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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: July 30 – August 5  
CHOOSE YOUR REGION  
Canada (1)   MAP  
UK (15)   MAP  
US Mid Atlantic States (7)   MAP  
US Midwest States (6)   MAP  
US New England States (3)   MAP  
US Southern States (1)   MAP  
US Western States (2)   MAP  
Canada  
Summer Camp(s): TOP
Railway Museum Opens Conductor Camp up to Juniors This Year, Smith Falls, ON

7/28/2014 – 8/1/2014   MAP

www.rmeo.org
 
UK  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends, Llangollen, Denbighshire

8/2/2014   MAP

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

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.eastlancsrailway.org.uk
 
Thomas Land, Tamworth, Staffordshire

3/29/2014 – 11/2/2014   MAP

www.draytonmanor.co.uk
 
Open House(s): TOP
Taunton Model Railway Group Open Day, Taunton, Somerset

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.ukmodelshops.co.uk/tmrg/
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Locomotion – Model Motion, Shildon, Co Durham

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.nrm.org.uk/PlanaVisit/VisitShildon.aspx
 
Swap Meet(s): TOP
Stockport Toy Collectors Fair, Stockport, Cheshire

8/3/2014   MAP

www.ttctoyfairs.webs.com
 
Train & Toy Collectors Fair, Theydon Bois, Essex

7/31/2014   MAP

07866 641215
 
Toy Train Show(s): TOP
Rayleigh Toy and Model Train Collectors Fair, Rayleigh, Essex

8/3/2014   MAP

www.srptoyfairs1.co.uk
 
Train Show(s): TOP
Cleveland Model Railway Club – Model Rail Show, Redcar, Cleveland

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.cleveland-mrc.org.uk
 
Tinkers Park Limited – Model Railways Plus, Hadlow Down, East Sussex

8/2/2014   MAP

www.tinkerspark.co.uk
 
Deal Model Railway ExhibitionA new
model railway exhibition in aid of Pilgrims Hospices charity. First time an exhibition of this kind has been held in the town for about 30 years. The Astor Theatre is about five minutes walk from Deal railway station, close to the town centre. Pay and display car parks are also only a short stroll away.

, Deal, Kent

8/2/2014   MAP

www.pilgrimshospices.org/

 
The Wrecking Crew – Wrec-rail 2014, Market Harborough, Leicestershire

8/2/2014   MAP

wuguk@yahoo.co.uk
 
Ruddington Model Railway Show, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.gcrn.co.uk
 
Exmoor Coast Railway Modellers – Exmoor Rail, Minehead, Somerset

8/2/2014   MAP

www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/calendar/1/event-246
 
Southwold Model Railway Exhibition, Southwold, Suffolk

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.waveneyvalleymrc.150m.com
 
US Mid Atlantic States  
Easter Run(s): TOP
“Arcade August” Photo Special, Arcade, NY

8/4/2014   MAP

www.arcadeandatticarr.com
 
Excursion(s): TOP
Steamtown Excursion to Binghamton, Scranton, PA

8/2/2014   MAP

www.nps.gov/stea
 
Train Excursion from Scranton to Moscow and Return, Scranton, PA

8/3/2014   MAP

www.nps.gov/stea
 
Special Event(s): TOP
To The Rockaways, New York, NY

8/3/2014   MAP

mta.info/mta/museum/
 
Summer Camp(s): TOP
Barons & Builders Day Camp – for ages 11 & 12, Strasburg, PA

7/28/2014 – 8/1/2014   MAP

www.rrmuseumpa.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
GreenBerg’s Train & Toy Show, Timonium, MD

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.greenbergshows.com
 
Virginia Train Collectors Charlottesville Meet, Charlottesville, VA

8/2/2014   MAP

www.vatraincollectors.com
 
US Midwest States  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends, Duluth, MN

8/1/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.northshorescenicrailroad.org
 
Excursion(s): TOP
Nickel Plate 765 Excursions on US Rail Corporation’s Kokomo Division
, New Haven, IN


7/19/2014 – 8/10/2014   MAP

www.fortwaynerailroad.org
 
Naugatuck Railroad Steam Days, Lebanon, OH

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.lebanonrr.com
 
Open House(s): TOP
Beecher Depot Open House sponsored by the Blackhawk Chapter NRHS, Beecher, IL

8/2/2014   MAP

www.blackhawknrhs.org
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Rail and Intermodal Transportation Summer Youth Program, Houghton, MI

7/27/2014 – 8/2/2014   MAP

www.rail.mtu.edu
 
Huckleberry Railroad Railfan Weekend, Flint, MI

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.geneseecountyparks.org
 
US New England States  
Excursion(s): TOP
Naugatuck Railroad Steam Days, Thomaston, CT

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.rmne.org
 
Train Show(s): TOP
South Shore Model Railway Club Open House, Hingham, MA

8/2/2014   MAP

www.ssmrc.org
 
South Shore Model Railway Club – Summer Show 2014, Hingham, MA

8/2/2014   MAP

www.ssmrc.org
 
US Southern States  
The Great Train Expo, Orlando, FL, Orlando, FL

8/2/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.greattrainexpo.com
 
US Western States  
Day Out With Thomas(s): TOP
Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine & Friends, Felton, CA

8/1/2014 – 8/3/2014   MAP

www.roaringcamp.com
 
Special Event(s): TOP
Depot Days & Union Pacific Steam Open House, Cheyenne, WY

5/17/2014 – 8/18/2014   MAP

www.cheyennedepotmuseum.org
 

10 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?


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