Central Railroad Festival set for next weekend

CENTRAL — The Central Railroad Festival will pull into historic downtown Central Saturday, April 22, with music, great food and festivities for all ages.

The Railroad Festival celebrates the rich heritage of Central, so named because the town is situated at the “central” point of the railroad line between Atlanta and Charlotte.

The festival begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m., featuring entertainment, food, music and arts and crafts vendors.

There will be free entertainment for all ages, including oldies, rock, jazz and bluegrass. On the kids’ stage will be clogging, a karate demonstration and Buffalo Barfield’s Kids Show.

Also open for free tours will be the Central Railway

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