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Sara Hickman to perform at RailFest

Sara Hickman to perform at RailFest


GALVESTON, TX – Songwriter, singer Sara Hickman will perform at RailFest, April 23, at 11 am and 3 pm in the Courtyard of Steam, Galveston Railroad Museum, 2602 Santa Fe Place. A family event, the public is invited to attend. 

RailFest, Saturday and Sunday, April 23 – 24,  is a family fun event featuring  large size train models that will be running the model tracks both days. Model train clubs and individuals from across the state will mount their train sets in the train depot and adjacent patio area. Large in size, the train sets are remote controlled to come alive circling their tracks. A thrilling experience for train enthusiasts and kids of all ages, the trains will run 10 am – 5 pm daily. 

Sara Hickman’s children’s music has won numerous awards including Dr. Toy, Parents Choice, NAPPA, Creative Child’s Top Creative Toy Award, Seal of Excellence, Children’s Music Web Awards and received   Grammy nomination for her song, “Eat Your Breakfast”.  Hickman has appeared on NBC’s The Tonight Show, and in 2010 – 2011 was named the “Official State Musician of Texas”. Her songs have been sung by Willie Nelson, Marcia Ball, Shawn Colvin, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, Rhett Miller, Robert Earl Keen and Ruthie Foster. Rolling Stone wrote, “Tuneful, clever and carefully observed, Sara Hickman’s material has all the strengths expected of a contemporary Texas songwriter, plus one more – whimsy”.    

Sara Hickman will perform at 11 am and 3 pm, on Saturday, April 23. Visitors to RailFest will enjoy model trains, exhibits, entertainment, vendor market, and food court. Train rides will run every 20 minutes both days. 

Admission is Members $10, Adults $12, Kids 4 – 12 yrs. $10, Kids 4 & Under Free. Train rides are $6 per person. Parking is complimentary at 2602 Santa Fe Place. For additional information go to or call (409) 765-5700.