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 

2018

Jan 14              Woodstock      Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St.       10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875               toyshow@kwic.com

Jan 21              Paris                Fairgrounds, 139 Silver St.     10 – 3              S/S       Edward paristrainshow@gmail.com 519-442-7193

Jan 28              Ancaster          Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53,  10-3.30            S/S       Rick 905-973-1224            trainshow@outlook.com

 

Feb 3, 4           Port Hope        TPRC, 62 McCaul St     10 – 4.00, 10 – 3                  S/S       905-800-0410             grmclub1991@gmail.com

Feb 10             Burlington       2464 Dundas St, (hwy 5 west of  Guelph Line) 10-4               Displays only.    Mike 289-244-7214

Feb 17, 18       Barrie              Hwy 90 and Cty 27, Allandale           10-5, 10-4        S/S       www.barm.ca

Feb 24, 25       Essex               Public School, 72 Brien Ave E. Essex  9:30-3:30         S/S       heritageessex@bellnet.ca            519-776-9800

 

Mar 3               Copetown       Community Ctr, 1950 Governors Rd.  8.30 – 3.30  RPM MEET, Displays, Clinics. copetownshow@yahoo.com

Mar 4               Copetown       Community Ctr, 1950 Governors Rd.,  8.30 – 3.30  Spec. Interest Groups,S/S. copetownshow@yahoo.com

Mar 10             Bowmanville   Clarington CSS, 200 Clarington Ave., 10 – 2                S/S        www.svmra.ca    sopervalley@gmail.com

Mar 18             Kitchener        425 Bingeman Centre Dr.                   10 – 3              S/S       519-426-8875               toyshow@kwic.com

Mar 24             Kitchener/Waterloo/Guelph     Layout Tour. Register at 640 Ellis Rd W, Cambridge 9 – 3pm.  Most layouts open 9 – 9

                                                                                                                        www.doubleheaders.org  dhtour@gmail.com 

Apr 8               Mississauga     JP II PCC, 4300 Cawthra Rd.,           10 – 3              S/S       416-817-4015  Steve supertraindude@yahoo.ca

Apr 21             London            LMRA Layout Tour                           tba

Apr 28, 29       Brampton        The Great British Train Show, Jim Archdekin Rec. Ctr., 292 Conestoga Dr., 10-4, 10-3

                                                All things British: layouts, displays, new and used sales, refreshments, free parking.

                                                www.theplatelayers.org      www.rapidotrains.com/gbts

 

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

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

 

4015  Steve supertraindude@yahoo.ca

 

Apr 28, 29       Brampton         The Great British Train Show, Jim Archdekin Rec. Ctr., 292 Conestoga Dr., 10-4, 10-3

                                                All things British: layouts, displays, new and used sales, refreshments, free parking.

                                                www.theplatelayers.org      www.rapidotrains.com/gbts

 

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

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

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

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.

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 also http://www.portageflyer.org/

For info on the refurbished ex. CPR “SS Keewatin”, now located in Port McNicholl see www.sskeewatin.com

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.

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

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