Polar Express Comes to Dudley Farms in December

Press release from Sharon L Yeago, LLC

The 2021 Polar Express theme is Believe – Experience – Dream and will be held at Dudley Farms State Park Fridays and Saturdays, December 10th and 11th, 17th and 18th, plus bonus shows on Wednesday, December 29, and Thursday, December 30, 2021. All shows are continuous from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dudley Farms State Park is located at 18730 W. Newberry Road, Newberry, FL 32669.

The Polar Express, a popular book by Chris Van Allsburg, takes its audience on a magical train ride on Christmas Eve, taking a young boy to the North Pole to receive a special gift from Santa Claus. This presentation is coordinated by Bob Watson and Lynn Reeves and includes visits with Santa and complimentary hot cocoa and cookies.

State Park entrance fees are $5 per carload. Donations are encouraged to defray costs and support this all-volunteer effort. Dudley Farms will be closed during the event.

For more information about Polar Express, call Bob Watson at 352-262-5068 or Lynn Reeves at 386-365-2137.

About Dudley Farms State Park

This 325-acre historic state park offers an opportunity to see how Florida family farms evolved from the 1850s until the mid-1940s. Dudley Farm is an authentic working farm. Its buildings have been restored or are currently being restored to their original condition. Dudley Farms State Park is open from 9am to 5pm, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Farmstead closes at 4pm. For more information call (352) 472-1142 or visit https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/dudley-farm-historic-state-park.