First National 1870 Annual Holiday Tree & Train Celebration Returns on December 11

December 07, 2023

Santa Fe, NM – First National 1870 announces the return of its annual Holiday Tree & Train Display at its branch on the Plaza. The display was first set up over 70 years ago and is a beloved community tradition. Members of the Santa Fe Model Railroad Club will be running the familiar 0-scale 3 rail Lionel trains and will be available to answer any questions. The display features: a Polar Express model, a Hogwarts Express model (based on the Harry Potter series), a special holiday freight train, a Victorian village and a winter village with a skating rink. The event is free for everyone and will delight children of all ages. Join First National 1870 in this family-friendly holiday tradition.

“We are thrilled that Tree & Train display is back at First National 1870 this holiday season,” said Dolores F. Overton, First National 1870 Market President for Santa Fe and Los Alamos. “Visiting the Plaza at the holidays and coming to see the Tree & Train display has been a tradition for many families for years. The Santa Fe Model Railroad Club has always been a great partner and we thank them for making the event possible.”

WHAT:     First National 1870 Annual Holiday Tree & Train Celebration

WHEN:    Monday, December 11 through Friday, December 29

Trains will run Monday through Friday:

December 11 – December 15:        1:30 PM – 4:00 PM 

December 18 – December 29:        9:30 AM – 12:00 PM    

                                                             1:30 PM – 4:00 PM

The bank will be closed Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.

WHERE:     First National 1870

62 Lincoln Avenue

Santa Fe, NM 87501

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES: We invite members of the media to attend the event to capture broadcast and print assets. It is a great backdrop for live reporting. Interested parties should contact Jeanne Lipson ([email protected]).

About First National 1870

Operating as Sunflower Bank, First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides financial solutions to the individual communities it serves. With $7.7 billion in assets as of September 30, 2023, headquarters in Denver, bank locations in five states, and mortgage capabilities in more than 40 states, Sunflower Bank, N.A. provides a full range of relationship-focused services to meet personal, business and wealth management financial objectives. Member FDIC. Equal Housing Lender. First National 1870 and Guardian Mortgage are divisions of Sunflower Bank, N.A.

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