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The most wonderful time of the year is here and you are invited to celebrate this holiday season with a special evening at the Kingsport Carousel and a Holiday Open House at the Kingsport Model Trains Project.

  •  Christmas at the Carousel

Thursday, December 14 @ 5 – 7 p.m.

Make Christmas at the Carousel your new family tradition. This jolly, family event will allow your little ones a chance to visit with Santa Milt, who is one of our Carousel Carvers. Also in attendance will be award-winning author, Leigh Anne W. Hoover, who will be signing her well-known book, The Santa Train Tradition. Rides on the Carousel will be free during the event. Hot cider and cookies will be served. The Kingsport Carousel is located at 350 Clinchfield Street, Kingsport, TN.

  • Kingsport Model Trains Project Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 16 @ 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Volunteer members of the Kingsport Model Train Project invite you to come visit the magical working trains set up with their holiday themes. Visit the Santa Train room and see the wonderful progress, and hear plans for the creation of this local favorite tradition. The volunteers will have children’s tables set up as an opportunity for hands-on work on their own trains. The open house will take place on the 3rd floor of the Lynn View Community Center.

For more information on these events, please visit, or call 423-392-8414.