The Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) is delighted to announce an important fundraiser event with Canadian musician icon Ian Tamblyn on Apr. 6th at Algoma Water Tower Inn. “There is a lot of excitement about this event and we are pleased to say that tickets are selling quickly already!”
The event is sponsored by Missanabie Cree First Nation, Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains, Northern and Eastern Ontario Rail Network and Black Fly Jam.
The Algoma Water Tower Inn is generously providing the Pavilion as the venue. The Algoma Water Tower Inn is also providing a room discount that will be very attractive to people from out of town.
- Missanabie Cree First Nation (559 Queen)
- Algoma Water Tower Inn & Suites
- Shabby Motley (356 Queen)
- they can also be purchased through the CAPT website www.captrains.ca.
The event will also include a silent auction and anyone who wishes to contribute something for the silent auction, please contact Linda Savory Gordon at 705-949-2301 at ext. 4320.
We are so honoured that Ian Tamblyn, such a renowned musician, will be performing in support of the train. Here is a very short description of him:
“A singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an extensive discography and over 1500 songs to his credit, Ian Tamblyn is an essential figure in the Canadian musical tapestry. Now into the fifth decade of his career, he remains a vibrant and productive artist. Many of his songs have been recorded by others, and he has garnered numerous awards and recognition.” – www.tamblyn.com
For those who may be coming from out of town or who just want to stay overnight, The Water Tower Inn & Suites is generously offering a block of rooms at special rates until March 6th.
Here are the rates and room descriptions:
Run of the Inn – $109.00 (features two double beds with everything a guest might need including in-room coffee maker, refrigerator, hairdryer and free wireless internet access.)
Trailhead Room – $109.00 (featuring one queen size bed with oversized duvet and a bathtub with whirlpool jets. This room includes, extra hanging space, iron/board, hairdryer, coffee maker, refrigerator and free wireless internet access.)
Resort Queen with Sofa Sleeper – $119.00 (features a Queen bed with a lounge area with a Queen size Sofa Sleeper. The bathrooms feature a glass enclosed shower and granite vanity. For your comfort, there is also a lounge chair, 32” flat screen television and working desk with executive leather chair. Also included are a refrigerator, iron and board, and hairdryer.
Resort King – $119.00 (features a King bed. The bathrooms feature a glass enclosed shower and granite vanity. For your comfort, there is also a lounge chair, 32” flat screen television and working desk with executive leather chair. Also included are a refrigerator, iron and board, and hairdryer.