MANCHESTER - The Manchester Lions Club announces the return of the "Elf Express" featuring Christopher Pop-In-Kins. This Holiday train ride was such a success last year, the Lions decided to make it a yearly event.

The 2nd Annual Elf Express will depart r.k. Miles Depot Station in Manchester Center on Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22, and take its riders on a one hour journey through the Green Mountains. During the ride, passengers will be entertained with song and dance routines by the Elves of the Theater and Dance program of BBA under the direction Jim Raposa. Tickets must be bought in advance. Tickets can be purchased online at and in person at the Chamber office, 39 Bonnet Street in Manchester.