A Treat for the Senses: Dogwood Special Brunch Train


All aboard for the Texas State Railroad’s third annual Dogwood Special Brunch Train!

Set for Saturday, March 26, the train departs from the Palestine Depot at 10 a.m. and returns around 1 p.m.

The four-course meal includes fresh-cut pineapple, honeydew, and cantaloupe on a skewer topped with sweet cream dip for the first course. For the second course, guests have the option of either a breakfast croissant with scrambled eggs, black forest ham and sliced Swiss cheese or a breakfast morning quiche with Italian sausage. The third course features a maple brown sugar pecan pastry. The fourth course closes out with fresh apple slices, assorted grapes, and cheddar cheese with assorted crackers.

Drinks include gourmet regular and decaf coffee, tender leaf sweet and unsweet iced tea, and iced water. Beer, wine, mimosas and bloody mary’s, (both alcoholic and virgin options) are available for purchase.

Passengers view the dogwoods blooming profusely in their native wooded habitat throughout the East Texas forest country.

For more information, go to www.TexasStateRR.com or follow the Texas State Railroad on Facebook. Tickets are $80 each and available online or by calling 903-683-3098. Reservations must be made by 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 23. 

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