Letter from the President

I hope everyone is already excited about this year’s 50th Anniversary of the Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival.  Again this year, we are engaging the local businesses and community by sponsoring a “Railroad” themed competition where a business could create a sculpture or display in advance of the festival, to be judged and prizes award, hoping […]

Storefront Decorating Contest

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Dates Display: August 29 – September 26, 2022 Winners Announced:October 7, 20227:15 pmCourtland Festival Park Criteria Theme: RailroadType: Window or Sculpture General Presentation 50 points Overall effect, display and placement of decorations, adherence to the theme, and originality and creativity. Workmanship 50 points Craftmanship, design detail, adherence to the theme, and effective use of colors […]

WIN $10,000: Fundraiser Raffle Tickets On Sale Now!

Drawing Date: Saturday, June 18, 5:30 pm Dinner: 4:00 pm Location: Black Rock Hunt Club Ticket Cost: $100 Donation Includes: -2 Steak Dinners -Drinks Prizes: $10,000 for 250th ticket drawn $500 for 1st, 100th, & 200th ticket drawn $100 for 25th, 50th, 75th, 125th, 150th, 175th, & 225th ticket drawn You do not have to […]

2021 Historic Appomattox Railroad Festival was a Success!

We attribute the success of the festival to the wonderful committee volunteers who work countless hours planning & executing the various activities and events, the sponsors, the vendors, the excited attendees, and the wonderful collaborative partnerships with the civic organizations. Thank you! Special thanks and appreciation are extended to Susan Walton and her AVRS/DRT team, […]

2021 Battle of the Bands Winners

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We appreciate the three bands, Just Us, Social Distance and One Take Band, who participated! The winner of the Battle of the Bands was… Just Us! All the bands were excellent bringing all genres of music to Appomattox. We also thank all of those who came out & supported the event. We raised approximately $1,500 […]