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Schedule of Railroad Events, Model Train Shows and other Events

Please note that this is not a complete list of events in the area. We list events that we will be attending or that are of interest to us.


2015


Central Hobbies will be attending

Victoria Model Show 2015

Victoria Model Show 2015

Sunday - May 24, 2015, 10AM to 4 PM.
West Shore Curling Rink at Juan de Fuca Recreation Centre, 1767 Island Highway, Colwood
Free Parking
BC Transit Bus Routes #50

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Operating Model railroad Layouts, Vendors, Swap Tables.

Admisions:
Family - $ 14.00
Adult - $ 7.00
NMRA/PNR Members - $ 6.00
Youth (11-16) - TBA $ 3.00
Children (8 and under) - Free when accompanied by an Adult.
For information and table rentals contact:
Ted Alexis (250)595-4070
Supporters of C-Fax Santa's Anonymous, the Times Colonist Christmas Fund


NMRA 2012 NMRA 2012

NMRA National - Portland Oregon.
Convention dates: August 23 to August 30, 2015
National Train Show dates: August 29 to August 31, 2015

sponsored by The Columbia Gorge Model Railroad Club. Details as they are announced.

Details at Portland Daylight Express as they are released.


Central Hobbies will be attending -

GREAT EDMONTON MODEL TRAIN SHOW 2015

The Great Edmonton Model Train Show will be held Saturday September 19 and Sunday September 20, 2015 at the Millennium Place 2000 Premier Way, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 2G4


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Mt Cheam Lions Club Model Railroad and Hobby Show

Central Hobbies will be attending -

Saturday October, 17 2015 and Sunday October 18, 2015
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, (Freeway Exit #116)

Admission Prices
Adults $ x.00
Seniors/Students $ x.00
Family $ xx.00 (limit of six per family)

Parking by donation.

For more information: Bob Jones
Phone: 604-858-7659. Bob Jones


Central Hobbies will be attending
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Vancouver Train Expo (TRAINS 2015 - the 33nd Annual) Model Train Show

TRAINS 2015 - the 33nd Annual Model Train Show has a new name and will be in a new venue.

The Vancouver Train Expo show and meet is moving to new home.

This year's show will be held at the Pacific National Exhibition Forum on the weekend of November 6-8. All the familiar meet activities operating sessions, layout tours, clinics, banquet will be part of the weekend, along with a new and expanded train show in the 44,000-square-foot Forum.

This year's show features:

  • more space for model railways, displays, vendors and manufacturers
  • drive-in, all-weather access to your display location for easy load-in and load-out
  • food concession and social area on the show floor
  • all show activities on the same level for better accessibility
  • ample on-site parking with exhibitor parking adjacent to the Forum
  • easy access from Highway 1 and via public transit
  • exhibitor and vendor access beginning at noon on Friday
Saturday November 7, 2015 and
Sunday November 8, 2015

at: The PNE Forum.

2015 Entrance Fares:
  • Adult: $ xx.00
  • Youth (6-15) - $ x.00
  • Senior (60+) - $ x.00
  • NMRA - $ x.00
  • Family - $ xx.00
  • Child (under 6) - Free
See Operating Layouts, Historical Societies, Vendors and more.

The Trains 2015 Meet will run from Friday Nov 6, 2015 through Sunday Nov 8, 2015. Full details at the Vancouver Train Expo Web Site.


2016


Central Hobbies will be attending

Western Rails 2016
33th Annual Railroadiana Show

Sunday March 20, 2016

9 AM to 4 PM

Cameron Recreation Complex
9523 Cameron Street, Burnaby, BC - behind Lougheed Town Centre.

Adults: TBA
Family: TBA
Senior (60+) and Youth (6-15): TBA
Children (Under 6): Free

For further information:
e mail or phone (604)484-2791

Western Rails 2016 is presented by the WEST COAST RAILWAY ASSOCIATION


Trumpeters Salute Rails 2016

Friday XXXX, XX though Sunday XXXX, XX 2015

Details at Trumpeter Society


Central Hobbies will be attending

Supertrain 2016

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Saturday April 16 and Sunday April 17, 2016
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Genesis (Wellness) Centre
#10, 7555 Falconridge Blvd. NE,
Calgary, Alberta T3J 0C9.
Full details at Supertrain 2016 .


NMRA 2016

NMRA National - 2016: Indianapolis, IN
Convention dates: July 3 to July 10, 2016
National Train Show dates: July 10 to July 12, 2016
Details as they are released.

2017


Central Hobbies will be attending

32nd Annual Vancouver Island Spring Model Railroad Show 2016

Sunday xxxx, yy 2015

Beban Park Recreation Centre, 2300 Bowen Road, Nanaimo, BC.

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Operating Model railroad Layouts, Vendors, Swap Tables.
Popular Vote Contest.

Admisions:
Family - $ TBA
Adult - $ TBA
Senior - $ TBA
NMRA - $ TBA
Child (6-12) - $ TBA

For information and table rentals contact:
Ken Rutherford (250)724-4698 or e mail or
Rick Lord (250-724-4205


NMRA 2017

NMRA National - 2017: Orlando Florida - Details as they are released.



Updated: January 20, 2015

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