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Upcoming Events of Interest for Division 1

Listed below are some of the Railroad/Model Railroad related events that are taking place around the Division. If you have an event that you would like to get listed, or you know of an event happening with in the Division, please send the event information to Division 1 Webmaster.

 

2017

Sep 2-4, Snoqualmie, WA
Three days of Train Excursions. Trains depart every 2 hours beginning at 11:00 AM from the Snoqualmie Depot at 38625 SE King Street and at 11:30 am from the North Bend Depot at 205 E. McClellan Street. Roundtrip fares: $10 children ages 2-12, $20 adult ages 13-61, and $16 senior ages 62 and up! Info:- www.trainmuseum.org

Sept 16, Myrtle Point, OR
The Fall 2017 First Division Mini-Meet at the Coos County Fairgrounds in Myrtle Point, 770 4th St. Doors will open at 9 AM, with the event starting at 10 AM. The fairgrounds' HO scale DCC layout will operate, and other layouts are expected to be open for self-guided tours. Clinicians are still sought. Info:- Christopher Jones at LLLandCIJ@aol.com pnr.nmra.org/1div/

Sep 23 (Sat), Boise, ID
The 3rd Division Fall Meet at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 3100 S. Five Mile Rd., Boise, ID 83709 (Victory and Five Mile). Registration - 8:00 am, Meet - 9:00 am; Layout tours 1:30pm to 5:00pm. 3rd Division NMRA Fall Meet: Coffee - Donuts - Conversation - Clinics - Favorite Model Contests NMRA Achievement Award judging - Displays - Silent Auction - Layout Tours. Admission $8.00 - $7.00 for NMRA Members. Special Contest: Tool Shed made by Motrak Models Info:- pnr.nmra.org/3div/

Oct 7 (Sat), Vancouver, WA
44th Great Train Swap Meet, 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Event will take place at Battle Ground High School, 330 Main St. Admission: $5.00. Info:- Larry Sprenkel at 360-619-8899, larry.sprenkel@gmail.com

Oct 14-15, Chehalis, WA
LEWIS COUNTY MODEL RAILROAD CLUB TRAIN SHOW AND SWAP MEET at the SWW fair grounds at 2555 North National Av eInfo:- Ted Livermore, 360-985-7788 or tedstrains@lewiscounty.com

Oct 14-15, Spokane, WA
River City Modelers, 1130 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane, WA 99202 will have their HO Scale "River City Western" layout open on Saturday October 14th from 4 - 8 PM; and Sunday, October 15th from Noon to 4 PM. Stop by to see the progress that has been made. More scenery, buildings, and details are being added every week. For information check out the River City Modelers website - www.rivercitymodelers.org, call 509-535-3462 or email RCMinfonow@gmail.com

Oct 15 (Sun), Spokane, WA
The Fall Spokane Train show sponsored by the River City Modelers will be held on Sunday, October 15th at the Spokane Fair & Expo Center, Bldg. A, B & C. Show hours are from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM, admission $6.00 for adults, 12 & under free. Close to 200 tables of all things railroad related for sale - model & toy trains, photos, books, toy autos & trucks, bridges & buildings. Train memorabilia - old lanterns, signs, china, linen, switch locks & keys and much more. There will be operating train layouts in N, HO, S, O and G Scales along with a very large Free-Mo setup. Operations Lifesaver will be there too. Free parking, food available. For table rental or general information, please contact: Shirley Sample, P.O. Box 3065, Spokane, WA 99220; call 509-991-2317 or email: Shirley@busnws.com

Nov 11-12, Vancouver, BC
Vancouver Train Expo 2017 at the Pacific National Exhibition Forum, 2901 East Hastings Street. Saturday - 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm Adults $10, Seniors (60+) $8, Youth (8 to 18yrs) $5, Children under 8 Free, Family Rate $25, NMRA members $5. Info:- www.vancouvertrainexpo.ca

Nov 25-26, Central Point, OR
40th Annual Rogue Valley Railroad Show.  1 Peninger Rd, Central Point.  Hours 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday, 10 AM to 4 PM Sunday.  Admission $5.00.  Info: Bruce Kelly at 541-613-1638, roguevalleyrailroadshow@gmail.com

Nov 25-26, Dec 2-3, Adair Village, OR
Corvallis Society of Model Engineers Open House. 7155 NE Vandenberg Ave. Sat & Sun: 10 am - 4 pm. Cost $3; Ages 6-11: $1; 5 and under: free. Info:- www.csme1959.org

Dec 2, Rickreall, OR
Model Train Swap Meet and Show.  Event will take place at Polk County Fairgrounds, 280 Main St, Rickreall.  Hours 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM, admission $5.00.  Info: Judy MacInnes at 503-581-6071 or macinnej@msn.com

2018

May 30 - Jun 3, Portland, OR
PNR Regional Convention at the Red Lion Jantzen Beach.

Aug 5-12, Kansas City, KS
NMRA 2018 National Convention "Kansas City 2018". Info: www.kc2018.org

2019

July 7-13, Salt Lake City, UT
NMRA 2019 National Convention "Salt Lake City 2019". Info: www.nmra2019slc.org

 


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