2023 Toys For Tots

The Toys for Tots Operation Toy Train made its great return to the Sparta Train Station on Saturday, Dec. 9. Those who attended dropped off new unwrapped toys for families in need as their entry “ticket” to enjoy the festivities during this heartwarming yearly toy donation tradition. Operation Toy Train is the non-profit locomotive that […]

2022 Toys for Tots

The Toys for Tots Operation Toy Train cruised back to the Sparta Train Station with Santa Claus in 2022, the station a toy drop off point for the Operation Toy Train Toy Drive. Though there were no indoor activities or photos with Santa planned, all were encouraged to stop by to drop off toys to […]

2021 Toys for Tots

We sure missed you last year! This year’s Operation Toy Train Toy Drive is just around the corner and we wanted to let you know…

2019 Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots Operation Toy Train returned to the Sparta Train Station for the 4th year on November 30th 2019.

2018 Toys for Tots

Every year the magic of the Christmas Season takes shape during the first weekend in December in Sparta, NJ…

8th Annual Sussex County Heritage Tour

October 2018, the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council, in cooperation with area historical museums and heritage organizations, hosted the 8th Annual Sussex County Heritage Tour. It was a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich history and unique sites of the area.

2017 Toys for Tots

The Sparta Train Station once again welcomed Santa and US Marines for the Toys for Tots “Operation Toy Train” December 2nd 2017! The train, loaded with donated toys, arrived around 3:15pm and Santa disembarked to greet local families inside the Sparta Train Station. Children and their families were able to get a special photo with […]

2016 Toys for Tots

The Sparta Train Station welcomed Santa and US Marines as they arrived on the Toys for Tots “Operation Toy Train” December 3rd 2016! The train load of donated toys arrived on schedule while children had a chance to enjoy festive family activities, food trucks, train displays, as well as a ‘Hoops for Troops’ contest sponsored […]