Fresh Lavender, Farmstand Food, a Fantastic Family Outing.
Father’s Day BBQ and Farmstand Express
Treat Dad to a railroad-sized cookout of smoke and steam!
- Adult Ages 9+ (Includes Full BBQ Meal)
- Kids Ages 3-8 (Includes Child Portion of BBQ Meal)
- Infant Ages 2 and under
Board your train at Sheepscot station for a steam-powered ride through the wild pine forests, farmlands and hamlets of the Sheepscot Valley on an extended trip along the newly-opened Trout Brook Mountain Extension to Top of Mountain where you’ll want to join our friends from SeaLyon Farm for a railroader’s BBQ!
At the cookout, feast on the offerings by Moe’s Original BBQ. Other activities include the SeaLyon farm stand store, wagon rides, games, etc. After a 90 min layover to enjoy the food, fun and festivities, we’ll all return back to Sheepscot station where you’ll want to explore our railyard, examine our displays, and peruse our gift shop. The entire experience takes about 3 hours.
Ticket price includes a seven mile round trip aboard the historic steam train, a full BBQ dinner, tractor-drawn wagon rides, admission to SeaLyon Farm, as well as parking at Sheepscot. Additional refreshments, beverages, goodies, and other farm products are sold separately by SeaLyon Farm and their partners. Note that due to the nature of this event, wheelchairs can not be accommodated at the farm.
Unfortunately, pets can not be accommodated during this special event.
The special BBQ and Farmstand Express trains depart Sheepscot station (97 Cross Road, Alna) promptly at 11:00am and 1:00pm. Please anticipate traffic conditions on Route 1 in Wiscasset.
We look forward to seeing you on the narrow gauge!
Menu (included with ticket price)
- Pulled Pork
- Smoked Turkey
- Baked Beans
- Mac & Cheese
- Marinated Slaw
- BBQ Sauces
- Sweet Tea & Lemonade
Specific dishes subject to change based on seasonality and availability.
About SeaLyon Farm
SeaLyon Farm is situated is beautifully situated amongst the rolling woods and fields of Alna just south of Head Tide and adjacent to the WW&F’s Top of Mountain station. Tractor-drawn wagons meet every train to bring each group to the farm.
Activities and vendors at SeaLyon farm will likely include:
- A complete BBQ Buffet by Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que and other select vendors.
- Jams, salsas, and lavender products from the SeaLyon Farm Store.
- Artisan chocolate, hand mixed spices, and medicinal rubs from Sugar & Spice Farm.
- Maple syrup and other treats from Marcoux Family Farm.
- Outdoor games including cornhole, checkers, and tic-tac-toe boards.
- Visits with the SeaLyon Farm goats: Pumpkin, Lavender, and Honey.
About Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que
Named one of the Top 10 Rib Joints in the U.S. by Relish and Top 10 BBQ Chains in America by USA Today and The Daily Meal, Moe’s Original BBQ brings smokin’ award-winning Alabama-style BBQ with distinctive menu selections and home-style sides right to Maine!
About Sugar and Spice Farm
Sugar and Spice Farm (located in Unity, Maine) grows a wide variety of herbs and spices with no pesticides or chemicals and produces world class artisan chocolate. They are often present at SeaLyon Farm during special events, sharing their gourmet chocolate, vegan products, and quality spices. Using only couverture grade chocolate, which is the highest standard for grading chocolate, all chocolates are hand dipped by an artisan chocolatier. Spice blends consist of less salt than alternatives, are free of harmful preservatives, carefully researched, and created from local sources whenever possible.
Weather and Cancellations
The BBQ and Farmstand Express train will run rain or shine. However, food and other activities may be relocated, curtailed, or cancelled in the event of inclement weather.
Passes, Vouchers and Discounts
We will be pleased to honor passes redeemed as the base portion of the train fare on the BBQ and SeaLyon Farmstand Express. Upon checkout, please select the appropriate discount for a Lifetime Pass, an Annual Pass, Alna Resident, or similar pass.