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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.
With respect to the virus and its aftermath, we strongly suggest you check the website for the latest status before you depart for an event.
With respect to the virus, we strongly suggest you check the website for the latest status before you depart for an event.
Check http://www.stjacobsmodelrailway.com for Open House dates at the 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.
This display will have to move at the end of 2023. GET YOUR PICTURES AND VIDEOS SOON !!
ASSOCIATED REQUEST! The Halton County Radial Railway Museum (in Milton) is looking for local volunteers to help run their model railroad display!
Info at: https://hcry.org or 519-856-9802
The Elgin County Railway Museum in St. Thomas will be opening our model room layout (officially History in
Motion depicting St. Thomas in the 50's) on the first Saturday of the month starting Dec. 3rd from
11 AM to 3 PM. Admission is free, but donations are welcome!
The rest of the museum will NOT be open for viewing.
Date (s) Location Site Time Contact S/S = show and sale T/C = Toy & Collectibles
Aug 12 Aldershot Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park 11-3 Public Viewing N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather permitting)
Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or firstname.lastname@example.org burlingtonmodelrailroadclub.ca
Aug 20 Ancaster Toy and Collectables tba
Sept 9 Elmwood 014121 Bruce Cty. Rd. 10, (north from Hanover) 9.00 – 1.00, MRR Garage Sale, Carol 519-807-2345 email@example.com
Sept 9 Aldershot Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park 10-4 Open House N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather permitting) plus a table where club members will be selling related products. Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or firstname.lastname@example.org burlingtonmodelrailroadclub.ca
Sept 10 Woodstock Fairgrounds, 875 Ellis St. 9.30 – 3 staggered entry prices CASH ONLY S/S 226 559 7400 • M-F 1-8 email@example.com
Sept 16 Strathroy Railway Safety Day 334 Metcalfe St W, Strathroy, ON N7G 1N5, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT 7-1/2” gauge outdoor trackage giving public rides plus indoors sales and displays https://www.facebook.com/strathroymodelrailroadengineers/ Chad at CSPHOTO82@GMAIL.COM
Sept 16, 17 Napanee Greater Napanee Valley Rail-road Model Train Sale. Strathcona Paper Centre - Ballroom, 16 McPherson Drive, Napanee, 10-4 CASH ONLY. For more information call John 613-354-4298
Sept 23 Hamilton District Layout Tour 9 – 5pm Guide books available at local hobby shops www.trainweb.org/homesclub
Sept 24 Breslau Comm. Ctr., 100 Andover Dr., 10-3 S/S firstname.lastname@example.org 519-634-5547
Sept 30 Aldershot Burlington MRC, Hidden Valley Park 11-3 Public Viewing N, HO, and G scale layouts (G is outdoors, weather permitting)
Mike Pearson 289-244-7214 or email@example.com burlingtonmodelrailroadclub.ca
Oct 12 to Nov 30 Kitchener Rockway Comm. Ctr., 1405 King St E, Kitchener, ON., N2G 2N9 7-9 pm “Model Railroad Basics” course. An 8-week course, 2 hours per week, taught by a team of experienced members of the Doubleheaders Model Railroad Club. Learn the basics required to build a model railroad, developing your skills as you build a small diorama.
Cost: $75 + HST (includes basic supplies) Age: 14 years of age and over.
Registration: Starts August 15, 2023, online (https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/activekitchener/Home) or at any Kitchener Community Centre. For more information please see: www.doubleheaders.ca
Oct 14 Hamilton Eva Rothwell Ctr., 460 Wentworth St N. L8L 5W8 9 – 4.30 pm HOMES 75th Anniversary Celebration / NMRA Int. Div. Fall Event 3 morning presentations, layout operation in the afternoon. Tel Ron 905-547-4135
Oct 22 Kitchener 425 Bingeman Centre Dr. 9.30 – 3 staggered entry prices CASH ONLY S/S 226 559 7400 • M-F 1-8 firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 28 Chatham SA Auditorium, 46 Orangewood Blvd., Boomer Auction. Lists up at 8am, Auction starts at 10 am
Pat 519-351-7592 email@example.com Gary 519-351-3620 firstname.lastname@example.org
Oct 29 St Catharines Merritton CC, 7 Park Ave 10-3.00 S/S 905-357-6539 www.nfrm.ca
Nov 12 Ancaster Fairgrounds on hwy 52 s of hwy 53, 9.30-2.30 S/S Rick 905-973-1224 tables: email@example.com
Nov 26 JP II PCC, 4300 Cawthra Rd., 10 – 3 S/S lmra.ca 416-817-4015 Steve firstname.lastname@example.org
March 17 Bingemanns
March TBA Kitchener/Waterloo/Guelph Layout Tour. Register at 640 Ellis Rd W, Cambridge 9 – 3pm. Most layouts open 9 – 9
April 27, 28 GBTS 2024 date confirmed.
For the Golden Horseshoe Live Steamers summer public run days at the Hamilton Museum of Steam & Technology
(The 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.
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 moving to KIngston see www.sskeewatin.com (see also Owen Sound below)
This vessel is being moved to Kingston date tba
The London Model Railway Group has sold its building and scrapped the layout. www.lmrg.org for future plans.
New Address: 4474 Blakie Rd. Unit #127, London, ON, N6L 1G7; Email: email@example.com; Phone: +1 (519) 870-7071
For 2023 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/
For Niagara Railway Museum events, check out www.nfrm.ca
For planning next summer, why not check out 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 they hold open house operating days throughout the summer. www.hceacanada.org
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 moving to Kingston
*** Before you visit Southampton area, visit http://www.brucemuseum.ca/exhibits/riding-rails/ ***
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