Take the Train and Celebrate Cheerwine’s 100th Anniversary Monday, May 01, 2017

RALEIGH — Get ready to celebrate an iconic, North Carolina staple. Fans of Cheerwine are invited to sit back, relax, and take NC By Train to Salisbury for the soft drink’s 100th anniversary celebration.

Passengers can receive a 15 percent discount on tickets when purchased through this link. To learn more about on-board amenities, schedules and stations, visit NCByTrain.org or call 800-BY-TRAIN.

Cheerwine’s Centennial Celebration will take place from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 20, in downtown Salisbury on North Main Street. The free event will celebrate “all things Carolina” with a North Carolina barbecue competition, local food, independent bands and more.

The train station is just steps away from the festival, and riders can hop on board at any of the following stops: Charlotte, Kannapolis, High Point, Greensboro, Burlington, Durham, Cary and Raleigh.

Getting to the Festival

From points west of Salisbury:

  • Train 74 arrives in Salisbury at 12:44 p.m.
  • Train 76 arrives in Salisbury at 5:59 p.m.       
  • To get home, take train 79 departing Salisbury at 7:55 p.m.              

From points east of Salisbury:

  • Train 75 arrives in Salisbury at 2:14 p.m.
  • To get home take train 76, departing Salisbury at 5:59 p.m.

For additional event information, visit Cheerwine’s Centennial Celebration Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/372801533091416/.

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