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Dates in October:
1-2, 8-10, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30

11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Children of all ages will enjoy the variety of Lionel trains making their way through 100 feet of spooky train track. This year’s event features our decorated house, wagon rides,* and dinosaur garden.
Gifts and refreshments available for purchase at the shop.

*Weather Permitting
Please bare with us as we are going under some very exciting changes. Due to construction of the long awaited Glass House Conservatory we have scaled back our train show presentation.


  1. Halloween Train Show

    October 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  2. Halloween Train Show

    October 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  3. Halloween Train Show

    October 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  4. Halloween Train Show

    October 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
  5. Halloween Train Show

    October 10 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Get updates on the progress
of the Lasdon Glass House Conservatory here.


Photo depicted is conceptual only.

Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Museum

100 Hours to Victory

“This will not stand this aggression against Kuwait,”
President George H.W. Bush, Aug. 6, 1990.

For 100 hours in 1991, the world held its breath as the “mother of all battles” took place in the deserts of Kuwait and Iraq.

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Walking Tour to the
Chinese Pavilion

September 25 @ 2 p.m.3 p.m.

How to Build
Your Own Terrium

November 6 @ 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Come see a demonstration of how to create a charming miniature garden.

Japanese Anemone

As summer wanes, many of our gardens, too, look like they are drawing to a close.

Bullfrogs at Lasdon

A favorite stop for many visitors to Lasdon is the goldfish pond by the Heather Garden.


During this past Spring and Summer Lasdon staff has been restoring the Chinese Pavilion that was given up for dead.  Pete Furu, Chelsea King, Emily Kozlowski, Alina Genovese, Will Riedell, Rob Gach and Louis Antonelli have banded together and replaced the rotted wood, repainted the intricate details, refurbished the tile roof, repaired the cement floors and worked on the landscape – all on a shoestring budget and against the consultants who advised us to tear it down.

On September 25, Tolly Beck will lead a walk down to our restored pavilion.  We hope you can join us.


Coming this holiday season.
Stay tuned for details.