Tweetsie Railroad

Tweetsie Railroad to Host Auditions and Job Fair; Seeking Entertainers and Park Operations Personnel for 2014

Published Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 1:04 pm
Tweetsie Railroad is now hiring for its 2014 season. Auditions for aspiring performers will be held Jan. 25 and 26 at Tweetsie Railroad Palace instead of I.G. Greer auditorium as originally advertised. Tweetsie will also be holding its annual job fair for non-entertainers on March 1 at the Palace Saloon on the park grounds. Read more...
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Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer and Go, Diego, Go! to Appear at Tweetsie Railroad June 21-23

Published Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 11:40 am
June 5, 2013. Listen up, all you Dora and Diego fans: don’t miss the chance to meet Dora the Explorer™ and Go, Diego, Go!™ at Tweetsie Railroad on June 21-23, 2013. The Nickelodeon costumed characters will appear daily, and will be available to interact and take photos with fans at the park throughout the weekend. Read more...
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Thomas the Tank Engine Along with His Engine Friends Will Be at Tweetsie Railroad From May 13 to June 9

Published Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 12:10 pm
May 16, 2013. Bring your preschoolers to take the ride of their lives! Seen on the pages of favorite storybooks, in playrooms, and on the television screen, Thomas the Tank Engine® is adored by little engineers everywhere. Along with his engine friends, Thomas captivates children in more than 145 countries and 30 languages. Read more...
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Tweetsie Railroad Theme Park Brings Learning to Life with 7th Annual Event and Learning Express Days

Published Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 12:44 pm
April 24, 2013. Tweetsie Railroad – North Carolina’s first theme park – is proud to welcome Letterland© back to the park for its seventh consecutive season on May 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2013. Tweetsie is teaming up with the world renowned reading program on this fun, interactive educational event and to promote literacy efforts throughout the state.

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Tweetsie Railroad’s 2013 Season Kicks off April 12

Published Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 1:04 pm
March 27, 2013. Tweetsie Railroad is calling buckaroos young and old as the park opens for its 2013 season on Friday, April 12, 2013. North Carolina’s first theme park, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Blowing Rock, will treat guests to Wild West family adventure this year through Sunday, November 3. Read more...
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Grammy Award-Winning Classic Cowboy Quartet Riders In The Sky to Perform at Tweetsie Aug. 18-19

Published Friday, August 17, 2012 at 12:36 pm
Aug. 17, 2012. The Blue Ridge Mountains will come alive this August with a unique blend of Western harmony and comedy at Tweetsie Railroad. Riders In The Sky, America’s Favorite Cowboys, will light up the stage at North Carolina’s first theme park August 18-19 to perform “The Cowboy Way.” Read more...
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Boone Area Chamber of Commerce Hosts 63rd Annual Awards Meeting at Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock

Published Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 1:05 pm 15, 2012. Includes photo gallery! The Boone Area Chamber of Commerce held its 63nd annual meeting on Aug. 14 at a new venue, Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock, and this year’s chamber awards were presented to local individuals as well as the Boone Town Council. Read more...
Photo by Ken Ketchie
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Tweetsie Hosts Annual Boone Chamber Meeting and BBQ

Published Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 12:28 pm
July 31, 2012. The 2012 Annual Meeting for Boone Chamber of Commerce Members is Tuesday, August 14 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Tweetsie Railroad. Admission is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Dress up in casual western wear, enjoy a BBQ buffet and get on board the Chamber Awards Train for this chamber member business event. Read more...
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Man’s Best Friend Jumps to New Heights at Tweetsie

Published Monday, July 9, 2012 at 12:02 pm
July 9, 2012. Celebrate the ‘dog days of summer’ July 21-29 at Tweetsie Railroad when the K-9s In Flight Frisbee® Dog team thrills audiences with high flying fun the whole family will enjoy. John Misita’s entourage of incredibly talented, amazingly athletic dogs will entertain Tweetsie guests. Read more...
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Celebrate the 4th with Tweetsie’s Firework Extravaganza

Published Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 4:05 pm
June 26, 2012. Join Tweetsie Railroad in celebrating our nation’s independence during the annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza. Now in its 55th year, North Carolina’s first theme park will light up the High Country sky with spectacular bursts of pyrotechnics on Wednesday July 4, and guests can enjoy classic family fun and entertainment all day and evening long. Read more...
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Join the Can-Do Crew When Bob the Builder Comes to Tweetsie for a Singing, Dancing, Building Extravaganza

Published Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at 12:35 pm
June 26, 2012. Can we build it? Yes we can! HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children’s entertainment, and Tweetsie Railroad invite children to join the Can-Do Crew when Bob the Builder™ performs his 20-minute interactive Sing-Along Performance at Tweetsie Railroad July 13-15. The hard-hat wearing, hard-working builder will be singing, dancing and looking for aspiring builders at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Read more...
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Death at the Double D Ranch – Could Chief or Pocca Be the Murderer?

Published Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at 10:30 am
June 19, 2012. Chief Redfeather, aka John Winkler, is a Native American of the Apache Tribe. Once a mighty warrior, Redfeather wears his war paint as a reminder of his former status. He's usually seen in typical Apache attire and carries a peace pipe. The Chief finds himself on the list of suspects because he is a frequent guest at the annual Barn Party Barbeque. Could Chief Redfeather be mixed up in this untimely death? Read more...
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Death at the Double D Ranch – Could Dusty or Purdy be the murderer?

Published Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 1:34 pm
June 12, 2012. Exotic Purdy Filly, played by Shelia Deal, is a popular dancer at Lucy Lipp's saloon. With an updo, a beauty spot and her fishnets, she's a dancer right down to her tap shoes. Purdy works long hours for Miss Lucy at the saloon. She's not the brightest bulb on the tree, but could she be clever enough to have something to do with the death of Dray Duncan? Read more...
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Death at the Double D Ranch – Could Sum or Poncho be the Murderer?

Published Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at 12:18 pm
June 5, 2012. Sum Ting, aka Alex Hallmark, is a Chinese cook at the Double D Ranch. Sum Ting, a highly trained chef in his native country, has the unique style of wearing his hair in one long braid down his back together with a tight fitting black cap. He is never seen without his apron. Read more...
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Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine: Mystery on the Rails Tour 2012 Pulling into Tweetsie Railroad June 1-10

Published Friday, June 1, 2012 at 8:50 am 1, 2012. Includes photo gallery! Help Thomas the Tank Engine find the clues and solve the mystery! All little engineers and their families are invited to take a ride on Thomas and participate in fun Thomas-themed activities. The event, which takes place June 1-10, 2012, will be hosted by Tweetsie Railroad. Read more...
Photo by Maria Richardson
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Death at the Double D Ranch – Could Phoebe or Jenny be the Murderer? Find Out June 28 at Tweetsie Railroad

Published Tuesday, May 29, 2012 at 4:13 pm
May 29, 2012. Phoebe Duncan, played by Rosanne Peacock, is the daughter of Dray Duncan. Phoebe was educated out east in one of those snobbish finishing schools. Phoebe tries to out dress, out class and one up everyone with her highfalutin' ways. When her father's lifeless body is found in the bunkhouse, everyone is a suspect, even Phoebe. Read more...
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‘Letterland at Tweetsie’ a Big Success; Lyn and Mark Wendon Discuss the History and Success of the Program

Published Friday, May 18, 2012 at 12:44 pm
May 18, 2012. Includes photo gallery! Every letter of the alphabet was alive at Tweetsie over the past two weeks as the fifth annual Letterland at Tweetsie took place May 9, 10, 16 and 17. Read more...
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Murder at the Double D Ranch at Tweetsie Railroad

Published Monday, May 14, 2012 at 2:13 pm
May 14, 2012. If you love the game of Clue, find mysteries intriguing, or simply enjoy the wild west of North Carolina, this is an event you cannot miss. The Blowing Rock Hospital Benefit committee will present Murder at the Double D Ranch on Thursday, June 28, 2012, 6:30 p.m., at Tweetsie Railroad. Read more...
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Letterland at Tweetsie Railroad Brings Learning to Life; Theme Park Hosts Sixth Annual Letterland Event

Published Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 8:20 pm
May 13, 2012. See the alphabet come to life on May 16 and 17 when Tweetsie Railroad transforms into the magical world of Letterland. Tweetsie and the popular reading program have teamed up for the past six years to provide a fun, educational event for all ages. Read more...
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