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This Weekend’s Railway Weekender

Our listing of ‘All Things Railroad’ – Events that are on this weekend!

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Weekender Events: June 29 – July 5  
Australia_NZ (1)   MAP  
Canada (1)   MAP  
UK (17)   MAP  
US Mid Atlantic States (2)   MAP  
US Midwest States (2)   MAP  
US Southern States (2)   MAP  
US Southwest States (2)   MAP  
US Western States (5)   MAP  
Train Show(s): TOP
2016 Exhibition of Australian model railways, Bundoora, Victoria

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Excursion(s): TOP
Allentown & Auburn Railroad Steam Weekend, Kutztown, PA

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Eastleigh, Hampshire

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Minehead, Somerset

7/1/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Open House(s): TOP
Wrenbury & District Model Railway Club – Open Doors Event, Wrenbury, Cheshire

7/1/2016 – 7/2/2016   MAP

Borders Model Railway Club – Area 4 Annual Get Together 2016, Llandrinio, Powys

7/3/2016   MAP

Warley MRC Open Day, Oldbury, West Midlands

7/3/2016   MAP

Run Day(s): TOP
Model Steam Rally & Exhibition, Guildford, Surrey

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Special Event(s): TOP
Talk – Apt – the Advanced Passenger Train from A Different Slant, Westbury On Severn, Gloucestershire

7/1/2016   MAP

Train Show(s): TOP
Train Collectors Society – How Model and Toy Trains Used to Be!, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

7/2/2016   MAP

Beaconsfield Model Railway Exhibition, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

7/2/2016   MAP

The Welsh N Gauge Show, Conwy, Conwy

7/2/2016   MAP

Exeter 2016 Model Railway Exhibition, Exeter, Devon

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

The First Lewes Model Railway Exhibition, Lewes, East Sussex

7/3/2016   MAP

Basildon 37th Model Railway Exhibition, Laindon – Basildon, Essex

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Midlands 2mm Finescale Association – Church Summer Fair, Hinckley, Leicestershire

7/2/2016   MAP

Festival of Model Tramways, Cheetham Hill, Manchester

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

Whitwell & Reepham Railway – Model Rail Exhibition, Reepham, Norfolk

7/3/2016   MAP

US Mid Atlantic States  
Excursion(s): TOP
Fireworks Express, Wilmington, DE

7/4/2016   MAP

Railroad Days(s): TOP
Reading Railroad Days, Strasburg, PA

7/3/2016 – 7/10/2016   MAP

US Midwest States  
Convention(s): TOP
Highball To Indy 2016 Annual Convention, Indianapolis, IN

7/3/2016 – 7/10/2016   MAP

Excursion(s): TOP
Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad Steam Excursions, Abilene, KS

7/2/2016 – 7/4/2016   MAP

US Southern States  
4th of July(s): TOP
Fireworks Extravaganza, Blowing Rock, NC

7/4/2016   MAP

Excursion(s): TOP
Summerville Steam Special, Chattanooga, TN

7/2/2016   MAP

US Southwest States  
Grand Canyon Railway Steam Excursion to the Canyon, Williams, AZ

7/2/2016   MAP

Photo Opportunity(s): TOP
Railfan Photographer’s Special, Rusk, TX

7/2/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

US Western States  
4th of July(s): TOP
Roaring Camp Railroads 4th of July Family Fun, Felton, CA

7/4/2016   MAP

Special Event(s):
Pike’s Peak Railway 125th Year Celebration, Manitou Springs, CO

6/30/2016   MAP

Convention(s): TOP
National N Scale Convention, Sacramento, CA

6/29/2016 – 7/3/2016   MAP

National Train Day US(s): TOP
Nevada State Railroad Museum – Railfair, Carson City, NV

7/2/2016 – 7/4/2016   MAP

Special Event(s): TOP
Roaring Camp Railroads Moonlight Train Dinner Party, Felton, CA

7/2/2016   MAP



12 Comments for “This Weekend”

  • Adam Treptow says:

    As a child I road this train with my family every winter with my Dad. The train was shut down in 2009. It would be nice to know what they will do with the train and if it will ever run again.

    Adam Treptow

  • Lowell says:

    2011 UNW / Snohomish County 4-H Foundation Show – Monroe, WA

    United Northwest Model Railroad Club is proud to announce its 20th annual model railroad show and swap meet to benefit Snohomish County 4-H Foundation February 5 & 6, 2011. It is hosted at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe WA. We are back in last year’s 50,000 sq ft venue at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA.

  • Winchester Model Railroad Club says:

    What: Train Show & Sale Spring 2011
    What is it: Train sale and exhibits regarding railroading and model railroading.
    When: March 12th, 2011
    Where: Train Show: Club house, 430 N Cameron St.
    Train Sale: Friendship Fire House at the north end of Pleasant Valley Road
    Time: 9am – 2pm
    Cost: Train, Sale: Donations requested
    Train Sale: $4 adults ($3 w/PC), under 12 free.

    Contact Info:
    Email: info@wmrrc.org
    Phone: 540-665-9898
    On the web at: http://www.wmrrc.org

  • Carol Westover says:

    The Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum will be holding an all-day model railroad show on June 18, 2011. We are currently seeking vendors for this twice-yearly event.

    More details can be found at our web site. The Friends of the Tehachapi Depot (FOTD) will be selling railroadiana items including books and other railroad-related items. FOTD is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All proceeds from the show will be used to continue operation of the depot museum.

  • Colorado Railroad Museum says:

    German Heritage Festival
    Saturday, June 25 – Sunday June 26
    9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Welcommen to a weekend of Dancenhoppen, Railriden, Giftshoppen and hands-on history. Enjoy traditional music all day long, dancing with heritage dancers, and a feast of German foods. Kids can participate in Kinderleicht crafts and games with Spike, the railyard depot dog, dressed in his lederhosen and steam-up trains will be rolling throughout the weekend.

    Thanks to our sponsors: CBS4, KYGO, Colorado Parent Magazine, German
    American Chamber of Commerce and Paulaner.

    Children $5 (2 and under free), Adults $15, Family $30

    Colorado Railroad Museum
    17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403

  • Colorado Railroad Museum says:

    Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31
    9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Buffalo Bill Days is coming to Golden, and the Colorado Railroad Museum is celebrating with a Wild West Days steam-up, featuring train rides in vintage passenger coaches. Meet Buffalo Bill, Doc Holliday, Big Nose Kate, Wild Bill Hickok, Wyatt Earp and a whole slew of outlaws, lawmen, ladies and gentlemen who will bring the Old West back to life with live reenactments.

    Don’t miss the famed 10th Cavalry encampment, fast-draw contests, train robberies and the tent city. Plus meet nationally acclaimed author Reid L. Rosenthal. He’ll be signing his new book “Maps of Fate.”

    Don’t miss a wild, wild event in cooperation with Golden’s Buffalo Bill Days, Monarch Productions, KYGO, CBS4 and Colorado Parent Magazine.

    Children 2-16 $5 (2 and under free), Adults $12, Family $25, Seniors $10

    Colorado Railroad Museum
    17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403

  • Colorado Railroad Museum says:

    Day Out With Thomas at the Colorado Railroad Museum
    September 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25
    9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Thomas the Tank Engine™ is coming to the Colorado Railroad Museum for the Leader of the Track Tour 2011 with all of his fans.

    Take a ride around the Colorado Railroad Museum on a 15-ton replica of Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends™. Meet Sir Topham Hatt, controller of the railway, participate in activities for the whole family including arts and crafts, storytelling, video viewing and live music. Tickets usually sell out, so get yours right away.

    Thanks to our sponsors KYGO, CBS4, Colorado Parent and Rocky Mountain PBS.

    Tickets for Day Out With Thomas: Leader of the Track Tour 2011 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visiting http://www.Ticketweb.com/dowt or http://www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org.

    Ticket prices are $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).

    Colorado Railroad Museum
    17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403

  • Colorado Railroad Museum says:

    Colorado Wine and Music Train
    Saturday, August 20
    9:00am – 6:00pm

    Lose track of time while sampling all things Colorado… Colorado wines, music and Colorado’s railroad legacy. Enjoy the gentle rock of the rails as you ride behind the historic No. 346 locomotive in one of our classic passenger cars, while sampling a variety of Colorado wines. The wine tasting is from 11am-5pm for an additional $5 for adults 21 and up.

    Live music from Colorado musicians provide the background as you stroll the grounds featuring our vintage locomotives, passenger cars and cabooses.

    Thanks to our sponsors: CBS4 and Cruisin’ 950 and FM 103.1.

    A special thanks to the Colorado wineries joining us for this event: Avanti Winery, Guy Drew Vineyards, Maison la Belle Vie, Turquoise Mesa Winery, Varaison Vineyards and Winery and Verso Cellars.

    Children under 2 free, Children (2-16) $5, Adults $15, Family $30

    Colorado Railroad Museum
    17155 W. 44th Avenue, Golden, CO 80403

  • Geoff Evans says:

    Went to Waverley last weekend and also to Ballarat for their Model Railway Shows and ENJOYED both of these Model Exhibitions. Both Advertised here.

  • Linda Harris says:

    Hi, we are having 2 shows in May. One May 11 at the Gold Coast Museum in Miami and another May 18 In Jacksonville both listed on our website. Can we submit information to you to advertise these shows?

  • Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum says:

    Clamshell Railroad Days
    July 19 & 20th, 10am-4pm
    A celebration of the history of the IR&N Railroad-the only railroad that ran with the tides-which operated on the Long Beach Peninsula from 1889-1930. Included are model railroad layouts from regional clubs, historical presentations, the kids craft caboose and a bus tour. Explore the Pullman Passenger car NAHCOTTA and celebrate the railcar’s 125th birthday.
    Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum
    115 SE Lake St. Ilwaco WA 98624

  • RMD TCA says:

    All Aboard for the Rocky Mountain Train Show December 12th and 13th, 2015 at the Denver Mart.

    The Rocky Mountain Train Show is 2-1/2 acres of fun for the entire family.
    The show features over 30 operating model and toy train layouts of all sizes.
    The show includes free workshops, hourly door prizes and lots of hands-on activities for kids as well as over 600 tables of trains for sale.
    Bring your camera and take your child’s picture with Santa Claus.
    Support the Care 4 Colorado Toy Drive, bring a new toy donation for children and youth served by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver

    Show hours are 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday.
    Admission is $9 for adults- kids under 12 are FREE and parking is $5.
    Food is available onsite.
    The Denver Mart is located at 451 East 58th Avenue, just off I-25 at the 58th Avenue exit.
    Visit http://www.RockyMountainTrainShow.com for more information and discount coupons.

    The Denver Mart
    451 East 58th Avenue
    Denver, CO 80216-8470

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