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This Weekend

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Weekender Events: April 29 – May 5  
CHOOSE YOUR REGION  
Canada (4)   MAP  
UK (23)   MAP  
US Mid Atlantic States (8)   MAP  
US Midwest States (9)   MAP  
US New England States (1)   MAP  
US Southern States (5)   MAP  
US Southwest States (5)   MAP  
US Western States (4)   MAP  
Canada  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas and Friends, Calgary, AB

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.heritagepark.ca
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Nottawasaga MRC Annual Auction, Stayner, ON

5/2/2015   MAP

www.nottawasagamodelrailway.com
 
Swap Meet(s): TOP
MMRF Annual Swap Meet, Edmonton, AB

5/2/2015   MAP

www.mmrf.ab.ca
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Annual Model Train and Hobby Show, Prince Albert, SK

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

riverxingnorth@gmail.com
 
UK  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Buckfastleigh, Devon

5/2/2015 – 5/4/2015   MAP

www.southdevonrailway.co.uk
 
Day Out With Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Lydney, Gloucestershire

5/2/2015 – 5/4/2015   MAP

www.deanforestrailway.co.uk
 
Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Bury, Lancashire

5/2/2015 – 5/4/2015   MAP

www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk
 
Day Out With Thomas and Friends, Sheringham, Norfolk

5/2/2015 – 5/4/2015   MAP

www.nnrailway.co.uk
 
Meeting, Regular(s): TOP
Train Collectors Club – Holiday Monday Meet, Bromley, Kent

5/4/2015   MAP

tapperstinplate.weebly.com
 
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
Farnham and District MRC 0 Gauge Group Day, Farnham, Hampshire

5/4/2015   MAP

www.farnhammrc.org.uk
 
Hoddesdon Model and Railway Club Modelling Extravaganza, Broxbourne, Hertfordshire

5/3/2015   MAP

www.hoddesdonmrc.co.uk
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Night & Day at the Museum (Official Opening), Ravenglass, Cumbria

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.ravenglass-railway.co.uk
 
Take a Tram ride and solve a Murder!, Seaton, Devon

5/2/2015   MAP

www.tram.co.uk
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Live Steam Gala & Model Railway Exhibition, Quainton, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

5/3/2015 – 5/4/2015   MAP

www.bucksrailcentre.org
 
Carmarthen Modellers Club – Model Exhibition, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire

5/2/2015   MAP

carmarthenmodellersclub@gmail.com
 
Woodgreen Model Steam Show, Fordingbridge, Hampshire

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

steamman2@hotmail.co.uk
 
Spring Model Train Show, Lake,Sandown, Isle of Wight

5/2/2015   MAP

gstevens102@btinternet.com
 
32nd Annual Vintage Hornby Train Exhibition, Welling, Kent

5/2/2015   MAP

020 8317 0378
 
Land, Sea and Air – A Model Exhibition of Transport, Rochester, Kent

5/2/2015 – 5/4/2015   MAP

www.parishofrochester.org.uk
 
Market Deeping MRC Exhibition, Stamford, Lincolnshire

5/2/2015   MAP

www.marketdeepingmrc.co.uk
 
Rickinghall Model Railway Show, Rickinghall, Norfolk

5/2/2015   MAP

thorndykeb@aol.com
 
Northampton & District MRC – Annual Exhibition – CANCELLED, Northampton, Northamptonshire

5/2/2015   MAP

www.ndmrc.org
 
Cleveland MRC Spring Open Day, Skelton-in-Cleveland, Saltburn-by-the-Sea

5/3/2015   MAP

www.cleveland-mrc.org.uk
 
Craven Arms & District Model Railway Club – Model Railway Exhibition, Craven Arms, Shropshire

5/2/2015   MAP

01588 672145
 
Bristol Model Railway Exhibition, Thornbury, South Gloucestershire

5/1/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.bristolmodrailex.co.uk
 
Cleckheaton Model Railway Exhibition, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.bradfordmrc.co.uk
 
US Mid Atlantic States  
TOP
29th Annual Shendandoah Valley Model Train and Railroading Show, Fishersville, VA

5/3/2015   MAP

trainweb.org/augustarailva/
 
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Baltimore, MD

5/1/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.borail.org
 
Open House(s): TOP
Imagine RIT Spring Open House, Rochester, NY

5/2/2015   MAP

www.ritmrc.org
 
Special Event(s): TOP
“Opening Day” PARADE OF ENGINES, Walkersville, MD

5/2/2015   MAP

www.wsrr.org
 
“The Lehigh Valley’s Black Diamond”, New York, NY

5/3/2015   MAP

www.mta.info/mta/museum/
 
Tour Model Railroad(s): TOP
Ligonier Valley Rail Road Association Model Railroad Home Tour, Ligonier, PA

5/2/2015   MAP

www.lvrra.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Spring Fling Toy and Train Show, Roxanna, DE

5/2/2015   MAP

www.delawareseasiderailroadclub.com
 
Solebury Township Train Show and Sale, New Hope, PA

5/3/2015   MAP

johndeangelis@comcast.net
 
US Midwest States  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out with Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Dearborn, MI

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.thehenryford.org
 
Meeting, Regular(s): TOP
South Central Wisconsin and Rock River Valley Joint Meet, Rockford, IL

5/3/2015   MAP

www.nmra-scwd.org
 
NMRA Div 5 Monthly Meeting, Kirtland, OH

5/1/2015   MAP

www.mcr5.org
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Mid-Continent Railway Museum Auction, North Freedom, WI

5/2/2015   MAP

www.midcontinent.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Great Midwest Train Show, Wheaton, IL

5/3/2015   MAP

www.dupageshow.com
 
DuPage Division Monthly Meeting, LaGrange, IL

5/3/2015   MAP

www.mwr-nmra.org/divisions/dupage/dupageindex.htm
 
4th Annual Model Train Show, Marceline, MO

5/2/2015   MAP

www.walsworthcommunitycenter.com/ModelTrainShow.php
 
TCA Lake Erie Chapter Spring Train Meet, Cleveland, OH

5/2/2015   MAP

tcalakeerie@earthlink.net
 
TCA Great Lakes Division Spring Train Show, Parma, OH

5/2/2015   MAP

dcarlisle922@live.com
 
US New England States  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas and Friends, Essex, CT

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.essexsteamtrain.com
 
US Southern States  
Day Out With Thomas and Friends, Chattanooga, TN

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.tvrail.com
 
Excursion(s): TOP
South Carolina Railroad Museum Steam Train, Winnsboro, SC

5/2/2015   MAP

www.scrm.org
 
Dogwood Festival Excursion Train, Nashville, TN

5/2/2015   MAP

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

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.waleswest.com
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Regal Railways Train Show & Swap Meet, Inverness, Inverness, FL

5/2/2015   MAP

www.regalrailways.com
 
US Southwest States  
Excursion(s): TOP
Grand Canyon Railway Steam Excursion to the Canyon, Williams, AZ

5/2/2015   MAP

www.thetrain.com
 
Photo Opportunity(s): TOP
Railfan Photographer’s Special, Rusk, TX

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.texasstaterr.com
 
Railroad Days(s): TOP
Spring Fair in Rusk, Rusk, TX

5/1/2015 – 5/2/2015   MAP

www.texasstaterr.com
 
Train Show(s): TOP
BMRC Model Train Show and Vendor Swap Meet, Los Lunas, NM

4/20/2015 – 5/2/2015   MAP

www.bmrctrains.com
 
Oklahoma City’s Springtime Train & Hobby Show, Oklahoma City, OK

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.boxcarthree.com
 
US Western States  
Open House(s): TOP
Pasadena Model Railroad Club Spring 2015 Open House, Los Angeles, CA

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.pmrrc.org
 
Railroad Days(s): TOP
Fullerton Railroad Days, Fullerton, CA

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.scrpa.net
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Great Northern & Cascade Railway Season Opener, Skykomish, WA

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.gncrailway.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Rickreall Grange Hall Model Train Show & Swap , Rickreall, OR

5/2/2015 – 5/3/2015   MAP

www.trainweb.org/psr
 

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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