Upcoming Events in Southern Ontario

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Thanks to Dave Watson trainut4472@gmail.com  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 http://www.canadasouthern.com/tmr/shows.htm


 

Collectables” Shows now include trains.
 

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

Kitchener        The Preston MRS, located in the Trinity Village in Kitchener, which has HO and N scale layouts, as seen during the

Double Headers Tour, is looking for new members. Contact Ed at ehowes@boardresources.com or Bruce at 510-652-4733                      

 

Sept 29, 30      Brampton        Fair Grounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd, (N off Mayfield) 10-4     GTTS S/S  clinics, layouts, mfrs, 

                                                www.torontotrainshow.com

Sept 30            Aldershot        Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park   11-3   Open House  N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather          permitting)      Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or mikepearson9@gmail.com

Sept 30            Muskoka Layout Tour 10 – 6

                                                                                   

Oct 20             Ottawa              Layout tour   St. Anthony's Banquet Hall for registration, 523 St. Anthony Street, Ottawa,  tour 9am to 5 pm      www.capitaltrains.ca   

Oct 21             Woodstock      Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St.                   10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875               toyshow@kwic.com

Oct 27             Nottawasaga   St Patrick’s C H, William St @ Pine,             Auction viewing @ 8.30, starts @ 10.30 705-429-2762

Oct 27             Chatham          The Spirit and Life Center, 184 Wellington  Street, Boomer Auction  starts at 10 am

lists on the door at 8  pmr@teksavvy.com  Pat 519-351-7592

Oct 28             St Catharines   Merritton CC, 7 Park Ave      10-3.30                        S/S       905-357-6539 www.nfrm.ca

 

Nov 4              Kitchener        425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                   10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875               toyshow@kwic.com

Nov 11            Ancaster          Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,  9.30-2.30         S/S       Rick 905-973-1224     tables: trainshow@outlook.com

Nov 17, 18      Whitby                        1020 Dryden Blvd                  10-4.30, 10-4   S/S   http://trainweb.org/prrc  facebook.com/pineridgerailroaders

Nov 24            Kingston         RCL Branch 560, 734 Montreal St,     10 – 4      S/S     railfairkingston@outlook.com

Nov 25, Dec 2 Scarborough   17 Jeavons Ave                       11 – 4   Scarborough Model Railroaders Club Open House

                                                2 floors of HO and N scale layouts    416-262-9971      president@scarborough-model-railroaders.org

Nov 25, Dec 2 North York   5 Oakland Ave,                       11 – 4  Club layout open house   www.yorkrailwaymodellers.ca

 

Dec 1,2            Belleville         Centennial S.S., 160 Palmer Rd.,    NEW LOC’N     10 – 4              S/S       613-398-7260 rickp@reach.net

 

 

 

2019

 

Jan 20              Paris                Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St.     10 – 3              S/S       Edward paristrainshow@gmail.com 519-442-7193

May 4              Toledo, Ohio   Amtrak Station, 415 Emerald Ave.,    tba     Vendors, Layout displays, Amtrak and freight RR displays,

                        150th Anniversary of the Golden Spike,  Kids programs, Operation Lifesaver, TrainDayToledo@AOL.com

                                                                                   

 

 

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 trainut4472@gmail.com 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 http://www.stjacobsmodelrailway.com  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

 July 8, 29, Aug 12, 26, Sept 9 2018.    (Museum only is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m.)

visit www.ghls.ca and www.hamilton.ca/museums - 900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton, Ontario – Call 905-546-4797 to confirm.

 

Check www.steam-train.org 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. – www.torontorailwaymuseum.ca and

www.trha.ca for more information“

 

Check www.ecrm5700.org for special functions in the Elgin County Railway Museum, located at 225 Wellington St., St Thomas.

 

Check http://www.hcry.org for Halton County Radial Railway fares and special events throughout the year at 13629 Guelph Line, Milton, Ontario.

2017 Weekends May 6 to Oct 29, 10-5.

 

The London O Gauge MRG is open for viewing on the first Tuesday of each month from Oct to May 2018,  7-9 pm

At 69 Holborn Ave., NW from Wharncliffe Rd S and Baseline Rd W.(519) 432-1491 contact@lmrg.org

 

Check http://www.ydhr.ca/ for York Durham Heritage Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in Uxbridge, Ontario.

 

Check http://www.steamtrain.ca for the steam powered South Simcoe Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in

Tottenham, Ontario.

 

Check http://www.pstr.on.ca/ for Port Stanley Terminal Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events in Port Stanley, Ontario.

 

Check http://www.muskokaheritageplace.org  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  http://www.portageflyer.org/

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

For the London Model Railway Group 2017 Open House Schedule see www.lmrg.org

For 2017 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  https://ecmtc.wordpress.com/

 

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. www.hceacanada.org

 

or:

 

The Thousand Islands Boat Museum, Gananoque, Ont.  www.tiboatmuseum.org/

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

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

The Community Waterfront Heritage Center in Owen Sound http://www.marineandrail.ca/ 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.

  

Kitchener         The Preston MRS, located in the Trinity Village in Kitchener, which has HO and N scale layouts, as seen during the

Double Headers Tour, is looking for new members. Contact Ed at ehowes@boardresources.com or Bruce at 510-652-4733        

 
June 16, 17      Bracebridge      Fair Grounds, JL Activity Park,  331 Fraserburg Rd.,  10-4,  Clinics, S/S, bbq, Scott 705-645-2077

Jun 24              Aldershot         Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park   11-3       Open House  N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors,                                                             weather permitting)                               Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or mikepearson9@gmail.com

June 24            St Thomas        ECRM, 227 Wellington St        10 – 4  Railway Nostalgia Day, train hobby show  www.ECRM5700.org 519-637-6284

                                                                                                            including the Buffer’s layout.

July 14, 15, 21, 22  St Thomas ECRM, 227 Wellington St        10 – 4  A day out with Thomas  www.ECRM5700.org 519-637-6284            

July 21, 22       Long Sault        60 Mille Roches Rd., off hwy 2 10 – 4  10-3     S/S       Rudy Tabak   613-936-6873

Jul 29               Aldershot         Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park   11-3       Open House  N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather                                                                                                                        permitting)     Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or mikepearson9@gmail.com

Aug 26             Aldershot         Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park   11-3       Open House  N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather permitting)       Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or mikepearson9@gmail.com                                                                                                                            

Sept 15            Holland Centre   Participation Lodge, 684136 Side Rd 30,  10 – 4       Open House, S/S  allanireton@hotmail.com 519-794-3692          

Sept 16            Mississauga      JP II PCC, 4300 Cawthra Rd., 10 – 3              S/S       416-817-4015  Steve supertraindude@yahoo.ca

Sept 29, 30      Brampton        Fair Grounds, 12942 Heart Lake Rd, (N off Mayfield) 10-4     GTTS S/S  clinics, layouts, mfrs

                                                www.torontotrainshow.com

Sept 30            Aldershot         Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park   11-3       Open House  N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather                                                            permitting)                    Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or mikepearson9@gmail.com

                                                                                   

Oct 20             Ottawa   Layout tour               tba                                 www.capitaltrains.ca   

Oct 21             Woodstock      Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St.                      10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875               toyshow@kwic.com

Oct 27             Chatham           The Spirit and Life Center, 184 Wellington  Street, Boomer Auction  starts at 10 am, lists on the door at 8 am

  pmr@teksavvy.com  Pat 519-351-7592

 

Nov 4              Kitchener         425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                     10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875               toyshow@kwic.com

Nov 11                        Ancaster           Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,     10-3.30            S/S       Rick 905-973-1224            tables: trainshow@outlook.com

Nov 17, 18      Whitby 1020 Dryden Blvd                    10-4.30, 10-4              S/S       http://trainweb.org/prrc facebook.com/pineridgerailroaders

 

 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 trainut4472@gmail.com 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 http://www.stjacobsmodelrailway.com  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

Jun 24, July 8, 29, Aug 12, 26, Sept 9 2018.    (Museum only is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5:00 p.m.)

visit www.ghls.ca and www.hamilton.ca/museums - 900 Woodward Ave, Hamilton, Ontario – Call 905-546-4797 to confirm.

Check www.steam-train.org 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. – www.torontorailwaymuseum.ca and

www.trha.ca for more information“

 
Check www.ecrm5700.org for special functions in the Elgin County Railway Museum, located at 225 Wellington St., St Thomas.

Check http://www.hcry.org for Halton County Radial Railway fares and special events throughout the year at 13629 Guelph Line, Milton, Ontario.

2017 Weekends May 6 to Oct 29, 10-5.

 The London O Gauge MRG is open for viewing on the first Tuesday of each month from Oct to May 2018,  7-9 pm

At 69 Holborn Ave., NW from Wharncliffe Rd S and Baseline Rd W.(519) 432-1491 contact@lmrg.org

 Check http://www.ydhr.ca/ for York Durham Heritage Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in Uxbridge, Ontario.

 Check http://www.steamtrain.ca for the steam powered South Simcoe Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events throughout the year in

Tottenham, Ontario.

 Check http://www.pstr.on.ca/ for Port Stanley Terminal Railway operating dates, times, fares and special events in Port Stanley, Ontario.

 Check http://www.muskokaheritageplace.org  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  http://www.portageflyer.org/

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

For the London Model Railway Group 2017 Open House Schedule see www.lmrg.org

For 2017 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  https://ecmtc.wordpress.com/

 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. www.hceacanada.org

or:

The Thousand Islands Boat Museum, Gananoque, Ont.  www.tiboatmuseum.org/

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

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

The Community Waterfront Heritage Center in Owen Sound http://www.marineandrail.ca/ 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.

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June 2018