August 13, 2011 at 12:31 AM EST - Updated June 25 at 2:07 AM
CANTON, OH (WOIO)
The O'Jays "Love Train" pulled out the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Station in Canton on Friday to kick off of the O'Jays Scholarship Celebration Weekend.
Among the 240 passengers; The Strictly Business band, Mo'Nique, Earvin "Magic " Johnson, Mike Tyson, and Dr. Bobby Jones.
After arriving at the Brecksville Station the passengers boarded busses and headed to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame where Mo'Nique was the evening host.
After hearing performances by by Christopher Cross and the O'Jays themselves everyone called it a night for Saturday's scholarship benefit concert featuring, Patti LaBelle, Eric Benet and Johnny Gill.
That event is scheduled to kick off at 8 at Fawcett Stadium in Canton.
Since its 2006 beginning, the O'Jays has awarded $52,000 in scholarships.
Love Train- Friday; Canton to Cleveland via the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Benefit Concert - Saturday, Fawcett Stadium O'Jays Family Reunion - Sunday, Nimisilla Park O'Jays Scholarship Banquet - Monday, Pro Football Hall of Fame