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Vines Gardens to host Train Day

LOGANVILLE -- Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation will celebrate National Train Day at a free event at Vines Gardens in Loganville on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitors can tour the gardens, statuaries and oriental garden. Crafts, ice cream and hot dogs will be available for kids Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the grounds.

Volunteer engineers will hold information sessions on trains and the model train hobby and will also demonstrate the outdoor garden railroad on display at Vines Gardens. The Vines Garden Railroad has a "G" scale model railroad featuring more than 1,000 feet of track, a 25-foot suspension bridge, tunnels and viaduct, airport, towns and villages.

Vines Gardens is located at 3500 Oak Grove Rd. in Loganville. For more information on the event, visit www.gwinnettparks.com.