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Every Saturday:
Real Train Rides
Interactive Blacksmith Demos
Restoration Shop Open

Select Saturdays:
(see schedule below)
Kids Entertainment
Food Trucks


June 11     JACK PEARSON (11am-NOON)

June 18     Crepe & Cake Food Truck (11am-2pm)

June 25     ENGINEER PAUL (11am-NOON)
                   Food truck TBA

July 2         JACK PEARSON (11am-NOON)

July 23      ENGINEER PAUL (11am-NOON)
                   Crepe & Cake Food Truck (11am-2pm)

Aug 6       ROSS SUTTER (11am-NOON)

Meet the Performers

Ross Sutter
Jack Pearson
Engineer Paul
The Choo Choo Bob Show and Choo Choo Bob's Train Store excite kids all over the Twin Cities. Engineer Paul brings enriching and interactive fun to his performances, singing good old railroading favorites. You can see him in the nationally syndicated kids show, or for story time at Choo Choo Bob's Train Store located on Marshall Ave in St. Paul, MN.
"For nearly 30 years, Ross Sutter has impacted Minnesota through his work with schools and cultural organizations. His [shows] are a lively excursion into diverse cultures, with an emphasis on student involvement. His influence has spread out from his home on Minneapolis’ Nicollet Island to communities large and small throughout Minnesota as well as elsewhere in the U.S. and in Europe. Sutter plays an array of folk instruments—guitar, bodhran, button accordion, dulcimer, bones—but is perhaps best known for his singular baritone voice, performing renditions of Irish, Scottish, Scandinavian, and American traditional and popular songs. Sutter nurtures a passion for the arts in schools and cultural organizations with his engaging performances and long-term residencies.
Sutter has performed on radio, television and at festivals, and works regularly in schools teaching the songs and folk dances that he has collected over the years. His rapport with children is extraordinary, but he also possesses the unique ability to thoroughly entertain the adults in the audience as well. His work is featured on the recordings Walking on Air, Up the Raw, Crossing the Shannon, Hunger No More, Songs By Heart, Over the Water, Ye Banks and Braes, and on his popular children’s CD, Mama Will You Buy Me a Banana?"
Ross has nearly thirty years experience working with children all over the Midwest and in Europe. His performances are a lively excursion into diverse cultures, with an emphasis on student involvement. He sings, plays, and demonstrates instruments and teaches song games and folk dances. 
 “Jack’s winsome personality, banjo-pickin’ and toybox dancin’ storytelling made for a terrific evening for concert goers of all ages. His dynamic and energetic rapport with the audience creates a chemistry which is truly unique...”

Jack’s concert is truly a rainbow of tale/tune magic; our living folk tradition at its best! Jack’s rare ability to delight an audience of all ages shines in his trademark songs like “Velcro” and “Googolplex,” and each show features his (almost) famous amplified toy box lid. Come prepared for a rich time of stories, instruments, audience involvement and a chance to experience living music the way it used to be. Jack adapts easily to any age group, is easy to work with, and leaves people feeling more hopeful and a little more human.
Video Gallery

Toddler Wednesdays

Fly Course Fridays

Vintage Bus Sundays

Brewery Tours

Tots & Trains continues into the summer on select Wednesdays. Crafts, story time, snacks, and fun exploring the Jackson St. Roundhouse
Our Fly Course is back! Create a paper airplane from a new template every week, find the fly course, indoors and out, and stamp your fly course card. 3 stamps gets you a prize!
Vintage buses are back, exclusively at the Transportation Museum. Visit the museum on a Sunday and get a FREE history tour on one of our historic Twin Cities transit buses. 
Vintage Bus Brewery and History Tours. The ONLY place you can ride a vintage 1950's transit bus, explore Twin Cities History AND enjoy beer from local breweries.