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This Weekend

This Weekend’s Railway Weekender

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

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Weekender Events: May 20 – May 26  
CHOOSE YOUR REGION  
Australia_NZ (1)   MAP  
Canada (4)   MAP  
UK (12)   MAP  
US Mid Atlantic States (3)   MAP  
US Midwest States (5)   MAP  
US New England States (2)   MAP  
US Southern States (3)   MAP  
US Southwest States (1)   MAP  
US Southwest StatesAustralia NZ (1)   MAP  
US Western States (3)   MAP  
Australia_NZ  
Train Show(s): TOP
Murray Railway Modellers Show, Lavington, NSW

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.murrayrailwaymodellers.com
 
Canada  
Convention(s): TOP
Northwoodrails TLR NMRA Annual Convention, Thunder Bay, ON

5/22/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.thousandlakesregion.org
 
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Squamish, BC

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.wcra.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
25th Anniversary Victoria Model Railway Show, Colwood, BC

5/24/2015   MAP

m_talexis@shaw.ca
 
Midland District Railroad Club’s 25th Annual Train Show, MIdland, ON

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.midlanddistrictrailroadclub.info
 
UK  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends, Eastleigh, Hampshire

5/24/2015 – 5/25/2015   MAP

elr@steamtrain.co.uk
 
Museum Event(s): TOP
NRM York presents… ‘Playing Trains’, , York

3/20/2015 – 9/4/2015   MAP

www.nrm.org.uk/PlanaVisit/VisitYork.aspx
 
Open House(s): TOP
Wimbledon Model Railway Club – Open Day, Mitcham, Surrey

5/23/2015   MAP

www.wimbledonmrc.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
RAILEX 2015 Model Railway Exhibition, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.rdmrc.nildram.co.uk
 
National Botanic Garden of Wales – Model Show at the Hobbies Weekend, Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire

5/23/2015 – 5/25/2015   MAP

carmarthenmodellersclub@gmail.com
 
Hayle Model Railway Spring Exhibition 2015, Hayle, Cornwall

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.haylemrc.org.uk
 
First Bangor MRC – 25th. Annual Exhibition, Bangor, County Down

5/22/2015 – 5/23/2015   MAP

www.firstbangormrc.btinternet.co.uk
 
North Devon Charity Model Railway Show, Bideford, Devon

5/24/2015   MAP

northdevonrailwayshow.weebly.com
 
Bridlington Model Railway Show, Bridlington, East Yorkshire

5/23/2015   MAP

www.bridmodelrail.org.uk
 
New Forest Model Railway Society Exhibition, Brockenhurst, Hampshire

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.nfmrs.co.uk
 
Gravesend Model Railway Exhibition, Maidstone, Kent

5/23/2015   MAP

info@dakotadibben.co.uk
 
Wetherspoons – Thirsk Mini Model Railway Exhibition, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

5/24/2015   MAP

richc@btinternet.com
 
US Mid Atlantic States  
Excursion(s): TOP
Walkersville Southern Railroad Steam Trains, Walkersville, MD

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.wsrr.org
 
Museum Event(s): TOP
Train Ride to Mount Clare Museum House, Baltimore, MD

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.borail.org
 
Open House(s): TOP
Northern Virginia Model Railroaders Open House, Vienna, VA

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.nvmr.org
 
US Midwest States  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas and Friends, Boston Hts., OH

5/22/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.cvsr.com
 
Excursion(s): TOP
Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad Steam Excursions, Abilene, KS

5/23/2015 – 5/25/2015   MAP

www.asvrr.org
 
National Train Day US(s): TOP
Amtrak Train Days at Dearborn Michigan, Dearborn, MI

5/23/2015   MAP

www.marp.org
 
Open House(s): TOP
Roark Valley Model Railroad Open House, Hollister, MO

5/23/2015   MAP

larry.blaha@gmail.com
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Lake Shore Railway Association Leviathan Steam Weekend with replica Lincoln Funeral Car, Wellington, OH

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.lsra.org
 
US New England States  
Shelburne Falls Trolley Museum Opening Day for 2015 Season, Shelburne Falls, MA

5/23/2015   MAP

www.sftm.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Bartlett Roundhouse Preservation Society Model Train Show, Bartlett, NH

5/23/2015   MAP

www.bartlettroundhouse.org
 
US Southern States  
Excursion(s): TOP
New Hope Valley Railroad Diesel Train Excursion, New Hill, NC

5/22/2015   MAP

www.nhvry.org
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Great Train Robbery at Wales West Light Railway, Silverhill, AL

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.waleswest.com
 
611 Send-Off Celebration, Spencer, NC

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.nctrans.org
 
US Southwest States  
Memorial Day(s): TOP
Memorial Day Armed Forces Event at the Texas State Railroad, Rusk, TX

5/23/2015 – 5/24/2015   MAP

www.texasstaterr.com
 
US Southwest StatesAustralia NZ  
Train Show(s): TOP
20th Annual Albuquerque Railroad Fair, Albuquerque, NM

5/23/2015   MAP

www.gserr.com
 
US Western States  
Memorial Day(s): TOP
Northwest Railway Museum Salutes Our Military, Snoqualmie, WA

5/23/2015 – 5/25/2015   MAP

www.trainmuseum.org
 
Open House(s): TOP
Santa Susana Depot Swap Meet, Simi Valley, CA

5/23/2015   MAP

www.santasusannadepot.org
 
Special Event
Memorial Day(s):
TOP
34th Civil War Battles and Encampment reenactment at Roaring Camp, Felton, CA

5/23/2015 – 5/25/2015   MAP

www.roaringcamp.com
 

11 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.

    V,r
    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
    http://www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org
    303.279.4591
    Info@ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org

  • 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
    http://www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org
    303.279.4591
    info@coloradorailroadmuseum.org

  • 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
    http://www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org
    303.279.4591
    info@coloradorailroadmuseum.org

  • 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
    http://www.ColoradoRailroadMuseum.org
    303.279.4591
    info@coloradorailroadmuseum.org

  • 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
    360-642-3446
    http://www.columbiapacificheritagemuseum.com


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