Thomas & Friends will pay a visit to the Anthracite Model Railroad Club at 1057 Hanover Court, Hazleton, located between 22nd and 23rd streets.

This free event will take place one weekend only. Hours are noon until 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7; and from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.

This event is geared for children as the main attraction will be HO scale Thomas & Friends running on the established layout. The following weekend, the club will return to operating its regular trains. It will be open for its regular open house for the remainder of the year and through Jan. 5.

Basic times of operation during the year are Saturdays from noon until 7 p.m. and Sundays from 1-5 p.m.