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Forthcoming coming events in Southern Ontario

In the interests of quick page loading, only basic details are listed here.

Thanks to Dave Watson  for providing this information.

No guarantee that events proceed as posted.  

For events in Eastern Ontario you may wish to check the B.R.M.N.A. site here  BRMNA Shows

For other events in Southern Ontario which are mostly North American check here

                                                            “Collectables” Shows now include trains.


Date (s)           Location         Site                                          time(s)           S/S = show and sale                         Contact


Date (s)           Location         Site                                          time(s)           S/S = show and sale                         Contact

Nov 24                        North York     5 Oakland Ave,                                   11 – 4              Club layout open house

Nov 23                        Kingston         RCL Branch 560, 734 Montreal St,    10 – 4              S/S

Nov 30, Dec 1 Belleville         Centennial SS 160 Palmer Rd.,          10 – 4              S/S           613-398-7260

Dec 7, 8           Markham         201-550 Alden Rd (at RR tracks) above George’s Trains  10 – 4 Railview HS open house 1-877-8trains

Dec 7, 8           Toronto           11 Curity Ave., NEW LOCATION   11-5     The MRC of Toronto Holiday Show, O gauge                                                                           The Woodbine bus - routes 91B, 91C, 91D - come right to our building.!



Jan 5                Woodstock      Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St.                   10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875     

Jan 19              Paris                Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St.     10 – 3              S/S       Edward 519-442-7193

Jan 26              Ancaster          Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,  10-3.30            S/S       Rick 905-973-1224     tables:


Feb 15, 16       Barrie              50th Anniversary, 4346 Cty. 90 at Cty 27, Allandale 10-5, 10-4        S/S   

Feb 29, Mar 1  Essex               Public School, 72 Brien Ave E. Essex            9:30-3:30         S/S        519-776-9800

Mar 8               Kitchener        425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                   10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875     

Mar 14, 15       Kingston         Amb. Hotel, 1550 Princess St.            10 – 4       S/S

Mar 28             Kitchener/Waterloo/Guelph     Layout Tour. Register at 640 Ellis Rd W, Cambridge 9 – 3pm on tour day. Most layouts open 9 – 9

                                                 After Mar. 1, check the website for the greater variety of ways to register in advance                                                                                       

Mar 29             Mississauga     JP II PCC, 4300 Cawthra Rd.,           10 – 3              S/S       416-817-4015  Steve


July 18, 19       Long Sault      60 Mille Roches Rd., off hwy 2         10 – 4  10-3     S/S       Marie Morrell  613-936-6873

Sept 19            Holland Centre   Participation Lodge, 684136 Side Rd 30,  10 – 4  Open House, S/S  Al 519-794-3692

Sept 19, 20      Napanee          Fair Grounds Arena, 170 York St., 10 – 4                 S/S       John 613-354-4298





Please pass on this info to any contacts you feel would benefit from this notice.

Please let me know of other functions you hear about at or if you want to be added to, or removed from the mailing list.     

Support your local groups and have fun!         

Not responsible for omissions or errors!!


Check  for Open House dates at the new location of the former Aberfoyle layout, now located at

 3-1440 King St. N., St Jacobs: Summer hours: Saturdays 10 to 5, Sundays 12 to 5. 

Tel 519-664-3737 to confirm.


For the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers summer public run days at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology

 (Museum only is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m.)

visit and - 900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton, Ontario – Call 905-546-4797 to confirm.


Check for Waterloo Central RR train dates, times and fares. Will run north from St Jacob’s Market this year.


For Toronto Railway Museum and Roundhouse Park, open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m. – and for more information“


Check for special functions in the Elgin County Railway Museum, located at 225 Wellington St., St Thomas.


Check for Halton County Radial Railway fares and special events throughout the year at 13629 Guelph Line, Milton, Ontario.


Check for York Durham Heritage Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in Uxbridge, Ontario.


Check for the steam powered South Simcoe Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in Tottenham, Ontario.


Check for Port Stanley Terminal Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events in Port Stanley, Ontario.


Check  for Portage Flyer (Huntsville and Lake of Bays Railway) operating dates, times and fares at Muskoka

Heritage Place in Huntsville. Ontario. Steam powered in July and August. See


For info on the refurbished ex. CPR “SS Keewatin”, now located in Port McNicholl see (see also Owen Sound below)


The London Model Railway Group has sold its building and scrapped the layout. See for future plans.


For 2019 tentative steaming dates, subject to weather conditions, at the Komoka Railway Museum, 133 Queen St,

contact the museum at 519-657-1912 or Ed at 519-488-1622 or 226-973-4462.


For the Essex County MRC see


For Niagara Railway Museum events, check out


During the summer, why not try something different:

Check out the Historical Construction Equipment Association, located at 1151 Hwy 26 in Minesing, just west of Barrie, beside CP tracks.

They have a large selection of equipment and archives, and hold open house operating days throughout the summer.


The Thousand Islands Boat Museum, Gananoque, Ont.

Muskoka Steamships and Discovery Centre, Gravenhurst, Ont.  1-866-687-6667

The Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, NY, open May to Oct.

The Community Waterfront Heritage Center in Owen Sound which includes a fully restored CN caboose, and a CN diner under work. The main building (ex CN Station) holds a fine collection of ship models and memorabilia.

The SS Keewatin is nearby in Port McNicholl.



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