One of the top film festivals in the country.

State Fair of Louisiana

Shreveport, LA
Oct 25 - Nov 11

Red Steagall Cowboy Gathering and Western Swing Festival

Fort Worth, TX
Oct 26-28
Fort Worth Stockyards
Promoting western heritage and the cowboy way of life.

Maricopa Rams v. Gilbert

Maricopa, AZ
Oct 26
MHS football field

Island Oktoberfest

Galveston, TX
Oct 26-27
First Lutheran Church grounds, 24th & Winnie

Texas Book Festival

Austin, TX
Oct 27-28
Capitol complex, along Colorado and 11th
Outdoor book fair - authors participate in readings, signings and discussions.

Texas Clay Festival

San Antonio, TX
Oct 27-28
Gruene Historic District, New Braunfels TX (35 mi NE)
View and purchase works from more than 60 potters and artists

UMHB v. McMurry

Temple, TX
Oct 27
Crusader Stadium

Wiley College Homecoming

Marshall, TX
Oct 28 - Nov 3
Wiley College

Main Street Fright Fest 2018

Temple, TX
Oct 31
Main St
No Tricks- Only Treats when you spend Halloween on Main St!

St. Louis International Film Festival

St. Louis, MO
Nov 1-11
Various locations
Features, documentaries and short subjects from all over the world, with special emphasis on American independents, world cinema and prize-winning short subjects.

Lone Star Rally

Galveston, TX
Nov 1-4
Galveston Island
Live entertainment, exhibitors and vendors.

Original Terlingua International Frank X. Tolbert/Wick Fowler Championship Chili Cookoff

Alpine, TX
Nov 1-3
Rancho CASI de los Chisos, in Terlingua - 81 mi S
Chili and other cookoffs, music, golf tournament

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Bring a group and save

Organizing a caravan to a big event? Amtrak offers special group rates and arrangements--all the way up to a private car!

Planning a convention or business meeting? Add Amtrak to your list of "official carriers"! We can arrange special discounted fares for your group, with an exclusive code just like the airlines. What's more, the Amtrak station is often an easy walk or a short cab fare from popular meeting venues. Give your attendees another convenient transportation choice.

For information on group sales, charters and convention/meeting packages, contact the Texas Eagle product line at 1-800-669-8509.

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